August 2016

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur Vol 1: BFF

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MOON GIRL AND DEVIL DINOSAUR VOL. 1: BFF By Amy Reeder, Brandon Montclare, Natacha Bustos (Illustrator), Amy Reeder (Cover design or artwork by) Cover Image
By Amy Reeder, Brandon Montclare, Natacha Bustos (Illustrator), Amy Reeder (Cover design or artwork by)
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ISBN: 9781302900052
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Published: Marvel Universe - June 21st, 2016

Lunella wants to find a cure for the In human genes lurking inside her, the ones that could change her into something else at any moment. Her parents just want her to be a normal girl. Meeting a time-displaced dinosaur and using her inventions to fight crime wasn't really something anyone wanted, but it turns out Devil Dinosaur, in his own way, understands her better than anyone else. A great story that about friendship and figuring out who you really are.


The Great White Shark Scientist

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The Great White Shark Scientist (Scientists in the Field) By Sy Montgomery Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780544352988
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Published: Clarion Books - June 7th, 2016

Through words and pictures, Sy Montgomery and Keith Ellenbogen tell the story of the work of

Dr. Greg Skomal, a Great White Shark researcher who investigates these interesting creatures in the waters off of Cape Cod. Your past assumptions about shark and shark behavior will be changed dramatically while reading this intriguing book. Sy and Keith have done it again!


The Storyteller

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The Storyteller By Evan Turk, Evan Turk (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Evan Turk, Evan Turk (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781481435185
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - June 28th, 2016

Long ago the kingdom of Morocco formed at the edge of the great Sahara, sustained by thirst-quenching fountains and storytellers who brought the people together. There it flourished for many years, but as the kingdom grew, the people forgot the dangers of the desert and the importance of the storytellers. This beautifully illustrated folk tale illuminates and celebrates the power of a story well told.


The Green Glass Sea

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The Green Glass Sea (The Gordon Family Saga #1) By Ellen Klages Cover Image
ISBN: 9780142411490
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Published: Puffin Books - May 1st, 2008

Two girls grow up at Los Alamos while their parents work to build the first atomic bomb. If you like science, art, comic books, or sneaking under the fence to get to the secret treehouse, this book has something for you.


Alif the Unseen

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Alif the Unseen By G. Willow Wilson Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780802121226
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Published: Grove Press - April 2nd, 2013

Written by the author of the breakaway comics hit "Ms. Marvel", Alif the Unseen has been called "A Golden Compass for the Arab Spring." Alif is a hacker who falls in love with the wrong girl, finds  himself on the wrong side of the government's internet security thugs, and becomes embroiled in an adventure that blurs the boundaries between magic, faith, and technology.


The Last Samurai

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The Last Samurai By Helen DeWitt Cover Image
ISBN: 9780811225502
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Published: New Directions - May 31st, 2016

A brilliant exploration of intelligence, art, identity, parenthood, and Kurosawa’s The Seven Samurai, DeWitt’s debut tells the story of Ludo, the young genius and Sibylla, his almost as smart mother is a carnival of styles and ideas. The perfect book everyone accused of being too smart for their own good.


Ava's Man

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Ava's Man By Rick Bragg Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780375724442
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Published: Vintage - August 13th, 2002

Rick Bragg masterfully weaves together anecdotes about a true Southern legend—his grandfather. Capturing both the trials and the joys of his grandfather’s life, Bragg illumines the backwoods of north Georgia & Alabama during the Great Depression. Brawler, moonshiner, roofer, & lover, Charlie Bundrum was larger than life, adored by many & feared by most. It’s a gritty story, but also one of devotion & tenderness.



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