March 2016

Yaks Yak

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Yaks Yak: Animal Word Pairs Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780544391017
Availability: On Order at the Wholesaler
Published: Clarion Books - March 8th, 2016

What a clever, interesting and entertaining book!! The illustrations by Jennifer Black Reinhardt bring the text to life. Each page turn brings another surprise combination of Yaks yakking, apes aping, slugs slugging etc. Kids will enjoy identifying the animals and guessing what they are doing. Highly recommended by most everyone!! Take a peek.

Carol

 


Miss Todd and Her Wonderful Flying Machine

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$18.95
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ISBN: 9781938298769
Published: Compendium Publishing & Communications - June 1st, 2015

Celebrate Women's History Month with this book! The illustrations are lively, as is Miss Todd, and the message is awesome: Girls are smart and girls can fly!

Heather

 


Strictly No Elephants

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By Lisa Mantchev, Taeeun Yoo (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481416474
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - October 27th, 2015

When a local pet club refuses to admit one boy and his tiny elephant, he decides to go his own way. Adorable illustrations and unusual pets make this story of inclusion a complete charmer.

Rebecca

 


My Year of Running Dangerously

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My Year of Running Dangerously: A Dad, a Daughter, and a Ridiculous Plan Cover Image
$25.95
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ISBN: 9780399175473
Published: Blue Rider Press - October 6th, 2015

One man's (somewhat) harebrained decision to train for a marathon with his 18-year-old daughter results in a rekindled love for his family, running, and life. Foreman's prose is light hearted, funny, and informative. It's almost enough to make me want to get back on the trail myself!

Rebecca

 


Blackass

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$16.00
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ISBN: 9781555977337
Published: Graywolf Press - March 1st, 2016

With vivacious prose, a sense of humor sharp like a shard of glass, and a wicked command of the ironies of life, Blackass is a revelation.A. Igoni Barrett's debut novel takes Kafka's Metamorphosis on a tour of contemporary race, gender, and identity politics, and then hurls it through the meat grinder of post-colonial Nigeria and post-modern storytelling. Smart, funny, daring, perceptive, Blackass is one of the breakout books of the year.  

Josh

 


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