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The Moth Presents - Occasional Magic

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The Moth Presents Occasional Magic: True Stories About Defying the Impossible Cover Image
By Catherine Burns (Editor), Meg Wolitzer (Foreword by)
$20.00
ISBN: 9781101904428
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Published: Crown Archetype - March 19th, 2019

 

A PERFECT GIFT BOOK! There is something for absolutely everyone in this funny, touching, hair-raising collection of real-life encounters. Selected best storytelling entries from The Moth Radio Hour.

 

Molly


It's Trevor Noah: Born a Crime

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It's Trevor Noah: Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood (Adapted for Young Readers) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525582168
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Published: Delacorte Books for Young Readers - April 9th, 2019

 

A thoroughly astonishing and enlightening life story, that will make you see the world with more open-mindedness and humor. The best non-fiction book I've ever purchased for my kids, thrilling stories and perspective. Best for ages 11 and up.

Molly


The Life of Frederick Douglass

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The Life of Frederick Douglass: A Graphic Narrative of a Slave's Journey from Bondage to Freedom Cover Image
By David F. Walker, Damon Smyth (Illustrator), Marissa Louise (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780399581441
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Published: Ten Speed Press - January 8th, 2019

 

A bullseye that is more than worth your time. This carefully crafted book nails the astonishing personal story and clearly explains layers of U.S. history and movements. For ages 12 to 112.

 

Molly


A Stone for Sascha

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By Aaron Becker, Aaron Becker (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763665968
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Published: Candlewick - May 8th, 2018

 

On one level this tale is about honoring a beloved dog, Sascha. On a level spanning time and place, it's a book is about how people have always marked greatness with extraordinary art and monuments. Moving story and transporting art speak to young and old.

Molly


Go, Went, Gone

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By Jenny Erpenbeck, Susan Bernofsky (Translated by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780811225946
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Published: New Directions - September 26th, 2017

 

Superior writing about a retired professor from East Berlin who unwittingly befriends homeless African refugees. Subtle layering of ancient and recent history, politics and cultures. All delivered in quite gestures and conversations. Outstanding reviews from across the globe. Book group gold.

Molly


Factfulness

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Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why Things Are Better Than You Think Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250107817
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: Flatiron Books - April 3rd, 2018

 

Rx for serious good news! I had to read this in small doses, but it turned out to be one of the most influential and surprising books I've ever read. Obama and Bill Gates are major fans. Go for it.

Molly


Yankee's New England Adventures

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Yankee's New England Adventures: Over 400 Essential Things to See and Do Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781493034130
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Published: Globe Pequot Press - May 1st, 2018

 

An excellent gift for New England family and friends from the experts at Yankee Magazine. Offers an inspiring and informative mix of classic and lesser-known destinations with gorgeous photographs. A keeper!

Molly


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