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A Perfect Fit

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A Perfect Fit: How Lena “Lane” Bryant Changed the Shape of Fashion Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780358125433
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Published: Clarion Books - April 12th, 2022

It's easy to forget sometimes that there was a real person behind a name. Thankfully, there are picture books like this one to tell the stories of amazing people who struggled and persevered like Lena Bryant. An absolute beauty of a book that is a perfect fit for the subject matter, with such a great message for those of us who always feel like we're sewing without a pattern.
Stacey
 


Language of Flowers

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The Language of Flowers: A Fully Illustrated Compendium of Meaning, Literature, and Lore for the Modern Romantic Cover Image
$22.39
ISBN: 9780062873194
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Published: Harper Design - April 7th, 2020

 

Humans of all cultures have ascribed so much meaning to flowers and plants that you can often miss so much in literature (and in general) without knowing what is going unsaid. If you love flowers, mythology, colorful illustrations, and a dash of history, this is a compendium for you.

Stacey


The Antiquarian Sticker Book: Bibliophilia

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By Odd Dot
$25.99
ISBN: 9781250792556
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Published: Odd Dot - September 21st, 2021

I heard a song one day - the siren song of a beautiful book of Victorian style stickers. Alas, I don't write that much correspondence. Finally I realized the nearly limitless crafting potential of such a fun book. Stickers everywhere! Add some gloss, and you've got extra details on your project that totally pop. When you're done with the stickers you can use the beautiful pages for origami. Or you can turn the entire book into a keepsake box. Let your imagination go as wild as some of these stickers.

Stacey


Gallant

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$18.99
ISBN: 9780062835772
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Published: Greenwillow Books - March 1st, 2022

A stunning gothic fantasy written in V.E. Schwab's masterful, bittersweet and haunting voice. A story about a romance, without a romance (something I very much appreciate in a YA story). A dark tale of yearning and finding oneself in the ruins. CW: Mental illness, self harm

Stacey


An Island Garden

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By Celia Thaxter, Childe Hassam (Illustrator)
$27.95
ISBN: 9781567926439
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Published: David R. Godine Publisher - June 27th, 2019

I'm a plant lover, grower, and gardener, but I have never really thought of myself as a garden writing reader. Then Robin and Dale introduced me to the Victorian writings of Celia Thaxter. I was immediately struck with the calming and eloquent writing. Despite the time she was writing, her writing is lyrical and not flowery or weedy. A huge garden on a quiet island off the coast of Maine: my new mental retreat when I need some internal calm.

Stacey


Legacy: Women Poets of the Harlem Renaissance

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$18.99
ISBN: 9781681199443
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - January 5th, 2021

Who better to cast light on the women of the Harlem Renaissance than brightly-burning, legacy-creating poet, Nikki Grimes? Complimented by colorful, touching art from other brilliant creators, this is a great collection of poetry accessible to a wide audience.

Stacey


Aquí Era El Paraíso / Here Was Paradise

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Aquí Era El Paraíso / Here Was Paradise: Selección de Poemas de Humberto Ak'abal / Selected Poems of Humberto Ak'abal Cover Image
By Humberto Ak'abal, Amelia Lau Carling (Illustrator), Hugh Hazelton (Translator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781773064956
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Published: Groundwood Books - August 3rd, 2021

Simple but beautiful poetry paired with the most perfect of illustrations. The dual language presentation is great for those new to learning either language, or just new to reading in general. This is the type of book that speaks to any age.

Stacey


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