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A Calling for Charlie Barnes

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ISBN: 9780316333542
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - June 7th, 2022

Joshua Ferris--an unsung hero of American Letters--writes about this down-and-out hero of American capitalism with poignant hilarity and wit. You'll laugh through your tears.

Wendy


The Ogress and the Orphans

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ISBN: 9781643750743
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - March 8th, 2022

The town, Stone In Glen, has fallen on hard times when an eccentric, reclusive ogress moves in next door and quietly saves the day. Beautifully written by Newbery Medal winner, Kelly Barnhill, The Ogress… is a gentle but incisive allegory about what happens to a community when neighborliness disappears. 

Fantastic, fantastical read-aloud for the whole family!

Wendy


How Civil Wars Start and How to Stop Them

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ISBN: 9780593137789
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Published: Crown - January 11th, 2022

Walters, a leading political scientist and an expert on civil wars around the globe, shows how a civil war in the United States will look very different than it did in the 1860s and argues that it may have already begun. Take heart, though? because she provides a roadmap for rallying and resistance.  An urgent, imperative read.

Wendy


Atomic Habits

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ISBN: 9780735211292
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Published: Avery - October 16th, 2018

Sometimes things are popular for a reason. I picked up Atomic Habits in 2020 in a desperate attempt to structure my lockdown. And I’m not going to say it worked miracles, but it made so much sense! Try it. Small changes can yield big results. Perfect for your New Year’s resolution regimen.

Wendy


Starfish

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ISBN: 9781984814500
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - March 9th, 2021

Floating in the pool like a starfish is the only place 11-year-old Ellie feels weightless. Everywhere else she is burdened by people’s perceptions of her. Bullied relentlessly about her weight, Ellie finds allies in her father, a therapist and her new next door neighbor and learns to stand up for herself, abandon her fat girl rules, and take up space, even outside the pool. Powerful, sometimes painful, kid-sized critique of diet culture and fat shaming.

Wendy


Fungarium

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By Ester Gaya, Katie Scott (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781536217094
Published: Big Picture Press - April 6th, 2021

The creators of the ‘Welcome to the Museum’ series turn their sights and significant talents to the kingdom of fungi! Mushrooms are finally having their day in the sun and mycologists young and old will thrill in these glorious yet scientifically accurate representations of this most magical of kingdoms. A ticket to the Fungarium includes entry to four galleries that explore fungal biology, fungal diversity, fungal interactions and fungi and humans. Interesting and sometimes macabre fun facts abound.

Wendy


The Moosewood Cookbook

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ISBN: 9781607747390
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Published: Ten Speed Press - November 4th, 2014

Discover (or Rediscover) the simple roots of vegetarian cooking with the Moosewood Cookbook.  What better way to slow down, gather back together, and eat more plants? Note: I know if you're my age and you live in Cambridge, you probably already own this classic ;) But wouldn't it be great to share it with the next generation? 

Wendy


A Swim in the Pond in the Rain

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ISBN: 9781984856029
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Published: Random House - January 12th, 2021

I’ve read a lot of books on ‘how to write,’ and this is the first one that genuinely resonated with me. George Saunders employs his straight-talking, big-hearted sense of humor as he guides you through the Russians. He slowly deconstructs the each story with discussions and suggested exercises that uncover the core strategies writers use to make good fiction. Keep a pencil nearby because you will take notes. Great for readers and writers alike.

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