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Two Naomis

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Two Naomis By Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich, Audrey Vernick Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062414250
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Published: Balzer + Bray - September 13th, 2016

Naomi Marie and Naomi Edith have nothing in common except a name. But their parents are dating each other, and it's getting serious. The last thing the Naomis want to do is spend even more time together, working on a coding project, but no one asked what they want.

Sarah


The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet

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The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet (Wayfarers #1) By Becky Chambers Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062444134
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Published: Harper Voyager - July 5th, 2016

A delightful classic road trip novel, set in deep space. A ship that drills through wormholes takes on a new clerk -- and introduces her to the wonders of the outer universe. (Firefly fan? That, but solidly feminist, with a diverse cast of humans and aliens.)

Sarah


Hidden Figures

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Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race By Margot Lee Shetterly Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062363596
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Published: William Morrow - September 6th, 2016

The movie's not out until January, but you can read now about the black female engineers and mathematicians who were the unseen contributors to the space program.

Sarah


The Lost Art of Reading Nature's Signs

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The Lost Art of Reading Nature’s Signs: Use Outdoor Clues to Find Your Way, Predict the Weather, Locate Water, Track Animals—and Other Forgotten Skills (Natural Navigation) By Tristan Gooley Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781615192410
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Published: The Experiment - July 31st, 2015

Sure, you're not expecting to find your way through anything wilder than Fresh Pond, but it's always good to be prepared.

Sarah


The Green Glass Sea

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The Green Glass Sea (The Gordon Family Saga #1) By Ellen Klages Cover Image
$9.99
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.

Sarah


The Unseen World

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The Unseen World: A Novel By Liz Moore Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393241686
Availability: Out of Print
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - July 26th, 2016

Ada has a unique upbringing as the only daughter of a brilliant but awkward computer scientist. She loses him to dementia as a teenager, but as an adult returns to finish his work in artificial intelligence. A great atmospheric portrait of 1980s Boston, perfect for fans of Soul of a New Machine and The Imitation Game.

Sarah


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