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Starglass

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Starglass (The Starglass Sequence) By Phoebe North Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781442459533
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - July 23rd, 2013

The Council keeps a tight rein on the passengers of the Asherah, which is nearing the end of its 500-year journey to colonize a new planet, but there's a rebellion brewing on the ship, and Terra Fineberg ends up in the midst of it. Gripping sci-fi with a Jewish twist.

Sarah


An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth

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An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth: What Going to Space Taught Me About Ingenuity, Determination, and Being Prepared for Anything By Chris Hadfield Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316253017
Availability: Available at Wholesaler
Published: Little, Brown and Company - October 29th, 2013

Only one man has performed David Bowie's "Space Oddity" in space -- and then he returned to earth and wrote a book. If you enjoyed Commander Hadfield's videos and pictures during his stay on the International Space Station, you'll love his take space travel, farm life, and being prepared for anything.

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Rose Under Fire

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Rose Under Fire By Elizabeth Wein Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781423183099
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 10th, 2013

American pilot Rose Justice survives Ravensbruck, but escaping from the concentration camp doesn't mean her experience is over. This follow-up to Code Name Verity (not a sequel, though several characters appear in this book) is about survival in all its forms, loyalty, and what we owe each other.

Sarah


The Hub's Metropolis

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The Hub's Metropolis: Greater Boston's Development from Railroad Suburbs to Smart Growth By James C. O'Connell Cover Image
$40.00
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ISBN: 9780262018753
Published: The MIT Press - March 22nd, 2013

Somerville rowhouses, huge building lots in Weston, stately homes along Comm. Ave. in Newton -- there's a reason for every aspect of the Boston area's built environment. Read about the accidental and deliberate design decisions that led to the region we know today, and then go see for yourself, using the walking tour suggestions throughout the book.

Sarah


The Ruby in the Smoke

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The Ruby in the Smoke: A Sally Lockhart Mystery By Philip Pullman Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780375845161
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Published: Ember - September 9th, 2008

In 1870s London, Sally Lockhart investigates her father's murder. She finds herself part of a bigger mystery involving smuggling and the secrets of the British Empire, and along the way she picks up friends and allies, including a rogue office boy, a pair of hapless photographers, an actress, and a boxer-turned-minister.

Sarah


Poison Penmanship

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Poison Penmanship: The Gentle Art of Muckraking By Jessica Mitford, Jane Smiley (Preface by) Cover Image
By Jessica Mitford, Jane Smiley (Preface by)
$17.95
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ISBN: 9781590173558
Published: NYRB Classics - September 7th, 2010

Jessica Mitford takes readers through a guided tour of her investigative journalism that covered everything from California prison conditions to luxury weight loss spas. In this collection, she follows each piece with her own commentary and insider tips, making the book a must for aspiring writers.

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