Childrens

The Girl in the Well is Me

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$16.95
ISBN: 9781616205690
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: Algonquin Young Readers - March 15th, 2016

Kammie is trying to navigate the social hierarchy of her new school after her old life fell apart. When she finds herself stuck in a well after an outing gone wrong, she has to reexamine the circumstances and choices that landed her there. River’s novel weaves together a number of important issues in an original story with some surprisingly quirky twists. It’s a story that starts out simple, but grows in complexity and emotional depth, until readers find themselves falling down the well of Kammie’s emotions. The only way out is to keep reading!

Marika

 


Yaks Yak

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$16.99
ISBN: 9780544391017
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Published: Clarion Books - March 8th, 2016

What a clever, interesting and entertaining book!! The illustrations by Jennifer Black Reinhardt bring the text to life. Each page turn brings another surprise combination of Yaks yakking, apes aping, slugs slugging etc. Kids will enjoy identifying the animals and guessing what they are doing. Highly recommended by most everyone!! Take a peek.

Carol

 


Into the Dangerous World

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$17.99
ISBN: 9780803739109
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - August 18th, 2015

Living in a NYC homeless shelter in the 80s, Ror must try to come to terms with her father’s suicide and what sort of artist she’ll be. Moving between fine art and street art, Ror struggles to define herself and her art, learning hard truths along the way. Ultimately uplifting and enlightening with illuminating illustrations sprinkled throughout. Ages 14+

Marika

 


Gunnerkrigg Court Vol 1 Orientation

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$16.99
ISBN: 9781608867035
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Published: Archaia - April 28th, 2015

Welcome to Gunnerkrigg Court, a school that makes Hogwarts look boring! Antimony and her new friend Kat explore their school, a place with robots, ghosts, living shadows, and body-snatching demons, while Antimony’s own past remains mysterious. The first volume of one of the greatest coming of age webcomics out there.

Shana

 


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