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VIEW FROM OUR SHELVES A Publication Volume 7 February 2021 VIEW FROM OUR SHELVES showcases titles that are new releases arriving in the month of February hand selected by us IN STORE BROWSING HAS TO BE POSTPONED FOR NOW We are taking every precaution to keep our staff and patrons safe Curbside Pick Up Service of Orders only is available at the present time and is currently available Mondays to Fridays from 10 00 AM to 3 00 PM and Saturdays from 11 00 AM to 2 00 PM Please place your Orders by Phone 913 384 3126 E Mail Mailbox RainyDayBooks com and on our Website Call us at 913 384 3126 for personalized Reading Recommendations for all ages

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VIEW FROM OUR SHELVES Newly Released Titles from Rainy Day Books A selection of titles that we recommend HOW TO USE THIS BOOK A Guide to Virtual Browsing 1 Navigational tools are your friend Use the arrows on either side of the page to turn the page Almost as fun as turning a real book s page 2 CLICK Throughout the catalog each book listing has a clickable link Feel free to click on them to follow your favorite books back to RainyDayBooks com 3 SHARE with your friends Click on this symbol in the bottom right corner 4 You can download and install the catalog on your device for Offline Viewing using the Chrome Browser by Google Click on this icon 5 Enjoy the browse And remember there s more to see at RainyDayBooks com

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FICTION 3 The Paris Library A Novel Deacon King Kong A Novel Janet Skeslien Charles James McBride Hardcover Paperback Based on the true World War II story of the heroic librarians at the American Library in Paris this is an unforgettable story of romance friendship family and the power of literature to bring us together perfect for fans of The Lilac Girls and The Paris Wife From the author of the National Book Award winning The Good Lord Bird and the bestselling modern classic The Color of Water comes one of the most celebrated novels of the year Now in paperback All Girls A Novel Dear Edward A Novel Emily Layden Ann Napolitano Hardcover Paperback A keenly perceptive coming of age novel for fans of Sally Rooney Curtis Sittenfeld and J Courtney Sullivan All Girls follows nine young women as they navigate their ambitions and fears at a prestigious New England prep school all pitched against the backdrop of a scandal the administration wants silenced NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Read with Jenna Book Club Pick as Featured on Today A dazzling novel that will break your heart and put it back together again J Courtney Sullivan bestselling author of Saints for All Occasions about a young boy who must learn to go on after surviving tragedy Now in paperback My Year Abroad A Novel The Nature of Fragile Things Chang rae Lee Susan Meissner Hardcover Hardcover From the award winning author of Native Speaker and On Such a Full Sea an exuberant provocative story about a young American life transformed by an unusual Asian adventure and about the human capacities for pleasure pain and connection April 18 1906 A massive earthquake rocks San Francisco just before daybreak igniting a devouring inferno Lives are lost lives are shattered but some rise from the ashes forever changed

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FICTION All Fall Down Max McLean 2 We Run the Tides A Novel James Brabazon Vendela Vida Hardcover Hardcover British intelligence operative and hardened assassin Max McLean must discover who s killing the members of his team in this new electrifying thriller from James Brabazon author of The Break Line An achingly beautiful story of female friendship betrayal and a mysterious disappearance set in the changing landscape of San Francisco A Court of Silver Flames Ed Tarkington Sarah J Maas Hardcover Hardcover The Fortunate Ones is an immersive elegantly written story that conveys both the seductiveness of this world and the corruption of the people who see their ascent to the top as their birthright Sarah J Maas s sexy richly imagined series continues with the journey of Feyre s fiery sister Nesta The Fortunate Ones Beneath the Keep A Novel of the Tearling Ethan Hawke Erika Johansen Hardcover Hardcover The blistering story of a young man making his Broadway debut in Henry IV just as his marriage implodes an utterly transfixing book about art and love fame and heartbreak from the acclaimed actor writer director As a kingdom descends into darkness and new alliances are forged under fire a battle begins over a prophecy that will change the course of history in this muchanticipated stand alone prequel to the bestselling Queen of the Tearling trilogy A Bright Ray of Darkness A Novel 4

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FICTION 5 Girl A A Novel Send For Me A Novel Abigail Dean Lauren Fox Hardcover Hardcover For readers of Room and Dear Edward a propulsive and psychologically immersive novel about a young girl who escapes captivity but not the secrets that shadow the rest of her life An achingly beautiful work of historical fiction that moves between Germany on the eve of World War II and presentday Wisconsin unspooling a thread of love longing and the powerful bonds of family The Smash Up A Novel Comes the War Eddie Harkins 2 Ali Benjamin Ed Ruggero Hardcover Hardcover A marriage spirals out of control when the issues of our day cultural political and social becoming intensely personal in this fresh whip smart novel for readers of Meg Wolitzer and Fleishman Is in Trouble Set against the heroism and heartbreak of WW II former Army officer Ed Ruggero s Comes the War brilliantly captures the timeless stories of ordinary people swept up in extraordinary times

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MYSTERY THRILLER The Power Couple A Novel Faithless in Death An Eve Dallas Novel Alex Berenson J D Robb Hardcover Hardcover When their college aged daughter is abducted on a European family vacation Brian and Rebecca Unsworth both U S intelligence staffers race to find the kidnappers and keep their fragile marriage intact In the new Eve Dallas police thriller from 1 New York Times bestselling author J D Robb what looked like a lover s quarrel turned fatal has larger and more terrifying motives behind it The Order A Novel You Are Not Alone A Novel Daniel Silva Greer Hendricks Sarah Pekkanen Paperback From Daniel Silva the internationally acclaimed 1 New York Times bestselling author comes a riveting new thriller featuring art restorer and legendary spy Gabriel Allon Now in paperback An Extravagant Death A Charles Lenox Mystery Charles Finch Hardcover In what promises to be a breakout in Charles Finch s bestselling series Charles Lenox travels to the New York and Newport of the dawning Gilded Age to investigate the death of a beautiful socialite Paperback The electrifying 1 New York Times bestselling authors of The Wife Between Us and An Anonymous Girl return with a brand new novel of psychological suspense You Are Not Alone The Kaiser s Web Steve Berry Hardcover In New York Times bestseller Steve Berry s latest Cotton Malone adventure a secret dossier from a World War II era Soviet spy comes to light containing information that if proven true would not only rewrite history it could impact Germany s upcoming national elections and forever alter the political landscape of Europe 6

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MYSTERY THRILLER Finlay Donovan Is Killing It A Mystery A Murderous Relation A Veronica Speedwell Mystery 5 Elle Cosimano Deanna Raybourn Hardcover Paperback Getting the job done for one single mom takes on a whole new meaning in Finlay Donovan is Killing It a deliciously witty adult debut the first in a brilliant new series from YA Edgar Award nominee Elle Cosimano A royal scandal s connection to a brutal serial killer threatens London in this new Veronica Speedwell adventure from New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award nominated author Deanna Raybourn The Burn Detective Betty 2 A Fatal Lie Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery Kathleen Kent Charles Todd Paperback Hardcover Rattled from a run in with a cult and desperate for answers Detective Betty Rhyzyk decides to go rogue but her investigation leads straight into the dark underworld of the Dallas drug cartel In one of his most puzzling cases Scotland Yard Inspector Ian Rutledge must delve deep into a dead man s life and his past to find a killer determined to keep dark secrets buried A Conspiracy of Bones A Temperance Brennan Novel Kathy Reichs Paperback 1 New York Times bestselling author Kathy Reichs roars back with a Temperance Brennan mystery unlike any that have come before Booklist starred review in which the forensic anthropologist must use all her skills to discover the identity of a faceless corpse and its connection to a decade old missing child case Now in paperback 7 Run for Cover Michael Ledwidge Hardcover Seeking respite after a lethal entanglement Michael Gannon takes refuge on a friend s isolated ranch in the wilds of Utah before teaming up with a tenacious FBI agent to investigate a suspicious death in the rocky foothills of Grand Teton

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MYSTERY THRILLER The Plague Court Murders Murder on Pleasant Avenue John Dickson Carr Victoria Thompson Paperback Paperback When a spiritual medium is murdered in a locked hut on a haunted estate Sir Henry Merrivale seeks a logical solution to a ghostly crime When midwife Sarah and detective Frank Malloy s friend and new partner Gino Donatelli is accused of murder he and Sarah must catch the real killer to keep him alive in this enthralling new novel in the USA Today bestselling Gaslight Mystery series Blood Grove Easy Rawlins 15 The Survivors A Novel Walter Mosley Jane Harper Hardcover Hardcover Master of craft and narrative Walter Mosley returns with this crowning achievement in the Easy Rawlins saga in which the iconic detective s loyalties are tested on the sun soaked streets of Southern California Coming home dredges up deeply buried secrets in The Survivors a thrilling mystery by New York Times bestselling author Jane Harper Relentless Gray Man 10 Mark Greaney Hardcover The Gray Man s search for missing intelligence agents plunges him deep into a maelstrom of trouble in the latest entry in the 1 New York Times bestselling series 8

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BIOGRAPHY MEMOIR Four Hundred Souls A Community HIstory of African America 1619 2019 Radiant The Dancer The Scientist and a Friendship Forged in Light Edited by Ibram X Kendi Keisha N Blain Lez Heinecke Hardcover Part hidden history part love letter to creative innovation this is the true story of an unlikely friendship between a dancer Loie Fuller and a scientist Marie Curie brought together by an illuminating discovery A choral history of African Americans covering 400 years of history in the voices of 80 writers edited by the bestselling National Book Awardwinning historian Ibram X Kendi director of the Antiracism Institute of American University and Keisha Blain editor of The North Star Last year marked the four hundredth anniversary of the first African presence in the Americas Between Two Kingdoms A Memoir of a Life Interrupted When Harry Met Minnie A True Story of Love and Friendship Kuleika Jaouad Martha Teichner Hardcover Hardcover A searing deeply moving memoir of illness and recovery that traces one young woman s journey from diagnosis to remission and ultimately a road trip of healing and self discovery A memoir of love and loss of being in the right place at the right time and of the mysterious ways a beloved pet can bring people together from CBS Sunday Morning News correspondent and multi Emmy Award winning Martha Teichner Leave Out the Tragic Parts A Grandfather s Search for a Boy Lost to Addiction Dave Kindred Hardcover Dave Kindred s extraordinary investigation of the death of his grandson yields a powerful memoir of addiction grief and the stories we choose to tell our families and ourselves 9 Hardcover Consent A Memoir Vanessa Springora Hardcover Already an international literary sensation an intimate and powerful memoir of a young French teenage girl s relationship with a famous much older male writer a universal MeToo story of power manipulation trauma recovery and resiliency that exposes the hypocrisy of a culture that has allowed the sexual abuse of minors to occur unchecked

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BIOGRAPHY MEMOIR George Washington The Political Rise of American s Founding Father David O Stewart The Princess Spy The True Story of World War II Spy Aline Griffith Countess of Romanones Hardcover Larry Lofts A fascinating and illuminating account of how George Washington became the single most dominant force in the creation of the United States of America from award winning author David O Stewart Hardcover True Believer The Rise and Fall of Stan Lee Abraham Riesman Hardcover The definitive revelatory biography of Marvel Comics icon Stan Lee a writer and entrepreneur who reshaped global pop culture at a steep personal cost Walk in My Combat Boots True Stories from America s Bravest Warriors James Patterson with Chris Mooney Hardcover Walk in my Combat Boots is a powerful collection crafted from hundreds of original interviews by James Patterson the world s 1 bestselling writer and First Sergeant US Army Ret Matt Eversmann part of the Ranger unit portrayed in the movie Black Hawk Down The international bestselling author of the exciting suspenseful inspirational Brad Thor 1 New York Times bestselling author Code Name Lise weaves another exceptional and thrilling hidden history of an ordinary American girl who became one of the OSS s most daring spies in World War II before marrying into European nobility Perfect for fans of A Woman of No Importance and Code Girls Crossing the Line A Fearless Team of Brothers and the Sport that Changed Their Lives Forever Kareem Rosser Hardcover An inspiring memoir of defying the odds from Kareem Rosser captain of the first all black squad to win the National Interscholastic Polo championship Crossing the Line will not just leave you with hope but also ideas on how to make that hope transferable New York Times bestselling author Wes Moore Like Streams to the Ocean Notes on Ego Love and the Things That Make Us Who We Are Jedidiah Jenkins Hardcover As inviting wide ranging and philosophical as an all night conversation with a best friend and as revealing and thought provoking as the diary of a curious adventurer Sasha Sagan author of For Small Creatures Such as We 10

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NON FICTION Hood Feminism Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot Origin A Genetic History of the Americas Mikki Kendall Hardcover Paperback From celebrated anthropologist Jennifer Raff comes the untold story and fascinating mystery of how humans migrated to the Americas A potent and electrifying critique of today s feminist movement announcing a fresh new voice in black feminism Now in paperback The Black Church This is Our Story This is Our Song Henry Louis Gates Hardcover From the New York Times bestselling author of Stony the Road and one of our most important voices on the African American experience a powerful new history of the Black church in America as the Black community s abiding rock and its fortress Why I Am Not Going to Buy a Computer Essays Wendell Berry Paperback A brief meditation on the role of technology in his own life and how it has changed the landscape of the United States from America s greatest philosopher on sustainable life and living Chicago Tribune 1 1 Jennifer Raff Blowout Corrupted Democracy Rogue State Russia and the Richest Most Destructive Industry on Earth Rachel Maddow Paperback A rollickingly well written book filled with fascinating exciting and alarming stories about the impact of the oil and gas industry on the world today The New York Times Book Review Now in paperback Flight of the Diamond Smugglers A Tale of Pigeons Obsession and Greed Along Coastal South Africa Matthew Gavin Frank Hardcover For nearly eighty years a huge portion of coastal South Africa was closed off to the public With many of its pits now deemed overmined and abandoned American journalist Matthew Gavin Frank sets out across the infamous Diamond Coast to investigate an illicit trade that supplies a global market Immediately he became intrigued by the ingenious methods used in facilitating smuggling particularly the illegal act of sneaking carrier pigeons onto mine property affixing diamonds to their feet and sending them into the air

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NON FICTION The Rope A True Story of Murder Heroism and the Dawn of the NAACP Alex Tresniowski Guilty Admissions The Bribes Favors and Phonies behind the College Cheating Scandal Hardcover Nicole LaPorte From New York Times bestselling author Alex Tresniowski comes a page turning remarkable true crime thriller recounting the 1910 murder of ten year old Marie Smith the dawn of modern criminal detection and the launch of the NAACP Hardcover This entertaining expos on how the other half gets in tells the shockingly true story of the Varsity Blues scandal and all of the crazy parents privilege and con men involved Think Again The Power of Knowing What You Don t Know The Enlightenment The Pursuit of Happiness 1680 1790 Adam Grant Ritchie Robertson Hardcover Hardcover The bestselling author of Give and Take and Originals examines the critical art of rethinking learning to question your opinions and open other people s minds which can position you for excellence at work and wisdom in life A magisterial history that recasts the Enlightenment as a period not solely consumed with rationale and reason but rather as a pursuit of practical means to achieve greater human happiness Prey Immigration Islam and the Erosion of Women s Rights Ayaan Hirsi Ali This Is How They Tell Me the World Ends The Cyberweapons Arms Race Hardcover Nicole Perlroth The New York Times bestselling author of Infidel Nomad and Heretic argues that waves of Muslim immigration are transforming sexual politics in Europe in ways that threaten to undermine the hard won rights of Western women Hardcover From The New York Times cybersecurity reporter Nicole Perlroth the untold story of the cyberweapons market the most secretive invisible governmentsponsored market on earth and a terrifying first look at a new kind of global warfare 12

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NON FICTION Animal Vegetable Junk A History of Food from Sustainable to Suicidal American Sherlock Murder Forensics and the Birth of American CSI Mark Bittman Kate Winkler Dawson Hardcover Paperback From the 1 New York Times bestselling author and pioneering journalist an expansive look at how history has been shaped by humanity s appetite for food farmland and the money behind it all and how a better future is within reach A gripping historical true crime narrative that reads like the best of Conan Doyle himself Karen Abbott author of The Ghosts of Eden Park American Sherlock recounts the riveting true story of the birth of modern criminal investigation Now in paperback Smalltime A Story of My Family and the Mob Russell Shorto The Sum of Us What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together Hardcover Heather McGhee Best selling author Russell Shorto praised for his incisive works of narrative history never thought to write about his own past He grew up knowing his grandfather and namesake was a small town mob boss but maintained an unspoken family vow of silence Then an elderly relative prodded You re a writer what are you gonna do about the story One of today s most insightful and influential thinkers offers a powerful exploration of inequality and the lesson that generations of Americans have failed to learn Racism has a cost for everyone not just for people of color Dress Codes How the Laws of Fashion Made History What Is Life Five Great Ideas in Biology Richard Thompson Ford Hardcover Hardcover The renowned biologist Paul Nurse has spent his career revealing how living cells work In What Is Life he takes up the challenge of describing what it means to be alive in a way that every reader can understand A revelatory exploration of fashion through the ages that asks what our clothing reveals about ourselves and our society 13 Hardcover Paul Nurse

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NON FICTION The Bears Ears A Human History of America s Most Endangered Wilderness David Roberts How to Avoid a Climate Disaster The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need Hardcover Bill Gates In The Bears Ears acclaimed adventure writer David Roberts takes readers on a tour of his favorite place on earth as he unfolds the rich and contradictory human history of the 1 35 million acres of the Bears Ears domain Weaving personal memoir with archival research Roberts sings the praises of the outback he s explored for the last twenty five years Hardcover In this urgent authoritative book Bill Gates sets out a wide ranging practical and accessible plan for how the world can get to zero greenhouse gas emissions in time to avoid a climate catastrophe Under a White Sky The Nature of the Future Probable Impossibilities Musings on Beginnings and Endings Elizabeth Kolbert Alan Lightman Hardcover Hardcover The Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Sixth Extinction returns to humanity s transformative impact on the environment now asking After doing so much damage can we change nature this time to save it From the acclaimed author of Einstein s Dreams a collection of meditative essays on the possibilities and impossibilities of nothingness and infinity and how our place in the cosmos falls somewhere in between Mathematics for Human Flourishing Francis Su 1177 B C The Year Civilization Collapsed Revised and Updated Paperback Eric H Cline In this profound book written for a wide audience but especially for those disenchanted by their past experiences an award winning mathematician and educator weaves parables puzzles and personal reflections to show how mathematics meets basic human desires such as for play beauty freedom justice and love and cultivates virtues essential for human flourishing Paperback From acclaimed archaeologist and bestselling author Eric Cline a breathtaking account of how the collapse of an ancient civilized world ushered in the first Dark Ages Now revised and updated 1177 B C sheds light on the complex ties that gave rise to and eventually destroyed the flourishing civilizations of the Late Bronze Age and set the stage for the emergence of classical Greece and ultimately our world today

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FOR THE HOME Today s Special 20 Leading Chefs Choose 100 Emerging Chefs Phaidon Editors Toaster Oven Takeover Easy and Delicious Recipes to Make in Your Toaster Oven Hardcover Roxanne Wyss Kathy Moore Get to know 100 of the most exciting rising star chefs from around the world as selected by 20 culinary masters Paperback The I Love My Instant Pot 5 Ingredient Recipe Book Cara Natterson Michelle Fagone Hardcover Paperback Now using the Instant Pot is easier and more convenient than ever with these 175 delicious simple and straightforward recipes using just five ingredients or less Perfect for people on the go this cookbook will help you make mouthwatering dishes for every meal of the day that the whole family will love Decoding Boys New Science Behind the Subtle Art of Raising Sons When boys enter puberty they tend to get quiet or at least quieter than before and parents often misread their signals Here s how to navigate their retreat and steer them through this confusing passage by the bestselling author of The Care and Keeping of You series and Guy Stuff The Body Book for Boys The Garden Source Inspirational Design Ideas for Gardens and Landscapes My Houseplant Changed My Life Green Well Being for the Great Indoors Andrea Jones Use the power of houseplants to protect you from the pollution and stresses of modern life Drawing on groundbreaking scientific research this book reveals the 50 most lifeenhancing houseplants and shows how they can actively purify the air and improve your mental well being through their color scent habit and nurturing needs Paperback This book is the visual resource for anyone looking for garden inspiration showcasing image after aspirational image of garden designs and solutions 15 Enjoy delicious freshly cooked meals in just minutes with these easy recipes using the most underrated yet versatile appliance in the kitchen the toaster oven David Domoney Hardcover

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FOR THE HOME Cozy The Art of Arranging Yourself in the World Isabel Gillies Paperback The New York Times bestselling author of Happens Every Day Isabel Gillies presents a fresh and inspiring look at the subtle art of cozy part manifesto part lifestyle guide part memoir that shows fans of The Little Book of Hygge that true comfort comes from within Simplicity at Home Japanese Rituals Recipes and Arrangements for Thoughtful Living Yumiko Sekine Jenny Wapner Hardcover A gorgeous guide to creating a beautiful comfortable home based on Japanese traditions from the founder of the beloved lifestyle brand Fog Linen Work Mend It Wear It Love It Stitch Your Way to a Sustainable Wardrobe DK Hardcover Learn how to use simple sewing and mending techniques to extend the life of the clothes you love Connect Building Exceptional Relationships with Family Friends and Colleagues David Bradford Carole Robin Hardcover A transformative guide to building more fulfilling relationships with colleagues friends partners and family based on the landmark Interpersonal Dynamics Touchy Feely course at Stanford s Graduate School of Business Resetting the Table Straight Talk About the Food We Grow and Eat Robert Paarlberg Hardcover A bold science based corrective to the groundswell of misinformation about food and how it s produced examining in detail local and organic food food companies nutrition labeling ethical treatment of animals environmental impact and every other aspect from farm to table Rosa The Story of the Rose Peter E Kukielski Charles Phillips Hardcover A beautifully illustrated and unique history of the queen of flowers in art medicine cuisine and more 16

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BABY BOOKS Dream Machine Joshua Jay Illus by Andy J Miller Novelty Book Want to have the best dream of your life Introducing the Dream Machine the latest breakthrough in dream technology Turn the Snoreswitch to the volume of your choice tune in to your favorite dream channel and spin the hypnotic yawn wheel to let the Dream Machine work its magic Margaret Wise Brown Illus Katy Hudson Board Book Join a little bear and his mother in this gentle celebration of the universal love between a mother and child from Margaret Wise Brown best selling children s author of Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny You Are My Happy Board Book Happy Birthday Maisy Hoda Kotb Illus by Suzie Mason Lucy Cousins Board Book From their tactile matte and gloss covers to the brief guidelines for parents on the back these lift the flap pull the tab favorites are sure to have instant appeal for both Maisy fans and grown ups who love them From Hoda Kotb the Today show co anchor and the 1 New York Times bestselling author of I ve Loved You Since Forever comes a bedtime snuggling book about gratitude for the things in life both big and small that bring us happiness See Touch Feel 1 2 3 Roger Priddy Board Book See Touch Feel 123 is a fantastic first concepts book from Priddy Books This cased board book introduces numbers to young children in a fun and simple way With raised textures to explore and lively rhyming text it is a joy to share and enjoy together World of Wonder Tummy Time Book and Growth Chart Yas Imamura 17 A Long Time That I ve Loved You Novelty Book You Are Never Alone An Invisible String Lullaby Patrice Karst Illus by Joanne Lew Vriethoff Board Book Celebrate the everlasting bond between parents and their newborns with this new original board book inspired by the bestseller The Invisible String I ll Love You Till the Cows Com Home Kathryn Cristaldi Illus by Kristyna Litten Board Book Board Book Introduce your baby to a world of wonder with this keepsake tummy time accordion book that reverses to a beautiful growth chart to use for years to come Love knows no bounds in this tender tribute to the depths of family love For fans of Guess How Much I Love You only funnier This board book edition features sturdy pages and is just right for little ones

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PICTURE BOOKS How to Catch a Clover Thief I Am the Longest Dog Elise Parsley Hardcover Hardcover This hilarious tale about problem solving and ingenuity from bestselling authorillustrator Elise Parsley celebrates nonfiction books as a way to build skills and smarts Avery Monsen A very tall tale about a very long dog with a very big surprise at the tail end Lucy is the world s longest dog but just how long is she Like are we talking pretty long Or super crazy number onerecord breaking BANANAS long See for yourself in this hilarious picture book by best selling authorillustrator Avery Monsen Happy Dreams Little Bunny Mr Complain Takes the Train Leah Hong Wade Bradford Illus by Stephan Britt Hardcover This stunningly illustrated debut is The Runaway Bunny for a new generation a captivating flight of fancy that also helps children lull themselves into dreamland Road Trip A Whiskers Hollow Adventure Steve Light Hardcover Head over to Whiskers Hollow the whimsically detailed new world from Steve Light and hop in with Bear and friends for a fun road trip to Elephant s Old Junk Tree Hardcover In this interactive story that encourages positivity and gratitude a fussy fellow takes an extraordinary train ride yet remains thoroughly unimpressed Readers will hoot with laughter at this silly sendup of the sourpusses of the world After all doesn t everyone know a Mr Complain or two Early One Morning Mem Fox Illus by Christine Davenier Hardcover Join a little boy searching the farm for his breakfast one fine morning in this charming picture book from bestselling author Mem Fox and award winning illustrator Christine Davenier 18

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MIDDLE READER Dear Sweet Pea Julie Murphy InvestiGators Off the Hook Paperback John Patrick Green The first middle grade novel from Julie Murphy 1 New York Times bestselling author of Dumplin now a popular Netflix film is a funny heartwarming story perfect for fans of Rebecca Stead Ali Benjamin and Holly Goldberg Sloan Hardcover Sydney and Taylor Explore the Whole Wide World Jacqueline Davies Illus by Deborah Hocking Hardcover The InvestiGators are the best crimefighting duo in the world But not even their hi tech training programs can prepare them for the return of their greatest nemesis Crackerdile in a shocking new form Even worse he s creating a team of super villains Faced with the choice between saving themselves or catching the crooks can Mango and Brash make sure the gator good prevails Foxheart Claire Legrand Paperback Orphan Thief Witch A classic fantasy adventure reminiscent of Howl s Moving Castle from New York Times bestselling author Claire Legrand The story of two unlikely friends Sydney and Taylor a skunk and a hedgehog who strike out to discover the great unknown despite how afraid they are of it Charming full color illustrations and a laugh out loud story make this chapter book perfect for fans of the Mercy Watson and Owl Diaries series 19 The Hatmakers The Tiger s Apprentice Tamzin Merchant Laurence Yep Hardcover Paperback An enchanting fantasy adventure about the importance of bravery resourcefulness and following your heart A middle grade fantasy adventure about a boy a magical tiger an outlaw dragon and a mischievous monkey who carry the fate of the world on their shoulders From twotime Newbery Honor winning author Laurence Yep

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The Beast and the Bethany City of the Plague God Jack Meggitt Phillips Sarwat Chadda Hardcover Hardcover Lemony Snicket meets Roald Dahl in this riotously funny deliciously macabre and highly illustrated tale of a hungry beast a vain immortal man and a not so charming little girl who doesn t know she s about to be eaten Best selling author Rick Riordan presents City of the Plague God an adventure based on ancient Mesopotamian mythology written by Sarwat Chadda author of the Ash Mistry series Here in the Real World Stick Dog Takes Out Sushi Sara Pennypacker Tom Watson Hardcover Hardcover From the author of the highly acclaimed New York Times bestselling novel Pax comes a gorgeous and moving middle grade novel that is an ode to introverts dreamers and misfits everywhere Perfect for fans of Big Nate Diary of a Wimpy Kid and the previous Stick Dog books Tom Watson s hilarious series continues and Stick Dog is in the mood for takeout 20

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YOUNG ADULT FICTION Witches of Ash and Ruin Game Changer E Latimer Hardcover Paperback A timely speculative thought experiment in perspective privilege and identity Modern witchcraft blends with ancient Celtic mythology in an epic clash of witches and gods perfect for fans of V E Schwab s Shades of Magic trilogy and The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Bone Crier s Moon The Project Kathryn Purdie Hardcover Paperback From Courtney Summers the New York Times bestselling author of the 2019 Edgar Award Winner and breakout hit Sadie comes a sensational follow up another pulls no punches thriller about an aspiring young journalist determined to save her sister from a cult From 1 New York Times bestselling author Kathryn Purdie comes a high stakes fantasy duology flush with doomed romance and macabre magic perfect for fans of Stephanie Garber and Roshani Chokshi 21 Neal Shusterman Courtney Summers Amelia Unabridged Stormbreak Seafire 3 Ashley Schumacher Natalie C Parker Hardcover Hardcover Sparks fly between two teens as they grapple with grief love and the future in this unforgettable debut novel sure to entice fans of Jandy Nelson and Jennifer E Smith In this epic conclusion to the Seafire trilogy which Booklist called Mad Max by way of Davy Jones Caledonia Styx will risk everything her heart her crew and even her life to defeat Lir and take back the Bullet Seas once and for all

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NON FICTION FOR KIDS Frederick Douglass The Lion Who Wrote History Walter Dean Myers Paperback In this powerful picture book biography New York Times bestselling author Walter Dean Myers and acclaimed artist Floyd Cooper take readers on an inspiring journey through the life of Frederick Douglass The go to Frederick Douglass biography for younger students Mars Earthlings Welcome Stacy McAnulty Illus by Stevie Lewis Hardcover From writer Stacy McAnulty and illustrator Stevie Lewis Mars Earthlings Welcome is a lighthearted nonfiction picture book about the red planet told from the perspective of Mars himself Mapping Sam Joyce Hesselberth Paperback An adventurous cat named Sam explores her neighborhood at night in this gorgeously illustrated book Informational beautiful and deeply moving Mapping Sam is both a book about how maps work and an engaging character driven story The Last Straw Kids vs Plastics Susan Hood Illus by Christiane Engel Hardcover With The Last Straw Kids vs Plastics readers will be fascinated as they learn about the growing plastic problem and meet just a few of the young activists who are standing up and speaking out for change Permanent Record How One Man Exposed the Truth about Government Spying and Digital Security Young Reader s Edition Edward Snowden Hardcover New A young reader s adaptation of whistleblower and bestselling author Edward Snowden s memoir Permanent Record featuring a brand new afterword that includes resources to learn about the basics of digital security The Fearless Flights of Hezel Ying Lee Julie Leung Illus by Julie Kwon Hardcover Discover an inspiring picture book biography about Hazel Ying Lee the first Chinese American woman to fly for the US military 22

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