New Arrivals 1/20/15

New books on our shelves this week.

The Same Sky Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780553390506
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Ballantine Books - January 20th, 2015

From the acclaimed author of "How to Be Lost "and" Close Your Eyes" comes a beautiful and heartrending novel about motherhood, resilience, and faith a ripped-from-the-headlines story of two families on both sides of the American border.


Glow Cover Image
$22.06
ISBN: 9780385352604
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Knopf Publishing Group - January 20th, 2015

South London, May 2010: foxes are behaving strangely, Burmese immigrants are going missing, and everyone is trying to get hold of a new party drug called Glow.


Mobile Library Cover Image
$21.25
ISBN: 9781476749433
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Scribner Book Company - January 20th, 2015

From the award-winning novelist David Whitehouse, hailed by The New York Times as "a writer to watch," a tragicomic adventure about a troubled adolescent boy who escapes his small town in a stolen library-on-wheels.


Cinderella, or the Little Glass Slipper Cover Image
$14.44
ISBN: 9780062333919
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Published: Harper Design - January 20th, 2015

From the acclaimed and popular illustrator of the New York Times bestseller Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Snow White, comes a unique and visually stunning spin on Cinderella--published to coincide with the release of the major-motion picture from Walt Disney directed by Kenneth Branagh and featuring an all-star cast.


Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad Cover Image
$21.56
ISBN: 9780393244076
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 19th, 2015

More than any other scholar, Eric Foner has influenced our understanding of America's history. Now, making brilliant use of extraordinary evidence, the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian once again reconfigures the national saga of American slavery and freedom.


The Train to Crystal City: FDR's Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America's Only Family Internment Camp During World War II Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9781451693669
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Published: Scribner Book Company - January 20th, 2015

The dramatic and never-before-told story of a secret FDR-approved American internment camp in Texas during World War II, where thousands of families--many US citizens--were incarcerated.


How to Fly a Horse: The Secret History of Creation, Invention, and Discovery Cover Image
$22.36
ISBN: 9780385538596
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Doubleday Books - January 20th, 2015

As a technology pioneer at MIT and as the leader of three successful start-ups, Kevin Ashton experienced firsthand the all-consuming challenge of creating something new. Now, in a tour-de-force narrative twenty years in the making, Ashton leads us on a journey through humanity's greatest creations to uncover the surprising truth behind who creates and how they do it.


Getting to Yes with Yourself: And Other Worthy Opponents Cover Image
$21.59
ISBN: 9780062363381
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: HarperOne - January 20th, 2015

William Ury, coauthor of the international bestseller Getting to Yes, returns with another groundbreaking book, this time asking: how can we expect to get to yes with others if we haven't first gotten to yes with ourselves?


Whipping Boy: The Forty-Year Search for My Twelve-Year-Old Bully Cover Image
$23.79
ISBN: 9780062269485
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Harper - January 20th, 2015

Winner of the Edgar(R) Award for Best Fact Crime

The true account of one boy's lifelong search for his boarding-school bully.


The Man Who Couldn't Stop: OCD and the True Story of a Life Lost in Thought Cover Image
$22.10
ISBN: 9780374223953
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Sarah Crichton Books - January 20th, 2015

An intimate look at the power of intrusive thoughts, how our brains can turn against us, and living with obsessive compulsive disorder


The Moral ARC: How Science Makes Us Better People Cover Image
$27.20
ISBN: 9780805096910
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Published: Henry Holt & Company - January 20th, 2015


Bestselling author Michael Shermer's exploration of science and morality that demonstrates how the scientific way of thinking has made people, and society as a whole, more moral


Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs Cover Image
$21.60
ISBN: 9781620408902
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - January 20th, 2015

New York Times Bestseller


Guantanamo Diary Cover Image
By Larry Siems (Editor), Larry Siems (Introduction by), Mohamedou Ould Slahi
$23.20
ISBN: 9780316328685
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Little Brown and Company - January 20th, 2015


No Simple Highway: A Cultural History of the Grateful Dead Cover Image
$22.94
ISBN: 9781250010629
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Published: St. Martin's Press - January 20th, 2015

For almost three decades, the Grateful Dead was America's most popular touring band. "No Simple Highway" is the first book to ask the simple question of why and attempt to answer it.


40 Days of Dating: An Experiment Cover Image
$25.46
ISBN: 9781419713842
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Published: ABRAMS - January 20th, 2015

When New York-based graphic designers and long-time friends Timothy Goodman and Jessica Walsh found themselves single at the same time, they decided to try an experiment. The old adage says that it takes 40 days to change a habit--could the same be said for love?


The Days of Anna Madrigal Cover Image
$12.79
ISBN: 9780062196279
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Published: Harper Perennial - January 20th, 2015

The Days of Anna Madrigal, the suspenseful, comic, and touching ninth novel in Armistead Maupin's bestselling "Tales of the City" series, follows one of modern literature's most unforgettable and enduring characters--Anna Madrigal, the legendary transgender landlady of 28 Barbary Lane--as she embarks on a road trip that will take her deep into her past.


Love and Treasure Cover Image
$12.76
ISBN: 9780307739575
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Published: Anchor Books - January 20th, 2015

A "Washington Post" Best Book of the Year
An Oprah.com Best Book of the Year


The Globe: The Science of Discworld II: A Novel Cover Image
$12.76
ISBN: 9780804168960
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Published: Anchor Books - January 20th, 2015

Roundworld, aka Earth, is under siege. Are three wizards and an orangutan Librarian enough to thwart the Elvish threat?


Veronica Mars (2): An Original Mystery by Rob Thomas: Mr. Kiss and Tell Cover Image
$12.76
ISBN: 9780804170727
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Published: Vintage - January 20th, 2015

In the second book in the New York Times bestselling mystery series, Veronica Mars is back with a case that will expose the hidden workings of one of Neptune's most murderous locations.


Migratory Animals Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780062346032
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Harper Perennial - January 20th, 2015

Winner of the Texas Institute of Letters Award and the Writer's League of Texas Fiction Award

A February 2015 Indie Next Selection

A January Apple iBook Selection

An Austin American-Statesman Selects Book


A Replacement Life Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780062287885
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Published: Harper Perennial - January 20th, 2015

A singularly talented writer makes his literary debut with this provocative, soulful, and sometimes hilarious story of a failed journalist asked to do the unthinkable: Forge Holocaust-restitution claims for old Russian Jews in Brooklyn, New York.


All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood Cover Image
$12.79
ISBN: 9780062072245
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Published: Ecco Press - January 20th, 2015

The instant New York Times bestseller that the Christian Science Monitor declared -an important book, much the way The Feminine Mystique was, because it offers parents a common language, an understanding that they're not alone-


Operation Paperclip: The Secret Intelligence Program That Brought Nazi Scientists to America Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9780316221030
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Published: Back Bay Books - January 20th, 2015

The author of the acclaimed bestseller Area 51 reveals the explosive dark secrets behind America's post-WWII science programs.


Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure Cover Image
$16.11
ISBN: 9781590177808
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Published: New York Review of Books - January 20th, 2015

Patrick Leigh Fermor's enviably colorful life took off when in 1934, at the age of eighteen, he decided to walk across Europe. In just over a year he had trekked through nine countries and taught himself three languages, and his enthusiasm and curiosity for every kind of experience made him equally happy in caves or country houses, among shepherds or countesses.


The Broken Road: From the Iron Gates to Mount Athos Cover Image
$14.36
ISBN: 9781590177792
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Published: New York Review of Books - January 20th, 2015

In the winter of 1933, eighteen-year-old Patrick ( Paddy ) Leigh Fermor set out on a walk across Europe, starting in Holland and ending in Constantinople. Decades later, Leigh Fermor told the story of that life-changing journey in "A Time of Gifts" and "Between the Woods and the Water," works now celebrated as among the most vivid, absorbing, and beautifully written travel books of all time.


Love Haiku: Japanese Poems of Yearning, Passion, and Remembrance Cover Image
By Patricia Donegan (Translator), Patricia Donegan (Editor), Yoshie Ishibashi (Translator)
$12.80
ISBN: 9781611801880
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Shambhala - January 20th, 2015

An exquisite collection of love poems in a striking gift book format--published just in time for Valentine's Day.


Insurgent Cover Image
$10.39
ISBN: 9780062024053
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Katherine Tegen Books - January 20th, 2015

One choice can destroy you. Veronica Roth's second #1 New York Times bestseller continues the dystopian thrill ride that began in Divergent.


Twisted Fate Cover Image
$15.29
ISBN: 9780062272041
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - January 20th, 2015

Told in alternating points of view by a wide cast of characters, Twisted Fate is a tensely wrought psychological thriller, perfect for fans of We Were Liars by E. Lockhart.

Two sisters. One mysterious boy.


Rags & Bones: New Twists on Timeless Tales Cover Image
By Melissa Marr (Editor), Tim Pratt (Editor)
$10.39
ISBN: 9780316212939
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - January 20th, 2015

"The best writers of our generation retell classic tales."


Blown Away Cover Image
By Rob Biddulph, Rob Biddulph (Illustrator)
$14.39
ISBN: 9780062367242
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: HarperCollins - January 20th, 2015

Come on an unexpected journey with a fearless blue penguin in Rob Biddulph's debut picture book, Blown Away. In this brilliantly captivating and gloriously illustrated story, a brave young penguin takes a kite flight to a tropical paradise. But in the end, he realizes that home is where his igloo is.


Maybe One Day Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062279217
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Harper Teen - January 20th, 2015

In the tradition of The Fault in Our Stars, critically acclaimed author Melissa Kantor masterfully captures the joy of friendship, the agony of loss, and the unique experience of being a teenager in this poignant new novel about a girl grappling with her best friend's life-threatening illness.


Palace of Dreams Cover Image
$5.59
ISBN: 9780062120311
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Published: HarperCollins - January 20th, 2015

The familiars Aldwyn the cat, Skyler the blue jay, and Gilbert the tree frog are off on an all-new adventure in the series that Michael Buckley, bestselling author of The Sisters Grimm and NERDS series, says "combines the magic of Harry Potter and the adventure of Warriors." With inventive magic, laugh-out-loud humor, and a mysterious conspiracy that will take all the familiars' wits to unravel


New Arrivals 1/13/15

New books on our shelves this week.

      

The Girl on the Train Cover Image
$21.56
ISBN: 9781594633669
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Riverhead Books - January 13th, 2015

The #1 New York Times Bestseller, USA Today Book of the Year, now a major motion picture starring Emily Blunt. Don't miss Paula Hawkins' new novel, Into the Water, coming May 2017.

The debut psychological thriller that will forever change the way you look at other people's lives.


The First Bad Man Cover Image
$21.25
ISBN: 9781439172568
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Scribner Book Company - January 13th, 2015

From the acclaimed filmmaker, artist, and bestselling author of No One Belongs Here More Than You, a spectacular debut novel that is so heartbreaking, so dirty, so tender, so funny--so Miranda July--that readers will be blown away.


Outline Cover Image
$20.80
ISBN: 9780374228347
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - January 13th, 2015

One of the New York Times Book Review's Ten Best Books of 2015

A luminous, powerful novel that establishes Rachel Cusk as one of the finest writers in the English language


West of Sunset Cover Image
$22.36
ISBN: 9780670785957
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Viking - January 13th, 2015

A rich, sometimes heartbreaking (Dennis Lehane) novel of F. Scott Fitzgerald's last years in Hollywood
Look out for City of Secrets coming from Viking on April 26, 2016


The Last American Vampire Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781455502127
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Grand Central Publishing - January 13th, 2015

Vampire Henry Sturges returns in the highly anticipated sequel to Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter-a sweeping, alternate history of twentieth-century America by New York Times bestselling author Seth Grahame-Smith.

THE LAST AMERICAN VAMPIRE


Amnesia Cover Image
$22.06
ISBN: 9780385352772
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Knopf Publishing Group - January 13th, 2015

The two-time Booker Prize winner now gives us an exceedingly timely, exhilarating novel at once dark, suspenseful, and seriously funny that journeys to the place where the cyber underworld collides with international power politics.


The Just City Cover Image
$21.59
ISBN: 9780765332660
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Tor Books - January 13th, 2015

""Here in the Just City you will become your best selves. You will learn and grow and strive to be excellent." "
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The Carrier Cover Image
$23.76
ISBN: 9780670785865
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - January 8th, 2015

The latest in Sophie Hannah's internationally bestselling Zailer & Waterhouse series, named by The Sunday Times as one of the 50 Best Thrillers of the Last Five Years


How We Are: Book One of the How to Live Trilogy Cover Image
$21.25
ISBN: 9780374172107
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - December 30th, 2014

"How We Are" is the first part of the monumental How to Live trilogy, a profound and ambitious series that gets to the heart of what it means to be human: how we are, how we break, and how we mend.


Publishing: A Writer's Memoir Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781620408247
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - January 13th, 2015

Publishing is a personal story of a writer's hunger to be published, the pursuit of that goal, and then the long haul--for Gail Godwin, forty-five years of being a published writer and all that goes with it. A student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1958, Godwin met with Knopf scouts who came to campus every spring in search of new talent.


Punk Rock Blitzkrieg: My Life as a Ramone Cover Image
$23.80
ISBN: 9781451687750
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Touchstone Books - January 13th, 2015

The inside story behind one of the most revered bands in music history during the early days of punk rock in New York, from legendary drummer Marky Ramone.


The Radical King Cover Image
$22.91
ISBN: 9780807012826
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Published: Beacon Press - January 13th, 2015

A revealing collection that restores Dr. King as being every bit as radical as Malcolm X


The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the Battle for the Great Society Cover Image
$23.96
ISBN: 9781594204340
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Penguin Press - January 8th, 2015

A majestic big-picture account of the Great Society and the forces thatshaped it, from Lyndon Johnson and members of Congress to the civilrights movement and the media


Tasty: The Art and Science of What We Eat Cover Image
$20.80
ISBN: 9781451685008
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Scribner Book Company - January 13th, 2015

A fascinating and deeply researched investigation into the mysteries of flavor--from the first bite taken by our ancestors to scientific advances in taste and the current "foodie" revolution.


The Conversation: A Revolutionary Plan for End-Of-Life Care Cover Image
$20.80
ISBN: 9781620408544
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Bloomsbury USA - January 13th, 2015

There is an unspoken dark side of American medicine--keeping patients alive at any price. Two thirds of Americans die in healthcare institutions tethered to machines and tubes at bankrupting costs, even though research shows that most prefer to die at home in comfort, surrounded by loved ones.


The Diabetes Reset: Avoid It. Control It. Even Reverse It. a Doctor's Scientific Program Cover Image
$20.76
ISBN: 9780761175926
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Workman Publishing - January 13th, 2015

Imagine controlling--avoiding--reversing --the "health hazard of the 21st century" (World Health Organization), the disease that afflicts nearly 26 million Americans and is an imminent threat to an additional 80 million adults and children. That's exactly the promise of The Diabetes Reset by Dr.


Binary Star Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9781937512255
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Two Dollar Radio - January 13th, 2015

"The particular genius of Binary Star is that out of such grim material it constructs beauty. It's like a novel-shaped poem about addiction, codependence and the relentlessness of the everyday, a kind of elegy of emptiness."
New York Times Book Review


The Ways of Evil Men Cover Image
$11.95
ISBN: 9781616954772
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Soho Crime - January 13th, 2015

The Awana tribe, who live in the remote Amazon jungle in the Brazilian state of ParA, have dwindled to only 41 members--and now 39 of them have dropped dead of what looks like poison. The neighboring white townsfolk don't seem to be mourning the genocide much--in fact, the only person who seems to care at all is Jade Calmon, the official tribal relations agent assigned to the area.


Radiance of Tomorrow Cover Image
$21.25
ISBN: 9780374246020
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Sarah Crichton Books - January 7th, 2014

A haunting, beautiful first novel by the bestselling author of "A Long Way Gone"
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Unlucky 13 Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9781455516001
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Grand Central Publishing - January 13th, 2015

The Women's Murder Club is stalked by a killer with nothing to lose.
San Francisco Detective Lindsay Boxer is loving her life as a new mother. With an attentive husband, a job she loves, plus best friends who can talk about anything from sex to murder, things couldn't be better.


Flappers: Six Women of a Dangerous Generation Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9780374535049
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Sarah Crichton Books - January 13th, 2015

By the 1920s, women were on the verge of something huge. Jazz, racy fashions, eyebrowraising new attitudes about art and sex all of this pointed to a sleek, modern world, one that could shake off the grimness of the Great War and stride into the future in one deft, stylized gesture.


Why I Read: The Serious Pleasure of Books Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781250062093
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Picador USA - January 13th, 2015

"Reading "Why I Read" delivers all the pleasure of discussing one's favorite books with a marvelously articulate, intelligent, opinionated friend. It's like joining the book club of your dreams." Francine Prose


The Empire of Necessity: Slavery, Freedom, and Deception in the New World Cover Image
$15.20
ISBN: 9781250062109
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Picador USA - January 13th, 2015

"NEW YORK TIMES "EDITOR'S CHOICE
"SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE "RECOMMENDED BOOK
WINNER OF THE BANCROFT PRIZE


Danubia: A Personal History of Habsburg Europe Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781250062024
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Published: Picador USA - January 13th, 2015

LONGLISTED FOR THE SAMUEL JOHNSON PRIZE, A CHARMINGLY PERSONAL HISTORY OF HABSBURG EUROPE BY THE AUTHOR OF GERMANIA

From the end of the Middle Ages to the First World War, Europe was dominated by one family: the Habsburgs. Their unprecedented rule is the focus of Simon Winder's vivid third book, Danubia.


1,000 Foods to Eat Before You Die: A Food Lover's Life List Cover Image
$19.96
ISBN: 9780761141686
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Workman Publishing - January 13th, 2015

The ultimate gift for the food lover. In the same way that 1,000 Places to See Before You Die reinvented the travel book, 1,000 Foods to Eat Before You Die is a joyous, informative, dazzling, mouthwatering life list of the world's best food. The long-awaited new book in the phenomenal 1,000 . . .


The Age of Atheists: How We Have Sought to Live Since the Death of God Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781476754321
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Simon & Schuster - December 23rd, 2014

A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2014

From one of England's most distinguished intellectual historians comes "an exhilarating ride...that will stand the test of time as a masterful account of" (The Boston Globe) one of the West's most important intellectual movements: Atheism.


The Like Switch: An Ex-FBI Agent's Guide to Influencing, Attracting, and Winning People Over Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781476754482
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Touchstone Books - January 13th, 2015

From a former FBI Special Agent specializing in behavior analysis and recruiting spies comes a handbook filled with his proven strategies on how to instantly read people and influence how they perceive you, so you can easily turn on the like switch.


Looking for Alaska Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780525428022
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - January 13th, 2015

A gorgeous collector's edition of John Green's critcally acclaimed debut novel

A perfect gift for any fan, this deluxe hardcover features a stunning special edition jacket and 50 pages of all-new exclusive content, including:


Audacity Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780399168994
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Philomel Books - January 8th, 2015

A 2015 National Jewish Book Award finalist
The inspiring story of Clara Lemlich, whose fight for equal rights led to the largest strike by women in American history


The Terrible Two Cover Image
By Mac Barnett, Jory John, Kevin Cornell (Illustrator)
$11.16
ISBN: 9781419714917
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Amulet Books - January 13th, 2015

New York Times Bestseller

"A double helping of fun and mischief "
--Jeff kinney, author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series

"Hilarious."
--Dav Pilkey, author of the Captain Underpants series


I Am Jackie Robinson Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780803740860
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Dial Books - January 8th, 2015

This New York Times Bestselling picture book biography series by Brad Meltzer has an inspiring message: We can all be heroes.


The Darkest Part of the Forest Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9780316213073
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - January 13th, 2015

In the woods is a glass coffin. It rests on the ground, and in it sleeps a boy with horns on his head and ears as pointed as knives....
Hazel and her brother, Ben, live in Fairfold, where humans and the Folk exist side by side. Tourists drive in to see the lush wonders of Faerie and, most wonderful of all, the horned boy. But visitors fail to see the danger.


The Conspiracy of Us Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780399166501
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 13th, 2015

A fast-paced international escapade, laced with adrenaline, glamour, and romance--perfect for fans of Ally Carter


Half Bad Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780147511461
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Speak - January 13th, 2015

"An enthralling fantasy in the Harry Potter tradition."-- Time magazine


The Well's End Cover Image
$8.49
ISBN: 9780147514363
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Speak - January 8th, 2015

"A smart and wonderfully throwback adventure. Philip Pullman fans take notice. Don't miss."
--Matthew Quick, New York Times Bestselling author of The Silver Linings Playbook and Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock.
Nowhere to escape but below.


The War That Saved My Life Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780803740815
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Published: Dial Books - January 8th, 2015

#1 New York Times Bestseller
Newbery Honor Book
Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award (Middle School)
Wall Street Journal Best Children's Books of 2015
New York Public Library's 100 Books for Reading and Sharing


The Accelerati Trilogy, Book One Tesla's Attic (the Accelerati Trilogy, Book One) Cover Image
$6.39
ISBN: 9781423155133
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Disney-Hyperion - January 13th, 2015

After their home burns down, fourteen-year-old Nick, his younger brother, and their father move into a ramshackle Victorian house they've inherited. When Nick opens the door to his attic room, he's hit in the head by a toaster. That's just the beginning of his weird experiences with the old junk stored up there.


Beast Keeper Cover Image
By Lucy Coats, Brett Bean (Illustrator)
$4.79
ISBN: 9780448461939
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Grosset & Dunlap - January 8th, 2015

Beasts of Olympus is a series of 144-page illustrated chapter books set in a magical Ancient Greece where strange things still walk the Earth. Beast Keeper tells the story of Pandemonius (a.k.a. -Demon, - the half-god son of Pan) who, on his tenth birthday, is called upon to look after all the mythical creatures that belong to the stables of Olympus.


Hound of Hades Cover Image
By Lucy Coats, Brett Bean (Illustrator)
$4.79
ISBN: 9780448461946
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Grosset & Dunlap - January 8th, 2015

Beasts of Olympus is a series of 144-page illustrated chapter books set in a magical Ancient Greece where strange things still walk the Earth. In this second book, young Demon is summoned by the great god Hades to the Underworld. His most-hated hero, Heracles, has just returned Cerberus--the three-headed dog Guardian of the Underworld--to his god master, but something is wrong with the beast . .


Around the Clock Cover Image
By Roz Chast, Roz Chast (Illustrator)
$16.14
ISBN: 9781416984764
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - January 13th, 2015

This wacky romp from New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast includes entertaining antics for every hour, on the hour. Counting time has never been so fun

From 12 to 1, Lynn eats baloney
With her imaginary friend, Tony.

From 1 to 2, in his fanciest pants,
Don is digging a hole to France.


Freedom's School Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9781423161035
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Jump at the Sun - January 13th, 2015

When Lizzie's parents are granted their freedom from slavery, Mama says its time for Lizzie and her brother Paul to go to a real school--a new one, built just for them. Lizzie can't wait. The scraps of learning she has picked up here and there have just made her hungry for more.


The Little Engine That Could Cover Image
$9.59
ISBN: 9780448487311
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Grosset & Dunlap - January 8th, 2015

I think I can, I think I can

This classic story is now in a lap-book format. The story has been slightly abridged and features the famous illustrations from the original Hauman edition. Toddlers can cheer on the little blue engine and that "can-do" attitude that keeps her chugging along.


Tumford the Terrible Cover Image
By Nancy Tillman, Nancy Tillman (Illustrator)
$6.39
ISBN: 9781250033642
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Feiwel & Friends - January 13th, 2015

Tumford isn't really a terrible cat. He just has a way of finding mischief tracking dirt into the house, knocking over breakable things, and disrupting fancy parties. But even though he feels bad, he has a hard time saying, "I'm sorry." Will the fact that his owners love him, no matter what, help Tummy say the magic words?


Sweet Dreams, Pout-Pout Fish Cover Image
By Deborah Diesen, Dan Hanna (Illustrator)
$4.79
ISBN: 9780374380106
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) - January 13th, 2015

A short and sweet mini-adventure especially created to introduce the youngest guppies to the popular Pout-Pout Fish

Feeling sleepy? It's time for bed Toddlers will love swimming along with the Pout-Pout Fish as he turns little frowns into sleepy smiles.


The Very Fairy Princess Doodle Book Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780316283076
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: LB Kids - January 13th, 2015

Get your glitter pens and favorite markers ready -- it's time to channel your inner artist with the Very Fairy Princess Create your very own tiara, design gorgeous fairy princess wings, and draw unique costumes and creations in this book brimming with activities bound to entertain and delight for hours on end.


Passenger on the Pearl: The True Story of Emily Edmonson's Flight from Slavery Cover Image
$14.36
ISBN: 9781616201968
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Algonquin Young Readers - January 13th, 2015

The page-turning, heart-wrenching true story of one young woman willing to risk her safety and even her life for a chance at freedom in the largest slave escape attempt in American history.


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