New Arrivals 9/1/14

New books on our shelves this week.

 

The Bone Clocks Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781400065677
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Published: Random House - September 2nd, 2014

The New York Times bestseller by the author of Cloud Atlas - Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize - Named One of the Top Ten Fiction Books of the Year by Time, Entertainment Weekly, and O: The Oprah Magazine - A New York Times Notable Book - An American Library Association Notable Book - Winner of the World Fantasy Award


The Secret Place: A Novel Cover Image
$25.16
ISBN: 9780670026326
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Published: Viking - September 2nd, 2014

“An absolutely mesmerizing read. . . . Tana French is simply this: a truly great writer.” —Gillian Flynn

Read the New York Times bestseller by Tana French, “the most interesting, most important crime novelist to emerge in the past 10 years” (The Washington Post)--and don't miss her newest, The Trespasser, now available


10:04: A Novel: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780865478107
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - September 2nd, 2014

In the last year, the narrator of 10:04 has enjoyed unlikely literary success, has been diagnosed with a potentially fatal medical condition, and has been asked by his best friend to help her conceive a child.


The Drop Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062365576
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Published: William Morrow - September 2nd, 2014

New York Times bestselling author Dennis Lehane returns to the streets of Mystic River with this love story wrapped in a crime story wrapped in a journey of faith—the basis for the major motion picture The Drop, from Fox Searchlight Pictures directed by Michaël Roskam, screenplay by Dennis Lehane, and starring Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, and James Gandolfini.<


Personal Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780804178747
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Published: Delacorte Press - September 2nd, 2014

#1"NEW YORK TIMES"BESTSELLER Jack Reacher returns in another fast-moving, action-packed, suspenseful book fromLee Child.
"You can leave the army, but the army doesn t leave you. Not always. Not completely, "notes Jack Reacher and sure enough, the retired military cop is soon pulled back into service. This time, for the State Department and the CIA.


Consumed Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781416596134
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Published: Scribner Book Company - September 30th, 2014

The exhilarating debut novel by iconic filmmaker David Cronenberg: the story of two journalists whose entanglement in a French philosopher's death becomes a surreal journey into global conspiracy.


Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good: The New Mitford Novel (A Mitford Novel #12) Cover Image
$22.36
ISBN: 9780399167447
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - September 2nd, 2014

“Karon knits Mitford’s small-town characters and multiple story lines into a cozy sweater of a book....Somewhere Safe hits the sweet spot at the intersection of your heart and your funny bone. 4/4 stars”—USA Today 


Island of a Thousand Mirrors: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250043931
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Published: St. Martin's Press - September 2nd, 2014

Before violence tore apart the tapestry of Sri Lanka and turned its pristine beaches red, there were two families. Yasodhara tells the story of her own Sinhala family, rich in love, with everything they could ask for.


The Emerald Light in the Air: Stories Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780374280932
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - September 2nd, 2014

Nothing is simple for the men and women in Donald Antrim's stories. As they do the things we all do—bum a cigarette at a party, stroll with a girlfriend down Madison Avenue, take a kid to the zoo—they're confronted with their own uncooperative selves.


Wittgenstein Jr Cover Image
$21.56
ISBN: 9781612193762
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Published: Melville House - September 2nd, 2014

The writer Hari Kunzru says “made me feel better about the Apocalypse than I have in ages” is back—with a hilarious coming-of-age love story

The unruly undergraduates at Cambridge have a nickname for their new lecturer: Wittgenstein Jr. He’s a melancholic, tormented genius who seems determined to make them grasp the very essence of philosophical thought.


What I Know For Sure Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250054050
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Published: Flatiron Books - September 2nd, 2014

As a creative force, student of the human heart and soul, and champion of living the life you want, Oprah Winfrey stands alone.


The Impulse Society: America in the Age of Instant Gratification Cover Image
$25.20
ISBN: 9781608198146
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - September 2nd, 2014

Paul Roberts' galvanizing, sweeping social critique of our Impulse Society confronts a world where business shamelessly seeks the fastest reward, regardless of the long-term social costs; where political leaders reflexively choose short-term fixes over broad, sustainable social progress; where individuals feel increasingly exploited by a marketplace obsessed with our private cravings but oblivious


Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War Cover Image
$22.39
ISBN: 9780062092892
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Published: Harper - September 2nd, 2014

Karen Abbott, the New York Times bestselling author of Sin in the Second City and “pioneer of sizzle history” (USA Today), tells the spellbinding true story of four women who risked everything to become spies during the Civil War.


The Teacher Wars: A History of America's Most Embattled Profession Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385536950
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Published: Doubleday Books - September 2nd, 2014

In her groundbreaking history of175 years of American education, Dana Goldstein finds answers in the past to the controversies that plague ourpublic schools today.


How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where, and Why It Happens Cover Image
$25.20
ISBN: 9780812993882
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Published: Random House - September 9th, 2014

In the tradition of The Power of Habit and Thinking, Fast and Slow comes a practical, playful, and endlessly fascinating guide to what we really know about learning and memory today—and how we can apply it to our own lives.


Seriously Delish: 150 Recipes for People Who Totally Love Food Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780544176492
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - September 2nd, 2014

The eagerly awaited first cookbook from the wildly popular blog How Sweet Eats

Jessica Merchant, creator of the popular food blog How Sweet Eats, has now created her first cookbook, Seriously Delish.


Golden Horse: The Legendary Akhal-Teke Cover Image
By Artur Baboev (By (photographer)), Aleksandr Klimuk
$45.00
ISBN: 9781419713910
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - September 2nd, 2014

How to Be Parisian Wherever You Are: Love, Style, and Bad Habits Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385538657
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Published: Doubleday - September 2nd, 2014

From four stunning and accomplished French women -- at last -- a fresh and spirited take on what it really means to be a Parisienne: how they dress, entertain, have fun and attempt to behave themselves.
 


Gwynne's Grammar: The Ultimate Introduction to Grammar and the Writing of Good English Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385352932
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Published: Knopf - September 2nd, 2014

Anxious about apostrophes?
 
In a pickle over your pronouns and prepositions?
 
Fear not—Mr. Gwynne is here with his wonderfully concise and highly enjoyable book of grammar.
 
Within these pages, adults and children alike will find all they need to rediscover this lost science and sharpen up their skills.
 


Eichmann Before Jerusalem: The Unexamined Life of a Mass Murderer Cover Image
By Bettina Stangneth, Ruth Martin (Translator)
$29.75
ISBN: 9780307959676
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - September 2nd, 2014

A total and groundbreaking reassessment of the life of Adolf Eichmann a superb work of scholarship that reveals his activities and notoriety among a global network of National Socialists following the collapse of the Third Reich and that permanently challenges Hannah Arendt's notion of the banality of evil.


Mathematics and the Real World: The Remarkable Role of Evolution in the Making of Mathematics Cover Image
$23.40
ISBN: 9781616140915
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Published: Prometheus Books - September 2nd, 2014

In this accessible and illuminating study of how the science of mathematics developed, a veteran math researcher and educator looks at the ways in which  our evolutionary makeup is both a help and a hindrance to the study of math.


Hyper: A Personal History of ADHD Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781476702575
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Published: Simon & Schuster - September 2nd, 2014

The first book of its kind, this compelling and moving memoir about what it’s like to be a child with ADHD also explains the history of the diagnosis and how we have come to medicate more than four million children today.

Among the first generation of boys prescribed medication for hyperactivity in the 1980s, Timothy Denevi took Ritalin at the age of six, and during the first week, it


Champagne Supernovas: Kate Moss, Marc Jacobs, Alexander McQueen, and the '90s Renegades Who Remade Fashion Cover Image
$20.80
ISBN: 9781451640533
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Published: Touchstone - September 2nd, 2014

A glittering history of fashion in the 1990s, told through the lives of Kate Moss, Marc Jacobs, and Alexander McQueen—the three iconic personalities who defined the time.

The 1950s had rock ‘n’ roll and the 60s had the Beats. In the 70s and 80s, it was punk rock and modern art.


Gabriel: A Poem Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385353571
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Published: Knopf - September 2nd, 2014

Longlisted for the 2014 National Book Award


Collected Poems Cover Image
$22.40
ISBN: 9780375711763
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Published: Knopf - September 2nd, 2014

Gathered in this volume readers will find more than fifty years of poems by the incomparable Jack Gilbert, from his Yale Younger Poets prize-winning volume to glorious late poems, including a section of previously uncollected work.
 


Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay: Neapolitan Novels, Book Three Cover Image
By Elena Ferrante, Ann Goldstein (Translated by)
$14.40
ISBN: 9781609452339
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Published: Europa Editions - September 2nd, 2014

Soon to be an HBO series, book three in the New York Times bestselling Neapolitan quartet about two friends in post-war Italy is a rich, intense, and generous-hearted epic by one of today's most beloved and acclaimed writers, Elena Ferrante, “one of the great novelists of our time.” (Roxana Robinson, The New York Times)


Arctic Summer Cover Image
$13.60
ISBN: 9781609452346
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Published: Europa Editions - September 2nd, 2014

The year is 1912, and the SS Birmingham is approaching India. On board is Edward Morgan Forster, a reserved man taunted by writer's block, attempting to come to terms with his art and his repressed sexuality. Damon Galgut's brilliant fictional biography lures readers into E.M.


The Mathematician's Shiva: A Novel Cover Image
$13.60
ISBN: 9780143126317
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Published: Penguin Books - September 2nd, 2014

WINNER OF THE NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING DEBUT FICTION

For readers of This Is Where I Leave You and Everything Is Illuminated, “a brilliant and compelling family saga full of warmth, pathos, history and humor” (Jonathan Evison, author of West of Here)

 


The Mathematician's Shiva: A Novel Cover Image
$13.60
ISBN: 9780143126317
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Published: Penguin Books - September 2nd, 2014

WINNER OF THE NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING DEBUT FICTION

For readers of This Is Where I Leave You and Everything Is Illuminated, “a brilliant and compelling family saga full of warmth, pathos, history and humor” (Jonathan Evison, author of West of Here)

 


Eye for an Eye (A DCI Andy Gilchrist Investigation #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781616954680
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Published: Soho Crime - September 2nd, 2014

Meet Detective Inspector Andy Gilchrist of the constabulary of St. Andrews, Scotland, as he races the clock to stop a serial killer
 


The Wind Is Not a River: A Novel Cover Image
$12.79
ISBN: 9780062279989
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Published: Ecco - September 2nd, 2014

The Wind Is Not a River is Brian Payton's gripping tale of survival and an epic love story in which a husband and wife—separated by the only battle of World War II to take place on American soil—fight to reunite in Alaska's starkly beautiful Aleutian Islands.


Black Skies: An Inspector Erlendur Novel (An Inspector Erlendur Series #8) Cover Image
By Arnaldur Indridason, Victoria Cribb (Translated by)
$13.60
ISBN: 9781250055880
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Published: Picador - September 2nd, 2014

THE MOST GRIPPING ENTRY YET IN ARNALDUR INDRIDASON'S CELEBRATED INSPECTOR ERLENDUR SERIES.


Conversations with Beethoven (NYRB Classics) Cover Image
By Sanford Friedman, Richard Howard (Introduction by)
$15.26
ISBN: 9781590177624
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Published: NYRB Classics - September 2nd, 2014

An NYRB Classics Original


Totempole (NYRB Classics) Cover Image
By Sanford Friedman, Peter Cameron (Afterword by)
$15.26
ISBN: 9781590177617
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Published: NYRB Classics - September 2nd, 2014

Totempole is Sanford Friedman’s radical coming-of-age novel, featuring Stephen Wolfe, a young Jewish boy growing up in New York City and its environs during the Depression and war years.


The Captain's Daughter Cover Image
By Alexander Pushkin, Robert Chandler (Translated by), Elizabeth Chandler (Translated by)
$12.60
ISBN: 9781590177242
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Published: NYRB Classics - September 2nd, 2014

An NYRB Classics Original


The Heart of Everything That Is: The Untold Story of Red Cloud, An American Legend Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9781451654684
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Published: Simon & Schuster - September 2nd, 2014

An acclaimed New York Times bestseller, selected by Salon as a best book of the year, the astonishing untold story of the life and times of Sioux warrior Red Cloud: “a page-turner with remarkable immediacy…and the narrative sweep of a great Western” (The Boston Globe).

Red Cloud was the only American Indian in history to defeat the United States Army i


Wilson Cover Image
$19.80
ISBN: 9780425270066
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Published: Berkley - September 2nd, 2014

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author, "a brilliant biography"* of the 28th president of the United States.
*Doris Kearns Goodwin


Paddle Your Own Canoe: One Man's Fundamentals for Delicious Living Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9780451467096
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Published: Dutton - September 2nd, 2014

Parks and Recreation actor and Making It co-host Nick Offerman shares his humorous fulminations on life, manliness, meat, and much more in this New York Times bestseller.


Forgotten Ally: China's World War II, 1937-1945 Cover Image
$12.76
ISBN: 9780544334502
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Published: Mariner Books - September 2nd, 2014

An Economist Book of the Year
A Financial Times Book of the Year


“A book that has long cried out to be written.” — Observer (UK), Books of the Year

In 1937, two years before Hitler invaded Poland, Chinese troops clashed with Japanese occupiers in the first battle of World War II.


Forgotten Ally: China's World War II, 1937-1945 Cover Image
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Published: Mariner Books - September 2nd, 2014

An Economist Book of the Year
A Financial Times Book of the Year


“A book that has long cried out to be written.” — Observer (UK), Books of the Year

In 1937, two years before Hitler invaded Poland, Chinese troops clashed with Japanese occupiers in the first battle of World War II.


The Family: A Journey into the Heart of the Twentieth Century Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143125891
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Published: Penguin Books - September 2nd, 2014

The author of the The Children’s Blizzard delivers an epic work of twentieth century history through the riveting story of one extraordinary Jewish family


Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America's Universities Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781608194025
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - September 2nd, 2014

A groundbreaking exploration of the intertwined histories of slavery, racism, and higher education in America, from a leading African American historian.


The Right to Stay Home: How US Policy Drives Mexican Migration Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780807061213
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Published: Beacon Press - September 2nd, 2014

The story of the growing resistance of Mexican communities to the poverty that forces people to migrate to the United States
 


The Fourth Gospel: Tales of a Jewish Mystic Cover Image
$12.79
ISBN: 9780062011312
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Published: HarperOne - September 2nd, 2014

Rescuing John's Gospel from Its Creedal Captivity


The Imaginary World Of... Cover Image
$13.60
ISBN: 9780399165252
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Published: Penguin Books - September 2nd, 2014

From the internationally bestselling creator of Wreck This Journal, a guide to building your own perfect world.

In The Imaginary World of…, Keri Smith asks readers to imagine something new: a unique world of their own making.


The Art of Communicating Cover Image
$12.79
ISBN: 9780062224668
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Published: HarperOne - September 2nd, 2014

Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh, bestselling author of Peace Is Every Step and one of the most respected and celebrated religious leaders in the world, delivers a powerful path to happiness through mastering life's most important skill.


Happiness Is . . .: 500 Things to Be Happy About (Pursuing Happiness Book, Happy Kids Book, Positivity Books for Kids) Cover Image
$10.36
ISBN: 9781452136004
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Published: Chronicle Books - September 2nd, 2014

This is THE new happiness book. From Ralph Lazar and Lisa Swerling, famed illustrators and New York Times bestselling authors of Me Without You, this adorable gift book illustrates 500 things to be happy about. Happiness is . . . an unexpected bouquet, watching the sea, fixing something, a good high five, and so much more!


The Bhagavad-Gita: A New Translation Cover Image
By Georg Feuerstein (Translated by), Brenda Feuerstein (Translated by)
$31.46
ISBN: 9781611800388
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Published: Shambhala - September 2nd, 2014

A fresh English translation laid out facing the original Sanskrit for easy reference and accompanied by a wealth of essential ancillary materials that make this book a complete course on the Bhagavad-Gītā in a single volume.


After We Kill You, We Will Welcome You Back as Honored Guests: Unembedded in Afghanistan Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780809023400
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Published: Hill and Wang - September 2nd, 2014

An unflinching account—in words and pictures—of America's longest war by our most outspoken graphic journalist

Ted Rall traveled deep into Afghanistan—without embedding himself with U.S. soldiers, without insulating himself with flak jackets and armored SUVs—where no one else would go (except, of course, Afghans).


Musashi (A Graphic Novel) Cover Image
$15.26
ISBN: 9781611801354
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Published: Shambhala - September 2nd, 2014

A graphic novel version of the life of legendary samurai Miyamoto Musashi.


Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! Crossword Puzzles and News Trivia Cover Image
By David Levinson Wilk, Peter Sagal (Foreword by)
$7.96
ISBN: 9781452123318
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Published: Chronicle Books - September 2nd, 2014

Filled with puzzles and trivia taken directly from NPR's popular news quiz show Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!©, this crossword puzzle book is for every fan who's been itching to put their own trivia powers to the test!


Happy Birthday, Madame Chapeau Cover Image
By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$13.56
ISBN: 9781419712197
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - September 2nd, 2014

Happy Birthday, Madame Chapeau Cover Image
By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$13.56
ISBN: 9781419712197
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - September 2nd, 2014

Life of Zarf: The Trouble with Weasels: The Trouble with Weasels Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780803741034
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Published: Dial Books - September 2nd, 2014

Shrek meets Dork Diaries in this epically funny tale of a troll trying to figure out how to be more popular


The Scavengers Cover Image
$15.29
ISBN: 9780062026163
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Published: HarperCollins - September 2nd, 2014

Jeanne DuPrau's The City of Ember meets Louis Sachar's Holes in this imaginative and humorous middle grade debut from Michael Perry, New York Times bestselling author of the adult novels Population: 485 and Truck: A Love Story.


The Jewel (Lone City Trilogy #1) Cover Image
$16.19
ISBN: 9780062235794
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Published: HarperTeen - September 2nd, 2014

New York Times bestselling author Amy Ewing delivers a dark and riveting tale that "will have fans of Oliver’s Delirium, Cass’s The Selection, and DeStefano’s Wither breathless.”*

The Jewel has many meanings: wealth, beauty, royalty. But for Violet, the Jewel has always meant servitude.


Don't Touch Cover Image
$16.19
ISBN: 9780062220936
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Published: HarperTeen - September 2nd, 2014

Step on a crack, break your mother's back,
Touch another person's skin, and Dad's gone for good . . .

Caddie has a history of magical thinking—of playing games in her head to cope with her surroundings—but it's never been this bad before.


Rose Under Fire Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781423184690
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - September 2nd, 2014

While flying an Allied fighter plane from Paris to England, American ATA pilot and amateur poet, Rose Justice, is captured by the Nazis and sent to Ravensbrück, the notorious women's concentration camp. Trapped in horrific circumstances, Rose finds hope in the impossible through the loyalty, bravery and friendship of her fellow prisoners.


Girl Defective Cover Image
By Simmone Howell, Henry Beer (By (photographer))
$16.19
ISBN: 9781442497603
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - September 2nd, 2014

In the tradition of High Fidelity and Empire Records, this is the literary soundtrack to Skylark Martin’s strange, mysterious, and extraordinary summer.

This is the story of a wild girl and a ghost girl; a boy who knew nothing and a boy who thought he knew everything.

It’s a story about Skylark Martin, who lives with her father and brother in a vinta


Hider, Seeker, Secret Keeper (The Bolshoi Saga #2) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781616954123
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Published: Soho Teen - September 2nd, 2014

The Bolshoi Saga: Lana

Lana Dukovskaya is an up and coming talent at the Bolshoi Ballet, where her mother, Marina, also danced until her career came to a mysterious end. On the eve of an international tour, Lana’s best friend and chief rival is brutally attacked, making Lana both the substitute soloist and the prime suspect.


100 Sideways Miles Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781442444959
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 2nd, 2014

Destiny takes a detour in this heartbreakingly hilarious novel with five starred reviews, from the acclaimed author of Winger, which Kirkus Reviews called “smart” and “wickedly funny.”

Finn Easton sees the world through miles instead of minutes.


Anatomy of a Misfit Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062313645
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Published: HarperTeen - September 2nd, 2014

“It’s rare that a book can be as funny and absolutely delightful as it is moving and thought provoking, and Anatomy of a Misfit is both.” —Lauren Oliver, author of Before I Fall


Anatomy of a Misfit Cover Image
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Published: HarperTeen - September 2nd, 2014

“It’s rare that a book can be as funny and absolutely delightful as it is moving and thought provoking, and Anatomy of a Misfit is both.” —Lauren Oliver, author of Before I Fall


Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass) Cover Image
$9.59
ISBN: 9781619630642
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Published: Bloomsbury USA Childrens - September 2nd, 2014

Celaena Sardothien is the king's Champion-yet she is far from loyal to the crown, for the man she serves is bent on evil. But working against her master in secret is no easy task. As Celaena tries to untangle the mysteries buried within the glass castle, she can trust no one, not even her supposed allies Crown Prince Dorian, Captain of the Guard Chaol, and foreign princess Nehemia.


Trial by Fire (The Worldwalker Trilogy #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250050885
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - September 2nd, 2014

"A Must Read Romance. This is one of the best books I've read this year. It has everything a book should have: action, adventure, violence, a butt-kicking heroine and one hot hero." —USA Today


Half a World Away Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781442412750
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - September 2nd, 2014

A kid who considers himself an epic fail discovers the transformative power of love when he deals with adoption in this novel from Cynthia Kadohata, winner of the Newbery Medal and the National Book Award.

Eleven-year-old Jaden is adopted, and he knows he’s an “epic fail.’ That’s why his family is traveling to Kazakhstan to adopt a new baby—to replace him, he&#


The Key That Swallowed Joey Pigza Cover Image
$15.29
ISBN: 9780374300838
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - September 2nd, 2014

The fifth and final book in the groundbreaking Joey Pigza series brings the beloved chronicle of this wired, wacky, and wonderful boy to a crescendo of chaos and craziness, as everything goes topsy-turvy for Joey just as he starts to get his feet on the ground.


The Boy on the Porch Cover Image
$5.59
ISBN: 9780061892387
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Published: HarperCollins - September 2nd, 2014

“This quiet novel sings. A graceful profound story for all ages that speaks well beyond its intended audience.” Kirkus (starred review)

Fans of Newbery Medal winner Sharon Creech's Ruby Holler will love this tween novel about opening your heart and finding family when you least expect it.


Perfect Game (Little League #4) Cover Image
$6.39
ISBN: 9780316199124
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 2nd, 2014

The Little League® World Series is within reach


The Graham Cracker Plot Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781596439887
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 2nd, 2014

Meet Daisy Bauer and her sometimes best friend, Graham, who are determined to break Daisy's dad out of prison in this hilarious middle-grade debut.


The Graham Cracker Plot Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781596439887
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 2nd, 2014

Meet Daisy Bauer and her sometimes best friend, Graham, who are determined to break Daisy's dad out of prison in this hilarious middle-grade debut.


El Deafo Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781419712173
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - September 2nd, 2014

And Two Boys Booed Cover Image
By Judith Viorst, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780374303020
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - September 2nd, 2014

On the day of the talent show, a boy is ready to sing his song, and he isn't one bit scared because he has practiced a billion times, plus he's wearing his lucky blue boots and his pants with all ten pockets. But as all of the other kids perform before him, he gets more and more nervous.


I'm Brave! Cover Image
By Kate McMullan, Jim McMullan (Illustrator)
$13.59
ISBN: 9780062203182
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Published: Balzer + Bray - September 2nd, 2014

For fans of Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site and Steam Train, Dream Train comes the perfect noisy addition to this hilarious read-aloud series from the popular creators of I Stink!, and I'm Dirty!—now a streaming animated series!


The Boxtrolls: Meet the Boxtrolls (Passport to Reading Level 2) Cover Image
$3.59
ISBN: 9780316332668
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Published: LB Kids - September 2nd, 2014

A leveled reader based on the new feature film. The Boxtrolls have raised an orphaned human boy, Eggs, since infancy as one of their dumpster-diving and mechanical junk-collecting own.


First 100 Animals Lift-the-Flap: Over 50 Fun Flaps to Lift and Learn Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780312517526
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Published: Priddy Books - September 2nd, 2014

This interactive board book in the new First 100 Lift-the-Flap series is the ideal tool to help babies and toddlers learn all about their first animals. Organized into categories such as pets and on the farm for ease of use, there are over 50 flaps to lift which reveal hidden photographs of animals underneath.


Besos for Baby: A Little Book of Kisses Cover Image
By Jen Arena, Blanca Gomez (By (artist))
$6.39
ISBN: 9780316230377
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Published: LB Kids - September 2nd, 2014

Everyone has kisses for Baby, from Mami and Papi to perro and gato. Using simple Spanish words, this charming read-aloud proves that love is the same in every language! Parents won't be able to resist giving baby muchos besos as they share this bilingual read aloud, filled with bold, graphic illustrations, with their little bébé!


Who Built That? Modern Houses: An Introduction to Modern Houses and Their Architects Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781616892630
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Published: Princeton Architectural Press - September 2nd, 2014

Who Built That? Modern Houses takes readers on a fun-filled tour through ten of the most important houses by the greatest architects of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.


The Heaven of Animals Cover Image
By Nancy Tillman, Nancy Tillman (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780312553692
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - September 2nd, 2014

With all of my heart, I believe it is true
that there is a heaven for animals, too.
The heaven of animals is a magical place. Angels know every dog's favorite game; cats bask in their own rays of sunshine; horses thunder across the sky.


New Arrivals 8/26/14

New books on our shelves this week.

 

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The Long Way Home: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel Cover Image
$22.39
ISBN: 9781250022066
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Published: Minotaur Books - August 26th, 2014

A #1 New York Times Bestseller, Louise Penny's The Long Way Home is an intriguing Chief Inspector Gamache Novel.


The Story of Land and Sea: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062335944
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Published: Harper - August 26th, 2014

Set in a small coastal town in North Carolina during the waning years of the American Revolution, this incandescent debut novel follows three generations of family—fathers and daughters, mother and son, master and slave, characters who yearn for redemption amidst a heady brew of war, kidnapping, slavery, and love.


The Miniaturist: A Novel Cover Image
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Published: Ecco - August 26th, 2014

Set in seventeenth century Amsterdam—a city ruled by glittering wealth and oppressive religion—a masterful debut steeped in atmosphere and shimmering with mystery, in the tradition of Emma Donoghue, Sarah Waters, and Sarah Dunant.

”There is nothing hidden that will not be revealed . . .“


Summer of the Dead: A Novel (Bell Elkins Novels #3) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250044730
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Published: Minotaur Books - August 26th, 2014

High summer in Acker's Gap, West Virginia—but no one's enjoying the rugged natural landscape. Not while a killer stalks the small town and its hard-luck inhabitants. County prosecutor Bell Elkins and Sheriff Nick Fogelsong are stymied by a murderer who seems to come and go like smoke on the mountain.


Lisette's List Cover Image
$21.60
ISBN: 9781400068173
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Published: Random House - August 26th, 2014

From Susan Vreeland, bestselling author of such acclaimed novels as "Girl in Hyacinth Blue, Luncheon of the Boating Party, "and" Clara and Mr. Tiffany, "comes a richly imagined story of a woman's awakening in the south of Vichy France to the power of art, to the beauty of provincial life, and to love in the midst of war.


F Cover Image
By Daniel Kehlmann, Carol Janeway (Translator)
$22.06
ISBN: 9780307911810
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Published: Pantheon Books - August 26th, 2014

"F is for family. F is for fortune. F is for fraud. F is for fate."
From the internationally acclaimed author of "Measuring the World, " here is a dazzling tragicomedy about three brothers whose father takes on the occult and both wins and loses.


Diary of the Fall Cover Image
By Michel Laub, Margaret Jull Costa (Translator)
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ISBN: 9781590516515
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Published: Other Press (NY) - August 26th, 2014

From one ofGranta's Best Young Brazilian Novelists, a literary masterpiece that will break your heart


The Minotaur's Head: An Inspector Mock Investigation Cover Image
By Marek Krajewski, Danusia Stok (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9781612193427
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Published: Melville International Crime - August 26th, 2014

The fourth volume in the Inspector Eberhard Mock Quintet, the series called "As Noir as it gets" by the The Independent.


The Shadow of the Wind (Penguin Drop Caps) Cover Image
By Carlos Ruiz Zafon, Lucia Graves (Translated by), Jessica Hische (Illustrator)
$24.00
ISBN: 9780143126393
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Published: Penguin Books - September 24th, 2014

From A to Z, the Penguin Drop Caps series collects 26 unique hardcovers—featuring cover art by Jessica Hische 


Against Football: One Fan's Reluctant Manifesto Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781612194158
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Published: Melville House - August 26th, 2014

A New York Times Best Seller

“Powerful...an important read."Publishers Weekly

New York Times
bestselling author Steve Almond takes on America’s biggest sacred cow: football


Infidel Kings and Unholy Warriors: Faith, Power, and Violence in the Age of Crusade and Jihad Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780809058372
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - August 26th, 2014

An in-depth portrait of the Crusades-era Mediterranean world, and a new understanding of the forces that shaped it


Bolano: A Biography in Conversations Cover Image
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Published: Melville House - September 30th, 2014

The first biography of Chilean novelist Roberto Bolaño, the author of the international bestsellers The Savage Detectives and 2666


Bleeding Edge: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143125754
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Published: Penguin Books - August 26th, 2014

A New York Times besteller!


Silver Bay: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143126485
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Published: Penguin Books - August 26th, 2014

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Giver of Stars, in an earlier work available in the U.S. for the first time, a surprising and moving romance set in an old-fashioned seaside town on the verge of unwelcome change.


Kind of Cruel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143124627
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Published: Penguin Books - August 26th, 2014

Brilliantly executed psychological suspense (Booklist, starred review) from the bestselling author of The Wrong Mother
When Amber Hewerdine consults a hypnotherapist as a desperate last resort, she doesn't expect that anything much will change.
She doesn't expect it to help with her chronic insomnia.


Sister Mother Husband Dog: (Etc.) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780142181096
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Published: Plume - August 26th, 2014

Bestselling author Delia Ephron shares a deeply personal collection of stories and essays, anchored by a loving remembrance of her sister Nora.
 


The Humanity Project: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780142180907
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Published: Plume - August 26th, 2014

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Year We Left Home and A Cloud in the Shape of a Girl, this dazzling novel is hailed as an “instantly addictive...tale of yearning, paradox, and hope.” (Booklist)
 


The Impersonator: A Mystery (A Roaring Twenties Mystery #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250054302
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Published: Minotaur Books - August 26th, 2014

In 1917, Jessie Carr, fourteen years old and sole heiress to her family's vast fortune, disappeared without a trace. Now, years later, her uncle Oliver Beckett thinks he's found her: a young actress in a vaudeville playhouse is a dead ringer for his missing niece. But when Oliver confronts the girl, he learns he's wrong. Orphaned young, Leah Randall has been acting since she was a toddler.


Babayaga: A Novel of Witches in Paris Cover Image
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Published: Picador - August 26th, 2014

The year is 1959, and strange events are brewing in Paris, a city where nothing (and no one) is as it seems.

We meet Will, who hails from Detroit and works at an international advertising agency, which is also a front for the CIA. Then there's the enchanting Zoya, who could cast a spell with her looks—and, as a witch, she often does (she also recently impaled her ex on a spike).


Private Down Under Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781455529780
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - August 26th, 2014

The world's most exclusive detective agency opens a new office-in Australia!

With the best detectives in the business, cutting edge technology and offices around the globe, there is no investigation company quite like Private. Now, at a glittering launch party overlooking the iconic Opera House, Private Sydney throws open its doors.


Floating City: A Rogue Sociologist Lost and Found in New York's Underground Economy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143125792
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Published: Penguin Books - August 26th, 2014

New York is a city of highs and lows, where wealthy elites share the streets with desperate immigrants and destitute locals. Bridging this economic divide is New York’s underground economy, the invisible network of illicit transactions between rich and poor that secretly weaves together the whole city.


Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America's Public Schools Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780345806352
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Published: Vintage - August 26th, 2014

From one of the foremost authorities on education in the United States, former U.S. assistant secretary of education, an incisive, comprehensive look at today’s American school system that argues against those who claim it is broken and beyond repair; an impassioned but reasoned call to stop the privatization movement that is draining students and funding from our public schools.


Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143125785
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Published: Penguin Books - August 26th, 2014

The Oscar-shortlisted documentary Command and Control, directed by Robert Kenner, finds its origins in Eric Schlosser's book and continues to explore the little-known history of the management and safety concerns of America's nuclear aresenal.

A myth-shattering exposé of America’s nuclear weapons


An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientist Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780062225801
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Published: Ecco - August 26th, 2014

An Appetite for Wonder is a disarming account of world-famous evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins's early life, from his childhood in colonial East Africa to the writing of one of the twentieth century's seminal works, The Selfish Gene.


Smarter Than You Think: How Technology Is Changing Our Minds for the Better Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143125822
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Published: Penguin Books - August 26th, 2014

A revelatory and timely look at how technology boosts our cognitive abilities—making us smarter, more productive, and more creative than ever


Silence: A Christian History Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143125815
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Published: Penguin Books - August 26th, 2014

A provocative meditation on the role of silence in Christian tradition by the New York Times bestselling author of Christianity


The Siege: 68 Hours Inside the Taj Hotel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143126089
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Published: Penguin Books - August 26th, 2014

In the page-turning tradition of Black Hawk Down, the definitive account of the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai


Noise: A Human History of Sound and Listening Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062283085
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Published: Ecco - August 26th, 2014

Noise explores the human dramas that have revolved around sound at various points in the last 100,000 years, allowing us to think in fresh ways about the meaning of our collective past.


Dollarocracy: How the Money and Media Election Complex is Destroying America Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781568589534
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Published: Bold Type Books - September 2nd, 2014

Foreword by Senator Bernie Sanders

Fresh from the first 10 billion election campaign, two award-winning authors show how unbridled campaign spending defines our politics and, failing a dramatic intervention, signals the end of our democracy.

Blending vivid reporting from the 2012 campaign trail and deep perspective from decades covering American and international media an


The System: The Glory and Scandal of Big-Time College Football Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780345803030
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Published: Anchor - August 26th, 2014

A Shelf Awareness Best Book of the Year 


Collision 2012: The Future of Election Politics in a Divided America Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143125686
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Published: Penguin Books - August 26th, 2014

From the bestselling author of "The Battle for America" "2008" and longtime "Washington Post "correspondent, an inside view and analysis of the Obama-Romney presidential race


Sisters Cover Image
$8.79
ISBN: 9780545540605
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Published: Graphix - August 26th, 2014

Raina Telgemeier’s #1 New York Times bestselling, Eisner Award-winning companion to Smile!

Raina can't wait to be a big sister. But once Amara is born, things aren't quite how she expected them to be. Amara is cute, but she's also a cranky, grouchy baby, and mostly prefers to play by herself.


Captain Underpants and the Tyrannical Retaliation of the Turbo Toilet 2000 (Captain Underpants #11) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780545504904
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - August 26th, 2014

Just when you thought it was safe to flush, the Turbo Toilet 2000 strikes back! The carnivorous commode known for devouring everything in its path has built up a real appetite... for REVENGE! Luckily, the fate of humanity is once again in the hands of George and Harold and their annoying nemesis Melvin Sneedly. Will Wedgie Power prevail?


Escape From Lucien (Amulet #6) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780545433150
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Published: Graphix - August 26th, 2014

Kazu Kibuishi's #1 NEW YORK TIMES bestselling series continues!

Navin and his classmates journey to Lucien, a city ravaged by war and plagued by mysterious creatures, where they search for a beacon essential to their fight against the Elf King. Meanwhile, Emily heads back into the Void with Max, one of the Elf King's loyal followers, where she learns his darkest secrets.


Nuts to You Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780060092757
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Published: Greenwillow Books - August 26th, 2014

How far would you go for a friend? In Nuts to You, the funny and moving illustrated novel by Newbery Medalist Lynne Rae Perkins, two squirrels go very far indeed to save a friend who has been snatched up by a hawk. Nuts to You “begs to be read aloud . . . another completely original and exceptional package from Perkins,” said the Horn Book.


Uni the Unicorn Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780385375559
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - August 26th, 2014

Amy Krouse Rosenthal's New York Times bestselling story of friendship, unicorns, and the power of believing!
 


Take Away the a Cover Image
$14.36
ISBN: 9781592701568
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Published: Enchanted Lion Books - September 9th, 2014

Take Away the A is a fun, imaginative romp through the alphabet. The idea behind the book is that within every language there are words that change and become a different word through the simple subtraction of a single letter. In other words, without the "A," the Beast is Best.


The Revenge of Seven (Lorien Legacies #5) Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780062194725
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Published: HarperCollins - August 26th, 2014

The fifth book of the #1 New York Times bestselling I Am Number Four series!

The Garde have suffered an unbearable loss. Number Five has betrayed them. Eight is gone forever. Ella has been kidnapped. The others are now scattered.


The Rule of Thoughts (The Mortality Doctrine, Book Two) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385741415
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Published: Delacorte Press - August 26th, 2014

From James Dashner, author of the #1 New York Times bestselling MAZE RUNNER series, comes the second book in the bestselling Mortality Doctrine series, an edge-of-your-seat cyber-adventure trilogy that includes The Eye of Minds and The Game of Lives


A Little Something Different: Fourteen Viewpoints, One Love Story Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250061454
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Published: Swoon Reads - August 26th, 2014

14 viewpoints, one love story. Sandy Hall’s debut novel is an irresistibly sweet romance between two college students told from multiple perspectives.


yolo Cover Image
$15.26
ISBN: 9781419708718
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - August 26th, 2014

Positive: A Memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062342515
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Published: HarperCollins - August 26th, 2014

An astonishing memoir for the untold number of children whose lives have been touched by bullying. Positive is a must-read for teens, their parents, educators, and administrators—a brave, visceral work that will save lives and resonate deeply.


Asylum Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062220974
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Published: HarperCollins - August 26th, 2014

Madeleine Roux's New York Times bestselling Asylum is a thrilling and creepy photo-illustrated novel that Publishers Weekly called "a strong YA debut that reveals the enduring impact of buried trauma on a place."


Sanctum (Asylum #2) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062220998
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Published: HarperCollins - August 26th, 2014

In the chilling second book in the New York Times bestselling Asylum series, three teens must return to the asylum that still haunts their dreams to end the nightmare once and for all.


Not a Drop to Drink Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062198518
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - August 26th, 2014

Fans of classic frontier survival stories, as well as readers of dystopian literature, will enjoy this futuristic story where water is worth more than gold.


The Fourteenth Goldfish Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780375870644
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - August 26th, 2014

Believe in the possible . . . with this "warm, witty, and wise" New York Times bestselling novel from three-time Newbery Honor winner Jennifer L. Holm. A perfect read about a child's relationship with her grandfather!
 
Galileo. Newton. Salk. Oppenheimer.
Science can change the world . . . but can it go too far?
 


The Zero Degree Zombie Zone Cover Image
By Patrik Henry Bass, Jerry Craft (Illustrator)
$5.59
ISBN: 9780545132114
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - August 26th, 2014






The 39 Clues: Unstoppable Book 4: Flashpoint Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780545521475
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - August 26th, 2014

FINAL HOURS.

Tick tock. Fifteen-year-old Amy Cahill has only a few days to live. There’s a poison coursing through her, and her only chance is to collect ingredients for an antidote. Too bad the antidote’s ingredients are scattered around the world.


Kinda Like Brothers Cover Image
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Published: Scholastic Press - August 26th, 2014

Jarrett doesn't trust Kevon.But he's got to share a room with him anyway.


Ghost Hawk Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781442481428
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - August 26th, 2014

A friendship between a young Native American and a colonial New England settler endangers them both in this “simply unforgettable” (Booklist, starred review) adventure story from Newbery Medalist Susan Cooper.

On the winter day Little Hawk is sent into the woods alone, he can take only a bow and arrows, his handcrafted tomahawk, and the amazing metal knife his father tra


Gabriel Finley and the Raven's Riddle Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385371032
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - August 26th, 2014

“A first-rate fantasy for middle-grade readers,” declares Booklist in a starred review, comparing Gabriel Finley to Harry Potter, Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials series, and The Mysterious Benedict Society.
 


Will in Scarlet Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780375872921
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Published: Yearling - August 26th, 2014

This reimagining of the Robin Hood legend tells the story of the young boy behind the bandit hero's rise to fame.
 
Will Shackley is the son of a lord, and though just thirteen, he’s led a charmed, protected life and is the heir to Shackley House, while his father is away on the Third Crusade with King Richard the Lionheart.
 


Cartwheeling in Thunderstorms Cover Image
$17.09
ISBN: 9781442490611
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - August 26th, 2014

Even a life on the untamed plains of Africa can’t prepare Wilhelmina for the wilds of an English boarding school in this lovely and lyrical novel from the author of Rooftoppers, which Booklist called “a glorious adventure.”

Wilhelmina Silver’s world is golden.


The Brilliant World of Tom Gates Cover Image
By L Pichon, L Pichon (Illustrator)
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Published: Candlewick - August 26th, 2014

The top-selling U.K. series for middle-grade readers now crosses the pond!


Warriors Super Edition: Tallstar's Revenge Cover Image
By Erin Hunter, James L. Barry (Illustrator)
$6.39
ISBN: 9780062218063
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Published: HarperCollins - August 26th, 2014

Warriors Super Edition: Tallstar's Revenge is an epic stand-alone adventure in Erin Hunter's #1 nationally bestselling Warriors series!


Warriors Super Edition: Bramblestar's Storm Cover Image
By Erin Hunter, James L. Barry (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780062291431
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Published: HarperCollins - August 26th, 2014

An epic stand-alone adventure in Erin Hunter’s #1 nationally bestselling Warriors series!

In this Super Edition, return to ThunderClan after the events of the fourth Warriors arc, Omen of the Stars.


The Zoo at the Edge of the World Cover Image
By Eric Kahn Gale, Sam Nielson (Illustrator)
$13.59
ISBN: 9780062125163
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Published: Balzer + Bray - August 26th, 2014

From the author of The Bully Book comes a timeless story about a young boy, his father, and the world that comes between them, which New York Times–bestselling author Peter Lerangis called "magical, mysterious, fresh, original, and full of heart."


Lockwood & Co. The Screaming Staircase Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781423186922
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - August 26th, 2014

A sinister Problem has occurred in London: all nature of ghosts, haunts, spirits, and specters are appearing throughout the city, and they aren't exactly friendly. Only young people have the psychic abilities required to see-and eradicate-these supernatural foes.


The Cat, the Dog, Little Red, the Exploding Eggs, the Wolf, and Grandma Cover Image
By Diane Fox, Christyan Fox (Illustrator)
$13.59
ISBN: 9780545694810
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Published: Scholastic Press - August 26th, 2014

A comical twist on "Little Red Riding Hood" told by Cat and Dog!

Cat starts reading "Little Red Riding Hood" and explains, "It's a story about a little girl who always wears a red cape with a hood."

Dog says, "COOL! I love stories about superheroes. What's her special power?"

Cat says, "She doesn't have any special powers.


Fly Guy's Amazing Tricks (Fly Guy #14) Cover Image
By Tedd Arnold, Tedd Arnold (Illustrator)
$5.59
ISBN: 9780545493291
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Published: Cartwheel Books - August 26th, 2014

In the latest installment of Tedd Arnold's NEW YORK TIMES bestselling Fly Guy series, Fly Guy puts on a show with all the new tricks that Buzz taught him. But when Fly Guy shows off The Backstroke, The Dizzy Doozie, and The Big Booger at dinner-time, Buzz tells Fly Guy only to do the tricks on command.


Amelia Bedelia Chalks One Up (I Can Read Level 1) Cover Image
By Herman Parish, Lynne Avril (Illustrator)
$3.99
ISBN: 9780062334213
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Published: Greenwillow Books - August 26th, 2014

Learn to read with young Amelia Bedelia! Amelia Bedelia has been loved by readers for more than fifty years, and it turns out that her childhood is full of silly mix-ups, too!


Amelia Bedelia Chapter Book #5: Amelia Bedelia Shapes Up Cover Image
By Herman Parish, Lynne Avril (Illustrator)
$4.79
ISBN: 9780062333964
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Published: Greenwillow Books - August 26th, 2014

In the fifth book in the New York Times‒best-selling chapter book series about the childhood of America's favorite housekeeper, Amelia Bedelia takes to the field, the yoga mat, and the track, with hilarious results. Includes a guide to the idioms used in the book and features black-and-white art throughout. The Amelia Bedelia books have sold more than 35 million copies.


Day Dreamers: A Journey of Imagination Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780385376709
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - August 26th, 2014

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Wonderful Things You Will Be comes this companion to Dream Animals -- a celebration of the imagination of children dreaming both day and night!
 


If Kids Ran the World Cover Image
$15.19
ISBN: 9780545441964
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Published: The Blue Sky Press - August 26th, 2014

Two-time Caldecott Medalists Leo and Diane Dillon show children playfully creating a more generous, peaceful world where everyone shares with others.

All roads lead to kindness in this powerful final collaboration between Leo and Diane Dillon.


There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly! Cover Image
By Lucille Colandro, Jared Lee (Illustrator)
$5.59
ISBN: 9780545682923
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Published: Cartwheel Books - August 26th, 2014

It's the Old Lady as you've never seen her before! Now she's swallowing animals from the classic story...to create a home full of lovable pets!

With rhyming text and hilarious illustrations, this is the original song young readers know and love with a wacky twist. The perfect story to read all year long!


Alexander, Who's Trying His Best to Be the Best Boy Ever Cover Image
By Judith Viorst, Isidre Mones (Illustrator)
$14.39
ISBN: 9781481423533
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - August 26th, 2014

Alexander tries his hand at behaving in this hilarious companion to the bestselling classic Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.

Last night somebody ate a whole box of jelly donuts.


13 Words Cover Image
By Lemony Snicket, Maira Kalman (Illustrator)
$6.39
ISBN: 9780061664670
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Published: HarperCollins - September 9th, 2014

From bestselling author Lemony Snicket and celebrated illustrator Maira Kalman comes an uproarious, whimsical word book like no other.


Earth Space Moon Base Cover Image
$15.29
ISBN: 9780385373111
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - August 26th, 2014

Outer space, a moon base, and . . . bananas? Discover Ben Joel Price’s quirky extraterrestrial world and its unusual trio of guardians.
 


What There Is Before There Is Anything There: A Scary Story Cover Image
By Liniers, Elisa Amado (Translator)
$15.16
ISBN: 9781554983858
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Published: Groundwood Books - September 9th, 2014

Every night when his parents turn off the light, strange creatures descend from the black space where the ceiling used to be . . . First comes one, then another, and then more and more. They stand all around him, staring, not saying a word. And then, worst of all, comes the dark, shapeless one that tells him, I am what's there before there is anything there . . .


Fiona's Lace Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9781442487246
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - August 26th, 2014

An Irish family stays together with the help of Fiona’s talent for making one-of-a-kind lace in this heartwarming immigration story from the New York Times bestselling creator of The Keeping Quilt.

Many years ago, times were hard in all of Ireland, so when passage to America becomes available, Fiona and her family travel to Chicago.


Little Elliot, Big City Cover Image
By Mike Curato, Mike Curato (Illustrator)
$14.39
ISBN: 9780805098259
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - August 26th, 2014

Amid the hustle and bustle of the big city, the big crowds and bigger buildings, Little Elliot leads a quiet life. In spite of the challenges he faces, Elliot finds many wonderful things to enjoy—like cupcakes! And when his problems seem insurmountable, Elliot discovers something even sweeter—a friend.


Theseus and the Minotaur: A Toon Graphic (Toon Graphic Mythology) Cover Image
$13.56
ISBN: 9781935179610
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Published: Toon Graphics - September 1st, 2013

Son of both a god and a man, Theseus was destined for greatness. How did he become both the king of Athens and the creator of democracy? A must for fans of Percy Jackson and mythology-inspired video games--it will captivate young readers and nourish their imaginations.


Who Sleeps, Cat the Cat? Cover Image
By Mo Willems, Mo Willems (Illustrator)
$6.39
ISBN: 9780062306555
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Published: Balzer + Bray - August 26th, 2014

Mo Willems's New York Times bestselling Cat the Cat series is now in board book format—the perfect baby gift.


Who Says That, Cat the Cat? Cover Image
By Mo Willems, Mo Willems (Illustrator)
$5.59
ISBN: 9780062306548
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Published: Balzer + Bray - August 26th, 2014

Mo Willems's New York Times bestselling Cat the Cat series is now in board book format—the perfect baby gift.


Olivia's ABC Cover Image
By Ian Falconer, Ian Falconer (Illustrator)
$7.19
ISBN: 9781481421928
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - August 26th, 2014

Everyone’s favorite pig takes on the ABCs in this adorable board book that explores the alphabet with Olivia’s—and Caldecott Honoree Ian Falconer’s—signature creativity.

A is for accessories,
B is for books,
and O is for...
OLIVIA, of course!

Come along from A to Z in this unique and raucous romp through the alphabet as only Olivia could


Ripley's Believe It or Not! Reality Shock! (Annual #11) Cover Image
$26.06
ISBN: 9781609911096
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Published: Ripley Publishing - September 9th, 2014

Reality Shock is the 2015 edition of Ripley's Believe It or Not bestselling annual series. This incredible collection is loaded with unbelievable facts, amazing stories, and incredible animals. With amazing photography, zany stories and unbelievable facts and figures, this book is sure to be a favorite with adults and children alike.


Ripley's Special Edition 2015 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780545681629
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - August 26th, 2014

Another year's worth of wild and wacky information from Ripley's Believe It or Not!

144 pages of awesomely weird information and photos. Cover includes eye-catching special effects!


Scholastic Almanac for Kids 2015 Cover Image
$12.59
ISBN: 9780545679497
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Published: Scholastic Paperback Nonfiction - August 26th, 2014

Updated for 2015 with the newest, most exciting facts and stats.

Need help with studying? Love trivia? Just want to impress your friends or teachers? The Scholastic Almanac for Kids 2015 has information about practically everything! If you have questions, this book has answers.


Information Graphics: Human Body Cover Image
By Simon Rogers, Peter Grundy (Illustrator)
$14.39
ISBN: 9780763671235
Availability: Backordered.
Published: Big Picture Press - August 26th, 2014

The second in a visually stunning series, Information Graphics: Human Body shows just how interesting and humorous scientific information can be. Complex facts about the human body are reinterpreted as stylish infographics that astonish, amuse, and inform.


Lego Ninjago: Ninja vs. Nindroid Activity Book (with Minifigure) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780545685825
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - July 29th, 2014

Calling all ninja LEGO(R) Ninjago continues to be a blockbuster.
The action continues with all your favorite ninja This book is packed with stories, games, and activities about the Masters of Spinjitzu. Comes with a minifigure of Zane, the White Ninja.


I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Dreidel Cover Image
By Caryn Yacowitz, David Slonim (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780439915304
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Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - August 26th, 2014

A family drives through the snow to visit their beloved bubbe, who spreads out a Chanukah supper for everyone to enjoy. But one dish goes a little wrong:



"I know an old lady who swallowed a dreidel

A Chanukah dreidel she thought was a bagel...

Perhaps it's fatal."


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