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The Book Of Longings: A Novel
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|April 21, 2020

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“An extraordinary novel . . . a triumph of insight and storytelling.” — Associated Press “ A true masterpiece. ” —Glennon Doyle, author of Untamed An extraordinary story set in the first century about a woman who finds her voice and her destiny, from the…
A Long Petal Of The Sea: A Novel
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|January 21, 2020

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of The House of the Spirits, this epic novel spanning decades and crossing continents follows two young people as they flee the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War in search of a place to call home. “One of the most…
Washington Black
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|April 9, 2019

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Winner of the 2018 Scotiabank Giller Prize A dazzling, original novel of slavery and freedom, from the author of the international bestseller Half-Blood Blues When two English brothers arrive at a Barbados sugar plantation, they bring with them a darkness beyond…
Homegoing
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|May 2, 2017

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" Homegoing is an inspiration." —Ta-Nehisi Coates An unforgettable New York Times bestseller of exceptional scope and sweeping vision that traces the descendants of two sisters across three hundred years in Ghana and America. A riveting kaleidoscopic…
The Splendid And The Vile: A Saga Of Churchill, Family, And Defiance During The Blitz
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|February 25, 2020

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The author of The Devil in the White City and Dead Wake delivers an intimate chronicle of Winston Churchill and London during the Blitz—an inspiring portrait of courage and leadership in a time of unprecedented crisis “A bravura…
Shame On Me: An Anatomy Of Race And Belonging

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Interrogating our ideas of race through the lens of her own multi-racial identity, critically acclaimed novelist Tessa McWatt turns her eye on herself, her body and this world in a powerful new work of non-fiction. Tessa McWatt has been called Susie Wong,…
Stamped From The Beginning: The Definitive History Of Racist Ideas In America
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|August 15, 2017

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The National Book Award winning history of how racist ideas were created, spread, and deeply rooted in American society. Some Americans insist that we're living in a post-racial society. But racist thought is not just alive and well in America--it is more…
Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, And You: A Remix Of The National Book Award-winning Stamped From The…
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|March 10, 2020

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The #1 New York Times bestseller and a USAToday bestseller! A timely, crucial, and empowering exploration of racism--and antiracism--in America This is NOT a history book. This is a book about the here and now. A book to help us better understand why we are where…
Becoming Brianna (Indigo Special Edition)
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|May 5, 2020

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National bestselling author Terri Libenson returns with another endearing, relatable story of friendship and finding confidence. Perfect for fans of Raina Telgemeier and Jennifer L. Holm. Middle school is full of challenges. Everyone knows how much brainy Bri…
Firebird
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|September 4, 2014

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In her debut picture book, Misty Copeland tells the story of a young girl--an every girl--whose confidence is fragile and who is questioning her own ability to reach the heights that Misty has reached. Misty encourages this young girl's faith in herself and shows…
The Word Collector
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|January 30, 2018

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Some people collect stamps. Some people collect coins. Some people collect art. And Jerome? Jerome collected words . . . In this extraordinary new tale from Peter H. Reynolds, Jerome discovers the magic of the words all around him - short and sweet words,…
Mandy's Gourmet Salads: Recipes For Lettuce And Life

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From the sisters behind Montreal's sensational gourmet salads comes an overwhelmingly gorgeous cookbook, packed with simple and delicious recipes for salads--and much more! There's nothing a Mandy's salad can't fix. Want an explosion of colour, texture, flavour…
Falastin: A Cookbook
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|June 16, 2020

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Falastin is a soulful tour of Palestinian cookery today from Ottolenghi's Executive Chef Sami Tamimi, with 120 highly cookable recipes contextualized by his personal narrative of the Palestine he grew up in. The story of Palestine's food is really the story of…