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Rodney Gillespie, Dadu the Shark Hunting Dog

Joyce Swartz, The Curious Spell of Madame Genova

The Curious Spell of Madam Genova

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$13.25
ISBN: 9780578936666
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Published: Joyce G. Schwartz, M.D. - August 21st, 2021

Intrigue, adventure, and mishap are just a sampling of what readers can expect from The Curious Spell of Madam Genova. Beginning with a set of beautifully constructed pocket watches, the reader follows their travel through history and the fantastic cast of characters who come into contact with them.


Alexandra Van de Kamp & Laura Van Prooyen

Alexandra van de Kamp’s Ricochet Script examines life as a plot slipping from our hands, veering in unexpected directions as years coalesce behind us.

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$18.00
ISBN: 9781736672112
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Published: Next Page Press - April 1st, 2022

Alexandra van de Kamp's Ricochet Script examines life as a plot slipping from our hands, veering in unexpected directions as years coalesce behind us.


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ISBN: 9781734786965
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Published: Lily Poetry Review - March 1st, 2021

Frances of the Wider Field is about mothers, daughters, time, mortality-the loss of memory and meaning. Van Prooyen's poems have clarity and ferocity, a wild imaginative grace that captures the joy and strangeness of our most intimate and familiar experiences. Frances appears part god, part curious child, part the small solitary voice inside. Van Prooyen asks " Is a sigh a word?


Chris Mullen, Rowdy: Wild and Mean, Sharp and Keen

Chris Mullen is an Award-Winning Author and Teacher from Richmond, Texas. He grew up listening to stories of the old west, imagining he was right there with Gunslingers and Comancheros, fighting for survival in an unforgiving time.

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ISBN: 9781953944702
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Published: Wise Wolf Books - February 24th, 2022

Thrust to the mercy of the Mississippi river, thirteen-year-old Rowdy floats safely away as he watches the smoke rise from his burning farmhouse. His father, dead. His brother, dead. Both gunned down in front of him by a murderous gang of bandits.



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ISBN: 9781953944221
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Published: Wise Wolf Books - March 31st, 2022

Ed Davis, The Last Professional

This is a story of America! Lynden Hoover, a young man on the brink of a new beginning, cannot embrace it without confronting the traumas of his past. Help comes from The Duke, an old loner who calls America’s landscape his home.

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By Ed Davis, Colin Elgie (Illustrator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781951122256
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Published: Artemesia Publishing, LLC - January 25th, 2022

Lynden Hoover is on the brink of a new beginning with a fast-growing tech company, but he first needs to confront the traumas of his past. At age eleven Lynden found a surrogate father in the form of a hobo riding a train, the Tramp, who abused and discarded Lynden. The memory of the Tramp has haunted Lynden's life, ruining his relationships.


Hal Evans, ArtyFacts

The importance of teaching art and art history to young minds cannot be understated. But what is just as important? Making that teaching FUN! In ArtyFacts, hal evans has put his talent for writing whimsical poetry to the task of bringing new fun and intrigue to learning about some of the most iconic works of art.

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$17.95
ISBN: 9781612545004
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Published: Brown Books Kids - June 8th, 2021

Edward Vidaurre, Cry, Howl and Pandemia and Other Poems

Edward Vidaurre is an award-winning poet with eight collections of poetry, publisher and editor-in-chief of FlowerSong Press and Juventud Press.

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$16.00
ISBN: 9781889568096
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Published: Prickly Pear Publishing & Nopalli Press - January 12th, 2022

Cry, Howl, the latest poetry collection by Edward Vidaurre, is sharply focused and insightful into today's reality. It penetrates the disturbing state of things in this "new normal" way of life that seems to besiege us all. But the poet arms himself and us with powerful images that shore up that drowning city that can inhabit us.


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ISBN: 9780989778251
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Published: Aztlan Libre Press - August 15th, 2020

Poetry. Literary Nonfiction. Latinx Studies.


Maya Duff, Snow in our Potties

author photoMaya Noronha Duff was born in Charleston, WV and is the daughter of South Indian immigrants. Reading was a major part of her childhood, with family read-alouds continuing into her teen years.

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ISBN: 9780578960234
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Published: Maya Noronha Duff - May 12th, 2021

What happens when two massive winter storm systems collide in an area that rarely sees snow? From sledding in laundry baskets to jumping into frozen pools to rescue dogs, this book recounts the experiences of one family as well as individuals across the state of Texas.


James Ponti, City Spies: Forbidden City

author photoJames Ponti is the New York Times Bestselling author of three Middle Grade book series: City Spies, about an unlikely squad of five kids from around the world who form an elite MI6 Spy Team; The Edgar Award-winning Framed! 

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ISBN: 9781534479210
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Published: Aladdin - February 1st, 2022

In this third “thrilling” (Kirkus Reviews) installment in the New York Times bestselling series from Edgar Award winner James Ponti, the young group of spies help a fellow agent in another international adventure perfect for fans of Spy School and Mrs.


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$8.99
ISBN: 9781534414921
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Published: Aladdin - January 26th, 2021

A New York Times bestseller!
A GMA3 Summer Reading Squad Selection!
“Ingeniously plotted, and a grin-inducing delight.” —People
“Will keep young readers glued to the page…So when do I get the sequel?” —Beth McMullen, author of Mrs.


Diane Bertrand, Taco Magician

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ISBN: 9781558858916
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Published: Pinata Books - October 31st, 2019

Acclaimed children's book author Diane Gonzales Bertrand shares her poems for children ages 8-12 that explore family, friends and other happenings of everyday life.


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