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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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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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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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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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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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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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The Taco Magician And Other Poems For Kids/El Mago de los Tacos y Otros Poemas Para Ninos By Diane Gonzales Bertrand, Rossy Lima Padilla (Translator) Cover Image
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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.


Jerry Palmer, Buttons, Bolt Cutters & Barricades

Buttons Bolt Cutters and Barricades Texas Anti-Nuke Actions is a first-hand account of the historical actions taken in trying to stop or at least slow the construction of nuclear power plants in the United States and the Comanche Peak plant in particular.  The

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Published: Gerald Palmer - February 6th, 2022

Buttons, Bolt Cutters and Barricades, Texas Anti-Nuke Actions, is a first-hand account of the historical actions taken in trying to stop or at least slow the construction of nuclear power plants in the United States and the Comanche Peak plant in particular.


Alexis Orate, Balloon Bridges

author photoBalloon Bridges is a story inspired by Alexis and Lily's joint grief. Alexis's niece, Bridges, died from D.R.E.S.S. Syndrome when she was 11 years-old. Lily's oldest twins, Kea and Kili died from complications of prematurity.

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By Alexis A. Orate, Lily Olteanu (Illustrator)
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Published: Legacy Fountain Series LLC - April 18th, 2021

Mel Eichelbaum, The Legal Aid Lawyer

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ISBN: 9781543975536
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Published: BookBaby - September 19th, 2019

The book details, from a personal and unique perspective, the history of the development and progress of some of the very significant civil rights and poverty law reform cases, several of which went all the way up to the United States Supreme Court.


Brad Hanson, author of The Secret Eye

The Secret Eye tells the story of two young men who meet on the battlefield of the Pacific Theater during World War II.  Charlie Brand joined the Navy right after the attack at Pearl Harbor and became the best Radar operator in the fleet while serving on the USS Lexington.  Hadaki Yamatsumi joined the Japanese military at the same time and through a series of events, becomes the Kamikaze pilot who hits t

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Published: BookBaby - September 2nd, 2021

Charlie Brand, barely 17, enters World War II where he protects the fleet from Japanese threats in this new novel about the history of radar in World War II.


Randolph Farmer, The Knights of the Golden Circle in Texas: How a Secret Society Shaped a State

A native Texan born from a family whose ancestors first came to Texas as early as 1817 when it was still a Spanish possession, Mr. Farmer is the author of two previously published books on Texas history.

The Knights of the Golden Circle in Texas: How a Secret Society Helped Provoke Civil War By Randolph W. Farmer Cover Image
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Published: Vita Histria - February 23rd, 2021

The United States today is a divided nation and some say the country may be heading toward breakup, or possibly civil war. That has happened before and the result was disastrous. As many as 750,000 Americans perished during the Civil War. A study of the causes of our last Civil War may help to prevent another.


Cheryl Peña, The House of Wynne Lift

Cheryl Peña was born with her twin sister in San Antonio, Texas in 1971. She learned to read and write at age four, and began writing fiction and poetry shortly after. In 2000, she received an honors B.F.A.

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Published: Independently Published - July 14th, 2021

Professor Foster Livingston and reporter Peter Wylie join forces in New York, but they are at odds with each other from the start. Despite frequent arguments, they journey through the wilderness to find wealthy recluse, Wynne Lift, missing from society for two decades.


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