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  • This Is How It Always Is

    LAURIE FRANKEL

    Paperback (Flatiron Books, Jan. 23, 2018)
    New York Times BestsellerThe Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick“Every once in a while, I read a book that opens my eyes in a way I never expected.” ―Reese Witherspoon (Reese’s Book Club x Hello Sunshine book pick)People Magazine’s Top 10 Books of 2017Amazon’s Best Books of 2017: Top 20Amazon’s Best Literature and Fiction of 2017Bustle’s 17 Books Every Woman Should Read From 2017PopSugar’s Our Favorite Books of the Year (So Far)Refinery29's Best Books of the Year So FarBookBrowse’s The 20 Best Books of 2017Pacific Northwest Book Awards FinalistThe Globe and Mail's Top 100 Books of 2017Longlisted for 2019 International DUBLIN Literary Award“It made me laugh, it made me cry, it made me think.” ―Liane Moriarty, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Big Little LiesThis is how a family keeps a secret…and how that secret ends up keeping them.This is how a family lives happily ever after…until happily ever after becomes complicated.This is how children change…and then change the world.This is Claude. He’s five years old, the youngest of five brothers, and loves peanut butter sandwiches. He also loves wearing a dress, and dreams of being a princess.When he grows up, Claude says, he wants to be a girl.Rosie and Penn want Claude to be whoever Claude wants to be. They’re just not sure they’re ready to share that with the world. Soon the entire family is keeping Claude’s secret. Until one day it explodes. Laurie Frankel's This Is How It Always Is is a novel about revelations, transformations, fairy tales, and family. And it’s about the ways this is how it always is: Change is always hard and miraculous and hard again, parenting is always a leap into the unknown with crossed fingers and full hearts, children grow but not always according to plan. And families with secrets don’t get to keep them forever.
  • This Is How It Always Is: A Novel

    Laurie Frankel

    eBook (Flatiron Books, Jan. 24, 2017)
    New York Times BestsellerThe Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick“Every once in a while, I read a book that opens my eyes in a way I never expected.” —Reese Witherspoon (Reese’s Book Club x Hello Sunshine book pick)People Magazine’s Top 10 Books of 2017Amazon’s Best Books of 2017: Top 20Amazon’s Best Literature and Fiction of 2017Bustle’s 17 Books Every Woman Should Read From 2017PopSugar’s Our Favorite Books of the Year (So Far)Refinery29's Best Books of the Year So FarBookBrowse’s The 20 Best Books of 2017Pacific Northwest Book Awards FinalistThe Globe and Mail's Top 100 Books of 2017Longlisted for 2019 International DUBLIN Literary Award“It made me laugh, it made me cry, it made me think.” —Liane Moriarty, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Big Little LiesThis is how a family keeps a secret…and how that secret ends up keeping them.This is how a family lives happily ever after…until happily ever after becomes complicated.This is how children change…and then change the world.This is Claude. He’s five years old, the youngest of five brothers, and loves peanut butter sandwiches. He also loves wearing a dress, and dreams of being a princess.When he grows up, Claude says, he wants to be a girl.Rosie and Penn want Claude to be whoever Claude wants to be. They’re just not sure they’re ready to share that with the world. Soon the entire family is keeping Claude’s secret. Until one day it explodes. Laurie Frankel's This Is How It Always Is is a novel about revelations, transformations, fairy tales, and family. And it’s about the ways this is how it always is: Change is always hard and miraculous and hard again, parenting is always a leap into the unknown with crossed fingers and full hearts, children grow but not always according to plan. And families with secrets don’t get to keep them forever.
  • This Is How It Always Is: A Novel

    Laurie Frankel

    Hardcover (Flatiron Books, Jan. 24, 2017)
    New York Times BestsellerThe Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick“Every once in a while, I read a book that opens my eyes in a way I never expected.” ―Reese Witherspoon (Reese’s Book Club x Hello Sunshine book pick)People Magazine’s Top 10 Books of 2017Amazon’s Best Books of 2017: Top 20Amazon’s Best Literature and Fiction of 2017Bustle’s 17 Books Every Woman Should Read From 2017PopSugar’s Our Favorite Books of the Year (So Far)Refinery29's Best Books of the Year So FarBookBrowse’s The 20 Best Books of 2017Pacific Northwest Book Awards FinalistThe Globe and Mail's Top 100 Books of 2017Longlisted for 2019 International DUBLIN Literary Award“It made me laugh, it made me cry, it made me think.” ―Liane Moriarty, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Big Little LiesThis is how a family keeps a secret…and how that secret ends up keeping them.This is how a family lives happily ever after…until happily ever after becomes complicated.This is how children change…and then change the world.This is Claude. He’s five years old, the youngest of five brothers, and loves peanut butter sandwiches. He also loves wearing a dress, and dreams of being a princess.When he grows up, Claude says, he wants to be a girl.Rosie and Penn want Claude to be whoever Claude wants to be. They’re just not sure they’re ready to share that with the world. Soon the entire family is keeping Claude’s secret. Until one day it explodes. Laurie Frankel's This Is How It Always Is is a novel about revelations, transformations, fairy tales, and family. And it’s about the ways this is how it always is: Change is always hard and miraculous and hard again, parenting is always a leap into the unknown with crossed fingers and full hearts, children grow but not always according to plan. And families with secrets don’t get to keep them forever.
  • This Is How It Always Is

    Laurie Frankel

    Hardcover (Thorndike Press Large Print, April 5, 2017)
    A family reshapes their ideas about family, love and loyalty when youngest son Claude reveals increasingly determined preferences for girls' clothing and accessories and refuses to stay silent. By the author of Goodbye for Now. (general fiction).
  • This Is How It Always Is: The warm and uplifting novel about a family keeping a big secret

    Laurie Frankel

    Hardcover (HEADLINE REVIEW, Feb. 9, 2017)
    This is How it Always is
  • ALASKA

    Frank Lauria

    Paperback (Aladdin, Aug. 1, 1996)
    When their bush pilot father's plane vanishes somewhere on the Alaskan frontier during a killer blizzard, two children set out on an impossible mission to rescue him, aided only by an orphan polar bear cub. Original. Movie tie-in.
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  • Girlfight

    Frank Lauria

    Mass Market Paperback (Simon Pulse, Oct. 1, 2000)
    "You're nothing but trouble..." "You'll never amount to anything..." YOU WILL PROVE THEM WRONG Nothing comes easy for Diana Guzman. She's in trouble at school, her father underestimates her, and her friends are few. Then, in a gritty Brooklyn gym, she discovers the secret world of boxing. Day by day, as she trains in secret, she finds an outlet for all her anger, energy, and frustration. And Adrian, a handsome young boxer with dreams of his own, is soon part of the attraction. Now Diana is feeling something new -- confidence, pride, respect. She's standing a little bit taller, and in the blood, sweat, and roar of the ring, she's going the distance. But the cost of winning may be the love she has just begun to taste...
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  • SKULL AND CROSSBONES: ZORRO

    Frank Lauria

    Mass Market Paperback (Aladdin, Feb. 1, 1999)
    Zorro crosses swords with El Fuego, a pirate chieftan whose attacks along the California coastline are aimed at setting up a haven for pirates and cutthroats
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  • The MASK OF ZORRO YA

    Frank Lauria

    Paperback (Aladdin, July 1, 1998)
    A novelization for youngsters of the action-adventure film, produced by Steven Spielberg, follows the masked crusader as he tries to save California from a greedy tyrant, and features pictures from the movie. Original. Movie tie-in.
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  • SKULL AND CROSSBONES: ZORRO by Frank Lauria

    Frank Lauria

    Mass Market Paperback (Aladdin, March 15, 1770)
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  • This Is How It Always Is - Target Book Club Edition

    Laurie Frankel

    Paperback (Flatiron Books, Jan. 8, 2019)
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  • This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel

    Laurie Frankel

    Paperback (kore, Jan. 23, 2018)
    This is how a family keeps a secret...and how that secret ends up keeping them. This is how a family lives happily ever after...until happily ever after becomes complicated. This is how children change...and then change the world. This is Claude. He's five years old, the youngest of five brothers, and loves peanut butter sandwiches. He also loves wearing a dress, and dreams of being a princess. When he grows up, Claude says, he wants to be a girl. Rosie and Penn want Claude to be whoever Claude wants to be. They're just not sure they're ready to share that with the world. Soon the entire family is keeping Claude's secret. Until one day it explodes. Laurie Frankel's This Is How It Always Is is a novel about revelations, transformations, fairy tales, and family. And it's about the ways this is how it always is: Change is always hard and miraculous and hard again, parenting is always a leap into the unknown with crossed fingers and full hearts, children grow but not always according to plan. And families with secrets don't get to keep them forever.