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Erika Hueneke

The World's Most Amazing Castles: Timeless Treasures Around the Globe

Hardcover (Aug. 18, 2020)
From Guinevere to Game of Thrones, from Dracula to Disney fairy tales, castles have captured the imagination of humankind for centuries. This exceptional bucket list travel guide takes the reader to the 100 most amazing castles across the globe, revealing their intriguing histories and must-see treasures. Explore the British Isles’ most storied palaces, the graceful chateaux of France, Germany’s mountaintop manors, the exotic castillos of Spain and Portugal, Asia’s ornate imperial forts and more. In addition, readers will find out … More
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Henry Fersko-Weiss LCSW, Sallie Tisdale

Finding Peace at the End of Life: A Death Doula's Guide for Families and Caregivers

Paperback (Aug. 1, 2020)

From a longtime end-of-life “midwife,” a practical guide to navigating the transition from life to death.

Fersko-Weiss recounts beautiful stories that show that dying doesn't need to be as bleak and soul-wrenching as we think. It can be meaningful and even life-affirming.

The doula approach to death offers opportunities to explore the meaning of life and to convey that meaning through legacy work. Based on the model of care provided by birth doulas, it emphasizes thoughtful planning for how the …

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Age
4-8
Grade
PK-3

Mike Berenstain

The Berenstain Bears Love Is Kind

Paperback (Aug. 4, 2020)

In The Berenstain Bears Love is Kind, good manners have been wearing a little thin in the Bear family’s tree house. Maybe the bears just woke up on the wrong side of bed. Maybe they’re all so busy that they’re getting grouchy and cranky. Whatever the reason, it’s clear that things are on the wrong track in the politeness department. Grizzly Gran does not approve. But rather than scold, she brings the Bears a gift—a handmade sampler with a gentle …

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Age
9-12
Grade
4-7

Christina Rice, Jeremy Whitley, Casey W. Coller, Kate Sherron

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Volume 19

Paperback (Aug. 18, 2020)
Great stories, great adventures, and valuable lessons, brought to you by Twilight Sparkle, Pinkie Pie, Rainbow Dash, Rarity, Applejack, Fluttershy, and all your pony friends!It's exam time at the School of Friendship, and Ocellus has come up with an idea for a stellar project that's sure to impress all her teachers--a history of Equestria shown through her own unique Changeling abilities! Then, Applejack helps Apple Bloom learn about the meaning of courage when she tells her sister a story about … More
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Age
4-8
Grade
PK-3

Jorge Doneiger, Guido Chouela, David Sisso, Marcelo Setton

Curious Comparisons: A Life-Size Look at the World Around You

Hardcover (Aug. 11, 2020)
Which weighs more, a pound of lead or a pound of feathers? How many ants does it take to steal a piece of cake? Life-size photos and a clever text explore concepts of size, measurement, time, and more.Are you curious about numbers, size, and how something small stacks up to something big, like the number of grains of sand that fill a bucket? Using life-size photographs, engaging gatefolds, and witty asides, Jorge Doneiger beautifully demonstrates relative size, along with quantitative … More
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Age
8-12
Grade
3-7

Sholly Fisch, Marcelo DiChiara

Teen Titans Go! to Camp

Paperback (Aug. 4, 2020)
Summer's in the air and the Teen Titans are leaving Jump City behind for six fun-filled weeks of mosquitoes, sunstroke, and poison ivy at summer camp!What the Titans don't realize until they arrive is that this is Camp Apokolips, where the "bug juice" is made with real bugs, the swimming pool is a fire pit, and the lunch lady is Granny Goodness! Things only get worse when they encounter the bunks they'll be competing against in the camp's games: the … More
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Anna Sherman

The Bells of Old Tokyo: Meditations on Time and a City

Paperback (Aug. 4, 2020)

An elegant and absorbing tour of Tokyo and its residentsFrom 1632 until 1854, Japan’s rulers restricted contact with foreign countries, a near isolation that fostered a remarkable and unique culture that endures to this day. In hypnotic prose and sensual detail, Anna Sherman describes searching for the great bells by which the inhabitants of Edo, later called Tokyo, kept the hours in the shoguns’ city.

An exploration of Tokyo becomes a meditation not just on time, but on history, memory, …

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Age
8-12
Grade
3-7

Grace Ellis, Brittney L. Williams

Lois Lane and the Friendship Challenge

Paperback (Aug. 11, 2020)
From New York Times bestselling author Grace Ellis (Lumberjanes) and artist Brittney Williams (Goldie Vance) comes a new story about 13-year-old Lois Lane as she navigates the confusing worlds of social media and friendship.It's the first day of summer break in the sleepy town of Liberty View, and young Lois Lane bursts onto the scene with what she knows is a sure-to-go-viral video channel. Okay, maybe her platform only receives two views a week (thanks, Mom), and maybe her best … More
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Alice Hoffman

The World That We Knew: A Novel

Paperback (Aug. 4, 2020)
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * LONGLISTED FOR THE ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL On the brink of World War II, with the Nazis tightening their grip on Berlin, a mother’s act of courage and love offers her daughter a chance of survival. “[A] hymn to the power of resistance, perseverance, and enduring love in dark times…gravely beautiful…Hoffman the storyteller continues to dazzle.” —THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEWAt the time when the world changed, Hanni Kohn knows she must send her twelve-year-old … More
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Age
8-12
Grade
3-7

Veronica Chambers, Paul Ryding, Cory Booker

Resist: 35 Profiles of Ordinary People Who Rose Up Against Tyranny and Injustice

Paperback (Aug. 18, 2020) , Reprint edition

A perfect tool for young readers as they grow into the leaders of tomorrow, Veronica Chambers’s inspiring collection of profiles—along with Senator Cory Booker’s stirring foreword—will inspire readers of all ages to stand up for what’s right.

You may only be one person, but you have the power to change the world.

Before they were activists, they were just like you and me. From Frederick Douglass to Malala Yousafzai, Joan of Arc to John Lewis, Susan B. Anthony to Janet …

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Age
3-5
Grade
PK-K

Rebecca Potters, Eone

Peppa's Pizza Party

Paperback (Aug. 4, 2020)
Peppa and her family make pizzas in this delicious storybook with buildable pizza stickers! Based on the hit TV show on Nick Jr.Peppa is about to have the best lunch ever! She and her family host a make-your-own pizza party. They knead the dough, add the sauce, and top it off with all of their favorite yummy ingredients. When little ones are done reading the story, they can make their own pie in the back of the book with special … More
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Greg Iles

Cemetery Road: A Novel

Paperback (Aug. 4, 2020)

Sometimes the price of justice is a good man’s soul.

The #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Natchez Burning trilogy returns with an electrifying tale of friendship, betrayal, and shattering secrets that threaten to destroy a small Mississippi town.

“An ambitious stand-alone thriller that is both an absorbing crime story and an in-depth exploration of grief, betrayal and corruption… Iles’s latest calls to mind the late, great Southern novelist Pat Conroy. Like Conroy, Iles writes with passion, intensity …

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