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  The Hidden Life of Trees
  Greystone Books
“A paradigm-smashing chronicle of joyous entanglement that will make you acknowledge your own entanglement in the ancient and ever-new web of being.”—Charles Foster, author of...
  Frommer's Italy 2017
Since Italy is too large and varied to be researched by one author or even two, Frommer's Italy written by multiple authors and is among the most up-to-date and fastidiously f...
  Girl Trouble
  Hawthorne Books
Bestselling memoirist and psychotherapist Kerry Cohen (Loose Girl: A Memoir of Promiscuity) explores complicated female friendships in Girl Trouble. Beginning with her relatio...
  Much Ado
  Lenehan, Michael
  Agate Midway
Much Ado, written by award-winning journalist Michael Lenehan, gives readers an intimate, behind-the-scenes look at the lauded American Players Theatre’s 2014 production of Wi...
  Somos como las nubes / We Are Like the Clouds
  Groundwood Books
Why are young people leaving their country to walk to the United States to seek a new, safe home? Over 100,000 such children have left Central America. This book of poetry hel...
  Flying Couch
  Kurzweil, Amy
  Black Balloon Publishing
Flying Couch, Amy Kurzweil’s debut, tells the stories of three unforgettable women. Amy weaves her own coming-of-age as a young Jewish artist into the narrative of her mother,...
  The People of the Broken Neck
  Zobal, Silas D
  Unbridled Books
From the woods where he hides with his nearly grown son Clarke and his young daughter King, ex-Army Ranger Dominick Sawyer watches Agent Charlie Basin’s flashlight beam bounce...
  The Populist Explosion
  Judis, John B.
  Columbia Global Reports
What's happening in global politics, and is there a thread that ties it all together? There is, and it is called populism. In the spring and summer of 2016, the world's ...
  The Advertising Solution
  Entrepreneur Press
Distilling the wisdom of the world’s greatest advertisers, direct marketing expert Craig Simpson delivers an education on direct marketing and advertising copy that creates br...
  Atticus Claw Goes Ashore
  Gray, Jennifer
  Faber & Faber
Atticus is on beach cleaning duty with the kittens when he finds a message in a bottle from Fishhook Frank. Fishhook is marooned on a desert island, but he promises Atticus t...
  The Home Place
  Lanham, J. D
  Milkweed Editions
“In me, there is the red of miry clay, the brown of spring floods, the gold of ripening tobacco. All of these hues are me; I am, in the deepest sense, colored.” From these fer...
  Swan Boy
  Sheehan, Nikki
  Oneworld Publications
" An insightful story about bereavement and bullying.” —Publishers Weekly When Johnny’s father dies, his family must leave their home, move to a tiny apartment in a busy c...
  Brat Pack America
  Smokler, Kevin
  Rare Bird Books, A Vireo Book
From the fictional towns of Hill Valley, CA, and Shermer, IL, to the beautiful landscapes of the “Goondocks” in Astoria and the “time of your life” dirty dancing resort still ...
  Super Animal Powers
  Adventure Publications
Animals are amazing—you might even say they’re super! They have special abilities that you’ve only seen in comic books and on your favorite cartoons. Super speed, laser eyes, ...
  Make and Move: T Rex
  Bright, Michael
  Silver Dolphin Books
The ferocious king of the dinosaurs is brought into your hands in Make and Move: T. Rex. This illustrated learning guide presents basic facts about dinosaur anatomy in an easi...
  The Best Travel Writing, Volume 11
  Travelers' Tales
The Best Travel Writing, Volume 11 is the latest in the annual Travelers' Tales series launched in 2004 to celebrate the world's best travel writing — from Nobel Prize winners...
  Margo Thinks Twice
  Arnaldo, Monica
  Owlkids Books
Margo is an imaginative, adventurous little girl who has just one problem — worry has found its way into her life. She sometimes feels nervous and uncomfortable, especially in...
  Talking on the Water
  White, Jonathan
  Trinity University Press
During the 1980s and 90s, the Resource Institute, headed by Jonathan White, held a series of "floating seminars" aboard a sixty-five-foot schooner featuring leading thinkers a...
  San Bernardino Mountain Trails
  Robinson/Money Harris
  Wilderness Press
Southern California's highest and most rugged mountains are in the San Bernardino and San Jacinto ranges, in a unique region where desert cactus and pine trees, plus snow-capp...
  Trotsky in New York, 1917
  Ackerman, Kenneth D
Lev Davidovich Trotsky burst onto the world stage in November 1917 as co-leader of a Marxist Revolution seizing power in Russia. It made him one of the most recognized persona...