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Raissa

My reading habits swing from children’s literature and young adult to classics and nonfiction, with the occasional novel. Let me know of any good beginner graphic novels and I’ll try something new. My all-time favorite author is Frank Herbert, pulling slightly ahead of Jane Austen, along with Laura Ingalls Wilder, Barbara Kingsolver, Ursula K. Le Guin, Helen Hooven Santmyer, and Mary Stewart. Quirky investigators like Malcolm Gladwell are quickly making a place in my heart.

Making Comics

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$22.95
ISBN: 9781770463691
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Published: Drawn and Quarterly - November 5th, 2019

This book is for all sleeping inner artists who want a how-to manual. Barry lays out the tools for reimagining stories with drawing lessons and creative exercises. Also perfect for anyone who appreciates deep thoughts on art, storytelling, and creativity. [Raissa]


Sofia Valdez, Future Prez

Submitted by kingsbookstore on Thu, 01/09/2020 - 7:03pm
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By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419737046
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - November 5th, 2019

Sofia galvanizes young (and old) citizens in this incredibly heartwarming tale of How To Make Things Better! She shows us the possibilities for budding dreamers and doers just like Iggy, Rosie, and Ada showed us the potential of future scientists. [Raissa]


Book of Dust: The Secret Commonwealth

Submitted by kingsbookstore on Thu, 12/12/2019 - 12:08pm
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$22.99
ISBN: 9780553510669
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - October 3rd, 2019

Pullman's new trilogy brings us back to the world of dust and daemons. Lyra's latest trials are her most taxing and dangerous yet. Perfect for those who prefer a little magic, a lot of intrigue, and one heck of a cliff-hanger.


How To

Submitted by kingsbookstore on Thu, 12/12/2019 - 12:01pm
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$28.00
ISBN: 9780525537090
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 3rd, 2019

Randall Munroe goes to ridiculous lengths to show readers how to tackle real tasks, like changing a light bulb or digging a hole. Those who entertain his advice will never get the hole dug, but they will be very amused and feel surprisingly smart. [Raissa]


SLAY

Submitted by kingsbookstore on Thu, 12/12/2019 - 11:57am
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$18.99
ISBN: 9781534445420
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Published: Simon Pulse - September 24th, 2019

Kiera is high school student by day, developer of the kick-ass video game SLAY by night. SLAY is a celebration of Black culture, and has always been a safe place for players. Now the real world is catching up to Kiera's virtual reality, and the battle for its existence is very, very real. [Raissa]


Whose Story Is This?

Submitted by kingsbookstore on Thu, 12/12/2019 - 10:59am
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$15.95
ISBN: 9781642590180
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Published: Haymarket Books - September 3rd, 2019

A few services writers perform: find the words to break a silence; articulate unspoken truths; identify stories. By uncovering the power of stories and those who tell them, Solnit elevates us all. [Raissa]  


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