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Recommended by: Stacy
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Tiny T. Rex and the Impossible Hug (Dinosaur Books, Dinosaur Books for Kids, Dinosaur Picture Books, Read Aloud Family Books, Books for Young Children) Cover Image
By Jonathan Stutzman, Jay Fleck (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781452170336
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Chronicle Books - March 5th, 2019

OMG, the cutest book!! Tiny wants to hug his bestie, but feels like he’s too small to offer a really good hug. After practicing hugging on random objects, including a cactus (ouch!), he decides to offer what he can to his friend. As it turns out, intent and friendship are more important than ability. [Stacy]


Recommended by: Karen
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Girl Mans Up Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062404183
Availability: Backordered
Published: HarperCollins - January 16th, 2018

A touching queer coming of age story. Pen goes through a lot as she learns about who she is, what she stands for and what she’s willing to fight for. Also Johnny is the best big brother in any YA novel ever. [Karen]


Recommended by: Christina
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High Voltage Women: Breaking Barriers at Seattle City Light Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780932323347
Availability: Special Order
Published: Red Letter Press - March 8th, 2019

This book explains how ten pioneering women fought their way into the electrical trade in Seattle in the 1970s. The badass women who took part in the struggle for equality battled rampant sexism, racism and political prejudice for decades. They paved the way for younger generations to step into the electrical trade on their own, equal terms. [Christina]


Recommended by: Christina
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The Witches Are Coming Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316449885
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Published: Hachette Books - November 5th, 2019

An unapologetic call-out book aimed at prejudicial behavior, like sexism and racism, most-often exhibited by men. West kept me laughing throughout the book, which will probably lessen the sting for male readers (just read the book, gents, its not as scary as it sounds). [Christina]


Recommended by: sweet pea
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Miso, Tempeh, Natto & Other Tasty Ferments: A Step-by-Step Guide to Fermenting Grains and Beans Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781612129884
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - June 25th, 2019

I have been obsessed with tempeh and miso for decades, but this beautiful and handy book teaches you how to make it! And a variety of other delicious treats. Cannot wait to get started. [sweet pea]


Recommended by: Raissa
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The Book of Dust: The Secret Commonwealth (Book of Dust, Volume 2) Cover Image
$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.


Recommended by: Raissa
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How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems Cover Image
$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]


Recommended by: Karen
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How to Be an Antiracist Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525509288
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: One World - August 13th, 2019

A vital work in the conversation around race and justice in America. Covering many subjects, Kendi ties his personal narrative of antiracism into a conversation on how we move to an equitable society. [Karen]


Recommended by: Raissa
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SLAY Cover Image
$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]


Recommended by: sweet pea
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Fantastic Fungi: Expanding Consciousness, Alternative Healing, Environmental Impact // Official Book of Smash Hit Documentary  Cover Image
By Louie Schwartzberg (Foreword by), Eugenia Bone (Contributions by), Suzanne Simard (Contributions by), Roland Griffiths, PHD (Contributions by), Jay Harman (Contributions by), William RIchards, PHD (Contributions by), Andrew Weil, MD (Contributions by), Michael Pollan (Contributions by), Paul Stamets (Editor), Paul Stamets (Introduction by)
$35.00
ISBN: 9781683837046
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Earth Aware Editions - August 27th, 2019

This stunning book doubles as both a beautiful coffee table book and a map of how to save the planet using the mycelium network to restore ecosystems. Beautiful and important. [sweet pea]


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