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The Magic Fish: (A Graphic Novel) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781984851598
Availability: Backordered - Expected Delays in Delivery
Published: Random House Graphic - October 13th, 2020

This beautiful book follows a first-generation Vietnamese American boy navigating coming out to his parents. The use of color, mythology, and multiple viewpoints makes this a must read local author. Please read this!


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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass Cover Image
By Lewis Carroll, John Tenniel (Illustrator), Anna South (Afterword by)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781909621572
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Published: Macmillan Collector's Library - April 26th, 2016

I read this book about once a year to remind me to stay open to new ideas. Alice's adventures are a classic for good reason. Its impact on mondern so iety is still astounding!


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Appleseed: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063040144
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Published: Custom House - July 13th, 2021

A beautiful new science fiction told with poetic prose, mastered narration, and mythical characters. 10/10! One of my favorites this year.


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The Whiteness of Wealth: How the Tax System Impoverishes Black Americans--and How We Can Fix It Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525577324
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Published: Crown - March 23rd, 2021

I've listened to and read this book because the impact of this message spreads generations. Not only does Brown introduce systematic probelms, she offers solutinos proposed by current officials then offers up her own advice. Please read this.


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The Education of an Idealist: A Memoir Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062820709
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Published: Dey Street Books - January 26th, 2021

The former UN ambassador for the United States accounts her life as an activist and diplomat in this memoir! Her activism as a politician did many things, but I'll always remember her as the queer ally for LGBTQ+ people the world wide.


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Raft of Stars: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780063031906
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Published: Ecco - March 23rd, 2021

This exciting debut features two young boys on a river adventure navigating guilt, survival, and regret. From Iowa Writer's Workshop author Andrew J. Graff, this book is a must read!


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All the Wild Hungers: A Season of Cooking and Cancer Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781571313720
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Published: Milkweed Editions - January 8th, 2019

A beautiful reflection on our relationships with food, medicine, and family, as told by a daughter cooking for her ailing mother.


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The Core of the Sun Cover Image
By Johanna Sinisalo, Lola Rogers (Translator)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802124647
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Published: Grove Press, Black Cat - January 5th, 2016

In a world where peppers are an illegal substance, a woman is destined to discover the secrets of capsacin. A brilliant discussion on family, social expectations, and the role law plays in our social life.


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 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn [75th Anniversary Ed] Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780060736262
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Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - November 6th, 2018

A possibly autobiographical novel about growing up poor in New York in the 1910s and overcoming all adversities, like how a tree can grow up the fire escape scaffolding, the very first image in the book.