Holiday Gift Picks 2018
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The Little Love Book
Paris, City of Lights Puzzle
Libro.fm subscription and SleepPhones
FOR SIBLINGS, BESTIES & BUDDIES
Shadow World game
The Collapsing Empire
Theory of Bastards
FOR PARENTS & GRANDPARENTS
California Field Atlas
The Travelling Cat Chronicles
The Library Book
FOR IN-LAWS & COWORKERS
The Princess Bride (deluxe ed)
Call Them By Their Names
FOR TEENS & TWEENS
FOR LITTLE ONES
The Broken Ornament
The Antlered Ship
Fire your imagination with these fun storytelling cards. Reviving the Victorian craze for "myrioramas," the 20 picture cards can be placed in any order to create seamless scenes. Almost infinite combinations of cards provide endless storyscaping possibilities.
*2018 LOCUS AWARD WINNER OF BEST SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL*
*2018 HUGO AWARD FINALIST FOR BEST NOVEL*
“John Scalzi is the most entertaining, accessible writer working in SF today.” —Joe Hill, author of The Fireman
WINNER 2019 Philip K. Dick Award for BEST Science Fiction
FINALIST 2019 Neukom Institute Literary Arts Award for Speculative Fiction
One of The Washington Post's 50 Notable Works of fiction in 2018
This lavishly illustrated atlas takes readers off the beaten path and outside normal conceptions of California, revealing its myriad ecologies, topographies, and histories in exquisite maps and trail paintings.
A book that “speak[s] volumes about our need for connection—human, feline or otherwise” (The San Francisco Chronicle), The Travelling Cat Chronicles is a life-affirming anthem to kindness and self-sacrifice that shows how the smallest things can provide the greatest joy—the perfect gift for cat lovers and travellers!
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A WASHINGTON POST TOP 10 BOOK OF THE YEAR * A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER and NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2018
“A constant pleasure to read…Everybody who loves books should check out The Library Book.” —The Washington Post
William Goldman’s beloved story of Buttercup, Westley, and their fellow adventurers is now available in a beautifully illustrated deluxe edition
This tale of true love, high adventure, pirates, princesses, giants, miracles, fencing, and a frightening assortment of wild beasts, as depicted in the 1987 film directed by Rob Reiner and starring Fre$17.00ISBN: 9781250024084Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Picador - February 5th, 2013
"A fascinating study in the better angels of our nature."—George Packer, The New Yorker
A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice$15.95ISBN: 9781608469468Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Haymarket Books - September 4th, 2018
National Book Award Longlist Winner of the Kirkus Prize for Nonfiction Winner of the Foreword INDIE Editor's Choice Prize for Nonfiction
"Rebecca Solnit is essential feminist reading." --The New Republic
"Solnit's exquisite essays move between the political and the personal, the intellectual and the earthy." --Elle$36.00ISBN: 9781984817426Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Del Rey - October 30th, 2018
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The official behind-the-scenes companion guide to the first two seasons and beyond, featuring exclusive color photos and stunning concept art.
Note: This book has been designed to mimic a used book. The marks, scuffs, and tears on the cover and pages are an intentional design element.$17.99ISBN: 9781524772819Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Knopf Books for Young Readers - November 6th, 2018
"Astonishing"—The New York Times Book Review
A brilliantly funny, highly illustrated story about how a little ink splot changes a family forever. Perfect for those who love Hoot, Holes, or Frindle!$14.99ISBN: 9780545902489Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Graphix - October 9th, 2018
A National Book Award Finalist!
In kindergarten, Jarrett Krosoczka's teacher asks him to draw his family, with a mommy and a daddy. But Jarrett's family is much more complicated than that. His mom is an addict, in and out of rehab, and in and out of Jarrett's life. His father is a mystery -- Jarrett doesn't know where to find him, or even what his name is.$17.99ISBN: 9781416939764Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 18th, 2018
When a beloved ornament breaks, will it ruin the holidays or save them? New York Times bestselling author and Caldecott Honor–winning illustrator Tony DiTerlizzi offers a brand-new Christmas story that is sure to be a holiday classic.
Jack wants this to be the best Christmas ever, and he knows just how to make it happen…
More!$17.99ISBN: 9781481451604Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Beach Lane Books - September 12th, 2017
Parents’ Choice Recommended
An inquisitive fox sets off on a seafaring voyage with a crew of deer and pigeons in this enchanting tale of friendship and adventure.
Marco the fox has a lot of questions, like: how deep does the sun go when it sinks into the sea? And why do birds have such lizardy feet? But none of the other foxes share his curiosity.$35.00ISBN: 9781487005382Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Anansi International - October 2nd, 2018
In 2007, when a new edition of the Oxford Junior Dictionary -- widely used in schools around the world -- was published, a sharp-eyed reader soon noticed that around forty common words concerning nature had been dropped. Apparently they were no longer being used enough by children to merit their place in the dictionary.