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SumoPuppy

SumoPuppy

Sumo Kitty is growing old living in the heya, and is not as quick to catch mice and he used to be. Sumo kitty would like to have someone one to pass his tricks down to and help catch mice. When someone brings home a smelly puppy, this is not what Sumo kitty had in

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Linh’s Rooftop Garden (Where In the Garden?)

Linh’s Rooftop Garden (Where In the Garden?)

Linh is just a little girl looking for some blueberries to have her friends and family over for some yummy food. She explores her entire garden and realizes that some of the fruits and vegetables do share some of the same things, like melons are round like blueberries. For instance, blackberries are made of many

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Blood Debts (Blood Debts, 1)

Blood Debts (Blood Debts, 1)

In New Orleans, an anti-magic city, twins Chris and Clem are stuck caring for their ill mother in a place that despises who they are. The twins are the heirs to a fractured magical family, but they both hold opposite views on magic. Chris has sworn off magic after she cast the spell that led

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Babble!: And How Punctuation Saved It

Babble!: And How Punctuation Saved It

How would a town without punctuation sound? The sound might make you scream! Well, the village of Babble couldn’t scream or ask why not before a young stranger brought them some practical, linguistic gifts. No one can understand anyone else in Babble, where monotonous sounds overlap and people can’t distinguish their own thoughts from speech.

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Ready… Set… Frog!

Ready… Set… Frog!

Ready…Set…Frog! is an adorable story that teaches young readers and listeners a valuable lesson. Frog is a youngster who becomes very excited when his mother tells him that there will be a neighborhood fair the following week. And at this fair, there will be an obstacle course! Now, Frog loves nothing more than an obstacle

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Deep as the Sky, Red as the Sea

Deep as the Sky, Red as the Sea

In Deep as the Sky, Red as the Sea, debut author Rita Chang-Eppig picks apart the legacy of power and examines it against the contexts of patriarchal and colonialist oppression. Following her pirate fleet after the death of her husband and amid the tumultuous politics of the early 19th-century South China Sea, Shek Yeung’s journey

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Games for Dead Girls

Games for Dead Girls

When Charlie meets Emily while on summer vacation, the young girls immediately bond over scary stories. Emily is afraid of her father, so Charlie makes up a monster to get rid of him. What at first started as a game, becomes real as Charlie sees her monster and someone dies. Now, thirty years later, Emily

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When in Rome: A Novel

When in Rome: A Novel

Can a fifty-two year-old woman be the central character in a coming-of-age novel? In skillful hands, she can. Claire is in desperate need of resolving the central dilemmas of her life. After years of selling old and abandoned church properties, she travels to Rome to market another convent. There, she falls in love—first with Rome

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