All Staff Picks

You Are Not So Smart
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This enjoyable book takes a lighthearted but clear-eyed view of human nature. Each of its brief chapters introduces the psychology behind such topics as procrastination and self-fulfilling prophecies.
All Creatures Great And Small
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The first in a series of humorous and heartwarming memoirs by a country veterinarian working in pre-World War II Yorkshire.
The quiet book
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A gentle picture book explores all the different quiets that can fill a child’s day from morning to night.
Behind The Attic Wall
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Twelve-year-old orphan Maggie is sent to live with her two strict aunts in their huge stone house. Friendless and lonely, she begins to hear voices whispering her name. Unlocking the mystery of what lies behind the attic wall will open Maggie's heart to friendship and love. Strange, wondrous, and moving, this is a book you won't soon forget.
The Ascent Of Man
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This fascinating work traces the history of homo sapiens through its development of agriculture, art, mathematics, machines, and more. A companion to the groundbreaking 1973 documentary of the same name, this book easily stands on its own.
Warren Buffett Invests Like A Girl
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Valuable investment information put simply in layperson’s terms.
Endurance : Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
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A novelist could never get away with the twists and turns in this thrilling non-fiction book. Endurance tells the remarkable story of Ernest Shacketon's 1914 attempt to cross Antarctica on foot.
Lulu And The Brontosaurus
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A very cute story with a lesson to learn for its readers.
A Walk to Remember
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A beautiful love story of how we may sometimes see others as different from our norm, and with the fate chance to get to know them, learn they are wonderful people.
Each Peach Pear Plum
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"In this book with your little eye, take a look and play I Spy." Children will delight in finding familiar nursery characters hiding within the beautifully drawn pages of this charming picture book, and they'll soon be reciting the memorable rhyme!
The Buddy Files : The Case Of The Library Monster
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Buddy is a library dog who reads with kids in the library and also likes to solve mysteries. He shares his thoughts with the reader as he tries to solve a library mystery.
Island Of The Blue Dolphins
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Twelve-year-old Karana escapes death at the hands of treacherous hunters, only to find herself totally alone on a harsh desolate island. How she survives in the face of all sorts of dangers makes gripping and inspiring reading. This title is based on a true story.
The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz
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Description: This beautifully illustrated adaptation of Frank L. Baum's classic fantasy novel should captivate young and old minds alike. Plus, this keeps closer to the source material than anything else out there.
Quiet In The Garden
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A colorful book of a child who observes the wonders in the garden with his great imagination.
Neverwhere
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Richard Mayhew is a plain man with a good heart -- and an ordinary life that is changed forever on a day he stops to help a girl he finds bleeding on a London sidewalk.

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