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Dog Loves Drawing
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A very colorful and creative book. Great book for kids who like drawing.. read this one.
The Haunting In Connecticut
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Based on the real experience of a family who moves into a home that was once a mortuary. This one drew me in, kept me guessing, and did so without being overly dramatic.
Surviving Survival
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The author of two other books on the subject of survival turns his attention to trauma’s aftermath. Read real-life accounts of how survivors of traumatic events managed to carry on with their lives.
Cupid
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With a dash of personal flare from author Julius Lester, this book is more than just the story of Psyche and Cupid. It entertains while dishing out hard-learned lessons about love. Especially good as an audio book!
Just My Type
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Where did Times New Roman come from? What does it mean if you use Futura? Can the right font help get a president elected, start a revolution or even save lives? And which types have gotten the most people angry over their use? Find out the secret lives of the typefaces we see around us every day in this blend of history, art and internet memes, rife with compelling visuals and dry wit.
The Queen Of Versailles
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A 90,000 square foot home with 10 kitchens, 23 bathrooms, an indoor skating rink, and a 20-car garage. Does this sound like fiction? Well, prepare to meet real-life timeshare magnate David Siegel and his wife Jackie, and watch as they struggle to cope with the 2008 housing market crisis which threatens David’s career and the home of Jackie’s dreams.
New Super Matrio Bros. U
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Mario is back in HD on the Wii U! One of the best 2D Mario games to come out since Mario 3 and Mario World.
How To Shoot Video That Doesn't Suck
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There's a quote on the cover that says "Like two years of film school in 248 pages". And that quote couldn't be more right. Steve Stockman explains succinctly and understandably all the aspects and basic common sense to make a video or film that someone would want to watch all the way through.
Rocket Writes A Story
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In his first Rocket book, How Rocket Learned to Read, Tad Hills introduces us to Rocket, the adorable white puppy and his newly found teacher, the little yellow bird. In Rocket Writes a Story, Rocket is now a word hound, always searching for new and exciting words. So he decides to write a story and ends up making a new friend as well.
Stephanie's Ponytail
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Stephanie just wants to wear her hair in a ponytail. Read along as she teaches her schoolmates an unexpected lesson in the importance of being one’s self.
Earthboy Jacobus
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Doug Tennapel expertly and quickly weaves another amazing story filled with aliens, alternate realities, and terra whales. (To find out what that is, go read the book)
Bake, Mice, Bake!
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Bake, Mice, Bake! is a fun, engaging story with cute illustrations. It is a fun book to read to your young ones for a quick story or it is a good choice of book to have your beginning readers practice their reading skills.
Here I Go Again
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Jen Lancaster's newest work of fiction is a fun trip back in time to the 1980s that asks the question, 'If you could go back and change things, would, or should, you?'
First Position
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If you enjoyed Spellbound, you’ll love First Position. Follow six talented young dancers as they prepare for the Youth America Grand Prix, a prestigious competition that may determine the course of their careers.
Three Flights From Alto Nido
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With lyrics as smooth and captivating as his voice, Greg Laswell is an artist you won’t mind leaving on repeat.
Dr. Horrible And Other Horrible Stories
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Fans of Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog will love this collection of back stories. Learn more about Moist, Penny, Captain Hammer, The Evil League of Evil, and, of course, Dr. Horrible himself.
The Staircase
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A chilling choice for mature audiences only. The Staircase takes you inside the true-life case of Michael Peterson, accused in 2001 of a gruesome crime. This gripping documentary miniseries will keep you on the edge of your seat for its entire eight-hour duration.
Ten In The Den
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This adorably illustrated picture book is an adaptation of a familiar children’s song. Great for bedtimes and group storytimes.

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