Elephant Whisperer
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Anthony says it is more that Nana the elephant herd matriarch and the adolescent male elephant talk to him than the other way around.
Babylon's Ark
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South African's personal mission to save the Zoo animals being decimated during the Iraqui bombardment.
Incognegro
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Graphic novel about a black journalist able to pass as white in order to investigate lynchings in the South.
The Reluctant Fundamentalist
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This novel provides an informative and thought-provoking perspective of an individual with dual national identities in the United States in the aftermath of September 11, 2001.
Ghost Knight
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When eleven-year-old Jon Whitcroft’s mother sends him to father’s old boarding school in Salsbury, he feels as if he’s been banished. He’s determined to be miserable, though not as determined as the five vengeful ghosts who are out to kill him. So begins a good ghost story told by one of the stars of children's fiction.
Modoc
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A boy and the elephant born on the same day to an elephant trainer in a small German village. High, true, adventure.
Banker To The Poor
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Someone actually asked poor people what would help them most.
Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters
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Do you love your daughter but don't know how to express it? This book is the key. A must-read.
Marzi
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A memoir of a young girl growing up in Poland under the communist regime at the end of WW II this cleverly drawn and simply told recollection offers insight into a place and time little understood of a decade of major transitions including the tearing down of the Berlin Wall. Day to day struggles and triumphs for herself, her family and community help promote understanding in an effective and visually interesting manner.
In the Trees, Honey Bees
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Vivid illustrations and informative captions give readers a glimpse into the daily lives of these important insects.
Bubbles & Gondola: A Magical Graphic Novel
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The tale centers upon adventures of Charlie the mouse a writer working alone in his attic and somewhat protective of his personal intellectual space. Small to large interruptions occur regularly offering distractions that seem unwelcome, then symbolic of losing connections. Set free in a roving Ferris wheel car he keeps company with a small blue bird in a top hat introducing himself to Charlie as solitude. The community is preparing for an impressive costumed parade with many whimsical creations of playful animal-like characters drawn gracefully by Christophe Bouchard as Charlie looks into meanings inside and outside his mind.
Indian By Choice
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This adult graphic novel written in a storytelling tradition has a young college student traveling to India to represent his family from Chicago at a wedding. He writes to his parents and sister during his visit and becomes more informed and understanding about his Indian name and culture as will the reader. The appendix has interesting facts and background about the country too.

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