Odd Thomas
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Odd Thomas is a young man who can see both the spirits of the dead, and bodachs, evil spirits whose presence foretell violence. Odd must find out why bodachs are gathering by the hundreds, what what their connection is to the creepy stranger town. With a likable hero, humor and suspense, Odd Thomas is Koontz at his very best.
The Secret Keeper
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A captivating story of how one secret from WWII leads to more secrets, and affects many lives in this multi-generational story.
How Children Succeed
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How does your child cope with failure? Is their home life stressful? Listen to the surprising findings on factors outside of school that play a major part in a child's success in life.
W is for Wasted
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Kinsey always wanted a family. Her latest case brings her in touch with previously unknown cousins.
This Is Not My Hat
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In this Caldecott winner, we meet a little fish who has stolen a hat from a very big fish. Completely unrepentant, he is sure he will get away with the crime. And just in case, he heads to where the plants grow close together and he can hide. But the reader knows something the little fish doesn't. Darkly funny, this picture book may not be for everyone.
Son Of Hamas
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Mosab Hassan Yousef is the son of a founding member of Hamas. This compelling book recounts how Yousef came to reject terror and violence and instead worked as an undercover agent many years in an effort to stop it. His history and perspective from all sides of the conflict make him a unique voice in the discussion of the Middle East.
Fly Fishing Made Easy
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Fly fishing is not easy. Packed with photos, illustrations and stories, this manual really delivers. I recommend it for new anglers learning the craft. (It’s also good for quick reference when you’re out in the field!)
Learning To Fly
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A man meets a penguin who tells him that he was flying until some other birds told him he couldn't, and he crashed. The odd couple pair up to in an effort to return the penguin to the skies. Full of deadpan humor, quirky, and with a message that is sweet without being sugary. One of my all-time favorite picture books (and I love picture books).
The Story Of Spanish
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A fascinating study of the development and change in the Spanish language through the centuries.
The Map Of Lost Memories
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Set in 1925 Cambodia, Irene Blum, a museum curator, searches for ancient Khmer scrolls. To her surprise, she finds more information about her own history.
The Meanest Birthday Girl
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A little girl learns a lesson about selfishness when she receives a special gift from a friend. The book's stylish illustration embellishes the story.
 The One And Only Ivan
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A delightful story of captivity, hope, and rescue as told by a gentle silverback gorilla named Ivan who has been in captivity for as long as he can remember...and he can't remember much. Until he makes a promise to a friend, and realizes that by remembering he can not only keep his promise, he can help himself as well.

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