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June 18, 2019

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Title: The Teacher's Funeral: A Comedy in Three Parts

Author: Richard Peck

Genre: Historical Fiction

Age Range: MG and up

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"If your teacher has to die, August isn't a bad time of year for it," begins Richard Peck's latest novel, a book ful...

August 22, 2018

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Title: O Pioneers!

Author: Willa Cather

Genre: Classic Fiction

Age Range YA and up

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Set on the Nebraska prairie where Willa Cather (1873–1947) grew up, this powerful early novel tells the story of the young Alexandra Bergson, whose dying fat...

August 7, 2018

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Title: One Thousand Gifts

Author: Ann Voskamp

Genre: Inspirational/Spiritual

Age Range: Adult

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Drawing heartbreaking beauty out of the simplest of details, New York Times bestselling author Ann Voskamp invites you into her grace-bathed life of f...

July 24, 2018

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Title: These is My Words

Author: Nancy F. Turner

Genre: Historical Fiction

Age Range: Adult

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A moving, exciting, and heartfelt American saga inspired by the author's own family memoirs, these words belong to Sarah Prine, a woman of spirit and fi...

July 18, 2018

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Title: The Night Circus

Author: Erin Morgenstern

Genre: Metaphysical Fiction

Age Range: Adult

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The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped ca...

July 16, 2018

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Title: The Red Tent

Author: Anita Diamant

Genre: Historical Fiction/Religious

Age Range: Adult

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Her name is Dinah. In the Bible, her life is only hinted at in a brief and violent detour within the more familiar chapters of the Book of Genesis th...

July 11, 2018

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Title: Hatchet

Author: Gary Paulsen

Genre: Fiction

Age Range: Late middle grade/teen

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Thirteen-year-old Brian Robeson, haunted by his secret knowledge of his mother’s infidelity, is traveling by single-engine plane to visit his father for th...

July 6, 2018

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Title: The Blue Castle

Author: L.M. Montgomery

Genre: General Fiction/Romance

Age Range: Adult

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Valancy lives a drab life with her overbearing mother and prying aunt. Then a shocking diagnosis from Dr. Trent prompts her to make a fresh start...

July 6, 2018

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Title: The Misadventures of Maude March

Author: Audrey Couloumbis

Genre: Middle Grade Fiction

Grade Level: 3-7

Age Range 8-12 years​

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Eleven-year-old Sallie March is a whip-smart tomboy and voracious reader of Western adventure novels. When s...

July 3, 2018

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Title: The Care and Feeding of a Pet Black Hole

Author: Michele Cuevas

Genre: Middle Grade Fiction

Grade Level: 3-7

Age Range 8-12 years​

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When eleven-year-old Stella Rodriguez shows up at NASA to request that her recording be included in Car...

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