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Princesses Behaving Badly: Real Stories from History Without the Fairy-Tale Endings

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by McRobbie, Linda Rodriguez
You think you know her story. You ve read the Brothers Grimm, you ve watched the Disney cartoons, and you cheered as these virtuous women lived happily ever after. But real princesses didn t always get happy endings. Sure, plenty were graceful and benevolent leaders, but just as many were ruthless in their quest for power and all of them had skeletons rattling in their royal closets.
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Back To The Future

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by Smith, Kim
The biggest movie of 1985 is now the wildest and wackiest picture book of 2018! Even 30 years after its theatrical debut, BACK TO THE FUTURE is a perennial favorite in classrooms and family movie nights across the country. This picture book by Kim Smith captures all the classic moments of the film. We ll follow teenage Marty McFly as he travels from 1985 to 1955, meets his parents (as teenagers), and teache...
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Hope Never Dies: An Obama Biden Mystery

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by Shaffer, Andrew
For everyone nostalgic for the Obama/Biden administration, HOPE NEVER DIES re-casts the president and vice-president as amateur sleuths in a quirky mystery-adventure. He s an honest man in a city of thieves. He has no patience for guff, foolishness, or malarkey. He is United States Vice President Joe Biden. And when his favorite railroad conductor dies in a suspicious accident leaving behind an ailing wife ...
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Library of Souls: The Third Novel of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

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by Riggs, Ransom
The Peculiar Children are back in the third instalment in the bestselling series of YA novels by Ransom Riggs. Time is running out for the Peculiar Children. With a dangerous madman on the loose, and their beloved Miss Peregrine still in danger, it's up to Jacob Portman to channel his newfound abilities and defeat Caul before he loses his friends--and their world--forever. This action-packed adventure feat...
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Hollow City: The Second Novel of Miss Peregrine's Children

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by Riggs, Ransom
This second novel begins in 1940, immediately after the first book ended. Having escaped Miss Peregrine's island by the skin of their teeth, Jacob and his new friends must journey to London, the peculiar capital of the world. Along the way, they encounter new allies, a menagerie of peculiar animals, and other unexpected surprises. Complete with dozens of newly discovered (and thoroughly mesmerizing) vintag...
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E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial: The Classic Illustrated Storybook

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by Smith, Kim
When the movie E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial was released in 1982, it enchanted millions of kids and surpassed Star Wars to become the highest-grossing film of all time. Now he s back and rendered in the fun, colourful, retro illustration styles of illustrator Kim Smith. This storybook follows all the basic beats of the film: After E.T. is stranded on Earth, he takes refuge with Elliott, a lonely young boy in ...
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My Lady's Choosing: An Interactive Romance Novel

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by Curran, Kitty
Endless scenarios of high romance, deep desire, and quivering comedy await your tender caress in this chooseable path romance novel. You are the plucky but penniless heroine in the center of 19th-century society, the courtship season has begun, and your future is at hand - Will you flip forward fetchingly to find love with the bantering baronet, Sir Benedict Granville? - Or turn the page to true...
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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

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by Ransom Riggs
A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. And a strange collection of very curious photographs. It all waits to be discovered in Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, an unforgettable novel that mixes fiction and photography in a thrilling reading experience.
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Stuff Every Beer Snob Should Know

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by Goldstein, Ellen
From classic craft beers to trendy microbreweries, beer is booming nationwide. Whether you prefer light lagers or hearty stouts, you ll find lots to drink in in this pocket-sized guide packed with information, how-tos, and trivia for beer enthusiasts of all stripes. Seasoned craft-brew connoisseurs and newbie beer drinkers alike will learn expert tasting techniques, which glassware to use and when, how to p...
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Kid Authors

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by Stabler, David
With the best elements of KID PRESIDENTS, KID ATHLETES and KID ARTISTS colourful illustrations, kid-relatable subjects, and real stories of childhood conflict, comedy, and triumph KID AUTHORS tells true tales from the childhoods of a wide range of the world s most beloved authors before they were famous. Did you know: Sam Clemens (AKA Mark Twain) loved to hold watermelon-seed-spitting contests, play hooky,...
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Cinemaps: An Atlas of 35 Great Movies

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by DeGraff, Andrew
Acclaimed artist Andrew DeGraff has created beautiful hand-painted maps of all your favorite films, from King Kong and North by Northwest to The Princess Bride, Fargo, Labyrinth, Pulp Fiction, even The Breakfast Club - with the routes of every major character charted in meticulous cartographic detail. Follow Marty McFly through the Hill Valley of 1985, 1955, and 1985 once again as he races Back to the Futur...
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E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial: The Classic Illustrated Storybook

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by Smith, Kim
When the movie E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial was released in 1982, it enchanted millions of kids and surpassed Star Wars to become the highest-grossing film of all time. Now he s back and rendered in the fun, colourful, retro illustration styles of illustrator Kim Smith. This storybook follows all the basic beats of the film: After E.T. is stranded on Earth, he takes refuge with Elliott, a lonely young boy in ...
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William Shakespeare's The Force Doth Awaken: Star Wars Part the Seventh

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by Doescher, Ian
As the noble Resistance clashes with the vile First Order, Rey, Finn, Poe Dameron, Kylo Ren, and BB-8 are pulled into a galaxy-wide drama in iambic pentameter. Star Wars fans and Shakespeare enthusiasts alike will enjoy the authentic meter, the reimagined movie scenes and dialog, woodcut-style illustrations, and hidden Easter eggs throughout. Chewbacca speaks! Supreme Leader Snoke gives a soliloquy! And the...
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Stuff Every Gardener Should Know

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by Meyer, Scott
What s the difference between heirlooms and hybrids? How can I stop weeds from invading my flowerbeds? And what s the best way to attract helpful, beneficial insects? All these questions and more are answered in Stuff Every Gardener Should Know a handy little reference book that s perfect for gardeners of all ages and experience. From the secrets of indoor seed-starting to tips for hassle free roses, this d...
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Yum-Yum Bento Box

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by Crystal Atanabe and Maki Ogawa
Japanese boxed lunches are called bento (or obento). These cute, yummy, healthy lunches are all the rage in Japan, where mothers think of them as an expression of love for their children. Bento boxes can be made from scratch, but they are also a great way to enjoy leftovers. Easy, nutritious, super-cute meals are just minutes away! "Yum-Yum Bento Box" is a collection of simple recipes for adorable bento box...
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The Art of Miss P

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by Gallo, Leah
Witness the genesis of peculiardom! This visual tour of the movie world of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, created by iconic filmmaker Tim Burton, is sure to be a must-have for fans of the series. A companion book to the film, it features behind-the-scenes images and set information from two of Burton's longtime collaborators, including details on costume design, cinematography, set design, con...
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Secret Lives of the U.S. Presidents: Strange Stories and Shocking Trivia from Inside the White House

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by O'Brien, Cormac
In this book you ll discover that: Teddy Roosevelt was blinded in a White House boxing match John Quincy Adams loved to skinny-dip in the Potomac River Gerald Ford once worked as a Cosmopolitan magazine cover model Warren G. Harding gambled with White House china when he ran low on cash Jimmy Carter reported a UFO sighting in Georgia. With chapters on everyone from George Washington to President #45, whoev...
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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

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by Ransom Riggs
A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. And a strange collection of very curious photographs. It all waits to be discovered in "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children", an unforgettable novel that mixes fiction and photography in a thrilling reading experience. As our story opens, a horrific family tragedy sets sixteen-year-old Jacob journeying to a remote island off the coast of Wales, where he d...
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Stuff Every Wine Snob Should Know

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by Monosoff, Melissa
Wine may be one of the world s oldest beverages, but it s never been a better time to pour a glass. Whether you prefer robust reds or crisp, zippy whites, you ll find lots to drink in in this pocket-sized guide packed with information, how-tos, and trivia for wine enthusiasts of every variety. Seasoned sommeliers and newbie wine fans alike will learn expert tasting techniques, which glassware to use and whe...
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Manhattan Mayhem: New Crime Stories from Mystery Writers of America

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by Clark, Mary Higgins
Best-selling suspense author Mary Higgins Clark invites you on a tour of Manhattan's most iconic neighborhoods in this anthology of all-new stories from Mystery Writers of America, produced to commemorate its 70th anniversary. In Lee Child's The Picture of the Lonely Diner, legendary drifter Jack Reacher interrupts a curious stand-off in the shadow of the Flatiron Building. In Jeffery Deaver's The Baker of ...
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