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The realization came in my teens: My parents are people, too. While I still struggle to discover and relate to “Mom” and “Dad,” Alison Bechdel has used memories, journals, and therapy sessions, not only exploring their relationships to her, but searching out their independent identities. What she did in the award-winning Fun Home about her late father, she now bravely attempts with her still-living mother. Whatever your parental relationships, Are You My Mother? will ring true.
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$22.00
ISBN: 9780618982509
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - May 1st, 2012

Six months after Hurricane Katrina, detective Claire deWitt arrives in New Orleans to investigate the disappearance of a well-known prosecutor. DeWitt is not your usual detective—her methods include divination, dreams, and omens, as well as a battered copy of Détection by French detective Jacques Silette, and to say she’s an unreliable narrator is to put it lightly. But the best part of this novel is New Orleans itself, reeling and wounded from Katrina and its aftermath. Dark, richly atmospheric, and highly recommended.

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$14.99
ISBN: 9780547747613
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Published: Mariner Books - June 5th, 2012

Sam and Jackson both love baseball but only one of them makes the team. But with the help of his friend, Sam learns that there is more than one way to contribute at a ballpark and ultimately becomes a legendary peanut-throwing vendor and biggest fan of his loyal friend. Tim Egan’s delightful, fun, and suspenseful picture book will not only have you harken for the baseball stadium experience, but will remind you about why enduring friendships are the best path to happiness and success. Grades: Kindergarten +
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$16.00
ISBN: 9780618337187
Availability: Hard to Find - Contact Store for Availability
Published: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children - April 1st, 2006

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