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Ghost Boys by by Jewell Parker Rhodes
After seventh-grader Jerome is shot by a white police officer, he observes the aftermath of his death and meets the ghosts of other fallen black boys including historical figure Emmett Till.
A Girl in the Himalayas by David Jesus Vignolli
A young girl’s presence threatens the peace of a magical sanctuary high in the Himalayas. Explore the wonders and beauty of A Girl in the Himalayas as it examines the astonishing potential of the human spirit.
Gehrig & The Babe: The Friendship and the Feud by Tony Castro
For the first time, readers will learn about a friendship driven apart, an enduring feud which wove its way in and out of their Yankees glory years and chilled their interactions until July 4, 1939–Lou Gehrig Day at Yankee Stadium–when Gehrig’s famous farewell address thawed out their stone silence.
Magnolia Table: A Collection of Recipes for Gathering by Joanna Gaines
Magnolia Table is infused with Joanna Gaines’ warmth and passion for all things family, prepared and served straight from the heart of her home, with recipes inspired by dozens of Gaines family favorites and classic comfort selections from the couple’s new Waco restaurant, Magnolia Table, which opens early 2018.
The Magnificent Esme Wells by Adrienne Sharp
A deeply felt and historically detailed novel of family, loss, and love, told by an irrepressible young girl–the daughter of a two-bit gangster and a movie showgirl–growing up in golden-age Hollywood and Las Vegas in its early days.
Heads of the Colored People: Stories by Nafissa Thompson-Spires
Calling to mind the best works of Paul Beatty and Junot Díaz, this collection of moving, timely, and darkly funny stories examines the concept of black identity in this so-called post-racial era.
A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country’s first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between the press and the government.