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What’s Inside a Caterpillar Cocoon? And Other Questions about Moths and Butterflies

Rachel Ignotofsky

“With warm and heart-fluttering illustrations, discover the next nonfiction picture book about butterflies and moths from the creator of the New York Times bestseller Women in Science! Butterflies soar in the sunlight. While moths flutter under the moon and stars. Find out more about these mysterious and majestic insects — Publisher Annotation

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Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Chalice of the Gods

Rick Riordan

“Percy Jackson’s hope for a normal senior year is shattered as the gods present him with three quests, beginning with the retrieval of Zeus’s goblet, in order to get the necessary three letters of recommendation for college.” — Baker & Taylor

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Prequel: An American Fight Against Facism

Rachel Maddow

“Maddow’s book is a ripping read—well rendered, fast-paced and delivered with the same punch and assurance that she brings to a broadcast. . . . Prequel is a valuable window into the authoritarian mind-set—and the process by which self-professed patriots turn against democracy . . . the parallels to the present day are strong, even startling . . .”—The New York Times

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The Reformatory

Tananarive Due

“A gripping, page-turning novel set in Jim Crow Florida that follows Robert Stephens Jr. as he s sent to a segregated reform school that is a chamber of terrors where he sees the horrors of racism and injustice, for the living, and the dead.” — Publisher Annotation:

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As Long as the Lemon Trees Grow

“As Long as the Lemon Tree Grows” by Zoulfa Katouh — “Katouh’s lyrical prose, combined with a moving portrayal of first love, unflinchingly depicts both the costs of revolution, and the strength it takes to fight for one’s beliefs.”―Publishers Weekly, starred review

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Wombats are Pretty Weird: A [not so] Serious Guide

“Wombats are Pretty Weird: A [not so] Serious Guide” by Abi Cushman — “[An] informative field guide that professes not to take itself too seriously . . . Adorable, cartoonish illustrations of all three kinds of wombat, a snake sidekick named Joey (just like a baby wombat), and speech-bubble dialogue lend a layer of humor and reinforce the concepts introduced by the text.” — Booklist

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Follow the Flyway: The Marvel of Bird Migration

“Follow the Flyway: The Marvel of Bird Migration” by Sarah Nelson — “This beautifully illustrated book, with poetic text by a St. Paul author, follows ducks, geese, herons, giant-winged pelicans, egrets, sandpipers, swans, loons and snipes as their babies begin their first migration down the majestic flyway” – St. Paul Pioneer Press

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The In-Between: Unforgettable Encounters During Life’s Final Moments

Hadley Vlahos, RN

“Tender and transformative . . . The great surprise of The In-Between is that it makes dying feel like a peaceful, dynamic, and nourishing event that can potentially transform the lives of those who are left behind. Readers will cheer on Hadley Vlahos and, like me, be forever grateful that she wrote this book.”—Christie Tate, New York Times bestselling author of Group

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The Cricket War

Tho Pham

“While the protagonist’s journey is plagued by trauma and upheaval, and the authors detail Phạm’s and other Vietnamese refugees’ experiences to tear-jerking effect, the creators also offer comfort via joyful interactions throughout this carefully crafted, fast-paced read.” ―Publishers Weekly

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The Last Devil to Die

Richard Osman

“Osman doesn’t disappoint… Everything is here that fans of the series have come to expect: humour, warmth, the confounding of expectations as these pensioners investigate… Along with the laughs, there is grief, and an ending that is handled sensitively (I was weeping)… We all need a regular injection of the Thursday Murder Club to keep our spirits up.” — The Guardian