On the Road by Madeleine Deny

On The Road  is another addition to the series Let’s STEP Books to Grown On by Madeleine Deny. Young readers are introduced to familiar vehicles: a motorcycle, cop car, and Read more...

Posted by on July 16, 2018

Bossypants by Tina Fey

Tina Fey is a powerhouse of the writer/actor/comedian/producer variety, and now her deadpan snark finds itself on the page in her memoir, Bossypants.

Posted by on June 30, 2018

I Want to Be a Doctor by Laura Driscoll

This is a simple story that packs in a lot of information with illustrations that depict refreshingly diverse supporting and background characters.

Posted by on June 16, 2018

How to Change Your Mind by Michael Pollan

How to Change Your Mind is a methodical, straight-laced dive into psychedelic research without the “counterculture baggage”. In his newest book, Michael Pollan takes a historical and experiential approach to Read more...

Posted by on June 12, 2018

Walking on Sunshine: 52 Small Steps to Happiness by Rachel Kelly

Journalist Rachel Kelly, formerly of The Times (UK), has made significant strides to overcome her debilitating depression that was chronicled in her first book “Black Rainbows.” Through her journey to Read more...

Posted by on May 23, 2018

Lonely Planet Iceland (10th Edition) by Carolyn Bain

According to the author...one popular cafe offers a good assortment of baked goods as well as the occasional “viking hipster” drinking a hot cup of coffee.

Posted by on April 28, 2018

Natural Disasters: I Cover Them. I Am One. by Ginger Zee

The weather around us can cause horrific disasters – tornadoes, hurricanes, blizzards, and so much more. For television meteorologists like Ginger Zee, all these situations are a challenge: to present Read more...

Posted by on March 23, 2018

Professor Marston and the Wonder Women by Angela Robinson

Professor Marston and the Wonder Women pictures the life of William Marston, psychologist and creator of the Wonder Woman superhero comic books. In 1928, Professor Marston taught Psychology at Radcliffe Read more...

Posted by on March 23, 2018

Quiet as a Mouse: and Other Animal Idioms by Chiêu Anh Urban

This book is a thoughtful and fun exploration of colloquialisms from front to back. Urban's bold and vibrant palette compliments the graphic illustrations and modern font. Sharing this book with Read more...

Posted by on March 22, 2018

Pax by Sara Pennypacker

Pax, a pet fox, has been inseparable from his boy, Peter, ever since he found him at only a few weeks old. When Peter’s father enlists in the war and Read more...

Posted by on March 14, 2018

The Apparitionists by Peter Manseau

Peter Manseau weaves an expert tale about the original spirit photographer William Mumler and his exploits in mid-19th century New York and Boston. The reader follows Mumler from his early Read more...

Posted by on February 28, 2018

Real Artists Have Day Jobs (And Other Awesome Things They Didn’t Teach You in School) by Sara Benincasa

A collection of 52 essays from comedian Sara Benincasa about some lessons she’s learned the hard way. Some of the essays she writes are things we know about already: life Read more...

Posted by on February 21, 2018

The Complete Mediterranean Cookbook by America's Test Kitchen

If you are a fan of PBS and have been able to view even one episode of America’s Test Kitchen, you probably realize how seriously the chefs and staff take Read more...

Posted by on February 21, 2018

A Dog in the Cave: The Wolves Who Made Us Human by Kay Frydenborg

It has long been known that an uncommonly special bond exists between humans and dogs. A Dog in the Cave makes the argument that the two species are not only Read more...

Posted by on February 7, 2018

Obama: An Intimate Portrait by Pete Souza

As Chief Official White House photographer, Pete Souza accompanied President Obama every step of the way from inauguration day until the final moments when the president left the Oval Office Read more...

Posted by on January 24, 2018

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