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September 1, 2020

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published September 1, 2020. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in September 2020.

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Lightning Mary

by Susan Waggoner

"Lightning Mary" is a rewarding novelization of how Mary Anning became one of the first people to discover dinosaurs. In 1810, Mary, an eleven-year-old girl, made a world-changing discovery on a muddy English beach. Here, Mary bursts... Read More

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by Eileen Gonzalez

Truganini is a near-mythic figure in Australian history; called “the last Tasmanian,” she died in 1876. Drawing on contemporary sources, Cassandra Pybus reconstructs Truganini’s eventful life, from her early abuse at the hands of... Read More

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Polar Tales

by Rachel Jagareski

Fredrik Granath and Melissa Schäfer spend months each year documenting wildlife in Norway’s Svalbard region, a “ground zero of global warming” Arctic environment that they characterize as the “roughest and toughest,” but also... Read More

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Talking to a Portrait

by Claire Foster

"Talking to a Portrait" is a rare glimpse into the world of fine art galleries and museums that contains the delights, blunders, research, conversations, and inspiration of curating an exhibition. This memoir from one of Canada’s... Read More

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