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Solar System

by Michelle Anne Schingler

Beginning from the beginning—the Big Bang, to be precise—this gorgeous exploration of our solar system is replete with informative flaps, flip-up factoids, and beautiful collages depicting the colorful night sky and life planetside.... Read More

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Taxi Ride with Victor

by Michelle Anne Schingler

With four arms and a terrible sense of direction, Victor is not the most outwardly efficient interstellar taxi driver—but he is the one you’ll most want to pick you up by the end of this zany, alien-laden, humorously detailed picture... Read More

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Moon’s First Friends

by Michelle Anne Schingler

With subtle celebrations of exploration and inventiveness, "Moon’s First Friends" works toward the Apollo 11 landing from a singular perspective: that of the moon upon which the vessel landed. The beautiful, lonely moon waits for her... Read More

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Shubh Diwali!

by Michelle Anne Schingler

Jaunty rhymes and warm, generous family activities mark the beginning of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, in this picture book that’s designed to fill young eyes with wonder. Children will learn about the holiday’s exchanges of... Read More

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Future Man

by Matt Sutherland

For all the legitimate criticism of men in general—from misogyny to housework-shirking, sexual harassment to racism-driven populist rage—the twenty-first century sure seems to be a perplexing time for the males of our species.... Read More

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War at Sea

by Matt Sutherland

Throughout the ages, humans have always found ingenious ways to kill each other, but a bloodletting milestone was surely reached when the great powers of the classical world—the Egyptians, Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Greeks, Romans, et... Read More

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