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Fox Tells a Lie

by Danielle Ballantyne

Watercolors and colored pencils come together in illustrations reminiscent of folk art in this story about getting caught in your own web of lies. Trying to look cool in front of his friends, Fox tells everyone that he knows Superturtle.... Read More

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Castles from Cobwebs

by Elaine Chiew

J. A. Mensah’s "Castles from Cobwebs" is a haunting coming-of-age tale. Imani is a Ghanaian orphan who was left on a castle incline in Northumbria. Picked up by the reverend mother of a convent, Imani is raised there, experiencing... Read More

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Vibrant Interiors

by Ho Lin

Visually stunning and packed with advice, "Vibrant Interiors" serves up plenty of inspiration for adding spice and life to every type of interior space. Author and designer Andrea Monath Schumacher champions an inclusive, multicultural... Read More

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Boys, Beasts & Men

by Ho Lin

The line between figurative and literal beasts is blurred in the inventive stories of Sam J. Miller’s Boys, Beasts & Men. The book’s conjured funhouse worlds are both familiar and alien. Small-town family tensions are exacerbated... Read More

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