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by Rebecca Hussey

Combining personal experiences with scholarly insight, Tressie McMillan Cottom’s Thick: And Other Essays is essential reading for our times. These essays examine race, feminism, and culture with fierce intelligence. The collection... Read More

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Tiger Days

by Pallas Gates McCorquodale

Wild and fierce, quiet, shy, or silly: let your emotions run free through this rhythmic, rhyming exploration of the many ways that feelings manifest. A rainbow of bold hues and lively, mobile creatures transform each range of emotions... Read More

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by Pallas Gates McCorquodale

Office supplies have never been more entertaining than they are in this punny tale of friendship and ingenuity. Old school and new tech go head to head when Jackson trades his longtime pal Pencil in for a shiny new Tablet. Cheerful... Read More

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by Kristine Morris

California was in the death grip of a drought when endurance athlete Heather “Anish” Anderson set out to hike the 2,600-mile Pacific Crest Trail faster than any other hiker ever had. To do so, she would have to walk at least forty... Read More

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The Book of Delights

by Ho Lin

Ross Gay is known for his poetry, but "The Book of Delights" proves that he’s also an adept essayist. In composing the book, Gay operated under a simple principle: keep a diary of entries over the course of one year, with each entry... Read More

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