The Brief and True Report of Temperance Flowerdew

My friend Dr Kirk Heinze was excited to share that his sister has a major book release on Tuesday September 29th. We've stocked our shelf with this historic novel of Jamestown VIrginia. 

Denise Heinze will be live with her local independent bookstore in Durham NC to talk about her new book. Here's the link 

 

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The Brief and True Report of Temperance Flowerdew Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781982598648
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Published: Blackstone Publishing - September 29th, 2020

Determined to set the historical record straight, and clear her conscience, Temperance Flowerdew--the wife of Virginia's first two governors--puts quill to paper, recounting the hardships that nearly brought the Jamestown colony to its knees, and the extraordinary sacrifice of her servant girl, Lily.


Banned Book Week Top Ten of 2019

These Books were the Top 10 challenged or banned books in 2019 in public libraries and schools.  Find out more about why we celebrate our Freedom to Read each year.  In-store display and sale through October 3, 2020.

www.bannedbooksweek.org

 

 

 

 

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George (Scholastic Gold) Cover Image
$6.39
ISBN: 9780545812573
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - April 25th, 2017

The unforgettable debut from Stonewall Award Winner Alex Gino.

George joins the Scholastic Gold line, which features award-winning and beloved novels. Includes exclusive bonus content!

When people look at George, they think they see a boy. But she knows she's not a boy. She knows she's a girl.


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Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out Cover Image
$10.39
ISBN: 9780763673680
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Published: Candlewick - March 10th, 2015

A 2015 Stonewall Honor Book

A groundbreaking work of LGBT literature takes an honest look at the life, love, and struggles of transgender teens.


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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Presents A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo (Better Bundo Book, LGBT Children’s Book) Cover Image
$15.19
ISBN: 9781452173801
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 18th, 2018

100% of Last Week Tonight's proceeds will be donated to The Trevor Project and AIDS United.

HBO's Emmy-winning Last Week Tonight with John Oliver presents a children's picture book about a Very Special boy bunny who falls in love with another boy bunny.


Sex is a Funny Word: A Book about Bodies, Feelings, and YOU Cover Image
By Cory Silverberg, Fiona Smyth (Illustrator)
$19.16
ISBN: 9781609806064
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Published: Triangle Square - July 28th, 2015

2016 Winner of the Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children’s Non-Fiction 

2016 ALA Stonewall Book Award, Honor Book

2016 ALA Notable Children's Book


Prince & Knight Cover Image
By Daniel Haack, Stevie Lewis (Illustrator)
$7.19
ISBN: 9781499810950
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Published: little bee books - April 28th, 2020

"Victorious . . .


I Am Jazz Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780803741072
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Published: Dial Books - September 4th, 2014

The story of a transgender child based on the real-life experience of Jazz Jennings, who has become a spokesperson for transkids everywhere


The Handmaid's Tale: A Novel Cover Image
$12.76
ISBN: 9780385490818
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Published: Anchor - March 16th, 1998

#1 New York Times bestseller 

An instant classic and eerily prescient cultural phenomenon, from “the patron saint of feminist dystopian fiction” (New York Times). Now an award-winning Hulu series starring Elizabeth Moss.


Drama Cover Image
$8.79
ISBN: 9780545326995
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Published: Graphix - September 1st, 2012

From Raina Telgemeier, the #1 New York Times bestselling, multiple Eisner Award-winning author of Smile and Sisters!


Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Cover Image
By J.K. Rowling, Mary GrandPré (Illustrator)
$8.79
ISBN: 9780590353427
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - October 1st, 1999

Harry Potter has never been the star of a Quidditch team, scoring points while riding a broom far above the ground. He knows no spells, has never helped to hatch a dragon, and has never worn a cloak of invisibility.

All he knows is a miserable life with the Dursleys, his horrible aunt and uncle, and their abominable son, Dudley - a great big swollen spoiled bully.


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And Tango Makes Three Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781481449946
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Published: Little Simon - June 2nd, 2015

The heartwarming true story of two penguins who create a nontraditional family is narrated by award-winning actor Neil Patrick Harris in this book and CD package.

At the penguin house at the Central Park Zoo, two penguins named Roy and Silo were a little bit different from the others. But their desire for a family was the same.


Halloween Books

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A Changing Picture Book: Peek a Boo Pumpkin Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780312530204
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Published: Priddy Books US - July 14th, 2020

Pull the tabs and watch the pictures magically change in Roger Priddy's A Changing Picture Book: Peek a Boo Pumpkin, a fantastic Halloween board book, full of rhyming text and spooky surprises that will encourage your child's imagination.


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By Dr. Seuss, Tom Brannon (Illustrator)
$7.19
ISBN: 9781984850973
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - July 23rd, 2019

Carve out family time for this Halloween-themed board book featuring Thing One and Thing Two from Dr. Seuss's The Cat in the Hat!


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This Book is Haunted!: A Halloween Joke & Activity Book Cover Image
By Maggie Fischer, Eric Wolfe Hanson (Illustrator), Luke Newell (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781684127153
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Published: Silver Dolphin Books - July 23rd, 2019

Laugh along and do the activities in this frighteningly funny book!
 

Why did the vampire need to take medicine? What’s a ghost’s favorite snack? Find out the answers to these jokes and more in this silly, spooky, side-splitter! Jokes and activities haunt every page, so you’ll never be bored with this book! 
 


Little Blue Truck's Halloween Cover Image
By Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illustrator)
$10.39
ISBN: 9780544772533
Availability: Backordered
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - July 5th, 2016

Beep! Beep! It’s Halloween! Little Blue Truck is picking up his animal friends for a costume party. Lift the flaps in this large, sturdy board book to find out who’s dressed up in each costume!


Pete the Cat: Trick or Pete Cover Image
By James Dean, James Dean (Illustrator), Kimberly Dean
$5.59
ISBN: 9780062198709
Availability: Backordered
Published: HarperFestival - July 25th, 2017

Join Pete the Cat from New York Times bestselling artist James Dean as he goes trick-or-treating in this lift-the-flaps book!

Pete loves Halloween and candy but not so much scary surprises. Follow Pete as he goes trick-or-treating from house to house and discover what is waiting behind each door.


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By Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Illustrator)
$6.39
ISBN: 9780803738416
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Published: Dial Books - August 16th, 2012

The New York Times bestselling Halloween picture book is now a board book!

This rollicking, rhyming tale from master storyteller Julia Donaldson is the perfect Halloween read-aloud for the youngest listeners. A friendly witch, hungry dragon, and muddy monster learn about friendship, and readers will delight in the surprising (and not too scary) ending.


Pete the Cat’s Happy Halloween Cover Image
By James Dean, James Dean (Illustrator), Kimberly Dean
$7.19
ISBN: 9780062868442
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Published: HarperFestival - July 14th, 2020

With eight fun tabs to pull, kids will love seeing Pete and his buddies' spooky fun Halloween costumes! 

In this sturdy tabbed board book from New York Times bestselling creators Kimberly and James Dean, Pete the Cat is almost ready for the Halloween parade. But first, he has to gather all of his friends!


Weird But True Halloween: 300 Spooky Facts to Scare You Silly Cover Image
$7.19
ISBN: 9781426338281
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Published: National Geographic Kids - September 8th, 2020

The wildly popular Weird But True! line is all dressed up for Halloween with 300 all-new spooky facts about candy, costumes, pumpkin carving, and more! Calling all boys and ghouls: You're in for a treat of freaky facts, stats, tidbits, and trivia about one of the most popular holidays! Did you know that there is an underwater pumpkin carving contest? Or that the U.S.


Glow-In-The-Dark Tattoos: Halloween Cover Image
$1.99
ISBN: 9780486468044
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Published: Dover Publications - August 8th, 2008

Ghost-filled pumpkins. Scary spider webs. Bats and black cats. Just a few examples of the fun tattoos that will look even better when the lights are out. The festive parade of 6 colorful glow-in-the-dark scenes are sure to make Halloween the spookiest celebration ever. And they're so easy to apply and remove.


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The Return Cover Image
$22.40
ISBN: 9781538728574
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - September 29th, 2020

In the romantic tradition of Dear John, Nicholas Sparks returns with the story of an injured Navy doctor -- and two women whose secrets will change the course of his life in this #1 New York Times bestseller.


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The Searcher: A Novel Cover Image
$21.60
ISBN: 9780735224650
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Published: Viking - October 6th, 2020

A New York Times Bestseller

"This hushed suspense tale about thwarted dreams of escape may be her best one yet...its own kind of masterpiece." --Maureen Corrigan, The Washington Post

A "taut, chiseled and propulsive" (Vogue) new novel from the bestselling mystery writer who "is in a class by herself." (The New York Times)


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The Book of Two Ways: A Novel Cover Image
$23.19
ISBN: 9781984818355
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Published: Ballantine Books - September 22nd, 2020

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of Small Great Things and A Spark of Light comes a “powerful” (The Washington Post) novel about the choices that alter the course of our lives.


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The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781631491665
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Liveright - October 20th, 2020

Finalist • National Book Award for Nonfiction
New Books to Watch Out for in October • New York Times
Best Books of Fall 2020 • O, the Oprah Magazine, The Week, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Best New Books to Read in October • TIME