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History of Wolves

• <b>Author:</b> Emily Fridlund<p><b>“So delicately calibrated and precisely beautiful that one might not immediately sense the sledgehammer of pain building inside this book. And I mean that in the best way. What powerful tension and depth this provides!”—Aimee Bender</b><p>Fourteen-year-old Linda lives with her …

Kant and the Platypus

• <b>Author:</b> Umberto Eco<p><b>How do we know a cat is a cat . . . and why do we call it a cat? An “intriguing and often fascinating” look at words, perceptions, and the relationship between them (Newark Star-Ledger).</b> <br>In <i>Kant and the Platypus</i>, the renowned semiotician, philosopher, and bestselling author of <i>The</i> …

Meeting Students' Needs in Number Talks

Meeting Students' Needs in Number Talks Transcript<p>Crystal Murray: My name is Crystal Murray. I teach six grade Math at Enumclaw Middle School in …

Mathematics

A Piece of the World

• <b>Author:</b> Christina Baker Kline<p>INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER<p>"A must-read for anyone who loves history and art.”<p>--Kristin Hannah<p>From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the smash bestseller Orphan Train, a stunning and atmospheric novel of friendship, passion, and art, inspired by Andrew …

Flight of Dreams

• <b>Author:</b> Ariel Lawhon<p><b>"At every page a guilty secret bobs up; at every page Lawhon keeps us guessing. Who will bring down the Hindenburg? And how?”</b><b><br>-- New York Times Book Review</b><p>On the evening of May 3rd, 1937, ninety-seven people board the Hindenburg for its final, doomed flight to Lakehurst, New …

The Golden Hour

• <b>Author:</b> T. Greenwood<p><b>“Richly told and hauntingly beautiful, The Golden Hour was impossible to put down.”</b> <b><br>--Heather Gudenkauf, New York Times & USA Today bestselling author</b><p>On a spring afternoon long ago, thirteen-year-old Wyn Davies took a shortcut through the woods in her New Hampshire hometown and …

The Women in the Castle

• <b>Author:</b> Jessica Shattuck<p>INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • FEATURING AN EXCLUSIVE NEW CHAPTER<p>GoodReads Choice Awards Semifinalist<p>"Moving . . . a plot that surprises and devastates."—New York Times Book Review<p>"A masterful epic."—People magazine<p>"Mesmerizing . . . The Women in the Castle stands tall …

Brigid of Kildare

• <b>Author:</b> Heather Terrell<p>Rich in historical detail, Heather Terrell’s mesmerizing novel <b>Brigid of Kildare</b> is the story of the revolutionary Saint Brigid and the discovery of the oldest illuminated manuscript in the annals of the Church, a manuscript that contains an astonishing secret history. …

The Orphan's Tale

• <b>Author:</b> Pam Jenoff<p><b>A New York Times bestseller!</b><p>"Readers who enjoyed Kristin Hannah's <i>The Nightingale</i> and Sara Gruen's <i>Water for Elephants</i> will embrace this novel. " —Library Journal<p>"Secrets, lies, treachery, and passion…. I read this novel in a headlong rush." —Christina Baker Kline, #1 <i>New York Times</i> …

Circling the Sun

• <b>Author:</b> Paula McLain<p><b>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR, BOOKPAGE, AND SHELF AWARENESS • “Paula McLain is considered the new star of historical fiction, and for good reason. Fans of The Paris Wife will be captivated by Circling the Sun, which . . . is both</b> …

The One-in-a-Million Boy

• <b>Author:</b> Monica Wood<p><i>The story of your life never starts at the beginning. Don't they teach you anything at school?</i><p>So says 104-year-old Ona to the 11-year-old boy who's been sent to help her out every Saturday morning. As he refills the bird feeders and tidies the garden shed, Ona tells him about her …

Days Without End

• <b>Author:</b> Sebastian Barry<p><b>LONGLISTED FOR THE 2017 MAN BOOKER PRIZE</b><p><b>"A true leftfield wonder: Days Without End is a violent, superbly lyrical western offering a sweeping vision of America in the making."—Kazuo Ishiguro, Booker Prize winning author of The Remains of the Day and The Buried Giant</b><p><b>From the</b> …

A Good American

• <b>Author:</b> Alex George<p><b>“A beautifully written novel, laced with history and music.” —Emily St. John Mandel, author of Station Eleven</b><p><b>Everything he’d seen had been unimaginably different from the dry, dour streets of home, and to his surprise he was not sorry in the slightest. He was smitten by the</b> …

The German Girl

• <b>Author:</b> Armando Lucas Correa<p>A young girl flees Nazi-occupied Germany with her family and best friend, only to discover that the overseas refuge they had been promised is an illusion in this “powerful and affecting” (<i>Kirkus Reviews</i>) debut novel, perfect for fans of <i>The Nightingale</i>, <i>All the Light We</i> …

Desolation Angels

• <b>Author:</b> Jack Kerouac<p><b>A young man searches for meaning, creates art, and grapples with fame in this semiautobiographical Beat Generation classic by the author of On the Road.</b><p>This urgently paced yet deeply introspective novel closely tracks Jack Kerouac’s own life. Jack Duluoz journeys from the …

Chronicle in Stone

• <b>Author:</b> Ismail Kadare & Arshi Pipa<p>Masterful in its simplicity, <i>Chronicle in Stone</i> is a touching coming-of-age story and a testament to the perseverance of the human spirit. Surrounded by the magic of beautiful women and literature, a boy must endure the deprivations of war as he suffers the …

The Chilbury Ladies' Choir

• <b>Author:</b> Jennifer Ryan<p><b>“A delightful debut.”—People</b><p>For readers of <i>Lilac Girls</i> and <i>The Nightingale</i>, <i>The Chilbury Ladies' Choir</i> unfolds the struggles, affairs, deceptions, and triumphs of a village choir during World War II.<p>As England becomes enmeshed in the early days of World War II and the men are away …

The Bookseller

• <b>Author:</b> Cynthia Swanson<p>A provocative and hauntingly powerful debut novel reminiscent of Sliding Doors, The Bookseller follows a woman in the 1960s who must reconcile her reality with the tantalizing alternate world of her dreams.<p>Nothing is as permanent as it appears . . .<p>Denver, 1962: Kitty Miller …

Ali Smith’s Autumn Is a Post-Brexit Masterpiece

In a dazzling, abstract new novel, the Scottish author experiments with time, history, and art to respond to a tumultuous moment.<p>What kind of art will come out of this moment? If Ali Smith’s <i>Autumn</i> is a harbinger of things to come, the work that emerges over the next decade will be extraordinarily …

Books

Flowers for Algernon

• <b>Author:</b> Daniel Keyes<p>Oscar-winning film Charly starring Cliff Robertson and Claire Bloom-a mentally challenged man receives an operation that turns him into a genius...and introduces him to heartache.

See Me

• <b>Author:</b> Nicholas Sparks<p><i>See me just as I see you . . .</i><p>Colin Hancock is giving his second chance his best shot. With a history of violence and bad decisions behind him and the threat of prison dogging his every step, he's determined to walk a straight line. To Colin, that means applying himself …

How Not to Be Wrong

• <b>Author:</b> Jordan Ellenberg<p><b>The Freakonomics of math—a math-world superstar unveils the hidden beauty and logic of the world and puts its power in our hands</b><p>The math we learn in school can seem like a dull set of rules, laid down by the ancients and not to be questioned. In <i>How Not to Be Wrong</i>, Jordan …

Pachinko (National Book Award Finalist)

• <b>Author:</b> Min Jin Lee<p><b>NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST * A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW TOP TEN OF THE YEAR * NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2017 *A USA TODAY TOP TEN OF 2017 *</b> <b>JULY PICK FOR THE PBS NEWSHOUR-NEW YORK TIMES BOOK CLUB NOW READ THIS</b><b>Roxane Gay's Favorite Book of 2017, Washington Post</b><b>NEW YORK</b> …

Swimming Lessons

• <b>Author:</b> Claire Fuller<p>An Oprah Editor's Pick and NPR Best Book of the Year<p>From the author of the award-winning and word-of-mouth sensation Our Endless Numbered Days comes an exhilarating literary mystery that will keep readers guessing until the final page.<p>Ingrid Coleman writes letters to her …

The Passion of Artemisia

• <b>Author:</b> Susan Vreeland<p>Recently rediscovered by art historians, and one of the few female post-Renaissance painters to achieve fame during her own era, Artemisia Gentileschi led a remarkably "modern" life. Susan Vreeland tells Artemisia's captivating story, beginning with her public humiliation in a …

The Map of True Places

• <b>Author:</b> Brunonia Barry<p>“Masterfully woven…The Map of True Places is a gripping quest for truth that kept me reading at the edge of my seat to the very last page.”<br>—Lisa Genova, author of Still Alice<p>Brunonia Barry, author of the beloved New York Times and international bestseller The Lace Reader is …

A Little Life

• <b>Author:</b> Hanya Yanagihara<p><b>ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR<br>The New York Times • The Washington Post • The Wall Street Journal • NPR • Vanity Fair • Vogue • Minneapolis Star Tribune • St. Louis Post-Dispatch • The Guardian • O, The Oprah Magazine • Slate • Newsday • Buzzfeed • The Economist • Newsweek</b> …

City of Women

• <b>Author:</b> David R. Gillham<p><b>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER</b><p><b>David R. Gillham’s next remarkable book, Annelies, is coming in 2019 from Viking Books</b><p>It is 1943—the height of the Second World War. With the men away at the front, Berlin has become a city of women.<p>On the surface, Sigrid Schröder is the model German …

The Roots of the Olive Tree

• <b>Author:</b> Courtney Miller Santo<p>An extraordinary new voice in contemporary woman’s fiction, Courtney Miller Santo makes her magnificent debut with The Roots of the Olive Tree, a novel that will delight fans of Sarah Blake’s The Postmistress, The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd, and the works of …