Jessie's Picks

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Kids Are Weird: And Other Observations from Parenthood Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781452118703
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Chronicle Books (CA) - March 18th, 2014

Jessie's Rec: This is fantastic - Hilarious! Jeffrey Brown hits the nail on the head with this one. It was as if he was present in every home with a child and brought us the most truthful, funniest parts of childhood.


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What We Talk about When We Talk about Anne Frank Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307949608
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Published: Vintage Books - March 5th, 2013

Jessie's Rec: Englander is fabulous! These artistically constructed and quizzical stories are edgy and character-driven. Each tale brings the reader to an unexpected and powerful end!


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The Invention of Wings Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780670024780
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Published: Viking Books - January 7th, 2014

Jessie's Rec: Sarah and "Handful" are truly maginificent characters; bound together by the cruelty and ignorance of slavery, these two find ways to change their world.


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Just Kids Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780060936228
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Published: Ecco Press - November 2nd, 2010

Jessie's Rec: Patti Smith can write! I enjoyed her  smooth and delicate prose, and loved reading about NewYork during times of civil turmoil, new births in art, music, passion and love - beautifully written!


South of Broad Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780385344074
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Published: Dial Press - May 4th, 2010

Jessie's Rec: Just read this! Absolutely incredible! This novel is thick with character relationships, strong personalities and an intriguing, fast-paced plot. Conroy is one of my favorites and this story kept me up at night until the end!


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Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780307476074
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Published: Vintage - March 26th, 2013

Jessie's Rec: If you need some inspiration and have a touch of wanderlust, follow Cheryl on the PCT!! This is a fun, heartfelt, fast read. I loved it.


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Wild Born Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780545522434
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Published: Scholastic - September 10th, 2013

Jessie's Rec: This series is fun for the elementary school age adventurer! What a fun, creative and powerful story about kids who can truly become the animal which best describes their personality....Kids love these books.


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The One and Only Ivan Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780061992254
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Published: HarperTorch - January 17th, 2012

Jessie's Rec: You will fall in love with Ivan and Ruby, the gorilla and elephant who find each other and build a relationship that change each other's lives....Perfect for 3rd-5th graders....


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Bridget Jones: Mad about the Boy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385350860
Availability: Special Order
Published: Knopf Publishing Group - October 15th, 2013

Jessie's Rec: This book is just hilarious! I cackled the whole way through; huge, gutteral giggles! Spring is coming, and if you want to sit back, have fun and smile read this!