Black: The History of a Color by Michel Pastoureau

Black: The History of a Color by Michel Pastoureau

Black–favorite color of priests and penitents, artists and ascetics, fashion designers and fascists–has always stood for powerfully opposed ideas: authority and humility, sin and holiness, rebellion and conformity, wealth and poverty, good and bad. In this beautiful and richly illustrated

Moonlight Rests on My Left Palm: Poems and Essays by Yu Xiuhua

Moonlight Rests on My Left Palm: Poems and Essays by Yu Xiuhua

Starting with the viral poem “Crossing Half of China to Fuck You,” Yu Xiuhua’s raw collection in Fiona Sze-Lorrain’s translation chronicles her life as a disabled, divorced, single mother in rural China. Yu Xiuhua was born with cerebral palsy in

I’ll Be Strong for You by Nasim Marashi

I’ll Be Strong for You by Nasim Marashi

This award-winning debut novel by Iranian journalist Nasim Marashi follows the lives of three young women in Tehran over the course of two seasons as they pursue their wildly different dreams even as they discover that it may mean breaking

Amira & Hamza: The War to Save the Worlds by Samira Ahmed

Amira & Hamza: The War to Save the Worlds by Samira Ahmed

From bestselling author Samira Ahmed comes a thrilling fantasy adventure intertwining Islamic legend and history, perfect for fans of Aru Shah and the Land of Stories. On the day of a rare super blue blood moon eclipse, twelve-year-old Amira and her little brother,

Climate Chaos: Lessons on Survival from Our Ancestors by Brian Fagan

Climate Chaos: Lessons on Survival from Our Ancestors by Brian Fagan

A thirty-thousand-year history of the relationship between climate and civilization that teaches powerful lessons about how humankind can survive. Human-made climate change may have begun in the last two hundred years, but our species has witnessed many eras of climate

Once Upon a Tide: A Mermaid’s Tale by Stephanie Strohm

Once Upon a Tide: A Mermaid’s Tale by Stephanie Strohm

Catalog Copy: “A lighthearted adventure.” —Kirkus Reviews Princess Lana is the youngest ambassador ever to represent her underwater kingdom, Clarion, at the Royal Festival on land. And even though it means trading her mermaid tail for a clumsy pair of

The Grumbles: A Story about Gratitude by Tricia Goyer

The Grumbles: A Story about Gratitude by Tricia Goyer

Are you trying to teach your family about gratitude? The Grumbles are here to help . . . they just don’t know it yet! The Grumble family tried not to complain but bills and laundry and sibling squabbles kept everyone rumbling. When

The Nutcracker by E.T.A. Hoffmann

The Nutcracker by E.T.A. Hoffmann

A Christmas Eve tradition becomes a saga of epic proportions when young Marie Stahlbaum’s beloved Nutcracker defends her against the dreaded Mouse King’s army. As Marie recovers after the battle, Godfather Drosselmeier relates Nutcracker’s sad tale, and the compassionate girl

The Wish Tree by Kyo Maclear

The Wish Tree by Kyo Maclear

Charles wants to find a wish tree. His brother and sister don’t believe there is such a thing, but his trusty companion Boggan is ready to join Charles on a journey to find out. And along the way, they discover

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