Exhibits

NONFIC: The Newcomers: Finding Refuge, Friendship, and Hope in an American Classroom, by Helen Thorpe

August: NonFiction Pick I loved this book.  It describes a year in a classroom in South High school in Denver, Colorado, which is an entry level language classroom for refugee children.  New students keep arriving as the year progresses, until

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NONFIC: The Library, A Catalogue of Wonders, by Stuart Kells

August: NonFiction Pick Stuart Kells in an authority on rare books, something of a book-trade historian.  This entertaining book is sort of like gossip about libraries and books, from ancient times to the present.  It tells tales of of librarians,

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FIC: Less by Andrew Sean Greer

August: Fiction Pick A struggling novelist travels the world to avoid an awkward wedding in this hilarious Pulitzer Prize-winning novel full of “arresting lyricism and beauty” (New York Times Book Review). Elly  

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FIC: Manhatten Beach by Jennifer Egan

August: Fiction Pick Winner of the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction The daring and magnificent novel from the Pulitzer Prize–winning author. With the atmosphere of a noir thriller, Egan’s first historical novel follows Anna and Styles into a

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J NONFIC: Under the Canopy: Trees Around the World by Iris Volant and Cynthia Alonso

August: YA/J NonFiction Pick Take some time to look through this one.  Interesting histories of the globes of most distinctive tree species will keep you busy as well as poring over the unique brightly colored illustrations. Robin  

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