Exhibits

NONFIC: No Beast So Fierce by Dane Huckelbridge

May: NonFiction Pick This book is about a famous man-eating tiger killed by Jim Corbett in India, the Champawat Tiger. It had eaten almost 500 people by the time he killed it in 1907. The book is about more than

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NONFIC: Madame Fourcade’s Secret War: The Daring Young Woman Who Led France’s Largest Spy Network against Hitler by Lynne Olson

May: NonFiction Pick In 1941 a thirty-one-year-old Frenchwoman, a young mother born to privilege and known for her beauty and glamour, became the leader of a vast intelligence organization—the only woman to serve as a chef de résistance during the

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FIC: The Bird King by G. Willow Wilson

May: Fiction Pick This is an adventure tale, a journey, taken in 1492 as the Christians are retaking Andalusia. The Sultan’s concubine together with the sultan’s mapmaker are fleeing the Inquisition, which thinks the mapmaker is a sorcerer. They are

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FIC: Circe by Madeline Miller

May: Fiction Pick In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe is a strange child–not powerful, like her father, nor viciously alluring like her mother. Turning to the

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YA/J NONFIC: Herbal Adventures:  Backyard Excursions and Kitchen Creations for Kids and Their Families by Rachel Jepsen Wolf

May: YA/J NonFiction Pick This book goes from identifying medicinal and edible plants in the wild to turning foraged bounty into balms, dyes, meals and more! Robin

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