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A Carnival of Snackery by
Call Number: 818 SED
Casting more light on his omnivorous curiosity, habit of vigilant observation, acid wit, and impishness. Sedaris recounts his seemingly perpetual world tour of literary performances with gleanings from his voracious eavesdropping and nervy chats with fellow passengers, drivers, and restaurant and hotel staff.
Native American Heritage Month
November is Native American Heritage Month to celebrate and honor indigenous communities.
The Round House by
After Geraldine Coutts is attacked on the Ojibwe reservation in North Dakota, her husband Bazil, a tribal judge, tries to find justice for his wife, and their teenage son Joe tries to help his mother heal.
There There by
Tells the story of twelve characters, each of whom have private reasons for traveling to the Big Oakland Powwow--some generous, some fearful, some joyful, some violent--momentum builds toward a shocking yet inevitable conclusion that changes everything.
This Land Is Their Land by
Call Number: 974.4004 SIL
Discusses the history of Thanksgiving and the Wampanoag people, including why they hold a Day of Mourning on Thanksgiving.
The Magician by
Call Number: F TOI
At the turn of the twentieth century in a provincial German city where the young boy, Thomas Mann, grows up with a conservative, conventional father and a Brazilian mother, exotic and unpredictable, who will never fit in. He hides both his artistic aspirations and his his sexuality from everyone.
The Lincoln Highway by
Call Number: F TOW
In 1954, 18-year-old Emmett Watson is driven home to Nebraska by the warden of the juvenile work farm where he has just served fifteen months for involuntary manslaughter. His mother long gone, his father recently deceased, and the family farm foreclosed upon by the bank, Emmett's intention is to pick up his eight-year-old brother, Billy, and head to California where they can start their lives anew. But when the warden drives away, Emmett discovers that two friends from the work farm have hidden themselves in the trunk of the warden's car.
Call Number: F POW
Theo, an astrobiologist, and his sensitive nine-year-old son, Robin, who has a keen interest in nature, struggle to adapt following the unexpected death of spirited wife and mother Aly. When Robin has a fit of rage at school, Theo realizes he must seek treatment. Opposed to pharmacological intervention, he enrolls Robin in an experimental therapy, known as decoded neurofeedback, which matches brain-pattern activity to a model brain print from another individual.
Cloud Cuckoo Land by
Call Number: F DOE
The heroes of Cloud Cuckoo Land are trying to figure out the world around them: Anna and Omeir, on opposite sides of the formidable city walls during the 1453 siege of Constantinople; teenage idealist Seymour in an attack on a public library in present day Idaho; and Konstance, on an interstellar ship bound for an exoplanet, decades from now.
Five Total Strangers by
Desperate to reach her grieving mother, Mira joins a group of college students driving home after their flight is stranded, but the road conditions are not the only mortal danger they face.
Any Way the Wind Blows by
Call Number: F RAI
Simon, Baz, Penelope, and Agatha return to England, back to the Watford School of Magicks, and back to their families for a final adventure.
Instructions for Dancing by
Call Number: F YOO
After picking up a book from the library, Yvette--who has given up on love--gains the ability to see how other people's romantic relationships will end.
Wild Tongues Can't Be Tamed by
Call Number: 810.8 WIL
These fifteen original pieces delve into everything from ghost stories and superheroes, to memories in the kitchen and travels around the world, to addiction and grief, to identity and anti-Blackness, to finding love and speaking your truth.
The Folk of Air book series by
Call Number: F BLA
Jude was 7-years-old when her parents were murdered and she and her two sisters were stolen away to live in the treacherous High Court of Faerie. Ten years later, Jude wants nothing more than to belong there, despite her mortality. But many of the fey despise humans. Especially Prince Cardan, the youngest and wickedest son of the High King. To win a place at the Court, she must defy him--and face the consequences.
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