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Brave Ballerina: The Story of Janet Collins Cover Image

Starting with ballet lessons paid for with costumes made by her mother, young Janet Collins practiced hard and developed her natural talent as a dancer. She took...

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Blast from the Past

Frederick Douglass: The Lion Who Wrote History Cover Image

In this illustrated biography for young readers, the legendary Walter Dean Myers chronicles the life of Frederick Douglass: The Lion...

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YA Pick

Facing Frederick: The Life of Frederick Douglass, a Monumental American Man Cover Image

Facing Frederick: The Life of Frederick Douglass, a Monumental American Man (Abrams, $19.99) chronicles the fascinating, inspiring and...

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Book Subscription

The Roots of Rap Cover Image

Join our signed first editions club and have a first edition, first printing of a new children’s picture book delivered each month directly to your doorstep (or pick it up at the store). The February book is The Roots of Rap by Frank Morrison (little bee, $18.99).



Mamoo Kids Zipper Totes

Gifts for Kids

Mamoo creates awe-inspiring bags for active, adventurous kids. The zipper totes are handcrafted in Oakland, CA from 100% natural cotton canvas with adjustable cross-body strap and are machine washable. They are just the right size to hold standard-size kids’ folders.


Teen Book Group

The Assasination of Brangwain Spurge Cover Image

The Teen Book Group for teens ages 13–16 meets on the fourth Sunday of the month at 3:30 p.m., downstairs in the Children and Teens Department, to discuss and dissect a book of our choosing. The next meeting is on November 25 at 3:30 and we will be reading The Assasination of Brandwain Spurge by M.T. Anderson and Eugene Yelchin. Have questions? Interested in joining? Email Emily at