Author Event

Sy Montgomery and Elizabeth Marshall Thomas present Tamed and Untamed

Saturday, October 14th, 2017, 2 p.m.

Tamed and Untamed: Close Encounters of the Animal Kind Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781603587556
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - September 27th, 2017

Extraordinary new insights into the minds and lives of our fellow creatures from two of the world's top animal authors, Elizabeth Marshall Thomas and Sy Montgomery.


The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration Into the Wonder of Consciousness Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781451697728
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Published: Atria Books - April 5th, 2016

Finalist for the 2015 National Book Award for Nonfiction

New York Times Bestseller

"Sy Montgomery's The Soul of an Octopus does for the creature what Helen Macdonald's H Is for Hawk did for raptors." --New Statesman, UK

Starred Booklist and Library Journal Editors' Spring Pick


Birdology: Adventures with Hip Hop Parrots, Cantankerous Cassowaries, Crabby Crows, Peripatetic Pigeons, Hens, Hawks, and Humming Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781416569855
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Published: Free Press - February 22nd, 2011

From the author of the National Book Award Finalist The Soul of an Octopus.


The Good Good Pig: The Extraordinary Life of Christopher Hogwood Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780345496096
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Published: Ballantine Books - April 17th, 2007

"Christopher Hogwood came home on my lap in a shoebox. He was a creature who would prove in many ways to be more human than I am."
-from The Good Good Pig


The Hidden Life of Dogs Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9780547416854
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Published: Mariner Books - September 10th, 2010

Long before the Dog Whisperer, anthropologist Elizabeth Marshall Thomas revealed to readers the nature of pack dynamics, leading to a completely new understanding of dogs and their desires.


The Tribe of Tiger: Cats and Their Culture Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780743426893
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Published: Pocket Books - June 2001

From the plains of Africa to her very own backyard, noted author and anthropologist Elizabeth Marshall Thomas explores the world of cats, both large and small in this classic bestseller. Inspired by her own feline's instinct to hunt and supported by her studies abroad, Thomas examines the life actions, as well as the similarities and differences of these majestic creatures.


Casey Sherman, The Ice Bucket Challenge

Thursday, September 21st, 2017, 5:30 p.m.

Casey Sherman presents The Ice Bucket Challenge: Pete Frates and the Fight Against ALS.

The Ice Bucket Challenge: Pete Frates and the Fight Against ALS Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781512600964
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Published: Foreedge - September 5th, 2017

While everyone knows of the Ice Bucket Challenge, the viral craze that swept the nation in summer 2014, too few know the truly inspirational story behind it. Pete Frates was a man at war with his own body. A man whose love for others was unshakable.


The Finest Hours: The True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard's Most Daring Sea Rescue Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781416567226
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Published: Scribner Book Company - April 13th, 2010

In the winter of 1952, New England was battered by the most brutal nor'easter in years. As the weather wreaked havoc on land, the freezing Atlantic became a wind-whipped zone of peril, setting the stage for one of the most heroic rescue stories ever lived.


Boston Strong: A City's Triumph Over Tragedy Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781611685596
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Published: Foreedge - January 20th, 2015

Veteran journalists Casey Sherman and Dave Wedge have written the definitive inside look at the Boston Marathon bombings with a unique, Boston-based account of the events that riveted the world.


Bad Blood: Freedom and Death in the White Mountains Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781611683738
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Published: University Press of New England - September 11th, 2012

In the shadow of the fallen Old Man of the Mountain, on a lonely stretch of mountain road, two men lay dead. A spasm of violence that took only a few minutes to play out leaves a community divided and searching for answers.


Jane Yolen

Saturday, October 28th, 2017, 11 am

Last Laughs: Prehistoric Epitaphs Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781580897068
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Published: Charlesbridge Publishing - October 10th, 2017

Macabre, ironic, and witty epitaphs share how prehistoric creatures like the terror bird, the woolly mammoth, and the T-rex met their demise. The ever-entertaining J. Patrick Lewis and the inimitable Jane Yolen offer a collection organized by era, with posthumous poems paired with short secondary text providing additional, factual information about each creature.


Mount Washington: Narratives and Perspectives

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017, 5:30 p.m.

Mount Washington: Narratives and Perspectives Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781625859013
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Published: History Press - July 24th, 2017

For two centuries, Mount Washington has been the object of countless writers' wonder and fascination. In this volume, more than twenty previously written pieces inspired by New England's highest peak have been carefully selected, and collectively these cover nearly every aspect of the mountain's storied past.


Life With Forty Dogs, with Joseph Robertia

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017, 5:30 p.m.

Life with Forty Dogs: Misadventures with Runts, Rejects, Retirees, and Rescues Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781943328918
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Published: Alaska Northwest Books - April 4th, 2017

This book is an invitation to understand the essence of life with forty dogs in its entirety, and through that comprehension to truly appreciate what Joseph Robertia sees every day, and never takes for granted how special it is.


Tomie dePaola!

Saturday, November 18th, 2017, 2 p.m.

Strega Nona Cover Image
By Tomie dePaola, Tomie dePaola (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780671666064
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Published: Aladdin Paperbacks - September 3rd, 1979

When Strega Nona leaves him alone with her magic pasta pot, Big Anthony is determined to show the townspeople how it works in this classic Caldecott Honor book from Tomie dePaola.


Pancakes for Breakfast Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780156707688
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - April 3rd, 1978

This wordless picture book follows the trials of a little old lady who attempts to make pancakes for her breakfast. "The optimistic determination of the woman and the gentle humor of the illustrations make this an appealing book for the very young."--School Library Journal

This title has been selected as a Common Core Text Exemplar (Grades K-1, Stories).


The Art Lesson Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780698115729
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Published: Paperstar Book - December 21st, 2001

Tommy knows he wants to be an artist when he grows up. He can't wait to get to school and have real art lessons. When Tommy gets to school and finds out that the art lessons are full of "rules," he is surprised and dismayed.


Midnight in Broad Daylight: A Japanese American Family Caught Between Two Worlds

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017, 5:30 p.m.

Midnight in Broad Daylight: A Japanese American Family Caught Between Two Worlds Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062351944
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Published: Harper Perennial - January 31st, 2017

Meticulously researched and beautifully written, the true story of a Japanese American family that found itself on opposite sides during World War II an epic tale of family, separation, divided loyalties, love, reconciliation, loss, and redemption this is a riveting chronicle of U.S. Japan relations and the Japanese experience in America.


Recipes for Repair, a Lyme Disease event with Laura Piazza

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017, 5:30 p.m.

0983097747 Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780983097747
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Published: Peconic Publishing - August 1st, 2016

Now back in an updated and expanded second edition, Recipes for Repair is your go-to guide for adopting the highly acclaimed Lyme Inflammation Diet, outlined within.


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