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Josh Funk, with a Mission Defrostable storytime

Saturday, October 20th, 2018, 11 a.m.

Josh Funk returns for storytime, bringing Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast with him! The breakfast nobility are back, this time to save the whole fridge before the ice takes over everything, in Mission Defrostable.

Mission Defrostable (Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast) Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Brendan Kearney (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781454928119
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Published: Sterling Children's Books - September 4th, 2018

Our favorite breakfast food friends are back and all bready for their next adventure Can they save the fridge before all the food is iced? It's mission . . . defrostable.

"And now with the two of you out of the fold,

I've got my revenge and I'm serving it cold "


Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Brendan Kearney (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781454914044
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Published: Sterling Children's Books - September 1st, 2015

"A tale of 'to-go' food that is good for you . . . Kearney's illustrations kick butter, with full command of the story's arc.. . . Teachers and students alike will delight in this food fight. Who will be the winner? Readers will be hungry to find out." --Kirkus Reviews

The race is ON Who will win the tastiest food fight ever?


The Case of the Stinky Stench (Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast) Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Brendan Kearney (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781454919605
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Published: Sterling Children's Books - May 2nd, 2017

"Uncle," Croissant said, "the fridge is in trouble
A mystery stench turned a whole shelf to rubble
I'm the last hope or the fridge will be lost
Help me or else we'll be cooked, served, and sauced."


How to Code a Sandcastle Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Sara Palacios (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780425291986
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - May 15th, 2018

From the computer science nonprofit Girls Who Code comes this lively and funny story introducing kids to computer coding concepts.


Critical Hours: Search and Rescue in the White Mountains

Thursday, July 19th, 2018, 5:30 p.m.

Critical Hours: Search and Rescue in the White Mountains Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781512600407
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Published: University Press of New England - March 1st, 2018

A misread map, a sudden storm, a forgotten headlamp--and suddenly a leisurely hike turns into a treacherous endeavor. In the past decade, inexpensive but sophisticated navigation devices and mobile phones have led to alarming levels of overconfidence on the trail.


Small Town, Big Oil: The Untold Story of the Women Who Took on the Richest Man in the World--And Won

Thursday, July 12th, 2018, 5:30 p.m.

Small Town, Big Oil: The Untold Story of the Women Who Took on the Richest Man in the World--And Won Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781635761887
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Published: Diversion Books - March 6th, 2018

"I loved the story - a real page-turner, and eloquently written. Here in this book, unsung heroes - three determined young women - lead the environmental fight to protect their small town against a political-industrial Goliath.


Meredith Tate returns, with Freedom Trials

Saturday, October 6th, 2018, 2pm

Meredith Tate returns to her hometown of Concord to share her newest novel, Freedom Trials!

Evelyn Summers is imprisoned for a crime that was wiped from her memory.

Freedom Trials Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781624145995
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Published: Page Street Publishing - October 2nd, 2018

Evelyn Summers is imprisoned for a crime that was wiped from her memory.

In order for Evelyn to be released, she--along with other "reformed" prisoners--must pass seven mental, physical, and virtual challenges known as the Freedom Trials. One mistake means execution and, with her history of being a snitch, her fellow inmates will do everything they can to get revenge.


Poet Kevin Goodan, with Anaphora

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018, 5:30 p.m.

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$15.95
ISBN: 9781938584961
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Published: Alice James Books - October 2nd, 2018

Anaphora is a gut-wrenching elegy with psychological intensity, giving way to the dizzying grief of loss. Goodan creates a heightened, frantic and piercing dialogue that grapples with mental illness, stigmas, relationships, and morality in the landscape of rural America.


Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore, with Elizabeth Rush

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018, 5:30 p.m.

Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781571313676
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Published: Milkweed Editions - June 12th, 2018

Harvey. Maria. Irma. Sandy. Katrina. We live in a time of unprecedented hurricanes and catastrophic weather events, a time when it is increasingly clear that climate change is neither imagined nor distant--and that rising seas are transforming the coastline of the United States in irrevocable ways.


Elaine Povich presents John McCain: American Maverick

Thursday, June 7th, 2018, 5:30 p.m.

Award-winning Washington journalist Elaine S. Povich joins us to take us on a photographic journey of Senator John McCain, sharing personal stories from her extensive time following his Washington adventures as she presents John McCain: American Maverick.

John McCain: American Maverick Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781454930679
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Published: Sterling - May 1st, 2018

This lavishly illustrated volume--featuring a foreword by award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns--provides a compelling look at the life and career of Senator John McCain from his early years to today, exploring his legacy, his impact, and his place in American history.


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