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Men's Discussion Group: The Grapes of Wrath

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By John Steinbeck, Robert DeMott (Introduction by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143039433
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Published: Penguin Classics - March 28th, 2006

The Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the Great Depression, a book that galvanized—and sometimes outraged—millions of readers. Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read

A Penguin Classic


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Chapter & Verse Book Club: The Important Thing About Margaret Wise Brown, The Promise of Change & Just Like Rube Goldberg

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By Mac Barnett, Sarah Jacoby (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062393449
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 21st, 2019

An exceptional picture book biography of Margaret Wise Brown, the legendary author of Goodnight MoonThe Runaway Bunny, and other beloved children’s classics, that's as groundbreaking as the icon herself was—from award-winning, bestselling author Mac Barnett and acclaimed illustrator Sarah Jacoby.


This Promise of Change: One Girl’s Story in the Fight for School Equality Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781681198521
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - January 8th, 2019

Recipient of a Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Honor
Winner of the 2019 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Nonfiction
A NYPL Top Ten of 2019
A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year


Just Like Rube Goldberg: The Incredible True Story of the Man Behind the Machines Cover Image
By Sarah Aronson, Robert Neubecker (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481476683
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Published: Beach Lane Books - March 12th, 2019

Discover how Rube Goldberg followed his dreams to become an award-winning cartoonist, inventor, and even an adjective in the dictionary in this inspiring and funny biographical picture book.

Want to become an award-winning cartoonist and inventor? Follow your dreams, just like Rube Goldberg! From a young age, Rube Goldberg had a talent for art.


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1001 Books: Go Tell It On the Mountain

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$15.00
ISBN: 9780375701870
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Published: Vintage - September 12th, 2013

Mountain,” Baldwin said, “is the book I had to write if I was ever going to write anything else.” Go Tell It on the Mountain, originally published in 1953, is Baldwin’s first major work, a novel that has established itself as an American classic.


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Word of Mouth: Sting-Ray Afternoons

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ISBN: 9780316392259
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Published: Back Bay Books - July 17th, 2018

This is a story of the 1970s. Of a road trip in a wood-paneled station wagon, with the kids in the way-back, singing along to the Steve Miller Band. Of brothers waking up early on Saturday mornings for five consecutive hours of cartoons. Of growing up in a magical era populated by Bic pens, Mr. Clean and Scrubbing Bubbles, lightsabers and those oh-so-coveted Schwinn Sting-Ray bikes.


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THURS Book Club: The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek

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ISBN: 9781492671527
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Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - May 7th, 2019

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
THE USA TODAY BESTSELLER

The hardscrabble folks of Troublesome Creek have to scrap for everything--everything except books, that is. Thanks to Roosevelt's Kentucky Pack Horse Library Project, Troublesome's got its very own traveling librarian, Cussy Mary Carter.


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Men's Discussion Group: A Gentleman in Moscow

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ISBN: 9780143110439
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Published: Penguin Books - March 26th, 2019

From the New York Times bestselling author of Rules of Civility, a novel about a man who is ordered to spend the rest of his life inside a luxury hotel—a beautifully transporting novel. 

The mega-bestseller with more than 2 million readers, soon to be a major television series


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Chapter & Verse Book Club: New Kid and The Cardboard Kingdom

August has been graphic novel-reading month since we began Chapter & Verse in 2008. This month we're reading New Kid by Jerry Craft and The Cardboard Kingdom by ten authors and illustrator Chad Sell.

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By Jerry Craft, Jerry Craft (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062691194
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Published: Quill Tree Books - February 5th, 2019

Winner of the Newbery Medal, Coretta Scott King Author Award, and Kirkus Prize for Young Readers’ Literature! 


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ISBN: 9781524719388
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - June 5th, 2018

Perfect for fans of Raina Telgemeier, Awkward, and All's Faire in Middle School, this graphic novel follows a neighborhood of kids who transform ordinary cardboard into fantastical homemade costumes as they explore conflicts with friends, family, and their own identity.


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Memoirs in the Morning Book Club: The Art of the Wasted Day

Memoirs will discuss The Art of the Wasted Day by Patricia Hampl.

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ISBN: 9780143132882
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Published: Penguin Books - April 16th, 2019

“A sharp and unconventional book — a swirl of memoir, travelogue and biography of some of history's champion day-dreamers.” Maureen Corrigan, "Fresh Air"

A spirited inquiry into the lost value of leisure and daydream


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Word of Mouth: Every Note Played

WOM will meet to discuss Every Note Played by Lisa Genova.

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ISBN: 9781476717814
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Published: Gallery/Scout Press - January 29th, 2019

“Unsparing in her depiction of the disease’s harrowing effects, neuroscientist Genova also celebrates humanity.” —People

“Sometimes it’s easier to tell truth in fiction…And she tells it with heart and hope.” NPR

“Her juxtaposition of scientific detail with compassionate, heartfelt storytel


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