Curious Toys

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The year is 1915 and Pin, the fifteen year old daughter of an amusement park fortune teller, disguises herself as a boy to run with the teenage boys who thrive in the dregs of Chicago s street scene Unbeknownst to the well heeled city dwellers and visitors who come to enjoy its attractions,

The Queens of Animation

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In The Queens of Animation, bestselling author Nathalia Holt recounts the dramatic stories of an incredibly influential group of women who have slipped under the radar for decades but have touched all our lives These women infiltrated the all male domain of Disney Studios and used early

Horror Stories

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From the two time Grammy nominated singer songwriter behind the groundbreaking album Exile in Guyville comes a haunting memoir in stories in the tradition of Patti Smith s M Train When Liz Phair was just starting out in the Wicker Park, Chicago, music scene in the early 1990s, she mostly

Dumpty: The Age of Trump in Verse

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Award winning actor and bestselling author John Lithgow wields a whip smart, satirical pen in this poetic diatribe chronicling the last few abysmal years in politics With lacerating wit, he takes readers verse by verse through the history of Donald Trump s presidency, lampooning the likes of Betsy

Parker Looks Up: An Extraordinary Moment

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A New York Times bestseller A visit to Washington, DC s National Portrait Gallery forever alters Parker Curry s young life when she views First Lady Michelle Obama s portrait.When Parker Curry came face to face with Amy Sherald s transcendent portrait of First Lady Michelle Obama at the National

Music: A Subversive History

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A preeminent music historian and critic presents a global history of music from the bottom up Histories of music overwhelmingly suppress stories of the outsiders and rebels who created musical revolutions and instead celebrate the mainstream assimilators who borrowed innovations, diluted their

Sunny Day: A Celebration of Sesame Street

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Superstar illustrators celebrate the iconic Sesame Street theme song with stunning original art in this one of a kind picture book To celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of Sesame Street, beloved picture book artists have each created an artwork interpreting a different line from Sunny Day, the

The Great Believers

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FINALIST FOR THE PULITZER PRIZE IN FICTIONWINNER OF THE ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDALWINNER OF THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE FOR FICTION WINNER OF THE STONEWALL BOOK AWARDSHORTLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARDSoon to Be a Major Television Event, optioned by Amy Poehler A dazzling new novel of friendship