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Sugar Changed the World: A Story of Magic, Spice, Slavery, Freedom, and Science by Marc Aronson

Sugar Changed the World: A Story of Magic, Spice, Slavery, Freedom, and Science by Marc Aronson

I was sent a copy of Sugar Changed the World: A Story of Magic, Spice, Slavery, Freedom, and Science by Marc Aronson   Sugar Changed the World: A Story of Magic, Spice, Slavery, Freedom, and Science by Marc Aronson Release Date: 2017-04-04 When this award-winning husband-and-wife team discovered that they …

Beastly Brains: Exploring How Animals Think, Talk, and Feel by Nancy Castaldo

Beastly Brains: Exploring How Animals Think, Talk, and Feel by Nancy Castaldo

I was sent a copy of Beastly Brains: Exploring How Animals Think, Talk, and Feel by Nancy Castaldo   Beastly Brains: Exploring How Animals Think, Talk, and Feel by Nancy Castaldo Release Date: 2017-02-07 In Beastly Brains, Castaldo delves into the minds of animals and explores animal empathy, communication, tool …

Mister and Lady Day: Billie Holiday and the Dog Who Loved Her by Amy Novesky

Mister and Lady Day: Billie Holiday and the Dog Who Loved Her by Amy Novesky

I was sent a copy of Mister and Lady Day: Billie Holiday and the Dog Who Loved Her by Amy Novesky   Mister and Lady Day: Billie Holiday and the Dog Who Loved Her by Amy Novesky Release Date: 2017-01-03 Billie Holiday—also known as Lady Day—had fame, style, a stellar …

When Nobody Was Watching: My Hard-Fought Journey to the Top of the Soccer World by Carli Lloyd

When Nobody Was Watching by Carli Lloyd

I was sent a copy of When Nobody Was Watching: My Hard-Fought Journey to the Top of the Soccer World by Carli Lloyd   When Nobody Was Watching: My Hard-Fought Journey to the Top of the Soccer World by Carli Lloyd Release Date: 2016-09-26 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From the celebrated …

Bleed, Blister, Puke, and Purge: The Dirty Secrets Behind Early American Medicine by J. Marin Younker

Bleed, Blister, Puke, and Purge: The Dirty Secrets Behind Early American Medicine by J. Marin Younker

I was sent a copy of Bleed, Blister, Puke, and Purge: The Dirty Secrets Behind Early American Medicine by J. Marin Younker   Bleed, Blister, Puke, and Purge: The Dirty Secrets Behind Early American Medicine by J. Marin Younker Release Date: 2016-10-25 Riots over the medical use of cadavers. Public …

Crafting with Feminism: 25 Girl-Powered Projects to Smash the Patriarchy by Bonnie Burton

Crafting with Feminism: 25 Girl-Powered Projects to Smash the Patriarchy by Bonnie Burton

I was sent a copy of Crafting with Feminism: 25 Girl-Powered Projects to Smash the Patriarchy by Bonnie Burton   Crafting with Feminism: 25 Girl-Powered Projects to Smash the Patriarchy by Bonnie Burton Release Date: 2016-10-18 Grab a handful of glitter and get your girl power on with 25 subversive …

The Stars: A New Way to See Them by H. A. Rey

The Stars: A New Way to See Them by H. A. Rey

I was sent a copy of The Stars: A New Way to See Them by H. A. Rey   The Stars: A New Way to See Them by H. A. Rey Release Date: 2016-12-06 This is a clear, vivid text with charts and maps showing the positions of the constellations …

Florence Nightingale: The Courageous Life of the Legendary Nurse by Catherine Reef

Florence Nightingale: The Courageous Life of the Legendary Nurse by Catherine Reef

I was sent a copy of Florence Nightingale: The Courageous Life of the Legendary Nurse by Catherine Reef   Florence Nightingale: The Courageous Life of the Legendary Nurse by Catherine Reef Release Date: 2016-11-08 Most people know Florence Nightingale was a compassionate and legendary nurse, but they don’t know her …

Some Writer!: The Story of E. B. White by Melissa Sweet

Some Writer!: The Story of E. B. White by Melissa Sweet

I was sent a copy of Some Writer!: The Story of E. B. White by Melissa Sweet   Some Writer!: The Story of E. B. White by Melissa Sweet Release Date: 2016-10-04 “SOME PIG,” Charlotte the spider’s praise for Wilbur, is just one fondly remembered snippet from E. B. White’s …