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Sarah is our in house expert on all things performing arts, home, garden, cooking and DIY. She's a super-auntie, with a gaggle of nieces and a nephew - so ask her for picture book recommendations! She also loves fiction, YA and non-fiction written from unique perspectives. 

As seen on the Today Show: This true story of an unforgettable mother, her devoted daughter, and their life in the Detroit numbers of the 1960s and 1970s highlights "the outstanding humanity of black America" (James McBride).In 1958, the very same year that an unknown songwriter named Berry Gordy bo ... Read More about
Dominic Smith
Current price: $18.00
Amsterdam, 1631: Sara de Vos becomes the first woman to be admitted as a master painter to the city’s Guild of St. Luke. Though women do not paint landscapes (they are generally restricted to indoor subjects), a wintry outdoor scene haunts Sara: She cannot shake the image of a young girl from a near ... Read More about
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Kassia St. Clair
Current price: $23.00
One of USA Today's “100 Books to Read While Stuck at Home During the Coronavirus Crisis”  A dazzling gift, the unforgettable, unknown history of colors and the vivid stories behind them in a beautiful multi-colored volume. “Beautifully written . . . Full of anecdotes and fascinating research, this e ... Read More about
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Tom Standage
Current price: $18.00
New York Times Bestseller * The inspiration for the TV series starring Dan Aykroyd “There aren’t many books this entertaining that also provide a cogent crash course in ancient, classical and modern history.” —Los Angeles Times Beer, wine, spirits, coffee, tea, and Coca-Cola: In Tom Standage’s deft, ... Read More about
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Tracy Newman
Current price: $18.99
Author Tracy Newman and illustrator Abigail Halpin’s picture-book biography of violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman will inspire young readers to follow the melody within themselves.  A Schneider Family Book Award Young Children Honor Book   Before becoming one of the greatest violinists of all time, Itzh ... Read More about
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