Spending her father's vacations at an Iron Age reenactment anthropology field site that requires participants to use period tools and knowledge to survive, Silvie begins to envision her own future before a spiritual ritual involving human sacrifice raises disturbing questions.
When their impulsive tip to a once-famous country singer performing in a dive bar is stolen from under their astute noses, P.I. Bernie and his canine sidekick, Chet, land on a case with ties to long-ago border-town secrets.
When Gloucester Inn is caught in the crossfire of a drug dealer’s activities, novice innkeeper and former Boston detective Bill Robinson teams up with a fearless band of tenants to organize a risky defense.
The award-winning author of Tell Me How It Ends traces a profoundly human family summer road trip across America that is shaped by historical and modern displacement tragedies as well as a growing rift between the two parents.
When three delinquents hole up in an abandoned general store after their most recent robbery, to their great surprise, a letter drops through the mail slot in the store's shutter. This seemingly simple request for advice sets the trio on a journey of discovery.
Two Irish drug-smuggling partners reevaluate a career marked by violence, betrayal and exile during a nocturnal vigil in a sketchy Spanish ferry terminal where one of them would reconnect with an estranged daughter.
Agreeing to help her former college roommate care for two stepchildren who possess the ability to spontaneously combust when agitated, Lillian endeavors to keep her young charges cool in the face of an astonishing revelation.
After an international incident affects U.S. and British relations, the president's son Alex and Prince Henry must pretend to be best friends, but as they spend time together, the two begin a secret romance that could derail a presidential campaign.
Detective Daniel Hawthorne and his literary sidekick risk their lives to expose dangerous secrets while investigating the murder of a celebrity divorce lawyer and teetotaler who was bludgeoned to death with an expensive bottle of wine.
A linguistically informed look at how our digital world is transforming the English language. It's the perfect book for understanding how the internet is changing the English language, why that's a good thing, and what our online interactions reveal about who we are.
This is the untold story of the exotic tactics of surveillance and intimidation deployed by wealthy and connected men to threaten journalists, evade accountability, and silence victims of abuse. And it's the story of the women who risked everything to expose the truth and spark a global movement.
The journalist and co-author of the best-selling I’ll Be Gone in the Dark reveals how he has used social media and other less-monitored online sources to help detectives solve cold cases as a digital consultant.
Noted Harvard-trained geriatrician Louise Aronson uses stories from her quarter century of caring for patients, and draws from history, science, literature, popular culture, and her own life to weave a vision of old age that's neither nightmare nor utopian fantasy--a vision full of joy, wonder, frustration, outrage, and hope about aging, medicine, and humanity itself.
The prize-winning author of Beyond the Green Zone describes his visits to such global hotspots as Australia's Great Barrier Reef and the Amazon rain forest to explore how humans will cope with the planet's radically changing ecosystems.
A best-selling author, National Book Award-winner and professor combines ethics, history, law and science with a personal narrative to describe how to move beyond the awareness of racism and contribute to making society just and equitable.
The award-winning author of Her Body and Other Parties shares the story of her relationship with an abusive partner and how it was shaped by her religious upbringing, her sexual orientation and inaccurate cultural beliefs about psychological trauma.
She was known to the world as Emily Doe when she stunned millions with a letter. Brock Turner had been sentenced to just six months in county jail after he was found sexually assaulting her on Stanford's campus. Her victim impact statement instantly went viral--viewed by eleven million people within four days, it inspired changes in California law and the recall of the judge in the case. Now she reclaims her identity to tell her story of trauma, transcendence, and the power of words.
A journalist describes the years she worked in low-paying domestic work under wealthy employers, contrasting the privileges of the upper-middle class to the realities of the overworked laborers supporting them.
With the same humanizing sensibility he employed in Deep South, a legendary travel writer explores a region in conflict as he drives the entire length of the US-Mexico border, uncovering the world behind today’s brutal headlines.
The controversial whistle-blower describes his early nonconformity and teenage hacking, his career in the CIA and NSA, and how he managed to smuggle out top-secret documents regarding the extent of NSA surveillance.
The author describes her experience participating in and winning, as the youngest and first-ever female, the Mongol Derby which pits riders against each other while racing a series of twenty-five wild ponies across 1,000 miles of Mongolian grasslands.
Documents the notorious abduction and murder of I.R.A. Troubles victim Jean McConville in 1972 Belfast, exploring how the case reflected the brutal conflicts of Northern Ireland and their ongoing repercussions.
The best-selling author of The Road to Character presents a thought-provoking exploration of the qualities of a meaningful life, drawing on inspirational examples to offer advice about personal philosophies, a vocation, faith, relationships and community life.
Chronicles the author's extraordinary achievements as an activist during and after spending 40 years in solitary confinement for a crime he did not commit, describing how he has committed his post-exoneration life to prison reform.
The award-winning author of The Old Ways presents an exploration of the planet's underworlds as they exist in myth, literature, memory and geography, offering unsettling perspectives into whether or not humans are making the correct choices for Earth's future.
The creator of the “Ask a Mortician” web series and best-selling author of From Here to Eternity provides comprehensive, science based answers to common questions about death, dead bodies and decomposition.
Bean, a calico kitten abandoned on the streets, explores the history of domesticated cats, detailing how evolution and selective breeding have developed such traits in cats as retractable claws, slit pupils, and sense of balance.
Local author. Maia's intensely cathartic autobiography charts a journey of self-identity, which includes the mortification and confusion of adolescent crushes, grappling with how to come out to family and society, bonding with friends over erotic gay fanfiction, and facing the trauma and fundamental violation of pap smears.
A collection of graphic novel stories offers a look into the relationship between black women and their hair, from a tale of a young girl's first perm to being the only black player on a white softball team.
Enrolled in a prestigious private school where he is one of only a few students of color, talented seventh-grade artist Jordan finds himself torn between the worlds of his Washington Heights apartment home and the upscale circles of Riverdale Academy.
Chinese-American student Christine is devastated when her artistic best friend, Moon, falls dangerously ill amid revelations that she has been having visions about celestial beings telling her she does not really belong on Earth.
The iconic actor and activist presents a graphic memoir detailing his experiences as a child prisoner in the Japanese-American internment camps of World War II, reflecting on the hard choices his family made in the face of legalized racism.
A celebration of the long-cherished Seminole Nation tradition of sharing fry bread during family meals combines evocative verses with vibrant artwork by the award-winning illustrator of La Princesa and the Pea.
A follow-up to The Bad Seed finds a good egg striving to do everything right while the other eggs in his carton prove themselves rather rotten, a distinction that leads him to crack under the pressure of always being Grade-A perfect.
An ode to self-confidence and the love between fathers and daughters by the former NFL wide receiver depicts an exuberant little girl whose dad helps her arrange her curly, coiling, wild hair into styles that allow her to be her natural, beautiful self.
An evocative tribute to the refugee crisis and the power of friendship finds a little girl enduring hardships in a World of Tents by sharing stories and confidences with her best friend, a pebble, before realizing that a lost young newcomer needs the pebble even more.
Feeling like he does not belong to anyone when the other dogs in his rescue shelter find homes with just the right humans, Mr. Scruff considers a life with a little boy who is his match in less-obvious ways.
A follow-up to the Caldecott Honor-winning Thank You, Omu! finds a specially planned mother-and-daughter Saturday upended by a series of disappointments that end in the daughter comforting her mother by saying that being together was the most important thing.
Missing her Abuelo when an injury prevents him from walking her to school, young Sofia Valdez gets an idea for turning hazardous Mount Trashmore into a park, only to be informed by City Hall that kids are too little to do big things.
The Academy Award-winning actress presents the story of a little girl with beautiful, midnight-colored skin that makes her feel different from everyone, until a magical journey in the night sky transforms her perspective.
Advised by his grandfather to find and master his purpose in life, an Indian American youth living in a small Indiana town struggles to identify his purpose while dodging a bully and learning about his sexual identity.
School newcomer Emmy discovers her sense of belonging when she begins a coding class and makes friends with a girl who shares her love of music, before an unexpected discovery threatens her self-esteem.
Reeling from the treatment they endured in the internment camps of World War II America, a Japanese-American family renounces their American citizenship to move back to Hiroshima, unaware of the devastation inflicted by the atomic bomb.
Sent to live with the aunt she didn't know after a homeless childhood with her father in San Diego, 12-year-old Cady is challenged to help save her aunt's failing pie shop just as she is beginning to feel like she belongs.
In a super-edition standalone tale in the best-selling series, tensions rise among five lakeside Clans before their frustrations are pinned on rogue cats, a situation that finds a clan deputy torn between her duty and what she knows is right.
When a respected scientist predicts a catastrophic asteroid collision, a girl from a survivalist family struggles to keep their resources secret before finding herself declared her school’s End of the World Club president.
America in 1919, at the close of World War I, was shaken from the events of large-scale warfare, fearing a Communist takeover, and facing an incredible amount of social and political change. From Prohibition to women's suffrage, the labor strikes to the violence of the Red Summer and the Red Scare, this book explores each major movement of 1919.
A picture book biography of botanist and photographer Anna Atkins, the first person to ever publish a book of photography, using this new technology to catalogue plant specimens in what was to be a true marriage of science and art.
Providing sensitive vocabulary for initiating discussions, a warmhearted, straightforward exploration of gender identity offers children a fuller understanding of themselves and others, in a compassionate story written by the mother of a transgender child and illustrated by a non-binary transgender artist.
The boundary-breaking Supreme Court Justice and the award-winning author of Book Fiesta present a celebration of the world’s diversity that explains why different people make the world more vibrant and wonderful, just the way a variety of plants and flowers enhance a garden.
A lyrical picture book portrait of New York City's first Puerto Rican librarian describes how Pura Belpré moved to America in 1921 and became an influential writer and puppeteer who is celebrated for championing bilingual literature.
Living among the flamingo salt flats in the unique landscape of France's Camargue during World War II, an animal caretaker befriends a Roma girl before the German occupation threatens everything they love.
Drawn back to his mother’s homeland by the utopian promises of the Franco regime in 1957 Madrid, the photographer son of an oil tycoon bonds with a girl who raises his awareness about the lingering shadows of the Spanish Civil War.
A follow-up to the award-winning How It Went Down finds the community of Underhill thrown into upheaval by the police shooting of an unarmed 13-year-old girl, a mistake that triggers clashes between justice-seeking protestors and white-supremacist demonstrators.
Suspended for standing up against a teacher's hate speech, a Muslim teen visits her aunt in Qatar, where she bonds with a motherless young man who is attempting to hide his multiple sclerosis diagnosis from his grieving father.
A cool and popular gay teen who harbors a secret, intense crush and a poetic youth who is looking for Mr. Right in spite of his troubled family weigh what they are willing to risk while working together at an organic food truck during a blistering Arizona summer.
A follow-up to the award-winning The Hate U Give finds an ambitious young rapper pouring her frustrations into a first song only to find herself at the center of a viral controversy that forces her to become the menace that her public reputation has portrayed her to be.
Setting aside his college ambitions when he learns that his cousin has been murdered as part of President Duterte's war on drugs, a high school senior travels to the Philippines to uncover the truth, and the part he may have played in it.
Forced to return to the picturesque town where her aunt went missing as a teen and a homecoming queen was murdered five years earlier, Ellery navigates an anonymous assailant's threats about the school's homecoming events while uncovering dark community secrets.
Left to fend for themselves when their island boarding school is quarantined, three best friends watch their teachers die before their fellow students begin succumbing to feral violence, a situation that is further complicated when one of them goes missing.
Navigating the challenges of finishing high school while caring for a daughter, talented cook Emoni Santiago struggles with a lack of time and money that complicate her dream of working in a professional kitchen.
A crossover anthology for teens and activists shares essays, prose, fashion tips and art to offer strategies for overcoming today’s narrow definitions of beauty and styling oneself in accordance with body positivity and acceptance of all sizes.
In this Seven Seas history of the world’s female buccaneers, A Pirate’s Life for She tells the story of 16 women who, through the ages, sailed alongside—and sometimes in command of—their male counterparts.
A poetic memoir and urgent call-to-action by the award-winning author of Speak blends free-verse reflections with deeply personal stories from her life to rally today's young people to stand up and fight the abuses, censorship and hatred of today's world.
Details the authors teenage years in Los Angeles in verse, she addresses the notions of peace, civil rights, freedom of expression, and environmental protection against the backdrop of the Vietnam War.
Un matrimonio en plena crisis viaja en coche con sus dos hijos pequeños desde Nueva York hasta Arizona. Mientras el coche familiar atraviesa el vasto territorio norteamericano, los dos niños escuchan las conversaciones e historias de sus padres y a su manera confunden noticias de la crisis migratoria con la historia del genocidio de los pueblos originales de Norteamérica.
En plena Guerra Civil española, el joven médico Víctor Dalmau, junto a su amiga pianista Roser Bruguera, se ven obligados a abandonar Barcelona, exiliarse y cruzar los Pirineos rumbo a Francia. A bordo del Winnipeg, un navío fletado por el poeta Pablo Neruda que llevó a más de dos mil españoles rumbo a Valparaíso, embarcarán en busca de la paz y la libertad que no tuvieron en su país.
Cuando Daisy Ramona recorre su barrio en motocicleta con su papi, ve a la gente y los lugares que siempre ha conocido. Tambi n ve a una comunidad que est cambiando r pidamente a su alrededor. Pero mientras el sol azul purpura y dorado se va poniendo a sus espaldas, Daisy Ramona comprende que el amor que siente por su ciudad nunca cambiar.
A cien años de la muerte de Emiliano Zapata, Morir de pie adentra al lector a la apasionante vida de uno de los personajes más emblemáticos de la Revolución mexicana, y a un importante legado que permanece más vivo que nunca.
Presentado por los hermanos Duffer, creadores de la serie, este libro nos ofrece material inédito y exclusivo para entender y descubrir los secretos de la serie mediante mapas y entrevistas con los actores.
Hired to find a mysterious boy who disappeared three years before, Tracker joins a search party that follows the boy's trail through ancient cities and into dense forests, and encounters creatures intent on destroying them.
A renowned cave diver presents a firsthand account of a trailblazing career spent exploring the hidden depths and sunken caves of the world's oceans, detailing the field's important scientific and historical discoveries.
A shy librarian whose kind heart is often exploited receives a mysterious book of fairy tales from the beloved grandmother she believed dead and embarks on a perspective-changing journey of astonishing family secrets.
When a man with an albatross tattoo on his neck is murdered in North Devon, Detective Matthew Venn is forced to return to the strict evangelical community of his childhood, where his investigation uncovers deadly secrets.
From a New York Times best-selling author, psychotherapist, and national advice columnist, a hilarious, thought-provoking, and surprising new book that takes us behind the scenes of a therapist's world--where her patients are looking for answers (and so is she).
One morning, Jessa-Lynn Morton walks into the family taxidermy shop to find that her father has committed suicide, right there on one of the metal tables. Shocked and grieving, Jessa steps up to manage the failing business, while the rest of the Morton family crumbles.
Yale freshman Alex Stern is tasked with monitoring the activities of Yale's secret societies. But their occult activities are more sinister and more extraordinary than any paranoid imagination might conceive. They tamper with forbidden magic. They raise the dead. And, sometimes, they prey on the living.
The hosts of the "My Favorite Murder" podcast share stories about their battles with depression, eating disorders, and addiction, as well as insights into the cultural forces that prevent people from being their own advocates.
When risen corpses called 'bone houses' threaten Ryn's village because of a decades-old curse, she teams up with a mapmaker named Ellis to solve the mystery of the curse and destroy the bone houses forever.