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The Girl From the Other Side: Siúil, A Rún Vol. 2
By Seven Seas
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ean: 9781626925236, isbn: 1626925232,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 126 reviews
Originally published in Japan in 2016 by MAG Garden Corporation, Tokyo..

City of Bones (A Harry Bosch Novel)
By Little, Brown and Company
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ean: 9780316154314, isbn: 9780316154314,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 129 reviews
On New Year's Day, a dog finds a bone in the Hollywood Hills--and unearths a murder committed more than twenty years earlier. It's a cold case, but for Detective Harry Bosch, it stirs up memories of his childhood as an orphan. He can't let it go. As the investigation takes Bosch deeper into the past, a beautiful rookie cop brings him alive in the present. No official warning can break them apart--or prepare Bosch for the explosions when the case takes a few hard turns. Suddenly all of L.A. is

Best Loved Stories in Song and Dance
By The Well-Trained Mind Press
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ean: 9781942968573, isbn: 1942968574,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 53 reviews
Enchanting favorite tales and delightful songs to sing or dance with. Includes ''Snow White and Rose Red,'' ''Sleeping Beauty,'' and ''The Twelve Dancing Princesses.''.

White is for Witching
By Riverhead Books
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ean: 9781594633072, isbn: 9781594633072,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
Winner of the Somerset Maugham Award One of Granta’s Best Young British Novelists From the acclaimed author of What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours and Gingerbread  There’s something strange about the Silver family house in the closed-off town of Dover, England. Grand and cavernous with hidden passages and buried secrets, it’s been home to four generations of Silver women—Anna, Jennifer, Lily, and now Miranda, who has lived in the house with her twin brother, Eliot, ever since their

The Vinland Sagas: The Norse Discovery of America (Penguin Classics)
By Penguin Classics
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mpn: 9780140441543, ean: 9780140441543, isbn: 0140441549,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
One of the most arresting stories in the history of exploration, these two Icelandic sagas tell of the discovery of America by Norsemen five centuries before Christopher Columbus. Together, the direct, forceful twelfth-century Graenlendinga Saga and the more polished and scholarly Eirik's Saga, written some hundred years later, recount how Eirik the Red founded an Icelandic colony in Greenland and how his son, Leif the Lucky, later sailed south to explore - and if possible exploit - the chance

Habibi (Pantheon Graphic Library)
By Pantheon
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mpn: 9780375424144, ean: 9780375424144, isbn: 9780375424144,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 80 reviews
From the internationally acclaimed author of Blankets (“A triumph for the genre.”—Library Journal), a highly anticipated new graphic novel. Sprawling across an epic landscape of deserts, harems, and modern industrial clutter, Habibi tells the tale of Dodola and Zam, refugee child slaves bound to each other by chance, by circumstance, and by the love that grows between them. We follow them as their lives unfold together and apart; as they struggle to make a place for themselves in a

Favorite African Folktales
By W. W. Norton & Company
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ean: 9780393326246, isbn: 9780393326246,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
Favorite African Folktales is a cause for celebration, landmark work that gathers in one volume many of Africa's most cherished folktales. Mandela, a Nobel Laureate for Peace, has selected these thirty-two tales with the specific hope that Africa's oldest stories, as well as a few new ones, be perpetuated by future generations and be appreciated by children throughout the world. In these ''beloved stories, morsels rich with the gritty essence of Africa,'' we meet, among many others, a Kenyan

Inis Emain Ablach (The Chronicles of Guiamo Durmius Stolo) (Volume 4)
By Brand: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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ean: 9781482310672, isbn: 1482310678,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 79 reviews
In 50 B.C. Guiamo Durmius Stolo finds himself victor over the detested Fomori whose leader, Cichol, is slain and those few who survived are scattered. Guiamo explores the secret places where Cichol kept his most important secrets and discovers there the treasures of Cichol’s master, the goddess Domnu. Combining legitimate legends with actual historical events, Marshall Best weaves an epic story that portrays the ancient world as it might have been, a world which the ancient historians

The Ocean at the End of the Lane CD: A Novel
By HarperAudio
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ean: 9780062263032, isbn: 006226303X,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 145 reviews
Sussex, England. A middle-aged man returns to his childhood home to attend a funeral. He is drawn to the farm at the end of the road, where, when he was seven, he encountered a most remarkable girl, Lettie Hempstock. He hasn't thought of Lettie in decades, and yet sitting by the pond (a pond that she'd claimed was an ocean), the unremembered past comes flooding back. Forty years earlier, a man committed suicide in a stolen car at this farm at the end of the road. Like a fuse on a firework, his

Reader's Theater: Fables Set (Classroom Library Collections)
By Teacher Created Materials
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mpn: 16166, ean: 9781433351662, isbn: 1433351668,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 89 reviews
These fun scripts are based on well-known fables that children love! Each 24-page script features character roles written at different reading levels, plus full-color illustrations, a glossary, song, and poem. Titles in this 8-book set include: The Tortoise and the Hare; The Goose That Laid the Golden Eggs; The Grasshopper and the Ants; The Lion and the Mouse; The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse; The Fox and the Crow; The North Wind and the Sun; and The Boy Who Cried Wolf.Set of 8. Literature

Mules and Men (P.S.)
By Hurston, Zora Neale/ Boas, Franz (INT)/ Rampersad, Arnold (FRW)/ Gates, Henry Louis (AFT)
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9780061350177, isbn: 0061350176,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
Mules and Men is a treasury of black America's folklore as collected by a famous storyteller and anthropologist who grew up hearing the songs and sermons, sayings and tall tales that have formed an oral history of the South since the time of slavery. Returning to her hometown of Eatonville, Florida, to gather material, Zora Neale Hurston recalls ''a hilarious night with a pinch of everything social mixed with the storytelling.'' Set intimately within the social context of black life, the

Cumoro (The Chronicles of Guiamo Durmius Stolo) (Volume 2)
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ean: 9781482310450, isbn: 1482310457,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 60 reviews
Guiamo Durmius Stolo sails in 55 B.C. with Rome’s 7th Legion as Julius Caesar invades Britain. But Caesar has not before encountered the Fomori, a dominion of wicked creatures which wage war against the human inhabitants and dominate much of Britain. Armed with his god-made spear, Guiamo joins with the tribal kings against their Fomori foe when Caesar departs. Combining legitimate legends with actual historical events, Marshall Best weaves an epic story that portrays the ancient world as it

Further Up & Further In: Understanding Narnia
By TAN Books
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ean: 9781505108668, isbn: 1505108667,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 77 reviews
Further Up & Further In: Understanding Narnia by acclaimed Catholic author Joseph Pearce invites readers to return with the eyes of an adult to C.S. Lewis’ magical land entered through that most important wardrobe in literary history. Beloved by generations of readers, The Chronicles of Narnia are thought, erroneously, by some to be “mere children’s stories.” In this volume, Pearce thoroughly debunks the error as he skillfully explains why there is nothing “mere” about such stories.

Talos De Esparta/Thallus of Sparta (Best Seller) (Spanish Edition)
By Debolsillo
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ean: 9788497937337, isbn: 8497937333,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 96 reviews
La recia disciplina de Esparta y sus leyes familiares alimentan esta leyenda que lleva al lector por el interior de aquella civilizaxión y su guerra contra el imperio persa. El destino de dos hermanos separados desde pequeños y las sorprendentes vueltas del destino son algunos de los ingredientes de esta obra histórica y ép.

A Secret History of Witches
By Redhook
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ean: 9780316508582, isbn: 0316508586,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 85 reviews
Discover a magical historical saga of mothers, daughters, and the power of witchcraft - perfect for fans of Alice Hoffman. Brittany, 1821. After Grand-mère Ursule gives her life to save her family, their magic seems to die with her. Even so, the Orchires fight to keep the old ways alive, practicing half-remembered spells and arcane rites in hopes of a revival. And when their youngest daughter comes of age, magic flows anew. The lineage continues, though new generations struggle not only to

Women of Fire and Spirit: History, Faith, and Gender in Roho Religion in Western Kenya
By Cynthia Heyden Hoehler Fatton
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mpn: 16 pp halftones, 2 maps, ean: 9780195097900, isbn: 0195097904,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
The African Christian Roho religion, or Holy Spirit movement, is a charismatic and prophetic movement that arose in the Luo region of western Kenya. This movement has fascinated students of history and religion for more than sixty years, but surprisingly has not been extensively studied. This book fills that lacuna. In Women of Fire and Spirit, Cynthia Hoehler-Fatton uses the extensive oral histories and life narratives of active participants in the faith, giving them full voice in constructing

The Handbook of Yoruba Religious Concepts
By Karade, Baba Ifa
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mpn: 9780877287896, ean: 9780877287896, isbn: 0877287899,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 110 reviews
In this introductory volume, Baba Ifa Karade provides an easily understandable overview of the Yoruba religion. He describes 16 orisha and shows us how to work with divination, to use the chakras to internalize the teachings of Yoruba, and describes howto create a sacred place of worship. Includes prayers, dances, songs, offerings, and sacrifices to honor the orisha and egun. Illustrations, charts, glossary, bibliography, and index..

Beneath the Sugar Sky (Wayward Children)
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mpn: 26799426, ean: 9780765393586, isbn: 0765393581,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
A stand-alone fantasy tale from Seanan McGuire's Alex-award winning Wayward Children series, which began in the Alex, Hugo, Nebula, and Locus Award-winning, World Fantasy Award finalist, Tiptree Honor List Every Heart a DoorwayBeneath the Sugar Sky, the third book in McGuire's Wayward Children series, returns to Eleanor West's Home for Wayward Children in a standalone contemporary fantasy for fans of all ages. At this magical boarding school, children who have experienced fantasy adventures are

The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm All-New Third Edition
By Bantam
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mpn: 9780553382167, ean: 9780553382167, isbn: 0553382160,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 111 reviews
The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers GrimmPerhaps no other stories possess as much power to enchant, delight, and surprise as those penned by the immortal Brothers Grimm. Now, in the new, expanded third edition, renowned scholar and folklorist Jack Zipes has translated all 250 tales collected and published by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, plus twenty-nine rare tales omitted from the original German edition, as well as narratives uncovered in the brothers’ letters and papers. Truly the most

The Merry Spinster: Tales of Everyday Horror
By Holt Paperbacks
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ean: 9781250113429, isbn: 9781250113429,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 104 reviews
From Mallory Ortberg comes a collection of darkly mischievous stories based on classic fairy tales. Adapted from the beloved ''Children's Stories Made Horrific'' series, ''The Merry Spinster'' takes up the trademark wit that endeared Ortberg to readers of both The Toast and the best-selling debut Texts From Jane Eyre. The feature has become among the most popular on the site, with each entry bringing in tens of thousands of views, as the stories proved a perfect vehicle for Ortberg’s eye for

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