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Big tractors

Big tractors

Smith, Sebastian, 1996- author
2022

"Any child that likes trucks and machines will love reading and looking at this title. A fun read thats engages the child and holds their attention with amazing photos."-- Provided by publisher.

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Bitcoin widow : love, betrayal and the missing millions

Bitcoin widow : love, betrayal and the missing millions

Robertson, Jennifer (Jennifer Kathleen Margaret), author.
2022

She met the man of her dreams and suddenly had it all. Then, in one fateful night, she lost everything, and the nightmare began. 'Bitcoin Widow is Catch Me If You Can' meets a widow betrayed, a life of fairy-tale romance and private jets torched by duplicity, as Jennifer Robertson tries to reset her life in the wake of one of the biggest investment scandals of the digital age.

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The brothers of Auschwitz

The brothers of Auschwitz

Adler, Malka, 1945- author
2020

"Dov and Yitzhak live in a small village in the mountains of Hungary, isolated both from the world and from the horrors of the war. But one day in 1944, everything changes. The Nazis storm the homes of the Jewish villagers and inform them they have one hour. One hour before the train will take them to Auschwitz. Six decades later, from the safety of their living rooms at home in Israel, the brothers finally break their silence to a friend who will never let their stories be forgotten."--Publisher.

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Cloud cuckoo land : a novel

Cloud cuckoo land : a novel

Doerr, Anthony, 1973- author
2021

Thirteen-year-old Anna, an orphan, lives inside the formidable walls of Constantinople in a house of women who make their living embroidering the robes of priests. Restless, insatiably curious, Anna learns to read, and in this ancient city, famous for its libraries, she finds a book, the story of Aethon, who longs to be turned into a bird so that he can fly to a utopian paradise in the sky. This she reads to her ailing sister as the walls of the only place she has known are bombarded in the great siege of Constantinople. Outside the walls is Omeir, a village boy, miles from home, conscripted with his beloved oxen into the invading army. His path and Anna's will cross. Five hundred years later, in a library in Idaho, octogenarian Zeno, who learned Greek as a prisoner of war, rehearses five children in a play adaptation of Aethon's story, preserved against all odds through centuries. Tucked among the library shelves is a bomb, planted by a troubled, idealistic teenager, Seymour. This is another siege. And in a not-so-distant future, on the interstellar ship Argos, Konstance is alone in a vault, copying on scraps of sacking the story of Aethon, told to her by her father. She has never set foot on our planet.

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The complete guide to making mead : the ingredients, equipment, processes, and recipes for crafting honey wine

The complete guide to making mead : the ingredients, equipment, processes, and recipes for crafting honey wine

Piatz, Steve.
2014

"A complete guide for beginning and veteran meadmakers, illustrated with color photos covering the ingredients, equipment, and steps as well as charts and diagrams"-- Provided by publisher.

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A dutiful boy : a memoir of secrets, lies and family love

A dutiful boy : a memoir of secrets, lies and family love

Zaidi, Mohsin, author
2021

A Dutiful Boy is Mohsin's personal journey from denial to acceptance: a revelatory memoir about the power of love, belonging, and living every part of your identity. An inspiring and hopeful coming of age memoir about growing up queer in a strict Muslim household. Mohsin grew up in a poor pocket of east London, in a devout shia Muslim community. His family were close-knit and religiously conservative. From a young age, Mohsin felt different but in a home where being gay was inconceivable he also felt very alone. Outside of home Mohsin went to a failing inner city school where gang violence was a fact of life. As he grew up life didn't seem to offer teenage Mohsin any choices: he was disenfranchised from opportunity and isolated from his family as a closet gay Muslim. But Mohsin had incredible drive and became the first person from his school to go to Oxford University. At university came the newfound freedom to become the man his parents never wanted him to be. But when he was confronted by his father and a witch doctor invited to 'cure' him Mohsin had to make a difficult choice. Mohsin's story takes harrowing turns but it is full of life and humor, and, ultimately, it is an inspiring story about breaking through life's barriers.

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Hi-five farm! : read, hi-five, repeat

Hi-five farm! : read, hi-five, repeat

Burach, Ross, author
2021

What better way for preschoolers, or farm animals, to greet each other than a hi-five--and learn about opposites and farm animals at the same time.

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I believe in bunnycorns

I believe in bunnycorns

McLean, Danielle, author
2020

"Part bunny, part unicorn, and 100% magical! We're going on a bunny hunt to find the bunnycorns. We follow trails of sparkle dust and look for shiny horns!"--Back cover.

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Il n'y a pas de dragon dans cette histoire

Il n'y a pas de dragon dans cette histoire

Carter, Lou, 1975- auteur
2017

Un dragon se sauve de son conte, vexé d'être toujours le méchant. Il voudrait, pour une fois, être le héros. Il rencontre un des trois petits cochons, Boucle d'or, Hansel et Gretel, et le Petit Chaperon rouge, mais aucun d'eux ne veut d'un dragon dans son histoire. Puis, il arrive au pied d'un haricot magique, et se fait repérer par un géant. Il n'y pas de dragon dans cette histoire-là non plus, mais le géant s'en moque. Maintenant que le géant a rejoint les contes, tous les personnages veulent que le dragon devienne le héros de leur histoire.

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The illustrated directory of guns : a collector's guide to over 1500 military, sporting, and antique firearms

The illustrated directory of guns : a collector's guide to over 1500 military, sporting, and antique firearms

Miller, David (David M. O.), author
2022

Written by a technical expert who has fired many of the guns featured, this book includes wide and varied assemblage of weapons from each of the world's major manufacturing countries. The Illustrated Directory series provide readers with a fully illustrated, comprehensive reference book packed with timelines, historical facts, and images designed to inform and excite. At 512 pages packed with information and photographs, this book is a necessary addition to any enthusiast's library. Complete with full specification table with each entry including type, origin, caliber, and size, The Illustrated Directory of Guns is the most ambitious and lavishly illustrated history of guns for the collector and enthusiast. It shows in clear, detailed photographs and text over 1500 guns with separate sections on Pistols, Revolvers, Rifles, Shotguns (military and sporting), Machine Guns, and Submachine guns. A few featured include: Remington; Smith & Wesson; Winchester; Glock; Vickers; Mauser; Browning; Colt; Beretta; and more. Organized A-Z by country and gunmaker's name, the book clearly shows the different types of gun which the world has used to hunt, wage war, break and defend its laws, hone its sharpshooting skills, and fire purely for the fun of it. The book also features an introduction on each section, which gives a brief history of the development of that particular kind of firearm. -- Publisher's description.

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La petite lectrice

La petite lectrice

Chambaud, Élodie, auteur
2020

Pas besoin de preux chevalier dans la vie d’une princesse si celle-ci a toute une bibliothèque à dévorer ! Et quoi de mieux que les livres pour apprendre à vaincre un dragon ou préparer un antipoison. Alors, quand un monstre à six yeux envahit le royaume, qui a le courage de l’affronter ? La petite lectrice bien sûr.

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The last house on the street

The last house on the street

Chamberlain, Diane, 1950- author
2022

"When Kayla Carter's husband dies in an accident while building their dream house, she knows she has to stay strong for their four-year-old daughter. But the trophy home in Shadow Ridge Estates, a new development in sleepy Round Hill, North Carolina, will always hold tragic memories. When she is confronted by an odd, older woman telling her not to move in, she almost agrees. It's clear this woman has some kind of connection to the area...and a connection to Kayla herself. Kayla's elderly new neighbor, Ellie Hockley, is more welcoming, but it's clear she, too, has secrets that stretch back almost fifty years. Is Ellie on a quest to right the wrongs of the past? And does the house at the end of the street hold the key? Told in dual time periods, The Last House on the Street is a novel of shocking prejudice and violence, forbidden love, the search for justice, and the tangled vines of two families"-- Provided by publisher.

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The life of a little plastic bottle

The life of a little plastic bottle

Fossey, Suzanne, author
2020

"Discover an amazing story about reusing and recycling."--Front cover.

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Ne touche jamais un tigre !

Ne touche jamais un tigre !

2021

Si tu n'as pas peur des animaux de la jungle, ouvre ce livre qui te fera rire aux éclats. Tu pourras même les toucher… Ils sont sans danger !

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Once upon a dragon's fire

Once upon a dragon's fire

Blue, Beatrice, 1991- author
2021

Find out how two kids' determination to save their village led to a friendship that will warm the hearts of dragon lovers everywhere in this gorgeously illustrated celebration of the magic of kindness.

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Open the Easter Bunny's door...

Open the Easter Bunny's door...

Ho, Jannie, illustrator.
2022

"Open the Easter bunny's door and lift the flaps to find eggs, baskets, marshmallow chicks, and other sweet surprises in this latest entry in the board book series that started with Open the Barn Door!"-- Provided by publisher.

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The power of the dog : a novel

The power of the dog : a novel

Savage, Thomas, author
2021

Follows the story of two brothers in 1920s Montana as their already-fragile relationship is impacted by the arrival of a woman and her young son.

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Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer. The Island of Misfit Toys

Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer. The Island of Misfit Toys

Deneen, Brendan, author.
2021

"Two days before Christmas, a terrible snowstorm arrives and Charlie-in-the-Box is lost at sea! King Moonracer quickly puts together a band of Misfit Toys to rescue him. Together with Yukon Cornelius and Bumble, the Abominable Snow Monster, the Misftis embark on their greatest adventure yet! But one question remains -- will they save Charlie and return to the island in time for Santa to arrive? Or are the Misfits doomed to spend another Christmas without a little boy or girl to love them?"--Page 4 of cover.

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The selling point

The selling point

Bolden, Marci
2021


Tending roses

Tending roses

Wingate, Lisa, author
2021


Va chercher le pain

Va chercher le pain

Drouot, Jean-Baptiste, auteur, illustrateur
2020

Graham est un renard rêveur et un brin trouillard. Il habite à la campagne et cultive les potirons. Un jour, sa mère lui demande d'aller chercher le pain à la boulangerie du coin. Mais comme quoi il n'y a jamais rien de simple, le boulanger du coin n'a plus de pain ! Ce qui s'annonçait au départ comme une simple course, se transforme en aventure épique et plus grande que nature, lorsque Graham tente d'aller chercher du pain chez le boulanger du village voisin.

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When my time comes : conversations about whether those who are dying should have the right to determine when life should end

When my time comes : conversations about whether those who are dying should have the right to determine when life should end

Rehm, Diane, interviewer
2020

A series of interviews on the topics of end-of-life care and the right-to-die movement.

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