Claire

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Claire in the woodsWhen not in the store, Claire can be found hiking, writing poems, baking, watching birds in her backyard, and daydreaming of her next adventure (and/or chocolate cake).
 
Claire loves:
  • The Lost Words by Robert MacFarlane and Jackie Morris
  • In a Jar by Deborah Marcero
  • Stardines Swim High Across the Sky: and Other Poems by Jack Prelusky, Illustrated by Carin Berge
  • The Book of Delights by Ross Gay
  • Relish: My Life in the Kitchen by Lucy Knisley
  • Bright Dead Things: Poems by Ada Limón
  • Oak Flat: A Fight for Sacred Land in the American West by Lauren Redness

 


 

The Lost Words By Robert MacFarlane, Jackie Morris (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Robert MacFarlane, Jackie Morris (Illustrator)
$35.00
ISBN: 9781487005382
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: Anansi International - October 2nd, 2018

From bestselling Landmarks author Robert Macfarlane and acclaimed artist and author Jackie Morris, a beautiful collection of poems and illustrations to help readers rediscover the magic of the natural world.


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In a Jar By Deborah Marcero, Deborah Marcero (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Deborah Marcero, Deborah Marcero (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780525514596
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 21st, 2020

Here's a marvelous picture book, charmingly written and beautifully illustrated, about the power of memory and the magic of friendship.


Stardines Swim High Across the Sky: and Other Poems By Jack Prelutsky, Carin Berger (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jack Prelutsky, Carin Berger (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062014641
Availability: Unavailable to Order
Published: Greenwillow Books - February 26th, 2013

Beloved and bestselling poet Jack Prelutsky and New York Times Best Illustrated artist Carin Berger team up to create a new collection of silly, strange, and sensational animal poems!


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The Book of Delights: Essays By Ross Gay Cover Image
$23.95
ISBN: 9781616207922
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: Algonquin Books - February 12th, 2019

The New York Times bestselling book of essays celebrating ordinary delights in the world around us by one of America's most original and observant writers, award-winning poet Ross Gay.

As Heard on NPR's This American Life


“Ross Gay’s eye lands upon wonder at every turn, bolstering my belief in the countless small mir


Relish: My Life in the Kitchen By Lucy Knisley, Lucy Knisley (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lucy Knisley, Lucy Knisley (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781596436237
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: First Second - April 2nd, 2013

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER


Bright Dead Things: Poems By Ada Limón Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781571314710
Availability: Usually Ships from Wholesaler in 1-5 Days
Published: Milkweed Editions - September 15th, 2015

FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD

A finalist for both the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award, Bright Dead Things examines the dangerous thrill of living in a world you must leave one day and the search to find something that is "disorderly, and marvelous, and ours."


Oak Flat: A Fight for Sacred Land in the American West By Lauren Redniss Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780399589720
Availability: Unavailable to Order
Published: Random House - November 17th, 2020

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A powerful work of visual nonfiction about three generations of an Apache family struggling to protect sacred land from a multinational mining corporation, by MacArthur “Genius” and National Book Award finalist Lauren Redniss, the acclaimed author of Thunder & Lightning