Kara

When Kara isn't reading in a coffee shop, you can find her singing in her car, ice skating at her local rink, taking photographs on nature walks, or packing for an upcoming trip.
 
Some books Kara loves:
  • The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls
  • The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
  • The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill
  • There Are No Bears in This Bakery by Julia Sarcone-Roach
  • A Big Mooncake for Little Star by Grace Lin
  • Darius the Great Is Not Okay by Adib Khorram
  • The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X. R. Pan

 

The Glass Castle: A Memoir Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780743247542
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Published: Scribner - January 17th, 2006

Now a major motion picture from Lionsgate starring Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, and Naomi Watts.

MORE THAN SEVEN YEARS ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LIST
The perennially bestselling, extraordinary, one-of-a-kind, “nothing short of spectacular” (Entertainment Weekly) memoir from one of the world’s most gifted storytellers.

The


The Secret Life of Bees Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780142001745
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Published: Penguin Books - January 28th, 2003

The multi-million bestselling novel about a young girl's journey towards healing and the transforming power of love, from the award-winning author of The Invention of Wings and the forthcoming novel The Book of Longings


The Girl Who Drank the Moon (Winner of the 2017 Newbery Medal) Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781616205676
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - August 9th, 2016

Winner of the 2017 Newbery Medal
The New York Times Bestseller

An Entertainment Weekly Best Middle Grade Book of 2016
A New York Public Library Best Book of 2016
A Chicago Public Library Best Book of 2016
An Amazon Top 20 Best Book of 2016
A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2016
A School Library Journal Best Boo


There Are No Bears in This Bakery Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399556654
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - January 8th, 2019

The creator of the New York Times bestselling The Bear Ate Your Sandwich brings us another sly story of a hungry bear and a smooth-talking narrator.

A tough gumshoe of a cat--the name's Muffin--protects his territory: The Little Bear Bakery. But there are no bears here. Not on Muffin's watch.


A Big Mooncake for Little Star Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316404488
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - August 28th, 2018

A gorgeous picture book that tells a whimsical origin story of the phases of the moon, from award-winning, bestselling author-illustrator Grace Lin
Pat, pat, pat...
Little Star's soft feet tiptoed to the Big Mooncake.


Darius the Great Is Not Okay Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525552963
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Published: Dial Books - August 28th, 2018

Darius doesn't think he'll ever be enough, in America or in Iran. Hilarious and heartbreaking, this unforgettable debut introduces a brilliant new voice in contemporary YA.

Winner of the William C. Morris Debut Award


“Heartfelt, tender, and so utterly real. I’d live in this book forever if I could.”


The Astonishing Color of After Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780316464017
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 19th, 2019

A stunning, heartbreaking debut novel about grief, love, and family, perfect for fans of Jandy Nelson and Celeste Ng.

Leigh Chen Sanders is absolutely certain about one thing: When her mother died by suicide, she turned into a bird.