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The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
Michelle Alexander

The New Press, 2012

Once in a great while a book comes along that changes the way we see the world and helps to fuel a nationwide social movement. The New Jim Crow is such a book. Praised by Harvard Law professor Lani Guinier as "brave and bold," this book directly challenges the notion that the election of Barack Obama signals a new era of colorblindness. With dazzling candor, legal scholar Michelle Alexander argues that "we have not ended racial caste in ...
  
  











  



  
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
Bill Martin Jr., Eric Carle

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), 1996

A big happy frog, a plump purple cat, a handsome blue horse, and a soft yellow duck--all parade across the pages of this delightful book. Children will immediately respond to Eric Carle's flat, boldly colored collages. Combined with Bill Martin's singsong text, they create unforgettable images of these endearing animals.
  
  











  



  
Mindset: The New Psychology of Success
Carol Dweck

Ballantine Books, 2007

World-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck, in decades of research on achievement and success, has discovered a truly groundbreaking idea–the power of our mindset. Dweck explains why it’s not just our abilities and talent that bring us success–but whether we approach them with a fixed or growth mindset. She makes clear why praising intelligence and ability doesn’t foster self-esteem and lead to accomplishment, but may ...
  
  











  



  
Moleskine Classic Notebook, Large, Ruled, Black, Hard Cover (5 x 8.25) (Classic Notebooks)

Moleskine, 2008

This basic yet classic Large Ruled notebook is one of the best selling Moleskine notebooks. This reliable travel companion perfect for writings thoughts and passing notes has a cardboard bound cover with rounded corners acid free paper a bookmark an elastic closure and an expandable inner pocket that contains the Moleskine history.
  
  











  



  
Where the Sidewalk Ends: Poems and Drawings
Shel Silverstein

HarperCollins, 2014

If you are a dreamer, come in, If you are a dreamer, A wisher, a liar, A hope-er, a pray-er, A magic bean buyer . . . Come in . . . for where the sidewalk ends, Shel Silverstein's world begins. You'll meet a boy who turns into a TV set, and a girl who eats a whale. The Unicorn and the Bloath live there, and so does Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout who will not take the garbage out. It is a place where you wash your shadow and plant ...
  
  











  



  
Wreck This Journal (Black) Expanded Ed.
Keri Smith

Perigee Books, 2012

The international bestseller… For anyone who's ever had trouble starting, keeping, or finishing a journal or sketchbook comes this expanded edition of Wreck This Journal, an illustrated book that features a subversive collection of prompts, asking readers to muster up their best mistake and mess-making abilities and to fill the pages of the book (or destroy them). Through a series of creatively and quirkily illustrated prompts, acclaimed ...
  
  











  



  
A Brief History of Time
Stephen Hawking

Bantam, 1998

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A landmark volume in science writing by one of the great minds of our time, Stephen Hawking’s book explores such profound questions as: How did the universe begin—and what made its start possible? Does time always flow forward? Is the universe unending—or are there boundaries? Are there other dimensions in space? What will happen when it all ends? Told in language we all can understand, A Brief History of ...
  
  











  



  
Secret Garden: An Inky Treasure Hunt and Coloring Book
Johanna Basford

Laurence King Publishing, 2013

Also be sure to check out Johanna Basford's newest stunning coloring book, Enchanted Forest ! Pre-order now! Tumble down the rabbit hole and find yourself in an inky black-and-white wonderland. This interactive activity book takes you on a ramble through a secret garden created in beautifully detailed pen-and-ink illustrations—all waiting to be brought to life through coloring, but each also sheltering all kinds of tiny creatures just ...
  
  











  



  
Harry Potter Paperback Box Set (Books 1-7)
J. K. Rowling

Arthur A. Levine Books, 2009

Now for the first time ever, J.K. Rowling’s seven bestselling Harry Potter books are available in a stunning paperback boxed set! The Harry Potter series has been hailed as “one for the ages” by Stephen King and “a spellbinding saga’ by USA Today. And most recently, The New York Times called Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows the “fastest selling book in history.” This is the ultimate Harry Potter collection for Harry Potter ...
  
  











  



  
StrengthsFinder 2.0
Tom Rath

Gallup Press, 2007

Do you have the opportunity to do what you do best every day? Chances are, you don't. All too often, our natural talents go untapped. From the cradle to the cubicle, we devote more time to fixing our shortcomings than to developing our strengths. To help people uncover their talents, Gallup introduced the first version of its online assessment, StrengthsFinder, in 2001 which ignited a global conversation and helped millions to discover ...
  
  











  



  
One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish (I Can Read It All by Myself)
Dr. Seuss, Theodor Seuss Geisel

Random House Books for Young Readers, 1960

“From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere” . . . So begins this classic Beginner Book by Dr. Seuss. Beginning with just five fish and continuing into flights of fancy, One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish celebrates how much fun imagination can be. From the can-opening Zans to the boxing Gox to the winking Yink who drinks pink ink, the silly rhymes and colorful cast of characters create an entertaining approach ...
  
  











  



  
Pokemon: Essential Handbook
Scholastic, Cris Silvestri

Scholastic Inc., 2012

Gotta read 'em all! Scholastic's publishing program is geared to appeal to Pokémon fans of all ages. Handbooks, sticker books, create & trace, readers, and more. It's everything you ever wanted to know about every Pokemon -- all in one place! This revised and updated edition of the 2008 bestseller has stats and facts kids need to know about all 646 Pokemon. The book includes 64 new pages focusing on the 153 new Pokemon that just debuted in the ...
  
  











  



  
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
J.K. Rowling

Scholastic, 1998

Harry Potter has no idea how famous he is. That's because he's being raised by his miserable aunt and uncle who are terrified Harry will learn that he's really a wizard, just as his parents were. But everything changes when Harry is summoned to attend an infamous school for wizards, and he begins to discover some clues about his illustrious birthright. From the surprising way he is greeted by a lovable giant, to the unique curriculum ...
  
  











  



  
Brown Girl Dreaming (Newbery Honor Book)
Jacqueline Woodson

Nancy Paulsen Books, 2014

National Book Award Winner Jacqueline Woodson, one of today's finest writers, tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse.   Raised in South Carolina and New York, Woodson always felt halfway home in each place. In vivid poems, she shares what it was like to grow up as an African American in the 1960s and 1970s, living with the remnants of Jim Crow and her growing awareness of the Civil Rights movement. Touching and ...
  
  











  



  
Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes
Eric Litwin

HarperCollins, 2010

Pete the Cat goes walking down the street wearing his brand new white shoes. Along the way, his shoes change from white to red to blue to brown to WET as he steps in piles of strawberries, blueberries, and other big messes! But no matter what color his shoes are, Pete keeps movin' and groovin' and singing his song...because it's all good. Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes asks the reader questions about the colors of different foods and ...
  
  











  



  
The Personal Internet Address & Password Log Book
Peter Pauper Press

Peter Pauper Press, 2010

Are you tired of losing track of those login/usernames and passwords you create every time you visit a new Web site? Do you have sticky notes and scraps of paper scattered about your office and home computer space covered with these vital pieces of information, but never seem to be able to put your hands on them when you need them? Now you can keep important Web site addresses, usernames, and passwords in one convenient place! Introducing The ...
  
  











  



  
Straw Bale Gardens Complete: Breakthrough Vegetable Gardening Method - All-New Information On: Urban & Small ...
Joel Karsten

Cool Springs Press, 2015

"Are you ready to learn about a transformative garden technology that could change your life - for less than $100?" - New York Times Take your straw bale gardening to the next level - in more places, with new products, and even, sometimes, skipping the straw! The reception and enthusiasm for straw bale gardening, introduced in 2013, has proved revolutionary in vegetable growing. Why? Because the bold promises in the book are kept: grow ...
  
  











  



  
Corduroy
Don Freeman

Puffin Books, 1976

A picture book classic!   One of School Library Journal ’s "Top 100 Picture Books" of all time (2012)  One of the National Education Association’s "Teachers' Top 100 Books for Children." Don Freeman's classic character, Corduroy, is even more popular today then he was when he first came on the scene in 1968. This story of a small teddy bear waiting on a department store shelf for a child’s friendship has appealed to young readers ...
  
  











  



  
The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles
Steven Pressfield

Black Irish Entertainment LLC, 2012

A succinct, engaging, and practical guide for succeeding in any creative sphere, The War of Art is nothing less than Sun-Tzu for the soul. hat keeps so many of us from doing what we long to do? Why is there a naysayer within? How can we avoid the roadblocks of any creative endeavor—be it starting up a dream business venture, writing a novel, or painting a masterpiece? Bestselling novelist Steven Pressfield identif ies the enemy that every one ...
  
  











  



  
The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It
Michael E. Gerber

HarperCollins, 1995

In this first new and totally revised edition of the 150,000-copy underground bestseller, The E-Myth , Michael Gerber dispels the myths surrounding starting your own business and shows how commonplace assumptions can get in the way of running a business. He walks you through the steps in the life of a business from entrepreneurial infancy, through adolescent growing pains, to the mature entrepreneurial perspective, the guiding light of all ...
  
  











  








   



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