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Penguins!

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$7.99
ISBN: 9780823415168
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Published: Holiday House - January 1st, 1998

An amazing science book, as well as a nice bed-time read, on penguins. Once again, Gibbons has made learning fun by including a summary of the characteristics, habitat, and descriptions of penguin varieties. Beautiful and fun illustrations enhance the great text. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette


I Will Bear Witness Volume 2

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I Will Bear Witness, Volume 2: A Diary of the Nazi Years: 1942-1945 Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780375756979
Availability: Backordered
Published: Modern Library - April 3rd, 2001

Here is the eagerly awaited second volume of Victor Klemperer's acclaimed memoir, I Will Bear Witness: A Diary of the Nazi Years, 1941-1945. A Jew married to a Christian woman, Klemperer was able to avoid deportation; although incarcerated in a forced labor camp for more than a year, he escaped during the Dresden bombing which is dramatically described. His books are certainly among the most outstanding of Holocaust literature for their meticulous observation of daily life in Hitler's Germany. ~ Reviewed by Louise Jones


Missing women & others

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$15.00
ISBN: 9781573227377
Availability: Special Order
Published: Riverhead Books - July 1st, 1999

Sullen, hungry, damaged, disillusioned, Spence's characters are oddly open to love and to at least a little life. Spence's prose is strangely soothing despite the difficulties and dangers that hover. She uses her insight and empathy in appealing ways.


Otters under Water

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$6.99
ISBN: 9780698115569
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Published: Puffin Books - July 19th, 1999

Enjoy a day under the water with Arnosky's mother otter and her two otter pups. A simple, yet informative story for the young -- and young at heart -- reader about what an otter does during the day. Like Arnosky's other science books, this one offers useful information, but it also shares a wonderful story. The illustrations are light, colorful, and fun as well. Come swim with the otter family and have a day "under the water" too. Other VT Tidbits...
Arnosky is an award-winning VT author. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette


A Pair for the Queen

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$18.95
ISBN: 9780393319132
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - July 1st, 1999

Tish McWhinny looks into a murder at a local dog show in this fifth in a series set in the Stratton area of Vermont. Comfort portrays the local community through the eyes of her elderly detective. Other whimsical McWhinny mysteries in print include Phoebe's Knee, Grave Consequences, The Cashmere Kid and Elusive Quarry. ~ Reviewed by Louise Jones


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