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Whitney Kaaz - Bookseller in Manchester

Whitney Kaaz"She liked anything orange: leaves; some moons; marigolds; chrysanthemums; cheese; pumpkin, both in pie and out; orange juice; marmalade. Orange is bright and demanding. You can't ignore orange things." from the novel The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making by Catherynne M. Valente

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781101947135
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Knopf - June 7th, 2016

Yaa Gyasi is one of the most important new voices of 2016. This book should be required reading for everyone!! Her storytelling abilities are truly remarkable and I look forward to what she writes next. READ THIS BOOK!! ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz

The Girls

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ISBN: 9780812998603
Availability: Special Order
Published: Random House - June 14th, 2016

In Emma Cline's electric debut novel we are exposed not only to the free-wheeling, free love feel of the Sixties but also to the seductive yet dangerous lure of counterculture. Fast-paced and relevant, this is a compelling coming of age novel that explores the relationship between girls and the women they idolize. I couldn't put it down! ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz

Perfect Days by Raphael Montes - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780143129998
Availability: Hard to Find - May no longer be available
Published: Penguin Books - February 14th, 2017

One of Brazil's hottest up and coming crime novelists! Teo is an awkward, (delusional) medical student who becomes obsessed with a girl he meets at a barbecue. Like "Misery" on Steroids!

The Red Apple

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By Feridun Oral, Feridun Oral (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9789888240005
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: mineditionUS - September 1st, 2015

Welcome in winter with this charming tale of friendship and cooperation. Rabbit, mouse, fox, and bear all work together to have one more meal before their long winter’s nap. Lovely! ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz

Grandma's House

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By Alice Melvin (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781849762229
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Tate - October 27th, 2015

Grandma’s house is a magical place for a little girl. Meander through the old-fashioned home and look behind flaps to find more surprises! Lavish illustrations give warmth and character to every page. Ages 3-6. ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz

Song of the Stars

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By Sally Lloyd-Jones, Alison Jay (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780310736301
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Published: Zonderkidz - October 6th, 2015

A beautiful retelling of the Christmas Story! All the animals around the world are gathering to welcome the new baby. Alison Jay’s artwork makes this board book a gorgeous addition to your Christmas collection. ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz

24 Stories for Advent

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By Brigitte Weninger, Eve Tharlet (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780735842298
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Published: NorthSouth Books - October 1st, 2015

Start a new tradition with a story a night during the season of advent. A good way to slow down and read with your kids during the busy holiday season. The stories are short and sweet and accompanied by adorable illustrations. ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz

A B See

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By Elizabeth Doyle, Elizabeth Doyle (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781481436991
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Published: Little Simon - July 21st, 2015

The best A B C book I've seen in years!! Amazingly creative this book doubles as a search and find. You will also love the alliteration. This book is truly fresh and new yet the images are reminiscent of a time gone by. ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz

Mouse's First Night at Moonlight School

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By Simon Puttock, Ali Pye (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780763676070
Availability: Special Order
Published: Nosy Crow - June 9th, 2015

Mouse is feeling nervous about her first night at moonlight school. She is shy and afraid to meet her new classmates. An adorably illustrated book about overcoming fear and making friends. An owl a cat and a bat= MAGIC! ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz

Mr. Postmouse's Rounds

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By Marianne Dubuc, Marianne Dubuc (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781771385725
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Published: Kids Can Press - August 1st, 2015

Prepare to be enchanted! Join Mr. Postmouse as he delivers mail to all the animals in the neighborhood. Incredible details make the illustrations irresistible! If you loved The Jolly Postman this is just for you! ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz


Northshire Manchester Store

Northshire Manchester
4869 Main Street
Manchester Center, VT 05255
ph. 802.362.2200
ph. (toll free) 800.437.3700
Daily 10am-6pm
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424 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
ph. 518.682.4200
ph. (toll free) 855.339.5990
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