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My Awesome Summer by P. Mantis Cover Image

Praying mantises may be known for their bulging eyes, triangular heads, and long, leaf-like bodies, but does anyone really know what they do all day? Luckily, a...

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New In Hardcover

Lighter Than Air: Sophie Blanchard, the First Woman Pilot Cover Image

When the first piloted, untethered hot-air balloon flight in history took place over Paris in 1783, Sophie Blanchard was only five years old. Once the news of th...

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YA Pick

Isaac the Alchemist: Secrets of Isaac Newton, Reveal'd Cover Image

Many know Isaac Newton as the mathematician and astronomer who developed fundamental laws of modern physics. A lesser-known part of his narrative unfolds in...

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Join our signed first editions club and have a first edition, first printing of a new children’s picture book delivered each month directly to your doorstep (or pick it up at the store).

The August book is Under the Silver Moon: Lullabies, Night Songs & Poems by Pamela Dalton (Chronicle, $17.99)



Gifts for Kids!

Gifts for Kids

Folkmanis Puppets believes imagination is the key to a healthy childhood, encouraging play and discovery to develop the skills necessary in life. The company has been making the most innovative and engaging specialty puppets in the world since 1976, delighting imaginations and winning nearly every industry, child development, and kid-tested award, many repeatedly.


Teen Book Group

The Teen Book Group for teens ages 13–16 meets on the fourth Sunday of the month at 3:30 p.m., downstairs in the Children and Teens Department, to discuss and dissect a book of our choosing. The next meeting is on September 24 and we will be reading Trell by Dick Lehr. Have questions? Interested in joining? Email Cristina at CStrunk@politics-prose.com