WHY WE READ

Gibbs-Smith Publishing

A collection of illustrated quotations―astute, profound, witty, and sweet―on the magic of books. Whether you were devoted to reading as a child or have discovered a new love for books as an adult, Why We Read reminds us what a power and privilege it is to read. Seventy-five quotations from writers and thinkers, such as Jane Austen, Carl Sagan, Margaret Atwood, Roald Dahl, Jorge Luis Borges, and Annie Dillard, celebrate this noble pursuit. Colorful illustrations by Ellen Surrey brightly interpret their words and create a lovely keepsake.

 
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MiD-CENTURY MODERN WOMEN: IN THE VISUAL ARTS

AMMO Books

Mid-Century Modern Women In the Visual Arts showcases 25 influential women in the arts from the 1930s to 1960s. Each woman has a double page portrait along with an inspirational quotation.

Women featured in the book include

Ray Eames, Edith Head, Peggy Moffitt, Yayoi Kusama, Frida Kahlo, , Sister Corita Kent, Coco Chanel, Bridget Riley, Ruth Asawa, Twiggy, Mary Quant, Louise Nevelson, Elaine Lustig Cohen, Helen Frankenthaler, Eva Zeisel, Georgia O'Keeffe, Florence Knoll, Edith Heath, Alma Thomas, Vera Neumann, Eva Hesse, Alice Provensen, Greta Magnusson-Grossman, and Mary Blair.

 

 

BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S

Moppet Books

A children's study guide of Truman Capote's famous novella, Breakfast at Tiffany's. The book features an about the author page, story, keywords, and quiz.

 
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Giving THANKS

Francis Lincoln

Discover one hundred ways to say thank you with this book, which explores the meaning of thankfulness. Join one boy as he thinks about the people in his life he'd like to thank, the many reasons to be grateful, and the different ways of showing affection and gratitude to the people we love. From giving a hug, to sharing toys, to helping someone out, this book suggests a number of practical and playful ways to celebrate the people we share our lives with, and show them that we care.