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Sitting Bull

Abrams Books for Young Readers | November 3, 2015 | 64 pages
Sitting Bull (c. 1831-1890) was one of the greatest Lakota/Sioux warriors and chiefs who ever lived. From Sitting Bull's childhood--killing his first buffalo at age 10--to being named war chief to leading his people against the U.S. Army, Sitting Bull: Lakota Warrior and Defender of His People... More Info

Pedro Pietri

August 11, 2015 | 144 pages
Pedro Pietri: Selected Poetry is a compelling and humorous collection of poems by the poet laureate of the Nuyorican Poets.  More Info

The Dragonsitter Takes Off

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | November 3, 2015 | 96 pages
Dear Uncle Morton: I know you don't want to be disturbed, but I have to tell you some very bad news. Ziggy has disappeared! --Eddie Eddie had thought that dragonsitting would be easy -- until Ziggy disappears, only to be found in the linen closet, refusing to budge. Then, Eddie learns that his... More Info

Do It Yourselfie Guide

Bis Publishers | July 6, 2015 | 144 pages
The ultimate selfie guide to capture the best version of yourself  More Info

Tough Guys Have Feelings Too

Nobrow Press | October 1, 2015 | 48 pages
A boldly illustrated picture book read-aloud about how everyone gets sad—ninjas, wrestlers, knights, superheroes, everyone . . . even daddies have emotions! Did you know wrestlers have feelings? And knights. Even superheroes and ninjas feel sad sometimes. In fact everyone has... More Info

The Do-Right

Cinco Puntos Press | October 1, 2015 | 306 pages
The do-right”that's old Southern talk for prison. Delpha Wade doesn't want to go back there. Fourteen years is enough.  More Info

Captive Genders

A K PressDistribution | October 13, 2015 | 425 pages
Groundbreaking account of trans and gender-queer people within the Prison Industrial Complex. Updated and expanded.  More Info

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2016 06 Aug
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Parenting Your Way Book Signing with Local Author Kaeli Van Regan


2016 20 Sep
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Facing the Anthropocene: Fossil Capitalism and the Crisis of the Earth System, Book Launch with Ian Angus

Science tells us that a new and dangerous stage in planetary evolution has begun—the Anthropocene, a time of rising temperatures, extreme weather, rising oceans, and mass species extinctions. Humanity faces not just more pollution or warmer weather, but a crisis of the Earth System.

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