2023 Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Books

Best of the Independent Northwest 2023

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We Are Not Strangers: A Graphic Novel By Josh Tuininga, Josh Tuininga (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Josh Tuininga, Josh Tuininga (Illustrator)
$24.99
ISBN: 9781419759949
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Published: Abrams ComicArts - September 12th, 2023

No Brainer (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 18) By Jeff Kinney Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781419766947
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 24th, 2023

The Calvin and Hobbes Portable Compendium Set 1 By Bill Watterson Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781524884970
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - August 29th, 2023

The Mysteries By Bill Watterson, Bill Watterson and John Kascht (Illustrator) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781524884949
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - October 10th, 2023

How to Navigate Middle School: Kid Confident Book 4 By Anna Pozzatti, Bonnie Massimino, Bonnie Zucker (Editor) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781433838224
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Published: Magination Press - February 21st, 2023

The Sound of Kindness By Amy Ludwig Vanderwater, Teresa Martinez (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781433841491
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Published: Magination Press - August 15th, 2023

Spacemanatee! By Katie Gilstrap, Alice Samuel (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Katie Gilstrap, Alice Samuel (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781433840371
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Published: Magination Press - March 7th, 2023

A Year of Celebraciones By Carrie Lara, Christine Battuz (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Carrie Lara, Christine Battuz (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781433841552
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Published: Magination Press - October 17th, 2023

Addie and the Amazing Acrobats By Shauna Cagan Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781662640469
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Published: Hippo Park - September 12th, 2023

Gotta Go!: TOON Level 2 By Frank Viva Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781662665073
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Published: TOON Books - September 5th, 2023

The Kitten Story: A Mostly True Tale By Emily Jenkins, Brittany Cicchese (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Emily Jenkins, Brittany Cicchese (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781662651151
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Published: Minerva - October 3rd, 2023

Look and Cook Snacks: A First Book of Recipes in Pictures By Valorie Fisher Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781662620447
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Published: Astra Young Readers - October 10th, 2023

Joy to the World!: Christmas Around the Globe By Kate Depalma, Sophie Fatus (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate Depalma, Sophie Fatus (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781646862979
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Published: Barefoot Books - November 16th, 2021

Hooked on Shakespeare: Crochet Projects Inspired by The Bard By Gurinder Kaur Hatchard Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781789941289
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Published: Herbert Press - October 24th, 2023

Ryan Hart Paperback Box Set (A Ryan Hart Story) By Renée Watson Cover Image
$26.97
ISBN: 9781547612871
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - September 26th, 2023

Books Make Good Friends By Jane Mount Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781797209654
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Published: Chronicle Books - November 7th, 2023

The History of Sketch Comedy: A Journey through the Art and Craft of Humor By Keegan-Michael Key, Elle Key Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781797216836
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Published: Chronicle Books - October 3rd, 2023

Malice House (The Malice Compendium #1) By Megan Shepherd Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781368090643
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Published: Hyperion Avenue - August 22nd, 2023

Midnight Showing (The Malice Compendium #2) By Megan Shepherd Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781368101547
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Published: Hyperion Avenue - October 3rd, 2023

Dear Rebel: 145 Women Share Their Best Advice for the Girls of Today By Rebel Girls Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781953424471
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Published: Rebel Girls - October 3rd, 2023

Pippa Park Raises Her Game By Erin Yun Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781944020286
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Published: Fabled Films Press - April 13th, 2021

Pippa Park Crush at First Sight By Erin Yun Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781944020903
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Published: Fabled Films Press - September 5th, 2023

Soul Jar: Thirty-One Fantastical Tales by Disabled Authors By Annie Carl (Editor), Nicola Griffith (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Annie Carl (Editor), Nicola Griffith (Foreword by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9781942436577
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Published: Forest Avenue Press - October 17th, 2023

A Little Book of Self-Care for Those Who Grieve By Paula Becker, Rebekah Nichols (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Paula Becker, Rebekah Nichols (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781736357958
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Published: Girl Friday Books - September 28th, 2021

The Lost Supper: Searching for the Future of Food in the Flavors of the Past By Taras Grescoe Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781771647632
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Published: Greystone Books - September 19th, 2023

The Golden Screen: The Movies That Made Asian America By Jeff Yang, Michelle Yeoh (Foreword by), Jon M. Chu (Afterword by) Cover Image
By Jeff Yang, Michelle Yeoh (Foreword by), Jon M. Chu (Afterword by)
$40.00
ISBN: 9780762482221
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Published: Black Dog & Leventhal - October 24th, 2023

Tools: A Visual Exploration of Implements and Devices in the Workshop By Theodore Gray, Nick Mann Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780762498307
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Published: Black Dog & Leventhal - October 24th, 2023

Carbon City Zero: A Collaborative Game: Can you work together for a carbon neutral future? By Possible, Rami Niemi (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Possible, Rami Niemi (Illustrator)
$29.99
ISBN: 9781399600224
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Published: Laurence King Publishing - July 11th, 2023

Mountain Backgammon: The classic game of speed and strategy By Lily Dyu Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781399612586
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Published: Laurence King Publishing - October 3rd, 2023

Every Dreaming Creature By Brendan Wenzel Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316512534
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 26th, 2023

Ghosts of Honolulu: A Japanese Spy, a Japanese American Spy Hunter, and the Untold Story of Pearl Harbor By Mark Harmon, Leon Carroll (With) Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781400337019
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Published: Harper Select - November 14th, 2023

Not That Fancy: Simple Lessons on Living, Loving, Eating, and Dusting Off Your Boots By Reba McEntire Cover Image
$34.99
ISBN: 9781400238255
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Published: Harper Celebrate - October 10th, 2023

Remarkably Bright Creatures: A Read with Jenna Pick By Shelby Van Pelt Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780063204157
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Published: Ecco - May 3rd, 2022

Blood Sex Magic: Everyday Magic for the Modern Mystic By Bri Luna Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780063081451
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Published: HarperOne - October 31st, 2023

The Great Big Book of Really Hard Puzzles (Great Big Puzzle Books) By Highlights (Created by) Cover Image
By Highlights (Created by)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781639620869
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Published: Highlights Press - August 22nd, 2023

Wild Animals Puzzles Deluxe (Highlights Hidden Pictures) By Highlights (Created by) Cover Image
By Highlights (Created by)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781639620753
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Published: Highlights Press - August 22nd, 2023

Pine Island Visitors By Polly Horvath Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823452958
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Published: Margaret Ferguson Books - October 10th, 2023

Alebrijes: Cuentista By Donna Barba Higuera Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781646142637
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Published: Levine Querido - October 3rd, 2023

The Many Assassinations of Samir, the Seller of Dreams: Newbery Honor Award Winner By Daniel Nayeri, Daniel Miyares (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Daniel Nayeri, Daniel Miyares (Illustrator)
$21.99
ISBN: 9781646143030
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Published: Levine Querido - March 7th, 2023

Lonely Planet The Joy of Exploring Gardens 1 By Lonely Planet Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781837580590
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Published: Lonely Planet - October 10th, 2023

Lonely Planet The Joy of Wild Swimming 1 By Lonely Planet Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781837580606
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Published: Lonely Planet - October 10th, 2023

Bookshops & Bonedust (Legends & Lattes) By Travis Baldree Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250886101
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Published: Tor Books - November 7th, 2023

Juniper’s Christmas By Eoin Colfer Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9781250321947
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - October 31st, 2023

Been Outside: Adventures of Black Women, Nonbinary, and Gender Nonconforming People in Nature By Shaz Zamore (Editor), Amber Wendler (Editor), Carolyn Finney (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Shaz Zamore (Editor), Amber Wendler (Editor), Carolyn Finney (Foreword by)
$21.95
ISBN: 9781680515923
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Published: Mountaineers Books - September 11th, 2023

Knowing the Trees: Discover the Forest from Seed to Snag By Ken Keffer, Emily Walker (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ken Keffer, Emily Walker (Illustrator)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781680515527
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Published: Mountaineers Books - August 15th, 2023

Rare Air: Endangered Birds, Bats, Butterflies, & Bees By Sarah Kaizar (Illustrator), A. Scott Meiser (Contribution by) Cover Image
By Sarah Kaizar (Illustrator), A. Scott Meiser (Contribution by)
$21.95
ISBN: 9781680515510
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Published: Mountaineers Books - August 15th, 2023

Salmon, Cedar, Rock & Rain: Washington's Olympic Peninsula By Tim McNulty, David Guterson (Introduction by), Fawn Sharp (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Tim McNulty, David Guterson (Introduction by), Fawn Sharp (Foreword by)
$32.95
ISBN: 9781680515299
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Published: Mountaineers Books - September 11th, 2023

100 Bike Rides of a Lifetime: The World's Ultimate Cycling Experiences By Roff Smith, Kate Courtney (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Roff Smith, Kate Courtney (Foreword by)
$35.00
ISBN: 9781426222658
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Published: National Geographic - November 7th, 2023

Great Outdoors U.S.A.: 1,000 Adventures Across All 50 States By National Geographic Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781426222665
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Published: National Geographic - August 29th, 2023

To Infinity and Beyond: A Journey of Cosmic Discovery By Neil deGrasse Tyson, Lindsey Nyx Walker Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781426223303
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Published: National Geographic - September 12th, 2023

National Geographic Atlas of Wild America By Jon Waterman, Roderick F. Nash (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Jon Waterman, Roderick F. Nash (Foreword by)
$65.00
ISBN: 9781426222351
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Published: National Geographic - October 3rd, 2023

Big Words for Little Paleontologists: The Dino Dictionary Every Little Explorer Needs By Lisa M. Gerry Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781426375972
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Published: National Geographic Kids - October 17th, 2023

Greeking Out: Epic Retellings of Classic Greek Myths By Kenny Curtis, Jillian Hughes, Javier Espila (Illustrator) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781426375965
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Published: National Geographic Kids - September 19th, 2023

The Spirit Bares Its Teeth By Andrew Joseph White Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781682636114
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Published: Peachtree Teen - September 5th, 2023

Begin Again: How We Got Here and Where We Might Go - Our Human Story. So Far. By Oliver Jeffers, Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Oliver Jeffers, Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator)
$26.99
ISBN: 9780593621554
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Published: Philomel Books - October 3rd, 2023

If You'll Have Me By Eunnie Cover Image
By Eunnie
$24.99
ISBN: 9780593403228
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - October 17th, 2023

Remember Us By Jacqueline Woodson Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399545467
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - October 10th, 2023

Entangled Life: The Illustrated Edition: How Fungi Make Our Worlds By Merlin Sheldrake Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780593729984
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Published: Random House - November 7th, 2023

Murtagh: The World of Eragon (The Inheritance Cycle) By Christopher Paolini Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780593650868
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - November 7th, 2023

Plan A By Deb Caletti Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593485545
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Published: Labyrinth Road - October 3rd, 2023

Lauren in the Limelight By Miriam Landis, Jill Cecil Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9798988307822
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Published: Rhododendron Press - September 12th, 2023

Filmlandia!: A Movie Lover's Guide to the Films and Television of Seattle, Portland, and the Great Northwest By David Schmader Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9781632174253
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Published: Sasquatch Books - April 18th, 2023

Working Boats: An Inside Look at Ten Amazing Watercraft By Tom Crestodina Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781632172594
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Published: Little Bigfoot - October 25th, 2022

Working Boats Coloring Book By Tom Crestodina, Tele Aadsen (Text by) Cover Image
By Tom Crestodina, Tele Aadsen (Text by)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781632175069
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Published: Little Bigfoot - November 7th, 2023

Rhyme Hungry By Antonia Pesenti Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781957363660
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Published: Scribble Us - November 7th, 2023

Basics with Babish: Recipes for Screwing Up, Trying Again, and Hitting It Out of the Park (A Cookbook) By Andrew Rea Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781982167530
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Published: S&S/Simon Element - October 24th, 2023

Elon Musk By Walter Isaacson Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781982181284
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Published: Simon & Schuster - September 12th, 2023

Let Us Descend: A Novel By Jesmyn Ward Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982104498
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Published: Scribner - October 24th, 2023

Dork Diaries 15: Tales from a Not-So-Posh Paris Adventure By Rachel Renée Russell, Rachel Renée Russell (Illustrator) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781534480483
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Published: Aladdin - September 26th, 2023

Duel By Jessixa Bagley, Aaron Bagley (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jessixa Bagley, Aaron Bagley (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781534496545
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - November 7th, 2023

Elves Are the Worst! (The Worst! Series) By Alex Willan, Alex Willan (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Alex Willan, Alex Willan (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665921794
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 12th, 2023

Worst Broommate Ever! (Middle School and Other Disasters #1) By Wanda Coven, Anna Abramskaya (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Wanda Coven, Anna Abramskaya (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781665925280
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Published: Simon Spotlight - May 30th, 2023

Love in Winter Wonderland By Abiola Bello Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781641295079
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Published: Soho Teen - October 3rd, 2023

Bring Me Your Midnight By Rachel Griffin Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781728256153
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Published: Sourcebooks Fire - August 1st, 2023

The Shadow Sister By Lily Meade Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781728264479
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Published: Sourcebooks Fire - June 27th, 2023

The Language of Trees: A Rewilding of Literature and Landscape By Katie Holten, Ross Gay (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Katie Holten, Ross Gay (Introduction by)
$29.95
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ISBN: 9781953534682
Published: Tin House Books - April 4th, 2023

A Wild Promise: An Illustrated Celebration of The Endangered Species Act By Allen Crawford, Terry Tempest Williams (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Allen Crawford, Terry Tempest Williams (Introduction by)
$35.00
ISBN: 9781953534897
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Published: Tin House Books - August 8th, 2023

Dim Sum Palace By X. Fang Cover Image
By X. Fang
$18.99
ISBN: 9781774881989
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Published: Tundra Books - September 12th, 2023

The Hidden World of Gnomes By Lauren Soloy Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780735271043
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Published: Tundra Books - June 20th, 2023

How to Decorate a Christmas Tree By Vikki VanSickle, Miki Sato (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Vikki VanSickle, Miki Sato (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780735268586
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Published: Tundra Books - October 10th, 2023

Narwhal and Jelly: Super Pod Party Pack! (Paperback books 1 & 2) (A Narwhal and Jelly Book) By Ben Clanton Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781774883730
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Published: Tundra Books - September 5th, 2023

Ploof By Ben Clanton, Andy Chou Musser Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781774881927
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Published: Tundra Books - September 26th, 2023

Serpent, Siren, Maelstrom, and Myth: Sea Stories and Folktales from Around the World By Gerry Smyth Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780295752310
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Published: University of Washington Press - October 31st, 2023

Spirit Whales and Sloth Tales: Fossils of Washington State By Elizabeth A. Nesbitt, David B. Williams Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780295752327
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Published: University of Washington Press - October 24th, 2023

42: The Wildly Improbable Ideas of Douglas Adams By Douglas Adams, Kevin Jon Davies (Editor) Cover Image
$36.95
ISBN: 9781800182684
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Published: Unbound - September 19th, 2023

Fox By Jackie Morris Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781800182042
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Published: Unbound - October 10th, 2023

Otter By Jackie Morris Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781800182059
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Published: Unbound - October 10th, 2023

On Heaven's Hill By Kim Heacox Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781513139111
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Published: West Margin Press - March 21st, 2023

The Secret of Cooking: Recipes for an Easier Life in the Kitchen By Bee Wilson Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780393867633
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 26th, 2023

The Joy of Winter Hiking: Inspiration and Guidance for Cold Weather Adventures By Derek Dellinger Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781682687864
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Published: Countryman Press - November 21st, 2023

The Deadline: Essays By Jill Lepore Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9781631496127
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Published: Liveright - August 29th, 2023

Edible: 70 Sustainable Plants That Are Changing How We Eat By Kevin Hobbs, Artur Cisar-Erlach, Katie Kulla (Illustrator) Cover Image
$39.95
ISBN: 9780500025611
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Published: Thames & Hudson - October 24th, 2023