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The Palo Alto Library and Books Inc. proudly present bestselling author Francisco Jiménez for a discussion of the fourth book in his award-winning memoir series, Taking Hold: From Migrant Childhood to Columbia University. With few true accounts of the Latino experience in America, Francisco Jimenez's work comes alive with telling details about the warmth and resiliency of family and the quest for identity against seemingly impossible odds.

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ISBN: 9780547632308
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Published: Harcourt Brace and Company - April 7th, 2015

Celebrate Children's Book Week at our Curious George Costume Party! From 2 to 4 PM everyone's favorite inquisitive monkey will be hanging around Books Inc. in Mountain View. Themed activities for your little ones will be provided, as well as a variety of giveaways!

 

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ISBN: 9780395150238
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - March 15th, 1973

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ISBN: 9780544320734
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Published: Harcourt Brace and Company - October 7th, 2014

A former journalist in Mexico with short stories appearing in The New York Times, Story Quarterly, Poets & Writers, among other publications, multiple award-winning author Antonio Ruiz-Camacho discusses his much buzzed debut story collection Barefoot Dogs. Following the members of a wealthy Mexican family forced into exile--to Madrid, New York, Austin, Palo Alto--when the patriarch of their family is kidnapped, Barefoot Dogs is an urgent and unforgettable work of fiction.

 

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ISBN: 9781476784960
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Published: Scribner Book Company - March 10th, 2015

Stanford University Arts & Humanities professor Alexander Nemerov discusses Silent Dialogues: Diane Arbus & Howard Nemerov. A probing, intimate reflection about photographer Diane Arbus, the author's aunt, and her brother, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Howard Nemerov, Silent Dialogues explores the siblings' disparate and distinct sensibilities, and in doing so uncovers signs of an unexpected aesthetic kinship.

 

By Alexander Nemerov, Diane Arbus (Photographer)
$29.95
ISBN: 9781881337416
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Published: Fraenkel Gallery - March 2015

Critically-acclaimed author M.P. Cooley discusses book two in her June Lyons mystery series, Flame Out. When FBI-agent-turned-small-town-cop June Lyons must solve two connected cases whose roots stretch back decades in time, she discovers that the crimes carry dangerous connection to the lives of those closest to her.

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ISBN: 9780062300737
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Published: William Morrow & Company - May 19th, 2015

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ISBN: 9780062300706
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Published: William Morrow & Company - July 22nd, 2014

Kelly Jones shares her delightful middle grade debut Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer. Twelve-year-old Sophie Brown feels like a fish out of water when she and her parents move from Los Angeles to the farm they've inherited from a great-uncle. But farm life gets more interesting when a cranky chicken appears and Sophie discovers the hen can move objects with the power of her little chicken brain

 

By Kelly Jones, Katie Kath, Katie Kath (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780385755528
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Published: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers - May 12th, 2015

Founder of the Rasur Foundation International--a nonprofit organization dedicated to teaching a social and emotional skill set for a more connected world--Rita Marie Johnson discusses Completely Connected. Stunning in its simplicity, revolutionary in its impact, Completely Connected unites heart and brain and guides readers to achieving maximum brain functioning to build social-emotional intelligence for both personal and business relationships.

 

Books Inc. and the Belmont Library present two-time finalist for the PEN Center USA Award in Fiction Laird Hunt in celebration of the paperback release of his critically-acclaimed novel Neverhome.

 

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ISBN: 9780316370165
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Published: Back Bay Books - May 19th, 2015

Books Inc. and the Belmont Library present Hannah Dennison for a discussion of Deadly Desires at Honeychurch Hall--the second charming and witty whodunit in Hannah Dennison's amazing cozy series.

For more information visit: http://www.smcl.org/content/belmont 

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ISBN: 9781250007803
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Published: Minotaur Books - May 5th, 2015

In conjunction with Children's Book Week, Saturday Storytime proudly presents award-winning author and illustrator Bob Barner for a reading of his latest lush picture book, Sea Bones!

Author and illustrator Bob Barner makes waves with his signature rhyming text and colorful illustrations in this lush picture book about the sea. Filled with incredible fishy facts about vertebrates, invertebrates, endoskeletons, and exoskeletons, plus an underwater informational chart, Sea Bones will make young readers want to dive right in!

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ISBN: 9781452125008
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Published: Chronicle Books (CA) - April 14th, 2015

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