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Leo: A Ghost Story Subverting Cultural Stereotypes
Leo: A Ghost Story Subverting Cultural Stereotypes

A heartening parable of seeing through difference, meeting the unfamiliar with friendliness, and dignifying the reality of the other.

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Nikki Giovanni’s Wonderful Poems Celebrating Libraries and Librarians
Nikki Giovanni’s Wonderful Poems Celebrating Libraries and Librarians

“(You never know what troubled little girl needs a book)”

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The Physicist and the Philosopher: Einstein, Bergson, and the Debate That Changed Our Understanding of Time
The Physicist and the Philosopher: Einstein, Bergson, and the Debate That Changed Our Understanding of Time

How the debris of a landmark disagreement became the foundation of our present ideas about the fabric of existence.

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The Best Science Books of 2015
The Best Science Books of 2015

From Earth’s largest-hearted creature to the interconnectedness of the universe, by way of Einstein and artificial intelligence.

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Ada Lovelace on the Nature of the Imagination and Its Three Core Faculties
Ada Lovelace on the Nature of the Imagination and Its Three Core Faculties

“It seizes points in common, between subjects having no very apparent connexion, & hence seldom or never brought into juxtaposition.”

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The Menino: An Illustrated Love Letter to the Mysterious and Mystifying Creature That Is a New Baby
The Menino: An Illustrated Love Letter to the Mysterious and Mystifying Creature That Is a New Baby

From breastfeeding to theory of mind, a delightful developmental odyssey seen from the parallel perspectives of parent and child.

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