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Tamed: Ten Species That Changed Our World

 

By Alice Roberts

Paperback: pr2053304

Pub Date: July 2018

 

In Tamed, Alice Roberts uncovers the deep history of ten familiar species with incredible wild pasts: dogs, apples and wheat; cattle, potatoes and chickens; rice, maize and horses - and, finally, humans. Enlightening, wide-ranging and endlessly fascinating, this book encompasses thousands of years of history and archaeology alongside cutting-edge genetics and anthropology. Yet it is also a deeply personal journey that changes how we see ourselves and the species on which we have left our mark.

 

The Wanderers: The West Country Trilogy

 

By Naomi Klein

Hardcover: pr2032017

Large Print: pr2087062

Pub Date: May 2018

 
LAST BOOK IN SERIES: THE HORSEMAN, ISBN 9781632866936.
In The Wanderers, Tim Pears's writing, both transcendent and sharply focused, reaches new heights, revealing the beauty and brutality that coexist in nature. Timeless, searching, charged with raw energy and gentle humour, this is a delicately wrought tale of adolescence; of survival; of longing, loneliness, and love.
 

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The Weather Detective: Rediscovering Nature's Secret Signs

 

By Peter Wohleben

Hardcover: pr2056797

Pub Date: June 2018

 

In The Weather Detective, the author of The Hidden Life of Trees shows how we can decipher nature's secret signs by studying the weather. In this first-ever English translation, Peter Wohlleben uses his long experience and deep love of nature to help decipher the weather and our local environments in a completely new and compelling way. Analyzing the explanations for everyday questions and mysteries surrounding weather and natural phenomena, he delves into a new and intriguing world of scientific investigation.

Print Run: 150,000

 

The Battle for Paradise: Puerto Rico Takes on the Disaster Capitalists

 

By Naomi Klein

Paperback: pr2102950

Pub Date: June 2018

 
In the rubble of Hurricane Maria, Puerto Ricans and ultra rich "Puertopians" are locked in a pitched struggle over how to remake the island. In this vital and startling investigation, bestselling author and activist Naomi Klein uncovers how the forces of shock politics and disaster capitalism seek to undermine the nation's radical, resilient vision for a "just recovery." Klein was born in Montreal, QC.
 

All royalties from the sale of this book in English and Spanish go directly to  JunteGente, a gathering of Puerto Rican organizations resisting disaster capitalism and advancing a fair and healthy recovery for their island. For more information, visit http://juntegente.org/

Becoming

 

By Michelle Obama

Hardcover: pr2076180

Large Print: pr2088152

Audio CD: pr2088151

Pub Date: Nov 2018


In her memoir, a work of deep reflection and mesmerizing storytelling, Michelle Obama invites readers into her world, chronicling the experiences that have shaped her. Warm, wise, and revelatory, Becoming is the deeply personal reckoning of a woman of soul and substance who has steadily defied expectations - and whose story inspires us to do the same.

Captain Underpants Official Handbook

 

By Kate Howard

Paperback: pr2098608

Pub Date: Jul 2018

 

The bestselling books are now a DreamWorks/Netflix animated TV series! This handbook is the complete guide to the antics of George, Harold, and Captain Underpants's TV adventures.

 

Meet George and Harold, two fun-loving best friends with a special talent for trouble. The only thing they love more than pulling pranks is creating comic book heroes like the Amazing Captain Underpants.

When the boys accidentally bring Captain Underpants to life, Jerome Horwitz Elementary—and the world—will never be the same!

The Official Handbook is your complete guide to these pranksters and their animated adventures. With full-colour illustrations from the new animated TV series on Netflix!

Ages 7 to 10



Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - The Original Screenplay

 

By J.K. Rowling

Hardcover: pr2088212

Pub Date: Nov 2018


COMPANION TO: FANTASTIC BEASTS: THE ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY, ISBN 9781338109061.
J.K. Rowling’s five-part Fantastic Beasts adventure series continues with the original screenplay for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.
 
Ages 10+

 

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