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The Girl Who Ran: Bobbi Gibb, the First Women to Run the Boston Marathon Cover Image
ISBN: 9781943200474
Availability: Out of stock, usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Compendium Books - June 15th, 2017

Stunning illustrations complement the triumphant true story of Bobbi Gibbs, the first woman to ever complete the Boston Marathon.

Review by Nicole

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Akata Witch Cover Image
ISBN: 9780142420911
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Speak - July 11th, 2017

Like Harry Potter, if Harry Potter was a pre-teen Nigerian girl with albinism who discovers that she has latent magical abilities and ends up not only saving Nigeria, but the entire world! Imagine if instead of picking out a wand, you got to pick out a juju knife...

        Join 12 year old Sunny Nwazue as she uncovers her hidden magical abilities, gets inducted into a secret society where knowledge truly is power, and boldly faces off against all of the dark creatures the spirit world throws at her. Oh, and eats lots of fufu and egusi soup. Honestly, what's a good fantasy series without incredible feasts?

Review by Anje

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The Awesome Cover Image
ISBN: 9781781083246
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Ravenstone - May 26th, 2015

Ghost Busters meets Gilmore Girls, Fangirl meets Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Maggie Cunningham comes from a long line of monster hunters, but before she can get her journeymans monster hunting license, she has to lose her virginity, because DUH virginity is like catnip for vampires.

Review by Anje