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Monthly Archives: December 2010

Zero is a Winner!
Zero is a Winner!

We are so happy to announce that The Center for Teaching through Children’s Books has awarded KO Kids’ Zero with Book Links Lasting Connections for 2010 Award!! Congratulations to KO Kids and to author/illustrator Kathryn Otoshi for bringing us quality, engaging … Continue reading

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That last minute gift…
That last minute gift…

Are looking for that special something for that hard to buy for special someone? Look no further.  EDITH HEAD The Fifty-Year Career of Hollywood’s Greatest Costume Designer A one-of-a-kind comprehensive survey of the career of the most prominent and talented … Continue reading

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Best of 2010
Best of 2010

Congratulations to Newmarket Press! THE LATINA GUIDE TO HEALTH has been selected by Library Journal for its Best Consumer Health Books 2010 list. If you haven’t checked out this important book, now is the time. A great title to have … Continue reading

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Today’s post comes from the desk of Bill Mockler, Consortium’s Wholesaler Account Manager: There are books that exist and books that we think exist. At Consortium, often our sales and marketing staff first learn about a book at our presales … Continue reading

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MURDER CITY one of the Best Nonfiction Books of 2010
MURDER CITY one of the Best Nonfiction Books of 2010

MURDER CITY: Ciudad Juarez and the Global Economy’s New Killing Fields By Charles Bowden KIRKUS REVIEWS put out a fantastic Q&A with Bowden, in honor of naming MURDER CITY one of the Best Nonfiction Books of 2010.  Charles discusses everything … Continue reading

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Go Groundwood!

Among Kirkus Reviews 2010 Best Children’s Books: Celebrating Friends & Family for Young Readers & Listeners are 2 favorite titles from Groundwood!!! Roslyn Rutabaga and the Biggest Hole on Earth by Marie-Louise Gay ISBN 978-0-88899-994-8 $16.95 Groundwood Books     … Continue reading

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Winners – LJ Best Science Books for 2010

Congratulations! BIOLOGY    Drawing the Map of Life: Inside the Human Genome Project by Victor K McElheny – Basic Books Although a decade has passed since the completion of the Human Genome Project, we are still just beginning to analyze … Continue reading

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Mapping America
Mapping America

I am a big dork about maps. I love them–I could spend hours (maybe) poring over them, obsessing about topography or wondering who exactly lives in a place like Colby, Kansas and what they did this weekend (please write a … Continue reading

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Nancy Pearl picks Half a Life!
Nancy Pearl picks Half a Life!

Nancy Pearl listed McSweeney’s Half a Life as one of her favorite memoirs ever published! Darin Strauss ended a classmate’s life in high school. Half a life later, culpability, anguish, and regret still penetrate his every thought. This book was … Continue reading

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Anatomy of Strength Training on Good Morning America January 13th!
Anatomy of Strength Training on Good Morning America January 13th!

The author of Thunder Bay’s Anatomy of Strength Training will be interviewed on Good Morning America January 13th! Get the strong, healthy body you’ve always wanted! Anatomy of Strength Training offers an in-depth look at the way your muscles work … Continue reading

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