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Book cover will illustration of a city and children
What Kids Say About Living in San Francisco
Katie Burke

Have you ever wondered what it’s like being a kid in San Francisco? Are you raising a kid in this or another urban center? San Francisco life is ...

Colorful image from the Hubble space telescope.
30 Years of Discoveries and Images
Jim Bell

Looking deep into space, by definition, means looking back in time — and the Hubble Space Telescope can look very far back, including at ...

Cover of The Daily Jane Austen (Indian cover) by Devoney Looser
A Year of Quotes
Jane Austen
Edited by Devoney Looser

A republication of the University of Chicago Press edition by HarperCollins for the Indian Subcontinent. 

It is a truth universally ...

Book cover with close up photo of insect on it
Illustrated by: Isaac Talley
Extraordinary Portraits of Ordinary Bugs
Daniel Kariko

With more than 60 stunning photographs of pillbugs, silverfish, moths and other household insects, "Aliens Among Us" depicts a hidden world ...

Cover of The Early Spenser, 1554–80 by Jean Brink
'Minde on Honour Fixed'
Jean R. Brink

Brink's provocative biography shows that Edmund Spenser was not the would-be court poet whom Karl Marx described as "Elizabeth's arse-kissing poet ...

Book cover of "The Adventures of Lucy the Cow-Dog" with an illustration of a dog running on it
Illustrated by: Nidhom
The Journey Begins
Christine M. B. Smith

Lucy has the wiggles and it keeps getting her into trouble! Can the Wise Old Beagle help her learn to be calm and quiet? Join Lucy as she sets off ...

"Transforming the Police" book cover with cogs on cover
Thirteen Key Reforms
Edited by Charles M. Katz, Edward R. Maguire

In an age of intensified public debate about the role of police officers, more law-enforcement agencies rely on evidence-based policing to help ...

Kamikaze book cover
A Novel of the Mongol Invasions of Japan
Jeanne M Blanchet

"Kamikaze: A Novel of the Mongol Invasions of Japan" is a story of the indomitable power of love and honor set against the background of Kublai ...


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