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  • Horrid Henry's Cracking Christmasby Francesca Simon

    Hachette Children's Group 2015; Not Available

    Prepare for a truly horrid Christmas with this brand new gift title, packed with six favourite festive Horrid Henry stories, Christmas survival guide and hilarious advent joke countdown to the big day. Released just in time for a cracking Christmas, this is the perfect festive gift book for Horrid Henry fans! more...

  • The Name Therapistby Duana Taha

    Random House of Canada 2016; US$ 29.95 US$ 22.50

    As a child, Duana Taha was obsessively uncomfortable with her unusual name (an inheritance from her Egyptian father and Irish mother), knowing the woman on the Romper Room television show would never "see" Duana in the mirror, and realizing no souvenir shop had a licence plate or hairbrush with her name on it. She was fascinated with names as a... more...

  • Festival of Christmasby Laurence Whistler

    Dean Street Press 2015; US$ 1.44

    For children the day begins with a weight on the toes, long, angular, and many-faceted as a leg by Picasso. The stocking should be opened by candlelight: no other light is resonant at that high frequency of excitement. Christmas is one of the oldest of our traditions, more ancient than any present-day beliefs, and strong enough to have survived... more...

  • The Politics of Agrarian Reform in Brazilby Wilder Robles; Henry Veltmeyer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    The Politics of Agrarian Refor m in Brazi l examines the interrelationships among peasant mobilization, agrarian reform and co-operativism in contemporary Brazil. more...

  • To See Them Runby Eric A. Eliason; Scott Squire; Stephen Bodio

    University Press of Mississippi 2015; US$ 40.00

    An unforgettable and up-close portrait of the men and dogs who hunt coyotes more...

  • Confidences du Japonby Muriel Jolivet; Jean-Paul Nishi

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 13.99

    Instantanés de bizarreries japonaises. Où l?on apprend que certains bars sont tenus par des moines, qu?il est fatigant de tomber amoureux, qui sont les « herbivores », ce qu?est un mari parfait ou que cache la gentillesse légendaire des Japonais? Installée au Japon depuis plus de quarante ans, Muriel Jolivet observe la société nippone avec acuité... more...

  • The Mississippi Cookbookby Mississippi Cooperative Extension Service

    University Press of Mississippi 2010; US$ 25.00

    The Mississippi Cookbook was prepared in an attempt to collect, make available, and thus preserve the favorite recipes of fine cooks throughout Mississippi. Over 7,000 recipes were collected from all areas of the state. From this total, the home economists of the state Cooperative Extension Service had the painfully difficult task of screening the... more...

  • Mardi Gras, Gumbo, and Zydecoby Marcia Gaudet; James C. McDonald

    University Press of Mississippi 2011; US$ 22.00

    Ethnic Studies -- Southern Studies--> The detectable identity of southern Louisiana's one-of-a-kind culture has been expressed in numerous descriptive phrases--"south of the South," "the northern tip of the Caribbean," "this folklore land." A strange, piquant, and savory mixture, it also has been likened to one of the region's signature dishes, gumbo.... more...

  • Skin Bleaching in Black Atlantic Zonesby Shirley Anne Tate

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    This book goes beyond low self-esteem and self-hatred as explanations for black people's skin bleaching, lightening and toning and focuses on the continuing colourism in 'post-race' aesthetics in the twenty-first century, exploring racialized gender political and libidinal economies in the Black Atlantic. more...

  • Fifteen Candlesby Adriana V. Lopez

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99

    For the uninitiated, the quinceañera celebrates the passage of a fifteen-year-old girl into adulthood: It's a bit bat mitzvah with a dash of debutante ball, and loaded with the same potential for hilarity and adolescent angst. In this original anthology, fifteen of the brightest and funniest Latino writers, men and women alike, share their own memories... more...