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Moon Travel

Moon Mount Rushmore & the Black Hills (Fourth Edition)

Laural A. Bidwell
Authors:
Laural A. Bidwell

Experience the open skies of the Badlands, the rolling prairies of the West, and one of America's most famous monuments with Moon Mount Rushmore & The Black Hills. Inside you'll find:Strategic, flexible itineraries tailored for adventure seekers, families, history buffs, road-trippers, and moreRecommendations for outdoor recreation including hiking, climbing, fishing, backpacking, and more, plusessential packing tips and health and safety informationThe top sights and unique experiences: Say hello to the carved granite faces of the presidents and hike red rock canyons and hills covered in ponderosa pine. Spot bison, elk, and mountain goats and see wild horses roaming the grassy flatlands. Test yourself by climbing the tallest peak east of the Rockies or get your adrenaline going at a rodeo. Visit historic sites, galleries, and museums to learn about Lakota history. Soak in hot springs, pan for gold, or enjoy the solitude of the prairie and sleep under a field of starsRespectfully connect with Native American culture: Visit the Crazy Horse Memorial or attend a powwow ceremony to see traditional dances and sample authentic cuisineValuable insight from seasoned adventurer and local expert Laural A. BidwellFull-color, vibrant photos and detailed maps throughoutUp-to-date information on park fees, passes, directions, and reservations to Mount Rushmore, Badlands National Park, Custer State Park, and Wind Cave National ParkCoverage of gateway cities and towns including Rapid City, Hill City, and KeystoneHonest advice for families, seniors, international visitors, travelers with disabilities, and traveling with petsThorough background on the culture, history, wildlife, and terrainWith Moon Mount Rushmore & The Black Hills, you can plan your trip your way.

Little, Brown Young Readers US

If You Ever Want to Bring a Pirate to Meet Santa, Don't!

Elise Parsley
Authors:
Elise Parsley

If your dad says you're going to meet Santa, he means the bearded guy with a red suit and a bag full of treasures. He does not mean that guy. That's a pirate. If you make friends with a pirate anyway, your dad will tell you that pirates are on the Naughty List! Can Magnolia keep her salty new friend off the naughty list and save Santa before he has to walk the plank? Elise Parsley's boldly expressive illustrations will bring plenty of laughs in this book that has Magnolia in charge of what's right and what's a don't in this rousing fourth book in the bestselling MAGNOLIA SAYS DON'T series.

Little, Brown Young Readers US

Neck & Neck

Elise Parsley
Authors:
Elise Parsley

In the first stand-alone picture book from the creator of the bestselling Magnolia Says DON'T! books, a giraffe's self-esteem is tested during a hilarious confrontation between unlikely look-alikes!Everybody loves Leopold the giraffe. He inspires awe and wonder. His adoring fans gaze and cheer. Best of all, they feed him lots of deeeelicious snacks! But, one day, a shiny, bobble-headed new rival comes in and ruins everything...a giraffe-shaped balloon! Just how far will Leopold go to prove that he's the hero of the zoo? Readers learn that actions speak far louder than looks in this laugh-out-loud face-off from Elise Parsley--the New York Times bestselling creator of If You Ever Want to Bring an Alligator to School, Don't!

Moon Travel

Moon Florida (Second Edition)

Jason Ferguson
Authors:
Jason Ferguson

From Pensacola and the Panhandle, to Miami beaches and mingling with Mickey, Moon Florida reveals the best of the Sunshine State. Inside you'll find:Flexible, strategic itineraries, from the two-week best of Florida to a quick Gulf Coast getaway, designed for history buffs, outdoor adventurers, beach bums, and moreTop experiences and activities: Relax on miles of white-sand beaches and watch the sunrise over the sparkling Atlantic Ocean, or indulge in hours of roller-coaster fun at Orlando's famous theme parks. Make your way through "Alligator Alley," or go canoeing through the lush Everglades. Snorkel in freshwater springs, or take a surfing lesson from a pro wave-catcher. Live it up in Miami's stylish South Beach, wander the free-wheeling and colourful Key West, or go dancing in Little HavanaLocal insight from born-and-raised Floridian Jason Ferguson on when to go, where to stay, and how to get aroundFull-colour photos and detailed maps throughoutFocused coverage of Miami, South Florida, the Florida Keys, the South Gulf Coast, the Tampa Bay Area, Disney World and Orlando, Central Florida, the North Atlantic Coast, and Northern Florida and the PanhandleThorough information including background on Florida's landscape, climate, wildlife, and cultureWith Moon Florida's expert advice, myriad activities, and local insight on the best things to do and see, you can plan your trip your way.Exploring more of the American South? Check out Moon Georgia, Moon Coastal Carolinas, or Moon Tennessee.

Little, Brown Young Readers US

If You Ever Want To Bring A Circus To The Library, Don't!

Elise Parsley
Authors:
Elise Parsley

If you see a poster that says "You Can Do Anything at the Library!", it is NOT giving you permission to put on a circus! But Magnolia doesn't see any problem with setting up her own big top. She's got a lot of gusto and one mean human cannonball routine. So what if her greatest show on Earth won't fit between bookshelves? Elise Parsley's boldly expressive illustrations perfectly complement this mostly-librarian-approved guide on how to be everything BUT quiet in the library!

Little, Brown Young Readers US

If You Ever Want To Bring A Piano To the Beach, Don't!

Elise Parsley
Authors:
Elise Parsley
Little, Brown Young Readers US

Be Glad Your Dad...(Is Not An Octopus!)

Matthew Logelin, Sara Jensen, Jared Chapman
Contributors:
Matthew Logelin, Sara Jensen, Jared Chapman

Most of the time, you're glad your dad is your dad, until he gets grouchy, bossy, or just totally gross. Then you wish you could swap him for something else. But be careful what you wish for, because it could be way worse....In this silly what-if story, kids will roar with laughter at the misadventures of a monkey dad, an alligator dad, a whale dad, and even a unicorn dad! But nothing can replace the dads who love them more than anything in the whole wide world.Be sure to check out the fun facts about the animals in the story in the back of the book!

Little, Brown Young Readers US

Fingers For Lunch

Brandt Lewis, Cori Doerrfeld
Contributors:
Brandt Lewis, Cori Doerrfeld
Moon Travel

Moon Mount Rushmore & the Black Hills (Third Edition)

Laural A. Bidwell
Authors:
Laural A. Bidwell

South Dakota resident Laural A. Bidwell offers her firsthand experience and advice on Mount Rushmore and the Black Hills-including the Southern Hills, the Badlands, and Keystone. Bidwell provides unique travel strategies such as Best Hiking Trails, Viewing Wildlife, and Fossil Collecting in the Parks, Grasslands, & National Forest. With expert tips on the best dining, shopping, accommodations, and camping, Moon Mount Rushmore & the Black Hills gives travellers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.

Little, Brown Young Readers US

If You Ever Want To Bring An Alligator To School, Don't!

Elise Parsley
Authors:
Elise Parsley

Note to self: If your teacher tells you to bring something from nature for show-and-tell, she does not want you to bring an alligator! But nothing will stop Magnolia, who's determined to have the best show-and-tell of all--until her reptilian rapscallion starts getting her into some major trouble. Now it's up to Magnolia to find a way to send this troublemaker home--but what could possibly scare an alligator away?

Robinson

The Mammoth Book Of Southern Gothic Romance

Trisha Telep
Authors:
Trisha Telep

Set in a lush, steamy world of ceaseless rain, swamps, alligators, overgrown cemeteries, and home-grown magic, these are dark and scary, yet pleasurably thrilling stories that unfold sinister secrets at every turn. These paranormal, suspenseful Southern Gothic romances are by both bestselling authors and bright up-and-coming talents, including Jill Archer, Sonya Bateman, Amanda Bonilla, Angie Fox, J. D. Horn, Elle Jasper, Erin Kellison, Laurie London, Shawntelle Madison, Bec McMaster, Hadley Monroe, Dianne Sylvan, Jessa Slade, Shelli Stevens, Tiffany Trent and Shiloh Walker.

PublicAffairs

Latino America

Gary M. Segura, Matt Barreto
Authors:
Gary M. Segura, Matt Barreto

Sometime in April 2014, somewhere in a hospital in California, a Latino child tipped the demographic scales as Latinos displaced non-Hispanic whites as the largest racial/ethnic group in the state. So, one-hundred-sixty-six years after the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo brought the Mexican province of Alta California into the United States, Latinos once again became the largest population in the state. Surprised? Texas will make the same transition sometime before 2020.When that happens, America's two most populous states, carrying the largest number of Electoral College votes, will be Latino. New Mexico is already there. New York, Florida, Arizona, and Nevada are shifting rapidly. Latino populations since 2000 have doubled in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, and South Dakota. The US is undergoing a substantial and irreversible shift in its identity.So, too, are the Latinos who make up these populations. Matt Barreto and Gary M. Segura are the country's preeminent experts in the shape, disposition, and mood of Latino America. They show the extent to which Latinos have already transformed the US politically and socially, and how Latino Americans are the most buoyant and dynamic ethnic and racial group, often in quite counterintuitive ways. Latinos' optimism, strength of family, belief in the constructive role of government, and resilience have the imminent potential to reshape the political and partisan landscape for a generation and drive the outcome of elections as soon as 2016.

Piatkus

The Scoundrel's Seduction

Jennifer Haymore
Authors:
Jennifer Haymore

Temptation knows no bounds . . . Undercover agent Sam Hawkins has devoted his life to protecting king and country. So when he receives orders to assassinate a ruthless traitor, he doesn't question his mission. But Sam didn't know his deed had a witness - the beautiful and mysterious betrayer's wife. Now he has no choice but to take her as his prisoner - one he can neither trust . . . nor resist.Élise, Lady Dunthorpe, will do anything to escape her powerful captor - including seducing him senseless. She didn't know of her miserable husband's crimes, but she has secrets of her own, secrets that threaten everything she holds dear. With his piercing dark eyes and gentle touch, Sam inflames Élise's deepest desires. But how could she ever trust a man who won't let her go? Caught between the crown he's sworn to serve and the woman he's come to love, Sam will risk his heart - and his very life - to keep her safe.

Little, Brown Young Readers US

Springtime Baby

Elise Broach, Cori Doerrfeld
Contributors:
Elise Broach, Cori Doerrfeld

Springtime baby Drizzly dayRainboot babyLet's go play!Little ones will love to join baby on a fun-filled spring day. The adventure begins with some mudpie-making and puddle-stomping, followed by sunshine, a rainbow and gorgeous, sweet smelling blossoms. All the favorite springtime creatures, from ducklings to butterflies, share a splendid day with our springtime baby! This interactive novelty board book features large lift-the-flaps on each spread, hiding charming surprises underneath. With acclaimed author Elise Broach's delightful rhyming text and playful illustrations by Cori Doerrfeld, this is the perfect read-aloud to share on a perfect spring afternoon.

Grand Central Publishing

The Four & Twenty Blackbirds Pie Book

Emily Elsen, Melissa Elsen
Authors:
Emily Elsen, Melissa Elsen
Little, Brown Young Readers US

Barnyard Baby

Elise Broach, Cori Doerrfeld
Contributors:
Elise Broach, Cori Doerrfeld
Robinson

Love Alters

Emma Donoghue
Authors:
Emma Donoghue
Basic Books

Wounded Knee

Heather Cox Richardson
Authors:
Heather Cox Richardson

On December 29, 1890, five hundred American troops massed around hundreds of unarmed Lakota Sioux men, women, and children near Wounded Knee Creek, South Dakota. Outnumbered and demoralized, the Sioux posed no threat to the soldiers and put up no resistance. But in a chaotic scene, the Americans opened fire with howitzers, killing nearly three hundred Sioux in what would become known as the Wounded Knee Massacre. In this definitive account, acclaimed historian Heather Cox Richardson shows that the origins of this quintessential American tragedy lay not in the West but in Washington, where would-be lawmakers, locked in a desperate midterm-election battle, sought to drum up votes through an age-old political tool: fear.

Piatkus

Black Hills

Nora Roberts
Authors:
Nora Roberts

Cooper Sullivan and Lil Chance were unlikely childhood friends - thrown together each summer when Coop visited his grandparents' South Dakota ranch. But with every year, their friendship deepened from innocent games to stolen kisses and the promise of something special... until fate, and a terrible tragedy, pulled them apart. Twelve years later Coop - now a private investigator in New York - returns to the ranch to care for his grandparents. Though the memory of Coop's touch still haunts her, Lil has let nothing stop her dream of opening a Wildlife Refuge on her family's land. But someone else has been keeping a close watch on Lil Chance, and Coop's return has unleashed more than just old passions. There's a hunter lurking out in the Black Hills, and Lil and Coop have been singled out as prey...

PublicAffairs

Great White Fathers

John Taliaferro
Authors:
John Taliaferro