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March Monster Madness

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of March 1, 2021

Inspiring Stories for Young Innovators

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Monster Power
Judie Katschke

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Sadiq and the Desert Star
Siman Nuurali

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Rosie Revere and the Raucous Riveters
Andrea Beaty

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Zoey and Sassafras
Asia Citro

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Oscar Winning Soundtracks

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The Grand Budapest Hotel
Alexandre Desplat

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Black Panther Original Score
Ludwig Göransson

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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Dun Tan

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Brokeback Mountain
Gustavo Santaolalla

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Play the 2021 Winter Game

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of February 22, 2021

One of a Kind Artists

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Basquiat: The Unknown Notebooks
Jean-Michel Basquiat

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Henry Ossawa Tanner
Dewey Mosby

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Kara Walker
Kara Walker

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Proceed and Be Bold
Amos Kennedy

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If You Loved the Film "The White Tiger"

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How to get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia
Mohsin Hamid

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A People's History of Heaven
Mathangi Subramanian

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Open City
Teju Cole

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A Strangeness in my Mind
Orhan Pamuk

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The 2021 Washtenaw Reads Author Event

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of February 15, 2021

Crush the Cookie Decorating Contest

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The Perfect Cookie
America's Test Kitchen

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Who Stole the Cookies
Judith Moffat

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Cookies!
Lotta Nieminen

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Cookie Class
Jenny Keller

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History of Reconstruction

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Stony the Road
Henry Louis Gates Jr.

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Black Reconstruction in America
W.E.B. Du Bois

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Capitol Men
Philip Dray

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The Amazing Age of John Roy Lynch
Chris Barton

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Al Paca and Bobby Cat talk about Black History

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of February 8, 2021

Lunar New Year Traditions

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New Clothes for New Year's Day
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Nian the Chinese New Year Dragon
Virginia Loh-Hagan

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Chinese New Year Colors
Rich Lo

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Bringing in the New Year
Grace Lin

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Society Scandals for Bridgerton Fans

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A Duke, the Lady, and a Baby
Vanessa Riley

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My Fake Rake
Eva Leigh

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A Prince on Paper
Alyssa Cole

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The Sum of All Kisses
Julia Quinn

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Black History Month at AADL

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of February 1, 2021

Check Out Some Poetry

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Change Sings
Amanda Gorman

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How the Water Holds Me
Tariq Luthun

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There are More Beautiful Things Than Beyonce
Morgan Parker

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Almost Home
Madison Kuhn

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Books for Black History Month

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Queenie
Candice Carty-Williams

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The Source of Self-Regard
Toni Morrison

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Heavy
Kiese Laymon

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12 Million Black Voices
Richard Wright

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30 Days of Clay: Mini Menagerie

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of January 25, 2021

Adventurous Read Alouds

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Zeus and the Thunderbolt of Doom
Joan Holub & Suzanne Williams

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Mr. Penguin and the Lost Treasure
Alex Smith

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Rise of the Earth Dragon
Tracey West

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The Lost Stone
Jordan Quinn

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Love Lupin on Netflix? Download These Books Now!

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Arsène Lupin
Maurice Leblanc

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Confessions of Arsène Lupin
Maurice Leblanc

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The Hollow Needle
Maurice Leblanc

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Extraordinary Adventures
Marice Leblanc

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Writing contests for students!

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of January 18, 2021

Great Movies about Good Food

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Eat Drink Man Woman
Ang Lee

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Ratatouille
Brad Bird, Jan Pinkava

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Soul Food
George Tillman Jr.

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Tampopo
Juzo Itami

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Honoring MLK

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The Radical King
Martin Luther King Jr.

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My Life, My Love, My Legacy
Corretta Scott King

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Selma
Ava DuVernay

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The Seminarian
Patrick Parr

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AADL January Update

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of January 11, 2021

Support Yourself, Support Others

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The Art of Gathering
Priya Parker

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Daring Greatly
Brene Brown

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The Art of Showing Up
Rachel Miller

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The Happiness Project
Gretchen Rubin

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True Crime Bestsellers

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I'll be Gone in the Dark
Michelle McNamara

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Adnan's Story
Rabia Chaudry

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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
John Berendt

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In Cold Blood
Truman Capote

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Play the 2021 Winter Game

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of January 4, 2021

Washtenaw Read Readalikes for Teens & Adults

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I am Alfonso Jones
Tony Medina

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The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas

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An American Marriage
Tayari Jones

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The 57 Bus
Dashka Slater

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Biographies for Young Readers

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Life in Motion
Misty Copeland

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Hidden Figures
Margot Lee Shetterly

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Inside of a Dog
Alexandra Horowitz

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The Untold History of the U.S.
Oliver Stone

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AADL is a Five Star Library for the 13th year in a row.

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of December 28, 2020

Washtenaw Reads Readalikes for Kids

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A Good Kind of Trouble
Lisa Moore Ramée

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A is for Activist
Innosanto Nagara

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Let's Talk About Race
Julius Lester

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Skin Again
Bell Hooks

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Branch Out into Woodcraft

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Slingshots and Key Hooks
Geoffrey Fisher

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Spoon
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The Woodcarver's Dozen
Celina Muire

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Woodcraft
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2021 Washtenaw Read

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of December 21, 2020

Growing Up in Graphic Novels

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El Deafo
Cece Bell

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Drama
Raina Telgemeier

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New Kid
Jerry Craft

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Stargazing
Jen Wang

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Short Stories on CD

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A Manual for Cleaning Women
Lucia Berlin

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Dear Life
Alice Munro

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Nocturnes
Kazuo Ishiguro

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What is not Yours is not Yours
Helen Oyeyemi

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Contactless Pickup

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of December 14, 2020

Best Cookbooks of 2020

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East
Meera Sodha

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In Bibi's Kitchen
Hawa Hassan

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Modern Comfort Food
Ina Garten

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Snacking Cakes
Yossy Arefi

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Historical Family Sagas

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Some Luck
Jane Smiley

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A Short History of Women
Kate Walbert

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Pachinko
Min Jin Lee

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Homegoing
Yaa Gyasi

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Author Event: Ken Fischer

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of December 7, 2020

Download Cozy Winter Stories

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Blue Corn Soup
Caroline Stutson

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Snow Globe Wishes
Erin Dealey

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Winter, Winter, Cold and Snow
Sharon Gibson Palermo

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Bundle Up
Jennifer Gordon Sattler

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History on Stage

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The Mountaintop
Katori Hall

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Hold These Truths
Jeanne Sakata

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Together Tonight
Norman Corwin

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The Rivalry
Norman Corwin

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The AADL resumes vestibule service at all five of its locations beginning Wednesday (December 9) at noon. Click for details.

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of November 30, 2020

Dance Party!

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The Bossy E
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Midrange
Dykehouse

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Blonde Album
Lightning Love

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Sweatbox Dynasty
TOBACCO

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Download Cozy Knit and Crochet Patterns

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Fresh Designs Sweaters
Shannon Okey

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Beyond Knit & Purl
Kate Atherley

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Big Foot Knits
Andi Smith

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Abby's Blanket
Kirsten Kapur

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The Library's publishing imprint, Fifth Avenue Press, has helped local authors publish dozens of books since 2017.

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of November 23, 2020

In Case You Missed it on AADL.TV

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Natural Dyes
With AADL Staff

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Painterly Monoprints
With Tricia Hampo

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The Lost Family: Author Event
With Libby Copeland

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Hooray for Herpetology
Leslie Science & Nature Center

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Nature Documentaries to Stream and Download

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Blue Planet: The Deep
BBC Worldwide

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Life: Insects
BBC Worldwide

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Planet Earth: From Pole to Pole
BBC Worldwide

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Spy in the Wild: Mischief
BBC Worldwide

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Tiny Expo's Winter Showcase is here.

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of November 16, 2020

Memoirs Good Enough to Eat

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Notes from a Young Black Chef
Kwame Onwuachi

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Relish
Lucy Knisley

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Blood, Bones, & Butter
Gabrielle Hamilton

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L.A. Son
Roy Choi

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Modern Romances to Sweep you off your Feet

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Girl Gone Viral
Alisha Rai

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A Princess in Theory
Alyssa Cole

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The Bride Test
Helen Hoang

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The Proposal
Jasmine Guillory

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Contactless Pickup

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of November 9, 2020

Women Rule the Stage

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The Sisters Rosensweig
Wendy Wasserstein

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Neat
Charlayne Woodard

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Seven
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Sisters Matsumoto
Philip Kan Gotanda

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Download Now from Sleeping Bear Press

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Back Roads, Country Toads
Devin Scillian

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At the Marsh in the Meadow
Jeanie Mebane

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Common Threads
Huda Essa

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Hannah's Tall Order
Linda Vander Heyden

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The African American Cultural and Historical Museum and the AADL present Phase 7 of the Living Oral History Project

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of November 2, 2020

Scents and Sensibility

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Fragrant
Mandy Aftel

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The Scent Trail
Celia Lyttelton

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The Perfume Lover
Denyse Beaulieu

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Perfume
Lizzie Ostrom

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Work Out at Home

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Mozart For Your Morning Workout
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From Head to Toe
Eric Carle

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Every Body Yoga
Jessamyn Stanley

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Running for Mortals
John Bingham & Jenny Hadfield

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AADL Halloween Special

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of October 26, 2020

Books on Code for Kids

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Stories to Go: Coding
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Hello Ruby
Linda Liukas

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My First Coding Book
Kiki Prottsman

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Gabi's If/Then Garden
Caroline Karanja

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Tales to Scare Your Socks Off

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Certain Dark Things
Silvia Moreno-Garcia

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The Graveyard Apartment
Mariko Koike

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Hadriana in all my Dreams
René Depestre

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We Cast a Shadow
Maurice Carlos Ruffin

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Shelf Service: From our shelves to yours!

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of October 19, 2020

Scary Movies to Watch with the Lights On

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Us
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Babadook
Jennifer Kent

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The Others
Alejandro Amenábar

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The Conjuring
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Finding Mindful Moments

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The Mindfulness Survival Kit
Thích Nhất Hạnh

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The Lost Art of Good Conversation
Sakyong Mipham

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The Things You can See Only when you Slow Down
Haemin Sunim

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Ready, Set, Breathe
Carla Naumburg

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October Service Updates

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of October 12, 2020

Noticing Nature

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A Thousand Mornings
Mary Oliver

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A Small Porch
Wendell Berry

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Forest Primeval
Vievee Francis

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Bright Dead Things
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Immersive Family Sagas

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The Turner House
Angela Flournoy

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The Namesake
Jhumpa Lahiri

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Commonwealth
Ann Patchett

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Sing, Unburied, Sing
Jesmyn Ward

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Mandali: India and the World is an Online Exhibit running October 1-November 12.

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of October 5, 2020

Mental Health Memoirs

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A Kind of Mirraculas Paradise
Sandra Allen

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I'm Telling the Truth, but I'm Lying
Bassey Ikpi

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The Body Papers
Grace Talusan

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Heavy
Kiese Laymon

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Quick Cooking for Busy Nights

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The Art of Simple Food
Alice Waters

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Food 52: A New Way to Dinner
Amanda Hesser

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A Modern Way to Cook
Anna Jones

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The New Indian Slow Cooker
Neela Paniz

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VISIONS 2020

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of September 28, 2020

Compelling Teen Stories

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Dear Martin
Nic Stone

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All American Boys
Jason Reynolds

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Piecing Me Together
Renée Watson

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The Sun is Also a Star
Nicola Yoon

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True Stories in Comics

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The Lives of Sacco and Vanzetti
Rick Geary

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Persepolis
Marjane Satrapi

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Brazen
Pénélope Bagieu

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The Carter Family
Frank Young & David Lasky

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Access to the NYT for AADL cardholders

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of September 21, 2020

National Hispanic Heritage Month

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Inventing Latinos
Laura E. Gómez

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The Affairs of the Falcóns
Melissa Rivero

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News of a Kidnapping
Gabriel García Márquez

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Things We Lost in the Fire
Mariana Enriquez

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Listen to Mystery Stories

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The Trespasser
Tana French

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A Great Reckoning
Louise Penny

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When the Thrill is Gone
Walter Mosley

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Top Secret Twenty-One
Janet Evanovich

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Bright Nights Community Forum | Moving the Talk to the Walk: Talking about Race with Youth

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of September 14, 2020

Science DVDs for Kids

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Bugging Out
Chris & Martin Kratt

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Sid the Science Kid
NCircle Entertainment

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World of Invention
Merlin Crossingham

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The Magic School Bus
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Podcasters Write Too!

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Sawbones
Sydnee & Justin McElroy

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On Intersectionality
Kimberlé Crenshaw

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Everything's Trash, but it's Okay
Phoebe Robinson

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Alice Isn't Dead
Joseph Fink

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