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Gastronomy: Novels about Food and Culture

These mouth-watering novels highlight how what we eat is closely aligned with who we are.

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Immigrants: Coming to America

These stories capture the experience of immigrants journeying to a new land, finding their place, and feeling at home

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International Migrations

To or from the United States, spanning India, Cuba, Greece, and Ireland, this series of Pulitzer-winning works spotlights characters in the midst of broader migrations.

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Memorable Memoirs: Take Two

The following memoirs use both traditional and unconventional formats to hone in on a specific feature of the each author’s life.

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New England Uncovered

What lies hidden beneath the popular images of New England with its white spires and Yankee frugality? More than meets the eye!

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Discover a variety of journeys- and whether the seekers find what they are looking for- in these varied writings.

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Poems to Share

These delightful and rich collections of short poems offer a great first foray into poetry for mixed-age groups.

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Portraits of the Artists

These books feature fictional interpretations of famous artists.

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These novels all re-imagine classics works of fiction, retelling them from a different character’s perspective.

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Robert Frost’s Life and Writing

This series invites readers to learn more about Robert Frost’s life and the diversity of his writings.

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Seminal Statements of American Values

Founding documents and landmark speeches help us to understand America’s operating principles and values – what they mean, how well we practice what we preach, and what relationship words have to action in good times and bad.

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Shakespeare Mix & Match

Choose individual plays or run a series of comedies, tragedies, or histories.

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