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Invisible Americans: The Tragic Cost of Child Poverty

With passionate advocacy, Madrick addresses a systemic problem with a simple solution. His argument will appeal to those who champion economic policy change that centers the child.

Slaying Goliath: The Passionate Resistance to Privatization and the Fight To Save America’s Public Schools

This extensive analysis is required reading for anyone concerned about American education. [See Prepub Alert, 7/8/19.]
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1774: The Long Year of Revolution

Norton’s cogent discussion of the details of the “long year” will appeal to colonial and revolutionary period scholars and enthusiasts. Her inclusion of suppressed female and loyalist voices should be applauded.

Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope

Enlightening for all concerned Americans, but especially for those interested in social justice issues.
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The Cheffe: A Cook’s Novel

Despite its holes, this is a finely constructed work with a surprising and satisfying ending, like a fine meal leading up to a delicious dessert. [See Prepub Alert, 3/25/19.]
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Mary Toft; or, The Rabbit Queen

Drawing on a true incident, Palmer (The Dream of Perpetual Motion) pits the age-old human desire to believe the miraculous against the emerging rationalism of the scientific community in Mary’s time. In this yearning to believe what we’d like to be true over the facts, the novel perhaps offers some parallels to our own time. [See Prepub Alert, 5/13/19.]
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Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister: Three Women at the Heart of Twentieth-Century China

This accessible book will appeal to history buffs and biography fans in addition to those already familiar with Chang’s body of work.
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Running with Sherman: The Donkey with the Heart of a Hero

A humorous and heartwarming book about not only running with donkeys but about community, our connections with one another, and our abilities to persevere and overcome physical and mental challenges. [See Prepub Alert, 4/1/19.]
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Jerome Robbins, by Himself: Selections from His Letters, Journals, Drawings, Photographs, and an Unfinished Memoir

Suggested for casual dance readers and Robbins aficionados alike. [See Prepub Alert, 4/8/19.]

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