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Hush! A Thai Lullaby By Minfong Ho, Holly Meade (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Minfong Ho, Holly Meade (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780531071663
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - March 1st, 2000

This book possesses such a charmingly memorable rhyme-scheme -- I could probably recite most of it on the spot! As a kid, books like this helped to spark my interest in and appreciation for different cultures around the world! 


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Honey, I Love and Other Love Poems By Eloise Greenfield, Leo and Diane Dillon (Illustrator) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780064430975
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Published: HarperCollins - May 23rd, 1986

Beautiful piece of children's poetry. It had a profound impact on my childhood growing up in a place where my full head of curly hair and olive complexion were rarities.


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Binti By Nnedi Okorafor Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780765385253
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Published: Tordotcom - September 22nd, 2015

I am a sucker for a fast-paced sci-fi novella, but the irresistible nail in the coffin for me was the presence of a strong black female main character. I loved every second of her journey towards independence.  


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The Breakfast Book: A Cookbook By Marion Cunningham Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780394555294
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Published: Knopf - August 12th, 1987

This is the perfect book for the home cook looking to step up their breakfast skills. Full of easy and tasty recipes that includes my favorite -- the lemon cottage cheese pancakes. In that specific recipe, you can also replace the cottage cheese with ricotta cheese for a different flavor profile!   


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The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories By Ken Liu Cover Image
By Ken Liu
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481424363
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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - October 4th, 2016

One of my favorite collection of short stories! This book approaches subjects like war, immigration and technological advancement with such a nuanced and tender touch. Evoking the idea that there is magic within even the most mundane of things, Liu's poignant writing held my attention hostage from start to finish.   


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Lore Olympus: Volume One By Rachel Smythe Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593356074
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Published: Random House Worlds - November 2nd, 2021

This is the best re-imagining of the Persephone myth I have ever read! For context, I have read versions of this myth within romance, literary fiction and even poetry...and this is it! This graphic novel beats them all -- espcially through its unique visuals! The creative use of colors play a role in character building in ways I could have never imagined. I simply loved it.    


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