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Angela's Picks

 

Angela recently retired from the City Schools of Decatur where she taught  Pre-k for 30 years and is lovingly known as Ms. Gabriel.  She loves helping parents and children find the perfect book. Angela is a co-owner of Charis and manages the consignments, sidelines and Agnes Scott College Store. 

Holiday Gift Guide: 

A Different Take on the Traditional Fairytale

                                                 Tired of the Traditional Gingerbread Man?

                                                   Kindness Books for Kids

 


 

Nothing to See Here Cover Image
$15.29
ISBN: 9780062913494
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Published: Ecco - September 1st, 2020

New York Times Bestseller  •  A Read with Jenna Today Show Book Club Pick!


When No One Is Watching: A Thriller Cover Image
$15.29
ISBN: 9780062982650
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - September 1st, 2020

An instant NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY BESTSELLER!

"I was knocked over by the momentum of an intense psychological thriller that doesn’t let go until the final page. This is a terrific read." – Alafair Burke, New York Times bestselling author

*Marie Claire's September Book Club Pick* 


The Last Widow: A Novel (Will Trent #9) Cover Image
$16.19
ISBN: 9780062858900
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - July 14th, 2020

Instant New York Times Bestseller!

New York Times bestselling author Karin Slaughter brings back Will Trent and Sara Linton in this superb and timely thriller full of devious twists, disturbing secrets, and shocking surprises you won’t see coming

A mysterious kidnapping


Little Fires Everywhere: A Novel Cover Image
$15.30
ISBN: 9780735224315
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Published: Penguin Books - May 7th, 2019

The #1 New York Times bestseller!

Now a Hulu original series starring Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington.

“I read Little Fires Everywhere in a single, breathless sitting.” —Jodi Picoult


The Turn of the Key Cover Image
$15.29
ISBN: 9781501188787
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Published: Gallery/Scout Press - May 12th, 2020

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“A superb suspense writer…Brava, Ruth Ware.


The Cabin at the End of the World: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062679116
Availability: Backordered
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - July 2nd, 2019

 “A tremendous book―thought-provoking and terrifying, with tension that winds up like a chain. The Cabin at the End of the World is Tremblay’s personal best. It’s that good.”  — Stephen King


I Believe I Can Cover Image
By Grace Byers, Keturah A. Bobo (Illustrator)
$17.09
ISBN: 9780062667137
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Published: Balzer + Bray - March 3rd, 2020

From the #1 New York Times bestselling creators of I Am Enough comes an empowering follow-up that celebrates every child’s limitless potential.

I Believe I Can is an affirmation for boys and girls of every background to love and believe in themselves.


When We Are Kind Cover Image
$17.96
ISBN: 9781459825222
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Published: Orca Book Publishers - October 13th, 2020

When We Are Kind celebrates simple acts of everyday kindness and encourages children to explore how they feel when they initiate and receive acts of kindness in their lives. Celebrated author Monique Gray Smith has written many books on the topics of resilience and reconciliation and communicates an important message through carefully chosen words for readers of all ages.


Emily's Idea Cover Image
$16.19
ISBN: 9781683644163
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Published: Sounds True - March 10th, 2020

How a simple creative act spreads a message of love and acceptance around the world?

Emily’s idea started small. Many beautiful ideas do.
She folded, doodled, and snipped.
But also, like many ideas, Emily’s small idea grew.


Your Name Is a Song Cover Image
$15.29
ISBN: 9781943147724
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Published: Innovation Press - July 7th, 2020

Frustrated by a day full of teachers and classmates mispronouncing her beautiful name, a little girl tells her mother she never wants to come back to school. In response, the girl's mother teaches her about the musicality of African, Asian, Black-American, Latinx, and Middle Eastern names on their lyrical walk home through the city.


Hands Up! Cover Image
$16.19
ISBN: 9780525552314
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Published: Dial Books - January 22nd, 2019

This triumphant picture book recasts a charged phrase as part of a black girl's everyday life--hands up for a hug, hands up in class, hands up for a high five--before culminating in a moment of resistance at a protest march.


How to Read a Book Cover Image
By Kwame Alexander, Melissa Sweet (Illustrator)
$16.19
ISBN: 9780062307811
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Published: HarperCollins - June 18th, 2019

A stunning new picture book from Newbery Medalist Kwame Alexander and Caldecott Honoree Melissa Sweet! This New York Times bestselling duo has teamed up for the first time to bring you How to Read a Book, a poetic and beautiful journey about the experience of reading.

Find a tree—a

black tupelo or


How Do You Dance? Cover Image
$15.29
ISBN: 9781419734182
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - August 6th, 2019

The Dirty Girls Social Club: A Novel Cover Image
$15.29
ISBN: 9781250765864
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - September 15th, 2020

Alisa Valdés-Rodríguez's vibrant, can't-put-it-down New York Times bestselling novel of six friends--each one an unforgettable Latina woman in her late '20s--and the complications and triumphs in their lives


Cinderella Is Dead Cover Image
$17.09
ISBN: 9781547603879
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - July 7th, 2020

"Wholly original and captivating." - Brigid Kemmerer, New York Times bestselling author of A Curse So Dark and Lonely

Girls team up to overthrow the kingdom in this unique and powerful retelling of Cinderella from a stunning new voice that’s perfect for fans of Dhonielle Clayton and Melissa Albert.


Three Days Missing: A Novel of Psychological Suspense Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780778307716
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Published: Park Row - June 26th, 2018

"Kimberly Belle delivers the goods--a rocket-paced story with a heart that will keep you riveted through every hairpin twist and turn. Breathless suspense " --Lisa Unger, New York Times bestselling author of The Red Hunter

Those closest to us are often the most dangerous...


Just Add Glitter Cover Image
$17.09
ISBN: 9781481409674
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Published: Beach Lane Books - October 9th, 2018

Is there really such a thing as too much bling?


Murder at the Estate Sale: First in the Molly & Emma Booksellers Series Cover Image
$12.59
ISBN: 9781644372449
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Published: Black Opal Books - August 15th, 2020

Based in Atlanta, Georgia the world of antiquarian and collectible bookselling is exposed as a hotbed of collectors and booksellers who will do almost anything to score that perfect collectible book. Emma and Molly find themselves in the middle of both a murder, and an occult cult, as they pursue their work and each other in a delightfully twisted, intriguing puzzle.



Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns: A Muslim Book of Colors Cover Image
By Hena Khan, Mehrdokht Amini (Illustrator)
$7.19
ISBN: 9781452141213
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 3rd, 2015

With breathtaking illustrations and informative text, Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns magnificently captures the world of Islam, celebrating its beauty and traditions for even the youngest readers. Sure to inspire questions and observations about world religions and cultures, this entrancing volume is equally at home in the classroom as it is being read to a child on a parent's lap.


Alma and How She Got Her Name Cover Image
$15.29
ISBN: 9780763693558
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Published: Candlewick - April 10th, 2018

A 2019 Caldecott Honor Book

What’s in a name? For one little girl, her very long name tells the vibrant story of where she came from — and who she may one day be.


The Wheels on the Tuk Tuk Cover Image
$17.09
ISBN: 9781481448314
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Published: Beach Lane Books - January 12th, 2016

From the mother-son duo behind the New York Times bestselling A Bucket of Blessings comes a zany picture book about a wild ride on a tuk tuk taxi in India!

This picture book brings an international twist to the beloved nursery rhyme, The Wheels on the Bus, by bringing you aboard a busy three-wheeled taxi in India!


The Tattooist of Auschwitz: A Novel Cover Image
$15.29
ISBN: 9780062797155
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - September 4th, 2018

 #1 New York Times Bestseller and #1 International Bestseller

This beautiful, illuminating tale of hope and courage is based on interviews that were conducted with Holocaust survivor and Auschwitz-Birkenau tattooist Ludwig (Lale) Sokolov—an unforgettable love story in the midst of atrocity.


Ten Days Gone Cover Image
$7.19
ISBN: 9780778309581
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Published: Mira Books - February 18th, 2020

They know exactly when he'll strike... They just have to find him first.