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By Cela. 2015
By Mariève Maréchale. 2019
La Minotaure est un roman dans lequel une narratrice particulièrement terrifiée par l'idée de vivre témoigne de son enfance à… travers des notes pour comprendre la source de ses effrois. La plupart de ses courts textes sont adressées à Maude, une amie décédée. Ce (faux) dialogue lui permet de tisser des liens entre son enfance et son âge adulte, et entre sa vie et sa mort qui, croit-elle, la guette à cause de cette tentation d'exister. C'est le récit d'une parole qui ose s'affirmer, d'une personne qui décide enfin d'exister à travers un noeud de violence patriarcale, blanche, impérialiste, de genre et de classe sociale qui l'étouffe, la transperce et l'invisibilise. C'est surtout l'histoire d'un millier de miroirs qui brisent sous une terrible impulsion à vivre.
By David Treuer. 2019
FINALIST FOR THE 2019 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL FOR EXCELLENCE A NEW YORK TIMES… BESTSELLER Named a best book of 2019 by The New York Times, TIME, The Washington Post, NPR, Hudson Booksellers, The New York Public Library, The Dallas Morning News, and Library Journal. "Chapter after chapter, it's like one shattered myth after another." - NPR "An informed, moving and kaleidoscopic portrait...?reuer's powerful book suggests the need for soul-searching about the meanings of American history and the stories we tell ourselves about this nation's past.." - New York Times Book Review, front page A sweeping historyand counter-narrativeof Native American life from the Wounded Knee massacre to the present. The received idea of Native American historyas promulgated by books like Dee Brown's mega-bestselling 1970 Bury My Heart at Wounded Kneehas been that American Indian history essentially ended with the 1890 massacre at Wounded Knee. Not only did one hundred fifty Sioux die at the hands of the U. S. Cavalry, the sense was, but Native civilization did as well. Growing up Ojibwe on a reservation in Minnesota, training as an anthropologist, and researching Native life past and present for his nonfiction and novels, David Treuer has uncovered a different narrative. Because they did not disappearand not despite but rather because of their intense struggles to preserve their language, their traditions, their families, and their very existencethe story of American Indians since the end of the nineteenth century to the present is one of unprecedented resourcefulness and reinvention. In The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee, Treuer melds history with reportage and memoir. Tracing the tribes' distinctive cultures from first contact, he explores how the depredations of each era spawned new modes of survival. The devastating seizures of land gave rise to increasingly sophisticated legal and political maneuvering that put the lie to the myth that Indians don't know or care about property. The forced assimilation of their children at government-run boarding schools incubated a unifying Native identity. Conscription in the US military and the pull of urban life brought Indians into the mainstream and modern times, even as it steered the emerging shape of self-rule and spawned a new generation of resistance. The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee is the essential, intimate story of a resilient people in a transformative era.
By Pierrot Ross-Tremblay. 2018
Nipimanitu (L’esprit de l’eau) offre une poésie spirituelle et mystique de l’effondrement, écrite dans l’urgence de tout dire. En trois… mouvements – amour intégral, chute et trahison, puis résilience et retour à la vision claire –, il livre un chant révolutionnaire, puisant aux sources de la conscience, du rêve et de la mémoire, qui appelle à une transformation radicale de notre regard sur le monde. La poésie symboliste de Ross-Tremblay traduit une métaphysique profondément innue qui repousse les limites du langage. L’auteur y exprime une cosmogonie qui aspire à l’immanence et à l’osmose entre l’humain et ce qui fonde sa vie.
By Alexandra Larochelle. 2019
Mégane et Rosalie sont demi-soeurs et se détestent plus que tout au monde. À 9 ans, Mégane est la plus… populaire de sa classe alors que Rosalie, âgée de 8 ans, a peur de tout, même de son ombre. Lorsque leur père les envoie une semaine chez leur grand-mère, muette, le séjour s'annonce horrible ! Ce que les 2 filles ignorent c'est, qu'aidées de leur aïeule, elles auront 7 jours, mais surtout 7 nuits, pour vaincre leurs plus grandes peurs et unir leurs forces afin de surmonter leurs pires cauchemars... Après avoir écrit pour les adultes et les adolescents, Alexandra Larochelle offre son talent aux premiers lecteurs !
By Robin Wall Kimmerer. 2016
As a botanist and professor of plant ecology, Robin Wall Kimmerer has spent a career learning how to ask questions… of nature using the tools of science. As a Potawatomi woman, she learned from elders, family, and history that the Potawatomi, as well as a majority of other cultures indigenous to this land, consider plants and animals to be our oldest teachers. In Braiding Sweetgrass, Kimmerer brings these two lenses of knowing together to reveal what it means to see humans as "the younger brothers of creation." As she explores these themes, she circles toward a central argument: The awakening of a wider ecological consciousness requires the acknowledgement and celebration of our reciprocal relationship with the world. Once we begin to listen for the languages of other beings, we can begin to understand the innumerable life-giving gifts the world provides us and learn to offer our thanks, our care, and our own gifts in return.
By Caéb. 2020
By Fern Michaels. 2019
The Sisterhood: a group of women from all walks of life bound by friendship and a quest for justice. Armed… with vast resources, top-notch expertise, and a loyal network of allies around the globe, the Sisterhood will not rest until every wrong is made right. It's been three months since Countess Annie de Silva slipped away from her home before dawn, leaving a cryptic note and no clue as to her destination. That's an eternity for friends as devoted as the Sisterhood. Now they're desperate to ensure that their founding member is alive and well, and that means tracking her down-wherever in the world she might be. Myra Rutledge, Annie's closest confidante, knows the secrets of Annie's past, including the remote mountain in Spain where Annie spent some of the best-and worst-days of her life. Annie vowed that she'd never return to the mountain or the stunning monastery there. But the memories of the past have called her back. Now, she needs allies who are fearless, loyal, and willing to do whatever it takes to see justice done. And with the safety of one of their own on the line, the Sisterhood won't let her down . . . Praise for Fern Michaels
By Matt Myklusch. 2019
Fans of Brandon Mull and James Riley will love this action-packed, accessible fantasy story about one kid's journey to discover… magic as he's caught up in an epic battle between two powerful ancient orders. Twelve-year-old daydreamer Joey Kopecky's life has been turned upside down. After acing a series of tests, he's declared a genius and awarded a full scholarship at a special (year-round!) school. He's understandably devastated, until he takes one last test, and the room around him disappears, replaced by the interior of an old theater. There, Joey meets the washed-up magician, Redondo the Magnificent, and makes a shocking discovery.magic is real, but sadly, there isn't much left in the world. It may be too late to save what little remains, but for the first time in his life Joey wants to try-really try-to do something big. Soon he's swept up into a centuries-old conflict between two rival societies of magicians-the Order of the Majestic, who fights to keep magic alive and free for all, and the dark magicians of the Invisible Hand, who hoard magic for their own evil ends. The endless battle for control of magic itself has reached a tipping point. For Redondo and the Order to survive, Joey must inherit the lost legacy of Harry Houdini. Will he prove himself worthy, or will the Invisible Hand strike him down? The answer will depend on Joey's ability to believe, not just in magic, but in himself.
By Mara Rutherford. 2019
For generations, the princes of Ilara have married the most beautiful maidens from the ocean village of Varenia. But though… every girl longs to be chosen as the next princess, the cost of becoming royalty is higher than any of them could ever imagine. Nor once dreamed of seeing the wondrous wealth and beauty of Ilara, the kingdom that's ruled her village for as long as anyone can remember. But when a childhood accident left her with a permanent scar, it became clear that her identical twin sister, Zadie, would likely be chosen to marry the Crown Prince-while Nor remained behind, unable to ever set foot on land. Then Zadie is gravely injured, and Nor is sent to Ilara in her place. To Nor's dismay, her future husband, Prince Ceren, is as forbidding and cold as his home-a castle carved into a mountain and devoid of sunlight. And as she grows closer to Ceren's brother, the charming Prince Talin, Nor uncovers startling truths about a failing royal bloodline, a murdered queen.and a plot to destroy the home she was once so eager to leave. In order to save her people, Nor must learn to negotiate the treacherous protocols of a court where lies reign and obsession rules. But discovering her own formidable strength may be the one move that costs her everything: the crown, Varenia and Zadie.
By William Ritter. 2019
The first book in an action-packed fantasy adventure series featuring witches, shape-shifters, and other creatures of fairytale and folklore, including… two brothers-one human and one a goblin changeling-on a life-changing quest into the Oddmire. Magic is fading from the Wild Wood. To renew it, goblins must perform an ancient ritual involving the rarest of their kind-a newborn changeling. But when the fateful night arrives to trade a human baby for a goblin one, something goes terribly wrong. After laying the changeling in a human infant's crib, the goblin Kull is briefly distracted from his task. By the time he turns back, the changeling has already perfectly mimicked the human child. Too perfectly: Kull cannot tell them apart. Not knowing which to bring back, he leaves both babies behind. Tinn and Cole are raised as human twins, neither knowing what secrets may be buried deep inside one of them. Then when they are twelve years old, a mysterious message arrives, calling the brothers to be heroes and protectors of magic. The boys must leave behind their sleepy town of Endsborough and risk their lives in the Wild Wood, crossing the perilous Oddmire swamp and journeying through the Deep Dark to reach the goblin horde and discover who they truly are. In The Oddmire 1: Changeling, the New York Times bestselling author of the Jackaby series brings to life a bold new adventure, the first in a series about monsters, magic, and mayhem.
By Preston Norton. 2019
Perfect for fans of John Green and Becky Albertalli, Neanderthal Opens the Door to the Universe is a "sneakily thought-provoking"… and "utterly unforgettable" must-read for every fan of contemporary YA. Cliff Hubbard is a huge loser. Literally. His nickname at Happy Valley High School is Neanderthal because he's so enormous-6'6" and 250 pounds to be exact. He has nobody at school, and life in his trailer-park home has gone from bad to worse ever since his older brother's suicide. There's no one Cliff hates more than the nauseatingly cool quarterback Aaron Zimmerman. Then Aaron returns to school after a near-death experience with a bizarre claim: while he was unconscious he saw God, who gave him a list of things to do to make Happy Valley High suck less. And God said there's only one person who can help: Neanderthal. To his own surprise, Cliff says he's in. As he and Aaron make their way through the List, which involves a vindictive English teacher, a mysterious computer hacker, a decidedly unchristian cult of Jesus Teens, the local drug dealers, and the meanest bully at HVHS, Cliff feels like he's part of something for the first time since losing his brother. But fixing a broken school isn't as simple as it seems, and just when Cliff thinks they've completed the List, he realizes their mission hits closer to home than he ever imagined. Razor sharp, moving, and outrageously funny, Neanderthal Opens the Door to the Universe is an unforgettable story of finding your place in an imperfect world.
By Moira Rose Donohue. 2019
This chapter book is sure to make a splash! Find fun, funny, and TRUE stories of heroic and talented dolphins… and amazing dolphin friendships. It's perfect for budding bookworms and animal lovers alike
By Victoria Thompson. 2019
The devil's in the details when a man is found murdered near Trinity Church in the latest installment of the… national bestselling Gaslight Mystery series... The year of 1899 is drawing to a close. Frank and Sarah Malloy are getting ready to celebrate the New Year at Trinity Church when they notice Mr. Pritchard, a relative of their neighbor's behaving oddly and annoying the other revelers. Frank tries to convince Pritchard to return home with them, but the man refuses and Frank loses him in the crowd. The next morning Sarah and Frank are horrified to learn Pritchard was murdered sometime in the night, his body left on Trinity Place, the side street near the church. The police aren't too interested in the murder, and the family are concerned that the circumstances of the death will reflect badly on Pritchard's reputation. To protect the family from scandal, Nelson asks Frank to investigate. Frank and Sarah delve into Pritchard's past and realize there may have been a deadly side to the dawning of the new century.
By Linda Lael Miller. 2019
For the men of Painted Pony Creek, its never too late for a second chance Cord Hollister is a true… cowboy at heart. As a man who has devoted his life to training horses under the big skies of Montana, he thrives on the stability of ranch life. But when a girl arrives in Painted Pony Creek with a shocking secret, Cords orderly life is upended. Shes the spitting image of the first woman who broke his hearta woman he hasnt seen in yearsand hell do whatever he can to help her. He just cant do it alone Shallie Fletcher left heartbreak where it belongsin the past. And shes done everything she can to reinvent herself and move on. But when an opportunity arises to partner with a therapeutic riding program for kids, Shallie cant resist seeking out Cord for lessons. Back in school, he was the crush she couldnt forget, even though he had eyes only for her best friend. Seeing him now floods her with memoriesand fills her with hope. Could the one who got away be the one who stays?
By Various. 2019
This modern, groundbreaking YA anthology explores the complexity and beauty of interracial and LGBTQ+ relationships where differences are front and… center. When people ask me what this anthology is about, I'm often tempted to give them the complicated answer: it's about race, and about how being different from the person you love can matter but how it can also not matter, and it's about Chinese pirate ghosts, black girl vigilantes, colonial India, a flower festival, a garden of poisons, and so, so much else. Honestly, though? I think the answer's much simpler than that. Color outside the Lines is a collection of stories about young, fierce, brilliantly hopeful people in love.-Sangu Mandanna, editor of Color outside the Lines
By S. C. Perkins. 2019
S.C. Perkins' Murder Once Removed is the captivating first mystery in the Ancestry Detective series, in which Texas genealogist Lucy… Lancaster uses her skills to solve murders in both the past and present. Except for a good taco, genealogist Lucy Lancaster loves nothing more than tracking down her clients' long-dead ancestors, and her job has never been so exciting as when she discovers a daguerreotype photograph and a journal proving Austin, Texas, billionaire Gus Halloran's great-great-grandfather was murdered back in 1849. What's more, Lucy is able to tell Gus who was responsible for his ancestor's death. Partly, at least. Using clues from the journal, Lucy narrows the suspects down to two nineteenth-century Texans, one of whom is the ancestor of present-day U.S. senator Daniel Applewhite. But when Gus publicly outs the senator as the descendant of a murderer-with the accidental help of Lucy herself-and her former co-worker is murdered protecting the daguerreotype, Lucy will find that shaking the branches of some family trees proves them to be more twisted and dangerous than she ever thought possible.