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It's a Weird Time to Be Alive

It's a Weird Time to Be Alive
Look, 2020 is turning out to be a very strange year for basically everyone. So we've gathered some books that seem particularly appropriate to the moment, whether you're needing some motivation, wanting cooking inspiration, dealing with kids at home, looking for some new projects, or (morbidly) curious about pandemics and society!

 

 


 

Anne Bentley Inspired Life: Truth, Inspiration, Kindness Greeting Assortment Notecards Cover Image
By Galison, Anne Bentley (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780735359789
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Published: Galison - August 6th, 2019
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Gmorning, Gnight!: Little Pep Talks for Me & You Cover Image
By Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jonny Sun (Illustrator)
$22.00
ISBN: 9781984854278
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Published: Random House - October 16th, 2018
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Frederick Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780399555527
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Published: Dragonfly Books - January 17th, 2017
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The Source of Self-Regard: Selected Essays, Speeches, and Meditations (Vintage International) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780525562795
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Published: Vintage - January 14th, 2020
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The Book of Delights: Essays Cover Image
$23.95
ISBN: 9781616207922
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Published: Algonquin Books - February 12th, 2019
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You Are an Artist: Assignments to Spark Creation Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780143134091
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Published: Penguin Books - April 14th, 2020
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Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812985818
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - August 27th, 2019
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Take One Can: 80 delicious meals from the cupboard Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780857837189
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Published: Kyle Books - March 3rd, 2020
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Bread Lab! Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780998436609
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Published: Readers to Eaters - September 11th, 2018
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Sourdough on the Rise: How to Confidently Make Whole Grain Sourdough Breads at Home Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781632172136
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Published: Sasquatch Books - October 15th, 2019
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Eat, Laugh, Talk: The Family Dinner Playbook Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781641701648
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Published: Familius - October 1st, 2019
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What’s Cooking at 10 Garden Street?: Recipes for Kids From Around the World Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9783791373973
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Published: Prestel Junior - September 24th, 2019
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Not a Box Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780061123221
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Published: HarperCollins - December 12th, 2006
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I Can Be Anything: (Guessing Game Book, Bedtime Book for Toddlers) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781452180380
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 14th, 2020
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Please, Baby, Please (Classic Board Books) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781416949114
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Published: Little Simon - September 18th, 2007
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Five Minutes' Peace Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780698117877
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Published: Puffin Books - April 5th, 1999
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Leave Me Alone! Cover Image
By Vera Brosgol, Vera Brosgol (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781626724419
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 13th, 2016
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All by Myself (Little Critter) (Look-Look) Cover Image
By Mercer Mayer, Mercer Mayer (Illustrator)
$3.99
ISBN: 9780307119384
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - March 13th, 2001
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Go the Fuck to Sleep Cover Image
By Adam Mansbach (Text by (Art/Photo Books)), Ricardo Cortés (Illustrator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781617750250
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Published: Akashic Books - June 14th, 2011
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The Great Indoors Cover Image
By Julie Falatko, Ruth Chan (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781368000833
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 9th, 2019
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Jim Trelease's Read-Aloud Handbook: Eighth Edition Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780143133797
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Published: Penguin Books - September 3rd, 2019
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1,000 Books to Read Before You Die: A Life-Changing List Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781523504459
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - October 2nd, 2018
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Attainable Sustainable: The Lost Art of Self-Reliant Living Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781426220548
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Published: National Geographic - March 24th, 2020
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Simple Acts to Save Our Planet: 500 Ways to Make a Difference Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781507207277
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Published: Adams Media - April 3rd, 2018
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Plant a Pocket of Prairie Cover Image
By Phyllis Root, Betsy Bowen (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780816679805
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Published: Univ Of Minnesota Press - May 21st, 2014
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Let's Get Gardening Cover Image
By DK
$14.99
ISBN: 9781465485496
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Published: DK Children - February 18th, 2020
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The Way Things Work Now Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780544824386
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - October 4th, 2016
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How Things Work: The Inner Life of Everyday Machines Cover Image
By Theodore Gray, Nick Mann (Photographs by)
$29.99
ISBN: 9780316445436
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Published: Black Dog & Leventhal - October 22nd, 2019
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Joy at Work: Organizing Your Professional Life Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780316423328
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Published: Little, Brown Spark - April 7th, 2020
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Outdoor Science Lab for Kids: 52 Family-Friendly Experiments for the Yard, Garden, Playground, and Park Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781631591150
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Published: Quarry Books - June 1st, 2016
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The Kids' Guide to Birds of Minnesota: Fun Facts, Activities and 85 Cool Birds (Birding Children's Books) Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9781591937869
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Published: Adventure Publications - March 27th, 2018
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Birds of Minnesota Field Guide (Bird Identification Guides) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781591938972
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Published: Adventure Publications - April 9th, 2019
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Night Sky: A Guide to Our Galaxy Cover Image
$7.95
ISBN: 9781943334001
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Published: Quick Reference Publishing, Inc - May 4th, 2015
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An Elegant Defense: The Extraordinary New Science of the Immune System: A Tale in Four Lives Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062698490
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - March 24th, 2020
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Station Eleven Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780804172448
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Published: Vintage - June 2nd, 2015
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Pandemic: Tracking Contagions, from Cholera to Ebola and Beyond Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250118004
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Published: Picador - February 14th, 2017
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The End of October: A novel Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780525658658
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Published: Knopf - April 28th, 2020
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