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Joan

Joan
Joan Trygg (she/her)
General Manager

Joan has been selling books since the olden days when she used microfiche, bound copies of Books in Print, and manual credit card imprinters. She's been part of the Red Balloon staff since 2004. She is a writer with an MFA from Hamline University, a grammar nerd, and is obsessed with Doctor Who, Star Trek, and her eight grandchildren. In 2020, she was honored to serve as chair of the National Book Award for Young People's Literature committee.

Photo credit Anna Min

 

A Few Favorites:

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Tell Me Your Names and I Will Testify: Essays Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781517907631
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Please call our store for up-to-the-minute stock availability.
Published: Univ Of Minnesota Press - July 21st, 2020
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Dragon Hoops Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781626720794
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Please call our store for up-to-the-minute stock availability.
Published: First Second - March 17th, 2020
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Spindlefish and Stars Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316496018
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Please call our store for up-to-the-minute stock availability.
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 22nd, 2020
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Still Stuck Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781419726996
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Please call our store for up-to-the-minute stock availability.
Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - September 26th, 2017
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Doctor Who: The Runaway TARDIS (Pop Classics #8) Cover Image
By Kim Smith (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781683691846
Availability: Not on our shelves now. Usually ships in 4-7 business days from warehouse.
Published: Quirk Books - June 23rd, 2020
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