Sail Cowabunga

By Janis Couvreux

A sweet, homespun tale of family adventure at sea.

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Hot Art

By Joshua Knelman

Take an inside peak at the world of art theft. Knelman offers a fast-paced, novel-like journey from California to the U.K. and beyond as he rides along with bandits and law officers to discover the reality behind the myths of high-stakes art banditry. 

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4

Robbed of Humanity

By Nancy Leigh Tierney

Providing a compelling look at the lives of street children in Guatemala, this book asks readers to go beyond the tourist charms of a beautiful country and to consider issues of juvenile justice, rehabilitation, and social policy . . . in their own countries and abroad. 

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3

Chasing Birds Across Texas

By Mark T. Adams

A little dry, but a good resource for those who enjoy birding and might be interested in doing a Big Year in the Lone Star State.

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3-

From Union Square to Rome

By Dorothy Day

A story of social activism, conversion to Catholicism, radicalism in [perhaps] unlikely forms, and commitment to the human community.

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4

Ernesto

By Andrew Feldman

Ernesto: The Untold Story of Hemingway in Revolutionary Cuba provides Papa fans with a solid read.

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4

Reclaiming Diné History

By Jennifer Nez Denetdale

A deep, enlightening treatment of Navajo history for scholars (even just armchair scholars!) .

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4

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