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    Harry Potter

    Harry Potter

    Insight Editions

    Discover the filmmaking secrets that brought the games and competitions of the Wizarding World to life on-screen.Get an in-depth look at Quidditch, the Wizarding World's favorite sport, and learn all about the challenging Triwizard Tournament as seen in the Harry Potter films. Harry Potter: Film Vault compiles the filmmaking secrets…

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  • Giannis

    Giannis

    Mirin Fader

    The story of Giannis Antetokounmpo's extraordinary rise from poverty in Greece to super-stardom in America with the Milwaukee Bucks—becoming one of the most transcendent players in NBA historyAs the face of the NBA's new world order, Giannis Antetokounmpo has overcome unfathomable obstacles to become a symbol of hope for people…

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  • Dear America

    Dear America

    Graham Allen

    Graham Allen, a U.S. Army veteran and a rising star in the conservative movement, makes the case that the United States should look to the country as it was on September 12th, 2001 for lessons about our future.On the day after the World Trade Center was attacked, Americans came together…

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  • Dear America

    Dear America

    Allen, Graham

    A U.S. Army veteran and rising star in the conservative movement makes the case that the United States should look to the country as it was on September 12th, 2001 for lessons about our future.

    On the day after the World Trade Center was attacked, Americans came together regardless…

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  • Rainbow Warrior

    Rainbow Warrior

    Gilbert Baker

    In 1978, Harvey Milk asked Gilbert Baker to create a unifying symbol for the growing gay rights movement, and on June 25 of that year, Baker's Rainbow Flag debuted at San Francisco's Gay Liberation Day parade. Baker had no idea his creation would become an international emblem of freedom, forever…

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  • If You Ask Me

    If You Ask Me

    Betty White

    The New York Times bestseller from the beloved actress and Hollywood icon who's made us laugh on shows from The Mary Tyler Moore Show to Golden Girls to Saturday Night Live!In this candid take on everything from the unglamorous reality behind red-carpet affairs to her beauty regimen ("I have no…

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  • Rachel Carson and Ecology for Kids

    Rachel Carson and Ecology for Kids

    Rowena Rae

    Rachel Carson was an American biologist, conservationist, science and nature writer, and catalyst of the modern environmental movement. She studied biology in college at a time when few women entered the sciences, and then worked as a biologist and information specialist for the US government and wrote about the natural…

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  • Breathe

    Breathe

    Rickson Gracie

    *** An Instant New York Times bestseller ****** A USA Today bestseller ****** A Wall Street Journal bestseller ***From legendary Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and MMA master Rickson Gracie comes a riveting, insightful memoir that weaves together the story of Gracie's stunning career with the larger history of the Gracie family dynasty…

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  • The Great Peace

    The Great Peace

    Mena Suvari

    A memoir by award-winning actor Mena Suvari, best-known forher iconic roles in American Beauty, American Pie, and Six Feet Under.The Great Peace is a harrowing, heartbreaking coming-of-age story set in Hollywood, in which young teenage model-turned-actor Mena Suvari lost herself to sex, drugs and bad, often abusive relationships even as…

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  • I Am C-3PO

    I Am C-3PO

    Anthony Daniels

    DK Audio presents the audiobook edition of I Am C-3PO: The Inside Story, written and read by Anthony Daniels. Including a foreword written and read by J.J. Abrams and a selection of music from the Star Wars films, composed by John Williams. "The odds of me ever writing a book…

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  • Fatty Legs

    Fatty Legs

    Margaret-Olemaun Pokiak-Fenton

    The beloved story of an Inuvialuit girl standing up to the bullies of residential school, now available as an audiobook for a new generation of readers.Margaret Olemaun Pokiak-Fenton's powerful story of residential school in the far North has been reissued to commemorate the memoir's 10th anniversary with updates to the…

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  • Respect

    Respect

    David Ritz

    This "comprehensive and illuminating" biography of the Queen of Soul (USA Today) was hailed by Rolling Stone as "a remarkably complex portrait of Aretha Franklin's music and her tumultuous life." Aretha Franklin began life as the golden daughter of a progressive and promiscuous Baptist preacher. Raised without her mother, she…

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  • The Trident

    The Trident

    Jason Redman

    Navy SEAL and author of Overcome Jason Redman's highly-charged account of his combat missions in Iraq and his miraculous recovery from wounds that might have killed him—if it were not for his grit and the devotion of his wife and family Decorated Navy SEAL Lieutenant Jason Redman served his country…

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  • Peril

    Peril

    Bob Woodward

    The transition from President Donald J. Trump to President Joseph R. Biden Jr. stands as one of the most dangerous periods in American history. But as # 1 internationally bestselling author Bob Woodward and acclaimed reporter Robert Costa reveal for the first time, it was far more than just a…

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  • The Woman They Could Not Silence

    The Woman They Could Not Silence

    Kate Moore

    From the New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of The Radium Girls comes another dark and dramatic but ultimately uplifting tale of a forgotten woman hero whose inspirational journey sparked lasting change for women's rights and exposed injustices that still resonate today.1860: As the clash…

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  • Based on a True Story

    Based on a True Story

    Norm Macdonald

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “Driving, wild and hilarious” (The Washington Post), here is the incredible “memoir” of the legendary actor, gambler, raconteur, and Saturday Night Live veteran. When Norm Macdonald, one of the greatest stand-up comics of all time, was approached to write a celebrity memoir, he flatly refused,…

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  • Not Without My Sister

    Not Without My Sister

    Kristina Jones

    The bestselling, devastating account of three sisters torn apart, abused and exploited at the hands of a community that robbed them of their childhood. It reveals three lives, separate but entwined, that have experienced unspeakable horror, unrelenting loyalty and unforgettable courage. From as early as three years old, Juliana, Celeste…

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  • Friends Forever

    Friends Forever

    Shannon Hale

    Following up their mega-bestselling Real Friends and Best Friends graphic memoirs, Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham are back with Friends Forever, a story about learning to love yourself exactly as you are.Shannon is in eighth grade, and life is more complicated than ever. Everything keeps changing, her classmates are starting…

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  • My Time Will Come

    My Time Will Come

    Ian Manuel

    “My story has been told many times and by highly regarded experts in their fields—judges, prosecutors, juvenile probation officers, sociologists, journalists. But I would like to try to tell it to you myself. I have reason to believe the experts may be wrong about me. You see, today, thirty years…

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  • Yours Cruelly, Elvira

    Yours Cruelly, Elvira

    Cassandra Peterson

    The woman behind the icon known as Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, the undisputed Queen of Halloween, reveals her full story, filled with intimate bombshells, told by the bombshell herself.On Good Friday in 1953, at only 18 months old, 25 miles from the nearest hospital in Manhattan, Kansas, Cassandra Peterson…

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