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A Promised Land

Barack Obama

Date de parution : Novembre 2020

Éditeur: Crown

A riveting, deeply personal account of history in the making—from the president who inspired us to believe in the power of democracy In the stirring, highly anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story of his improbable odyssey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world, describing in strikingly personal detail both his political education and the landmark moments of the first term of his historic presidency—a time of dramatic transformation and turmoil.Obama takes readers on a compelling journey from his earliest political aspirations to the pivotal Iowa ...
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Venus in the Blind Spot

Junji Ito

Date de parution : Août 2020

Éditeur: VIZ Media LLC

A "best of" collection of creepy tales from Eisner award winner and legendary horror master Junji Ito.This ultimate collection presents the most remarkable short works of Junji Ito’s career, featuring an adaptation of Rampo Edogawa’s classic horror story "Human Chair" and fan favorite "The Enigma of Amigara Fault." In a deluxe presentation with special color pages and color illustrations from his most recent long-form manga No Longer Human, every page invites readers to revel in a world of terror.
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Les amis qui voulaient jouer au hockey

Nicholas Oldland

Date de parution : Octobre 2020

Éditeur: Scholastic Canada Ltd

Que se passe-t-il lorsqu'on réunit un ours, un orignal et un castor qui ADORENT jouer au hockey? Par un matin d'hiver, trois amis sortent dehors afin de disputer leur premier match de la saison. Mais quand ils réalisent que le lac sur lequel ils ont l'habitude de jouer n'est pas assez gelé, ils essaient de se distraire en faisant toutes sortes d'activités amusantes. Les trois copains auront-ils assez d'énergie pour chausser leurs patins lorsque la météo leur sera plus favorable? Cet album aux illustrations remarquables plaira à coup sûr aux amateurs de hockey!
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Home Body

Rupi Kaur

Date de parution : Novembre 2020


From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of milk and honey and the sun and her flowers comes her greatly anticipated third collection of poetry. rupi kaur constantly embraces growth, and in home body, she walks readers through a reflective and intimate journey visiting the past, the present, and the potential of the self. home body is a collection of raw, honest conversations with oneself - reminding readers to fill up on love, acceptance, community, family, and embrace change. illustrated by the author, themes of nature and nurture, light and dark, rest here. i dive into the well of ...
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Harry Potter Box Set: The Complete Collection (Children's Paperback)

J.K. Rowling

Date de parution : Octobre 2014


A beautiful boxed set containing all seven Harry Potter novels in paperback. These new editions of the classic and internationally bestselling, multi-award-winning series feature instantly pick-up-able new jackets by Jonny Duddle, with huge child appeal, to bring Harry Potter to the next generation of readers. It's time to PASS THE MAGIC ON …
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Je t'aimerai toujours

Robert Munsch

Date de parution : Juin 1988

Éditeur: Firefly Books

Une jeune femme tenant dans ses bras son nouveau-né qu’elle contemple avec tendresse lui chante doucement cette berceuse :Je t’aimerai toujours, la nuit comme le jour, et tant que je vivrai, tu seras mon bébé. Voici l’histoire de ce petit garçon qui passe par les différentes étapes de l’enfance avant de devenir un homme. C’est aussi l’histoire de la persistance de l’amour parental à travers les changements apportés par le temps. «Je t’aimerai toujours» est un livre que les adultes aussi bien que les enfants se plairont à lire et à relire. ...
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Frank Herbert

Date de parution : Septembre 1990

Éditeur: Penguin Publishing Group

Frank Herbert’s classic masterpiece—a triumph of the imagination and one of the bestselling science fiction novels of all time.SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE directed by Denis Villeneuve, starring Timothée Chalamet, Josh Brolin, Jason Momoa, Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, Javier Bardem, Dave Bautista, Stellan Skarsgård, and Charlotte Rampling.Set on the desert planet Arrakis, Dune is the story of the boy Paul Atreides, heir to a noble family tasked with ruling an inhospitable world where the only thing of value is the “spice” melange, a drug capable of extending life and enhancing consciousnes ...
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Shuggie Bain

Douglas Stuart

Date de parution : Octobre 2020

Éditeur: Grove/Atlantic

SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZEShuggie Bain is the unforgettable story of young Hugh “Shuggie” Bain, a sweet and lonely boy who spends his 1980s childhood in run-down public housing in Glasgow, Scotland. Thatcher’s policies have put husbands and sons out of work, and the city’s notorious drugs epidemic is waiting in the wings. Shuggie’s mother Agnes walks a wayward path: she is Shuggie’s guiding light but a burden for him and his siblings. She dreams of a house with its own front door while she flicks through the pages of the Freemans catalogue, ordering a little happi ...
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Invisible Kingdom Volume 1

G. Willow Wilson

Date de parution : Novembre 2019


Hugo and World Fantasy Award-winning author G. Willow Wilson (Ms. Marvel, Wonder Woman) and Eisner winning artist Christian Ward (Black Bolt) team up for this epic new sci-fi saga!In a small solar system in a far-flung galaxy, two women--one a young religious acolyte and the other, a hard-bitten freighter pilot--uncover a conspiracy between the leaders of the most dominant religion and an all-consuming mega-corporation.On the run from reprisals on both sides, this unlikely pair must decide where their loyalties lie--and risk plunging the world into anarchy if they reveal the truth. One of AV Club's most anticipated ...
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Les aventures du capitaine Bobette en couleurs

Dav Pilkey

Date de parution : Novembre 2020

Éditeur: Scholastic Canada Ltd

See below for English description.L’auteur a` succe`s Dav Pilkey, e´galement illustrateur de´tenteur d’un honneur Caldecott, embarque ses jeunes lecteurs dans une aventure extraordinaire! Ce livre est facile a` lire, rempli d’action et scandaleusement amusant! Gra^ce a` ses images hilarantes, Les aventures du capitaine Bobette est accessible aux lecteurs de´butants qui veulent commencer a` lire des romans et il amusera me^me les plus re´calcitrants.Fourth graders George Beard and Harold Hutchins are a couple of class clowns. The only thing they enjoy more than playing practical jokes is creating their own ...
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Friends: The Official Cookbook

Amanda Yee

Date de parution : Septembre 2020

Éditeur: Insight Editions

"The ultimate Friends fan needs this 'Friends: The Official Cookbook' " - POPSUGARGather your friends and prepare to say “How you doin'?” to more than 100 recipes inspired by the beloved hit sitcom. Whether you’re a seasoned chef like Monica Geller, just starting a catering business like Phoebe Buffay, or a regular old food enthusiast like Joey Tribbiani, Friends: The Official Cookbook offers a variety of recipes for chefs of all levels. From appetizers to main courses and from drinks to desserts, each chapter includes iconic treats such as Monica's Friendsgiving Feast, Rachel's Trifle, Just for Joey Fries, Chandler's "Milk You Can C ...
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Just Us

Claudia Rankine

Date de parution : Septembre 2020

Éditeur: Graywolf

Claudia Rankine’sCitizen changed the conversation—Just Us urges all of us into itAs everyday white supremacy becomes increasingly vocalized with no clear answers at hand, how best might we approach one another? Claudia Rankine, without telling us what to do, urges us to begin the discussions that might open pathways through this divisive and stuck moment in American history.Just Us is an invitation to discover what it takes to stay in the room together, even and especially in breaching the silence, guilt, and violence that follow direct addresses of whiteness. Rankine’s questions disrupt the false comfort of our ...
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Danielle Steel

Date de parution : Août 2020

Éditeur: Random House Publishing Group

In this spellbinding tale from Danielle Steel, a princess is sent away to safety during World War II, where she falls in love, and is lost forever.As the war rages on in the summer of 1943, causing massive destruction and widespread fear, the King and Queen choose to quietly send their youngest daughter, Princess Charlotte, to live with a trusted noble family in the country. Despite her fiery, headstrong nature, the princess's fragile health poses far too great a risk for her to remain in war-torn London.Third in line for the throne, seventeen year-old Charlotte reluctantly uses an ...
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The Vanishing Half

Brit Bennett

Date de parution : Juin 2020

Éditeur: Penguin Publishing Group

Named a Most Anticipated Book of 2020 by Oprah Magazine, The Washington Post, Harper’s Bazaar, Buzzfeed, PureWow, New York Magazine and more “A page-turner about once-inseparable twin girls now living radically different lives.” —Oprah Magazine “Not to be missed.” —Harper’s BazaarFrom The New York Times-bestselling author of The Mothers, a stunning new novel about twin sisters, inseparable as children, who ultimately choose to live in two very different worlds, one black and one white.The Vignes twin sisters will always be identical. But after growing up together in a small, southern black community and running away at age sixteen, it's not ...
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The Ickabog

J. K. Rowling

Date de parution : Novembre 2020

Éditeur: Scholastic Inc

<p>Once upon a time there was a tiny kingdom called Cornucopia, as rich in happiness as it was in gold, and famous for its food. From the delicate cream cheeses of Kurdsburg to the Hopes-of-Heaven pastries of Chouxville, each was so delicious that people wept with joy as they ate them.</p><br /><br /><p>But even in this happy kingdom, a monster lurks. Legend tells of a fearsome creature living far to the north in the Marshlands... the Ickabog. Some say it breathes fire, spits poison, and ...
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Five Wives

Joan Thomas

Date de parution : Septembre 2019

Éditeur: HarperCollins

WINNER OF THE GOVERNOR GENERAL'S LITERARY AWARD FOR FICTIONA GLOBE AND MAIL, CBC BOOKS, APPLE BOOKS, AND NOW TORONTO BEST BOOK OF THE YEARIn the tradition of The Poisonwood Bible and State of Wonder, a novel set in the rainforest of Ecuador about five women left behind when their missionary husbands are killed. Based on the shocking real-life eventsIn 1956, a small group of evangelical Christian missionaries and their families journeyed to the rainforest in Ecuador intending to convert the Waorani, a people who had never had contact with the outside world. The plan was known as Operation Auca. After sp ...
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Breasts and Eggs

Mieko Kawakami

Date de parution : Avril 2020

Éditeur: Europa Editions

The story of three women by a writer hailed by Haruki Murakami as Japan’s most important contemporary novelist, WINNER OF THE AKUTAGAWA PRIZE.“BREASTS AND EGGS took my breath away.”—HARUKI MURAKAMIChallenging every preconception about storytelling and prose style, mixing wry humor and riveting emotional depth, Kawakami is today one of Japan’s most important and best-selling writers. She exploded onto the cultural scene first as a musician, then as a poet and popular blogger, and is now an award-winning novelist.Breasts & Eggs paints a portrait of contemporary womanhood in Japan and recounts the intimate journeys of three women as t ...
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The Queen's Gambit

Walter Tevis

Date de parution : Mars 2003

Éditeur: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

Engaging and fast-paced, this gripping coming-of-age novel of chess, feminism, and addiction speeds to a conclusion as elegant and satisfying as a mate in four. Now an acclaimed Netflix series.Eight year-old orphan Beth Harmon is quiet, sullen, and by all appearances unremarkable. That is, until she plays her first game of chess. Her senses grow sharper, her thinking clearer, and for the first time in her life she feels herself fully in control. By the age of sixteen, she’s competing for the U.S. Open championship. But as Beth hones her skills on the professional circuit, the sta ...
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Normal People

Sally Rooney

Date de parution : Février 2020

Éditeur: Knopf Canada

In order to provide reading groups with the most informed and thought-provoking questions possible, it is necessary to reveal important aspects of the plot of this novel. If you have not finished reading Normal People, we respectfully suggest that you wait before reviewing this guide.
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