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Courting Mr. Lincoln

By Louis Bayard

From award-winning author Louis Bayard comes the page-turning story of a young Abraham Lincoln and the two people who loved him most─Joshua Speed and Mary Todd.

“An exquisite historical reimagining of a love acknowledged—and a longing denied.” ─People


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Author Spotlight

Julia Alvarez

Author of In the Time of the Butterflies

"I believe in the power of stories to change the world."

The National Medal of the Arts recipient continues to bring her timeless, empowering message to readers as she celebrates the 25th anniversary of her unforgettable novel, In the Time of the Butterflies, with a new paperback.

"My hope lies in the power of story, which I also term butterfly power: a million small wingbeats creating a mighty wind that can sweep aside all forms of violence . . .It is still a time for butterflies."

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Algonquin Young Readers

In the Neighborhood of True

By Susan Kaplan Carlton

“The story may be set in the past, but it couldn’t be a more timely reminder that true courage comes not from fitting in, but from purposefully standing out . . . and that to find out who you really are, you have to first figure out what you’re not.”Jodi Picoult, New York Times bestselling author of A Spark of Light and Small Great Things

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