It’s the 30th anniversary for Banned Books Week this week—time to celebrate your favorite banned and challenged books. At Chapter One Book Store in Hamilton, MT, they’re discounting a different banned book each day this week. Today it’s Sherman Alexie’s The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, which was the fifth most challenged book of 2011, according …
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“Congratulations to our own Kate Davis for winning this year’s Montana Book Award!. Raptors of the West, for those who haven’t seen it yet, is a beautiful collection of breathtaking images and fascinating text about regional raptors!”—Chapter One Book Store, Hamilton, MT. Buy Raptors of the West from Chapter One.
” ‘People have abandoned their loved ones for much less than you’ve been through,’ Mira Bartók is told at her mother’s memorial service. It’s a poignant observation about the relationship between Mira, her sister, and their mentally ill mother. This beautiful and compassionate memoir is about growing up with a schizophrenic mother.”—Doreen, Chapter One Book …
“This is a heart-wrenching novel about a young Lithuanian girl during WWII who was taken in the middle of the night to a Soviet labor camp with the rest of her family. It’s an eerie, well-written book for young adult readers (ages 12 and up).”—Doreen, Chapter One Book Store, Hamilton, MT, where Mara also says: …
“If you want to read a great novel about the “California Experience,” be sure to pick up one by an author named Steinbeck. This one by John’s son, Thomas, is as intense and gripping as his father’s work. The novel weaves together history and mystery from two fascinating eras and offers suspense up to the …
“The Nobel Prize-winning poet’s latest yummy collection of poetry. Deceptively simple, yet profound in the best Polish tradition. This bi-lingual edition will enchant you while allowing you to work on your Polish.” —Shawn, Chapter One Book Store, Hamilton, MT
“The power of words is like a curiously strong mint . . . You don’t need very many to have a powerful impact! These stories are all told in 25 words or less, but between the lines, there is enough plot to fill a novel!—Mara Lynn, Chapter One Book Store, Hamilton, MT