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WHITMAN COUNTY LIBRARY DISTRICT
“Split Tooth” by Tanya Tagaq
Combining poetry and prose, myth and reality, fiction and memory, this unique work evokes a brilliant world and an unforgettable heroine in this coming of age tale. Read about growing up Indigenous in 1970s Canada, as the narrator discovers the power and strength of the world around her.
“The Only Good Indians” by Stephen Graham Jones
Hunted by a mysterious entity thirsting for revenge, four childhood friends are running out of time. They thought they had left behind their culture and traditions to escape their past, but they will soon find that breaking with tradition comes at a high and deadly price.
âTrail of Lightningâ by Rebecca Roanhorse
Most of the world has drowned, but Dinetah (formerly the Navajo Reservation) flourishes as their gods and legendary heroes roam the land once again. But something darker is stirring. â¦ Maggie is a monster hunter, and her most recent job sends her on the trail of a missing girl, but what she finds out about the monster that stalks the Ground is worse than she imagined. .
âI’m Sorryâ by Michael Ian Black; illustrated by Debbie Ridpath Ohi
Potato, Flamingo and Little Girl are back in another installment of the potato picture books. This book focuses on the difficult and important topic of taking responsibility and excusing when we have hurt someone. While the subject may seem serious, Black delivers once again with hilarity!
âBloopâ written by Tara Lazar; illustrated by Mike Boldt
Bloop is a dog-like alien. When Bloop is banished to Earth, he decides the best way to gain power is to become one of Earth’s cutest creatures: a dog. But will Bloop really fit in or come back to space?
“The rock in the sky” by Jon Klassen
Children’s book author / illustrator Jon Klassen takes him out of the park with his latest picture book. In this hilarious book, we meet two friends and their quest to find the perfect âspotâ. This book is perfect for children who are on the cusp of the first chapters.
“Please Don’t Sit On My Bed In Your Outerwear” by Phoebe Robinson
In Phoebe Robinson’s third memoir, written as a collection of essays written during quarantine and the global pandemic, she is honest, vulnerable, intelligent, and hilarious. Her career spans from stand-up comedy, to podcaster, to actress and now oversees her own publishing and producing imprint and stars in several TV shows. Available as a printed book, eBook, eAudio.
“We are not like them” by Christine Pride and Jo Piazza
Told from the alternate perspectives of two women, one white and the other black with a long-standing friendship. Jen and Riley’s lives have taken different directions, one driven by career and the other by the desire to become a mother. A shootout on an unarmed black boy leads them to a crucial and uncomfortable calculation of their friendship and the conversations we all must have. Available as a printed book.
“Betty Crocker Best 100”
Betty Crocker has led us in the kitchen since 1921 and this cookbook celebrates 100 years with 100 of her best recipes that showcase her trusted advice. With iconic American dishes and recipes for every occasion, this book pays homage to an icon. Available as a printed book.