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    What's new at your Treasure Valley libraries

    Picture book. As a plane touches down and returning soldiers are reunited with their loved ones, a young boy searches the people around him looking for his special someone. Just when he thinks he won’t find her, his mom, his hero, suddenly appears.

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    BOOK EVENTS CALENDAR APRIL 20-25

    Story times: The Boise Public Library and the Meridian Library District offer many story programs for children. Go to their websites, www.boisepubliclibrary.org or www.mld.org, and click on the calendar to check out the classes.

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    Book spills the beans on a craze’s creator

    This book shares some of the strengths and weaknesses of one of the central characters in the story: Ty Warner, the man behind Beanie Babies, who was astonishingly attentive to detail yet emotionally opaque.

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    Best-sellers

    Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores:

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    Best-sellers

    Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores:

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    'Stick Dog Wants a Hot Dog': Pooches with plans

    I read "Stick Dog Wants a Hot Dog" by Tom Watson (Harper) that was about five silly dogs that love food. They also like playing games and making plans to get food. "Stick Dog" lives in a pipe under Highway 18, and sleeps on an old mattress.

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    This week's best-sellers from Publishers Weekly

    Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, April 12, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by Nielsen BookScan (c) 2015, The Nielsen Co.

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    Fiction review: 'A Reunion of Ghosts' by Judith Claire Mitchell

    "A Reunion of Ghosts" by Judith Claire Mitchell; Harper (400 pages, $26.99)

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    Michelle Obama biography embodies highly specific version of the American Dream

    If the Barack Obama story is about carving out an identity from a multicultural, biracial upbringing with an absent father, then the Michelle LaVaughn Robinson story is about how to be black and successful in America, as well as how to be successful and black. In other words: How does a black girl...

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    In sparkling 'The Turner House,' no escape from haunted Detroit

    In the opening pages of "The Turner House" - Angela Flournoy's wonderful debut novel about an African-American family with 13 children set in 2008 Detroit - the eldest of them is tussling with a ghostly haint, come to pull him out the window of the Turner family home.

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