Nick's Staff Picks

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Keeping the City Going Cover Image
By Brian Floca, Brian Floca (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781534493773
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - April 27th, 2021

Lovely visuals illustrate an important message about service workers, making for a picture book whose relevance, and charm, isn't restricted to just our current world situation.

Hawking Cover Image
By Jim Ottaviani, Leland Myrick (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781250777942
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Published: First Second - May 18th, 2021

Graphic novels are always a really interesting way to present biographies, and this exploration of the legendary Stephen Hawking does a great job making the most of the format.

Subpar Parks: America's Most Extraordinary National Parks and Their Least Impressed Visitors Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593185544
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Published: Plume - July 13th, 2021

The beauty of national parks + the cynicism of a 1-star review = a hilariously unflattering and unimpressed look at the best that the natural United States has to offer.

Rabid: A Cultural History of the World's Most Diabolical Virus Cover Image
ISBN: 9780143123576
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Published: Penguin Books - June 25th, 2013

If you like Mary Roach's books, you'll love this book too, uncovering how what we think we know about rabies is only the tip of the iceberg: a very agressive, water-averse iceberg that foams at the mouth.