open door bookstore http://wamc.org en Help Find This Dragon http://wamc.org/post/help-find-dragon <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In the heart of the city, among the taxis and towers, a small boy travels uptown and down, searching for his friend. Readers will certainly spot the glorious beast, plus an array of big-city icons they can count. Is the dragon taking the crosstown bus, or breathing his fiery breath below a busy street? Maybe he took a taxi to the zoo or is playing with the dogs in the park.</p><p><a href="http://www.stevelightart.com/">Steve Light’s </a>masterful pen-and-ink illustrations, decorated with meticulous splashes of color, elevate this counting book (numbers 1–20) to new heights.</p><p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:42:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 94985 at http://wamc.org Help Find This Dragon Book Picks - The Open Door Bookstore http://wamc.org/post/book-picks-open-door-bookstore-25 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;This week's Book Picks from Amy Lane at&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.opendoor-bookstore.com/" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">The Open Door Bookstore and Gift Gallery</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;in Schenectady, NY.</span></p><p>List:<br /><em>Have You Seen My Dragon?</em> by Steve Light<br /><em>Natchez Burning </em>by Greg Iles<br /><em>The Rise &amp; Fall of Great Powers</em> by Tom Rachman<br /><em>The Map Thief </em>by Michael Blanding<br /><em>Love, Nina: A Nanny Writes Home</em> by Nina Stibbe<br /><em>The Glass Sentence</em> by S. E. Grove<br /><em>Love Letters to the Dead</em> by Ava Dellaira</p><p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 14:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 93310 at http://wamc.org Book Picks - The Open Door Bookstore Book Picks - The Open Door Bookstore http://wamc.org/post/book-picks-open-door-bookstore-24 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>This week's Book Picks from Amy Lane at <a href="http://www.opendoor-bookstore.com/">The Open Door Bookstore and Gift Gallery</a> in Schenectady, NY.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">List:<br /><em>The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap</em> by Matt Taibbi<br /><em>Book from the Ground</em> by Xu Bing (also, <em>The Book About Xu Bing's 'Book From the Ground'</em> edited by Mathieu Borysevicz)<br /><em>The Galapagos: A Natural History</em> by Henry Nicholls<br /><em>Grasshopper Jungle</em> by Andrew Smith<br /><em>The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender</em> by Leslye Walton<br /><em>Peggy: A Brave Chicken on a Big Adventure</em> by Anna Walker<br /><em>Goodnight Songs</em> by Margaret Wise Brown, Illustrated by Twelve Award-Winning Picture Book Artists</span></p><p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:10:00 +0000 Ray Graf 88220 at http://wamc.org Book Picks - The Open Door Bookstore Book Picks – The Open Door Bookstore http://wamc.org/post/book-picks-open-door-bookstore-19 <p>This week's Book Picks from Amy Lane at <a href="http://www.opendoor-bookstore.com/">The Open Door Bookstore and Gift Gallery</a> in Schenectady, NY.</p><p>List:<br /><em>The Goldfinch</em> by Donna Tartt<br /><em>Amsterdam</em> by Russell Shorto<br /><em>American Mirror: The Life and Art of Norman Rockwell </em>by Deborah Solomon<br /><em>A Simpler Way of Life</em> by William Morgan, Photography by Trevor Tondro<br /><em>The Wes Anderson Collection </em>by Matt Zoller Seitz<br /><em>The Best American InfoGraphics 2013</em> Edited by Gareth Cook, Introduction by David Byrne<br /><em>Go: A Kidd's Guide to Graphic Design </em>by Chip Kidd<br /><em>Exploralab: 150+ Ways to Investigate the Amazing Science All Around You</em> by The Exploratorium</p><p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 15:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 80351 at http://wamc.org Book Picks – The Open Door Bookstore Book Picks - The Open Door Bookstore http://wamc.org/post/book-picks-open-door-bookstore-18 <p></p><p>This week's Book Picks from Amy Lane at <a href="http://www.opendoor-bookstore.com/">The Open Door Bookstore and Gift Gallery</a> in Schenectady, NY.</p><p><br><em>List after the break.</em></p><p> Tue, 02 Apr 2013 14:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 61247 at http://wamc.org Book Picks - The Open Door Bookstore