“Dancing in the River”
by George Lee
Drawing on his own life experiences, George Lee has fashioned an unforgettable coming-of-age story about fate and faith, the power of imagination and storytelling, and the wonder of English literature.
Growing up in a small, riverside town, Little Bright is thrust into the political whirlwinds along with his family during China’s Cultural Revolution. When a reversal of the winds of reform blows through the land, however, he learns the once-forbidden tongue: English. At college, he adopts a new English name, Victor, and begins to place himself under the tutelage of Pavlov, Sherlock Holmes and Shakespeare.
When the story unravels, however, Victor’s un-Chinese passion and tension threaten to topple his moral world and mental universe. Now, he must wade into an uncharted journey to unlock the dilemma and to unearth his destiny.
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“Old Paradigms Die Hard”
by Jamil Hasan
In the face of war with Russia, Ukraine has built a sovereign digital economy, or a national “State in a Smartphone,” by leveraging digital technologies, cryptocurrencies, and digitized artwork, to rebuild their financial system and fund their government and military.
This book sheds light on how Ukraine has built this “State in a Smartphone,” a brand-new paradigm, and how other nations around the world could do the same, especially when faced with extreme adversity. This book demonstrates Ukraine’s incredible resilience through Crypto Hipster podcast interviews with founders, artists and government officials in Ukraine from February to May 2022. Jamil Hasan, host of the Crypto Hipster Podcast, is a six-time author in blockchain and cryptocurrency.
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“It's A Very If Not You Then Who? Christmas!”
by David and Emberli Pridham
It’s Christmas time at the Fairley house, and that means it’s time for Christmas traditions! Whether it’s decorating the tree, hanging lights, or watching Christmas movies, everyone has a favorite. But Brooke thinks it’s time to invent a new tradition, maybe something frozen and frosty and fun.
If you like fun, informative, and factual kid’s books such as “The Magic School Bus,” then you’ll love the new STEM series “If Not You, Then Who?” The book, geared for children ages 4 to 9, aims to teach children about the inventions and patents in everyday life and inspire them to create their own. This series aims to show that no dream is too big, and no dreamer is too small to succeed.
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by Carole P. Roman
Treat yourself and your child to this fun-filled book of jokes, riddles and exciting bits of information. Entertain your friends and family with a wide variety of jokes that include funny foods, animal antics, jolly jungles, farcical farms, dizzy dinosaurs, hilarious holidays and a host of humor from all over our wacky world.
Fun facts are sprinkled throughout the book. There’s even a section where budding comedians can learn to create new jokes. And join the author’s beloved character, Susanna Maya Logan, for a short story about why we must use humor wisely, or it may not be considered funny by everyone.
A great tool to help a reluctant reader, “Giggles Galore” is the perfect way to practice social skills and develop friendships.
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