"And for God's sake, don't let me ever hear you say, 'I can't read fiction. I only have time for the truth.' Fiction is the truth, fool! Ever hear of 'literature'? That means fiction too, stupid." -John Waters
In early-nineteenth-century New England, folks considered a clean chin a sign of godliness. Born into this buttoned-up, strict society, Joseph Palmer stood out from childhood as someone who liked to do things his own way. Learn More
When it was first published in 1967, The Outsiders defied convention with its immediate, deeply sympathetic portrayal of Ponyboy and his struggle to find a place for himself in a difficult world. Learn More
In his first book for children, acclaimed artist Yoshitomo Nara tells the story of a puppy so large that no one sees him - until a determined little girl climbs high enough to meet him and become his friend. Learn More
A mysterious epidemic holds the city in its thrall and the chaos is contagious -black oil spews from fire hydrants, rats have taken over Brooklyn, and every day, more people disappear. but all that matters to Pearl, Moz, and Zahler is their new band.
This utterly charming tale relates the story of King Mortimer, a royal plagued by Obsessive Compulsive Disorder who only finds comfort and ease by surrounding himself with the number 5 — be it 5 knights, 5 moats or 5 points on his crown. Learn More