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Monthly Features - September

September

Last Call Before Fall!

Sept. 6 - Labor Day

Books on First will be closed in observance of Labor Day. We appreciate all of our employees, present workers of the world, and those who came before us and their achievements which sustain us to this day!

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Sept. 11 - Patriot Day

A day of remembrance for those who fell on the September 11 attacks. For more information, visit:  https://www.911memorial.org/. We carry books on the topic as well if you are interested in learning more!

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Sept. 12 - heartNational Grandparents Dayheart

Give some love to your grandparents with a book you think they would enjoy or a gift card! 

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Sept. 15- Oct. 15

September 15 was chosen as the starting point for the commemoration because it is the anniversary of the start for independence of Hispanic countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua, who all finally became independent from Spain in 1821.

 

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Sept. 22 - Fall Equinox

Fall is here. Prepare your sweaters, playlists, and good reads to make the most of this pretty season! 

 

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Sept. 26 - Oct. 5

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The 1937 Chicago Steel Strike: Blood on the Prairie Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781626193437
Availability: Usually Ships to You in 3-7 Days
Published: History Press - January 21st, 2014

I Survived the Attacks of September 11th, 2001 (I Survived #6) Cover Image
By Lauren Tarshis, Scott Dawson (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780545207003
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - July 1st, 2012

Grandma Wishes (Love You Always) Cover Image
By Julia Lobo, Helen Rowe (Illustrator), Cottage Door Press (Editor)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781680520088
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Cottage Door Press - April 1st, 2015

Hey Grandude! Cover Image
By Paul McCartney, Kathryn Durst (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525648673
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - September 5th, 2019

Hispanic Heritage Coloring Book (Fiesta! Siesta! & All the Rest-A!) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780635021175
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
This book is nonreturnable. Once we accept this order, it cannot be cancelled and your payment will not be refunded.
Published: Gallopade International - January 1st, 2004

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Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn Cover Image
By Kenard Pak, Kenard Pak (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781627794152
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - August 16th, 2016

This title was chosen by Dixon Public Library for its Downtown Storywalk. What great fun for the whole family. And, then, if you want to read the whole thing over and over again, come in to get it at Books on First.


Fahrenheit 451: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781451673319
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster - January 10th, 2012