George and Sylvia Givens, a frustrated teacher and a game-for-anything wife and mother, opened Boonshire Books in 1976 in an old gas station on Boonsboro road. After clearing away the fumes and cobwebs and covering up the oil stains with remnant carpeting, they began a legacy that has since gone through many incarnations.
Local Pickup at Givens Books & Little Dickens: Any orders placed by 5 P.M. can be wrapped and ready to go by 11 A.M. the following day. Any order placed before 11 A.M. will be ready for pick-up by 5 P.M.
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Read of the Month Selection
Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun
and Be Your Own Person, by Shonda Rhimes
Rhimes is the one-person powerhouse who as created several most-riveting long-
running network series– Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, How to Get Away with Murder -
plus. Here she brings her usual high-octane style to the common, plain old down-to-
earth desire: a richer life this year than last.
Year of Yes is the story of the challenge Rhimes accepted, reluctantly, from her sister: she
would start saying “yes” to everything. For one year she would accept all invitations and take on all unexpected projects.
The result was transformative.
“A book that is fun, dishy and inspirational all at the same time…a powerful book, a great gift
for a friend or yourself, whether you’re a fan of the Shondaland lineup or not.”
Use this for your own inspiration or just some arm-chair fun. Either way it’s a
Special price --through January: 10% off, booklover 20% off (available in paperback).
2236 Lakeside Drive
Givens Books and Little Dickens has one of the largest toy selections for children and adults. Browse our toys above, or come by our store to see the fun in person.
Looking for more than toys? We are Virginia's largest selection of Teaching Supplies, Toys, New & Used books all under one roof. We have three other websites to make shopping for books and educations supplies fast and easy.
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