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.
One of the Best Books of the Year NPR, Time, Esquire, BuzzFeed, andwinner of multiple book-of-the-year honors.
If you have yet to discover the joy - and yes, opportunity(!)- of short stories - this is a perfect way to start. Danticat is widely acknowledged as "A master of the short story form. . . . In these eight narratives... Danticat's compassionate sensitivity to the ties that bind us shines through." --Esquire
The format is ideal for the busy holiday season, her writing ideal for today as we consider connections, gatherings, and what constitutes Home.
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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.
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