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New book releases from Hawaii authors
"The Story of Aloha Bear"
Written by Dick Adair and illustrated by Stephanie Britt, Island Heritage, $11.95
A young bear, weary of the cold, sneaks a ride to the islands in Santa's toy bag. Told in charming rhyming verse, "The Story of Aloha Bear" is the tale of an adorable young bear's journey to Hawaii.
"My Grandpa's Battleship Missouri Tour"
Written and illustrated by Jeff Langcaon, Mutual Publishing, $14.95
In this multigenerational tale of a girl and her grandfather, the girl realizes that some lessons are better learned by asking the older generations.