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The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others.


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Topics: Self-actualization (Psychology), Friendship, Love, Psychology, Applied, Self Concept
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by Hamilton, Cosmo, 1872?-1942; Reilly, Frank C; Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Posthumous papers of the Pickwick Club
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Topics: Men, Male friendship
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by Ann M. Martin
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Topics: Sisters, Orphans, Christmas, Friendship, Family life, Fiction
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Lose my virginity -- Apologize to Rachel -- Get back at Biff -- Jam and party with Shakes the Clown -- Laugh in death's face -- Go to Africa -- Rob a bank -- Tell Mark to screw himself -- Find out why Grandpa and Dad don't talk -- Tell the truth
Topics: Terminally ill, Best friends, Friendship, Anxiety, Terminally ill, Best friends, Friendship, Anxiety
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by Awad, Mona, author
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214 pages ; 20 cm
Topics: Overweight persons -- Fiction, Body image -- Fiction, Self-esteem in women -- Fiction, Female...
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by Carter, Cassandra
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For her Sweet 16, Jordan gets rid of the frizzy hair and conservative clothes and finally likes the hip new girl smiling in the mirror. When she starts getting some serious attention, her best friend turns into a lie-spreading hater. Jordan discovers what she needs most is to find the strength to be herself
Topics: People & Places - United States - African-American, Juvenile Fiction / General, General,...
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by Patterson, James, 1947-; Gross, Andrew, 1952-
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Patterson's second installment of his Women's Murder Club series finds the ladies in search of a killer who sprays bullets into a crowd of children leaving a San Francisco church, killing one. Later, an elderly woman is found hanged. Nothing, however, can prepare the ladies for the twisted logic behind the killer's choice of victims
Topics: Women detectives, Women in the professions, Female friendship, Female friendship, Women detectives,...
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by Deem, James M
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The journals of a troubled fifteen-year-old who lives with his father and emotionally and physically abusive stepmother and her children after the death of his own mother years ago
Topics: Families, Stepfamilies, Mothers, Death, Friendship, Diaries, Death, Diaries, Families, Friendship,...
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by Friedrich, Joachim, 1953-; Crawford, Elizabeth D
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A lonely boy named Radish Rademacher hopes to become a member of his twin sister's detective agency after showing the members an old treasure map he found in a cave
Topics: Friendship, Brothers and sisters, Twins, Buried treasure, Mystery and detective stories,...
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by Major, Marcus
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Four college friends promised to look after the younger sister of a friend who had died. Five years later, she has grown up and the friends reevaluate their relationships with women
Topics: African American men, Brothers and sisters, Male friendship
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by Patterson, James, 1947-; Paetro, Maxine
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Topics: Policewomen, Female friendship, Serial murders, Police shootings, Police, Trials (Police...
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by Lobel, Arnold
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Translation of: Days with Frog and Toad
Topics: Frogs -- Fiction., Toads -- Fiction., Friendship -- Fiction., Frogs, Toads, Friendship
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by Hoban, Russell; Hoban, Lillian, ill
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Thelma usually outsmarts Frances until Frances decides to teach her a lesson about friendship
Topics: Badgers, Friendship, Badgers, Friendship
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by Hoban, Russell; Hoban, Lillian, ill
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Thelma usually outsmarts Frances until Frances decides to teach her a lesson about friendship
Topics: Badgers, Friendship, Badgers, Friendship
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by Fuchs, Diane Marcial; Brown, Kathryn, 1955- ill
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Fox comes to visit Bear on a cold winter day, and they reminisce about the seasons of the year and what they like best about each one
Topics: Bears, Foxes, Seasons, Friendship, Bears, Foxes, Seasons, Friendship
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by Becker, Bonny; Denton, Kady MacDonald, illustrator
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A small but effervescent overnight guest tries the patience of a curmudgeonly bear who needs absolute quiet to fall asleep
Topics: Bedtime, Sleepovers, Bears, Mice, Friendship in children, Bedtime, Sleepovers, Bears, Mice,...
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by Jan Thomas
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Topics: Cake -- Fiction, Birthdays -- Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, Animals -- Fiction
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by Page, Jean Reynolds
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Topics: Female friendship, Surrogate motherhood, Marriage, Infertility
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Topics: Friendship, Literature Special subjects: Friendship - Anthologies
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"Cartwheel books."
Topics: Friendship, Bears, Insects, Friendship, Bears, Insects
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by McPhail, David M
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"Cartwheel books."
Topics: Friendship, Bears, Insects, Friendship, Bears, Insects
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by McPhail, David, 1940- aut
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"Cartwheel books."
Topics: Friendship, Bears, Insects
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"Cartwheel books."
Topics: Friendship, Bears, Insects, Friendship, Bears, Insects
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"Cartwheel books."
Topics: Friendship, Bears, Insects
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"Cartwheel books."
Topics: Friendship, Bears, Insects, Friendship, Bears, Insects
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"Cartwheel books."
Topics: Friendship, Bears, Insects, Friendship, Bears, Insects
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"Cartwheel books."
Topics: Friendship, Bears, Insects, Friendship, Bears, Insects
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by Lori Copeland
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Topics: Women detectives -- Fiction., Female friendship -- Fiction.
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by Despain, Kellene
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While digging for treasure, two friends have a fight, which leads one of them into a mysterious friendship with an old woman from another world
Topics: Buried treasure, Friendship, Sisters, Human-alien encounters, Science fiction, Treasure troves,...
Includes bibliographical references (p. [331]-346) and index
Topics: Authors, American, American literature, Friendship, Artists, Arts, American
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by Schulz, Charles M. (Charles Monroe), 1922-2000; Fontes, Justine; Fontes, Ron; Brannon, Tom, illustrator; Mendelson, Lee; Melendez, Bill; Schulz, Charles M. (Charles Monroe), 1922-2000. Peanuts
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Charlie Brown is in a dilemma when Peppermint Pattie invites herself and several friends to his house for Thanksgiving dinner
Topics: Thanksgiving Day, Peanuts (Comic strip), Friendship, Brown, Charlie (Fictitious character),...
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by Capote, Truman, 1924-1984
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This story originally appeared in Mademoiselle
Topics: Boys, Christmas, Friendship
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by Martin, Ann M., 1955-
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The summer that Hattie turns twelve, she meets the childlike uncle she never knew and becomes friends with a girl who works at the carnival that comes to Hattie's small town
Topics: Family life, Uncles, People with mental disabilities, Friendship
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Friends James and Eamon enjoy a wonderful week at the home of Eamon's grandparents during summer vacation
Topics: Vacations, Friendship, Grandparents, Beaches
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by Medlicott, Joan A. (Joan Avna)
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Topics: Older women, Church maintenance and repair, Women church members, Female friendship, Weddings
Topics: Friendship, Short stories, American, American fiction
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by Holabird, Katharine; Craig, Helen, ill
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Even though Angelina is eager to host a new ballet student, when all the attention seems to be for the new girl, Angelina gets very jealous
Topics: Mice, Ballet, Friendship, Envy, Angelina (Fictitious character : Holabird)
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by Rice, Christopher, 1979-
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"Talk Miramax books."
Topics: High school students, Young adults, Friendship, Murder, Bildungsromans
418 pages, [32] pages of plates : 25 cm
Topics: Ward, Ferdinand De Wilton, 1851-1925, Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 -- Friends and...
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by Matthews, L. S. (Laura S.)
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A Junior Library Guild selection
Topics: Human-animal communication, Runaways, Friendship, Dogs, Human-animal communication, Missing...
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by Fenner, Phyllis R. (Phyllis Reid), 1899- comp; Bloom, Lloyd, ill
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Street, J. Weep no more, my Lady.--Bemelmans, L. The dog that traveled incognito.--Murphy, R. The long duel.--Maier, H. The red dog.--Bradbury, R. The emissary.--Lull, R. Choice of the litter.--Ford, C. Home is the hero.--Clarke, A.C. Dog star.--Hanford, H.E. The little red chair.--Edmonds, W.D. The honor of the county
Topics: Dogs, Hunters, Friendship, Short stories, American, Dogs, Short stories
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by Rock, Gail; Gehm, Charles C., ill
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Despite their age difference, twelve-year-old Addie discovers she has something in common with the actress who is otherwise friendless in her old home town
Topic: Friendship
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by Tronstad, Janet
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"Larger print"--Cover
Topics: Knitters, Self-confidence, Secrets, Female friendship, Cancer
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by Tronstad, Janet
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Wedding planner Lizabett McDonald, the maid of honor in the wedding of her first client and friend Marilee, secretly hopes her efforts to grow personally and spiritually, as well as a beauty makeover, will cause best man Rick Keifer to see her as more than his best friend's sister
Topics: Knitters (Persons), Female friendship, Weddings, Cancer
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by Graves, Sarah
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After more than three decades eluding justice, the man who murdered Jacobia "Jake" Tiptree's mother is finally about to stand trial--until he vanishes into thin air. Jake has a terrible foreboding of where Ozzie Campbell will turn up next. And while the local police chief is sure she's overreacting, the truth is far worse than even Jake's worst fears
Topics: Tiptree, Jacobia (Fictitious character), White, Ellie (Fictitious character), Women detectives,...
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by Graves, Sarah
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Originally published in hardcover: New York : Bantam Books, 2008
Topics: Tiptree, Jacobia (Fictitious character), White, Ellie (Fictitious character), Women detectives,...
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by Lansdale, Joe R., 1951-
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Young Stanley Mitchell, Jr., enters the underworld of his 1958 East Texas home when he discovers a cache of love letters by a murdered girl and experiences his first encounters with blues music, racism, and lost dreams
Topics: Indian reservation police, Male friendship, Older men, Boys, Ex-police officers, Bildungsromans
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by Rylant, Cynthia
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The visit of the traveling Preacher Man to his small North Carolina town gives new impetus to thirteen-year-old Peter's struggle to reconcile his own deeply felt religious belief with the beliefs and non-beliefs of his family and friends.
Topics: Religious life -- Juvenile fiction, Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction, Interpersonal relations --...
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by Pilkey, Dav, 1966-
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Reprint: Originally published: New York : Orchard Books, c1991
Topics: Dragons, Apple, Friendship, Dragons, Apples, Friendship
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by Grist, Rob; Roloff, Nan
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"A Keypers story"--Cover
Topics: Lost articles, Friendship
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by Marsoli, Lisa Ann; Emslie, Peter, ill; Smith, David Scott, ill; Walt Disney Company
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On a return trip into the jungle where he was raised, Mowgli finds a wounded tigress and her cubs, and enlists the aid of his old friends Baloo and Bagheera in caring for them
Topics: Friendship, Tigers, Kindness, Friendship, Tigers, Kindness
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Self-Help & Practical Interests, Interpersonal Relations, Psychology, Self-Help, Helping...
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by Walley, Mary Loberg, comp; Noel, Arlene, illus
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Topic: Friendship
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by Dodsworth, Jane, comp
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Topic: Friendship
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by Booth, George, 1926-
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A George Booth book
Topics: American wit and humor, Pictorial, Friendship
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by Suesse, Lynne; Pfeiffer, Judith
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A collection of prayers and bible verses about friendship
Topic: Friendship
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by Drimmer, Frederick; Maddalene, Julie Shearer
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Topic: Friendship
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by Anglund, Joan Walsh; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Text and illustrations describe what a friend is
Topics: Friendship, Friendship
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by Ideals
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Topic: Friendship
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by Kaye, Marilyn
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"Gulliver books."
Topics: Schools, Friendship, Schools, Friendship
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by Greene, Constance C; Barton, Byron, ill
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A seventh-grade girl, her slightly fat girl friend, Al, and the assistant superintendent of their apartment building form a mutually needed friendship with the usual--and a few unusual--joys and sorrows
Topics: Friendship, City and town life, Children's stories
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by McPhail, David, 1940-
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"Preschool-Grade 1"--Cover
Topics: Friendship, Goats, Geese, Friendship, Goats, Geese
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by Cohen, Joseph (Joseph Edward), 1949-
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Topic: Friendship
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by Macomber, Debbie
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Sequel to: The Shop on Blossom Street
Topics: Friendship, Knitting, Women
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by Ferris, Amy Schor
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Twelve-year-old Addie worries about spending a summer without her best friend Luke and about the fate of an unwed pregnant woman who does not seem to have anywhere to go
Topics: Best friends, Friendship, Mother and child, Unmarried mothers, Pregnancy
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by Cunningham, Michael, 1952-
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Topics: Triangles (Interpersonal relations), Parent and child, Male friendship, Gay men
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by McDaniel, Lurlene
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Topics: Horses, Friendship
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by Gaines, Ernest J., 1933-
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In his first novel in ten years, Ernest Gaines, the highly acclaimed author of the best-selling The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, brings us a wrenching story of death and identity in a small Cajun Louisiana community in the late 1940s. A young black named Jefferson is a reluctant party in a shoot-out in a liquor store in which the three other men involved are all killed, including the white store owner. Jefferson, the only survivor, is accused of murder. At the trial, the essence of the...
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Topics: African American men, Death row inmates, Race relations, Friendship, Roman américain
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by Gaines, Ernest J., 1933-
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Topics: African American men, Death row inmates, Friendship, Race relations, Death row inmates, Friendship,...
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by Medina, C. C., 1957-
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Topics: Hispanic American women, Female friendship
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by Kristin Walker
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Topics: High schools -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction, Interpersonal relations -- Fiction, Dating (Social...
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by Gates, Doris, 1901-1987
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Sequel: A filly for Melinda
Topics: Morgan horse, Horses, Friendship, Old age, Horses, Friendship, Old age
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by Seidel, Kathleen Gilles
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Topics: Girls, Popularity, Female friendship, Mothers and daughters, Rejection (Psychology)
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by Bennett, Elizabeth; Scherer, Jeffrey, ill
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Topics: Insects, Friendship
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by Howe, James, 1946-
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"First Scholastic printing, September 1998"--Verso t.p
Topics: Hospitals, People with disabilities, Friendship