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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 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 Kroha Associates; DiCicco & DiCicco; Walt Disney Company
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Covers have extensions in shape of handles
Topics: Friendship, Animals, Agricultural exhibitions
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176 pages : 23 cm
Topics: Schmitt, Gladys, 1909-1972, Schmitt, Gladys, 1909-1972 -- Friends and associates, Novelists,...
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by Woodson, Jacqueline
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"A Coretta Scott King Honor Book"--Cover
Topics: Race relations, African Americans, Friendship, Incest, Child sexual abuse, Fathers and daughters
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by Petersen, P. J; Remkiewicz, Frank, ill
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Dan thinks he is going to have a terrible time when he is forced to go camping with his mother's boyfriend Mike and Mike's brainy son Raymond, but the two boys form a surprising friendship
Topics: Camping, Friendship
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by Rosner, Ruth
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"Ages 7-9"--Cover p. [4]
Topics: Friendship, Cousins, Friendship, Cousins, Emotions
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-300)
Topics: Female friendship, Women
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by Wheeler, V. L; Devine, Tammany, ill
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Topics: Friendship, Self-esteem
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by Bunting, Eve, 1928-; O'Brien, John, 1953- ill
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When two turtles go to the gym, plant a garden, see a movie, eat out, and go on a night hike, they discover that you do not have to like the same things in order to be friends
Topics: Turtles, Friendship, Turtles, Friendship
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by Thomas, Pat, 1959-; Harker, Lesley, illustrator
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Includes bibliographical references (page 29)
Topics: Juvenile literature, Social Issues - Death & Dying, Death, Preschool Informational Books,...
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by Lynch, Chris, 1962-
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Gift of William A. Gosling
Topics: Vietnam War, 1961-1975, Soldiers, Male friendship, Vietnam War, 1961-1975, Soldiers, Male...
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by Petterson, Per, 1952- author; Bartlett, Don, translator
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"[A] tale of two men whose accidental meeting one morning recalls their boyhood thirty-five years ago. Back then, Tommy was separated from his sisters after he stood up to their abusive father. Jim was by Tommy's side through it all. But one winter night, a chance event on a frozen lake forever changes the balance of their friendship. Now, Jim fishes alone on a bridge as Tommy drives by in a new Mercedes, and it's clear their fortunes have reversed. Over the course of the day, the lives of...
Topics: Male friendship, Adult children of dysfunctional families, Dysfunctional families, Betrayal, Guilt,...
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by Pearson, Allison, 1960-
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331 p. ; 25 cm
Topics: Cassidy, David, 1950-2017 -- Appreciation -- Fiction, Teenage girls -- Wales -- Fiction, Female...
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by Heyden, Gil vander, 1937-
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"Originally published in Dutch as 'Ik versta je wel' in the series 'De lettertuin,' copyright c1996 by Bakermat Uitgevers, Mechelen, Belgium"--Prelim. p
Topics: Friendship, Body language
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by Perle, Ruth Lerner
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Topics: Competition (Psychology), Friendship, Animals
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by Cleage, Pearl
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Joyce Mitchell, a widow for five years, has kept busy with her job counselling young women, her family and her town. The sight of Nate Andreson, the new administrator at the local high school, reminds Joyce that there is more to life
Topics: African American women, Female friendship, Romance fiction, African American women, Female...
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by Miles, Betty
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When the bicycle she's been longing for turns out to be nothing like she expected, a young girl is sick with disappointment. Then the summer at her grandmother's teaches her several valuable lessons
Topics: Bicycles and bicycling, Friendship
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by Moore, Lilian; Wooding, Sharon
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"A Jean Karl book."
Topics: Lifestyles - Country Life, Friendship, Children's Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction, Juvenile Fiction, Social...
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by Tatlock, Ann
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Topics: Mothers and daughters, Holocaust survivors, Belief and doubt, Friendship
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by Parker, David; Ong, Cristina, ill
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"This edition is only available for distribution through the school market"--P. [4] of cover
Topics: Best friends, Friendship, Best friends, Friendship
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by Daniels, Velma Seawell; O'Keefe, Mary Tara, ill
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Topic: Friendship
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by Bergen, Lara, 1955-
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"A candy apple book"--Cover
Topics: Girls, Junior high school students, Best friends, Friendship, Identity, Secrets, Identity...
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by Wood, Phyllis Anderson
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A boy with emotional problems finds his worries begin to diminish as he helps two friends overcome their own fears
Topic: Friendship
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by Andrews, Russell
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The bestselling author of Gideon reinvents Hitchcock's classic thriller formula in this sophisticated and suspenseful novel about an innocent man caught up in events past and present way beyond his control, and thrown into a terrifying maelstrom of deceit and murder. As a young boy, Jack Keller witnessed a life-altering tragedy the murder of his mother. Thirty years later, Jack has it all a great marriage, a successful chain of restaurants bearing his name, lifelong friends, and good health....
Topics: Murder victims' families, Male friendship, Restaurateurs, Restaurants, Widowers, Cookery
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by Zoehfeld, Kathleen Weidner
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Film tie-in
Topics: Glacial epoch, Friendship, Glacial epoch, Friendship
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Vol. 59, No. 4 (July, 2002) issue of Ideals
Topic: Friendship
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by Harris, E. Lynn
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Topics: Friendship, Afro-Americans
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by Parrott, Leslie L., 1964-; Lagerborg, Mary Beth
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Topics: Mothers, Female friendship
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by Rosenberg, Aaron
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"Nickelodeon"--Cover
Topics: Awards, Teenage girls, Competition, Webcasting, Web sites, Friendship, Competition, Webcasting,...
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by Lenhard, Elizabeth
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"Comic inserts inside!"--Cover
Topics: Friendship, Magic, Teenagers
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by Stone, Katherine, 1949-
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Rebuilding a shattered relationship takes Claire Chamberlain to London with her true love, Cole Taylor. In London Claire discovers her childhood friend, Lady Sarah Pembroke is a target for murder. Sarah is aided by FBI consultant Jack Dalton, who cares for her in more than a professional capacity
Topics: Friendship, Women
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by Goudge, Eileen
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When best friends Jay, Franny, Emerson, and Stevie reunite at their fifteen year college reunion, they catch up on their accomplishments and goals and learn the importance of friendship and acceptance
Topic: Friendship
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by Clements, Andrew, 1949-
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210 p. : 19 cm
Topics: Mystery and detective stories, Schools -- Fiction, Janitors -- Fiction, Sailing -- Fiction, Family...
Source: Sony Alpha-A6300 (Control)
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by Norman, Hilary
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"A Dell book."
Topics: Male friendship, Jewish refugees, Grand Prix racing
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by Fredericks, Mariah
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Ages 10-14
Topics: Tarot, Fortune telling, Schools, Friendship, Tarot, Fortune telling, Schools, Friendship
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by Heim, Pat; Murphy, Susan, 1947-; Golant, Susan K
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 326-332)
Topics: Motivational, Women & Business, Female friendship, Business Ethics, Business & Economics,...
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by Cusk, Rachel, 1967-
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Topics: Administration of estates, Fathers and sons, Marital conflict, Friendship, Deception
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by Rahman, Zia Haider, 1969- author
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497 pages : 24 cm
Topics: Male friendship -- Fiction, Investment banking -- Fiction, Missing persons -- Fiction, Global...
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by Lippincott, Robin
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When three five-year-olds meet it is the beginning of a friendship that will last all of their lives, as together they experience, childhood, puberty, and adulthood
Topic: Friendship
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Topics: Wolves, Human-animal relationships, Friendship
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by Hoffman, Alice
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"Includes discussion guide and author Q & A"--Page 4 of cover
Topics: Historical - Europe, Social Issues - General, Juvenile Fiction / Girls & Women, Girls &...
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by Hoffman, Alice
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When her mother dies, Martha is so unhappy living in the dried-up town of Oak Grove, that she convinces two unusual brothers who long to return to the ocean to run away with her
Topics: Friendship, Runaways, Self-perception, Friendship, Runaways, Self-perception
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by Stevenson, Robin H. (Robin Hjordis), 1968-
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Topics: Emotional problems, Self-acceptance, Lesbians, Interpersonal relations, Friendship, High schools,...
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by Tessaro, Kathleen, 1965-
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Attending a less-than-prestigious acting academy in the late 1980s, eighteen-year-old Evie Garlick finds herself enmeshed in the lives and theatrical ambitions of her fellow students, whom she remembers years later as a struggling drama teacher
Topics: Single mothers, Rock musicians, Female friendship, Acting teachers
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by Andrews, V. C. (Virginia C.)
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Topics: Girls, Family life, Friendship
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"Beginning with the rediscovery of a long-lost best friend, Into the Tangle of Friendship, follows the intertwining stories of a cast of characters for whom friendship is a saving grace."--Jacket
Topics: Kephart, Beth, Kephart, Beth, Friendship, Friendship
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by Krulik, Nancy E
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"Apple series."
Topics: Camps, Camping, Friendship, Interpersonal relations, Middle school students, Camps, Camping,...
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by Harrison, Lisi
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Following Christmas break, the girls are back together, but everything seems different with the addition of Alicia's cousin from Spain who is spending the semester at Octavian Country Day School
Topics: Friendship, Cliques (Sociology), Students, Foreign, Middle schools, Schools, Cliques (Sociology),...
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by Hautman, Pete, 1952-
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Doug and Andy are unlikely best friends--one a loner obsessed by his model trains, the other a popular student involved in football and theater--who grew up together and share a bond that nothing can sever
Topics: Best friends, Friendship, Railroads, Models and modelmaking, Schools, Mental illness, Best friends,...
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by Waber, Bernard
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"First Scholastic printing, April 1990."
Topics: Moving, Household, Friendship
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by Waber, Bernard
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A little boy is excited at the prospect of spending the night at his friend's house but worries how he'll get along without his teddy bear
Topics: Families, Friendship, Family, Friendship, Families, Friendship
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by Guest, Elissa Haden; Davenier, Christine, ill
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When Iris moves to the country, she misses the city where she formerly lived; but with the help of a new friend named Walter, she learns to adjust to her new home
Topics: Iris (Fictitious character : Guest), Walter (Fictitious character : Guest), Country life, City and...
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by Haven, Susan Perkis
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Molly's first weeks in high school provide her with some unforgettable experiences with new friends, new teachers, and a crisis at home
Topics: High schools, Schools, Friendship, Family problems, High schools, Schools, Friendship,...
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by Greene, Constance C; McCully, Emily Arnold, ill
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When she takes over her brother's paper route, Isabelle finds an outlet for her excess energy and a way to make friends out of enemies
Topic: Friendship
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by Munaweera, Nayomi, author
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242 pages : 22 cm
Topics: Female friendship -- Fiction, Families -- Sri Lanka -- Fiction, Tamil (Indic people) -- Sri Lanka,...
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by Siddons, Anne Rivers
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Anny Butler is a caretaker, a nurturer, first for her own brothers and sisters, and then as a director of an agency devoted to the welfare of children. What she has never had is a real family. That changes when she meets and marries Lewis Aiken, an exuberant surgeon fifteen years older than Anny. When they marry, she finds her family -- not a traditional one, but a group of Charleston childhood friends who are inseparable, who are one another's surrogate family. They are called the Scrubs, and...
Topic: Friendship
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by Siddons, Anne Rivers
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Topic: Friendship
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by Greenan, Russell H
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Topics: Painters, Inner cities, Male friendship, Art
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by Gear, Kathleen O'Neal
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"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Topics: Prehistoric peoples, Remarried people, Male friendship, Runaway wives, First loves
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by Krulik, Nancy E
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Topics: Orphans, Lookalikes, Friendship
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by Beanland, Ame Mahler; Terry, Emily Miles, 1967-
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Includes index
Topics: Social, group or collective psychology, Women's studies, Popular Culture - General, Psychology,...
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by Danziger, Paula, 1944-2004; Ross, Tony, illustrator
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Topics: Missing children, Fairs, Parent and child, Best friends, Friendship, Only child, Lost children,...
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by Blair, L. E
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Topics: Friendship, Friendship
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by Danziger, Paula, 1944-2004
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Sequel to: Divorce express
Topics: Remarriage, Stepfamilies, Friendship
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by Estay, Heather
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Topics: Divorced women, Female friendship, Mothers and daughters, Husbands
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by Voigt, Cynthia
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"An Anne Schwartz book."
Topics: Popularity, Schools, Individuality, Friendship, Popularity, Schools, Individuality, Friendship
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 138-145)
Topics: Friendship, Social networks, Urbanization, Elite (Social sciences), Urbanisation, √Člite (Sciences...
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by Barrows, Annie; Blackall, Sophie, illustrator
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"Book 1"--Cover
Topics: Ivy (Fictitious character : Barrows), Bean (Fictitious character : Barrows), Friendship, Neighbors,...
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by Barrows, Annie; Blackall, Sophie, illustrator
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Second-graders Ivy and Bean set out to expel the ghost who is living in the girls' bathroom at their school
Topics: Fiction, Nonfiction - General, Children's Books/Ages 4-8 Fiction, Nonfiction, Children: Grades 4-6,...
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by Barrows, Annie; Blackall, Sophie, illustrator
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"This edition is available for distribution only through the school market"--Page 4 of cover
Topics: Fossils, World records, Friendship, Friendship, Fossils