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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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by Naden, Corinne J; Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919; Morrison, Bill, 1935-
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Glinda, the Good Witch of the South, grants Dorothy and each of her friends their greatest wish
Topics: Fantasy, Friendship, Oz (Imaginary place), Gale, Dorothy (Fictitious character), Wizard of Oz...
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by Cavallaro, Michael, 1969-; Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919. Wizard of Oz
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"A Byron Preiss book"--Title page verso
Topics: Gale, Dorothy (Fictitious character), Wizard, of Oz (Fictitious character), Friendship, Oz...
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by Myracle, Lauren, 1969- author; Amulet Books, publisher
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Reprint. Originally published: 2007
Topics: Girls & Women, Social Issues - Adolescence, Social Issues - Dating & Sex, Juvenile Fiction...
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by Dolores Riccio
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Topics: Female friendship -- Fiction., Psychic ability -- Fiction.
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by Hartwick, Cynthia
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Topics: Women, Women, Investment clubs, Investments, Wome, Female friendship
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by Hartwick, Cynthia
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Topics: Women, Women, Women, Female friendship, Investment clubs, Investments
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by Bryant, Annie
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The Beacon Street Girls are headed for Lake Rescue along with the rest of the seventh grade
Topics: Juvenile Fiction, Social Issues - Friendship, Friendship, Children: Grades 4-6, Children's...
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by Michalak, Jamie; Newton, Jill, 1964- ill
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The adventures of two friends, a porcupine and a chipmunk, are related in illustrations and simple text
Topics: Porcupines, Chipmunks, Friendship
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by Bernardo, José Raúl
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"Uncorrected proof"--Cover
Topics: Women, Female friendship, Mujeres, Amistad entre mujeres
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by Bulla, Clyde Robert; McCully, Emily Arnold
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Monica doesn't particularly like the new girl at school, but when she receives a mysterious note stating that Rhoda is in danger she must make a decision whether to help or not
Topics: Friendship, Friendship
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by Weisberger, Lauren, 1977-
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Brooke and Julian live a happy life in New York -- she's the breadwinner working two jobs and he's the struggling musician husband. Then Julian is discovered by a Sony exec and becomes an overnight success -- and their life changes forever. Julian's new-found fame means that Brooke must face the savage attentions of the ruthless paparazzi. And when a scandalous picture hits the front pages, Brooke's world is turned upside down
Topics: Musicians, Success, Celebrities, Gossip, Women, Young women, Female friendship, Young women
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by Swift, Graham, 1949-
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In England three working-class buddies, united by pub-drinking and World War II experiences, drive the ashes of the fourth to the sea. In the process emerge the lives of four families and the reason no wife came. By the author of Ever after
Topics: Older men, Working class, Friendship, Death
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by Swift, Graham
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La couv. porte : Winner of the 1996 Booker Prize
Topics: Swift, Graham, Older men, Working class, Friendship, Death
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by Woodson, Jacqueline
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"A Yearling book."
Topics: Friendship, Death, African Americans, Friendship, Death, African Americans, African Americans,...
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by Bickel, Carol; Bickel, Kurt; Gimbel, Jim
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Topics: Friendship in youth, Interpersonal relations in adolescence
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by Michaels, Fern
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Toots and the Sisters travel to Charleston, where they search for the murderer of Ida's late husband--and try to protect Ida from similar fate
Topics: Female friendship, Older women, Murder, Elderly women, Bakeries, Homicide, Elderly women, Female...
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by Brookner, Anita
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"Originally published in Great Britain by Jonathan Cape Ltd."--T.p. verso
Topics: Refugees, Friendship
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by Smith, Doris Buchanan
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Ten-year-old Laura must deal with her unease about her lack of religious upbringing, when her best friends are Jewish and Christian, and with her feelings for a mysterious neighbor who seems to be a witch
Topics: Girls, Friendship
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by Baumgart, Klaus
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First Scholastic printing, September 2000
Topics: Stars, Friendship
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by Saunders, Susan
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"An Apple paperback."
Topics: Friendship, Friendship
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by Saunders, Susan
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"An Apple paperback."
Topics: Friendship, Buried treasure, Friendship, Treasure troves
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by Zalben, Jane Breskin
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In the midst of the usual teenaged angst over romantic relationships and figuring out their place in the world, childhood friends Krista and Daniel reconnect when, in the sixth grade, Daniel is temporarily paralyzed
Topics: Identity, Paralysis, People with disabilities, Rehabilitation, Friendship, Swimming, Identity...
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by Stewart, Molly Mia; Pascal, Francine; Hu, Ying-Hwa
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"A Bantam Skylark book."
Topic: Friendship
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by Ehrlich, Amy, 1942-; Kellogg, Steven
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A trio of friends spend the winter of their second grade making snowballs and Valentine cards, going to a Christmas party, and fighting a bout with chicken pox
Topics: Friendship, Friendship
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by Scheffler, Ursel; Ginsbach, Julia, 1967-; Caballero, Daniel
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Cover title
Topics: Social Issues - Friendship, Social Issues - Values, Juvenile Fiction, Spanish: Grades 2-3, Medical...
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by Weinstock, Jacqueline S., 1961-; Rothblum, Esther D
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Lesbians, Lesbian couples, Female friendship, Friendship, Lesbische Liebe, Aufsatzsammlung,...
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by Rochelle Alers
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Topics: African American women -- Fiction., Life change events -- Fiction., Advice columnists -- Fiction.,...
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by Melody Carlson
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Topics: Female friendship -- Fiction, Women -- Fiction, Roommates -- Fiction, Faith -- Fiction
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by Savage, Cindy
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Topics: Social Issues - Friendship, Children's All Ages, Fiction, Friendship, Girls, Children: Babies &...
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by Bryant, Annie
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Part one. Breaking apart -- Part two. Putting it back together
Topics: Teenage girls, Friendship, Junior high schools, Teenage girls, Friendship, Junior high schools,...
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by Marsden, John, 1950-
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The relationship between two teenage girls who become acquainted through letters intensifies as their correspondence reveals some of the terrible problems of their lives
Topics: Letters, Dysfunctional families, Emotional problems of teenagers, Friendship, Prisoners, Family...
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by Cicero, Marcus Tullius; Pliny, the Younger; Shuckburgh, Evelyn S. (Evelyn Shirley), 1843-1906; Melmoth, William, 1710?-1799; Bosanquet, Frederick Charles Tindal
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On friendship / Marcus Tullius Cicero -- On old age / Marcus Tullius Cicero -- Letters / Marcus Tullius Cicero -- Letters / Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus
Topics: Old age, Friendship
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by Cicero, Marcus Tullius; Pliny, the Younger; Shuckburgh, Evelyn S. (Evelyn Shirley), 1843-1906; Melmoth, William, 1710?-1799; Bosanquet, Frederick Charles Tindal
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On friendship / Marcus Tullius Cicero -- On old age / Marcus Tullius Cicero -- Letters / Marcus Tullius Cicero -- Letters / Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus
Topics: Old age, Friendship
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by Snyder, Zilpha Keatley
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Having been put ahead in an accelerated eighth grade program by her bizarre and creative family, precocious eleven-year-old Libby hates her "socialization" process, until she makes some highly original friends in a writing workshop
Topics: Authorship, Friendship, Schools, Authorship, Friendship, Schools
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by Bloodworth-Thomason, Linda, 1947-
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Topics: City and town life, Friendship
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by Linda Bloodworth-Thomason
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Topics: City and town life -- Fiction., Friendship -- Fiction., Arkansas -- Fiction.
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by Joanna Scott
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Topics: Italian American women -- Fiction, World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities -- Fiction, World War,...
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by Summers, Cara
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Topics: Young women, Businessmen, Male friendship, Brothers and sisters
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by Fredericks, Mariah
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"A Richard Jackson book."
Topics: Family problems, Friendship, Self-esteem, Bashfulness, Tarot, Fortune telling, Family problems,...
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by Fredericks, Mariah
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"A Richard Jackson book."
Topics: Family problems, Friendship, Self-esteem, Bashfulness, Tarot, Fortune-telling, Family problems,...
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Subtitle from cover
Topics: Female friendship, Interpersonal relations, Women
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by Hailey, Elizabeth Forsythe
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Topics: Friendship, Family
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by White, Ellen Emerson; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Point."
Topics: Drug abuse, Interpersonal relations, Self-perception, Friendship
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by McCutchen, Heather
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Twelve-year-old Lottie and her best friend Lewis, who speaks only to her, find themselves in a world called LightLand, where they confront the dreaded NightKing, a dangerous being who experiments with the energies of memory
Topics: Magic, Memory, Best friends, Friendship, Selective mutism, Fantasy, Fantasy fiction
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by Kimmel, Elizabeth Cody
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Includes an excerpt from Lily B. on the brink of love (p. [1]-4)
Topics: Authorship, Swindlers and swindling, Family life, Friendship, Diaries
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by Kimmel, Elizabeth Cody
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"This edition is only available for distribution through the school market"--Cover
Topics: Authorship, Family life, Swindlers and swindling, Friendship, Diaries, Authorship, Family,...
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by Giff, Patricia Reilly
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"Exclusive teacher's ed."--Cover
Topics: World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945, Friendship, Refugees, Beaches
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by Giff, Patricia Reilly
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During a summer spent at Rockaway Beach in 1944, Lily's friendship with a young Hungarian refugee causes her to see the war and her own world differently
Topics: World War (1939-1945), World War, 1939-1945, Large type books, World War, 1939-1945, Friendship,...
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by Brenner, Barbara; Hooks, William H; Degen, Bruce, ill
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"A Byron Preiss book"
Topics: Lion, Sheep, Friendship, Animals
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by Brenner, Barbara; Hooks, William H; Degen, Bruce, ill
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"A Byron Preiss book."
Topics: Friendship, Lion, Sheep, Friendship, Lions, Sheep
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by Krensky, Stephen; Natti, Susanna, ill
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Lionel and his friends have dinner, trade sandwiches at school, eavesdrop on Louise and Emily, and play baseball
Topic: Friendship
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by Bushnell, Candace
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Topics: Women editors, Female friendship, Man-woman relationships, Power (Social sciences), Motion picture...
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by Poppy Z. Brite
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Topics: Male friendship -- Fiction, Restaurants -- Fiction, Unemployed -- Fiction, Cookery -- Fiction,...
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by Wenzel, Kurt, 1965-
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Topics: Male friendship, Authorship, Novelists
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by Minarik, Else Holmelund
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One summer Little Bear makes friends with Emily and her doll Lucy
Topics: Bears, Friendship, Bears, Friendship
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by Minarik, Else Holmelund
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One summer Little Bear makes friends with Emily and her doll Lucy
Topics: Bears, Friendship, Bears, Friendship
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by Schertle, Alice; McElmurry, Jill, ill
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A small blue truck finds his way out of a jam, with a little help from his friends
Topics: Stories in rhyme, Trucks, Friendship
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by Weiner, Jennifer
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"Originally published in hardcover in 2004 by Atria Books"--T.p. verso
Topics: Female friendship, Motherhood, Pregnant women, Life change events
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by Bornstein, Ruth
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"A Clarion book."
Topics: Friendship, Gorilla, Gorilla
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by Christopher, Matt; Ramsey, Marcy Dunn
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Bill Bailey achieves his goal - to pitch for his Little League baseball team. Grades 3-5
Topics: Social Situations - General, Christopher, Matt, Juvenile Literature, Children's 9-12 - Fiction -...
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Includes index
Topics: Big Brothers/Big Sisters of America, Volunteer workers in social service, Mentoring in education,...
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by Johnston, Tony, 1942-; Stanley, Diane
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Though lonely in her little house, a little mouse is too shy to step outside and find a friend until she meets a cricket
Topics: Friendship, Mice, Crickets, Christmas, Mice, Crickets
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Topics: Polar bear -- Fiction, Bears -- Fiction, Hares -- Fiction, Courage -- Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction
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Translation of: Der kleine Eisbär und der Angsthase
Topics: Polar bear, Bears, Hares, Courage, Friendship, Polar bear, Bears, Hares, Courage, Friendship
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by Thompson, Lauren; Anderson, Derek, 1969-
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"This edition is available for distribution only through the school market."
Topics: Ducks, Frogs, Play, Friendship, Ponds, Ducks, Frogs, Play, Friendship, Ponds, Ducks, Friendship,...
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by Peck, Robert Newton; Robinson, Charles, ill
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"A Young Yearling Book."
Topics: Friendship, Friendship, Vermont
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by Bryant, Niobia
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"Dafina books."
Topics: African American women, Female friendship, African American women, Female friendship
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by Lehane, Dennis
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401 pages ; 24 cm
Topics: Prohibition -- Fiction, Organized crime -- Fiction, City and town life -- Fiction, Friendship --...
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by Gregory, Deborah
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Topics: Singers, African Americans, Friendship, Singers, African Americans, Friendship
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by Cox, Josephine
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Topics: Domestic fiction, Friendship, Man-woman relationships
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by Chamberlin, Holly, 1962-
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The story of a year in the lives of four thirty-something women navigating sex, singlehood, and the big city
Topics: Single women, Dating (Social customs), Female friendship
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by Jones, Jasmine; Minsky, Terri; Walt Disney Enterprises
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"VOLO."
Topics: Movie Tie - In, Juvenile Fiction / Movie or Television Tie-In, Children's Books/All Ages, Junior...
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by Jones, Jasmine; Minsky, Terri; Walt Disney Enterprises
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"VOLO."
Topics: Junior high school students, Love, Dating (Social customs), Friendship, Love, Schools
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by Spinelli, Eileen
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Originally published as Lizzie Logan gets married
Topics: Logan, Lizzie (Fictitious character), Weddings, Friendship
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by Spinelli, Eileen; Greenberg, Melanie Hope, ill
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When her family moves to a new neighborhood, Heather meets ten-year-old Lizzie Logan, whose brash and bossy ways make Heather wonder if they can ever be friends
Topics: Friendship, Moving, Household, Friendship, Moving, Household