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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 Konigsburg, E. L
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Published by arrangement with Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Topics: Teacher-student relationships, Friendship, Schools, Contests, People with disabilities,...
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by Sachar, Louis, 1954-; McCauley, Adam, ill
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More humorous episodes from the classroom on the thirtieth floor of Wayside School, where students learn to tango, face the cafeteria's dreaded Mushroom Surprise, and study a hobo during show and tell. Sequel to "Sideways Stories from Wayside School."
Topics: Show-and-tell presentations, Schools, Humorous stories, Schools, Humorous stories
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favorite 12
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Topics: French language, English language
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by Rowling, J. K; GrandPré, Mary, ill
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eye 1,838
favorite 16
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"Year 2"--Spine
Topics: Wizards, Magic, Schools, Orphans, Wizards, Magic, Schools, Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, Determination...
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by Green, John
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favorite 6
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Sixteen-year-old Miles' first year at Culver Creek Preparatory School in Alabama includes good friends and great pranks, but is defined by the search for answers about life and death after a fatal car crash
Topics: Interpersonal relations, Boarding schools, Schools, Death
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by Jeffries, Sabrina; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"At eighteen, Charlotte Page made a life-altering mistake. She wronged a man in an impulsive act that she came to deeply regret, though it led her to her present life as Mrs. Charlotte Harris, owner of Mrs. Harris's School for Young Ladies. Unbeknownst to her, that man is now her anonymous benefactor, the mysterious 'Cousin Michael.' His masquerade began as preparation for a devastating revenge, but became a labor of love. Now Charlotte desperately needs his help. Can he save her from...
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Private schools
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by Rowling, J. K; GrandPré, Mary, ill
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favorite 16
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"Year 6"--Spine
Topics: Wizards, Magic, Schools, Potter, Harry (Fictitious character), Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and...
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by Oliver, Mary, 1935-
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eye 1,280
favorite 15
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"A Harvest original."
Topics: English language, American poetry, English poetry, Poetry
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by Mead, Richelle
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Two years after a horrible incident made them run away, vampire princess Lissa and her guardian-in-training Rose are found and returned to St. Vladimir's Academy, where one focuses on mastering magic, the other on physical training, while both try to avoid the perils of gossip, cliques, gruesome pranks, and sinister plots
Topics: Vampires, High schools, Magic, Social classes, Vampires, High schools, Schools, Magic, Social...
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Text in Spanish
Topics: Wizards, Magic, Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry (Imaginary organization), Schools,...
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by Allard, Harry; Marshall, James, 1942-1992
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The kids in Room 207 take advantage of their teacher's good nature until she disappears and they are faced with a vile substitute
Topics: Schools, Behavior, Behavior
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Includes bibliographical references
Topic: English language
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by Julie Anne Peters
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Topics: Interpersonal relations -- Fiction., Lesbians -- Fiction., High schools -- Fiction., Schools --...
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by Norbert Cyffer; Herrmann Jungraithmayr
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Includes bibliographical references
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Topics: English language, Kanuri, Engels
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by Kim, Young; Meyer, Stephenie, 1973-
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When seventeen-year-old Bella leaves Phoenix to live with her father in Forks, Washington, she meets an exquisitely handsome boy at school for whom she feels an overwhelming attraction and who she comes to realize is not wholly human
Topics: Children's Books -- Literature -- Science Fiction, Fantasy, Mystery & Horror -- Comics &...
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by Harrison, Lisi
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Wealthy Massie is determined to exclude middle class Claire, the daughter of her father's old friend, from her seventh-grade clique at a very exclusive private school in Westchester, New York, but after Massie steals her only friend, Claire strikes back
Topics: Cliques (Sociology), Social classes, Middle schools, Schools, Cliques (Sociology), Social classes,...
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favorite 15
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Topics: English language, Engels, Taalkunde, Anglais (Langue), Anglais (langue), English language
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by Mead, Richelle
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While Rose is coping with the darker effects of being shadow-kissed, her relationship with Dimitri is finally taking off, and when he disappears during a Strigoi attack on St. Vladimir's Academy, she must make a terrible choice
Topics: Vampires, High schools, Schools, Magic, Social classes
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by Rowling, J. K; GrandPré, Mary, ill
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"First Scholastic trade paperback printing, September 1999"--T.p. verso
Topics: Witches, Wizards, Magic, Schools, Fantasy, Potter, Harry (Fictitious character), Potter, Harry...
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by M. H. Abrams
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Topics: Criticism -- Terminology, Literature -- Terminology, English language -- Terms and phrases
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Topics: English language, International English Language Testing System, English language, Universities and...
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by Patterson, James, 1947-
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The first book in the Alex Cross series
Topics: Cross, Alex (Fictitious character), Police, African American police, Police psychologists, Private...
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by Rowling, J. K; GrandPré, Mary, ill
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"Year 2"--Spine
Topics: Wizards, Magic, Schools, Orphans, Wizards, Magic, Schools, Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, Determination...
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by Pemberton, Sheila; Biro, Val
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Topics: English language, Picture dictionaries, English, English language, English language Words...
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by Trenton Lee Stewart
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Topics: Science fiction, School & Education, Science Fiction / Fantasy (Young Adult), Juvenile Fiction,...
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A Junior Library Guild selection
Topics: Middle schools, Friendship, Schools, Diaries, Middle schools, Friendship, Schools, Diaries,...
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by Rowling, J. K; GrandPré, Mary, ill
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"Year 2"--Spine
Topics: Wizards, Magic, Schools, Fantasy, Potter, Harry (Fictitious character), Wizards, Magic, Hogwarts...
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by Allen, W. Stannard (William Stannard)
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Includes index
Topics: Anglais (langue), Anglais (langue), English language, English language, English language, Engels,...
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by Kate, Lauren
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830
Topics: Paranormal fiction, Reformatories, Schools, Romance fiction, Reincarnation, Angels, Love,...
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Chronicles the activities of two friends, Serena and Blair, and a group of wealthy students from exclusive private schools in Manhattan during Christmas break of their senior year
Topics: High schools, Interpersonal relations, Wealth, Schools
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Previous ed.: 2007
Topics: Test of English as a Foreign Language, English language, English language, English language
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by Mead, Richelle
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While on a school skiing trip, guardian-in-training Rose faces everything from misunderstandings between friends to fights among factions of Moroi as reports of horrific Strigoi attacks raise tensions, ultimately leading Rose and some of those closest to her into a battle that teaches her much about life, death, and love
Topics: Vampires, Skis and skiing, Interpersonal relations, High schools, Schools, Magic, Social classes,...
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Principal Krupp once again turns into the superhero Captain Underpants in order to save the world, and Jerome Horwitz Elementary School, from the evil talking toilets and the Turbo Toilet 2000
Topics: Schools, School principals, Heroes, Cartoons and comics, Humorous stories, Captain Underpants...
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by Yang, Gene Luen; Pien, Lark, ill
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Alternates three interrelated stories about the problems of young Chinese Americans trying to participate in the popular culture. Presented in comic book format
Topics: Graphic novels, Chinese Americans, Identity, Schools, Cartoons and comics
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by Gleason, Henry A. (Henry Allan), 1917-
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: English language, Language and languages, Beschrijvende taalwetenschap, Anglais (Langue),...
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by Harrison, Lisi
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Friendships are tested when Alicia, a seventh grader at Octavian Country Day School, decides to break away from the exclusive clique led by her best friend to start her own group
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Topics: Interpersonal relations, Cliques (Sociology), Friendship, Middle schools, Schools, Interpersonal...
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by Lewis, Norman, 1912-2006
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Includes index
Topics: English language, English language
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by Crystal, David, 1941-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [551]-560) and indexes
Topics: English language, English language, English language, English language, English language, English...
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by Harrison, Lisi
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A bet about wardrobes between the wealthy Massie and middle-class Claire results in a testing of old friendships, a forging of new ones, and a change for the student body at Octavian Country Day School
Topics: Friendship, Cliques (Sociology), Clothing and dress, Middle schools, Schools, Friendship, Cliques...
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by Harrison, Lisi
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Just as the Pretty Committee is getting bored with being expelled and Massie begins worrying about losing her spot as the most popular girl, Claire is cast in a Hollywood film, and as Massie and Alicia report live from the set, Kristen and Dylan keep them posted on events in Westchester County
Topics: Interpersonal relations, Cliques (Sociology), Motion pictures, Middle schools, Schools
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by Gear, Jolene; Gear, Robert
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Includes index
Topics: TOEFL, Test of English as a Foreign Language, English language, English language, English language,...
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by Baugh, Albert C. (Albert Croll), 1891-1981; Cable, Thomas, 1942-
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: English language, Engels, Anglais (Langue)
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by Russell, Rachel Renee
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When scholarship student Nikki Maxwell, whose father is the school exterminator, decides to enter the talent show at her expensive private school, her nemesis MacKenzie threatens to reveal Nikki's status to the rest of the school
Topics: Talent shows, Friendship, Popularity, Middle schools, Schools, Diaries
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Topics: Schools, Heroes, Schools, School principals, Heroes, Cartoons and comics, Humorous stories
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by Kahn, John Ellison; Glanze, Walter D; Reader's Digest Association
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"Based on Reader's digest reverse dictionary, published by the Reader's Digest Association Limited, London"--T.p. verso
Topics: English language, Anglais (Langue), Anglais (Langue)
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by Von Ziegesar, Cecily
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Presents a world of jealousy and betrayal at an exclusive private school in Manhattan
Topics: High schools, Schools, High schools, Schools, Teenagers, Gossip, High school students
Includes index
Topics: ELT grammars & grammar practice, Foreign Language Study / English as a Second Language,...
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by Sachar, Louis, 1954-; Schick, Joel, ill
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Reprint: Originally published: New York : Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, c1989
Topics: Schools, Humorous stories, Humorous stories
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by Mondale, Sarah, editor; Patton, Sarah B., editor; Streep, Meryl, writer of foreword; Tyack, David, writer of introduction; Anderson, James D., writer of introduction; Cuban, Larry, writer of introduction; Kaestle, Carl F., writer of introduction; Ravitch, Diane, writer of introduction; Bernard, Sheila Curran
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Foreword -- Introduction -- Part I : 1770-1900 : Common school ; introduction / Carl F. Kaestle -- Educated citizen -- Part II : 1900-1950 : As American as public school ; introduction / Diane Ravitch -- You are an American -- Part III : 1950-1980 : Separate and unequal ; introduction / James D. Anderson -- Why don't you go to school with us? -- Part IV : 1980-2000 : Bottom line ; introduction / Larry Cuban -- Nation at risk?
Topics: Education, Public schools, Geschichte, Öffentliche Schule, Geschichte, Öffentliche Schule
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by Ben-Yehudah, Ehud, 1898-; Weinstein, David, 1927-1993, ed
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Originally published 1961
Topics: Hebrew language, English language
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by Tritten, Charles; Spyri, Johanna, 1827-1901. Heidi
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Sequel to Heidi, by Johanna Spyri. cf. Foreword
Topics: Boarding schools, Orphans
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by Rowling, J. K; GrandPré, Mary, ill
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"Year 2"--Spine
Topics: Wizards, Magic, Schools, Orphans, Wizards, Magic, Schools, Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, Determination...
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favorite 1
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1 volume (unpaged) : 22 cm
Topics: Mead, Richelle. Shadow kiss -- Adaptations, Graphic novels, Vampires -- Fiction, High schools --...
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by Little, William, 1848-1922; Fowler, H. W. (Henry Watson), 1858-1933; Coulson, Jessie Senior, 1903-; Onions, C. T. (Charles Talbut), 1873-1965; Murray, James Augustus Henry, Sir, 1837-1915
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Previously published as: The shorter Oxford English dictionary
Topics: English language, Anglais (Langue)
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The girls in the Clique need dates to a couples only costume party but only Claire has a real boyfriend
Topics: Cliques (Sociology), Private schools, Girls, Interpersonal relations, Middle schools, Cliques...
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by Arnaudet, Martin L; Barrett, Mary Ellen, joint author
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: English language, English language
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Circled "2" on spine
Topics: Wizards, Magic, Schools, Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry (Imaginary place), Spanish...
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by Lanham, Richard A
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: English language, Editing
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by Bono, Fabio, ill
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"English translation... by Atlantyca S.p.A."--T.p. verso
Topics: Mice, Missing persons, Journalists, Schools, Teachers, Mystery and detective stories
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favorite 6
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"A Mariner original."
Topics: English language, English poetry, Poetry
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by Cormier, Robert
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Originally published: New York : Pantheon Books, c1974
Topics: High schools, Schools, High schools, Schools
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by Molinsky, Steven J; Bliss Bill
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Includes index
Topic: English language
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by Byeway Books (Firm)
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Cover title
Topic: English language
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by Gove, Philip Babcock, 1902-1972; G. & C. Merriam Company
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( 1 reviews )
Topic: English language
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by Dadey, Debbie; Jones, Marcia Thornton; Gurney, John Steven, 1962- ill
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"A Little Apple paperback."
Topics: Teachers, Schools, Teachers, Schools
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by Watters, Garnette
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Topics: English language, English language
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by Sachar, Louis, 1954-; Schick, Joel
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Unusual things continue to happen in the classroom on the thirtieth floor of Wayside School, which was accidentally built sideways with one classroom on each story
Topics: Schools, Humorous stories
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by Betancourt, Jeanne
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On t.p. the word "brain" appears with an "X" through it
Topics: Dyslexia, Schools, Friendship, Self-perception, Dyslexia, Schools, Friendship, Self-perception
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: English language, Critical thinking, Business writing
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George and Harold's plan to return Crackers goes wrong and instead they end up in an alternate universe where their counterparts are evil
Topics: Captain Underpants (Fictitious character), Schools, School principals, Heroes, Cartoons and comics,...
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by Dahl, Roald; Blake, Quentin, ill
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Reprint: Originally published: New York, NY : Penguin Books, c1988
Topics: Schools, Humorous stories
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by London, Jonathan, 1947-; Remkiewicz, Frank, ill
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Originally published: New York : Viking, 1996
Topics: First day of school, Schools, Frogs, First day of school, Schools, Frogs
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by Sachar, Louis, 1954-; Brinckloe, Julie
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"An Avon Camelot book."
Topics: Schools, Humorous stories, Schools, Humorous stories
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"An Apple paperback."
Topics: Schools, Literary recreations, Mathematical recreations, Arithmetic
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by Roget, Peter Mark, 1779-1869. Thesaurus of English words and phrases
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Based on: Thesaurus of English words and phrases / by Peter Mark Roget
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Topics: English language, Language, Synoniemen, Antoniemen, Engels