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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 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 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 Byeway Books (Firm)
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Topic: English language
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"Jim Benton's tales from Mackerel Middle School" -- T.p
Topics: Diaries, Jeans (Clothing), Middle schools, Schools, Middle school students
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After an agonizing wait for college acceptance letters, Blair, Serena, Nate, and their classmates at elite Manhattan prep schools discover that their college choice depends a lot on relationships--old and new
Topics: College choice, Interpersonal relations, High schools, Schools
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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
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Topics: Cliques (Sociology), Social classes, Middle schools, Schools, Cliques (Sociology), Social classes,...
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by Von Ziegesar, Cecily
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Chronicles the spring break activities of two wealthy teenagers, Serena and Blair, and their group of friends, all of whom attend exclusive private schools in Manhattan
Topics: Interpersonal relations, High schools, Wealth, Schools
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by Zoey Dean
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Topics: Interpersonal relations -- Fiction., High schools -- Fiction., Schools -- Fiction., Substance abuse...
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"Jim Benton's tales from Mackerel Middle School."
Topics: Diaries, Middle schools, Schools, Humorous stories
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"Jim Benton's tales from Mackerel Middle School."
Topics: Diaries, Jeans (Clothing), Middle schools, Schools, Humorous stories, Diaries, Jeans (Clothing),...
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by Woodson, Jacqueline
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"This edition is only available for distribution through the school market"--p. [4] of cover
Topics: African American boys, Brothers and sisters, Foster home care, Orphans, Schools, Children's poetry,...
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by Butcher, A. J
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"First published in Great Britain by Atom in 2003" --T.p. verso
Topics: Spies, Interpersonal relations, Virtual reality, Boarding schools, Schools, Adventure and...
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by O'Brien, Judith; Mayhew, Mike
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"Inspired by the best-selling Ultimate Spider-Man graphic novels"--P. [4] of Cover
Topics: Spider-Man (Fictitious character), High schools, Anorexia nervosa, Watson, Mary Jane (Fictitious...
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by Park, Barbara; Brunkus, Denise
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This edition is only available for distribution through the school market
Topics: Jones, Junie B. (Fictitious character), Sick, Theater, Schools, Columbus Day, Jones, Junie B....
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by Clive Upton
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Topic: English language -- Rhyme -- Dictionaries
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Topics: Picture dictionaries, French., Picture dictionaries, English., French language -- Dictionaries --...
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by Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds
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After she, her older brother, and their father move from Chicago to Maryland, Alice has trouble fitting into her new third grade class, but with the help of some new friends and her own unique outlook, she survives
Topics: Single-parent families, Family life, Friendship, Schools
Sequel to: Bloody Jack
Topics: Orphans, Sex role, Friendship, Schools
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by Dean, Zoey
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While Anna's new job as intern on the hottest television show brings her into contact with an interesting new man and helps her see how possessive Ben has become, Cammie sets her sights on Adam
Topics: Television production and direction, Interpersonal relations, High schools, Schools
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by Koja, Kathe
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First published: Frances Foster Books, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003
Topics: Conduct of life, Peer pressure, Artists, Buddhism, High schools, Schools, Orphans, Conduct of life,...
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by Park, Barbara, author; Brunkus, Denise, illustrator
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Originally published: New York : Random House, 2003
Topics: Cheating (Education), Schools, Cheating, Humorous stories, Humorous stories, Cheating (Education),...
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by Perez, Marlene
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"A Deborah Brodie book."
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Topics: Dating (Social customs), Body image, Sex, High schools, Schools, Dating (Social customs), Body...
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by Gutman, Dan; Paillot, Jim, ill
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Reprint: Originally published: New York : HarperCollins, c2004
Topics: Schools, Teachers, Learning, Humorous stories, Schools, Teachers, Learning, Humorous stories
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by Tyne O'Connell
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Topics: Interpersonal relations -- Fiction, Fencing -- Fiction, Boarding schools -- Fiction, Princes --...
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Topics: English language -- Usage -- Dictionaries., English language -- United States -- Usage --...
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by The Wiggles Pty Ltd.
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"The Wiggles big red car"--Cover
Topics: Alphabet books, English language
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by Lowry, Lois; Thomas, Middy Chilman, 1931- ill
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A most unusual new student who loves to be the center of attention entertains her teacher and fellow second graders by telling absolutely true stories about herself, including how she got her name. Two-time Newbery Medalist Lois Lowry introduces a new girl in class who loves being the center of attention and tells the most entertaining "absolutely true" stories. There's never been anyone like Gooney Bird Greene at Watertower Elementary School. What other new kid comes to school...
Topics: Storytelling, Schools, Humorous stories, Storytelling, Schools, Humorous stories
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by Peterson, Linda H; Brereton, John C
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: College readers, Exposition (Rhetoric), English language, Report writing
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by Myracle, Lauren, 1969-
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The year between turning eleven and turning twelve bring many changes for Winnie and her friends
Topics: Friendship, Schools, Family
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by Kline, Suzy; Remkiewicz, Frank, ill
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"This edition is only available for distribution through the school market."--Cover, p. 4
Topics: Schools, Holidays, Nursing homes, Grandfathers, Schools, Holidays, Nursing homes, Grandfathers
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by Mason, Jane B; Hines-Stephens, Sarah; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Rapunzel is jealous when Prince Val begins ignoring her in favor of Rose, and she faces trouble when witch Madame Gothel discovers that she has been sneaking out of the tower to attend Princess School
Topics: Rapunzel, Cinderella, Snow White and the seven dwarfs, Sleeping Beauty, Schools, Triangles...
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by Wolff, Tobias, 1945-
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Determined to fit in at his New England prep school, the narrator has learned to mimic the bearing and manners of his adoptive tribe while concealing as much as possible about himself. His final year, however, unravels everything he's achieved, and steers his destiny in directions no one could have predicted. The school's mystique is rooted in Literature, and for many boys this becomes an obsession, editing the review and competing for the attention of visiting writers whose fame helps to...
Topics: Preparatory school students, Preparatory schools, Creative writing, Teenage boys, Authors
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A young woman accidentally turns in a private story from her journal instead of an English assignment and becomes a best-selling author almost overnight
Topics: Authors, High schools, Schools, Diaries, Authors, High schools, Schools, Diaries
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Originally published: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 1999
Topics: Identity (Philosophical concept), Interpersonal relations, High schools, Schools, Identity,...
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by Martin, Ann M., 1955-
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In 1963, when her flamboyant mother abandons the family to pursue her dream of becoming an actress, eleven-year-old Ellie Dingman takes charge of her younger siblings, while also trying to deal with her outcast status in school and frightening acts of prejudice toward the "misfits" that live on her street
Topics: Identity, Mothers, Family life, Prejudices, Neighborhoods, Schools, Identity (Psychology), Mothers,...
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by Lupica, Mike
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A Junior Library Guild selection
Topics: Basketball, Fathers and sons, Schools
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by Mazer, Anne
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"This edition is only available for distribution through the school market"--P. [4] of cover
Topics: Middle schools, Schools
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by Robb, Diane Burton; Piazza, Gail, 1956- ill
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Learning to read is a great struggle for Adam, but with expert help, hard work, and belief in himself, he wins "The Alphabet War." Includes information about dyslexia
Topics: Dyslexia, Schools
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by McDonald, Megan; Reynolds, Peter, 1961- ill
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Judy is excited about becoming a doctor, especially when Class 3T starts a new unit on the human body, but she learns more about being a patient when she catches tonsillitis from her little brother, Stink
Topics: Sick, Medical care, Brothers and sisters, Schools, Humorous stories
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by Klein, Abby; McKinley, John, 1956- ill
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Unhappy to be the only one in his class who still has not lost a tooth, first-grader Freddy tries to find a way to expedite matters but then is faced with another problem
Topics: Teeth, Tooth Fairy, Schools, Teeth, Tooth Fairy (Legendary character), Schools
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by Mazer, Anne
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Abby finds it difficult to keep up her friendships with Jessica, now calling herself Jessy, who returns to town with a new look and new tastes, and Hannah, who seems to be too busy to spend much time with her either. When Abby's best friend, Jessica, moved away, Abby was beside herself. But time has passed, and the gap Jessica's absence left in Abby's life has been filled by new friends, especially Hannah. Jessica's done a lot of changing, too. She calls herself Jessy now, and instead of baggy...
Topics: Adolescence, School attendance, Schools, Friendship, Girls, Children's stories
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by Lee, Quinlan B
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"Nick Jr."--Cover
Topics: Reading, English language, Dora the Explorer (Fictitious character)
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by Johnson, Maureen, 1973-
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The friendship of three high school girls and their relationships with their friends and families are tested when two of them fall in love with each other
Topics: Lesbians, Friendship, Coming out (Sexual orientation), Families, High schools, Schools, Family...
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by David Wilton
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Topics: English language -- Etymology, Language and languages -- Folklore
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Includes index
Topics: English language, English language, English language
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by Laurie B. Friedman
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Topics: Moving, Household -- Fiction., First day of school -- Fiction., Schools -- Fiction., Family life --...
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by Benton, Jim
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"This edition is only available for distribution through the school market"--P. [4] of cover
Topics: Monsters, Science, Schools, Identity, Humorous stories, Monsters, Science, Schools, Identity...
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by Ostrow, Kim; Miller, Victoria (Victoria H.), ill
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"Based on the TV show The Fairly OddParents created by Butch Hartman as seen on Nickelodeon."
Topics: Schools, Wishes, Fairies
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by Lee, Quinlan B
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"Nick Jr."--Cover
Topics: Reading, English language, Dora the Explorer (Fictitious character)
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by Mason, Jane B; Hines-Stephens, Sarah
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Topics: Princesses, Schools, Characters and characteristics in literature, Princesses, Schools, Characters...
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by Pascal, Francine
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"A Paula Wiseman book."
Topics: Cliques (Sociology), High schools, Schools, Bullies, Revenge
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by Marchetta, Melina, 1965-
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Sixteen-year-old Francesca could use her outspoken mother's help with the problems of being one of a handful of girls at a parochial school that has just turned co-ed, but her mother has suddenly become severely depressed
Topics: Sexism, Catholic schools, Schools, Depression, Mental, Family life, Sexism, Catholic schools,...
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by Garden, Nancy; Wooding, Sharon, ill
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While preparing decorations for Open School Night, Molly and several of her classmates draw pictures of their families and discover that family means something different to each of them
Topics: Families, Schools, Lesbian mothers, Families, Schools, Lesbian mothers
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by Jim Benton
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Topics: Dogs -- Fiction., Science -- Experiments -- Fiction., Valentine's Day -- Fiction., Schools --...
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by Lee, Quinlan B
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"Nick Jr."--Cover
Topics: Reading, English language, Dora the Explorer (Fictitious character)
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by Christopher, Tracy; Gribbon, Jael, illustrator; Gribbon, Sean, illustrator; Burnett, Frances Hodgson, 1849-1924. Little princess
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"Adapted for young readers and fully illustrated"--Page 4 of cover
Topics: Boarding schools, Schools, Orphans, Boarding school, Schools, Orphans, Boarding schools, Orphans,...
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by Alfonsi, Alice; Poryes, Michael; Sherman, Susan; Perkins-Brittain, Laura
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"Based on the series created by Michael Poryes, Susan Sherman; part one is based on the teleplay written by Laura Perkins-Brittain; part two is based on the teleplay written by Michael Poryes and Susan Sherman."
Topics: Junior high school students, Schools, American
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by McMullan, Kate; Basso, Bill, ill
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"RL: 2.8"--P. [4] of cover
Topics: Dragons, Schools, Courage, Dragons, Schools, Courage
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by Klein, Abby; McKinley, John, 1956-, ill
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Envious because Robbie always brings the most exciting things to school for show-and-tell, Freddy rescues a baby bird that has fallen from its nest and has to find a way to get it to school without his mother or teacher noticing
Topics: Schools, Show-and-tell presentations, Schools
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by Figueroa, Acton; Cosby, Bill, 1937-; Kipps, Charles
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Doris is having trouble making friends at school. When Fat Albert and the boys hear her crying, they climb right out of her TV set and into her living room! Can Fat Albert get Doris to finally start believing in herself? When Fat Albert is on your side, anything is possible
Topics: Juvenile Easy Readers, Juvenile Fiction, Children's 4-8 - Fiction - General, Children: Grades 1-2,...
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by DeLaCroix, Alice; Fisher, Cynthia, ill
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Reprint: Originally published: New York : Holiday House, c2002
Topics: Self-confidence, Schools, Heroes, Carnivals, Self-confidence, Schools, Heroes, Carnivals
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by Kingfisher
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"First published in 1993"--T.p. verso
Topics: English language, English language
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by Wallraff, Barbara
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Topics: English language, English language, English language, English language, Vocabulary, Vocabulary
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When Lola is worried about starting school, her older brother Charlie reassures her
Topics: First day of school, Schools, Brothers and sisters
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by García González, José
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Una lista de las expresiones del argot de la lengua inglesa con equivalentes españoles y del pronounciation fonético para hispanohablantes
Topics: Inglés, Inglés, English language, English language
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [303]-312) and index
Topic: English language
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by Andreae, Giles, 1966-; Parker-Rees, Guy
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Topic: English language
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by Gaydos, Nora; Sams, B. B
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Topics: Cats, Reading, English language
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by Winkler, Henry, 1945-; Oliver, Lin
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Fearing that he may be failing fourth grade, Hank enlists the help of his friends, and even his annoying younger sister, in an effort to prevent his parents from attending a parent-teacher conference
Topics: Schools, Humorous stories, Schools
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by Wasserman, Robin; Schreiber, Sam; Rotter, Mitch
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"This edition is only available for distribution through the school market"--P. [4] of cover
Topics: Conservatories of music, Schools
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by Nash, Naomi
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Posing as a witch, outcast high school coed Vickie Marotti attempts to use street magic and a dangerous persona to make her life easier, that is, until popular upperclassman Gio Carson sees through her smoke and mirrors
Topics: Magic, High schools, Friendship, Identity, Teenage girls, High schools, Schools
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by Alfonsi, Alice
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"Based on the series created by Michael Poryes, Susan Sherman; part one is based on the teleplay written by Dava Savel ; part two is based on the teleplay written by Bob Keyes & Doug Keyes."
Topics: Junior high school students, Dating (Social customs), Schools, Junior high school students, Dating...
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by Rosa, Alfred F; Eschholz, Paul A
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Includes index
Topics: Language Arts & Disciplines, Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy, Language, Composition...
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by Kolin, Philip C
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: English language, English language, English language, Technical writing, Business writing
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The blackbird is flying -- Grade three: The box project -- Becoming Mr. Swope -- Mrs. Duncan -- Write a story, any story -- Which one is Su Jung? -- I do! I do believe in fairies! -- Hunting for stories -- The Christmas spirit -- Courage -- How to kill the parents -- Your child is wonderful -- You don't got no friends -- The little liar -- All that glitters in not gold -- Sugar plum saves the day -- Kindness and doom -- A world without story -- Grade four: The island project -- All about me --...
Topics: Swope, Sam, English language, Children of immigrants