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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 Brett, Jan, 1949-
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"This edition is only available for distribution through the school market"--back cover
Topics: Hedgehogs, Picture books
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by Snicket, Lemony; Helquist, Brett, ill
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Lost at sea, the Baudelaire orphans, along with the evil Count Olaf, wash up on the shore of an island populated by an oddly placid group of inhabitants, and they try to decide whether or not they are truly safe
Topics: Orphans, Brothers and sisters, Islands, Humorous stories
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by Patricia Mccormick
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Topics: Social Issues - Sexual Abuse, Social Issues - General, General, Juvenile Fiction, Children's Books...
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An account of the decade-long conflict between humankind and hordes of the predatory undead is told from the perspective of dozens of survivors who describe in their own words the epic human battle for survival
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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by Sonnenblick, Jordan
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"Includes 'After words' bonus features"--Cover
Topics: Leukemia, Brothers, Self-realization, Middle schools, Schools, Leukemia, Brothers,...
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by James, Eloisa
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Avon historical romance
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Sisters, Aristocracy (Social class)
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by Green, John, 1977-
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A Junior Library Guild selection
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10, Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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by Albom, Mitch, 1958-
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In an inspirational debut novel by the author of Tuesdays with Morrie, Charles "Chick" Benetto, grieving over the death of his mother, uses alcohol as a crutch to deal with his loneliness, isolation, and depression and the disintegration of his life, until an encounter with his mother's ghost brings him new awareness and leads him to attempt to put his life back together
Topics: Mothers and sons, Mothers, Suicidal behavior
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by Feehan, Christine
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"A Carpathian novel"--Cover
Topic: Vampires
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by Gardner, Chris (Chris P.)
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Film tie-in
Topics: Gardner, Chris (Chris P.), Stockbrokers, Homeless persons, Fathers, African Americans
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-289) and index
Topics: Happiness, Conduct of life
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by Roberts, Nora
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Reece Gilmore has come a long way to see the stunning view below her. As the sole survivor of a brutal crime back East, she has been on the run, desperately fighting the nightmares and panic attacks that haunt her. Reece settles in Angel's Fist, Wyoming--temporarily, at least--and takes a job at a local diner. And now she's hiked this mountain all by herself. It was glorious, she thought, as she peered through her binoculars at the Snake River churning below. Then Reece saw the man and woman on...
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by Stott, John R. W
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Includes bibliographical references
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Topic: Theology, Doctrinal
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by Roberts, Nora
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"Reece Gilmore knows there's a killer in Angel's Fist, even if Brody, despite his seeming impatience and desire to keep her at arm's length, is the only one willing to believe her. When a series of menacing events makes it clear that someone wants her out of the way, Reece must put her trust in Brody -- and herself -- to find out if there is a killer in Angel's Fist, before it's too late."--Jacket
Topic: Suspense fiction
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by Christ, Carol T; Robson, Catherine, 1962-; Greenblatt, Stephen, 1943-; Abrams, M. H. (Meyer Howard), 1912-
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Includes end-paper maps
Topic: English literature
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by Flanagan, John (John Anthony)
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Will is forced to overcome his fear of Wargals, the foot soldiers of rebel warlord Morgarath, as Araluen's army prepares to battle Morgarath's forces
Topics: Heroes, Heroes, War, Fantasy, Fantasy
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by Lindsey, Johanna
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Topics: English, Nobility
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by Lee, Miranda
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Topic: Man-woman relationships
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by Roberts, Nora
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Topics: American Light Romantic Fiction, Fiction, Fiction - Romance, Romance: Modern, Romance -...
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by Jeffers, Oliver
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Originally published: London : HarperCollins, 2005
Topics: Penguins, Lost and found possessions, Friendship, Voyages and travels, Penguins, Lost and found...
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by Brown, Sandra, 1948-
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"Originally published in hardcover in 2005 by Simon & Schuster, Inc."--T.p. verso
Topics: Storms, Mountain life, Serial murders, Vacation homes
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by Evanovich, Janet
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Topics: Plum, Stephanie (Fictitious character), Women private investigators, Bounty hunters
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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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Elevated "into the front rank of urban fantasy heroes" (SF Site), professional wizard Harry Dresden is pledged to fight crime, banish evil, and outwit the masters of dark arts in the shadowy corners of Chicago. Harry, the only wizard in the Chicago phone book, is drafted to look into rumors of black magic in the Windy City. And if that wasn't enough, he must help the daughter of an old friend, whose boyfriend was the only one in a room where an old man was attacked. He insists he...
Topics: Dresden, Harry (Fictitious character), Wizards
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Topics: Romance: Modern, Religious - Romance/General, American Light Romantic Fiction, Fiction, Fiction -...
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by Clark, Mary Higgins
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Includes an excerpt from Two little girls in blue
Topics: Violence in children, Mothers, Home ownership, Married women, Abused wives, Stepfathers
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by Dawkins, Richard, 1941-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [380]-399) and index
Topics: Atheism, Religion, Irréligion, Athéisme, Dieu, Religion, Atheïsme, Religiekritiek,...
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by Quick, Amanda
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Includes an excerpt from the novel: All night long by Jayne Ann Krentz (p. [325]-356)
Topics: Organized crime, Women teachers, Orphans, Castles
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by Vizzini, Ned, 1981-2013
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A humorous account of a New York City teenager's battle with depression and his time spent in a psychiatric hospital
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10, Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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by Cussler, Clive; Du Brul, Jack B
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Topics: Cabrillo, Juan (Fictitious character), Mercenary troops, Treasure troves
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by Goodkind, Terry
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"A Tom Doherty Associates Book."
Topics: Married people, Missing persons, Fantasy fiction
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by Hannay, Barbara
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Topics: Fiction, Fiction - Romance, Romance: Modern, Romance - General, Fiction / Romance / General,...
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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 Castle, Jayne
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After calling off her marriage to ghost-hunter Cooper Boone, Elly St. Clair moves to Cadence City, but the strange disappearance of one of her new friends brings Cooper back into her life, and he's determined not to lose her again
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Topics: Romance - General, Fiction, Fiction - Romance, Romance: Modern, Romance - Fantasy, Ghost stories,...
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A Seymour Lawrence book
Topics: Science fiction, American, Short stories
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by Roberts, Nora
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As the powerful vampire Lilith prepares to quench her thirst for destruction by unleashing her fury in battle, a medieval sorcerer, one of the circle of six charged by the goddess Morrigan, must travel through time to stop her
Topics: Wizards, Vampires, Time travel, Witches
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by Macomber, Debbie
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"First Avon Books paperback printing: February 2006"--T.p. verso
Topics: Librarians, Personals, Ranchers, Guardian and ward
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by David Crystal
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Topics: Linguistics, Language and languages
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by D'Lacey, Chris
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Sequel to: A fire within
Topics: Supernatural, Dragons, Bears, Boardinghouses
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by Feehan, Christine
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Topics: Women physicians, Immortalism
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by Evanovich, Janet
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While chasing down the usual cast of miscreants and weirdos in Trenton, New Jersey, bounty hunter Stephanie Plum discovers that a crazed woman is stalking her. The woman dresses in black, carries a 9mm Glock, and has a bad attitude and a mysterious connection to dark and dangerous Carlos Manoso...street name, Ranger. The action turns deadly serious, and Stephanie goes from hunting skips to hunting a murderer. Ranger needs Stephanie for more reasons than he can say. And now the two are working...
Topics: Plum, Stephanie (Fictitious character), Bail bond agents, Bounty hunters
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by Butcher, Jim, 1971-
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Originally published: Ace hardcover ed. ; New York : Ace Books, 2005
Topics: Knights and knighthood, Teenage boys, Battles, Good and evil, Battles, Good and evil, Knights and...
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by Morpurgo, Michael; Foreman, Michael, 1938- ill
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Illustrated lining papers
Topics: Legends, Myths, & Fables - Norse, Foreman, Michael, Juvenile Fiction, Children's Books/Ages...
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by Ward, J. R. (Jessica Bird); Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"A Signet Eclipse book."
Topic: Vampires
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by Sachar, Louis, 1954-
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 6, Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading...
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by Ward, J. R; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"A Signet Eclipse book."
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Topic: Vampires
George and Harold hypnotize their principal who, believing he is the superhero Captain Underpants, leads them to the lair of the nefarious Dr. Diaper. They must then defeat his evil robot henchmen
Topics: School principals, Heroes, Science fiction, Humorous stories, School principals, Heroes,...
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by Brown, Sandra, 1948-
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"Two novels in one volume"
Topic: English fiction
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by Silva, Daniel, 1960-
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Recovering from a showdown with a master terrorist in Jerusalem, art restorer and spy Gabriel Allon is enlisted by a ruthless papal secretary to assist in the investigation of a murdered Swiss guard whose killer may be targeting the pope
Topics: Allon, Gabriel (Fictitious character), Terrorism, Intelligence officers, Israelis, Art restorers
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [369]-374) and index
Topics: Medicine, Psychosomatic, Mind and body
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-268) and index
Topics: Shiah, Islam and politics, Shiah, Sunnites, Chiisme, Islam et politique, Chiisme, Sunnites,...
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by Cornwell, Patricia Daniels
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Kay Scarpetta and her colleague Pete Marino investigate the case of a man killed by a shotgun blast to the chest, while a woman is trapped in an abandoned house in the South after being kidnapped by an unknown captor
Topics: Scarpetta, Kay (Fictitious character), Forensic pathologists, Women physicians
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by Colfer, Eoin
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Once again, Artemis will have to pair up with his old comrade, captain Holly Short, to track down the missing demon and rescue him before the time spell dissolves and the lost demon colony returns violently to Earth
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10,...
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by Robb, J. D., 1950- Haunted in death; Blayney, Mary. Poppy's coin; Langan, Ruth Ryan. Passenger; McComas, Mary Kay. Mellow lemon yellow
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"Nora Roberts writing as J.D. Robb."--Cover
Topic: Short stories
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Topics: Romance, Romance: Historical, American Historical Fiction, Fiction, Fiction - Romance, Romance -...
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by Knight, Angela. Blood service; Jacobs, Ann. Branded; Cassidy, Dakota. Slave school dropout; Hill, Kate. Tainted kisses
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Blood service / Angela Knight -- Branded / Ann Jacobs -- Slave school dropout / Dakota Cassidy -- Tainted kisses / Kate Hill
Topics: Fiction - Adult, Erotica - Anthologies, Fiction, Romance - Adult, Erotica - Short Stories,...
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Bored and lonely after his family moves from Berlin to a place called "Out-With" in 1942, Bruno, the son of a Nazi officer, befriends a boy in striped pajamas who lives behind a wire fence
Topics: Auschwitz (Concentration camp), Auschwitz (Concentration camp), Auschwitz (Concentration camp),...
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by Colfer, Eoin
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"Miramax books."
Topics: Fowl, Artemis (Fictitious character), Demonology, Fairies, Space and time
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by Phillips, Susan Elizabeth
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Originally published: New York : William Morrow, 2005
Topics: Inheritance and succession, Dating services, Sports agents
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by Philippa Gregory
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Topics: English Historical Fiction, Fiction, Fiction - Historical, Historical - General, Fiction / General,...
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by Vonnegut, Kurt
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by Salvatore, R. A., 1959- author
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This edition first printed in hardcover: 2004
Topics: Fiction, Fiction - Fantasy, Fantasy, Fantasy - General, Fiction / Fantasy / General, Action &...
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by Kingsbury, Karen
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Includes excerpt from: Family
Topics: Religious - General, Popular American Fiction, Fiction, Fiction - Religious, Religion - Christian...
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by Deveraux, Jude
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Includes a preview of Jude Deveraux's "First impressions."
Topics: Impostors and imposture, Cousins
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by Geronimo Stilton
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Translation of: Benvenuti a rocca tacagna
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Topics: Stilton, Geronimo, Mice, Weddings, Stilton, Geronimo (Fictitious character), Stilton, Geronimo...
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by McCaffrey, Anne; McCaffrey, Todd, 1956-
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Accelerated Reader AR
Topics: Dragons, Pern (Imaginary place), Life on other planets, Space colonies, Science fiction
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by Small, Bertrice
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After an unexpected tragedy, Lara finds herself across the sea in a secret new world called Terah, and there gains the love of its ruler, Magnus Hauk. He ventures back to Hetar with her to prevent another war, but Gaius Prospero has not given up his scheme of power, and the lovers attract his animosity
Topics: Women adventurers, Fantasy fiction
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by Rink, Paul, 1912-; Rink, Paul, 1912- Richard E. Byrd
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"Original edition published by Encyclopedia Britannica Press under the title Richard E. Byrd: conquering Antarctica. Copyright 1961 by Paul Rink"--T.p. verso
Topics: Byrd, Richard Evelyn, 1888-1957, Byrd, Richard Evelyn, 1888-1957, Explorers, Explorers, American
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by Way, Margaret
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"Larger print."--Cover
Topics: Fiction, Fiction - Romance, Romance: Modern, Romance - General, Fiction / Romance / General,...
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Topics: Dating (Social customs), Man-woman relationships
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by Reeve, Philip
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Originally published: U.K. : Scholastic Children's Books, 2006
Topics: Nuclear weapons, City and town life
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by Warren, Richard, 1954-; Warren, Richard, 1954- Answers to life's most difficult questions
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Previously titled: Answers to life's most difficult questions
Topics: Biblical studies, criticism & exegesis, Christian life & practice, Religion - Christian...
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by Lloyd, John, 1951-; Mitchinson, John, 1963-
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Originally published: London : Faber and Faber, 2006
Topic: Questions and answers
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by Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961
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Mode of access: Internet
Topics: Study Guides, Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961, Fiction, Literature - Classics / Criticism, Literature:...
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by Ilibagiza, Immaculée; Erwin, Steve
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Presents the true story of a woman who endures the murder of her family as a result of genocide in Rwanda and turns to prayer for strength, love, and forgiveness
Topics: Ilibagiza, Immaculée, Ilibagiza, Immaculée, Catholics, Catholiques