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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 Krakauer, Jon
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Originally published: New York : Villard, c1996
Topics: Discovery And Exploration (General), Outdoor Life, Travel, Biography / Autobiography, Travel -...
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by Hagee, John; Hagee, Diana. What every woman wants in a man
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Texts bound back-to-back and inverted
Topics: Marriage, Spouses
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by Abdel-Fattah, Randa
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Year Eleven at an exclusive prep school in the suburbs of Melbourne, Australia, would be tough enough, but it is further complicated for Amal when she decides to wear the hijab, the Muslim head scarf, full-time as a badge of her faith--without losing her identity or sense of style
Topics: Hijab (Islamic clothing), Muslims, High schools, Islam, Clothing and dress, Schools, Muslims, High...
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by Gilbert, Daniel Todd
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-299) and index
Topic: Happiness
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by Ben Carson
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Topic: Risk-taking (Psychology)
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Muhammad, Prophet, d. 632, Muhammad, Prophet, d. 632, Muhammad, Prophet, d. 632, Mohammed, Muslims,...
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by Rowling, J. K; GrandPré, Mary
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Sequel to: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10, Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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by Jack Canfield; D.D. Watkins
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Topics: Popular psychology, Motivational & Inspirational, Personal Growth - General, Self-Help /...
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by Riordan, Rick
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When the goddess Artemis goes missing, she is believed to have been kidnapped. And now it's up to Percy and his friends to find out what happened. Who is powerful enough to kidnap a goddess? They must find Artemis before the winter solstice, when her influence on the Olympian Council could swing an important vote on the war with the titans. Not only that, but first Percy will have to solve the mystery of a rare monster that Artemis was hunting when she disappeared -- a monster rumored to be so...
Topics: Artemis (Greek deity), Jackson, Percy (Fictitious character), Titans (Mythology), Missing persons,...
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"A copublication of New Harbinger Publications and Noetic Books"--Verso t.p
Topics: Consciousness, Self
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by Rath, Tom, 1975-
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Packet inserted on p. [3] of cover contains card with access code to the StrengthsFinder 2.0 assessment, program, and website
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Topics: Executive ability, Ability, Performance, Success in business, Conduct of life
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by Shafak, Elif, 1971-
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In a novel overflows with a kitchen sink's worth of zany characters, women are front and center: Asya Kazanci, an angst-ridden 19-year-old Istanbulite is the bastard of the title; her beautiful, rebellious mother, Zeliha (who intended to have an abortion), has raised Asya among three generations of complicated and colorful female relations (including religious clairvoyant Auntie Banu and bar-brawl widow, Auntie Cevriye). The Kazanci men either die young or take a permanent hike like Mustafa,...
Topics: Armenians, Armenians, Armenian Americans, Armenian massacres, 1915-1923, Roman, Amerikanisch,...
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by Roberts, Nora
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Topic: Hostage negotiations
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by Miyazaki, Hayao, 1941-; Oniki, Yuji; Mapa, Rina
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Translated from the Japanese
Topics: Princesses, Gods, Human-animal relationships, Nature, Graphic novels
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by Shayla Black
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"Ginee Seo books."
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10,...
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [765]-857) and index
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by Lesonsky, Rieva; Entrepreneur Media, Inc
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Includes index
Topics: New business enterprises, Small business
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by James, Eloisa
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When Lady Roberta St. Giles, a marquess's sheltered only daughter, gambles on love with notorious scoundrel Damon Reeve, the Earl of Gryffyn, she plays a high-stakes game of seduction and passion where the winner takes all
Topics: Regency fiction, Love stories
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by Steele, Jessica
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When Taryn Webster takes a job as secretary to gorgeous millionaire Jake Nash, she is already fighting her attraction to him. Taryn is determined not to mix business and pleasure, so she tries to keep her distance. But then Jake asks her for her help after hours! At first Taryn refuses, but she can't resist his persuasive arguments ... nor his charming smile and tempting gray eyes
Topics: Millionaires, Secretaries
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by Roberts, Nora
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Topics: Police, Women psychologists, Psychopaths
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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 Wilder, Jesse Bryant
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Includes list of online resources (p. [399]-413) and index
Topic: Art
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Beautiful, young Elinor Carlisle stands serenely in the dock accused of the murder of Mary Gerrard, her rival in love. The evidence is damning: only Elinor had the motive, the opportunity and the means to administer the fatal poison. Yet, inside the hostile courtroom, one man still presumes Elinor is innocent until proven guilty; Hercule Poirot is all that stands between Elinor and the gallows ..
Topics: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character), Private investigators, Triangles (Interpersonal relations),...
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by Goodkind, Terry
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"A Tom Doherty Associates Book."
Topics: Rahl, Richard (Fictitious character), Wizards, Missing persons, Missing women, Epic fiction,...
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by Stilton, Gerónimo; Bianca, Cleo; Aliprandi, Christian
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"English translation... by Edizioni Piemme S.p.A."--T.p. verso
Topics: Stilton, Geronimo (Fictitious character), Mice, Undercover operations, Espionage, Mice, Undercover...
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by Iggulden, Conn; Iggulden, Hal
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Originally published: London : HarperCollins, 2006
Topics: Handbooks, vade-mecums, etc, Amusements, Recreation, Boys
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by Díaz, Junot, 1968-
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Publisher description: Things have never been easy for Oscar, a sweet but disastrously overweight, lovesick Dominican ghetto nerd. From his home in New Jersey, where he lives with his old-world mother and rebellious sister, Oscar dreams of becoming the Dominican J. R. R. Tolkien and, most of all, of finding love. But he may never get what he wants, thanks to the Fuk-the curse that has haunted the Oscar's family for generations, dooming them to prison, torture, tragic accidents, and, above all,...
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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by Groopman, Jerome E
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Medicine, Medical logic, Physicians, Médecine, Logique médicale, Médecins, Jugement, Médecine...
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Distant Force A Memoir of the Teledyne Corporation and the Man Who Created It -- Singleton the Man -- The Beginnings -- The Early Acquisitions -- Our Second Decade: Growth Without Major Aquisitions -- The Roller-Coaster '70s -- Beginning Our Third Decade -- Our Fourth Decade Begins -- Continued Operational Progress in 1990 -- A Teledyne Renaissance -- Teledyne Technologies, Incorporated by Robert Mehabrian -- Henry Singleton - Rancher -- Henry Earl Singleton, 1916-1999 -- Eulogy delivered at...
Topics: Singleton, Henry Earl, 1916-1999, Roberts, G. A. (George Adam), 1919-, Teledyne, Inc, Businessmen,...
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Spirituality
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by Davies, Jacqueline, 1962-; ebrary, Inc
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Evan and his younger sister, Jesse, react very differently to the news that they will be in the same class for fourth grade and as the end of summer approaches, they battle it out through lemonade stands, each trying to be the first to earn 100 dollars. Includes mathematical calculations and tips for running a successful lemonade stand
Topics: Brothers and sisters, Fund raising, Arithmetic, Lemonade
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by Young, William P
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A confluence of paths -- The gathering dark -- The tipping point -- The great sadness -- Guess who's coming to dinner -- A piece of "pi" -- God on the dock -- A breakfast of champions -- A long time ago, in a garden far, far away -- Wade in the water -- Here come da judge -- In the belly of the beasts -- A meeting of hearts -- Verbs and other freedoms -- A festival of friends -- A morning of sorrows -- Choices of the heart -- Outbound ripples -- After words
Topics: Life change events, Missing children
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by Koontz, Dean R. (Dean Ray), 1945-
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Timothy Carrier is sitting in a bar when the man next to him mistakes him for someone else and hands him an envelope with $10,000. The man leaves after handing Tim a photo of a woman marked for death and her address. Soon the killer arrives believing Tim is the one who wants to hire him
Topics: Mistaken identity, Murder for hire
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by Evanovich, Janet
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Trenton, New Jersey, bounty hunter Stephanie Plum, along with her offbeat family and associates, embarks on her thirteenth perilous adventure. This time, she is a suspect when her ex-husband disappears after she roughed him up in public
Topics: Plum, Stephanie (Fictitious character), Bounty hunters, Bail bond agents
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by DiTerlizzi, Tony; Black, Holly
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Jared, his twin brother Simon and their sister Mallory escape from trolls who are after a book that reveals the world of the fairies
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Topics: Brothers and sisters, Trolls, Fairies
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by Roberts, Nora
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Reprint. Originally published: 1997
Topics: Grandparent and child, Granddaughters, Grandfathers
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by Díaz, Junot, 1968-
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Topic: Dominican Americans
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by Zhang, Ailing; Kingsbury, Karen
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Aloeswood incense: the first brazier -- Jasmine tea -- Love in a fallen city -- The golden cangue -- Sealed off -- Red rose, white
Topic: Zhang, Ailing
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by Koontz, Dean R. (Dean Ray), 1945-
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Includes an excerpt from the author's The good guy (p. [419-431])
Topics: Kidnapping, Wives
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by Ross, Kathryn
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Topic: Man-woman relationships
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by Brown, Sandra, 1948-
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Originally published: New York : Simon & Schuster, c2006
Topics: Murder, Police, Judges, Judges' spouses
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by Butcher, Jim, 1971-
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Assigned to investigate the deaths of several magic practitioners, all of whom lacked the ability to become full-fledged wizards, professional Chicago wizard Harry Dresden is shocked when the evidence points to his half-brother Thomas as the killer
Topics: Fantasy - Contemporary, Fantasy - Epic, Fiction / Fantasy / Contemporary, Fiction, Fiction -...
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by Follett, Ken
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Two centuries after the building of the elaborate Gothic cathedral in Kingsbridge, its prior finds himself at the center of a web of ambition and revenge that places the city at a crossroad of commerce, medicine, and architecture
Topic: Black Death
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by Castle, Jayne; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Topics: Psychics, Talismans
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by Anderson, Laurie Halse
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After finally getting noticed by someone other than school bullies and his ever-angry father, seventeen-year-old Tyler enjoys his tough new reputation and the attentions of a popular girl, but when life starts to go bad again, he must choose between transforming himself or giving in to his destructive thoughts
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10,...
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-276) and index
Topics: Cognitive dissonance, Self-deception, Fouten, Vergissingen, Rechtvaardiging
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by Smith, Wilbur A
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Map on lining papers
Topics: Warlocks, Supernatural
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Topic: History, Modern -- Comic books, strips, etc
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by Mary Balogh
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by Robb, J. D., 1950-
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Investigating the baffling murder case of an ordinary and much-loSved private school teacher, New York City lieutenant Eve Dallas struggles to identify who may have wanted the death of an innocent man
Topics: Dallas, Eve (Fictitious character), Police, Teachers
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by Cussler, Clive. author
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Originally published: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1994
Topics: Espionage/Intrigue, Fiction / General, General, Cussler, Clive - Prose & Criticism, Fiction,...
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by Christopher Paul Curtis
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Topics: Juvenile Historical Fiction, Juvenile Fiction, Children's Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction, Children: Grades...
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Possessing a destructive curse and the ability to see the future, Vishous finds fate playing a cruel trick on him when he meets Jane Whitcomb, a human doctor who introduces him to true pleasure but who can never be a part of his future
Topics: Vampires, Erotic stories
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by Hopkins, Ellen
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Three teens who meet at Reno, Nevada's Aspen Springs mental hospital after each has attempted suicide connect with each other in a way they never have with their parents or anyone else in their lives
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10,...
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by French, Tana
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Detective Rob Ryan and his partner, Cassie Maddox, investigate the murder of a 12-year-old girl near a Dublin suburb. The case resonates with similarities to a murder committed twenty years before that involved two children and the young Ryan
Topics: Detectives, Murder, Children
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by Trump, Donald, 1946-; Zanker, Bill
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 345-348) and index
Topics: Trump, Donald, 1946-, Zanker, Bill, Success in business, Successful people, Risk-taking...
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by Roberts, Nora
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From the Publisher: The Winning Hand: When Darcy Wallace spends her last three dollars at the hotel casino and wins a jackpot worth almost two million dollars, all casino manager Robert MacGregor Blade wants to do is look out for her. But something about the lovely young woman is getting under Mac's skin and playing havoc with his big brotherly intentions. And to win her over, he'll have to take the biggest gamble of his life. The Perfect Neighbor: Brooding loner Preston McQuinn's new...
Topic: MacGregor family (Fictitious characters)
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by Beah, Ishmael, 1980-
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"Sarah Crichton Books."
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 10, Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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by Krakauer, Jon
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Originally published: New York : Villard, c1996
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10,...
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by Matheson, Richard, 1926-
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Includes the novella, I am legend, and selected short stories all previously published between 1954-1989
Topic: Vampires
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by Zevin, Gabrielle
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Includes reader's guide
Topics: Future life, Death
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by Linda Howard
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Topics: Romance - General, Fiction, Fiction - Romance, Large type books, Love stories, Romance: Modern
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by Penny, Louise
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Previously published under title: Dead cold. London : Headline, 2006
Topics: Police, Murder, City and town life
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by Robb, J. D., 1950-
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Includes an excerpt to: "Innocent in Death" p. [339]-354
Topics: Dallas, Eve (Fictitious character), Police, Missing persons, Pregnant women, Policewomen, Mystery...
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by Benedict XVI, Pope, 1927-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 365-374) and index
Topics: Jesus Christ, Jesus Christ
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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 Tan, Shaun
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Added t.p. in unknown script
Topics: Graphic novels, Stories without words, Emigration and immigration, Immigrants
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What assholes do and why you know so many -- The damage done: why every workplace needs the rule -- How to implement the rule, enforce it, and keep it alive -- How to stop your "inner jerk" from getting out -- When assholes reign: tips for surviving nasty people and workplaces -- The virtues of assholes -- The no asshole rule as a way life
Topics: Organizational behavior, Bullying in the workplace, Psychological abuse, Courtesy, Work environment
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by Child, Lee
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A Reacher novel
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Topics: Reacher, Jack (Fictitious character), Ex-police officers, Mercenary troops
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The foundation -- My second art -- Bringing it all together
Topics: Waitzkin, Josh, Chess players, Tai chi, Learning, Meditation
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by Jo Beverley
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Topic: London (England) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction
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by Simmons, Dan
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Their captain's insane vision of a Northwest Passage has kept the crewmen of HMS Terror trapped in Arctic ice for two years without a thaw. But the real threat to their survival isn't the ever-shifting landscape of white, the provisions that have turned to poison, or the ship slowly buckling in the grip of the frozen ocean. The real threat is whatever is out in the frigid darkness, stalking their ship, snatching and brutally killing their fellow seamen. Captain Crozier, who has taken over the...
Topics: Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc, Shipwrecks, Sea monsters
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by Evanovich, Janet, author
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Includes an excerpt from the author's "Lean mean thirteen," p. [325] - 339
Topics: Plum, Stephanie (Fictitious character), Bail bond agents, Bounty hunters, Humorous stories,...