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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 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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by Stilton, Thea; Battan, Alessandro, 1974-
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"Original title: Grosso guaio a New York"--T.p. verso
Topics: Stilton, Thea, Stilton, Thea, Mice, Journalists, Schools, Mice, Journalists, Schools, Teachers,...
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by Lisi Harrison
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Topics: Schools, Friendship, Juvenile fiction, Social classes, Cliques (Sociology), Fiction
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by Simone Elkeles
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Topics: Mexican Americans, Gangs, High schools, Schools, Juvenile fiction, Family life, Fiction
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by Peirce, Lincoln
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216 p. : 22 cm
Topics: Contests -- Fiction, Middle schools -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction, Scouting (Youth activity) --...
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by Ursu, Anne; McGuire, Erin, ill
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"Hazel and Jack are best friends until an accident with a magical mirror and a run-in with a villainous queen find Hazel on her own, entering an enchanted wood in the hopes of saving Jack's life" -- Provided by publisher
Topics: Magic mirrors, Friendship, Rescues, Children, Magic, Mirrors, Best friends, Friendship, Rescues,...
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by Lili St. Crow
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Topics: Werewolves, Psychic ability, Vampires, Schools, Supernatural, Orphans, Fiction
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Ages 8-12
Topics: Middle school students, Friendship, Cupcakes, Baking, Interpersonal relations, Interpersonal...
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by Night, P. J
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Reprint. Originally published: New York : Simon Spotlight, 2011
Topics: Ghost stories, Interpersonal relations, Middle schools, Schools, Interpersonal realtions,...
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by Simon, Coco
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Ages 8-12
Topics: Friendship, Middle school students, Cupcakes, Baking, Interpersonal relations, Softball, Middle...
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by Ellen Schreiber
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Topics: Clubs, Vampires, High schools, Schools, Juvenile fiction, Fiction
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by Holub, Joan; Williams, Suzanne, 1953-
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Ages 8-12
Topics: Aphrodite (Greek deity), Atalanta (Greek mythology), Beauty, Personal, Goddesses, Greek, Gods,...
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by Zevin, Gabrielle
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In a dystopian future where chocolate and caffeine are contraband, teenage cellphone use is illegal, and water and paper are carefully rationed, sixteen-year-old Anya Balanchine finds herself thrust unwillingly into the spotlight as heir apparent to an important New York City crime family
Topics: Organized crime, Celebrities, High schools, Schools, Family life, Science fiction
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by Scottoline, Lisa
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Topics: Mothers and daughters, Bullying in schools, Motherhood
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by Haines, Carolyn
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Originally published in hardcover: New York : Minotaur Books, 2010
Topics: Delaney, Sarah Booth (Fictitious character), Women private investigators, Cooking schools, Beauty...
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by Herbach, Geoff
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Sequel: Nothing special
Topics: Family problems, Emotional problems, High schools, Schools, Football, Dysfunctional families,...
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by Korman, Gordon
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Reprint. Originally published: ©1996. With additional material
Topics: Chickens, Science projects, Hockey stories, Schools, Hockey, Humorous stories, Hockey, Schools,...
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by Yee, Lisa
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Marley Sandelski has always felt invisible at school when he is not facing bullies, but a series of unexpected events gives him a taste of popularity and insights into some classmates, well-liked or greatly-feared
Topics: Bullying, Popularity, Middle schools, Schools, Motion picture theaters, Families, Bullies,...
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by Wells, Rosemary
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Ages 3-6
Topics: Alligators, Behavior, Interpersonal relations, Kindergarten, Schools
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by Sitomer, Alan Lawrence
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All Bobby Connor wants is to survive middle school, but puberty is making that difficult for him as his body conspires against him
Topics: Puberty, Penis, Middle schools, Schools, Interpersonal relations, Family life, Humorous stories
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by Eva Gray
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Topics: Teenage girls, Science fiction, Juvenile fiction, Fiction, Private schools, Wilderness survival,...
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by Messner, Kate; Floca, Brian, ill
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When tomboy Marty is cast as the princess in the third-grade play, she learns about improvisation, which helps her become more adaptable
Topics: Theater, Schools
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by Howe, James
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Topics: Interpersonal relations, Identity, Novels in verse, Schools, Self-acceptance, Grandmothers, Fiction
Wilson's Children, October 2010
Topics: Popularity, Best friends, Friendship, Schools, Scrapbooks, Popularity, Best friends, Friendship,...
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by Jones, Carrie; Wedel, Steven E
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When Alan, a half-Navajo in touch with the spiritual mysticism of his ancestors, meets Aimee, a gifted psychic in his new high school, they realize they've had precognitive dreams of each other and that they must confront an evil spirit that has been responsible for mysterious deaths in the river in their small Maine town for hundreds of years and which is now haunting Alan's cousin Courtney
Topics: Demoniac possession, Supernatural, Psychic ability, Navajo Indians, Indians of North America, High...
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Topics: Family life, Marching bands, Fathers and daughters, Interpersonal relations, Musicians, High...
Fourteen-year-old Kevin is very good at lying and doing so makes life easier, but when he finds himself in big trouble with his friends, family, and teachers, he must find a way to end his lies forever
Topics: Honesty, Interpersonal relations, Middle schools, Schools, Family problems, Humorous stories
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by Walden, Mark, author
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Topics: H.I.V.E (Imaginary organization), Artificial intelligence, Genius, Good and evil, Schools,...
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by Shepard, Sara, 1977-
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Rule number one of being an effective stalker: get to know your prey, the trouble they get into, the messes they make, and the secrets they keep. Hanna's desperate for a very personal session with her gym trainer. Emily is number one on Santa's naughty list. Aria's old flame from Iceland is about to land her in hot water. And Spencer's resorting to some backhanded tactics to get what she wants
Topics: Friendship, Conduct of life, High schools, Schools, Friendship, Conduct of life, High schools,...
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by Johnson, J. J., 1973-
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Having always been homeschooled by her counterculture mother, Evie has decided to spend her senior year at the local public high school, an experience that challenges her preconceptions about friendship, boundaries, and power
Topics: High schools, Schools, Hippies, Individuality, Interpersonal relations
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by Simon, Charnan
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Lucy has her life planned out: she'll graduate and then join her boyfriend, Luke, at college in Austin. She'll become a Spanish teacher, and they'll get married. Deciding there's no reason to wait, and despite trying to be careful, Lucy gets pregnant. Now, none of Lucy's options are part of her picture-perfect plan. Together, she and Luke will have to make the most difficult decision of their lives
Topics: Pregnancy, High schools, Schools, Teenage pregnancy, Pregnancy, High schools, Teenage pregnancy
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by Patrick, Cat
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Sixteen-year-old London Lane forgets everything each night and must use notes to struggle through the day, even to recall her wonderful boyfriend, but she "remembers" future events and as her "flashforwards" become more disturbing she realizes she must learn more about the past lest it destroy her future
Topics: Memory, High schools, Schools, Dating (Social customs), Family life
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St. Petersburg High school juniors Dicey Bell, a baseball star, and Jack Chen, who loves science and role-playing games, discover a mutual attraction when paired for a project, but on their first date, a zombie-producing fungus sends them on the run
Topics: Graphic novels, Interpersonal relations, Zombies, High schools, Schools, Chinese Americans, Horror...
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by Kantor, Melissa
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Author Amanda Valentino is a fictitious character
Topics: Missing children, High schools, Schools
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by Moss, Jenny, 1958-
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In 1985 in Clear Lake, Texas, home of the Johnson Space Center, high school senior Annie Porter struggles with her desire to become a poet, but her resolve to pursue her dream is strengthened when she meets Christa McAuliffe, the first teacher to go into space
Topics: McAuliffe, Christa, 1948-1986, Challenger (Spacecraft), Self-realization, Poetry, Interpersonal...
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by Hautman, Pete, 1952-
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June is starting at her sixth school in four years when she meets Wes, who has just broken up with a girlfriend, and although they do not share an instant or intense connection, attraction turns to love and they wonder where it will lead
Topics: Dating (Social customs), High schools, Schools, Moving, Household, Family life, Dating (Social...
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When the living dead invade Philadelphia, Will Ritter and a group of teenage resistance fighters, known as the Undertakers, are the only ones that can see them to stop the invasion
Topics: Zombies, Zombies, Middle schools, Schools, Survival, Zombies, Middle schools, Fiction, Adventure...
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by Edwardson, Debby Dahl
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Ages 12 up
Topics: Indians of North America, Indians of North America, Interpersonal relations, Catholic schools,...
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by Bass, Karen, 1962-; Peetoom, Laura
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"Edited by Laura Peetoom"--T.p. verso
Topics: High school, Teenagers, Women drummers (Musicians), Rock groups, High schools, Schools, Identity,...
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by Holub, Joan
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272 p. ; 20 cm
Topics: Artemis (Greek deity) -- Juvenile fiction, Artemis (Greek deity) -- Fiction, Apollo (Deity) --...
Source: Sony Alpha-A6300 (Control)
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by Urdahl, Catherine; Kemble, Mai S., ill
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On the first day of kindergarten, Polka-dot uses the fix-it kit her grandpa has prepared for her to help her make a friend
Topics: First day of school, Kindergarten, Grandparent and child, Schools, Repairing, Friendship, First day...
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by Lynn Viehl
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Topics: Brothers and sisters, Vampires, Household Moving, Schools, Orphans, High schools, Fiction
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by John Shea
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Topics: Organized crime, Mothers and sons, Conduct of life, Boxing, Single-parent families, Fiction, High...
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by Charlotte Bacon
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Topics: Interns (Education), Fiction, High school students, Crimes against, Boarding schools
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by Harris, Carrie
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Future physician Kate Grable is horrified when her high school's football coach gives team members steroids, but the drugs turn players into zombies and Kate must find an antidote before the flesh-eating monsters get to her or her friends
Topics: Zombies, Football, Steroids, High schools, Schools, Horror stories, Zombies, Steroids, High...
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by Sawyer, Kim Vogel
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When high school sophomore Katy Lambright is invited to the Homecoming Dance, she must find a way to reconcile her desire to be popular with her mennonites beliefs
Topics: Mennonites, Mennonites, Christian life, Individuality, Dating (Social customs), High schools,...
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by Lowry, Lois; Thomas, Middy Chilman, 1931- ill
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When her second-grade classmates are envious of the three students who are going away on winter vacation, the creative and ingenious Gooney Bird Greene thinks of a geography activity to cheer them all up
Topics: Schools, U.S. states
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by Stevens, Janet, author, illustrator
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1 volume (unpaged) : 30 cm
Topics: Pens -- Juvenile fiction, Office equipment and supplies -- Juvenile fiction, Schools -- Juvenile...
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by Seifert, Christine
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The whole school is freaking out about PROFILE, an experimental program that can predict students' future behavior. The only question Daphne wants answered is whether Jesse will ask her out, but he's a Predicted, and there's something about his future he's not telling her
Topics: Forecasting, Prophecies, Secrets, Young adult fiction, Forecasting, Prophecies, Secrets, Science...
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1 v. (unpaged) : 26 cm
Topics: High school students -- Comic books, strips, etc, Boarding schools -- Comic books, strips, etc,...
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242 p. : 22 cm
Topics: California, Southern -- Fiction, Individuality -- Fiction, Graphic novels, High schools -- Fiction,...
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1 volume (unpaged) : 27 cm
Topics: Earth Day -- Juvenile fiction, Environmental protection -- Juvenile fiction, Creative ability --...