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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 Higashino, Keigo, 1958-; Smith, Alexander O
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Topic: Fiction
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by Deborah E. Harkness
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by Johanna Lindsey
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Topics: Mistaken identity, Fiction
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by Peirce, Lincoln; Peirce, Lincoln. Big Nate. Selections
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Collects sixth-grader Nate Wright's adventures with his best friends, Francis and Teddy, exchange student, Artur, and annoying teacher's pet, Gina
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Topics: Big Nate (Fictitious character), Middle schools, Friendship, Schools, Cartoons and comics,...
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by Evans, Richard Paul
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"Ages 12 up"--Jacket
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Topics: Teenagers, Friendship, Electricity, Tourette syndrome, Prisoners, Superheroes, Teenagers,...
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by Ruta Sepetys
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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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by Kate, Lauren
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Prequel to: Fallen and Torment
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10,...
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by Jim Butcher
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Topics: Harry Dresden (Fictitious character), Wizards, FICTION / Fantasy / General, Fiction
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by Trump, Donald, 1946-; Kiyosaki, Robert T., 1947-
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Includes index
Topics: Success in business, Leadership, Creative ability in business, Businesspeople, Entrepreneurship,...
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by Philippa Gregory
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by Milburne, Melanie
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"Larger print"--Cover
Topics: Heirs, Divorce, Families, Divorce, Families, Heirs
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by Mitnick, Kevin D. (Kevin David), 1963-; Simon, William L., 1930-
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Includes index
Topics: Mitnick, Kevin D. (Kevin David), 1963-, Computer hackers, Computer crimes, Computer security,...
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by Stephanie Laurens
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Topics: Kidnapping, Man-woman relationships, Cynster family (Fictitious characters), Fiction
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by Beschloss, Michael R., author
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xi, 739 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : 25 cm
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Topics: Presidents -- United States -- History, Political leadership -- United States -- History, Executive...
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by David J. Linden
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Topics: Pleasure, Neuropsychology, Physiological aspects
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by Lucas, Jennie; Hewitt, Kate; Lucas, Jennie. Count's secret child; Hewitt, Kate. Sandoval baby
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The count's secret child: "Theo St. Raphael summoning Carrie to his castle means only one thing to her--he's finally ready to accept their baby son. So as she walks up the grand steps, the last thing she expects is to discover that all Theo wants is her back in his bed--and a paternity test!"--Publisher
Topics: Single mothers, Birthfathers, Aristocracy (Social class), Single fathers, Nannies, Pregnancy,...
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by David Eagleman
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Topics: SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / General, Brain, Subconsciousness
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by Quinn, Julia, 1970-; James, Eloisa; Brockway, Connie; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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In a Regency novel told in three parts by three different authors, Hugh Dunne, the Earl of Briarly, throws the party of the season at his sister's country home, with the aim of finding a suitable wife
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Parties
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by Quinn, Julia, 1970-; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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After they survive a deadly fever and the world's worst musical performance, Honoria Smythe-Smith, a really bad violinist, and Marcus Holroyd, her older brother's best friend, fall desperately in love
Topic: Nobility
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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 Garfield, Simon
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"First published in Great Britain in 2010 by Profile Books"--Title page verso
Topics: Type and type-founding, Graphic design (Typography)
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by Vince Flynn
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Topics: Pan Am Flight 103 Bombing Incident, 1988, Intelligence officers, Mitch Rapp (Fictitious character),...
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by Justin Torres
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by Houck, Colleen
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"Splinter."
Topics: Tiger, Blessing and cursing, Immortality, Orphans, Circus
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Everyone blamed Emily Arundell{u2019}s accident on a rubber ball left on the stairs by her frisky terrier. But the more she thought about her fall, the more convinced she became that one of her relatives was trying to kill her. On April 17th she wrote her suspicions in a letter to Hercule Poirot. Mysteriously, he didn{u2019}t receive the letter until June 28th by which time Emily was already dead
Topics: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character), Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character)
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by Castle, Jayne; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Jayne Ann Krentz writing as Jayne Castle"--Cover
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Criminal investigation, Paranormal fiction, Police
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by Riordan, Rick
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Carter Kane and his sister must prevent the chaos snake Apophis from breaking free in a few days' time or the world will come to an end. To have any chance of battling these Forces of Chaos, the Kanes must revive the sun god Ra
Topics: Mythology, Egyptian, Brothers and sisters, Voyages and travels, Magic, Mythology, Egyptian,...
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by Stilton, Geronimo; Battan, Alessandro, 1974-
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Interest age level: Ages 7-10
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Topics: Stilton, Thea, Stilton, Geronimo, Mice, Sisters, Exchange of persons programs, Theft, Flowering...
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by Flanagan, John (John Anthony)
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In 1896, an archaeological dig unearths an ancient trunk containing manuscripts that confirm the existence of Araluen Rangers Will and Halt and tell of their first meeting and some of their previously unknown exploits
Topics: Apprentices, War, Fantasy
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"Miss Linnet Berry Thrynne is a beauty. Naturally, she's betrothed to a beast. ... Linnet has no idea of the danger posed to her heart by a man who may never love her in return. If she decides to be very wicked indeed, what price will she pay for taming his wild heart?"--Publisher's description
Topic: Nobility
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by Lars Kepler
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Topics: Murder victims, Boys, Children of murder victims, Identification, Hypnotists, Murderers, Fiction
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by Clive Cussler
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Topics: Treasure troves, Fiction
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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 Brian Selznick
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Topics: Museums, Families, American Museum of Natural History, Deaf, Fiction, Runaways, People with...
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by Cassandra Clare
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Topics: London (England), Orphans, Fiction, Supernatural, Demonology, Secret societies, Identity, History
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After she betrays her identical twin, Jessica Wakefield longs for forgiveness, but Elizabeth moves from Sweet Valley, California, to New York City and searches for the perfect revenge
Topics: Wakefield, Elizabeth (Fictitious character), Wakefield, Jessica (Fictitious character), Sisters,...
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by Houck, Colleen
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After battling the villanous Lokesh, Kelsey and the Indian princes Ren and Kishan return to India, where Kelsey learns that Ren has amnesia, and five cunning dragons try to keep the trio from breaking the curse that binds them
Topics: Tiger, Blessing and cursing, Amnesia, Dating (Social customs), Immortality, Orphans
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by Ellen Hopkins
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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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by Brown, Sandra, 1948-
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After Honor Gillette is visited by Lee Coburn, a suspected murderer seeking a valuable object that Honor's late husband left behind, they find themselves running from the FBI and untangling a web of corruption and depravity
Topics: Hostages, Fugitives from justice, Fugitives from justice, Hostages, Large print books
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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 Lynsay Sands
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"A fresh way of thinking about spirituality that grows throughout life. In Falling Upward, Fr. Richard Rohr seeks to help readers understand the tasks of the two halves of life and to show them that those who have fallen, failed, or "gone down" are the only ones who understand "up." Most of us tend to think of the second half of life as largely about getting old, dealing with health issues, and letting go of life, but the whole thesis of this book is exactly the...
Topics: Spiritual formation, Spirituality
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by Deveraux, Jude; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Includes excerpt from Scarlet nights
Topics: Women painters, Fugitives from justice
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by Leigh, Lora
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With an excerpt from Live wire (pp. [335]-339)
Topic: Men
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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Jake Epping is a thirty-five-year-old high school English teacher in Lisbon Falls, Maine, who makes extra money teaching adults in the GED program. He receives an essay from one of the students-- a gruesome, harrowing first person story about the night 50 years ago when Harry Dunning's father came home and killed his mother, his sister, and his brother with a hammer. Harry escaped with a smashed leg, as evidenced his crooked walk. Not much later, Jake's friend Al, who runs the local diner,...
Topics: Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963, Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963,...
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by Penny, Louise
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Includes discussion questions
Topics: Gamache, Armand (Fictitious character), Police, Murder, Gamache, Armand (Fictitious character),...
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by Flynn, Vince
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Includes preview of American assassin by Vince Flynn
Topics: Conspiracies, Rapp, Mitch (Fictitious character)
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by Krentz, Jayne Ann
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Originally published: G.P. Putnam's Sons, c2009
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Topics: Women private investigators, Psychic ability, Dreams, Blessing and cursing, Women detectives,...
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"Previously published in the U.K. as The Santorini marriage bargain"--Title page verso
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Employees, Marriage, Employees, Man-woman relationships, Marriage
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by Candace Camp
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Topics: Burglary investigation, Social life and customs, Man-woman relationships, Aristocracy (Social...
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by Robb, J. D., 1950-
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Topics: Dallas, Eve (Fictitious character), Women detectives, Police
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by Chesney, Marion, author
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Topics: Young women, Confectioners, Romance fiction, FICTION, Manners and customs, Romance-language...
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by P. D. James
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Topics: Fitzwilliam Darcy (Fictitious character), Elizabeth Bennet (Fictitious character), Fiction
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by Williams, Cathy
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"Previously published in the U.K. as The Italian's one-night love-child"--Title page verso
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Pregnancy, Billionaires, Billionaires, Man-woman relationships, Pregnancy
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by Banks, Maya; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"A Berkley Sensation book"--T.p. verso
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Topics: Intelligence service, Man-woman relationships, Witnesses, Homicide
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by Scott, Michael, 1959-
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Fifteen-year-old Josh has chosen to side neither with his twin sister Sophie nor with the Alchemyst, Nicholas Flamel, but rather to fight alongside Dr. John Dee and the mysterious Virginia Dare, while the immortal Machiavelli and Billy the Kid follow the Elders' plans to set loose the monsters of Alcatraz on San Francisco and trigger the end of the humani race
Topics: Flamel, Nicolas, d. 1418, Machiavelli, Niccolò€, 1469-1527, Dee, John, 1527-1608, Flamel, Nicolas,...
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by Nalini Singh
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by Patterson, James, 1947-; Paetro, Maxine
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"Detective Lindsay Boxer's long awaited wedding celebration becomes a distant memory when she is called to investigate a horrendous crime: a teenage girl is badly injured left for dead, and her newborn baby is nowhere to be found. Lindsay discovers that not only is there no trace of the criminals, but that the victim may be keeping secrets as well. At the same time, Assistant District Attorney Yuki Castellano is prosecuting the biggest case of her life, a woman who has been accused of...
Topics: Women detectives, Public prosecutors, Teenage girls, Husbands, Missing children, Large type books,...
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by Anna Campbell
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Topics: Man-woman relationships, Revenge, Fiction
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by Feehan, Christine; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Jove paranormal romantic suspense"--Spine
Topics: Parapsychologists, Paranormal fiction
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by Stockman, Steve, 1958-
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 247) and filmography (p. 243-247)
Topics: Video recording, Video recordings, Digital cinematography, Video recording, Video recordings,...
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by Hunter, C. C
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Sixteen-year-old Kylie Galen thinks her misbehavior in the wake of her grandmother's death and her parents' separation are the reasons she has been sent to Shadow Falls Camp, but learns it is a training ground for vampires, werewolves, and other "freaky freaks," of which she may be one
Topics: Supernatural, Camps, Interpersonal relations, Ability, Family problems, Galen, Kylie (Fictitious...
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by Williams, Michael, 1962-
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When soldiers attack a small village in Zimbabwe, Deo goes on the run with Innocent, his older, mentally disabled brother, carrying little but a leather soccer ball filled with money, and after facing prejudice, poverty, and tragedy, it is in soccer that Deo finds renewed hope
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10, Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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by Wilbur A. Smith
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Topics: Piracy, Oil industries, International relations, Hijacking of ships, Fiction
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: English language, Critical thinking, Business writing
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by Anne McCaffrey
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Topics: Pern (Imaginary place), Space colonies, Life on other planets, Fiction, Dragons
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by Janet Evanovich
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Topics: Stephanie Plum (Fictitious character), Women bounty hunters, Fiction
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by Ranney, Karen; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Though she possesses remarkable talents and astonishing insight, Veronica MacLeod knows nothing about the man who appears from nowhere to prevent her from committing the most foolish and desperate act of her life. Recently named Lord Fairfax of Doncaster Hall, the breathtaking, secretive stranger agrees to perform the one act of kindness that can rescue the Scottish beauty from scandal and disgrace--by taking Veronica as his bride. Journeying with Montgomery Fairfax to his magnificent...
Topics: Scandals, Marriage, Man-woman relationships
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When Piper Kerman was sent to prison for a ten-year-old crime, she barely resembled the reckless young woman she'd been when she committed the misdeeds that would eventually catch up with her. Happily ensconced in a New York City apartment, with a promising career and an attentive boyfriend, she was suddenly forced to reckon with the consequences of her very brief, very careless dalliance in the world of drug trafficking. Kerman spent thirteen months in prison, eleven of them at the infamous...
Topics: Kerman, Piper, Federal Correctional Institution (Danbury, Conn.), Women prisoners, Reformatories...
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by Hoag, Tami
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Four-year-old Haley Fordham, witnessed the murder of her brutally slashed and mutilated mother. To protect their fragile witness, the police call in Anne Leone, child advocate. But when one loose thread begins to unravel the shroud of lies behind the case, a truth more terrible than anyone could have imagined is revealed--a truth that will put Anne and Haley directly in the sights of a killer
Topics: Single mothers, Child witnesses
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xiii, 306 pages ; 24 cm
Topics: Chambers, John, 1949-, Chambers, John, 1949-, Cisco Systems, Inc -- History, Cisco Systems, Inc,...
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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 Howell, Hannah
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"When Lorelei Sundun first finds Sir Argus Wherlocke in her garden, she's never heard of the mysterious Wherlocke clan--or their otherworldly abilities. That changes the moment she watches Argus--the most tantalizing man she's ever seen--disappear before her very eyes. What she's witnessed should be impossible. But so should falling in love with a man she's only just met... Pursued by a madman intent on harnessing the Wherlockes' talents as weapons, Argus meant to seek help from his...
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Topics: Paranormal fiction, Man-woman relationships, Man-woman relationships, Paranormal fiction
Includes index
Topics: Television programs, Mass media and propaganda, Popular culture, Liberalism, SOCIAL SCIENCE /...
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by Collins, Jackie
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Originally published: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2010
Topics: Upper class, Murder, Murder, Upper class