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American Libraries

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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May 12, 2011 Margaret Mazzantini
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Mar 29, 2011 Howard Schultz
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Feb 22, 2011 Jeaniene Frost
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Feb 22, 2011 Lynsay Sands
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Feb 8, 2011 Vicki Hinze
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Jan 26, 2011 Kris Howard
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2011 Webb, Katherine, 1977-
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Topics: Clergy, Household employees, Occultism, Murder
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Explores the life and career of the dwarf Tom Thumb, who toured the world as a curiosity at the behest of showman P.T. Barnum
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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2011 Monninger, Joseph
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Topics: Brothers, Life change events
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2011 Magner, Merlyn Janet
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-170)
Topics: Magner, Merlyn Janet, Floods, Disaster victims
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2011 Baker, Mark; Chung, Kit F
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Includes index
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2011 Rebecca E. Wilson
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Topics: Death, Fathers, Loss (Psychology), Murder, Children of murder victims, Psychological aspects,...
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2011 Savage, Warren J; McSweeny, Mary Ann
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Topics: Catholic Church, Catholic Church, Bible, Lent, Easter
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2011 Brenda Warner
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Topics: Christian biography, Biography, Football players' spouses
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Topics: Popular works, Labor laws and legislation
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2011 Moody, Bill, 1941-
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Evan Horne agrees to help his latest client, Ryan Stiles, a movie star who has hired Evan to teach him how to look like he is playing a piano for a new role, when Ryan is accused of killing an aggressive paparazzo
Topics: Horne, Evan (Fictitious character), Murder, Jazz music, Actors, Photographers, Homicide, Extortion,...
When and where did Stephen's love for music begin? -- My first rock 'n' roll show at the Uptown Theater -- Out of the military and back into the music world -- Shopping for record deal -- The rats begin to emerge -- Jimmy Bshiop -- The Volcanos become the Trammps -- The Grammy award-winning Trammps -- The Trammps' strange encournters -- The unforeseen
Topics: Kelly, Stephen C., 1943-, Volcanos (Musical group), Trammps (Musical group), Singers, Rock musicians
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2011 Lakin, Rita
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When Joyce Steiner moves into Fort Lauderdale's Lanai Gardens, reopening an old rivalry with Arlene Simon, whose husband ran off with Joyce fifty-five years earlier, Gladdy and the girls must band together to catch a killer when Joyce is murdered and Arlene stands accused of the crime
Topics: Gold, Gladdy (Fictitious character), Murder, Older women, Retirees, Gold, Gladdy (Fictional...
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"A Villard Books Trade Paperbacks original"--T.p. verso
Topics: Notaro, Laurie, American wit and humor, Humorists, American, Young women
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2011 Bristol Palin
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Topics: Unmarried mothers, Children of governors, Biography
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2011 Michaels, Fern
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"Previously published in hardcover in a slightly different version under the title Split second by Severn House in July 1999"--Title page verso
Topics: Bombings, Psychics, Christmas, Psychics, Christmas
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2011 Aaron J. Elkins
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Topics: Bryan Bennett (Fictitious character), Fiction, Hostage negotiators
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2011 Johnstone, William W; Johnstone, J. A
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"Twelve years ago, newspaperman John Bryce saved an innocent man from the hangman's noose. That man was Matt Jensen. In gratitude, Matt gave Bryce four gold nuggets and told him, "If there's ever anything I can do, just let me know." Now, that day has come. As editor of the Fullerton Defender, Bryce has become the target of a powerful--and ruthless--English lord. His weapons are intimidation and violence. And his hired guns are the most sadistic and deadliest prairie rats Matt...
Topics: Mountain life, Frontier and pioneer life, Large type books, Mountain life, Frontier and pioneer...
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2011 Harrington, Laura, 1953-
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When Alice Bliss learns that her father is being deployed to Iraq, she's heartbroken. Alice idolizes her father, loves working beside him in their garden, accompanying him on the occasional roofing job, playing baseball. When he ships out, Alice is faced with finding a way to fill the emptiness he has left behind. Matt will miss seeing his daughter blossom from a tomboy into a full-blown teenager. Alice will learn to drive, join the track team, go to her first dance, and fall in love, all while...
Topics: Teenage girls, Families of military personnel, Fathers and daughters, Mothers and daughters, Loss...
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2011 Brendan DuBois
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Topics: Fiction, Journalists, Lewis Cole (Fictitious character)
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2011 Shan, Darren
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For ten years, Capac Raimi has ruled the city as The Cardinal. Created by the first Cardinal to rule after him and continue his legacy, Capac cannot be killed. But that doesn't stop his enemies trying. And he has a lot of enemies
Topics: Gangsters, Missing persons, Revenge, Incas, Gangsters, Incas, Missing persons, Revenge, Missing...
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2011 Dahl, Kjell Ola, 1958-; Bartlett, Don
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"A thriller"--Cover
Topics: Drug addicts, Police, Drug addicts, Police
Health Care Reform Simplified describes the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010. It translates the law's complex language into terms that are easy to understand, explaining what the new law does, when its provisions take effect, and how to plan for individual, family, and business health coverage. This book outlines the financial impact of the law and how it affects businesses, insurers, hospitals, and doctors
Topics: Health care reform, Medical policy, Medical care, Informatique, Health care reform, Medical care,...
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2011 Rushfield, Richard
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [269])
Topics: American Idol (Television program), Reality television programs
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2011 Kumar, Lisa, editor; Gale Group
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"Facts and pictures about authors and illustrators of books for young people."
Topics: Authors, Children's literature, Illustrators, Authors, Children's literature, Illustrators
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2011 Mo, Yan, 1955-; Goldblatt, Howard, 1939-
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Topic: Short stories
xi, 223 pages ; 21 cm
Topics: Parenting, Child rearing, Child rearing, Parenting, Parenting, Child rearing
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2011 Woods, Sherryl
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While celebrating the holidays in Dublin, Ireland, the O'Briens are in an uproar over matriarch Nell's rekindled romance with an old flame, while playboy Matthew O'Brien must convince Laila Riley, an older woman burned by love, to take a chance on him
Topics: Families, Man-woman relationships, Christmas
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2011 Jimmy Fallon
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Topics: Gratitude, Humor, American wit and humor
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2011 Stephen Shaskan
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2011 Norah McClintock
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2011 Lene Kaaberbol
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Topics: Crime, Fiction
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On title page, "investment" inserted with caret between "The" and "answer."
Topics: Portfolio management, Investments, Personal finance, Investments, Portfolio management, Investments
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2011 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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2011 Rubenfeld, Jed, 1959-
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"Originally published in the UK by Headline 2010"--T.p. verso
Topics: Physicians, Terrorism, Terrorism investigation, Psychoanalysis
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2011 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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2011 Ruth Downie
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vii, 446 pages : 24 cm
Topics: Smoking cessation -- Economic aspects -- United States, Smoking cessation -- Social aspects --...
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2011 McCarthy, T. C
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While covering a subterranean war under Kazakhstan, reporter Oscar Wendell discovers that the germline soldiers, genetically engineered super-soldiers, are more than weapons, and that playing with the human genome has deadly consequences
Topics: Reporters and reporting, Genetic engineering, Reporters and reporting, Genetic engineering, Genetic...
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2011 Mayer, Kirsten; Unten, Eren Blanquet, ill
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Cover title
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2011 Porter, Darwin; Prince, Danforth
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Includes index
Topic: TRAVEL
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2011 Joan Steinau Lester
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Topics: Race relations, Racially mixed people, Divorce, Family life, Fiction, Great-grandmothers, Fugitive...
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2011 American Academy of Political and Social Science
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vii, 227 pages 24 cm
Topics: Prisons -- United States, Prisons, United States, Prison-industrial complex -- United States,...
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2011 Bhattacharya, Rahul, 1979-
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A cricket journalist quits his job to relocate to Guyana, where he immerses himself in its decaying wooden houses, sugarcane plantations, and diamond-hunter-scavenged rain forest before going on an adventure with the feisty Jan
Topics: East Indians, Identity (Psychology), Betrayal, Betrayal, East Indians, Identity (Psychology), Race...
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2011 David Wiedemer
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Topics: Personal Finance, BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Personal Finance / General, Financial crises,...
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2011 Fisher, Robert I. C., 1955-
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Includes index
Topic: Ireland
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2011 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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2011 Charlotte Bacon
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Topics: Interns (Education), Fiction, High school students, Crimes against, Boarding schools
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2011 Porter, Darwin; Prince, Danforth
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Includes index
Topic: HISTORY / Caribbean & West Indies / General
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5 v. ; 29 cm
Topics: Vocational guidance -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. -- Juvenile literature, Occupations -- Handbooks,...
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2011 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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2011 Pape, Sharon B
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"Berkley Prime Crime mystery"--Spine
Topics: Women private investigators, Dogs, Women detectives, Dogs, Dogs, Women private investigators
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2011 Cotterill, Colin
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Topics: Paiboun, Siri, Doctor (Fictitious character), Coroners, Older people
Paper, 140 p.
Topics: rude boys, the specials, the selector, rock, ska, 2 tone, Dance craze (Motion picture), Sound...
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2011 Dams, Jeanne M
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1 online resource
Topics: Johansson, Hilda (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Women detectives -- Indiana -- South Bend --...
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2011 Goldbloom, Goldie
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ix, 373 p. ; 21 cm
Topics: Prisoners of war -- Fiction, Italians -- Australia -- Fiction, Farms -- Australia -- Fiction,...
Source: Sony Alpha-A6300 (Control)
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2011 Higgins, Kristan
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Posey Osterhagen had her heart broken at sixteen by Liam Murphy, the bad boy of Bellsford, New Hampshire. Now the owner of a successful architectural salvaging company, she can't help but feel that there's something missing from her life--something like Liam, who is back in town and sending her traitorous heart into overrdrive once again
Topics: Businesswomen, First loves, Man-woman relationships, Man-woman relationship
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2011 Koontz, Dean R. (Dean Ray), 1945-
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Originally published: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1989
Topic: Suicide
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2011 MaryJanice Davidson
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Topics: Eric Sinclair (Fictitious character), Betsy Taylor (Fictitious character), Vampires, Fiction
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2011 Adrian, Lara
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Stolen away from her life of wealth and privilege by the evil vampire Dragos, and subjected to many years of captivity and torment, Corrine Bishop, rescued by the Order, finds safety in the arms of Hunter, a formidable warrior who is now hell-bent on making Dragos pay for his sins
Topics: Vampires, Captivity, Revenge, Vampires, Captivity, Revenge, Vampires
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2011 Minton, Brenda
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278 pages ; 18 cm
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2011 Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014; Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875. Carmen
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A policeman's obsessive love for a tempestuous wig factory worker ends in tragedy in this updated version of Bizet's Carmen, set in Spanish Harlem, and told in screenplay format
Topics: Hispanic Americans, Love, Hispanic Americans, Hispanic Americans
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2011 Lucy Rosen
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2011 Dani Harper
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Topics: Werewolves, Shapeshifting, Fiction
xiii, 130 pages : 19 cm
Topics: Books -- Quotations, maxims, etc, Authors -- Quotations, Authors, Books
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2011 Faherty, Terence
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"It{u2019}s 1969. The Summer of Love is a fading memory, but the Vietnam War rages on. Scott Elliott, veteran operative of Hollywood Security, agrees to find the runaway daughter of a has-been star. Her trail skirts the new and burgeoning business of hard-core pornography and ends at an outdoor rock concert under the control of a savage gang, where Elliott is as at-home as Sam Spade at Woodstock. Still, he{u2019}ll take any distraction from his own troubles. His son Billy is missing in...
Topics: Elliott, Scott (Fictitious character), Private investigators, Runaways, Motion picture industry,...
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2011 Cohee, Jim
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1 online resource (117 pages)
Topics: Boys -- Fiction, FICTION -- General, Boys, Indianapolis (Ind.) -- Fiction, Indiana -- Indianapolis
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2011 Alexa Martin
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2011 Peter Helton
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Topics: Police, Fiction
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2011 Mondello, Lisa
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"Steeple Hill Inspirational Romance"--Spine
Topics: Traffic accidents, Child psychologists, Man-woman relationships, Physicians, Child psychologists,...