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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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2011 Tebow, Tim, 1987-; Whitaker, Nathan
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Headache -- The early years -- Preparing a foundation -- A fair farewell -- Philippines, football, faith, and Otis -- Where to go, where to go? -- Running down a dream -- Getting my feet wet in the swamp -- Ending up in the desert -- Starting over -- Communication problems -- The Heisman -- Doing the right thing -- A discouraging start and a promise -- A promise fulfilled -- Matching their intensity -- Finishing strong -- The draft and Denver
Topics: Tebow, Tim, 1987-, Tebow, Tim, 1987-, Football players, Christian athletes, Christian athletes,...
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2011 Mary S. Lovell
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Topics: Prime ministers, Family, Biography
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2011 John Paul Stevens
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Topics: United States, Judges, United States. Supreme Court, Biography, History
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2011 Sugar Ray Leonard
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Topics: BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Sports, Boxing, Boxers (Sports), Biography
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2011 Sam Wyly
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Topics: Billionaires, Businessmen, Biography, Entrepreneurship
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2011 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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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 Gabrielle D. Giffords
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Topics: Head, Women legislators, Astronauts, United States, Patients, Health, Biography, Marriage, United...
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2011 Bristol Palin
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Topics: Unmarried mothers, Children of governors, Biography
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2011 Brenda Warner
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Topics: Christian biography, Biography, Football players' spouses
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2011 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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x, 403 p., [8] p. of plates : 25 cm
Topics: Zaharias, Babe Didrikson, 1911-1956, Women athletes -- United States -- Biography, Women golfers --...
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x, 405 p., [8] p. of plates : 25 cm
Topics: Buckley, William F., Jr., 1925-2008, Journalists -- United States -- Biography, Conservatism --...
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2011 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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2011 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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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 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 Tom Ryan
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Topics: Mountaineers, Anecdotes, Dog owners, Human-animal relationships, Dogs, Biography
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2011 Levin, Gail, 1948-
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 469-533) and index
Topics: Painters, ART / History / General, Painters' spouses, Biography, BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY /...
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2011 Charyn, Jerome
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xv, 170 p. ; 22 cm
Topics: DiMaggio, Joe, 1914-1999, Baseball players -- United States -- Biography
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2011 Erin Dionne
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Topics: Family life, Marching bands, Fathers and daughters, Interpersonal relations, Musicians, High...
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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 Fischer, Jens Malte
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x, 766 p., [16] p. of plates : 25 cm
Topics: Mahler, Gustav, 1860-1911, Composers -- Austria -- Biography
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xxvii, 719 p. ; 23 cm
Topics: Latin American literature -- Dictionaries, Latin American literature -- Bio-bibliography --...
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2011 Dubus, Andre, 1959-
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387 p. ; 25 cm
Topics: Dubus, Andre, 1959-, Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography
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2011 Hartshorn, Peter, 1956-
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517 p., [16] p. of plates : 24 cm
Topics: Steffens, Lincoln, 1866-1936, Journalists -- United States -- Biography
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xiv, 765 p., [24] p. of plates : 25 cm
Topics: Lennon, John, 1940-1980, Rock musicians -- England -- Biography
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2011 Soto, Jock
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ix, 271 p., [8] p. of plates : 22 cm
Topics: Soto, Jock, Ballet dancers -- United States -- Biography
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2011 Willard Sterne Randall
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Topics: Soldiers, Capture, 1775, Militia, Biography, History
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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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2011 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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xiv, 359 p. :
Topics: Dickens, Catherine, 1815-1879, Authors' spouses -- Great Britain -- Biography
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Named for two literary characters ("Alice" from Lewis Carroll and "Ozma" from L. Frank Baum), the author is the daughter of a Philadelphia-area elementary school librarian. Father and daughter embarked on a streak of reading-out-loud sessions every night before bed as Ozma was growing up--a "streak" that would continue for eight years straight
Topics: Ozma, Alice, Brozina, James, Books and reading, Oral reading, Fathers and daughters, Ozma, Alice --...
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2011 Rowlands, Millie
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57 pages : 29 cm
Topics: Bieber, Justin, 1994- -- Juvenile literature, Bieber, Justin, 1994-, Bieber, Justin, 1994-, Bieber,...
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2011 Frank Bailey
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Topics: Politics and government, Friends and associates, Governors, Presidents, Women governors, Election,...
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2011 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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x, 254 p. : 25 cm
Topics: Lamar, Lee (Edgar Lee), 1921-, United States. Army Air Forces -- Biography, Stalag Luft I, Bottoms...
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ix, 243 p. : 25 cm
Topics: Edwards, Thyra J., 1897-1953, Employee rights -- History -- 20th century, African American social...
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2011 Fey, Tina, 1970-
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viii, 277 p. : 25 cm
Topics: Fey, Tina, 1970-, Women comedians -- United States -- Biography, Women television personalities --...
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2011 Ice-T (Musician)
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Topics: Rap musicians, Biography
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282 p. : 25 cm
Topics: King, Billie Jean, United States. Education Amendments of 1972. Title IX, Women tennis players --...
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2011 Simon, Coco
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Ages 8-12
Topics: Friendship, Middle school students, Cupcakes, Baking, Interpersonal relations, Softball, Middle...
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2011 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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Topics: Grief, Alcoholism, Biography, American Poets
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2011 Caryl Phillips
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Topics: West Indians, Immigrants, Outsiders in literature, Biography, English Authors
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2011 Starr, Larry
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xviii, 194 p. : 25 cm
Topics: Gershwin, George, 1898-1937 -- Criticism and interpretation, Gershwin, George, 1898-1937. Lady, be...
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2011 Voegelin, Eric, 1901-1985
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203 p. : 23 cm
Topics: Voegelin, Eric, 1901-1985, Philosophers -- Germany -- Biography, Philosophers -- United States --...
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1 volume (unpaged) : 27 cm
Topics: Earth Day -- Juvenile fiction, Environmental protection -- Juvenile fiction, Creative ability --...
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2011 Donna M. Johnson
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Topics: Evangelists, Children of clergy, Childhood and youth, Camp meetings, Biography
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2011 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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2011 Howe, James
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Topics: Interpersonal relations, Identity, Novels in verse, Schools, Self-acceptance, Grandmothers, Fiction
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2011 Lili St. Crow
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Topics: Werewolves, Psychic ability, Vampires, Schools, Supernatural, Orphans, Fiction
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xiii, 306 p. : 24 cm
Topics: Jackson, Michael, 1958-2009 -- Criticism and interpretation, Rock music -- Analysis, appreciation,...
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1 online resource (xxiv, 433 pages) :
Topics: Strauss, Robert S, Democratic Party (U.S.) -- History -- 20th century, Democratic Party (U.S.) --...
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2011 Baker, Deborah, 1959-
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246 p. : 22 cm
Topics: Maryam Jameelah, 1934-2012, Maudoodi, Syed Abul ʻAla, 1903-1979, Muslim converts -- United States...
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2011 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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2011 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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358 p. ; 23 cm
Topics: Fung, Mellissa -- Captivity, 2008, Fung, Mellissa -- Captivité, 2008, Afghan War (2001-),...
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2011 Scottoline, Lisa
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Topics: Mothers and daughters, Bullying in schools, Motherhood
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xviii, 237 p., [8] p. of plates : 22 cm
Topics: Abuelaish, Izzeldin, Physicians -- Gaza Strip -- Biography
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2011 Giglio, James N., 1939-
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xii, 310 p. : 25 cm
Topics: Eagleton, Thomas F., 1929-2007, Vice-Presidential candidates -- United States -- Biography,...
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2011 Hancock, Noelle
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295 p. : 24 cm
Topics: Hancock, Noelle, Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 -- Quotations, Women journalists -- New York (State)...
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xiv, 421 Seiten 24 cm
Topics: Ross, John, 1790-1866, Ross, John, 1790-1866, Trail of Tears (1838-1839), Cherokee Indians --...
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2011 Gilbert Gottfried
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Topics: Comedians, Actors, Biography, American wit and humor
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2011 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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2011 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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2011 Colt McCoy
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Topics: Football players, Fathers and sons, Biography
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ix, 325 p. : 25 cm
Topics: Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974, Aeronautics -- Competitions -- History -- 20th...
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2011 Betty White
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Topics: Biography, Television actors and actresses
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2011 Krauss, Lawrence M., 1954-
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xvii, 350 p. : 21 cm
Topics: Feynman, Richard P. (Richard Phillips), 1918-1988, Physicists -- United States -- Biography
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2011 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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2011 Ellen Schreiber
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Topics: Clubs, Vampires, High schools, Schools, Juvenile fiction, Fiction
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2011 Simon, Coco
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Ages 8-12
Topics: Middle school students, Friendship, Cupcakes, Baking, Interpersonal relations, Interpersonal...
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2011 Shields, Charles J., 1951-
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xii, 513 p., [16] p. of plates : 25 cm
Topics: Vonnegut, Kurt, Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Biography