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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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Includes index
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Topics: O'Hair, Madalyn Murray, Women, Infamous Crimes And Criminals, Atheism, Biography &...
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Nov 19, 2019 Shan, Darren
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Sequel to: Tunnels of blood
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Topics: Crepsley, Larten (Fictitious character), Vampires, Horror stories
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Nov 18, 2019 Erlbaum, Janice, 1969-
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At 15, sick of her mom's spineless reactions to abusive men--and afraid of her stepfather's unpredictable behavior--Janice Erlbaum walked out of her family's apartment and never returned. From her first frightening night at a shelter, trying to sleep in a large room filled with yelling girls, Janice knew she was in over her head. She was beaten up, shaken down, and nearly stabbed--but it was still better than home. She was halfway homeless, one step away from being sent "upstate to...
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Topics: Erlbaum, Janice, 1969-, Runaway teenagers, Homeless teenagers, Youth shelters
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Nov 18, 2019 Durrell, Lawrence; Alyn, Marc
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Translation of Le Grand suppositoire
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Topics: Durrell, Lawrence, Authors, English
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Nov 16, 2019 Anouilh, Jean, 1910-1987; Hill, Lucienne
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Topics: Literature - Classics / Criticism, Thomas, à Becket, Saint, 1118?-1170, French drama
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Nov 16, 2019 Samuel C. Florman
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Topics: Comets -- Collisions with Earth -- Fiction., Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc. --...
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Nov 16, 2019 Perry, Phyllis Alesia, 1961-
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A black woman in 1970s Alabama is possessed by ancestor spirits and experiences the cruelties of slavery. Chain marks appear on her arms and legs, and sexual intercourse with her husband is like rape by slavers. She tells her story after emerging from an asylum
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Topics: African American teenage girls, African American quilts, Stigmatization, African Americans, Teenage...
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Nov 15, 2019 Cherrington, Janelle; Yerkes, Andy; Chartier, Normand, 1945- ill; Kriegman, Mitchell
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"Based on the TV series Bear in the Big Blue House created by Mitchell Kriegman"--T.p. verso
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Bears, Animals, Sharing, Play, Bears, Play
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Nov 13, 2019 Vargas, Pattie, 1941-; Gulling, Rich, 1961-
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Includes index
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Wine and wine making, Mead
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Nov 13, 2019 Martini, Steve, 1946-
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"Thorndike large print Basic series"--T.p. verso
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Topics: Physicians, Trials (Murder), Medicine, Large type books
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Nov 12, 2019 Dylan, Bob, 1941-
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An autobiographical portrait of the acclaimed musical performer recounts personal and professional experiences
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Topics: Dylan, Bob, 1941-, Singers
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Nov 12, 2019 Hooper, Kay
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An agent for the FBI's Special Crimes Unit in the middle of an undercover operation, Riley Crane awakens alone, covered in blood, with no memory of the past two weeks of her life, and unable to distinguish friend from foe
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Topics: Government investigators, Psychics, Occult crime investigation, Romantic suspense
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Nov 11, 2019 Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014
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Reprint. Originally published: 1988
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Topics: General, Juvenile Fiction / General, Juvenile Fiction, Children's Books - Young Adult Fiction,...
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Nov 10, 2019 Rogers, Jacqueline, 1958-
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Although he is somewhat scared, with a little help from his friends, Gilbert Gorilla enjoys his first sleepover
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Topics: Sleepovers, Friendship, Animals, Sleepovers, Friendship, Animals, Animals, Friendship, Sleepovers
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Nov 9, 2019 Woolner, Frank, 1916-; Lyman, Henry, 1915-; Lyman, Henry, 1915- Complete book of striped bass fishing
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Rev. ed. of: The complete book of striped bass fishing / Henry Lyman, Frank Woolner. 1954
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Topic: Striped bass fishing
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Nov 8, 2019 Sangster, W. E. (William Edwin), 1900-1960
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208 pages ; 21 cm
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Topics: Preaching, Preaching
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Nov 5, 2019 Laura Anne Gilman
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( 1 reviews )
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Nov 3, 2019 Baylor, Byrd; Parnall, Peter, ill
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Reprint. Originally published: New York : Scribner, 1978, c1977
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Topics: Sun worship, Sun
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Nov 3, 2019 Munch, Edvard, 1863-1944
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281 p. : 31 cm
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Topic: Munch, Edvard, 1863-1944 -- Exhibitions
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205 p. : 30 cm
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Topics: Bob Jones University -- Art collections -- Exhibitions, Painting, Italian -- Exhibitions, Painting,...
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Nov 2, 2019 Schraff, Anne E
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When Kevin Walker transfers to Tubman High after the death of his mother, he decides to keep his painful past a secret and remain a loner to avoid the scrutiny of others. But his star turn on the track team brings him attention and friends who may betray his trust
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 6, Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading...
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Oct 31, 2019 Kasparov, G. K. (Garri Kimovich); Ponce Sala, Lorenzo
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( 1 reviews )
Topic: Chess
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Oct 29, 2019 King, Stephen, 1947-; Zilli, Edith
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Oct 29, 2019 Stilton, Geronimo, author
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109 pages : 20 cm
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Topics: Buried treasure -- Fiction, Survival -- Fiction, Shipwrecks -- Fiction, Prehistoric peoples --...
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Oct 28, 2019 Tryon, Thomas
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Topic: Horror tales
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Oct 28, 2019 Tryon, Thomas
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( 1 reviews )
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Oct 28, 2019 Tryon, Thomas
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( 1 reviews )
Topic: Horror tales
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Oct 27, 2019 Pelton, Sonya T
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"Zebra Books"--T.p
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Oct 26, 2019 Simmons, Dan, 1948-; Herrera, Ana
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"La verdadera historia de una legendaria expedición al Ártico, transformada en una excitante y extraordinaria novela"--Jacket
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Topics: Shipwreck survival, Shipwrecks, Sea monsters, Novela de terror, Supervivencia (después de...
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Oct 26, 2019 Sanders, Lawrence, 1920-1998
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Originally published: New York : Putnam, 1973
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Topics: Delaney, Edward X. (Fictitious character), Private investigators, Serial murders
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Oct 26, 2019 Osborne, Frances
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Originally published: London : Virago, 2008
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Topics: Sackville, Idina, Women, Women, Colonists, Women colonists
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Oct 26, 2019 Wallace, William E
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267 p. : 37 cm
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Topics: Michelangelo Buonarroti, 1475-1564, Michelangelo Buonarroti, 1475-1564 -- Criticism and...
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Oct 26, 2019 Hibbard, Howard, 1928-
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213 p. : 32 cm
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Topics: Michelangelo Buonarroti, 1475-1564, Artists -- Italy -- Biography
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Oct 25, 2019 Sanders, Lawrence, 1920-1998
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Originally published: New York : Putnam, 1973
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Topics: Mystery & Detective - General, Delaney, Edward X. (Fictitious character), Private...
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Oct 24, 2019 Herman, Gail, 1959-; Duendes Del Sur (Firm); Cartoon Network (Television network)
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Kindergarten-grade 2
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Topics: Football, Picture books, Dogs, Mystery fiction, Scooby-Doo (Fictitious character), Dogs
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Oct 24, 2019 Warner Home Video (Firm)
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'Based on Scooby-Doo and the mummy's curse"--Cover
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Topics: Scooby-Doo (Fictitious character), Treasure troves, Dogs, Scooby-Doo (Fictitious character), Dogs,...
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40 p. : 26 cm
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Topics: Life on other planets -- Fiction, Space warfare -- Fiction, Star Wars fiction
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Oct 22, 2019 Nicholas Sparks
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Topics: Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Fiction, Widows -- Fiction, Swansboro (N.C.) -- Fiction
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Oct 21, 2019 Card, Orson Scott; Johnston, Aaron; Card, Orson Scott. Malpractice
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Novel based on Aaron Johnston's screenplay adaptation of Orson Scott Card's short story Malpractice, which first appeared in Analog science fiction/science fact vol. 97, no. 11, p. 156-166 (Nov. 1977)
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Topic: Viruses
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Oct 19, 2019 Chiu, Ben, 1963-
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Includes index
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Topics: Microsoft Combat flight simulator, Computer war games, Fighter plane combat, Computer flight games,...
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Oct 18, 2019 Packard, Edward, 1931-; Granger, Paul
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Topics: General, Non-Classifiable, Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General, Juvenile Fiction, Plot-your-own...
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Oct 18, 2019 Troisgros, Jean, 1926-; Troisgros, Pierre, 1928- joint author
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Translation of Cuisiniers à Roanne
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Topic: Cookery, French
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Oct 13, 2019 Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Topic: Large type books
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Oct 12, 2019 Taylor, Peter, 1942-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [259]-267) and index
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Topics: Ulster Volunteer Force, Ulster Volunteer Force, Paramilitary forces, Political violence,...
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Oct 12, 2019 Packard, Edward, 1931-; Granger, Paul, illus
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You are offered a choice of experiences in the story, leading toappropriate endings
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Topics: Plot-your-own stories, Adventure stories
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Oct 11, 2019 Houghton Mifflin Company
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Based on: The Right word II. c1983
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Topic: English language
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Oct 11, 2019 Ostrander, John; Stradley, Randy, 1956-; Anderson, Brad; Brad Anderson; Tomas Giorello
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"This volume collects ... Star wars: Republic #65-71"--Title page verso
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Topics: Life on other planets, Space warfare, Star Wars fiction, Graphic novels, Quests (Expeditions), Good...
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Oct 10, 2019 Brown, Roberta Seckler; Carey, Sue (Susan); Murdocca, Sal
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During a game of hide and seek Miguel searches for his friends in every room of the house
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Readers (Primary), Rooms, Dwellings, Hide-and-seek, Dwellings, Bosnian language materials
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Oct 10, 2019 Wright, Peter, 1916-1995
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Includes index
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Topics: Wright, Peter, 1916-1995, Wright, Peter, 1916-, Great Britain. MI5, Grande-Bretagne. MI5,...
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Oct 10, 2019 Fox, Paula; Sunburst Communications (Firm)
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"Laurel-leaf books."
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Topics: Reading (Elementary), Slave trade, Slave trade
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Oct 9, 2019 Vogan, Sara
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Scenes from the homefront -- No other women -- Miss Buick of 1942 -- The crane wife -- Angels in the snow -- The confessions of the finch -- The strength of steel -- Sunday's no name band -- China across the bay -- Mozart in the afternoon -- Hearts of a shark
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Topic: Short stories
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Oct 8, 2019 Twitchell, Paul, 1908-1971
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( 1 reviews )
Topics: Botany, Medical, Herbs
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Oct 6, 2019 Kurtz, Katherine
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"A Del Rey book."
( 1 reviews )
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Oct 6, 2019 Mason, Tom, 1958-; Danko, Dan
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Topics: Juvenile literature, Magic tricks
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Oct 4, 2019 Hadfield, J. A. (James Arthur), 1882-1967
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Oct 3, 2019 Campbell, Joseph, 1904-1987
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730 p. : 22 cm
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Topic: Mythology
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Oct 2, 2019 Geronimo Stilton
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Translation of: Benvenuti a rocca tacagna
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Topics: Stilton, Geronimo, Mice, Weddings, Stilton, Geronimo (Fictitious character), Stilton, Geronimo...
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Oct 2, 2019 Niffenegger, Audrey
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When Elspeth Noblin dies, she leaves everything to the 20-year-old American twin daughters of her own long-estranged twin, Edie. Valentina and Julia, as enmeshed as Elspeth and Edie once were, move into Elspeth's London flat and through a series of developing relationships a crisis develops that could pull the twins apart
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Topics: Sisters, Spiritual life
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Oct 1, 2019 Harrison, Lisi
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Wealthy Massie is determined to exclude middle class Claire, the daughter of her father's old friend, from her seventh-grade clique at a very exclusive private school in Westchester, New York, but after Massie steals her only friend, Claire strikes back
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Topics: Cliques (Sociology), Social classes, Middle schools, Schools, Cliques (Sociology), Social classes,...
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Oct 1, 2019 Levin, Howard
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Topic: Sathya Sai Baba, 1926-
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Oct 1, 2019 Mary Blessed Virgin, Saint (Spirit); Kirkwood, Annie, 1937-; Kirkwood, Byron
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Includes bibliographical references
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Topics: Mary Blessed Virgin, Saint (Spirit), Spirit writings, Twentieth century
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Oct 1, 2019 Richard Craze
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Topics: Hell -- Comparative studies., Hell -- Humor.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 109-112)
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Topics: History: World, History, History - General History, Economic Conditions, General, Business &...
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Sep 29, 2019 Innocenti, Roberto; Gallaz, Christophe, 1948-
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During World War II, a young German girl's curiosity leads her to discover something far more terrible than the day-to-day hardships and privations that she and her neighbors have experienced
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Topics: World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945, Concentration camps, War, Conduct of life
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Sep 27, 2019 Hazen, Barbara Shook; McCully, Emily Arnold, ill
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Soon after Katie wishes for her potatoes to disappear during dinner, a potato famine ravages her native Ireland, forcing her to leave for America
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Topics: Famines, Emigration and immigration
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Sep 26, 2019 Carpenter, Humphrey
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Ill. on [32] p. of plates laid in
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Topics: Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972, Poets, American, Critics
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Sep 25, 2019 Johanna Lindsey
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Topics: Mistaken identity, Fiction
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Sep 24, 2019 Twain, Mark, 1835-1910
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( 1 reviews )
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Sep 24, 2019 Southwick, Teresa
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"Three nannies in one month was more than overwhelmed single father Jason Garrett could handle. But from the moment Maggie Shepherd picked up his infant son, Jason know he'd found what he was looking for. He needed a mother for Brady; the orphaned nanny needed a place to call home. And he had the perfect solution..."--p.[4] of cover
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Topics: Man-woman relationships, Nannies, Single fathers
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Sep 24, 2019 Clausen, Connie
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Autobiographical
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Topic: Circus
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Sep 24, 2019 Robert T. Bakker
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Topic: Dinosaurs -- Fiction
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Sep 23, 2019 Stanford, Don, 1918-
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Part of the "Super Hampton library"
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Sep 20, 2019 Hulet, Renon Klossner, 1949-
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( 1 reviews )
Topics: Ellingson, Diane, Gymnasts, Paralytics
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Sep 20, 2019 Auster, Paul, 1947-
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Topics: Middle-aged men, Autobiography, Retirees