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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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Dec 12, 2019 Morinaga, Sōkō, 1925-1995
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154 p. ; 21 cm
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Topics: Spiritual life -- Zen Buddhism, Zen Buddhism -- Doctrines
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Jul 12, 2019 Seton, Anya; Gregory, Philippa
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A novel
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Topics: General & Literary Fiction, Historical fiction, Romance, of Gaunt,, John, 20th Century American...
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May 15, 2019 Hill, Gregg; Hill, Gina
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The children of Henry Hill, whose life inspired such works as "Wiseguy" and "Goodfellas," share their experiences of growing up in their father's world of witness protection program identities and mafia retribution
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Topics: Hill, Gregg, Hill, Gina, Hill, Henry, 1943-, Children of criminals, Family violence, Drug dealers,...
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Dec 18, 2018 Laurens, Stephanie
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Originally published: New York : William Morrow, c2003
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Topics: Cynster family (Fictitious characters), Murder
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Nov 29, 2018 Quick, Amanda
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Topics: Weddings, Country homes, March, Tobias (Fictitious character), Lake, Lavinia (Fictitious character)
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Jul 31, 2018 Hosseini, Khaled
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An epic tale of fathers and sons, of friendship and betrayal, that takes us from Afghanistan in the final days of the monarchy to the atrocities of the present. The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father's servant, The Kite Runner is a beautifully crafted novel set in a country that is in the process of being destroyed. It is about the power of reading, the price of betrayal, and the possibility of redemption, and it is also...
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Topics: Male friendship, Social classes, Betrayal, Boys
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Apr 19, 2018 Skurzynski, Gloria
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In a future world where global contamination has necessitated limited human contact, three young people with unique genetically engineered abilities are teamed up to wage a war in virtual reality
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Topics: Virtual reality, Science fiction, Fiction, Juvenile Fiction, Children's 12-Up - Fiction - Science...
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Mar 15, 2017 Atherton, Nancy
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Topics: Dimity, Aunt (Fictitious character), Women detectives
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Nov 17, 2016 Huether, Sue E; McCance, Kathryn L; Barnette, Philip
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"[CD companion includes]: key terms matching exercices, interactive algorithm exercices, answers to the Quick Check questions in the text, chapter summaries, critical thinking questions and answers, glossary of terms related to pathophysiology" --p. [iv]
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Topics: Physiology, Pathological, Nurses, Pathology, Disease, Physiology, Pathophysiologie Pathologie...
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May 31, 2013 Thygerson, Alton L; American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
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"American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons."
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Topics: First aid in illness and injury, CPR (First aid), Automated external defibrillation,...
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Nov 9, 2011 Whitman, Michael E., 1964-; Mattord, Herbert J
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Includes index
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Topics: Computer security, Information technology, Seguridad en computadores, Redes de computadores,...
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Sep 15, 2011 Ballenger, Bruce P
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Includes index
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Topics: Report writing, Research, Méthodologie de recherche, Rapport de recherche, Rédaction de rapport,...
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Sep 27, 2010 Mahan, L. Kathleen; Escott-Stump, Sylvia
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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Topics: Diet Therapy, Food, Nutritional Physiological Phenomena, Diétothérapie, Nutrition, Aliments,...
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xxi, 339 pages : 22 cm
Topics: Murch, Walter, 1943-, Murch, Walter, 1943- -- Interviews, Motion picture editors -- United States...
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- House, Silas, 1971-
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Topics: Children of coal miners, Difference (Psychology), Coal mine accidents, Parents, Suicide victims,...
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- Bosworth, Michael T; Holland, John R
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Acknowledgments -- What is customer-centric selling? -- Opinions--the fuel that drives corporations -- Success without sales-ready messaging -- Core concepts of customercentric selling -- Defining the sales process -- Integrating the sales and marketing processes -- Features versus customer usage -- Creating sales-ready messaging -- Marketing's role in demand creation -- Business development : the hardest part of a salesperson's job -- Developing buyer vision through sales-ready messaging --...
Topics: Selling, Sales Management, Marketing
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- Alpert, Arlene; Milady Publishing Company
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Rev. ed. of: Milady's standard textbook of cosmetology
Topic: Beauty culture
Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-237) and index
Topics: Borderline personality disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder
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- Major, Ann
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Topics: Single mothers, Birthfathers, Revenge, Trials (Murder), Judicial error
Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-195) and index
Topics: Spiritual life, Spirituality
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vii, 316 p. : 26 cm
Topics: Soccer -- Coaching -- United States, Soccer -- Training -- United States
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- Jeffries, Sabrina
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Topics: Young women, Nobility, Americans, Arranged marriage
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- Disney's Global Artists; Walt Disney Enterprises
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At head of title: Disney's Lilo & Stitch the series
Topics: Lilo & Stitch (Motion picture), Family reunion
viii, 423 p. ; 23 cm
Topics: Leo IX, Pope, 1002-1054, Gregory VII, Pope, ca. 1015-1085, Popes -- Biography
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- Mikaelsen, Ben, 1952-
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When, protected by the branches of one of the trees she loves to climb, Gabriela witnesses the destruction of her Mayan village and the murder of nearly all its inhabitants, she vows never to climb again until, after she and her traumatised sister find safety in a Mexican refugee camp, she realizes that only by climbing and facing their fears can she and her sister hope to have a future. They call Gabriela Tree Girl. Laj Ali Re Jayub in her native language of Quich . Gabi climbs trees to be...
Topics: Mayas, Mayas, Sisters, Refugees, Indians of Central America
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- Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mormon Church
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- Keller, Andrew, 1960-
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2 v. : 26 cm
Topics: Latin language materials, Latin language -- Grammar, Latin language -- Grammar -- Problems,...
Topic: Feng shui
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xiv, 306 p. : 23 cm
Topics: Food, Tourism
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- Hale, Deborah
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Topics: Knights and knighthood, Middle Ages
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- McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948-; McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948- Heavenly date and other stories
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Originally published in the UK in 1995 as: Heavenly date and other stories
Topics: Dating (Social customs), Humorous stories, Scottish, Dating (Social customs), Humorous stories,...
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Pigeon is an unflinching and hilarious look at a child's potential for mischief. In a plain palette, with childishly elemental line drawings, Willems has captured the essence of unreasonableness in the very young
Topics: Pigeons, Bus drivers, Pigeons, Bus drivers
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Topics: Millionaires, Millionaires
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-290) and index
Topic: Real estate investment
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- Wasserman, Gary, 1944-
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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- Petti, Ken; Amodeo, John, 1949 May 19-; Westwood, Cassandra
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Includes four "musing cards" bound inside back cover
Topics: Fantasy, Fantasy
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- Haenisch, Siegfried; American Guidance Service
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Level 6-12
Topics: Mathematics, Algebra
Includes bibliographical references (p. [279]-314) and index
Topics: Bush, George W. (George Walker), 1946-, Bush, George W. (George Walker), 1946-, Bush, George W,...
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- Howard, Linda, 1950-
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If you sense someone's watching you from afar, or if you feel a shadow other than your own at your back. Follow your instincts....your're in danger. It's a job that makes a killing. Effeicient, professional, and without apology, Lily Mansfield is a hired assassin, working as a contract agent for the CIA. Her targets are the powerful and corrupt, those who can't be touched by the law
Topics: Intelligence officers, Undercover operations, Women murderers, Murder for hire, Assassins, Revenge,...
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- Macionis, John J; Benokraitis, Nijole V. (Nijole Vaicaitis)
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Includes bibliographical references
Topic: Sociology
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- Austin, Lynn N
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Shackled in a world where authority is not questioned, where the will is battered as surely as the body, hope will not be denied. But broken chains bring daunting choices: the way of revenge or the way of the Spirit
Topics: American Civil War (1861-1865), African American women, Plantation life, Women slaves, African...
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Topics: Ndonga, Engels
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- Johnston, Joan, 1948-
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Originally published: New York : Atria Books, 2003
Topics: Romance - Contemporary, Fiction - Romance, Fiction, Fiction / Romance / General, General,...
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 186-187)
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Man-woman relationships, Men, Marriage, Marriage
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- Grisham, John
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Originally published: New York : Doubleday, c2001
Topics: Christmas stories, American, Christian fiction, Christian life
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Bibliography: p. 127-128
Topic: English language
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Topics: African American women, Peace, Large type books, African American women, Large type books, Peace
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Reprint. Originally published: New York : Hyperion, 2004
Topics: Orphans, Friendship
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- Cottrell, David, 1953-; Layton, Mark (Mark C.)
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Topic: Time management
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- Bretton, Barbara
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Topic: Weddings
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Topic: Diabetes -- Popular works.
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- Julie Anne Long
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- Aphrodite Jones
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Topics: Peterson, Michael, Peterson, Kathleen, 1953-2001., Murder -- North Carolina -- Durham -- Case...
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Subtitle on jacket: Featuring over 2000 quotations from Mary Shelley to Courtney Love
Topics: Dictionaries of quotations, History Of Women (General), Reference, Quotations, Women's Studies -...
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xiv, 1394 pages [32] pages of plates :
Topics: Drugs -- Handbooks, manuals, etc, Chemotherapy -- Nurses' instruction, Drugs -- Dictionaries, Drug...
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- French, Nicci
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Topics: Sisters, Man-woman relationships, Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
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- Martin, Ann M., 1955-; Godwin, Laura; Selznick, Brian, illustrator
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Sequel to: The doll people
Topics: Dolls, Self-perception, Behavior, Self-perception, Dolls, Behavior
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- Kellerman, Jonathan
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"An Alex Delaware novel"--Jacket
Topics: Delaware, Alex (Fictitious character), Sturgis, Milo (Fictitious character), Police, College...
1 online resource (xii, 380 pages) :
Topics: Alcoholism -- Treatment -- Handbooks, manuals, etc, Alcoholism -- Prevention -- Handbooks, manuals,...
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- Viguié, Debbie
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Ruth's grandmother lives in the forest, banished there for the "evil" that the townsfolk believed she practiced. But if studying the stars, learning about nature, and dreaming of flying are evil, then Ruth is guilty of it too. Whenever Ruth took food and supplies to her grandmother, she would sit with the old woman for hours, listening and learning. When she wasn't in the woods, Ruth was learning the trade of her father, a blacksmith, now that her brother would never return from the...
Topics: Werewolves, Love, Fantasy, Little Red Riding Hood (Tale)
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- Williams, Terry Tempest; Frank, Mary, 1933-
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"These essays were originally serialized in Orion magazine." -- T.p. verso
Topics: Democracy, National characteristics, American
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- Abbott, Tony; Merrell, David Webber, 1973- ill
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"Scholastic en español."
Topics: Fantasy, Droon (Imaginary place)
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xxvi, 225 pages : 26 cm
Topics: Kochiyama, Yuri, Kochiyama, Yuri, Japanese Americans -- Biography, Japanese American women --...
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- Brown, Dale, 1956-; DeFelice, James
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Topics: United States. Air Force, Air pilots, Military
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- McKinley, Robin
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Originally published by Berkley, 2003
Topics: Fiction - Horror, Fiction, Fantasy - General, Horror - General, Fiction / Fantasy / General,...
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Vol B has publisher: Pearson Longman
Topics: Literature, Literature
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"With related families Andrews, Brown, Burnham, Butler, Choate, Cogswell, Giddings, Goldsmith, Low, Mears, Perkins, Woodbury"--Cover
Topics: Story family, Story, William, ca. 1614-1702 or 3, Foster family, Story, Sarah Foster, b. 1620,...
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xxvii, 284 p., [16] p. of plates : 25 cm
Topics: Wong, Anna May, 1905-1961, Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography
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- Jones, Jasmine; Taylor, Alison; Gregory, Deborah. Cheetah girls
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Galleria, Chanel, Aqua, and Dorinda are members of the Cheetah Girls, a band with dreams of becoming popular, but when a record producer makes them an offer that tests their friendship they have to decide what is important
Topics: Singers, Friendship
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xix, 229 pages : 21 cm
Topics: Trungpa, Chögyam, 1939-1987, Perks, John Riley, Buddhist converts -- Biography, Buddhist...
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"The Italian brothers."
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Originally published: New York : Crown Publishers, c1994
Topic: Conversation
Source: inlibrary
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Friendship -- Making a difference -- Relationships -- Lessons and learning -- Family -- Tough stuff -- Overcoming obstacles -- Growing up
Topic: Teenagers