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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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Topics: Bible, Christian life, Conduct of life
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Uncorrected manuscript in spiral bound covers
Topics: Women plantation owners, Mothers and sons, African Americans, Slaves
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by Jones, Diana Wynne
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Eldest of three sisters in a land where it is considered to be a misfortune, Sophie is resigned to her fate as a hat shop apprentice until a witch turns her into an old woman and she finds herself in the castle of the greatly feared wizard Howl
Topic: Fantasy
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by Vizzini, Ned, 1981-
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"Miramax Books."
Topics: Self-perception, Interpersonal relations, Self-confidence, High schools, Schools
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by Brown, Margaret Wise, 1910-1952; Williams, Garth
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"First Scholastic printing, Feb. 1993"--P. [32]
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Includes index
Topics: Accounting, Accounting
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by Ryan, Pam Muñoz
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Esperanza and her mother are forced to leave their life of wealth and privilege in Mexico to go work in the labor camps of Southern California, where they must adapt to the harsh circumstances facing Mexican farm workers on the eve of the Great Depression.
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10,...
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Topic: Electric machinery
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Topics: Color, Astrology, Numerology
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by Khushwant Singh, 1915-
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by Gardner, Eldon J. (Eldon John), 1909-1989; Snustad, D. Peter, joint author
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Includes bibliographies and index
Topics: Genetics, Génétique, Genetica, Genetics
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by Jeff Kinney
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Topics: Humorous stories, Middle schools, Diaries, JUVENILE FICTION / Humorous Stories, Family life,...
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by Rowling, J. K; GrandPré, Mary
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Sequel to: Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban
Topics: Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry (Imaginary place), Wizards, Magic, Schools
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by Lewis Wolpert; Jim Smith; Tom Jessell; Peter Lawrence; Elizabeth Robertson; Elliot M. Meyerowitz
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Description based on: v. 2 (2007)
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Topic: Moomins (Fictitious characters)
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by Waley, Arthur, tr
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Selections from Xi you ji, a novel sometimes attributed to Wu Cheng'en
Topic: Xuanzang, ca. 596-664
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Topic: Nudist camps
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by Sontag, Susan, 1933-2004
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In Plato's cave -- America, seen through photographs, darkly -- Melancholy objects -- The heroism of vision -- Photographic evangels -- The image-world -- A brief anthology of quotations
Topic: Photography, Artistic
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by Abrahams, Peter, 1919-
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by J. D. Salinger
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by Nurnberg, Maxwell W; Rosenblum, Morris
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Includes index
Topics: English language, Vocabulary
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by Schindler, John A
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Topics: Mental health, Medicine, Psychosomatic
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by MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982
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Topic: American poetry
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by Shepard, Mary, 1909-; Travers, P. L. (Pamela Lyndon), 1899-1996; Gerald Howe (Firm)
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Cover title
Topics: Travers, P. L. (Pamela Lyndon), 1899-1996, Shepard, Mary, 1909-, Children's stories, Children's...
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by Overstreet, H. A. (Harry Allen), 1875-1970
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Part one: Introductory techniques. I. The key problem: capturing the attention -- II. The appeal to wants -- III. The problem of vividness -- IV. The psychology of effective speaking -- V. The psychology of effective writing -- VI. Crossing the interest dead-line -- VII. Making ideas stick
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Topics: Psychology, Applied, Gedrag, Interpersoonlijke beïnvloeding
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by Koetzle, Hans-Michael
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Text dt., engl. und franz
Topics: Scheid, Uwe, Erotische Photographie, Sammlung, Bildband, Aktphotographie, Erotische Photographie...
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Sixteen-year-old Miles' first year at Culver Creek Preparatory School in Alabama includes good friends and great pranks, but is defined by the search for answers about life and death after a fatal car crash
Topics: Interpersonal relations, Boarding schools, Schools, Death
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by Camus, Albert, 1913-1960; Gilbert, Stuart, tr
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Chaos prevails when the bubonic plague strikes the Algerian coastal city of Oran
Topics: Plague, Plague
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by Chandler, Raymond, 1888-1959
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"Originally published as The Raymond Chandler omnibus"--T.p. verso
Topics: Marlowe, Philip (Fictitious character), Detective and mystery stories, American
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by Russell, Willy; Graham-Adriani, Suzy
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One man, 1 woman
Topics: English literature: literary criticism, Russell, Willy - Plays & Criticism, Education /...
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Presents the names of animal babies, parents, and groups, for example, a baby kangaroo is a joey, its mother is a flyer, its father is a boomer, and a group of kangaroos is a troop, mob, or herd
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Topic: Animals
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by De Reyna, Rudy, 1914-
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Includes index
Topics: Drawing, Drawing
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"...including 450 solved problems..."
Topics: Hydraulics, Fluid mechanics, MECANICA DE FLUIDOS, HIDRAULICA
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by Lindsey, Johanna
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Topic: Love stories
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by Rowling, J. K; GrandPré, Mary, ill
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"Year 6"--Spine
Topics: Wizards, Magic, Schools, Potter, Harry (Fictitious character), Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and...
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 805-904)
Topics: Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790, Statesmen, Scientists, Inventors, Printers, Large type books
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by Cowell, Cressida
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Book number taken from cover
Topics: Vikings, Dragons, Humorous fiction, Humorous fiction, Dragons, Dragons, Vikings
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by Achebe, Chinua; Innes, Catherine Lynette
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A collection of stories by African writers which deal with life and customs in African society
Topics: Short stories, African (English), Short stories, African, Manners and customs, Short stories,...
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Topics: Spiritual life, Pastoral counseling, Temperament, Christian life
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by Sheldon, Sidney
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In Paris, Washington, and at a breathtaking villa in Greece, an innocent American becomes a bewildered, horror-stricken pawn in a game of vengeance and betrayal, in this paperback reissue of Sheldon's #1 bestseller.
Topics: Capitalists and financiers, Married women, Americans, Fiction, Protected DAISY, Accessible book,...
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by Camus, Albert, 1913-1960; O'Brien, Justin, 1906-1968
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A man recalls his past life as a respected Parisian lawyer until his predicted downfall, in one terrible instant
Topic: French literature
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by Robert T. Kiyosaki
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Topics: Investments -- United States., Finance, Personal -- United States., Finance, Personal., Investments.
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Includes collections from Out of Boneville, The Great Cow Race, Eyes of the Storm, The Dragonslayer, Rock Jaw: Master of the Eastern Border, Old Man's Cave, Ghost Circles, Treasure Hunters, Crown of Horns
Topic: Comic books, strips, etc
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by Stephen King
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10, Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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by Truman Capote
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Topics: Murder -- Kansas -- Case studies., Large type books.
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by Santiago, Esmeralda; Santiago, Esmeralda. Almost a woman
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Continued by: Almost a woman
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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by Nagao, Tadahiko; Saito, Isamu, 1943-; Nagao, Tadahiko. Kokoloje 2. English
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"This is a one-volume edition of Kokology and Kokology 2, published individually by Fireside, an imprint of Simon & Schuster"--T.p. verso
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Topic: Psychology
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se complmenta con lerziel Deutsch. Glosario y dos casetes
Topic: Alemán (lengua)
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by Coon, Carleton S. (Carleton Stevens), 1904-1981
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Bibliography: p. [685]-710
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Topics: Human evolution, Prehistoric peoples, Race, Anthropology, Ethnology, Evolution, Homme,...
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by Arsan, Emmanuelle; Blair, Lowell
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"With 25 photographs from the film"--Cover
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by Tuchman, Barbara Wertheim
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With a new preface by the author
Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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by Andersen, U. S. (Uell Stanley), 1917-
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Topic: Conduct of life
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by Cooper, William David; Helfrick, Albert D
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Includes bibliographies and index
Topics: Electric measurements, Electric meters, Electronic measurements, Electronic instruments
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by Abdel-Fattah, Randa
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Year Eleven at an exclusive prep school in the suburbs of Melbourne, Australia, would be tough enough, but it is further complicated for Amal when she decides to wear the hijab, the Muslim head scarf, full-time as a badge of her faith--without losing her identity or sense of style
Topics: Hijab (Islamic clothing), Muslims, High schools, Islam, Clothing and dress, Schools, Muslims, High...
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Topics: Civilisation grecque, Civilización griega, Griekse oudheid, Cultuur, Invloed, Geschiedbeschouwing,...
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by Cullen, David, 1961-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 389-403) and index
Topics: Columbine High School (Littleton, Colo.), Littleton (Colo.), Columbine High School Massacre,...
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by Stephen King
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by Curtis, William J. R
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Bibliography: p. 389-405
Topics: Architecture, Modern, Architecture
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by Duras, Marguerite
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Translation of: L'Amant
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by Lindsey, Johanna
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Set in the untamed Wyoming territory of 1876, this romance features Jessie Blair, a fiery young beauty who is swept into a passionate conflict with Chase Summers, an arrogant Westerner who has vowed never to love
Topic: Frontier and pioneer life
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Bibliography: p. 405-408
Topic: Selling
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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Watershed moment -- The janitor's father -- Living in the past -- Sadie and the general -- 11/22/63 -- The green card man
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10,...
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by McNaught, Judith
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Abducted from her covent school, headstrong Scottish beauty Jennifer Merrick does not easily surrender to Royce Westmoreland, Duke of Claymore
Topic: Historical fiction
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 322) and indexes
Topics: Materia medica, Vegetable, Medicinal plants, Herbs
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by 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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by Grossman, Lev
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As a senior in high school Quentin Coldwater became preoccupied with a series of fantasy novels he read as a child, set in a magical land called Fillory. After graduating from college and being admitted into a highly exclusive, secret society of magic in upstate New York, he makes a stunning discovery: Fillory is real. But the land of Quentin's fantasies turns out to be much darker and more dangerous than he could have imagined for his childhood dream becomes a nightmare with a shocking truth...
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Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Literary, Science Fiction & Fantasy -- Fantasy -- Magic &...
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by Halley, Henry Hampton, 1874-1965, compiler
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First ed. published in 1924
Topics: Bible, Church history
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by William S. Burroughs
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by Dobson, James C., 1936-
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Dr. Dobson addresses the phenomenon of disrespect in marital relationships. He examines the most devastating conflicts occurring between husbands and wives--infidelity, alcoholism, wife beating, emotional indifference, etc.--and offers practical advice for the partner who wants desperately to hold the marriage together
Topics: Religious aspects, Religion, Conduct of life, Love / Sex / Marriage, Spouses, Religious life,...
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by Lorayne, Harry; Lucas, Jerry
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Topics: Mnemonics, Memory, Memory
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by Lorenz Kropfitsch; A Bünger; E. Debus-Gregor; U. Khatib; K. Klingelhöffer; M. Leidolf; E. Saied; M. Vollrodt; E. Glose
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Zusätzliches Online-Angebot unter www.woerterbuch.langenscheidt.de/print
Topics: Arabisch, Deutsch
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 737-749) and index
Topics: Philanthropists, Historical - U.S., Biography/Autobiography, Biography & Autobiography,...
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by Carnegie, Dale, 1888-1955
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Success, Achievement