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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 13, 2019 Godwin, Peter, 1957-
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Originally published: South Africa : Picador Africa, 2006
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Topics: Godwin, Peter, 1957-, Godwin, Peter, 1957-, Godwin, Peter, 1957-, Family secrets, Fathers and sons,...
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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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Dec 9, 2019 Taylor, Mildred D; Taylor, Mildred D. Let the circle be unbroken
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Sequel to: Let the circle be unbroken
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Topics: African Americans, Logan family (Fictitious characters : Taylor), Prejudices, Depressions,...
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Dec 9, 2019 Presley, Priscilla Beaulieu; Harmon, Sandra
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Elvis Presley and Priscilla Beaulieu were together fourteen years. This is Priscilla Presley's powerful and poignant story of her life with the most successful entertainer of all time
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Topics: Presley, Elvis, 1935-1977, Presley, Priscilla Beaulieu, Rock musicians, Rock musicians' spouses,...
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Dec 8, 2019 Griffin, W. E. B
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Topics: Police, Payne, Matt (Fictitious character)
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Dec 8, 2019 Hart, Jessica
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Meredith's been forced to take a job on a remote cattle station, with a boss she can't stand! It should be easy to keep things professional-except their office is under the blistering Outback sun, and Hal's work attire is a bare chest and thigh-hugging jeans! Although they're worlds apart, it's getting harder to keep things strictly business
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Topics: American Light Romantic Fiction, Fiction, Fiction - Romance, Romance: Modern, Romance -...
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Dec 7, 2019 Alexander, Robert, 1952-
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Presents a novel based on the 1918 Bolshevik revolutionary murder of Czar Nicholas II and the rest of the Russian royal family as told from the perspective of the event's only surviving witness, a young kitchen boy
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Topics: Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia, 1868-1918, Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia, 1868-1918,...
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Dec 7, 2019 Roberta Casagrande-Kim, Samueal Thrope, Raquel Ukeles
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( 1 reviews )
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Dec 7, 2019 Anderson, Laurie Halse
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After finally getting noticed by someone other than school bullies and his ever-angry father, seventeen-year-old Tyler enjoys his tough new reputation and the attentions of a popular girl, but when life starts to go bad again, he must choose between transforming himself or giving in to his destructive thoughts
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10,...
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Dec 6, 2019 Stockett, Kathryn
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In Jackson, Mississippi, in 1962, there are lines that are not crossed. With the civil rights movement exploding all around them, three women start a movement of their own, forever changing a town and the way women--black and white, mothers and daughters--view one another
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 6, Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading...
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Dec 6, 2019 Miles, Ellen
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"A Little Apple paperback"
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Topics: Dogs, Dogs, Puppies
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Dec 6, 2019 Birney, Betty; Stevenson, Nancy W
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"A Golden book, New York."
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Topics: Winnie-the-Pooh (Fictitious character), Toys, Orderliness, Cleanliness, Toys, Orderliness,...
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Dec 6, 2019 Birney, Betty; Baker, Darrell, ill; Walt Disney Company
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"A Golden book, New York."
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Topics: Animals, Winter, Snow, Winnie-the-Pooh (Fictitious character)
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Originally published: London: Element, 2005
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Topics: Astrology, Chinese, Horoscopes
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Dec 6, 2019 Dumas, Alexandre, 1802-1870; Bell, A. Craig (Arnold Craig), 1911-
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Topic: Fiction in French 1815-1848 English texts
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Dec 5, 2019 Habegger, Alfred
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [660]-739) and indexes
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Topics: Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886, Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886, Poets, American, Women and literature,...
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Dec 4, 2019 Anderson, Joan Wester
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-210)
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Topic: Angels
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Dec 3, 2019 Leadbitter, Mike; Slaven, Neil, author
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Topics: Blues (Music), Blues (Music)
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Dec 3, 2019 Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888; Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888. Tilly's Christmas; Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888. Rosa's tale
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The quiet little woman -- Tilly's Christmas -- Rosa's tale
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Topics: Christmas stories, American, Young women, Orphans
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Dec 3, 2019 Cremer, Jan
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Translation of Ik Jan Cremer
( 1 reviews )
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Dec 1, 2019 Francis, Anne, 1932-
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Topics: Francis, Anne, 1932-, Occultists, Actors
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Nov 30, 2019 Yoffie, David B; Kwak, Mary, 1966-
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Includes bibliographical notes (p. 217-229) and index
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Topics: Strategic planning, Business planning
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Nov 30, 2019 Tegner, Bruce
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Topic: Judo
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Nov 30, 2019 Reay, Tony
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Includes index
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Topics: Judo, Judo, Judo, Judo - Manuals
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Nov 30, 2019 LeBell, Gene; Coughran, Laurie C., joint author
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"A complete and unabridged reprint of the original hardcover edition."
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Topics: Jiu-jitsu, Judo
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Nov 30, 2019 Pedro, Jimmy, 1970-; Durbin, William, 1959-
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Includes bibliographical references (page 177) and index
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Topics: Judo, Judô, Judô
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Nov 30, 2019 Soames, Nicolas, 1950-
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Pictures and text demonstrate the techniques, skills, and exercises of judo; also includes information on competitions, rules, and scoring
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Topics: Judo, Judo
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Nov 29, 2019 Sutton, Margaret, 1903-; Grosset & Dunlap; Doane, Pelagie, ill
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On cover : Illustrated by Pelagie Doane
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Topics: Bolton, Judy (Fictitious character), Women detectives, Missing persons, Brigands and robbers
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Nov 28, 2019 Fromm, Erich, 1900-1980
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Topics: Psychoanalysis and religion, Psicología religiosa, Psychoanalyse, Godsdienst, Psychanalyse,...
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Nov 27, 2019 Buckley, Christopher, 1952-
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Topics: Columbianna (Steamship), Seafaring life
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Nov 26, 2019 Bryant, Bennie
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Topic: Children's stories in English American writers, 1945- - Texts
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Nov 25, 2019 Collins, Jackie
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Topics: Organized crime, Motion picture industry, Santangelo, Lucky (Fictitious character)
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Nov 25, 2019 Redfield, Robert, 1897-1958
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185 p. ; 19 cm
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Topics: Social change, Sociology, Urban, Primitive societies, Civilization -- Origins
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Nov 23, 2019 Scholastic Inc.
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English translation...by Edizioni Piemme S.p.A."--T.p. verso
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Topics: Stilton, Geronimo (Fictitious character), Mice, Mice, Journalists, Ciphers, Art, Mystery and...
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Nov 23, 2019 Riordan, Rick
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When demonic cheerleaders invade his high school, Percy Jackson hurries to Camp Half Blood, from whence he and his demigod friends set out on a quest through the Labyrinth, while the war between the Olympians and the evil Titan lord Kronos draws near
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Topics: Mythology, Greek, Labyrinths, Camps, Monsters, Animals, Mythical, Titans (Mythology), Mythology,...
In 1817, two English cousins take a honeymoon "Grand Tour of the Continent" with their new husbands and become entangled in a mysterious plot to create a magical Emperor of Europe
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Topics: Cousins, Honeymoons, Supernatural, Diaries
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Nov 22, 2019 Veitch, Tom; Anderson, Kevin J., 1962-; Akins, Tony; Rodier, Denis; Gossett, Christian; Barreiro, Mike; Ensign, Jordi; Carrasco, Dario; Heike, Mark; Black, Bill, 1943-; Beckett, David Jacob; Pepoy, Andrew
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"Lucas Books"--P. [4] of cover
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Topics: Star Wars fiction, Good and evil, Comic books, strips, etc
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Nov 21, 2019 Burchfield, R. W
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( 1 reviews )
Topic: English language
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Nov 21, 2019 Gove, Philip Babcock, 1902-1972; G. & C. Merriam Company
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( 1 reviews )
Topic: English language
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Nov 20, 2019 Random House
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Based on the Random House dictionary of the English language, unabridged ed
( 1 reviews )
Topics: English language, Engels
Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-294) and index
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Topics: Sullivan, Annie, 1866-1936, Keller, Helen, 1880-1968, Teachers of deafblind people
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Nov 20, 2019 Hamner, Earl
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A fifteen-year-old Virginia mountain boy goes hunting with his father and eight red-headed uncles and shoots the white deer, which, according to legend, is to mark him for special destiny
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Topics: Deer, Fate and fatalism
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Nov 20, 2019 Clements, Andrew, 1949-
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"This edition is only available for distribution through the school market"--Page 4 of cover
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Topics: Report cards, Grading and marking (Students), Achievement tests, Schools, Genius, Friendship,...
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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 17, 2019 Furry, W. H; Purcell, E. M; Street, J. C
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Topic: Fisica
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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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Topic: Monroe family
Source: BPL Soc Sci
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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
( 1 reviews )
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 9, 2019 Madeline Gerwick-Brodeur
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Topics: Astrology, Occultism, Fortune-telling
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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 8, 2019 Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), 1898-1963; Baynes, Pauline, ill
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A boy and a talking horse share an adventurous and dangerous journey to Narnia to warn of invading barbarians
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Topics: Fantasy, Fantasy
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Nov 7, 2019 O'Day-Flannery, Constance
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"Tor romance."
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Topics: Group reading, Female friendship, Fantasy fiction, American
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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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Nov 1, 2019 Edwards, Cassie
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Topics: Romance - General, Romance - Historical, Fiction - Romance
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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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( 1 reviews )
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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