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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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by Netzer, Corinne T
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Includes index
Topics: Cooking, High-fiber diet, Complex carbohydrate diet
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by Clarke, Arthur C. (Arthur Charles), 1917-2008; Kubrick, Stanley
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The classic science fiction novel that changed the way we looked at the stars and ourselves. From the savannas of Africa at the dawn of mankind to the rings of Saturn as man ventures to the outer rim of our solar system, 2001: A Space Odyssey is a journey unlike any other. This allegory about humanity's exploration of the universe and the universe's reaction to humanity was the basis for director Stanley Kubrick's immortal film, and lives on as a landmark achievement in storytelling. - Back...
Topics: Computers, Space vehicles, Human-computer interaction, Computers, Human-computer interaction, Space...
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by Kenyon, Olga; James, P. D
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-289) and index
Topics: Women, Women
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 431-445) and index
Topics: General, United States - Civil War, History, Biography / Autobiography, Biography/Autobiography,...
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Topics: Nestleton, Alice (Fictitious character), Women detectives, Pet sitting, Actresses, Cats, Large type...
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Topics: Nestleton, Alice (Fictitious character), Cats, Women detectives
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by Nilsson, Lennart, 1922-; Hamberger, Lars
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Acquisitions date: 12 OCT 95
Topics: Pregnancy, Childbirth, Pregnancy, Childbirth, Pregnancy, Labor, Obstetric, Embryology, Embryo and...
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Sequel to The real story and Forbidden knowledge
Topics: Hyland, Morn (Fictitious character), Succorso, Nick (Fictitious character), Taverner, Milos...
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by Hilda Offen
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favorite 2
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Topics: Clothing and dress -- Fiction., Animals -- Fiction., Stories in rhyme.
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by Lavies, Bianca
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Text and photographs depict the physical characteristics, behavior, and life cycle of the red-sided garter snake
Topics: Red-sided garter snake, Garter snakes, Snakes, Couleume rayée, Couleume rayée
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by Wright, Betty Ren
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favorite 4
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"An Apple paperback."
Topics: Ghosts, Great-aunts
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by Aird, Catherine
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Topics: Sloan, C. D. (Fictitious character), Police
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by Kuskin, Karla; Parker, Robert Andrew
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On the first night of Hanukkah, a mother tells her family and a young guest the story of the holiday's origin
Topic: Hanukkah
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by Bearden, Romare, 1911-1988; Henderson, Harry (Harry Brinton), 1914-2003
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favorite 11
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 479-514) and index
Topics: African American art, African American artists, Beeldende kunsten, Negers, Kunstenaars, Art noir...
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by Somerset Fry, Plantagenet, 1931-1996; Somerset Fry, Fiona, 1927-; Rogers D. Spotswood Collection. TxSaTAM
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-350) and index
Topic: Ireland, to 1984
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by Haas, Jessie
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Sequel to: Keeping Barney
Topics: Morgan horse, Horses
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 383-393) and index
Topics: Ebert, James R., 1955-, Vietnam War, 1961-1975, Vietnam War, 1961-1975, Vietnamkrieg,...
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favorite 2
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Topic: Marriage
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by Tepper, Sheri S
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A malevolent prophecy about an age-old battle unites the fortunes of a powerful witch living in a magical fortress, a young woman from an enchanted village, and a young man who has run away from home
Topic: Science fiction
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by Johnson, Anthony Godby, 1977-
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Topics: Johnson, Anthony Godby, 1977-, Abused children, Sexually abused children
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by Nancy Willard
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Topics: Bears -- Fiction, Rabbits -- Fiction, Winter -- Fiction, Stories in rhyme
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by Karen Kawamoto McCoy
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Topics: Fairy tales., Folklore -- Japan., Goblins -- Folklore.
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by Lima, Carolyn W; Lima, John A
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Includes bibliographical references (p. xxiii-xxvii) and indexes
Topics: Picture books for children, Children's literature, English
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by Bunting, Eve, 1928-; De Groat, Diane, ill
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Reprint: Originally published: New York : Clarion Books, c1991
Topics: Thanksgiving Day, Turkeys, Moose, Thanksgiving Day, Turkeys, Moose
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by Rivers, Francine, 1947-
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Torn by the love for a handsome aristocrat, a young slave girl clings to her faith in the living God for deliverance from the forces of decadent Rome
Topics: Church history, Women slaves
Includes bibliographical references (p. [129]-131) and index
Topics: All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, All-American Girls Professional Baseball League,...
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Includes index
Topics: Sale Adult - Biography / Autobiography, General, Biography/Autobiography, United States, BG-HOUSE...
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by Hill, Grace Livingston, 1865-1947
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"Living Books."
Topics: Religious, Fiction - Religious, Fiction
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by Farr, Roger C; Strickland, Dorothy S; Abrahamson, Richard F
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Accompanied by: Texas teacher's ed., Practice book, teacher's ed. and Writer's journal, teacher's ed
Topics: Readers (Primary), English language, English language, English language, English language, Readers...
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by Barton, Robert, 1945-
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favorite 3
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 306) and index
Topics: Acting, Method acting
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 116)
Topic: Acting
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by Porter, Connie Rose, 1959-; Rosales, Melodye, ill
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"Ages 7 and up"--Cover p. [4]
Topics: African Americans, African Americans, Christmas, Mothers and daughters
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"A Bullseye nonfiction book."
Topics: Iditarod (Race), Iditarod (Race), Sled dog racing
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by Rogério Andrade Barbosa
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Topics: Tales -- Africa., Animals -- Folklore., Folklore -- Africa., Animals -- Folklore.
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by Haley, Alex; Stevens, David, 1940-
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Sequel to: Roots
Topics: Haley, Alex, Haley family, African Americans
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by Dadey, Debbie; Jones, Marcia Thornton; Gurney, John. ill
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Strange doings seem to erupt whenever Mrs. Zork, the substitute art teacher shows up, in this most far-out adventure yet about the fun-filled Bailey School kids
Topics: Life on other planets, Life on other planets
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by Clark, Mary Higgins, 1930-
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Originally published, Century, 1992
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by Staines, Bill; Zemach, Margot, ill
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Celebrates how all the animals in the world make their own music in their own way, some singing low, some singing higher
Topics: Children's songs, Animal sounds, Songs
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by Greene, Bob
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Topic: Men
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by Cornwell, Patricia
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Originally published: London : Little, Brown and Company, 1992
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Topic: Horror tales, English
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by Beck, K. K
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Topics: Women detectives, Detective and mystery stories
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Includes index
Topic: American poetry
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by Collins, Jackie
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Originally published: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1993
Topics: Romance - Contemporary, Fiction - General, Fiction, General, Fiction / General, Motion picture...
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by Bial, Raymond
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 40)
Topics: Amish, Amish, Amish
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by Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948; Desai, Mahadev H. (Mahadev Haribhai), 1892-1942
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Cover title: Gandhi, an autobiography
Topics: Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948, Statesmen
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by Lowry, Lois
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"A yearling book."
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by MacKinlay Kantor
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Topics: Andersonville Prison -- Fiction., Prisoners of war -- Fiction., United States -- History -- Civil...
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by Borntrager, Mary Christner, 1921-
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An overweight, short-tempered Amish teenager learns to control his eating habits and his anger after running away to live as a hobo
Topics: Amish, Amish, Overweight persons, Conduct of life, Runaways
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by Lustbader, Eric
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Originally published: New York : Fawcett Columbine, c1991
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by Fearheiley, Don
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"Amazing true stories of ordinary people helped by extraordinary beings"--Cover
Topic: Angels
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by Leo Tolstoy
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Topics: Academic Literacy, Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12, Reading Level-Adult
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by Vine, Barbara, 1930-
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Topic: Detective and mystery stories
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by Johanna Hurwitz
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Topics: Frank, Anne, 1929-1945 -- Juvenile literature, Jews -- Netherlands -- Amsterdam -- Biography --...
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by Rol, Ruud van der; Verhoeven, Rian
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Includes index
Topics: Frank, Anne, 1929-1945, Frank, Anne, 1929-1945, Frank, Anne, 1929-1945, Frank, Anne, Holocaust,...
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by Quentin Falk
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Topics: Hopkins, Anthony, 1937-, Actors -- Great Britain -- Biography.
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by Della Croce, Julia
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Includes index
Topics: Appetizers, Cooking, Italian
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by Skimin, Robert
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"A Thomas Dunne book."
Topic: Apache Indians
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by Charles, Kate
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Topics: Women detectives, Clergy, Cathedrals
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by Arnold Schwarzenegger
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Topics: Physical fitness for children -- Juvenile literature., Physical fitness., Exercise., Nutrition.
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by Arnold Schwarzenegger
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Topics: Physical fitness for children., Physical fitness., Exercise., Nutrition.
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by Brown, Marc Tolon
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Arthur is unhappy about going on vacation with his family, but he shows them how to make the best of a bad situation when they end up stuck in a motel because of rain
Topics: Vacations, Family
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by Marc Tolon Brown
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Topics: Dogs -- Fiction, Pets -- Fiction, Aardvark -- Fiction, Animals -- Fiction
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by Kimmel, Eric A; Hillenbrand, Will, ill
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On his way to get an egg for his mother the night before Hanukkah, a young boy encounters a group of mischievous fairies who take him on an adventure to Jerusalem
Topics: Fairy tales, Jews, Fairy tales, Jews, Hanukkah
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by Lowry, Lois; De Groat, Diane
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Sam is able to help his sister Anastasia with the poem she is writing for their mother's birthday, but his own efforts to create a special perfume are disastrous
Topics: Gifts, Birthdays, Family life, Gifts, Birthdays, Family
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by Kaplan, Gisela T
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Includes index
Topics: Women, Women
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by Gerlach, Elizabeth K
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Autism in children
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by Simon, Seymour
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Describes the signs of autumn that are seen in different parts of the United States, such as leaves changing color, migration of birds and insects, harvesting of crops, and changes in weather
Topics: Autumn, Fall foliage, Autumn
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by MacLachlan, Patricia
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Taking care of a baby left with them at the end of the tourist season helps a family come to terms with the death of their own infant son. Larkin's family welcomes Sophie into their home, caring for her and teaching her games and new words. They come to love this baby as their own, all the while knowing that eventually Sophie's mother will return one day to take her from them
Topics: Babies, Grief, Islands, Infants, Grief, Islands
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by Richardson, Bill, 1955-
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Topics: Bed and breakfast accommodations, Eccentrics and eccentricities, Books and reading, Bachelors,...
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by Cody, Liza
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"A Bantam crime line book"--T.p. verso
Topics: Cultural Literacy and Humanities, Reading Level-Adult
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Wishing to have good fortune in the new year, an old man tries to trade his wife's kimono for rice cakes. Characters from the Japanese alphabet are incorporated into the text
Topic: Folklore
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by Allison, Dorothy
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"A Plume book."
Topics: Child abuse, Poverty, Allegories
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"An Apple paperback."
Topics: Horror tales, Horror stories, Horror tales
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by Kress, Nancy
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"AvoNova."
Topics: Cultural Literacy and Humanities, Reading Level-Adult