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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 Abby Klein
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Topics: Bats, Fear, Halloween, Juvenile fiction, Monsters
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Topics: Self-perception -- Fiction, Wilderness areas -- Fiction, Environmental protection -- Fiction,...
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by Abulhawa, Susan
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Previously published in 2006 under title: The scar of David
Topics: Palestinian Arabs, Arab-Israeli conflict, Refugees, Palestinian Arab, Historical fiction
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by Ace Atkins
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Topics: Kelly, Machine Gun, -- 1897-1954 -- Fiction, Criminals -- United States -- Fiction
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Originally published: New York : Knopf, 2009
Topics: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction -- Authors, A-Z -- ( A ) -- Achebe, Chinua,...
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by Adams, John Joseph, 1976-
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Topic: Science fiction, American
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by Advaita Kala.
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Topics: Women -- India -- Fiction, Mothers and daughters -- Fiction, Mate selection -- Fiction, India --...
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by Aileen Leijten
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Topics: Separation anxiety -- Fiction, Sleepovers -- Fiction, Grandmothers -- Fiction
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by Akpan, Uwem
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"Oprah's Book Club, 2009 selection"--Book jacket cover
Topics: Children, Short stories, Nigerian (English), War victims, Nigerian fiction
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by Al Lacy
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Topics: United States marshals -- Fiction, Prisoners -- Transportation -- Fiction, Women pioneers --...
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by Alexander McCall Smith
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Topics: Dalhousie, Isabel (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Women editors -- Fiction, Women philosophers...
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by Alfonsi, Alice; Berendsen, Dan; Greenwald, Todd J
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The Russos are headed to the Caribbean for a family vacation, and Alex is less than thrilled. And her parents have decided that there will be no magic allowed on the trip! Alex is bored and conjures up a little magic with disastrous results. Her parents have now completely forgotten they ever met. Alex and her brothers, Justin and Max, have only forty-eight hours to find the magical Stone of Dreams, which has the power to reverse the spell. Will they find the stone and save their family in time?
Topics: Magic, Brothers and sisters, Vacations, Parents, Wizards, Spells (Magic), Magic rocks, Child...
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by Alice Hoffman
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Topics: Sisters -- Fiction, Mothers and daughters -- Fiction, Loss (Psychology) -- Fiction
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by Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez; Alisa Valdes
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Topics: Caterers and catering -- Fiction, Single women -- Fiction, Dating (Social customs) -- Fiction,...
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by Alison Sinclair
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Topics: Magic -- Fiction, Twins -- Fiction, Good and evil -- Fiction
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Topics: Overweight persons -- Fiction, Popularity -- Fiction, Self-perception -- Fiction, High schools --...
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by Alt, Madelyn; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"A carnival has rolled into Stony Mill, and Maggie joins in the revelry but comes across a construction worker arguing intensely with a young woman. Later that day, the woman is found dead, and fingers point to the worker: Ty Bennett. Ty was part of the construction crew that unexpectedly unearthed a buried cellar--along with something supernatural--during the demolition of a local church. Now it's up to Maggie to uncover the dark spiritual energy leaking into their town before it spoils...
Topics: Murder, Witches, Carnivals, Paranormal fiction
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by Alyson Noël
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Topics: Psychic ability -- Fiction, Immortality -- Fiction, Supernatural -- Fiction
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by Amanda Howells
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Topics: Cousins -- Fiction, Family problems -- Fiction, Love -- Fiction, Ocean -- Fiction, Swimming --...
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by Amanda Hubbard
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Topics: Time travel -- Fiction, Self-confidence -- Fiction, England -- Social life and customs -- 19th...
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by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes
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Topics: Paranormal fiction, Juvenile fiction, Vampires
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by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes
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Topics: Traffic accidents, Paranormal fiction, Juvenile fiction, Ghosts, Supernatural, Fiction
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by Anderson, Kevin David; Stall, Sam
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Jim Pike, the disillusioned manager of a hotel that is hosting a Star Trek convention, finds himself leading a ragtag crew of survivors as a strange virus turns the convention-goers into zombies
Topics: Science fiction fans, Zombies, Black humor
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by Andrew Vachss
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Topics: Japanese -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction, Homeless persons -- New York (State) -- New...
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by Andy McDermott
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Topics: Women archaeologists -- Fiction, Atlantis (Legendary place) -- Fiction, Geographical myths --...
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by Angie Sage
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Topics: Apprentices -- Fiction, Magic -- Fiction, Wizards -- Fiction, Genies -- Fiction, Fantasy
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by Ann Dee Ellis
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Topics: Depression, Mental -- Fiction, Family problems -- Fiction, Mothers -- Fiction, Grief -- Fiction
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by Ann Rinaldi
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Topics: Brothers and sisters -- Fiction, Family life -- Mississippi -- Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction,...
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by Ann Stamos
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Topics: Ellis Island Immigration Station (N.Y. and N.J.) -- Fiction, Immigrants -- United States --...
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by Annabelle Vestry
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Topics: Wealth, Juvenile fiction, Triplets, Fiction, Interpersonal relations, Dating (Social customs), High...
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by Annika Thor
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Topics: Jews, Juvenile fiction, Fiction, World War, 1939-1945, Sisters, Islands, Refugees, History
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by Anthony Horowitz
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Topics: Supernatural -- Fiction, Hong Kong (China) -- Fiction
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by Antoinette Van Heugten
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Topics: Mothers and sons, Murder, Investigation, Suspense fiction, Women lawyers, Autistic children, Fiction
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by Archer, Jeffrey, 1940-
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This real-life mountaineering mystery recounts the story of Britain's George Mallory and his attempt to scale Mt. Everest
Topics: Mallory, George, 1886-1924, Historical fiction, English, Soldiers, Men, Family
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by Archer, Zoe; D'Arc, Bianca
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The undying heart / Zoe Archer -- Simon says / Bianca D'Arc
Topics: Zombies, Paranormal fiction
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by Atkinson, Michael
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Topics: Hemingway, Ernest, -- 1899-1961 -- Fiction, Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction, Key West (Fla.) --...
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by Authors mixed
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Topics: City and town life -- Fiction, African Americans -- Fiction, Kansas -- Fiction
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by Authors mixed
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Topics: City and town life -- Fiction, African Americans -- Fiction, Kansas -- Fiction
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by Authors mixed
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Topics: Sisters, Soldiers, Man-woman relationships, Fiction
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by Bagshawe, Tilly; Sheldon, Sidney. Master of the game
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Sequel to Sidney Sheldon's Master of the game
Topics: Corporations, Families, Domestic fiction
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by Balogh, Mary
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Jane Everett and Capt. Robert Mitford realize they're reincarnated soul mates. Pert Caroline Merrill, lover of vampire novels, suspects handsome Mr. Blanchard of being a bloodsucker. In New York bookstore staffer Elizabeth Bennet encounters pharmaceutical CEO Charles Bingley and an unusual variety of vampires. And witchy Emma Woodhouse runs a dating service for Washington D.C.'s supernaturals
Topics: Bennet, Elizabeth (Fictitious character), Paranormal fiction, American, Love stories, American,...
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by Balogh, Mary
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In glittering Regency England a desititute widow stands accused of murdering her husband and must now barter her beauty in order to survive. With seduction in mind, she sets her sights on Stephen Huxtable, the irresistibly attractive Earl of Merton and London's most eligible bachelor
Topic: London (England) -- Fiction
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by Banks, Iain, 1954-2013
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Topics: Women soldiers, Assassins, Science fiction
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by Banks, L. A; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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While investigating a recent spate of vampire killings, secret government operative Sasha Trudeau and her lover and fellow Shadow Wolf, Hunter, go up against ancient creatures from the depths of hell who will stop at nothing to unleash their fury upon the world
Topics: Vampires, Paranormal fiction, Werewolves
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by Banks, L. A; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Includes excerpt from: Left for undead (p. [317]-323)
Topics: Werewolves, Paranormal fiction, Paranormal fiction, Fantasy fiction, Horror tales
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As Sasha investigates a series of murders, she finds herself caught in a web of danger and deception--and it will take everything she's got to stay alive. Original
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Horror -- Dark Fantasy, Literature & Fiction --...
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by Banks, Maya
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"Red-hot paranormal romance"--Spine
Topics: Paranormal fiction, Man-woman relationships, Adult, Paranormal, Man-woman relationships, Paranormal...
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by Barbara A. Steiner
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Topics: Mystery and detective stories, Vacations -- Fiction, Grandmothers -- Fiction, Adirondack Mountains...
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by Barbara D'Amato
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Topics: September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 -- Influence -- Fiction, Security consultants -- Fiction,...
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by Barbara O'Neal
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Topic: Women cooks -- Fiction
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by Bargellini, Demetrio, 1973-; Fungo, Gianluigi; McGuinness, Nanette
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Translation of: Il segreto della Sfinge
Topics: Children's Books -- Literature -- Action & Adventure, Children's Books -- Literature -- Science...
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by Barron, Stephanie.; Stephanie Barron
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Topics: Austen, Jane, -- 1775-1817 -- Fiction, Byron, George Gordon Byron, -- Baron, -- 1788-1824 --...
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by Barron, Stephanie.
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Topics: Woolf, Virginia, -- 1882-1941 -- Fiction, Women authors, English -- 20th century -- Fiction
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by Bateman, Tracey Victoria
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"9 historical Christmas romances from America's great plains."
Topics: Christmas stories, American, Christian fiction, American, Christian fiction, American, Christmas...
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In 2050, while visiting Pastworld, a Victorian London theme park, teenaged Caleb meets seventeen-year-old Eve, a Pastworld inhabitant who has no knowledge of the modern world, and both become pawns in a murderer's diabolical plan that reveals disturbing truths about the teenagers' origins
Topics: Science fiction, Amusement parks, Genetic engineering, Murder
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by Benjamin Alire Sáenz
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Topics: Self-esteem -- Fiction, Psychotherapy -- Fiction, Alcoholism -- Fiction, Emotional problems --...
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by Benson, Amber, 1977-
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"A Calliope Reaper-Jones novel"--Cover
Topics: Science Fiction & Fantasy -- Fantasy -- Contemporary, Reaper-Jones, Calliope (Fictitious...
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by Bertagna, Julie
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Originally published: Great Britain : Young Picador, 2002
Topics: Survival, Voyages and travels, Altruism, Global warming, Floods, Science fiction, Altruism, Floods,...
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by Bertrice Small
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Topics: Marriages of royalty and nobility -- Fiction, Scotland -- History -- 1057-1603 -- Fiction
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by Betsy Thornton
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Topics: Newcombe, Chloe (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Brothers and sisters -- Fiction, Missing persons...
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by Bettye Griffin
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Topics: Divorced women -- Fiction, African American women -- Fiction
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by Bill Willingham
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Topics: Sibling rivalry, Fiction, Magic, Revenge, Brothers
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by Blake Nelson
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Topics: Social action -- Fiction, Consumption (Economics) -- Fiction, Ecology -- Fiction, Dating (Social...
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by Bond, Larry; DeFelice, James
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Originally published in hardcover: New York : Forge, 2008
Topics: English Historical Fiction, Fiction, Action & Adventure, Historical - General, War &...
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by Bram Stoker
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Topic: Vampires -- Fiction
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by Brenda Woods
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Topics: High schools -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction, Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Fiction
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by Brian Haig
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Topics: Corporations -- Fiction, Scandals -- Fiction, Washington (D.C.) -- Fiction
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by Brian McGilloway
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Topics: Police -- Ireland -- Fiction, Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction, Young women -- Crimes against --...
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by Brown, Peter
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Topics: Gardening -- Fiction, City and town life -- Fiction
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by Brown, Sandra, 1948-
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Originally published: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2009
Topics: Literature & Fiction, Mystery & Thrillers -- Thrillers -- Suspense, Trials (Murder), Rich...
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by Bruce Coville
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Topics: Unicorns -- Fiction, Dragons -- Fiction, Fantasy
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by Bruchac, Joseph, 1942-
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Includes discussion questions
Topics: Abenaki Indians, Indians of North America, Native American soldiers, Soldiers, Teenage boys,...
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by Butcher, Jim, 1971-
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The savage Vord are on the march, and Gaius Octavian, first lord of Alera, must lead his legions to the Calderon Valley to stand against them--using all of his intelligence, ingenuity, and furycraft to save their world from eternal darkness
Topics: Science Fiction & Fantasy -- Fantasy, Imaginary places, Imaginary wars and battles
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by Butler, John
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Topics: Stories in rhyme, Bedtime -- Fiction, Jungle animals -- Fiction, Counting -- Fiction
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by Buxbaum, Julie
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Rushing to assist the family of her murdered best friend, Ellie consoles reclusive widower Greg and nurtures eight-year-old Lucy, who has stopped speaking
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Literary, Murder victims' families, Americans, Best friends, Grief,...