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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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Jun 19, 2020 Stilton, Geronimo; Ferrario, Giuseppe; Brusco, Federico; Grassini, Valentina, 1981-; Sacchi, Chiara
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"English translation ... by Atlantyca S.p.A."--Title page verso
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Topics: Stilton, Geronimo, Mice, Karate, Detective and mystery stories, Journalists, Mystery and detective...
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Jun 18, 2020 Forman, Mark, 1964-
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Includes a reading group guide
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Topics: Fantasy, Adventure and adventurers, Orphans, Wizards
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Jun 16, 2020 Gary D. Chapman
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Jun 14, 2020 Mead, Richelle
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"A Vampire Academy novel"--Spine
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Topics: Vampires, Supernatural, High schools, Schools
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May 15, 2020 Stephen Baxter
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Topics: Floods -- Fiction, Climatic changes -- Fiction, End of the world -- Fiction
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May 12, 2020 Joe Abercrombie
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May 11, 2020 Angie Sage
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Topics: Apprentices -- Fiction, Magic -- Fiction, Wizards -- Fiction, Genies -- Fiction, Fantasy
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May 9, 2020 Steve Harvey
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May 5, 2020 Scieszka, Jon; Rex, Adam ; ill
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Apr 29, 2020 Cowell, Cressida
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Book number taken from cover
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Topics: Vikings, Dragons, Humorous fiction, Humorous fiction, Dragons, Dragons, Vikings
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Apr 29, 2020 Cullen, David, 1961-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 389-403) and index
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Topics: Columbine High School (Littleton, Colo.), Littleton (Colo.), Columbine High School Massacre,...
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Apr 19, 2020 Janovitz, Marilyn
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Cover title
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Topics: Infants, Stories in rhyme, Infants, Infants, Stories in rhyme, Board books, Infants, Board books...
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Apr 15, 2020 Riordan, Rick
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A Junior Library Guild selection
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 4, Reading Level-Grade 5, Reading Level-Grade 6, Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading...
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Apr 6, 2020 Feehan, Christine
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When Elle Drake, the telepathic youngest of seven sisters, fails to arrive in the coastal town of Sea Haven, Sheriff Jackson Deveau, who has loved Elle for years, must race against time to discover what has happened to her
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Topics: Women singers, Sisters, Women, Telepathy
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Mar 19, 2020 Josh Neufeld
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Topics: Disaster victims -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Biography -- Comic books, strips, etc, Hurricane...
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Mar 14, 2020 Anderson, Catherine (Adeline Catherine)
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"A Signet Book."
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Topics: Comanche Indians, Man-woman relationships, Comanche Indians, Man-woman relationships
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Mar 4, 2020 Shinn, Sharon
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Zoe Ardelay, chosen to become the king's fifth wife, is a coru prime ruled by the elemental sign of water. She must return to the palace, not as an unwilling bride for the king, but a woman with power in her own right. But as Zoe unlocks more of the mysteries of her blood--and the secrets of the royal family--she must decide how to use her great power to rise above the deceptions and intrigue of the royal court
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Topics: Magic, Magic
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Mar 2, 2020 Geronimo Stilton
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Jan 20, 2020 Maya Banks
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Topic: Sexual dominance and submission -- Fiction
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Jan 14, 2020 Kim, Young; Meyer, Stephenie, 1973-
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When seventeen-year-old Bella leaves Phoenix to live with her father in Forks, Washington, she meets an exquisitely handsome boy at school for whom she feels an overwhelming attraction and who she comes to realize is not wholly human
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Topics: Children's Books -- Literature -- Science Fiction, Fantasy, Mystery & Horror -- Comics &...
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Jan 6, 2020 Pastan, Amy; Smithsonian Institution
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At head of title: Eyewitness
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Topics: Presidents' spouses, Women
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 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
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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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Oct 26, 2019 Osborne, Frances
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Originally published: London : Virago, 2008
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Topics: Sackville, Idina, Women, Women, Colonists, Women colonists
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Aug 22, 2019 Butcher, Jim, 1971-
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"A Roc book."
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Topics: Dresden, Harry (Fictitious character), Wizards, Dresden, Harry (Fictitious character), Wizards
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Jun 14, 2019 Kinsella, Sophie
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Topics: Young women, Ghost stories, Treasure troves
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May 22, 2019 Cole, Henry, 1955-
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Ages 8-12
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Topics: Mason, Joseph, 1807-1883, Audubon, John James, 1785-1851, Mice, Human-animal relationships,...
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May 14, 2019 Francine Rivers
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Apr 26, 2019 Titilola Alexandrah Shoneyin
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Topics: Polygamy, Wives, Families, Fiction
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Jan 7, 2019 Lasky, Kathryn
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Abandoned by his pack, a baby wolf with a mysterious mark on his deformed paw survives and embarks on a journey that will change the world of the wolves of the Beyond
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Topics: Wolves, Courage, Wolves, Fantasy, Fantasy fiction, Courage, Wolves, Wolves, Courage
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Nov 7, 2018 Andrew Morton
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Nov 5, 2018 King, Stephen, 1947-
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Oct 29, 2018 Child, Lee
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Originally published: New York : Delacorte Press, ©2009
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Topics: Reacher, Jack (Fictitious character), Retired military personnel, Witnesses, Assassins, Winter...
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Sep 22, 2018 Mary Monroe
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Topics: African American women executives -- Fiction, Man-woman relationships -- Fiction, African American...
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"Live Through This"--as emotionally wrenching and ultimately redemptive as David Sheff 's "Beautiful Boy"--follows Gwartney's frantic effort to recover her beautiful, intelligent daughters from their lives on the street
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Topics: Runaway teenagers, Teenage girls, Mothers and daughters
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Sep 4, 2018 Rosenberg, Joel C., 1967-
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As the apocalyptic leaders of Iran call for the annihilation of Israel and the U.S., CIA operative David Shirazi is sent into Tehran with one objective: use all means necessary to disrupt Iran's nuclear weapons program, without leaving American fingerprints and without triggering a regional war. A native Farsi speaker whose family escaped from Iran in 1979, he couldn't be better prepared for the mission. But none of his training has prepared Shirazi for what will happen next. An obscure...
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Topics: Spy stories, Intelligence officers, Nuclear warfare, Prophecy, Suspense fiction, Christian fiction
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Aug 24, 2018 Camp, Candace
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An expert matchmaker, but unable to find her own husband, Lady Francesca Haughston decides to help the Duke of Rochford, who broke her heart years earlier, find the perfect wife, which leads to a temptation that could result in scandal
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Topic: Man-woman relationships
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Jun 9, 2018 Patterson, James, 1947-
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Detective Alex Cross pursues the most ruthless killer he's ever encountered -- to a land of sheer terror and back. It's the worst crime scene Alex Cross has ever seen, and then more killings, each one more ruthless than the last, quickly follow. After one death comes terrifyingly close to home, Alex realizes he's chasing a horrible new breed of killer. Digging deeper into the case, Alex and his girlfriend, Detective Brianna Stone, uncover a shocking Washington, D.C., underworld: a gang of...
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Topics: Cross, Alex (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, African American psychologists -- Fiction,...
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Jun 4, 2018 Dreyer, Eileen
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"Olivia Grace has secrets that could destroy her. One of the greatest of these is the Earl of Gracechurch, who married and divorced her five years earlier. Abandoned and disgraced, Grace has survived those years at the edge of respectability. Then she stumbles over Jack on the battlefield of Waterloo, and he becomes an even more dangerous secret. For not only is he unconscious, he is clad in an enemy uniform. But worse, when Jack finally wakes in Olivia's care, he can't remember how he...
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Topics: Divorced women, Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815, Amnesiacs, Secrecy
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Apr 18, 2018 Amelia Atwater-Rhodes
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Topics: Traffic accidents, Paranormal fiction, Juvenile fiction, Ghosts, Supernatural, Fiction
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Jan 16, 2018 Stuart Neville
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Topics: Assassins -- Fiction, Northern Ireland -- Fiction
Includes bibliographical references and index
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Topic: Mnemonics
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Oct 17, 2012 Robin Palmer
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Topics: Documentary films -- Fiction, Popularity -- Fiction, Interpersonal relations -- Fiction, High...
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- Kusaka, Hidenori; Mato; Jones, Gerard, 1957-; Inoue, Kaori
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In keeping with the original Japanese format, this book reads right-to-left, and back-to-front
Topics: Pokémon (Fictitious characters), Comic books, strips, etc, Fantasy comic books, strips, etc,...
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- Aristophane
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- Kathryn Fitzmaurice
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Topics: Fathers and daughters -- Fiction, Forgiveness -- Fiction, Prisoners -- Fiction, Conduct of life --...
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- Morrison, Mary B
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Includes excerpt from: Married on Mondays by HoneyB
Topics: African American women, Ex-prostitutes
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- Carman, Patrick
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In the aftermath of the accident that killed his foster father, high school student Jacob Fielding discovers that he has acquired the power of indestructibility, and the more he learns about it the more he realizes that it is a heavy burden, if not a curse
Topics: Supernatural, Death, Orphans, Foster parents, Interpersonal relations, Horror stories
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"Part vampire, part werewolf, Riley Jenson knows what can happen when vamps don't play well with others. But she's never seen anything like this: a series of brutal murders surrounding the latest hot spot for vampire-human hookups--and the victims aren't just killed, they're beheaded. Now Riley is launching into action, toying with a seductive--and highly suspicious--club owner, and finding herself in the middle of another mystery: women being killed one by one, without a trace of...
Topics: Vampires, Werewolves, Murder, Man-woman relationships, Man-woman relationships, Murder, Vampires,...
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- Balogh, Mary
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Second in a series of novels about the Huxtable family, prececed by Vanessa's story, "First comes marriage," and now Katherine's story, in this work, "Then comes seduction." Margaret's story will follow, "At last comes love," and Stephen's story, "Seducing an angel." -- Cover, p.2
Topics: Aristocracy (Social class), Marriage
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- Rivers, Francine, 1947-
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Topics: Mothers and daughters, Self-actualization (Psychology) in women
Originally published: New York : Thomas Dunne Books, 2010. With new afterword
Topics: Edwards, John, 1953 June 10-, Young, Andrew (Andrew Aldridge), 1966-, Hunter, Rielle, United...
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- Deutermann, Peter T., 1941-
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Topics: Private investigators, Plantation owners, Plantations, Stalkers
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- Bettye Griffin
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Topics: Divorced women -- Fiction, African American women -- Fiction
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- Richard S. Wheeler
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- Priscilla Royal
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Topics: Fiction, Investigation, Murder, History
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- Newt Gingrich
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- Lustbader, Eric
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"A Tom Doherty Associates Book."
Topics: United States. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, Kidnapping
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-285) and index
Topics: Lord's Resistance Army, Children and war, Child soldiers, Human rights
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- Vincenzi, Penny
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Wartime is never easy, and Grace Bennett and her two friends are doing the best they can. Forbidden Places reveals the stories of one young woman who is widowed after only five years of marriage, a wife who rethinks her feelings after witnessing disturbing changes in her husband, and a woman who wonders if the war will free her from a brutal marriage
Topics: Married women, Marriage, World War, 1939-1945, Psychological fiction
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- Larry Bond
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- Aguirre-Sacasa, Roberto; Kitson, Barry; Tom DeFalco; Barry Kitson; John Buscema; Paul Ryan
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"Collecting Secret Invasion: Fantastic Four #1-3, and Fantastic Four #300 (1987) and #357-358 (1991)"--Cover
Topics: Fantastic Four (Fictitious characters), Comic books, strips, etc, Comic books, strips, etc
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- Allen Barra
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Topics: Berra, Yogi, -- 1925-, New York Yankees (Baseball team), Baseball players -- United States --...
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- Kim Gruenenfelder-Smith
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- Marsh, Katherine
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In an effort to impress a female classmate, high school sophomore Jack Perdu endangers both of their lives by taking her to New York City's Underworld, where those who died in New York reside until they are ready to move on
Topics: Dead, Persephone (Greek deity), Eros (Greek deity)
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- Kane, Andrea
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Originally published in hardcover by William Morrow, 2008
Topics: United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation, Women consultants, Intelligence officers, Missing...
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- Authors mixed
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Topics: City and town life -- Fiction, African Americans -- Fiction, Kansas -- Fiction
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- Stoddard, Alexandra
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The ideal mother? -- Life changes but love does not -- Simplicity : the new luxury -- Redefine perfectionism : experience excellence now -- Know when to say no -- Maintenance : a blessing or a burden? -- Let go of fear -- Excess is destructive -- Do, don't overdo -- Accept impermanence and change -- Be the person you're meant to be -- Deal with both outer and inner circumstances -- In difficulty, rethink everything -- Simplify as you go -- Grandmothers : the wisdom of experience -- Make wise...
Topics: Mothers, Motherhood
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- Dana Reinhardt
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Topics: Brothers -- Fiction, Soldiers -- Fiction, Post-traumatic stress disorder -- Fiction, Walking --...
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Includes index
Topics: Farris, Christine King, King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968, King family, African American women,...
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- Boyle, T. Coraghessan
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Balto -- La conchita -- Question 62 -- Sin dolor -- Bulletproof -- Hands on -- The lie -- The unlucky mother of Aquiles Maldonado -- Admiral -- Ash Monday -- Thirteen hundred rats -- Anacapa -- Three quarters of the way to hell -- Wild child
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- Mourlevat, Jean-Claude; Bell, Anthea
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Fleeing across icy mountains from a pack of terrifying dog-men sent to hunt them down, four teenagers escape from their prison-like boarding schools to take up the fight against the tyrannical government that murdered their parents fifteen years earlier
Topics: Fantasy, Despotism, Orphans
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- Peter G. Bielagus
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Topics: Entrepreneurship -- Juvenile literature, Small business -- Juvenile literature, Part- time...
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- Halpin, Brendan, 1968-
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Fourteen-year-old Amanda and her best friend Lena start high school looking forward to playing on the varsity soccer team, but when Lena makes varsity and Amanda only makes junior varsity, their long friendship rapidly changes
Topics: Soccer stories, Friendship, Interpersonal relations, Families, High schools, Schools, Soccer,...