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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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Includes index
Topics: Upholstery, House furnishings
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by Wiehl, Lis W; Henry, April
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Includes a preview of Hand of fate, by Lis Wiehl with April Henry (p. [397]-421)
Topics: Missing persons, Female friendship
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by Yva Momatiuk
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Topics: Wild horses -- Juvenile literature, Wild horses -- Pictorial works, Photography of horses --...
Source: removedNEL
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by Gash, Jonathan
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"First published in Great Britain by Allison & Busby Limited." -- t.p. verso
Topics: Lovejoy (Fictitious character), Antique dealers
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by Davidson, MaryJanice; Hauf, Michele; Greiman, Lois; Logan, Leandra
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Tall, dark, and not so faery. Scarlett is not your typical faery. At six feet, four inches tall, she's an unlikely candidate for a match made in heaven. But when she ventures to Cannon Falls, Minnesota, on royal orders to survey its extraordinary residents, she stumbles upon the one man who just may measure up to size
Topics: Romance fiction, American, Fairies, Paranormal fiction, Fairies, Romance fiction, American,...
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by Macomber, Debbie
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Debbie Macomber lends her superb romance writing skills to revamping two classic fairy tales, Cinderella and Beauty and the Beast
Topic: Man-woman relationships
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by Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds
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During a student exchange program, seventh-graders Ivy June and Catherine share their lives, homes, and communities, and find that although their lifestyles are total opposites they have a lot in common
Topics: Student exchange programs, Friendship, Toleration
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by Raczka, Bob; Cameron, Chad, ill
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The delights of autumn are described in mixed-up verse and illustrations, and the reader is challenged to uncover the errors
Topics: Stories in rhyme, Autumn, Humorous stories
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by Kate, Lauren
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Topics: Paranormal fiction, Reformatories, Schools, Romance fiction, Reincarnation, Angels, Love,...
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by Helton, Peter
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"DI Liam McLusky, freshly transferred from Southampton to Bristol and just recovered from an injury in the line of duty, has no time to settle in before catching a major case. Everyday objects that have been transformed into explosive devices are being left across Bristol, maiming or killing those who pick them up. McLusky must figure out who the killer is while navigating the fraught internal politics of his new post. Meanwhile, an ex-partner moves into the city to study{u2014}and keep...
Topics: Police, Improvised explosive devices, Serial murderers, Terrorists
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by Ellen Hopkins
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Topics: Novels in verse, Drug abuse -- Fiction, Emotional problems -- Fiction, Family problems -- Fiction,...
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by Green, Tim
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Topics: Women lawyers -- Fiction, Corruption -- Fiction
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by Beattie, Alan Economics correspondent.
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Topics: Economic history, Economics
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by Thayer, Terri; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Berkley Prime Crime mystery"--Spine
Topics: Women artisans, Murder, Handicraft
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by Hart, Erin, 1958-
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"American pathologist Nora Gavin fled to Ireland three years ago, hoping that distance from home would bring her peace. Though she threw herself into the study of bog bodies and the mysteries of their circumstances, she was ultimately led back to the one mystery she was unable to solve, the murder of her sister, Tríona... Determined to put her sister's case to rest and anxious about her eleven-year-old niece, Elizabeth, Nora returns to Saint Paul, Minnesota, to find that her...
Topics: Women pathologists, Murder, Folklore
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by Giancana, Sam, 1954-; Burnstein, Scott M
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Describes how the Outfit, the Chicago mafia, has operated over the past forty years and discusses how an investigation of a brutal double murder led to the Family Secrets trial and the jailing of several important Outfit leaders
Topics: Criminals, Organized crime, Mafia, Criminals, Mafia, Organized crime
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by Jeff Coen
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Topics: Mafia -- Illinois -- Chicago, Outfit (Organization), Organized crime -- Illinois -- Chicago --...
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by Steel, Danielle
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Topics: Women architects, Single women, Orphans, Parenting, Parent and adult child
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by Robb, J. D., 1950-
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Originally published: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, ©2010
Topics: Mystery & Thrillers -- Thrillers -- Suspense, Romance -- Romantic Suspense, Dallas, Eve...
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by Olmstead, Robert
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The year is 1916. The enemy, Pancho Villa, is elusive. The terrain is unforgiving, the intense heat and dust both relentless and overpowering. Through the mountains and across the long dry stretches of Mexico, Napoleon Childs, an aging cavalryman, leads an expedition of inexperienced horse soldiers on seemingly fruitless searches. Napoleon has weathered the storms of battle with a toughness that has become like a second skin, with the Rattler, a horse who's as flinty and seasoned as he. But...
Topics: Villa, Pancho, 1878-1923, United States. Army, Soldiers, Revolutionaries, Cavalry, Historical...
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by Theroux, Marcel, 1968-
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Out on the far northern border of a failed state, Makepeace--sheriff and perhaps the last citizen--patrols the city ruins, salvaging books but keeping the guns in good repair
Topic: Dystopias
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by Julie Hadden
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by Rhonda Pollero
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Weight loss, Detoxification (Health)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-265) and index
Topics: Computer crimes, Computer hackers, Internet fraud
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by Davidson, Diane Mott
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Includes recipes (p. 296-323)
Topics: Bear, Goldy (Fictitious character), Women in the food industry, Caterers and catering, Weddings,...
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by Beck, Jessica
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A local busy body drops dead after eating one of Suzanne Hart's treats. A forensic team soon swarms through the Donut Hearts kitchen, and suspects the worst of Suzanne. But with the help of police inspector Bishop and her ex-husband Max, Suzanne hopes to clear her name
Topics: Doughnuts, Murder, Murder, Private investigators
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by King, Lily
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"Gardiner Amory is a New England WASP who is beginning to feel the cracks in his empire. Nixon is about to be impeached, his wife is leaving him, and his worldview is rapidly becoming outdated. His daughter, Daley, has spent the first eleven years of her life carefully negotiating her parents' conflicting worlds: the liberal, socially committed realm of her mother and the conservative, decadent, liquor-soaked life of her father. As she grows into adulthood, Daley rejects the narrow world...
Topics: Alcoholic fathers, Fathers and daughters, Dysfunctional families
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Topics: Bible, Fear
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by Max Lucado
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Topic: Fear -- Religious aspects -- Christianity
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by Moore, Lisa, 1964-
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"First published in Canada in 2009 by House of Anansi Press Inc., Toronto, Ontario"--Title page verso
Topics: Widows, Grief, Pregnancy, Unwanted, Reminiscing, Disasters, Ocean Ranger (Drilling rig), Oil well...
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by Jessica Conant-Park
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Topics: Carter, Chloe (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Cooks -- Fiction, Boston (Mass.) -- Fiction
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by Adams, John Joseph, 1976-
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Topic: Science fiction, American
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Dogs, Cats, Dogs, Cats
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by Wiprud, Brian M
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Topics: Junk trade, Buried treasure, Criminals
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by Kennedy, Erica
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Celebrity journalist Sydney Zamora wants a man badly so Sydney's sister ambushes her with the services of Mitzi Berman, $40,000 a shot Manhattan matchmaker extraordinaire. Mitzi has her eyes on Max Cooper, the scion of Harvey's department store. And nothing could make either Sydney or Max Cooper run faster than Mitzi in this fast-moving story of independence, image and the complicated relationship between the sexes
Topics: African American women, Man-woman relationships, City and town life
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by Philip Reeve
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Topics: Science fiction, Identity -- Fiction, Sex role -- Fiction, Technology -- Fiction, Foundlings --...
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by Kendra Norman-Bellamy
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Includes index
Topics: Hensley, William L. Iggiagruk, Inupiat, Inupiat, Inupiat
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Includes index
Topic: Finance, Personal
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by Bennett, Vanora, 1962-
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Includes bilbiographical references (p. [451]-454)
Topics: Edward IV, King of England, 1442-1483, Richard III, King of England, 1452-1485, Shore, Jane, d....
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by O'Brien, Kevin, 1955-
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Topics: Serial murders, Serial murderers, Women journalists
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by Brandilyn Collins
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by Nichols, Peter
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Topics: Whaling -- Arctic regions -- History -- 19th century, Marine accidents -- Arctic regions -- History...
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by Higham, Scott; Horowitz, Sari
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-270) and index
Topics: Academic Literacy, Reading Level-Adult
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by Valerie Bertinelli
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Topics: Bertinelli, Valerie, -- 1960-, Television actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography
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by Butcher, Shannon K; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Andra Madison knows that monsters are real. She's been fighting them ever since her family was victimized by the Synestryn eight years ago. Now she's devoted to finding children who've been abducted by the Synestryn. When she gets a call about a lost little boy, she tracks him to a warehouse on the outskirts of town, where she's aided by a trio of human men...or so she thinks. Paul has been searching for centuries for a woman like Andra. To find her, he strikes a bargain with a...
Topics: Missing children, Good and evil, Supernatural, Imaginary wars and battles, Man-woman relationships
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by Evanovich, Janet
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New Jersey bail-bonds office worker Lula is a witness to celebrity chef, Stanley Chipotle, losing his head, literally. Now Lula and Stephanie Plum, a bond enforcement officer, are on the hunt to identify the killers before Lula is next on the chopping block. Meantime, security expert Carlos Manoso, aka Ranger, has recruited Stephanie for a top secret mission. Someone on the inside at Rangeman is leaking client information, determined to bring the company down. Can Stephanie hunt down a killer,...
Topics: Plum, Stephanie (Fictitious character), Women bounty hunters, Police, Cooks
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by McKinley, Robin; Dickinson, Peter, 1927-
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Phoenix / Peter Dickinson -- Hellhound / Robin McKinley -- Fireworm / Peter Dickinson -- Salamander man / Peter Dickinson -- First flight / Robin McKinley
Topics: Cultural Literacy and Humanities, Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade...
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Big-city homicide detective J.P. Beaumont and small-town sheriff/mom Joanna Brady join forces once again to solve a case involving a series of murders--six young women wrapped in tarps, doused with gasoline, and set on fire; and one elderly caretaker run over and left to die
Topics: Birmingham, Kenneth L. - Memorial, Brady, Joanna (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Beaumont, J. P....
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by Willis, Connie
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This book collects 12 stories from one of science fiction's most decorated authors. Although the stories are thematically unrelated, an undercurrent of mortality weights many of the tales with a powerful sense of humanity's frailties
Topics: Science fiction, American, Fiction, FICTION, LITERARY CRITICISM, Science fiction, American
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by Tory Johnson
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Topics: Job hunting, Job hunting -- Psychological aspects, Employment interviewing, Self-presentation
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by Mark Teague
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Topics: Fire departments -- Fiction, Fire extinction -- Fiction
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by Wiggs, Susan
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Topic: Love stories
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by Chloe Neill
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Topics: Juvenile fiction, Boarding schools, Vampires, Fiction
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by Harlow, Joan Hiatt
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A twelve-year-old street urchin and the son of Chicago's most important jeweler strike up an unlikely friendship in the days before the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, and both are nearly trapped when the city goes up in flames
Topics: Social classes, Pickpockets, Poverty, Family life, Great Fire, Chicago, Ill., 1871, Social classes,...
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by James, Allyson; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Topics: Shapeshifting, Paranormal romance stories
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by Stepakoff, Jeffrey
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Lily Davis Woodward was married for just days before her husband was sent abroad to fight in World War II. Now he and the other solder's are returning, and Lily and the small town of Toccoa, Georgia, plan a big celebration. Jake Russo, a handsome Italian immigrant, also back from war, is responsible for the elaborate fireworks display the town commissioned. After a chance encounter in a starlit field, he steals Lily's heart and soul fulfilling her in ways her socially minded, upper-class family...
Topics: War brides, World War, 1939-1945, Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
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by Eve Brown-Waite
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Topics: Brown-Waite, Eve -- Travel -- Ecuador, Brown-Waite, Eve -- Travel -- Uganda, Peace Corps (U.S.) --...
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by Balogh, Mary
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Includes excerpt from: Then comes seduction
Topics: Widows, Aristocracy (Social class), Man-woman relationships
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by 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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by O'Brien, Conor Cruise
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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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by Pastan, Amy; Smithsonian Institution
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Topics: Presidents' spouses, Women
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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 Gambrell, Linda B
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Introduces various creatures that live in or near a coral reef, including sea horses, starfish, and dolphins
Topics: Coral reef animals, Coral reefs and islands, Coral reefs and islands
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by Michael Cadnum
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Topics: Robbers and outlaws -- Fiction, San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.) -- Fiction
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by Madigan, L. K
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Topics: Photographers, High school students, Friendship, Self-actualization (Psychology) in adolescence,...
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by Karp, Marshall
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Topics: Lomax, Mike (Fictitious character), Biggs,Terry (Fictitious character), Police, Amusement parks
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by Stephen Baxter
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Topics: Floods -- Fiction, Climatic changes -- Fiction, End of the world -- Fiction
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by Meadows, Daisy
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Previously published as Flora the Fancy Dress Fairy by Orchard UK in 2007
Topics: Tate, Kirsty (Fictitious character), Frost, Jack (Fictitious character), Parties, Goblins, Fairies,...
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by Abravanel, Lesley
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Includes index
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Includes index
Topics: Flour Bakery + Cafe, Baked products, Cooking, Baking
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by William Langewiesche
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