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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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by Ellen Miles
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by McGowan, Anthony
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Fourteen-year-old Hector, suffering from severe headaches, is diagnosed with a brain tumor which speaks in his head, calling itself Jack Tumor and making an effort to improve Hector's home life, increase his popularity, and win him a girlfriend before the operation that will mean the end of one or both of them
Topics: Tumors, Sick, Self-actualization (Psychology), Schools, Family life
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by Doreen Rappaport
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Topics: Presidents, Juvenile literature, Biography
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by Oliver, Jamie, 1975-; Loftus, David; Terry, Chris; Oliver, Jamie, 1975- Jamie's ministry of food
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"First published in the UK as Jamie's ministry of food by Penguin Books Ltd, 2008"--Title page verso
Topics: Quick and easy cooking, Cooking, Quick and easy cooking, Cooking
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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 Ann Angel
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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by Michelin Cartes et guides (Firm)
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Includes index
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by Cornelia Nixon
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Topics: Cairnes, Martha Jane -- Fiction, Fiancés -- Crimes against -- Fiction, Trials (Murder) -- Maryland...
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by Meadows, Daisy; Ripper, Georgie, ill
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Jasmine the Present Fairy is in trouble. The goblins are after her magic party bag! Can Rachel and Kirsty get things all wrapped up in time for the block party?
Topics: Fairies, Magic, Parties, Gifts, Fairies, Goblins, Magic, Parties, Gifts
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by Fantaskey, Beth
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As seventeen-year-old Jill Jekel and classmate Tristen Hyde work together on a chemistry project, hoping to win a scholarship for her and a cure for his curse, they also uncover family secrets and a chemistry of their own
Topics: Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894, Experiments, Supernatural, High schools, Schools, Murder
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by Housewright, David, 1955-
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Rushmore McKenzie, a retired St. Paul policeman and unexpected millionaire, often works as an unlicensed P.I., doing favors as it suits him. When graduate students Ivy Flynn and Josh Berglund show up with a story about $8 million in missing stolen gold from the '30s, McKenzie is intrigued. But they aren't the only ones looking. So are a couple of two-bit thugs, a woman named Heavenly, a local big-wig, and others. When Berglund is shot dead outside of Ivy's apartment, the treasure hunt turns...
Topics: McKenzie, Mac (Fictitious character), Private investigators, Ex-police officers
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by Ferber, Brenda A
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Spending the summer after fifth grade at Camp Star Lake in Wisconsin, Jemma discovers the joy of sailing and learns a lesson about friendship
Topics: Camps, Best friends, Friendship, Sailing
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by Dan Jenkins
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Topics: PGA Tour (Association) -- History, Golf -- Tournaments -- History
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by Brooke Newman
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by Gail Snyder
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Topics: Hudson, Jennifer, -- 1981- -- Juvenile literature, Singers -- United States -- Biography --...
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by Daisy Meadows
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Topics: Goblins, Kirsty Tate (Fictitious character), Dance, Juvenile fiction, Fairies, Rachel Walker...
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by Johnson, Paul
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by Barbara Cawthorne Crafton
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Topics: Depression, Mental -- Religious aspects -- Christianity, Depressed persons -- Religious life
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by Andrea Marks Carneiro
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by Julian E. Zelizer
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Topics: Politics and government, Presidents, Biography
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by Heather Krasna
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by Wong, David
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This may be the story of John and David, a drug called soy sauce, and other-worldly beings invading the planet. Or, it may be the story of two beer-drinking friends who live in an unnamed Midwestern town and only think something horrific is going on. But the important thing is, according to the narrator, "None of this is my fault."
Topics: Quakers, Science fiction
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by Norman, Philip, 1943-
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Includes index
Topics: Lennon, John, 1940-1980, Rock musicians
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by Slade, Arthur G. (Arthur Gregory)
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Many of Newton Starker's ancestors, including his mother, have been killed by lightning strikes, so when he enrolls at the eccentric Jerry Potts Academy of Higher Learning and Survival in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, he tries to be a model student so that he can avoid the same fate
Topics: Lightning, Boarding schools, Schools
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by Marron, Maggie
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Includes bibliographical references, discography (p. 105) and index
Topics: Jonas Brothers, Jonas Brothers, Pop musicians, Rock musicians
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by Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche
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Topics: Spiritual life -- Buddhism, Buddhism -- Doctrines
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by Ellison, J. T; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"A Taylor Jackson novel"--Cover
Topics: Women detectives, Police, Internet pornography
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by McDonald, Megan; Reynolds, Peter, 1961- illustrator
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"This edition is available for distribution only through the school market"--Page 2 of cover
Topics: Moody, Judy (Fictitious character), Substitute teachers, Tutors and tutoring, College stories,...
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by Erin Downing
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Topics: Middle schools -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction, Gossip -- Fiction, Newspapers -- Fiction, Middle...
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by Wilson, Robert Charles, 1953-
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"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Topics: Cultural Literacy and Humanities, Reading Level-Adult
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by Nick Hornby
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by Elisa Lynn Carbone
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by Maleeny, Tim, 1962-
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Topic: Murder
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by Anthony, Piers
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"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Topic: Xanth (Imaginary place)
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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Originally published: New York : Scribner, 2008
Topic: Horror fiction
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by Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills)
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Sequel to: November blues
Topics: High schools, Schools, African Americans
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1st. Back Bay pbk. ed
Topics: Food habits, Natural foods, Organic living, Sustainable agriculture, Food industry and trade, Food...
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by Patti Smith
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Topics: Academic Literacy, Reading Level-Adult
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by Lesléa Newman
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More than thirty years after the publication of his acclaimed memoir The Eden Express, Mark Vonnegut continues his remarkable story in this searingly funny, iconoclastic account of coping with mental illness, finding his calling as a pediatrician, and learning that willpower isn't nearly enough. Here is the world after Mark was released from a mental hospital to find his family forever altered. After nineteen rejections, Mark was accepted to Harvard Medical School, where he gained purpose, a...
Topics: Vonnegut, Mark, Vonnegut, Mark, Pediatricians, Schizophrenics, Children of celebrities,...
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by Clark, Mary Higgins
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Topics: Public prosecutors, Heart, Murder, Suspense fiction
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by Ronny Bloom
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by Preller, James
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When Justin Fisher, long-time class clown, realizes that his classmates are growing tired of his misdeeds, he declares war on their fifth-grade teacher, Mr. Tripp, in hopes of regaining his popularity
Topics: Behavior, Popularity, Teachers, Schools, Talent shows, Humorous stories