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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 Service, Pamela F; Gorman, Mike, ill
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Young alien agent Zack, surly Galactic Patrol Cadet Vraj, and shy human camper Opal team up to find some Duthwi eggs before they hatch and cause a planetwide disaster, while the Gnairt who were smuggling the eggs try to retrieve them
Topics: Extraterrestrial beings, Camps, Smuggling, Science fiction, Humorous stories, Extraterrestrial...
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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 Stewart, Sean, 1965-; Weisman, Jordan; Brigg, Cathy
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Cathy, who is now living in St. Louis, Missouri, is searching for answers to her father's death from an apparent heart attack. She learns from a fortune teller that her father was murdered, and at the same time she must join Emma, Pete, Victor, and Jun to defeat the evil Liu if they are to have a chance to live a peaceful life
Topics: Adventure stories, Immortality, Fortune-tellers, Immortality, Interpersonal relations, Chinese...
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by Jeff Struecker
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Topics: Undercover operations -- Fiction, Spy stories, Adventure stories, Christian fiction
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by Fielding, Joy
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The story of an ambitious journalist whose foray into the mind of a killer puts her own family in jeopardy
Topics: Literature & Fiction, Mystery & Thrillers -- Authors, A-Z -- ( F ) -- Fielding, Joy,...
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by Will Weaver
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Topics: Stock car racing -- Fiction, Automobile racing -- Fiction, Cheating -- Fiction, Middle West --...
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by Tammi Sauer
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Topics: Talent shows -- Fiction, Ability -- Fiction, Chickens -- Fiction, Domestic animals -- Fiction,...
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by Jason F. Wright
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Topic: Church charities -- Fiction
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by Lethem, Jonathan
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A searing portrayal of Manhattanites wrapped in their own delusions, desires and lies. Chase lives off residuals earned as a child star, living a life of cloistered ease, until a pop critic with a conspiratorial counter cultural savvy forces him to confront the answer to several mysteries tightly intertwined within the tragic fabric of the city itself
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Literary, Celebrities, Critics
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by Gina Buonaguro
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Topics: Married women -- Italy -- Fiction, Americans -- Italy -- Fiction, Italy -- History -- Allied...
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by Joseph Delaney
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Topics: Apprentices -- Fiction, Supernatural -- Fiction, Greece -- Fiction
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by Moran, Michelle
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Originally published: New York : Crown Publishers, 2009
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Historical, Cleopatra, Queen, consort of Juba II, King...
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by Isla Morley
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Topics: Daughters -- Death -- Fiction, Life change events -- Fiction, Bereavement -- Fiction, South Africa...
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by Sophie Kinsella
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Topics: Young women -- Fiction, Shopping -- Fiction, Debt -- Fiction, Bloomwood, Becky (Fictitious...
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by Cussler, Clive; Du Brul, Jack B
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Originally published: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, ©2009
Topics: Cabrillo, Juan (Fictitious character), Missing persons, Cabrillo, Juan (Fictional character),...
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by Cottrell Boyce, Frank
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A Junior Library Guild selection
Topics: Stature, Tall, Space flight, Interplanetary voyages, Impersonation, Size, Space flight,...
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by Haynes, Dana
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When a passenger plane, a Vermeer One Eleven, slams into the ground outside Portland, Oregon, a team--the "crashers"--Is quickly assembled to investigate the cause. Usually the team has months to determine the cause of a crash. But this time it's different. This time, the plane was brought down deliberately, without leaving a trace, and this was only a trial run
Topics: United States. National Transportation Safety Board, United States. National Transportation Safety...
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by Ward, J. R., 1969-
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Includes an excerpt from "Lover unleashed," (p. [457]-464)
Topics: Good and evil, Angels, Deadly sins, Paranormal fiction, Demonology, Deadly sins, Good and evil,...
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by 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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by Chance, Karen
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"An Onyx book."
Topics: Palmer, Cassie (Fictitious character), Clairvoyants, Vampires, Clairvoyants, Palmer, Cassie...
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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 Lynch, Chris
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In a future where electronic surveillance has taken the place of love, a veterinarian is putting computer chips in animals to control them, and those creatures choose young Zane, who understands their speech, to release captives and bring them to a technology-free safety zone
Topics: Human-animal communication, Dogs, Animal rescue, Veterinarians, Technology, Electronic...