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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 Jacqueline Carey
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by Castle, Richard
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Fictitiously attributed to Richard Castle, a character on the ABC television show, Castle
Topics: Women detectives, Journalists, Man-woman relationships, Murder, Suspense fiction
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by Kathleen Lane
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Topics: Grandmothers -- Fiction, Candy -- Fiction
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by McLaughlin, Emma; Kraus, Nicola
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A sequel to the best-selling Nanny Diaries finds Nan returning to New York after 10 years abroad and getting approached by a drunken 16-year-old Grayer X, who describes his parents' brutal divorce and prompts her re-entry into child care for the elite
Topics: Nannies, Rich people
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by National Geographic Society (U.S.)
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Previous edition: 2006
Topics: Reference, Travel -- Reference & Tips -- Food & Lodging -- Parks & Campgrounds, Travel...
Source: removedNEL
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by Hennessy, Kathryn; Smithsonian Institution
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Includes index
Topic: Natural history
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by Crombie, Deborah
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Map on endpapers
Topics: James, Gemma (Fictitious character : Crombie), Kincaid, Duncan (Fictitious character), Murder,...
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by Anthony Horowitz
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Topics: Supernatural -- Fiction, Hong Kong (China) -- Fiction
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by Gil McNeil
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Topics: Single mothers, Knitting, Fiction
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Topics: Children's Books -- History & Historical Fiction -- United States -- Fiction, Children's Books...
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by Michael Buckley
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Topics: Spies -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction, Humorous stories
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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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Never say "no way" -- Never give up on yourself -- Refuse to live in fear -- Confronting your fears -- It'll cost you! -- The conquerer's spirit -- Never give up on what's important to you -- The keys to success -- Overcoming the obstacles to success -- Testimony begins with T-E-S-T -- Try something new -- Your own worst enemy -- Never be ashamed -- Your secret weapon -- The strength to soar -- Never give up on your future -- The power of hope -- Like a sudden wind
Topics: Success, Christian life, Determination (Personality trait), Large type books, Christian life,...
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by Healy, Erin M
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It's been seven years since disaster struck her family. Lexi Solomon has held it all together since then--just barely. But now the husband who deserted her is back in town, wanting to see their daughter Molly; her sister's shameless murderer is up for parole; and, an unsavory old friend is demanding payment for debts that Lexi knows nothing about and can't begin to meet. Soon, Lexi will have to decide what's truly worth holding on to
Topics: Large type books, Large type books
Source: removedNEL
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by Barclay, Linwood
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Topics: Journalists, Kidnapping, Real estate development
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by Karen E. Lange
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Topics: Poe, Edgar Allan, -- 1809-1849 -- Juvenile literature, Poe, Edgar Allan, -- 1809-1849 -- Pictorial...
Source: removedNEL
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by Gunn, Elizabeth, 1927-
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SUPERANNO Tucson Police Detective Sarah Burke is called in to investigate a horrific double murder in a high-dollar neighborhood, and the tragic destiny of a troubled family unfolds. Meanwhile, Sarah's household bulges at the seams as her niece, boyfriend, and mother all search for room in her small spaces and crowded schedule, and her sister, as usual, does nothing to make things easier
Topics: Police, Women detectives, Murder, Construction industry, Detective and mystery stories
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Includes index
Topics: National Football League, National Football League, National Football League, Football, Football,...
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by Parker, Robert B., 1932-2010
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Paradise, Massachusetts, Police Chief Jesse Stone must deal in his own laconic way with the town's rights and wrongs, including a Peeping Tom, the Paradise Free Swingers, and a firestorm of protests at the junior high school
Topics: Stone, Jesse (Fictitious character), Police chiefs, Sex crimes, Voyeurism
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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 Smith, L. J. (Lisa J.)
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Includes an excerpt from: Night world conclusion, "Strange fate."
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10,...
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by Harvard Lampoon (Organization)
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"A Vintage original" -- T.p. verso
Topics: Meyer, Stephenie, 1973-, Vampires
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by Graham, Heather
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P.I. Dillon Wolf is fascinated by gambler Jessy Spearhawk and by the single word a dying man spoke: Indigo. From the glitz of the Vegas strip to a desert ghost town, the unlikely pair forge ahead with an investigation that will risk both their lives
Topics: Single women, Private investigators, Murder, Detectives, Homicide, Single women, Single women,...
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by Deutermann, Peter T., 1941-
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Topics: Private investigators, Plantation owners, Plantations, Stalkers
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by Brewer, Heather
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Includes (2 p.) preview of the next episode in The chronicles of Vladimir Tod
Topics: Vampires, High schools, Schools, Orphans, Horror stories, Horror tales, Junior high schools,...
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by Vigan, Delphine de; Miller, George, 1965-
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Precocious thirteen-year-old Lou meets a homeless eighteen-year-old girl on the streets of Paris and Lou's life is forever changed
Topics: Homeless persons, Family life, Gifted children, Interpersonal relations
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Originally published: New York : Crown, 2009
Topics: Dobyns, Jay, Hell's Angels, Undercover operations, Organized crime, Motorcycle gangs, Criminal...
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Beavan, Colin, Environmental protection, Sustainable living
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Topics: Poor children, Poor children, Evangelistic work, Evangelistic work
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Presents a nine-step inspirational guide to help readers achieve a successful and fulfilling life
Topics: Self-actualization (Psychology), Success
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by Markopolos, Harry; Casey, Frank
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Includes index
Topics: Madoff, Bernard L, United States. Securities and Exchange Commission, Ponzi schemes, Investment...
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by Malone, Jean M; Langdo, Bryan, ill
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The story of the birth of Jesus, presented in language appropriate for developing readers
Topics: Jesus Christ, Jesus Christ, Bible stories, English, Bible stories, Christmas
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by Beaumont, Karen; Urbanovic, Jackie, ill
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A sheep wants nothing but to go to sleep in the big red barn on the farm, but each time he closes his eyes, another animal moos or neighs or peeps to come in
Topics: Stories in rhyme, Sleep, Domestic animals, Animal sounds
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by Cain, Tom; Cain, Tom. Survivor
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Originally published as: The survivor / Tom Cain. London : Bantam Press, 2008
Topic: Nuclear terrorism
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by Frank, Jacquelyn. Phoenix project; Douglas, Kate. Crystal dreams; Haines, Jess. Spark of temptation; Willis, Clare. My soul to take
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The phoenix project / by Jacquelyn Frank -- Crystal dreams / by Kate Douglas -- Spark of temptation / by Jess Haines -- My soul to take / by Clare Willis
Topics: Paranormal romance stories, American, Paranormal fiction, Romance fiction
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by Hill, Gerald N; Hill, Kathleen, 1941-; Nolo (Firm)
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Topic: Law
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by Lisa Railsback
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Topics: Artists -- Fiction, Eccentrics and eccentricities -- Fiction, Family life -- Fiction, Fathers and...
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by Richard S. Wheeler
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by Horvath, Polly
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Sequel to: My one hundred adventures
Topics: Family life, Grandmothers, Automobile travel, Ranch life
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by Béatrice Boutignon
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by Desserich, Brooke; Desserich, Keith
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Tells the heartbreaking story of young Elena Desserich's battle with brain cancer as told through the eyes of the parents who survived her
Topics: Desserich, Elena, Desserich, Elena, Cancer in children, Brain
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by Janne Teller
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Topics: Meaning (Philosophy) -- Fiction, Interpersonal relations -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction
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by Steve Amick
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Topics: World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Fiction, Homecoming -- Fiction, Chicago (Ill.) -- Fiction,...
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by Gibson, Rachel; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Angry at the world when a near-fatal car crash takes him off the ice permanently, hockey superstar Mark Bressler is bent on making life miserable for everyone--especially his latest team-provided personal assistant: outspoken, flamboyant, and unemployed actress Chelsea Ross. Chelsea is out to revamp her acting career and badly needs the $10,000 bonus she'll get if she lasts three months with Mark; failure is simply not an option. But neither is the unwanted, totally surprising attraction that...
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Actresses, Hockey players
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by Johansen, Iris
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Originally published: New York : Doubleday, 1990
Topics: Trials (Murder), Actresses, Man-woman relationships, Actresses, Man-woman relationships, Trials...
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by Jane B. Mason
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Topics: Haunted houses, Juvenile fiction, Girls, Photography, Fiction
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by C. J. Box
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by Ward, Rachel, 1964-
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Fifteen-year-old Jem knows when she looks at someone the exact date they will die, so she avoids relationships and tries to keep out of the way, but when she meets a boy named Spider and they plan a day out together, they become more involved than either of them had planned
Topics: Psychic ability, Interpersonal relations, Runaways, Crime, Orphans, Death, Blacks
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by LearningExpress (Organization)
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Nursing schools, Nursing