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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 Michelle Paver
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Topics: Prehistoric peoples -- Juvenile fiction, Revenge -- Juvenile fiction, Good and evil -- Juvenile...
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by Vanderbilt, Gloria, 1924-
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Talbot Bingham is a renowned architectural genius who, with his formidable wife, Priscilla, creates an architectural community. When he dies unexpectedly in the middle of their tenth wedding anniversary celebration, the devastated Priscilla is left keeper of the flame of Talbot's genius. Going through her husband's archives, she comes unexpectedly upon a pile of neatly tied letters, and the shocking secret of her husband's intimate lifea discovery that shatters the foundation of her soul and...
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Erotica, Compulsive behavior
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by Homer
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by Siddons, Anne Rivers
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Originally published in hardcover by Grand Central Publishing
Topics: Widows, Self-realization in women, Psychological fiction, Psychological fiction, Self-realization...
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by Weeks, Sarah
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Quirky fourth-grader Oggie Cooder goes from being shunned to everyone's best friend when his uncanny ability to chew slices of cheese into the shapes of states wins him a slot on a popular television talent show, but he soon learns the perils of being a celebrity--and having a neighbor girl as his manager
Topics: Eccentrics and eccentricities, Celebrities, Ability, Self-esteem, Friendship, Schools, Eccentrics...
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Includes index
Topic: Dogs
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by Schonberg, Marcia
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Includes bibliographical references (page 47) and index
Topics: Indians of North America, Native Americans, Indians of North America, Native Americans
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by Schonberg, Marcia
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Includes bibliographical references (page 47) and index
Topics: Animal communities, Plant communities, Zoology, Botany, Animal communities, Botany, Plant...
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [465]-474) and index
Topics: Petroleum industry and trade, Petroleum industry and trade, Petroleum industry and trade, Petroleum...
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by Rotenberg, Robert, 1953-
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"Sarah Crichton books."
Topics: Radio personalities, Uxoricide
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by Falconer, Ian, 1959-
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Olivia decides there has to be a marching band at the fireworks display, even if she has to do it herself
Topics: Olivia (Fictitious character : Falconer), Bands (Music), Fourth of July, Fireworks, Marching bands,...
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by Daisy Meadows
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Topics: Juvenile fiction, Fairies, Rachel Walker (Fictitious character), Fiction
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by Diane Duane
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Topics: Computer games, Video gamers, Fiction
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by Shute, Nevil, 1899-1960
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Topic: Nuclear warfare
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by Cannell, Stephen J
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Charged with felony misconduct in a high-profile solicitation of murder case, Lieutenant Scully is forced to resign from the LAPD and to seek employment with the corrupt police department in a small suburb of Los Angeles. There he becomes ensnared in political blackmail, and his only hope of clearing his name and coming out alive lies with his estranged wife, Alexa, the LAPD chief of detectives
Topics: Scully, Shane (Fictitious character), Police, Police corruption, Murder
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by Gleitzman, Morris
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After living in an Catholic orphanage for nearly four years, a naive Jewish boy runs away and embarks on a journey across Nazi-occupied Poland to find his parents
Topics: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), Jews, Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), Jews, Survival, Separation...
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by Parker, John L., Jr
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Originally self-published in 1978, this book became a rite of passage for many runners. It is the story of Quenton, a collegiate runner whose lifelong dream is to run a four-minute mile. When he becomes involved in an anti-war protest, he is suspended from the track team
Topic: Running
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by D'Arc, Bianca
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When police officer Sarah Petit investigates a disturbance in an abandoned building, she expects to find a few underage drinkers. Instead, she's attacked by zombies who are the result of military research gone terrifyingly wrong. Sarah's immunity to a virus makes her the perfect person to help Special Forces soldier Captain Xavier Beauvoir eradicate them
Topics: Literature & Fiction, Romance, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Policewomen, Zombies
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by Yoon, Paul
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by O'Ryan, Ellie; Greenwald, Todd J; Murrieta, Peter; Varava, Justin; McCreery, Gigi; Rein, Perry
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At head of title: Disney
Topics: Wizards, Families, Teenagers, Vampires, Families, Teenagers, Vampires, Wizards
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by Zarr, Sara
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As the tragedy of a missing girl enfolds in her small town, fifteen-year-old Samara, who feels emotionally abandoned by her parents, begins to question her faith
Topics: Faith, Self-perception, Parent and child, Missing children
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by Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee, 1956-
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Topics: Earthquakes, East Indians, Disaster victims, Storytelling
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by Steel, Danielle
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Follows the lives and fortunes of Coco Barrington and her mother, a best-selling author, and her sister, Jane, a successful Hollywood producer, as they approach new relationships and important changes in their lives
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Women's Fiction -- Mothers & Children, Romance -- Authors, A-Z -- (...
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by Douglas Corleone
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Topics: Defense (Criminal procedure), Fiction
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by Freddie Wilkinson
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by Blake, Toni, 1965-; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"A Destiny novel"--Spine
Topics: Romance -- Contemporary, Man-woman relationships, Summer, Lakes
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by Brady, Kate
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When Chevy Bankes, the serial killer who tried to murder Beth Denison seven years ago, gets out of prison and starts threatening her and her daughter, Beth works with former FBI agent Neil Sheridan to try and catch Bankes
Topics: Murder, Serial murderers, Serial murderers, Murder, Murder, Serial murderers
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by London, Julia
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Featuring a Pocket Readers Group guide
Topics: Adoptees, Widowers, Nannies, Advertising executives, Man-woman relationships, Adoptees, Advertising...
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by Rosalind Noonan
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Topics: War widows -- Fiction, Families of military personnel -- Fiction, Friendly fire (Military science)...
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by Debbie Macomber
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"First published as Killers on the Web in 2006 in the U.K. by John Blake Publishing Ltd."
Topics: Computer crimes, Murder, Murderers
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by Childs, Laura
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"Recipes and tea time tips included!" -- Cover, p. [1]
Topics: Browning, Theodosia (Fictitious character), Women detectives, Murder, Tearooms, Upper class
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by Agassi, Andre, 1970-
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Topics: Agassi, Andre, 1970-, Tennis players, Jugadores de tenis
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by Rockwell, Anne; Christie, Gregory, 1971-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 63-64)
Topics: Toussaint Louverture, 1743?-1803, Revolutionaries, Generals
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by Ben Macintyre
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by Susannah T. French
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Topics: Environmental protection -- Fiction, Redwoods -- Fiction, Trees -- Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction,...
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by Sara Holmes
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Topics: Plays, Middle schools, Cousins, Fiction, Acting, Teachers, Improvisation (Acting), Military bases,...
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by Debbie Macomber
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Topics: Fiction, Man-woman relationships, Weddings
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by Macomber, Debbie
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Valerie rushes home to Orchard Valley, Oregon, when her father, David, suffers a heart attack. She and her two younger sisters, Stephanie and Norah, are gathering at his side, praying he'll live, fearing he'll die. At a time like this, falling in love with her father's heart surgeon is the last thing on Valerie's mind. Meanwhile Stephanie has other worries besides her father's health. She'd fled Orchard Valley three years earlier after her humiliating rejection by local journalist Charles...
Topics: Single women, Interpersonal attraction, Man-woman relationships, Interpersonal attraction,...
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-289) and index
Topics: Law -- Procedures & Litigation -- Courts, Nonfiction -- Government, Nonfiction -- Politics,...
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Includes index
Topics: Lucas, Frank, 1930-, Drug dealers, Drug traffic, Organized crime
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Bible
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by Peg Kingman
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Topics: Social conditions, Fugitive slaves, Missing children, Historical fiction, Fiction
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by Michael P. Spradlin ; [map illustration by Mike Reagan].
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Topics: Knights and knighthood -- Fiction, Grail -- Fiction, Middle Ages -- Fiction, Europe -- History --...
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by Karen Kincy
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by Jim Aylesworth
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Topics: Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865 -- Juvenile literature, Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865 -- Songs and...
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by Al Gore
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by Le Carré, John, 1931-
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"In the wake of the collapse of Lehman Brothers and with Britain on the brink of economic ruin, a young English couple takes a tennis vacation in Antigua. There they meet Dima, a Russian who styles himself the world's number one money launderer. Dima wants, among other things, a game of tennis. Back in London, the couple is subjected to an all-night interrogation by the British Secret Service, which also needs their help. Their acquiescence will lead them on a precarious journey through...
Topics: College teachers, Legal stories, Gangsters, Defectors, English fiction, Russians, Money laundering,...
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by Martin, Nancy, 1953-
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"Roxy Abruzzo, bestseller Nancy Martin's latest creation, is a loud-mouthed, sexy, independent-minded niece of a Pittsburgh Mafia boss trying to go (mostly) straight. She?d like to stay completely out of her uncle Carmine's shady business dealings, though he's trying to reel her in. She'd like to concentrate on the architectural salvage business she runs mostly on the up and up for a tidy profit. She'd like to keep her rebellious teenage daughter on the straight and narrow. But Roxy knows...
Topics: Single mothers, Mafia, Salvage (Waste, etc.), Billionaires, Rich people, Art thefts
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by Alyssa Katz
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Topics: Real estate business -- United States -- Marketing, Real estate business -- United States --...
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by Thomas, Scarlett
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Topics: Women authors, Self-realization, Storytelling, End of the world
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by Beatrice Hollyer
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Topics: Water-supply -- Juvenile literature, Water -- Juvenile literature
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by Gonsalves, Marc; Gonsalves, Marc; Howes, Tom; Stansell, Keith; Brozek, Gary
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Selected FARC guerrillas 2003-2008 -- A place to crash -- Choices and challenges -- Changes in altitude -- ¿Quién sabe? -- The transition -- Settling in -- Proof of life -- Caribe -- Broken bones and broken bonds -- Ruin and recovery -- Getting healthy -- Dead -- Running on empty -- Reunited -- The swamp -- Politics and pawns -- Fat Camp -- Freedom -- Homecoming
Topics: Gonsalves, Marc, Howes, Tom, Stansell, Keith, Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia,...
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by Cameron, Stella
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Willow Millet owns and runs a we-can-do-anything concierge service. When her business is hit by a series of strange and fatal accidents, Willow learns that her mysterious family heritage as a gifted psychic may have something to do with the killings. Thrown into an unfamiliar where she must protect her innocent clients, Willow meets and falls for Benedict Fortune, another mysterious psychic
Topics: Personal concierges, Psychics, Man-woman relationships, Man-woman relationships, Personal...
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by Kaye, Marilyn
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"Amanda Beeson is Queen Bee at Meadowbrook Middle School. If you're not friends with Amanda, you're nobody. But one morning gorgeous, popular Amanda looks in the mirror and sees a very diifferent face staring back at her. The Queen Bee is about to get a taste of life in someone else's shoes."--Page 4 of cover
Topics: Middle school students, Cliques (Sociology), Children, Bullying, Teenagers, Paranormal fiction,...
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by Johnston, Joan, 1948-
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Ben Benedict, a former army sniper struggling to overcome his PTSD, teeters on the brink of sanity while working a case at Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and only therapist Anna Schuster can bring him back
Topics: Snipers, Women physicians, Bioterrorism
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by Al Lacy
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by Copeland, Lori
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Topic: Large type books
Source: removedNEL
Includes bibliographical references (pages 268-295) and index
Topics: Obesity, Gastric bypass, Weight loss, Bariatric Surgery, Gastric Bypass, Weight Loss, Weight Loss,...
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by Tapply, William G
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Brady Coyne is a Boston attorney who focuses on a few private clients and the legal drudgery of their everyday life, which leads to a generally unexciting life. Brady, however, gets a call from an old friend and former neighbor, a man from his past. When Brady was married and living in suburbia, Ken Nichols was his happily married neighbor. Both marriages fell apart years ago and Brady moved to Boston while Ken Nichols moved to Baltimore. Now a decade later and in Boston for a conference, Ken...
Topics: Coyne, Brady (Fictitious character), Lawyers, Murder, Coyne, Brady (Fictitious character), Lawyers,...
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by Klise, Kate; Klise, M. Sarah, ill
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In this story told mostly through letters, busybody Dick Tater tries to ban Halloween and ghost stories, as well as to break up the popular writing team of I. B. Grumply, ghost Olive C. Spence, and eleven-year-old illustrator Seymour Hope
Topics: Authors, Books and reading, Ghosts, Haunted houses, Halloween, Letters, Humorous stories
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by Bardsley, Michele; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Signet Eclipse paranormal romance"--Spine
Topics: Vampires, Divorced mothers
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by Susan Shapiro
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Topics: Jewish families, Fiction, Women photographers, Female friendship
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by Van Name, Mark L
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It began as a favor to a woman trying to get away from her abusive husband. Jon Moore grew up in a prison laboratory. When he escaped with nothing but his body's nanotech enhancements and more anger than even a long lifetime could wash away, an entire planet died behind him. Memories of the things he'd done still haunted him; because of them, he often ended up helping those in need. His kindnesses frequently didn't work out well. This one really didn't work out well. It hurled Jon and Lobo, the...
Topics: Moore, Jon (Fictitious character), Lobo (Fictitious character : Van Name), Nanotechnology, Soldiers...