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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 Martin, Gail Gaymer, 1937-
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"How is Brent Runyan supposed to reach his troubled nephew? The workaholic businessman knows nothing about providing a real home to the orphaned boy who needs him so much. Special education teacher Molly Manning thinks the answer is threefold: love, time--and a dog. But Brent can barely let his nephew into his heart, let alone a golden retriever. With his tragic past, Brent knows what can happen when you love anything: you can lose it. Until Molly asks this dad-in-training to start with...
Topics: Orphans, Special education teachers, Man-woman relationships
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by Grimes, Martha
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Sequel to: Biting the moon
Topics: Teenage girls, Animal rights activists, Drifters, Amnesiacs, Factory farms
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by Ford, Linda (Linda Carol)
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"Trapped in a North Dakota blizzard, single mother Vivian Halliday's prayer for herself and her child is answered. Rescue comes in the seemingly terrifying form of Billy Black, the hulk of a man feared by all the townsfolk. Yet in the home he shares with his ailing mother, the handsome, gentle giant warms her baby's bottles and sings sweet lullabies that lull even Vivian to peaceful sleep. When the storm abates and it is safe to leave, will she seek the life that led her back to the...
Topics: Single mothers, Blizzards, Man-woman relationships
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by Schreiber, Ellen
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Includes a preview of the fifth book of the Vampire kisses series, The Coffin Club
Topics: Children's Books -- Literature -- Science Fiction, Fantasy, Mystery & Horror -- Science...
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by Morris Dickstein
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Topics: Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century, Depressions -- 1929 -- United States,...
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by San Souci, Robert D; Ouimet, David, ill
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Heading home -- Lich gate -- Principal's office -- Woody -- Snow day -- Fairy godmother -- Violet -- A really scary story -- Witch -- Red rain -- Cabin 13 -- Smoke hands -- Moonrise
Topics: Horror tales, American, Children's stories, American, Horror stories, Short stories
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Topics: Dwellings -- Maintenance and repair -- Amateurs' manuals, Do-it-yourself work
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by Darren Shan
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Topics: Demonology -- Fiction, Magic -- Fiction, Werewolves -- Fiction, Horror stories
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by Genelin, Michael
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Topics: Women police chiefs, Police, Suspense fiction
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by Joyce, Brenda
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"HQN paranormal romance"--Spine
Topics: Romance -- Authors, A-Z -- ( J ) -- Joyce, Brenda, Romance -- Contemporary, Romance -- Fantasy,...
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by Flynn, Gillian, 1971-
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For a price Libby Day will reconnect with the players that murdered her mother and two sisters in "The Satan Sacrifice of Kinnakee, Kansas." Having testified that her brother Ben was the murderer on that fateful night twenty-five years ago, now she is not so sure as, piece by piece, the unimaginable truth emerges, and Libby finds herself right back where she started--on the run from a killer
Topics: Children of murder victims, Families, Juvenile homicide, Brothers and sisters
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by Feehan, Christine
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After freeing the mage Razvan from his prison cave, Ivory, a rare Carpathian female, must flee with him, risking their lives to save their love
Topics: Vampires, Immortalism
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by Johansen, Iris
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Devon Brady is a devoted veterinarian working in a makeshift hospital at an island search-and-rescue site. When Jude Marrok arrives with his wounded black lab Ned, Devon has no idea that she is about to be plunged into a whirlwind of terror, destruction, and unstoppable passion
Topic: Women veterinarians
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by Tapply, William G
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An unnamed man who has periodically appeared to check on Stoney after being struck by lightning, this time shows up looking for help. Stoney must go to the far corner of Maine, sign on as a guide at a high-end fishing lodge, and look into a couple of suspicious deaths. A government "opearitve" was found shot dead in a staged murder/suicide pact involving a local sixteen-year-old girl. Now Stoney has to uncover what the dead agent was investigating and got him killed, without tipping...
Topics: Calhoun, Stoney (Fictitious character), Government investigators, Fishing guides, Amnesia
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by Alison Sinclair
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Topics: Magic -- Fiction, Twins -- Fiction, Good and evil -- Fiction
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by Hanover, M. L. N; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"When Jayné Heller's uncle Eric died, she inherited a fortune beyond all her expectations--and a dangerous mission in a world she never knew existed. Reining in demons and supernatural foes is a formidable task, but thankfully Jayné has vast resources and loyal allies to rely on. She'll need both to tackle a body-switching serial killer who's taken up residence in New Orleans, a city rich in voodoo lore and dark magic. Working alongside Karen Black, a highly confident and enigmatic...
Topics: Demonology, Supernatural, Serial murderers
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by Liu, Marjorie M
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"Nomad born and bred, demon hunter Maxine Kiss has always relied upon herself to fight the darkness that surrounds her, the predators--human, zombie, and otherwise--who threaten the earth. But one man has penetrated her lonely life: Grant, the last of his kind. With the ability to manipulate energy, he can control any living creature including demons. And now his life is in danger. Haunted by the past, determined to change the future, Maxine soon understands that to save Grant, she has...
Topics: Demonology, Supernatural, Man-woman relationships
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by Ivy, Alexandra
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Topic: Vampires
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by M. E. Breen
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Topics: Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction, Orphans -- Fiction, Human-animal communication -- Fiction,...
Includes index
Topics: Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882, Simons, Eric, Natural history
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by Clark, Mary Higgins; Clark, Carol Higgins
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Originally published: London: Simon & Schuster, 2008
Topics: Reilly, Regan (Fictitious character), Meehan, Alvirah (Fictitious character), Women private...
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [164]-180) and index
Topics: Economic assistance, Poor, Wirtschaftsentwicklung, Entwicklungshilfe, Wirtschaftshilfe
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by Roberts, Wendy; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Sadie Novak cleans up crime scenes for a living, and often finds herself face-to-face with the earthbound spirits. Her dad passes away and is reluctant to leave, and while she's cleaning up the house of a hoarder, she finds the 17-year-old mummified remains of an infant, as well as a very angry ghost who wants to keep Sadie away from the house
Topics: Spirits, Psychics, Detective and mystery stories
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by Elizabeth Kane Buzzelli
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Topics: Women journalists -- Fiction, Women authors -- Fiction, Michigan -- Fiction
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by Johnstone, J. A
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"Pinnacle Books."
Topic: Gunfights
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by Carey, Mike, 1959-
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Castor's fellow exorcist John Gittings made several calls asking for help before his untimely demise, and if Castor had answered them, his friend might still be alive. So when a smooth-talking lawyer comes out of nowhere to claim the corpse, Castor owes it to John's unhappy ghost and even more miserable widow to help out. But life is rarely that simply for Felix Castor.--From publisher's description
Topics: Castor, Felix (Fictitious character), Exorcism, Supernatural
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by McGarrity, Michael
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Topics: Kerney, Kevin (Fictitious character), Police, Police chiefs
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by Jack Coughlin
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Topics: Terrorists -- Fiction, Snipers -- Fiction, Undercover operations -- Fiction
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by White, Stephen, 1951-
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Psychologist Alan Gregory is struggling to deal with both a newly adopted son and a shaky, though generally improving, marriage. But then his ex-wife, Merideth, reappears, seeking help locating the missing surrogate mother of her soon-to-be-born child, and Alan is pulled into a mystery that reaches back years--with ramifications that are disturbingly current.--From publisher description
Topics: Gregory, Alan (Fictitious character), Clinical psychologists, Forensic psychology, Married people,...
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by Johansen, Iris
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Originally published: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2009
Topics: Mystery & Thrillers -- Thrillers -- Suspense, Women archaeologists, Hostages, Intelligence...
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by Al Lacy
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by Fern Michaels
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Topics: Married people -- Fiction, Surrogate mothers -- Fiction, Adoption -- Fiction, Extortion -- Fiction
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by Arthur, Keri
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"A Riley Jenson Guardian novel"--Cover
Topics: Jenson, Riley (Fictitious character), Vampires, Werewolves, Jenson, Riley (Fictional character),...
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by Beaufort, Simon
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The highly unpopular Henry Mappestone is killed and his brother, Sir Geoffrey, inherits the castle and the rest of the family's estates in the Welsh Marches. Attempts are made on Geoffrey's life, and as Geoffrey tries to make sense of a maze of intrigue, further killings begin to destabilize the area and threaten to lead to a Welsh revolt
Topics: Mappestone, Geoffrey, Sir (Fictitious character), Inheritance and succession
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by Laurie Faria Stolarz
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Topics: Psychic ability -- Fiction, Dating (Social customs) -- Fiction, High schools -- Fiction, Schools --...
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by Koontz, Dean R. (Dean Ray), 1945-
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Deucalion's centuries-old history began as the original manifestation of a soulless vision--and it is fated to end in the ultimate confrontation between a damned creature and his mad creator, Victor Helios. But first they must face a monstrosity not even Victor's malignant mind could have conceived--an indestructible entity that steps out of humankind's collective nightmare with powers, and a purpose, beyond imagining that threatens to destroy New Orleans and the future of humanity
Topics: Frankenstein (Fictitious character), Scientists, Monsters
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Print version record
Topics: Air travel, Introspection, Fiction, FICTION, Air travel, Introspection
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"Apple series"--P. [4] of cover
Topics: Kelly, Jamie (Fictitious character), Diaries, Middle schools, Humorous stories, Children's stories
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by Sparks, Nicholas
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Movie tie-in
Topics: Soldiers, Long-distance relationships, Film novelizations, Romance fiction, Romance-language...
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by Cynthia Riggs
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Topics: Trumbull, Victoria (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Older women -- Fiction, Murder --...
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by Read, Piers Paul, 1941-
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Topics: Catholic Church, Conspiracies, Papacy, Terrorism
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by Kelly, Jim
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Topic: Police -- England -- Norfolk -- Fiction
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by David Gunn
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Topic: Tveskoeg, Sven (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
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Topics: House painting -- Amateurs' manuals, Finishes and finishing -- Amateurs' manuals, Interior...
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by Harper, Karen (Karen S.)
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When Jessie Lockwood learns that her mother is missing, she returns to her childhood home in the tiny Appalachian town of Deep Down, Kentucky--and to the man she secretly loves, Sheriff Drew Webb
Topics: Missing persons, Romantic suspense fiction
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by Charles, Kate
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"In a culture obsessed with celebrity, baby Muffin's death is big news. Crib death? Or something more sinister? Everyone wants to know, including the police. Whatever the truth, the bereaved parents--celebrity couple Jodee and Chazz--live in curate Callie Anson's London parish, and Callie becomes involved with funeral arrangements, despite the disapproval of her vicar and his wife. Detective Inspector Neville Stewart is recalled from his honeymoon to investigate the case--with disastrous...
Topics: Celebrities, Infants, Criminal investigation, London (England)
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Reprint. Originally published: c2008
Topics: Arnold, Jessie (Fictitious character), Women mushers
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by Heinrichs, Ann
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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by Galenorn, Yasmine, 1961-
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"Berkley paranormal romance"--Spine
Topics: Otherworld Intelligence Agency (Imaginary organization), D'Artigo sisters (Fictitious characters),...
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by Golding, Julia
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Asked to become a spy while living a public life as a ballerina, Cat accepts the challenge and leaves the Theater Royal behind; suddenly finding herself in the heart of revolutionary Paris where she must work to save her friends who have been declared traitors and are being held captive for their crimes
Topics: Thieves, Royal, Cat (Fictitious character), Spies, Orphans, Spies
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by Le Clézio, J.-M. G. (Jean-Marie Gustave), 1940-; Dickson, C
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Series numbering from jacket
Topics: Berbers, Tuaregs, Young women
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by Spear, Terry
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Topic: Werewolves
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by Blake Nelson
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Topics: Social action -- Fiction, Consumption (Economics) -- Fiction, Ecology -- Fiction, Dating (Social...
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by Bradley, Celeste
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"Historical romance"--Spine
Topics: Reunions, Aristocracy (Social class), Widows, Scandals, Man-woman relationships
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by Sands, Lynsay
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Cullen, Laird of Donnachaidh, cares only for the future of his clan. He must find a wife, a woman to bear him sons and heed his commands. He has no need for beauty or grace yet Evelinde has just agreed to wed him
Topic: Clans
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Originally published: Crows Nest, NSW, Australia : Allen & Unwin, 2006
Topics: Women detectives, Bakeries, Bakers, Mothers and daughters, Bakeries, Bakers, Mothers and daughters,...
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by Atkins, Ace
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Map on endpapers
Topics: Arbuckle, Roscoe, 1887-1933, Rappe, Virginia, 1895-1921, Hammett, Dashiell, 1894-1961, Motion...
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by Lindsay, Jeffry P
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Topics: Forensic scientists, Vigilantes, Serial murderers, Large type books
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by Killian, Diana
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"Includes yoga facts and organic recipes!"--Cover
Topics: Murder, Celebrities, Yoga, Private investigators, Private investigators
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by Robinson, Patrick, 1939-
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After Iraqi insurgents kill his fellow officers, Navy SEAL Mack Bedford sets out for revenge, ultimately becoming involved in a plot to assassinate a French politician. At the same time, Mack must work out a way for his dying son to receive the costly and experimental medical treatment that may save his life
Topics: Assassination, Iraq War, 2003-, Weapons industry, Illegal arms transfers
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by Carmen T. Bernier-Grand
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Topics: Rivera, Diego, -- 1886-1957 -- Juvenile literature, Painters -- Mexico -- Biography -- Juvenile...
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by Steve Parker
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by Kevin Cunningham
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Topic: Influenza -- History
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Greenberg, Stanley B., 1945-, Clinton, Bill, 1946-, Blair, Tony, 1953-, Barak, Ehud, 1942-,...
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"This edition is available for distribution only through the school market"--Page 2 of cover
Topics: Tesla, Nikola, 1856-1943, Astor, John Jacob, 1763-1848, Stead, W. T. (William Thomas), 1849-1912,...
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by Cast, P. C
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Originally published as Goddess by mistake by Hawk Pub. Group, 2001
Topics: Women teachers, Epona (Celtic deity), Goddesses, Centaurs, Time travel, Centaurs, Epona (Celtic...
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Compiled from inquiries received at the Emily Post Institute
Topics: Wedding etiquette, Weddings, Showers (Parties)
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Twelve-year-old Brian, ten-year-old Wren, and their father, Doc Wilde, risk their lives in a South American rainforest as they seek the eldest member of their famous family of adventurers, Grandpa, amidst a throng of alien frogs
Topics: Adventure and adventurers, Missing persons, Frogs, Rain forests, Extraterrestrial beings
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by Sonnenblick, Jordan
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Includes an interview with the author
Topics: Imaginary companions, Wishes, Jinn, Friendship, Families, Families, Friendship, Imaginary...
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"A Chet and Bernie mystery"--Cover
Topics: Dogs, Missing persons
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by McDonnell, Christine; Mack, Jeff, ill
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Ages 3 up
Topics: Dogs, Domestic animals, Play
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by Crusie, Jennifer; Stuart, Anne (Anne Kristine); Rich, Lani Diane
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Three women discover that the trainer of the dog obedience classes they are attending is actually a goddess who plans to take over the world
Topics: Goddesses, Dogs, Single women, Female friendship
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by Seymour Simon
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Topic: Dolphins -- Juvenile literature
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by Jeffries, Sabrina
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"The future of Charlotte Harris's finishing school is in jeopardy when a charming Spaniard--world-famous magician Diego Montalvo--arrives to turn the bordering estate into a scandalous pleasure garden. Valiantly ignoring his wicked flirtations, outspoken Lucinda Seton vows to derail his plans and save the school, unaware that Diego's true mission is to spirit the long-lost heiress away to Spain for a handsome reward!...--p.[4] of cover
Topics: Boarding schools, Magicians, Heiresses
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by Gross, Andrew, 1952-
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After a drive-by shooting in Greenwich, Connecticut, nearly kills him, Hauck follows the trail to a sinister gambling scheme at an upstate casino and is caught in a deadly maze of cover-up and corruption
Topics: Drive-by shootings, Casinos, Drive-by shootings, Casinos