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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 Traviss, Karen, author
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"The Jedi have been decimated in the Great Purge, and the Republic has fallen. Now the former Republic Commandos--the galaxy's finest special forces troops, cloned from Jango Fett--find themselves on opposing sides and in very different armor. Some have deserted and fled to Mandalone with the mercenaries, renegade clone troopers, and rogue Jedi who make up Kal Skirata's ragtag resistance to Imperial occupation. Others--including men from Delta and Omega squads--now serve as Imperial...
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Movie Tie-Ins, Science Fiction & Fantasy --...
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by Gary Laderman
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Topics: Religion and culture -- United States, Implicit religion -- United States, United States --...
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Originally published in 1979
Topics: Hemings, Sally, Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826, Hemings, Sally, Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826,...
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by Denholtz, Roni S
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Topics: Dance teachers, Salsa (Dance), Large type books
Source: removedNEL
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by Harry Lee Kraus
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Topics: Missing children -- Fiction, Kidnapping -- Fiction, Man-woman relationships -- Fiction, Triangles...
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by Robb, J. D., 1950-
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The priest at a Catholic funeral mass brings the chalice to his lips and falls over dead. When Detective Lieutenant Eve Dallas confirms that the consecrated wine contains potassium cyanide, she's determined to find out who committed this unholy act
Topics: Dallas, Eve (Fictitious character), Police, Policewomen, Priests
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by Ken Bruen
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Topics: Private investigators -- Fiction, Serial murder investigation -- Fiction
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by Margaret Maron
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Topics: Knott, Deborah (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Women judges -- Fiction, North Carolina -- Fiction
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by Dailey, Janet
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A woman leaves the big city excitement and finds romance and Christmas warmth in New Mexico
Topics: Large type books, Christmas
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by Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills)
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Fashion-savy Sassy does not like being the smallest student in her fourth-grade class, until a family emergency calls for a pint-sized hero
Topics: Stature, Body size, Names, Fashion, Self-acceptance, African Americans, Size, Family life,...
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by Lansdale, Joe R., 1951-
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Topics: Collins, Hap (Fictitious character), Pine, Leonard (Fictitious character), Martial arts fiction
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by Copeland, Sheila
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Includes reading group guide (p. [287]-288)
Topics: Christian women, Single women, Online dating
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by Jeannine Garsee
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Topics: Cultural Literacy and Humanities, Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade...
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by Akpan, Uwem
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"Oprah's Book Club, 2009 selection"--Book jacket cover
Topics: Children, Short stories, Nigerian (English), War victims, Nigerian fiction
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by Hicks, Betty.
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Topics: Baseball -- Fiction, Fear -- Fiction, Reflexes -- Fiction
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by Smith, Virginia
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by Lakhani, Anisha
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Topics: Women teachers, Private schools, Cheating (Education), Cheating (Education), Private schools, Women...
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by Pomplun, Tom; Emerson, Hunt; Rainey, Richard; Farritor, Micah; Ryan, Johnny; Atkinson, Kevin; Avery, Ben, 1974-; Sellas, George; Lott, Rod; Langridge, Roger; Caputo, Antonella; Teare, Brad, 1956-; Lindner, Ellen L; Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875. In a thousand years; Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946. War of the worlds; Verne, Jules, 1828-1905. In the year 2889; Weinbaum, Stanley Grauman, 1902-1935. Martian odyssey; Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930. Disintegration machine; Dunsany, Lord, 1878-1957. Bureau d'echange de maux; Forster, E. M. (Edward Morgan), 1879-1970. Machine stops
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"Tale of the future, a martian odyssey and a war of the worlds!"--Cover
Topics: Comic books, strips, etc, Comic books, strips, etc
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by Sander, Sonia; Duendes Del Sur (Firm)
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"#25"--cover
Topics: Scooby-Doo (Fictitious character), Dogs, Halloween, Dogs, Halloween, Mystery and detective stories
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [187])
Topics: Penmanship, Penmanship, American, Writing, Graphology
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by Snyder, Maria V
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"Student glass magician Opal Cowan's newfound ability to steal a magician's powers makes her too powerful. Ordered to house arrest by the Council, Opal dares defy them, traveling to the Moon Clan's lands in search of Ulrick, the man she thinks she loves. Thinks, because another man--now her prisoner--claims Ulrick's desire for blood magic has eclipsed his passion for her. In hostile territory, without proof or allies, Opal isn't sure whom to trust. She can't forget Kade, the handsome...
Topics: Magicians, Supernatural
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by Sean Kenney
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Topics: Automobiles -- Models -- Juvenile literature, LEGO toys -- Juvenile literature
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by Miles, Cassie; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Topics: Man-woman relationships, Kidnapping victims
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by Aguirre-Sacasa, Roberto; Kitson, Barry; Tom DeFalco; Barry Kitson; John Buscema; Paul Ryan
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"Collecting Secret Invasion: Fantastic Four #1-3, and Fantastic Four #300 (1987) and #357-358 (1991)"--Cover
Topics: Fantastic Four (Fictitious characters), Comic books, strips, etc, Comic books, strips, etc
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by Sparks, Kerrelyn
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Jack is the illegitimate son of the legendary Casanova--and a vampire. When a vampire bachelor party thrown by Jack gets out of hand and the cops show up, Jack has some explaining to do--if only he wasn't struck speechless by the beauty of Officer Lara Boucher
Topics: Vampires, Policewomen
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 403-411) and index
Topics: Great Britain. MI6, Great Britain. MI5, Intelligence service
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by Clara Gillow Clark
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Topics: Wealth -- Fiction, Grandmothers -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction, Kingston (N.Y.) -- History -- 19th...
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by Quillen, W. Daniel
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Genealogy
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by Megan Frazer
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Topics: Body image -- Fiction, Overweight persons -- Fiction, Self-acceptance -- Fiction, Sisters -- Fiction
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by Sarah Dunn
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Topic: Divorced women -- Fiction
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by Jacquie D'Alessandro
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Topics: Bodyguards, Fiction, History
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by Balogh, Mary
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In glittering Regency England a desititute widow stands accused of murdering her husband and must now barter her beauty in order to survive. With seduction in mind, she sets her sights on Stephen Huxtable, the irresistibly attractive Earl of Merton and London's most eligible bachelor
Topic: London (England) -- Fiction
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by Drake, Olivia
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"Her wealth and beauty have made Miss Portia Crompton the catch of the season. Secretly determined to wed her childhood sweetheart, Portia ignores the money-hungry bucks who ply her with bouquets and bonbons. But one suitor will not be deterred: Colin Byrd, Viscount Ratcliffe. He is persistent and presumptuous--and wickedly tempting"--Page 4 of cover
Topics: Heiresses, Aristocracy (Social class), Man-woman relationships, Aristocracy (Social class),...
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by Gavin, Jamila
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Twelve-year-old Nettie's sheltered and privileged life changes after her beloved tutor mysteriously disappears and Nettie, aided by the son of a household employee, begins to learn the truth about her father, whose wealth began with trafficking in illegal aliens
Topics: Wealth, Family life, Household employees, Bulgarians, Illegal aliens, Spies, Organized crime,...
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by Mosse, Kate, 1961-
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Originally published: London : Orion, 2007
Topics: Americans, Teenage girls, Young women, Tarot cards, Time travel, Americans, Tarot cards, Teenage...
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by Meadows, Daisy
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Includes an excerpt of Isabelle the Ice Dance Fairy from the Dance Fairies series (6 unnumbered pages)
Topics: Walker, Rachel (Fictitious character), Tate, Kirsty (Fictitious character), Fairies, Dancers,...
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Welcome to Chromatacia, where for as long as anyone can remember society has been ruled by a Colortocracy. Social hierachy is based upon one's limited color perception. society is dominated by color. In this world, you are what you can see, and Eddie Russett, a better-than-average red perception wants to move up
Topics: Color blindness, Social structure
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by Rotner, Shelley; Kelly, Sheila M
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Explores the many different shades of human skin, and points out that skin is just a covering that does not reveal what someone is like inside
Topics: Picture books for children, Human skin color, Prejudices, Prejudices, Human skin color, Picture...
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by Piccirilli, Tom
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Ex-cop Finn was left blind by violence, but he can still see the body of his wife, Dani, and a crime scene that won't fade from his mind's eye. Now a professor, Finn learns that an isolated girls' prep school can be every bit as dangerous as city streets when he stumbles upon a local girl lying in a graveyard during a raging blizzard
Topics: Mystery & Thrillers -- Thrillers -- Suspense, Ex-police officers, Preparatory schools, Blind
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by Erica Hayes
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Topics: Fairies -- Fiction, Incubi -- Fiction, Melbourne (Vic.) -- Fiction
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by Archer, Jeffrey, 1940- author
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FBI Special Agent Mark Andrews races to stop a conspiracy that extends to the highest reaches of power
Topics: Women presidents, Presidents, Presidents, Presidents, Presidents, Women presidents, Women...
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by by Daisy Meadows.
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More than a year after his affair in Baghdad with Army doctor Kirby Campbell, Army pilot Shane Garrett is trying to rebuild his life stateside. Kirby is also stateside, but when she learns a friend is being held hostage in Central America, she works with Phoenix Team to organize a rescue
Topics: United States. Army, United States. Army, Hostages, Man-woman relationships, Hostages, Man-woman...
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by Warren, Christine, 1951-
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Includes an excerpt of: Big Bad Wolf (p. [335]-344.)
Topics: Princesses, Werewolves, Romance fiction, Romance-language fiction, Princesses, Werewolves
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by Barnes, Eric (Eric Barnes)
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Title from eBook information screen
Topics: Fiction, Literature
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by Mary M. Cerullo
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Topics: Underwater archaeology -- Juvenile literature., Shipwrecks -- Juvenile literature.
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by Perri O'Shaughnessy
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Topics: Reilly, Nina (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Legal assistants -- Fiction, Single mothers --...
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by Bagshawe, Tilly; Sheldon, Sidney. Master of the game
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Sequel to Sidney Sheldon's Master of the game
Topics: Corporations, Families, Domestic fiction
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by Beverly Barton
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by Johansen, Iris; Johansen, Roy
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Includes excerpt from: Storm cycle / Iris Johansen and Roy Johansen
Topics: Naval architects, Brothers and sisters, Submarines (Ships), Nuclear submarines
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by Anne Stuart
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by Cindy Pon
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Topics: Supernatural -- Fiction, Voyages and travels -- Fiction, Fathers and daughters -- Fiction, China --...
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by Fletcher, Charlie, 1960-
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"First published in the U.K. by Hodder Children's Books"--T.p. verso
Topics: Statues, Gargoyles, Space and time, Statues, Gargoyles, Space and time
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by Long, Julie-Anne
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English war hero Captain Chase Eversea reencounters Rosalind, the headstrong woman, now reformed, with whom he committed one of the biggest indiscretions of his past, when she enlists his aid in searching for her missing sister
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Historical, Romance -- Historical, Heroes, Missing...
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by Connie Briscoe
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Topics: Sisters -- Fiction, African American women -- Fiction
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by Mofina, Rick; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Includes excerpt: Vengeance road (p. [477]-488)
Topics: Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Americans, Parental kidnapping, Iraq War, 2003-, Conspiracies,...
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by Vikas Swarup
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Topics: Rich people -- Crimes against -- India -- Fiction, India -- Fiction
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by Bohjalian, Christopher A
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Topics: World War, 1939-1945, Jews, Air pilots, Military
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by Rory Freedman
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Topics: Men -- Nutrition, Reducing diets, Nutrition, Men -- Health and hygiene
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 290-293) and index
Topics: Reducing diets, Women
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by Hopkins, Lee Bennett; Stawarski, Mariusz, ill
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Poet and anthologist Lee Bennett Hopkins takes readers from sunrise to sunset as he presents poems that pay tribute to the sun, moon, and stars
Topics: Stars, Children's poetry, American, Stars, Astronomy, Picture books
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Indie culture, Arts and society, Arts
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by Forman, Mark, 1964-
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Includes a reading group guide
Topics: Fantasy, Adventure and adventurers, Orphans, Wizards
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by Wright, Maureen, 1961-; Hillenbrand, Will, ill
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A Junior Library Guild selection
Topics: Stories in rhyme, Bears, Winter, Humorous stories, Stories in rhyme, Bears, Winter, Humorous stories
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by George Ella Lyon
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Topics: Stories in rhyme, Bedtime -- Fiction, Animals -- Fiction
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by Logan, Jake; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Twenty years ago, Slocum sent the outlaw Durango to prison. Released by a bought pardon, Durango goes back to his outlaw ways, terrorizing folks in the village of Antonio. With the help of Doña, a spunky border woman in need of an escort home, Slocum journeys into Mexico in search of the ruthless bandit. Now Slocum has to outwit Durango, before the outlaw from his past puts an end to his future..."--p. [4] of cover
Topic: Slocum (Fictitious character)
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by Smith, Rick, 1968- author; Lourie, Bruce, author; Dopp, Sarah, author
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 276-280) and index
Topics: Environmental toxicology, Pollution, Industries, Business enterprises, Business enterprises,...
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by Ali, Rubina, 2000-; Berthod, Anne; Dugar, Divya
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The young actress describes her life growing up in the slums of Mumbai, her experiences on the set of the film "Slumdog Millionaire," and how her life has changed as a result of her role in the film
Topics: Ali, Rubina, 2000-, Slumdog millionaire (Motion picture), Motion picture actors and actresses, East...
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by Jukes, Mavis
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Twelve-year-old Colton and his mother move to a farm in California, away from his grandfather and his rodeo-champion father in Idaho, and after his cat Smoke goes missing, Colt feels even more lonely for his old life
Topics: Single-parent families, Change, Cats, Lost and found possessions, Country life
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by Kleypas, Lisa
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Topics: Millionaires, Abandoned children, Birthfathers
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by Mason, Jane B; Hines-Stephens, Sarah
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Topics: Birthdays, Best friends, Winter sports, Snowboarding, Best friends, Birthdays, Snowboarding, Winter...
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by Simon Kuper
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Topic: Soccer -- Social aspects
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by Erik Qualman
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Topics: Internet marketing, Social media, Social networking, Electronic commerce
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by Siobhan Dowd
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Topics: Cultural Literacy and Humanities, Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade...