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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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Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-251 and index
Topics: Carter, Jimmy, 1924-, Carter, Jimmy, 1924-, Rhetoric, Energy policy, Petroleum industry and trade,...
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by Tom Colicchio
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Topics: 'wichcraft (Restaurant), Sandwiches
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by The Writers of Wise Bread
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 322-335) and index
Topic: Finance, Personal
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by Brashares, Ann
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Ama, Jo, and Polly, three close friends from Bethesda, Maryland, spend the summer before ninth grade learning about themselves, their families, and the changing nature of their friendship
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 6, Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading...
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by Susane Colasanti
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Topics: Interpersonal relations -- Fiction, Dating (Social customs) -- Fiction, Anxiety disorders --...
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by Greg Rucka
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Topic: Bodyguards -- Fiction
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by Aronson, Marc (EDT)/ Campbell, Patty (EDT)
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by Sanderson, Brandon
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"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Topics: Sisters, Princesses, Gods, Magic, Imaginary places
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by Purser, Ann
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Originally published in hardcover: New York : Berkley Prime Crime, 2008
Topics: Meade, Lois (Fictitious character), Cleaning personnel, Country life, Murder
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by Frewin Jones
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Topics: Princesses -- Fiction, War -- Fiction, Magic -- Fiction, Saxons -- Fiction, Wales -- History -- To...
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by Kathleen Collins
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Topic: Television cooking shows -- United States -- History and criticism
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by LaFaye, A
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Eleven-year-old Kyna, terrified of water since her family drowned in a storm that nearly took her life as well, works to overcome her phobia when her adoptive parents, Irish immigrants with a mysterious past, rent a cabin on Lake Champlain for the summer
Topics: Phobias, Water, Irish Americans, Selkies, Orphans
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by North, Will
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Topics: Sexual abuse victims, Americans, Natural disasters, Large type books
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by Panec, D. J; Lapuyade, Gloria. ill
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Different animals have different activities, but they all need to sleep. Told in rhyme. Text on one page is meant to be read by a parent/adult while text on a facing page is simple enough to be read by a child just learning to read
Topics: Sleep behavior in animals, Animals, Stories in rhyme
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by Roberts, Cokie
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [315]-319)
Topics: Roberts, Cokie, Women, Sex discrimination against women, Feminism, Women journalists
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by Harimann, Sierra; Beighley, Marci, ill
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"Strawberry Shortcake"--Cover
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In this hilarious, entertaining, and candid memoir--in which he dishes on everyone from John Belushi and Jerry Lewis to Mel Gibson and Britney Spears--Paul Shaffer gives readers the full behind-the-scenes story of his life, from banging out pop tunes on the piano at the age of twelve to leading the band every night at the Sullivan Theater
Topics: Shaffer, Paul, Late night with David Letterman (Television program), Late show with David...
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by Jeffries, Sabrina; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"At eighteen, Charlotte Page made a life-altering mistake. She wronged a man in an impulsive act that she came to deeply regret, though it led her to her present life as Mrs. Charlotte Harris, owner of Mrs. Harris's School for Young Ladies. Unbeknownst to her, that man is now her anonymous benefactor, the mysterious 'Cousin Michael.' His masquerade began as preparation for a devastating revenge, but became a labor of love. Now Charlotte desperately needs his help. Can he save her from...
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Private schools
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When her friend Sue asks her to help plan her daughter's wedding to Internet millionaire Ron Davitz, Lucy Stone gladly offers her assistance, but is confronted with murder when the groom is found floating next to his yacht
Topics: Stone, Lucy (Fictitious character), Women detectives, Women, Stone, Lucy (Fictitious character),...
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by Kadohata, Cynthia
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After twelve-year-old Sumiko and her Japanese-American family are relocated from their flower farm in southern California to an internment camp on a Mojave Indian reservation in Arizona, she helps her family and neighbors, becomes friends with a local Indian boy, and tries to hold on to her dream of owning a flower shop
Topics: Evacuation and relocation of Japanese Americans (United States : 1942-1945), World War (1939-1945),...
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by Weaver, Carrie
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Includes excerpt: "A daughter's trust" by Tara Taylor Quinn
Topics: United States. Army, Man-woman relationships, Birthparents, Armed Forces, Armed Forces,...
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Originally released as hardback in 2008
Topics: O'Brien, Stacey, O'Brien, Stacey, O'Brien, Stacey, Barn owl, Barn owl, Human-animal relationships,...
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by Jackson, Brenda (Brenda Streater); Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Silhouette desire."
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by Denene Millner
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Topics: Sisters -- Fiction, Twins -- Fiction, Wealth -- Fiction, Fathers and daughters -- Fiction, African...
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by Cathy Greenberg
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Topics: Working mothers -- Psychology, Working mothers -- Attitudes, Work and family, Happiness
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by Keiko Kasza
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Topics: Worry -- Fiction., Picnicking -- Fiction., Raccoon -- Fiction., Ducks -- Fiction.
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by Cheryl Saban
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Topic: Self-esteem in women
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by Oona Gaarder-Juntti
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Topics: Prairie animals -- Juvenile literature, Prairie ecology -- Juvenile literature
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"An Obsidian mystery."
Topics: Bishops, Nobility, Murder
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Cancer
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by Pam Allyn
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Topics: Reading (Early childhood), Reading -- Parent participation, Children -- Books and reading, Oral...
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by Ford, Michael Thomas
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Topics: Family secrets, Gay men
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by Brown, Laurie, 1952-
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When a modern woman goes back to Jane Austen's time, she needs to know how to tell a villain from a rake. Otherwise, she could fall into a most shocking scandal
Topics: Austen, Jane, 1775-1817, Women costume designers, Americans, Haunted places, Time travel,...
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Author McGraw reclaims what it means to be, act, and feel young, showing women how to live a vibrant life of meaning and satisfaction at any age
Topics: Middle-aged persons, Physical fitness for middle-aged persons, Beauty, Personal
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by Rotner, Shelley; Carlin, Deborah, 1958-
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"A Neal Porter book."
Topics: Love, Love, Love
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by Anne F. Rockwell
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Topics: Gasoline -- Juvenile literature, Fossil fuels -- Juvenile literature, Carbon dioxide -- Juvenile...
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by Foster, Amy Susan
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In the picturesque Pacific coast town of Avening, it's hard not to believe in magic. This is a town where the shoes in the window always fit, where you can buy a love potion at the corner shop, and where local lore seamlessly mixes with the supernatural. And then there's Autumn, Avening's most beloved resident, shopkeeper, and guardian of the Jaen sisterhood. When she receives word she's been promoted within the order, Autumn must undertake the task of selecting her own replacement. But who in...
Topic: Magic
Includes bibliographical references (p. 441-452) and index
Topics: Women, Women, Women
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by Uri Shulevitz
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Topics: Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction, Sailors -- Fiction, Imagination -- Fiction
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by Miller, Linda Lael; Ross, JoAnn
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Stories previously published between 2005 and 2007
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Short Stories -- Anthologies, Literature & Fiction -- Short Stories...
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by Bird, Larry
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Topics: Bird, Larry, -- 1956-, Johnson, Earvin, -- 1959-, Basketball players -- United States -- Biography,...
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by Clark, Mary Higgins
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Includes an excerpt from "Just take my Heart" (p. [341-353])
Topics: Missing persons, Brothers and sisters, Detective and mystery stories, Brothers and sisters,...
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Topics: Senna, Danzy, Authors, American -- 21st century -- Biography
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by Karen Katz
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by Fox, Mem, 1946-; Horacek, Judy
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If you were a green sheep, where would you hide
Topics: Sheep, Stories in rhyme, Board books, Sheep, Stories in rhyme, Board books, Sheep, Stories in rhyme
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 359-366) and index
Topics: Tillman, Pat, 1976-2004, Afghan War (2001-), Football players, Soldiers, Afghan War, 2001-,...
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by Alt, Madelyn; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"A carnival has rolled into Stony Mill, and Maggie joins in the revelry but comes across a construction worker arguing intensely with a young woman. Later that day, the woman is found dead, and fingers point to the worker: Ty Bennett. Ty was part of the construction crew that unexpectedly unearthed a buried cellar--along with something supernatural--during the demolition of a local church. Now it's up to Maggie to uncover the dark spiritual energy leaking into their town before it spoils...
Topics: Murder, Witches, Carnivals, Paranormal fiction
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by Moriarty, Laura, 1970-
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Engrossed in a new relationship to the point that her studies begin to suffer, college junior Veronica is devastated when a plea for help goes unheeded, but a surprising request from her mother teaches her about family, love, and independence
Topics: Mothers and daughters, Divorce, Women college students
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by Griffin, Laura, 1973-; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Courtney Glass has been in trouble all her life, but nothing tops being an up-close witness to a brutal murder. Until she's accused of the crime. Every scrap of evidence points to her guilt, and only Courtney knows what really happened. Now she must prove that she's not a murderer...but is one of the killer's intended victims. As police investigators hammer her for answers, Courtney knows she has two choices: run, or trust the brooding, sexy detective who's made it clear she's his prime...
Topics: Serial murders, Witnesses, Police
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by Sherrilyn Kenyon
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Topic: Terrorism -- Prevention -- Fiction
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Topics: Women -- Southern States -- Fiction, Hotelkeepers -- Fiction, Bed and breakfast accommodations --...
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by Harrison, Kim
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Witch detective Rachel Morgan attempts to solve the mysterious death of her boyfriend by an emotion-sucking banshee. To exact her revenge on the killer, she brings in her PI partners--Ivy, a bisexual vampire, and Jenks, a pixie in existential crisis--along with empathic psychiatrist Ford and the banshee victim's father, Federal Inderland Bureau captain Edden
Topics: Morgan, Rachel (Fictitious characer), Women bounty hunters, Witches, Vampires
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Success in business, Interpersonal relations
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by Paul Krassner
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Topic: Satire, American
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by Coyne, Jerry A., 1949-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 272-294) and index
Topic: Evolution (Biology)
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Topics: Children's Books -- Science, Nature & How It Works -- Anatomy & Physiology, Children's...
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by Weil, Andrew
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 347-388)
Topics: Health care reform, Medical education, Health insurance, Pharmaceutical industry, Large type books
Source: removedNEL
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Originally published in hardcover: New York : Viking, 2008
Topic: American wit and humor
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by Carlyle, Liz
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"Miss Zoë Armstrong is beautiful, charming rich--and utterly unmarriageable. So, while she may be the 'ton's' most sparkling diamond, her choice of husbands looks more like a list of London's most unsavory fortune hunters. Since a true-love marriage seems impossible, Zoë has accepted--no, embraced--her role as society's most incomparable flirt and mischiefmaker ... until in one reckless, vulnerable moment, her future is shattered. Stuart Rowland, the brooding Marquess of Mercer, has...
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Nobility, Man-woman relationships, Nobility
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by Sandford, John, 1944 Feb. 23-
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Danger stalks Lucas Davenport at work and all too close to home when petty thief and paraplegic Randy Whitcomb targets Lucas's pretty fourteen-year-old adopted daughter and a young man with the .50 caliber sniper rifle and the right-wing-crazy background roams through the city filled with the most powerful politicians on earth . .
Topics: Davenport, Lucas (Fictitious character), Private investigators, Mystery fiction
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by Pickart, Joan Elliott
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Topic: Police
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009-013
Topics: Appaloosa horse, Captive wild animals, Appaloosa horse, Horses, Captive wild animals, Freedom
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by Castle, Kendra Leigh
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Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Prologue; Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Chapter 3; Chapter 4; Chapter 5; Chapter 6; Chapter 7; Chapter 8; Chapter 9; Chapter 10; Chapter 11; Chapter 12; Chapter 13; Chapter 14; Chapter 15; Chapter 16; Acknowledgments; Excerpt: Call of the Highland Moon; Excerpt: Dark Highland Fire; About the Author; Back Cover
Topics: Werewolves, FICTION, FICTION / Romance / Paranormal, Fantasy, Werewolves
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by Mayer, Helena; Povenmire, Dan; Marsh, Jeff
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"Phineas and Ferb know that when you want to make every day count, birthdays are the perfect excuse to do something extrawild!"--p. [4] of cover
Topics: Birthdays, Stepbrothers, Birthdays, Stepbrothers
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by James, Stephen, 1973-; Thomas, David, 1970-
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Child rearing, Parent and child, Boys
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by Proulx, Monique, 1952-; Homel, David; Reed, Fred A., 1939-
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Translation of: Champagne
Topics: Healing, Nature stories
Includes bibliographical references (p. )
Topics: Animals, Pets, Future life
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by Leonhard, Woody
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"8 books in 1"--Cover
Topics: Microsoft Windows (Computer file), Operating systems (Computers)
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by Sandford, John, 1944 February 23-
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"With a new introduction by John Sandford."--Cover
Topics: Davenport, Lucas (Fictitious character), Private investigators, Davenport, Lucas (Fictitious...
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by Palmer, Catherine, 1956-; Chapman, Gary D., 1938-
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Topics: Marriage, Large type books
Source: removedNEL
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by Mourlevat, Jean-Claude; Bell, Anthea
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Fleeing across icy mountains from a pack of terrifying dog-men sent to hunt them down, four teenagers escape from their prison-like boarding schools to take up the fight against the tyrannical government that murdered their parents fifteen years earlier
Topics: Fantasy, Despotism, Orphans
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by Charles Stross
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Topic: Short stories, American
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-314) and index
Topics: General, Political Science / General, Political Science, Politics / Current Events,...
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by Alfonsi, Alice; Berendsen, Dan; Greenwald, Todd J
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The Russos are headed to the Caribbean for a family vacation, and Alex is less than thrilled. And her parents have decided that there will be no magic allowed on the trip! Alex is bored and conjures up a little magic with disastrous results. Her parents have now completely forgotten they ever met. Alex and her brothers, Justin and Max, have only forty-eight hours to find the magical Stone of Dreams, which has the power to reverse the spell. Will they find the stone and save their family in time?
Topics: Magic, Brothers and sisters, Vacations, Parents, Wizards, Spells (Magic), Magic rocks, Child...