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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 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 Bruchac, Joseph, 1942-
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After falling in love with an Abenaki Indian woman, a white great horned owl named Wabi transforms into a human being and has several trials and adventures while learning to adapt to his new life
Topics: Abenaki Indians, Abenaki Indians, Great horned owl, Owls, Indians of North America
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by Na, An, 1972-
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As her senior year in high school approaches, Mina yearns to find her own path in life but working at the family business, taking care of her little sister, and dealing with her mother's impossible expectations are as stifling as the southern California heat, until she falls in love with a man who offers a way out
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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A Love Affair That Almost Never Happened -- From Wife to Widow -- The Widowmobile -- The Fight for the Commission -- The Commission -- The Mystery in Footnote 44 -- He didn't have us at hello -- Your Right Arm Returns -- The Dumpster -- Where to Go; What to Do? -- The Hereinafter -- Afterword: A Letter to Ann Coulter
Topics: Breitweiser, Kristen, National Commission on Terrorist Attacks upon the United States, September 11...
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by Katy Hutchison
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Topics: Restorative justice, Murder victims' families, Biography/Autobiography, Biography &...
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by Greg Rucka
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Topic: Bodyguards -- Fiction
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by Jane Isay
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Topics: Family Psychology, Parent And Child, Family & Relationships, Family / Parenting / Childbirth,...
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by Dalby, Rob
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Topic: Widows
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by Payne, David (William David)
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Topics: Rock musicians, Separated people, Triangles (Interpersonal relations), Plantation life
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by Aronson, Marc (EDT)/ Campbell, Patty (EDT)
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by Jonathan B. Tucker
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Topics: Chemical warfare -- History., Chemical weapons -- History.
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by Sanderson, Brandon
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"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Topics: Sisters, Princesses, Gods, Magic, Imaginary places
First published in the United Kingdom by Methhuen Publishing Limited
Topics: Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945, Churchill, Winston, Sir, 1874-1965, Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin...
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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 Fallon, Jennifer
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"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
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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 Burke, Susan (Editor); Powers, Alice Leccese; DK Publishing, Inc
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Includes index
Topics: United States - South Atlantic - D.C., Travel, Travel - United States, United States - South -...
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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 Roiphe, Anne Richardson, 1935-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [269]-274)
Topics: Sarah (Biblical matriarch), Rebekah (Biblical matriarch), Rachel (Biblical matriarch), Leah...
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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 Giff, Patricia Reilly
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009-012
Topics: Self-realization, Families, Irish Americans, Self-realization, Families, Irish Americans, Families,...
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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 Lauren Child
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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 Beratlis, Greg; Swertlow, Frank; Stambler, Lyndon; Dennis Lear; Richelle Nice; John Guinasso; Julie Zanartu; Frank Swertlow; Lyndon Stambler
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Seven of the twelve jurors who convicted Scott Peterson of murdering his wife and their unborn son reveal the struggles and conflicts they faced in reaching a verdict in the first major murder trial of the twenty-first century
Topics: Peterson, Laci, Peterson, Scott, 1972-, Trials (Murder), Murder victims, Trials (Murder), Murder...
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by McCullough, Kelly
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"Ace fantasy."--Spine
Topics: Fantasy fiction, American, Computers, Computers, Fantasy fiction, American
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by Geronimo Stilton
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Translation of: Benvenuti a rocca tacagna
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Topics: Stilton, Geronimo, Mice, Weddings, Stilton, Geronimo (Fictitious character), Stilton, Geronimo...
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by Alison Price
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Topic: Weddings -- Planning.
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by Beall, Pamela Conn; Nipp, Susan Hagen; Klein, Nancy
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Features both classic and original songs, poems, fingerplays, and recipes
Topics: Performing Arts - General, Children: Kindergarten, Juvenile Fiction, Children's Audio - 4-8,...
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by Beall, Pamela Conn; Nipp, Susan Hagen; Klein, Nancy
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Various artists
Topics: Children's songs, Nursery rhymes, Songs, Nursery rhymes, Children's songs, Nursery rhymes
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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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Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-232) and index
Topics: Children, Families, Parent and child, Weight loss
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by Joan Davenport Carris
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Topics: Veterinarians -- Fiction, Animals -- Fiction, Fire extinction -- Fiction
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A Seymour Lawrence book
Topics: Science fiction, American, Short stories
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by Carr, Dennis (Dennis Wayne); Carr, Elise Pritcher
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After being told that she must leave her European boarding school to live in Nebraska under an assumed name to be safe from Mafia assassins, Victoria Van Wyck tries to stop a smear campaign directed at her new friend by the school's popular clique
Topics: Conduct of life, Friendship, Gossip, High schools, Schools
Who are you? -- Is your life in crisis? -- Your new life awaits, so long as you give up your old -- How do you respond to change? -- A whole new world : taking your first steps -- Find ways to treat yourself -- Avoiding the three death traps : rumination, recrimination, and retribution -- Rewriting your personal mythology -- Deciding who you want to be -- Reconnecting with your original self -- Sharing the blessings -- No life is crisis proof, but any life can be less crisis prone
Topics: Self-actualization (Psychology), Life change events
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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 Jack Prelutsky
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Topics: School -- Juvenile poetry, Education -- Juvenile poetry, Children's poetry, American
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by Bolles, Richard Nelson; Christen, Carol; Blomquist, Jean M
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Part I. Discovering Your Dream Job. -- What You Love to Do: Your Favorite Interests and Best Skills -- Who You Love to Work With: Your Favorite Types of People -- Where You Love to Be: Your Ideal Work Environment -- Putting the Pieces Together: Identifying Your Potential Dream Jobs -- Part II. On the Way to Your Future. -- What Do I Do Now?: Making the Most Out of High School -- What Do I Do Next?: Making the Most Out of College -- A Tool to Shape Your Future: Setting Goals --Part III. Landing...
Topics: Teenagers, Job hunting
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by Gail Giles
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Topics: Academic Literacy, Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading...
Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-192) and index
Topics: Near-death experiences, Thanatology
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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 Spragins, Ellyn, 1947-
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Topics: Women, Women, Women in public life, Women in public life, Celebrities, Celebrities, Letters
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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 Adams, Michelle Medlock; Wummer, Amy, illustrator
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Examines the meaning of Christmas
Topics: Christianity, Jesus Christ, Preschool Picture Story Books, Juvenile Nonfiction, Children's...
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by Holt, Anne, 1958-; Dickson, Kari
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Topics: United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation, Criminal profilers, Police, Kidnapping, Children
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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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by Shapiro, NancyKay
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Topics: Gay men, Adult child abuse victims, Brothers and sisters, Denial (Psychology), Artists
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by Sandra Edelman
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Topics: Architecture, Domestic., Architecture -- Composition, proportion, etc.
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"An Obsidian mystery."
Topics: Bishops, Nobility, Murder
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by Andrew Dornenburg
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Topics: Cookery, Wine and wine making, Beverages
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Cancer
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Nutrition, Restaurants
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by Pam Allyn
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Topics: Reading (Early childhood), Reading -- Parent participation, Children -- Books and reading, Oral...
An oral history of the war in Iraq draws on a series of interviews with American soldiers who offer their personal recollections and experiences of the conflict
Topics: Iraq War, 2003-, Soldat, Irakkrieg
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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,...
Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-257) and index
Topic: Alternative medicine
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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
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by Cynthia Voigt
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Topics: High schools -- Fiction., Schools -- Fiction., Bullies -- Fiction., Tennis -- Fiction., Sports --...
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Title from e-book title screen (viewed Feb. 20, 2006)
Topics: Questions and answers, Questions and answers, REFERENCE, Questions and answers
Includes bibliographical references (p. 441-452) and index
Topics: Women, Women, Women
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by Foster, Lori, 1958- Playing doctor; McCarthy, Erin, 1971- Lady of the lake; Dimon, HelenKay. Hardhats and silk stockings
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Playing doctor / by Lori Foster -- The lady of the lake / by Erin McCarthy -- Hardhats and silk stockings / by HelenKay Dimon
Topic: Love stories, American
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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...