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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 Sapkowski, Andrzej; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Sequel to:The last wish
Topics: Assassins, Fantasy fiction, Polish
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Lawyer Penn Cage goes up against a mix of murder, racial tension, double-crosses, illicit sex ... and all of the ensuing violent consequences in the kudzu-strangled, snake- rat- and armadillo-infested hole of the Devil's Punchbowl
Topics: Murder, Gambling and crime, Wilderness areas, Gambling and crime, Murder, Race relations,...
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by Grossman, Lev
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As a senior in high school Quentin Coldwater became preoccupied with a series of fantasy novels he read as a child, set in a magical land called Fillory. After graduating from college and being admitted into a highly exclusive, secret society of magic in upstate New York, he makes a stunning discovery: Fillory is real. But the land of Quentin's fantasies turns out to be much darker and more dangerous than he could have imagined for his childhood dream becomes a nightmare with a shocking truth...
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Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Literary, Science Fiction & Fantasy -- Fantasy -- Magic &...
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by Cullen, David, 1961-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 389-403) and index
Topics: Columbine High School (Littleton, Colo.), Littleton (Colo.), Columbine High School Massacre,...
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Leadership
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by Patterson, James, 1947-
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The first book in the Alex Cross series
Topics: Cross, Alex (Fictitious character), Police, African American police, Police psychologists, Private...
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by Putney, Mary Jo
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Battered by the sea, Adam remembers nothing of his past, his ducal rank, nor the shipwreck that almost claimed his life. However, he's delighted to hear that the golden-haired vision tending his wounds in his wife. But Mariah Clarke has a secret--and a passion begun in fantasy has become dangerously real and completely irresistible
Topics: Amnesia, Mistaken identity, Husbands and wives
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by Rick Riordan
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Topics: Mythology, Greek -- Fiction, Monsters -- Fiction, Animals, Mythical -- Fiction, Camps -- Fiction
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by Amanda Quick
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by Anderson, Laurie Halse
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Eighteen-year-old Lia comes to terms with her best friend's death from anorexia as she struggles with the same disorder
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 6, Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading...
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by Feehan, Christine
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Includes excerpt: Hidden currents (p. [447]-465)
Topics: Rich people, Nannies, Interpersonal attraction
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by Maya Banks
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Topic: Sexual dominance and submission -- Fiction
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by Banks, Maya; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Silhouette Desire, #1960"--Spine
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Pregnancy, Marriage
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"Revised 3rd edition"--Jacket
Topics: Finance, Personal, Debt, Personal finance, Finance, Personal, Personal finance, Debt
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by William R. Forstchen
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by Maxwell, Cathy
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"She'll be his perfect wife ... Preoccupied with fighting Napoleon and making love to his mistress, Brian Ranson has ignored his wife since their wedding. But now that he's become the Earl of Wright, he's ready to fetch his bride back to London. He's shocked to find she's become a bold, beautiful woman, exactly the kind he lusts after ... and she wants nothing to do with him. Gillian, Lady Wright, is desperate to seize the love she's been denied ... but not with her rakish husband! So she...
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Historical, Romance -- Historical, Man-woman...
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Greek hotel magnate Chrysander Anetakis's former mistress was pregnant? And had amnesia? That meant Marley Jameson didn't remember betraying him by selling company secrets. Or that he'd thrown her out of his life. So he told her a little white lie: they were engaged. Then he swept her away to his Greek island to await the birth of his baby and enjoy her sudden devotion before tossing her out. But he didn't count on Marley regaining her memory so soon
Topics: Impostors and imposture, Pregnant women, Mistresses, Brothers, Amnesia
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by Maya Banks
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by Fungo, Gianluigi; Babboni, Mirko
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Translation by Nanette McGuinness
Topics: Children's Books -- Literature -- Action & Adventure, Children's Books -- Literature -- Science...
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by Heyer, Georgette, 1902-1974
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by Fungo, Gianluigi; Babboni, Mirko
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Translation by Nanette McGuinness
Topics: Children's Books -- Literature -- Action & Adventure, Children's Books -- Literature -- Science...
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by Heyer, Georgette, 1902-1974
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"Historical romance"--Spine
Topics: Missing persons, Abandoned children, Man-woman relationships
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by Ranney, Karen
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"When Douglas Eston arrives at the home of the Duke of Herridge, he expects to leave with an investment--not a wife! With his brilliant ideas attracting attention all over London, Douglas does not need to rely on the duke. But when he meets Lady Sarah Baines, the stubborn beauty whose virtue her father would willingly sell, Douglas finds himself utterly entranced and desperate to protect her. Lady Sarah Baines always knew her father was cruel. But this time he's gone too far. Demanding...
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Historical, Romance -- Historical, Arranged marriage
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Topics: Finance, Personal, Investments, Wealth -- Social aspects -- United States, Rich people -- United...
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by Cashore, Kristin
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"A companion to Graceling"--Cover
Topic: Fantasy
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by Heyer, Georgette, 1902-1974
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"She wasn't looking for love ... Her beauty rivaled only by her sensibility, Ventia Lanyon is nearly resigned to spinsterhood, thanks to the enormous amount of responsibility she inherited with a Yorkshire estate, an invalid brother and the lackluster efforts of two wearisomely persistent suitors. Then she meets her neighbor, the infamous Lord Damerel, a charming rake shunned by polite society--exactly the type of man that a woman of quality should stay away from. He wasn't looking for...
Topic: Man-woman relationships
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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 Hoyt, Elizabeth, 1970-
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"After seven years in hellish captivity, Raynaud St. Aubyn busts into his ancestral home half mad with fever, demanding his due. Can this wild man truly be the last earl's son, thought murdered by Indians? Beatrice Corning is the niece of the present earl and a proper English miss. Yet she has a secret: No real man has ever excited her more than the handsome youth in a certain portrait. Now, suddenly, he's here, in the flesh--and luring her into his bed. Only Beatrice can see past...
Topics: Aristocracy (Social class), Inheritance and succession
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by Dossie Easton
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Topics: Non-monogamous relationships -- United States, Free love -- United States, Sexual ethics -- United...
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"An imperfect match. Brodick McJames is an earl in name only. To secure his clan's future he needs an English wife. Mary Stanford, daughter of the Earl of Warwickshire, will suit perfectly. He's never met her, but what matter? She'll grace his bed eventually, and once she bears his child he need see her no more. Anne Copper looks just like her noble half-sister, but she was born illegitimate, and can never forget it. The best she can hope for is to stay a serving girl in her own father's...
Topics: Deception, Illegitimate children, Inheritance and succession, Clans
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by Jackson, Brenda (Brenda Streater)
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Topic: African Americans
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by Wahida Clark
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Topic: African American criminals -- Fiction
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by Jackson, Brenda (Brenda Streater)
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Topics: Political candidates, African Americans
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by Moran, Michelle
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"Target book club pick."
Topics: Nefertiti, Queen of Egypt, active 14th century B.C, Akhenaton, King of Egypt, Queens, Kings and...
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by Hunter, Madeline; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Only a desperate mission could bring Leona Montgomery face-to-face with the scoundrel whose dangerous sensuality once sent her fleeing from his arms. But she has underestimated Christian, Marquess of Easterbrook. As irresistible as ever, his past swathed in mystery, Christian has his own plans for the woman he has waited seven years to claim. Yet once desire reignites, bringing a dangerous secret into the open, Leona will find herself bound to the seductive nobleman in ways she could...
Topics: Nobility, Family secrets, Man-woman relationships
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by Winters, Rebecca
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Topics: Princesses, Gardeners
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by L'Amour, Louis, 1908-1988; Tuska, Jon
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"Big medicine," under the byline Jim Mayo, first appeared in "Thrilling western" (1/48). "Trail to pie town," under the byline Jim Mayo, first appeared in "West" (2/48). "McQueen of the Tumbling K" under the byline Jim Mayo, first appeared in "Thrillin western" (12/47). "Showdown on the Hogback" under the byline Jim Mayo, first appeared in "Giant western" (8/50)
Topics: Ranchers, Revenge, Short stories, American, Frontier and pioneer life, Frontier and pioneer life,...
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by Sands, Lynsay
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When the heroine gets in the way of someone trying to kill the hero, he must make her a vampire to save her life. Then he must teach her to love the night ... and him!
Topics: Vampires, Coroners, Paranormal romance, Love stories, Coroners, Vampires
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by Harrison, Lisi
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"Poppy."
Topics: Friendship, Cliques (Sociology), Charity, Conduct of life, Middle schools, Schools
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by Moning, Karen Marie
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Reprint of original ed. with preview of author's next work in the Fever series: Faefever
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Historical, Romance -- Historical
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by Staten, Joseph
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"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Topics: Video games, Video game characters, Video game tie-ins, Military science fiction, Space, Halo...
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by Tomine, Adrian, 1974-
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A graphic novel in which Ben Tanaka tries to salvage his failing long-term relationship with Miko Hayashi, who suspects Ben is more attracted to white women, an accusation that cause their personal and political problems to reach a boiling point
Topics: Comics & Graphic Novels -- Graphic Novels, Comics & Graphic Novels -- Publishers -- Drawn...
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Brain, Brain
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by Iggulden, Conn
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Second in a series on the mighty Mongol conqueror who sets out to unify an entire continent under his rule. In this volume, he sets his sights on Yenking (modern day Beijing, China). Follows "Genghis : birth of an empire" ; continued by "Genghis : bones of the hills."
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Historical, Literature & Fiction -- World...
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Includes excerpt (p. [180]-185) from A daughter's trust by Tara Taylor Quinn
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Billionaires, Infants
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by Cornick, Nicola
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"Courting scandal since girlhood, free-spirited Lady Elizabeth Scarlet vows there is just one way to save her childhood friend from a loveless marriage: to kidnap him! But Nathaniel is furious. So angry that he challenges her to take their assignation to its natural conclusion and seduce him. When her inexperienced attempt flares into intense passion, Lizzie is ruined...and hopelessly, unexpectedly, in love with Nathaniel, the Earl of Waterhouse. Now the wild and willful Lizzie must...
Topics: Marriage, Seduction, Man-woman relationships
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by Foster, Lori, 1958-; Foster, Lori, 1958- Outrageous; Foster, Lori, 1958- Riley
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Outrageous, copyright 1997 ; Riley, copyright 2003
Topics: Romance -- Contemporary, Undercover operations, Self-defense, Man-woman relationships
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by Moran, Michelle
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Includes Reader's group guide
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Historical, Nefertari, Queen, consort of Ramses II,...
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Reprint. Originally published: 2007
Topics: Interpersonal relations, Wealth, High schools, Schools, Wealth, High schools, Schools
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by Robb, J. D., 1950-; Robb, J. D., 1950- Missing in death; Gaffney, Patricia. Dog days of Laurie Summer; Blayney, Mary. Lost in Paradise; Langan, Ruth Ryan. Legacy
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In J. D. Robb's Missing in Death, when a female tourist's disappearers during a ferry ride, Detective Eve Dallas wonders ... if she didn't jump, and she's not on board, then where in the world is she? In Patricia Gaffney's The Dog Days of Laurie Summer, a woman awakens to a familiar yet unsettling world. In Mary Blayney's Lost in Paradise, a man locked in an island fortress finds hope for freedom in an enigmatic nurse. And Ruth Ryan Langan's Legacy belongs to a young woman who unearths a family...
Topic: Young women
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by Schmidt, Gary D
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Topics: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616, Plays (Shakespeare, William), Junior high schools, Schools,...
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by Lisi Harrison
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by Penny, Louise
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"A Chief Inspector Gamache novel"--Cover
Topics: Gamache, Armand (Fictitious character), Police, Murder, Resorts, Gamache, Armand (Fictitious...
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by Andy McDermott
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Topics: Women archaeologists -- Fiction, Atlantis (Legendary place) -- Fiction, Geographical myths --...
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Originally published: New York : HarperTrophy, 2005, c2004. 1st HarperTrophy ed
Topics: American fiction, High schools, Interpersonal relations, Conduct of life, Actors
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by Katie Alender
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Topics: Demoniac possession -- Fiction, Haunted houses -- Fiction, Sisters -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction,...
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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 Howell, Hannah
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Originally published: 2001
Topics: Brothers and sisters, Brothers and sisters
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Topics: Roasts (Public speaking), American wit and humor
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by Teri Woods
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Topics: African Americans -- Fiction, Robbery -- Fiction, Drug dealers -- Fiction, Philadelphia (Pa.) --...
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by Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [503]-508)
Topics: Young men, Conduct of life, Man-woman relationships, Benefactors, Ex-convicts, Orphans, Revenge,...
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by Adrian, Lara; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Dell paranormal romance"--spine
Topics: Vampires, Psychics, Man-woman relationships
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by Berry, Steve, 1955-
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Mode of access: Internet
Topics: Malone, Cotton (Fictitious character), Antiquarian booksellers, Submarine disasters
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Never say "no way" -- Never give up on yourself -- Refuse to live in fear -- Confronting your fears -- It'll cost you! -- The conquerer's spirit -- Never give up on what's important to you -- The keys to success -- Overcoming the obstacles to success -- Testimony begins with T-E-S-T -- Try something new -- Your own worst enemy -- Never be ashamed -- Your secret weapon -- The strength to soar -- Never give up on your future -- The power of hope -- Like a sudden wind
Topics: Success, Christian life, Determination (Personality trait), Large type books, Christian life,...
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by Picoult, Jodi, 1966-
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Originally published: London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2004
Topics: Sisters, Leukemia, Parent and child, Leukemia, Parent and child, Sisters
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by Wolf, Joan M., 1966-
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"This edition is available for distribution only through the school market"--Page 2 of cover
Topics: World War (1939-1945), World War, 1939-1945, Boarding schools, Brainwashing, Identity (Psychology),...
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by Sue-Ellen Welfonder
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Topics: Fiction, Clans, History, Love stories
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by Crouch, Blake
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On Christmas Day in 1893, every man, woman, and child in a remote mining town will disappear, belongings forsaken, meals left to freeze in vacant cabins, and not a single bone will be found -- not even the gold that was rumored to have been the pride of this town. One hundred and thirteen years later, two backcountry guides are hired by a leading history professor and his journalist daughter to lead them into the abandoned mining town so they can learn what happened. This has been done once...
Topics: Ghost towns, Abandoned mines, Haunted places, Wilderness areas
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by Iris Johansen
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Topics: Women rock musicians -- Fiction, Islands -- Fiction, Man-woman relationships -- Fiction
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by Wiggs, Susan; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Updated from original publication Dancing on air published by HarperCollins, 1996."--t.p. verso
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Historical, Romance -- Authors, A-Z -- ( W ) -- Wiggs,...
Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-294) and index
Topics: Problem children, Behavior disorders in children, Behavior modification