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American Libraries

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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Feb 2, 2020 Copeland, Stewart
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Includes discography (p. [323]-324) and filmography (p. 325-329)
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Topics: Copeland, Stewart, Police (Musical group), Rock musicians
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Jan 20, 2020 Maya Banks
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Topic: Sexual dominance and submission -- Fiction
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Jan 6, 2020 Pastan, Amy; Smithsonian Institution
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At head of title: Eyewitness
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Topics: Presidents' spouses, Women
Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-294) and index
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Topics: Sullivan, Annie, 1866-1936, Keller, Helen, 1880-1968, Teachers of deafblind people
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Oct 2, 2019 Niffenegger, Audrey
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When Elspeth Noblin dies, she leaves everything to the 20-year-old American twin daughters of her own long-estranged twin, Edie. Valentina and Julia, as enmeshed as Elspeth and Edie once were, move into Elspeth's London flat and through a series of developing relationships a crisis develops that could pull the twins apart
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Topics: Sisters, Spiritual life
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Sep 24, 2019 Southwick, Teresa
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"Three nannies in one month was more than overwhelmed single father Jason Garrett could handle. But from the moment Maggie Shepherd picked up his infant son, Jason know he'd found what he was looking for. He needed a mother for Brady; the orphaned nanny needed a place to call home. And he had the perfect solution..."--p.[4] of cover
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Topics: Man-woman relationships, Nannies, Single fathers
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Jun 14, 2019 Kinsella, Sophie
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Topics: Young women, Ghost stories, Treasure troves
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Mar 23, 2019 Lauren Dane
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Feb 13, 2019 Cinda Williams Chima
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Topics: Fantasy, Wizards -- Fiction, Princesses -- Fiction
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Jan 29, 2019 Craven, Sara, 1938-
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"Orphan Marisa was raised by the wealthy Santangeli family. Their only demand was that she marry their son.... Italian billionaire and renowned playboy Lorenzo Santangeli is expecting to receive his money's worth from his innocent wife on their wedding night. But Marisa flees--how can she share a bed with the man who married her solely to produce an heir? Lorenzo vows to bring his virgin bride home--you do not say no to a Santangeli! Once she's back she'll be his completely, and he is...
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Topics: Billionaires, Orphans, Forced marriage, Man-woman relationships
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Nov 10, 2018 Carriger, Gail
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Alex Award
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Topics: Tarabotti, Alexia (Fictitious character), Vampires, Werewolves, Etiquette
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Nov 10, 2018 Geronimo Stilton
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Nov 5, 2018 King, Stephen, 1947-
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Oct 12, 2018 Hunt, Angela Elwell, 1957-
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Includes bibliographic resources
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Topics: Trials (Murder), Women lawyers, Socialites
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Sep 22, 2018 Mary Monroe
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Topics: African American women executives -- Fiction, Man-woman relationships -- Fiction, African American...
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"Live Through This"--as emotionally wrenching and ultimately redemptive as David Sheff 's "Beautiful Boy"--follows Gwartney's frantic effort to recover her beautiful, intelligent daughters from their lives on the street
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Topics: Runaway teenagers, Teenage girls, Mothers and daughters
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Aug 24, 2018 Camp, Candace
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An expert matchmaker, but unable to find her own husband, Lady Francesca Haughston decides to help the Duke of Rochford, who broke her heart years earlier, find the perfect wife, which leads to a temptation that could result in scandal
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Topic: Man-woman relationships
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Jun 9, 2018 Patterson, James, 1947-
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Detective Alex Cross pursues the most ruthless killer he's ever encountered -- to a land of sheer terror and back. It's the worst crime scene Alex Cross has ever seen, and then more killings, each one more ruthless than the last, quickly follow. After one death comes terrifyingly close to home, Alex realizes he's chasing a horrible new breed of killer. Digging deeper into the case, Alex and his girlfriend, Detective Brianna Stone, uncover a shocking Washington, D.C., underworld: a gang of...
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Topics: Cross, Alex (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, African American psychologists -- Fiction,...
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Jan 16, 2018 Stuart Neville
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Topics: Assassins -- Fiction, Northern Ireland -- Fiction
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Sep 22, 2017 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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Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web
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Topics: Berrett Koehler, business, Organizational sociology, Organizational behavior, Leadership, Power...
Includes bibliographical references and index
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Topic: Mnemonics
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Oct 17, 2012 Robin Palmer
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Topics: Documentary films -- Fiction, Popularity -- Fiction, Interpersonal relations -- Fiction, High...
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- Petr Horáček
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Topics: Colors -- Juvenile literature, Butterflies -- Juvenile literature
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- Daisy Meadows
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Topics: Juvenile fiction, Fairies, Rachel Walker (Fictitious character), Fiction
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- Sandra Newman
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Topic: Europe -- Geography -- Juvenile literature
Topics: Children's Books -- History & Historical Fiction -- United States -- Fiction, Children's Books...
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- Michael Buckley
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Topics: Spies -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction, Humorous stories
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- Cynthia Riggs
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Topics: Trumbull, Victoria (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Older women -- Fiction, Murder --...
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- Beinstein, Phoebe; Roper, Robert (Robert C.)
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Dora wants to spend a day at the ocean, but she is surprised to learn that Boots doesn't know how to swim. Boots gets his first swimming lesson from Mariana the Mermaid
Topics: Dora the Explorer (Fictitious character), Swimming, Mermaids, Swimming, Mermaids
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- Bob Barker
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Topics: Barker, Bob, -- 1923-, Television personalities -- United States -- Biography
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- Marfe Ferguson Delano
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Topics: Global warming, Global temperature changes, Greenhouse effect, Atmospheric
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- Macomber, Debbie
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Sheriff Troy David had hoped to marry Faith Beckwith, but she's ended the relationship because of misunderstandings--inadvertently caused by Troy's daughter. However, Troy has plenty to keep himself occupied, like the unidentified remains found in a cave outside of town
Topics: Sheriffs, City and town life, Man-woman relationships
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- Monk, Devon
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"An Allie Beckstrom novel"--Cover
Topics: Magic, Criminal investigation, Missing persons
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Topics: Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction, Sailors -- Fiction, Imagination -- Fiction
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- Catherine Anderson
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- 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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- Michaels, Fern
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Originally published in hardcover: New York : Kensington Pub. Corp., 2009
Topics: Female friendship, Polygamy, Abused women, Revenge, Abused women, Female friendship, Polygamy,...
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- 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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- Klavan, Andrew
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"An Otto Penzler book."
Topics: Missing children, Terrorists, Missing children, Terrorists
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- Jeff Jarka
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Topics: Dogs -- Fiction, Human-animal relationships -- Fiction
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- Cabot, Meg
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Includes sneak peek at Allie Finkle's rules for girls book two : the new girl
Topics: Moving, Household, Girls, Belonging (Social psychology)
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- Palmer, Michael, 1942-
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Includes preview of author's upcoming novel: The second opionion (p. [487]-498)
Topics: Physicians, Presidents, Physician and patient
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- Jeffries, Sabrina
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"Pocket Books romance."--Spine
Topics: Teachers, Young women, Young women, Teachers
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- Rosemary Wells
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Topics: Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865 -- Juvenile fiction, Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865 -- Fiction,...
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- Lehman, Yvonne
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Topics: Historical fiction, Love stories
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- Jackson, Lisa
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When a copy of his first wife's death certificate arrives in the mail, emblazoned with a red question mark, New Orleans detective Rick Bentz follows the postmark trail to Los Angeles, returning to the painful memories he's tried so hard to forget, and straight into a killer's web that catches Bentz as the prime suspect
Topic: Serial murders
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- Walbert, Kate, 1961-
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Inspired by a suffragist ancestor who starved herself to promote the integration of Cambridge University, Evie refuses to marry and Dorothy defies a ban on photographing the bodies of her dead Iraq War soldier sons, a choice that embarrasses Dorothy's daughters
Topic: Women
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- Steven J. Milloy
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Topics: Environmentalists -- United States, Environmentalists -- United States -- Political activity,...
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- James, Steven, 1969-
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Originally published: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Revell, 2007
Topics: United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation, Detective and mystery stories, Criminologists,...
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- Heinrichs, Ann
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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- North, Will
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Topics: Sexual abuse victims, Americans, Natural disasters, Large type books
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- Michaels, Fern. Snow angels; Bostwick, Marie. Presents of angels; McMahan, Janna. Decorations; Noonan, Rosalind. Miracle on main street
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Snow angels / by Fern Michaels -- The presents of angels / by Marie Bostwick Skinner -- Decorations / by Janna McMahan -- Miracle on main street / by Rosalind Noonan
Topics: Christmas stories, American, Large type books
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- Bettye Griffin
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Topics: Divorced women -- Fiction, African American women -- Fiction
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- Slade, Arthur G. (Arthur Gregory)
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Many of Newton Starker's ancestors, including his mother, have been killed by lightning strikes, so when he enrolls at the eccentric Jerry Potts Academy of Higher Learning and Survival in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, he tries to be a model student so that he can avoid the same fate
Topics: Lightning, Boarding schools, Schools
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- Terrell Dougan
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Topics: Harris, Irene -- Mental health., Dougan, Terrell., Dougan, Terrell -- Family., People with mental...
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Southern Zagros Mountains, Courdestan, 1921 -- Nehavand barracks and the town of Saqqez, Persia, soon to be Iran, 1929 -- Tehran, Iran, 1938 -- Kermanshah, Iran, 1940-1969 -- The dirges of Old man Khourdi, Taqibustan, 1979
Topics: Kurds, Orphans, Conflict (Psychology)
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- Amy Hest
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- John Coy
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Topics: Baseball -- Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction, Sex role -- Fiction, Divorce --...
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- Ellen Miles
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The ideal mother? -- Life changes but love does not -- Simplicity : the new luxury -- Redefine perfectionism : experience excellence now -- Know when to say no -- Maintenance : a blessing or a burden? -- Let go of fear -- Excess is destructive -- Do, don't overdo -- Accept impermanence and change -- Be the person you're meant to be -- Deal with both outer and inner circumstances -- In difficulty, rethink everything -- Simplify as you go -- Grandmothers : the wisdom of experience -- Make wise...
Topics: Mothers, Motherhood
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- Daisy Meadows
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Topics: Goblins, Kirsty Tate (Fictitious character), Dance, Juvenile fiction, Fairies, Rachel Walker...
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- Kristin Petrie
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Topic: Grasshoppers -- Juvenile literature
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"Roc fantasy"--Spine
Topics: Magic, Seafaring life, Crosspointe (Imaginary place)
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- Rowan, Michelle; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Newly vamped Sarah Dearly wants her normal life back, but fate is fighting against her. She tries to get a regular job and gets staked in the interview, only to be rescued by a masked vampire who calls himself the Red Devil. Then a wallflower-turned-witch curses her, making her a bloodthirsty, sun-allergic nightwalker--the worst vampire there is. As if all that weren't enough, she can't get married because her 600-year-old boyfriend, Thierry, is in a centuries-long marriage of convenience...
Topic: Vampires
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- Coulter, Catherine
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"This large print edition ... contains the complete, unabridged text of the original publisher's edition"--T.p. verso
Topics: United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation, Savich, Dillon (Fictitious character), Sherlock,...
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- Somervill, Barbara A
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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- Stephen Person
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Topic: Arctic fox -- Juvenile literature
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- Lou Manfredo
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Topics: Police -- New York (State) -- Fiction, Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction
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- Aronson, Marc (EDT)/ Campbell, Patty (EDT)
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Includes index
Topic: Heroes
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- Sarwat Chadda
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Topics: Templars -- Fiction, Supernatural -- Fiction, Good and evil -- Fiction, London (England) --...
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- Krista Davis
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-264) and index
Topics: Obama, Barack, Obama, Barack, USA / Präsident, African American politicians, African Americans,...
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- House, Silas, 1971-
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In the summer of 1976, ten-year-old Eli Book's excitement over Bicentennial celebrations is tempered by his father's flashbacks to the Vietnam War and other family problems, as well as concern about his tough but troubled best friend, Edie
Topics: Family problems, Post-traumatic stress disorder, Best friends, Friendship, American Revolution...