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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 Christopher Steiner
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Topics: Petroleum products -- Prices -- United States, Transportation -- United States -- Forecasting,...
The $700 billion bailout bill: what is this monster? -- Original sin: the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008: the Patriot Act meets the world of finance -- The big hoist: will the $700 billion bailout of the mortgage and credit markets work? (It had better) -- The three most important things you need to know now-- mortgages, rates, and housing -- Where to put your money now (Hint: not in a vacation home) -- Taxes and politics: EESA digs a deeper money hole for all of us -- The last...
Topics: Economic stabilization, Government lending, Federal aid, Mortgage banks, Foreclosure, Banking law,...
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by Tom Colicchio
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Topics: 'wichcraft (Restaurant), Sandwiches
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by Sheldon, M.D. Lipshutz
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Before sunrise -- In the light of day -- The science behind the system -- The values equation -- The code of love -- On the job -- Charting your career -- Your partner in parenting -- Friendship lost and found -- The mistletoe dart and the circle of life -- The happiness list
Topics: Decision making, Problem solving, Self-realization, Success, Life skills, Decision making
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by Barr, Nevada
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In present-day New Orleans, Polly Deschamps finds herself at yet another lonely crossroads in her life until she encounters architect Marshall Marchand, a lifelong bachelor who spends most of his time with his brother Danny. When Polly's two young daughters from her previous marriage are likewise taken with Marshall, she marries him. But then an ominous prediction by a New Orleans tarot card reader proclaims that Polly will murder her husband, and Polly senses that there could be a connection...
Topic: Women college teachers
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by Orwell, George, 1903-1950
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"A Plume/Harcourt Brace book."
Topics: Totalitarianism -- Fiction., Man-woman relationships -- England -- Fiction., Totalitarianism
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by Hitchcock, Mark
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-184)
Topics: Bible, End of the world, Maya calendar, Mayas, Twenty-first century, Eschatology, Two thousand...
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by Reichs, Kathy
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Chicago forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan is accused of mishandling the autopsy and the case of a missing heiress from Montreal--an investigation that becomes more complicated when two more bodies of elderly women are found in Montreal and Tempe faces the very real possibility that a colleague has sabotaged work in the lab
Topics: Brennan, Temperance (Fictitious character), Women forensic anthropologists, Women, Sabotage,...
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by David Wellington
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Topics: Caxton, Laura (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Vampires -- Fiction
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by Bolaäno, Roberto, 1953-2003; Wimmer, Natasha
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Originally published: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008
Topics: Serial murders, Missing persons
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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 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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by Sophie Littlefield
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Topics: Academic Literacy, Reading Level-Adult
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by Ying Chang Compestine
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Topics: Ghosts -- Fiction, Cookery, Chinese -- Fiction, Family life -- China -- Fiction, Short stories,...
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by Gerstein, Mordicai
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Topics: Children's literature, Plots (Drama, novel, etc.), Characters and characteristics in literature,...
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-255) and index
Topics: Organized crime, Murder, Political corruption
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by Vera B. Williams
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Topics: Chairs -- Fiction, Babies -- Fiction, Family life -- Fiction
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by Ashley, Jennifer; Ashley, Jennifer; Bryan, Emily; Johnson, Alissa
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Escape to Regency London this holiday season! At one spectacular ball in the height of the holiday season, three couples find the greatest gift of all: their perfect match
Topic: Christmas stories
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by Garrison Keillor
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Topics: Man-woman relationships -- Fiction, Chicago (Ill.) -- Fiction
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by William Blinn
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Topics: Harmon, David, d. 1982, Raisch, Melinda, Mangelsdorf, Mark, Church of the Nazarene, Murder
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by Brunstetter, Wanda E
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Crippled in a horrific accident, Wayne Lambright feels unable to care for himself, much less Loraine Miller, his future bride. Will he sacrifice his happiness to give Loraine a better life? When ex-boyfriend Jake Beechy returns, Loraine's heart is torn. Will she renew an old love or keep her promise to the new?
Topics: Amish, Amish, Interpersonal relations
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by Miller, Linda Lael
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Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Historical, Romance -- Authors, A-Z -- ( M ) --...
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by Higgins, Jack, 1929-
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Alexander Kurbsky, a famous Russian writer and ex-paratrooper, fakes his escape from Russia and infiltrates British and American intelligence at the highest levels. He has his own motivations for doing the most effective job possible, which entails murdering anyone in his way--including Charles Ferguson, Sean Dillon and the rest of the group known informally as the "Prime Minister's private army."
Topic: Political crimes and offenses
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by Kozak, Harley Jane, 1957-
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Wollie goes undercover in a media-training company suspected of video piracy. When a dead body appears on the company's property, she's caught up in a conspiracy that goes way beyond some stolen DVDs
Topics: Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths, Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths,...
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by Giuttari, Michele, 1950-; Curtis, Howard, 1949-
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In the picturesque Tuscan hill town of Scandicci, the body of a girl is discovered. Scantily dressed, she is lying by the edge of the woods. Chief Superintendent Michele Ferrara, head of Florence's elite Squadra Mobile, takes the case. Because toxins were discovered in the girl's body, many assume that she died of a drug overdose. But Ferrara quickly realizes that the truth is darker than that: he believes the girl was murdered.--From back cover
Topics: Police, Murder
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by Roby, Kimberla Lawson
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In the outside, twelve-year-old Jillian Maxwell is the perfect child. She's helpful with chores around the house, gets straight A's in school, has plans for college, and stays out of trouble. She seems to have everything a girl could want: a beautiful new home, an adoring little sister, a mother who cares about her, and an attentive stepfather. But inside, Jillian harbors a terrible secret
Topics: Sexually abused girls, Stepfathers, Deacons
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by Clare O'Donohue
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Topics: Quiltmakers -- Fiction, Quilting -- Fiction, Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction
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by Geronimo Stilton
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by Graves, Sarah
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After more than three decades eluding justice, the man who murdered Jacobia "Jake" Tiptree's mother is finally about to stand trial--until he vanishes into thin air. Jake has a terrible foreboding of where Ozzie Campbell will turn up next. And while the local police chief is sure she's overreacting, the truth is far worse than even Jake's worst fears
Topics: Tiptree, Jacobia (Fictitious character), White, Ellie (Fictitious character), Women detectives,...
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by Annika Thor
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Topics: Jews, Juvenile fiction, Fiction, World War, 1939-1945, Sisters, Islands, Refugees, History
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by Grodstein, Lauren
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After his best friend's daughter, Laura, sets her sights on his son, Alec, Pete Dizinoff sees his plans for a perfect son not just unraveling but being destroyed completely and sets out to derail the romance
Topics: Suburban life, Fathers and sons
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by Feather, Jane; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Third part of the Cavendish Square trilogy, along with "A wicked gentlemen : Cornelia's story," "To wed a wicked prince : Livia's story." "A husband's wicked ways : Aurelia's story"--P. [2] of cover
Topics: Aristocracy (Social class), Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815
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by Joy Nash
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by Grey, Amelia
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Includes preview of the next book in the series: An earl to enchant (p. [344]-347)
Topics: Royal houses, Man-woman relationships, Manners and customs, Manners and customs, Royal houses
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by Kristin Walker
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Topics: High schools -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction, Interpersonal relations -- Fiction, Dating (Social...
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by Forman, Vicki
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Topics: Forman, Vicki, Premature infants, Premature infants, Mothers
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Part I: Exposition -- Random scenes -- It's improv -- A million miles in a thousand years -- It's all about the story -- Your real life is boring -- Flesh and soul better -- My uncle's funeral and a wedding -- Going to see the guru -- The basic elements of a meaningful life -- How Jason saved his family -- Part II: A character -- Writing the world -- Imperfect is perfect -- The point of life is transformation -- Story application in leadership -- A character is what he does -- A character must...
Topics: Miller, Donald, 1971-, Christian biography, Autobiography
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by Phelps, Debbie, 1951-; Rivas, Mim Eichler
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A Mother for All Seasons is the heartfelt, intimate memoir of an everywoman -- single mom and an educator who raised three exceptional children, including the greatest Olympian of all time, Michael Phelps
Topics: Phelps, Debbie, 1951-, Phelps, Michael, 1985-, Phelps family, Motherhood, Mothers, School principals
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by Bettye Griffin
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Topics: Divorced women -- Fiction, African American women -- Fiction
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by Ellory, Roger Jon
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Originally published: London : Orion, 2007
Topics: Serial murders, Girls, Child sexual abuse, Cold cases (Criminal investigation)
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by Kerr, Philip
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"A Marian Wood book."
Topics: Gunther, Bernhard (Fictitious character), Private investigators, Undercover operations, Nazis, Girls
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by Lapierre, Dominique; Spink, Kathryn; Moro, Javier, 1955-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [259]-262) and index
Topic: Apartheid
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Topics: Science, Discoveries in science, Juvenile literature, History
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by Goolrick, Robert, 1948-
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Topics: Marriage, Family secrets, Large type books
Source: removedNEL
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]-247) and index
Topics: Gould, Glenn, 1932-1982, Steinway piano
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by 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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"Based on the Universal television series, created by Peter S. Fischer, Richard Levinson & William Link."
Topics: Fletcher, Jessica, Women novelists, Fletcher, Jessica (Fictional character), Women novelists,...
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by Cavender, Chris
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The first in a tantalizing series, "A Slice of Murder" focuses on two sisterswho run a local pizza parlor--and have a tasty sideline in solving mysteries.304 pp
Topics: Widows, Pizza industry, North Carolina
Includes index
Topics: Obama, Barack, Obama, Barack, Presidents, Political campaigns, Press and politics, Massenmedien,...
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Answers girls' letters about every aspect of divorce
Topics: Divorce, Children of divorced parents, Divorce, Children of divorced parents, Children of divorced...
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 779-810) and index
Topics: Political Freedom & Security - Intelligence, United States - 20th Century, Political Science /...
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by Cantrell, Rebecca
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"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Topic: Crime and the press
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by Hawk, Rhodi
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"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Topics: Women psychologists, Family secrets
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by Dunnett, Kaitlyn
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'Tis the season to be jolly, but in Moosetookalook, Maine, Christmas cheer is in short supply due to a snowless winter that's keeping skiers and shoppers at a distance. Lisa has a plan involving Tiny Teddies, the hot toy of the season-- which turns out to be a toy to die for..
Topics: Murder, Scottish Americans, Christmas shopping, Women merchants
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by Ellis, Mary, 1951- author
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Following the death of her husband, Hannah Brown is determined to make a new life with her sister's family. But after she sells her farm in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, and moves with her sheep to Ohio, the wool unexpectedly starts to fly. Her deacon brother-in-law finds just about everything about Hannah vexing. And when his widower brother shows interest in the young and beautiful widow, the deacon turns to prayer for guidance
Topics: Amish, Widows, Widowers, Farm life, Farm life, Amish, Farm life, Widowers, Widows
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by Josh Neufeld
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Topics: Disaster victims -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Biography -- Comic books, strips, etc, Hurricane...
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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 Holton, Woody
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818, Adams, John, 1735-1826, Presidents' spouses
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by Bruce Johnson
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Topics: Readers (Elementary), Juvenile literature, Dogs, Readers
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by Leon, Donna
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Map on endpapers
Topics: Brunetti, Guido (Fictitious character), Police, Refuse and refuse disposal
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by Green, Tim
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Topics: Women lawyers -- Fiction, Illegal aliens -- Crimes against -- Fiction, Legislators -- United States...
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by Osterlund, Anne
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Aerin Renning and Dane Madousin struggle as incoming students at the most exclusive academy in the Universe, both hiding secrets that are too painful to reveal, not realizing that those very secrets link them together
Topics: Science fiction, Emotional problems, Fathers, Schools, Emotional problems, Fathers, Schools,...
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by Steve Harvey
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by Toni Jordan
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by Korelitz, Jean Hanff, 1961-
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Topics: Princeton University, College admission officers, Universities and colleges
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by Cecily Von Ziegesar
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Topics: Teenage girls, Juvenile fiction, Christmas stories, Fiction, Interpersonal relations, Boarding...
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by Toni Buzzeo
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Topics: Mothers and daughters -- Fiction, Lost and found possessions -- Fiction
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by James Sturm
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Topics: Comic books, strips, etc. -- Juvenile literature, Cartooning -- Juvenile literature, Comic books,...
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 355-359) and index
Topic: Afghanistan -- History, Military
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by Efaw, Amy
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In complete denial that she is pregnant, straight-A student and star athlete Devon Davenport leaves her baby in the trash to die, and after the baby is discovered, Devon is accused of attempted murder
Topics: Pregnancy, Infanticide, Denial (Psychology), High schools, Schools, Conduct of life, Murder,...
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by Garret Freymann-Weyr
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Topics: Dating (Social customs) -- Fiction, Stepfamilies -- Fiction, Emotional problems -- Fiction
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by Buxbaum, Julie
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Rushing to assist the family of her murdered best friend, Ellie consoles reclusive widower Greg and nurtures eight-year-old Lucy, who has stopped speaking
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Literary, Murder victims' families, Americans, Best friends, Grief,...