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by Koontz, Dean R. (Dean Ray), 1945-
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Originally published under the pseudonym Leigh Nichols
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Topic: Mothers and sons
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by Sylvia Browne
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Topic: End of the world -- Prophecies
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by Achebe, Chinua
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[This book is] a simple story of a "strong man" whose life is dominated by fear and anger ...Uniquely ...African, at the same time it reveals [the author's] ... awareness of the human qualities common to men of all times and places.-Back cover
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Topics: Igbo (African people), British, Men, Race relations
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by Riordan, Rick
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Glossary, p. 555-7
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 4, Reading Level-Grade 5, Reading Level-Grade 6, Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading...
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by Jeff Kinney
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Topics: Humorous stories, Middle schools, Diaries, JUVENILE FICTION / Humorous Stories, Family life,...
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by Riordan, Rick
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Annabeth is terrified. Just when she's about to be reunited with Percy -- after six months of being apart, thanks to Hera -- it looks like Camp Jupiter is preparing for war. As Annabeth and her friends Jason, Piper, and Leo fly in on the Argo II, she can't blame the Roman demigods for thinking the ship is a Greek weapon. With its steaming bronze dragon masthead, Leo's fantastical creation doesn't appear friendly. Annabeth hopes that the sight of their praetor Jason on deck will reassure the...
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 6, Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading...
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by Riordan, Rick
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Demi-god Percy Jackson and his friends must journey into the Sea of Monsters to save their camp. But first Percy will discover a secret that makes him wonder whether being claimed as Poseidon's son is an honor or a cruel joke
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Topics: Mythology, Greek, Camps, Friendship, Fathers and sons, Poseidon (Greek deity), Hades (Greek deity),...
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by Atwood, Margaret, 1939-
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"This visionary novel. in which God and Government are joined, and America is run as a Puritanical Theoracy, can be read as a companion volume to Orwell's 1984-its verso, in fact. It gives you the same degree of chill, even as it suggests the varieties of tyrannical experience; it evokes the same kind of horror even as its mordant wit makes you smile." E.L.Doctorow
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Misogyny, Women
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by Mo Willems
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Topics: Pigeons -- Juvenile fiction, Bus drivers -- Juvenile fiction
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A Valentine's Day dance at Greg's middle school has turned his world upside down until an unexpected twist gives Greg a partner for the dance and leaves his best friend Rowley the odd man out
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Topics: Middle schools, Schools, Valentine's Day, Dance parties, Best friends, Friendship, Family life,...
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by Fleischman, Sid, 1920-; Von Schmidt, Eric, ill
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"Republished in 1988."
Topics: Gold mines and mining, Orphans, Humorous stories
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by Yang, Gene Luen; Pien, Lark, ill
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Alternates three interrelated stories about the problems of young Chinese Americans trying to participate in the popular culture. Presented in comic book format
Topics: Graphic novels, Chinese Americans, Identity, Schools, Cartoons and comics
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by Kinney, Jeff
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Middle-schooler Greg Heffley nimbly sidesteps his father's attempts to change Greg's wimpy ways until his father threatens to send him to military school
Topics: Middle schools, Schools, Family life, Diaries, Humorous stories, Middle schools, Schools, Families,...
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by Gaines, Ernest J., 1933-
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In his first novel in ten years, Ernest Gaines, the highly acclaimed author of the best-selling The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, brings us a wrenching story of death and identity in a small Cajun Louisiana community in the late 1940s. A young black named Jefferson is a reluctant party in a shoot-out in a liquor store in which the three other men involved are all killed, including the white store owner. Jefferson, the only survivor, is accused of murder. At the trial, the essence of the...
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Topics: African American men, Death row inmates, Race relations, Friendship, Roman américain
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Description based on first paperback printing, 2008
Topics: Fantasy - General, Fiction / Fantasy / General, Fiction, Children's Books - Young Adult Fiction,...
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by Koontz, Dean R. (Dean Ray), 1945-
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Originally published under the pseudonym Leigh Nichols
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Topic: Mothers and sons
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by Riordan, Rick
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When demonic cheerleaders invade his high school, Percy Jackson hurries to Camp Half Blood, from whence he and his demigod friends set out on a quest through the Labyrinth, while the war between the Olympians and the evil Titan lord Kronos draws near
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Topics: Mythology, Greek, Labyrinths, Camps, Monsters, Animals, Mythical, Titans (Mythology), Mythology,...
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Book 1 in series
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Topics: Middle schools, Friendship, Schools, Diaries, Middle schools, Friendship, Schools, Diaries,...
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by Roth, Veronica
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10,...
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by Hosseini, Khaled
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An epic tale of fathers and sons, of friendship and betrayal, that takes us from Afghanistan in the final days of the monarchy to the atrocities of the present. The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father's servant, The Kite Runner is a beautifully crafted novel set in a country that is in the process of being destroyed. It is about the power of reading, the price of betrayal, and the possibility of redemption, and it is also...
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Topics: Male friendship, Social classes, Betrayal, Boys
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by Geronimo Stilton
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Translation of: Nel regno della fantasia
Topics: Stilton, Geronimo, Stilton, Geronimo, Fairies, Stilton, Geronimo (Fictitious character), Fantasy...
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by Dunn, Mark, 1956-
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Ella Minnow Pea is a girl living happily on the fictional island of Nollop off the coast of South Carolina. Nollop was named after Nevin Nollop, author of the immortal pangram, "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog." Now Ella finds herself acting to save her friends, family, and fellow citizens from the encroaching totalitarianism of the island?s Council, which has banned the use of certain letters of the alphabet as they fall from a memorial statue of Nevin Nollop. As the...
Topics: Communal living, Islands, Fables
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by Dahl, Roald; Blake, Quentin, illustrator
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Topics: Juvenile Fiction, Children's Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction, Children's Books/All Ages, Children: Grades...
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by Riordan, Rick
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The long-awaited prophecy surrounding Percy Jackson's sixteenth birthday unfolds as he leads an army of young demigods to stop Kronos in his advance on New York City, while the Olympians struggle to contain the rampaging monster, Typhon
Topics: Mythology, Greek, Fate and fatalism, Monsters, Animals, Mythical, Titans (Mythology), Jackson,...
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by Kinney, Jeff
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Gift of William A. Gosling
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Topics: Maturation (Psychology), Families, Friendship, Diaries, Humorous stories, Maturation (Psychology),...
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by Jones, Diana Wynne
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Eldest of three sisters in a land where it is considered to be a misfortune, Sophie is resigned to her fate as a hat shop apprentice until a witch turns her into an old woman and she finds herself in the castle of the greatly feared wizard Howl
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Topic: Fantasy
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by Jeff Kinney
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Topics: Summer -- Fiction, Diaries -- Fiction, Humorous stories
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by Hinton, S. E
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"Laurel-leaf books."
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Topics: Family life, Gangs, Family, Brothers, Gangs, Family life
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by Roald Dahl
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Topics: Schools -- Juvenile fiction, Humorous stories -- Juvenile fiction
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by Sanderson, Brandon
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"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
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Topic: Fantasy
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by Donaldson, Julia; Scheffler, Axel, illustrator
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Topics: Interactive Adventure, Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General, Juvenile Fiction, Children's 4-8 -...
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by Card, Orson Scott
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Sequel: Ender's Shadow
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10,...
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by Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940
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Jay Gatsby had once loved beautiful, spoiled Daisy Buchanan, then lost her to a rich boy. Now, mysteriously wealthy, he is ready to risk everything to woo her back. This is the definitive, textually accurate edition of a classic of twentieth-century literature, The Great Gatsby. The story of the fabulously wealthy Jay Gatsby and his love for the beautiful Daisy Buchanan has been acclaimed by generations of readers. But the first edition contained a number of errors resulting from Fitzgerald's...
Topics: Traffic accidents, First loves, Rich people, Mistresses, Revenge
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by Oliver, Mary, 1935-
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"A Harvest original."
Topics: English language, American poetry, English poetry, Poetry
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by Neil Strauss
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Mob up your business -- First, nail down the basics -- Next, beware Machiavelli's trap -- Use Solomon's solution -- Lead with your brain, not your mouth -- Master the art of the sit-down -- Keep your eyes on the bookies -- Learn from your failures -- Play it straight and legal -- Pick your philosopher: Machiavelli or Solomon? -- Get the right idea about success
Topics: Strategic planning, Success in business, Mafia
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by Meyer, Stephenie, 1973-
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"Megan Tingley books."
Topics: Vampires, High schools, Schools, Vampires, High schools
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by Riordan, Rick
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Percy is confused. When he awoke from his long sleep, he didn't know much more than his name. His brain fuzz is lingering, even after the wolf Lupa told him he is a demigod and trained him to fight with the pen/sword in his pocket. Somehow Percy manages to make it to a camp for half-bloods, despite the fact that he has to keep killing monsters along the way. But the camp doesn't ring any bells with him. The only thing he can recall from his past is another name: Annabeth ... Hazel is supposed...
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 4, Reading Level-Grade 5, Reading Level-Grade 6, Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading...
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by Jamie McGuire
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Topics: Man-woman relationships, Fiction
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by Riordan, Rick
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A Junior Library Guild selection
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 4, Reading Level-Grade 5, Reading Level-Grade 6, Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading...
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by hooks, bell, 1952-
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"A visionary and accessible book, bell hooks's All About Love offers radical new ways to think about love. Here, hooks, one of our most acute social critics, takes the themes that put her on the map - the relationship between love and sexuality, and the interconnectedness between the public and the private - and challenges the prevailing notion that romantic love is more important than all other bonds." "All About Love is a blueprint for finding myriad types of love, which hold...
Topics: Love, Feminist ethics, Feminist ethics, Love
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The seals of Shayol Ghul are weak now, and the Dark One reaches out. The Shadow is rising to cover humankind. In Tar Valon, Min sees portents of hideous doom. Will the White Tower itself be broken? In the Two Rivers, the Whitecloaks ride in pursuit of a man with golden eyes, and in pursuit of the Dragon Reborn. In Cantorin, among the Sea Folk, High Lady Suroth plots the return of the Seanchan armies to the mainland. In the Stone of Tear, the Lord Dragon considers his next move. It will be...
Topic: Good and evil
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by Veronica Roth
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10,...
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by Deborah E. Harkness
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by Riordan, Rick
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After learning that he is the son of a mortal woman and Poseidon, god of the sea, twelve-year-old Percy is sent to a summer camp for demigods like himself, and joins his new friends on a quest to prevent a war between the gods
Topics: Mythology, Greek, Mythology, Greek, Camps, Friendship, Fathers and sons, Poseidon (Greek deity),...
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"This edition contains the complete text of the original hardcover edition. Not one word has been omitted"--T.p. verso
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
Source: inlibrary
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by Albom, Mitch, 1958-
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Weaves three stories about 83-year-old Eddie, the head maintenance person at Ruby Point Amusement park. Eddie meets 5 individuals in heaven each with a story to share, a secret to reveal and a lesson. The have profound meanings for Eddie on the real purpose of his life
Topics: Accident victims, Amusement parks, Amusement rides, Future life, Older men, Heaven, Death,...
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by Patricia Mccormick
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Topics: Social Issues - Sexual Abuse, Social Issues - General, General, Juvenile Fiction, Children's Books...
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by Riordan, Rick
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When the goddess Artemis goes missing, she is believed to have been kidnapped. And now it's up to Percy and his friends to find out what happened. Who is powerful enough to kidnap a goddess? They must find Artemis before the winter solstice, when her influence on the Olympian Council could swing an important vote on the war with the titans. Not only that, but first Percy will have to solve the mystery of a rare monster that Artemis was hunting when she disappeared -- a monster rumored to be so...
Topics: Artemis (Greek deity), Jackson, Percy (Fictitious character), Titans (Mythology), Missing persons,...
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by Kaysen, Susanna, 1948-
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Topics: Kaysen, Susanna, 1948-, Kaysen, Susanna, 1948-, Psychiatric hospital patients, Commitment of...
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by Steven D. Levitt
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Topics: Economics -- Psychological aspects, Economics -- Sociological aspects
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by Brosgol, Vera
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Anya, embarrassed by her Russian immigrant family and self-conscious about her body, has given up on fitting in at school but falling down a well and making friends with the ghost there just may be worse
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Topics: Graphic novels, Interpersonal relations, Self-esteem, Ghosts, Schools, Russian Americans
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by James Baldwin
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Topic: Reading Level-Adult
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Leadership
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by Meyer, Stephenie, 1973-
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When seventeen-year-old Bella leaves Phoenix to live with her father in Forks, Washington, she meets an exquisitely handsome boy at school for whom she feels an overwhelming attraction and who she comes to realize is not wholly human
Topics: School & Education, Vampires, Juvenile Fiction, Fiction, Children's Books - Young Adult...
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by Dashner, James, 1972-
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Sequel to: The maze runner
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10,...
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by Child, Lee
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A Reacher novel
Topics: Reacher, Jack (Fictitious character), Ex-police officers, Mercenary troops, Kidnapping
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Topic: World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction
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by Landay, William
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Andy Barber has been an assistant district attorney in his suburban Massachusetts county for more than twenty years. When a shocking crime shatters their New England town, Andy is blindsided by what happens next: his fourteen-year-old son is charged with the murder of a fellow student. As the crisis reveals how little a father knows about his son, Andy will face a trial of his own-- between loyalty and justice, between truth and allegation, between a past he's tried to bury and a future he...
Topics: Public prosecutors, Murder
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by Jordan, Robert, 1948-2007
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Rand al'Thor is the Dragon Reborn - able to touch the One Power, but unable to control it. Rand knows only that he must face the Dark One in a battle to the death. Ahead of him lies the next great test for...the Dragon Reborn.
Topics: Fiction - Fantasy, Fantasy, Fantasy - Epic, Fantasy - Series, Fiction / Fantasy / Epic, Rand...
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by Ferrante, Elena, author; Goldstein, Ann, 1949- translator
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The story begins in the 1950s, in a poor but vibrant neighborhood on the outskirts of Naples. Growing up on these tough streets the two girls learn to rely on each other ahead of anyone or anything else. As they grow, as their paths repeatedly diverge and converge, Elena and Lila remain best friends whose respective destinies are reflected and refracted in the other. They are likewise the embodiments of a nation undergoing momentous change. Through the lives of these two women, Ferrante tells...
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Topics: Friendship, Friendship
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by Hosseini, Khaled
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10, Reading Level-Grade 11,...
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by Juster, Norton, 1929-; Feiffer, Jules, ill
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"The thirtysomething anniversary edition!"--Cover
Topics: Fantasy fiction, Puns and punning, Fantasy
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by P.D. Eastman
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by Collins, Suzanne
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By winning the annual Hunger Games, District 12 tributes Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark have secured a life of safety and plenty for themselves and their families, but because they won by defying the rules, they unwittingly become the faces of an impending rebellion
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10, Reading Level-Grade 11,...
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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An account of the decade-long conflict between humankind and hordes of the predatory undead is told from the perspective of dozens of survivors who describe in their own words the epic human battle for survival
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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by Stockett, Kathryn
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Originally published: New York : Amy Einhorn Books, c2009
Topics: Civil rights movements, African American women
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by Riordan, Rick
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Carter Kane and his sister must prevent the chaos snake Apophis from breaking free in a few days' time or the world will come to an end. To have any chance of battling these Forces of Chaos, the Kanes must revive the sun god Ra
Topics: Mythology, Egyptian, Brothers and sisters, Voyages and travels, Magic, Mythology, Egyptian,...
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by George Selden
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Topics: Crickets -- Juvenile fiction, Cats -- Juvenile fiction, Mice -- Juvenile fiction, Times Square (New...
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by Kurt Vonnegut
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Topics: Autism -- Fiction., Savants (Savant syndrome) -- Fiction., England -- Fiction.
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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by Saramago, José; Pontiero, Giovanni
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"A Harvest book."
Topics: Blindness, Blindness, Literature, Modern