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by Mo Willems
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favorite 51
comment 2
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Topics: Pigeons -- Juvenile fiction, Bus drivers -- Juvenile fiction
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by Dahl, Roald
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favorite 19
comment 0
161 pages : 25 cm
Topics: Chocolate -- Juvenile fiction, Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction, Humorous stories, Behavior --...
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by Leitch, Vincent B., 1944-
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favorite 33
comment 0
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Topics: Criticism, Literature
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by Stephanie E. Smallwood
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favorite 11
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Topics: Maritime history, Slavery & emancipation, c 1600 to c 1700, History - U.S, History, History:...
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by Ruby Bridges
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favorite 10
comment 0
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10, Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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by Kate DiCamillo
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favorite 12
comment 0
Topics: Dogs -- Fiction., City and town life -- Florida -- Fiction., Florida -- Fiction.
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by David Blayney Brown
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favorite 15
comment 0
Topics: Romanticism in art., Art, European -- 19th century., Art, European -- 18th century.
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by Guignon, Charles B., 1944-; Pereboom, Derk, 1957-
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favorite 25
comment 0
Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Existentialism, Existentialism, Existentialismus
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by Morrison, Toni
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favorite 14
comment 0
Topics: African American women, City and town life, Female friendship
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favorite 34
comment 0
xi, 870 p. : 24 cm
Topics: Wizards -- Fiction, Magic -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction, Coming of age -- Fiction, England --...
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favorite 34
comment 0
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Leadership
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by Paulsen, Gary
texts
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favorite 31
comment 1
Sequel: The river
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Classics, Juvenile Fiction, Children's Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction, Children: Grades 4-6, Action &...
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by Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi, 1977-
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Growing up in a wealthy Nigerian home under the domain of a harsh, demanding, and tyrannical father, Kambili and her brother, Jaja, find new happiness during a visit to their Aunty Ifeoma outside the city, but as Kambili enjoys her newfound freedom and falls in love for the first time, the country begins to fall apart under a military coup
Topics: Teenage girls, Children of the rich, Brothers and sisters, Fathers and daughters, Religious...
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by Nell Irvin Painter
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favorite 21
comment 0
Topics: African Americans -- History, African Americans -- History -- Pictorial works, African American...
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by Calvino, Italo
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favorite 48
comment 0
Topics: Polo, Marco, 1254?-1323?, Kublai Khan, 1216-1294
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texts
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favorite 14
comment 0
Originally published in Canada by Namaste Publishing Inc. in 1997
Topic: Spiritual life
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by Oliver, Mary, 1935-
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favorite 90
comment 1
"A Harvest original."
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: English language, American poetry, English poetry, Poetry
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by Van Allsburg, Chris
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favorite 20
comment 1
When two bad ants desert from their colony, they experience a dangerous adventure that convinces them to return to their former safety
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Ants, Ants
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by McAlester, Virginia, 1943-; McAlester, A. Lee (Arcie Lee), 1933-
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favorite 23
comment 0
Includes bibliographical references (p. 501-510) and index
Topics: Architecture, Domestic, Architecture domestique
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texts
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favorite 8
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"First published as a Norton paperback 1998"--Title page verso
Topics: Women, Textile workers, American prose literature, Mills and mill-work, Women textile workers,...
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by Alvarez, Julia
texts
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Pura Belpré Award, 2004
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10, Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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by Kaysen, Susanna, 1948-
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favorite 57
comment 0
Topics: Kaysen, Susanna, 1948-, Kaysen, Susanna, 1948-, Psychiatric hospital patients, Commitment of...
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by Yang, Gene Luen; Pien, Lark, ill
texts
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favorite 53
comment 0
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 Jones, Diana Wynne
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favorite 133
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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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texts
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favorite 1
comment 0
Exhibition catalog
Topics: Boucher, François, 1703-1770, Schilderkunst
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favorite 14
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267 pages : 22 cm
Topics: Mice -- Juvenile fiction, Princesses -- Juvenile fiction, Rats -- Juvenile fiction, Newbery Medal,...
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by Malcolm X
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favorite 36
comment 0
Topics: X, Malcolm, 1925-1965, Black Muslims -- Biography, African Americans -- Biography
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by Mohja Kahf
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favorite 6
comment 0
Topics: Arab American women -- Poetry., Muslim women -- Poetry., Women -- Poetry.
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by Atwood, Margaret
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favorite 45
comment 1
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by Amado, Jorge, 1912-
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favorite 3
comment 0
Translation of: Capitães da areia
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by Raymond A. Moody
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favorite 20
comment 0
Topics: Future life -- Case studies, Death -- Case studies
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by Dashner, James, 1972-
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favorite 29
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Reprint. Originally published: ©2009
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10,...
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favorite 6
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Discusses dimensions of space, early twentieth-century advances, the physics of elementary particles, string theory and branes, and proposals for extra-dimension universes
Topics: Physics, Particles (Nuclear physics), Cosmology, String models, Branes
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favorite 19
comment 0
Includes bibliographical references (p. [365]-457) and index
Topics: Gay men, Male homosexuality
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by Kisling, Moïse, 1891-1953; Kessel, Joseph, 1898-1979; Kisling, Jean, ed; Conlan, Barnett D., tr
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favorite 0
comment 0
Translated by Barnett D. Conlan
Topic: Kisling, Moïse, 1891-1953
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by Andreasen, Alan R., 1934-
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favorite 3
comment 0
Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-252) and index
Topic: Social marketing
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by Allard, Harry, 1928-; Marshall, James, 1942-1992
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favorite 8
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The kids in Room 207 take advantage of their teacher's good nature until she disappears and they are faced with a vile substitute
Topics: Schools, Courtesy, Blind, School stories
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by Matas, Carol, 1949-
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favorite 8
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Daniel, whose family suffers as the Nazis rise to power in Germany, describes his imprisonment in a concentration camp and his eventual liberation
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), Concentration camps, Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), Juifs,...
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by Spivak, Michael
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favorite 19
comment 0
Includes bibliographical references (p. 609-616) and index
Topic: Calculus
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by Walter Dean Myers
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favorite 10
comment 0
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 4, Reading Level-Grade 5, Reading Level-Grade 6, Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading...
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Includes bibliographical references, discography, filmography, and index
Topics: Rap (Music), Hip-hop, Music, Rap (Musique), Hip-hop, Musique, Hip-hop, Music, Rap (Music), Hip-Hop,...
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by Anderson, Benedict R. O'G. (Benedict Richard O'Gorman), 1936-2015
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favorite 11
comment 0
xv, 224 pages ; 24 cm
Topics: Nationalism -- History, Nationalisme -- Histoire, Nationalism, Nationalisme, Nacionalismo
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by Keats, Ezra Jack
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favorite 43
comment 0
The adventures of a little boy in the city on a very snowy day
Topics: Play, Snow, Snowballs, African Americans, Adventure and adventurers, Children's stories, Snow,...
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by Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804; Ellington, James W. (James Wesley), 1927-; Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804. Über ein vermeintes Recht aus Menschenliebe zu lügen. English. 1992
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favorite 5
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Translation of: Grundlegung zur Metaphysik der Sitten; and of: Über ein vermeintes Recht aus Menschenliebe zu lügen
Topics: Ethics, Truthfulness and falsehood
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by Riordan, Rick
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favorite 42
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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 Taylor, Mildred D
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"Prequel to Newbery Medal Winner Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry."
Topics: Cultural Literacy and Humanities, Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade...
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by Tomie de Paola
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favorite 1
comment 0
Topics: Fairy tales, Folklore -- Mexico
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favorite 1
comment 0
Includes bibliographical references (p. 124-136) and index
Topics: School supervision, Teacher effectiveness, Effective teaching
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by Gay Robins
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favorite 42
comment 0
Topics: Art, Egyptian, Art, Ancient -- Egypt
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by Riordan, Rick
texts
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Glossary, p. 555-7
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 4, Reading Level-Grade 5, Reading Level-Grade 6, Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading...
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by Coles, Robert; Ford, George, 1936- ill
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favorite 11
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For months six-year-old Ruby Bridges must confront the hostility of white parents when she becomes the first African American girl to integrate Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans in 1960
Topics: Bridges, Ruby, Bridges, Ruby, School integration, African Americans, School integration, African...
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by Herbert, Frank
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favorite 84
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Dune -- Maud'Dib -- Appendix I: Ecology of Dune -- Appendix II: Religion of Dune -- Appendix III: Report on Bene Gessereit motives and pruposes -- Appendix IV:Almanak en-Ashraf (selected excerpts of the Noble Houses) -- Terminilogy of the Imperium -- Map
Topics: Dune (Imaginary place), Science fiction, Dune (Imaginary place)
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by Jordan, Robert, 1948-2007
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favorite 18
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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 Gary Paulsen
texts
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favorite 16
comment 0
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 4, Reading Level-Grade 5, Reading Level-Grade 6, Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading...
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by Lester, Julius
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A Junior Library Guild selection
Topics: Cultural Literacy and Humanities, Reading Level-Grade 4, Reading Level-Grade 5, Reading Level-Grade...
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by Sophocles; Fagles, Robert; Knox, Bernard MacGregor Walker
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favorite 14
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [421]-423)
Topics: Sophocles, Antigone (Greek mythology), Oedipus (Greek mythology), Drama in Greek, to ca 500 -...
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by Ortiz, Dianna; Davis, Patricia
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favorite 3
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Ortiz, Dianna, Nuns, Nuns
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by Honoré, Tony, 1921-
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favorite 35
comment 0
Topics: Law, Law
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by Kinney, Jeff
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favorite 3
comment 2
[6], 217, [1] pages : 21 cm
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Holidays, Middle schools, Schools, Boredom, Diaries, Families, Holidays -- Juvenile fiction, Wit...
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by Kate DiCamillo
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favorite 51
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Toys -- Juvenile fiction, Rabbits -- Juvenile fiction, Love -- Juvenile fiction, Listening --...
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by Wolfgang Schivelbusch
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favorite 10
comment 0
Topics: Drinking customs., Drug abuse., Spices., Manners and customs.
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by Gary D. Chapman
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favorite 34
comment 1
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comment 1
223 pages ; 20 cm
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Magic -- Juvenile fiction, Wizards -- Juvenile fiction, Fantasy fiction, Wizards -- Fiction,...
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by Curtis, Christopher Paul, author
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307 pages ; 22 cm
Topics: Families -- Juvenile fiction, Depressions -- 1929 -- Juvenile fiction, Poverty -- Juvenile fiction,...
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by Fussell, Paul, 1924-2012
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Published originally in 1983
Topics: Social classes, Social Stratification, Sociology, USA, Poverty, Social Science / General, Social...
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by Sledge, E. B. (Eugene Bondurant), 1923-
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Originally published: Novato, Calif. : Presidio Press, 1981
Topics: Sledge, E. B. (Eugene Bondurant), 1923-, United States. Marine Corps. Regiment, 5th. Battalion,...
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by Shyam Selvadurai
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comment 0
Topics: Young men -- Fiction, Gay men -- Fiction, Sri Lanka -- Fiction
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177 pages ; 24 cm
Topics: High schools -- Juvenile fiction, Schools -- Juvenile fiction, Schools -- Fiction, High schools --...
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by LeSieg, Theo., 1904-1991; Booth, George, 1926- ill
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favorite 12
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Drawings and verse point out the many things that are wrong one wacky Wednesday
Topics: Counting, Stories in rhyme, Counting
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by Hornby, Albert Sydney; Ashby, Michael; Wehmeier, Sally
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favorite 33
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Previous edition: 2000
Topics: ELT dictionaries & reference, Foreign Language Study, Foreign Language - Dictionaries / Phrase...
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by Gardner, Eldon J. (Eldon John), 1909-1989; Snustad, D. Peter, joint author
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Includes bibliographies and index
Topics: Genetics, Génétique, Genetica, Genetics
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 405) and index
Topic: Astrology
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by Adiga, Aravind
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Balram Halwai is a complicated man. Servant. Philosopher. Entrepreneur. Murderer. Over the course of seven nights, by the scattered light of a preposterous chandelier, Balram tells the terrible and transfixing story of how he came to be a success in life--having nothing but his own wits to help him along
Topics: Chauffeurs, Poor, Ambition, Businesspeople
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by Chevalier, Jean
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Topics: Signs and symbols -- Dictionaries, Folklore -- Dictionaries, Mythology -- Dictionaries, Symbolism...
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by Haldeman, Joe W
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Topics: Space warfare, Space and time, Aging
Source: binns