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by Lebowitz, Fran
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xi, 177 p. ; 22 cm
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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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favorite 15
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xliv, 2665 p. ; 24 cm
Topics: American literature -- African American authors, African Americans -- Literary collections
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by Lockhart, E., author
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favorite 80
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227 pages : 22 cm
Topics: Cousins, Families, Friendship, Islands, Amnesia, Secrecy, Teenage girls, Friendship -- Juvenile...
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by Katsu, Kokichi, 1802-1850
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favorite 11
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-176)
Topics: Katsu, Kokichi, 1802-1850, Samurai, Manners and customs, Samouraïs, Manners and customs, Samurai,...
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favorite 26
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xlviii, 1484 pages, 2 unnumbered pages of plates : 27 cm
Topics: Bible -- Commentaries, Hieronymus, Sophronius Eusebius, Bible, Bible -- Commentaires, Bibel,...
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by McCloud, Scott, 1960-
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favorite 28
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"A paperback edition of this book was originally published in 1993 by Kitchen Sink Press"--T.p. verso
Topics: Comic books, strips, etc, Cartooning, Comic books, strips, etc
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by Liu, Cixin, author
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favorite 69
comment 3
399 pages ; 25 cm
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: Human-alien encounters -- Fiction, Imaginary wars and battles -- Fiction, Science fiction, FICTION...
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favorite 33
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xi, 870 p. : 24 cm
Topics: Wizards -- Fiction, Magic -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction, Coming of age -- Fiction, England --...
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by Lorde, Audre
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favorite 17
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Bibliography: p. 122
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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favorite 41
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"A master storyteller at his best--the O. Henry Prize winner Stephen King delivers a generous collection of stories, several of them brand-new, featuring revelatory autobiographical comments on when, why, and how he came to write (or rewrite) each story. Since his first collection, Nightshift, published thirty-five years ago, Stephen King has dazzled readers with his genius as a writer of short fiction. In this new collection he assembles, for the first time, recent stories that have never...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Horror tales, American, Guilt, FICTION, FICTION, Horror tales, American, Future life
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by Valenzuela, Luisa, 1938-
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Short stories
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by Leitch, Vincent B., 1944-
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favorite 33
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Topics: Criticism, Literature
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by Yang, Gene Luen; Pien, Lark, ill
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favorite 53
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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 Art Spiegelman
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favorite 30
comment 2
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
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by Wilson, G. Willow, 1982- author
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1 volume (unpaged) : 26 cm
Topics: Women superheroes -- Comic books, strips, etc, Muslim women -- Comic books, strips, etc, Pakistani...
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by Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi, 1977-
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favorite 68
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"A young woman from Nigeria leaves behind her home and her first love to start a new life in America, only to find her dreams are not all she expected"--
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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 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 Bukowski, Charles
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303 p. : 29 cm
Topics: Anatomy, Artistic, Figure drawing -- Technique
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by Jaggar, Alison M; Bordo, Susan, 1947-
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Human body, Sex role, Knowledge, Theory of, Feminism
Source: removedNEL
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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favorite 19
comment 0
Topics: Novelists, American, Fans (Persons), Suspense fiction
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by Dobelli, Rolf, 1966-
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favorite 39
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xviii, 358 pages ; 22 cm
Topics: Reasoning (Psychology), Errors -- Psychological aspects, Decision making, Cognition
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by Haffner, Sebastian
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favorite 15
comment 0
Topics: Haffner, Sebastian, Historians, National socialism
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by Murakami Haruki
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favorite 93
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Topics: Literary, Fiction, Fiction - General, Fiction / Literary, Historical - General
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by Martin, James, 1960-
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Martin, James, 1960-, Christian saints, Christian saints, Christian saints, Christian saints,...
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by Chester B. Himes
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favorite 6
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Topics: African Americans -- Fiction, Prisoners -- Fiction, Gay men -- Fiction
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by Lee, Erika, author
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favorite 14
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viii, 519 pages : 24 cm
Topics: Asian Americans -- History, Asians -- United States -- History, Racism -- United States -- History,...
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by Harkness, Deborah E., 1965-
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"After traveling through time in Shadow of Night, the second book in Deborah Harkness's enchanting series, historian and witch Diana Bishop and vampire scientist Matthew Clairmont return to the present to face new crises and old enemies. At Matthew's ancestral home at Sept-Tours, they reunite with the cast of characters from A Discovery of Witches--with one significant exception. But the real threat to their future has yet to be revealed, and when it is, the search for Ashmole 782 and its...
Topics: Witches, Women historians, Vampires, Science and magic, Time travel, FICTION / Suspense, FICTION /...
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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favorite 15
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The final argument -- Prologue. Roont -- Part I. Todash. The face on the water -- New York groove -- Mia -- Palaver -- Overholser -- The way of the eld -- Todash -- Part II. Telling tales -- The pavilion -- Dry twist -- The priest's tale (New York) -- The priest's tale continued (highways in hiding) -- The tale of gray dick -- Gran-pere's tale -- Nocturne, hunger -- Took's store: the unfound door -- The priest's tale concluded (unfound) -- Part III. The wolves -- Secrets -- The dogan, part 1 --...
Topics: King, Stephen - Prose & Criticism, Fiction, Fiction - Fantasy, Fantasy, Fantasy - Dark/Horror,...
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by Lebowitz, Fran
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favorite 23
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Topic: American wit and humor
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by Frampton, Kenneth
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324 p. : 22 cm. --
Topic: Architecture, Modern -- History
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by Achebe, Chinua
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by Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973
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288 pages : 26 cm
Topics: Baggins, Bilbo -- Fiction, Baggins, Bilbo, Middle Earth (Imaginary place) -- Fiction, Fantasy,...
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by Patricia Buckley Ebrey
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Topics: China -- History, China -- Civilization
Source: removedNEL
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by DiCamillo, Kate, author
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231 pages : 22 cm
Topics: Squirrels -- Juvenile fiction, Girls -- Juvenile fiction, Superheroes -- Juvenile fiction,...
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by Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886; Franklin, R. W. (Ralph William), 1937-
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Three letters, in facsimile and transcription. An extra set of the facsimiles, folded as the letters were originally, in an envelope, are loosely inserted
Topics: Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886, Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886, Poets, American, Manuscripts, American
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by Wells-Barnett, Ida B., 1862-1931;Royster, Jacqueline Jones;Wells-Barnett, Ida B., 1862-1931. Southern horrors;Wells-Barnett, Ida B., 1862-1931. Red record;Wells-Barnett, Ida B., 1862-1931. Mob rule in New Orleans
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xi, 228 pages : 22 cm
Topics: Wells-Barnett, Ida B., 1862-1931, Wells-Barnett, Ida B., 1862-1931, Lynching -- Southern States --...
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by Garcia, Cristina, 1958-
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223 pages ; 20 cm
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Magic -- Juvenile fiction, Wizards -- Juvenile fiction, Fantasy fiction, Wizards -- Fiction,...
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by Deborah E. Harkness
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Topics: Vampires, Witches, Fiction
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by Kpomassie, Tété-Michel
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favorite 12
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in du Groenland
Topics: Kpomassie, Tété-Michel, Travelers -- Togo -- Biography, Greenland -- Description and travel,...
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favorite 11
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xlv, 770 pages ; 20 cm
Topics: Harlem renaissance, Intellectual life, Littérature américaine -- Auteurs noirs américains --...
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by Colin G. Calloway
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Topics: Conquerors -- North America -- History, Indians of North America -- First contact with Europeans,...
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xii, 291 pages : 24 cm
Topics: North America British colonies British immigrant indentured personnel Economic conditions...
Source: removedNEL
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xvii, 201 p. :
Topics: Strasberg, Lee, Stanislavsky, Konstantin, 1863-1938 -- Criticism and interpretation, Method acting,...
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by Ronald Takaki
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favorite 4
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Topics: World War, 1939-1945 -- United States, Racism -- United States, United States -- Race relations
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by Dashner, James, 1972-
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Reprint. Originally published: ©2009
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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 Lorde, Audre
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favorite 58
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Poetry, Feminism, Lesbianism, Afro-American women
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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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by Backman, Fredrik, 1981- author
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337 pages ; 24 cm
Topics: Older men -- Fiction, Neighbors -- Fiction, Neighborhoods -- Fiction
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by Murakami, Haruki, 1949-
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925 pages ; 24 cm
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Man-woman relationships -- Fiction, FICTION -- Dystopian, FICTION -- Literary, FICTION -- Magical...
xviii, 332 pages ; 24 cm
Topics: {u'11': u'Sociale aspecten', u'10': u'Sport', u'12': u'Sportsociologie', u'15': u'American...
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by Endo, Shusaku, 1923-1996
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Translation of Chimmoku
Topic: Christians
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by Mondale, Sarah, editor; Patton, Sarah B., editor; Streep, Meryl, writer of foreword; Tyack, David, writer of introduction; Anderson, James D., writer of introduction; Cuban, Larry, writer of introduction; Kaestle, Carl F., writer of introduction; Ravitch, Diane, writer of introduction; Bernard, Sheila Curran
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Foreword -- Introduction -- Part I : 1770-1900 : Common school ; introduction / Carl F. Kaestle -- Educated citizen -- Part II : 1900-1950 : As American as public school ; introduction / Diane Ravitch -- You are an American -- Part III : 1950-1980 : Separate and unequal ; introduction / James D. Anderson -- Why don't you go to school with us? -- Part IV : 1980-2000 : Bottom line ; introduction / Larry Cuban -- Nation at risk?
Topics: Education, Public schools, Geschichte, Öffentliche Schule, Geschichte, Öffentliche Schule
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by World Commission on Environment and Development
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Includes bibliographies
Topics: Economic development, Nature, Environmental policy, Human ecology
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by Hopkins, Ellen
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Kristina Georgia Snow is the perfect daughter, gifted high school junior, quiet, never any trouble. But on a trip to visit her absentee father, Kristina disappears and Bree takes her place. Bree is the exact opposite of Kristina. Through a boy, Bree meets the monster: crank. And what begins as a wild ecstatic ride turns into a struggle through hell for her mind, her soul - her life
Topics: Cocaine abuse, Drug abuse, High schools, Schools, Family problems, Pregnancy, Drug abuse,...
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xi, 353 pages ; 21 cm
Topics: Conduct of life -- Miscellanea, Conduct of life. -- Miscellanea, SELF-HELP -- General, FAMILY &...
Source: removedNEL
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xii, 513 p. : 27 cm
Topics: Epidemics -- History, Diseases and history
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by Gay Robins
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Topics: Art, Egyptian, Art, Ancient -- Egypt
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by Greene, Robert; Elffers, Joost
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Originally published: [New York] : Viking, 1998
Topics: Power (Philosophy), Control (Psychology), Pouvoir (Morale), Contrôle (Psychologie)
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by Alison Bechdel
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Topics: Cultural Literacy and Humanities, Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade...
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by Camus, Albert, 1913-1960; Gilbert, Stuart, tr
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Chaos prevails when the bubonic plague strikes the Algerian coastal city of Oran
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Plague, Plague
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by Brown, Peter, 1935-
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favorite 19
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216 pages : 21 cm
Topics: Civilization, Rome -- Civilization, Byzantine Empire -- Civilization -- To 527, Byzantine Empire --...
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by Cussler, Clive
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Topics: Pitt, Dirk (Fictitious character), Cold War
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by Atwood, Margaret
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by Lowry, Lois
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137 pages ; 22 cm
Topics: Dänemark, World War, 1939-1945 -- Denmark -- Juvenile fiction, Friendship -- Juvenile fiction,...
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by Colette, 1873-1954
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174 p. ; 21 cm
Topics: Colette, 1873-1954 -- Translations into English, Women -- France -- Social life and customs --...
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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 Hester, Randolph T
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x, 509 p. : 24 cm
Topics: City planning -- United States, Urban ecology -- United States, Public spaces -- United States
Source: removedNEL
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140, [12] p. : 16 cm
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Creative ability
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by W. Chan Kim
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favorite 30
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Topics: New products, Market segmentation
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by Patricia Martin
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Topics: Corporate sponsorship., Fund raising -- Management., Marketing -- Management., Nonprofit...
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by Stevenson, Bryan, author
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x, 336 pages ; 25 cm
Topics: Equal Justice Initiative, Equal Justice Initiative, Umschulungswerkstätten für Siedler und...