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by Aciman, André
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Topics: Teenage boys, Gay teenagers, Authors
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by Byrne, Rhonda
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The secret revealed -- The secret made simple -- How to use the secret -- Powerful processes -- The secret to money -- The secret to relationships -- The secret to health -- The secret to the world -- The secret to you -- The secret to life
Topic: New Thought
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by Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-; Myers, Christopher, ill
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While on trial as an accomplice to a murder, sixteen-year-old Steve Harmon records his experiences in prison and in the courtroom in the form of a film script as he tries to come to terms with the course his life has taken
Topics: Trials (Murder), Prisons, Self-perception, African Americans, Trials (Murder), Prisons,...
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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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by Schwartz, David Joseph
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"A Fireside book."
Topic: Success
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by Madeline Miller
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Topics: Trojan War, Greeks, Fiction, Achilles (Greek mythology), History
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by Tartt, Donna
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Richard Papen had never been to New England before his nineteenth year. Then he arrived at Hampeden College and quickly became seduced by the sweet, dark rhythms of campus life -- in particular by an elite group of five students, Greek scholars, worldly, self-assured, and at first glance, highly unapproachable
Topics: Teacher-student relationships, College students, Classicists, Murder, College stories, Papen,...
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by Uris, Leon, 1924-2003
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A novel of Israel
Topics: Exodus 1947 (Ship), Jews, Holocaust survivors, Jewish refugees, Juifs
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by Neil Strauss
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by Byrne, Rhonda
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What is the power? -- The power of feelings -- Feeling frequencies -- The power and creation -- Feeling is creation -- Your life ? : your choice -- Keys to power -- The power to money -- The power to relationships -- The power to health -- The power and you -- The power to life
Topic: Control (Psychology)
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A Junior Library Guild selection
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Topics: Middle schools, Schools, Families, Diaries, Middle schools, Schools, Family life, Diaries, Humorous...
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by Ryan, Pam Muñoz
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Esperanza and her mother are forced to leave their life of wealth and privilege in Mexico to go work in the labor camps of Southern California, where they must adapt to the harsh circumstances facing Mexican farm workers on the eve of the Great Depression.
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10,...
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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 Jamie McGuire
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Topics: Man-woman relationships, Fiction
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Sixteen-year-old Miles' first year at Culver Creek Preparatory School in Alabama includes good friends and great pranks, but is defined by the search for answers about life and death after a fatal car crash
Topics: Interpersonal relations, Boarding schools, Schools, Death
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by Nicholas Sparks
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Topics: Oral reading -- Fiction, Older people -- Fiction, North Carolina -- Fiction
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by Kinney, Jeff; Kinney, Jeff, book designer, cover designer; Beckerman, Chad, cover designer; Amulet Books, publisher
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"Book design by Jeff Kinney ; Cover design by Chad W. Beckerman and Jeff Kinney."--T.p. verso
Topics: Wit and humor, Juvenile, Humorous stories, Summer, Diaries, Vacations, Video games, Mothers and...
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by Ellen DeGeneres
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Topics: Television personalities, Comedians, Biography
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"Greg struggles to stay on Santa's 'nice' list while snowed in with the rest of the Heffley family in the days leading up to Christmas"--
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Topics: Blizzards, Diary fiction, Families, Humorous stories, Middle schools, Schools, Diaries, Behavior,...
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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
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Topics: Middle schools, Schools, Family life, Diaries, Humorous stories, Middle schools, Schools, Families,...
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by James Baldwin
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Topic: Reading Level-Adult
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by Rainbow Rowell
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by Cunningham, Michael, 1952-
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Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered Book Award (American Library Association), 1999
Topics: Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941, Women, Man-woman relationships, Psychological fiction, Domestic fiction
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by Krakauer, Jon
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Originally published: New York : Villard, c1996
Topics: Discovery And Exploration (General), Outdoor Life, Travel, Biography / Autobiography, Travel -...
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by 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...
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Literary, Science Fiction & Fantasy -- Fantasy -- Magic &...
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by James, E. L
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Originally published: Australia : The Writer's Coffee Shop Publishing House, 2011
Topic: Sexual dominance and submission
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by John Green (1977- )
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 10, Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-229) and index
Topic: Motivation (Psychology)
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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 Guterson, David
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Winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award American Booksellers Association Book of the Year Award San Piedro Island, north of Puget Sound, is a place so isolated that no one who lives there can afford to make enemies. But in 1954 a local fisherman is found suspiciously drowned, and a Japanese American named Kabuo Miyamoto is charged with his murder. In the course of the ensuing trial, it becomes clear that what is at stake is more than a man's guilt. For on San Pedro, memory grows as thickly as cedar...
Topics: Japanese Americans, Trials (Murder), Journalists
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Reprint. Previously published: A beautiful mind : a biography of John Forbes Nash, Jr., winner of the Nobel Prize in economics, 1994. 1st Touchstone ed. New York : Simon & Schuster, 1999
Topics: Nash, John F., 1928-, Mathematicians, Mentally ill, Schizophrenics, Schizophrenia, Mathematics
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by Higashino, Keigo, 1958-; Smith, Alexander O
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Topic: Fiction
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Topics: High school students -- Social conditions -- Juvenile fiction, Epistolary fiction, Diary fiction,...
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by Snicket, Lemony; Helquist, Brett, ill
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After the sudden death of their parents, the three Baudelaire children must depend on each other and their wits when it turns out that the distant relative who is appointed their guardian is determined to use any means necessary to get their fortune. Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire are intelligent children. They are charming, and resourceful, and have pleasant facial features. Unfortunately, they are exceptionally unlucky
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Topics: Orphans, Brothers and sisters, Humorous stories, Orphans, Brothers and sisters, Humorous stories
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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
Topics: Graphic novels, Interpersonal relations, Self-esteem, Ghosts, Schools, Russian Americans
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by Green, Barry, 1945-; Gallwey, W. Timothy
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Introduction / W. Timothy Gallwey -- The Mozart in us -- The inner game -- The inner game skills -- The power of awareness --The power of will -- The power of trust -- Letting go -- Coping with obstacles -- Improving the quality of musical experience --Teaching and learning -- The inner game listener -- Parent and coach -- Integration and balance -- Ensemble playing -- Improvisation, composition, and creativity
Topics: Music, Musique, Musique, Music, Musikpsychologie
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by David Malouf
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Topics: Achilles (Greek mythology) -- Fiction, Priam (Greek mythology) -- Fiction, Loss (Psychology) --...
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by George R. R. Martin
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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 Bagshawe, Tilly; Sheldon, Sidney
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"When elderly multimillionaire art dealer, Andrew Jakes, is found brutally murdered in his ransacked Hollywood home, his young wife raped and beaten, and his art and jewels stolen, the motive seems pretty clear. But when the investigation doesn't turn up a single, solid lead, the case is closed and his stunning young widow vanishes. A decade passes before Andrew Jakes' estranged son, Matt Daley, does a little digging of his own, only to find that three nearly identical killings have taken...
Topics: Women murderers, Serial murders, Rich people
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by Roberts, Nora. aut
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Topics: Bays, Boatbuilding x Fiction, Brothers
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by Johanna Lindsey
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Topics: Aristocracy (Social class) -- Fiction, Kidnapping -- Fiction, Americans -- England -- Fiction
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by John J. Ratey
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Topics: Exercise, General, Health & Fitness / Exercise, Health & Fitness, Consumer Health, Mind and...
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by Dan Brown
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Topics: United States. -- National Security Agency -- Fiction, Intelligence officers -- Fiction, Computer...
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by Nelson, Jandy
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In the months after her sister dies, seventeen-year-old Lennie falls into a love triangle and discovers the strength to follow her dream of becoming a musician
Topics: Grief, Death, Sisters, Musicians
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by Kurt Vonnegut
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by Lowry, Lois
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Lowry's unforgettable tale introduces 12-year-old Jonas, who is singled out by the Community to be trained by The Giver. The Giver alone holds the memories of true pain and pleasure. Now it's time for Jonas to receiver the truth
Topic: Science fiction
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Gift of William A. Gosling
Topics: Maturation (Psychology), Families, Friendship, Diaries, Humorous stories, Maturation (Psychology),...
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by Deborah E. Harkness
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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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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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Includes bibliographical references (p. [255]-262) and index
Topics: Decision making, Intuition, Decision Making, Intuition, Besluitvorming, Intuïtie, Intuition,...
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by Johanna Lindsey
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Topics: Mistaken identity, Fiction
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by Lindsey, Johanna
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Follows the star-crossed romance of a strong-willed woman who vows that no man will ever capture her heart and the powerful warrior who is equally determined to fight for what he wants
Topics: Women construction workers, Love stories
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Originally published: Omaha, Neb. : Omaha Press Pub. Co., 1993
Topics: Pelzer, David J, Abused children, Children of alcoholics, Abusive mothers, Family violence, Foster...
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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 Robb, J. D., 1950-
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Topics: Dallas, Eve (Fictitious character), Models (Persons), Policewomen, Women detectives, Detective and...
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by García Márquez, Gabriel, 1928-; Rabassa, Gregory
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A hardcover edition of this book was published in 1970 by Harper & Row, Publishers
Topic: Macondo (Imaginary place)
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While working at pleasant but mundane summer jobs in San Francisco, fifteen-year-old twins, Sophie and Josh, suddenly find themselves caught up in the deadly, centuries-old struggle between rival alchemists, Nicholas Flamel and John Dee, over the possession of an ancient and powerful book holding the secret formulas for alchemy and everlasting life
Topics: Flamel, Nicolas, d. 1418, Dee, John, 1527-1608, Flamel, Nicolas, d. 1418, Dee, John, 1527-1608,...
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by Nora Roberts
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Topics: Young women -- Crimes against -- Fiction, Serial murderers -- Fiction, Attempted murder -- Fiction,...
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by Souljah, Sister
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Topic: African Americans
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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 Kleypas, Lisa
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Topics: Millionaires, Abandoned children, Birthfathers
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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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Gift of William A. Gosling
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Topics: Maturation (Psychology), Families, Friendship, Diaries, Humorous stories, Maturation (Psychology),...
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Topic: History, Ancient
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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...
Topics: Friendship, Friendship
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by Evans, Richard Paul
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"Ages 12 up"--Jacket
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Topics: Teenagers, Friendship, Electricity, Tourette syndrome, Prisoners, Superheroes, Teenagers,...
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by James, E. L
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Originally published: Australia : Writer's Coffee Shop Publishing House, 2011
Topic: Man-woman relationships
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by Robert Jordan
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by Gilbert, Daniel Todd
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-299) and index
Topic: Happiness
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by Auel, Jean M
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Topics: Prehistoric peoples, Ayla (Fictitious character), Glacial epoch
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by Dodd, Christina; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Prim and proper lady's companion Emma Chegwidden throws caution to the winds when she unexpectedly ends up in the arms of the mysterious Reaper, a dangerous masked man on a mission of vengeance who rides under cover of darkness
Topics: Romance -- Authors, A-Z -- ( D ) -- Dodd, Christina, Romance -- Historical, Women household...
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by Kate, Lauren
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Prequel to: Fallen and Torment
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10,...