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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 Stein, Murray, 1943-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-238) and index
Topics: Jung, C. G. (Carl Gustav), 1875-1961, Jung, C. G. (Carl Gustav), 1875-1961, Jung, C. G. (Carl...
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by Dahl, Roald; Blake, Quentin, ill
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favorite 15
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Reprint: Originally published: New York, NY : Penguin Books, c1988
Topics: Schools, Humorous stories, Humorous stories, Schools
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by DiCamillo, Kate
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eye 5,549
favorite 25
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Ten-year-old India Opal Buloni describes her first summer in the town of Naomi, Florida, and all the good things that happen to her because of her big ugly dog Winn-Dixie
Topics: Dogs, City and town life, Friendship, Dogs, City and town life, Friendship
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by Collins, Suzanne
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favorite 22
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In a future North America, where the rulers of Panem maintain control through an annual televised survival competition pitting young people from each of the twelve districts against one another, sixteen-year-old Katniss's skills are put to the test when she voluntarily takes her younger sister's place
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10, Reading Level-Grade 11,...
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by Riordan, Rick
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favorite 31
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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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favorite 22
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Originally published: New York : Hyperion Books for Children, 2005
Topics: General, Children's Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction, Hades (Greek deity), Zeus (Greek deity), Mythology,...
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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 Fleischman, Sid, 1920-; Von Schmidt, Eric, ill
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favorite 17
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"Republished in 1988."
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Topics: Gold mines and mining, Orphans, Humorous stories
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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"Newly introduced by the author"--Cover
Topics: Horror & ghost stories, Horror - General, Fiction, Fiction - Horror, Horror, Fiction / Horror,...
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Topics: Ghost stories, American, Tales -- United States, Ghosts -- Folklore, Horror stories, Folklore --...
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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 Fleischman, Sid, 1920-; Von Schmidt, Eric, ill
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favorite 25
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"Republished in 1988."
Topics: Gold mines and mining, Orphans, Humorous stories
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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 King, Stephen, 1947-
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In 1985, six men and one woman are called back together to search for a creature of unspeakable evil that had stalked them as children
Topic: Good and evil
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by Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills)
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Topics: Cerebral palsy, Children with disabilities, Communication, Interpersonal relations, Genius, People...
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Topics: Pigeons -- Juvenile fiction, Bus drivers -- Juvenile fiction
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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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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 Sachar, Louis, 1954-
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As further evidence of his family's bad fortune which they attribute to a curse on a distant relative, Stanley Yelnats is sent to a hellish correctional camp in the Texas desert where he finds his first real friend, a treasure, and a new sense of himself
Topics: Newbery Medal, Juvenile delinquency, Homeless persons, Friendship, Treasure-trove
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by Rick Riordan
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Topics: Hera (Greek deity), Gaia (Greek deity), Greek Mythology, Juvenile fiction, Roman Mythology,...
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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
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Topics: Insurgency, Survival, Television programs, Interpersonal relations, Contests, Science fiction,...
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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 King, Stephen, 1947-
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In 1985, six men and one woman are called back together to search for a creature of unspeakable evil that had stalked them as children
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10, Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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by Collins, Suzanne
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"In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. The Capitol is harsh and cruel and keeps the districts in line by forcing them all to send one boy and one girl between the ages of twelve and eighteen to participate in the annual Hunger Games, a fight to the death on live TV. Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen regards it as a death sentence when she steps forward to take her sister's place in the Games....
Topics: Survival, Television programs, Interpersonal relations, Contests, Survival, Television programs,...
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by Stephen King
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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 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 Mitch Albom
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Topics: Schwartz, Morris S, Brandeis University -- Faculty -- Biography, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis --...
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by Carle, Eric
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Book board edition
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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 Stephen Chbosky
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Topics: High school students -- Social conditions -- Juvenile fiction, Epistolary fiction, Diary fiction,...
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by Margaret Atwood
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Topics: Man-woman relationships -- Fiction, Misogyny -- Fiction, Women -- Fiction
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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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Book 1 in series
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Topics: Middle schools, Friendship, Schools, Diaries, Middle schools, Friendship, Schools, Diaries,...
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by Jordan, Robert, 1948-2007
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In the Third Age, an age of prophecy when the world and time themselves hang in the balance, the Dark One, imprisoned by the Creator, is stirring in Shayol Ghul
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Topics: Rand al'Thor (Fictitious character), Fiction, Fiction - Fantasy, Fantasy - General, Fiction /...
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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
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Mythology, Greek, Labyrinths, Camps, Monsters, Animals, Mythical, Titans (Mythology), Mythology,...
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by Riordan, Rick
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When the goddess Artemis disappears while hunting a rare, ancient monster, a group of her followers joins Percy and his friends in an attempt to find and rescue her before the winter solstice, when her influence is needed to sway the Olympian Council regarding the war with the Titans
Topics: Mythology, Greek, Artemis (Greek deity), Animals, Mythical, Monsters, Titans (Mythology),...
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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 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
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Topics: Wit and humor, Juvenile, Humorous stories, Summer, Diaries, Vacations, Video games, Mothers and...
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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 Cowell, Cressida
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Book number taken from cover
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Topics: Vikings, Dragons, Humorous fiction, Humorous fiction, Dragons, Dragons, Vikings
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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
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Topic: Science fiction
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by Walls, Jeannette
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In the tradition of Mary Karr's "The Liars' Club" and Rick Bragg's "All Over But the Shouting," Jeannette Walls has written a stunning and life-affirming memoir about surviving a willfully impoverished, eccentric and severely misguided family. The child of an alcoholic father and an eccentric artist mother discusses her family's nomadic upbringing, during which she and her siblings fended for themselves while their parents outmaneuvered bill collectors and the authorities
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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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
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Middle schools, Schools, Family life, Diaries, Humorous stories, Middle schools, Schools, Families,...
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by Schwartz, David Joseph
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"A Fireside book."
Topic: Success
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texts
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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 Hinds, Gareth, 1971-; Homer. Odyssey
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Retells, in graphic novel format, Homer's epic tale of Odysseus, the ancient Greek hero who encounters witches and other obstacles on his journey home after fighting in the Trojan War
Topics: Children's Books -- Literature -- Classics by Age, Children's Books -- Literature -- Science...
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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 Sanderson, Brandon
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"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
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Topic: Fantasy
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Topics: Mind, body, spirit: disciplines & techniques, Physiological & neuro-psychology, Alternate...
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by Archer, Jeffrey, 1940-
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Topics: United States. Central Intelligence Agency, Intelligence officers, Assassins, World politics
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by Jeff Kinney
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Topics: Middle schools -- Juvenile fiction., Schools -- Juvenile fiction., Families -- Juvenile fiction.,...
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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 Jeff Kinney
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Topics: Summer -- Fiction, Diaries -- Fiction, Humorous stories
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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 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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Gift of William A. Gosling
Topics: Maturation (Psychology), Families, Friendship, Diaries, Humorous stories, Maturation (Psychology),...
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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 Jamie McGuire
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Topics: Man-woman relationships, Fiction
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by Roald Dahl
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Topics: Schools -- Juvenile fiction, Humorous stories -- Juvenile fiction
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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
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Topic: Control (Psychology)
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by Morrison, Toni
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Topics: African Americans, Crimes of passion, Middle-aged persons, Funeral rites and ceremonies, Triangles...
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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 Martin, Bill, 1916-2004; Carle, Eric
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Originally published: New York : Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1967
Topics: Color, Animals, Rhyme, Color, Animals, Stories in rhyme
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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 Hinton, S. E
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Sixteen-year-old Mark and Bryon have been like brothers since childhood, but now, as their involvement with girls, gangs, and drugs increases, their relationship seems to gradually disintegrate
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Topics: Friendship, Social problems, Drug abuse, Drug abuse, Friendship, Social problems, Friendship
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by De Reyna, Rudy, 1914-
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Includes index
Topics: Drawing, Drawing
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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 James L. Swanson
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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by Vizzini, Ned, 1981-
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"Miramax Books."
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Topics: Self-perception, Interpersonal relations, Self-confidence, High schools, Schools
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by Harville Hendrix
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Topics: Marriage, Love
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by Deborah E. Harkness
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