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  • The shadow of the crescent moonThe shadow of the crescent moon

    Butto, Fatima.

    In this beautifully observed novel, individuals are pushed to make terrible choices. And as the events of this single morning unfold, one woman is at the center of it all.

  • The wedding girlThe wedding girl

    Wickham, Madeleine.

    Twenty-eight-year-old Milly, preparing to marry the man of her dreams and trying to cope with family problems, worries that her day will be ruined by the revelation that she had married a homosexual man ten years earlier in order to help him stay in the country.

  • Walking disasterWalking disaster

    McGuire, Jamie.

    Travis fills his life with fast women, underground gambling, and violence, but just when he thinks himself invincible, Abby Abernathy comes into his life and brings him to his knees.

  • Reflections of a peacemakerReflections of a peacemaker : a portrait through heartsongs

    Stepanek, Mattie J. T.

    Mattie J.T. Stepanek lived and died a child, but he had the spirit of a giant. Affected by a rare and fatal neuromuscular disease, Mattie lived almost fourteen years but in that time became a poet, best-selling author, peace activist, and a prominent voice for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Before his death in June 2004, his five volumes of Heartsongs poetry sold more than a million copies. This is the final collection of Heartsongs that Mattie was working on when he died. In these poems he explores disability, despair, and death but also the gifts he finds in nature, prayer, peace, and his belief in something "bigger and better than the here and now."--Publisher description.

  • The rule of threeThe rule of three

    Walters, Eric, 1957-

    A teen's suburban neighborhood bands together for its own survival in a world stricken by a catastrophic blackout.

  • King and MaxwellKing and Maxwell

    Baldacci, David.

    It seems at first like a simple, tragic story. Tyler Wingo, a teenage boy, learns the awful news that his father, a soldier, was killed in action in Afghanistan. Then the extraordinary happens: Tyler receives a communication from his father ... after his supposed death. Tyler hires Sean and Michelle to solve the mystery surrounding his father. But their investigation quickly leads to deeper, more troubling questions. Could Tyler's father really still be alive? What was his true mission? Could Tyler be the next target? Sean and Michelle soon realize that they've stumbled on to something bigger and more treacherous than anyone could have imagined. And as their hunt for the truth leads them relentlessly to the highest levels of power and to uncovering the most clandestine of secrets, Sean and Michelle are determined to help and protect Tyler--though they may pay for it with their lives.

  • A week in winterA week in winter

    Binchy, Maeve.

    Stoneyville is a small town on the coast of Ireland where all the families know each other. When Chicky decides to take an old decaying mansion, Stone House, and turn it into a restful place for a holiday by the sea, the town thinks she is crazy. She is helped by Rigger (a bad boy turned good who is handy around the place) and her niece Orla (a whiz at business.

  • Maeve's timesMaeve's times : In her own words

    Binchy, Maeve.

    Collects the best of the author's essays from five decades of the "Irish Times" to reflect a changing culture as well as her observations on such topics as the royal wedding, waitressing, and boring airline companions.

  • The color purpleThe color purple

    Walker, Alice.

    Two impoverished, African-American sisters have different fates--Nettie travels to Africa with a missionary family while Celie is married off to an abusive older man. Celie writes letters to God discussing events around her. Eventually she begins to take charge of her life. Strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex.

  • The immortal life of Henrietta LacksThe immortal life of Henrietta Lacks

    Skloot, Rebecca.

    Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer, yet her cells--taken without her knowledge--became one of the most important tools in medicine. The first "immortal" human cells grown in culture, they are still alive today, though she has been dead for more than sixty years. HeLa cells were vital for developing the polio vaccine; uncovered secrets of cancer and viruses; helped lead to in vitro fertilization, cloning, and gene mapping; and have been bought and sold by the billions. Yet Henrietta Lacks is buried in an unmarked grave. Her family did not learn of her "immortality" until more than twenty years after her death, when scientists began using her husband and children in research without informed consent. The story of the Lacks family is inextricably connected to the dark history of experimentation on African Americans, the birth of bioethics, and the legal battles over whether we control the stuff we are made of--From publisher description.

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  • Chronic illnesses, syndromes, and rare disordersChronic illnesses, syndromes, and rare disorders. the ultimate teen guide

    Brill, Marlene Targ.

    Addresses several rare or chronic conditions affecting teenagers, such as celiac, Crohn's, Down syndrome, hemophilia, melanoma, multiple sclerosis, phenylketonuria, sickle cell disease, and Tourette syndrome. Provides information about the specific medical issues, as well as general advice for teens facing chronic health problems.

  • The Secret Life of PetsThe Secret Life of Pets

    A hilarious comedy about the lives our pets lead after we leave for work or school each day. Max, a terrier, has his favorite-pet status turned upside-down when his owner takes in a stray named Duke.

  • Paul Blart Mall cop 2Paul Blart Mall cop 2 : Blart rides again

    After six years of keeping our malls safe, Paul Blart has earned a well-deserved vacation. He heads to Vegas with his teenage daughter before she heads off to college. But safety never takes a holiday and when duty calls, Blart answers.

  • Sleepy time with AuroraSleepy time with Aurora

    Posner-Sanchez, Andrea, author.

    Bedtime is fun time with Sleeping Beauty! Hear how Princess Aurora settles down to bed before she closes her eyes for the night.

  • Once Upon a Time. / The Complete First SeasonOnce Upon a Time. / The Complete First Season

    On her 28th birthday, Emma Swan meets Henry, the son she gave up for adoption 10 years ago. Henry believes Emma is the daughter of Snow White and Prince Charming, prophesied to break a powerful curse. Unconvinced, Emma returns Henry to Storybrooke, where she encounters the enigmatic Mr. Gold and clashes with mayor Regina Mills, the boy's adoptive mother, who Henry insists is none other than the Evil Queen!.

  • Captain Underpants and the Terrifying Return of Tippy TinkletrousersCaptain Underpants and the Terrifying Return of Tippy Tinkletrousers : the ninth epic novel

    Pilkey, Dav, 1966-

    After being sent to jail for the rest of their lives, George and Harold are taken on a trip back in time by Tippy Tinkletrousers back to their Kindergarten days where they must deal with their bully without the help of Captain Underpants.

  • Dragons Love TacosDragons Love Tacos

    Rubin, Adam.

    Explores the love dragons have for tacos, and the dangers of feeding them anything with spicy salsa.

  • Monster jam. Path of destructionMonster jam. Path of destruction

    Experience extreme monster truck action with 28 monster trucks, 8 stadium racing tracks, and 32 racing events.

  • Leap YearLeap Year

    When Anna's four-year anniversary to her boyfriend passes without an engagement ring, she decides to take matters into her own hands. Inspired by an Irish tradition that allows women to propose to men on Leap Day, Anna follows Jeremy to Dublin to propose to him. But after landing on the wrong side of Ireland, she must enlist the help of Declan, a handsome and carefree local man, to get her across the country. Along the way, they discover that the road to love can take you to very unexpected places.

  • Madden NFL 10Madden NFL 10

    Coach Madden guides the player through all facets of gameplay, and the new adaptive difficulty engine continuously assesses the player's abilities and tailors the experience to fit the skill level demonstrated.

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