Carter Finally Gets It
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Will Carter (Carter to his friends) is a typical teenage boy. Except he has attention deficit disorder and frequently stutters - both problems exasperated by being in the presence of girls. In the course of his first year of high school, he'll manage to get a girlfriend, lose a girlfriend, experience extreme blood loss (more than once), run from the cops (also more than once), make a lot of mistakes, and actually do several things right. And if you like this one, look for the sequel, Carter's Big Break.
You
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"This wasn't the way it was supposed to go..." Such are Kyle Chase's thoughts at the outset of the novel, as he stands with shattered glass at his feet and blood everywhere. The rest of the book follows Kyle as he thinks back on the chain of events that led to this moment. You is a powerful story. A story that shows how our everyday decisions can affect the course of our lives for good or for bad.
Speak
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Melinda Sordino has never been more alone. She used to have friends, but since the big end-of-summer party, the one that ended with her calling the police, none of her friends will talk to her. Now, all she has is a secret. A secret that she just might be ready to share. Laurie Halse Anderson has written an amazing story. A story about a young woman who strives to rebuild a life that someone else shattered.
Book of Secrets
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This album really showcases Loreena McKennitt's wonderful voice. Powerful lyrics and fantastic Celtic accompaniment.
Life With Mr. Dangerous
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Fantastically written, with engaging illustrations by Paul Hornschemeier, Life With Mr. Dangerous follows the story of Amy. Amy has a job she hates, she has just broken up with her jerk of a boyfriend, and her best friend lives on the other side of the country. Each frame contains an image that frequently tells the story better than words could. All through the book, Amy's favorite television show, Mr. Dangerous, creates a foil for her life. A great read for Graphic Novel fans.
The Witness
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"Elizabeth Fitch's short-lived teenage rebellion began with L'Oreal Pure Black, a pair of scissors, and a fake ID. It ended in blood..." So begins the story of a woman on the run. A woman who went out for a night on the town, and ended up the only witness to a grisly double murder. Now she keeps to herself and trusts no one. As police chief, Brooks Gleason is naturally curious. He wants to find out everything he can about the mysterious woman calling herself Abigail Lowery. But as he digs into her past, he just might be getting a whole lot more than he bargained for.
Build a Better Life By Stealing Office Supplies: Dogbert's Big Book of Business
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Dilbert's Scott Adams creates another hit comic collection. This book follows company executive Dogbert as he makes budget cuts, fires employees, and generally gives in to his evil impulses while trying to take over the world, or at least the company. A fantastic read for anyone who works in an office, Dogbert will have you laughing out loud from start to finish.
Audubon: Painter of Birds in the Wild Frontier
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The amazing life story of John James Audubon. Well-written and with many fascinating illustrations, this book is a great read for any child.
The Sneetches and Other Stories
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Four wonderful stories from the quirky imagination of Dr. Seuss. Learn with The Sneetches about stars and whether you should have them or not upon thars. The Zax are both so stubborn, neither will budge as long as they live. Mrs. McCave learns quickly that you can have Too Many Daves, but it's much too late to change their names. And in What Was I Scared Of?, a young man meets a pair of pale green pants with nobody inside them.
Oh Say Can You Say
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This hilarious follow-up to Fox in Socks keeps the tongue-twisters going. Enjoy learning about the Fresh Fish at Finney's Diner and the chips and chops at Skipper Zipp's Clipper Ship Chip Chop Shop.
Fox in Socks
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Enjoy Dr. Seuss' first attempt at a book full of tongue-twisters. Fox in Socks goes from place to place trying to find a tongue-twister that Mr. Knox can say. From Luke Luck and his Duck and Fleas who flew while the freezy breeze blew to Ticks and Tocks and Chicks and Clocks and a Tweedle Beetle Battle with paddles in a puddle. Can you keep your tongue from going numb?
Amelia Bedelia
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Amelia Bedelia takes everything very literally. Now in full color, enjoy the timeless tale of one woman who will turn the lives of her new employers upside-down.

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