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The Borden Murders: Lizzie Borden and the Trial of the Century

The Borden Murders: Lizzie Borden and the Trial of the Century
Miller, Sarah Elizabeth

Examines the Borden murders, using newspaper articles to recreate the events and the trial and acquittal of Lizzie Borden and exploring Lizzie's story to theorize on what may have happened.


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Rhythm Ride: A Road Trip Through the Motown Sound

Rhythm Ride: A Road Trip Through the Motown Sound
Pinkney, Andrea Davis

"A narrative history of the Motown music label covering the historical context, personalities, and ongoing legacy of the 'sound of young America'"--


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Holds: 0 on 7 copies

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Do You Know Who You Are?: Discover the Real You

Do You Know Who You Are?: Discover the Real You
Kaye, Megan

"Learn about your skills, dreams, desires, and personality with Do You Know Who You Are?, a guided journal for young adults who want to discover more about themselves. Part quiz book, part self-help book, and part activity book, Do You Know Who You Are? is packed with questionnaires, creative activities, fascinating analysis, and psychological wisdom. Created in collaboration with a professional psychologist who specializes in childhood and adolescence, this book provides an enjoyable and insightful journey for teenage girls who are interested in delving deeper into their true selves."--Amazon.com.


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Holds: 0 on 7 copies

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Bleed, Blister, Puke, and Purge: The Dirty Secrets Behind Early American Medicine

Bleed, Blister, Puke, and Purge: The Dirty Secrets Behind Early American Medicine
Younker, J. Marin


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Holds: 0 on 7 copies

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Witches!: The Absolutely True Tale of Disaster in Salem

Witches!: The Absolutely True Tale of Disaster in Salem
Schanzer, Rosalyn


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Holds: 0 on 19 copies

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Soul Surfer: A True Story of Faith, Family, and Fighting to Get Back on the Board

Soul Surfer: A True Story of Faith, Family, and Fighting to Get Back on the Board
Hamilton, Bethany

The teenage surfer who lost her arm in a shark attack in 2003 describes how she has coped with this life-altering event with the help of her faith, the changes in her life, and her return to the sport she loves.


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Holds: 0 on 2 copies

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We Should Hang Out Sometime: Embarrassingly, A True Story

We Should Hang Out Sometime: Embarrassingly, A True Story
Sundquist, Josh

"Why was [Paralympic ski racer and cancer survivor] Josh still single? To find out, he tracked down the girls he had tried to date and asked them straight up: what went wrong? The results of Josh's semiscientific, wholly hilarious investigation are captured here: disastrous Putt-Putt date involving a backward prosthetic foot, to his introduction to CFD (Close Fast Dancing), to a misguided 'grand gesture' at a Miss America pageant, this story is about looking for love--or at least a girlfriend--in all the wrong places"--Amazon.com.


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Holds: 0 on 4 copies

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Symphony for the City of the Dead: Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad

Symphony for the City of the Dead: Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad
Anderson, M. T.

An account of the Siege of Leningrad reveals the role played by Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich and his Leningrad Symphony in rallying and commemorating their fellow citizens.


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Holds: 0 on 9 copies

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My World, My Story: Life Stories From Teens Around the World

My World, My Story: Life Stories From Teens Around the World

Twenty-three teens from diverse regions of the world describe what it like to grow up in their culture and environment, introduce their families and friends, and share their hopes and dreams.


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Holds: 0 on 3 copies

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Hole in My Life

Hole in My Life
Gantos, Jack

The author relates how, as a young adult, he became a drug user and smuggler, was arrested, did time in prison, and eventually got out and went to college, all the while hoping to become a writer.


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Holds: 0 on 14 copies

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