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- Inherit midnight
Avery is less than excited when her grandmother ropes her into a competition to determine who inherits the VanDemere family fortune, until a chance to gain information about her mother motivates Avery to try to win the game.
- Kindness for weakness
A fifteen-year-old boy from an abusive home desperately seeking his older brother's love and approval starts pushing drugs for him and suffers the consequences.
- Made you up
Struggling with schizophrenia, high-school senior Alex is used to being different, but when she unexpectedly falls for a boy and begins to experience the usual teen rites of passage, Alex isnt sure she is prepared for normal.
Continues the story of Austrian Prince Alek who, in an alternate 1914 Europe, eludes the Germans by traveling in the Leviathan to Constantinople, where he faces a whole new kind of genetically-engineered warship.
- Spies in the Continental capital : espionage across Pennsylvania during the American Revolution
"Demonstrates that intelligence operations on both sides emanating from Pennsylvania were vast, well-designed, and critical to understanding the course and outcome of the war"--Dust jacket.
- Born at the Right Time : A History of the Baby-Boom Generation
A well-researched, lucid, and humorous book, Born at the Right Time is the first Canadian history of the baby-boomers and the society they helped to shape.
- The Terror Courts : Rough Justice at Guantanamo Bay
Looks at the military courts at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba.
- John D. Rockefeller : anointed with oil
Chronicles the life and accomplishments of the philanthropist and industrialist who founded the Standard Oil Company.
- Issues of church, state & religious liberties : whose freedom, whose faith?
Examines the intelligence operations of the Americans, British, and French during the American Revolution.
- Public school choice vs. private school vouchers / Richard D. Kahlenberg, editor
Collects articles, papers, and discussion on the debate over public school choice and private school vouchers, discussing the advantages and disadvantages of having more choices in education and whether those choices should be extended to private schools.
- The autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin recalls his life--as a rebellious runaway apprentice to a successful leader, as printer and journalist, social and political reformer, scientist and philosopher.
- Strategic inventions of the Cold War
In the years following World War II, a new kind of war gripped the world. This was not a war fought on a battlefield but a war fought in the mind and through willpower and demonstrations of strength. The Cold War, as this conflict became known, lasted from the 1950s to the 1980s. It was a time that saw many new technologies emerge. Among them were ballistic missiles, the M1 Abrams tank, and the television. This book details the events of the Cold War, the need for these technologies, and the impact these advancements had on societies of the past as well as today.
A young man rebels against convention, gets involved in the world of petty crime, and discovers his new powers for good and evil.
- John D. Rockefeller : entrepreneur & philanthropist
An exploration of the life of John D. Rockefeller that discusses his childhood, family, early ventures, oil business, philanthropy, and other related topics.
- The Bermuda Triangle
Discusses the mystery of ships and airplanes that have vanished in the area of the Atlantic Ocean known as the Bermuda Triangle, and looks at some of the possible reasons for these disappearances.
- The sword of summer
"Magnus Chase has always been a troubled kid. Since his mother's mysterious death, he's lived alone on the streets of Boston, surviving by his wits, keeping one step ahead of the police and the truant officers. One day, he's tracked down by an uncle he barely knows-a man his mother claimed was dangerous. Uncle Randolph tells him an impossible secret: Magnus is the son of a Norse god. The Viking myths are true. The gods of Asgard are preparing for war. Trolls, giants and worse monsters are stirring for doomsday. To prevent Ragnarok, Magnus must search the Nine Worlds for a weapon that has been lost for thousands of years. When an attack by fire giants forces him to choose between his own safety and the lives of hundreds of innocents, Magnus makes a fatal decision. Sometimes, the only way to start a new life is to die ...
- Challenger deep
A teenage boy struggles with schizophrenia
- The Blackthorn key
In 1665 London, fourteen-year-old Christopher Rowe, apprentice to an apothecary, and his best friend Tom try to uncover the truth behind a mysterious cult, following a trail of puzzles, codes, pranks, and danger toward an unearthly secret with the power to tear the world apart
- The impossible knife of memory
"Hayley Kincaid and her father move back to their hometown to try a "normal" life, but the horrors he saw in the war threaten to destroy their lives"--
Newly arrived in 1892 New England, Abigail Rook becomes assistant to R.F. Jackaby, an investigator of the unexplained with the ability to see supernatural beings, and she helps him delve into a case of serial murder which, Jackaby is convinced, is due to a nonhuman creature.