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Fiction

Dodger.
BR019844
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In an alternate Victorian London, seventeen-year-old street urchin Dodger's life dramatically changes after he saves a mysterious girl from her captors. While trying to solve the young lady's predicament, Dodger meets Charles Dickens and encounters Sweeney Todd. Some violence.

Trapped.
BR019420
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During what seems like a typical New England blizzard, seven kids at Tattawa Regional High School are waiting to be picked up by their parents. Only the snowstorm is much more powerful than was expected, and not everyone survives.

Bloody Jack: being an account of the curious adventures of Mary "Jacky" Faber, ship's boy.
BR014624
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England, 1797. Mary begs on the streets of London with a gang of fellow orphans. At thirteen she disguises herself as a boy and joins a British warship setting sail to search for pirates. Mary maintains her deception--even battling buccaneers.

The thief. TMATT:1.
BR011285
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Gen, who boasts he can steal anything, is in the king's prison. He is offered a chance of freedom by joining the king's scholar in trying to recover the legendary Hamiathes's Gift Stone. Gen accepts the offer but endures many psychological and physical dangers. Some strong language.

Trouble.
BR018234
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Fourteen-year-old Henry, wishing to honor his older brother Franklin's dying request, sets out to hike Maine's Mount Katahdin with his best friend and dog. But they encounter the Cambodian refugee accused of fatally injuring Franklin--and learn that all is not as it seems.

Nonfiction

Don't steal copyrighted stuff!: avoiding plagiarism and illegal Internet downloading.
BR018164
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Defines plagiarism, copyright, and fair use, specifically applying these legal concepts to students.

Seize the story: a handbook for teens who like to write.
BR018564
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Presents creative-writing tips and exercises, from freewriting to understanding the elements of fiction. Provides examples for character development, motivation, and perspective.

Keys to American history: understanding our most important historic documents.
BR018593
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Seventy-two entries arranged chronologically include the 1606 First Charter of Virginia, the Emancipation Proclamation, the Japanese relocation order, the Civil Rights Act, the Patriot Act, and the 2002 resolution to use armed forces in Iraq.

Plessy v. Ferguson: civil rights movement.
BR019683
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Author describes Homer Plessy's 1892 challenge of the Separate Car Act by boarding a first-class train car reserved for whites only.

Essential gardening for teens.
BR014942
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Beginners' guide to planning and planting an outdoor plot or container garden. Provides advice on site selection, choosing plants, soil preparation, and more.

Pressure: true stories by teens about stress.
BR019740
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Teens share accounts about stress caused by family, friends, school, and increasing responsibilities. They describe what they are doing to help them relax and enjoy the moment and offer suggestions such as physical activities, writing, yoga, and meditation to release negative energy.

Financial aid smarts: getting money for school.
BR020178
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Guide for prospective college students to applying for financial aid for their education. Covers preparing to apply to colleges, understanding financial-aid terms, tapping into different sources for money, and managing costs while away at school.