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  Cover Art: Watership Down Adams, Richard
Watership Down
Fiver could sense danger. Something terrible was going to happen to the Warren; he felt sure of it. They had to leave immediately. So begins a long and perilous journey of survival for a small band of rabbits.
479 p. 2001
Adult Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: Speak Anderson, Laurie Halse
Speak
A traumatic event near the end of the summer has a devastating effect on Melinda's freshman year in high school.
197 p. 2006
Teen Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: Feed Anderson, M. T.
Feed
In a future where most people have computer implants in their heads to control their environment, a boy meets an unusual girl who is in serious trouble.
237 p. 2002
Teen Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: Emma Austen, Jane
Emma
Story of a rich, clever and beautiful 22 year old Emma who can't resist orchestrating other people's love lives. As her romantic plans go ridiculously wrong, however, it's Emma herself who risks missing out on her perfect match!
495 p. 1991
Adult Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: The Martian Chronicles Bradbury, Ray
The Martian Chronicles
The tranquility of Mars is disrupted by the earthmen who have come to conquer space, colonize the planet, and escape a doomed Earth.
268 p. 1997
Adult Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: Ender's Game Card, Orson Scott
Ender's Game
Andrew "Ender" Wiggin thinks he is playing computer simulated war games at the Battle School; he is, in fact, engaged in something far more desperate. Ender is the most talented result of Earth's desperate quest to create the military genius that the planet needs in its all-out war with an alien enemy.
226 p. 1992
Adult Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: City of Bones Clare, Cassandra
City of Bones
Suddenly able to see demons and the Darkhunters who are dedicated to returning them to their own dimension, fifteen-year-old Clary Fray is drawn into this bizzare world when her mother disappears and Clary herself is almost killed by a monster.
485 p. 2007
Teen Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963 : a Novel Curtis, Christopher Paul
The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963 : a Novel
The ordinary interactions and everyday routines of the Watsons, an African American family living in Flint, Michigan, are drastically changed after they go to visit Grandma in Alabama in the summer of 1963.
210 p. 1995
Children's Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: The Count of Monte Cristo Dumas, Alexandre
The Count of Monte Cristo
The story of Edmond Dantès, wrongfully imprisoned for life in the supposedly impregnable sea fortress, the Château d'If. After a daring escape, and after unearthing a hidden treasure revealed to him by a fellow prisoner, he devotes the rest of his life to tracking down and punishing the enemies who wronged him.
1462 p. 2002
Adult Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: The Graveyard Book Gaiman, Neil
The Graveyard Book
Nobody Owens is a normal boy, except that he has been raised by ghosts and other denizens of the graveyard.
312 p. 2008
Children's Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: Lord of the Flies Golding, William
Lord of the Flies
When a plane wreck leaves six British boys on an isolated island, their struggle for survival becomes a struggle against their own primal instincts.
182 p. 1999
Adult Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: Paper Towns Green, John
Paper Towns
One month before graduating from his Central Florida high school, Quentin "Q" Jacobsen basks in the predictable boringness of his life until the beautiful and exciting Margo Roth Spiegelman, Q's neighbor and classmate, takes him on a midnight adventure and then mysteriously disappears.
305 p. 2008
Teen Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: Book of a Thousand Days Hale, Shannon
Book of a Thousand Days
Fifteen-year-old Dashti, sworn to obey her sixteen-year-old mistress, the Lady Saren, shares Saren's years of punishment locked in a tower, then brings her safely to the lands of her true love, where both must hide who they are as they work as kitchen maids.
305 p. 2009
Teen Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: Newes from the Dead: Being a True Story of Anne Green, Hanged for Infanticide at Oxford Assizes in 1650, Restored to the World and Died Again 1665 Hooper, Mary
Newes from the Dead: Being a True Story of Anne Green, Hanged for Infanticide at Oxford Assizes in 1650, Restored to the World and Died Again 1665
In 1650, while Robert, a young medical student, steels himself to assist with her dissection, twenty-two-year-old housemaid Anne Green recalls her life as she lies in her coffin, presumed dead after being hanged for murdering her child that was, in fact, stillborn.
260 p. 2008
Teen Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice Hoose, Phillip M.
Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice
On March 2, 1955, 15-year-old Claudette Colvin refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger. In her own words, Claudette gives a detailed look at segregated life in 1950s Memphis and the start of the civil rights movement.
133 p. 2009
Children's Nonfiction Book
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  Cover Art: Skulduggery Pleasant Landy, Derek
Skulduggery Pleasant
When twelve-year-old Stephanie inherits her weird uncle's estate, she must join forces with Skulduggery Pleasant, a skeleton mage, to save the world from the Faceless Ones.
392 p. 2007
Children's Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: To Kill a Mockingbird Lee, Harper
To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee's classic novel of a lawyer in the Deep South defending a black man charged with the rape of a white girl.
323 p. 1960
Adult Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks: a Novel Lockhart, E.
The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks: a Novel
Frankie Landau-Banks, at age 14: Debate Club, slightly geeky girl, attending a competitive boarding school. At age 15: a knockout figure, sharp tongue, a chip on her shoulder. And no longer the kind of girl to take "no" for an answer- especially when "no" means she's excluded from her boyfriend's all-male secret society. Not when she knows she's smarter than any of them. And when there are so many, many pranks to be done. At age 16: Possibly a criminal mastermind.
345 p. 2008
Teen Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: The Call of the Wild and White Fang London, Jack
The Call of the Wild and White Fang
The adventures of an unusual dog, part St. Bernard, part Scotch shepherd, that is forcibly taken to the Klondike gold fields where he eventually becomes the leader of a wolf pack.
296 p. 1981
Adult Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: Bloody Jack: Being an Account of the Curious Adventures of Mary Meyer, L. A.
Bloody Jack: Being an Account of the Curious Adventures of Mary "Jacky" Faber, Ship's Boy
Reduced to begging and thievery in the streets of London, a thirteen-year-old orphan disguises herself as a boy and connives her way onto a British warship set for high sea adventure in search of pirates.
278 p. 2002
Teen Fiction Book
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