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  Cover Art: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Adams, Douglas
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Arthur Dent (refugee from the late planet Earth) and his pal, Ford Prefect, travel the universe in a series of comic misadventures. This is a must read for science fiction fans.
215 p. 1980
Adult SciFi Fantasy Book
Other formats available
  Cover Art: Pride and Prejudice Austen, Jane
Pride and Prejudice
With the arrival of eligible young men in their neighborhood, the lives of Mr. and Mrs. Bennet and their five daughters are turned inside out and upside down.
281 p. 1995
Adult Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: The Boy in the Striped Pajamas : a Fable Boyne, John
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas : a Fable
Bored and lonely after his family moves from Berlin to a place called "Out-With" in 1942, Bruno, the son of a Nazi officer, befriends a boy in striped pajamas who lives behind a wire fence.
215 2008
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Da Vinci Code : a Novel Brown, Dan
The Da Vinci Code : a Novel
While in Paris on business, Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon and gifted French cryptologist Sophie Neveu, sort through bizarre riddles and are stunned to discover a trail of clues hidden in the works of Da Vinci.
454 p. 2003
Adult Fiction Book
Other formats available
  Cover Art: Running with Scissors : a Memoir Burroughs, Augusten
Running with Scissors : a Memoir
The true story of a boy whose mother gave him away to be raised by her unorthodox psychiatrist.
304 p. 2002
Adult Nonfiction Book 921 B9384
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  Cover Art: Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist Cohn, Rachel.
Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist
High school student Nick O'Leary, member of a rock band, meets college-bound Norah Silverberg and asks her to be his girlfriend for five minutes in order to avoid his ex-sweetheart.
183 p. 2008
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Dark is Rising : the Complete Sequence Cooper, Susan
The Dark is Rising : the Complete Sequence
Will Stanton's ordinary life is shattered with the dreadful revelation that the Dark--the source of all evil--is rising in its last and greatest bid to control the world. He finds that he is no ordinary boy, but the last-born of the Great Ones, immortals dedicated to keeping mankind free from the Dark.
1082 p. 2010
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Whip it Cross, Shauna.
Whip it
When sixteen-year-old rebel Bliss Cavendar, who is miserable living in a small Texas town with her beauty pageant obsessed mother, secretly joins a roller derby team under the name "Babe Ruthless," her life gets better, although infinitely more confusing.
234 p. 2009
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Doyle, Arthur Conan, Sir,
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
With his devoted secretary, Dr. Watson, Holmes emerges from his smoke-filled rooms on Baker Street to grapple with the forces of treachery, intrigue, and evil. A spine-tingling treat for anyone who loves a classic whodunit, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes shows the inimitable detective at his best.
321 p. 2009
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Beastly Flinn, Alex
Beastly
A modern retelling of "Beauty and the Beast" from the point of view of the Beast, a vain Manhattan private school student who is turned into a monster and must find true love before he can return to his human form.
304, 7 p. 2010
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Stardust Gaiman, Neil
Stardust
On seeing a falling star, a girl promises a boy his heart's desire if he will get it for her. As it happens the boy is a member of a magic people so finding it presents no problem, but he is not the only one searching for the fallen star.
238 p. 1999
Adult SciFi Fantasy Book
  Cover Art: The other Boleyn Girl : a Novel Gregory, Philippa.
The other Boleyn Girl : a Novel
Two sisters competing for the greatest prize: the love of a king
664 p. 2002
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Hoot Hiaasen, Carl
Hoot
Roy, who is new to his small Florida community, becomes involved in another boy's attempt to save a colony of burrowing owls from a proposed construction site.
292 p. 2002
Teen Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: Rocket Boys : a Memoir Hickam, Homer H.
Rocket Boys : a Memoir
Looking back after a distinguished NASA career, Hickam shares the story of his youth in a coal mining town.
368 p. 1998
Adult Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: The Outsiders Hinton, S. E.
The Outsiders
The struggle of three brothers to stay together after their parents' death and their quest for identity among the conflicting values of their adolescent society.
180 2003
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Stormbreaker Horowitz, Anthony
Stormbreaker
After the death of the uncle who had been his guardian, fourteen-year-old Alex Rider is coerced to continue his uncle's dangerous work for Britain's intelligence agency, MI6.
192 p. 2001
Teen Fiction Book
Other formats available
  Cover Art: Whale Rider Ihimaera, Witi Tame
Whale Rider
As her beloved grandfather, chief of the Maori tribe of Whangara, New Zealand, struggles to lead in difficult times and to find a male successor, young Kahu is developing a mysterious relationship with whales, particularly the ancient bull whale whose legendary rider was their ancestor.
152 p. 2003
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Howl's Moving Castle Jones, Diana Wynne
Howl's Moving Castle
Eldest of three sisters in a land where it is considered to be a misfortune, Sophie is resigned to her fate as a hat shop apprentice until a witch turns her into an old woman and she finds herself in the castle of the greatly feared wizard Howl.
212 p. 1986
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Diary of a Wimpy Kid : Greg Heffley's Journal Kinney, Jeff
Diary of a Wimpy Kid : Greg Heffley's Journal
Greg records his sixth grade experiences in a middle school where he and his best friend, Rowley, undersized weaklings amid boys who need to shave twice daily, hope just to survive, but when Rowley grows more popular, Greg must take drastic measures to save their friendship.
217 p. 2007
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Into the Wild Krakauer, Jon
Into the Wild
Recounts the experiences of Christopher McCandless who, at age 24, spent four months in Alaska's wilderness and died there.
207 p. 1996
Adult Nonfiction Book
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