Laurie Halse Anderson


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    General Fiction

    Feb-2018

    Read by Mandy Siegfried5 hours 1 minute, 3 cassettes1999 National Book Award FinalistSchool Library Journal Best Books of the YearBooklist Editors' ChoiceMelinda is a friendless outcast at Merryweather High. She busted an end-of-summer party by calli...

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    Historical

    Oct-2016

    Return to the American Revolution in this blistering conclusion to the trilogy that began with the bestselling National Book Award Finalist Chains and continued with Forge, which The New York Times called a return not only to the colonial era but to ...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-2016

    Vet Volunteers - 17

    When Sunita joins Dr. Gabe and another Vet Volunteer on a house call at a local horse farm, she is concerned to discover a lone lamb housed in one of the stalls. She knows that sheep are flock animals, and that without other sheep and lambs around, t...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-2014

    Vet Volunteers - 16

    When the Vet Volunteers find some abandoned ducklings, they know there's no time to lose. Without a mother, the ducklings must learn to swim on their own. But where did they come from? When Brenna and the rest of the Volunteers learn that the ducklin...

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    General Fiction

    Jan-2014

    For the past five years, Hayley Kincaid and her father, Andy, have been on the road, never staying long in one place as he struggles to escape the demons that have tortured him since his return from Iraq. Now they are back in the town where he grew u...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-2013

    Vet Volunteers - 15

    Jules and Josh are so excited when their parents hire ponies to attract customers to their sidewalk sale. But the Vet Volunteers notice that the ponies don't seem to be very healthy, and after an examination, they learn that the handler, Gus, has bee...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2012

    Vet Volunteers - 14

    Zoe is back in Ambler after living with her mom in Los Angeles, and she doesn't know what to feel about it. It's fun to be back with the Vet Volunteers, but Zoe misses her mom, who is filming a movie in Canada. Meanwhile, there seems to be a rash of ...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2012

    Vet Volunteers - 12

    It all starts when an injured greyhound is brought to the clinic, and Maggie and Dr. Mac learn that a neighbor is keeping sick racing dogs at her house. They come from a dog track in Connecticut. Dr. Mac, Maggie, and Taryn, the newest Vet Volunteer, ...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2012

    Vet Volunteers - 11

    Sunita loves her cat, Mittens, just as much as she loves volunteering at Dr. Mac's veterinary clinic. But when Mittens eats some yarn from her Halloween costume and becomes ill, Sunita wonders if she is cut out to work for a vet after all. She tries ...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2012

    Vet Volunteers - 13

    Meet Jules and Josh, the new twins in town! While Josh adapts quickly to Ambler, Jules accidentally makes an enemy of Maggie. Hoping a pet will help her feel better, Jules adopts the class rabbit, Chewie, but things go downhill when there are complic...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2011

    From the author of Speak and Fever, 1793, comes the never-before-told tale of Sarah Josepha Hale, the extraordinary "lady editor" who made Thanksgiving a national holiday Thanksgiving might have started with a jubilant feast on Plymouth's shore. But...

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    Historical

    Oct-2010

    Revolutionary War Trilogy - 2

    WOULD YOU RISK EVERYTHING to be free? THE YOUNG SOLDIERS at Valley Forge are suffering from hunger, cold, and the threat of the British army. Their newly forged bonds of friendship might be enough to help them survive. But the chains of Curzon's pas...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-2009

    Vet Volunteers - 9

    The biggest challenge... David is determined to learn to jump on horseback if it kills him. And sometimes he?s afraid it might? like when Comet balks and won?t go over the crossbar. Now that David?s father is back in town, he?s promised to teach D...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2009

    Zoe Fleefenbacher has one blue eye and one green eye and bright red hair that goes on . . . forever. Her hair has always been unruly, but now she is in first grade and according to her teacher, Ms. Trisk, first grade has rules. It takes countless bar...

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    General Fiction

    May-2009

    Vet Volunteers - 7

    Maggie's still getting used to middle school. One of her teachers is, too - Mr. Carlson, her new science teacher, is blind, and is working with a guide dog for the first time. Scout is a love of a German shepherd and really wants to do his job, but M...

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    General Fiction

    May-2009

    Vet Volunteers - 8

    Someone's been setting animal traps in the nature preserve behind Brenna's house. She and her older brother, Sage, are furious - not only is that illegal, it's hurting and killing defenseless animals where they should be safe. They both want to do so...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2009

    Dead girl walking, the boys say in the halls. Tell us your secret, the girls whisper, one toilet to another. I am that girl. I am the space between my thighs, daylight shining through. I am the bones they want, wired on a porcelain frame. Lia and Cas...

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    Historical

    Oct-2008

    Revolutionary War Trilogy - 1

    If an entire nation could seek its freedom, why not a girl? As the Revolutionary War begins, thirteen-year-old Isabel wages her own fight...for freedom. Promised freedom upon the death of their owner, she and her sister, Ruth, in a cruel twist of ...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2008

    Vet Volunteers - 5

    Yum-Yum is an adorable shih tzu and one of Zoe s favorite clients. When Zoe and Yum-Yum visit a ward of cancer patients, she is amazed by how much joy the tiny dog can spread in an instant. But then Yum-Yum is diagnosed with cancer himself. How can Z...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2008

    Vet Volunteers - 6

    Sunita Patel is book smart and good with cats. When a hurricane approaches, Sunita realizes that Lucy, a diabetic cat with a broken leg, is in danger, along with her owner, Mrs. Clark. When the vets are called out on emergency, the evacuation starts....

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2008

    Vet Volunteers - 4

    Dr. Mac has brought Brenna, Maggie, and Zoe to Florida to visit her friend Gretchen, a marine biologist who runs a manatee rescue center that s in desperate need of money. Brenna s immediately drawn to the endangered, gentle giants, and wants to do w...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2008

    Vet Volunteers - 3

    As soon as he sees Trickster, the new horse at Quinn s Stables, David knows he s found the horse he was born to ride. But David s got a reputation as a troublemaker . . . and Trickster s still recuperating from an accident. David is determined to cle...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2007

    EVERYBODY TOLD HIM TO BE A MAN. NOBODY TOLD HIM HOW. High school senior Tyler Miller used to be the kind of guy who faded into the background -- average student, average looks, average dysfunctional family. But since he got busted for doing graffi...

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    Romance

    Mar-2005

    A Cinderella Story Ashley Hannigan doesn't care about the prom, but she's the exception. It's pretty much the only good thing that happens in her urban Philadelphia high school, and everyone plans to make the most of it -- especially Ash's best frie...

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    General Fiction

    Jan-2003

    Lust, Desire, Fantasy, Obsession, Love In one outstanding volume, ten of today's finest authors of adult and young-adult literature lend teir talent and their vioces to take a hard, clear look at love and sexuality. From balancing abstinence and des...

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    General Fiction

    Dec-2002

    FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Just when Zoe is starting to feel at home in Ambler, Pennsylvania, living with her veterinarian grandmother and learning about a flock of wild parrots, her actress mother arrives to take her to a new home in Los...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-2002

    Meet Kate Malone -- straight-A science and math geek, minister's daughter, ace long-distance runner, new girlfriend (to Mitchell "Early Decision Harvard" Pangborn III), unwilling family caretaker, and emotional avoidance champion. Kate manages her li...

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    General Fiction

    2002

    Vet Volunteers - 10

    Zoe: I'm stunned. There's a flock of parrots in our backyard! No one knows where they came from or how well they can survive in the wild, out of their natural environment. But they aren't as a big a surprise as the sight of my mom, who has just arriv...

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    Historical

    Sep-2000

    During the summer of 1793, Mattie Cook lives above the family coffee shop with her widowed mother and grandfather. Mattie spends her days avoiding chores and making plans to turn the family business into the finest Philadelphia has ever seen. But the...

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    General Fiction

    2000

    Vet Volunteers - 1

    Maggie has a mission Maggie MacKenzie is great with dogs, but her homework is out of control. Dr. Mac, her veterinarian grandmother, puts her on a short leash until her grades improve. Four new volunteers show up to help Gran in the clinic, but no...

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    General Fiction

    2000

    Vet Volunteers - 2

    Volunteer at Wild at Heart Animal Clinic with Brenna, Zoe, David, Maggie, and Sunita. Sunita: Socrates is missing! We've looked everywhere. But instead of finding Dr. Mac's cat, we found a pack of feral cats -- hundreds of them, living outside in th...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-1999

    The tough, tender, and darkly funny story of a teenage outcast Melinda Sordino busted an end-of-summer party by calling the cops, so her old friends won't talk to her, and people she doesn't know hate her from a distance. The safest place to be is...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-1999

    With only two days left until Mother's Day, Charity is at a loss concerning the perfect gift for her mom. But after rising Saturday morning and watching her mother go top speed all day, Charity realizes that what her mother needs is an extra set of h...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-1996

    When Charity comes down with chicken pox on Thanksgiving Day, she must return back home without going to Nana's for wonderful turkey, stuffing, gravy, and cranberry sauce. But don't underestimate Nana! Laurie Halse Anderson's cheerful holiday tale wi...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1996

    Every day many children in Kenya run miles to school--so does Ndito. From her village in the highlands she runs barefoot, across ridges and down hills, under baobab trees and through tall grass. As she runs she calls up animal dreams to keep her comp...

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    General Fiction

    Little Benny Antonelli is so small that when the kids on Third Street play keep-away, he gets to be the ball. And that's no fun. (Well, at least not for Benny.) But the annual Third Street Block Party is right around the corner. And that's where th...

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