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38 Results
Rumble fish —Hinton, S. E.

A junior high school boy idolizes his older brother, the coolest, toughest guy in the neighborhood, and wants to be just like him.

Bliss

A brilliant painter facing the worst creative block of her life turns to anything she can to complete her masterpiece, spiraling into a hallucinatory hellscape of drugs, sex, and murder in the sleazy underbelly of Los An...

The ask and the answer —Ness, Patrick, 1971- author.

Alternate chapters follow teenagers Todd and Viola, who become separated as the Mayor's oppressive new regime takes power in New Prentisstown, a space colony where residents can hear each other's thoughts.

Monsters of men —Ness, Patrick, 1971- author.

As a world-ending war surges to life around them, Todd and Viola face monstrous decisions, questioning all they have ever known as they try to step back from the darkness and find the best way to achieve peace.

Miss Iceland —Auður A. Ólafsdóttir, 1958- author.

"Iceland in the 1960s. Hekla always knew she wanted to be a writer. In a nation of poets, where each household proudly displays leatherbound volumes of the Sagas, and there are more writers per capita than anywhere else...

Magnolia

A mosaic of American Life woven through a series of comic and poignant vignettes. Nine people will weave and warp through each other's lives. Some will mend frayed bonds, others will be exposed.

Island of legends —McMann, Lisa, author.
Book On CD
2014
Availability: 1 of 1

As Alex grows more confident in his role as the mage of Artim, ̌he expands his skills and brings his first creature to life₇with results that are both painful and wonderful. A team from Artim ȟeads out to rescue Sky and...

The emperor of shoes —Wise, Spencer, author.
Large Print
2018
Availability: 6 of 7

"Alex Cohen, a twenty-six-year-old Jewish Bostonian, is living in southern China, where his father runs their family-owned shoe factory. Alex reluctantly assumes the helm of the company, but as he explores the plant's va...

That was then, this is now —Hinton, S. E., author.

Sixteen-year-old Mark and Bryon have been like brothers since childhood, but now, as their involvement with girls, gangs, and drugs increases, their relationship seems to gradually disintegrate.

Outlaw —Davies, Stephen, 1976-

The children of Britain's ambassador to Burkina Faso, fifteen-year-old Jake, who loves technology and adventure, and thirteen-year-old Kas, a budding social activist, are abducted and spend time in the Sahara desert with...

Monsters of men —Ness, Patrick, 1971- author.
Book On CD
2010
Availability: 1 of 1

As a world-ending war surges to life around them, Todd and Viola face monstrous decisions, questioning all they have ever known as they try to step back from the darkness and find the best way to achieve peace.

The knife of never letting go —Ness, Patrick, 1971-
Book On CD
2009
Availability: 1 of 1

"Everyone can hear everyone else's thoughts in an overwhelming, neverending stream of Noise. Just a month away from the birthday that will make him a man. Todd and his dog, Manchee-- whose thoughts Todd can hear, too, wh...

Hard times —Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870.

Mr. Thomas Gradgrind, school headmaster in Cokestown, a northern English village beset by industrialism, runs his family and his school with a rigid adherence to facts, but his daughter's loveless marriage, his son's inv...

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