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Product Description: Caroline Leavitt is at her mesmerizing best in this haunting, nuanced portrait of love, sisters, and the impossible legacy of family.It’s 1969, and sixteen-year-old Lucy is about to run away to live off the grid in rural Pennsylvania, a rash act that will have vicious repercussions for both her and her older sister, Charlotte...read more

Hardcover:

9781616203634 | Algonquin Books, October 4, 2016, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Caroline Leavitt is at her mesmerizing best in this haunting, nuanced portrait of love, sisters, and the impossible legacy of family.

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Product Description: Did you know that Thomas Jefferson’s grandson was an ax murderer? Do you delight knowing that some dinosaurs were as teeny tiny as hens? Wonder what it’s like to live in Hell Town at the End of the World? How about an ailment so surreal it’s named after Alice in Wonderland? In A People's History of the Peculiar, historian Nick Belardes has dug into the raw source material found in historical archives, scientific studies, and libraries the world over to find facts, lists, definitions, and astonishing information guaranteed to provide readers with the best cocktail conversation topics for many years to come! Also found here are first-person interviews with people who can explain the unexplained, from the permanently puzzling Mothman conspiracy to secret Star Wars Jedi religious cults and the charmingly eccentric reason why British aerospace engineers sent teddy bears floating out into space...read more
By Nick Belardes and Caroline Leavitt (foreword by)

Paperback:

9781936740833 | Pgw, April 8, 2014, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Did you know that Thomas Jefferson’s grandson was an ax murderer?

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Product Description: In 1956, Ava Lark rents a house with her twelve-year-old son, Lewis, in a desirable Boston suburb. Ava is beautiful, divorced, Jewish, and a working mom. She finds her neighbors less than welcoming. Lewis yearns for his absent father, befriending the only other fatherless kids: Jimmy and Rose...read more

Paperback:

9781616200541 | Algonquin Books, May 7, 2013, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: In 1956, Ava Lark rents a house with her twelve-year-old son, Lewis, in a desirable Boston suburb.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781622311422 | Unabridged edition (Highbridge Co, May 7, 2013), cover price $36.95 | About this edition: It’s 1956, and working-mother Ava Lark and her son, Lewis, have rented a house in a less-than-welcoming Boston suburb.

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9781611739466 | Large print edition (Center Point Pub, December 1, 2013), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: In 1956, Ava Lark rents a house with her twelve-year-old son, Lewis, in a desirable Boston suburb.

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Product Description: Two cars collide on a foggy highway, and a woman dies. The survivor, Isabelle, is left to pick up the pieces, not only of her own life, but of the lives of the devastated husband and fragile son that the other woman, April, has left behind...read more

Library:

9781611730227 | Large print edition (Center Point Pub, April 1, 2011), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Two cars collide on a foggy highway, and a woman dies.

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Product Description: A tragic accident: One woman is left dead after she and another woman, both running away from their marriages, collide in the fog on a highway. The survivor, Isabelle, is left to pick up the pieces, not only of her own life but of the lives of the devastated husband and fragile son that the other woman, April, has left behind...read more
By Caroline Leavitt and Robin Miles (narrator)

CD/Spoken Word:

9781615736553 | Unabridged edition (Highbridge Co, January 25, 2011), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: A tragic accident: One woman is left dead after she and another woman, both running away from their marriages, collide in the fog on a highway.

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Abandoned by her boyfriend and at odds with her parents for choosing open adoption, Sara, a sixteen-year-old honor student, is sustained by her relationship with her daughter's adoptive parents until they become threatened by her increasing obsession with the baby and make a decision that has devastating consequences for everyone.At odds with her parents for choosing open adoption, sixteen-year-old Sara is sustained by her relationship with her daughter's adoptive parents, until they make a decision with devastating consequences.

Hardcover:

9780312271220 | 1 edition (St Martins Pr, December 1, 2003), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Abandoned by her boyfriend and at odds with her parents for choosing open adoption, Sara, a sixteen-year-old honor student, is sustained by her relationship with her daughter's adoptive parents until they become threatened by her increasing obsession with the baby and make a decision that has devastating consequences for everyone.

Paperback:

9780312339739 | Reprint edition (Griffin, April 1, 2005), cover price $18.99 | About this edition: Adopting the baby of a sixteen-year-old girl abandoned by her boyfriend, George and Eva are increasingly distressed by their inability to bond with the child to the same degree as its mother, a fear that results in a drastic decision and devastating consequences.

Prebinding:

9781439564660 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, October 15, 2008), cover price $23.95

Miscellaneous:

9781429976817 | 1 edition (St Martins Pr, April 1, 2007), cover price $9.99

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Explains why family histories are important and presents instructions on researching family information and creating a family tree to preserve the uncovered knowledge. Reprint.
By Caroline Leavitt and Ian Phillips (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781402709425 | Sterling Pub Co Inc, June 1, 2005, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Explains why family histories are important and presents instructions on researching and creating a family tree.

Paperback:

9781402747151 | Reprint edition (Sterling Pub Co Inc, March 1, 2007), cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Explains why family histories are important and presents instructions on researching and creating a family tree.

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Describes the history of samurai, including the weapons they used, the skills they needed, and the missions they undertook.

Library:

9780736864336 | Edge Books, July 15, 2006, cover price $27.32 | About this edition: Describes the history of samurai, including the weapons they used, the skills they needed, and the missions they undertook.

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A medical emergency leaves desperate newlywed Gary with a very sick wife, a new baby, a mountain of bills, and no job, and he is forced to make a difficult choise as he struggles to climb out from under his sufferings. Reader's Guide included. Reader's Guide included. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780312269371 | St Martins Pr, April 1, 2001, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A medical emergency leaves newlywed Gary with a very sick wife, a new baby, a mountain of bills, and no job, but he will struggle to climb out from under his sufferings.

Paperback:

9780312305543 | Reprint edition (Griffin, September 1, 2003), cover price $21.99 | About this edition: A medical emergency leaves newlywed Gary with a very sick wife, a new baby, a mountain of bills, and no job, but he will struggle to climb out from under his sufferings.

Product Description: As he and Joe try to get to the eight-grade basketball game in time, Wishbone the dog imagines himself as Robinson Crusoe, the sole survivor of a shipwreck who lived on a deserted island for nearly thirty years.

Paperback:

9781570642715 | Lyrick Studios, August 1, 1997, cover price $3.99 | About this edition: As he and Joe try to get to the eight-grade basketball game in time, Wishbone the dog imagines himself as Robinson Crusoe, the sole survivor of a shipwreck who lived on a deserted islandfor nearly thirty years.

Library:

9780836823004 | Large print edition (Gareth Stevens Pub, January 1, 1999), cover price $23.93 | About this edition: As he and Joe try to get to the eight-grade basketball game in time, Wishbone the dog imagines himself as Robinson Crusoe, the sole survivor of a shipwreck who lived on a deserted island for nearly thirty years.

Prebinding:

9780613102766 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $11.55 | About this edition: As he and Joe try to get to the eight-grade basketball game in time, Wishbone the dog imagines himself as Robinson Crusoe, the sole survivor of a shipwreck who lived on a deserted island for nearly thirty years.

Product Description: Wishbone and his friends try to find out what is causing the mysterious happenings in the old 1930s clubhouse that Joe wins in a raffle.

Paperback:

9781570644825 | Lyrick Studios, May 1, 1998, cover price $1.99 | About this edition: Wishbone and his friends try to find out what is causing the mysterious happenings in the old 1930s clubhouse that Joe wins in a raffle.
9781570642807 | Lyrick Studios, December 1, 1997, cover price $3.99 | About this edition: Wishbone and Joe try to figure out what's causing the mysterious goings-on in a neighborhood clubhouse

Library:

9780836823837 | Ill edition (Gareth Stevens Pub, September 1, 1999), cover price $23.33 | About this edition: Wishbone and his friends try to find out what is causing the mysterious happenings in the old 1930s clubhouse that Joe wins in a raffle.

Reinforced:

9780606128568 | Demco Media, December 1, 1997, cover price $11.19 | About this edition: Wishbone and Joe try to figure out what's causing the mysterious goings-on in a neighborhood clubhouse

Prebinding:

9780613101240 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $11.55 | About this edition: Wishbone and his friends try to find out what is causing the mysterious happenings in the old 1930s clubhouse that Joe wins in a raffle.

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Product Description: Book by Strickland, Brad, Leavitt, Caroline

Paperback:

9781570642951 | Box edition (Lyrick Studios, August 1, 1997), cover price $11.97 | About this edition: Book by Strickland, Brad, Leavitt, Caroline

When Joe gets a chance to prove himself as coach and discovers that it is not as easy as it seems, Wishbone is reminded of the tale in which a poor boy trades places with the crown prince of England, each one believing that the other has the easier life.

Paperback:

9781570641961, titled "The Prince and the Pooch" | Lyrick Studios, June 1, 1997, cover price $3.99 | About this edition: When Joe gets a chance to prove himself as coach and discovers that it is not as easy as it seems, Wishbone is reminded of the tale in which a poor boy trades places with the crown prince of England, each one believing that the other has the easier life.

Library:

9780836822991, titled "The Prince and the Pooch" | Large print edition (Gareth Stevens Pub, January 1, 1999), cover price $23.33 | About this edition: When Joe gets a chance to prove himself as coach and discovers that it is not as easy as it seems, Wishbone is reminded of the tale in which a poor boy trades places with the crown prince of England, each one believing that the other has the easier life.

Reinforced:

9780606182720, titled "The Prince and the Pooch" | Demco Media, April 1, 1997, cover price $12.30 | About this edition: When Joe gets a chance to prove himself as coach and discovers that it is not as easy as it seems, Wishbone is reminded of the tale in which a poor boy trades places with the crown prince of England, each one believing that the other has the easier life.

Prebinding:

9780613102629 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $11.55

When he accompanies Joe and his friends to look for treasure in the condemmed Trumbull barn, Wishbone imagines himself as young Jim Hawkins who acquires a treasure map and soon finds himself involved with dangerous pirates

Reinforced:

9780606182713 | Demco Media, April 1, 1997, cover price $12.30 | About this edition: When he accompanies Joe and his friends to look for treasure in the condemmed Trumbull barn, Wishbone imagines himself as young Jim Hawkins who acquires a treasure map and soon finds himself involved with dangerous pirates

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When a young man dies accidentally, his fiancee, his young daughter, and his aging mother--all stricken with grief and mutual resentment, yet desperately in need of each other--learn to cope with their individual pasts and face the future.

Hardcover:

9780446517058 | Grand Central Pub, May 1, 1995, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: When a young man dies accidentally, his fiance, his young daughter, and his aging mother--all stricken with grief and mutual resentment, yet desperatey in need of each other--learn to cope with their individual pasts and face the future

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Lee faces the consequences of a rash and seemingly heartless act when she abandons her husband and newborn baby, leaving both to rebuild lives for themselves without her. 12,500 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780446517041 | Grand Central Pub, February 1, 1993, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Lee faces the consequences of a rash and seemingly heartless act when she abandons her husband and newborn baby, leaving both to rebuild lives for themselves without her

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Two divorces complicate Nick Austen's life and his relationship with his daughter, Robin

Hardcover:

9780877959045 | Arbor House Pub Co, August 1, 1987, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Two divorces complicate Nick Austen's life and his relationship with his daughter, Robin

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The intertwined lives of Emma, Duncan, a man with a haunted past, and his best friend, Barry, form a tangled web of passion, love, jealousy, desire, and emotional upheaval

Hardcover:

9780399310225 | Putnam Pub Group, September 1, 1983, cover price $1.98 | About this edition: The intertwined lives of Emma, Duncan, a man with a haunted past, and his best friend, Barry, form a tangled web of passion, love, jealousy, desire, and emotional upheaval

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Although she loves and needs her older sister, Bess Nelson grows to adulthood feeling the strain and pressures of Rozzy's mental illness

Paperback:

9780345297976 | Ballantine Books, February 1, 1982, cover price $2.75 | About this edition: Although she loves and needs her older sister, Bess Nelson grows to adulthood feeling the strain and pressures of Rozzy's mental illness

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