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Works: 193,328 works in 238,435 publications in 3 languages and 983,069 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Humorous fiction  Bildungsromans  Action and adventure fiction  Science fiction  Adventure stories  Diaries  Fantasy fiction 
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Lady Windermere's fan by Oscar Wilde( )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2020 in English and held by 1,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady Windemere suspects her husband of infidelity and retaliates by taking a lover. Her husband's suspected lover follows her, begging her to return to Lord Windemere. The lover sacrifices her own reputation for that of Lady Windemere, in order to save that lady's marriage
Diary of a girl in Changi, 1941-45 by Sheila Allan( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moving personal account of a young girl kept prisoner of the Japanese in Changi prison and Sime Rd camp for three and a half years
Pygmalion by Bernard Shaw( )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2020 in English and held by 1,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pygmalion both delighted and scandalized its first audiences in 1914. A brilliantly witty reworking of the classical tale of the sculptor who falls in love with his perfect female statue, it is also a barbed attack on the British class system and a statement of Shaw's feminist views. In Shaw's hands, the phoneticist Henry Higgins is the Pygmalion figure who believes he can transform Eliza Doolittle, a cockney flower girl, into a duchess at ease in polite society. The one thing he overlooks is that his 'creation' has a mind of her own
Magic in the web : action & language in Othello by Robert Bechtold Heilman( )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author "traces out literal and symbolic meanings; he analyzes plot relationships; he examines characters in terms of both their psychological and their moral situations, and style in relation to both character and meaning. He traces some effects due to historical meanings which have now been lost by certain words, and he tries to measure the impact of the drama upon, and its significance for, the modern consciousness."
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs( )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The #1 New York Times best-selling series. Bonus features QA with author Ransom Riggs Eight pages of color stills from the film Sneak preview of Hollow City , the next novel in the series A mysterious island.?? An abandoned orphanage.?? A strange collection of very curious photographs.? It all waits to be discovered in Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children , an unforgettable novel that mixes fiction and photography in a thrilling reading experience. As our story opens, a horrific family tragedy sets sixteen-year-old Jacob journeying to a remote island off the coast of Wales, where he discovers the crumbling ruins of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. As Jacob explores its abandoned bedrooms and hallways, it becomes clear that the children were more than just peculiar. They may have been dangerous. They may have been quarantined on a deserted island for good reason. And somehow?impossible though it seems?they may still be alive. ??A spine-tingling fantasy illustrated with haunting vintage photography, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children will delight adults, teens, and anyone who relishes an adventure in the shadows. "A tense, moving, and wondrously strange first novel. The photographs and text work together brilliantly to create an unforgettable story."?John Green, New York Times best-selling author of The Fault in Our Stars "With its X-Men: First Class -meets-time-travel story line, David Lynchian imagery, and rich, eerie detail, it's no wonder Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children has been snapped up by Twentieth Century Fox. B+"? Entertainment Weekly "'Peculiar' doesn't even begin to cover it. Riggs' chilling, wondrous novel is already headed to the movies."? People "You'll love it if you want a good thriller for the summer. It's a mystery, and you'll race to solve it before Jacob figures it out for himself."? Seventeen
Becoming Kirrali Lewis by Jane Harrison( )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through a pair of ornate wrought-iron gates was one of the oldest universities in the country. Our paths had just intersected. It was 1985 and I, little black duck, was about to embark on a law degree. Set within the explosive cultural shifts of the 1960s and 1980s, Becoming Kirrali Lewis chronicles the journey of a young Aboriginal teenager as she leaves her home town in rural Victoria to take on a law degree in Melbourne in 1985. Adopted at birth by a white family, Kirrali doesn't question her cultural roots until a series of life-changing events force her to face up to her true identify. Her decision to search for her biological parents sparks off a political awakening that no-one sees coming, least of all Kirrali herself as she discovers her mother is white and her father is a radical black activist. Narrative flashbacks to the 1960s, where Kirrali's biological mother, Cherie, is rebelling against her parent's strict conservatism sees her fall into a clandestine relationship with an Aboriginal man. Unmarried and pregnant, Cherie's traumatic story of an unforgiving Australian society give meaning to Kirrali's own rites of passage nearly twenty years later. The generational threads of human experience are the very things that will complete her. If only she can let go
The mindful teen : powerful skills to help you handle stress one moment at a time by Dzung X Vo( )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outlines a program structured around mindfulness-based stress reduction techniques to help teens manage stress, navigate strong emotions, and improve communication skills
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain( )

17 editions published between 1998 and 2020 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Huckleberry Finn, Tom Sawyer's best friend, escapes down the Mississippi on a raft with the runaway slave, Jim. One of the iconic American novels, it caused a stir when published because of the vernacular used by Twain to characterize Jim and the people of the Mississippi. Twain's criticism of racial segregation and the treatment of slaves was thrown into turbulent criticisms at the turn of the century however, when he himself was accused of racist stereotyping and frequent use of the word "nigger"
She said/she saw by Norah McClintock( )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tegan was in the backseat when her two best friends were gunned down in front of her. Was it an argument over drugs? An ongoing feud? Or something more random? Tegan says she didn't see who did it. Or know why. Nobody will believe her. Not the police; not her friends; not the families of the victims; and not even Kelly, her own sister. Is she afraid that the killer will come back? Or does she know more than she is saying? Shunned at school and feeling alone, Tegan must sort through her memories and try to decide what is real and what is imagined. And in the end she must decide whether she has the strength to stand up and do the right thing
Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins( )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having survived the Hunger Games twice before, Katniss Everdeen is lucky to be alive. However, she is far from safe. With the Capitol and President Snow blaming her for the strife plaguing District 12, Katniss must sacrifice herself to protect her loved ones
Room : a novel by Emma Donoghue( )

7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrator Jack and his mother, who was kidnapped seven years earlier when she was a 19-year-old college student, celebrate his fifth birthday. They live in a tiny, 11-foot-square soundproofed cell in a converted shed in the kidnapper's yard. The sociopath, whom Jack has dubbed Old Nick, visits at night, grudgingly doling out food and supplies. But Ma, as Jack calls her, proves to be resilient and resourceful--and attempts a nail-biting escape
Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo( )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and French and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten-year-old India Opal Buloni describes her first summer in the town of Naomi, Florida, and all the good things that happen to her because of her big ugly dog Winn-Dixie
Insurgent by Veronica Roth( )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DIVERGENT-TRILOGIN: Nu ?ver 32 miljoner s?lda exemplar och biosucc? f?r den f?rsta filmen! Ett enda val kan f?r?ndra dig - eller f?rg?ra dig. Men varje val har konsekvenser, och n?r oroligheter v?ller upp i falangerna omkring henne m?ste Tris Prior forts?tta att f?rs?ka r?dda dem hon ?lskar - och sig sj?lv- samtidigt som hon brottas med sv?ra fr?gor om sorg och f?rl?telse, identitet och lojalitet, politik och k?rlek.Tris initiationsdag borde ha varit en dag fylld av firande och segeryra tillsammans med hennes valda falang. I st?llet slutade dagen i outs?gliga fasor. Nu rasar krig, och konflikterna mellan falangerna och deras ideologier v?xer. Och i krigstider m?ste man v?lja sida, hemligheter kommer i ljuset, och de val som m?ste g?ras blir ?nnu st?rre och mer o?terkalleliga.Tris har f?r?ndrats, dels genom sina beslut, men ocks? p? grund av nya uppt?ckter och skiftande relationer. Nu m?ste hon omfamna sin divergens fullt ut, oavsett vilka risker det inneb?r. VERONICA ROTH f?ddes 1988 i en f?rort till Chicago. Medan hon studerade p? universitetet b?rjade hon skriva p? sin dystopiska science fiction-trilogi - Divergent, Insurgent och Allegiant - succ?b?ckerna som hittills har s?lt i ?ver 32 miljoner exemplar v?rlden ?ver! V?ren 2014 hade filmversionen av Divergent, med bland annat Shailene Woodley och Kate Winslet i rollerna, premi?r. Kort d?refter p?b?rjades inspelningarna av uppf?ljaren Insurgent, som hade svensk premi?r den 20 mars
Moon over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Abilene Tucker feels abandoned. Her father has put her on a train, sending her off to live with an old friend for the summer while he works a railroad job. Armed only with a few possessions and her list of universals, Abilene jumps off the train in Manifest, Kansas, aiming to learn about the boy her father once was. Having heard stories about Manifest, Abilene is disappointed to find that it's just a dried-up, worn-out old town. But her disappointment quickly turns to excitement when she discovers a hidden cigar box full of mementos, including some old letters that mention a spy known as the Rattler. These mysterious letters send Abilene and her new friends, Lettie and Ruthanne, on an honest-to-goodness spy hunt, even though they are warned to "Leave Well Enough Alone." Abilene throws all caution aside when she heads down the mysterious Path to Perdition to pay a debt to the reclusive Miss Sadie, a diviner who only tells stories from the past. It seems that Manifest's history is full of colorful and shadowy characters-and long-held secrets. The more Abilene hears, the more determined she is to learn just what role her father played in that history. And as Manifest's secrets are laid bare one by one, Abilene begins to weave her own story into the fabric of the town."--Jacket
The enchanted castle by E Nesbit( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three children discover an old country estate during their school holidays. When they're exploring it they come upon a mysterious young girl claiming to be a fairy princess. She shows them the castle's treasure, including a ring that will turn you invisible. But no one is more surprised than she when she slips it on her finger ... and disappears! The ring is indeed magical, and the children waste no time finding out what else it can do
Taken by Norah McClintock( )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Stephanie is abducted and left alone in the woods, it takes all of her strength to survive
Life as we knew it by Susan Beth Pfeffer( )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I guess I always felt even if the world came to an end, McDonald's still would be open. High school sophomore Miranda's disbelief turns to fear in a split second when an asteroid knocks the moon closer to Earth, like "one marble hits another." The result is catastrophic. How can her family prepare for the future when worldwide tsunamis are wiping out the coasts, earthquakes are rocking the continents, and volcanic ash is blocking out the sun? As August turns dark and wintery in northeastern Pennsylvania, Miranda, her two brothers, and their mother retreat to the unexpected safe haven of their sunroom, where they subsist on stockpiled food and limited water in the warmth of a wood-burning stove. Told in a year's worth of journal entries, this heart-pounding story chronicles Miranda's struggle to hold on to the most important resource of all?hope?in an increasingly desperate and unfamiliar world. An extraordinary series debut! Susan Beth Pfeffer has written three companion novels to Life As We Knew It, including The Dead and the Gone, This World We Live In, and The Shade of the Moon
Swallow the air by Tara June Winch( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When May's mother dies suddenly, she and her brother Billy are taken in by an aunt. However their loss leaves them both searching for their place in a world that doesn't want them. May sets off to find her father and her Aboriginal identity
Okay for now by Gary D Schmidt( )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2011 National Book Award Finalist As a fourteen-year-old who just moved to a new town, with no friends and a louse for an older brother, Doug Swieteck has all the stats stacked against him. So begins a coming-of-age masterwork full of equal parts comedy and tragedy from Newbery Honor winner Gary D. Schmidt. As Doug struggles to be more than the "skinny thug" that his teachers and the police think him to be, he finds an unlikely ally in Lil Spicer?a fiery young lady who "smelled like daisies would smell if they were growing in a big field under a clearing sky after a rain." In Lil, Doug finds the strength to endure an abusive father, the suspicions of a whole town, and the return of his oldest brother, forever scarred, from Vietnam. Together, they find a safe haven in the local library, inspiration in learning about the plates of John James Audubon's birds, and a hilarious adventure on a Broadway stage. In this stunning novel, Schmidt expertly weaves multiple themes of loss and recovery in a story teeming with distinctive, unusual characters and invaluable lessons about love, creativity, and survival
Th1rteen r3asons why : a novel by Jay Asher( )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When high school student Clay Jenkins receives a box in the mail containing thirteen cassette tapes recorded by his classmate Hannah, who committed suicide, he spends a bewildering and heartbreaking night crisscrossing their town, listening to Hannah's voice recounting the events leading up to her death
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Lady Windermere's fan
PygmalionAdventures of Huckleberry FinnRoom : a novelMoon over Manifest
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