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Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life (2007)
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Barbara Kingsolver
 
Gourmet: The Magazine of Good Living
Gourmet: The Magazine of Good Living
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Pratt holds back issues of this title in paper from 1941 to 1990 and from 1993 to November 2009 (Gourmet's last issue).  Pratt holds this title on microfilm from 1989 to 1994.  Full-text of some back issues is…
 
Ms.
Ms.
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First appearing in 1971 as a one-time insert in New York Magazine, Ms. has been published as a regular magazine since 1972. Co-founded by feminist Gloria Steinem, the magazine is currently published by…
 
The Graveyard Book
The Graveyard Book (2008)
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Neil Gaiman
Nobody Owens, Bod for short, lives in a graveyard. Yes, you read correctly, a graveyard. He lives among tombstones and the ghosts that inhabit the underneath of those stones. He is raised by a lovely elderly…
 
We Are the Ship: the story of Negro League Baseball
We Are the Ship: the story of Negro League Baseball (2005)
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Kadir  Nelson
Kadir Nelson introduces young audiences to the little known Negro National League in the 1920's. Combining his award winning illustrations with well-written history, Nelson tells the story of how African-Americans…
 
Wuthering Heights
Wuthering Heights (1847)
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Emily Brontë
 

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