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Scribner's August fiction number / W. Glackens.

Scribner's August fiction number / W. Glackens.

Poster showing a family at the beach, observing a rainbow over the ocean. Title from item. Exhibited: American Treasures of the Library of Congress, 2002-2003. Gift; Charles Carter Smith, Jr,; 1997; (DLC/PP-1997-126).

"Fact and Fiction" [old man reading newspaper beside young woman reading book]

"Fact and Fiction" [old man reading newspaper beside young woman readi...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Color halftone reproduction of painting by Norman Rockwell. Illus. in: Leslie's illustrated weekly newspaper, vol. 124, no. 3201 (1917 Jan. 11), p. 33 ... more

Fannie Hurst, novelist and short story writer, author of "Lummox," "Back Street," and many other successful and distinguished works of fiction.  Miss Hurst is one of the judges in the Equal Rights Essay Contest organized by the Students Council of the National Woman's Party.

Fannie Hurst, novelist and short story writer, author of "Lummox," "Ba...

Summary: Formal portrait, head and chest, Fannie Hurst, facing left with head turned toward camera and left hand resting against face, wearing dark, long-sleeved, turtleneck outfit. Title transcribed from capti... more

Animals run away

Animals run away

A rooster who is about to be killed for supper decides to run away and finds other animals also leaving home, so they band together to chase away thieves and live happily together in their new house. Descriptio... more

A fish and a gift

A fish and a gift

Yusuf is excited to see the gift his father, a fisherman, promises to bring home from his day at sea. Level: Longer paragraphs. Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (African Storybook... more

A hot Saturday

A hot Saturday

On a very hot day, three siblings try to obey their mother by not swimming in the river. Original title not found. Level: First sentences. Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (Africa... more

A cow is my friend

A cow is my friend

Illustrations and simple text reveal the importance of a cow to a human family. "Source www.africanstorybook.org" Level: First words Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (African Stor... more

A forest with snakes

A forest with snakes

Sam, Ken, and Becky are sent into a dangerous forest to collect firewood, but Becky disobeys, leaves her brothers behind, and talks to a stranger who magically changes himself and keeps Becky from going home. D... more

I can dress myself!

I can dress myself!

In this wordless picture book, an independent little girl decides to dress herself while her mother sleeps. Creative Commons: Attribution 4.0. "Illustrated by Heidel Dedekind, Written by Bridget Krone, Designed... more

'M'e Maneo's pumpkin

'M'e Maneo's pumpkin

'M'e Maneo's hamlet is very grateful when they discover the pumpkin she planted carries a maloi, or pumpkin chief, who will eventually open and scatter seeds all over the villages, providing many pumpkins to ea... more

Annoying mosquito

Annoying mosquito

When his sleep is interrupted, a man declares war on a pesky mosquito. Level: First sentences. Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (African Storybook Initiative, viewed July 13, 2018)

The pumpkin chase

The pumpkin chase

A thief steals Miss Sunflower's pumpkin pie so Officers Zig and Zag chase him all over until they catch him and return the pie. "Illustrated by Amy-Jane Harkess ; Written by Smanga Simelane ; Designed by Arthur... more

Akadeli's lucky day

Akadeli's lucky day

Illustrations and easy-to-read text follow Akadeli as she is tricked by her friends and has other mishaps, but winds up having a very lucky day. "Source www.africanstorybook.org" Level: First paragraphs Descrip... more

Knight times

Knight times

Lilly and Thinama are on a make-believe adventure in which they must chase down a dragon and restore the magical ruby to its rightful place. "Illustrated by Nicola Smith, written by Dianne Makings, designed by ... more

Just like me

Just like me

Rahah is excited about inviting all of her new friends to her birthday party because--no matter how different--each is just like her. Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (Book Dash v... more

Miss Tiny Chef

Miss Tiny Chef

Eight-year-old Kasini loves cooking with the assistance of her talking mingling stick. Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (Book Dash, viewed on July 13, 2018)

Abel and his sister's doll

Abel and his sister's doll

When Abel damages his sister Meri's doll in a fit of anger, his mother enlists the help of her friend and doctor to teach Abel that there are financial consequences to his temper tantrums. Level: First paragrap... more

Home of Stephen King, an internationally acclaimed author of horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy, in Bangor, Maine. Note the deliberately spooky details of his front gate. The house is perhaps Bangor's No. 1 destination for tourists wishing to take "selfie" photos

Home of Stephen King, an internationally acclaimed author of horror, s...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Purchase; Carol M. Highsmith Photography, Inc.; 2017; (DLC/PP-2016:103-11). Forms part of: Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the... more

The lost laugh

The lost laugh

Can the other animals help Spotty the hyena find his lost laugh? "Illustrated by Karen Lilje, written by Michelle Preen, designed by Wilna Combrinck"--Title page verso. Description based on online resource; tit... more

A dog and a lizard

A dog and a lizard

A dog and a lizard are unable to decide which creature suffers the most until the lizard observes the dog at mealtime. Level - Longer paragraphs. Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page ... more

My special hair

My special hair

A young girl finds joy and beauty in her unique hair and encourages readers to celebrate their own locks. "Illustrated by Jess Jardim-Wedepohl, written by Candice Dingwall, designed by Renate van Rensburg"--Tit... more

Ann-Nem-Oh-Nee finds adventure

Ann-Nem-Oh-Nee finds adventure

A lonely sea anemone looking for adventure meets a hermit crab in need of a bodyguard. Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (Book Dash, viewed on July 12, 2018)

Tumi goes to the park

Tumi goes to the park

"Illustrated by Nyambura Kariuki ; Written by Paballo Rampa ; Designed by Hannah Shone ; Edited by Karen Hurt" Tumi enjoys her first day on a playground at the park with her mother. Description based on online ... more

Aku the sun maker

Aku the sun maker

A lonely girl brings the sun back to Sunland, allowing the people to resume their daily activities. Level - Read aloud. Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (African Storybook Initiat... more

Who takes the train?

Who takes the train?

Taking the train for the first time, Naledi wonders what kind of people she and her mother will meet on their way to the beach. Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (Book Dash, viewed... more

The fish that couldn't swim

The fish that couldn't swim

A boy who can run, jump, and climb but cannot swim brings a fish to life and learns from it. Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (Book Dash viewed 06/27/2018)

Where is Lulu?

Where is Lulu?

To avoid returning a favorite book to the library, Lulu hides from her mother. "Illustrated by Clyde Beech, written by Mohale Mashigo, designed by Nkosingiphile Mazibuko"--Title page verso. Description based on... more

The dream pillow

The dream pillow

A boy who is afraid because everything changes at night learns about dreaming and how to have good dreams. Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (Book Dash viewed 06/27/2018)

A Laodicean;

A Laodicean;

Also available in digital form.

Fife and drum at Louisbourg,

Fife and drum at Louisbourg,

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The father and daughter: a tale

The father and daughter: a tale

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A History of the haunted caverns of Magdelama, an Indian queen of South America, with her likeness

A History of the haunted caverns of Magdelama, an Indian queen of Sout...

"During a captivity of three years, being taken up as a spy by the above queen, and near the expiration of his time, tried by their laws for attempting his escape, found guilty, and sentenced to death in their ... more

Ormond; or, The secret witness

Ormond; or, The secret witness

First appeared in 1799. Issued as v. [6] of the author's Novels. Also available in digital form.

The vicar of Wakefield: a tale

The vicar of Wakefield: a tale

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The abbot;

The abbot;

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The Red Rover, a tale

The Red Rover, a tale

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The pirate, and The three cutters,

The pirate, and The three cutters,

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Walsingham, the gamester

Walsingham, the gamester

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Margaret's bridal

Margaret's bridal

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The young prima donna: a romance of the opera

The young prima donna: a romance of the opera

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Charles O'Malley, the Irish dragoon

Charles O'Malley, the Irish dragoon

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Sketches of American character

Sketches of American character

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Francis of Valois,

Francis of Valois,

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The mansion of happiness : an instructive moral and entertaining amusement

The mansion of happiness : an instructive moral and entertaining amuse...

A board game that folds to the shape of a book. The paper fastener holds a counter and the instructions (1 sheet). The spaces on the game board are numbered from 1 to 67 and arrranged in an oval. Illustrated sp... more

The history of a pocket prayer book

The history of a pocket prayer book

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The mosaic workers; a tale of Venice

The mosaic workers; a tale of Venice

Translation of Les Maîtres mosaïstes. The Orco; a tradition of the Austrian rule in Venice: p. [191]- 216. Also available in digital form.

Claiborne the rebel. A romance of Maryland,

Claiborne the rebel. A romance of Maryland,

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The West Point cadet; or, The young officer's bride. A romance in real life
The nun of St. Ursula, or, The burning of the convent. A romance of Mount Benedict
The wanderings and fortunes of some German emigrants
Simon Suggs' adventures and travels

Simon Suggs' adventures and travels

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The pirate ..

The pirate ..

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Waverley;

Waverley;

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The history of a pocket prayer book,

The history of a pocket prayer book,

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The fountain and the bottle; comprising thrilling examples of the opposite effects of temperance and intemperance

The fountain and the bottle; comprising thrilling examples of the oppo...

Added t.-p., engr. Also available in digital form.

Life and exploits of the noted criminal, Bristol Bill

Life and exploits of the noted criminal, Bristol Bill

Cover title. Written by George Thompson. Cf. Wright, L.H. Amer. fiction, 1851-1875. Also available in digital form. PS3032.T29 L54 1851 formerly shelved under: LAW <Trials A & E Bristol Bill> LLRBR

Johnny Derivan's travels: a sketch of old Ireland
The Wing-and-wing;

The Wing-and-wing;

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The redskins;

The redskins;

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The pioneers

The pioneers

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East and West a temperance story

East and West a temperance story

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Agnes Sorel. A novel

Agnes Sorel. A novel

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The mysteries and miseries of San Francisco,

The mysteries and miseries of San Francisco,

Wright II, 1776. Also available in digital form.

Hard times

Hard times

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An attic philosopher in Paris

An attic philosopher in Paris

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Fabiola; or, The church of the catacombs

Fabiola; or, The church of the catacombs

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One link in the chain of apostolic succession;

One link in the chain of apostolic succession;

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Fabiola; or, The church of the catacombs

Fabiola; or, The church of the catacombs

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Satanstoe; or, The Littlepage manuscripts. A tale of the colony

Satanstoe; or, The Littlepage manuscripts. A tale of the colony

A description of Westchester County, New York. Also available in digital form.

White-Jacket; or, The world in a man-of-war

White-Jacket; or, The world in a man-of-war

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The tenant of Wildfell hall

The tenant of Wildfell hall

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Helen Leeson; a peep at New-York society ..

Helen Leeson; a peep at New-York society ..

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The antiquary ..

The antiquary ..

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A new home--who'll follow? or, Glimpses of western life

A new home--who'll follow? or, Glimpses of western life

Caroline Matilda (Stansbury) Kirkland (1801-1864) was a middle-class white woman with a literary bent who moved with her husband and children to the woods of Michigan in the mid-1830s to settle a newly-planned ... more

The last of the Mohicans

The last of the Mohicans

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New England boys; or, Three apprentices

New England boys; or, Three apprentices

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Homeward bound; or, The chase. A tale of the sea

Homeward bound; or, The chase. A tale of the sea

Sequel: Home as found. Also available in digital form.

The knout, a tale of Poland

The knout, a tale of Poland

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The two admirals. A tale

The two admirals. A tale

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Westward ho!

Westward ho!

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Home influence: a tale for mothers and daughters

Home influence: a tale for mothers and daughters

Sequel: Mother's recompense. Also available in digital form.

The American spy : or, Freedom's early sacrifice : a tale of the Revolution, founded upon fact

The American spy : or, Freedom's early sacrifice : a tale of the Revol...

Title entered in the Clerk's office, Northern District of New York, in 1846. Also available in digital form.

Life and love in Norway : a Norwegian and Lapland tale ; from the German of Theodore Mügge

Life and love in Norway : a Norwegian and Lapland tale ; from the Germ...

Published in 1854 under title "Afraja". Also available in digital form.

Sketches of Irish character

Sketches of Irish character

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