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Most widely held works by Laura Hamilton
Are you there God? It's me, Margaret by Judy Blume ( Recording )
17 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 927 libraries worldwide
Faced with the difficulties of growing up and choosing a religion, a twelve-year-old girl talks over her problems with her own private God.
Freckle juice The one in the middle is the green kangaroo by Judy Blume ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 735 libraries worldwide
Freckle juice: Andrew wants freckles so badly that he buys Sharon's freckle recipe for fifty cents. Kangaroo: Freddy hates being the middle one in the family until he gets a part in the school play.
Sheila Rae, the brave by Kevin Henkes ( Recording )
6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 546 libraries worldwide
When brave Sheila Rae, who usually looks out for her sister Louise, becomes lost and scared one day, Louise comes to the rescue.
Lilly's purple plastic purse by Kevin Henkes ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 545 libraries worldwide
Lilly loves everything about school, especially her teacher, but when he asks her to wait a while before showing her new purse, she does something for which she is very sorry later.
Chester's way by Kevin Henkes ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 437 libraries worldwide
Chester and Wilson share the same exact way of doing things, until Lilly moves into the neighborhood and shows them that new ways can be just as good.
Dewey the library cat a true story by Vicki Myron ( Recording )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 378 libraries worldwide
Abandoned in a library book drop slot in the dead of winter, a remarkable kitten miraculously endured the coldest night of the year. Dewey Readmore Books, as he became known, quickly embraced his home inside Spencer's public library, charming the struggling small town's library-goers. As word of Dewey's winning tail, or rather his tale, spread, the library cat gained worldwide fame as a symbol of hope and proof positive that one small cat could change a town, one reader at a time.
Wemberly worried by Kevin Henkes ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 352 libraries worldwide
A mouse named Wemberly, who worries about everything, finds that she has a whole list of things to worry about when she faces the first day of nursery school.
Lilly's big day by Kevin Henkes ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 334 libraries worldwide
When her teacher announces that he is getting married, Lilly the mouse sets her heart on being the flower girl at his wedding.
When Vera was sick by Vera Rosenberry ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 203 libraries worldwide
When spots break out all over her body, Vera must stay in the sick room where it is lonely and scary and where she can't fall asleep.
The worst-case scenario survival handbook dating & sex by Joshua Piven ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 193 libraries worldwide
A guide to negotiating the perils of dating offers advice on escaping from a bad date, coping with fashion emergencies, dealing with a drunken date, and ending a relationship, and includes a list of useful excuses and a guide to body language.
So 5 minutes ago a novel by Hilary De Vries ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 149 libraries worldwide
Alex Davidson is a thirtysomething celebrity publicist for a down-at-heels Los Angeles PR firm known for taking on clients whose careers have crashed and burned. A professional hand-holder and spinmeister, she's one notch above a nanny on the Hollywood food chain. L.A. is already losing its luster in Alex's eyes when her firm is bought out by the hottest agency in town. Will it mean massive layoffs or a chance at a big promotion? In between signing a new client (a once-hot-now-not actor just out of rehab) and wondering if one of the partners is putting the moves on her, Alex grows wary of her new boss, a sharklike exec who's forcing out Alex's old boss under suspicious circumstances. Is there anything she can do to save her and her boss's jobs, and maybe right some wrongs against women in Hollywood along the way?
Attachments a novel by Rainbow Rowell ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
Beth and Jennifer know their company monitors their office email. But the women still spend all day sending each other messages, gossiping about their coworkers at the newspaper and baring their personal lives like an open book. When Lincoln applied to be an Internet security officer, he never imagined he'd be sifting through other people's inboxes like a peeping Tom. But he can't quite bear to crack down on Beth and Jennifer.
Winnie dancing on her own by Jennifer Jacobson ( Recording )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
Winnie and her two best friends, Vanessa and Zoe, do everything together--until the two girls want to enroll in a ballet class. Winnie would much rather continue their visits to the library, but in the spirit of friendship, she agrees to the ballet classes. Unfortunately, Winnie is unable to get the hang of ballet, and when she drops the class her friendships suffer. Winnie resolves to try the ballet classes again and all three girls learn that they can have different interests and still be friends.
The world's shortest stories of love and death ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
Billboard magazine had this to say about "The world's shortest stories vol. 1": "What is most impressive in this collection of great stories is the sheer variety. Let's hope a second volume of these tiny gems will not be long in coming." Well, here it is! Love and death, and all of the horror in between. A second helping of the most amazing short stories ever written, each one just 55 words long! Imagine O. Henry's tales if he'd only had the back of a business card to write upon. Includes stories from Peanuts creator Charles Schulz, Barnaby Conrad, Neil Steinberg, Herbert Gold, Norman Lear, Larry Niven and more.
The luck of the Buttons by Anne Ylvisaker ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
In Iowa circa 1929, spunky twelve-year-old Tugs vows to turn her family's luck around, with the help of a Brownie camera and a small-town mystery that only she can solve.
Truly Winnie by Jennifer Jacobson ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
Winnie, Zoe and Vanessa are going to summer camp for the first time. Winnie worries no one will like her, she won't have a good time, and her father won't make it to Parent's Day.
The gift bag chronicles a novel by Hilary De Vries ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
"The Gift Bag Chronicles" continues the outrageous misadventures of Hollywood girl-about-town Alex Davidson, who has moved up the ladder at her firm - formerly a mere publicist, she's now the head of 'event planning' division, which means she's a party planner. And what goes on behind the scenes while the real stars (and the plastic-surgeons who want to be treated like real stars) sip champagne, makes for the funniest, zingiest, sexiest story yet.
How to dump a guy by Kate Fillion ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
If you're like most women, the mere thought of having to dump a guy makes you cringe. You agonize for weeks, whine to your friends, buy silly books on how to fix your dysfunctional relationship, and do just about anything to avoid confronting the issue. But don't despair. "How to dump a guy" can help even the most cowardly women master the subtle art of ditching. It offers helpful and hilarious advice on everything from how to know when to go, to choosing a great exit line, to surviving post-breakup hysteria!
Bruiser by Neal Shusterman ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Inexplicable events start to occur when sixteen-year-old twins Tennyson and Brontë befriend a troubled and misunderstood outcast, aptly nicknamed Bruiser, and his little brother, Cody.
Vera runs away by Vera Rosenberry ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
When her family seems to be too busy to appreciate her good report card, first-grader Vera decides to find somewhere else to live.
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