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Paris, Andy

Works: 120 works in 436 publications in 1 language and 15,611 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Psychological fiction  Biography  Domestic fiction  Drama  Made-for-TV movies  Children's audiobooks  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Author, Actor
Classifications: PS3566.I372, FIC
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Publications about Andy Paris
Publications by Andy Paris
Most widely held works by Andy Paris
The Laramie project by Moisés Kaufman( visu )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 1,059 libraries worldwide
"This film is based on transcripts of over 200 interviews with the people of Laramie, Wyoming."--Title screens. In October 1998, 21 year-old Matthew Shepard had been found savagely beaten, tied to a fence, and left to die. National media attention made his case a cause célèbre, and a month later, off Broadway writer-director Moisés Kaufman and Tectonic Theatre (his collaborating actors) arrived. They succeeded in interviewing a wide range of relevant persons, from those who knew Shepard or knew the accused to police, university, and hospital personnel and community members. Then they wrote a play
House rules : a novel by Jodi Picoult( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,030 libraries worldwide
Teenager Jacob Hunt has Asperger's syndrome. A forensic science wizard, he follows his scanner to show up at crime scenes and give law enforcement officials his advice. But when his tutor is found dead, he becomes a suspect. Suddenly, his Asperger's traits--not looking people in the eye, tics and twitches--look more like guilt in the view of police
Lone wolf : [a novel] by Jodi Picoult( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 881 libraries worldwide
When his father and sister are injured in an accident that has rendered his father comatose, estranged son Edward decides to stop his father's life support so that his organs can be donated, a choice his sister urges him to reconsider
My friend Leonard by James Frey( file )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 875 libraries worldwide
This father-son story pulls you into a relationship as unusual as it is inspiring. The "father" is Leonard, the high-living, recovering coke addict mobster who helped to keep Frey clean in his previous book, A Million Little Pieces. The "son" is James, damaged perhaps beyond repair by years of addiction and by cruel tricks of fate. James embarks on his post-rehab existence emotionally devastated and afraid to get close to other people. But then Leonard comes back into his life, and everything changes. Leonard offers lucrative--if illegal and slightly dangerous--employment. He teaches James to enjoy life, sober, for the first time. He instructs him in the art of "living boldly," pushes him to pursue his writing, and provides watchful and supportive protection. Both Leonard's and James's careers flourish--but then Leonard vanishes. When the reasons are revealed, the book opens up in unexpected emotional ways.--From publisher description
Flipped by Wendelin Van Draanen( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 837 libraries worldwide
In alternating chapters, two teenagers describe how their feelings about themselves, each other, and their families have changed over the years
Jeremy Fink and the meaning of life by Wendy Mass( file )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 750 libraries worldwide
Just before his thirteenth birthday, Jeremy Fink receives a keyless locked box--set aside by his father before his death five years earlier--that purportedly contains the meaning of life
Rash by Pete Hautman( file )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 671 libraries worldwide
In a future society that has decided it would "rather be safe than free," sixteen-year-old Bo's anger control problems land him in a tundra jail where he survives with the help of his running skills and an artificial intelligence program named Bork
Powers by Ursula K Le Guin( file )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 648 libraries worldwide
When young Gavir's sister is brutally killed, he escapes from slavery and sets out to explore the world and his own psychic abilities
Sonata for Miriam by Linda Olsson( file )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 608 libraries worldwide
Musician Adam Anker lives sparingly with his 20-year-old daughter Miriam in Auckland, New Zealand. While exploring a local Holocaust exhibit, he happens upon a display bearing his family name and a contact, Clara Fried. Puzzled and inspired by this unexpected find, he commits the woman's name to memory. Tragically, on that same day Miriam dies in an accident, sending Adam spiraling into depression. One year later, Adam contacts Mrs. Fried and travels to Poland to discover the true fate of his parents. But an equally important journey awaits--a trip to Sweden to reconcile with Miriam's mother, Cecilia
Danny Gospel by David Athey( file )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 583 libraries worldwide
Eccentric 25-year-old Iowa mail carrier Danny Gospel asks God for a happy, normal life. And then one morning, a lovely lady awakens him with a kiss and disappears. Longing to find her, Danny embarks on a quixotic quest for impossible dreams and heavenly glory
Fall by Colin McAdam( file )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 566 libraries worldwide
Story of two roommates and what happens when the girlfriend of one of them goes missing
Jekel loves Hyde by Beth Fantaskey( file )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 559 libraries worldwide
As seventeen-year-old Jill Jekel and classmate Tristen Hyde work together on a chemistry project, hoping to win a scholarship for her and a cure for his curse, they also uncover family secrets and a chemistry of their own
The stolen child by Keith Donohue( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 547 libraries worldwide
Seven-year-old Henry Day is kidnapped and renamed "Aniday" by changelings, ageless beings who inhabit the woods near his home. The changelings also leave behind one of their own, who flawlessly impersonates Henry except for one noteworthy detail--the new Henry is a prodigiously talented pianist. Both Aniday and Henry settle comfortably enough into their new existences, but both are haunted by vague memories of their former lives
One bullet away : [the making of a marine officer] by Nathaniel Fick( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 530 libraries worldwide
Nathan Fick, a former captain in the First Reconnaisance Battalion of the United States Marine Corps, fought in Afghanistan and Iraq. He reveals how the Corps trains its elite and offers a vivid account of twenty-first century battle.--
Diamond star by Catherine Asaro( file )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 448 libraries worldwide
The renegade son of the Ruby Dynasty, Del prefers rock music to interstellar politics. His singing career has recently gained momentum on Earth, which has an uneasy relationship with his family₂s empire. But with intergalactic tensions running high, Del finds it harder and harder to avoid family expectations
One hundred percent lunar boy : a novel by Stephen Tunney( file )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 447 libraries worldwide
Sixteen-year-old Hieronymus Rexaphin has an amazing talent--he has the ability to see the fourth primary color, and therefore the unique future paths of time and matter. Because his eye color is illegal, he is forced to wear special goggles. But everything changes for him when he exposes his eyes to a young Earth girl
The fiddler by Beverly Lewis( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 358 libraries worldwide
Englisher Amelia Devries gets lost in a storm and finds herself in Hickory Hollow, Pennsylvania, in an Old Order Amish community. There she meets Michael Hostetler--and this encounter changes both their lives forever
Miss Klute is a hoot! by Dan Gutman( Sound Recording )
9 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 356 libraries worldwide
The reading scores at Ella Mentry School are way down, so Mr. Macky has decided to hire a special new helper to whip the kids into shape--Miss Klute, a Labradoodle! A.J. and his friends don't understand why they have to read to a therapy dog every day at story time--until the first time they do it. Suddenly everyone wants a turn reading to Miss Klute! But when the kids decide Miss Klute is spending too much time inside listening to stories--that their therapy dog herself needs therapy--they let her outside, and all chaos breaks loose!
Mr. Cooper is super! by Dan Gutman( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 280 libraries worldwide
A.J.'s third-grade teacher, Mr. Granite, is retiring after a million hundred years. It turns out the new teacher, Mr. Cooper, is even weirder than Mr. Granite! One day he's Rat Man and he teaches about rodents. The next day he's Lava Man and he teaches about volcanoes. But what happens when a real superhero is needed? Will Mr. Cooper protect the school from evil, or just embarrass it to death?
Cruise control by Terry Trueman( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 256 libraries worldwide
A talented basketball player struggles to deal with the helplessness and anger that come with having a brother rendered completely dysfunctional by severe cerebral palsy and a father who deserted the family
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