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Paris, Andy

Works: 124 works in 484 publications in 1 language and 15,632 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Psychological fiction  Biography  Domestic fiction  Drama  Children's audiobooks  Made-for-TV movies  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Author, Actor, Producer
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 )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 1,063 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 cÃÃlÃÆbre, and a month later, off Broadway writer-director MoisÃÃs 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 )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in English and held by 1,047 libraries worldwide
Jacob Hunt is a teen with Asperger's syndrome. He's hopeless at reading social cues or expressing himself well to others, though he is brilliant in many ways. But he has a special focus on one subject, forensic analysis. A police scanner in his room clues him in to crime scenes, and he's always showing up and telling the cops what to do. And he's usually right
Lone wolf : [a novel] by Jodi Picoult( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 884 libraries worldwide
Edward Warren hasn't spoken to his father Luke in six years. Luke, an animal researcher, has left much of his family behind for a life in the wild, studying wolves. But when Luke is in a serious car accident, Edward is forced to come back home to see his father, and make tough decisions about whether or not the doctors should work to keep him alive
My friend Leonard by James Frey( file )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 854 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 819 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 )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 729 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 )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 654 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. Junior and Senior High. National Book Award. 2006
Powers by Ursula K Le Guin( file )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 634 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 )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 594 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 )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 573 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 557 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 547 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. Senior High. 2010
The stolen child by Keith Donohue( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 524 libraries worldwide
Seven-year-old Henry Day is kidnapped by the "Changelings" who live in the forest near his home, while a flawless substitute who happens to be a brilliant pianist is put in his place
One bullet away : [the making of a marine officer] by Nathaniel Fick( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 517 libraries worldwide
If the Marines are "the few, the proud," Recon Marines are the fewest and the proudest. Only one Marine in a hundred qualifies for Recon, charged with working clandestinely, often behind enemy lines. Fick's training begins with a hellish summer at Quantico, after his junior year at Dartmouth, and advances to the pinnacle -- Recon -- four years later, on the eve of war with Iraq. Along the way, he learns to shoot a man a mile away, stays awake for seventy-two hours straight, endures interrogation and torture at the secretive SERE course, learns to swim with Navy SEALs, masters the Eleven Principles of Leadership, and much more. His vast skill set puts him in front of the front lines, leading twenty-two Marines into the deadliest conflict since Vietnam. He vows he will bring all his men home safely, and to do so he'll need more than his top-flight education. He'll need luck and an increasingly clear vision of the limitations of his superiors and the missions they assign him. Fick unveils the process that makes Marine officers such legendary leaders. One Bullet Away never shrinks from blunt truths, but it is an ultimately inspiring account of mastering the art of war
Diamond star by Catherine Asaro( file )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 440 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 )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 439 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
Miss Klute is a hoot! by Dan Gutman( Sound Recording )
11 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 370 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!
The fiddler by Beverly Lewis( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 365 libraries worldwide
A wrong turn in a rainstorm leads Englisher Amelia Devries to Michael Hostetle, and the young Amishman's charming Old Order community of Hickory Hollow, Pennsylvania. Despite their very different backgrounds, Amelia and Michael both feel hemmed in by the expectations of others and struggle with how to find room for their own hopes. And what first seems to be a chance encounter might just change their lives forever
Mr. Cooper is super! by Dan Gutman( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 334 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 247 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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