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Frasier, Shelly

Works: 63 works in 493 publications in 1 language and 11,071 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Children's audiobooks  Psychological fiction  Fantasy fiction  Folklore  Biography  Historical fiction  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PZ7.M768, FIC
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Publications about Shelly Frasier
Publications by Shelly Frasier
Most widely held works by Shelly Frasier
Anne of Green Gables by L. M Montgomery( Sound Recording )
21 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 780 libraries worldwide
Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert send for an orphan boy to work on their farm, but when they instead get a feisty, indendent, but warm-hearted 11-year-old girl. life at Green Gables will never be the same
Stiff : the curious lives of human cadavers by Mary Roach( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 722 libraries worldwide
A look inside the world of forensics examines the use of human cadavers in a wide range of endeavors, including research into new surgical procedures, space exploration, and a Tennessee human decay research facility
Anne of Avonlea by L. M Montgomery( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 569 libraries worldwide
In the first sequel to Anne of Green Gables, Lucy Montgomery's feisty red-headed heroine is now sixteen and a school teacher in the small village of Avonlea on Prince Edward Island. Although older, she isn't necessarily wiser - and she hasn't outgrown her mischievous antics. She learns how complicated life can be when she takes two new orphans at Green Gables under her wings, meddles in someone else's love life, and learns about romance herself when she encounters the "odd behavior" of a very handsome man, Gilbert Blythe
The art of war by Sunzi( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 507 libraries worldwide
A manual on the rational planning and conduct of military operations written over two millennia ago in China
The awakening by Kate Chopin( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 498 libraries worldwide
"In the summer of her twenty-eighth year, as she watched numerous mothers on a beach, Edna Pontellier vowed to honor the deep yearnings within herself that she sensed were unfulfilled by marriage and motherhood. She abandoned her conventional role in life and made for herself a controversial and ultimately destructive life."
Animals in translation : using the mysteries of autism to decode animal behavior by Temple Grandin( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 442 libraries worldwide
How is Animals in Translation different from every other animal book ever published? Animals in Translation is like no other animal book because of Temple Grandin. As an animal scientist and a person with autism, her professional training and personal history have created a perspective like no other thinker in the field, and this is her exciting, groundbreaking view of the intersection of autism and animal
Nightlife : a novel by Thomas Perry( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 406 libraries worldwide
Portland, Oregon homicide detective Catherine Hobbes finds herself in a deadly contest with an unpredictable adversary capable of changing her appearance and identity at will. Catherine must use everything she knows, as a homicide detective and as a woman, to stop a murderer who kills on impulse and with ease, and who becomes more efficient and elusive with each crime
The complete tales by Beatrix Potter( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 400 libraries worldwide
It spoils people's clothes to squeeze under a gate; the proper way to get in, is to climb down a pear tree, said Little Benjamin Bunny. Hear Peter Rabbit outwit old Mr. McGregor and Squirrel Nutkin come within a tail's length of being an owl's dinner. Listen as a family of mice save the kind tailor of Glouster and how Peter and Benjamin Bunny battle a barn cat. Learn how two bad mice and one fierce rabbit are set on the road to honesty
Alice's adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 359 libraries worldwide
Alice is wondering what to do one day, when a talking rabbit steals her attention. She is so intrigued that she follows him into his hole, and tumbles down into Wonderland. Alice soon discovers that reality and logic, as she knows them, do not apply here. In an attempt get out of the hole and into, "the loveliest garden you ever saw", she eats a cake to grow large enough to reach the key to the garden
The scarlet letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 357 libraries worldwide
Hester Prynne is ostracized from her seventeenth-century Puritan community for refusing to name the father of her child, the product of an adulterous relationship
The prince by Niccolò Machiavelli( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 345 libraries worldwide
The prince has long been both praised and reviled for its message of moral relativism, and political expediency. Although a large part is devoted to the mechanics of gaining and staying in power, Machiavelli's end purpose is to maintain a just and stabile government. He is not ambiguous in stating his belief that committing a small cruelty to avert a larger is not only justifiable, but required of a just ruler
The wind in the willows by Kenneth Grahame( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 333 libraries worldwide
Four animal friends who live along a river embark on a series of adventures
If I am missing or dead by Janine Latus( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 319 libraries worldwide
In April 2002, Janine Latus's youngest sister, Amy, wrote a note and taped it to the inside of her desk drawer. "Today Ron Ball and I are romantically involved," it read, "but I fear I have placed myself at risk in a variety of ways. Based on his criminal past, writing this out just seems like the smart thing to do. If I am missing or dead this obviously has not protected me ... "That same spring, Janine Latus was struggling to leave her marriage-a marriage to a handsome and successful man. A marriage others emulated. A marriage in which she felt she could do nothing right and everything wrong. A marriage in which she felt afraid, controlled, inadequate, and trapped. Ten weeks later, Janine Latus had left her marriage. She was on a business trip to the East Coast, savoring her freedom, attending a work conference, when she received a call from her sister Jane asking if she'd heard from Amy. Immediately, Janine's blood ran cold. Amy was missing. Helicopters went up and search dogs went out. Coworkers and neighbors and family members plastered missing posters with Amy's picture across the county. It took more than two weeks to find Amy's body, wrapped in a tarpaulin and buried at a building site. It took nearly two years before her killer, her former boyfriend Ron Ball, was sentenced for her murder. Amy died in silent fear and pain. Haunted by this, Janine Latus turned her journalistic eye inward. How, she wondered, did two seemingly well-adjusted, successful women end up in strings of physically or emotionally abusive relationships with men? If I Am Missing or Dead is a heart-wrenching journey of discovery as Janine Latus traces the roots of her own-and her sister's-victimization with unflinching candor. This beautifully written memoir will move readers from the first to the last page. At once a confession, a call to break the cycle of abuse, and a deeply felt love letter to her baby sister, Amy Lynne Latus, If I Am Missing or Dead is an unforgettable read
Tarzan of the apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 263 libraries worldwide
Born of noble stock to parents marooned on the savage West African coast, the young lord Greystoke is orphaned in his first year of life. Named Tarzan by the great apes that raise him, he must learn the law of the jungle to survive. As he matures, his strength and agility develop to match those of the beasts that he is surrounded by, yet he realizes that he is different
The sociopath next door by Martha Stout( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 229 libraries worldwide
[The author] reveals [in this book] that a shocking 4 percent of ordinary people--one in twenty-five--has an often undetected mental disorder, the chief symptom of which is that that person possesses no conscience. He or she has no ability whatsoever to feel shame, guilt, or remorse ... They can do literally anything at all and feel absolutely no guilt ... Fundamentally, sociopaths are different because they cannot love. Sociopaths learn early on to show sham emotion, but underneath they are indifferent to others' suffering. They live to dominate and thrill to win ... To arm us against the sociopath, [the author] teaches us to question authority, suspect flattery, and beware the pity play. Above all, she writes, when a sociopath is beckoning, do not join the game.-BooksInPrint
Just so stories by Rudyard Kipling( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 226 libraries worldwide
Kipling's vigorous, amusing tales offer imaginative answers to unanswered questions about animals and provide little pearls of wisdom
Free food for millionaires by Min Jin Lee( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
Casey Han's parents, who live in Queens, are Korean immigrants working in a dry cleaner, desperately trying to hold on to their culture and their identity. Their daughter, on the other hand, has entered into rarified American society via scholarships. Min Jin Lee offers up a fresh exploration of the complex layers we inhabit both in society and within ourselves and examines maintaining one's identity within changing communities
26 Fairmount Avenue by Tomie DePaola( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 200 libraries worldwide
Children's author-illustrator Tomie De Paola describes his experiences at home and in school when he was a boy
What would MacGyver do? : [true stories of improvised genius in everyday life] by Brendan Vaughan( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 199 libraries worldwide
Recounts the resourceful innovations of people who used science and ingenuity to resolve tricky situations, from a person who used breakfast cereal to provide traction in an icy parking lot to an individual who saved a relationship by using a strategic turn of phrase
Pattern recognition by William Gibson( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 195 libraries worldwide
Cayce Pollard, a market researcher with razor-sharp intuition, makes big bucks by evaluating potential products and advertising campaigns. In London, she stays in the trendy digs of documentary filmmaker friend Damien (away on assignment), whom she e-mails frequently. When Cayce brusquely rejects the new logo of advertising mogul Hubertus Bigend, she earns his respect and a big check but makes an enemy of his graphic designer, vindictive Dorotea Benedetti. Hubertus later hires Cayce to ferret out the origin of a series of sensual film clips appearing guerrilla style on computers all over the world and attracting a growing cult following. Cayce treats this as a standard job until somebody breaks into Damien's flat and hacks into her computer. Suddenly every casual encounter carries undertones of danger. Her investigative trail takes her to Tokyo and Russia and through a rogue's gallery of iconoclastic Web-heads. Casting a further shadow is the memory of her father, Win, a security expert (probably CIA) missing and presumed dead in the World Trade Center disaster of exactly a year earlier. For complicated reasons even she doesn't understand, Cayce connects her current dilemma with her father's tragedy and follows the trail with the fervor of a personal vendetta
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