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Pioneer Library System

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Works: 52 works in 52 publications in 1 language and 57 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Juvenile works  History  Domestic fiction  Historical fiction  Handbooks and manuals  Psychological fiction  Suspense fiction  Bildungsromans 
Classifications: LC2330, 371.82209549
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Publications about Pioneer Library System
Publications by Pioneer Library System
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Most widely held works by Pioneer Library System
The story of Edgar Sawtelle : [book discussion kit] by David Wroblewski( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
A tale reminiscent of "Hamlet" that also celebrates the alliance between humans and dogs follows speech-disabled Wisconsin youth Edgar, who bonds with three yearling canines and struggles to prove that his sinister uncle is responsible for his father's death
Room : a novel : [book discussion kit] by Emma Donoghue( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Narrator Jack and his mother, who was kidnapped seven years earlier when she was a 19-year-old college student, celebrate his fifth birthday. They live in a tiny, 11-foot-square soundproofed cell in a converted shed in the kidnapper's yard. The sociopath, whom Jack has dubbed Old Nick, visits at night, grudgingly doling out food and supplies. But Ma, as Jack calls her, proves to be resilient and resourceful--and attempts a nail-biting escape
Pioneer Library System statistics, 1952-1964 by Pioneer Library System (N.Y.)( Book )
1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The center of everything : [a book discussion kit] by Laura Moriarty( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
A young girl tries to make sense of an unruly world spinning around her. Growing up with a single mother who is chronically out of work and dating a married man, 10-year old Evelyn Bucknow learns early how to fend for herself
American born Chinese : [book discussion kit] by Gene Luen Yang( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Alternates three interrelated stories about the problems of young Chinese Americans trying to participate in the popular culture. In story 1: "All Jin Wing wants is to fit in. When his family moves to a new neighborhood, he suddenly finds that he's the only Chinese American student at the school. Bullies pick on him constantly, and he has hardly any friends. Then, to make matters worse, he falls in love with an all-American girl." In story 2: "Born to rule over all the monkeys in the world, the story of the Monkey King is one of the oldest and greatest Chinese fables. Adored by his subjects, master of the arts of kung-fu, he is the most powerful monkey on Earth. But the Monkey King doesn't want to be a monkey. He wants to be hailed as a god..." In story 3: "Chin-Kee is the ultimate negative Chinese stereotype, and he's ruining his cousin Danny's life. Danny's a basketball player, a popular kid at school, but every year Chin-Kee comes to visit, and every year Danny has to transfer to a new school to escape the shame. This year, though, things quickly go from bad to worse"--From publisher's description
Help! by Philip Prowse( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
In a time when the civil rights movement is in full force, three women, Minny, Aibileen, and Skeeter, start a movement that puts them all at risk. They show the town that, whether black or white, women can unite
Among the hidden : [book discussion kit] by Margaret Peterson Haddix( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
In a future where the Population Police enforce the law limiting a family to only two children, Luke has lived all his twelve years in isolation and fear on his family's farm, until another "third" convinces him that the government is wrong
Three cups of tea : one man's mission to promote peace -- one school at a time by Greg Mortenson( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Three Cups of Tea traces Mortenson's decade-long odyssey to build school (especially for girls), throughout the region that gave birth to the Taliban and sanctuary to Al Qaeda. While he wages war with the root causes of terrorism - poverty and ignorance - Mortenson must survive kidnapping, fatwas issued by enraged mullahs, death threats from Americans who consider him a traitor, and wrenching separations from his family
Nevermore : prose and poems : [book discussion kit] by Edgar Allan Poe( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A collection of stories, poems, and an essay by Edgar Allan Poe
Evaluation report of the summer internship in public library work, June 17, 1968 to August 9, 1968, Pioneer Library System and Nioga Library System by Pioneer Library System( Book )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The city of Ember : [book discussion kit] by Jeanne DuPrau( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
In the year 241, twelve-year-old Lina trades jobs on Assignment Day to be a Messenger to run to new places in her decaying but beloved city, perhaps even to glimpse Unknown Regions
Shipwreck! by Anne Dunn( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Six kids, Nick, J.J., Will, Lyssa, Charla, and Ian, are thrown together against their will on a small boat that will make a one-month journey on the Pacific Ocean. They have all been sent for different reasons. Luke is taking his only choice besides being sent to a juvenile detention facility for a crime he didn't commit. Will and Lyssa are quarreling siblings sent by their parents, who hope the trip will teach them to get along better. J.J. was sent by a movie-star father after he pulled one too many pranks. Ian's parents hoped to cure him of his TV addiction. Charla was sent because she was having an athletic "burnout." But these six totally different kids have to learn to work together to survive a vicious storm and a shipwreck that leave them stranded in the middle of the ocean with no food, no water, and almost no hope for survival
Wayne/Ontario human services directory 2003 ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The postmistress by Sarah Blake( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
In London covering the Blitz with Edward R. Murrow, Frankie Bard meets a Cape Cod doctor in a shelter and promises that she'll deliver a letter for him when she finally returns to the United States. Filled with stunning parallels to today's world, "The Postmistress" is a sweeping novel about the loss of innocence of two extraordinary women--and of two countries torn apart by war
The likeness by Tana French( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Six months after the events of In the Woods, Detective Cassie Maddox is still trying to recover. She's transferred out of the murder squad and started a relationship with Detective Sam O'Neill, but she's too badly shaken to make a commitment to him or toher career. Then Sam calls her to the scene of his new case: a young woman found stabbed to death in a small town outside Dublin. The dead girl's ID says her name is Lexie Madison--the identity Cassie used years ago as an undercover detective--and she looks exactly like Cassie--From publisher description
Like water for chocolate : a novel in monthly installments with recipes, romances, and home remedies : [a book discussion kit] by Laura Esquivel( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
At the beginning of the 20th century, Tita, the youngest of three daughters, is expected to serve her mother for the rest of her life, but in order to show her love to Pedro, who is engaged to her sister, Tita cooks for him
Mister Pip : [book discussion kit] by Lloyd Jones( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
On a copper-rich tropical island shattered by war, on which survival is a daily struggle, eccentric Mr. Watts, the only white man left after the other teachers flee, spends his day reading to the local children from Charles Dickens's classic Great Expectations
Nation : [book discussion kit] by Terry Pratchett( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
After a devastating tsunami destroys all that they have ever known, Mau, an island boy, and Daphne, an aristocratic English girl, together with a small band of refugees, set about rebuilding their community and all the things that are important in their lives
Regarding the fountain : a tale, in letters, of liars and leaks [a book discussion kit] by Kate Klise( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
When the principal asks a fifth-grader to write a letter regarding the purchase of a new drinking fountain for their school, he finds that all sorts of chaos results
The Shakespeare stealer : [book discussion kit] by Gary L Blackwood( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A young orphan boy is ordered by his master to infiltrate Shakespeare's acting troupe in order to steal the script of "Hamlet," but he discovers instead the meaning of friendship and loyalty
 
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