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Keyword by title : "The Owls Have Come To Take Us Away"

• Author :_Ronald L. Smith
• Pages :_224 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_132884160X
• ISBN-13 :_9781328841605

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• Description : After something strange happens during a camping trip, twelve-year-old alien-obsessed Simon suspects he has been abducted, but was it real or just his overactive imagination? [...] by Publisher : 'Clarion Books'

• Author :_Robin Yardi
• Pages :_232 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_1541564537
• ISBN-13 :_9781541564534

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• Description : Robin Yardi, author of The Midnight War of Mateo Martinez, tells a story full of mystery, feathers, and sprinkles. After Mattie Waters loses her mother, she goes to live with her aunt, the owner of a roadside donut shop in Big Sur, California. When an owl taps on Mattie's window one night, Mattie looks out to see something suspicious taking place nearby. With help from her friends—and from Alfred, a stuffy but good-hearted owl—she'll set out to find the culprits, facing fears that have followed her since her mother's death. [...] by Publisher : 'Carolrhoda Books ®'

• Author :_Ronald L. Smith
• Pages :_288 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_0358164494
• ISBN-13 :_9780358164494

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• Description : A delightfully creepy novel from a Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Award winner imbued with magic and seafaring mythology. Lemony Snicket and Jessica Townsend meet Greenglass House, with a hint of Edward Gorey thrown in. When twelve-year-old Rory applies for a job at a spooky old mansion in his gloomy seaside town, he finds the owner, Lord Foxglove, odd and unpleasant. But he and his mom need the money, so he takes the job anyway. Rory soon finds out that his new boss is not just strange, he’s not even human—and he’s trying to steal the townspeople’s shadows. Together, Rory and his friend Isabella set out to uncover exactly what Foxglove and his otherworldly accomplices are planning and devise a strategy to defeat them. But can two kids defeat a group of ancient evil beings who are determined to take over the world? Another delightfully creepy tale from Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Award–winning author, Ronald L. Smith. [...] by Publisher : 'Houghton Mifflin Harcourt'

• Author :_Zita Harrison
• Pages :_358 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_9781728703213
• ISBN-13 :_1728703212

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• Description : SOMETIMES THE TIDE SWEEPS US INTO A FOG. Powerless and without defense, we swim toward it, and wonder what lies ahead. Stifled by the repression of women in the 1800s, trapped in a loveless marriage, Eva lives a life of dissatisfaction and frustration. The tide sweeps her to the Rocky Mountains during the gold rush in 1859, where she finds unexpected hope at Owl Manor, a strange, dark place with owls in the very fabric of its walls. But the stakes are perilous. Shadows wander the dim corridors, and the owner of the manor is moody, volatile. Does she dare trust him? Owl Manor - the Dawning,the first standalone book in a trilogy of Gothic romantic suspense novels, is inspired by authors such as Daphne du Maurier (Jamaica Inn, Rebecca), Carlos Ruiz Zafon (Marina, Shadow of the Wind), Kate Morton (The Forgotten Garden). Filled with Poe-esque atmosphere, dark desires and supernatural elements, this book is a must read for fans of Gothic Romance. [...] by Publisher : 'no defined'

• Author :_Ronald L. Smith
• Pages :_224 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_0544445252
• ISBN-13 :_9780544445253

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• Description : With this vivid debut, Zora Neale Hurston meets Stephen King in a supernatural Southern Gothic tale for middle grade readers. [...] by Publisher : 'Houghton Mifflin Harcourt'

• Author :_Margarita Engle
• Pages :_208 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_9781534409446
• ISBN-13 :_1534409440

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• Description : “Perfect for history buffs, dance enthusiasts, poets, and just about anyone looking for a great story.” —School Library Journal (starred review) From the Young People’s Poet Laureate Margarita Engle comes a searing novel in verse about the Zoot Suit Riots of 1943. Thousands of young Navy sailors are pouring into Los Angeles on their way to the front lines of World War II. They are teenagers, scared, longing to feel alive before they have to face the horrors of battle. Hot jazz music spiced with cool salsa rhythms beckons them to dance with the local Mexican American girls, who jitterbug all night before working all day in the canneries. Proud to do their part for the war effort, these Jazz Owl girls are happy to dance with the sailors—until the blazing summer night when racial violence leads to murder. Suddenly the young white sailors are attacking the girls’ brothers and boyfriends. The cool, loose zoot suits they wear are supposedly the reason for the violence—when in reality the boys are viciously beaten and arrested simply because of the color of their skin. In soaring images and searing poems, this is the breathtaking story of what became known as the Zoot Suit Riots. [...] by Publisher : 'Atheneum Books for Young Readers'


2017-07-18 |

• Author :_Ronald L. Smith
• Pages :_233 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_9780606398206
• ISBN-13 :_0606398201

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• Description : For use in schools and libraries only. In 1930s Alabama, twelve-year-old Hoodoo Hatcher is the only member of his family who seems unable to practice folk magic, but when a mysterious man called the Stranger puts the entire town at risk from his black magic, Hoodoo must learn to conjure to defeat him. [...] by Publisher : 'Turtleback Books'

• Author :_no defined
• Pages :_177 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_0141312424
• ISBN-13 :_9780141312422

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• Description : A young boy relates his adventures during the year he spends living alone in the Catskill Mountains including his struggle for survival, his dependence on nature, his animal friends, and his ultimate realization that he needs human companionship. [...] by Publisher : 'Penguin'

Owl's Slumber

2018-05-25 |

• Author :_Nicky James
• Pages :_272 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_9781718991835
• ISBN-13 :_1718991835

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• Description : Imagine what life would be like if panic ruled your world at the mere thought of going to bed at night.For as long as he can remember, Finnley Hollins has been crippled by his extreme phobia of sleep. Every night is a battle, and every morning isn't without consequences. The root cause is something he's ashamed to admit to anyone. It's his war, and he will fight it alone. When an unexpected turn of events lands the stunningly gorgeous Aven Woods at Finnley's place of business, his life gets turned upside down. All it would take is one night together for his secret to be exposed. Finnley wasn't prepared to fall in love. More so, he wasn't prepared for his phobia to completely consume his life. Not only is it affecting his job and his relationship, but now it's affecting his health. What will it take for Finnley to finally admit he needs help? [...] by Publisher : 'no defined'

• Author :_Donna Andrews
• Pages :_352 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_9780312997908
• ISBN-13 :_0312997906

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• Description : Hoping to clear out years of junk that has accumulated in a recently purchased, dilapidated mansion, Meg and Michael host a big lawn sale that becomes the scene of a murder when a body is discovered in the barn, a situation that compromises Michael's tenure. Reprint. [...] by Publisher : 'Macmillan'

• Author :_Michael Pomedli
• Pages :_384 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_1442667052
• ISBN-13 :_9781442667051

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• Description : Within nineteenth-century Ojibwe/Chippewa medicine societies, and in communities at large, animals are realities and symbols that demonstrate cultural principles of North American Ojibwe nations. Living with Animals presents over 100 images from oral and written sources – including birch bark scrolls, rock art, stories, games, and dreams – in which animals appear as kindred beings, spirit powers, healers, and protectors. Michael Pomedli shows that the principles at play in these sources are not merely evidence of cultural values, but also unique standards brought to treaty signings by Ojibwe leaders. In addition, these principles are norms against which North American treaty interpretations should be reframed. The author provides an important foundation for ongoing treaty negotiations, and for what contemporary Ojibwe cultural figures corroborate as ways of leading a good, integrated life. [...] by Publisher : 'University of Toronto Press'

• Author :_F.Boas
• Pages :_738 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_5879618064
• ISBN-13 :_9785879618068

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• Description : From the Report of the U.S. National Museum for 1895, pages 311-737. [...] by Publisher : 'Рипол Классик'