Training Book List

This is book list for training purposes.

Over the river: a turkey's tale

By Derek Anderson

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This is a fun twist to the old familiar Thanksgiving holiday song "Over the River and Through the Woods"! The illustrations are colorful and fun.
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Twilight

By Stephanie Meyer

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This book is about vampires.
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The Smithsonian Book of Books

By Michael Olmert

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A beautiful and sumptuous reference collection, covering the history of the book as represented in the Smithsonian collection. A lovely and well-annotated book. — review by user burnit99
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Stranger Things Happen

By Kelly Link

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The eleven stories in Kelly Link's debut collection are funny, spooky, and smart. They all have happy endings. They were all especially written for you. A Best of the Year pick from Salon.com, Locus, The Village Voice, and San Francisco Chronicle. Includes Nebula, World Fantasy, and Tiptree award-winning stories. Kelly Link lives in Northampton, Massachusetts, although she can often be found driving across the country.
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A Beasty Story

By Bill Martin and Steven Kellogg

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Four brave mice enter a dark, dark house. Suggested for ages 4-7.
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The General in His Labyrinth

By Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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Marquez supplies literary flesh and blood to Simon Bolivar, the finest general in Latin American history. "Brilliant!"-Reg Apple For ages 18 and up.
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Heart of a Shepherd

By Rosanne Parry

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Ignatius "Brother" Alderman, nearly twelve, promises to help his grandparents keep the family's Oregon ranch the same while his brothers are away and his father is deployed to Iraq, but as he comes to accept the inevitability of change, he also sees the man he is meant to be.
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Book

By Karen Brookfield

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Text and photographs trace the evolution of the written word, how the alphabet grew out of pictures, the development of papermaking, bookbinding, children's books, and more.
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid

By Jeff Kinney

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Greg records his sixth grade experiences in a middle school where he and his best friend, Rowley, undersized weaklings amid boys who need to shave twice daily, hope just to survive, but when Rowley grows more popular, Greg must take drastic measures to save their friendship.
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Becoming Billie Holiday

By Carole Boston Weatherford and Floyd Cooper (Illustrator)

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Jazz vocalist Billie Holiday looks back on her early years in this fictional memoir written in verse.
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