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The Canterbury Tales (Puffin Classics) Geoffrey Chaucer 0140380531 9780140380538 A group of pilgrims bound for Canterbury Cathedral agree to pass the weary miles by taking turns at storytelling - thus begins English literatures greatest collection of The Canterbury Tales (Puffin Classics)

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The Chocolate Touch Patrick Skene Catling 0688161332 9780688161330 John midas loves chocolate. He loves it so much that hell eat it any hour of any day. He doesnt care if he ruins his appetite. He thinks chocolate is better than any other food! But o The Chocolate Touch

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The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game Michael Lewis 0393330478 9780393330472 Lewis has such a gift for storytelling...he writes as lucidly for sports fans as for those who read him for other reasons.--Janet Maslin, New York Times One day Michael Oher w The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game

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The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time Jeffrey Sachs 0143036580 9780143036586 A landmark exploration of the way out of extreme poverty for the worlds poorest citizens Among the most eagerly anticipated books of any year, this landmar The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time

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Ethan Frome (Dover Thrift Editions) Edith Wharton 0486266907 9780486266909 Tragic story of wasted lives, set against a bleak New England background. A poverty-stricken New England farmer, his ailing wife and a youthful housekeeper are drawn relentles Ethan Frome (Dover Thrift Editions)

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My Life in Dog Years Gary Paulsen 0440414717 9780440414711 Gary Paulsen has owned dozens of unforgettable and amazing dogs. In each chapter he tells the story of one special dog, among them Snowball, the puppy he owned as a boy in the Philippines; Ik My Life in Dog Years

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A Dolls House (Dover Thrift Editions) Henrik Ibsen 0486270629 9780486270623 One of the best-known, most frequently performed of modern plays, displaying Ibsens genius for realistic prose drama. A classic expression of womens rights, the play builds t A Dolls House (Dover Thrift Editions)

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Fever Pitch Nick Hornby 1573226882 9781573226882 From the author of High Fidelity comes a sophisticated study of obsession, masculinity, class, identity and loyalty, in a bittersweet book that vividly recounts Hornbys youthful obsession with English Fever Pitch

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The Moral Compass: Stories for a Lifes Journey William J. Bennett 0684803135 9780684803135 The Moral Compass, the inspiring and instructive companion volume to The Book of Virtues, offers many more examples of good and bad, right and wrong, in great The Moral Compass: Stories for a Lifes Journey

William J. Bennett (Edition: 1) Hardcover

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Hatchet Gary Paulsen 1416936475 9781416936473 ALONE Thirteen-year-old Brian Robeson is on his way to visit his father when the single-engine plane in which he is flying crashes. Suddenly, Brian finds himself alone in the Canadian wilderness with noth Hatchet

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