Books tagged: libraries

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Not Ordinarily Borrowable
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,950. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2009. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Maria is occupied with trying to earn her doctorate, and she's far too busy for adventures. But when the library books she needs are unexpectedly borrowed (by a dragon) she finds herself on a quest to find the books, the dragon, a sword, courage, and the greatest cake recipe in the world... not to mention the last chapter of her thesis.
Four Readability Tests on Four Comic Books
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Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 36,250. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
This research paper reported on the results of three readability tests and an interest test, which were performed on four comic books. The four comic books were Superman, Wonder Woman, Fantastic Four, and The Amazing Spider-Man.
Minotaur
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,680. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Archivist Jen Alexander is sent to a remote mansion in order to catalogue its library. She quickly discovers that the old house holds more mysteries than those contained in books. Her curiosity leads her deep into the hidden confines of the mansion, and the discovery of what a minotaur may guard besides a labyrinth, as well as what a man may do to gain power and influence.
This Book is Haunted
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2010 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Librarian Scott Taylor enjoys the quiet at the end of the day. Picking up the books, straightening up, spending a few minutes to get the library ready for the next day. Books have a way of capturing memories and feelings. And tonight Scott discovers that a connection to a book lasts.
In the Library
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2010 by Green Snake Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Lowell never thought a library could be the most dangerous place in the universe. Then he gets an assignment to retrieve a book from the Universal Library. He soon encounters marauding bands of library patrons crazed with blood lust. Before long Lowell is in a battle to the death that will test his strength, his courage, and his dedication to the beneficial effects of books and literature.
The Naked Author - Exposing the Myths of Publishing
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,520. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Kat Smith, the author of The Naked Author - Exposing the Myths of Publishing, strips down and examines the responsibilities of everyone involved in bringing a book to market; authors, agents, editors, publishers, reviewers, distributors and wholesalers to name a few.
Monoculture: How One Story is Changing Everything
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,830. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
Winner of the 2011 George Orwell Award. One of The Atlantic's Top 11 psychology books of 2011. As human beings, we’ve always told stories. Now imagine that one story is taking over the others, narrowing our diversity and creating a monoculture. As a result, your work, your relationships, your community, your physical and spiritual health, your education, and your creativity are changing.
Guardian Cats and the Lost Books of Alexandria
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,580. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011 by Reflected Light Books. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
In the wrong hands, some books can be dangerous—and some libraries can be positively deadly. A small town library cat and newly appointed Guardian of an ancient mystical book finds otherworldly creatures roaming through the stacks after hours. The young tabby is ill-prepared for the daunting task of safekeeping the magical book of power—as well as the very heart and soul of the library.
School Libraries: What's Now, What's Next, What's Yet to Come
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Price: Free! Words: 45,690. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
A crowdsourced collection of over 100 essays from around the world about trends in school libraries written by librarians, teachers, publishers, and library vendors. Edited by Kristin Fontichiaro and Buffy Hamilton. Foreword by R. David Lankes. Photographs by Diane Cordell.
It Seemed Funny at the Time: A large collection of short humor
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,810. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
David Lubar has gathered his best magazine pieces from the past fifteen years, tossed in his most popular works from the early days of online humor, bundled up the comedy material from his national conference talks, and stuffed everything in one juicy volume.