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    Intimate matters

    306.7
    Dem

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    The promised neverland

    741.5
    SHI

    The promised neverland

    Shirai, Kaiu.

    "Emma, Norman and Ray are the brightest kids at the Grace Field House orphanage. And under the care of the woman they refer to as 'Mom,' all the kids have enjoyed a comfortable life. Good food, clean clothes and the perfect environment to learn--what more could an orphan ask for? One day, though, Emma and Norman uncover the dark truth of the outside world they are forbidden from seeing"--Back cover.

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    Independent spirits

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    Independent spirits : women painters of the American West, 1890-1945

    History of women painters who flourished in the American West from 1890-1945, tracing their progress from amateurs to professionals with a legitimate place in the art world.

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    Jesus

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    226
    DEM

    Jesus : based on the King James version of the Holy Bible

    Demi.

    This book describes the life of Jesus.

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    Mary

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    226
    DEM

    Mary

    Demi.

    Offers a look at the life of Mary, the mother of Jesus, by telling of her childhood, her marriage to Joseph, the miraculous birth of Jesus, and her own personal passion to help the less fortunate via passages from The King James Version of the Holy Bible.

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    Buddha stories

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    294.3
    DEM

    Buddha stories

    Demi.

    A collection of ten tales from Buddha.

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    The Dalai Lama

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    294.3
    DEM

    The Dalai Lama : a biography of the Tibetan spiritual and political leader

    Demi.

    Brief biography of the fourteenth Dalai Lama who is the Buddhist leader in Tibet and is worshiped by people as the bodily form of the Buddhist saint of compassion.

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    The legend of Lao Tzu and the Tao te ching

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    299.5
    DEM

    The legend of Lao Tzu and the Tao te ching

    Demi.

    Introduces children to the life and teachings of Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu, who is credited with creating the Tao Te Ching.

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    Happy New Year!

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    394.261
    DEM

    Happy New Year! : Kung-hsi fa-ts'ai!

    Demi.

    Examines the customs, traditions, foods, and lore associated with the celebration of Chinese New Year.

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    The dragon's tale

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    398.2
    DEM

    The dragon's tale : and other animal fables of the Chinese zodiac

    Demi.

    A collection of fables about the twelve animals of the Chinese zodiac.

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    The emperor's new clothes

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    398.2
    DEM

    The emperor's new clothes : a tale set in China

    Demi.

    Two rascals sell a vain Chinese emperor an invisible suit of clothes.

    Due 12/10/19

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    The empty pot

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    398.2
    DEM

    The empty pot

    Demi.

    When Ping admits that he is the only child in China unable to grow a flower from the seeds distributed by the Emperor, he is rewarded for his honesty.

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    The Firebird

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    398.2
    DEM

    The Firebird : a Russian folktale

    Demi.

    With the aid of his magical horse, Ptitsa, a young archer fulfills the increasingly difficult requests of Tsar Ivan and wins the hand of Princess Vassilissa.

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    The girl who drew a phoenix

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    398.2
    DEM

    The girl who drew a phoenix

    Demi.

    A young girl acquires the qualities of the miraculous phoenix, including wisdom, clear sight, generosity, and right judgment, by practicing drawing the mythical bird.

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    The greatest treasure

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    398.2
    DEM

    The greatest treasure

    Demi.

    In this traditional Chinese tale, a poor man receives a treasure of gold and discovers the true value of simple pleasures.

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    The hungry coat

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    398.2
    DEM

    The hungry coat : a tale from Turkey

    Demi.

    After being forced to change to a fancy new coat to attend a party, Nasrettin Hoca tries to feed his dinner to the coat, reasoning that it was the coat that was the invited guest.

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    The magic pillow

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    398.2
    DEM

    The magic pillow

    Demi.

    A poor young boy in China yearns for wealth and power, until a magician gives him a magic pillow that brings dreams of what would happen if his wishes came true.

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    One grain of rice

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    398.2
    DEM

    One grain of rice : a mathematical folktale

    Demi.

    A reward of one grain of rice doubles day by day into millions of grains of rice when a selfish raja is outwitted by a clever village girl.

    Due 12/09/19

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    The shady tree

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    398.2
    DEM

    The shady tree

    Demi.

    Ping returns and deals with the selfish Tan Tan, who owns a beautiful house and a beautiful shady tree, but who does not share, so Ping turns Tan Tan's greed into his own gain, but remains true to his generous nature.

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    Chingis Khan

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    950.2
    DEM

    Chingis Khan

    Demi.

    A biography of the Mongol leader and military strategist who, at the height of his power, was supreme master of the largest empire ever created in the lifetime of one man.

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    Alexander the Great

    J
    B
    ALEXANDER

    Alexander the Great

    Demi.

    A brief, illustrated overview of the life of Alexander the Great that discusses his family, bravery, education, military skills, defeat of the Persians, marriages, and death.

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    Columbus

    J
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    COLUMBUS

    Columbus

    Demi.

    An illustrated retelling of the life of the explorer Christopher Columbus.

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    Gandhi

    J
    B
    GANDHI

    Gandhi

    Demi.

    Color illustrations fill this chronicle of legendary pacifistic social activist Mohandas Gandhi, whose work to change India's caste system and free India from British rule inspired both Martin Luther King Jr. and Nelson Mandela.

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    Rumi

    J
    B
    JALAL
    AL-DIN

    Rumi : whirling dervish

    Demi.

    An illustrated account of the life of thirteenth-century mystical poet Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi, founder of the order of the whirling dervishes.

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    Muhammad

    J
    B
    MUHAMMAD

    Muhammad

    Demi.

    Introduces Muhammad and the basic tenets of the Islamic faith.

    Due 12/10/19

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    Florence Nightingale

    J
    B
    NIGHTINGALE

    Florence Nightingale

    Demi.

    "Florence Nightingale revolutionized the world of medicine by emphasizing cleanliness, food that was hot and nutritious, and organization in hospitals. What began as an attempt to make army hospitals safer and more effective became a lifelong mission, and remains relevant today. This new picture book biography of Florence Nightingale, from ... author and artist Demi, ... portrays the story of Florence's life and explores the long-lasting effects of her career"--Provided by publisher.

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    Marco Polo

    J
    B
    POLO

    Marco Polo

    Demi.

    An illustrated biography of the thirteenth-century Venetian merchant and explorer who spent twenty-five years in Asia and befriended Kublai Khan.

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    Su Dongpo

    J
    B
    SU

    Su Dongpo : Chinese genius

    Demi.

    An illustrated biography of Su Dongpo, Chinese poet, civil engineer, and statesman, whose appreciation for nature and justice were evident in his works and led him to experience both triumph and adversity in eleventh-century China.

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    Mother Teresa

    J
    B
    TERESA

    Mother Teresa

    Demi.

    A biography of Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, known as Mother Teresa, who spent most of her life serving "the poorest of the poor" in Calcutta, India.

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    Tutankhamun

    J
    B
    TUTANKHAMEN

    Tutankhamun

    Demi.

    Offers a brief introduction to the life and legacy of the Egyptian king Tutankhamun.

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    The great voyages of Zheng He

    J
    B
    ZHENG

    The great voyages of Zheng He

    Demi.

    A biography of Zheng He, the admiral of China's Emperor Zhu Di great naval fleet, of which he led seven voyages between 1405 and 1431, befriending and trading with countries throughout Asia and Africa.

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    Eucalyptus wings

    P
    JAM

    Eucalyptus wings

    James, J. Alison.

    Two girls, Kiria and Mica, discover night magic when Kiria finds a large cocoon suspended from a eucalyptus leaf.

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    Bamboo hats and a rice cake

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    TOM

    Bamboo hats and a rice cake : a tale adapted from Japanese folklore

    Tompert, Ann.

    Wishing to have good fortune in the new year, an old man tries to trade his wife's kimono for rice cakes. Characters from the Japanese alphabet are incorporated into the text.

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