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Zoobreak (Swindle #2)

by Gordon Korman

The sequel to Gordon Korman's SWINDLE---the Man With A Plan is back! When Griffin Bing's class goes to a floating zoo, they don't expect to see animals being treated so badly. They don't expect to find Cleo, Dog Whisperer Savannah's pet monkey who's been missing for weeks. And they really don't expect to have to hide the animals once they've rescued them! Hilarity ensues as Griffin's team once more pulls off a heist . . . trying to break the animals back into a (better) zoo!

Zoo Station (John Russell #1)

by David Downing

By 1939, Anglo-American journalist John Russell has spent over a decade in Berlin, where his son lives with his mother. He writes human-interest pieces for British and American papers, avoiding the investigative journalism that could get him deported. But as World War II approaches, he faces having to leave his son as well as his girlfriend of several years, a beautiful German starlet. When an acquaintance from his old communist days approaches him to do some work for the Soviets, John Russell is reluctant, but he is unable to resist the offer. He becomes involved in other dangerous activities, helping a Jewish family and a determined young American reporter. When the British and the Nazis notice his involvement with the Soviets, Russell is dragged into the murky world of warring intelligence services. David Downing grew up in suburban London and is the author of numerous works of fiction and nonfiction for adults and children, including The Moscow Option, Russian Revolution 1985,and The Red Eagles.

Zoo Song

by Barbara Bottner

Gertrude, Herman and Fabio are neighbors. Gertrude the hippo loves to sing. Herman the lion plays the violin. Fabio the bear dances. They can't stand each other's noises and try to drown each other out. The zoo is an uproar until the three neighbors discover a delightful solution to their ear-shattering problem and learn to make beautiful music together. In this warm and humorous story, author Barbara Bottner and artist Lynn Munsinger have achieved a harmony that rivals that of the zoo neighbors.

The Zoo Job: A Leverage Novel

by Keith R.A. DeCandido Electric Entertainment

The zoo that has been in her family for generations is failing, and when she makes a deal with a Malanian priest to loan her two exotic black rhinos for a special exhibit, they never arrive. <P><P>Now, she's on the hook for hundreds of thousands of dollars to the priest, who was planning to use the money for sick children.Desperate, she turns to Nate Ford and his team for assistance. But finding two very large lost animals is no easy feat when the search involves duplicity--both international and close-to-home--and the unwelcome arrival of Nate's nemesis, Interpol agent James Sterling.<P>With Sterling around, if the team isn't careful, they just might end up in cages of their own . . .

The Zoo I Drew

by Todd H. Doodler

The cutest, cleverest animal alphabet book in years!Filled with graphically bold and laugh-out-loud animal art, The Zoo I Drew takes children on a bright and bumpy tour of the ABCs! Silly rhyming text introduces a menagerie of animals from the scaly alligator to the cuddly koala to the finicky panda to a sadly balding vulture to the X . . . Wait! Has anyone ever found a truly satisfying animal for the letter X? Only the youthful narrator-illustrator of The Zoo I Drew knows. This book also features a fluted cover--a fancy term for ridges--that makes it visually appealing on the shelf and fun to hold!From the Hardcover edition.

Zoo Humano

by José Luis de la Guardia

Bienvenido al Zoo humano. Observando con atención a nuestro alrededor, seremos testigos privilegiados de todas las historias que cada día nacen ante nosotros; advertiremos cómo se tejen, crecen y maduran, y tal vez veamos como expiran. Incluso como, quizás, vuelven a empezar. Nada es loque parece. Nada, excepto el final del viaje.

Zoo Do's and Don'ts

by Todd Parr

What should you do when you go the zoo. Do brush your hair with a lion but don't try to braid his mane. Do take a nap with a hippopotamus but don't let him steal all the bed covers!

The Zoo Crew (Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew #14)

by Carolyn Keene Macky Pamintuan

This camp is WILD! <P><P>Nancy, George, and Bess are attending a three-day overnight camp at the local zoo. They'll get to spend lots of time with all of the animals and learn about them too. <P><P>The best part is, they will be helping the zookeeper make toys for the animals -- just like real staffers! But when the toys the girls make by day are disappearing at night, it looks like everyone is a suspect! <P><P> Can Nancy tame this wild case, or will the zoo animals be without anything fun to do?

Zoo Clue (The Nancy Drew Notebooks #66)

by Carolyn Keene Michael Frost Jan Naimo Jones

Nancy and her friends are on a class trip to the zoo. Everyone brought a camera and is excited because their teacher has announced a Best Photo contest. Whoever takes the best picture at the zoo wins a prize! The trip is going great--until a flowerbed outside the monkey cage is wrecked and Nancy's class is blamed! The zookeeper is mad and says they might have to leave the zoo if someone doesn't come forward. Nancy is upset. Is one of Nancy's classmates a crook, or is someone else digging up trouble?

Zoo City

by Lauren Beukes

A new paperback edition of Lauren Beukes's Arthur C Clarke Award-winning novel set in a world where murderers and other criminals acquire magical animals that are mystically bonded to them.Zinzi has a Sloth on her back, a dirty 419 scam habit, and a talent for finding lost things. When a little old lady turns up dead and the cops confiscate her last paycheck, Zinzi's forced to take on her least favorite kind of job--missing persons.Being hired by reclusive music producer Odi Huron to find a teenybop pop star should be her ticket out of Zoo City, the festering slum where the criminal underclass and their animal companions live in the shadow of hell's undertow. Instead, it catapults Zinzi deeper into the maw of a city twisted by crime and magic, where she'll be forced to confront the dark secrets of former lives--including her own.

Zoo City

by Lauren Beukes

WHERE NO ONE ELSE DARE VENTURE... Zinzi has a Sloth on her back, a dirty online 419 scam habit - and a talent for finding lost things. But when her latest client, a little old lady, turns up dead and the cops confiscate her lastpaycheck, she's forced to take on her least favourite kind of job: missing personsAn astonishing second novel from the author of the highly-acclaimed Moxyland.FILE UNDER: Modern Fantasy [Black Magic Noir / Pale Crocodile / Spirit Guardians / Lost Stars]

Zoo Camp Puzzle (Animal Planet Adventures Chapter Books #4)

by Gail Herman Animal Planet

Nine-year-old twins Ava and Rosie are headed for adventure. City kids, they don't know what to expect from a small zoo in Iowa-and they have to live there for the rest of the year while their mom writes a book! Being away from the busy city and their friends feels like punishment, but Dad sets up a project for them all-running a zoo camp for students to attend during spring break. That could be cool, but as they're getting ready, the kids realize that some of the animals are missing! They'll have to solve the mystery-fast-before the campers arrive.Perfect for reluctant, challenged, and newly fluent readers, the Animal Planet Adventures chapter book series combines fun animal mysteries with cool nonfiction sidebars that relate to the stories, bringing the best of the animal world to young readers. With full-color illustrations and photographs throughout.Collect all of the Animal Planet Adventures books, including Amy and Elliott's story Puppy Rescue Riddle.

Zoo Babies: Alberta the Gorilla (Zoo World)

by Georgeanne Irvine

"I'm Alberta, the gorilla baby at the Zoo. I'm lucky. Why? I've had two very special, but very different, families care for me. "The family I live with now is my gorilla family. My other family is what I call my human family. It's not a family with a mother, father, and brothers and sisters. This family is the special group of people at the Zoo who took care of me until I was a year old." Other books by Georgeanne Irvine are available in this library.

The Zoo at the Edge of the World

by Sam Nielson Eric Kahn Gale

"A killer jaguar, a zoo on a pyramid, a boy with a stutter who can talk to animals--this powerhouse novel doesn't only tread the line between fantasy, action/adventure, and historical fiction, it dances on that line with wild abandon. Magical, mysterious, fresh, original, and full of heart, Eric Kahn Gale's The Zoo at the Edge of the World will keep you at the edge of your seat."--Peter Lerangis, New York Times bestselling author of The Seven Wonders and The 39 Clues seriesMarlin is not slow, or mute; what he is is a stutterer, and that makes it impossible for him to convince people otherwise. What he is also is a Rackham: the youngest son of the world-famous explorer Roland Rackham, who is the owner and proprietor of the Zoo at the Edge of the World, a resort where the well-to-do from all over the world can come to experience the last bit of the wild left in the world at the end of the nineteenth century.In order to impress a powerful duke who comes to visit the zoo, Marlin's father ventures into the jungle and brings back a mysterious black jaguar, now the only one in captivity. Everyone is terrified of the jaguar, including Marlin--until one night, when the jaguar confers upon him a powerful gift. Soon Marlin finds himself with a difficult choice to make and, finally, something to say. If only he can figure out how to say it.

The Zoo at Night (Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Poetry)

by Susan Gubernat

Winner of the Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Poetry, Susan Gubernat’s The Zoo at Night reflects with subtle craft on the dark side of love, death, the family romance, carnality, and lofty aspirations. She thinks of her poems as “night thoughts” resembling nocturnes, in which “a bit of light leaks in.” Both experimental and classic, Gubernat’s poems combine formal and free verse elements. A (mostly) unrhymed sonnet sequence seeks to recall the world of a pre-digital childhood when physical objects—tactile, mechanical—took on totemic import and magical significance. Other poems echo the Rilkean principle that poetry can be empathetic by looking outward at the “thingness” of the world. In these works of love and longing, Gubernat enters through the doors of craft and exits with feeling.

Zoo 2

by James Patterson Max Dilallo

<P>Will the last humans on Earth please turn out the lights? <P>James Patterson's ZOO was just the beginning. The planet is still under violent siege by ferocious animals. Humans are their desperate prey. Except some humans are evolving, mutating into a savage species that could save civilization-or end it. <P><b>A New York Times Bestseller</b>


by Graham Marks

Seventeen-year-old Cam Stewart was living a comfortable life in Southern California until kidnappers suddenly turn his world upside down. With grit and determination he never knew he had, Cam escapes his worst nightmare, only to find a more bizarre reality waiting for him. On the run, some new friends help Cam uncover the truth about his life-and about the person he was supposed to be. This fast-paced thriller will make every reader think twice about the consequences of genetic science.

Zoo (Zoo Ser. #1)

by James Patterson Michael Ledwidge

Once in a lifetime, a writer puts it all together. This is James Patterson's best book ever. TotalFor 36 years, James Patterson has written unputdownable, pulse-racing novels. Now, he has written a book that surpasses all of them. ZOO is the thriller he was born to write.WorldAll over the world, brutal attacks are crippling entire cities. Jackson Oz, a young biologist, watches the escalating events with an increasing sense of dread. When he witnesses a coordinated lion ambush in Africa, the enormity of the violence to come becomes terrifyingly clear.DestructionWith the help of ecologist Chloe Tousignant, Oz races to warn world leaders before it's too late. The attacks are growing in ferocity, cunning, and planning, and soon there will be no place left for humans to hide. With wildly inventive imagination and white-knuckle suspense that rivals Stephen King at his very best, James Patterson's ZOO is an epic, non-stop thrill-ride from "One of the best of the best." (TIME)

The Zoo

by J. A. Tyler

The Zoo, a Going employs beautiful language but does not sacrifice plot or characterization, and how the small act of a family visiting the zoo becomes a complex discussion of father-son relationships, coming of age, death, relationships, and the ineffable questions that any child growing up faces. J. A. Tyler is the author of Inconceivable Wilson, A Man of Glass & All the Ways We Have Failed, and A Shiny, Unused Heart. He is a regular contributor to the blogs of PANK, Monkeybicycle, and Big Other, and he runs Mud Luscious Press.

The Zoo

by Christopher Wilson

Patrick deWitt meets Catch 22, when a guileless young boy gets mixed up in Stalin's inner circle.There are certain things that Yuri Zipit knows:1. That being official food-taster for the Great Leader of the Soviet Union requires him to drink too much vodka for a twelve-year-old.2. That you do not have to be an Elephantologist to see that the Great Leader is dying.3. Yuri's father is somewhere here in the Dacha.4. It's a crime to love your family more than you love Socialism, the Party or the Republic.5. That, because of his damaged mind, everyone thinks Yuri is a fool.But Yuri isn't. He sits quietly through excessive state dinners and witnesses it all--betrayals, body doubles, buffoonery. He's starting to get the hang of this politics thing, but there's so much to learn. Who knew that a man could be in five places at once? That someone could break your nose as a sign of friendship? That people could be disinvented?The Zoo is a cutting satire, told through the refreshing voice of one gutsy boy who will not give up on hope.

zonsondergang nachten

by Sharon Kleve

Fiona Paxton verliet Sunset Beach op de dag dat ze afstudeerde van de middelbare school en keek nooit meer achterom. Werken als modeontwerper in Los Angeles, Californië, is alles wat ze ooit wilde. Tien jaar later wil Fiona meer dan alleen geld - ze wil een zorgzame man. Niet iemand die zich meer zorgen maakt over hoe wit zijn tanden zijn of dat zijn spray-tan een touch-up nodig heeft, dan over haar. Trip Delacruz gaf de grote stad op om zich te settelen in Sunset Beach om zijn bijen te verzorgen en honing te maken. Eén blik op Fiona en Trip is verslaafd. Haar kastanjebruine haar en blauwe ogen schitteren als ze praat over de renovatie van het Sunset Beach Resort. Hij zou alles geven als Fiona hem elke avond zou bekijken zoals ze bij de zonsondergang doet.

Zongmi on Chan

by Broughton Jeffrey Lyle

For the first time in English, Jeffrey Broughton presents an annotated translation of Zongmi's magnum opus, the Chan Prolegomenon, along with translations of his Chan Letter and Chan Notes.

Zong!: As Told To The Author By Setaey Adamu Boateng (Wesleyan Poetry Series)

by Setaey Adamu Boateng M. NourbeSe Philip

In November, 1781, the captain of the slave ship Zong ordered that some 150 Africans be murdered by drowning so that the ship’s owners could collect insurance monies. <P><P>Relying entirely on the words of the legal decision Gregson v. Gilbert—the only extant public document related to the massacre of these African slaves—Zong! tells the story that cannot be told yet must be told. Equal parts song, moan, shout, oath, ululation, curse, and chant, Zong! excavates the legal text. <P><P>Memory, history, and law collide and metamorphose into the poetics of the fragment. Through the innovative use of fugal and counterpointed repetition, Zong! becomes an anti-narrative lament that stretches the boundaries of the poetic form, haunting the spaces of forgetting and mourning the forgotten. <<P><P>Check for the online reader’s companion at

Zone Yellow

by Keith Laumer

Brion Bayard, once of our own timeline and now Imperium Agent extraordinaire, had been on some pretty dangerous missions before - but never had he encountered so noxious a foe as the invading legions of giant plague-ridden rats who walked like men, spreading disease across the miltiple universes of the Imperium. Unless Bayard can travel to the original world of the long-tailed invaders and stop the plague at its source, the Earth of the Imperium and all the other Earths in all the universes will fall before the verminous hordes from a timeline that should never have existed in the first place.

Zone One: A Novel

by Colson Whitehead

In this wry take on the post-apocalyptic horror novel, a pandemic has devastated the planet. The plague has sorted humanity into two types: the uninfected and the infected, the living and the living dead. Now the plague is receding, and Americans are busy rebuild­ing civilization under orders from the provisional govern­ment based in Buffalo. Their top mission: the resettlement of Manhattan. Armed forces have successfully reclaimed the island south of Canal Street--aka Zone One--but pockets of plague-ridden squatters remain. While the army has eliminated the most dangerous of the infected, teams of civilian volunteers are tasked with clearing out a more innocuous variety--the "malfunctioning" stragglers, who exist in a catatonic state, transfixed by their former lives. Mark Spitz is a member of one of the civilian teams work­ing in lower Manhattan. Alternating between flashbacks of Spitz's desperate fight for survival during the worst of the outbreak and his present narrative, the novel unfolds over three surreal days, as it depicts the mundane mission of straggler removal, the rigors of Post-Apocalyptic Stress Disorder, and the impossible job of coming to grips with the fallen world. And then things start to go wrong. Both spine chilling and playfully cerebral, Zone One bril­liantly subverts the genre's conventions and deconstructs the zombie myth for the twenty-first century.From the Hardcover edition.

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