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Louisa: The Life Of Louisa May Alcott

by Yona Zeldis Mcdonough

When Louisa May Alcott’s "Little Women" was published in 1868 it was an instant success. Louisa drew on her experiences in writing the novel, but there’s a lot more to her rags-to-riches story. Louisa came from a family that was poor but freethinking, and she started teaching when she was only seventeen years old. But writing was her passion. This informative biography captures the life of a compassionate woman who left an indelible mark on literature for all ages.

Louisa May Alcott: Little Women, Little Men, Jo's Boys

by Louisa May Alcott Elaine Showalter

The classic trilogy, in a hardcover collector's edition complete with the original illustrations. From the incidents of her own remarkable childhood, Louisa May Alcott fashioned a trilogy of novels that catapulted her to fame and fortune and that remain among the most beloved works in all of American literature. Here, in an authoritative single-volume edition, is the complete series. In Little Women, set in New England during the Civil War, Alcott introduces the unforgettable March sisters, Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy. Little Men follows Jo, now married, into adulthood, as she finds herself the caretaker of a houseful of rambunctious children at Plumfield School. Jo's Boys returns to Plumfield a decade later; now grown, Jo's children recount adventures of their own.

Louisa May Alcott: Young Novelist (Childhood of Famous Americans Series)

by Beatrice Gormley

A fictionalized biography that traces the life of the author of the well-loved story of the March sisters, Little Women, and its sequels.

Louisa May Alcott's Christmas Treasury: The Complete Christmas Collection

by Louisa May Alcott Stephen W. Hines

Christmas is the season to rekindle faith, hope, and love. It is a time to enjoy friends and family, to sing carols, to give gifts. All of these joyous and evocative sentiments of the Christmas season are beautifully expressed in the life and writings of Louisa May Alcott. Now for the first time, all of Alcott's Christmas short stories and novellas--some lost to the world of publishing for nearly a century--have been gathered into a single exquisite collection, which is sure to brighten the holidays for book lovers. So slip away to a quiet nook away from the hustle and bustle of the season, cozy up with your cup of hot tea or cocoa, and prepare to have your heart warmed as you are inspired by the unforgettable characters you are about to meet in the nineteen enchanting stories of this delightful treasury.

Louise, The Adventures of a Chicken

by Kate Dicamillo

Ages 4-8 She longed for adventure. So she left her home and ventured out into the wide world. The pleasures and perils she met proved plentiful: marauding pirates on the majestic seas, a ferocious lion under the bright lights of the big top, a mysterious stranger in an exotic and bustling bazaar. Yet in the face of such daunting danger, our heroine . . . She was brave. She was fearless. She was feathered. She was a chicken. A not-so-chicken chicken. Her name? Louise

Louise Trapeze Can SO Save the Day

by Brigette Barrager Micol Ostow

Spunky, sweet, and totally brave (mostly)! Louise Trapeze dazzles and delights emerging young readers. Perfect for fans of IVY AND BEAN and JUNIE B. JONES, Louise Trapeze is adorably illustrated by Brigette Barrager, illustrator of the New York Times bestseller UNI THE UNICORN. Fact: The Sweet Potato Circus is in trouble. (Or at least that's what Louise heard through the tent flap.) Louise and her best friend, Stella, will do anything to save their circus--even if it means joining forces with their sworn enemy, Ferret-breath Fernando! These three have big ideas and big tricks that will surely save the day in a big, big way! "Perfect for Ivy and Bean fans. A high-flying series." --Booklist "Lighthearted and cheery. Readers will clamor for the next one." --Kirkus ReviewsFrom the Hardcover edition.

Louise Trapeze Will NOT Lose a Tooth

by Micol Ostow Brigette Barrager

“Perfect for Ivy and Bean fans. A high-flying series.” —Booklist The Louise Trapeze chapter books are perfect for circus-lovers and fans of JUNIE B. JONES, with adorable illustrations from Brigette Barrager, illustrator of the New York Times bestseller UNI THE UNICORN. Fact: Louise Trapeze never loses anything. Things just go missing! Like her dazzling light-up hula hoop and her polka-dot sandals. But Louise isn’t going to lose another thing, ever. No way! Not even if an amazing fortune-teller predicts that she will lose something priceless. And especially not when her tooth starts to feel wiggly-jiggly . . .

Louisiana Blue (Tiller Galloway Thriller #3)

by David Poyer

In Louisiana Blue, black sheep Lyle "Tiller" Galloway, broke and on the run from his Colombian ex-employers, leaves Hatteras Island for Louisiana's Gulf Coast. He worked its oil rigs before, years ago, doing the toughest, most dangerous kind of diving, under conditions that used men up and sometimes killed them. But the pay and the things it bought-women, drugs, booze, and freedom-were worth the risk. Now he's ten years older. Robots do the deep diving, and work's hard to find for a man with a prison record. Then a call from a little-known outfit named DeepTech leads Tiller to Pandora 2000, an enormous rig far out in the Gulf of Mexico. He'll be working a thousand feet down, with a mixed crew of ex-cons, loners, and renegades, developing a major oilfield with hundreds of millions of dollars at stake. But something's wrong. A fatal crash, another man's wife, the strain and danger of saturation diving, a greedy, unscrupulous begins to add up. And when Galloway gets an unusually lucrative offer, he can't turn it down. Even though his choice may end in catastrophe-not only for himself, but for the whole Gulf Coast.

Louisiana Cookin'

by Tobasco Brand Pepper Sauce

Cajun-style recipes and New Orleans flavors that bring together zesty, spicy flavors.

The Louisiana Purchase: From Independence To Lewis And Clark

by Michael Burgan

When the United States won its independence from Great Britain, it also won new lands. Soon, the Louisiana Purchase doubled the country's size. These new lands had to be explored and settled. <P><P> Brave explorers, such as Lewis and Clark, soon blazed a trail to the West. How did the United States grow after the American Revolution? Why did Thomas Jefferson buy Louisiana from France? What did Lewis and Clark discover on their journey?

Louisiana Science: A Closer Look [Grade 4]

by Macmillan Mcgraw-Hill

NIMAC-sourced textbook

Louisiana Science: A Closer Look [Grade 5]

by Macmillan Mcgraw-Hill

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Louisiana Stalker (The Gunsmith #384)

by J. R. Roberts

TROUBLE TIMES THREECapucine Devereaux is being stalked. The infamous Baton Rouge madam is used to unwanted attention from the weaker sex, but one man's obsession is unnerving her. Making matters worse, Lee Keller, the gunman she hired to deal with her stalker, has his own fixation with Capucine that's distracting him from doing his job.In desperation, the madam turns to Clint Adams to get both stalkers out of her life. Keller doesn't like the idea of being replaced and plans to put the Gunsmith in Boot Hill. But unknown to Keller, Clint has a stalker of his own who's trailed him from Arizona to Louisiana--and he won't let anyone else kill his prey...OVER FIFTEEN MILLION GUNSMITH BOOKS IN PRINT!

Louisiana! (Wagons West Series, Book 16)

by Dana Fuller Ross

A volatile mix of Cajun and Creole, exotic and tame, good and evil walked the waterfront and the wild side. Here legitimate cargo hid the illegal trade in opium, weapons, and shanghaied men. Here the diabolical domain of a mysterious Chinese Tong would sweep legendary fighting man Toby Holt-intrepid son of Wagonmaster Whip Holt-into a struggle with a sensual woman more deadly than any man. And while an unusual underworld ally waged a vendetta against a lawman gone bad, another brave Holt-hot-blooded young Cindy-proved her marksmanship and courage as she pulled the trigger in an explosive adventure on the untamed frontier the crossroads of a nation met where America's melting pot became the cauldron brewing a young country's destiny.


by John Findling

Founded in 1778 as a portage point on the lower Ohio River, Louisville was closely tied to river commerce for a century. In the 1880s, the Southern Exposition and the growth of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad did much to establish the city as an important commercial link between the North and South. By 1900, Louisville was the 18th largest city in America, with a population of just over 200,000. The city had a vibrant downtown with elegant office buildings and hotels and one of the finest park systems in the country, designed by the Olmsted brothers in the 1890s. In Louisville, more than 200 postcards present a visual record of the institutions, prosperity, and charm of the river city.

Louisville and the Civil War: A History & Guide

by Bryan S. Bush

Learn how a thriving antebellum city became a crucial outpost for the Union army while its citizens were besieged with constant fear of guerilla warfare and swift Rebel vengeance. Trace the steps of soldiers, commanders and civic leaders on the enclosed map, which includes over thirty Union forts that once peppered Louisville's landscape, as well as long-forgotten hideaways and hotbeds of insurgence. Explore Union casinos and brothels along Jefferson and Fourth Street; the infamous Louisville Military Prison; Jefferson General Hospital, the third largest during the war; and the original Galt House, site of Union General Bull Nelson's assassination. Join renowned Civil War expert and Louisville native Bryan S. Bush as he traverses Louisville, a city bristling with Civil War history.

Louisville Diners

by Ashlee Clark Thompson

Louisville boasts many award-winning fine dining restaurants, but long before Derby City mastered upscale cuisine, it perfected the diner. Explore Louisville's tasty offerings with local food writer Ashlee Clark Thompson as she surveys the city's impressive variety of greasy spoons from the Highlands to the West End and everywhere in between. Enjoy home cooking done right at Shirley Mae's Café and Bar, breakfast at Barbara Lee's Kitchen, lunch to go at Ollie's Trolley and so much more. Packed with insightful interviews and helpful tips that only a local can provide, Louisville Diners is a delectable look into the best the city has to offer.

Louisville in World War II

by Bruce M. Tyler State Representative Owens

With the bombing of Pearl Harbor in December 1941, Louisville mobilized to fight Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan. Citizens of all races and economic classes united in the effort, both abroad and at home. Louisville's many industries banded together as well: the Mengel Company made wood products used in the war, and its staff burned a Nazi flag in an employee-held rally; Reynolds Aluminum Company manufactured arms and other war materials; Liberty National Bank sold war bonds at special windows; and the Louisville Ford Motor Company made at least 93,389 military jeeps out of the roughly 500,000 employed in the war. Perhaps Louisville's most significant war contribution, though, was the use of Bowman Field as a United States Army Air Corps Detachment Squadron. The pilots trained there were vital to the war effort.

Louisville Television

by David Inman

T-Bar-V Ranch went off the air in 1970, but ask any Louisville baby boomer to sing the theme song and you'll instantly hear, "Brush your teeth each morning / Get lots of sleep at night / Mind your mom and daddy / Cause they know what is right." Such is the power of homegrown television. This book is a look at Louisville television history over the last 50 years, from T-Bar-V to Tom Wills's retirement. Along the way, you will catch a glimpse of Diane Sawyer (as the WLKY "weather girl") and dozens of images of locally produced musical shows, game shows, talk shows, children's shows, and newscasts--not to mention all the lyrics to the T-Bar-V Ranch opening and closing theme song.


by Carol Ryrie Brink

In 1908 in Idaho fifteen-year-old Louly, left in charge during her parent's absence, has an adventurous summer with her brother, sister, and her two girlfriends.


by Leo Buscaglia

This book does not deal with sensuality but the true meaning of love and how to become a loving individual.


by Danielle Steel

This is a special book about special people. People who have loved me, and whom I have loved. People who have brought me joy beyond measure, and sometimes incredible pain. People I have hurt, sometimes more than I can bear to think about. People who have hurt me, sometimes more than they know. Yet each of their gifts has been precious, each moment treasured, each face, each smile, each victory, each defeat woven into the fiber of my being. In retrospect, all of it is beautiful, because we cared so much. In essence, this book covers fifteen years of my life, and a handful of precious people who mean, and have meant everything to me. This book is written for them.With much love, d.s.<P> Advisory: Bookshare has learned that this book offers only partial accessibility. We have kept it in the collection because it is useful for some of our members. To explore further access options with us, please contact us through the Book Quality link on the right sidebar. Benetech is actively working on projects to improve accessibility issues such as these.

Love According to Lily

by Julianne Maclean

Lily Langdon has finally grown up. Now that her brother the duke's completely malleable best friend Edward Wallis has been brutally (and luckily) rebuffed by his intended, Lily knows her chance for a very permissive and entirely convenient husband is here. In fact, he is staying in her very own home for a house party. But this promising party's tone is quickly changed by a horrible twist of fate that threatens Edward's very life. Nothing but luck can save Edward, but Lily's heart is lost for good when she sees what a strong and devoted man he can be in times of trouble. Lily has set her cap on a man who should be unlovable and fallen more in love than she ever thought possible. Their passion brings great risk, but when a man and a woman prove to be so much more together than they were apart, is there anything that their love cannot overcome?

The Love Affair of an English Lord

by Jillian Hunter

Award-winning author Jillian Hunter both amuses and delights with another irresistible tale of scandal and seduction.When Chloe Boscastle is caught indiscreetly kissing a man in a park, her brother Grayson-the protective patriarch of the Boscastle family-sends her off to a country manor to stay until the scandal in town subsides.Soon after Chloe's banishment begins, she is shocked to learn that her neighbor Dominic Breckland, the devilish Viscount Stratfield, has been killed in his bed. But she is even more stunned to discover the dangerously handsome "victim" taking refuge in her lingerie closet one night. By some miracle Dominic has survived his attack-and wishes the world to believe him dead. Can the alluring Lady Chloe keep his secret? Dominic uses all his masculine charm to persuade her as they work together to unmask his enemy. Of course, being caught sheltering a seductive scoundrel could further mar Chloe's already tarnished reputation. But, really, what's a little scandal to a lady in love? From the Paperback edition.

Love Affairs for Grown-Ups

by Debby Holt

Cornelius Hedge finds it difficult enough to talk to people he does know let alone people he doesn't. So he's plunged into gloom when he is dragooned into driving the female friend of a colleague's wife through France. How on earth is he expected to make small talk from Boulogne to Montelimar? First impressions are not auspicious: the moment he introduces himself, the woman inexplicably bursts into tears. But by the time they've reached their destination, Cornelius has grown increasingly fond of the unassuming Katrina. She is interesting, entertaining, amusing; he'd actually like to see more of her. At their age however, the past has a habit of intruding on the present. Ex-husbands, ex-wives, selfish sisters and sulky teenagers all seem to conspire to thwart the budding romance. What's worse, both Katrina and Cornelius are hiding secrets from their past. Secrets that burst into the open - with rather surprising results.

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