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The chocolate war : a novel

by:Cormier, Robert

A high school freshman discovers the devastating consequences of refusing to join in the school's annual fund raising drive and arousing the wrath of the school bullies.

Editions:180  Date:1974 - 2019  Type:Young adult  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Bildungsromans, Bildungsromans, Young adult works, Novels


Sudden mischief

by:Parker, Robert B., 1932-2010

With some trepidation, PI Spenser of Boston agrees to represent a businessman in a sexual harassment suit, trepidation because the accused is a former husband of Susan, Spenser's lover. Sure enough, complications mount, legal and romantic. By the author of Small Vices.

Editions:50  Date:1998 - 2014  Genre(s):Detective and mystery fiction, Mystery fiction, Detective and mystery fiction


The lemonade war

by:Davies, Jacqueline, 1962-

Evan and his younger sister, Jessie, react very differently to the news that they will be in the same class for fourth grade and as the end of summer approaches, they battle it out through lemonade stands, each trying to be the first to earn 100 dollars. Includes mathematical calculations and tips for running a successful lemonade stand.

Editions:32  Date:2007 - 2018  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works


The Blues Brothers

by:Landis, John, 1950-

Jake and Elwood Blues, two hoodlum brothers searching for redemption, set out to locate and reenlist the members of their defunct rhythm and blues band in order to raise some honest money.

Editions:234  Date:1978 - 2020  Rating:MPAA rating: Not rated ; original version rated R.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Musical films, Musical films, Comedy films


The Muppets

by:Jim Henson's Sesame Street Muppets

While on vacation in Los Angeles, Walter and his friends try to raise ten million dollars to save the Muppet Theater from Tex Richman, a business man who wants to demolish the theater in order to drill for oil.

Editions:72  Date:2011 - 2015  Type:Juvenile  Rating:Rating: PG; for some mild rude humor.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Juvenile works, Children's films, Puppet films


A summer affair : a novel

by:Hilderbrand, Elin

Reluctantly agreeing to organize a children's benefit at which a rock-star ex-lover is performing, renowned glassblower Sheila Crispin finds her efforts complicated by her clashes with a fellow organizer, her best friend's catering mishaps, and a new relationship.

Editions:32  Date:2008 - 2022  Genre(s):Love stories, Romance fiction, Romance fiction


Margret and H.A. Rey's Curious George makes pancakes

by:Rey, Margret

Curious George, an inquisitive monkey, causes quite a stir when he tries his "hand" at making pancakes at a fundraiser for the children's hospital.

Editions:16  Date:1998 - 2018  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works


The disappearing friend mystery

by:Warner, Gertrude Chandler, 1890-1979

At the same time that the Alden children's efforts to raise money for a new hospital wing are being sabotaged by nasty tricks, they find their attempts to befriend the new girl Beth frustrated by her strange behavior.

Editions:15  Date:1972 - 2013  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Detective and mystery fiction, Detective and mystery fiction, Mystery fiction


The chocolate war : [a novel]

by:Cormier, Robert

A high school freshman discovers the devastating consequences of refusing to join in the school's annual fund raising drive and arousing the wrath of the school bullies.

Editions:68  Date:1974 - 2016  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Bildungsromans, Children's audiobooks, Bildungsromans, Bildungsromans


Gideon Planish

by:Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951

Early in life Gideon Planish became an addict to the narcotic effect of his own voice. Professor, lecturer, professional money-raiser for philanthropic causes, "organizator", viewer-with-alarm of "conditions and situations", toastmaster at public dinners, his was the stuffed-shirt world of the rotogravure Olympus

Editions:86  Date:1940 - 2004


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