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The Fossil Girl

Author : Catherine Brighton
ISBN : 1845077326
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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In graphic novel format, tells the story of a twelve-year-old English girl's discovery in 1811 of an ichthyosaurus skeleton.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Fossil Hunter

Author : Shelley Emling
ISBN : 023010097X
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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At a time when women were excluded from science, a young girl made a discovery that marked the birth of paleontology and continues to feed the debate about evolution to this day. Mary Anning was only twelve years old when, in 1811, she discovered the first dinosaur skeleton--of an ichthyosaur--while fossil hunting on the cliffs of Lyme Regis, England. Until Mary's incredible discovery, it was widely believed that animals did not become extinct. The child of a poor family, Mary became a fossil hunter, inspiring the tongue-twister, "She Sells Sea Shells by the Seashore." She attracted the attention of fossil collectors and eventually the scientific world. Once news of the fossils reached the halls of academia, it became impossible to ignore the truth. Mary's peculiar finds helped lay the groundwork for Charles Darwin's theory of evolution, laid out in his On the Origin of Species. Darwin drew on Mary's fossilized creatures as irrefutable evidence that life in the past was nothing like life in the present. A story worthy of Dickens, The Fossil Hunter chronicles the life of this young girl, with dirt under her fingernails and not a shilling to buy dinner, who became a world-renowned paleontologist. Dickens himself said of Mary: "The carpenter's daughter has won a name for herself, and deserved to win it." Here at last, Shelley Emling returns Mary Anning, of whom Stephen J. Gould remarked, is "probably the most important unsung (or inadequately sung) collecting force in the history of paleontology," to her deserved place in history.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Gossip Girl

Author : Lori Bindig
ISBN : 9780739184820
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This book is a critical cultural studies analysis of the CW’s hit teen television drama Gossip Girl (2007–2012). Bindig examines the show in terms of gender, race, class, sexuality, and consumerism, and she explores the potential ramifications of popular media texts like Gossip Girl.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Gossip Girl The Carlyles

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ISBN : 9780755393886
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Welcome to the high life... Owen, Avery and Baby Carlyle have just moved into a notorious Upper East Side penthouse (if only the walls could talk...!) and they're about to take the city by storm with their decadent behaviour. Manhattan's resident pretty young things better keep a close eye on their assets or hearts will get broken.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Gossip Girl The Ultimate Quiz Book

Author : Jack Goldstein
ISBN : 9781781663103
Genre : Games
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This excellent quiz book contains 120 questions (and answers!) to test the knowledge of any Gossip Girl fan. From questions even a casual viewer should know all the way through to trivia that would test Serena herself, this is a fantastic way to enjoy the girls (and boys!) of the Upper East Side even more. With sections on the characters, episodes, and the series in general, this is an important addition to any fan's bookshelf!
Category: Games

Gossip Girl It Had To Be You

Author : Cecily Von Ziegesar
ISBN : 9780755393763
Genre : Fiction
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'Welcome to New York City's Upper East Side, where my friends and I all live in huge, fabulous apartments and go to exclusive single-sex private schools. We aren't always the nicest people in the world, but we make up for it in looks and taste.' Enter the world of Gossip Girl and the exclusive Manhattan private school Constance Billard, inhabited by the city's most fabulous crowd; a world of jealousy, betrayal and outrageous behaviour! There's a lot more to this story than anyone realises and you might find out just how the legendary GOSSIP GIRL column began...
Category: Fiction

Gossip Girl 6 You Re The One That I Want

Author : Cecily von Ziegesar
ISBN : 9780316029254
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Welcome to New York City's Upper East Side, where my friends and I live in gorgeous apartments, go to exclusive private schools, and make Manhattan our own personal playground. It might look hard to be this fabulous, but for us it's as easy as sleeping with your best friend's boyfriend. 6th installment of the Gossip Girls series!
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Gossip Girl 8

Author : Cecily von Ziegesar
ISBN : 9781408834633
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Welcome back to New York City's glamorous Upper East Side, where the uptown girls get everything - and everyone - they want. Nabbing the latest Marc Jacobs bag or your best friend's boyfriend isn't always pretty, but it's always pretty cool. It's almost graduation and the lives of New York's private high school elite are really heating up. Everyone's got into college and it's clearly time to party - not that they haven't been doing plenty of that already! Blair and Nate's relationship has moved on to a new level - but will the love affair continue? Or will Nate's love affair with his bong get in the way? Will Blair finally get into Yale? Or will Nate and Serena hook up in New Haven and leave Blair alone in the city? And as for the juiciest gossip of all, what's this rumour about Jenny leaving Constance Billard to go to boarding school? Only time will tell how everyone will end up, but one thing's for sure: love is in the air, and it smells a lot like Gucci envy.
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Gossip Girl

Author : Cecily Von Ziegesar
ISBN : 9780747563426
Genre : Dating (Social customs)
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Set in New York City's Upper East Side, this book tells the story of the thrills and spills of its richest and most beautiful teenage residents. These girls are smart, good-looking and know how to party, It's a luxorious life but someone's got to live it!
Category: Dating (Social customs)

Gossip Girl The Manga Vol 3

Author : Cecily von Ziegesar
ISBN : 9780316213677
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
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It ends with a bang! While Queen B has returned to the lap of luxury, she's keeping on the down-low to exact her sweet revenge on everyone who wronged her. But when she outs little J's secret at the school auction - going so far as to involve the police - V thinks the Queen has gone too far and leaks clips of the film she's been making showcasing B's domestic talents. Now V has disappeared, and B is left to pick through the wreckage of her high school career as everyone is gearing up for the next stage of their lives. Are there any relationships left for B to salvage as she faces the future?
Category: Comics & Graphic Novels