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Minty: a Story of Young Harriet Tubman
Schroeder, Alan
13.80 USD
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The Life and Words of John F. Kennedy
Wood, James Playsted
9.20 USD
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1 Atkins, Linda Jamaica & Me
0375500731 / 9780375500732; Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. A true story of the time the author and Jamaica, a young girl, spent together. Shuffled from one institution to another, Atkins is able to keep track of her and tries to make Jamaica's life, which has been pretty awful on the streets of New York city, somewhat better. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
Random House
New York, 1998, 
Fine in Fine dust jacket

Price: 5.00 USD
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2 Griffin, Alexander R. Here Come the Marines!
1942; HB. Binding is good, spine is tight but has spots on it. Some light wear along edges. 219 pages, slightly yellowed but otherwise fine.
Howell, Soskin, Publishers
Good with no dust jacket

Price: 5.06 USD
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3 Schroeder, Alan Minty: a Story of Young Harriet Tubman
0803718888 / 9780803718883; CORETTA SCOTT KING AWARD WINNER - In this touching, heartfelt portrayal of Harriet Tubman's childhood, the author and illustrator offer an unusual look at the little girl who would become one of America's greatest heroes. Although many readers know of Tubman's tireless work in establishing the Underground Railroad and her efforts in helping hundreds of slaves escape to freedom, they now meet her as a child. One who was stubborn and headstrong, but learned to follow the North Star, how to read a tree, and how to survive in the woods. These skills allowed her to escape, which was her dream. ; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall
Dial Books For Young Readers
New York, New York, U. S. A., 1996, 
Fine in Fine dust jacket

Illustrated by Pinkney, Jerry; 
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Little House in the Big Woods, Wilder, Laura Ingalls
4 Wilder, Laura Ingalls Little House in the Big Woods
0060264306 / 9780060264307; First in the series, this is a book about living in a log house in Wisconsin in the 1800's. They lived in comparative wilderness with the woods all around, and wild animals of all types shared the woods with them. This is a reprint of the 1953 volume in which Garth Williams did the illustrations. Illustrated with William's wonderful imaginative drawings in black and white. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
Harper & Row, Publishers
New York, 1981, Reprint
Fine in As New dust jacket

Illustrated by Williams, Garth; 
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5 Wood, James Playsted The Life and Words of John F. Kennedy
This book contains a short biography of John F. Kennedy, beginning before he was born, starting in the 1800s Ireland with his forebears. Numerous black & white pictures illustrate his life, and many of his ideas as President, and in earlier political posts, are included. The book is dedicated to "The Young People of America. " The front cover has a several diagonal bends at the lower right.; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
Scholastic Book Services
New York, NY, 1965, First Edition
Very Good

Illustrated by Photographs; 
Price: 9.20 USD
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