Category: Teen/Young Adult


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The Robbers

By: Bawden, Nina

Price: $5.06

Publisher: New York, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books: 1979

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 000149

A story of a boy who lived with his grandmother. He was very happy living there and thought he always would, but his father remarried when he was nine years old. His father, who was a virtual stranger to him, expected his son to live with them in a big city. 155 pages, no marks or tears noted. Ex-library. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. . Quantity Available: 1. Category: Children::Teen/Young Adult; Children::Family. ISBN: 0688519024. ISBN/EAN: 9780688519025. Pi... View more info

Turi's Poppa

By: Borton De Trevino , Elizabeth

Price: $7.36

Publisher: New York, Farrar Straus & Giroux: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002672

Turi knows only that the letter from Cremona has made his father happy; in fact, the message is an unbelievable stroke of good luck that opens a way out of the desperate poverty in which the boy and his father have been living in Hungary. Grieving over the death of his lovely gypsy wife, unable to find work and overburdened with debts, he is overjoyed when the invitation to come to Cremona and accept the post as director at the Institute of Violin Making. They set out on... View more info

Chris's Story, Paula & Bob's Story

By: Buchholz, Don

Price: $5.54

Publisher: Curriculum And Development Group: 1994

Seller ID: CH-01088

Book is half one way, half the other so reader can decide at different points how they want the story to go. 188 pages, no marks or tears noted. View more info

The Summer of the Swans

By: Byars, Betsy

Price: $9.20

Publisher: New York, Viking Press, Inc.: 1970

Edition: First Edition, Literary Guild

Seller ID: 000064

Suggested age: young adult (the book is through the eyes of a fourteen year old girl). This author writes books about young people at odds with themselves and the world. Here in the warm, humorous, poignant story of a difficult fourteenth summer, the characters are portrayed with delicate, unerring artistry. Fewer marks than most ex-library, but a few small tears and marks on the pages. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. . Illustrator: CoConis, Ted. Quantity Available: ... View more info

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Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul III : 101 More Stories of Life, Love and Learning (Chicken Soup for the Soul Ser. )

By: Canfield, Jack L. ; Hansen, Mark Victor; Kirberger, Kimberly

Price: $6.44

Publisher: Deerfield Beach, Fl, U. S. A., Health Communications, Incorporated: 2000

Seller ID: 001152

Jack, Mark and Kimberly understand that, more and more, life is a struggle for you. Not just dealing with the tragedies that seem to plague you so often, but also in handling the daily pressures that fill your life - and often feel overwhelming. This book, even more so than the first two volumes in this series, goes deeper into the issues you face every day. It will help you, and will serve as your guide and constant companion. Most of the stories are written by teenager... View more info

The Arctic Sealer

By: Catherall, Arthur

Price: $7.38

Publisher: New York, Criterion Books: 1961

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: CH-01065

First American Edition 1961. HB with a decorative cover. DJ is good with wear on edges and age-yellowed. Pages are fine, designated by the Junior Literary Guild as an older reader (group C) . 160 pages, very good, no tears. Binding is tight. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

And This is Laura

By: Conford, Ellen

Price: $5.98

Publisher: New York, Ny, U. S. A., Little Brown & Company: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000957

Laura, twelve-years-old, comes from a family of overachievers and wishes that she were special in some was as well. She then discovers she has psychic ability, which nobody else in her family has. 179 pages, no marks or tears. The binding has an area that looks a bit different in the right light, possibly a water spill. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info


By: Cooper, Susan

Price: $5.01

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1974

Seller ID: M-03001

Frontispiece by Michael Heslop. Binding has slight wear at edges; one very scary picture on the front. Third in a series of five books named "The Dark is Rising." 147 pages, no marks or tears noted 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. . Illustrator: Heslop, Michael. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Children::Teen/Young Adult; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: M-03001. Paperback View more info

The Long Journey

By: Corcoran, Barbara

Price: $6.44

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000454

Laurie was worried about her grandfather, whose eyesight was getting worse. That night he announced that she would ride out of Hawkins Dry Riggings, all the way across Montana to fetch Uncle Arthur for help. She was very excited; it was a long journey and she hadn't been away from home since she was three. The binding has light wear top and bottom, especially at the corners and spine. 187 pages, illustrated; one page has a spot on it, no tears. Very little in lib. Markin... View more info

Walk Two Moons

By: Creech, Sharon

Price: $5.06

Publisher: New York, Scholastic Book Services: 1994

Seller ID: 001148

Don't judge a man until you've walked two moons in his moccasins. " And so starts the story of thirteen-year-old Salamanca Tree Hill, who grew up for those years in Kentucky. Then one day her father had her pack her things and they left, leaving the trees behind. They drove 300 miles into Ohio, where they ended up living. Sal saw a girl next door looking out a window, looking afraid, but soon they became friends. Her name was Phoebe, and she would help Sal find her m... View more info

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By: Creech, Sharon

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Joanna Cotler Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002524

A book for 8 - 12 years old. He may have been given a bit part in the school play. But Leo, 12 years old, dreams he is the biggest star on Broadway. Sure, his big, noisy family makes him feel lilke a sardine squashed in a tin but in his fantasy he gets all the attention he wants. Yes, his papa seems sad and distracted but Leo imagines him as a boy, tap-dancing and singing with delight. That's why they call Leo "fog boy. " He's always dreaming, always replaying th... View more info

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The Summer of Love

By: Drechsler, Debbie

Price: $10.58

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Drawn & Quarterly Pubns: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001762

Debbie Drechsler's artful and honest depiction of a girl's early teenage years make Summer of Love on of the outstanding books of the year. Young adult fiction doesn't get better than this. Full of frustration, confusion and mystery of growing up, it would make you nostalgic were it not so heartbreaking. " - Time. Seventeen magazine said this is "A beautifully drawn, poignant book. " This novel is done in comic strip style; it is the story of a young teen and... View more info

The Feast Day

By: Fadiman, Edwin

Price: $11.07

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown And Company: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002097

Here is the story of one day inthe lifeof a young peasant girl who lived in Domremy, France in 1425. The day during which this story takes place is precious to the girl because it is her feast day, the day on which she becomes twelve years old. She has gone to mass, received a beautiful present and is minding her family's sheep with something quite extraordinary takes place. The girl of this story is Joan of Arc and it is on her feast day that she first hears the voices ... View more info

In the Wings

By: Goldman, Katie

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Dial Press: 1982

Seller ID: CH-01167

HB with DJ. First printing. DJ is very good, slight we at corners and one small tear at top right. Binding is fine. Library stamp and envelope on inside front cover; stamped also on inside back cover. 166 pages, fine. View more info

In the Wings

By: Goldman, Katie

Price: $7.38

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., The Dial Press: 1982

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: N-07008

Playing one of the lead roles in her school's production of "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie" helps Jessie forget about the increasing rift between her parents. Jacket has a small tear in the back bottom, and a 1 1/4" tear from the top. There are scuffs, with a piece missing on the bottom front. The spine is chipped top and bottom. Light wear at edges. One corner of the binding is worn. Has normal ex-lib marks. 166 pages, no marks or tears. 8vo - over 7¾"... View more info

The Real Book about Abraham Lincoln

By: Gorham, Michael

Price: $5.54

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Garden City Books: 1951

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 000035

A fascinating book in the Real Books series, R8. Certificate of Award presented by the Boys Clubs of America, first awarded to a series, selected by members in the eight to fourteen year old category. A book club edition, the pages are in very good condition, no marks or tears noted. The cover, while completely intact, has numerous vertical areas where the paper appears to have cracked and broken away. The jacket has an attractive illustration on the front of the student... View more info

Challenge of the Coulee

By: Graham, Janette Sargeant

Price: $5.54

Publisher: New York, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000148

Syd Clayton, 17 years old, is full of energy, ambition and impatience. He feels the Coulee walls around their ranch will keep him from becoming an engineer. He is determined to get the ranch out of the red and builds a tractor and irrigation system. It appears that problems on the ranch are someone's doing and not just luck. Their hired hand disappears and Syd finds himself in deep trouble. The only way out is to find the hired hand himself. Ex-lib, usual markings. The s... View more info

The Empty Seat

By: Green, Phyllis

Price: $13.84

Publisher: Elsevier/Nelson Books: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: CH-01177

DJ is very good, two small tears on the front, slight edge wear on other corners. Binding is fine, bright blue with brown lettering. Bottom of pages has a purple smudge from spine, about 3/4". 128 pages, fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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The Other Shepards

By: Griffin, Adele

Price: $6.90

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Hyperion: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001732

The other Shepards died nearly twenty years ago, but eighth grader Holland Shepard and her younger sister, Geneva, are shadowed by other people's memories of their two brothers and sister. The enormity of their family's loss has limited the scope of the girls' own identities; "Whatever else we are, " Holland reflects, "has been swallowed up by our haunting. " Then Annie the painter arrives. She steps easily into their Greenwich Village home and, with inso... View more info

Confessions of a Prime Time Kid

By: Harris, Mark Jonathan

Price: $7.38

Publisher: New York, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000491

A'Weekly Reader, Especially for Girls' book. Margaret O'Brien Muldaur, better known as Meg, has been acting ever since she was six years old. Now that she's thirteen she's a TV star. What's it like to be famous? Meg tells all in her memoirs. Binding has slight wear on side and bottom edges. 138 pages, no marks or tears. Binding is tight, as if never read. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

May Iverson: Her Book

By: Jordan, Elizabeth

Price: $6.44

Publisher: New York, Harper And Brothers Publishers: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000127

Spine is loose; frontispiece missing. Binding has bumped corners, unraveling slightly at top and bottom of spine. Decorated blue cloth w/ sepia paste-on. Some of the pages and drawings are loose. Six illustrations of eight are in the book. Small marks on a smattering of pages. 282 pages, no tears or other marks or omissions noted. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info


By: Kehret, Peg

Price: $6.44

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Cobblehill Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001625

Seventh printing. Kit and her best friend, Tracy, entertain themselves by pretending to be Harriet Headline and Sharon Shocker, reporters for a tabloid newspaper. But even the outrageous headlines they invent can't help Kit laugh away a series of problems at home and school. Her frustration builds until Kit, in a moment of self-pity, makes a major mistake. She finds herself in trouble - with her family and the police. When she tries to hide what she has done, her difficu... View more info


By: Konigsburg, E. L.

Price: $6.46

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000155

George is a quiet boy, doesn't talk much and is in an accelerated class for organic chemistry. He has a lab partner, William, and wants so much to be his friend that nothing he does seems wrong. However, things begin to disappear from the lab, and the lab partners have loud quarrels. The jacket is worn at the top and a small part of the top spine is worn away. The bottom is worn at the corners and spine. The front flap is curled up at the end, and the jacket back has a p... View more info

Friday's Child

By: Lambert, Janet

Price: $16.56

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1947

Seller ID: R-12002

Cover is good, wear at all corners. Cover itself is printed to look like cloth, and has a necklace with locket on the front. Prior owner's name written on inside cover. A Jordon Book, dedicated to "all those girls whose letters I have been unable to answer. " Pages are fine, no marks or tears. Spine is tight. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

One Fat Summer

By: Lipsyte, Robert

Price: $7.36

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1978

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 000573

Bobby's family had a summer home near Rumson Lake, where they spent each summer. Bobby was big boned and fat, kids always made fun of his 14-year old body."I always hated the summertime. When people take off their clothes. In the winter you can hide yourself. But in the summer they can see your thick legs and your wobbly backside and your big belly and soft arms. And they laugh." A well-written and sensitive book with humor and teenage threats. The green binding... View more info