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The Three Little Pigs

By: N/A

Price: $5.06

Publisher: Whitman Publishing Company: 1956

Seller ID: CH-01011

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


It's the story you read as a kid. Pictures are very colorful; spine torn in several places, rest of cover has normal wear. Pages are fine. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. View more info

Rose in Bloom

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, A. L. Burt Company: 1913

Seller ID: 003070

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Rose in Bloom" is a sequel to "Eight Cousins. " This is the complete authorized edition and was published by arrangement with Little, Brown and Company. The preface reads "As authors may be supposed to know better than anyone else what they intended to do when writing a book, I beg leave to say that there is no moral to this story. Rose is not designed for a model girl; and the Sequel was simply written in fulfillment of a promise; hopeing to afford some ... View more info

Nancy Craig and the Mystery of the Fire Opal of Guatemala

By: Bailey, Matilda

Price: $9.20

Publisher: Racine, WI, Whitman Publishing Company: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003793

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Nancy Craig and a friend fly to Guatemala with Nancy's father at the controls. Dannie is to join an expedition with his father, an archaeologist. Nancy and her father are visiting her uncle, a consul in Guatemala. Shortly after they get there, however, strange things begin to happen. This version is the Authorized Edition; the boards are green with orange lettering on the front and spine. The pages are blue stained on all sides. Spine ends have very light wear as do the ... View more info

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The Spirit and Gilly Bucket

By: Dahlberg, Maurine F.

Price: $8.28

Publisher: Gordonsville, Virginia, U. S. A., Farrar Straus & Giroux: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002604

ISBN: 0374316775

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Third Printing. This is a moving story for pre-teens and teenagers, about an 11-year-old girl. In 1859, when Gilly's father goes to search for gold in the Rocky Mountains, the 11-year-old is sent to stay with her aunt and uncle in Virginia, where she befriends one of her uncle's slave girls. Through this friendship, she finds out about the Underground Railroad, and discovers that people are not always exactly as they seem. 234 pages. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" ta... View more info

Two Years before the Mast

By: Dana, Jr. , Richard Henry

Price: $7.36

Publisher: Junior Deluxe Editions: 1959

Edition: Literary Guild of America

Seller ID: H-04001

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Literary Guild of America. Binding is very good+, spine has two small jagged holes, and two pinholes. Cover shows four seamen, two sundials and the title. Pages are tanned but otherwise fine; numerous illustrations, some in full color View more info

David Copperfield

By: Dickens, Charles (Adapted by Widdows, Richard)

Price: $9.23

Publisher: New York, Gallery Books: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000660

ISBN: 0831721073

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


David Copperfield was Dickens' own favorite novel. Many of David's adventures as he grows up are those of Dickens himself; from poverty and obscurity he wins through to success and happiness. This abridgement of Copperfield has been simplified for a young audience, but keeps faithfully to Dickens' original text. The lively illustrations come from a series of animated classics. This book was in a school library; the only mark is on the fep - it says 4K. The corners and sp... View more info

Cherokee Strip - the Race for Land

By: Fisher, Aileen

Price: $8.28

Publisher: New York, Aladdin Books: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001041

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


This is the story of a family moving West from their tired farmland in the Ozarks to get a homestead in the Promised Land. Like many others they were going to participate in a race at the Cherokee Strip to win land, and they had a special horse named Sprinter. Their daughter, Becky, was responsible for feeding him and taking care of this special horse while they made their way very slowly (25 miles a day) toward their destination. Many things happen along the way, and ev... View more info

The Nose Tree

By: Hutton, Warwick (Retold by)

Price: $9.20

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Atheneum: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002698

ISBN: 0689501668

Condition: Very Good


This wonderful book is illustrated with watercolors. Three soldiers, returning from the hard-fought wars, were down on their luck. They had very little money and no prospects for jobs. But, because of their kindness to a small, ugly man who comes to their forest campfire one night, these three soldiers are each rewarded with a special gift. The jacket is in a protective cover and is price clipped. There is a library label on the jacket spine, and a library pocket on the ... View more info

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Frankenstein's Cat

By: Jobling, Curtis

Price: $9.20

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2001

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 001451

ISBN: 0689846959

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


For ages 4 - 8. Dr. Frankenstein names his new creation Nine - not because cats have "nine lives, " but because that's how many cats it takes to make him. However, Nine isn't terribly popular at the castle, and he's lonely. So the doctor creates a companion who turns out to be more than Frankenstein's cat bargained for. Be afraid. Be very, very afraid! The story is very funny and the illustrations are great. The jacket back has a little rough spot on the bottom, ... View more info

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Castle Magic

By: Jones, Miranda

Price: $8.28

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Delacorte Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002715

ISBN: 0385731655

Condition: New in New dust jacket


No magic!" Ali says, making Little Genie promise. Against her better judgment, Ali lets Genie come along on her class trip to Popplehoff Castle. Little Genie keeps her promise. She's too busy peering into dusty dungeons and examining sparkly royal jewels for magic. But that's before she and Ali meet a ghost named Henrietta. Who thinks Little Genie would be the perfect addition to her doll collection! Uh-oh! The jacket lettering is raised and there is an oval in the m... View more info

Treasure Trove

By: Knipe, Emilie Benson; Knipe, Alden Arthur

Price: $12.88

Publisher: New York, The Century Company: 1927

Seller ID: 003046

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


This is a girl's mystery and romance story written by the authors of the Denewood Series for girls. The binding is cloth. The front has a small rubbed area at the right edge. The spine ends have light wear and the front bottom corner is bumped. All corners have light to moderate wear. ; 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle's Magic

By: MacDonald, Betty

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, J. B. Lippincott Company: 1957

Edition: Tenth Printing

Seller ID: 002946

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


The illustrations are in the 3rd printing in this edition. Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle was one of my favorite characters as a child because of her absolute good humor and love of children. Whenever something bad happened, she would cheerfully fix it right up without scolding or getting angry or flustered. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

The Princess and the God

By: Orgel, Doris

Price: $12.88

Publisher: New York, Orchard Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002924

ISBN: 0531095169

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Ages 11 and up. "Please make me plain, " young Psyche begs the gods. But with each year her loveliness grows - stirring the jealousy of her two older sisters. Throughout their father's kingdom it is said that Psyche is more beautiful that even Venus, the goddess who rules over passionate desire. Glowering down from the heavens, Venus sees mortals abandoning her temples, worshiping this upstart girl instead. Enraged, the goddess sends her son Cupid to earth, comma... View more info

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The River between Us

By: Peck, Richard

Price: $5.98

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Puffin: 2005

Edition: First Softcover Edition

Seller ID: 002700

ISBN: 0142403105

Condition: New with no dust jacket


Ages 10 and up. Civil war is imminent and her brother, Noah, is eager to go and fight on the side of the North. With her father long gone, Tilly, her sister, and their mother struggle to make ends meet and hold the dwindling Pruitt family together. Then one night a mysterious girl arrives on a steamboat bound for St. Louis. Delphine is elegant, beautiful and outspoken. And unlike anyone the small river town of Grand Tower has ever seen. Mrs. Pruitt agrees to take Delphin... View more info

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Pollyanna

By: Porter, Eleanor H.

Price: $18.40

Publisher: New York, NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1940

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 004044

Condition: Fine in Good dust jacket


First volume in the series. This is a poignant and inspiring story of a little girl whose "glad game" brought happiness to a whole town. The "glad game" helped Pollyanna find something to be glad about in every situation, which was not easy when her missionary father died and left her an orphan. She went to live with a maiden aunt who know her duty but knew nothing about being glad. The binding is blue with teal lettering, and the page top are stained gre... View more info

The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood

By: Pyle, Howard

Price: $7.36

Publisher: Santa Rosa, CA, Classic Press: 1968

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: CH-01157

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Volume 9. Binding is very colorful, slight wear at the corners. At the bottom of the binding on front and back is a small area damaged, as though the book had been pressed into something. The spine is tight. 279 pages, edges are slightly yellowed from age, otherwise fine. These books are educational as well as fun to read. Words that may not be familiiar are defined in the margin, often with an illustration. Other volumes are available - search this bookstore using keywo... View more info

Daughter of the Mountains

By: Rankin, Louise

Price: $13.80

Publisher: The Junior Literary Guild And The Viking Press: 1948

Seller ID: CH-12165

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Cover has an orange pictorial front, slight bends at corners. Edges of pages are brown in places, suggesting a water spill. A few dark areas bleed into the page as a tiny brown dot. Inside each cover is a girl at the top of mountains calling to someone. 191 pages. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Jacob Two-Two and the Dinosaur

By: Richler, Mordecai

Price: $5.52

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: CH-12087

ISBN: 0394887042

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


When Jacob Two-Two's father brings him a small lizard from Kenya, it grows to enormous proportions and to protect his now identifiable Diplodocus from frightened grown-ups, Jacob runs away with him to British Columbia. The red binding has a few places where the top layer of paper is missing, probably from stickers. 85 pages, no marks or tears. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

The Letter on the Tree

By: Savage Carlson, Natalie

Price: $6.44

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1974

Seller ID: CH-01086

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A Weekly Reader Book Club Edition. Drawings on cover front and back. Binding fine, pages light yellowing. A Weekly Reader Club book. The story is written in first person as a young boy about eight or nine. They live in Canada on a small dairy farm. Most of all Bebert wants an accordian for Christmas, and writes a letter to Santa asking for one. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Snailman

By: Sivers, Brenda

Price: $5.01

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown And Company: 1978

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: CH-01148

ISBN: 0316791180

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Having "[R]ecently moved to a country village, Timothy is bored and lonely until he meets the eccentric snailman, who is feared and avoided by the rest of the townspeople. " He was the only person in the village that treated Timothy like a real person. The binding has a tiny blue spot on the front cover, and the bottom corners are bent in a bit. Pages are lightly yellowed, but no marks or tears.; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Rain Forest

By: Sperry, Armstrong

Price: $14.72

Publisher: New York, NY, The MacMillan Company: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003768

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


This is a thrilling adventure about a boy who travels the world with his father, and has landed in New Guinea on an extended winter vacation. He is to meet his father, but the plane crashed and there's a raid where his father is staying at Ambush Creek, which is in the rain forest where his father is collecting bird specimens. The boy ends up traveling with a patrol officer after being warned of the dangers. There is a band of savages called Kuku-kukus, some are pygmies,... View more info

Heidi

By: Spyri, Johanna

Price: $7.36

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1963

Seller ID: CH-01166

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


The binding has very slight wear at the edges. The spine has a split on the inside, halfway through the book. A Companion Library book. The front is illustrated with Heidi, her grandfather, and a goat, with the Swiss mountains in the background. The story is 295 pages, with several additional pages written about the author. Pages slightly tanned, otherwise fine. View more info

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Wormwood

By: Taylor, G. P.

Price: $12.88

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., G. P. Putnam's Sons: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003189

ISBN: 0399242570

Condition: New in New dust jacket


In 1756, as a deadly comet hurtles toward London, Dr. Sabian Blake and his fourteen-year-old housemaid, Agetta, struggle against dark forces that seek an ancient, powerful book in Blakes possession that would enable them to carry out an evil plan in which Agetta unknowingly plays a pivotal role. 259 pages. Small black mark on bottom of pages. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Surprise for Mrs Burns (Signed)

By: Turner, Glennette Tilley

Price: $18.40

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Albert Whitman And Company: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002868

ISBN: 0807576697

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


This is Glennette Turner's first published book, and is somewhat rare. It is a story of an African-American grade school teacher who is leaving her position at the end of the year. The kids find out about it and are upset, because they really like her (Ms. Turner was a grade school teacher before she turned to freelance writing) . They decide to throw a surprise party for her, and the book is how they go about their plans, including some other teachers, without Mrs. Burn... View more info

The Tide in the Attic

By: Van Rhijn, Aleid

Price: $6.46

Publisher: New York, Criterion Books: 1961

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: CH-01063

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


First published in Holland. Binding is fine, pages have a faint water stain on the top right and are ridged there. No tears or marks noted. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info