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100 Pounds of Popcorn

By: Krantz, Hazel

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, Scholastic: 1967

Seller ID: 005590

Condition: Good


Scholastic #TX635. Some edgewear and scuffing, spot on front cover. Text is yellowed, but clean and unmarked. "What would YOU do if you found a 100-lb. bag of popping corn? Andy and his sister are delighted when it happens to them. 'Let's take it home and make a hundred pounds of popcorn,' says Andy. They soon find out that you can have too much popcorn. And before they know it, they are in the popcorn business. But popcorn is not the only thing that start... View more info

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A Gathering of Days: A New England Girl's Journal, 1830-32

By: Blos, Joan W.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006535

ISBN: 0684163403

Condition: Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Winner of the 1980 Newberry Medal. Ex-library with a few stamps. Three words marked through on p. 117 but legible. DJ in protective wrap taped to boards. "The journal of a 14-year-old girl, kept the last year she lived on the family farm, records daily events in her small New Hampshire town, her father's remarriage, and the death of her best friend. Joan Blos's moving novel captures the hardship as well as the tranquility of early American farm life and the ... View more info

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A Small piece of Paradise

By: Morgan, Geoffrey

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred A Knopf: 1967

Edition: Likely Book Club

Seller ID: 005362

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


Tooled green cloth with black lettering down spine, 110 pp, corners bumped, slight edge wear, red line along bottom edge, binding fairly tight. Jacket is missing about 2/3 of the back, aside from that it has some minor edge wear and a couple small tears. No price on the jacket indicates book club, but the quality of the book is a cut above most BCEs.. "Joe and Mr. Penny had worked hard and created a beautiful garden at the back of the junkyard. It meant everythi... View more info

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A Unified Program in Science, Health, and Safety (MacMillan Science-Life Series: Book 1)

By: Barnard, J. Darrell; Stendler, Celia; Spock, Benjamin M.D., Moffitt, Mary W.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, MacMillan Company: 1959

Seller ID: 003697

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Corners bumped/chipped, some edgewear, PO names & coloring on pastedowns and p. 3. Pictorial cover. Color illustrations typical of the period on every page. A primer for good health habits for the pre school-early school age group.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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A Wind in the Door

By: L'Engle, Madeline

Price: $3.75

Publisher: New York, Laurel Leaf: 1997

Edition: 27th Edition; Fifty-Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 006386

ISBN: 044098761X

Condition: Good


Laurel-Leaf commemorative edition with a foreword by Madeline L'Engle and a "L'Engle Family Tree", which lists major characters in many of her novels, grouped by series. Spine a bit creased and slanted, corners bumped, slight edge wear, a couple pages a little wavy along leading edge. Text is clean and unmarked. An encounter with "An entity, a being stranger by far than dragons. . . is only the first step that leads Meg Murry, Calvin Murry, and Mr. Jenki... View more info

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A Wonderful, Terrible Time

By: Stolz, Mary

Price: $4.90

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1967

Edition: Library Edition

Seller ID: 002817

Condition: Very Good+


Ex-library with pictorial cover. A bright, attractive copy. It’s a time of change, and Mady and Sue Ellen, two young African-American girls, are growing up in New York City. Sometimes they take their dolls to tea parties and sometimes they pretend they’re going on civil rights marches with Martin Luther King, Jr. Then the big and scary opportunity comes--summer camp in Vermont with animals and swimming in the lake and all sorts of strange and wonderful things ... View more info

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A Wrinkle in Time

By: L'Engle, Madeleine

Price: $3.75

Publisher: New York, Laurel Leaf Publishing: 1976

Edition: Sixty-Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 005401

ISBN: 0440998050

Condition: Very Good+


Corners bumped, slight edge wear, binding fairly tight. An attractive copy. "It was a dark and stormy night: Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a midnight snack when they were upset by the arrival of a most disturbing stranger. 'Wild nights are my glory,' the unearthly stranger told them. 'I just got caught in a downdraft and blown off course. Let me sit down for a moment, and then I'll be on my way. Spea... View more info

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A Year of Celebrations : Hundreds of Ideas and Activities for Family Fun

By: Anastasio, Dina

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Children's Television Workshop: 1997

Seller ID: 000781

ISBN: 1884013007

Condition: Good


Covers somewhat creased, corners bumped. Some pencil doodling on a couple pages. Parents will love the hundreds of ideas in this book for fun-filled learning experience from arts-and-crafts projects to festive parties. Attractive illustrations. Est Level: Preschool and K - 3rd grades.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Abe Lincoln Gets His Chance

By: Cavanah, Frances

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Scholastic: 1965

Seller ID: 006153

Condition: Good


Scholastic #TX375. Some edgewear, corner creased, dampstain on bottom corner. Text is starting to yellow, but clean and unmarked. "The time is February 12, 1809. The place is a small log cabin in Kentucky/ Dennis looks down at the new baby. "Cousin Nancy," he says, "will Abe ever grow to be as big as me?" "Bigger than you are now , Dennis" the baby's mother tells him. She looks down at her son. "Abe Lincoln," she whispers. &... View more info

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Adventures of the Greek Heroes

By: McLean, Mollie; Wilseman, Anne

Price: $5.75

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1961

Edition: Seventh Printing

Seller ID: 003341

ISBN: 0395137144

Condition: Very Good-


Spine slightly slanted, reading crease along spine, some edgewear, corners bumped/creased. A clean, unmarked copy. A pronouncing index is included. Tales of Greek heroes from mythology: Hercules, Perseus, Theseus, Orpheus, Meleager, and the Argonauts. Black & white illustrations by Witold T. Mars. Age Level: Grades 3-7; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Aliens for Breakfast (A Stepping Stone Book)

By: Etra, Jonathan & Spinner, Stephanie

Price: $2.95

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1988

Edition: Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 002689

ISBN: 0394820932

Condition: Very Good


Front pictorial cover corners lightly creased, slight bumping/edgewear. A bright, attractive copy. "Finding an intergalactic special agent inhis cereal box, Richard joins in a fight to save Earth from the Dranes, one of whom is masquerading as a student in Richard's class." Black and white illustrations by Steve Bjorkman. Age Legel: Grades 2-4; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall View more info

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All for the Love of Cassie

By: Beaman, Joyce P.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Durham, North Carolina, Moore Publishing Company: 1977

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002166

ISBN: 0877160465

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


Corners bumped, slight spine slant, slight edge wear. small stain at bottom of back board. Jacket is price clipped and in protective wraps. Nice full page inscription "Especially for Polly Rosser" on front free end paper, signed by author Christmas 1982. "A love story which centers around 14-year-old Cassie Beckton, a young girl who lived on a farm in Wilson County, NC during the Great Depression. Her struggle to survive during those perilous, penniless d... View more info

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Amber Brown Is Not a Crayon (Amber Brown Ser., No. 1)

By: Danziger, Paula

Price: $2.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Scholastic Incorporated: 1996

Edition: Tenth Printing

Seller ID: 001479

ISBN: 059045899X

Condition: Very Good


Covers slightly creased, corners bumped, owner's name on title page. "Amber Brown and Justin Daniels are best friends. They sit next to each other in school, help each other with fractions and spelling, and always stick up for one another. But when Justin finds out that he is moving away, everything begins to change." Est Level: 2nd - 6th grades.; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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Anastasia's Chosen Career

By: Lowry, Lois

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Dell Yearling: 1992

Seller ID: 005640

ISBN: 0440401003

Condition: Very Good


Corners slightly bumped. Text starting to yellow, but clean and unmarked. A very attractive copy. "Anastasia Krupnik has exactly one week to work on her school assignment called 'My Chosen Career.' Determined to be a bookstore owner, she must first develop poise and self-confidence. So Anastasia takes the plunge and spends her life savings on a modeling course at Studio Charmante. She has one week to interview a bookstore owner, write a report, and complete h... View more info

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Andy Buckram's Tin Men

By: Brink, Carol Ryrie

Price: $105.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Books: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007300

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Mustard (dark yellow) pictorial cloth, 192 pp. Spine a bit cocked, corners bumped, slight edge wear, a few pencil scribblings on front end paper. Jacket in new Brodart, spine sunned, some edge wear with a little chipping at top and base of spine. Interior is clean and unmarked. An attractive copy of this delightful story by the award winning author of 'Caddie Woodlawn'. "Andy Buckram built four tin men. He put them together from tin cans and scraps of metal and o... View more info

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Anna of Byzantium

By: Barrett, Tracy

Price: $3.90

Publisher: New York, NY, Random House Children's Publishing: 2000

Seller ID: 000812

ISBN: 0440415365

Condition: Fine


As new. Anna is a princess and the chosen successor to her father, the Emperor of Byzantium. But almost overnight, Anna sees her dreams of power wrenched from her and bestowed on her little brother. Bitter at the betrayal, Anna wants to avenge herself and to seize what is rightfully hers. Est. Level: Teenagers, young adults.; 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall View more info

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Arthur's Pen Pal

By: Hoban, Lillian

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1976

Seller ID: 003083

Condition: Very Good+


Minor edgewear. A bright, attractive copy. Another charming book in the Hoban tradition. Arthur is plagued by a little sister and complains about her to his pen pal until he gets a big surprise. You will especially love the cute color illustrations by the author. Age Level: Preschool Read Aloud and Grades K-2; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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As a May Morning

By: Hogarth, Grace Allen

Price: $9.75

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003048

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Spine slightly slanted, 2 tiny spots on front board, minor shelfwear, PO's name on free endpaper. DJ has 2 small closed tears, tiny chips at top and bottom of spine & flaps. Text is bright and attractive. "To 17-year-old Jenny MacArthur, life seemed full of difficulties and disappointments that could only be borne because in her secret heart she was deeply in love--for the first time--with Ben Adams, an American exchange student whom her brother John had brough... View more info

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Awake and Dreaming

By: Zemach, Harve

Price: $14.25

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Strauss & Young: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002833

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Hinges weak, corners bumped w/ a little chipping, ex-lib. w/ usual stamps. A bright, attractive copy. "There was once a young man who might have been happy had it not been for his dreams, which were so wild and strange and terrifying that a night’s sleep left him more exhausted than a day’s work." What follows is the story of how he meets an old woman who helps him deal, first with the challenge of the nightmares and then with the challenge of the pleasa... View more info

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Aye, Aye, Sir!

By: Du Bose, La Rocque

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co.: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004692

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Edgewear, corners somewhat bumped, ex-library with usual stamps. DJ in protective wraps taped to boards with expectable tape residue. DJ has 1" tear and two tiny tears at top of spine. Black and white line drawing illustrations by Millard McGee. Text is unmarked and not yellowed. "When, on the night before sailing, one of the midshipmen on the Antelope died of small pox, Henry Wilson, the Captain's son, unexpectedly went along to fill the gap. Henry had a... View more info