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Johnny Tremain : Illustrated American Classics (Yearling Newbery Ser.)

By: Forbes, Esther Hoskins

Price: $3.45

Publisher: New York, Dell Yearling: 1987

Edition: 27th Edition; Forty-Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 002528

ISBN: 0440442508

Condition: Very Good+


Book has slight curve in it near the spine. "A story filled with danger and excitement, Johnny Tremain tells of the turbulent, passionate times in Boston just before the Revolutionary War. Johnny, a young apprentice silversmith, is caught up in a dramatic involvement with James Otis, John Hancock, and John and Samuel Adams in the exciting currents and undercurrents that were to lead to the Boston Tea Party and the Battle of Lexington -- and finally, a touching re... View more info

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Johnny Tremain : Illustrated American Classics (Yearling Newbery Ser.)

By: Forbes, Esther Hoskins

Price: $2.95

Publisher: New York, Dell Yearling: 1987

Edition: 27th Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 005234

ISBN: 0440442508

Condition: Good


Spine, covers a little creased, minor edge wear, some rubbing. A good reading copy. "A story filled with danger and excitement, Johnny Tremain tells of the turbulent, passionate times in Boston just before the Revolutionary War. Johnny, a young apprentice silversmith, is caught up in a dramatic involvement with James Otis, John Hancock, and John and Samuel Adams in the exciting currents and undercurrents that were to lead to the Boston Tea Party and the Battle of... View more info

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Adam of the Road

By: Gray, Elizabeth J.

Price: $2.45

Publisher: New York, Viking Seafarer: 1973

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 006965

ISBN: 0670050806

Condition: Fair


Reading copy. Spine a bit creased, corners bumped, minor edge wear, scuffing to front cover. Spine cracked through at page 103 with the preceeding 20 pages tenuously attached, but all pages present. Owner's names inside cover. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A good reading copy. A Newbery Award winner. "Eleven-year-old Adam loved to travel through the open roads of 13th century England with his father, a wandering minstrel, and his red spaniel, ... View more info

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Adam of the Road (Puffin Newbery Library)

By: Gray, Elizabeth J.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, Puffin Books: 1987

Edition: 27th Edition; Twenty-Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 008187

ISBN: 014032464X

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped, a little scuffing, text clean and unmarked. An attractive copy. A Newbery Award Book. "Eleven-year-old Adam loved to travel through the open roads of 13th century England with his father, a wandering minstrel, and his red spaniel, Nick. But when his father suddenly disappears and Nick is stolen, Adam finds himself alone searching these same roads filled with rich merchants, pilgrims with cockleshells upon their hats, farming folk driving pigs... View more info

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Misty of Chincoteague

By: Henry, Marguerite

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, Aladdin Books: 1991

Seller ID: 006961

ISBN: 0689821700

Condition: Very Good+


Slight edge wear. An attractive copy of this Newbery Honor book. "You'll never catch the Phantom," says Grandpa. "That horse is fast as the wind. She's escaped from every roundup on the island." But Paul and Maureen want the beautiful wild mare for their very own. "I'm going to capture her myself ," says Paul. When Paul finally overtakes the Phantom, he makes a surprising discovery. Running at her side is a brand-new, silvery-gray colt -... View more info

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Across Five Aprils

By: Hunt, Irene

Price: $2.95

Publisher: New York, Ace Books: 1965

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 000934

ISBN: 0448170329

Condition: Good


Covers a bit creased/scuffed. Minor shelf wear, A couple pages creased. Owner's initials (?) inked inside front cover. "The unforgettable story of young Jethro Creighton who comes of age during the turbulent years of the Civil War. " Newbery Medal Runner-up. Est Level: 5th grade and above; 5¾" - 6¾" Tall 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 Wrinkle in Time

By: L'Engle, Madeleine

Price: $3.25

Publisher: New York, Dell Publishing: 1979

Seller ID: 005606

ISBN: 0440498058

Condition: Fair


Cover edges chipped, text yellowed and dampstained, a few pages dogeared. "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. Speaki... View more info

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The Tombs of Atuan (Earthsea Cycle Vol. 2)

By: Le Guin, Ursula K.

Price: $3.33

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1977

Seller ID: 004730

ISBN: 0553116002

Condition: Good+


Spine slanted, covers a bit creased, corners bumped, some edge wear esp. along spine. Hole punch at bottom corner. A little yellowing but text is clean and attractive. Second book in the Earthsea Trilogy, following "A Wizard of Earthsea". Newbery Honor Award in 1972. "They took away everything. Home, family, possessions. They gave her a name. Arha, the Eaten One. They dedicated her life as high priestess to the ancient and nameless Powers of th... View more info

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It's Like This, Cat

By: Neville, Emily

Price: $2.95

Publisher: New York, Harper Trophy:

Seller ID: 005101

ISBN: 0064400735

Condition: Very Good


Harper Trophy J073, publication date not stated but probably 1980s (c. 1963). Slight spine slant, corners bumped, a little rubbing and edge wear, darkening inside covers. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. When your Dad is always going on about the sterling qualities of man's best friend, what else can you do? Why, get a cat, of course! Newbery Award winner for 1964. Pen & ink illustrations. Est level: 3rd - 8th grades.; 6¾"... View more info

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The Yearling (50th Anniversay Edition)

By: Rawlings, Marjorie Kinnan

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Collier Books: 1988

Edition: 27th Edition; Seventeenth Printing

Seller ID: 003497

ISBN: 0020449313

Condition: Good+


Front cover creased along hinge and in upper right corner, corners bumped including a few pages, minor edge wear. A fairly tight, attractive copy. 50th Anniversay edition of the 1939 Pulitzer Prize winning novel. "With its excellent descriptions of Florida scrub landscapes, its skillful use of native vernacular, its tender relation between Jody and his pet fawn, 'The Yearling' is a simply written picturesque story of boyhood that stands a good chance, when adult... View more info

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The Yearling

By: Rawlings, Marjorie Kinnan

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scibner's Sons: 1938

Edition: Early Reprint

Seller ID: 007000

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Early reprint of the 1939 Pulitzer Prize winning novel. Title page is dated 1938, but no 'A' on copyright page and no printing history listed. Tan cloth with green lettering, 428 pp. A little edge wear and some light spotting to lower portion of boards. Some browning but text is clean and unmarked. Jacket in new Brodart with a little edge wear, a little chipping at top and base of spine and base of front flap, a few small tears along edges. Some darkening and soiling. Ov... View more info

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

By: Rowling, J. K.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Arthur A. Levin Books: 1999

Edition: Twentieth Edition; Fourteenth Printing

Seller ID: 8389

ISBN: 0590353403

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


Puuple boards (with diamond pattern) over red cloth with gold lettering. No 'No. 1' or 'J K' on spine or jacket, 14th printing. Corners bumped, slight edge wear, a small scrape in upper corner of front board. Jacket show a little edge wear. A very nice copy. ; First in the immensely popular series. ; 7 ¾" - 9 ¾" Tall; 309 pages; "Harry Potter has never been the star of a Quidditch team, scoring points while riding a broom far above the ground. He knows no s... View more info

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The Cricket in Times Square : All about Animals (Chester Cricket Ser.)

By: Selden, George

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Dell Publishing: 1970

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 000810

ISBN: 0440415632

Condition: Good+


Covers somewhat creased, some ordinary shelf wear. Some pages bent out at corners. A Newbery Award Honor Book and a Dell Yearling book. "After Chester, a cricket, arrives in the Times Square subway station via a picnic basket from his native Connecticut, he takes up residence in the Bellinis' newsstand. There, the tiny creature is lucky enough to find three good friends: a little boy named Mario whose parents run the unsuccessful newsstand, a fast-talking Br... View more info

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The Witch of Blackbird Pond (Yearling Newbery Ser.)

By: Speare, Elizabeth George

Price: $3.75

Publisher: New York, Dell Publishing: 1982

Seller ID: 000806

ISBN: 0440495962

Condition: Good+


Covers a bit creased, some shelf wear/scuffing. Corners bumped. Winner of the Newbery Award for 1959 and a Dell Yearling Book. "Kim Tyler knew, as she gazed for the first time at the cold, bleak shores of Connecticut Colony, that her new home would never be like the shimmering Caribbean islands she left behind. She was like a tropical bird which ahs flown to the wrong part of the world. And in the stern, Puritan community of her relatives, she soon felt cage... View more info

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The Witch of Blackbird Pond

By: Speare, Elizabeth George

Price: $2.95

Publisher: New York, Dell Publishing: 1973

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 000807

ISBN: 0440495962

Condition: Good


Covers somewhat creased, some shelf wear/scuffing. Corners bumped. Winner of the Newbery Award for 1959 and a Dell Yearling Book. "Kim Tyler knew, as she gazed for the first time at the cold, bleak shores of Connecticut Colony, that her new home would never be like the shimmering Caribbean islands she left behind. She was like a tropical bird which ahs flown to the wrong part of the world. And in the stern, Puritan community of her relatives, she soon felt c... View more info

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The Boxcar Children

By: Warner, Gertrude Chandler

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Niles, Ill., Albert Whitman & Company: 1989

Seller ID: 007194

ISBN: 0807508527

Condition: Good


Spine a bit creased, corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing, vertical crease down front cover, Newbery Medal seal starting to peel off front cover. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid reading copy. Winner of the Newbery Medal. "One warm night four children stood in front of a bakery. No one knew them. No one knew where they had come from. Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny are orphans. Determined to make it on their own, they set out ... View more info

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The Devil's Arithmetic

By: Yolen, Jane

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Scholastic: 2004

Seller ID: 007357

ISBN: 0590965786

Condition: Very Good


Spine slightly rolled, light creasing and rubbing, a little edge wear, binding fairly tight. Interior clean and unmarked. A nice copy. Winner of the National Jewish Book Award. "Hannah dreads going to her family's Passover Seder. Her relatives always tell the same stories, and Hannah's tired of hearing them talk about the past. But when she opens the front door to symbolically welcome the prophet Elijah, she's transported to a Polish village - and the year... View more info

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The Devil's Arithmetic

By: Yolen, Jane

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Puffin Books: 1998

Edition: Eighth Printing

Seller ID: 008188

ISBN: 0140345353

Condition: Good


Corners bumped, light reading crease, a little edge wear, remains of a couple stickers on front cover, owner's name in red across top edge. Interior clean and unmarked. A nice copy. Winner of the National Jewish Book Award. "Hannah dreads going to her family's Passover Seder. Her relatives always tell the same stories, and Hannah's tired of hearing them talk about the past. But when she opens the front door to symbolically welcome the prophet Elijah, she's... View more info