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The Earth Is My Mother

By: Doolittle, Bev; MacLay, Elise

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Shelton, Connecticut, Greenwich Workshop Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06499

ISBN: 086713044X

Condition: Fine


Beautifully illustrated novel about a young girl who ventures into a neighboring wilderness in the Southwest, which is rich in Native American lore and now theatened by developers. Armed with her late mother's camera, she seeks to help save Magic Canyon on her adventurous trek. 176 pages, illustrated, some pictures n color. Fold-out color print of Mother Earth at back of book. View more info

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Wind Rose

By: Dragonwagon, Crescent

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Nacogdoches, Texas, Harper & Row: 1976

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 08965

ISBN: 0060217413

Condition: Very Good


Some wear to the top edge of the boards and a short tear on the jacket at the head of the spine. Clean, no writing or marks. 30 pages, illustrated with wash drawings by Ronald Himler. A mother tells her daughter of the love and tenderness that surrounded her conception and birth. View more info

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The Last Trip of the Juno

By: Ervin, Janet Halliday

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Follett Publishing: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06589

ISBN: 0695800760

Condition: Near Fine


Pictorial boards on matching, price-clipped jacket. Two brothers take their sidewheeler boat, Juno, which they built, down the Wabash River in Indiana for its last trip. 48 pages. View more info

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Davy Crockett, Big Indian and Little Bear

By: Evatt, Harriet

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 04282

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth with red lettering. Light shelf wear and a few tiny ink spots on the front cover near the bottom. Nice condition. Illustrated by the author, this is a tale of Davy Crockett saving his friends Big Indian and Little Bear (a young bear, not an Indian) from a big black bear that attacks them. Color and black & white drawings. No page numbers, but about 30 pages. View more info

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Furello

By: Fabrick, Harriett

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Woodlands, TX, U.S.A., Wild Flower U S A: 1997

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 01010

ISBN: 0964669838

Condition: Fine


Mythical journey with a unicorn and an old prospector searching for "the most important thing in the world." Colorful illustrations of their journey and the characters they meet along the way. 88 pages in Fine condition with an ISBN sticker on rear panel of jacket. View more info

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A Stranger in the Spanish Village

By: Feagles, Anita

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Young Scott Books: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08139

Condition: Very Good


Reinforced binding by the publisher. Some shelf wear to the boards and edge wear to the jacket. Light spotting to the edges of the page block. 72 pages. When a tall, thin stranger who speaks Spanish in a funny way comes to stay in their small village, two boys decide he must be a Manteguero, a monster disguised as a human being. View more info

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Show Me the Evidence

By: Ferguson, Alane

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Bradbury Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07536

ISBN: 0027345211

Condition: Near Fine


Slightly bumped lower corners and a trace of edge wear to the jacket. When, after a bizarre series of events, her best friend is accused of murdering her own baby brother and two other babies, Lauren, convinced of her friend's innocence, joins her in trying to solve the mystery and find evidence to clear her name. 164 pages. The author's debut novel, also and Edgar award winner for 1990. Signed by the author to fellow children's author, and four-time Edgar winner, Joan Lowery Nixon: "4/27/90 To Joan Lowery Nixon, A star that shines light on the rest of us, All the very best, Alane Ferguson." F... View more info

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Stardust

By: Ferguson, Alane

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Bradbury Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07540

ISBN: 0027345270

Condition: Fine


An 11-year-old girl's acting career comes to an end and she assumes her popular television character's personality so her new classmates will like her. Inscribed by the author to fellow children's author, and four-time Edgar winner, Joan Lowery Nixon: "6/12/93 - For Joan Lowery Nixon, It was a joy to meet you! Thank you so much for a marvelous evening! Love, Alane Ferguson." Formerly in the late Ms. Nixon's collection of association copies from fellow children's authors See our other listings from this collection. View more info

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Jim Ugly

By: Fleischman, Sid

Price: $39.50

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Greenwillow: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 08140

ISBN: 0688108865

Condition: Near Fine


Barely a trace of wear to the book. The dust jacket's price has been clipped off. Otherwise, a fine, clean copy. 130 pages. Signed on the title page by the author. The adventures of twelve-year-old Jake and Jim Ugly, his father's part-mongrel, part-wolf dog, as they travel through the Old West trying to find out what really happened to Jake's actor father. View more info

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Secret of the Viking Dagger

By: Foster, Scarlett Ryan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Antonio, Langmarc Publishing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07527

ISBN: 1880292564

Condition: Fine


Historical/time-travel novel in which two boys find a Viking dagger and are transported to 10th century Norway. 131 pages, plus a Glossary of terms organized by chapter, Additional Sources, and Suggested Activities. Inscribed by the author to fellow children's author, and four-time Edgar winner, Joan Lowery Nixon: "To Ms. Nixon: To one of my favorite authors! May you enjoy my writing as much as I enjoy yours. Scarlett Ryan Foster, 9/6/97." Joan with all good wishes. Dee Marvine, 10/11/97." Formerly in the late Ms. Nixon's collection of association copies from fellow children's authors. See our... View more info

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A Boy Hears About Jesus

By: Fraser, Edith

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Abingdon Press: 1965

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 01239

Condition: Very Good


Shelf wear and slight bumping to boards. Jacket chipped with a scuff mark near tail of spine. Jacket now protected in Mylar cover. Twelve stories about Jesus, showing the events in his life, as seen through the eyes of a boy. First published in Great Britain (1961) under the title "David John Hears about Jesus." View more info

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The Tortoise of Koka and Other Stories

By: Frémont, Isabelle

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1966

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 09678

Condition: Very Good


Mild edge wear and a light center crease to the booklet that's barely visible. Stapled covers. 30 pages. From the Oxford Story Readers for Africa series, Grade I (1? Stories appear too advanced for First Grade). Includes questions and exercises at the end of the book. View more info

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Town Rat and Country Rat

By: Frémont, Isabelle

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1965

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 09679

Condition: Very Good


Mild edge wear and a few marks or notation in the margins of a couple of pages. Stapled covers. 16 pages with illustrations. From the New Oxford Supplementary Readers, Grade One (for pupils 7 to 9 years old). View more info

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Tom Fobble's Day

By: Garner, Alan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, William Collins: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05334

ISBN: 0529055074

Condition: Near Fine


Garner's second book in the Stone Book Quartet. A very nice copy. First U.S. Edition. View more info

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Running Away with Nebby

By: Garrard, Phillis

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, David McKay Company: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 04143

Condition: Good


Edge wear and soiling to covers. Old bookplate on inside cover. A few signatures starting to separate, but holding. 144 pages, color and b&w illustrations. Horse story for young readers. View more info

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The Enchanted Automobile

By: Gauthier-Villars, H. and G. Tremisot

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, L.C. Page & Co.: 1906

Edition: First Impression

Seller ID: 02845

Condition: Good


Roses of Saint Elizabeth Series. Translated by Mary J. Stafford. Six color illustrations, including the frontispiece. Shelf-wear. Spine ends and corners are bumped. Cracked hinges, covers loosening a bit, but still very much attached. Some edge tears (frontispiece) and one page (illustration) tape-repaired. The last 50 or 60 pages are stained in the lower corners, more noticeably on the last 10 or 20 pages. Clear Mylar protective cover over boards. 130 pages. View more info

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Senor Cat's Romance: And Other Favorite Stories from Latin America

By: Gonzalez, Lucia M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Scholastic Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09597

ISBN: 0590485377

Condition: Near Fine


A trace of wear. Very nice, clean copy. Pictorial dust jacket in a Mylar archival sleeve now. Forty-six pages, plus a note from the artist printed at the back. Latin America's best-loved folk tales for children, retold by Lucia M. Gonzalez. View more info

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Million-Dollar Parrot

By: Good, Gwendolyn W.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 05265

Condition: Near Fine


Light wear to jacket and small tear on the bottom edge of the front panel. Signed and dated in year of publication by the author on the front free endpaper. Children's story about a young boy who moves to Hong Kong from China with his parrot. The parrot finds a million dollars that had gone missing from a local bank. Twenty-seven pages. A very scarce copy of this title, especially signed. View more info

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Chelsey and the Green-Haired Kid

By: Gorman, Carol

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07521

ISBN: 0395418542

Condition: Fine


Light edge wear to jacket. Convinced that the fatal accident she witnessed at the basketball game was not accidental, thirteen-year-old Chelsey, a paraplegic, and her unusual friend Jack join forces to prove it was a deliberate murder. 110 pages. Jacket design by Paul Mock. Inscribed by the author to fellow children's author, and four-time Edgar winner, Joan Lowery Nixon: "To Joan Lowery Nixon / From and admirer of your work / Carol Gorman." Formerly in the late Ms. Nixon's collection of association copies from fellow children's authors. See our other listings from this collection. View more info

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Dork on the Run

By: Gorman, Carol

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harpercollins Childrens Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07533

ISBN: 0060294094

Condition: Fine


Signed by the author to fellow children's author, and four-time Edgar winner, Joan Lowery Nixon: "For my dear friends Joan and Nick, with love, Carol. Carol Gorman, August 7, 2002." Formerly in the late Ms. Nixon's collection of association copies from fellow children's authors. See our other listings from this collection. View more info