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Dork in Disguise

By: Gorman, Carol

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harpercollins Childrens Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07534

ISBN: 0060248661

Condition: Fine


Signed by the author to fellow children's author, and four-time Edgar winner, Joan Lowery Nixon: To my dear friend Joan ~ Thank you so much for all your support! Love, Carol, September 10, 1999." 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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The "Town" Series: South Town, North Town, Whose Town? and Return to South Town

By: Graham, Lorenz

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Honesdale, Pennsylvania, Boyds Mills Press: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 06498

Condition: Near Fine


All four books in Graham's "Town" series, all in Near Fine to Fine condition. Originally published in the 1950s to 1970s, this reprint series features in each volume the same Foreword, by Rudine Sims Bishop, and the same Afterword, by Ruth Graham Siegrist, the author's daughter. Hailed not only as groundbreaking for juvenile literature in general, but African American literature in particular. View more info

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Max and Me and the Wild West

By: Greer, Gery;Ruddick, Bob

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Childrens Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07901

ISBN: 015253136X

Condition: Near Fine


138 pages. Steve and his friend Max use their time machine to return to the richest, roughest boom town in the old Wild West where they pursue Gentleman John Hooten, the Rhyming Robber of the Rockies. View more info

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Saddle the Storm

By: Gringhuis, Dirk

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10417

Condition: Very Good


Light soil or dampstaining to the top edge of the rear board and corresponding area inside the jacket's rear panel. Minor edge wear to jacket and some tiny pinpoint marks or stains to the rear panel. Fictional story of a boy and an Irish horse that arrives on a Northern Michigan island. 127 pages, illustrated by the author. View more info

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Jackie and Me: A Baseball Card Adventure

By: Gutman, Dan

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Avon Books: 1999

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 02834

ISBN: 0380976854

Condition: Near Fine


Author inscribed copy: "To Dimitri, a Hall of Fame reader, Dan Gutman." View more info

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Andrew the Lion Farmer

By: Hall, Donald

Price: $195.00

Publisher: New York, Franklin Watts, Inc.: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09962

Condition: Very Good


Several small, light smudges on the covers. Bumping to the extremities. Gift inscription on the front pastedown, dated 1964. Stated First Printing, 1959, on the copyright page. Unpaginated. Imaginative fiction for young children, with pictures by Jane Miller. "Four-year-old Andrew visits a magical shop where he purchases seed to grow a lion." First children's book for poet, essayist, children's author, and former Poet Laureate of the United States, Donald Hall (1928-2018). View more info

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John F. Kennedy: Young Man of Destiny (American Geographical Society - Know Your America Program)

By: Hanff, Helene

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Nelson Doubleday, Inc.: 1965

Seller ID: 10007

Condition: Very Good


Stapled, pictorial booklet, 5.5 x 8.25 inches. Light wear along the spine. Sticker on rear cover (1965 Topps Ugly, no. 19, with name Laurie). 64 pages with black and white photos and a section of numbered color stamps that can be adhered to the corresponding numbered space within the text. None of the stamps have been applied to the text. For a juvenile audience. View more info

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Butch Elects a Mayor

By: Hanff, Helene

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Parents' Magazine Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08355

ISBN: 0819302775

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial covers with worn corners, some wear at the spine ends, and a small tear on the front cover at the spine. A bit of soiling to the rear cover. Clean interior, no writing. From the author of 84 Charing Cross Road, here is a children's story about a boy named Butch who tries to help with his father's mayoral campaign and almost ruins the election. Unpaginated, but about 37 pages. View more info

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The Great House

By: Harnett, Cynthia

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, World Publishing Company: 1968

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 09056

Condition: Very Good


Some shelf wear and dust jacket edge wear, including a tape repair to a small tear at the head of the spine. 190 pages, with illustrations by the author. From the publisher: "In late seventeenth-century England, Barbara and Geoffrey have little idea how their lives will change when they accompany their architect father from London to a country estate where he is to build a large modern house." View more info

Favorite Fairy Tales Told in Scotland

By: Haviland, Virginia

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00688

Condition: Good+


Ex-library book with the usual markings. Corners and spine ends bumped, covers soiled. Inside is clean, binding square and tight. View more info

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The Boy in the 49th Seat

By: Hayes, Florence

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New Haven, Random House: 1963

Seller ID: 08108

Condition: Very Good


Shelf wear and a previous owner name on the front free endpaper. A trace of foxing to the edges of the page block. The dust jacket is edge-worn and has some creasing near a tear at the head of the spine. Protected now in a cler Mylar cover. 57 pages with a page on the pronunciation and meaning of Japanese words used in the book. Story of a Japanese boy who found a way to make friends in a new school in Tokyo. View more info

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Beardance

By: Hobbs, Will

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07537

ISBN: 0689318677

Condition: Fine


Sequel to Bearstone. A Ute Indian boy accompanies an elderly rancher into the San Juan Mountains, rescues two orphaned grizzly bears and completes his spirit mission. 197 pages. Signed by the author to fellow children's author, and four-time Edgar winner, Joan Lowery Nixon: "To Joan and Nick, I hope you enjoy the view from the window, Will Hobbs, 7/21/93." A note to the Lowerys, with the authors bear logo stamp, is tipped in at the half-title page to accompany his inscription. Formerly in the late Ms. Nixon's collection of association copies from fellow children's authors See our other listing... View more info

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Deborah

By: Hogan, Bernice

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Abingdon Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06123

Condition: Very Good


Mild shelf wear to book and light edge wear to price-clipped jacket. Story of Deborah of the Old Testament, based on the fourt and fifth chapters of Judges. A fictional biography for older children that portrays the background, customs, and beliefs of the Hebrew people of the Old Testament. 159 pages, illustrated. View more info

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Giants! Giants! Giants!

By: Hoke, Helen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Franklin Watts, Inc.: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05374

ISBN: 0531041727

Condition: Very Good


A trace of shelf wear to boards. Jacket has light wear at spine ends and corners. View more info

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The Bobbsey Twins 75th Anniversary Commemorative Editions Boxed Set (The Bobbsey Twins, The Bobbsey Twins at the Seashore, The Bobbsey Twins in the Country)

By: Hope, Laura Lee

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Wanderer Books: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 09517

ISBN: 0671955217

Condition: Fine


A fine set in a near fine slipcase with a touch of corner wear. View more info

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Cranes in My Corral

By: Hyde, Dayton O.

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Dial Press / Weekly Reader Children's Book Club: 1971

Edition: BOOK CLUB EDITION

Seller ID: 07887

Condition: Good


Foxing to endpapers, light wear. Minor soiling or spotting to top edge of the page block. 86 pages, illustrated. Typography by Atha Tehon. Story about four sandhill cranes, raised by humans, who dominate life on an Oregon ranch. View more info

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Maida's Little Island

By: Irwin, Inez Haynes

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 09519

Condition: Very Good


Shelf wear and rubbing to the extremities. Binding is tight and square. The dust jacket is slightly chipped around the spine ends and shows rubbing wear on the rear panel. Publisher's price intact. No. 4 in the Grosset & Dunlap reprint series of the Maida books, which are listed on the rear panel of the dust jacket, as well as the verso of the half-title page. 251 pages. View more info

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Ladybirds: Women in Aviation

By: Jablonski, Edward

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Hawthorn Books, Inc.: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03165

Condition: Good


Light soiling to cloth covers. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Previous owner sticker affixed to front pastedown and embossed seal on Contents page. Jacket scuffed on front panel and has a small piece missing on the rear panel, top-edge. Chipped at the spine ends and corners. Historical look at women in flight, from the 18th century balloon flights to the jet age. The write-up on the jacket states that women are still fighting today for acceptance as astronauts. 160 pages, indexed, illustrated. Juvenile or young adult reading. View more info

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Coyote Tales: How the Sandbur Came to West Texas

By: Johnson, Frances Agnes

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Eakin Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07535

ISBN: 0890158665

Condition: Fine


Laminated pictorial covers. Author and illustrator bios on the rear cover. Convinced of his own power, Coyote assures the stars that he will be able to return them to the heavens after their visit to West Texas. Twenty-eight pages. Signed by the author to fellow children's author, and four-time Edgar winner, Joan Lowery Nixon: "October 4, 1997, Happy Coyote Tales to Joan Lowery Nixon, Dr. Frances Agnes Johnson." 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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Woody Watches the Masters, Book I: Four Great Artists

By: Jones, Mary Louise Jones

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 08058

ISBN: 0533058147

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear. Jacket has some foxing to the rear flap and panel. Using the character Woody the bookworm and verse, the author introduces children to art and artists at an early age. Artists are Michelangelo, da Vinci, Rembrandt, and Raphael. Slim book, 36 pages, illustrated. Signed on the front free endpaper: To Debbie / Enjoy Woody! / Mary Louise Jones / December 23, 1985." View more info