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The Twinkie Squad

By: Korman, Gordon (SIGNED)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Scholastic Press: 1992

Edition: Third Printing

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 08100

ISBN: 0590452495

Condition: Near Fine


Trace of shelf wear. Jacket in new mylar protective cover. Author inscription to "Kathy," thanking her for her hard work in preparation for his visit. Signed and dated 1994. Very nice copy of this later printing edition. View more info

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Lives of the Musicians: Good Times, Bad Times (and What the Neighbors Thought)

By: Krull, Kathleen

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Children's Books: 1993

Seller ID: 08548

ISBN: 0152480102

Condition: Near Fine


96 pages, including Musical Terms, Index of Composers, and Further Reading. Watercolor illustrations, one for each musician. From the publisher: "Here are the life stories of such diverse figures as Vivaldi, Mozart, Scott Joplin, Nadia Boulanger, and Woody Guthrie. Readers will learn of both their musical natures and the personal, humorous characteristics that make their lives so fascinating. Living, breathing anecdotes--the stuff of which the best biography is made." View more info

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The World of Jo Davidson

By: Kuhn, Lois Harris

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Cudahy/Jewish Publication Society: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05640

Condition: Very Good


Foxing/spotting to top edge of page block. Small tear to the rear panel of the jacket along the spine. Protected now in a Mylar sleeve. Illustrated endpapers and jacket. A title in the Covenant Books series (Number 3) for young readers, this book relates the life of Jo Davidson, an American Jewish sculptor. 181 pages, followed by a list of three Covenant books to date (1958). View more info

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Humpty Dumpty After the Fall

By: Kuon, Vuthy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, Providence Publishing Co. And Hajimzel Publishing: 1996

Edition: Later Printing

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 06511

ISBN: 0965166104

Condition: Near Fine+


Signed by the author to the previous owner, accompanied by an illustration. Here's what happened to Humpty Dumpty after he fell, in rhyming verse. View more info

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The Sea is Blue

By: Lawson, Marie A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05976

Condition: Good+


Shelf wear and bumping to boards. Jacket has a lot of edge wear and chipping, partiuclarly along the top edge. Protected now in a new Mylar archival cover. Story of an orphan boy in Natucket who sees things in their tue colors with the help of his uncle and a young girl who helps him decide what to do in life. 128 pages, illustrated by the author. View more info

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Night of the Chupacabras

By: Lee, Marie G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Avon Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05404

ISBN: 0380977060

Condition: Near Fine+


Juvenile audience. "When Mi-Sun and her younger brother spend the summer in Mexico with their friend Lupe, they become convinced that there is a mysterious vampire-like monster killing Tio Hector's goats." View more info

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The Far Side of Fear

By: Leigh, Bill

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1978

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 01918

ISBN: 0670307890

Condition: Very Good+


Light spotting/soiling to page edges. Jacket is lightly rubbed and has a small tear on the rear panel near the tail of the spine. In Brodart protective cover. A story of courage, cowardice, and survival as four children become trapped in a cave. View more info

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Lemony Snicket: The Unauthorized Autobiography

By: Lemony Snicket (David Handler)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09841

ISBN: 0060007192

Condition: Near Fine


Remainder mark to the bottom edge of the page block. Trace of wear to the dust jacket and a very faint circhular outline on the lower corner of the front of the jacket. Possible exposure to moisture, but difficult to see. Nice clean copy. First edition with number line to 1. Still a nice, sharp copy. View more info

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John Hawk: White Man, Black Man, Indian Chief

By: Levin, Beatrice (SIGNED)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Eakin Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 02206

ISBN: 0890156689

Condition: Fine


Inscribed on front free endpaper to previous owner. View more info

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The White Stone

By: Linde, Gunnel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc.: 1966

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 01731

Condition: Very Good


Slightly bumped at the spine ends. Jacket shows wear at the spine ends and corners. The price has been torn away from the flap. Translated from the Swedish by Richard & Clara Winston. Winner of the Nils Holgersson Award in Sweden for best children's book of the year. A clean, unmarked copy. 185 pages, illustrated. View more info

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The Three Little Javelinas

By: Lowell, Susan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Flagstaff, Arizona, Northland Publishing: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08612

ISBN: 0873585429

Condition: Fine


A Southwestern adaptation of "The Three Little Pigs." Clean copy, no writing. View more info

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The Farmers Move to Town

By: Machen, Strelsa Morris

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Little Rock, Arkansas, Generall Book Co., Publishers: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 08137

Condition: Near Fine


Tiny tear at the head of the dust jacket, otherwise fine and clean. 115-page children's story, one in a series from the author, about an Arkansas family based on the author's childhood. Signed to the previous owner by the author. View more info

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The Kennedys Abroad: Ann and Peter in Austria

By: Mannin, Ethel

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller Limited: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07888

Condition: Very Good


Very light wear to book. The dust jacket has a bit of rubbing and a few edge tears. Protected from further damage with a clear Mylar archival cover. 142 pages. Further adventures of Irish children Ann and Peter in the young travelers series: The Kennedys Abroad. View more info

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The Boy from Nine Miles: The Early Life of Bob Marley

By: Marley, Cedella and Gerald Hausman

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Charlottesville, Virginia, Hampton Roads Publishing Company, Inc.: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09241

ISBN: 1571742824

Condition: Fine


Fifty-five pages, including Glossary, Chronology, and a Discography of Bob Marley's music. One of the publisher's Young Spirit Books for young readers. View more info

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Friends with God: Stories and Prayers of the Marshall Family

By: Marshall, Catherine

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Peter Davies: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06002

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear and bumping. Jacket has some chipping at the extremities and some edge wear with several small tears. Protected now in a new Mylar cover. A clean copy with no writing, marks or stains. View more info

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The Search for Sooner Silver: Adventures of the Blacktail Kids

By: Martin, Paul Scott

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Tulsa, Oklahoma, Angel Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 09144

Condition: Fine


Clean, sharp copy. From the publisher, printed on the rea cover: "Join J. J. and Angel in another exciting adventure as they search for the stolen Centennial Sooner Silver. On their journey they explore Oklahoma's unique historic events and geographic features that make the land such a fascinating study." Inscriptions and signatures from the author and illustrator to the book's previous owner. View more info

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Last Chance

By: Marvine, Dee

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07526

ISBN: 038546794X

Condition: Fine


She finds him, they marry, and try to settle down in a Montana mining town. Things don't go as she had planned, but a "last chance" turns up, enabling her to find what she really wants. 183 pages. Inscribed by the author to fellow children's author, and four-time Edgar winner, Joan Lowery Nixon: "For 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 other listings from this collection. View more info

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The Red Scarf

By: Mason, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Atlanta, Georgia, August House Publishers: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07815

ISBN: 0874838509

Condition: Near Fine


Tiny spot or stain on the front free endpaper (first blank page). Author's first novel, set in Arkansas during World War II at Christmas time. Signed (name and date) on the half-title page. View more info

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The Story of a Brave Child: A Child's Life of Joan of Arc

By: Matheson, Annie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons:

Seller ID: 10429

Condition: Fair


Burgundy cloth with gilt stamping to spine and front cover. Edge wear, corner and spine wear. Foxing and browning to pages near the front and rear of the book. Browning to page edges. Presentation bookplate inside the front cover from St. Andrew's Sunday School, Leytonstone (England) during the school year 1918-1919, which helps estimate a date of publication as none is indicated in the book. 140 pages plus publisher's ads. Illustrated with reproductions of well-known images of Joan of Arc, including a color frontispiece illustration (Sir John Gilbert, R.A.) with tissue guard. View more info

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The Voice of Liberty: The Story of Emma Lazarus

By: Merriam, Eve

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Cudahy/Jewish Publication Society: 1962

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 05636

Condition: Very Good


Foxing/spotting to top edge of page block. Illustrated endpapers and jacket. A title in the Covenant Books series for young readers, this book relates the life of Emma Lazarus, an American Jewish woman of the 19th century whose poem "The New Colossus" is on the Statue of Liberty (Give me your tired, your poor...). She fought for the welfare of immigrants, a Jewish nation in Palestine, and freedom of all kinds. 179 pages, followed by a list of Covenant books to date (1962). View more info