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The Book of Our Own Life (The Book of Knowledge Little Reference Series)

By: N/A

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Rand McNally & Company: 1940

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2037603

Condition: Good


1940 printing. Boards rubbed, clear tape repair to top half of front joint.No Jacket - Pictorial Cover. 64 pp. A collection of short illustrated articles about various topics all centered around the existence and nature of life, designed for young readers. Includes chapters about cellular biology, red and white blood cells, the heart, the lungs, skin, the mouth and teeth, the brain, hearing, and the eye. Index follows text. View more info

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The New England Primer; to which is added, the Shorter Catechism of the Westminster Assembly of Divines.

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Rufus Merrill: 1849

Seller ID: 2271896

Condition: Fair


Most of spine cloth absent, boards heavily rubbed, binding loose, pages lightly soiled. Book curse written on front blank by previous owner (Sarah C. Depuy) on Jan. 1st 1835: Steal not this book for fear of shame for here you see the owners name.. 1849 Small Hard Cover. 64 pp. 4 1/2 X 3. Reprint of the the classic 18th-century schoolbook for children. View more info

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The Best of Baseball: Baseball's Greatest Players, Teams, Games, and More

By: Adomites, Paul; Wisnia, Saul; Nemec, David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Publications International, Ltd.: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2263703

ISBN: 0785316914

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. No jacket. Ink name on front endpaper. 1996 Large Hardcover. 216 pp. ...a collection of the sport's greatest players, managers, teams, games, ballparks, and so much more. ...With lively text and over 300 engaging photos... View more info

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From Map to Museum: Uncovering the Mysteries of the Past

By: Anderson, Joan; Thomas, Dr. David Hurst (Introduction)

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Morrow Junior Books: 1988

Seller ID: 1525928

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed, jacket price clipped.Very Good. 1988 Large Hardcover. 63 pp. Oblong. 8 x 8 1/2. Describes an archaeological dig off the coast of Georgia, the methods used to uncover artifacts there, and what was learned about a mission run there by the Spanish for the Guale Indians. CONTENTS: Introduction by Dr. David Hurst Thomas; 1. How the Hunt Began; 2. Going With the Hunch; 3. Scratching the Surface; 4. Charting the Clues; 5. Breaking Ground; 6. Touching Treasures; ... View more info

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Fantastic Millennium Facts

By: Ash Russell

Price: $3.00

Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1649181

Condition: Very Good


First edition. 1999 Hard Cover. 128 pp. From DK's famed factmaster himself, Russell Ash comes the perfect memento to mark the millennium. Packed with intriguing information and entertaining anecdotes, Factastic: Millennium Facts charts the key worldwide political, social, and cultural events of the last 1,000 years in Ash's lighthearted yet informative style. View more info

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I Wonder Why I Blink and Other Questions About My Body

By: Avison, Brigid

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Kingfisher: 1993

Seller ID: 2205008

ISBN: 1856978753

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1993 Hard Cover. Browsers and young students alike will enjoy these lively question and answer books with their unique mix of realistic illustration and engaging cartoons. The enticing questions will amaze, amuse and inspire, while the highly visual format encourages kids to keep reading. View more info

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The Lost Wreck of the Isis

By: Ballard, Robert D.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: A Scholastic/Maddison book: 1990

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1649228

Condition: Very Good


First printing. 1990 Soft Cover. 63 pp. In the summer of 1988 Robert Ballard and his team discovered the remains of an ancient Roman ship in the deep Mediterranean. In 1989 they returned to explore the shipwreck site with a high-tech underwater robot called Jason, which was equipped with lights and cameras. This book tells of the discovery of the ship, puts it in its historical context in the 4th century AD and describes it's rediscovery in 1989 and the explorations of t... View more info

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Double Play: A Story of School and Baseball

By: Barbour, Ralph Henry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2186583

Condition: Good


First edition. Bottom right front corner of cover stained, front paste-down endpaper torn away from binding, rear hinge loose. 1910 Hard Cover. 315 pp. A story of boarding school and baseball. View more info

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Family Traditions: Celebrations for Holidays and Everyday (Reader's Digest)

By: Berg, Elizabeth

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Reader's Digest Association, Inc.: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271030

ISBN: 0895774569

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1992 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 287 pp. Author's first book. Presents a wide range of activities, traditions, ideas, and rituals that are designed to encourage families to share quality time together, including suggestions for the major holidays, seasonal celebrations, everyday customs, and more. View more info

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Mummies of the Pharaohs: Exploring the Valley of the Kings (National Geographic Society)

By: Berger, Melvin; Berger, Gilda

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.: 2001

Seller ID: 2206034

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 2001 Large Softcover. 64 pp. Age Level: 8 and up | Grade Level: 3 and up | Series: National Geographic Investigates. A fascinating look at the famed Valley of the Kings, where over 50 of the pharaohs of Ancient Egypt's New Kingdom were buried, including King Tutankhamun (with all his splendid treasures), Ramses II, Akhenaten, and more.KEYWORDS: MELVIN GILDA BERGER MUMMIES MUMMY PHARAOHS VALLEY OF THE KINGS EGYPT EGYPTIAN ANCIENT HISTORY NATIONAL GEOGRAP... View more info

Image for Fine Print: A Story about Johann Gutenberg (A Creative Minds Biography)

Fine Print: A Story about Johann Gutenberg (A Creative Minds Biography)

By: Burch, Johansen

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Millbrook Press: 1991

Seller ID: 2266428

ISBN: 0876145659

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 1991 Soft Cover. 64 pp. Recounts the story of the German printer credited with the invention of printing with movable type. View more info

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Richard Orr's Nature Cross-Sections

By: Butterfield, Moira; Orr, Richard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: DK / Dorling Kindersley: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2181992

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Split along one seam of gate-fold, jacket edges lightly rubbed with minor curl to top edge.Very Good. 1995 Large Hardcover. 30 pp. Stunning color cross-sections of various wildlife habitats. 'Applying meticulously detailed cross-section illustrations to such objects as a bee nest and a tree, an informative exploration of the natural world explains how animals make their homes and why conservation is important.' View more info

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Rainforests: An Activity Guide for Ages 6-9

By: Castaldo, Nancy F.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Chicago Review Press: 2003

Edition: 3rd Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2272723

ISBN: 1556524765

Condition: Near Fine


3rd printing. Inscribed and signed by author on title page ('For Lance! Get wild about rainforests! Nancy F. Castaldo'). 2003 Large Softcover. x, 133, [1] pp. Provides facts and activities that explore tropical and temperate ancient forests, discusses how individuals can help preserve them, and describes well-known and unfamiliar creatures of the rain forest. View more info

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Life of George Washington, Written for Children

By: Cecil, E.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Crosby, Nicholas, and Company: 1859

Seller ID: 2196163

Condition: Good


Spine lightly cocked, cover and pages toned, bookplate on front paste-down endpaper, stamp on front endpaper, multiple pages soiled. 1859 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 258 pp. Includes hand-colored plates. A narration of the life of George Washington, written with a child audience in mind. 31 pages of other titles from the same Publisher (Crosby, Nicholas, and Company, Boston) follow text.Keywords: GEORGE WASHINGTON AMERICAN HISTORY AMERICAN P... View more info

Image for I Wonder Why Trees Have Leaves And Other Questions About Plants

I Wonder Why Trees Have Leaves And Other Questions About Plants

By: Charman, Andrew

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Southwestern: 2001

Seller ID: 2205027

Condition: Very Good


Boards lightly rubbed. 2001 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Why do leaves change color in the fall? Are plants really alive? and Why do plants have flowers?—these are some of the questions children love to ask their parents, and the answers are growing right here! View more info

Image for Animation Action Pack: A Hands-On Guide to the Amazing World of Moving Pictures -- Includes Drawing Guide, Moving-Image Machine, Zoetrope, Phenakistoscope, Kinetipic Viewer, Pencil Roller, Flipbook and Gripper, Thaumatrope, Pegboard, and Guidebook

Animation Action Pack: A Hands-On Guide to the Amazing World of Moving Pictures -- Includes Drawing Guide, Moving-Image Machine, Zoetrope, Phenakistoscope, Kinetipic Viewer, Pencil Roller, Flipbook and Gripper, Thaumatrope, Pegboard, and Guidebook

By: Claiborne, Michele

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Publishing: 1998

Seller ID: 1896823

ISBN: 0751358320

Condition: Very Good


Still in original plastic wrap, but box a bit flattened. All parts included. 1998 Large Softcover. INCLUDES: Drawing Guide, Moving-Image Machine, Zoetrope, Phenakistoscope, Kinetipic Viewer, Pencil Roller, Flipbook and Gripper, Thaumatrope, Pegboard, and Guidebook. The incredible world of animation where a penguin can parachute, animated characters and real people perform together, and creatures tucked away in your imagination can come to life. With the DK Animation Pack... View more info

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Industrial Revolution (I Was There)

By: Clare, John D.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The Bodley Head: 1993

Seller ID: 2265032

ISBN: 1898304912

Condition: Near Fine


Sticker on rear wrapper. 1993 Large Softcover. 64 pp. From its beginnings in the northern England cloth industry to the development of mass-produced automobiles, the history of the Industrial Revolution is presented with a detailed view of the laborers, investors, and inventors who made it happen. View more info

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Persephone

By: Clayton, Sally Pomme

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers: 2009

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2272169

ISBN: 0802853498

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing. No jacket. A very nice copy. 2009 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. On a warm spring day, the beautiful young goddess Persephone is snatched from her home by Hades, god of the Underworld, and taken away to live underground and become his bride. Persephone's mother, Demeter, goddess of Earth, is so brokenhearted that she curses the land so nothing can grow — a permanent winter. How will Persephone and her mother be reunited? Will spring ever come again? Thi... View more info

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Building the Nation: Events in the History of the United States from the Revolution to the Beginning of the War between the States (Illustrated)

By: Coffin, Charles Carleton

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1883

Seller ID: 2261602

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, spine and boards lightly toned, pages faintly toned. 1883 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 485, [4] pp. A history for young readers about the white settlement of American through the Civil War. View more info

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The Book of Totally Irresponsible Science: 64 Daring Experiments for Young Scientists

By: Connolly, Sean

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Workman Publishing: 2008

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2261805

ISBN: 076115020X

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 2008 Hard Cover. xv, 205 pp. What could be more fun for kids than to have the kind of rip-roaring good time that harkens back to pre-video game, pre-computer days? Introducing 64 valuable science experiments that snap, crackle, pop, ooze, crash, boom, and stink! From Marshmallows on Steroids to Home-Made Lightning, the Sandwich Bag Bomb to Giant Air Cannon, The Book of Totally Irresponsible Science awakens kids' curiosity while demonstrating scientific princ... View more info

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Going to War in the 18th Century (Armies of the Past)

By: Cooper, Paul

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Franklin Watts: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2267853

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. No jacket, top edge of front board lightly bumped. 2001 Large Hardcover. 32 pp. Surveys the armed forces and wars of the eighteenth century, including the American Revolution.' View more info

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Animal Life in the Sea and on the Land: A Zoology for Young People (Illustrated)

By: Cooper, Sarah

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1890

Seller ID: 2204040

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, edges rubbed, pencil name and date to front endpaper. 1890 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 413 pp. This book is offered to young people with the hope that it may help them in their studies of natural history. The pleasure of every ramble in the country or by the seaside is increased by an acquaintance with the animals and plants which are found by the way, and consequently these studies bring their own reward.It is far more char... View more info

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Art Up Close: From Ancient to Modern

By: d'Harcourt, Claire

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Chronicle Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2275622

ISBN: 0811854647

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket edges lightly bumped. 2003 Large Hardcover. 63 pp. Send children on a search for tiny details hidden in full-color reproductions of some of the world's most celebrated works of art. Lift-the-flap keys reveal the solutions to each puzzle and the fascinating stories behind the works that helped art develop throughout the ages. View more info

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Earth (National Geographic Nature Library)

By: Daniels, Patricia

Price: $4.00

Publisher: National Geographic: 1998

Seller ID: 2204972

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Examines the composition and surface characteristics of the Earth, describing such features as rivers, mountains and other land formations, and various vegetation regions. View more info

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Oceans (National Geographic Nature Library)

By: Daniels, Patricia

Price: $4.00

Publisher: National Geographic: 1999

Seller ID: 2204973

Condition: Very Good


Ink name to front endpaper. 1999 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Describes the world's oceans, their physical features, and the animals and plants that live in them. View more info

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Sky (National Geographic Nature Library)

By: Delano, Marfe Ferguson

Price: $4.00

Publisher: National Geographic: 1998

Seller ID: 2204975

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Examines various characteristics of the sky, including the atmosphere, weather, space, and the sun and stars. View more info

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Desert (National Geographic Nature Library)

By: Delano, Marfe Ferguson

Price: $4.00

Publisher: National Geographic: 1999

Seller ID: 2204978

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1999 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Describes the world's deserts, their physical features, and the animals and plants that live in them. View more info

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50 American Heroes Every Kid Should Meet

By: Denenberg, Dennis; Roscoe, Lorraine

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Millbrook Press: 2001

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2199378

ISBN: 0761316124

Condition: Very Good


Signed by both authors with inscription: Sheila, Thanks for your excitement for REAL HEROES! Enjoy our book. Dennis Denenberg. May your heroes always show you the way! Lorraine Roscoe. Two pamphlets laid in, ink name on front endpaper.No Jacket - Pictorial Cover. 2001 Large Hardcover. 128 pp. This inspiring title celebrates the accomplishments of a widely diverse group of heroes. The rich resource includes expected figures such as Martin Luther King Jr. and Thomas Jeffer... View more info

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Policemen Around the World

By: Erdoes, Richard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1967

Seller ID: 1919162

Condition: Very Good


1967 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. A vintage book illustrating for children the different aesthetics, cultures, and lingo of law enforcement officers around the world. View more info

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I Wonder Why the Wind Blows and Other Questions About Our Planet

By: Ganeri, Anita

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Southwestern: 1995

Seller ID: 2205022

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1995 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. I Wonder Why the Wind Blows answers all sorts of tricky and fascinating questions about Planet Earth, such as How cold is snow?, How hot are deserts?, and Where do rivers end? View more info