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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

Of Men Only: A Review of Men's and Boy's Fashions, 1750-1975

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Brooklyn Museum: 1975

Seller ID: 2297192

ISBN: 0872730530

Condition: Good


Stain along top edge of spine, top edge of wrappers torn two inches from spine head down, wrappers rubbed with a few creases. 1975 Stapled Binding. 32 pp. A Review of Men's and Boy's Fashions, 1750-1975. 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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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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The Illinois River

By: Ayars, James

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2297173

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Library sticker on spine, ink initial on front endpaper, front jacket flap corners clipped. 1968 Hard Cover. An adaptation for young readers of the work originally published in 1940 as part of the popular Rivers of America series. New illustrations by Lili Rethi for this edition. 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 GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY CHILDREN JUVENILE 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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John Denver's Take Me Home, Country Roads (Score and CD Included!)

By: Canyon, Christopher

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dawn Publications: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2296386

ISBN: 1584690720

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A nice copy. 2005 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. Includes CD. This brilliant picture book adaptation of the first hit song of John Denver is all about roots, family, and country. Set in Appalachia, a humorously diverse bunch of relatives and their in-laws go up, down and around the hills of West Virginia to converge by car, pickup, and motorcycle to a family reunion at Grandma and Grandpas country home. True to Appalachian style, Canyon portrays it all as if on a quilt, complete with little stitches between the fabric. The lyrics demand to be sung--the hardback edition comes with... View more info

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The Hudson River

By: Carmer, Carl; Skinner, Constance Lindsay

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2297156

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Front jacket flap corners clipped, jacket lightly toned. 1962 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. An adaptation for young readers of the work originally published in 1939 as part of the popular Rivers of America series by the popular author of Stars Fell on Alabama and Listen for a Lonesome Drum. New illustrations by Rafaello Busoni for this edition. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Carl Carmer (October 16, 1893 - September 1976) was an author of nonfiction books, memoirs, and novels, many of which focused on Americana such as myths, folklore, and tales. His most famous b... 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 PRESIDENTS BIOGRAPHY POLITICAL CHILDREN NONFICTION View more info

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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 you can make your own amazing viewing machines. Then, with a little help from the templates and drawing guide, you will be a... 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 principles like osmosis, air pressure, and Newton's Third Law of Motion. Kids will love performing these experiments, which use co... 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 charming to gain this knowledge from the objects themselves than from merely reading about them in books; and it is therefore hop... 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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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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American Spies (Real Life Stories)

By: Deming, Richard

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Whitman Publishing Company: 1960

Seller ID: 2279753

Condition: Good


No jacket, laminate along front hinge starting, from board slightly bowed, pages faintly toned. 1960 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Real life stories of undercover agents in our history. Persons include: Job Kattenanit in the Lancaster raid of King Philip's War; Robert Stobo of the French and Indian War; Charles Morgan of the Revolutionary War; Samuel Brady (The Vengeful Indian Fighter) of the Revolutionary War; Manuel Dominguez; Maria Belle Boyd of the American Civil War; [Sarah] Emma Edmonds of the American Civil War; Andrew Rowan of the Spanish-American War; Fred... 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

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Prickly and Poisonous: The Deadly Defenses of Nature's Strangest Animals and Plants

By: Ganeri, Anita

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Reader's Digest Kids: 1995

Seller ID: 2206036

ISBN: 1890409103

Condition: Good


Corners dog-eared. 1995 Large Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. 45 pp. This is a really large beautiful book about prickly and poisonous plants and animals and how they use these methods to defend themselves.KEYWORDS: PRICKLY POISONOUS DEADLY DEFENSES NATURE ANIMALS PLANTS SCIENCE CHILDREN JUVENILE View more info

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Gilbert Civil Engineering (Surveying) for Boys

By: Gilbert, A.C. [Alfred Carlton]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The A.C. Gilbert Company: 1920

Seller ID: 2206878

Condition: Near Fine


Ink name on front endpaper. 1920 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 93 pp. One of a series of works encouraging young boys to explore engineering, machinery, and science, published by the company famous for the Erector Set. Written by the company's co-founder Alfred Carlton Gilbert, who invented the Erector Set. Each of these books was marketed along with a kit made by A.C. Gilbert Company. View more info

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Gilbert Weather Bureau (Meteorology) for Boys

By: Gilbert, Alfred C. [Carlton]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The A.C. Gilbert Company: 1920

Seller ID: 2206881

Condition: Near Fine


Ink name on front endpaper. 1920 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 84 pp. One of a series of works encouraging young boys to explore engineering, machinery, and science, published by the company famous for the Erector Set. Written by the company's co-founder Alfred Carlton Gilbert, who invented the Erector Set. Each of these books was marketed along with a kit made by A.C. Gilbert Company. View more info

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Family Matters: Why Homeschooling Makes Sense

By: Guterson, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2274245

ISBN: 015193097X

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket spine head lightly bumped. Top page ridge lightly foxed. 1992 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vi, 245 pp. A high school English teacher tells why he has chosen to educate his own sons at home, offering information on the academic success of home-schooled children, the meaning of education, the psychology of learning, and education in other societies. View more info

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Ancient Egypt (Discoveries)

By: Hart, George

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 2003

Seller ID: 2206047

ISBN: 0760750688

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine.No Jacket - Pictorial Cover. 2003 Large Hardcover. 64 pp. Why did ancient Egyptians wear good luck charms? Why would an ancient Egyptian mother eat a mouse? Why did ancient Egyptians wear cones of perfumed grease on the heads? Which Egyptian god had the head of a jackal?KEYWORDS: GEORGE HART DISCOVERIES ANCIENT EGYPT EGYPTIAN HISTORY NONFICTION CHILDREN JUVENILE View more info

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It's No Accident: Breakthrough Solutions to Your Child's Wetting, Constipation, UTIs, and Other Potty Problems

By: Hodges, Steve J.; Schlosberg, Suzanne

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Lyons Press: 2012

Seller ID: 2269917

ISBN: 076277360X

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 2012 Trade Paperback. xv, 223 pp. Here’s a reality that will shock most parents: There is a silent epidemic in America—one that is needlessly stressing out parents, causing children pain and embarrassment, and costing families and the health-care system massive amounts of money. It is an issue of dysfunctional elimination: delayed or abnormal pooping and peeing in children. In his eye-opening new book, Dr. Steve Hodges offers parents straight-shooting explanations for the potty problems affecting their kids and practical advice on how to treat and prevent these troubles. ... View more info

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Cave, Mound, and Lake Dwellers: And Other Primitive People

By: Holbrook, Florence

Price: $10.00

Publisher: D.C. Heath & Company: 1911

Seller ID: 2207346

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, minor spot to front board, endpapers lightly toned. 1911 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vii, 130 pp. CONTENTS: Nature's Story; The Old Stone Age; The New Stone Age; The Lake Dwellers; Kitchen Middens - Mound Builders; Monuments; The Animals of the Stone Age; Food Getting; Fire Making; Cooking; Pottery; Spinning and Weaving; The Taming of Animals; The Making of Leather; Clothing; Cradles; Transportation; Travel by Water; The Family; The Alphabet; Trade and Money; Religion of Primitive Peoples; The Age of Metals.KEYWORDS: FLORENCE HOLBROOK CAVE MOUND LAKE DW... View more info