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Little House in the Big Woods (Little House)

By: Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1953

Seller ID: 2279337

ISBN: 0060264306

Condition: Good


Jacket spine chipped one-third of the length, rear side of jacket previously mended with tape, faint stains to jacket. Faint stain along bottom edge of front board, ink name on front endpaper. 1953 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 237 pp. Illustrations by Garth Williams. Based on the real-life adventures of Laura Ingalls Wilder, Little House in the Big Woods is the first book in the award-winning Little House series, which has captivated generations of readers. This edition features the classic black-and-white artwork from Garth Williams. Little House in the Big Woods ... View more info

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Farmer Boy (Little House)

By: Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1953

Seller ID: 2279341

ISBN: 006026425X

Condition: Near Fine


Half-inch tear along jacket spine-base, jacket edges rubbed, front jacket flap price-clipped with price intact. Ink name on front endpaper, related papers laid in. 1953 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 371 pp. Illustrations by Garth Williams. The second book in the treasured Little House series, Farmer Boy is Laura Ingalls Wilder’s beloved story of how her husband, Almanzo, grew up as a farmer boy far from the little house where Laura lived. This edition features the classic black-and-white artwork from Garth Williams. The nine Little House books have been cherished ... View more info

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Mary Rose at Rose Gables (Mary Rose, Book 5)

By: Wirries, Mary Mabel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Benziger Brothers: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2290232

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket edges rubbed, two one-inch tears to rear jacket panel. Light smudge on page ridge. 1928 Hard Cover. 157 pp. Mary Rose enters social service work. Mary Rose, through her kindness to an old lady, falls heir to a large country house. She opens it under her own supervision as a health home for the unfortunate children of a nearby city. She meets there all the problems of life that the average social worker meets in any large city. View more info

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Minnow Vail (A Whitman Novel for Girls, No. 1556)

By: Wise, Winifred E.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Whitman: 1962

Seller ID: 2290224

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Spine head and spine base lightly rubbed, pencil name on front paste-down endpaper, ink name on front endpaper, pages lightly toned. 1962 Hard Cover. 212 pp. Illustrated by Mimi Korach. It wasn't just because she was small that everyone called her Minnow. She loved the sea -- loved to be in it and beside it. Perhaps she was sort of crazy sometimes -- racing along the beach, diving to the bottom of the cove. But life was pushing her on, pulling her back, sending her in a thousand directions. And never was she more confused, more unsure of herself, than in the weeks just before Carniv... View more info

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The Swiss Family Robinson

By: Wyss, Johann David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble, Inc.:

Seller ID: 2285493

ISBN: 1435142071

Condition: Fine


Still encased in publisher's shrink wrap. A fine copy. 544 pp. Abandoned by crew and passengers, then shipwrecked in the East Indies on their way to Australia, the Swiss Family Robinson gathers their resources and builds a life over a period of ten years living on a deserted island. Included in the Robinsonade genre—which is built on the novel Robinson Crusoe—this story imparts high morals and practical self-reliance skills through adventures that are sure to thrill all ages. Bound in a beautiful cloth cover with full-color illustrations inside and foil stamping on the front, this exciting... View more info

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Jonas on a Farm in Summer (Jonas Stories)

By: [Abbott, Jacob]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: W.D. Ticknor: 1842

Seller ID: 2288964

Condition: Very Good


Minor loss to spine head and to spine base, spine lightly toned. 1842 Small Hard Cover. 178, 16 pp. Hand-colored engravings (frontispiece, page 66, page 106, page 150). By the author of the Rollo books. Jonas On A Farm In Summer, is intended as the continuation of a series, the first two volumes of which, Jonas's Stories and Jonas A Judge, have already been published. They are all designed, not merely to interest and amuse the juvenile reader, but to give him instruction, by exemplifying the principles of honest integrity, and plain practical good sense, in their application to the ordinary ci... View more info

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Addy's Surprise: A Christmas Story (The American Girls Collection, Book 3)

By: [American Girl]; Porter, Connie

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Pleasant Company: 1993

Seller ID: 2277888

ISBN: 1562470795

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers and a few pages faintly creased. 1993 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 65 pp. Addy knows that Christmas will be hard without Poppa, Sam, and Esther. When Addy spots a beautiful red scarf in a secondhand shop, she's determined to save her money and buy it for Momma to brighten her holiday. But when Addy sees the plight of newly freed slaves, she's torn. Can she help them and still save money for Momma's scarf? In the end, Addy's Christmas surprise for Momma is different from what she had planned. And a surprise awaiting Addy is better than she even dared to hop... View more info

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Happy Birthday, Addy!: A Springtime Story (The American Girls Collection, Book 4)

By: [American Girl]; Porter, Connie

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Pleasant Company: 1994

Seller ID: 2277889

ISBN: 1562470817

Condition: Very Good


Minor general wear. 1994 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 60 pp. Addy and her parents have moved to a boarding house. There Addy meets an inspiring friend, M'dear. Like many people who grew up enslaved, Addy doesn't know when she was born, so M'dear urges Addy to claim a day for her birthday. Then M'dear falls ill. When Addy goes out to get medicine, she faces prejudice--and danger. M'dear helps Addy overcome her anger and gives her a deeper understanding of freedom. When Addy finally claims a birthday, it is a special day indeed, and the whole city celebrates. View more info

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Changes for Addy: A Winter Story (The American Girls Collection, Book 6)

By: [American Girl]; Porter, Connie

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Pleasant Company: 1994

Seller ID: 2277890

ISBN: 156247085X

Condition: Good


Wrappers creased, a few faint smudges to wrappers, wrapper edges rubbed. 1994 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 61 pp. Addy has begun to give up hope of ever having her family together. Then she gets word that baby Esther, Auntie Lula, and Uncle Solomon are on their way to Philadelphia. Addy searches the city for them, but the reunion she dreamed of is mixed with joy and deep sorrow. As Addy prepares for her reading at the Emancipation Celebration, she begins to doubt the words about freedom she is supposed to read. Momma reminds Addy that their family will always be to... View more info

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Samantha's Surprise: A Christmas Story (The American Girls Collection, Book 3)

By: [American Girl]; Schur, Maxine Rose

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Pleasant Company: 1986

Seller ID: 2277900

ISBN: 0937295221

Condition: Very Good


Light stain to top corner, minor general wear. 1986 Soft Cover. 66 pp. Samantha has high hopes for the best Christmas ever. Things start to go wrong when her Uncle Gard announces he is bringing the beautiful Cornelia home for the holidays. The household goes into a dither, and in all the confusion, no one pays much attention to Samantha and her private wish for the beautiful doll in the window at Schofield's Toy Store. Samantha blames Cornelia for ruining the holidays. But when Christmas morning finally comes, Samantha has more than one surprise waiting for her. View more info

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Happy Birthday, Felicity: A Springtime Story (The American Girls Collection, Book 4)

By: [American Girl]; Tripp, Valerie

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Pleasant Company: 1992

Seller ID: 2277893

ISBN: 1562470310

Condition: Very Good


A few light scribbles and light stains to wrappers. 1992 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 69 pp. Spring brings Felicity's tenth birthday and a visit from Grandfather. He gives Felicity a precious gift--a guitar that had belonged to her grandmother. Felicity is so enchanted with the guitar that she disobeys her mother and takes it out of the house to show her friend Elizabeth. Her parents are angry when they learn what she's done. They refuse to believe a message Felicity has overheard that means danger for the colonists. Felicity risks her parents' anger again when she... View more info

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Meet Josefina: An American Girl (The American Girls Collection, Book 1)

By: [American Girl]; Tripp, Valerie

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Pleasant Company: 1997

Seller ID: 2277894

ISBN: 1562475150

Condition: Good


Surface tear on front wrapper, light crease and light smudge on rear wrapper. 1997 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 83 pp. Josefina Montoya is growing up on a rancho near Santa Fe, New Mexico, in 1824. Ever since Mamá died a year before, Josefina and her three sisters have been struggling to carry on without her. One bright fall day, happy news arrives--their beloved grandfather is returning home after a long trading trip. Josefina knows that he will bring exciting stories and wonderful treasures from his journey. But this time he brings something more--a great surpri... View more info

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Josefina Learns a Lesson: A School Story (The American Girls Collection, Book 2)

By: [American Girl]; Tripp, Valerie

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Pleasant Company: 1997

Seller ID: 2277896

ISBN: 1562475177

Condition: Very Good


Half-inch tear along bottom edge of rear wrapper, rear wrapper creased. 1997 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 69 pp. Josefina is delighted when T'a Dolores returns to the Montoyas' rancho. But soon after she arrives, a flash flood kills hundreds of the family's sheep. T'a Dolores suggests that the Montoyas could recover from this terrible loss by starting a weaving business--something Mamá never would have done. But Papá likes the idea. Then T'a Dolores decides to teach the girls how to read. Mamá didn't read, but Josefina is excited to learn. Then she begins to wor... View more info

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Molly Learns a Lesson: A School Story (The American Girls Collection, Book 2)

By: [American Girl]; Tripp, Valerie

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.: 1991

Seller ID: 2277898

ISBN: 0590437798

Condition: Near Fine


Minor general wear. 1991 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 67 pp. Molly is determined that the third-grade girls will win her school's Lend-a-Hand Contest to help the war effort. Instead, they choose an idea that Molly knows will never work out. So she talks two friends into planning their own project and keeping it a secret from the rest of the girls in the class. View more info

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Molly Learns a Lesson: A School Story (The American Girls Collection, Book 2)

By: [American Girl]; Tripp, Valerie

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Pleasant Company: 1989

Seller ID: 2277899

ISBN: 0937295167

Condition: Near Fine


Bottom corner of front wrapper lightly creased. 1989 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 67 pp. Molly is determined that the third-grade girls will win her school's Lend-a-Hand Contest to help the war effort. Instead, they choose an idea that Molly knows will never work out. So she talks two friends into planning their own project and keeping it a secret from the rest of the girls in the class. View more info

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Samantha Saves the Day: A Summer Story (The American Girls Collection, Book 5)

By: [American Girl]; Tripp, Valerie

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.: 1988

Seller ID: 2277901

ISBN: 0590450794

Condition: Good


Light stain to top corner, front wrapper creased, postcard in rear filled in. 1988 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 65 pp. Samantha Parkington is a bright Victorian beauty being raised by her wealthy grandmother in 1904. Samantha's stories describe her life during this important period of change. Her own world is filled with frills and finery, parties and play. But Samantha sees that times are not good for everybody. That's why she tries to make a difference in the life of her friend Nellie, a servant girl whose world is nothing like Samantha's! Samantha and her friend... View more info

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Samantha Saves the Day: A Summer Story (The American Girls Collection, Book 5)

By: [American Girl]; Tripp, Valerie

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.: 1988

Seller ID: 2277902

ISBN: 0590450794

Condition: Near Fine


Minor general wear. 1988 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 65 pp. Samantha Parkington is a bright Victorian beauty being raised by her wealthy grandmother in 1904. Samantha's stories describe her life during this important period of change. Her own world is filled with frills and finery, parties and play. But Samantha sees that times are not good for everybody. That's why she tries to make a difference in the life of her friend Nellie, a servant girl whose world is nothing like Samantha's! Samantha and her friends set off on a secret summertime exploration that lands th... View more info

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The Little Musicians

By: [Bowen, C.E. (Charlotte Elizabeth)]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: T. Nelson and Sons: 1893

Seller ID: 1534091

Condition: Good


Front hinge weak. 1893 Hard Cover. 64 pp. 6 1/4 x 4 1/2. A late 19th century juvenile by C.E. Bowen, who also wrote The Babes in the Basket. CONTENTS: I. The Sunday-School Friend; II. A New Scholar; III. Rachel's Plan; IV. Going Out to Tea; V. Light; VI. Out of Temptation; VII. Joy for Silvio; VIII. Berta. View more info

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The Great Railroad Race: The Diary of Libby West, Utah Territory, 1868 (Dear America)

By: [Dear America] Gregory, Kristinia

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.: 1999

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2288054

ISBN: 059010991X

Condition: Near Fine


Fourth printing. Top page ridge faintly foxed. 1999 Hard Cover. 203 pp. Deckled edge. As the daughter of a newspaper reporter, fourteen-year-old Libby keeps a diary account of the exciting events surrounding her during the building of the Transcontinental Railroad in the West in 1868. View more info

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Robinson Crusoe [Pop-Up Book]

By: [Defoe, Daniel]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Bancroft & Co. (Publishers) Ltd.:

Seller ID: 2272512

Condition: Very Good


No publisher date, front wrapper creased, corners lightly dog-eared. Unpaginated. A retelling of the classic Robinson Crusoe with pop-up endpapers and color illustrations. View more info

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Kidnapped (Authorized Edition, 1600)

By: [Stevenson, Robert Louis]; Disney, Walt; Fannin, Cole

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Whitman Publishing Company: 1960

Seller ID: 2280203

Condition: Very Good


Pages lightly toned, a few pages dog-eared. 1960 Hard Cover. 212 pp. Adapted from the Walt Disney production of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic adventure story. Illustrated by Si Vanderlaan. View more info

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Myth Maker: J.R.R. Tolkien

By: [Tolkien, J.R.R.]; Neimark, Anne E.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Beech Tree: 1998

Seller ID: 2291527

ISBN: 0688157416

Condition: Good


Highlighting. 1998 Trade Paperback. viii, 118 pp. The remarkable life of the creator of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. As a boy, he created original languages in his spare time. As a man, he created an original world. But imaginative as he was, John Ronald Reuel Tolkien never dreamed that his tales of Middle-earth would transform so many millions of lives.--rear wrapper View more info