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This is a list of all our online catalog entries in section "new". Browse through the list and put a check mark next to the ones you want to remember. When you are finished, you can review the selections you made and print or order them.

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Abbreviations I've used are: Ill.=illustrated or illustrator; f/p=full-page; b/w=black and white; FE=first edition (may be the first edition by this illustrator); DJ=dust jacket; o/w=otherwise; dec=decorative; Ex-lib=ex-library book with markings accordingly; FFEP=front free end papers; c=copyright; BCE=book club edition; FIAR=five-in-a-row book.

The grading I've used: Mint=like new; F=fine; VG=very good, better than average; G=good, average wear and tear; Fair, reading copy, but all there. If there are two gradings (i.e. VG/VG), the first is the book, the second the dust jacket.

Sizing is as follows: 6"-7", 16mo; 7"-8", 12mo; 8"-10", 8vo; 10"-12", 4to; larger than 12", folio.


PICTURE BOOKS – FICTION
Aesop. AESOP’S FABLES, A Classic Illustrated Edition. Compiled by Russell Ash and Bernard Higton. Chronicle Books 1990. The finest Aesop’s illustrations from the last 100 years have been gathered together - marvelous illustrations by Arthur Rackham, Milo Winter, Edward Detmold, Lucy Fitch Perkins, Randolph Caldecott, others. Ambleside 1. SCM. 0877017808. Like-New, one tear in dust jacket. $6.50.
Anno, Mitsumasa. ANNO’S ALPHABET. HarperCollins 1975, first U.S. edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Playful, 3-dimensional alphabet book with each letter matched with a wit-twisting picture. All kinds of creatures and objects are in the borders for clever observers to discover. 0690005415. NOT ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Like-New. $8.photo of the actual item
 
Burton, Virginia Lee. CALICO THE WONDER HORSE. Houghton Mifflin 2016, first published 1941. Hardcover. Original illustrations by the author. Set against red and green backdrops, Burton’s handsome, dazzling b/w images are filled with dust clouds, heroic horses and fierce outlaws. The no-nonsense, funny narration is just as delightful as it was 75 years ago.  0547575726. Brand-New. $6.
Flack, Marjorie. ANGUS LOST. Doubleday 1932, 1989, BCE. Hardcover. Ill. by Flack. Angus is a little Scottish terrier who becomes bored and goes into the great wide world to seek adventures, only to find he misses home. NOT ex-lib. Very Good. $4.50.
Kent, Jack. MRS. MOOLEY. Golden Books Publishing 2002, first published 1973. Hilarious story of the barnyard cow who accomplishes the nearly impossible task of "jumping over the moon." Your kids will love it! 0307106861. Brand-New. $6.
Lionni, Leo. SWIMMY. Pantheon 1968, First edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. by Lionni. Caldecott Medal 1991. Swimmy is the only one of his siblings not swallowed by a hungry tuna and is left wandering alone and in dangerous waters! As he explores the unknown depths of the ocean his courage grows with each new marvel. NOT ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Very Good+. $5.
Littledale, Harold. ALEXANDER. Parents Magazine Press 1964. Hardcover. Ill. Tom Vroman. Alexander is the imaginary horse who gets all the blame for Chris’ mistakes. Excellent condition; clean, sound. $7.50.
Polacco, Patricia. FIONA’S LACE. Simon & Schuster 2014. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. Polacco. Heartwarming and exciting story of Polacco’s Irish ancestors’ experience in Chicago as newly-arrived immigrants.  1442487240. Brand-New. $8.50.
Polacco, Patricia. THE JUNKYARD WONDERS. Philomel 2010. Hardcover. Ill. by Polacco. Trish is devastated when she finds she has been put in a “special class” at her new school. But when she meets her teacher she discovers the true meaning of genius and that each of these misfits is a “Junkyard Wonder.” Touching story from Polacco’s past. 0399250786. Fine with school sticker on front free endpaper. $4.50.
Tresselt, Alvin. THE RABBIT STORY. Lothrop, Lee & Shepard 1957, 1989. Hardcover. Ill. Carolyn Ewing. First edition with these watercolor illustrations. Quiet and gentle story of a wild rabbit who is born in a snug, fur-lined burrow, then trapped and put in a cage by the farmer’s son. She escapes and joyously returns to the wild, eventually sharing her own burrow with four tiny rabbits. Wonderful illustrations. NOT ex-lib. Fine with previous owner’s name. $8.photo of the actual item
       

CHILDREN’S NON-FICTION / HISTORICAL FICTION PICTURE BOOKS
Adler, David A. A PICTURE BOOK OF FREDERICK DOUGLASS. Scholastic SOFTCOVER 2001. Ill. Samuel Byrd. Truthquest Age of Revolution II grades K-2. Brand-New. $3.
d’Aulaire, Ingri & Edgar. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN. Doubleday 1950. Hardcover with dust jacket. Stone lithographs by the authors. Ambleside 1. NOT ex-lib. Book Very Good; dust jacket Good. $22.photo of the actual item
 
Lasky, Kathryn. THE LIBRARIAN WHO MEASURED THE EARTH. Little, Brown 1994, first edition. Hardcover. Ill. Kevin Hawkes. Truthquest Ancient Greece grades 2-8. 0316515264. NOT ex-lib. Like-New. $9.

INSPIRATIONAL PICTURE BOOKS
Bulla, Clyde Robert, translated by. NOAH AND THE RAINBOW, An Ancient Story, retold by Swiss poet Max Bolliger. Thomas Y. Crowell 1972, printed in Switzerland. Hardcover with dust jacket. Exquisite paintings by Helga Aichinger. Folio, more than 12”. Ex-lib. with perfect dust jacket card pocket in back of book. Near-Fine. $8.50.photo of the actual item
    
Tolstoy, Leo. SHOEMAKER MARTIN, retold by Brigitte Hanhart. North-South Books SOFTCOVER 1986. First published in Switzerland under the title Schuster Martin. Ill. Bernadette Watts. In this classic from Tolstoy, Shoemaker Martin learns the meaning of “Inasmuch as ye have done it unto the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.” 1558587721. Brand-New. $5.
Wilkin, Eloise, illustrator. THE GOLDEN BOOK TREASURY OF PRAYERS FROM AROUND THE WORLD, selected by Esther Wilkin. Golden Books Publishing 1975, 1999. Hardcover with dust jacket. Folio-size, more than 12”. 0307102211. Book and dust jacket Near-Fine. $5.photo of the actual item
 

SOFTCOVER CHILDREN’S PICTURE BOOKS
Anderson, Lena, illustrator. ANNA’S SUMMER SONGS, poems by Mary Q. Steele. Scholastic SOFTCOVER 1984, 1991. Anna’s joyous songs celebrate everything that grows. Very Good. $2.75.photo of the actual item
 
Cannon, Janell. STELLALUNA. Scholastic SOFTCOVER 1993. Sellaluna is a baby bat, but she lives in a bird’s nest with a bird family. Living Science. Fine. $3.
Carle, Eric. ERIC CARLE’S ANIMALS ANIMALS. Scholastic SOFTCOVER 1991. Wonderful, imaginatively colorful animals by Carle. Sonlight Pre-K 4-5. Near-Fine. $4.50.
Hoban, Russell. BEDTIME FOR FRANCES. Scholastic SOFTCOVER 1960. Ill. Garth Williams. NOT ex-lib. Fine. $3.
Hodges, Margaret. THE TRUE TALE OF JOHNNY APPLESEED. HolidayHouse SOFTCOVER 1997. Ill. Kimberly Bulcken Root. Truthquest Age of Revolution II grades 1-4. 0823415090. Brand-New. $3.50.
Hodges, Margaret. SAINT GEORGE AND THE DRAGON, A Golden Legend Adapted by Margaret Hodges from Edmund Spenser’s Faerie Queene. Little, Brown SOFTCOVER 1984. Ill. Trina Schart Hyman. 0316367893. Ambleside 1. CM Alveary. SCM. Truthquest Middle Ages grades 3-6. Brand-New. $4.
Mayer, Mercer. THERE’S A NIGHTMARE IN MY CLOSET. Dial Books 1968, 1976. SOFTCOVER. Ill. by Mayer. NOT ex-lib. Near-Fine. $3.
Polacco, Patricia. JOHN PHILIP DUCK. Scholastic SOFTCOVER 2004. Brand-New. $3.
Polacco, Patricia. THE JUNKYARD WONDERS. Scholastic SOFTCOVER 2010. Ill. by Polacco. Touching story from Polacco’s past. Fine. $3.
Polacco, Patricia. SOME BIRTHDAY! Simon & Schuster 1991. SOFTCOVER. A very young Polacco thinks her father has forgotten her birthday, but instead he surprises her in a very unique way! 0663562295. Very Good. $2.75.
Dr. Seuss. IF I RAN THE ZOO. Random House SOFTCOVER 1950, 1977. Ill. by Seuss. NOT ex-lib. Good. $2.75.
Williams, Margery. THE VELVETEEN RABBIT. Avon Camelot SOFTCOVER 1975. Original text and original art by William Nicholson. CM Alveary. Ambleside 0. Very Good, cover creased. $2.75.

POETRY FOR CHILDREN / YOUNG PEOPLE
McFarland, Wilma. FOR A CHILD, Great Poems Old and New. Westminster Press 1947, first edition. Hardcover. Sweet illustrations by Ninon in b/w, two-colors and full-color. Poems to delight young children written by William Blake, Aileen Fisher, Dorothy Aldis, Edna St. Vincent Millay, many others, with poems such as
“Our house is small – The lawn and all
“Can scarcely hold the flowers;
“Yet every bit, The whole of it,
”Is precious, for it’s ours!”
by Dorothy Brown Thompson.
Beautiful condition! Clean with a touch of corner wear; no tears, no writing, no creases. $8.
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Petersham, Maud and Miska. THE ROOSTER CROWS, A Book of American Rhymes and Jingles. Aladdin SOFTCOVER 1945, 1987. Caldecott Medal 1946. Adorable, mischievous illustrations by the Petershams. 0689711530. Fine. $5.photo of the actual item
     
Poetry for Young People. AMERICAN POETRY. Sterling Publishing 2004, first edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. Sally Wern Comport. Ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Very Good. $5.
Poetry for Young People. ROBERT BROWNING, edited by Eileen Gillooly. Scholastic SOFTCOVER 2001. Ill. Joel Spector. Ambleside 10. Brand-New. $3.50.
Poetry for Young People. ROBERT FROST, edited by Gary D. Schmidt. Sterling Publishing 1994. SOFTCOVER. Ill. Henri Sorensen. Includes favorites “The Road Not Taken;” “The Pasture;” “Birches” and others. Ambleside 6. 1402754752. Brand-New. $4.

BIOGRAPHIES FOR YOUNG READERS
de Monvel, Maurice Boutet. JOAN OF ARC. The Grolier Society SOFTCOVER 1967. Illustrated. Ex-church. Truthquest Middle Ages grades 3-8. Very Good. $6.50.photo of the actual item
 

BIOGRAPHIES FOR OLDER CHILDREN / YOUNG ADULTS
Funck-Brentano, F. JOAN OF ARC. Calla Editions 2016, unabridged republication of 1930 edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Translated by Madame Regis Michaud. Lavish full-color, full-page illustrations by O.D.V. Guillonnet opposite text every page. 83 pp. Brand-New. $8.photo of the actual item
       
Wheeler, Opal and Deucher, Sybil. JOSEPH HAYDN, THE MERRY LITTLE PEASANT. Zeezok Publishing 1934, recent printing. SOFTCOVER. 1933573007. Fine. $9.
Wheeler, Opal. LUDWIG BEETHOVEN AND THE CHIMING TOWER BELLS. Zeezok Publishing 1946, recent printing. SOFTCOVER. 0974650560. Very Good. $10.
Wheeler, Opal LUDWIG BEETHOVEN; JOSEPH HAYDN. Companion CD for Ludwig Beethoven and the Chiming Tower Bells and Joseph Haydn, the Merry Little Peasant. Zeezok Publishing. Includes MP3 audio files of all the music, coloring pages, printable sheet music of all the music. All music files in MP3 format. You will need to play this CD on either a computer or a MP3 compatible CD player. $4.

CHRISTIAN BIOGRAPHIES
Benge, Janet & Geoff. DAVID LIVINGSTONE, Africa’s Trailblazer. Christian Heroes Then & Now. YWAM 2005, 2014. SOFTCOVER. Brand-New. $6.75.
Holzmann, John. WILLIAM WILBERFORCE, Britain’s Great Emancipator. Avyx SOFTCOVER 1996, 2014. Like-New with previous owner’s name sticker. $4.photo of the actual item
 
Kim, Esther Ahn. IF I PERISH. Moody Press SOFTCOVER 1977. Facing imprisonment, persecution and death, a young Korean Christian defies the Japanese warlords. 0802430791. Fine, previous owner’s name. $5.
Trailblazer Books. THE BANDIT OF ASHLEY DOWNS, George Muller. By Dave & Neta Jackson. Bethany House SOFTCOVER 1993. 1556612702. Like-New. $4.

YOUNG READERS’ AMERICAN HISTORY / GEOGRAPHY
If You Series. IF YOU LIVED AT THE TIME OF MARTIN LUTHER KING, by Ellen Levine. Scholastic SOFTCOVER 1990. Very Good, previous owner’s name. $2.75.

YOUNG READERS’ WORLD HISTORY / GEOGRAPHY
Robinson, Charles Alexander, Jr. THE FIRST BOOK OF ANCIENT GREECE. Franklin Watts 1960. Hardcover. Ill. Lili Rethi. Ex-lib. Very Good. $3.50.

AMERICAN HISTORY / GEOGRAPHY FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
Landmark Series. BETSY ROSS AND THE FLAG, by Jane Mayer. Random House 1952. Hardcover with dust jacket. Truthquest Age of Revolution I grades 3-8. CM Alveary Bio 2a-3. NOT ex-lib. Book Near-Fine with previous owner’s name; dust jacket clean with edge tears. $12.photo of the actual item
 
Landmark Series. THE ERIE CANAL, by Samuel Hopkins Adams. Random House (E. M. Hale) 1953. Pictorial hardcover. NOT ex-lib. Fine. $10.photo of the actual item
 
Landmark Series. THE SANTA FE TRAIL, by Samuel Hopkins Adams. Random House 1951. Hardcover. Truthquest Age of Revolution II grades 3-8. NOT ex-lib. Very Good+. $7.photo of the actual item
 
Landmark Series. THE VOYAGES OF CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS, by Armstrong Sperry. Random House 1950. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. Sperry. Truthquest Renaissance & Reformation grades 3-8. NOT ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Very Good. $9.photo of the actual item
 
Marrin, Albert. AMERICA AND VIETNAM, The Elephant and the Tiger. Viking 1992, first edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Riveting look at the political history, day-to-day horror, and repercussions of the Vietnam war. Excellent! 0670840637. Library stamp and card pocket. Book and dust jacket Very Good+. $7.50.photo of the actual item
 

WORLD HISTORY / GEOGRAPHY FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
Curtin, A. Kenneth; Lang, J. Stephen; Petersen, Randy. THE 100 MOST IMPORTANT EVENTS IN CHRISTIAN HISTORY. Fleming H. Revell 1991. SOFTCOVER. From the years 64 A.D.-1976. 208 pp. 0800756444. Like-New. $5.
Landmark (World). JULIUS CAESAR, by John Gunther. Random House 1959. Pictorial hardcover. Truthquest Ancient Rome grades 3-9. Ex-lib. Good+, glue marks on front endpapers. $10.photo of the actual item
 
Macaulay, David. CITY, A Story of Roman Planning and Construction. Houghton Mifflin 1974, first edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Caldecott Honor Book 1973. Macaulay creates the imaginary Roman city of Verbonia. Through his detailed drawings and descriptive text he shows how superbly the Romans built new and exciting cities which functioned for the people who were to inhabit them. SCM. NOT ex-lib. Book Very Good; dust jacket has a chip in front and a couple of tears. $8.photo of the actual item
 
van Loon, Hendrik Willem. THE STORY OF MANKIND. Liveright SOFTCOVER 1921, 1994. Ambleside History 4, 5, 6. 0871401568. Very Good. $5.

ART / MUSIC FOR CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE
Blizzard, Gladys S. COME LOOK WITH ME, Exploring Landscape Art With Children. Thomasson-Grant1992. Hardcover with dust jacket. Full-page art reprint, background information and discussion questions for twelve paintings. 0934738955. NOT ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Very Good. $4.
Le Tord, Bijou. A BLUE BUTTERFLY, A Story About Claude Monet. Doubleday 1995. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. by the author. In her radiant watercolors, the author uses Monet’s own palette of only eight colors. Magnificent paintings and poetic words celebrate the impressionist painter. 0385311028. Brand-New. $4.
Morgan, Robert J. THEN SINGS MY SOUL, 150 of the World’s Greatest Hymn Stories. Thomas Nelson 2003. Flexible covers of heavy stock. 0785249397. Brand-New. $8.

CHILDREN’S ACTIVITY BOOKS / COOKBOOKS / HOBBIES / CRAFTS
Dover Coloring Books. AMERICA’S FIRST LADIES, by Leslie Franz. Dover Publications 1991. 0486269515. Brand-New. $3.
Dover Coloring Book. STORY OF THE VIKINGS, by A. G. Smith. Dover Publications 1988. 0486256537. Fine. $3.50.
Tierney, Tom. AMERICAN FAMILY OF THE CIVIL WAR ERA, Paper Dolls in Full Color. Dover Publications 1985. 048624833x. Brand-New. $4.
Tierney, Tom. THOMAS JEFFERSON AND HIS FAMILY, Paper Dolls in Full Color. Dover Publications 1992. 0486270688. Brand-New. $3.50.

USBORNE BOOKS
Usborne. THE USBORNE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ANCIENT EGYPT, by Gill Harvey and Struan Reid. Usborne2002. Internet-Linked. Covers of flexible heavy stock. 0794522122. Usborne. ANCIENT WORLD, Internet-Linked. Scholastic SOFTCOVER 2005. Written by Fiona Chandler. School stamp. Very Good. $3.50.

LIVING SCIENCE / NATURE, OTHER NON-FICTION
Arnosky, Jim. THUNDER BIRDS, Nature’s Flying Predators. Sterling 2011, first edition. Hardcover. Large, realistic illustrations by Arnosky. Four fold-out pages that open to 3 or 4-page spreads. 1402756615. NOT ex-lib. Very Good. $6.
Holden, Edith. THE EDWARDIAN LADY, The Story of Edith Holden, author of The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady, compiled by Ina Taylor. Holt, Rinehart & Winston1980, first edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Unique collection of photographs, paintings, and memontos of the Holden family, as well as excerpts from Edith’s own lively correspondence and highlights from Country Diary. Beautiful examples of her nature artwork. NOT ex-lib. Book Fine; dust jacket Near-Fine with wear at spine ends. $8.photo of the actual item
     
Magic School Bus. INSIDE A BEEHIVE, by Joanna Cole & Bruce Degen. Scholastic SOFTCOVER 1996. Good. $2.75.
McGehee, Claudia. A WOODLAND COUNTING BOOK. University of Iowa Press 2006, first edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. From one splendid white oak to fifty busy carpenter ants, the author introduces young children to more than twenty species of plants and animals. Vibrant scratchboard illustrations reveal the beauty of our woodlands. Living Science. 0877459894. Brand-New. $5.
Micucci, Charles. THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE HONEYBEE. Houghton Mifflin SOFTCOVER 1995. Clear, lively text and detailed full-color illustrations. 039586139x. Brand-New. $3.
Stewart, Melissa. UNDER THE SNOW. Peachtree 2009. Hardcover with dust jacket. Lyrical tour of a variety of habitats, providing young readers with vivid glimpses of animals as they live out the winter beneath the snow and ice. Glowing watercolors by Constance Bergum capture the wonder and magic that can happen under the snow. Wonderful living science! 1561454931. NOT ex-lib. Book Like-New; dust jacket has wear along top edge. $8.50.

AMBLESIDE BIBLE
Tozer, A. W. THE PURSUIT OF GOD. Wing Spread Publishers SOFTCOVER 1982, 1993. Ambleside 7 Bible. 1600660150. Like-New. $3.50.

EASY READERS – HISTORICAL FICTION/NON-FICTION
Coerr, Eleanor. THE JOSEFINA STORY QUILT. Harper & Row 1986. SOFTCOVER. Truthquest Age of Revolution II grades K-3. Ex-lib. Good. $3.50.
Donnelly, Judy. THE TITANIC LOST. . .AND FOUND. Random House SOFTCOVER 1987. Step 4 History Reader.  0394886690. Sonlight C. Brand-New. $3.

EASY READERS – FICTION
Anderson, C. W. BLAZE AND THE FOREST FIRE. Aladdin SOFTCOVER 1938, 1992. 0689716052. Ambleside 2, 3. Small tear in cover. $3.
Anderson, C. W. BLAZE AND THUNDERBOLT. Aladdin SOFTCOVER 1955, 1993. Ambleside 2, 3. 0689717121. Fine. $4.
Anderson, C. W. BLAZE AND THE MOUNTAIN LION. Aladdin SOFTCOVER 1959, 1993. Ambleside 2, 3. 0689717113. Fine. $4.
Anderson, C. W. BLAZE AND THE LOST QUARRY. Aladdin SOFTCOVER 1966, 1994. Ambleside 2, 3. 068971775x. Fine. $4.
Minarik, Else. FATHER BEAR COMES HOME. Harper Collins 1959. An I Can Read Book. Hardcover. Ill. Maurice Sendak. Ambleside 0. NOT ex-lib. Fine. $3.photo of the actual item
 

CHRISTIAN, INSPIRATIONAL FICTION FOR CHILDREN / YOUNG ADULTS
Hutchens, Paul. THE GHOST DOG. Sugar Creek Gang #32. Original title Howling Dog in Sugar Creek Swamp. Moody Press 1968. Mass market paperback. 0802448321. Like-New. $2.50.
Travis, Lucille. TIRZAH. Herald Press SOFTCOVER 1991. Fleeing with Moses from captivity in Egypt, 12-year-old Tirzah learns a song of hope as she tries to survive the journey. 0836135466. Brand-New. $6.

CHILDREN’S/TEENS’ HISTORICAL FICTION
Anderson, Margareet J. THE JOURNEY OF THE SHADOW BAIRNS. Alfred A. Knopf 1980, first edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. In 1903, after being told by their dying mother that they must stay together, two orphaned children sail alone from Liverpool, England to find a new home for themselves in Canada. Ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Good. $7.50.
Edmonds, Walter. THE MATCHLOCK GUN. Troll SOFTCOVER 1941, 1990. Ill. Paul Lantz. Truthquest Age of Revolution grades 2-6. Ambleside 3-4. CM Alveary. 0816723672. NOT ex-lib. Very Good. $4.
Giff, Patricia Reilly. WILLOW RUN. Wendy Lamb Books 2005, first edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Companion book to Lily’s Crossing. Meggie’s life in New York is turned upside down when her brother goes to fight in World War II and there is a possibility her German grandpa may be turned in because he’s German and may be suspected of being a spy. 0385730675. Book and dust jacket like-new but with one small school stamp. $3.50.
O’Dell, Scott. ISLAND OF THE BLUE DOLPHINS. Houghton Mifflin 1960, 1988. Hardcover with dust jacket. Beautifully written story of an Indian girl who spent eighteen years alone on the Island of San Nicholas in the 1800’s, a story of quiet courage, strength, loneliness and terror. SCM. Book has school stamp, no marks on dust jacket. Book and dust jacket Very Good+. $5.photo of the actual item
 

CHILDREN’S, TEENS’ FICTION / LITERATURE
Childrens Classics. CALL OF THE WILD, by Jack London. Children’s Classics 1991. Complete and unabridged. Out-of-print hardcover. Eight color plates by Paul Bransom. Pictorial cover with bonded leather spine stamped in gold and acid-free paper that will enable this series to be passed from one generation to the next. 7 1/2” x 9 3/4”. Ill. endpapers. Ambleside 6. CM Alveary. Sonlight H.S. Lit. Fine. $7.50.photo of the actual item
 
Childrens Classics. TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE, by Charles & Mary Lamb. Children’s Classics 1986. Complete and unabridged. Out-of-print hardcover. 8 color plates and b/w drawings by Elizabeth Shippen Green Elliott. Pictorial cover with bonded leather spine stamped in gold and acid-free paper that will enable this series to be passed from one generation to the next. 7 1/2” x 9 3/4”. Ill. endpapers. CM Alveary. Ambleside 1. SCM. Fine, previous owner’s nameplate. $8.photo of the actual item
 
Lamb, Charles & Mary. TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE. Weathervane Books 1975. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ten color plates and numerous b/w drawings by Arthur Rackham. Ambleside 1. SCM. 0517168693. NOT ex-lib. Book Near-Fine; dust jacket Very Good. $5.
Lanier, Sidney. KING ARTHUR AND HIS KNIGHTS OF THE ROUND TABLE, from Sir Thomas Malory’s Le Morte d’Arthur. Grosset & Dunlap Illustrated Junior Library 1950, 1990. Pictorial hardcover. Ill. by Florian. NOT ex-lib. Fine. $6.photo of the actual item
 
Stevenson, Robert Louis. TREASURE ISLAND. UK: Templar 2005, first published in England in 1883. Hardcover with dust jacket. Breathtaking color illustrations by Robert Ingpen. CM Alveary. Ambleside 5. Sonlight 200. 1840111143. Brand-New. $8.
Tolkien, J. R. R. THE HOBBIT. Houghton Mifflin 1937, 1994. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. by the author. Ambleside 6. Sonlight F. NOT ex-lib. Book Very Good; dust jacket Fair. $7.photo of the actual item
 

ANTIQUE, SIGNED, RARE AND COLLECTIBLE BOOKS
Freedman, Benedict & Nancy. MRS. MIKE. Coward-McCann 1947, 1st edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. A tender and romantic love story set against a background of Canadian wilderness splendor. NOT ex-lib. Book Very Good; dust jacket has wear but nice in new protective cover. $10.photo of the actual item
  

SONLIGHT SOFTCOVERS
Beatty, Patricia. TURN HOMEWARD, HANNALEE. Beechtree SOFTCOVER 1984, 1999. Sonlight D, E. 0688166768. Brand-New. $3.
Cleary, Beverly. HENRY HUGGINS. Camelot SOFTCOVER 1950, 1989. Sonlight B, C. 0380709120. Good. $2.50.
De Young, C. Coco. A LETTER TO MRS. ROOSEVELT. Dell Yearling SOFTCOVER 1999, 2000. Sonlight D & E. 0440415292. Brand-New. $3.
Dickens, Charles. A CHRISTMAS CAROL. Arcturus SOFTCOVER 2018. Sonlight H.S. literature. Brand-New. $3.
Forbes, Esther. JOHNNY TREMAIN, A Story of Boston in Revolt. Houghton Mifflin 1943, 2011. SOFTCOVER. Newbery Medal 1944. CM Alveary Am. Rev. Ambleside 4. Sonlight D, E. Truthquest Age of Revolution I grades 4-12.  0547614322. Fine. $3.
Henry, Marguerite. MISTY OF CHINCOTEAGUE. Aladdin SOFTCOVER 1947, 1991. Ill. Wesley Dennis. SCM. Sonlight 4 Readers. 0689714920. Good, small tear in back cover repaired. $2.50.
Karr, Kathleen. THE GREAT TURKEY WALK. Farrar, Straus Giroux SOFTCOVER 1998, 2000. Sonlight D & E. 0374427984. Brand-New. $3.
Lobel, Arnold. ADVENTURES OF FROG AND TOAD. Includes Frog and Toad are Friends; Frog and Toad Together; Days With Frog and Toad.. Sandy Creek2010. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ambleside 1, 2.  0760771049. Brand-New. $6.
Rankin, Louise. DAUGHTER OF THE MOUNTAINS. Puffin SOFTCOVER 1948, 1993. Newbery Honor Book 1949. Ill. Kurt Wiese. A young Tibetan girl chases the man who stole her beloved Lhasa terrier, from high in the Himalyas to the city of Calcutta. Exciting story, revealing much about the landscapes, people and customs of Tibet. Sonlight F. 0140363351. Near-Fine. $3.
Robertson, Keith. HENRY REED, INC. Puffin SOFTCOVER 1958, 1989. Ill. Robert McCloskey. Sonlight E.  0140341447. Brand-New. $3.50.
Sorensen, Virginia. PLAIN GIRL. Odyssey Harcourt SOFTCOVER 1955, 2003. Sonlight E. 0152047247. Like-New, previous owner’s name sticker. $3.
Yates, Elizabeth. MOUNTAIN BORN. Troll SOFTCOVER 1943, 1993. Newbery Honor Book 1944. Sonlight B. Very Good. $3.50.

OTHER SOFTCOVERS
Appleton, Victor. THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SWIFT, VOLUME TWO. Includes four complete novels: Tom Swift and His Electric Runabout; Tom Swift and His Wireless Message; Tom Swift Among the Diamond Makers; Tom Swift in the Caves of Ice, each first copyrighted 1910-1911. Brownstone Books 2010.  1434416186. Like-New. $10.photo of the actual item
 
Appleton, Victor. THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SWIFT, VOLUME THREE. Includes four complete novels: Tom Swift and His Sky Racer; Tom Swift and His Electric Rifle; Tom Swift in the City of Gold; Tom Swift and His Air Glider, each first copyrighted 1911-1912. Brownstone Books 2012. SOFTCOVER. 1434441032. Like-New. $10.photo of the actual item
 
Austen, Jane. MANSFIELD PARK. Barnes & Noble Classics SOFTCOVER 2004, first published 1814. 1593081545. Very Good. $3.
Cather, Willa. MY ANTONIA. Dover SOFTCOVER 1918, 1994. Unabridged. Ambleside 10. 0486282406. NOT ex-lib. Very Good. $3.50.
Cleary, Beverly. RUNAWAY RALPH. Scholastic SOFTCOVER 1970, 1998. Fine, previous owner’s name. $2.75.
Fritz, Jean. EARLY THUNDER. Puffin SOFTCOVER 1967, 1987. Vivid and compelling story of the American Revolution set in Salem in 1774. 0140322590. Near-Fine. $2.75.
Goudge, Elizabeth. THE LITTLE WHITE HORSE. Puffin SOFTCOVER 1946, 2001. CM Alveary. 0142300276. Very Good. $3.
Jacquest, Brian. THE OUTCAST OF REDWALL, A Novel of Redwall. Ace Books 1995, 1996. Mass market paperback. 0441004164. Very Good. $3.
Kipling, Rudyard. PUCK OF POOK’S HILL. Wordsworth Classics SOFTCOVER 1994, first published 1906. Ambleside 5. Brand-New. $3.
Kjelgaard, Jim. SNOW DOG. Dell Yearling SOFTCOVER 1948, 2001. The thrilling adventures of an orphaned husky pup who must battle for survival in the fierce northern wilderness. 0553155601. Like-New. $3.50.
MacBride, Roger Lea. ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE HILL. The Rocky Ridge Years Book 4. HarperTrophy SOFTCOVER 1995. 0064405753. Very Good. $2.75.
Montgomery, L. M. RAINBOW VALLEY. Bantam Books SOFTCOVER 1988, first published 1923. #7 in series. Good. $2.50.
Montgomery, L. M. THE BLUE CASTLE. Sourcebooks SOFTCOVER 1926, 2014.  1402289367. Brand-New. $8.
Norton, Mary. THE BORROWERS. Houghton Mifflin 1953, 1986. SOFTCOVER. Ill. Beth and Joe Krush. Ambleside 4. SCM. CM Alveary. 0152047379. Brand-New. $3.
Ransome, Arthur. SWALLOWS AND AMAZONS. David R. Godine SOFTCOVER 1930, 1985. Brand-New. $8.photo of the actual item
 
Shaara, Michael. THE KILLER ANGELS. Ballantine Books SOFTCOVER 1974, 1996. Ambleside 10. 034540727x. Brand-New. $3.50.
Trixie Belden. THE MYSTERY OF THE GHOSTLY GALLEON. Golden Press SOFTCOVER 1979. #27. Near-Fine, one bottom corner clipped. $3.photo of the actual item
 
Trixie Belden. THE MYSTERY AT MAYPENNY’S. Golden Press SOFTCOVER 1980. #31. Like-New. $4.photo of the actual item
 

BIOGRAPHIES / MEMOIRS - YOUNG ADULTS / PARENTS
Richardson, Don. ETERNITY IN THEIR HEARTS. Regal Books SOFTCOVER 1981, 1984. Startling evidence of belief in the one true God in hundreds of cultures throughout the world. “He has also set eternity in the hearts of men; yet they cannot fathom what God has done from beginning to end,” Ecclesiastes 3:11. Sonlight H.S. literature. 0830709258. Brand-New. $4.

RAISING, EDUCATING CHILDREN / FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS
Farris, Michael P. THE HOME SCHOOLING FATHER. Broadman & Holman SOFTCOVER 2001. How you can play a decisive role in your child’s success. 080542587x. Very Good. $3.
Newcomb, Harvey. HOW TO BE A LADY, Useful Hints on the Formation of Character. Crown Rights Books Co. SOFTCOVER 2005, first published 1850. 0970852568. Brand-New. $5.photo of the actual item
 

C. S. LEWIS
Lewis, C. S. THE FOUR LOVES. Harcourt 1960, 1991. SOFTCOVER. Ambleside 9. 0156329301. Near-Fine, previous owner’s name blacked out. $3.50.

CHRISTMAS BOOKS
Capote, Truman. A CHRISTMAS MEMORY. Alfred A. Knopf 1956, 1989. Hardcover with dust jacket. Magnificent, soft watercolors by Beth Peck bring out the gentle sentimentality of the story. Based on Capote’s own boyhood, this is a tale of his special relationship with an eccentric elderly cousin. 0679800409. Book and dust jacket Fine. $5.
Hegg, Tom. A CUP OF CHRISTMAS TEA, 20th Year. Waldman House Press 1982, 1999. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. Warren Hanson. Inscribed and signed by Hegg. 0931674085. Like-New. $5.
Jackson, Mary Helene. WEAVER OF SONG, The Birth of Silent Night. Clifton Carriage House Press 2009. Hardcover with dust jacket. Art by Leo Winstead. In this telling of the origin of “Silent Night,” The reader meets the little Austrian boy who grew up to write the melody.  0982571305. Brand-New. $4.50.
Sawyer, Ruth. THE WEE CHRISTMAS CABIN OF CARN-NA-WEEN. Candlewick Press 2005, first edition with these illustrations; first published 1941. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. Max Grafe. Your heart will melt with this Irish story of a homeless, gentle lady who spent her days minding the children of widowers or tending to the sick but then is turned out when her usefulness is spent. Sweet! 0763625531. Small library stamp on closed pages and faint “discard” stamp. Book and dust jacket Near-Fine. $6.
Tudor, Tasha. THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS, written by Clement Clarke Moore. Rand McNally 1975, 1976, second printing. Hardcover. Folio, more than 12”. NOT ex-lib. Fine. $8.50.photo of the actual item
 


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