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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
Bulla, Clyde Robert. THE MOON SINGER. Thomas Y. Crowell/Weekly Reader Children’s Book Club 1969. Pictorial hardcover. Ill. Trina Schart Hyman. NOT ex-lib. Very Good. $5.photo of the actual item
    
Hermes, Patricia. WHEN SNOW LAY SOFT ON THE MOUNTAIN. Little, Brown 1996, first edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. Leslie Baker. A sweet and gentle story telling of loneliness and hope, but also a time when even the most impossible wish comes true. 0316360058. Ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Good. $3.50.
Smith, Jessie Willcox, illustrator. BOYS AND GIRLS OF BOOKLAND, A Classic Collection of Childhood Characters, by Nora Archibald Smigh. Dalmatiion Press 2006, first published in 1923 by Cosmopolitan Book Corp. Pictorial hardcover. A child’s short introduction to David Copperfield, Tiny Tim, Hans Brinker, Heidi, Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm and others with full-page, full-color plates by Jessie Willcox Smith. NOT ex-lib. Good with wear to corners of cover. $8.50.photo of the actual item
   
Stolz, Mary. STORM IN THE NIGHT. HarperCollins 1988. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. Pat Cummings. Story of a magical, stormy night and a special relationship between a boy and his grandfather. FIAR. . Ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Very Good+. $6.50.photo of the actual item
 

SOFTCOVER CHILDREN’S PICTURE BOOKS
Cooney, Barbara. ISLAND BOY. Puffin SOFTCOVER 1988. Ill. by Cooney. Cooney recounts the lives of four generations living on Tibbet’s Island in New England. She recalls a forgotten way of life – a life dedicated to family and commmunity and rooted in the land. Heartwarming story with breathtaking illustrations. 0140507566. Like-New. $3.50.
Crisp, Marty. TITANICAT. Scholastic SOFTCOVER 2008, 2010. Ill. Robert Papp. Story of the ship’s cat based on historical research. Brand-New. $3.

POETRY FOR CHILDREN / YOUNG PEOPLE
Conarroe, Joel, Editor. SIX AMERICAN POETS: Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, Wallace Stevens, William Carlos Williams, Robert Frost, Langston Hughes. Random House SOFTCOVER 1991. Short bio and portrait of each poet. 281 pages with index of first lines. Pages 7-21 have highlighting. 0679406891. NOT ex-lib. $2.50.
Poetry for Young People. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, Edited by David Scott Kaston. Sterling Publishing 2000. SOFTCOVER. Ill. Glenn Harrington. Fine with previous owner’s name. $3.50.
Rosen, Michael. CLASSIC POETRY, AN ILLUSTRATED COLLECTION. Candlewick Press 1998. Hardcover. Glorious selection of classic poetry, chronologically arranged from the seventeenth century to modern day by such poets as Shakespeare, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, William Blake, William Wordsworth, 34 others. Includes “The Destruction of Sennacherib” (Lord Byron); “Paul Revere’s Ride” (Longfellow); “I Hear America Singing”, “O Captain! My Captain!” (Whitman); “The Road Not Taken” (Frost); and so many other favorites. Stunning color illustrations by Paul Howard. 160 pp. NOT ex-lib. Very Good. $8.photo of the actual item
    
Stevenson, James. CORNFLAKES, Poems by James Stevenson. Scholastic SOFTCOVER 2001. Ill. by Stevenson. Like-New. $3.

BIOGRAPHIES FOR YOUNG READERS
Egermeier, Elsie E. EGERMEIER’S STORIES OF GREAT MEN AND WOMEN. The Warner Press 1961. Pictorial hardcover. Short, child-friendly biographies of great, God-fearing people children should be familiar with: Clara Barton, William Carey, Fanny Crosby, Marie Curie, Helen Keller, Louis Pasteur, Marry Slessor, plus 12 others. 144 pp. Book Very Good. $6.50.photo of the actual item
 

CHRISTIAN BIOGRAPHIES
Benge, Janet & Geoff. GLADYS AYLWARD, The Adventure of a Lifetime. Christian Heroes Thena and Now. YWAM SOFTCOVER 1998. 1576580199. Brand-New. $6.
Benge, Janet & Geoff. GLADYS AYLWARD, The Adventure of a Lifetime. Christian Heroes Thena and Now. YWAM SOFTCOVER 1998. 1576580199. Good, one corner bent. $3.
Benge, Janet & Geoff. WILLIAM CAREY, Obliged to Go. Christian Heroes: Then & Now. WYAM SOFTCOVER 1998. 1576581470. Near-Fine. $4.50.

WORLD HISTORY / GEOGRAPHY FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
Bornstein, Jerry. THE WALL CAME TUMBLING DOWN, The Berlin Wall and the Fall of Communism. Arch Cape Press 1990. Hardcover with dust jacket. 95 pages with 80 color and 25 b/w photographs. 0517033062. NOT ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Very Good. $4.photo of the actual item
 
Landmark (World). THE MAGNA CHARTA, by James Daugherty. Beautiful Feet SOFTCOVER 1956, 1997. Ill. by Daugherty. Truthquest Middle Ages grades 5-12. CM History. 0964380358. NOT ex-lib. Fine. $12.
Mann, Elizabeth. MACHU PICCHU, The Story of the Amazing Inkas and Their City in the Clouds. Mikaya Press SOFTCOVER 2000. A Wonders of the World Book. 191414106. Brand-New. $6.50.photo of the actual item
 
Metcalf, Dorothy. THE ROMAN EMPIRE, How It Was Series. London: B. T. Batsford 1995. Hardcover. 47 pp. 4to. 0713474351. Like-New. $7.50.photo of the actual item
 
Wedgwood, C. V. A COFFIIN FOR KING CHARLES, The Trial and Execution of King Charles. Time Reading Program SOFTCOVER 1964, 1966. Ambleside 8 History. NOT ex-lib. Appears to be unused. Like-New. $6.photo of the actual item
 

LIVING SCIENCE / NATURE, OTHER NON-FICTION
Herriot, James. THE LORD GOD MADE THEM ALL. Great Britain: Michael Joseph 1981. Hardcover with dust jacket. First British edition indicated by the words “first published” on back of copyright page. NOT ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Very Good. $8.photo of the actual item
 
Hogben, Lancelot. THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF MATHEMATICS. Garden City Books 1955. Hardcover with dust jacket. The fascinating story of how civilization and mathematics developed together is illustrated with over 250 pictures in full color. Folio-size, more than 12”. NOT ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Very Good. $16.photo of the actual item
 
Magic School Bus. INSIDE A HURRICANE, by Joanna Cole & Bruce Degen. Scholastic SOFTCOVER 1995. Like-New. $3.
Wells, Rosemary. FOREST OF DREAMS. Dial Books SOFTCOVER 1988, 1992. Breathtaking nature paintings by Susan Jeffers. A small girl praises God for eyes to see, ears to hear, hands to feel the wonders of nature. 0803711409. Brand-New. $5.photo of the actual item
  

AMBLESIDE BIBLE
Bonhoeffer, Dietrich. THE COST OF DISCIPLESHIP. Simon & Schuster 1937, 1995. Trade SOFTCOVER. Ambleside 11. 0684815001. Near-Fine, previous owner’s name. $5.
Bridges, Jerry. THE PURSUIT OF HOLINESS. NavPress SOFTCOVER 1978, 1996. Ambleside 7. 0891099409. Fine. $3.50.
Lewis, C. S. THE SCREWTAPE LETTERS. Simon & Schuster 1940, 1996. Trade paperback. Ambleside 9, 10, 11. 0684831171. Near-Fine, previous owner’s name. $3.50.

EASY READERS – HISTORICAL FICTION/NON-FICTION
Roop, Peter and Connie. KEEP THE LIGHTS BURNING, ABBIE. Millbrook Press SOFTCOVER 1985. 0876144547. Very Good. $4.

CHILDREN’S, TEENS’ FICTION / LITERATURE
Bronte, Charlotte. JANE EYRE. Random House 1943. Wood engravings by Fritz Eichenberg. Hardcover. Ambleside. SCM. NOT ex-lib. Near-Fine, previous owner’s name. $8.photo of the actual item
    
Farley, Walter. THE BLACK STALLION. Random House 1941, 1991. Hardcover with dust jacket. Golden Anniversary Edition. Ill. Domenick D’Andrea. 0679813497 Library sticket on front free endpaper, no other marks. Book and dust jacket Very Good. $5.
Fleming, Ian. CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG, THE MAGICAL CAR. Puffin Books 2008, first published 1964. Hardcover with dust jacket. Original artwork in color and b/w by John Burningham from 1964 edition. 0141384387. NOT ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Like-New with a couple of scratches on dust jacket. $9.50.photo of the actual item
    
Holling, Holling C. THE BOOK OF INDIANS. Platt & Munk 1935. Hardcover. Full-page color ill. by Lucille and Holling C. Holling. (Later editions do not have color.) Truthquest Age of Revolution II grades 4-12. NOT ex-lib. Good+ with edge wear to cover. $10.photo of the actual item
   
Lenski, Lois. STRAWBERRY GIRL. HarperCollins 1945, recent printing. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. Lenski. Newbery Medal 1946. SCM. 039730109X. Brand-New. $12.
Lenski, Lois, illustrator. READ-TO-ME STORYBOOK, Compiled by the Child Study Association of America. Thomas Y. Crowell 1947, 1948. Hardcover. Stories by Margaret Wise Brown, Lois Lenski, Marjorie Flack, Lucy Sprague Mitchell, Alfred Tennyson, others. 145 pp. NOT ex-lib. Very Good. $8.photo of the actual item
   
Milne, A. A. WINNIE-THE-POOH. E. P. Dutton 1926, 1988. Hardcover. Ill. Ernest H. Shepard. Ambleside 0. CM Alveary. NOT ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Very Good. 0525444432. $5.
Milne, A. A. NOW WE ARE SIX. E. P. Dutton 1927, 1988. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. Ernest Shepard. Ambleside 0. SCM. CM Alveary. 052544467. Book and dust jacket Fine. $5.photo of the actual item
 
Milne, A. A. THE HOUSE AT POOH CORNER. Dutton 1928, 1988. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. Ernest H. Shepard. Ambleside 0. CM Alveary. 0525444440. Book and dust jacket Very Good; dust jacket creased. $4.50.
Silverstein, Shel. A LIGHT IN THE ATTIC. Poems and Drawings. HarperCollins 1981. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. by Silverstein. 0060256737. Fine. $6.
Streatfeild, Noel. BALLET SHOES. Random House 1937, 2018. Hardcover. Ambleside 4, 5, 6. 0525578617. Brand-New. $10.
Streatfeild, Noel. THEATER SHOES. Random House 1944, 2019. Hardcover. Ambleside 4, 5, 6. 1984852051. Brand-New. $10.
Streatfeild, Noel. SKATING SHOES. Random House 1951. 2018. Hardcover. Ambleside 4, 5, 6. 0525578641. Brand-New. $10.
Streatfeild, Noel. DANCING SHOES. Random House 1957. 2018. Hardcover. Ambleside 4, 5, 6. 198485206X. Brand-New. $10.

AMBLESIDE/SCM SOFTCOVERS
Alcott, Louisa May. JO’S BOYS. Puffin Classics SOFTCOVER 1886, 1994. Complete and unabridged. SCM. 0140367144. Very Good. $3.50.
Alcott, Louisa May. LITTLE MEN. Puffin Classics SOFTCOVER 1871, 1994. Complete and unabridged. Ambleside. Cm Higher Up. SCM. 0140367136. Very good. Back cover creased. $3.50.
DeJong, Meindert. THE WHEEL ON THE SCHOOL. HarperTrophy SOFTCOVER 1954, 1972. Ill. Maurice Sendak. Ambleside 3. SCM. Good. $4.photo of the actual item
 
Fitzgerald, John D. THE GREAT BRAIN AT THE ACADEMY. Dell Yearling SOFTCOVER 1972, 1974. Near-Fine with scuff mark on back cover. $14.photo of the actual item
 
Henry, Marguerite. MUSTANG, WILD SPIRIT OF THE WEST. Aladdin SOFTCOVER 1966, 2017. 068971601X. Brand-New. $3.50.
Henry, Marguerite. SEA STAR, Orphan of Chincoteague. Aladdin SOFTCOVER 1949, 2017. 1416927840 . Very Good. $3.
MacDonald, George. THE LIGHT PRINCESS AND OTHER FAIRY TALES. Dover SOFTCOVER 2006, republication of 1920 edition. First appeared in 1867. Ill. Arthur Hughes. SCM. Ambleside 9. 0486447561. Brand-New. $8.50.photo of the actual item
 
MacLachlan, Patricia. SARAH, PLAIN AND TALL; SKYLARK; CALEB’S STORY, 3 MacLachlan books. Softcover. All Brand-New. $11.photo of the actual item
 
Montgomery, L. M. ANNE OF THE ISLAND. Bantam Books SOFTCOVER 1992, first published 1915. #3. Ambleside 5. CM Alveary. Fine. $3.photo of the actual item
  
Montgomery, L. M. ANNE OF WINDY POPLARS. Bantam Books SOFTCOVER 1992, first published 1936. #4. Ambleside 5. CM Alveary. Fine. $3.photo of the actual item
 
Montgomery, L. M. ANNE’S HOUSE OF DREAMS. Bantam Books SOFTCOVER 1922, 1992. #5 in series. Ambleside 5. Very Good. $3.50.photo of the actual item
 
Montgomery, L. M. ANNE OF INGLESIDE. Bantam Books SOFTCOVER 1939, 1992. #6 in series. Ambleside 5. CM Alveary. Very Good. $3.50.photo of the actual item
 
Montgomery, L. M. RAINBOW VALLEY. Bantam Books SOFTCOVER 1919, 1992. Fine. #7 in series. $3.photo of the actual item
 
Montgomery, L. M. RILLA OF INGLESIDE. Bantam SOFTCOVER 1921, 1992. #8 in series. Ambleside 5. 0553269224. Like-New. $3.photo of the actual item
 
Montgomery, L. M. THE ROAD TO YESTERDAY. Bantam Books SOFTCOVER 1974, 1993. Very Good. $3.photo of the actual item
 
Montgomery, L. M. ANNE OF GREEN GABLES. Seal Books SOFTCOVER. Ambleside 5. Very Good. $3.photo of the actual item
 
Montgomery, L. M. ANNE OF AVONLEA. Bantam Books SOFTCOVER 1909, 1987. #2 in series. Ambleside 5. Very Good. $3.photo of the actual item
 
Montgomery, L. M. ANNE’S HOUSE OF DREAMS. Bantam Books SOFTCOVER 1922, 1987. #5. Ambleside 5. CM Alveary. Very Good. $3.photo of the actual item
 
Montgomery, L. M. ANNE OF INGLESIDE. Bantam Books SOFTCOVER 1939, 1988. #6 in series. Ambleside 5. CM Alveary. Very Good. $3.photo of the actual item
 
Speare, Elizabeth George. WITCH OF BLACKBIRD POND. Random House Yearling 1958, 1987. SOFTCOVER. Newbery Medal 1959. CM Alveary. SCM. Truthquest Age of Revolution I grades 6-12. 0440495962. Brand-New. $4.
Stoutenburg, Adrien. AMERICAN TALL TALES. Puffin SOFTCOVER 1966, recent printing. Ill. Richard M. Powers. Ambleside 3. 0140309284. Like-New. $5.
White, E. B. CHARLOTTE’S WEB. Scholastic SOFTCOVER 1952, 2007. Ill. Garth Williams. Modern classic that has been charming children for decades, with thoroughly enjoyable language and overall literary quality. CM Alveary. Ambleside 1. SCM. Sonlight B, C. 0545020263. Fine. $3.

OTHER SOFTCOVERS
Tolkien, J. R.R. THE BOOK OF LOST TALES, Part One, The History of Middle-Earth. Edited by Chrstopher Tolkien. Houghton Mifflin 1983, 1986. 0395409276. Like-New. $5.

OTHER NON-FICTION, ADULTS / YOUNG ADULTS
Schaeffer, Francis A. HOW SHOULD WE THEN LIVE? The Rise and Decline of Western Thought and Culture. Fleming H. Revell 1976. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ambleside 10 Worldview. NOT ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Very Good+. $12.photo of the actual item
 

CHRISTMAS BOOKS
Polacco, Patricia. WELCOME COMFORT. Philomel 1999, first edition. Hardcover. Ill. Polacco. 0399231692. Very Good, previous owner’s name. $5.


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