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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.

Aesop. THE AESOP FOR CHILDREN. Barnes & Noble/ Checkerboard Press 1919, 1993. Ill. Milo Winter. Pictorial hardcover. Ambleside 1. SCM. NOT ex-lib. Good. $ of the actual item
Anno, Mitsumasa. ANNO’S COUNTING HOUSE. Philomel 1982, first Am. Ed. Hardcover. Ill. Anno. Die-cut windows in the houses provide the background for an interactive counting game. Cute! 0399208968. NOT ex-lib. Very Good. $ of the actual item
Caldecott, Randolph, illustrator. SING A SONG OF SIXPENCE, One of R. Caldecott’s Picture Books. Hart Publishing 1977, first published in the 1880’s. Hardcover with dust jacket. Eight full-color and 20 b/w illustrations by the renowned illustrator, for whom the award is named. Ex-lib. Book Good; dust jacket Very Good. $ of the actual item
Cooney, Barbara. CHANTICLEER AND THE FOX. Adapted from The Canterbury Tales and illustrated by Cooney. HarperCollins 1958, 1986. Hardcover with dust jacket. Caldecott Medal 1959. Truthquest Middle Ages grades 1-5. Ambleside 2. SCM. CM Alveary. Tiny library stamp on title page, no other marks. Book and dust jacket Near-Fine. $ of the actual item
Damjan, Mischa. THE CLOWN SAID NO. North-South Books 1987, first published in Switzerland in 1986. Translated by Althea Bell. Hardcover. Ill. Jozef Wilkon. The clown was tired of laughing and crying and playing the fool (he wanted to tell stories); the donkey was tired of the stubborn donkey act (he was not at all stubborn); Louise the giraffe, Gus the Lion, and Otto the Dog were also tired of their silly acts. So the friends ran away and started their own circus just the way they wanted it. Delightful illustrations. Almost new, with previous owner’s name erased. $5. photo of the actual item
dePaola, Tomie. NANA UPSTAIRS NANA DOWNSTAIRS. G. P. Putnam’s 1973, 1998. Ill. by dePaola. Hardcover with dust jacket. In this story from dePaola’s childhood, Tommy’s Nana lives downstairs and his great-grandmother Nana lives upstairs. Young children will understand the love and companionship that exist between Tommy and his two Nanas. Sonlight Pre-school 3-4. 0399231080. Brand-New. $4.50.
Janice. LITTLE BEAR’S THANKSGIVING. Lothrop, Lee & Shepard 1967. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. Mariana. Ex-lib. Library binding. Book and dust jacket Very Good. $ of the actual item
Krasilovsky, Phyllis. THE COW WHO FELL IN THE CANAL. London: Egmont Children’s Books 1997, first published in 1957. Ill. by Peter Spier. Hendrika was an unhappy and bored cow who lived in Holland, but when she falls in the canal and has a romp through the big city, she is never again bored and unhappy. Fun story with very-ethnic illustrations by the Dutch artist Peter Spier. Very Good+ with previous owner’s name. $ of the actual item
Lawson, Robert, illustrator. THE LITTLE WOMAN WANTED NOISE, by Val Teal. New York Review Children’s Collection 1943, 2013. Pictorial hardcover. The little woman has lived in the noisy city all her life, so is thrilled to inherit a peaceful, quiet home in the country. Until the silence becomes deafening, and then she creatively and humorously resolves her peaceful problem. Funny story, funny illustrations.  1590177118. Brand-New. $7.50.
Lenski, Lois. POLICEMAN SMALL. Henry Z. Walck 1962, early printing. Hardcover with dust jacket. Original 3-color illustrations by Lenski. NOT ex-lib. Exceptionally clean and unworn. Book and dust jacket Near-Fine. $ of the actual item
McCully, Emily Arnold. MIRETTE ON THE HIGH WIRE. G. P. Putnam’s 1992, first edition. Hardcover. Caldecott Medal. FIAR. Brand-New. $4.50.
Sams, Carl R. & Stoick, Jean. FIRST SNOW IN THE WOODS, A Photographic Fantasy. Carl R. Sams 2007. Hardcove. Wonderful nature photographs. Photos and enchanting text with communication between the woodland animals subtly inform the reader about the animals’ preparation for winter SCM. Living Science.  0977010864. NOT ex-lib. Like-New. $5.
Wilkin, Eloise. ELOISE WILKIN STORIES, A Little Golden Book Collection. A Golden Book 2005. Includes eleven stories written and illustrated or just illustrated by Wilkin. 0375829288. Corners worn. Good. $ of the actual item

Priceman, Marjorie. HOT AIR, The (Mostly) True Story of the First Hot-Air Balloon Ride. Atheneum 2005, first edition. Hardcover. Ill. by Priceman. 0689826427. Brand-New. $4.
Stanley, Diane. THE LAST PRINCESS, The Story of Princess Ka’iulana of Hawaii. Scholastic SOFTCOVER 1991. Not ex-lib. Good. $3.
Visconti, Guido. THE GENIUS OF LEONARDO. Barefoot Books 2000, first edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. Bimba Landmann. Leonardo’s new apprentice watches closely as his wise and eccentric master sets the broken wing of a bird, invents new machines, plays the harp, and paints masterpieces like the Mona Lisa. Like-New. $ of the actual item

Bemelmans, Ludwig. MADELINE. Puffin SOFTCOVER 1939, 1998. Ill. by the author. Caldecott Honor 1940. CM Alveary. FIAR. 014056439X. Good. $2.75.
Cooney, Barbara. CHANTICLEER AND THE FOX. Adapted from The Canterbury Tales and illustrated by Cooney. Troll SOFTCOVER 1958, 1989. Caldecott Medal 1959. Truthquest Middle Ages grades 1-5. Ambleside 2. SCM. CM Alveary. 0064430871. Brand-New. $4.50.
McCloskey, Robert. BLUEBERRIES FOR SAL. Scholastic SOFTCOVER 1948, 1987. Caldecott Honor Book 1949. Ambleside 0. FIAR. Fine. $3.
Mosel, Arlene. TIKKI TIKKI TEMBO. Scholastic SOFTCOVER 1968. Ill. Blair Lent. CM Alveary. Brand-New. $3.
San Souci, Robert. N. C. WYETH’S PILGRIMS. Chronicle Books SOFTCOVER 1991. 16 beautiful full-page paintings by Wyeth. Truthquest Art. NOT ex-lib. Very Good. $3.
Wilder, Laura Ingalls. GOING WEST. My First Little House Books. HarperCollins SOFTCOVER 1996. Ill. Renee Graef. Adapted from Little House on the Prairie. 0064406938. NOT ex-lib. Fine. $3.
Zolotow, Charlotte. I LIKE TO BE LITTLE. HarperCollins 1966, 1987. SOFTCOVER. Ill. Erik Blegvad. This little girl has creative and deeply precious wisdom. Just adorable! 0064432483. Like-new but with previous owner’s name stamp. $3.

Berry, Wendell. NEW COLLECTED POEMS. Counterpoint 2012. Flexible covers of heavy stock. Includes the nearly 200 poems from his earlier Collected Poems together with the poems from Given, Entries, and Leavings. 1619021528. Brand-New. $15.
Ferris, Helen. FAVORITE POEMS OLD AND NEW. Doubleday 1957, later printing. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. Leonard Weisgard. CM Alveary. Like-New. $ of the actual item
Millay, Edna St. Vincent. POEMS SELECTED FOR YOUNG PEOPLE. Haqrper & Row 1917, 1951. Hardcover. Ill. by J. Paget-Fredericks. 113 pp. NOT ex-lib. Very Good. $ of the actual item
Poetry for Young People. WILLIAM WORDSWORTH, Edited by Dr. Alan Liu. Sterling Publishing 2003. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. James Muir. Includes favorites “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud,” “My Heart Leaps Up When I Behold,” “The Solitary Reaper” and excerpts from “Immortality.” Ambleside 4. 0806982772. NOT ex-lib. Like-New. $ of the actual item
Szekeres, Cyndy, illustrator. A CHILD’S FIRST BOOK OF POEMS. Western Publishing 1982. Hardcover. Classic poems for small children with appealing animal illustrations. NOT ex-lib. 0307158128. Very Good. $ of the actual item
Tudor, Tasha. ALL FOR LOVE. Simon & Schuster 1984, 2000. Hardcover with dust jacket. Selected, Edited and Illustrated by Tudor. 93 pages of poems, letter, songs, and stories. Each eloquent expression of love is interpreted by Tudor’s exquisite watercolors. Beautiful book! NOT ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Near-Fine with previous owner’s name and inscription. $ of the actual item

Fritz, Jean. WHAT’S THE BIG IDEA, BEN FRANKLIN? Putnam & Grosset 1976, 1996. SOFTCOVER. Ill. Margot Tomes. CM Alveary. Truthquest Age of Revolution I grades 2-7. Sonlight 3. 0698113721. Brand-New. $3.50.
Fritz, Jean. WHERE DO YOU THINK YOU’RE GOING, CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS? Putnam & Grosset 1980, 1997. SOFTCOVER. Ill. Margot Tomes. 06981115805. Brand-New. $3.50.
Venezia, Mike. JOHN QUINCY ADAMS, Sixth President. Getting To Know the U. S. Presidents. Children’s Press SOFTCOVER 2004. 0516274805. Like-New. $3.

Douglass, Frederick. NARRATIVE OF THE LIFE OF FREDERICK DOUGLASS, An American Slave, written by himself. Townsend Library SOFTCOVER 2004. Ambleside 10. 1591940192. Like-New. $2.50.
Latham, Jean Lee. CARRY ON, MR. BOWDITCH. Scholastic SOFTCOVER 1955, 1983. Ambleside 5. Truthquest Age of Revolution II grades 4-12. Sonlight D, E. Very Good. $3.50.
Parker, Willis L., editor. SAMUEL PEPYS’ DIARY. Grosset & Dunlap Cameo Classics 1932. Hardcover in slipcase. Ill. Randolph Adler. 207 pp. with index. Original diary is 8 volumes. Covers the period when the restoration of King Charles II is under way and continues into the ninth year of his reign. Two calamities occur during this period: The Plague of London and the great fire of 1666. Book Near-Fine with sunned spine; slipcase quite worn at corners. $ of the actual item
Washington, Booker T. UP FROM SLAVERY, An Autobiography. Townsend Library SOFTCOVER 2004. Sonlight H. S. Lit. Ambleside 10. 1591940311. Brand-New. $3.

Craven, Tracy Leininger. ALONE YET NOT ALONE, Their Faith Became Their Freedom. Zondervan 2013. SOFTCOVER. True story of a family caught in the crossfire of the Frenchy and Indian War.  0310730538. Like-New. $4.
Thomson, Andy. MORNING STAR OF THE REFORMATION. Historical fiction based on the life of John Wycliffe. BJU Press SOFTCOVER 1988. Truthquest Renaissance & Reformation grades 5-12. 0890844534. Very Good. $6.

If You Series. IF YOU SAILED ON THE MAYFLOWER, by Ann McGovern. Scholastic SOFTCOVER 1969, 1991. Truthquest Age of Revolution I. Brand-New. $3.50.

Bradford, William and Winslow, Edward. PLYMOUTH PLANTATION. Edited by Thomas Philbrick. R. R. Donnelly/The Lakeshore Press 2009. The Lakeshore Classics. Hardcover. 300 pp. Ambleside 8. Brand-New. $12.
Freedman, Russell. FREEDOM WALKERS, The Story of the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Holiday House 2006, 2013. SOFTCOVER. Ill. with photos. Freedman’s riveting non-fiction for children has insightful narrative coupled with careful selection of photographs and a deep understanding of his subject matter. Children’s author with multiple awards. 0823421953. Brand-New. $5.
Landmark Series. CUSTER’S LAST STAND, by Quinton Reynolds. Random House 1951. Hardcover with dust jacket. NOT ex-lib. Book Fine; dust jacket Very Good. $ of the actual item
Landmark Series. DANIEL BOONE, THE OPENING OF THE WILDERNESS, by John Mason Brown. Random House 1952. Hardcover with dust jacket. Truthquest Age of Revolution I grades 3-9. CM Alveary. Book Very Good; dust jacket Good-. $7.50.
Landmark Series. THE LANDING OF THE PILGRIMS, by James Daugherty. Random House 1950. Pictorial hardcover. Ambleside 3. SCM. Library card pocket in back of book. Good. $ of the actual item
Landmark Series. OUR INDEPENDENCE AND THE CONSTITUTION, by Dorothy Canfield Fisher. Random House 1950. Pictorial hardcover. Truthquest Age of Revolution I grades 3-8. NOT ex-lib. Very Good. $ of the actual item
Landmark Series. PAUL REVERE AND THE MINUTE MEN, by Dorothy Canfield Fisher. Random House 1950. Pictorial hardcover. CM Alveary. Truthquest Age of Revolution I grades 3-8. NOT ex-lib. Book Very Good. $ of the actual item
Landmark Series. THE WINTER AT VALLEY FORGE, by F. Van Wyck Mason. Random House 1953. Hardcover with dust jacket. Truthquest Age of Revolution I grades 3-8. NOT ex-lib. Book Very Good; dust jacket Good. $7.50.
Moody, Ralph. RIDERS OF THE PONY EXPRESS. North Star Books. Houghton Mifflin 1958. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. Robert Riger. NOT ex-lib. Book Very Good; clean dust jacket has edge tears, chips and one 1 ½” tear. $ of the actual item
Murphy, Jim. THE BOYS’ WAR, Confederate and Union Soldiers Talk About the Civil War. Scholastic SOFTCOVER 1991. Thousands of boys fought in the Civil War, kids 12-16, fighting with grown men. This is the story of those boys, based on diary entries and letters. Truthquest Age of Revolution II grades 7-12. NOT ex-lib. Very Good. $ of the actual item

Landmark (World). CAPTAIN CORTES CONQUERS MEXICO, by William Johnson. Random House 1960. Hardcover with dust jacket. Truthquest Renaissance & Reformation grades 5-12. NOT ex-lib. Book Very Good; dust jacket Good. $ of the actual item
Landmark (World). FERDINAND MAGELLAN, by Seymour Gates Pond. Random House 1957. Pictorial hardcover. Truthquest Renaissance & Reformation grades 4-10. NOT ex-lib. Very Good. $ of the actual item
Wilkinson, Richard and Nelson, Jo. HISTORIUM, Welcome to the Museum. Big Picture Press/Templar Publishing 2015, first edition. Hardcover. This museum houses an astonishing collection of more than 130 artefacts from ancient civilisations. Learn about the people of the ancient world and discover the amazing objects they left behind. The fascinating exhibits are accompanied by detailed descriptions that set them in historical and cultural context. CM Alveary. 95 pages with index. Large book, almost 11” x 15”. 1783701889. Brand-New. $10.

Arnosky, Jim. SKETCHING OUTDOORS IN SPRING. Lothrop Lee & Shepard 1988, first edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Arnosky shares the pleasure that can be had sketching outdoors in spring and bringing it all back home. 0688062849. Library card pocket on front endpaper. Book and dust jacket Very Good. $7.50.
Gould, Stephen Jay and Purcell, Rosamond Wolff. CROSSING OVER, WHERE ART AND SCIENCE MEET. Three Rivers Press 2000, first edition. Flexible covers of heavy stock. “Brings together thought-provoking essays and beautiful photographs to disprove the popular notion that art and science exist in an antagonistic relationship. The essays and photographs collected here present art and science in conversation, rather than in opposition.” 060980586x. NOT ex-lib. Fine. $6.
Janson, H. W. and Janson, Anthony F. HISTORY OF ART FOR YOUNG PEOPLE. Harry N. Abrams 1987. Third Edition, Revised and Expanded. Illustrations nearly every page in color and b/w. 472 pp. with index. NOT ex-lib. Like-New. $ of the actual item
Seeger, Ruth Crawford. AMERICAN FOLK SONGS FOR CHILDREN in Home, School and Nursery School. Doubleday 1948, later printing. SOFTCOVER. Ill. Barbara Cooney. 190 pages including “Subject Index,” “Rhythmic Index,” “Index of Song Titles and First Lines.” NOT ex-lib. Very Good. $ of the actual item
Shafer, Sonya, Editor. SIMPLY CHARLOTTE MASON PRESENTS HYMNS IN PROSE FOR CHILDREN, by Mrs. Barbauld. Simply Charlotte Mason 2011. Originally published in 1781 with illustrations added in 1863. SOFTCOVER. CM Language Arts. Fine. $ of the actual item
Usborne. THE CHILDREN’S BOOK OF ART, by Rosie Dickins. Scholastic/Usborne 2005. Hardcover. Internet-linked. Includes over 30 of the world’s best-known pictures with facts about the artists and their lives. 0439889812. Good. $3.50.

Arnosky, Jim. CRINKLEROOT’S GUIDE TO KNOWING THE BIRDS. Bradbury Press 1992, first edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. Arnosky. Arnosky packs a lot of information, joy and fun illustrations into this young nature guide. 0027058573. Card pocket in back of book and one library stamp. Book and dust jacket Near-Fine. $8.50.
Fulbright, Jeannie. EXPLORING CREATION WITH ASTRONOMY, Young Explorer Series. Apologia Educational Ministries 2004. Hardcover. Ambleside 3-6. NOT ex-lib. Very Good+. $12.
Fulbright, Jeannie. FLYING CREATURES OF THE FIFTH DAY, Exploring Creation With Zoology 1. Young Explorers Series. Apologia Educational Ministries 2006. Hardcover. 1932012613. NOT ex-lib. Fine. $12.
Holden, Edith. THE COUNTRY DIARY OF AN EDWARDIAN LADY. Holt, Rinehart & Winston SOFTCOVER 1977, 1982. Reproduction of a naturalist’s diary for the year 1906 in which the author recorded in words and paintings the flora and fauna of the British countryside. Her favorite poems, personal thoughts and observations on wildlife carefully written by hand. SCM. 0030595746. Near-Fine, previous owner’s name and inscription. $ of the actual item
Louv, Richard. LAST CHILD IN THE WOODS, Saving our Children From Nature-Deficit Disorder. Algonquin Books SOFTCOVER 2008. Points to the growing body of evidence linking the lack of nature in children’s lives and the rise in obesity, attention disorders, and depression. 156512605X. Near-Fine, previous owner’s name. $3.50.
Maldaner, Gary & Cathy. POLITE MOMENTS, Volumes 1-5 in One Book. Plain Path Publishers 2000. SOFTCOVER. A great scripturally-based and fun way to learn proper and respectful behavior. 097641080x. Brand-New. $ of the actual item
Rey, H. A. THE STARS, A New Way to See Them. Houghton Mifflin 1952, 1988. SOFTCOVER. Enlarged World-Wide Edition. 0395248302. NOT ex-lib. Fine. $ of the actual item
Wilkin, Eloise, illustrator. MY BIG BOOK OF THE OUTDOORS, by Jane Werner Watson. Merrigold Press 1958. Hardcover. “Did you know that the woods can tell that spring is coming before the snow is gone?” and other fascinating facts and beautiful illustrations to introduce very small people to the wonders of nature. NOT ex-lib. Very Good. $photo of the actual item

Strobel, Lee. THE CASE FOR CHRIST, A Journalist’s Personal Investigation of the Evidence for Jesus. Zondervan SOFTCOVER 1998. Ambleside 8. 0310209307. Brand-New. $4.

St. John, Patricia. STAR OF LIGHT. Moody SOFTCOVER 1954. 0802400043. Brand-New. St. John, Patricia. TREASURES OF THE SNOW. Moody Press SOFTCOVER 1950, 1952. 0802400086. Like-New. $4.

Cousins, Margaret. THE BOY IN THE ALAMO. Formerly We Were There at the Battle of the Alamo. Corona Publishing SOFTCOVER 1958, 1983. Truthquest Age of Revolution II grades 3-8. 0931722268. NOT ex-lib. Good. $4.
O’Dell, Scott. THE HAWK THAT DARE NOT HUNT BY DAY. Journey Forth 1975, later printing. Historical fiction based on the life of William Tyndale. Truthquest Renaissance & Reformation grades 5-12. 0890843686. NOT ex-lib. Very Good+. $5.

Aldrich, Thomas Bailey. THE STORY OF A BAD BOY. Grosset & Dunlap 1928. Hardcover with dust jacket. This is a semi-autobiographical novel fictionalizing Bailey’s experiences as a boy in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. The text's opening lines admit that he was "not such a very bad, but a pretty bad boy". Packed with comical, typical-boy fun and adventure. NOT ex-lib. Book Very Good; dust jacket poor but decent in new protective cover. $ of the actual item
Bond, Michael. A BEAR CALLED PADDINGTON. Harper 1958, 2014. Hardcover. Ill. Peggy Fortnum. Ambleside 0. CM Alveary. 0062312189. Brand-New. $5.
Bulfinch, Thomas. THE AGE OF CHIVALRY. The Illustrated Bulfinch’s Mythology. Macmillan1997. SOFTCOVERS of heav stock. Ill. Giovanni Casselli. 002861478x. Ambleside 7. NOT ex-lib. Fine. $ of the actual item
Burgess, Thornton. THE ANIMAL WORLD OF THORNTON BURGESS. Platt & Munk 1961. Published in 1942 under title Thornton Burgess Animal Stories. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. by Harrison Cady in color and b/w. Includes eight 10-12 page stories. Ambleside 0. NOT ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Very Good. $ of the actual item
Enright, Elizabeth. THEN THERE WERE FIVE, A Melendy Maze. Henry Holt 1944, 2002. Hardcover with dust jacket. #3 in Melendy quartet. Ambleside 3. Book Near-Fine with date due slip on front free endpaper; dust jacket Like-New. $ of the actual item
Enright, Elizabeth. SPIDERWEB FOR TWO, A Melendy Maze. Henry Hold 1951, 2002. Hardcover with dust jacket. #4 in Melendy quartet. Ambleside 3. 080507063x. Ex-lib. with minimal marks; no marks on clean, perfect dust jacket. $ of the actual item
Holling, Holling C. TREE IN THE TRAIL. Houghton Mifflin 1942, 1970. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. by Holling. SCM. Ambleside 2 Geography. 039518228x. Brand-New. $12.
Juster, Norton. THE PHANTOM TOLLBOOTH. Random House 1961, 1996. Special 35th Anniversary Edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. Jules Feiffer. CM Alveary. Sonlight G, W. 0394815009. Brand-New. $11.50.
Lattimore, Richard, translator. THE ILIAD OF HOMER, Translated with an introduction by Richard Lattimore. University of Chicago Press 1951, 1976. Hardcover with dust jacket. Reputed among Homer scholars to be the best translation. Ambleside 6. NOT ex-lib. Book and dust jacket in excellent, unused condition. $ of the actual item
Lattimore, Richard, translator. THE ODYSSEY OF HOMER, Translated with an introduction by Richard Lattimore. University of Chicago Press 1951, 1976. Hardcover with dust jacket. SCM. NOT ex-lib. Book and dust jacket in excellent, unused condition. $ of the actual item
Lee, Harper. TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD. 50th Anniversary Edition. Harper Collins 1960, 1995. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ambleside 11. SCM. 0061743526. NOT ex-lib. Like-New. $8.50.
Osborne, Mary Pope. AMERICAN TALL TALES. Alfred Knopf 1991. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. with engravings by Michael McCurdy. CM Alveary. 0679800891. Like-New. $8.
Selden, George. THE CRICKET IN TIMES SQUARE. Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1960, BCE. Hardcover with dust jacket. Newbery Honor Book 1961. Ill. Garth Williams. Sonlight. Ambleside 4-6. NOT ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Very Good. $ of the actual item
Spires, Elizabeth. THE MOUSE OF AMHERST. Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1999. A story of Emily Dickinson. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. Claire A. Nivola. 0374350833. Book and dust jacket Fine with previous owner’s name blacked out. $4.50.
White, E. B. CHARLOTTE’S WEB. HarperCollins 1952, 1980. Hardcover. 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. NOT ex-lib. Cover is Like-New; erased pencil marks inside front free endpaper. $3.50.
Wilder, Laura Ingalls. LITTLE HOUSE IN THE BIG WOODS. Harper Collins 1932, 1981. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. by Garth Williams. #1 in series. Ambleside 1. 0060264306. NOT ex-lib. Damaged spot top of front cover; dust jacket Brand-New. $ of the actual item
Wilder, Laura Ingalls. BY THE SHORES OF SILVER LAKE. Harper & Row 1953. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. Garth Williams. #5 in series. Ambleside 4. NOT ex-lib. Book Good; dust jacket has edge tears. $ of the actual item

Blackmore, R. D. LORNA DOONE. Dodd, Mead 1943, first published in 1869. Hardcover. With illustrations from photographs of the Doone Country. This is the story of John Ridd, a farmer who finds love amid the religious and social turmoil of seventeenth-century England.  After his father is slain by the lawless Doones, he makes his way to the valley of the Doones, where he is discovered by the beautiful Lorna. In time their childish fantasies blossom into mature love—a bond that will inspire John to rescue his beloved from the ravages of a stormy winter, rekindling a conflict with his archrival, Carver Doone, that climaxes in heartrending violence. Beloved for its portrait of star-crossed lovers and its surpassing descriptions of the English countryside. Ambleside 8. SCM. NOT ex-lib. Very Good. $ of the actual item
Finley, Martha. ELSIE DINSMORE. M. A. Donohue, no date, ca 1930. Hardcover. Blue cloth over boards with embossed decoration. NOT ex-lib. Very Good. $ of the actual item
Lagerlof, Selma. THE FURTHER ADVENTURES OF NILS. UK: J. M. Dent 1953. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. H. Baumhauer. Originally published in Swedish. NOT ex-lib. Book Very Good+; dust jacket has small chips and tears. $ of the actual item

Birdsall, Jeanne. THE PENDERWICKS, A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy. Yearling SOFTCOVER 2005, 2007. Sonlight C. 0440420474. Fine. $3.
Cleary, Beverly. SOCKS. Scholastic SOFTCOVER 2001. Sonlight grades 4 readers. $2.75.
Lindgren, Astrid. MISCHIEVOUS MEG. Puffin SOFTCOVER 1986, first published in Swedish in 1960. “How can you be good if you can’t keep mischievous ideas from popping into your head?” 0140319549. Brand-New. $3.

Garfield, James G. FOLLOW MY LEADER. Harcourt SOFTCOVER 1957, 1994. A young boy is blinded in an accident and must learn to live again with the help of his dearly-loved guide dog. Excellent story! 0153144084. Like-New. $3.
Holm, Anne. NORTH TO FREEDOM. Harcourt Brace Odyssey SOFTCOVER 1993, first published in 1963 as David. Translated from the Danish. After escaping from an eastern European concentration camp, a 12-year-old boy struggles to cope with an entirely strange world as he flees northward to freedom in Denmark. Amazing story! 0152575537. Brand-New. $3.
Montgomery, L. M. ANNE OF AVONLEA. Bantam Books SOFTCOVER 1992, first published 1909. #2 in series. CM Alveary. Ambleside 5. Fine. $ of the actual item
Montgomery, L. M. ANNE OF THE ISLAND. Bantam Books SOFTCOVER 1992, first published 1915. #3. CM Alveary. Ambleside 5. Fine. $ of the actual item
Montgomery, L. M. ANNE OF WINDY POPLARS. Bantam Books SOFTCOVER 1992, first published 1936. #4. Ambleside 5. CM Alveary. Fine. $ of the actual item

Grover, Eulalie Osgood. THE SUNBONNET BABIES PRIMER. Merrimack Publishing, replica of antique original 1902 edition. Ill. by Bertha Corbett Melcher. NOT ex-lib. Very Good+. $ of the actual item

Carlson, Melody. THE WONDER OF CHRISTMAS, A Family Advent Journey. Crossway Books 1999, first edition. Hardcover. Ill. Dan Brown. A story or meditation with discussion questions for each day, December 1-31. 1581341059. Brand-New. $4.
Lewis, Beverly. ANNIKA’S SECRET WISH. Bethany Backyard 2000. With CD. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. Pamela Querin. Annika gives up her own wish for a wish for her brother when she finds the almond in her pudding, a turn-of-the-century Swedish Christmas custom. Audio CD enclosed with narration by Evie Tornquist Karlsson. 0764229400. Brand-New. $ of the actual item
Robinson, Barbara. THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER. Harper Trophy 19972, 1988. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. Judith Gwyn Brown. 0060250437. NOT ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Fine. $4.
Tudor, Tasha, illustrator. THE CHRISTMAS CAT, by Efner Tudor Holmes (Tasha Tudor’s daughter). Thomas Y. Crowell 1976. Hardcover, no dust jacket. A little cat, lost and alone in the cold forest, makes a thrilling surprise on Christmas morning for two little boys in a warm, snug farmhouse. NOT ex-lib. Good. $ of the actual item
Wojciechowski, Susan. THE CHRISTMAS MIRACLE OF JONATIAN TOOMEY. Candlewick Press 1995. Hardcover with dust jacket. A Christmas classic with breathtaking illustrations by P. J. Lynch. Tender, sweet story of a small boy and his widowed mother taking time for a lonely, bitter man; caring enough to turn his life around. Original, oversize edition. NOT ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Like-New. $ of the actual item

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