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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
De Brunhoff, Jean. THE STORY OF BABAR, THE LITTLE ELEPHANT. Random House 1993, 2002. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ambleside 0. 0394805755. Brand-New. $5.
Polacco, Patricia. BULLY. G. P. Putnam’s 2012, first edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. by Polacco. Very contemporary story of a girl who stands up for a friend who is bullied. 0399257047. Brand-New. $8.

PICTURE-BOOK BIOGRAPHY
Eubank, Patricia Reeder. SEAMAN’S JOURNAL, On the Trail with Lewis and Clark. Ideals Children’s 2002. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. by the author. Based on the true entries in Lewis’s own journal, this book presents their expedition through the eyes of Lewis’s dog Seaman. Truthquest Age of Revolution II grades 1-3. 082494424. NOT ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Near-Fine with previous owner’s name. $6.photo of the actual item
 
Stanley, Diane. MICHELANGELO. HarperTrophy SOFTCOVER 2000. Ill. by Stanley. Ambleside 3. Truthquest Renaissance & Reformation grades 3-10. 0060521139. Like-New. $5.

INSPIRATIONAL PICTURE BOOKS
Doane, Pelagie. THE BOY JESUS. Oxford University Press 1953, first edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. This is the story of Jesus from His birth to the day He talked with the teachers in the Temple, with details added by the author and accompanied by lovely, illuminating illustrations by the author. NOT ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Very Good. $7.50.photo of the actual item
   

SOFTCOVER CHILDREN’S PICTURE BOOKS
Brown, Margaret Wise. THE LITTLE ISLAND. Dragonfly Books SOFTCOVER 1946, 2005. Ill. Leonard Weisgard. Living Science. Like-New. $3.
Numeroff, Laura Joffe. IF YOU GIVE A MOOSE A MUFFIN. Scholastic/HarperCollins SOFTCOVER 1992. Ill. Felicia Bond. Brand-New. $2.75.

POETRY FOR CHILDREN / YOUNG PEOPLE
Hall, Donald, 2006-2007 Poet Laureate, editor. THE OXFORD ILLUSTRATED BOOK OF AMERICAN CHILDREN’S POEMS. Oxford University Press SOFTCOVER 1999. Enhanced by classic museum artwork. 96 pp. 019514578X. Fine. $4.
Wright, Blanche Fisher, illustrator. THE REAL MOTHER GOOSE. Scholastic/Cartwheel Books 1994, first published 1916. Hardcover. Full-page color illustrations by Blanche Fisher Wright. Ambleside 0. CM Alveary. Brand-New. $4.photo of the actual item
 

BIOGRAPHIES FOR YOUNG READERS
Childhood of Famous Americans. GEORGE WASHINGTON, Our First Leader, by Augusta Stevenson. Aladdin SOFTCOVER 1942, 1986. CM Alveary. Truthquest Age of Revolution I grades 3-6. 0020421508. Fine. $3.50.
Childhood of Famous Americans. MARTHA WASHINGTON, America’s First Lady, by Jean Brown Wagoner. Aladdin SOFTCOVER 1947, 1986. Truthquest Age of Revolution I grades 3-6. 0020421605. Like-New. $3.50.
Step-Up Biography. MEET GEORGE WASHINGTON, by Joan Heilbroner. Random House SOFTCOVER 1964, 1989. Brand-New. $3.

BIOGRAPHIES FOR OLDER CHILDREN / YOUNG ADULTS
Griffin, John Howard. BLACK LIKE ME. New American Library SOFTCOVER 1960, 2003. In the deep South of the 1950’s, Griffin used medication that darkened his skin and exchanged his privileged life as a Southern white man for the world of an unemployed black man. Sonlight High School History. 0451208641. Like-New. $3.50.
Krull, Kathryn. LIVES OF THE SCIENTISTS, Experiments, Explosions (and What the Neighbors Thought). Houghton Mifflin 2013. SOFTCOVER. Ill. Kathryn Hewitt. 0544810872. Brand-New. $4.
Latham, Jean Lee. CARRY ON, MR. BOWDITCH. Houghton Mifflin 1955, 1983. SOFTCOVER. Ambleside 5. Truthquest 4-12. 0618250743. Brand-New. $6.50.
Latham, Jean Lee. THE STORY OF ELI WHITNEY. Sonlight Curriculum/American Heritage SOFTCOVER 1953, 2000. Truthquest Age of Revolution II grades 3-8. Sonlight D. 18878404247. Brand-New. $4.50.
Signature Biography. THE STORY OF KIT CARSON, by Edmund Collier. Grosset & Dunap 1953. Hardcover. NOT ex-lib. Very Good. $6.
Wheeler, Opal and Deucher, Sybil. SEBASTIAN BACH, The Boy From Thuringia. E. P. Dutton 1937, 1969. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. Mary Greenwalt. Truthquest Age of Revolution I grades 2-7. NOT ex-lib. Book Near-Fine with previous owner’s name; dust jacket Very Good. $16.photo of the actual item
 

CHRISTIAN BIOGRAPHIES
Jackson, Dave & Neta. HERO TALES Volume 1. Bethany House 1996. Hardcover. Stories of Gladys Aylward, Amy Carmichael, David Livingstone, Martin Luther, George Muller, ten others. 191 pp. 1556617127. Brand-New. $6.50.
Richardson, Don. PEACE CHILD. Regal Books SOFTCOVER 1976, 2005. An unforgettable story of primitive jungle treachery in the 20th century. 0830737847. Fine, previous owner’s name. $5.
Sowers Biography. GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER, by David Collins. Mott Media SOFTCOVER 1981, 1999. Ambleside 5. 091513490x. Like-New. $5.

YOUNG READERS’ AMERICAN HISTORY / GEOGRAPHY
Campbell, Elizabeth A. NAILS TO NICKELS, The Story of American Coins Old and New. Little, Brown 1960, first edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. Leonard Weisgard. There was a time when nails were used for money as were shells, tea, musket balls, and other valuable articles. Here you can read about early forms of money and what coins were first used in America. 58 pp. NOT ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Very Good. $10.photo of the actual item
   
San Souci, Robert. N. C. WYETH’S PILGRIMS. Chronicle Books 1991. Hardcover. Fifteen full-color museum paintings by Wyeth, several double-page spreads. Truthquest Age of Revolution I. 0877018065. NOT ex-lib. Fine. $4.50.

AMERICAN HISTORY / GEOGRAPHY FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
Landmark Series. DANIEL BOONE, THE OPENING OF THE WILDERNESS, by John Mason Brown. Random House 1952. Hardcover with dust jacket. CM Alveary. Truthquest Age of Revolution I grades 3-9. NOT ex-lib. Book Very Good; dust jacket has piece missing at top of spine. $8.50.photo of the actual item
 
Landmark Series. REMEMBER THE ALAMO, by Robert Penn Warren. Random House 1958. Truthquest Age of Revolution II grades 4-9. NOT ex-lib. Good+, spots on front free endpaper. $6.50.photo of the actual item
 
Milhous, Katherine. THROUGH THESE ARCHES, The Story of Independence Hall. J. B. Lippincott 1964. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. by Milhous. This book is a visit to Independence Hall, with the story of this hall and the people whose lives were spent in the presence of this building presented in rhythmical prose and mellow 3-color pictures. NOT ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Very Good. $10.photo of the actual item
   

WORLD HISTORY / GEOGRAPHY FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
Macaulay, David. PYRAMID. Houghton Mifflin SOFTCOVER 1975. Ill. by Macaulay. Truthquest Ancient Egypt. SCM. 0395321212. Good+. $4.50.

ART / MUSIC FOR CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE
Come Look With Me. ANIMALS IN ART, by Gladys Blizzard. World of Art. Lickle Publishing 1992, 1996. Hardcover with dust jacket. 0565660137. Brand-New. $4.50.

CHILDREN’S ACTIVITY BOOKS / COOKBOOKS / HOBBIES / CRAFTS
Ellison, Virginia H. THE WINNIE-THE-POOH COOKBOOK, Inspired by Winnie-the-Pooh and The House at Pooh Corner. Ill. in color by Ernest H. shepard. Dutton 1998, first published in 1969 titled The Pooh Cookbook. “Marmalade on a Honeycomb;” “Honey Hot Chocolate for a Very Blusterous Day Outside;” “A Very Nearly Tea” are here among other Pooh favorites. 102 pp. 0525423591. NOT ex-lib. Half title page has repaired tear, o/w book and dust jacket Very Good. $4.

USBORNE BOOKS
Usborne. THE USBORNE BOOK OF SCIENCE ACTIVITIES VOLUME ONE, by Helen Edom and Moira Butterfield. Usborne 1992. Hardcover. SCM. 074600978x. Like-New. $5.
Usborne. THE USBORNE BOOK OF SCIENCE ACTIVITIES VOLUME TWO, by Helen Edom and Kate Woodward. Usborne 1992. Hardcover. SCM. 0746006985. Like-New. $5.

LIVING SCIENCE / NATURE, OTHER NON-FICTION
Burkett, Larry with Temple, Todd. MONEY MATTERS FOR TEENS WORKBOOK, Age 11-14 Edition. SOFTCOVER. Moody Publishers SOFTCOVER 1988, 1998. 0802463452. Like-New. $5.
Louv, Richard. THE NATURE PRINCIPLE, Reconnecting With Life in a Virtual Age. Algonquin Books SOFTCOVER 2012. Like-New.  161620141X. Brand-New. $5.
Peet, Bill. CAPYBOPPY. Houghton Mifflin SOFTCOVER 1966, 1994. Ill. by Peet. True story from Peet’s family. Sonlight A. 0395383684. Like-New. $5.

EASY READERS – FICTION
Anderson, C. W. BLAZE AND THE MOUNTAIN LION. Aladdin SOFTCOVER 1959, 1993. Illustrated by Anderson. Ambleside 2, 3. 0689717113. NOT ex-lib. Fine, previous owner’s name. $4.
Lobel, Arnold. MOUSE SOUP. HarperTrophy 1977, 1983. SOFTCOVER. 0064440419. Very Good. $2.75.
Minarik, Else Holmelund. LITTLE BEAR’S FRIEND. Harper Trophy SOFTCOVER 1960, 1983. Ill. Maurice Sendak. CM Alveary. Ambleside 0. 0064440516. Fine. $3.

CHRISTIAN, INSPIRATIONAL FICTION FOR CHILDREN / YOUNG ADULTS
Hurnard, Hannah. HINDS’ FEET ON HIGH PLACES. Barbour Publishing 1977, later printing. The Christian Library Limited Edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Decorative binding, gilt with burgundy leatherette. Coomplete and unabridged. 1557486190. Brand-New. $6.50.photo of the actual item
  
Oke, Janette. NEW KID IN TOWN, Animal Friends. Bethany Backyard SOFTCOVER 1983, 2001. Ill. Nancy Munger. 0764224492. Like-New. $3.50

CHILDREN’S, TEENS’ FICTION / LITERATURE
Hardy Boys. WHAT HAPPENED AT MIDNIGHT, by Franklin Dixon. Grosset & Dunlap1931, 1995. Pictorial hardcover. Brand-New. $3.
Spyri, Johanna. HEIDI. Grosset & Dunlap 1927, 1994. Pictorial hardcover. Ill. in color by William Sharp. Translated by Helen Dole. Ambleside 2. SCM. 044842438x. Very Good. $5.photo of the actual item
   

AMBLESIDE/SCM SOFTCOVERS
Bulla, Clyde. A LION TO GUARD US. HarperTrophy SOFTCOVER 1981, 1989. Ambleside 1, 2. 0064403335. Brand-New. $3.50.
Burnett, Frances Hodgson. A LITTLE PRINCESS. HarperCollins SOFTCOVER 1999. Ill. by Tasha Tudor. SCM. CM Alveary. Ambleside 3. 0064401871. Near-Fine. $3.
DeJong, Meindert. THE WHEEL ON THE SCHOOL. HarperTrophy 1954, 1972. SOFTCOVER. Newbery Medal 1955. Ill. Maurice Sendak. Ambleside 3. SCM. 0064400212. Very Good. $3.
Edmonds, Walter. THE MATCHLOCK GUN. G. P. Putnam’s 1941, 1989. SOFTCOVER. Ill. Paul Lantz. Newbery Medal 1942. Truthquest Age of Revolution grades 2-6. Ambleside 3-4. CM Alveary. Heart of Dakota. 0698116801. Brand-New. $3.
Enright, Elizabeth. THIMBLE SUMMER. Square Fish SOFTCOVER 1938, 2008. Ambleside 4. 031238002x. Brand-New. $3.
Enright, Elizabeth. GONE-AWAY LAKE. Odyssey Harcourt 1957, 2000. SOFTCOVER. Newbery Honor Book 1958. Ambleside 4. 0152022724. Brand-New. $3.50.
Juster, Norton. THE PHANTOM TOLLBOOTH. Dell Yearling SOFTCOVER 1961, 1996. CM Alveary. Sonlight J. Very Good. $2.75.
Lofting, Hugh. THE STORY OF DOCTOR DOLITTLE. Dell Yearling SOFTCOVER 1920, 1988. Ill. by Lofting. SCM. Ambleside 2. 0440483077. Like-New. $2.75.
Lovelace, Maud Hart. BETSY AND TACY GO OVER THE BIG HILL. HarperTrophy SOFTCOVER 1942, 2000. Ambleside 2. Sonlight 4 Readers. 0064400999. Brand-New. $3.50.
Montgomery, L. M. EMILY CLIMBS. Bantam SOFTCOVER 1925, 1983. Second in “Emily” Series. 0553233718. Very Good. $2.75.
Montgomery, L. M. EMILY’S QUEST. Bantam SOFTCOVER 1927, 1983. Third in “Emily” Series. 05532333238. Very Good. $2.75.
Montgomery, L. M. JANE OF LANTERN HILL. Bantam SOFTCOVER 1937, 1989. 055328049X. Very Good. $3.
Rawls, Wilson. WHERE THE RED FERN GROWS. Laurel Leaf SOFTCOVER 1961, 2001. Ambleside 6. SCM. 0553274295. Brand-New. $3.
Taylor, Sydney. ALL-OF-A-KIND FAMILY. Dell Yearling SOFTCOVER 1951, 1989. SCM. 0440400597. Good. $2.75.
Tolkien, J.R.R. THE HOBBIT. Houghton Mifflin 1937, 1997. Trade paperback. Ambleside 6. SCM. 0618002219. Near-Fine, previous owner’s name. $3.
Yates, Elizabeth. SARAH WHITCHER’S STORY, A Folktale From New Hampshire. Journey Forth SOFTCOVER 1994. Ill. Nora Unwin. CM Alveary. 0890847541. Fine. $5.

OTHER SOFTCOVERS
Baker, Betty. WALK THE WORLD’S RIM. Sonlight SOFTCOVER 1965, 2005. A 14-year-old Indian joins Cabeza de Vaca’s 16th century expedition through the Southwest. 1887840222. Brand-New. $3.50.
Brink, Carol Ryrie. BABY ISLAND. Scholastic/Macmillan SOFTCOVER 1937, 1965. Very Good. $3.50.
Byars, Betsy. TORNADO. Harper Trophy 1997, 2004. SOFTCOVER. Sonlight 3 Readers. 0064420639. Brand-New. $3.
Fleischman, Sid. MCBROOM’S WONDERFUL ONE-ACRE FARM. Beech-Tree SOFTCOVER 1992, 1997. Ill. Quantin Blake. Sonlight 4 Readers. 0688155952. Brand-New. $3.
Fritz, Jean. THE CABIN FACED WEST. Puffin SOFTCOVER 1958, 1987. Sonlight D. Like-New. $2.75.
Haywood, Carolyn. “B” IS FOR BETSY. Harcourt, Inc. SOFTCOVER 1939, 2004. Sonlight Grade 4 Readers. 015205099x. Very Good, cover creased. $2.75.
Holzmann, John. INCANS AZTECS MAYANS. Sonlight SOFTCOVER 2009. Sonlight D. 1887840443. Very Good. $3.
Karr, Kathleen. THE GREAT TURKEY WALK. Farrar, Straus and Giroux SOFTCOVER 1998. Sonlight D, E. 03744279984. Very Good. $3.
Llorente, Pilar Molina. THE APPRENTICE. Farrar, Straus & Giroux SOFTCOVER 1989, 1993. Sonlight C. 0374043321. Brand-New. $3.
Lovelace, Maud Hart. BETSY AND JOE. HarperTrophy SOFTCOVER 1948, 2000. Ill. Vera Neville. Betsy-Tacy series. 006440546x. Like-New with previous owner’s name sticker. $3.
MacDonald, Betty. MRS. PIGGLE-WIGGLE. HarperTrophy SOFTCOVER 1947, 2007. Like-New. $2.50.
McKissack, Patricia. TIPPY LEMMEY. Aladdin SOFTCOVER 2003. Sonlight Grade 3 readers. 0689850190. Like-New. $2.75.
O’Dell, Scott. STREAMS TO THE RIVER, RIVER TO THE SEA, A Novel of Sacagawea. Houghton Mifflin SOFTCOVER 1986. Truthquest Age of Revolution II grades 5-12. 0547053169. Fine, cover creased. $3.50.
Repp, Gloria. A QUESTION OF YAMS, A Missionary Story Based on True Events. Journey Forth SOFTCOVER 1992. Sonlight 3 Readers. 0890846146. Like-New. $3.50.
Rhoads, Dorothy. THE CORN GROWS RIPE. Puffin SOFTCOVER 1956, 1993. Newbery Honor Book 19557. A Mayan story of a 12-year-old boy who must take his father’s place in supporting his family. 0140363130. Fine. $2.75.
Sauer, Julia. THE LIGHT AT TERN ROCK. Puffin SOFTCOVER 1951, 1994. Newbery Honor Book 1952. Sonlight A. 0140368574. Like-New. $3.
Shemin, Margaretha. THE LITTLE RIDERS. Beech Tree SOFTCOVER 1963, 1993. Ill. Peter Spier. Touching story set in occupied Holland, World War II. Sonlight C. 0688124992. Like-New. $3.
Yates, Elizabeth. MOUNTAIN BORN. Journey Forth 1943, 1993. SOFTCOVER. Ill. Nora Unwin. Newbery Honor Book 1944. Peter’s mother brings a little lamb back from near-death and now Peter has a pet of his own. Growing up under the steady gaze of a wise old shepherd, Peter and the lamb learn when to follow and how to lead. Excellent! Ages 9-12. Sonlight B. 0890847061. Like-New. $4.50.

FICTION / LITERATURE - YOUNG ADULTS / PARENTS
Goudge, Elizabeth. PILGRIM’S INN. Coward-McCann1948. Hardcover. NOT ex-lib. Good. $5.

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