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ALEXANDER : Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday
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ALEXANDER : Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday

By Viorst, Judith

New York, NY: Atheneum, 1978. Text/As New. Illustrated yellow linen boards/Fine. DJ/None. It is a matter of wealth (money), a matter of being at least in the same good circumstances of one's older brother, and a matter of now having no more than bus tokens in one's pocket. Would that not drive one to ponder what it takes to be VERY rich? Author, newspaper journalist, and psychoanalysis researcher Judith Viorst (1931-) is known for her Alexander series of short stories. Young readers should emerge with a keener sense of decimals. Fine copy less dust jacket.. First Edition, 2nd Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Ray Cruz (Illustrator).

$12.50

BRIDGE TO TERABITHIA
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BRIDGE TO TERABITHIA

By Paterson, Katherin

New York, NY: Scholastic, 1996. BRAND NEW Copy. Stated First Scholastic Edition, First Printing, September 1996. First published 1978, and winner of the John Newberry Award of the same year. A remarkably rich narrative of friendship between a boy and a girl, both fifth graders. Brought together by both being swift-of-foot with a great for running, not a promising start since competition is involved, and the two come from very different family backgrounds. In time they build together a magical kingdom in the woods accessable only by swinging on rope over water ... one day the "bridge" fails, and a twosome become one. An eloquent and reassuring book in face of tragedy who strikes young and old alike. Fine copy of a fine book well worthy of reprinting.. First Edition, First Printing. Soft Cover. Fine/None as Issued. Illus. by Donna Diamond (Illustrator).

$10.50

THE GREENLANDER

By Adlard, Mark

New York, NY: Summit Books, 1978. Text/BRAND NEW. Brown linen boards/Fine. DJ/NF w/light edge wear. PO label to fEP. A 19th century adventure on the high seas at the time Industrial Revolution begins and steam surplants demand for whale oil. Still youths dream sailing from England to the Greenland Sea as did Arthur Storm. A rich tale of the coming of age for a young man, and the passing of an era.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Wendell Minor (Illustrator).

$18.50

THE OUTDOOR CHUMS IN THE FOREST, or, LAYING THE GHOST OF OAK RIDGE (The Ourdoor Chums Series)

By Captain Quincy Allen

New York, NY: Grosset & Dunlap, 1911. Text/Strong & sound despite weak hinges between pgs 72 - 73 and 104 - 105; small loss to margins of Contents page & pg 1, with light soiling to some 10 pages or so. Illustrated linen boards/Good; strong & sound w/rubs to corner tips, light soiling and showing discoloration. DJ/None. PO name to title page. The "outdoor chums" are four alert minded lads, all sons of wealthy men, who live in a small city located on a lake (New England?). They all have motor cycles, motor boats, canoes, etc. and enjoy the great outdoors. Such good friends, the boys resolve to spend summer vacations together and encounter thrilling adventures. Illustrations in pen-and-ink. The series give full directions for camping out, how to fish and hunt. Strong copy despite flaws.. First Thus. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket.

$17.50

A SPECIAL SEASON : Book I (P.F.B. Series)

By Burksaze, Phil F.

San Diego, CA: P.F.B. Series/Budget Books, 1980. Text/BRAND NEW. Green soft cover/NF w/light wear to edges & corner tips. Book one of a series on the athletic experiences of Ronnie, Jeff and Chubby as they play baseball together from tryouts to the season's final game.. An affirmation of how rich and rewarding Little League can be when besides being guided by rules of the sport, there are certain rules of behavior that go along with true sportsmanship ... indeed, even the values and behavior of Little League parents must be in line. A happy story. Book II follows the adventures of the young threesome as they tackle football.. First Edition, First Thus. Soft Cover. Near Fine/None as Issued.

$16.50

IVAN TORS' GENTLE BEN : Mystery in the Everglades (Authorized Version, Big Little Books #35)

By Newman, Paul S.

Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing Text/As New, showing faint margin discoloration. Illustrated soft cover/Good w/rubs to all leading edges, faint push to upper back edge, faint vertical creasings, and trace soiling. Compact series first published 1932; this is Big Little Book #35 of 1969, starring young Mark's friend and pet, a huge, black, furry and gentle bear. Based on Ivan Tors' Gentle Ben television series based on Walt Morey's novel, Gentle Ben.. First Edition. First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good/None as Issued.

$10.50

A LITTLE PRINCESS
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A LITTLE PRINCESS

By Burnett, Frances Hodgson

New York, NY: HarperFestival/HarperCollins, 1987. BRAND NEW Copy. Moving story of Sara Crewe by Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849 - 1924 ) who also penned Little Lord Fauntleroy (1886) and The Secret Garden (1909). Little Sara was entrusted to the care of an English boarding school by her single, seafaring parent. The seven year-old Sara was not only well taken care at the school, but was indeed treated like a little princess ... that is, until her father died. Our brave young heroine learns one nevertheless can still be as noble as a princess inside.. Reprint. Soft Cover. Fine/None as Issued. Illus. by Tasha Tudor (Author-Illustrator).

$6.50

THREE BY THE SEA

By Marshall, Edward

New York, NY: Scholastic, 1996. Text/BRAND NEW. Illustrated soft cover/NF. First published 1981; this is a Scholastic reprint edition. What happens when one has had more than a full meal of hot dogs and lemonade by the sea side? Why, one has to rest a bit before swimming of course! So it was three friends found themselves with time on their hands after polishing off a picnic lunch. What to do? They decide to tell eachother their favorite stories of course! Three delightful yarns about cats and rats, and a sea monster unfold, all exciting and all using words new readers will sail through.. First Edition, 3rd Printing. Soft Cover. Near Fine/None as Issued. Illus. by James Marshall (Illustrator).

$10.50

A CHILD PSYCHOTHERAPY PRIMER : Suggestions for the Beginning Therapist

By Dodds, Josiah B.

New York, NY: Human Sciences Pr, 1987. Paperback. BRAND NEW Copy. Orange soft cover/NF w/trace wear. Practical primer for successful therapy for children. Excellent guide for professionals in related fields of social work and mental health. 11 chapters: 1, General Consideration; 2, Therapy Room & Materials; 3, Initial Evaluation; 4, First Contact; 5, Establishing & Maintaining a Relationship With the Child; 6, Confidentiality; 7, Parents; 8, School; 9, Potential Problems; 10, Evaluation; and, 11, Termination. Together with Dr. William Frankenbur, author Dr. Dodds developed the Denver Developmental Screening Test. Fine copy.. 1st Paperback Ed, First Thus. Soft Cover. Near Fine/None as Issued.

$16.50

THE UPSIDE-DOWN CAT
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THE UPSIDE-DOWN CAT

By Parsons, Elizabeth

New York, NY: Atheneum, 1983. Text/BRAND NEW. Illustrated boards/Fine. DJ/None. A sensitive story of young city boy and and old seafaring sailor and a black and white cat who separately bonds with both. Nicked name the Upside-down cat because of a propensity for napping on her back with paws in the air, Lily Black was raised in New York City, and was lost on a summer vacation on the rugged coast of Maine to be found the following year. So it was, the cat had two owners really, and knew both apartment living and life on a boat. The younger owner offers to share the cat, the older declines ... A human story in the full sense of the world.. First Edition, 2nd Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Ronald Himler (Illustrator).

$14.50

I WAS A 98-POUND DUCKLING

By Van Leeuwen. Jean

New York, NY: Dial Press, 1974. EX-LIB. Text/Near New. Illustrated DJ/VG; under library mylar over light wrinkling to upper front. Outrageously funny first person narrative of the grief of early teenagehood. Thirteen year-old Kathy is a twig of 98-pounds with no extra flesh for contours, not good. Add greasy hair and a best friend who has perfect skin and has a date within three days of visiting Kathy's lakeside home, misery is complete. Mercifully ducklings and teenagers do blossom. Strong copy.. First Edition, 3rd Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good.

$10.50

ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE GATE : A Novel

By Suhl, Yuri

New York, NY: Franklin Watts, 1975. EX-LIB/UNCIRCULATED Copy. Text/BRAND NEW. Illustrated DJ/NF; under library mylar. A novel, based on a true story, of Jewish life in Poland under Nazi persecution. Confinement to a Jewish ghetto came prohibition of procreation. A little boy, David, is born in secrecy. When orders for mass deportation come down, it is a communal effort with the aid of a sympathetic Polish family, the child is smuggled to safety. A disturbing moment in history that ought not be forgotten. Fine copy.. First Edition, 3rd Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$12.50

LAST CHANCE SUMMER

By Wieler, Diana

New York, NY: Delacorte Press, 1991. EX-LIB/UNCIRCULATED Copy. Text/BRAND NEW. Illustrated DJ/NF; under library mylar. Marl Silversides, raised in foster home after foster home, is now denegraged to group home run by a kindly Englishman on the Canadian border and housemates with seven other troubled teens. At once an adventure story and one of the pains of adolesence compounded by broken families.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$12.50

A KINGDOM IN A HORSE

By Wojciechowska, Maria

New York, NY: Harper & Row, 1965. EX-LIB. Text/trace soiling to pg 137, else as new. Illustrated DJ/NF; under library mylar. A sensitive story of a young boy, distrustful of the world around him including his own father, and how a horse and a kindly old lady pave the way towards dispelling terrible lonliness. Strong copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$12.50

CLIMBING SUN : The Story of a Hopi Indian Boy
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CLIMBING SUN : The Story of a Hopi Indian Boy

By Thayer, Marjorie; Siberell, Anne; Emanuel, Elizabeth

New York, NY: Dodd, Mead, 1980. EX-LIB/UNCIRCULATED Copy. Text/BRAND NEW. Illustrated DJ/NF; under library mylar. Semi-fictional biography of a Hopi Indian named Dawa-Wufto (which literally means a sun on the rise). Raised on an Indian Reservation in Arizona, by order of the U.S. Government he was sent to the Sherman Indian Institute in Riverside, California for further education. The year was 1928, and Climbing Sun was only eleven years old.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Anne Siberell (Woodcuts).

$16.50

WARTON AND THE KING OF THE SKIES

By Erickson, Russell E.

Boston, Ma: Houghton Mifflin, 1989. EX-SCHOOL LIBRARY; no loan pocket. BRAND NEW copy. A saga in the adventures of toad brothers Wharton and Morton ... this time first sailing the skies in a tub held aloft by air filled snakeskin and ingeniously paddling home by river in the same wooden tub. What happens inbetween? Weasels!. Reprint. Soft Cover. Near Fine/None as Issued. Illus. by Lawrence Di Fiori (Illustrator).

$12.50

THE BIRDS' CHRISTMAS CAROL

By Wiggin, Kate Douglas

Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 1916. Text/Near New. Illustrated dark-blue linen boards/Good; strong & sound w/color loss to lower front & lower back edge from water damage. DJ/None. PO name on front cover verso. First published 1886. Written by author of Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm. A sensitive and enduring story of a child born on Christmas Day, and namesake of the day's joyous songs. Young Carol arrived in the world on the wings of song, and is carried off to rest on the same. A life too short but every so rich --- begun in joyous generosity and remained true.. Reprint of 1916. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket.

$12.50

LETTER WRITER STARTER SET : Have Fun, Keep in Touch, Be Heard, and Get Things Done --- By Letter!
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LETTER WRITER STARTER SET : Have Fun, Keep in Touch, Be Heard, and Get Things Done --- By Letter!

By Cobb, Nancy

New York, NY: Readers Digest Children's Books, 1999. BRAND NEW & Collectible. First Edition, First Printing. Stationary & envelopes in pocket attached to front cover verso. A fine book reminding the young (and the old, for that matter) of the art of writing personal letters ... especially at time when even the very young tap away on keyboards to send truncated messages with mis-spellings corrected by Spell-Check and re-formed via Cut-and-Paste. Illustrated by Laura Cornell whose art work is of seen in American Girl publications. Fine copy.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. New/None As Issued. Illus. by Laura Cornell (Illustrator).

$16.50

EXPLORING HARRY POTTER (Beacham's Sourcebooks for Teaching Young Adult Fiction)
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EXPLORING HARRY POTTER (Beacham's Sourcebooks for Teaching Young Adult Fiction)

By Schafer, Elizabeth D.

Osprey, FL: Beacham Publishing, 2000. BRAND NEW & Collectible. DJ/NF. First in a projected series (C.S Lewis' The Chronicles of Narnia to follow) of study guides in young adult fiction. A guided introduction to the analytical skills of literary criticism.. First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. Collectible - New/New. First Edition, First Thus.

$12.50

MCBROOM AND THE BEANSTALK
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MCBROOM AND THE BEANSTALK

By Fleischman, Albert Sidney

Boston, MA: Little Brown & Co, 1978. EX-LIB. Stated First Edition. Text/Near New. Illustrated boards/NF. DJ/VG; under library mylar, showing trace discoloration to upper front & rubs to back cover surface. Ingenious tall tale ... how important is truth when there's a county fair World Champion Liar's Contest, a beanstalk planted to lure the giant down, and a huge, flat footprint just outside the McBroom kitchen window?!. First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Walter Lorraine (Illustrator).

$12.50

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