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Children Literature - Teens From Ghost River Books


The Patch Boys

By Parini, Jay

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Henry Holt & Company, LLC, 1988. 218 pp. Cover illustration by Nancy Stahl. A 1986 Best Book for Young Adults, YASD, American Library Association. The Library Journal says of this book: ".(A) beautifully crafted, lyrically written coming of age novel." Softcover has a small crease to back top corner. crease to spine, slight spine tilt but is bright and clean. No former owner's name. Text is very clean and secure.. First Owl Book Edition. Soft Cover. 8 1/4 x 5 3/4.


Frank Usher: A Story of Flamborough Head

By Humphrey Filey

London and Edinburgh: Pickering and Inglis Undated. HC, Dj, 180pp and 3pp Ads for books. Subtitle on title page: A Story of Flamborough Head." Honour Library. 5 full-page glossy illus. Jacket is full-colour pictorial of young boy rock-climbing and presumably collecting bird eggs. Jacket spine has large chips. Front flap and rear jacket cover has ads for Pickering and Inglis titles. Grey cloth binding with wonderful sketch in black of Knigh t, Crusader. Binding spine is splendid-lettering and Knight. Inscrip. states that the book was an attendance prize. Dated Jan. 1 l935.. HC and DJ. Good/Poor. 7 1/2 x 5 1/8.


Hard Feelings

By Bredes, Don

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 1977, 1977. HC and DJ. First. 8 1/2 x 5 5/8. ISBN:0-689-10745-5. 377 pp. A novel about Bernie Hergruter, a sixteen year old who, when confronted with school and home problems, runs away to his uncle's in Ohio. He soon realizes that home is where the adventure really is. A book written for and about teens. Dj has very min wear to edges - creases to inside front and back flaps. Not price clipped.. New mylar cover.Charcoal and red paper on boards binding is in very good condition. No former owner's name on endpapers, very clean. Text is very clean and secure. A bit of dust soiling to top pages' edge. Dj cond: V. good. Book cond: v. good+.. V. Good/V. Good.