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Lanterns for Fiesta
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Lanterns for Fiesta

By Fulle, Suzanne G. (SIGNED)

Philadelphia: Macrae Smith Company, 1973. Several worn spots to top and bottom edges. Bright, clean interior in solid binding (NOT ex-lib). Jacket shows some light foxing and rubbing, but no tears or chips. Protected in mylar sleeve. Personalized gift inscription "to the Kemper children" from the author on behalf of the children's aunt. Signed by the author beneath the inscription. Story of 12-year-old Juanita, a young Mexican-American girl, her family, and their struggles and triumphs against a backdrop of poverty in a Texas barrio. The author, as a young girl traveling with her father, saw a young Mexican-American girl and her grandfather selling tamales by a train station, and she wondered what her life was like and what happened when they went home. That scene provided inspiration for this story. . SIGNED. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$30.00

Swift Deer the Navajo
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Swift Deer the Navajo

By Berry, Rotha McClain

San Antonio, Texas: The Naylor Company, 1953. Light wear at spine ends and corners. Binding solid, interior clean and bright with no writing, marks or stains. Jacket chipped at the spine ends and corners, with a larger piece missing on the top edge of front panel near the spine. Does not affect the title. Original price of $2.00 intact on front flap. Protected in a mylar cover. Story of a young Navajo boy who yearns to be a great Medicine Man, but, as he becomes a young man and receives an education from the white man, he struggles to reconcile his environment with his heredity. Aimed primarily at early teen readers, this book offers a "veritable storehouse of accurate anthropological knowledge of the Inidan tribes of the great Southwest." 101 pages with two pictorial sections that include 16 pages of black & white photographs of Native Americans, representing various tribes of the Southwest U.S.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.

$75.00

Swift Deer the Navajo
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Swift Deer the Navajo

By Berry, Rotha McClain (SIGNED)

San Antonio, Texas: The Naylor Company, 1953. Boards show a little wear, specifically a small cut or tear (less than 1/4 inch) into the bottom edge of the front and rear boards near the spine. Jacket chipped at the spine ends and corner folds, with a few tiny edge tears. Original price of $2.00 intact on front flap. Protected in a mylar cover. The author has inscribed this book to an unnamed author: "To an old friend: Good wishes from one author to another. Rotha M. Berry, Writers Conference, June 6, 1953" A young Navajo boy yearns to be a great Medicine Man, but, as he becomes a young man and receives an education from the white man, he struggles to reconcile his environment with his heredity. Aimed primarily at early teen readers, this book offers a "veritable storehouse of accurate anthropological knowledge of the Inidan tribes of the great Southwest." 101 pages with two pictorial sections that include 16 pages of black & white photographs of Native Americans, representing various tribes of the Southwest U.S.. Inscribed and Signed By Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good+.

$125.00

John Hawk: White Man, Black Man, Indian Chief
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John Hawk: White Man, Black Man, Indian Chief

By Levin, Beatrice (SIGNED)

Austin, Texas: Eakin Press, 1988. Inscribed on front free endpaper to previous owner.. SIGNED. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$12.50

Mr. Wheatfield's Loft
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Mr. Wheatfield's Loft

By Cusack, Isabel Langis

New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1981. Minute edge wear at bottom of boards. Jacket slightly chipped with a few small tears. . First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Richard Egielski.

$12.00

Peter Becomes a Trail Man : The Story of a Boy's Journey on the Santa Fe Trail
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Peter Becomes a Trail Man : The Story of a Boy's Journey on the Santa Fe Trail

By Carson, William C

Albuquerque, NM, U.S.A.: University of New Mexico Press, 2002. Peter and his dog head west on the Santa Fe Trail in the 1850s to find Peter's father. Along the way they encounter and survive Indians, a buffalo stampede, and other adventures.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Illus. by Oliphant, Pat (illustrator).

$15.00

The Far Side of Fear
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The Far Side of Fear

By Leigh, Bill

New York: Viking, 1978. Light spotting/soiling to page edges. Jacket is lightly rubbed and has a small tear on the rear panel near the tail of the spine. In Brodart protective cover. A story of courage, cowardice, and survival as four children become trapped in a cave.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good+.

$12.00

Favorite Fairy Tales Told in Scotland

By Haviland, Virginia

Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1963. Ex-library book with the usual markings. Corners and spine ends bumped, covers soiled. Inside is clean, binding square and tight.. First Edition. Good+/No Jacket. Illus. by Adrienne Adams. Scotland Scottish Fairy Tales Children. Catalogs: Children's Books.

$7.00

Furello
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Furello

By Fabrick, Harriett

The Woodlands, TX, U.S.A.: Wild Flower U S A, 1997. Mythical journey with a unicorn and an old prospector searching for "the most important thing in the world." Colorful illustrations of their journey and the characters they meet along the way. 88 pages in Fine condition with an ISBN sticker on rear panel of jacket. . First Printing. Fine/Fine. Illus. by McCarthy, Stacy.

$10.00

Dolley Madison

By Nolan, Jeannette Covert

New York: Julian Messner, 1962. Bumping to tail of spine. Jacket is price-clipped and slightly chipped at the spine ends. There is light wear along the edges and corners. Signed by the author (with personalized inscription) on the front free endpaper. 3rd printing, NOT an ex-lib copy.. SIGNED. Third Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. CHILDREN'S JUVENILE BIOGRAPHY DOLLEY MADISON. Catalogs: Juvenile.

$75.00

When They Were Boys: Sixteen Boyhood Stories of Famous Men
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When They Were Boys: Sixteen Boyhood Stories of Famous Men

By Pringle, Patrick

New York: Roy Publishers Light wear to boards, toning to endpapers. Jacket chipped with a few tears. Previous owner name on front paste-down. The boyhood lives of 16 famous men, mainly in the science and arts. Those men include Leonardo da Vinci, Benjamin Franklin, James Cook, George Washington, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, George Stephenson, Michael Faraday, Hans Andersen, Charles Dickens, David Livingstone, Joseph Lister, Thomas Alva Edison, Baden-Powell, Fridtjof Nansen, the Wright Brothers, and Guglielmo Marconi.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.

$15.00

High Elk's Treasure
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High Elk's Treasure

By Sneve, Virginia Driving Hawk

New York: Holiday House, 1995. Binder's glue visible from under the endpapers and a very faint bit of edge toning--very faint--to the jacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Lyons, Oren (illustrator).

$17.50

To Win in November
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To Win in November

By McKone, Jim

New York: The Vanguard Press, Inc., 1970. Some light soiling to top edge of pages. Dust jacket slightly chipped around spine ends, slight wear at corners. Long inscription by McKone to an old girl friend, dated 1980. Aimed at young adult readers. High School football player gets injured and turns his attention to politics.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$20.00

The Strange Invasion of Catfish Bend

By Burman, Ben L

New York: Vanguard Press, 1980. Assumed book club edition as no price indicated on jacket; however, there is no blind stamp to back of book and there is a number line with the "1" present. Just a trace of shelf wear. Jacket shows light wear at spine ends and corners. Illustrations adapted from Alice Caddy, the author's wife. A very nice copy from the Catfish Bend series.. ISBN: 0814908284. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Catalogs: Juvenile.

$10.00

Cook-A-Doodle-Doo!
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Cook-A-Doodle-Doo!

By Stevens, Janet; Crummel, Susan Stevens

New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company, 1999. A slight curl of the jackets edges, top and bottom, otherwise a fine copy. A cooking story for children, with a recipe for strawberry shortcake integrated into the story. Big Brown Rooster, with help from his friends Turtle, Iguana, and Pot-Bellied Pig, figure out how to measure flour, beat an egg, and everything else necessary for preparing the old family recipe. An educational story with charming illustrations.. First Edition. Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Stevens, Janet. 11.5 Inches Oblong.

$12.50