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JOHNNY TREMAIN A Novel for Young and Old

By: Forbes, Esther

Price: $3.49

Publisher: Dell Publishing: 1943, 1985

Edition: Thirteenth Printing

Seller ID: 2117

ISBN: 0-440-44250-8

Condition: Good with no dust jacket; Usual x-lib. Markings.


Newberry Award Books; Ex-Library; 8vo; 256 pages View more info

JOHNNY TREMAIN

By: Forbes, Esther

Price: $1.99

Publisher: Dell Publishing: 1943, 1987

Seller ID: 4849

ISBN: 0-440-44250-8

Condition: Good with no dust jacket; Previous owners name on cover. A few small bends in cover. Inside clean.


8vo; 256 pages View more info

APPRENTICE TO LIBERTY

By: Fox, Mary Virginia

Price: $4.99

Publisher: Abingdon Press: 1960

Seller ID: 863

Condition: Good in Good+ dust jacket; Usual x-lib. Markings.


Ex-Library; 8vo; 160 pages; During the 1870's, young Jean Girard escapes to Paris and apprentices as a carpenter on the Statue of Liberty. View more info

BRADY

By: Fritz, Jean

Price: $2.99

Publisher: Coward - McCann, Inc.: 1960

Seller ID: 5768

Condition: Good with no dust jacket; Usual x-lib. Markings.


Ex-Library; 223 pages; Brady learns the importance of keeping a secret when he discovers a runaway slave in pre-Civil War Pennsylvania. View more info

FIRE IN THE SKY Story of a Boy of Pompeii

By: Fuller, Lois Hamilton

Price: $5.49

Publisher: Abingdon Press: 1965

Seller ID: 3505

Condition: Good with no dust jacket; Usual x-lib. Markings.


Ex-Library; 128 pages View more info

LOG BOOMS AND MOUNTAIN TRAILS

By: Graham, George A.

Price: $7.49

Publisher: Southern Publishing Assoiciation: 1958

Seller ID: 3766

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


192 pages; Small press children"s story of a family in logging country in western Alberta. Beautiful b&w pen-and-ink drawings by Baerg throughout. View more info

THE YELLOW BONE RING

By: Gray, Genevieve

Price: $3.69

Publisher: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Company: 1971

Seller ID: 5239

Condition: Good+ in Good dust jacket; Usual x-lib. Markings.


Ex-Library; 159 pages; Story is a mixture of fact and fiction. Characters are invented, but the Civil War events can be verified. Fifteen-year-old Cato joins the first black regiment in the Union Army and learns the responsibility demanded by his new position as freedman. View more info

AND NOW, A WORD FROM OUR SPONSOR The Story of a Roaring Twenties Girl

By: Hoobler, Dorothy and Thomas

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Silver Burdett Press, Inc.: 1992

Seller ID: 6448

ISBN: 0-382-24153-3

Condition: Good+ in Good+ dust jacket; Usual x-lib. Markings.


Ex-Library; 58 pages; Summary-Emily, a slave girl who longs to read, escapes from slavery with the help of Harriet Tubman. View more info

ALOHA MEANS COME BACK The Story of a World War II Girl

By: Hoobler, Dorothy and Thomas

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Silver Burdett Press, Inc.: 1991

Seller ID: 5100

ISBN: 0-382-24156-8

Condition: Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Ex-Library; 55 pages; Summary-Laura and her mother join her Navy father in Hawaii in 1941, where suspician against the Japanese American residents runs high in an atmosphere of expectation that the United States and Japan will go to war. View more info

A PROMISE AT THE ALAMO The Story of a Texas Girl

By: Hoobler, Dorothy and Thomas

Price: $2.89

Publisher: Silver Burdett Press, Inc.: 1992

Seller ID: 5128

ISBN: 0-382-24154-1

Condition: Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Ex-Library; 57 pages; Summary-A San Antonio girl and her family are caught up in the Battle of the Alamo in 1836. View more info

THE CHEROKEE STRIP A Tale of an Oklahoma Boyhood

By: James, Marquis

Price: $4.95

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1945

Seller ID: 280

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket; Bookplate. Previous owner's name in ink on endpaper.


8vo; 294 pages View more info

BOUND FOR OREGON

By: Jean Van Leeuwen

Price: $4.49

Publisher: Dial Books: 1994

Seller ID: 719

Condition: Good+ in Good+ dust jacket; Usual x-lib. Markings.


Ex-Library; 8vo; 168 pages; With only a guide book to show them the way, the Todd family sets out from their Arkansas home on a two thousand mile trek to claim uncharted Oregon Territory. Crossing rough terrain and encountering hostile Indians, the Todds show their true pioneering spirit. But as winter draws near, will the Todds have the strength to complete their journey? And if they make it, will Oregon fulfill their dreams? The story of Mary Ellen Todd's westward trek in 1852. View more info

COLONISTS AND CARAVANS Return to Santa Fe the Name Day of Dona Clara

By: Kelly, Bernadine Creswell

Price: $14.99

Publisher: The University Publishing Company: 1950

Seller ID: 4612

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket; Usual x-lib. Markings.


Ex-Library; 64 pages View more info

THE GREEN FRONTIER

By: Korner, Wolfgang

Price: $4.50

Publisher: William Morrow & Company: 1976,1977

Seller ID: 3104

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket; Usual x-lib. Markings.


Ex-Library; 190 pages; The thoughtful story of a young boy, suddenly uprooted from his happy life when his parents decide to cross the "green frontier" (pre Wall) into West Berlin, for the sake of his future and for freedom. Based closely on the author's experiences, this book presents no easy answers to the child's questions. View more info

MEDALS FOR MORSE Artist and Inventor

By: Latham, Jean Lee

Price: $17.99

Publisher: Aladdin Books: 1954

Seller ID: 6396

Condition: Good with no dust jacket; Usual x-lib. Markings. A little edge wear. Inside pages nice and clean.


American Heritage Series; Ex-Library; 192 pages View more info

THE PIONEER TWINS

By: Lucy Fitch Perkins

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Houghton and Mifflin: 1927

Seller ID: 271

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket; Cover has wear, discard written inside -inside ok- a good reading copy.


8vo; 226 pages View more info

THE LAST LANDFALL

By: Malone, Desmond

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Doubleday: 1936

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 2735

Condition: Good with no dust jacket; Previous owners name inside.


322 pages; Told in narrative form, with the names of ships fictitious, this is the story about a man born in Surrey in 1898, the son of a London policeman. In time he travels to Liverpool to join a steamer bound for the Mediterranean and describes his first voyage – during the First World War – and the sinking of the steamer by a U-boat aboard which the survivors are taken. They end up in a German POW camp and describe their failed attempts to escape. The book ends in 1924 with a final voyage home to London from Bombay. The book is thought to be based on fact and on the author’s actual l... View more info

ANN LAWRENCE OF OLD NEW YORK

By: Malvern, Gladys

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Julian Messner, Inc.: 1947

Seller ID: 2141

Condition: Good with no dust jacket; Usual x-lib. Markings. Light corner wear.


Ex-Library; 8vo; 203 pages; "...dramatic, heartwarming story of New York in the days when Daniel Webster and young Washington Irving walked its cobbled streets." View more info

THE WAR WITHIN A Novel of the Civil War

By: Matas, Carol

Price: $2.49

Publisher: Aladdin Books: 2001

Seller ID: 4825

ISBN: 0-689-84358-5

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Aladdin Historical Fiction; 151 pages View more info

DANIEL'S STORY

By: Matas, Carol

Price: $1.99

Publisher: Scholastic: 1993

Seller ID: 5213

ISBN: 0-590-46588-0

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


136 pages View more info