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JUVENILE LITERATURE.

JUVENILE LITERATURE.

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241 MILLER, DOROTHY REYNOLDS. The Clearing: A Mystery.
Bantam Doubleday Dell Books For Young Readers, New York: 1998. 0440414520 / 9780440414520 Third Printing. The Yearling Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Amanda is excited about spending the summer with her cousin Elinore's family, who live in a remote clearing in rural Pennsylvania. There Amanda soon learns that a mysterious man called Spook Wade lives near the clearing. Everyone believes that Spook killed little Bucky Mead ten years ago. Winner of the Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award. 
Price: 3.84 USD
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242 MORRIS, JUDY. The Kid Who Ran For Principal.
Trumpet Club, New York: 1989. 0590300229 / 9780590300223 Special Edition. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
A shy sixth grader learns to assert herself when she is encouraged to run for interim principal of her school. 
Price: 2.40 USD
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243 MOSEL, ARLENE (AS RETOLD BY) AND LENT, BLAIR (ILLUSTRATOR). Tikki Tikki Tembo.
Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York: 1968. 0030127114 / 9780030127113 Ninth Printing. Reinforced Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket and mylar protective cover. Fair dcondition. Library discard.. 
Two mischievous little brothers named Chang and Tikki Tikki Tembo-no sa rembochari bari ruchi-pip peri pembo and an old well play crucial roles in convincing the ancient Chinese that grand long names can be very dangerous indeed and give the illustrator plenty of opportunity to lavish his rich talents on gorgeous pen and ink and wash pictures which capture perfectly the tongue-n-cheek tone of the story. 
Price: 42.23 USD
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244 MOSEL, ARLENE (RETOLD BY); LENT, BLAIR (ILLUSTRATOR). Tikki Tikki Tembo.
Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York: 1968. 0805011668 / 9780805011661 37th Printing. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. Library discard. 
Two mischievous little brothers named Chang and Tikki Tikki Tembo-no sa rembochari bari ruchi-pip peri pembo and an old well play crucial roles in convincing the ancient Chinese that grand long names can be very dangerous indeed and give the illustrator plenty of opportunity to lavish his rich talents on gorgeous pen and ink and wash pictures which capture perfectly the tongue-n-cheek tone of the story. 
Price: 7.32 USD
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245 MUNRO, ROXIE. The Inside- Outside Book Of New York City.
Penguin Books, New York: 1993. 0140504540 / 9780140504545 Reprint Puffin Books Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. Signed by author / artist. 
Selected as a New York Times "Best Illustrated Book of the Year." Includes color illustrations of the Empire State Building, Flatiron Building, American Museum of Natural History, Statue of Liberty, New York Stock Exchange, Subway at TinesSquare, Madison Square Garden, Avenue of the Americas at 19th Street, New York Zoological Park, New York State Theater, St. Patrick's Cathedral, and the Chrysler Building. 
Price: 59.22 USD
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246 MURDOCK, CATHERINE GILBERT. Dairy Queen.
Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston: 2006. 0618683070 / 9780618683079 Advance Reading Copy. s Softcover. Very good condition. 

Price: 14.25 USD
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247 NEVIL, SUSAN R. The Picture Story Of The Middle East.
David McKay Company, New York: 1958. h Hardcover with dustjacket in protective mylar cover. Good condition. Library discard. 

Price: 22.09 USD
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248 NEY, JOHN. Ox Under Pressure.
J. B. Lippincott, Philadelphia: 1975. 0397316534 / 9780397316533 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket in protective mylar cover. Good condition. 
When he accompanies his father to Long Island, seventeen-year-old Ox is unprepared for the bittersweet experiences that folloow his meeting with an unusual girl. At once deeply serious and wildly comic, Ox Under Pressure is both a love story and a caustic portrait of an empty society redeemed only by humor, moments of real affection, and rare bursts of heroism. 
Price: 11.59 USD
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249 NIXON, JOAN LOWERY. Casey And The Great Idea.
Scholastic Book Services, New York: 1980. 0590406183 / 9780590406185 s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 3.33 USD
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250 NOLEN, JERDINE; CATROW, DAVID ( ILLUSTRATED BY). Plantzilla.
Harcourt, Inc., Orlando: 2002. 0152053921 / 9780152053925 s Softcover. Brand new book. 
In a series of letters a boy, his science teacher, and his parents discuss the progress of a very unusual, sometimes frightening plant that becomes more human as the summer progresses. 
Price: 5.70 USD
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251 NORMAN, LILITH. The Shape Of Three.
Henry Z. Walck, New York: 1971. 0809831023 / 9780809831029 h Hardcover with dustjacket in protective mylar cover. Good condition. Library discard. 
The lives of two Australian families are disrupted by a chance meeting with far-reaching effects. 
Price: 24.65 USD
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252 NORTON, MARY; KRUSH, JOE & BETH (ILLUSTRATORS). The Borrowers.
Harcourt, Orlando: 1998. 0152099905 / 9780152099909 Odyssey Classic Edition. s Softcover. Fair condition. 
Miniature people who live in an old country house by borrowing things from the humans are forced to emigrate from their home under the clock. Miniature people who live in an old country house by borrowing things from the humans are forced to emigrate from their home under the clock. "Mrs. May lived in two rooms in Kate's parents' house in London; she was, I think, some kind of relation. Her bedroom was on the first floor, and her sitting room was a room which, as part of the house, was called "the breakfast-room." And so begins this novel. "A rare and delicious addition to children's literature...deserves to take its place on the shelf of undying classics." - Louisville Courier-Journal. 
Price: 1.66 USD
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253 NORTON, MARY; KRUSH, JOE & BETH (ILLUSTRATORS). The Borrowers.
Harcourt, Orlando: 1998. 0152047379 / 9780152047375 First Harcourt Young Classics Edition. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Miniature people who live in an old country house by borrowing things from the humans are forced to emigrate from their home under the clock. "Mrs. May lived in two rooms in Kate's parents' house in London; she was, I think, some kind of relation. Her bedroom was on the first floor, and her sitting room was a room which, as part of the house, was called "the breakfast-room." And so begins this novel. "A rare and delicious addition to children's literature...deserves to take its place on the shelf of undying classics." - Louisville Courier-Journal. 
Price: 4.70 USD
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254 O'HARA, MARY. My Friend Flicka.
J. B. Lippincott, Philadelphia: 1941. A Story Press Book. Ninth Impression. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
"High up on the long hill they called The Saddle Back, behind the ranch and the country road, the boy sat his horse, facing east, his eyes dazzled by the rising sun." And so begins this novel. 
Price: 9.45 USD
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255 O'HARA, MARY; CURRY, JOHN STEUART (ILLUSTRATIONS). Thunderhead.
J. B. Lippincott, Philadelphia: 1943. A Story Press Book. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
"Within the firm walls of flesh that held him prisoner the foal kicked out angrily. He did not want to be born. The violent constrictions of the walls of his house, which came unexpectedly, disturbed his long peaceful growth and put him in a fury, and he unfolded himself and kicked again and again." And so begins this novel. 
Price: 8.80 USD
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256 OLOFSDOTTER, MARIE (TEXT AND ILLUSTRATIONS). Sofia And The Heartmender.
Free Spirit Publishing, Minneapolis: 1993. 0915793504 / 9780915793501 Second Printing. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good condition. 
When no one seems to understand Sofia's fear of the shadow-monsters that she sees in the dark, her heart breaks and she goes to see the Heartmender for help. 
Price: 117.90 USD
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257 ORLEANS, ILO. The First Rainbow: A Book Of Rhymes From Bible Times.
Union of American Hebrew Congregations, New York: 1954. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good reading copy. Library discard. 

Price: 23.51 USD
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258 PALACIO, R. J. Wonder.
Alfred A. Knopf, New York: 2012. Thirty-fifth Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition but there is considerable underlining. 
Ten-year-old Auggie Pullman, who was born with extreme facial abnormalities and was not expected to survive, goes from being home-schooled to entering fifth grade at a private middle school in Manhattan, which entails enduring the taunting and fear of his classmates as he struggles to be seen as just another student. "A beautiful, funny and sometimes sob-making story of quiet transformation." -- The Wall Street Journal 
Price: 9.45 USD
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259 PALAZZO, JANET; HALL, SUSAN (ILLUSTRATIONS). Now I Know: Our Friend The Sun.
Troll Associates, Mahwah: 1981. 0893756504 / 9780893756505 First Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Fair condition. 
Simple text and illustrations introduce the characters of the sun and its relationship. 
Price: 7.27 USD
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260 PANGALLO, MICHELLE. North American Forts And Fortifications.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 1986. 052131982X / 9780521319829 First Edition (Unstated). s Softcover. Good condition. 
The historical heritage of the USA and Canada is vividly portrayed in the forts and fortresses built at strategic points across the land, scenes of many a human story and dramatic event. This book is about some of the most interesting and famous of them, which can now be visited, little changed from their days of glory. Examines thirteen North American forts, including Fort Ticonderoga, Fort Sumter, and the Alamo. 
Price: 14.44 USD
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