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The Bully Boys

by Walters, Eric

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
2000
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780670888856
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$24.50

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Toronto: Viking, 2000. The War of 1812 is raging and America has declared war on Britain. American troops have invaded Canada. Canadians have taken up arms against the invaders, in defense of King and Country. In the midst of all this, a young boy of fourteen longs to join the battle. Based on the true events surrounding the legendary James… Read more
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The Taggerung. A Tale of Redwall

by Jacques, Brian Illustrated By Peter Standley

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Published
2001
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780091769284
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$30.00

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London: Hutchinson, 2001. A tale of deceit, treachery and betrayal but also adventure, loyalty and courage - where the true spirit of Redwall is tested to the full. The fourteenth book in the best-selling Redwall series. The Taggerung is a book of intrigue and high suspense and is sure to capture the imagination of its young reader. A bright, clean… Read more
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Yolonda's Genius. A Newberry Honor Book

by Fenner, Carol

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1995
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, Second Printing
ISBN
9780689800016
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$24.50

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New York: Margaret K. McElderry Books, 1995. Author Carol Fenner has created a daring heroine in Yolonda and a warm portrayal of an African - American family in a story that moves with mounting intensity to a dramatic, believable and wholly satsifying conclusion. Suitable for ages nine up. Newberry Honor Seal to front panel of illustrated dust jacket. While… Read more
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Crossing The Line

by Hooks, William H

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780394939384
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$24.50

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New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1978. " Crossing The Line" is an unusual and matchless story of bonds stronger than kinship..... the carefree life which Harrison and his friends, Scap and Kitty Fisher shared in the rural South of the 30's. This story describes the coming of age of an eleven year old boy on his father's farm in… Read more
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What Katy Did Next

by Coolidge, Susan M

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1964
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing of Abridged Edition
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$14.50

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London: The Children's Press, 1964. Readers of "What Katy Did", and "What Katy Did At School" will be delighted to meet a more grown-up though still irrepressible Katy in this third book of the series.Text toned. Colour lift from sticker pull to front panel of dust jacket. A sound book in an illustrated dust jacket.. First Printing of Abridged… Read more
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In Caverns of Blue Ice

by Roper, Robert

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1991
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780316756068
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$20.00

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Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1991. In this fictional novel a young mountaineer in love with another climber faces the ultimate test of her life in the blue ice of the Himalayas. An authenic flavor of mountaineering life in the 1940's and 1950's combines with the fast-paced plot, psychological depth and thrilling scenes of adventure in this powerful, deeply romantic… Read more
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Openway

by McKishnie, Archie P

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1922
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$35.00

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Toronto: The Musson Book Company Limited, 1922. Written by the Canadian author who also penned "A Son of Courage", "Love of The Wild". etc. A juvenile book about a twelve-year-old boy Bennie and his elderly friend Trapper Bob. Bennie knows the wild animals intimately and ultimately teaches Trapper Bob much. A wonderful nature story. A list of illustrations provided.… Read more
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Escape From Big Muddy

by Wilson, Eric

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1997
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$12.50

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Toronto: Harper Collins Publishers, Ltd, 1997. Illustrated hardboard covers. "Canada'a answer to the Hardy Boys....these books are wildly popular"...A blurb from Canadian Living Magazine. Eric Wilson's mystery, Escape From Big Muddy was written as a tribute to Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated chapter headings. An exciting juvenile mystery in a Canadian setting. A bright, exceptionaly clean book.. First Edition.… Read more
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Stories Of Your Stamps

by Granger, A. M

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Published
1957
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$15.00

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London: Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd, 1957. The book shows a part of the so-much-more there is to stamp collecting than just collecting for collecting sake. Mr. Granger stresses the whole panorama of history, geography, natural history - above all, of human interest - behind stamp collecting. The author also outlines many fascinating roads for the specialist. This book… Read more
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Puzzle For The Secret Seven

by Blyton, Enid Illustrated By Burgess Sharrocks

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Published
1965
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, Fourth Impression
Item Price
$40.00

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Leicestershire, UK: Brockhampton Press, 1965. The tenth adventure of the Secret Seven. A helping hand to a family in distress after a disastrous fire led the Secret Seven to a most baffling but heart-warming adventure. Decorated endpapers. Black and white frontispiece, and other b/w illustrations by Burgess Sharrocks throughout the book. An extremely bright book in a bright, price-clipped well-illustrated… Read more
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A World For Joey Carr

by Roth, David

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1981
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780825300585
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$12.50

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New York: Beaufort Books Inc., 1981. This is a book for age twelve and up. Enroute to his grandparents in Vermont in search of some answers, a lonely teenage hitchiker meets Hannah who claims she is a witch. Hannah is dying and searching for her own special cure. They join forces, and Joey is suddenly swept into a dangerous… Read more
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Hans Brinker or The Silver Skates

by Dodge, Mary Mapes Illustrated by Pelagie Doane

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Published
1961
Condition
Very Good
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$12.50

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London: Collins, 1961. The American author has given the authentic ring of reality to this story - a simple tale about ordinary folk in a small village in Holland - and Pelagie Doane has illustrated it both in colour and b/w with deep feeling and immense charm. A list of illustrations provided.... a beautiful colour frontispiece and three black… Read more
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The Young Baden-Powell

by Catherall, Arthur. Illustrated By William Randell

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Condition
Very Good
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$10.00

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Toronto: Clarke, Irwin & Company Limited (c.1961) Illustrated card covers..... 136 printed pages. The imaginative treatment of Baden-Powell's early years will prove of special interest to young Canadians. It is "Recommended Reading by the Girl Guides of Canada for First Class Tests". This most serviceable book shows wear to extremities. The illustration to front cover remains bright. No previous… Read more
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$10.00
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The Mystery of Gaither Cove

by Wyckoff, Capwell

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Condition
Near Fine
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$10.00

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Akron, Ohio.: The Saalfield Publishing Company (c.1932) Frontispiece and illustration to title page. 253 pp. No names or inscriptions. Small Christmas sticker to ffep. Text naturally toned. Blue hardboard covers - dark title print to front board and spine. A tight, square book. Minimal edgewear.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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The Mystery Hunters On Special Detail

by Wyckoff, Capwell

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Near Fine
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$10.00

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Akron, Ohio.: The Saalfield Publishing Company (c.1936) Frontispiece and title page illustration. 250pp. No names or inscriptions. Text naturally toned. Blue hardboard covers - dark title print to front board and spine. Minimal bottom edgewear. A sound, square still-bright book.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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The Ice Diamond Quest. A Tom and Liz Austen Mystery

by Wilson, Eric

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1990
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780002235589
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$12.50

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Toronto: Harper Collins Publishers Ltd, 1990. Illustrated hardboard covers (Stephen Snider illustration). Canadian author Eric Wilson provides another Tom and Liz Austen Mystery for young readers. Although the book is fiction, some events in the plot were inspired by stories told to Eric while he was in Newfoundland. Half-page b/w chapter headings. A bright, square book. No names or… Read more
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Paddington At The Circus

by Bond, Michael & Fred Banbery

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780001821156
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$10.00

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London: Collins, 1973. 'A Paddington Picture Book'...Book 3.The full-colour pictures on every page will delight the very young, and the simple text has been specially written for those who are just learning to read. Illustrated hardoard covers. Name to fep and ffep. Wear to spine ends and corner tips. A sound, most serviceable book.. First Edition. Hard Cover.… Read more
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Phony Baloney. The Counterfeit Kid

by Graeber, Charlotte. Illustrated By Joe Boddy

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1985
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780840766427
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$12.50

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Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers, 1985. Heavy paper covers. Mr.T and Me Series. A lesson is taught here by Mr.T. An extremely bright, glossy book!.. Soft Cover. Near Fine.
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The Berenstain Bears Get Stage Fright

by Berenstain, Stan & Jan

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1986
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780394873374
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$12.50

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New York: Random House, 1986. Illustrated heavy paper covers. First Time Book Series. Sister Bear worries about her lines in the school play while Brother Bear has no fear. Guess who forgets the lines during the performance? No name or gift inscription, Spine shows very minor wear. A glossy bright, clean book.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near… Read more
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Baker's Hawk. The Story of a Boy, a Wild Bird, and a Coming of Age

by Bickham, Jack

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1974
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780385057240
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$16.50

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New York: Doubleday & Company Inc., 1974. 'Family Bookshelf Edition'. The passage from childhood to maturity is difficult at best, and for eleven-year-old Billy Baker it was a time for questioning all the values he'd been taught to live by as a farm boy in the Colorado of the 1880s. It was time for viewing neighbors,… Read more
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