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Midnight, Champion Bucking Horse

By Sam Savitt

New York: Scholastic Book Serv.. Very Good. 1963. First Printing. Paperback. Scholastic 1st printing 1963. Pages clean and intact, no markings, age tanning to pages and covers, b/w illustrations. Cover has minor edgewear, a few light creases/scuffing and sticker residue/small peel on front where old price sticker was removed. Midnight was one of the greatest bucking horses in rodeo history. Even today Midnight's bronco career is still remembered. (85os,05-18) ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 95 pages .

$7.95

The 18th Emergency

By Betsy Byars

New York: Camelot / Avon. Very Good. 1974. Third Printing. Paperback. 0380000997 . Third printing, softcover. Pages all intact and clean other than previous owner's name written small on first endpage. Age tannning to pages and inside covers. Cover has scuffing, light edge/corner wear, small tear across spine and some spotting/soiling to rear cover. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; Benjie and his friend Ezzie have often discussed what they would do if an octopus or a crocodile attacked them - but whatever is Benjie to do in the worst emergency of all, when Hammerman, the biggest boy in the school, is asking for a fight? The author also wrote "The TV Kid" and "The Cybil War". (115os, 5-18) .

$6.95

SIXTY-FOUR, SIXTY-FIVE

By McClintock, Norah

McClelland & Stewart. Very Good. 1989. Softcover. 0771054467 . Very nice, clean, tight condition. Pages are unmarked, a little wrinkling to a few bottom corners, small ink marking bottom edge of pages and one small light stain to outer edge. Cover has light scuffing and a little wear at corners. Set against the backdrop of the 60's, this is a powerful novel that addresses questions of tolerance and ethnic diversity that are as pressing today as they were to the Class of '65. Juvenile/Young adult reading. (190osl) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 156 pages .

$4.95

THE ANIMALS
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THE ANIMALS

By Rice, Earle & Jim Sanford

Fearon Pitman. Very Good. 1979. First Edition. Softcover. 0822453614 . Pages clean and intact. Cover has light soiling and light edgewear. B/w illus. "His B-17 was a sitting duck ... Captain Clay Denison of the U. S. Army was shot down. In the hospital . Blind. Any minute now the Germans would fly over England - to bomb the Prime Minister's home. Clay has no way to stop ... Except for ...the Animals! Juvenile fiction. ; Pacemaker Bestellers Book; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 58 pages; (*lower shipping available on this lighter itme) [82-osl] .

$4.50

THE END OF THE WORLD
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THE END OF THE WORLD

By Major, Henriette

McClelland & Stewart/Tundra Books. Near Fine. 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. 0771054726 . Excellent condition, no jacket as issued. Clean, no markings. Cover has slight corner wear, a little scuffing. "For children with an adventurous spirit, the wild duck who sets out to find the end of the world will strike a note of kinship....even a close shave with a stewpot and an encounter with a wise old owl cannot quench her curiosity..." (367os) ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$9.95

AUNT CEECEE, AUNT BELLE, AND MAMA'S SURPRISE
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AUNT CEECEE, AUNT BELLE, AND MAMA'S SURPRISE

By Quattlebaum, Mary

Doubleday. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1999. First Edition. Hardcover. 0385322755 . Ex-library book, but still in very good condition - laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Scuffing and light edgewear to jacket. Pages are clean and a few pages are lightly wrinkled from reading. Colour illus. "Chesworth's (Archibald Frisby) cartoon artwork, an homage to the Jazz Age, adds an effervescent charm to Quattlebaum's (Jazz, Pizzazz, and the Silver Threads) tongue-in-cheek tale of an eccentric family attempting to pull off a surprise party. The narrator, a "take-charge kind of girl, " has to overcome the inefficiency of both Aunt CeeCee, who "slapdashes at the very last minute" (she's too busy reading movie magazines to mail the invitations) , and Aunt Belle, who "nitpicks the tiniest things" (finding just the right streamers becomes an obsession). The artwork brims with period details, from spats to flapper dresses and cloche hats....." [osl-420] ; 8vo .

$7.00

HOME BEFORE DARK
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HOME BEFORE DARK

By Hammond, Jo

Victoria, B. C.: Orca Books. New. 2005. First Edition. Softcover. 1551433400 . New book, no markings. Young adult reading. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; Danger lurks in the coastal rainforest. While exploring a remote island, Erik and his friends find themselves involved in a decades old crime. After befriending Gary, a retired logger who lives along, Erik and the others learn of the death of Gary's aunt and uncle in a suspicious fire years before. They are then shocked to find they have aroused the interest of a shadowy stranger who seems to have designs on Gary's home & boat, and perhaps his life. (os) .

$8.25

THE FIVE SPARROWS A Japanese Folktale
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THE FIVE SPARROWS A Japanese Folktale

By Newton, Patricia Montgomery

Atheneum. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1982. First Edition. Hardcover. 0689309368 . Ex-library book, but still in very good condition - usual ex-lib type of markings. Pages clean , only light wear to jacket, which is attached to book. Summary: A retelling of a Japanese fairy tale. When a kindly old woman is richly rewarded for nursing a wounded sparrow back to health, a greedy neighbor attempts to emulate the old woman and brings trouble upon herself and her family. (300os) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$9.50

SPIES OF THE REVOLUTION

By Bakeless, Katherine and John

Scholastic. Good+. 1962. Hardcover. Reprint. Cover has light edgewear, a little wrinkling to rear cover, small taped tear spine bottom. Has a couple of school library stamps & a back pocket. Internal pages are otherwise clean. "A strange message in code! Messages in silver bullets & jacket buttons! Letters written in invisible ink. Who are these spies? ..." (os) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$3.85

NORTH TO ADVENTURE
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NORTH TO ADVENTURE

By Peyton, K. M.

Collins Seagull Adventure Library. Very Good+. 1970. Hardcover. 0001642251 . Hardcover with illustrated boards, no jacket as issued. Cover is clean, has light wear to spine ends & corners, interior clean & tight, age tanning to pages, a little sticker residue on front. 192 pages. Adventure story across the Arctic with Captain Ross and his nephew Nick. While on an expedition in the Arctic, two young boys set out to uncover the reason for a myterious ship's disappearance. (*shipping will be reduced to most locations) ; 8vo .

$9.55

WHAT'S THAT NOISE?
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WHAT'S THAT NOISE?

By Lemieux, Michele

Toronto: Kids Can Press Ltd.. Very Good. 1989. First Edition; Second Printing. Softcover. 0921103697 . Pages clean and unmarked. Cover has a few light creases and light wear/curling at corners. Charming colour illustrations. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; "When Brown Bear wakes from his long winter sleep, he hears a mysterious sound. Unable to identify it, he sets out to discover where the strange noise is coming from. Through field and forest, he spends all spring, summer and fall searching for the source of the "thump-bump" sound that follows him wherever he goes. Finally, Brown Bear returns to his cave, where he prepares to settle in for his winter nap. Only then does he discover that the noise is the beating of his own heart. " (*lower shipping available on this lighter item, osl-112) .

$1.65

TOM SWIFT AND HIS ROCKET SHIP The New Tom Swift Jr. Adventures #3
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TOM SWIFT AND HIS ROCKET SHIP The New Tom Swift Jr. Adventures #3

By Appleton, Victor Ii

Grosset & Dunlap. Very Good. 1954. First Edition. Hardcover. No jacket as issued, illustrated boards. Light scuffing of cover, light wear to spine ends and corners, a little fading to spine. Pages are clean and tight other than previous young owner has written their name/address fairly large inside front cover and first endpage. There. Are some small peeled areas and a bit of glue residue inside back cover.... Our young hero, Tom Swift, Jr. Set off on on more exciting adventure in the wild expanses of space. (380-noto) ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .

$6.50

TREACHERY IN CRETE
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TREACHERY IN CRETE

By Palmer, Myron Tim

Houghton and Mifflin. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1961. First Edition. Hardcover. Ex-Library 167 pages, no jacket, heavy buckram binding, usual library stamps/stickers. Light wear to cover edges, light scuffing/soiling. Light soiling outer edge of pages. Bottom corner of pages has a partial rough edge. 4 color full-page illustrations + several b/w line drawings throughout the book. Interior pages tight, and clean other than a few library stamps & a few earmarks. 167 pages. Illustrated by the author. Juvenile/Young Adult reading. A mystery of ancient Crete based around the breathtaking festival of the bulls. (*Shipping will be reduced to some locations) ; 8vo .

$27.00

TOM SWIFT AND HIS SUBOCEAN GEOTRON
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TOM SWIFT AND HIS SUBOCEAN GEOTRON

By Appleton Ii, Victor

Grosset & Dunlap. Good+. 1966. Hardcover. B002C43YLY . No jacket as issued. Moderate edge and corner wear, small paper loss at corners, some scuffing and ink rubbing to covers, light fading to spine. Pages intact and quite clean, a few small spots seen, previous owner's name written fairly small on endpage and a little glue or tape residue inside back cover. B/w illus. "Tom's mission is to recover a valuable cache left on earth thousands of years ago by colonists from another planet. Can he locate it before his deadly foe, the Kranjovians, seize the capsule?" (400noto) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$13.50

CAPTIVES OF CAULDRON CAVE
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CAPTIVES OF CAULDRON CAVE

By Powell, Dorothy M.

Scholastic. Very Good+. 1977. First Edition. Softcover. light edge/corner wear, creasing to rear cover, light soiling. Internal pages are tight and unmarked, age tanning to pages. B/w illustrations by Nancy Lou Reynolds. A freak accident lands a magnificent black Great Dane and three puppies in the wilderness, where the puppies are trapped in an underground cave. Saladin risks everything to get food, while his owners desperately search for him. Then he, too, is trapped by a rock slide....Set in the wilds of Vancouver Island. (*shipping will be reduced on this lighter book) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$7.05

NIGHT OF FIRE AND BLOOD
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NIGHT OF FIRE AND BLOOD

By Leo P. Kelley

Fearon Pitman Publishers. Very Good+. 1979. First Edition. Softcover. 0719536995 . Fearon Pitman 1979 edition. Cover has light edge/corner wear, slight soiling, tiny tear spine top and a little creasing/curling to one corner. Pages tight and unmarked. B/w illustrations. "Is love a Curse? Vivian - to her, love is pain. Harry - He has everything - except love. Marilyn - A woman in love. Tim - Marilyn's loving husband. Or is he? Is it love, or a curse, that brings them together and tears them apart on the Night of Fire and Blood..." (os) ; 8vo .

$7.50

WET FIRE
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WET FIRE

By Wheeler, W . H.

Fearon Pitman Publishers. Very Good+. 1977. First Edition. Softcover. 0882452738 . Cover has very light edge and corner wear, light soiling. Pages clean and intact. B/w illustrations. "Gods of Gold - Angry gods that had wiped out the people who had made them. Gods protected by the thick Borneo jungle....by snakes and leeches...and by...Wet Fire. Were they still on the mountain?" (os) ; 8vo; .

$7.00

EARTHQUAKE
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EARTHQUAKE

By Christopher, Matt

Scholastic. Very Good+. 1975. Second Printing. Softcover. very light edge/corner wear, light corner creasing, slight soiling to rear. Internal pages are clean, tight and unmarked. B/w illustrations by Ted Lewin. "What is it Red?" Jeff cries, clutching his horse's rein. The earth begins to tremble....there is a deafening roar....suddently the ground cracks open beneath him! Jeff knew the long trip home through the Adirondack wilderness would be dangerous. But now he's trapped - in the very center of an earthquake!" (*Shipping will be reduced on this lighter book) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$7.40

POLITICALLY CORRECT BEDTIME STORIES
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POLITICALLY CORRECT BEDTIME STORIES

By Gardner, James Finn

New York: Macmillan. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1994. Hardcover. 002542730x . Hardcover is clean & tight. Jacket has light edgewear & scuffing. Review : James Finn Garner has taken 12 time-tested tales and retold them with the newfound sensitivity of our times. Here's a snippet from "Little Red Riding Hood": The wolf said, "You know, my dear, it isn't safe for a little girl to walk through these woods alone. " Red Riding Hood said, "I find your sexist remark offensive in the extreme, but I will ignore it because of your traditional status as an outcast from society, the stress of which has caused you to develop your own, entirely valid, worldview. Now, if you'll excuse me, I must be on my way. "Leap into a fairy-tale world where trolls are "dirt-accomplished and odor-enhanced, " witches are "kindness-impaired, " and Cinderella wears a gown "woven of silk stolen from unsuspecting silkworms. " (*Shipping will be reduced on this smaller book) ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .

$5.05

HIGH WATER AT CATFISH BEND
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HIGH WATER AT CATFISH BEND

By Burman, Ben Lucien

Collier Books. Very Good. 1963. Softcover. Light edge & corner wear, light creasing, some fading & rubbing to spine, tiny peels on front where sticker was removed. Internal pages are tight and unmarked, b/w illustrations.. "A comical story about how some wild animals in a flood in Catfish Bend, Mississippi, take over the problem of flood control!" The author's books about life on the Mississippi have maked him the acknowledge successor to Mark Twain... (*Shipping will be reduced on this lighter book. ) ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .

$4.50

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