Natural & Applied Sciences

Science Living Books for Sale

Through these science living books for sale, children can find “something of the beauty and the power of the world in which they live”. “We are all meant to be naturalists, each in his own degree, and it is inexcusable to live in a world so full of the marvels of plant and animal life and to care for none of these things.” – Charlotte Mason

Updated: July 18, 2017  1:00 pm MT

Science Series

All About Books:

expeditions

 

All About Famous Scientific Expeditions, Raymond Holden, 1955, HB, G+, $5

 

 

 

 

(SALE PENDING)  All About Sailing the Seven Seas, Ruth Brindze, 1962, HB, VG, $5

 

 

 

 

All About Satellites and Space Ships, David Dietz, 1958, 1962, HB, VG, $5

 

 

 

Biographies:

always inventing

 

Always Inventing: A Photobiography of Alexander Graham Bell, Tom L. Matthews, 1999, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $5

 

 

archimedes

 

Archimedes and the Door of Science, Jeanne Bendick, 1962, 2001, PB, Excellent, $8

 

 

 

microbe

 

Microbe Hunters: The Classic Book on the Major Discoveries of the Microscopic World, Paul de Kruif, 1926, 1996, PB, VG, $6

 

 

 

 

A Picture Book of Thomas Alva Edison, David A. Adler, 1996, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

 

Shark Lady: True Adventures of Eugenie Clark, Ann McGovern, 1978, PB, G, corner wear, $3

 

 

starry

 

Starry Messenger: A book depicting the life of a famous scientist, mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, physicist, Galileo Galilei, Peter Sis, 1996, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $5

 

 

 

2nd copy: Starry Messenger: A book depicting the life of a famous scientist, mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, physicist, Galileo Galilei, Peter Sis, 1996, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $5

 

 

 

(SALE PENDING)  Thomas A. Edison: Young Inventor, Sue Guthridge, Childhood of Famous Americans, 1947, 1986, xlib laminate covered PB, G+, $4

 

 

 

Tom Edison Finds Out, Sadyebeth and Anson Lowitz, 1940, 1969, xlib Library Binding, G+, really good copy just has some sticker residue and a little cover wear on corners, $9

Books for Young Explorers:

 

Animals and Their Hiding Places, Jane R, McCauley, 1986, HB, VG, $4

 

 

 

 

2nd copy: Animals and Their Hiding Places, Jane R, McCauley, 1986, HB, VG, $4

 

 

Field Guides:

fishes

 

The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Fishes, Whales & Dolphins, Herbert T. Boschung, Jr. 1983, xlib mylar covered Vinyl Bound, VG, $6

 

 

 

birdsnorth

 

Birds of North America, Kenn Kaufman, 2000, PB, VG, $4

 

 

 

gamebirds

 

Gamebirds: A guide to North American species and their habits, A Golden Nature Guide, Herbert S. Zim, 1961, PB, VG, $3

 

 

lions

 

Lions, Ferrets & Bears: A Guide to the Mammals of Colorado, David M. Armstrong, 1993, xlib PB, G+, hard board & plastic covered, $3

 

 

First Book Series:

prehistoric

 

The First Book of Prehistoric Animals, Alice Dickinson, 1954, HB, G, $4

 

 

Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out:

 

Bugs are Insects, Anne Rockwell, 2001, PB, G+, $3

 

 

corn

 

Corn is Maize: The Gift of the Indians, Aliki, 1976, PB, G, $2

 

 

 

2nd copy: Corn is Maize: The Gift of the Indians, Aliki, 1976, xlib Library Rebound, G-, pages wavy at top from moisture, $2

 

digging

 

Digging Up Dinosaurs, Aliki, 1981, 1988, PB, VG, $2

 

 

rain2

 

Down Comes the Rain, Franklyn M. Branley, 1963, 1997, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

earthquake

 

Earthquakes, Franklyn M. Branley, 1990, HB, G, $4

 

 

 

floating in space

 

Floating in Space, Franklyn M. Branley, 1998, xlib HB, G, (smells like lotion), mylar covered DJ, $3

 

from caterpillar to butterfly

 

From Caterpillar to Butterfly, Deborah Heiligman, 1996, xlib HB, G-, tears at bottom of pages, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

from tadpole to frog

 

From Tadpole to Frog, Wendy Pfeffer, 1994, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

 

Germs Make me Sick!, Melvin Berger, 1985, 1995, xlib HB, G-, page tears at bottom near spine, $5

 

mountains

 

How Mountains are Made, Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld, 1995, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

lets go rock collecting

 

Let’s Go Rock Collecting, Roma Gans, 1984, 1997, xlib HB, G+, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

penguin

 

Penguin Chick, Betty Tatham, 2002, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

 

planets in our solar system

 

The Planets in our Solar System, Franklyn M. Branley, 1981, PB, G+, $2

 

 

 

The Planets in our Solar System, Franklyn M. Branley, 1981, 1987, PB, G+, $2

 

 

manatees

 

A Safe Home for Manatees, Priscilla Belz Jenkins, 1997, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

skeleton

 

Skeleton Inside You, Philip Balestrino, 1971, HB, G, $4

 

 

sky is full of stars

 

The Sky is Full of Stars, Franklyn M. Branley, 1983, PB, G+, $2

 

 

volcanoes

 

Volcanoes, Franklyn M. Branley, 2008, xlib HB, G-, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

 

garbage

 

Where Does the Garbage Go?, Paul Showers, 1974, HB, G+, $4

 

 

whoeats

 

Who Eats What?: Food Chains and Food Webs, Patricia Lauber, 1995, PB, G, $2

 

frogs

 

Why Frogs Are Wet, Judy Hawes, 2000, xlib vinyl covered PB, G+, $2

 

 

Old Homestead Tales Series:

bluebirds

 

Volume 1, The Bluebirds and Their Neighbors, Neil Wayne Northey, 1930, 1981, PB, G, $6

 

 

neighbors

 

Volume 1, The Bluebirds and Their Neighbors, Neil Wayne Northey, 1998, PB, G+, cover crease, $6

 

 

mallards

 

Volume 2, The Mallards and Their Neighbors, Neil Wayne Northey, 1998, PB, VG, $7

 

 

paddletail

 

Volume 3, Paddletail the Beaver and His Neighbors, Neil Wayne Northey, 1998, PB, VG, $7

 

 

wild

 

Volume 4, Wild Creatures in Winter, Neil Wayne Northey, 1998, PB, VG, $7

 

 

 

Science for Every Kid:

constellations

 

Janice VanCleave’s Constellations for Every Kid: Easy Activities That Make Learning Science Fun, Janic VanCleave, 1997, xlib HB, G, $4

 

 

 

human

 

Janice VanCleave’s the Human Body for Every Kid: Easy Activities That Make Learning Science Fun, Janic VanCleave, 1995, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

 

 

Step-Up Books:

 

Animals do the Strangest Things, Leonora and Arthur Hornblow, 1964, xlib Library Binding, G, $5

 

 

 

2nd copy: Animals do the Strangest Things, Leonora and Arthur Hornblow, 1964, HB, G, $5

 

 

 

The Story of Flight, Mary Lee Settle, 1967, HB, G, $5

 

 

Natural Science

 

Animals in Winter, Henrietta Bancroft, 1963, PB, G-, $2

 

 

bats

 

Bats, Gail Gibbons, 1999, xlib HB, G+, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

 

 

Bear Mouse, Berniece Freschet, 1973, HB, VG, $4

 

 

 

(SALE PENDING)  Birth of an Island, 1963, PB, G, $3

 

 

clocks and more clocks

 

Clocks and More Clocks, Pat Hutchins, 1995, PB, G+, $3

 

 

 

The Cloud Book, Tomie dePaola, PB, VG, $3

 

 

 

The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady, Edith Holden, 1977, HB, name on FFEP, VG, DJ, $7

 

 

 

(SALE PENDING)  Crinkleroot’s 25 More Animals Every Child Should Know, Jim Arnosky, 1994, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $5

 

 

 

(SALE PENDING)  Crinkleroot’s Guide to Knowing Butterflies & Moths, Jim Arnosky, 1996, xlib HB, G, one corner with slight water damage & bumped, $11

 

 

desert town

 

Desert Town, Bonnie & Arthur Geisert, 2001, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, $7

 

 

Destination: Jupiter, Seymour Simon, 1999, PB, G, $3

 

 

 

Every Autumn Comes the Bear, Jim Arnosky, 1993, xlib HB, G, $5

 

 

 

 

Frogs, Gail Gibbons, 1997, PB, VG, $3

 

 

from seed to plant

 

From Seed to Plant, Gail Gibbons, 1991, PB, VG, $4

 

 

 

Lightning, Seymour Simon, 1997, PB, G+, $3

 

 

 

The Little Rabbit, Judy Dunn, 1980, PB, G, $2

 

 

audubon

 

The Living World of Audubon, Roland C. Clement, 1974, HB, VG, DJ, $5   (The best of Audubon with the best of today’s photography)

 

 

 

 

Magnify and Find Out Why, Julius Schwartz, 1972, PB, G, 1 corner of pages stained, $2

 

 

 

One Day in the Tropical Rain Forest, Jean Craighead George, 1990, xlib HB, laminate covered DJ, $4

 

 

pagoo

 

Pagoo, Holling Clancy Holling, 1957, 1985, G, PB, $6

 

 

 

 

Penquins!, Gail Gibbons, 1998, PB, VG, $4

 

 

 

(SALE PENDING)  The Snowflake: Winter’s Secret Beauty, Kenneth Libbrecht, 2003, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, $5

 

 

 

Spiders, Gail Gibbons, 1994, PB, G, $2

 

 

 

The Travels of Monarch X, Ross E. Hutchins, 1996, HB, G-, 1 page loose and repaired with tape, cover corner wear, $5

 

 

where do they go

 

(SALE PENDING)  Where do they Go?: Insects in Winter, Millicent E. Selsam, 1981, PB, G-, $2

 

 

wild animals of north america

 

Wild Animals of North America, National Geographic Society, 1960, HB, VG, DJ, $6

 

 

 

Applied Science:

album

 

Album of Horses, Marguerite Henry, FIAR, 1951, 1993, PB, VG, $5

 

 

 

album of horses

 

Album of Horses, Marguerite Henry, FIAR, 1951, HB, G, cover wear & fraying, interior nice, front hinge a little loose, $6

 

 

 

The Art of the Catapult, William Gurstelle, xlib laminate PB, G-, $4

 

 

 

 

Bicycle Book, Gail Gibbons, 1995, 2001, PB, VG, $3

 

 

 

Big City Port, Betsy Maestro and Ellen DelVecchio, 1983, PB, VG, $3

 

 

 

2nd copy: Big City Port, Betsy Maestro and Ellen DelVecchio, 1983, PB, VG, $3

 

 

 

Book, Eyewitness Books, Karen Brookfield, 1993, HB, G, middle pages bent/crushed at top, $3

 

 

chickens

 

Chickens in your Backyard: A Beginner’s Guide, Rick & Gail Luttmann, 1976, PB, G, $3

 

 

 

Cooking the Israeli Way, Josephine Bacon, 2002, xlib HB, G, $5

 

 

 

Dogs, Gail Gibbons, 1996, 1997, PB, G, $3

 

 

 

Home Comforts: The Art & Science of Keeping House, Cheryl Mendelson, 1999, HB, VG, DJ, $6

 

 

 

2nd copy: Home Comforts: The Art & Science of Keeping House, Cheryl Mendelson, 1999, HB, VG, DJ, $6

 

 

 

How a Book is Made, Aliki, 1986, 1990, PB, G

 

 

 

 

How to be your Dog’s Best Friend: A Training Manual for Dog Owners, The Monks of New Skete, 1978, HB, VG, DJ, $4

 

 

game

 

The Human Body Card Game, Professor Noggin, cards only – only needs dice, $1

 

 

 

(SALE PENDING) Nourishing Traditions, Sally Fallon, 2001, PB, G, a few wavy pages in back, $7

 

 

 

 

Once Upon a Farm, Bob Artley, 2001, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $5

 

 

 

Pioneering, Boy Scouts of America Merit Badge Series, 1993, 2001, PB, VG, $6

 

 

 

 

Puff…Flash…Bang!: A Book About Signals, Gail Gibbons, 1993, PB, Like New, $3

 

 

The Small-Scale Poultry Flock, Harvey Ussery, 2011, PB, VG, $17

 

 

 

apollo

 

The Story of Apollo 11: First Man on the Moon, R. Conrad Stein, Cornerstones of Freedom, 1985, HB, VG, $4

 

 

stallion

 

White Stallion of Lipizza, Marguerite Henry, 1964, 1970, HB, G+, $7

 

 

America’s Test Kitchen Cookbooks:

The companion PBS series videos can be found at libraries or online and could expand an excellent cooking course for high school or adults.

ATK3

 

The America’s Test Kitchen Cookbook, Editors of Cook’s Illustrated, 2001, HB, VVG, DJ small interior tear close to spine (see picture), $5

 

ATK2

 

America’s Test Kitchen Live!, Editors of Cook’s Illustrated, 2004, HB, VVG, DJ, $5

 

 

ATK4

 

Here in America’s Test Kitchen, Editors of Cook’s Illustrated, 2002, HB, VVG, DJ, $5

 

 

ATK1

 

Inside America’s Test Kitchen, Editors of Cook’s Illustrated, 2003, HB, VG, DJ, $5

 

 

Math:

anno

 

Anno’s Counting Book, Mitsumasa Anno, 1977, HB, G, DJ, $5

 

 

 

Anno’s Mysterious Multiplying Jar, Masaichiro and Mitsumasa Anno, 1983, PB, VG, $

 

 

math

 

The Grapes of Math: Mind-Stretching Math Riddles, Greg Tang, xlib HB, cover & binding very good but pages stained, mylar covered DJ, $2

 

 

mittens

 

Missing Mittens, Stuart J. Murphy, Mathstart: Odd & Even Numbers, xlib HB, G-, binding loose, mylar covered DJ, $3

 

 

One Grain of Rice, Demi, 1997, PB, G-, pages taped at spine, $2

 

 


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History, Historical Fiction, & Geography

Through these history living books for sale, young and old can engage in the past with rich stories, not just dry facts. “History maketh a young man to be old, without wrinkles or gray hairs, privileging him with the experience of age, without either the infirmities or inconveniences thereof.” – Thomas Fuller

Updated: July 18, 2017  1:00 pm MT

History Living Books for Sale

History Series:

The American Adventure Series:

 

Fur Trappers of the Old West, A,M. Anderson, 1946, 1961, HB, VG, school library stamp on end page, $18

 

American Heritage Junior Library Series:

 

Adventures in the Wilderness, Rutherford Platt, 1963, HB, G+, $5

 

 

 

jamestown

 

Jamestown: First English Colony, Marshall W. Fishwick, 1965, xlib HB, G, some fraying on edges & corners, $4

 

 

pilgrims

 

The Pilgrims and Plymouth Colony, Feenie Ziner, 1961, xlib HB, VG, $6

 

 

 

Cornerstones of Freedom Series:

air force one

 

Air Force One, Brendan January, 2004, xlib HB, VG, $4

 

 

story of d day

 

The Story of D-Day, R. Conrad Stein, 1977, HB, G, $4

 

 

 

The Story of Ellis Island, R. Conrad Stein, 1979, HB, VG, $4

 

 

story alamo

 

The Story of the Alamo, Norman Richards, 1970, HB, VG, $4

 

 

 

2nd copy: The Story of the Alamo, Norman Richards, 1970, HB, G+, $4

 

 

bonhomme

 

The Story of the Bonhomme Richard, Norman Richards, 1969, HB, VG, $4

 

 

story of the capitol

 

The Story of the Capitol, Marilyn Prolman, 1969, xlib HB, G-, $4

 

 

story of the conestoga wagon

 

The Story of the Conestoga Wagon, Kenneth Richards, 1970, HB, VG, $4

 

 

story of the constitution

 

The Story of the Constitution, Marilyn Prolman, 1969, HB, VG, $4

 

 

declaration 2

 

The Story of the Declaration of Independence, Norman Richards, 1968, HB, VG, $4

 

 

declaration

 

The Story of the Declaration of Independence, Norman Richards, 1968, HB, VG, $4

 

 

story of the gettysburg address

 

The Story of the Gettysburg Address, Kenneth Richards, 1969, 1992, HB, VG, $4

 

 

 

The Story of the Gold at Sutter’s Mill, R. Conrad Stein, 1981, HB, VG, $4

 

 

story of the homestead act

 

The Story of the Homestead Act, R. Conrad Stein, 1978, HB, VG, $4

 

 

story of the lewis and clark expedition

 

The Story of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, R. Conrad Stein, 1978, HB, VG, $4

 

 

 

The Story of the Liberty Bell, Natalie Miller, 1965, HB, VG, $4

 

 

story of the lincoln memorial

 

The Story of the Lincoln Memorial, Natalie Miller, 1966, xlib HB, VG, $3

 

 

 

2nd copy: The Story of the Lincoln Memorial, Natalie Miller, 1966, HB, VG, $4

 

 

story of the mayflower compact

 

The Story of the Mayflower Compact, Norman Richards, 1967, xlib HB, G, $4

 

 

story of the nineteenth amendment

 

The Story of the Nineteenth Amendment, R. Conrad Stein, 1982, HB, VG, $4

 

 

statue of liberty

 

The Story of the Statue of Liberty, Natalie Miller, 1965, HB, VG, $4

 

 

 

The Story of the Underground Railroad, R. Conrad Stein, 1981, HB, VG, $4

 

 

story of the uss arizona

 

The Story of the U.S.S. Arizona, R. Conrad Stein, 1977, HB, VG, $4

 

 

white house

 

The Story of the White House, Natalie Miller, 1966, xlib HB, VG, $4

 

 

First Book Series:

first

 

The First Book of American History, Henry Steele Commanger, ill. Leonard Everett Fisher, 1957, HB, VG, $5

 

 

 

2nd copy: The First Book of American History, Henry Steele Commanger, ill. Leonard Everett Fisher, 1957, HB, G+, a little cover wear, $5

 

Historic Communities:

williamsburg

 

A Colonial Town: Williamsburg, Bobbie Kalman, 1992, xlib HB, G, $3

 

 

…If You Series:

abraham

 

…If You Grew Up with Abraham Lincoln, Ann McGovern, ill. by Brinton Turkle, 1966, PB, G, $2

 

 

…If You Lived at the Time of the American Revolution, Kay Moore, 1997, PB, G, $2

 

earthquake

 

…If You Lived at the Time of the Great San Francisco Earthquake, Ellen Levine, 1992, PB, G-, $2

 

 

…If You Lived with the Sioux Indians, Ann McGovern, 1974, 1992, PB, G-, spine taped, $1

 

constitution

 

…If You Were There When They Signed the Constitution, Elizabeth Levy, ill. by Joan Holub, 1987, 1992, PB, G, $2

 

Inside Story:

 

A Frontier Fort on the Oregon Trail, Scott Steedman, xlib laminate PB, G, $4

 

 

 

 

A Medieval Castle, Fiona MacDonald, 1990, xlib laminate covered HB, G, $5

 

 

 

renaissance

 

A Renaissance Town, Jacqueline Morley, 1996, xlib HB, VG, $5

 

 

 

Landmark:

 

Gettysburg, MacKinlay Kantor, 1952, HB, VG, $6

 

 

 

 

(SALE PENDING)  Remember the Alamo!, Robert Penn Warren, 1958, HB, VG, DJ a little worn, $7

 

 

The Military History of World War II:

european

 

The Military History of World War II: Volume 1 European Land Battles 1939-1943, Trevor Nevitt Dupuy, 1962, HB, VG, $4

 

 

 

2nd copy: The Military History of World War II: Volume 1 European Land Battles 1939-1943, Trevor Nevitt Dupuy, 1962, HB, VG, $4

 

 

european land battles 1944-45

 

The Military History of World War II: Volume 2 European Land Battles 1944-1945, Trevor Nevitt Dupuy, 1962, HB, VG, $4

 

 

land battles

 

The Military History of World War II: Volume 3 Land Battles: North Africa Sicily, and Italy, Trevor Nevitt Dupuy, 1962, HB, VG, $4

 

 

Chronological History:

annals

 

The Annals of the World, James Ussher, 1658, 2012, Casebound, book Like New, case is bumped on corners, $19    (Includes timeline reference CD-ROM full of colored charts, graphs, timelines, and more.)

 

Ancient:

archaeologists dig for clues

 

Archeologists Dig for Clues, Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science Series, Kate Duke, 1997, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, $5

 

motel

 

Motel of the Mysteries, David Macaulay, 1979, PB, G+, $3  (fun spoof on archaeology)

 

 

 

2nd copy: Motel of the Mysteries, David Macaulay, 1979, PB, G+, $3

 

 

 

gods and goddesses of ancient egypt

 

The Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt, Leonard Everett Fisher, 1997, xlib HB, G+, mylar covered DJ, $6

 

 

 

The Great Pyramid: The story of the farmers, the god-king, and the most astounding structure ever built, Elizabeth Mann, 1996, xlib HB, G+, mylar covered DJ, $6

 

egypt

 

Growing up in Ancient Egypt, Rosalie David, vinyl covered PB, G, $2

 

 

 

Hieroglyphs from A to Z: A Rhyming Book with Ancient Egyptian Stencils for Kids, Peter Der Manuelian, 1991, 1995, PB, VG, cover crease, $4

 

 

 

Mummies, Pyramids, and Pharaohs: A Book about Ancient Egypt, Gail Gibbons, 2004, xlib HB, G+, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

 

tut

 

Tut’s Mummy, Step into Reading, Judy Donnelly, 1988, 1996, PB, G, $1

 

 

 

 

The Trojan War, Olivia Coolidge, 1952, 1980, xlib HB, G-, spine breaking in a few places, mylar covered DJ, $5

 

 

theras and his town

 

Theras and His Town, Caroline Dale Snedeker, 1924, 2012, PB, G+, $7

 

 

 

 

The Robe, Lloyd C. Doulglas, 1942, 1950, HB, VG, $6

 

 

 

 

The Romans, Anthony Marks, 1990, PB, VG, $3     (Not a living book but a good visual addition to understand the period.) 

 

 

Middle Ages/Renaissance:

adam

 

Adam of the Road, Elizabeth Janet Gray, 1942, 1970, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $5

 

 

 

2nd copy: Adam of the Road, Elizabeth Janet Gray, 1942, 1969, xlib Library Binding, G+, very sturdy copy, $7

 

 

 

apple and the arrow

 

The Apple and the Arrow: The Legend of William Tell, Mary and Conrad Buff, 1951, PB, VG, smaller format, $3

 

 

diary

 

Castle Diary: The Journal of Tobias Burgess, Richard Platt, 1999, 2003, small edition PB, VG, $4

 

 

chanticleer

 

Chanticleer and the Fox, Geoffrey Chaucer, adapted & ill. by Barbara Cooney, 1958, PB, G, $3

 

 

conquista

 

Conquista!, Clyde Robert Bulla, 1978, HB, VG, $4

 

 

 

door

 

(SALE PENDING)  The Door in the Wall, Marguerite de Angeli, 1949, 1989, PB, G, $3

 

 

 

 

Illuminations, Jonathan Hunt, 1989, xlib HB, Fair, water damage but the thick pages hold up very well, laminate covered DJ, $2

 

 

 

fifth

 

(SALE PENDING)  The King’s Fifth, Scott O’Dell, 1966, 1994, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, $5

 

 

 

luttrell

 

The Luttrell Village: Country Life in the Middle Ages, Sheila Sancha, 1982, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

 

made

 

Made in the Middle Ages, Christine Price, 1961, 1962, xlib HB, VG, $5

 

 

 

otto

 

(SALE PENDING)  Otto of the Silver Hand, Howard Pyle, 1888, 1967, PB, G, $4

 

 

 

 

Saint George and the Dragon, Margaret Hodges, 1984, HB, G+, no DJ, $4

 

 

 

shining

 

The Shining Company, Rosemary Sutcliff, 1990, 1997, PB, VG, $4

 

 

 

silver branch

 

The Silver Branch, Rosemary Sutcliff, xlib 1957, 2010, PB, G+, $4

 

 

 

 

Till Year’s Good End: A Calendar of Medieval Labors, W. Nikola-Lisa, 1997, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, $5

 

 

trumpeter

 

The Trumpeter of Krakow, Eric P. Kelly, 1928, 1966, xlib Library Rebound with also a mylar covered DJ, G+, a few smudged & dog-eared pages, $7

 

 

World History:

folk

 

Folk Costumes of the World, Robert Harrold and Phyllida Legg, 1999, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

 

machu picchu

 

(SALE PENDING)  Machu Picchu, Elizabeth Mann, 2000, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $5

 

 

 

2nd copy: Machu Picchu, Elizabeth Mann, 2000, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $5

 

 

secret

 

Secret of the Andes, Ann Nolan Clark, 1952, 1980, xlib HB, G+, mylar covered DJ, $6

 

 

 

birth of britain

 

A History of the English-Speaking Peoples: Volume 1 The Birth of Britain, Winston S. Churchill, 1958, HB, G, $7

 

 

 

new world

 

A History of the English-Speaking Peoples: Volume 2 The New World, Winston S. Churchill, 1958, HB, G+, $7

 

 

lionnorth

 

The Lion of the North: A Tale of the Times of Gustavus Adolphus, G.A. Henty, 2002, HB, New, $15

 

 

 

The Cow Who Fell in the Canal, Phyllis Krasilovsky, 1953, 1988, PB, G, $3

 

 

 

They Sought a New World: The Story of European immigration to North America, William Kurelek & Margaret S. Engelhart, 1985, xlib HB, G, $4

 

 

 

(SALE PENDING)  The Good Master, Kate Seredy, 1935, 1967, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $7    (Two cousins spend an adventurous summer on a ranch on the Hungarian plains)

 

 

 

2nd copy: The Good Master, Kate Seredy, 1935, 1986, PB, VG, $4

 

 

 

pearl harbor

 

Pearl Harbor, Ready-to-Read, Stephen Krensky, 2001, PB, VG, $3

 

 

 

Brave Men, Ernie Pyle, 1944, HB, G+, $5

 

 

 

 

2nd copy: Brave Men, Ernie Pyle, 1944, HB, G+, $5

 

 

 

faithful elephants

 

Faithful Elephants: A True Story of Animals, People, and War, Yukio Tsuchiya, 1988, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, $6

 

 

sweet

 

Sweet Dried Apples: A Vietnamese Wartime Childhood, Rosemary Breckler, 1996, xlib HB, G+, mylar covered DJ, $5

 

 

wall

 

The Wall, Eve Bunting, 1990, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, $5

 

 

North American Indians:

famous indian tribes

 

Famous Indian Tribes: Their wars, their great chiefs, and how the different tribes lived, William Moyers, 1954, HB, G, $4

 

 

hahnee

 

Hah-nee of the Cliff Dwellers, Mary and Conrad Buff, xlib Library Rebound, 1956, G+, $7

 

 

hide

 

Houses of hide and earth, Bonnie Shemie, 1991, xlib HB, G, $4

 

 

mounds

 

Mounds of earth and shell, Bonnie Shemie, 1993, xlib HB, G, $4

 

 

lets find out about indians

 

Let’s Find Out About Indians, Martha and Charles Shapp, 1962, HB, G, 2 torn pages need repair, $5

 

 

US History:

light 1

 

The Light and the Glory, Peter Marshall, 1977, PB, G+, $4

 

 

 

usa

 

USA, Mitsumasa Anno, 1983, HB, VG, $6     (French version but it’s a wordless book.)

 

 

 

The Explorers from 986 to 1701, Earl Schenck Miers, The Golden Book History of the United States, 1963, HB, G, $4

 

 

 

 

The Explorers from 986 to 1701, Earl Schenck Miers, The Golden Book History of the United States, 1963, HB, G, $4

 

 

 

colonial

 

Colonial Places, Sarah, Howarth, 1994, xlib HB, G, $3

 

 

giving thanks

 

Giving Thanks: The 1621 Harvest Feast, Kate Waters, xlib HB, mylar covered DJ, G+, $5

 

 

Samuel Eaton’s Day: A Day in the Life of a Pilgrim Boy, Kate Waters, 1993, xlib laminate covered PB, G-, $2

 

 

 

Sarah Morton’s Day: A Day in the Life of a Pilgrim Girl, Kate Waters, 1989, xlib HB, VG, $5

 

 

 

2nd copy: Morton’s Day: A Day in the Life of a Pilgrim Girl, Kate Waters, 1993, PB, G+, $2

 

 

 

Stranded at Plimoth Plantation 1626, Gary Bowen, 1994, xlib HB, G+, mylar covered DJ, $5

 

 

Eating the Plates: A Pilgrim Book of Food and Manners, Lucille Recht Penner, 1991, xlib laminate covered PB, G, $3

 

 

 

The First Thanksgiving, Jean Craighead George, 1993, PB, G, $3

 

 

thanksgivingbook

 

The Thanksgiving Book, Lucille Recht Penner, 1986, xlib HB, G+, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

 

 

The Thanksgiving Story, Alice Dalgliesh, 1954, xlib Library Rebound, G, cover wear, $4

 

 

 

Turkeys, Pilgrims, and Indian Corn: The Story of the Thanksgiving Symbols, Edna Barth, 1975, xlib HB, G+, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

 

 

2nd copy: Turkeys, Pilgrims, and Indian Corn: The Story of the Thanksgiving Symbols, Edna Barth, 1975, xlib HB, G, edgewear, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

 

calico

 

Calico Captive, Elizabeth George Speare, 1957, 1989, PB, VG, $3

 

 

 

ben

 

Ben and Me, Robert Lawson, 1939, 40th printing, xlib HB, G, DJ, $5

 

 

early thunder

 

Early Thunder, Jean Fritz, 1967, 1987, PB, VG, $4

 

 

 

independence

 

Independence, Drums of War Vol 1, Peter Reese Doyle, 2005, PB, G, $3

 

 

 

tremain

 

Johnny Tremain, Esther Forbes, 1943, xlib Library Rebound, G+, $7

 

 

 

brothersam

 

My Brother Sam is Dead, James Lincoln & Christopher Collier, 1974, 1984, xlib HB, G,  mylar covered DJ, $4

 

 

 

 

We the People: The Constitution of the United States of America, Peter Spier, 1987, xlib HB, G-, heavy edge wear, binding tight & pages clean, mylar covered DJ, $5

 

 

shh 2

 

Shh! We’re Writing the Constitution, Jean Fritz, 1987, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

 

 

2nd copy: Shh! We’re Writing the Constitution, Jean Fritz, 1987, xlib Library Rebound, VG, mylar covered DJ, $5

 

 

matchlock

 

Matchlock Gun, Walter D. Edmonds, 1941, 1990, PB, G, $2

 

 

 

 

Seaman’s Journal: On the Trail with Lewis and Clark, Patricia Reeder Eubank, 2002, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $5

 

 

 

The Prairie Schooners, Glen Rounds, 1968, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, $5

 

 

 

conestoga

 

Conestoga Wagons, Richard Ammon, 2000, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

 

 

frontiersmen

 

The Frontiersmen, Allan Eckert, 1967, HB, VG, $14

 

 

 

 

Frontier Living, Edwin Tunis, 1961, HB, white cloth, VG, name & address written on FFEP, DJ wear on top & bottom at spine, $10

 

 

 

2nd copy: Frontier Living, Edwin Tunis, 1961, HB, red cloth, VG, DJ minor tears around edges & a little dirty, $10

 

 

 

Thee, Hannah!, Marguerite de Angeli, 1940, 2000, xlib PB, G, $8

 

 

alamo

 

The Alamo, Leonard Everett Fisher, 1987, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, name written on mylar, $6

 

 

prairie

 

Prairie School, Avi, 2001, PB, VG, $2

 

 

 

sarah

 

Sarah, Plain and Tall, Patricia MacLachlan, 1985, PB, VG, $2

 

 

 

wolfling

 

The Wolfling, Sterling North, 1969, HB, VG, DJ, $7

 

 

 

bents fort

 

Bent’s Fort: Crossroads of Cultures on the Santa Fe Trail, Melvin Bacon & Daniel Blegen, xlib PB, VG, $3

 

 

 

Cowboys, Marie and Douglas Gorsline, 1978, PB, G, $2

 

 

cowboys indians and gunfighters

 

Cowboys, Indians, and Gunfighters: The Story of the Cattle Kingdom, Albert Marrin, 1993, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $5

 

 

winning

 

Winning the West, Robert G. Athearn, 1963, HB, G, $4   (Vol. 9 of the American Heritage New Illustrated History of the United States)

 

 

caddie

 

Caddie Woodlawn, Carol Ryrie Brink, 1935, 1973, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

 

 

colorado hist
History of Colorado for Children, Vivian Sheldon Epstein, 1975, 1977, PB, G, $7  (Rare simple picture book retelling of Colorado history for elementary ages.)

 

 

 

(SALE PENDING)  Fire on the Prairie: The Story of Wheaton College, W. Wyeth Willard, 1950, HB, G+, DJ with some wear & tears, $7

 

 

triangle

 

Fire at the Triangle Factory, Holly Littlefield, 1996, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, $3

 

 

batboy

 

The Bat Boy & His Violin, Gavin Curtis, 2001, PB, VG, $3

 

 

 

The Train of States, Peter Sis, 2004, xlib HB, VG, DJ, $4   (Not a living book with a story, but great illustrations & facts about each state.)

 

 

Geography:

around

 

Around the World in a Hundred Years: From Henry the Navigator to Magellan, Jean Fritz, 1994, PB, G, $3

 

 

royal road to romance

 

Royal Road to Romance, Richard Halliburton, 1925, HB, VG, slight cover wear, end pages a little yellowing, $9

 

 

tree in the trail

 

Tree in the Trail, Holling Clancy Holling, 1942, 1970, ex-school library HB, VG, laminate covered DJ, cut out at top corner, $8

 

 

Top Secret Adventures series:

guide to australia

 

Guide to Australia, Michael March, 1995, PB, VG, $2

 

 

guide to germany

 

Guide to Germany, Michael March, 1996, PB, VG, $2

 

 

guide to greece

 

Guide to Greece, Michael March, 1999, PB, VG, $2

 

 

guide to india

 

Guide to India, Brian Williams, 1996, PB, VG, $2

 

 

guide to japan

 

Guide to Japan, Michael March, FIAR, 1995, PB, VG, $2

 

 

guide to mexico

 

Guide to Mexico, Brian Williams, 1995, PB, VG, $2

 

 

guide to russia

 

Guide to Russia, Mike March, FIAR, 1996, PB, VG, $2

 

 

guide to south africa

 

Guide to South Africa, Michael March, 1996, PB, VG, $2

 

 

guide to south korea

 

Guide to South Korea, Michael March, 2007, PB, VG, $2

 

 

guide to sweden

 

Guide to Sweden, Brian Williams, 2000, PB, VG, $2

 

 

ENCHANTMENT OF THE WORLD SERIES:

france

 

France, Don Nardo, 2008, xlib HB, VG, corners bumped, $3

 

 

germany

 

Germany, Jean F. Blashfield, 2003, xlib HB, G, $2

 

 

iceland

 

Iceland, Barbara A. Somervill, 2003, xlib HB, VG, $3

 

 

Lands and Peoples:

lands1

 

Volume 1, British Isles and Western Empire, 1957, HB, VG except for tear on bottom spine, $3

 

 

lands2

 

Volume 2, Baltic States and Central Europe, 1957, HB, VG, $3

 

 

 

lands3

 

Volume 3, The Near and the Middle East, 1957, HB, VG, $3

 

 

 


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These fiction living books for sale put children, as well as adults, directly in touch with the mind of the author that has a passion for a well-told story. The reader’s hearts and minds are kindled with living ideas that spark deep thought, imagination, and creativity.

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Alcott, Louisa May

litwomen

 

Little Women, 1880, newer printing, HB, VG, $6

 

 

 

 

Little Men, Illustrated Junior Library, 1947, HB, G, $6

 

 

 

 

Little Men, Illustrated Junior Library, 1947, 1987, HB, G, $6

 

 

Alexander, Lloyd

bookthree

 

The Book of Three, The Chronicles of Prydain, Book 1, 1964, 2006, PB, G-, $2

 

 

 

 

The Castle of Llyr, The Chronicles of Prydain, Book 3, 1966, 1999, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, $7

 

 

Appleton, Victor II

robot

 

Tom Swift and His Giant Robot, 1954, HB, G, DJ, $6

 

 

 

outpost

 

Tom Swift and Outpost in Space, 1955, HB, G, $5

 

 

 

cosmic

 

Tom Swift and the Cosmic Astronauts, 1960, HB, G, $5

 

 

 

Atwater, Richard and Florence

 

Mr. Popper’s Penguins, 1938, fiftieth printing, HB, VG, $6

 

 

Avi

secretschool

 

The Secret School, 2003, PB, VG, $3

 

 

 

Barrie, J.M.

peterpeteralice

Peter Pan, 1957, Dandelion Library, also includes: Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland, 1955, abridged simpler versions, G, corner bumps & wear, $4

 

 

Blaine, John

phantom

 

The Phantom Shark, Rick Brant Electronic Adventure, 1949, HB, G-, cover bump & wear, text & binding nice, $6

 

 

scarlet

 

The Scarlet Lake Mystery, Rick Brant Science-Adventure1958, HB, not xlib but has “discard” stamp on endsheet, G, $6

 

 

seagold

 

Sea Gold, Rick Brant Electronic Adventure, 1947, HB, G-, corners frayed $6

 

 

 

whispering

 

The Whispering Box Mystery, Rick Brant Electronic Adventure1948, HB, G, $6

 

 

 

Boston, L.M.

enemy

 

An Enemy at Green Knowe, 1964, xlib HB, G, $5

 

 

 

Burgess, Thornton W.

 

Old Mother West Wind, 1910, HB, G, $6

 

 

Burnett, Frances Hodgson

 

Little Lord Fauntleroy, 1886, 1994, PB, G, $3

 

 

Burnford, Sheila

incredible

 

The Incredible Journey: A tale of three animals, 1960, 1996, HB, G, DJ, $5

 

 

 

Carroll, Lewis

wonderland

 

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, 1866, 1992, HB, like new, DJ, $8

 

 

 

glass

 

Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There, 1872, 1993, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $6

 

 

 

2nd copy:  Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There, 1946, 2001, HB, VG, $6

 

 

alice

 

The Annotated Alice, 1960, HB, G-, back end sheet missing, binding loose, $4

 

 

 

Coatsworth, Elizabeth

 

Away Goes Sally, 1934, 1967, xlib Library Binding,G, mylar covered DJ, $8

 

 

Cooper, Susan

 

The Grey King, The Dark is Rising sequence #4, 1975, xlib HB, VG, a little dirty on the text edge, mylar covered DJ, $6

 

 

Dahl, Roald

charliechoc

 

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory & Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator, 2003, HB, VG, DJ, $8

 

 

de Saint-Exupery, Antoine

 

The Little Prince, 1943, 1982, HB, VVG, inscription on FFEP, DJ, $6

 

 

 

 

2nd copy: The Little Prince, 1943, 2000, PB, VG, nice thick pages, $4

 

 

Dixon, Franklin W.

cliff

 

The House on the Cliff, The Hardy Boys #2, 1959, HB, G, $4

 

 

 

oldmill

 

The Secret of the Old Mill, The Hardy Boys #3, 1927, HB, G, $4

 

 

Drury, Roger W.

finches

 

The Finches’ Fabulous Furnace, 1971, xlib HB, G, frayed bottom edge of cover, $4

 

 

duBois, William Pene

21

 

The Twenty-One Balloons, 1947, 1986, PB, G, cover creases, $3

 

 

Dumas, Alexandre

 

The Count of Monte Cristo, Abridged for modern readers, 1943, HB, VG, $6

 

 

 

 

The Three Musketeers, Illustrated Junior Library, 1950, 1998, HB, VG, mylar cover, $7

 

 

Eager, Edward

knights

 

Knight’s Castle, 1956, 1999, PB, G+, $3

 

 

 

magic or not

 

Magic or Not?, 1959, 2001, PB, G, $3

 

 

 

wellwishers

 

The Well-Wishers, 1960, 1999, PB, VG, $4

 

 

 

Fleming, Ian

chitty

 

Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang, 1964, HB, G, $6

 

 

 

Fox, John Jr.

little shepherd of kingdom come

 

The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come, 1903, HB, G, DJ, chips & tears, $5

 

 

Gannett, Ruth Stiles

myfathers

 

My Father’s Dragon, 1948, 1987, PB, G+, $3

 

 

 

2nd copy: My Father’s Dragon, 1948, 1986, HB, G+, mylar covered DJ, $6

 

 

George, Jean Craighead

julie

 

Julie of the Wolves, 1972, xlib HB, G, frayed bottom edge of cover, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

 

Gipson, Fred

oldyeller

 

Old Yeller, 1956, 1989, PB, VG, $2

 

 

Goudge, Elizabeth

green

 

Green Dolphin Street, 1944, HB, G, pages tanning but not brittle, DJ section on spine missing, $7

 

 

 

Pilgrim’s Inn, 1948, HB, VG, DJ with tears, chips & wrinkles, $7

 

 

 

 

2nd copy: Pilgrim’s Inn, 1948, HB, G+, $6

 

 

 

Gruelle, Johnny

raggedyandy

 

The Original Adventures of Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy, 1918, 1920, 1992, HB, G, $6

 

 

cookie

 

Raggedy Ann in Cookie Land, 1931, 2002, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, $7

 

 

 

raggedy

 

Raggedy Ann Stories, 1918, 1961, HB, G-, scribbles on end pages, title pages & 2 text pages, binding tight, $4

 

 

Henry, Marguerite

brighty

 

Brighty of the Grand Canyon, 1953, 1980, xlib HB, G, $7

 

 

 

misty of chincoteague

 

Misty of Chincoteague, 1947, 1973, thick PB, VG, $4

 

 

 

 

2nd copy: Misty of Chincoteague, 1947, HB, VG, $6

 

 

 

seastar

 

Sea Star: Orphan of Chincoteague, 1991, PB, VG, $3

 

 

 

stormy

 

Stormy, Misty’s Foal, 1963, PB, VG, $3

 

 

 

James, Will

 

Smoky the Cow Horse, HB, 1926, 1929, HB, G-, spine cracking at end pages, $7

 

 

 

 

2nd copy: Smoky the Cow Horse, xlib HB, 1926, 1954, HB, G, $8

 

 

Karon, Jan

common

 

A Common Life, 2001, HB, VG, $5

 

 

 

Keene, Carolyn

lilac

 

The Mystery at Lilac Inn, Nancy Drew Mystery #4, 1930, HB, VG, DJ, $5

 

 

 

redgate

 

The Secret of Red Gate Farm, Nancy Drew Mystery #6, 1931, 1995, HB, VG, $4

 

 

 

Kipling, Rudyard

captains

 

Captains Courageous, 1896, 2006, PB, VG, $2

 

 

 

jungle

 

The Jungle Books: Vol 2, 1895, 1948, HB, VG, mylar covered DJ has chips, $6

 

 

 

Kjelgaard, Jim

bigred2

 

Big Red, ill. by Bob Kuhn, 1945, HB, G, $5

 

 

 

bigred

 

(SALE PENDING)  Big Red, ill. by Shannon Stirnweis, 1945, 1966, HB, VG, DJ, $6

 

 

 

Knight, Eric

lassie

 

Lassie Come-Home, 1940, HB, G, $5

 

 

 

Kroll, Francis Lynde

sand

 

Young Sand Hills Cowboy, Young Heroes Library, 1953, HB, G-, cover wear, inside nice, $5

 

 

Lewis, C.S.

magicians nephew

 

The Magician’s Nephew, Deluxe Edition, 1955, 1998, HB, VG, gift inscription, DJ, $7

 

 

 

Prince Caspian, special read-aloud edition, 1951, 1994,  HB, VG, $7

 

 

 

voyage

 

The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, 1952, 1995, PB, VVG, $4

 

 

 

Lofting, Hugh

dolittle

 

The Story of Doctor Dolittle, 1920, 1948, xlib Library Rebound, G, $7

 

 

 

London, Jack

call

 

The Call of the Wild and White Fang, 2004, HB, VVG, DJ, $6

 

 

 

fang2

 

White Fang, 1905, 1933, HB, G-, cover wear, $5

 

 

 

MacDonald, George

princess and curdie

 

The Princess and Curdie, 1998, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, $7

 

 

 

Mains, David & Karen

 

Tales of the Kingdom, 1983, HB, G+, slight rubbing to cover edges, DJ with 2″ tear at top, $18

 

 

McCloskey, Robert

 

Homer Price, 1943, 1971, PB, G-, heavy cover wear, text block good, $2

 

 

Merrill, Jean

 

The Toothpaste Millionaire, 1972, xlib laminate covered PB, VG, $4

 

 

Milne, A.A.

milne2

 

Winnie-the-Pooh, FIAR, 1926, 1982, PB, G, pages tanned but not brittle, $2 (great paperback to throw into Owl Moon FIAR tub)

 

 

Montgomery, L.M.

 

Anne of Green Gables, 1908, 1935, HB, G, $6

 

 

Moody, Ralph

man of the family

 

Man of the Family, 1951, 1993, laminate covered xlib PB, G, $6

 

 

 

Mukerji, Dhan Gopal

gayneck

 

Gay-Neck: The Story of a Pigeon, 1927, 1961, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $7

 

 

 

Mulock, Dinah Maria

 

The Little Lame Prince, 1956, HB, VG, $6

 

 

North, Sterling

rascal

 

Rascal, 1963, 1991, HB, VVG, DJ, $6

 

 

 

Norton, Mary

borrowers

 

The Borrowers, 1953, 1998, xlib HB, G+, mylar covered DJ, $6

 

 

 

afloat

 

The Borrowers Afloat, 1959, 1987, PB, G, $3

 

 

 

O’Brien, Jack

silverchief

 

Silver Chief: Dog of the North, 1933, HB, G+, $7

 

 

 

O’Hara, Mary

flicka

 

My Friend Flicka, 1941, HB, G, $5

 

 

 

Ollivant, Alfred

bob

 

Bob: Son of Battle, 1898, HB, G+, $5

 

 

 

Ormsby, Virginia

lonesome

 

Long Lonesome Train Whistle, 1961, HB, G, $4

 

 

 

Paulsen, Gary

brian

 

Brian’s Return, 1999, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

 

 

hatchet

 

Hatchet, 1987, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

 

 

river

 

The River, 1993, G-, cover creases & small tears, $1

 

 

 

Ransome, Arthur

 

Swallowdale, 1931, 2013, PB, VG, $7

 

 

Rawlings, Marjorie Kinnan

yearling

 

The Yearling, 1938, 1985, xlib Library Rebound, G, $8

 

 

Sewell, Anna

black

 

Black Beauty, ill. by Fritz Eichenberg, 1945, Illustrated Junior Library, HB, VG, DJ chips & tears, $7

 

 

 

 

Black Beauty, ill. by Scott McKowen, 2004, HB, New, DJ, $9

 

 

Sidney, Margaret

fivepeppers

 

Five Little Peppers and How They Grew, ill. by William Sharp, 1948, Illustrated Junior Library, HB, VG, 1st 2 color illustrations are printed upside down, DJ chips & tears, $7

 

 

five

 

Five Little Peppers and How They Grew, ill. by Nettie Weber, 1950, xlib Library Rebound, G, $6

 

 

 

Sobol, Donald J.

encyclopedia

 

Encyclopedia Brown Find the Clues, 1966, HB, G, $2

 

 

 

Spyri, Johanna

heidi2

 

Heidi, 2006, HB, VG, DJ, $6

 

 

heidi

 

Heidi, retold by Susan Saunders, ill. by Jada Rowland, 1988, PB, G, $2

 

 

Stevenson, Robert Louis

 

Kidnapped, 1886, 1994, HB, VG, $9

 

 

jekyll

 

Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, 1886, 1967, Large Type Edition, HB, VG, $7

 

 

 

Treasure Island, 2004, HB, VG, DJ, $6

 

 

treasure

 

Treasure Island Coloring Book, includes story adapted by Bob Blaisdell, 1997, PB, Like New, $2

 

 

 Stratton-Porter, Gene

 

A Girl of the Limberlost, 1909, HB, VG, one corner bumped in the back, $7

 

 

 

 

2nd copy: A Girl of the Limberlost, Memorial Edition, 1909, 1926, HB, G-, spine cracked at front end page & on last page, $6

 

 

Sutton, Margaret

suitcase

 

The Voice in the Suitcase, A Judy Bolton Mystery, 1935, HB, G+, $6

 

 

 

Swift, Jonathan

 

Gulliver’s Travels, Junior Deluxe Edition, 1954, HB, G, cut/tear on spine, interior very nice, $6

 

 

Taylor, Sydney

 

All-of-a-Kind Family, 1951, 1978, PB, G, $3

 

 

Tolkien, J.R.R.

 

The Hobbit, 1937, 1997, PB, VG, $3

 

 

 

 

2nd copy: The Hobbit, 1937, 1982, PB, G+, $2

 

 

Twain, Mark

 

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, 1994, xlib Library Rebound, G+, $7

 

 

 

adventures of tom sawyer

 

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Illustrated Editions, S.L. Clemens, 1933, flexible HB, G, $6

 

 

Verne, Jules

80days

 

Around the World in Eighty Days, 1874, 1990, PB, G, $2

 

 

 

Warner, Gertrude Chandler

benny

 

Benny Uncovers a Mystery, The Boxcar Children #19, 1976, 1991, PB, VG, $2

 

 

 

caboose

 

Caboose Mystery, The Boxcar Children #11, 1966, 1990, PB, VG, $2

 

 

 

mikes mystery

 

Mike’s Mystery, The Boxcar Children #5, 1960, 1988, xlib Library Rebound, G+, $5

 

 

 

boxcar

 

Mountain Top Mystery, The Boxcar Children #9, 1964, later printing, PB, VG, $2

 

 

 

 

Mystery Ranch, The Boxcar Children #4, 1958, 1989, PB, VG, $2

 

 

Wells, Helen

cherry

 

Cherry Ames Student Nurse, 1943, HB, G, $5

 

 

 

West, Jerry

 

The Happy Hollisters, 1953, HB, G, spine cracked at back end page, $5

 

 

 

 

The Happy Hollisters and the Cowboy Mystery, 1961, HB, G, $5

 

 

 

happyhollisters

 

The Happy Hollisters and the Mystery at Missile Town, 1961, HB, G+, $5

 

 

 

 

The Happy Hollisters and the Mystery in Skyscraper City, 1959, HB, G, spine cracked at front end page, $5

 

 

Wetherell, Elizabeth

 

The Wide, Wide World, 1920, HB, G-, a little foxing and staining, $6

 

 

White, E.B.

stuart

 

Stuart Little, 1945, HB, VG, DJ, $6

 

 

 

trumpet

 

The Trumpet of the Swan, 1970, HB, VG, DJ tear on back, $4

 

 

 

 

2nd copy: The Trumpet of the Swan, 1970, 2005, PB, VG, $2

 

 

 

Wilder, Laura Ingalls

 

Little House on the Prairie, 1935, 1981, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $5

 

 

 

 

These Happy Golden Years, 1953, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $5

 

 

Wright, Harold Bell

shepherd

 

The Shepherd of the Hills, 1907, HB, G, number on spine, envelope glued to FFEP, hinge showing before title page, $6

 

 

Wyss, Johann

swiss family robinson

 

The Swiss Family Robinson, xlib Library Rebound, 1947, $6

 

 

 

 

The Swiss Family Robinson, 2006, HB, VVG, DJ, $6

 

 

 


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Education Living Books for Sale

“A young child, a fresh uncluttered mind, a world before him – to what treasures will you lead him? What will you furnish his spirit?” – Gladys Hunt, Honey for a Child’s Heart

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rome

 

Ancient Rome: How It Affects You Today, Richard J. Maybury, 1995, PB, G, cover creases, $6

 

 

books children love wilson education living books for sale

 

Books Children Love: A Guide to the Best Children’s Literature, Elizabeth Wilson, 1987, PB, G+, $5

 

 

manners

 

Emily Post’s Table Manners for Kids, Peggy Post, 2009, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, $5

 

 

everyday

 

Everyday Graces: A Child’s Book of Good Manners, Karen Santorum, 2003, 2007, HB, VG but cover is on upside down, DJ, $8

 

 

 

I Kissed Dating Goodbye, Joshua Harris, 1997, PB, G+, $4     A good book to spark discussions about dating, but is not a one-size-fits-all formula.  The author’s thoughts on the impact of his book in a NPR interview.  And stories from people who have read the book when the author asked for their feedback.

 

 

A Cache of Jewels and Other Collective Nouns, Ruth Heller, 1987, PB, G+, $3

 

 

 

 

A Cache of Jewels and Other Collective Nouns, Ruth Heller, 1987, laminate covered PB, VG, $3

 

 

 

Merry-Go-Round: A Book About Nouns, Ruth Heller, 1990, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

 

merry go round

 

Merry-Go-Round: A Book About Nouns, Ruth Heller, 1990, PB, VG, $3

 

 

mcguffey

 

McGuffey’s Eclectic Primer, Revised Edition, 1909, Like New except for minor shelf wear & tiny sticker on endsheet, $5

 

 

mcguffey1

 

McGuffey’s First Eclectic Reader, Revised Edition, 1907, Like New except for minor shelf wear, $5

 

 

mcguffey2

 

McGuffey’s Second Eclectic Reader, Revised Edition, 1907, Like New except for minor shelf wear & tiny sticker on endsheet, $5

 

 

mission

 

The Mission of Motherhood: Touching Your Child’s Heart for Eternity, Sally Clarkson, 2003, PB, New, $10

 

 

 

 

The Read-Aloud Handbook, 7th Edition, Jim Trelease, 2013, xlib PB, G+, $5

 

 

 

read aloud handbook

 

The Read-Aloud Handbook, 6th Edition, Jim Trelease, 2006, PB, G, $4

 

 

 

Foreign Language

 

Histoire de Babar, Jean de Brunhoff, Story of Babar in French, 1949, xlib HB, G, $6

 

 

 

Se Venden Gorras, Esphyr Slobodkina, Caps for Sale in Spanish, 1940, 1995, xlib PB, G, $5

 

 


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Biography Living Books for Sale

Biography Living Books for Sale

These biography living books for sale will put children directly in touch with the mind of the author that has a passion for introducing and bringing historical figures to life. Readers connect with a real person, kindling their hearts and minds with living ideas that enlighten and inspire.

You can also find additional biographies listed under Arts & Literature and Science.

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Adams, Abigail

 

Abigail Adams: Girl of Colonial Days, Jean Brown Wagoner, Childhood of Famous Americans, 1949, 1992, xlib laminate covered PB, VG, $4

 

 

ADAMS, Samuel

why don't you get a horse sam adams fritz

 

Why don’t you get a horse, Sam Adams?, Jean Fritz, 1974, 1988, xlib PB, G+, $2

 

 

Barton, Clara

 

(SALE PENDING)  Clara Barton: Girl Nurse, Augusta Stevenson, Childhood of Famous Americans, 1946, HB, G+, $12

 

 

Chapman, John

johnny

 

Johnny Appleseed, Steven Kellogg, 1988, PB, VG, $2

 

 

 

Cody, William

buffalobill

 

Buffalo Bill: Frontier Daredevil, Augusta Stevenson, Childhood of Famous Americans, 1948, 1991, PB, G, $3

 

 

 

2nd copy: Buffalo Bill: Frontier Daredevil, Augusta Stevenson, Childhood of Famous Americans, 1948, 1991, PB, VG, $4

 

 

 

The Story of Buffalo Bill, Edmund Collier, Signature Book, 1952, HB, VG, $5

 

 

 

Christopher, Saint

 

Christopher: The Holy Giant, Tomie dePaola, 1994, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $6

 

 

Columbus

columbus2

 

Christopher Columbus, Ann McGovern, ill. by Joe Lasker, FIAR, 1962, 1968, PB, G, $2

 

 

Follow the Dream: The Story of Christopher Columbus, Peter Sis, 1991, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, $7

 

 

picture book of christopher columbus

 

A Picture Book of Christopher Columbus, David A. Adler, 1991, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

Crazy Horse

 

Crazy Horse: Young War Chief, George E. Stanley, Childhood of Famous Americans, 2005, xlib HB, VG, $5

 

 

Crockett, Davy

 

Davy Crockett, The American Adventure SeriesFrank L. Beals, 1941, HB, G, spine dirty & a little corner wear, binding tight, $16

 

 

davy

 

Davy Crockett, Constance Rourke, 1934, 1956, HB, Junior Deluxe Edition, VG, $4

 

 

 

crocket

 

A Picture Book of Davy Crockett, David A. Adler, 1996, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

Eisenhower, Dwight David

 

Dwight D. Eisenhower: Young Military Leader, Wilma J. Hudson, Childhood of Famous Americans, 1970, 1992, xlib laminate covered PB, VG, $8

 

 

 

A Picture Book of Dwight David Eisenhower, David A. Adler, 2002, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, $5

 

Elizabeth I, Queen of England

 

Good Queen Bess: The Story of Elizabeth I of England, Diane Stanley and Peter Vennema, 1990, xlib HB, G, spine loosening a little in back, mylar covered DJ, $8

 

 

Frank, Anne

frank

 

A Picture Book of Anne Frank, David A. Adler, 1993, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

Franklin, Benjamin

benjamin

 

Benjamin Franklin: Inventor, Statesman, and Patriot, R. Conrad Stein, 1972, HB, G, $2

 

 

George III

cant you make them behave king george

 

Can’t You Make Them Behave, King George?, Jean Fritz, 1977, xlib HB, G+, $3

 

 

Gutenberg, Johann

 

Fine Print: A Story about Johann Gutenberg, Joann Johansen Burch, 1991, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $6

 

 

Hall, Daniel

true adventure of daniel hall

 

The True Adventure of Daniel Hall, Diane Stanley, 1995, xlib HB, G+, mylar covered DJ, $5

 

Hannibal

makers

 

Hannibal, Makers of History, Jacob Abbott, 1908 (Circle Publishing), HB, VG, tan board binding, edge wear and tanning on cover, very slight bow to cover, name written on inside cover, pages slightly tanning but not brittle, $8

 

Henry IV

henry iv

 

Henry IV, Makers of History, John S.C. Abbott, 1908 (Circle Publishing), HB, VG, tan board binding, headcap torn, edge wear and tanning on cover, name written on inside cover, pages slightly tanning but not brittle, it doesn’t appear to ever been read, $8

 

Henry, Patrick

patrick 2

 

Where was Patrick Henry On the 29th of May?, Jean Fritz, 1975, xlib Library Rebound, VG, $4

 

 

patrick

 

Where was Patrick Henry On the 29th of May?, Jean Fritz, 1975, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

 

Jefferson, Thomas

meetthomas

 

Meet Thomas Jefferson, Step-Up Books, Marvin Barrett, 1967, 1989, PB, G, $2

 

 

 

 

Tom Jefferson: Third President of the United States, Helen Albee Monsell, Childhood of Famous Americans, 1939, 1989, xlib laminate covered PB, G-, $3

 

Kaiulani, Princess of Hawaii

 

The Last Princess: The Story of Princess Ka’iulani of Hawai’i, Fay Stanley, 1991, 1994, xlib PB, G, $5

 

 

Keller, Helen

 

Helen Keller: From Tragedy to Triumph, Katharine E. Wilkie, Childhood of Famous Americans, 1969, 1986, PB, G, $3

 

 

Kennedy, John Fitzgerald

 

John Fitzgerald Kennedy: America’s Youngest President, Childhood of Famous Americans, 1964, 1986, xlib laminate covered PB, VG, $4

 

 

King, Dr. Martin Luther, JR.

i have a dream

 

I Have a Dream, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., 1963, 1999, PB, G, $2

 

 

 

 

…If You Lived at the Time of Martin Luther King, Ellen Levine, 1994, PB, VG, $3

 

 

Martin Luther King, Jr.: Young Man with a Dream, Dharathula H. Millender, Childhood of Famous Americans, 1969, 1986, xlib laminate covered PB, G+, $4

 

Lincoln, Abraham

chance

 

Abe Lincoln Gets His Chance, Frances Cavanah, 1959, 1965, PB, G, pages tanning but not brittle, $1

 

 

abehat

 

Abe Lincoln’s Hat, Step into Reading, Martha Brenner, 1996, PB, G, $2

 

 

 

lincoln 3

 

Abraham Lincoln, Ingri & Edgar Parin d’Aulaire, 1939, 1993, xlib Library Rebound, G, $9

 

 

 

Meet Abraham Lincoln, Barbara Cary, 1965, HB, G+, corner wear, $5

 

 

Marshall, Thurgood

marshall

 

A Picture Book of Thurgood Marshall, David A. Adler, 1997, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

Nightingale, Florence

 

A Picture Book of Florence Nightingale, David A. Adler, 1992, xlib HB, G+, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

Peary, Robert

robert peary boy of the north pole

 

Robert Peary: Boy of the North Pole, Childhood of Famous Americans, Electa Clark, 1953, 1962, xlib library binding laminated cover PB, VG, $5

 

 

Peter I, Emperor of russia

 

Peter the Great, Diane Stanley, 1986, 2000, PB, VG, $5

 

 

Pocahontas

 

Pocahontas: Young Peacemaker, Childhood of Famous Americans, 1996, PB, VG, $4

 

 

Revere, Paul

paul

 

And Then What Happened, Paul Revere?, Jean Fritz, 1973, xlib HB, G, $4

 

 

 

revere

 

A Picture Book of Paul Revere, David A. Adler, 1995, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ w/ small chip at top of spine, $4

 

Roosevelt, Theodore

 

Teddy Roosevelt: Young Rough Rider, Edd Winfield Parks, Childhood of Famous Americans, 1953, 1989, xlib laminate covered PB, G+, $4

 

 

 

Young Teddy Roosevelt, Cheryl Harness, 1998, xlib HB, G, $5

 

 

 

Saladin

 

Saladin: Noble Prince of Islam, Diane Stanley, 2002, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, $9

 

 

Squanto

squanto young indian hunter

 

(SALE PENDING)  Squanto: Young Indian Hunter, Childhood of Famous Americans, Augusta Stevenson, 1962, xlib HB, G, book tape covering spine, back cover pulled away from binding a little, text block very good, $15

 

Su Dongpo

 

Su Dongpo: Chinese Genius, Demi, 2006, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, $5

 

 

Thompson, John

snowshoe

 

Snowshoe Thompson, Nancy Smiler Levinson, 1992, HB, G, $3

 

 

 

 

2nd copy: Snowshoe Thompson, Nancy Smiler Levinson, 1996, xlib Library Rebound, VG, $3

 

 

Truman, Harry S.

 

Harry S. Truman: Missouri Farm Boy, Wilma J. Hudson, Childhood of Famous Americans, 1973, 1992, xlib laminate covered PB, VG, $4

 

 

Washington, George

 

George Washington’s Teeth, Deborah Chandra & Madeleine Comora, 2003, xlib HB, G+, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

 

William the Conqueror

history of william the conqueror

 

History of William the Conqueror, Makers of History, Jacob Abbot, 1899, 2012, PB, VG, $7

 

 


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