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What Makes Day and Night?

By: Arvetis, Chris and Carole Palmer

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Middletown, CT, Field Publications: 1984

Seller ID: 1607

Condition: Good


A Just Ask Book; "I wonder why it gets dark? " asks Christopher. Wise Mrs. Owl knows. She uses a ball and the earth and a flashlight for the sun to explain all about day and night. View more info

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Treasury of Mother Goose Rhymes

By: Berrett, Lisa

Price: $3.60

Publisher: Publications International, Ltd: 1999

Seller ID: 433

ISBN: 0785317279

Condition: Fair


Cover shows some wear and someone wrote on inside front cover and back free-endpaper in marker. Otherwise the pages are in beautiful condition, free of marks and tears. View more info

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The Boys in the Boat The True Story of an American Team's Epic Journey to Win the Gold At the 1936 Olympics

By: Brown, Daniel James

Price: $8.99

Publisher: New York, Viking: 2015

Edition: Young Reader's Edition

Seller ID: 1850

ISBN: 0451475925

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


For readers of Unbroken, out of the depths of the Great Depression comes the astonishing tale of nine working-class boys from the American West who at the 1936 Olympics showed the world what true grit really meant. With rowers who were the sons of loggers, shipyard workers, and farmers, the University of Washingtonā€™s eight-oar crew was never expected to defeat the elite East Coast teams, yet they did, going on to shock the world by challenging the German boat rowing for Adolf Hitler. At the center of the tale is Joe Rantz, a teenager without family or prospects, whose personal quest captu... View more info

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Usborne Illustrated Guide to Norse Myths and Legends

By: Evans, Cheryl and Anne Millard

Price: $2.99

Publisher: London, Usborne: 1986

Seller ID: 1558

ISBN: 0746000103

Condition: Good


Identifies the gods, goddesses, giants, and supernatural beasts of Norse mythology, recounts the most famous stories about Thor, Loki, Freyja, and Balder, and briefly describes Viking culture. View more info

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Tell Me Why

By: Leokum, Arkady

Price: $3.99

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1988

Seller ID: 1134

ISBN: 0448225018

Condition: Good


Book #1 of a four-volume set containing questions and answers about such things as the world around us and how it began, the human body, how other creatures live, and how things are made. View more info

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Killing the Rising:hist Sun How America Vanquished World War II Japan

By: O'Reilly, Bill and Martin Dugard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 2016

Seller ID: 1685

ISBN: 1627790624

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Autumn 1944. World War II is nearly over in Europe but is escalating in the Pacific, where American soldiers face an opponent who will go to any length to avoid defeat. The Japanese army follows the samurai code of Bushido, stipulating that surrender is a form of dishonor. Killing the Rising Sun takes readers to the bloody tropical-island battlefields of Peleliu and Iwo Jima and to the embattled Philippines, where General Douglas MacArthur has made a triumphant return and is plotting a full-scale invasion of Japan. Across the globe in Los Alamos, New Mexico, Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer and hi... View more info

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The Monkey Book

By: Pfloog, Jan

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Golden Press: 1969

Seller ID: 120

ISBN: 0307689530

Condition: Fair


Ex-LibraryEvery child's favorite primates -- gorillas, chimpanzees, and, of course, monkeys -- are featured in this simple, nonfiction picture book. Ages 2-5. View more info

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Falling Up

By: Silverstein, Shel

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, N.Y., HarperCollins: 1996

Seller ID: 715

ISBN: 0060248025

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Millie McDeevit screamed a screamSo loud it made her eyebrows steam.She screamed so loudHer jawbone broke,Her tongue caught fire,Her nostrils smoked...Poor Screamin' Millie is just one of the unforgettable characters in this wondrous new book of poems and drawings by the creator of Where the Sidewalk Ends and A Light in the Attic. Here you will also meet Allison Beals and her twenty-five eels; Danny O'Dare, the dancin' bear; the Human Balloon; and Headphone Harold. So come, wander through the Nose Garden, ride the Little Hoarse, eat in the Strange Restaurant, and let the magi... View more info

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Little Jackrabbit: At Home in the Desert

By: Strickler, Jim; Pritchett, Karen

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Lincolnwood, IL, Publications International: 1995

Seller ID: 441

ISBN: 0785314814

Condition: Good


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Mr. President: A Book of U. S. Presidents

By: Sullivan, George

Price: $3.24

Publisher: New York, Scholastic Paperbacks: 2005

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 1369

ISBN: 0439703352

Condition: Good


Scholastic Biography; Hail to the chief! The highest title in the United States belongs to the president. Our 44 presidents came from many backgrounds and parts of the country. Here, readers will learn about all the inspiring individuals who've occupied the Oval Office--from George Washington to George W. Bush! Chock full of information, this accessible book chronicles each president's life and times, and even highlights some funny anecdotes. The process of electing a president is clearly explained, as is the job of a president. Freshly updated for '04, the cover will feature the newly elected... View more info

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Getting to Know Natures Children Chipmunks and Beavers

By: Switzer, Merebeth and Kelsey, Elin

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Danbury, Conn., Scholastic Inc.: 1996

Seller ID: 633

ISBN: 0717266818

Condition: As New


his two-sided book provides insight into the lives of both chipmunks and beavers. View more info

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Butterfly & Moth

By: Whalley, Paul

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Knopf Books For Young Readers: 1988

Seller ID: 119

ISBN: 0394896181

Condition: Fair


Eyewitness Books; Full-color photos. "This unique book offers much more than beautiful insect photographs. Not only are the large and extra-large 4-color plates of highest quality, but they are used to illustrate butterfly and moth life cycles, behavior, migration, anatomy, feeding, mimicry, silk production, rearing, and much more. An impressive, informative book, yet inexpensive. Highly recommended as a major single source that beautifully illustrates the biology and diversity of butterflies and moths." -- (starred) Science Books & Films. View more info