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Little Women (Great Illustrated Classics)

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Baronet Books: 1989

Seller ID: kb014606

Condition: Very Good


238 pages; edge wear; Hot-headed, literary tomboy Jo, sweet Beth, responsible Meg and spoiled but worldly Amy are the March sisters. While they may squabble amongst themselves as they grow up in the rigid confines of nineteenth-century Massachusetts society, they will also face hardship and terrible loss, united in their parents' love and their high expectations as wives, women and citizens. View more info

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

By: Clemens, Samuel L.; Twain, Mark

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Peebles Press:

Seller ID: kb009363

Condition: Good


283 pages; black cloth with gilt-stamped design & text; 3/4" ding in front cover where cloth is scraped away; corners bumped, some light soiling; Twain spent seven years writing HUCKLEBERRY FINN--the book Hemingway claimed is the basis for all American fiction. The story of Huck's and Jim's quest for freedom on a raft on the Mississippi provides a panoramic view of Southern society, which Twain saw as beset by greed, violence, and coldhearted brutality in the guise of virtue. At the end of the book, Huck definitively abandons the hypocrisy and cant on which he has been raised when he ma... View more info

Hans Brinker

By: Dodge, Mary Mapes

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Dell Yearling: 1985

Seller ID: kb008896

ISBN: 0440434467

Condition: Good


320 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; Hans Brinker and his sister Gretel live in Holland, a country where everybody learns to skate. But they are so poor they can't afford skates, so when they hear that a great race is to be held on the ice with the prize of a pair of silver skates for the fastest, Hans and Gretel enter. View more info

Famous Children of Storybook Land

By: Large, Laura Antoinette

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, The Platt & Munk Co.: 1935

Seller ID: kb012535

Condition: Good


222 pages; edge wear to boards, corners lightly bumped, some edge wear, tattering to jacket; Abridged/excerpted stories of Alice in Wonderland, Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm,. Tiny Tim, Little Women, Heidi, Little Nell, Hans Brinker, and The Little Lame Prince. Illustrated by John Rae and others; View more info

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Amanda, Miranda

By: Peck, Richard

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1980

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: kb007115

Condition: Very Good


438 pp. edge wear to jacket, light discoloration on white jacket, corners bumped. In 1911 in England, eighteen-year-old Mary Cooke is hired as personal maid to the willful and arrogant Amanda Whitwell and is astonished to find that her new employer is her near-double, a coincidence that has lasting consequences for Mary, especially when she accompanies Amanda on the Titanic's fateful voyage. View more info

Roller Skates

By: Sawyer, Ruth

Price: $1.49

Publisher: New York, Puffin: 1964

Seller ID: kb010418

Condition: Fair


186 pages; ex-library with usual markings some edge wear, spine crease; Set in New York City during the 1890s, this is the story of Lucinda, a free-spirited 10-year-old tomboy who is living with a family friend while her parents travel through Europe. Pleased to be living with the relaxed Miss Peters, Lucinda spends her days rollerskating through the city, making friends with the junkman, chatting with friendly police officers, and playing with Tony, a boy whose father runs the local fruit stand. B&w illustrations accompany the text. Winner of the 1937 Newbery Medal. View more info

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The Gingerbread Man

By: Zens, Patricia Martin

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Racine, WI, Whitman (Western Publishing Co.): 1953

Seller ID: kb014672

Condition: Good


Whitman Tell-A-Tale 2504; some soiling to white boards, edge wear, some crayon markings on a few pages; View more info