My Mother is the Smartest Woman in the World

By: Clymer, Eleanor

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1982-08-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: kb014377

ISBN: 0689309163

Condition: Good


85 pages; some light wear to extremities, ex-library with usual markings, some dmg to pastedowns; Kathleen decides that her mother is so good at solving problems that she should run for mayor of their village. View more info

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Sahara Special

By: Codell, Esme Raji

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Scholastic Inc: 2004-01-01

Seller ID: 030052

ISBN: 0439653703

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear; There are two files on Sahara Jones. The one the school counselor keeps is evidence that she's a fifth-grader who needs special education. The other is the book Sahara is secretly writing, her Heart-Wrenching Life Story and Amazing Adventures. The latest chapter in her book unfolds when her mother insists that she be taken out of special Ed. So Sahara is facing fifth grade in the regular classroom, again. But why even try to do the work, Sahara wonders, if everything just winds up in the counselor's file? Enter Miss Pointy, the new fifth-grade teacher. With her eggplant-colore... View more info

Great Ghosts

By: Cohen, Daniel

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Scholastic Paperbacks: 1992

Seller ID: kb008245

ISBN: 0590457349

Condition: Good


48 pp; edge wear; some of the world's most famous and frightening ghost stories.... View more info

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The Goats

By: Cole, Brock

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Sunburst: 1993

Seller ID: 033184

Condition: Good


paperback rebound by Turtleback as a hardcover, ex-library with usual markings; partial surface tear in cover laminate that extends from front cover across spine to back cover, removing a portion of the paper over the boards;A boy and girl are stripped and marooned on an island for the night. They are 'the goats'. The kids at the camp think it is a great joke, but the goats don't see it that way. They want to disappear, to disappear completely. And they do, much to everyone's surprise. 'a tale of underdogs triumphant, a powerful and beguiling story of survival and transformation' Kirkus Review... View more info

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A Nest for Celeste: A Story About Art, Inspiration, and the Meaning of Home

By: Cole, Henry

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Katherine Tegen Books: 2012-02-21

Seller ID: 039003

ISBN: 0061704121

Condition: Near Fine


Celeste is a mouse who spends her days weaving baskets, until one day when she is thrust into the world above. Here Celeste encounters danger--and affection--unlike anything she's ever imagined. beautifully illustrated throughout View more info

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Another Quest for Celeste [Uncorrected Proofs]

By: Cole, Henry

Price: $4.99

Publisher: New York, Katherine Tegen Books: 2018-02-06

Seller ID: 039004

ISBN: 0062658123

Condition: Near Fine


light edge wear; Advance Uncorrected Proofs to the first edition in trade paperback format. Celebrated author and illustrator Henry Cole uses stunningly detailed black-and-white artwork to illuminate a tale of friendship between an adventurous mouse and a boy who would become one of America's greatest presidents. In this sequel to A Nest for Celeste, Celeste is hundreds of miles from home following an unexpected journey aboard a Mississippi steamboat. After mishaps and disasters, she finds herself on the frontier in southern Indiana. It's 1822, and Celeste meets a tall, lanky boy wielding an a... View more info

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The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell [Uncorrected Proofs]

By: Colfer, Chris

Price: $9.99

Publisher: New York, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers: 2012-07-17

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039204

ISBN: 031620157X

Condition: Good


Advance Uncorrected Proofs to the first edition in trade paperback format.slight edge wear, bit of light foxing and a stain on page ends; Alex and Conner Bailey's world is about to change, in this fast-paced adventure that uniquely combines our modern day world with the enchanting realm of classic fairy tales. The Land of Stories tells the tale of twins Alex and Conner. Through the mysterious powers of a cherished book of stories, they leave their world behind and find themselves in a foreign land full of wonder and magic where they come face-to-face with the fairy tale characters they grew up... View more info

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The Lost Colony (Artemis Fowl #5)

By: Colfer, Eoin

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Disney-Hyperion: 2008-03-11

Seller ID: 038671

ISBN: 0786849592

Condition: Good


edge wear, bent a little from uneven storage; In this follow-up to "The Opal Deception," teenage criminal mastermind Artemis Fowl is approached by the fairy council to predict when a demon from the Eighth Family colony will materialize on Earth. Because if humans find out about the demons, then all fairies will be exposed. View more info

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The Empty Mirror

By: Collier, James Lincoln

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Scholastic: 2005

Seller ID: kb006115

ISBN: 0439774969

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear; Nick is an orphan who has grown up in his uncle Jack's care on the wild, wooded coast of New England. His parents died when he was a baby during a terrible influenza epidemic that swept the region not long after World War I. Nick first realizes something is wrong when he notices he no longer has a reflection. Then a neighbor he has known all his life accuses him of ignoring her. Soon Nick is blamed for all kinds of trouble around town. Is some other boy who looks like Nick creating all the problems? Nick suspects that something even stranger is going on. Ultimately he proves t... View more info

The Video Avenger (Twist-A-Plot #7)

By: Colligan, Douglas

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Scholastic Paperbacks: 1984

Seller ID: kb010529

ISBN: 0590328697

Condition: Good


93 pages; edge wear, hinge crease; Your dream has come true. The fantastic Me-II computer you won is sitting in your bedroom, just waiting for you to set dozens of video games in motion. You can hardly wait to play... until you find out that the games are for real and that, with one touch, you are trapped inside the computer... View more info

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The Boggart

By: Cooper, Susan

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Aladdin: 2005-05-31

Seller ID: 029321

ISBN: 1416905278

Condition: Good


crease in back cover; When Emily and Jess Volnik's family inherits a remote, crumbling Scottish castle, they also inherit the Boggart -- an invisible, mischievous spirit who's been playing tricks on residents of Castle Keep for generations. Then the Boggart is trapped in a rolltop desk and inadvertently shipped to the Volniks' home in Toronto, where nothing will ever be the same -- for the Volniks or the Boggart. In a world that doesn't believe in magic, the Boggart's pranks wreak havoc. And even the newfound joys of peanut butter and pizza and fudge sauce eventually wear thin for the Boggart.... View more info

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King of Shadows

By: Cooper, Susan

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Aladdin: 2005-05-31

Seller ID: 029307

ISBN: 1416905324

Condition: New


Only in the world of the theater can Nat Field find an escape from the tragedies that have shadowed his young life. So he is thrilled when he is chosen to join an American drama troupe traveling to London to perform "A Midsummer Night's Dream" in a new replica of the famous Globe theater. Shortly after arriving in England, Nat goes to bed ill and awakens transported back in time four hundred years -- to another London, and another production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream." Amid the bustle and excitement of an Elizabethan theatrical production, Nat finds the warm, nurturing fath... View more info

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King of Shadows

By: Cooper, Susan

Price: $4.99

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head: 1999-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038737

ISBN: 0370326202

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear; Mrs Fisher stands at the information desk of Guy's Hospital. Besides her stands a smallish woman, Jennifer Field, who has flown from Greenville, North Carolina, to London, alarmed by the astounding news that her nephew Nat is in hospital suffering from bubonic plague. In this astonishing novel, Susan Cooper charts the journey of boy actor Nat Field, who travels from the States to rehearse and perform as Puck in Midsummer Night's Dream at the Globe Theatre. And as Susan Cooper's magical storytelling takes hold in this powerful novel, Nat comes face to face with the King of Shad... View more info

P.S. We'll Miss You (Friends 4-Ever)

By: Corey, Deirdre

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Scholastic Paperbacks: 1990-04

Seller ID: kb017516

ISBN: 0590426273

Condition: Very Good


121 pages; light edge wear; Nine-year-old Molly just found out that her family is moving to Kansas for a year. What will she do without her best friends Meg, Laura, and Stevie? The girls come up with a great idea -- they'll become pen pals! The first book in a charming series filled with kid-appeal. View more info

The Bumblebee Flies Anyway

By: Cormier, Robert

Price: $2.99

Publisher: New York, Knopf Books for Young Readers: 1983

Seller ID: kb002949

ISBN: 039496120X

Condition: Very Good


039496120X light edge wear, printed boards, reinforced library binding. Sixteen-year-old Barney has only fleeting memories about his past but, as a voluntary patient at the institute for experimental medicine, he knows he is different from the terminally ill patients surrounding him. His involvement with the bitter, slowly dying, Mazzo brings Barney hope, pain, and a moment of heroic glory. View more info

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I Left My Sneakers in Dimension X: A Rod Allbright Alien Adventure

By: Coville, Bruce

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 1994

Seller ID: KB0001193

ISBN: 0671798332

Condition: Good


192 p. Rod and his bratty cousin Elspeth are snatched into another dimension by the monstrous alien Smorkus Flinders. Used - some edge wear, previous owner's name inside cover. View more info

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How I Survived My Summer Vacation (Camp Haunted Hills)

By: Coville, Bruce

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Minstrel: 1988

Seller ID: 039149

ISBN: 0671647466

Condition: Fair


paperback rebind to library hardcover by Perma-Bound; heavy edge wear to boards and spine tips, surface tears from sticker removal, ex-library with usual markings; Camp Haunted Hills is a zany, scary summer camp run by one of the world's most famous film directors. Before using his special effects in the movies, he tries them out on the kids at Camp Haunted Hills. Illustrations. View more info

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Some of My Best Friends Are Monsters (Camp Haunted Hills)

By: Coville, Bruce

Price: $1.49

Publisher: New York, Minstrel: 1988-06-01

Seller ID: 039150

ISBN: 0671647474

Condition: Fair


heavy edge wear to boards, surface tears from sticker removals, ex-library with usual markings; This new series of comic horror novels promises thrills, chills, and laughter. Camp Haunted Hills is a zany, scary summer camp run by a famous film director. Before using his special effects in the movies, he tries them out on the kids at Camp Haunted Hills. View more info

Bruce Coville's Book of Spine Tinglers II: More Tales to Make You Shiver (Coville Anthologies)

By: Coville, Bruce

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Scholastic: 1997

Seller ID: kb008888

ISBN: 0590852965

Condition: Good


181 pages; chio out of spine, some edge wear; This collection of short stories includes tales from Bruce Coville and a variety of authors including William Sleator, Steve Rasnic Tem, Nina Kiriki Hoffman, Neal Shusterman, Martha Soukup, and more. View more info

Bruce Coville's Book of Aliens: Tales to Warp Your Mind

By: Coville, Bruce

Price: $2.49

Publisher: New York, Apple: 1995-08

Seller ID: kb015012

ISBN: 0590461621

Condition: Good


177 pages; spine crease, light edge wear; The popular author of the My Teacher Is an Alien series offers 10 scary, mind-blowing stories--seven originals and three classics--by top authors, ranging from Ray Bradbury to Mary Stanton, for an out-of-this-world anthology young fans will love. View more info