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  • Adkins, Jan.
    STORM WITHOUT RAIN.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Little Brown, (1983) dj. Hardcover first edition - The story of a young boy who goes sailing in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, and slips through time, where he is befriended by the boy who was his grandfather. Great time travel story, the first full-length work of fiction by this author who is best known for his book, 'The Craft of Sail.' Illustrated by the author. ISBN: 0-316010847.

    Condition: Just about fine in a very good dj (very minor discoloration on dust jacket background) Uncommon, especially in the first printing, and in such good condition.

    Book ID: 23153
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  • Ames, Mildred.
    WHO WILL SPEAK FOR THE LAMB?

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, (1989.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Story of two young people - a high school senior and a college freshman - who get involved in a demonstration for animal rights. 215 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0201118.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 39410
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  • THE IMPOSSIBLE KNIFE OF MEMORY. by Anderson, Laurie Halse.
    Anderson, Laurie Halse.
    THE IMPOSSIBLE KNIFE OF MEMORY.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Viking, (2014). SIGNED first edition - Young adult novel by this award-winning writer, about a young girl trying to deal with her own anger and fears and to combat the demons that are haunting her father. SIGNED on the title page. 371 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 61163
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  • CATALYST. by Anderson, Laurie Halse.
    Anderson, Laurie Halse.
    CATALYST.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (2002.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Kate is a straight-A student, math geek, minister's daughter, long distance runner, unwilling family caretaker since the death of her mother - and she keeps it all together by organizing her life as logically as the periodic table - and then it all falls apart. Gripping story by this author whose previous novel was a National Book Award finalist. SIGNED on the title page. ISBN: 0-670-035661.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 29516
    Keywords: Young adult books
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  • CATALYST. by Anderson, Laurie Halse.
    Anderson, Laurie Halse.
    CATALYST.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Speak / Penguin, (2003.). Kate is a straight-A student, math geek, minister's daughter, long distance runner, unwilling family caretaker since the death of her mother - and she keeps it all together by organizing her life as logically as the periodic table - and then it all falls apart. Gripping story by this author whose previous novel was a National Book Award finalist. 231 pp. ISBN: 0-670-035661.

    Condition: Fine.

    Book ID: 61213
    Keywords: Young adult books
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  • CHAINS: Seeds of America. by Anderson, Laurie Halse.
    Anderson, Laurie Halse.
    CHAINS: Seeds of America.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2008) dj. Hardcover first edition - A young slave, sold to a Loyalist in New York City, spies for the revolutionaries in 1776, but does not get the freedom she is promised. A moving story of courage and determination. Finalist for the National Book Award for children's literature. 316 pp. ISBN: 9781416961444.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 61689
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  • THE IMPOSSIBLE KNIFE OF MEMORY. by Anderson, Laurie Halse.
    Anderson, Laurie Halse.
    THE IMPOSSIBLE KNIFE OF MEMORY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (2014) dj. SIGNED first edition - Young adult novel by this award-winning writer, about a young girl trying to deal with her own anger and fears and to combat the demons that are haunting her father. SIGNED on the half title page. 391 pp. ISBN: 978-0670012091.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 69285
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  • TWISTED. by Anderson, Laurie Halse.
    Anderson, Laurie Halse.
    TWISTED.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (2007) dj. Hardcover first edition - A young adult novel which tackles a controversial subject: what it means to be a man today. "High school senior Tyler Miller used to be the kind of guy who faded into the backgroundaverage student, average looks, average dysfunctional family. But since he got busted for doing graffiti on the school, and spent the summer doing outdoor work to pay for it, he stands out like you wouldnt believe.. . . And that sets off a string of events and changes that have Tyler questioning his place in the school, in his family, and in the world." 250 pp. ISBN: 978-0670061013.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 75465
    Keywords: Young adult books
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  • CATALYST. by Anderson, Laurie Halse.
    Anderson, Laurie Halse.
    CATALYST.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Speak / Penguin, (2003.). SIGNED - Kate is a straight-A student, math geek, minister's daughter, long distance runner, unwilling family caretaker since the death of her mother - and she keeps it all together by organizing her life as logically as the periodic table - and then it all falls apart. Gripping story by this author whose previous novel was a National Book Award finalist. SIGNED on the title page. 231 pp. ISBN: 0-670-035661.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy, but with a remainder line.)

    Book ID: 60075
    Keywords: Young adult books
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  • RICK AND PO: Village Detectives. by Artes, Dorothy Beecher.
    Artes, Dorothy Beecher.
    RICK AND PO: Village Detectives.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Mt. Desert, Maine: Windswept House Publishers, (1987.). First edition - Two young boys. friends who live in a small town in Southern Maryland on the Potomac River, solve their first mystery. 97 pp. ISBN: 0-932433-286.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 43385
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  • CRISPIN: THE CROSS OF LEAD. by Avi.
    Avi.
    CRISPIN: THE CROSS OF LEAD.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Hyperion, (2002.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - Newbery Award-winning novel, the first book in a planned trilogy set in medieval England, and an exploration of the themes of war, religion, and family as he chronicles the adventures of Crispin and Bear. SIGNED and dated on the title page. 262 pp. ISBN: 0-786808284.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 48480
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  • CRISPIN: THE CROSS OF LEAD. by Avi.
    Avi.
    CRISPIN: THE CROSS OF LEAD.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Hyperion, (2002.) dj. Hardcover - Newbery Award-winning novel, the first book in a planned trilogy set in medieval England, and an exploration of the themes of war, religion, and family as he chronicles the adventures of Crispin and Bear. 262 pp. ISBN: 0-786808284.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (Newbery medallion on dj.)

    Book ID: 42290
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  • Baker, Jennifer and K. S. Rodriguez.
    DAWSON'S CREEK 3 BOOK SET: The Beginning of Everything Else; Long Hot Summer; Calm Before the Storm.

    Edition: Paperback original - first printing.

    New York: Pocket Books, (1998.). First edition - The first three books in this series, sold as a lot.: 1. The Beginning of Everything Else; 2. Long Hot Summer; and 3. Calm Before the Storm. The first book is based on the television series written by Ken Williamson; the second and third books are original stories inspired by the show and featuring the same characters: four fifteen year olds ready to take on the world, learning about life and love. Books 1 and 3 are first printings, #2 is a 2nd printing. 164, 150, 144 pp. Photo illustrated covers. ISBNs: 0-671-02473-6, 0-671-02474-4, and 0-671-02475-2. ISBN: 0-671-024736.

    Condition: Near fine (prev owner's name, but no creases or other signs of reading wear.)

    Book ID: 38286
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  • Baklanov, Grigory.
    FOREVER NINETEEN.

    Edition: First American edition.

    New York: Lippincott, 1979. dj. Hardcover first edition - Young adult novel about the author's experiences as a young Russian lieutenant during World War II. His first book to be published in the US. Translated by Antonina W. Bouis. ISBN: 0-397-322976.

    Condition: Library of Congress stamp on copyright page, but otherwise near fine in near fine dust jacket (blue mark bottom edge.)

    Book ID: 18600
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  • PEELED. by Bauer, Joan.
    Bauer, Joan.
    PEELED.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (2008) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Young adult novel featuring a feisty heroine - a high school reporter who wants to be a journalist - a ghost and a mystery. SIGNED on the title page. 248 pp. ISBN: 9780399234750.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 60108
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  • GOLD DUST AND PETTICOATS. by Benezra, Barbara.
    Benezra, Barbara.
    GOLD DUST AND PETTICOATS.

    Edition: First printing.

    Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, (1964.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first book, an exciting historical novel for older children about a 14 year old girl's adventures in rough and colorful San Francisco of the Gold Rush days. Marcy Miller has come to California with her parents and her brother Jeb so her father can establish his medical practice, but when the great fire of 1850 breaks out, she is separated from her family and her adventures begin. 179 pp

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (small address sticker from previous owner, but overall an exceptionally good copy.)

    Book ID: 31735
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  • CONCERNING CASEY. by Bennett, Eve.
    Bennett, Eve.
    CONCERNING CASEY.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Julian Messner, (1958) dj. Hardcover - "The trouble with Casey was that she loved her family so much, she was more concerned with their problems than her own." A coming of age story about a 17 year old girl in a large and loving family. 190 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (long closed tear on front cover of dj).

    Book ID: 67276
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  • FAR FROM THE TREE. by Benway, Robin.
    Benway, Robin.
    FAR FROM THE TREE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins / Harper Teen, (2017). SIGNED hardcover first edition - Winner of the 2017 National Book Award for Young People's Literature - the judges described it as "the poignant story of three young people discovering the complicated ways that families love. Grace, Maya, and Joaquin's quest to bond as they search for their biological mother resonates across the many definitions of family. In Benway's able hands, readers feast on a big-hearted and uplifting story about growing up, daring to count on others, and most importantly, having the courage to reveal and embrace our own imperfections." More, this is a book which does not shy away from the discussing the effects of race on adoption and foster care. SIGNED on the title page. 374 pp. ISBN: 978-0062330628.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 71532
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  • THE NOTORIOUS PAGAN JONES. by Berry, Nina .
    Berry, Nina .
    THE NOTORIOUS PAGAN JONES.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Harlequin Teen, (2015). Hardcover first edition - Historical novel for young adults, set in Berlin in the early 60s. "Pagan Jones went from America's sweetheart to fallen angel in one fateful night in 1960: the night a car accident killed her whole family. Pagan was behind the wheel and driving drunk. Nine months later, she's stuck in the Lighthouse Reformatory for Wayward Girls and tortured by her guilt not to mention the sadistic Miss Edwards, who takes special delight in humiliating the once-great Pagan Jones. But all of that is about to change. Pagan's old agent shows up with a mysterious studio executive, Devin Black, and an offer." Author's historical note. 394 pp. ISBN: 978-0373211432.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74386
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  • THE NOTORIOUS PAGAN JONES. by Berry, Nina .
    Berry, Nina .
    THE NOTORIOUS PAGAN JONES.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Harlequin Teen, (2015). Hardcover first edition - Historical novel for young adults, set in Berlin in the early 60s. "Pagan Jones went from America's sweetheart to fallen angel in one fateful night in 1960: the night a car accident killed her whole family. Pagan was behind the wheel and driving drunk. Nine months later, she's stuck in the Lighthouse Reformatory for Wayward Girls and tortured by her guilt not to mention the sadistic Miss Edwards, who takes special delight in humiliating the once-great Pagan Jones. But all of that is about to change. Pagan's old agent shows up with a mysterious studio executive, Devin Black, and an offer." INSCRIBED on the half title page "Happy birthday --…

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    New York: Harlequin Teen, (2015). Hardcover first edition - Historical novel for young adults, set in Berlin in the early 60s. "Pagan Jones went from America's sweetheart to fallen angel in one fateful night in 1960: the night a car accident killed her whole family. Pagan was behind the wheel and driving drunk. Nine months later, she's stuck in the Lighthouse Reformatory for Wayward Girls and tortured by her guilt not to mention the sadistic Miss Edwards, who takes special delight in humiliating the once-great Pagan Jones. But all of that is about to change. Pagan's old agent shows up with a mysterious studio executive, Devin Black, and an offer." INSCRIBED on the half title page "Happy birthday -- " and dated in the year of publication. Author's historical note. 394 pp. ISBN: 978-0373211432.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74387
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  • MAYDAY RAMPAGE. by Bess, Clayton.
    Bess, Clayton.
    MAYDAY RAMPAGE.

    Edition: First printing, the trade paperback issue.

    Sacramento, CA: Lookout Press, (1993). First edition - "In love, In trouble. In terror." A frank and powerful novel on dealing with AIDS written for high school students. 198 pp. ISBN: 1-882405013.

    Condition: Very good in glossy illustrated wrappers (interesting gift inscription on the first page - from a great grandmother - who hopes that her great-grandchildren will read and learn from this book, and that they will loan it to teachers or others).

    Book ID: 66345
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  • Bess, Clayton
    STORY FOR A BLACK NIGHT

    Edition: First printing.

    Oakland & Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1982. dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's first novel, a compelling and often beautiful story for older children and for the whole family, set in Liberia - a story told by an African father to his son about the disaster that follows a night when a baby with smallpox was abandoned in his family's home. Review copy with publisher's material laid in. ISBN: 0-395-318572.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dustjacket (light edgewear, one closed tear.)

    Book ID: 4898
    Keywords: Young adult books
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  • Bess, Clayton
    STORY FOR A BLACK NIGHT

    Edition: First printing.

    Oakland & Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1982. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's first novel, a compelling and often beautiful story for older children and for the whole family, set in Liberia - a story told by an African father to his son about the disaster that follows a night when a baby with smallpx was abandoned in his family's home. INSCRIBED on the half title page 'For...... you owe me one story' and dated in 1987. ISBN: 0-395-318572.

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, but overall tight and clean in a good only dj.

    Book ID: 21296
    Keywords: Young adult books
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  • Bialk, Elisa.
    MARTY GOES TO HOLLYWOOD.

    Edition: First edition.

    Cleveland & NY: World Publishing Co., (1954.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Second book in the Marty series - real figures make brief appearances,including Charlton Heston, Lucille Ball, Harriet and Ozzie Nelson, Hedda Hopper and others - 221 pp. Uncommon in hardcover.

    Condition: Ex-library, in sturdy library binding, no dj.

    Book ID: 33456
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  • JANET'S COLLEGE CAREER. by Blanchard, Amy E. [1856-1926]
    Blanchard, Amy E. [1856-1926]
    JANET'S COLLEGE CAREER.

    Edition: First edition.

    Philadelphia: George W. Jacobs & Co., (1904). Hardcover first edition - A now rather hard to find title for older girls by this prolific author. Illustrated with a frontispiece and three internal glossy plates. 365 pp.

    Condition: Fair condition only in green cloth gilt, black and cream decorations and illustration, cream lettering (both hinges cracked, rubbing and wear to the covers, and especially the spine, tide marks on several pages in the front)

    Book ID: 67967
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  • I WAS A TEENAGE FAIRY. by Block, Francesca Lia.
    Block, Francesca Lia.
    I WAS A TEENAGE FAIRY.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: HarperCollins, (1999.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - Young adult novel set in Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley. Former beauty queen mother wants her daughter to be a model, but Barbie would rather be a photographer instead, and use 'Mab' a tiny teenage fairy who lives in plants and gardens, who might be real, and might not be, as the model. SIGNED on the title page. 186 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0277475.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 44255
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  • WEETZIE BAT. by Block, Francesca Lia.
    Block, Francesca Lia.
    WEETZIE BAT.

    Edition: First thus - the Tenth Anniversary Edition.

    New York: Harper Collins, (1999.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - SIGNED on the title page. Reissue of Block's first book - a modern fairy tale set in Los Angeles: "Once upon a time in a land called Shangri-L.A., a bleach-blonde punk pixie named Weetzie Bat lived a life of surf and slam." But Weetzie wanted more and so she made three wishes.... The LA Times called this "one of the most original books of the last 10 years." Small format, 113 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0205342.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket. (an unread copy, but an impression of 3 dots on lower corner of front cover of both book and dj.)

    Book ID: 40786
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  • HERE'S TO YOU, RACHEL ROBINSON. by Blume, Judy.
    Blume, Judy.
    HERE'S TO YOU, RACHEL ROBINSON.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Orchard Books, 1993. dj. Hardcover first edition -. ISBN: 0-531-068013.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (price-clipped by publisher with new price sticker added.)

    Book ID: 21841
    Keywords: Young adult books
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  • THE SECOND SUMMER OF THE SISTERHOOD. by Brashares, Ann.
    Brashares, Ann.
    THE SECOND SUMMER OF THE SISTERHOOD.

    Edition: 3rd printing.

    New York: Delacorte, (2003.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - The second novel in the bestselling 'Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants' series. SIGNED on the title page. 373 pp. ISBN: 0-385-729340.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 54816
    Keywords: Young adult books
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  • 3 WILLOWS: The Sisterhood Grows. by Brashares, Ann.
    Brashares, Ann.
    3 WILLOWS: The Sisterhood Grows.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Delacorte, (2009.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The fifth novel in the bestselling 'Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants' series. SIGNED on the title page. 318 pp. ISBN: 9780385736763.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 50613
    Keywords: Young adult books
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