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  • IF A TREE FALLS AT LUNCH PERIOD. by Choldenko, Gennifer.
    Choldenko, Gennifer.
    IF A TREE FALLS AT LUNCH PERIOD.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harcourt, Inc., (2007.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Told in alternating voices, this novel by a Newbery Honor award writer, is a fast-paced, provocative, and funny book about 7th graders at a private school - one a white girl and the other a black boy (the only African American in the class) - who discover a secret that shakes them both to the core. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 216 pp. ISBN: 9780152057534.

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

    Book ID: 39043
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  • GRANNY TORRELLI MAKES SOUP. by Creech, Sharon (signed by Chris Raschka, illustrator.)
    Creech, Sharon (signed by Chris Raschka, illustrator.)
    GRANNY TORRELLI MAKES SOUP.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Harper Collins, (2003.). SIGNED first edition - A story filled with a grandmother's wisdom, love and special recipes by this Newbery Award winning author. Although this only has a few drawings by Chris Raschka. it is SIGNED by him on the title page. 141 pp.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy) in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 36748
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  • BIG JOHN'S SECRET. by Jewett, Eleanor M.
    Jewett, Eleanor M.
    BIG JOHN'S SECRET.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: The Viking Press, (1962) dj. Hardcover first edition - Historical novel for older children - "Early in the thirteenth century, England under King John was torn with strife. . . Twelve-year-old "Big John" (so called because of his powerful physique) had always known that his father was one of the defeated. Old Marm, who reared him, told him so, but she would not reveal his name for fear of further retribution. So John was forced to serve the local lord, tilling the fields like a peasant. . . Because of his knowledge of letters and the art of healing (learned from Old Marm), John was chosen to be a page to the Earl of Warenne, one of…

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    New York: The Viking Press, (1962) dj. Hardcover first edition - Historical novel for older children - "Early in the thirteenth century, England under King John was torn with strife. . . Twelve-year-old "Big John" (so called because of his powerful physique) had always known that his father was one of the defeated. Old Marm, who reared him, told him so, but she would not reveal his name for fear of further retribution. So John was forced to serve the local lord, tilling the fields like a peasant. . . Because of his knowledge of letters and the art of healing (learned from Old Marm), John was chosen to be a page to the Earl of Warenne, one of the lords who was organizing the Fifth Crusade to free the Holy Land from the Saracens. This Crusade ultimately took John to Jerusalem. There he met Francis of Assisi, who taught him to temper his desire for vengeance, but not his hope for reunion with his father." Illustrated with drawings by Frederick T. Chapman. Author's historical note. 236 pp.

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    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 60400
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  • Lichtman, Wendy.
    DO THE MATH: THE WRITING ON THE WALL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Greenwillow Books (Harper Collins), (2008.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Eighth-grade is becoming complicated for Tess. INSCRIBED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 216 pp. ISBN: 0-06122958X.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.) Temporary 'do the math' tattoo laid in.

    Book ID: 45732
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  • DO THE MATH: THE WRITING ON THE WALL. by Lichtman, Wendy.
    Lichtman, Wendy.
    DO THE MATH: THE WRITING ON THE WALL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Greenwillow Books (Harper Collins), (2008.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Eighth-grade is becoming complicated for Tess. SIGNED on the title page. 216 pp. ISBN: 0-06122958X.

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

    Book ID: 45733
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  • DO THE MATH: Secrets, Lies, and Algebra. by Lichtman, Wendy.
    Lichtman, Wendy.
    DO THE MATH: Secrets, Lies, and Algebra.

    Edition: 3rd printing.

    New York: Greenwillow Books (Harper Collins), (2007.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - Eighth-grader Tess has always loved math - and now she finds that algebra can come in handy in and out of the classroom- as a secret code in her journal, as shorthand for social status and even as a tool to help her solve two mysteries. INSCRIBED on the title page. 183 pp. ISBN: 0-061229555.

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

    Book ID: 39395
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  • THE HORNET'S NEST. by Watson, Sally.
    Watson, Sally.
    THE HORNET'S NEST.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1968.) dj. Hardcover first edition - "When Ronald and Lauchlin McLeod decided to wage a private war against the British who were occupying their beloved Isle of Skye in Scotland in 1773 they didn't think they would be taken seriously - or at least so seriously that their parents would pack them off to America to keep them being hanged! . . . A spirited and humourous adventure set against the background of the emerging American Revolution. 246 pp. Wraparound cover and dust jacket art by Michael Lowenbein.

    Condition: Fine in a good dust jacket. (price-clipped, overall edgewear, slit to dj along side of the spine, now protected by an archival cover.) Uncommon in this condition.

    Book ID: 56307
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