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  • TO YOU FROM HAWAII. by [Lemon,] Sister Adele Marie (1901-2006)
    [Lemon,] Sister Adele Marie (1901-2006)

    Edition: First edition.

    Albany, NY: Fort Orange Press, Inc., (1950). SIGNED hardcover first edition - Written in the form of 20 letters to her fellow sisters from 1938 to 1945, this is an account of Sister Adele Marie's arrival, along with other members of her order, in Honolulu in 1938, of her years of teaching the children who represented many different races and combination of races at the Theresa School, the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the war years that followed. SIGNED on the title page with the words "With every best wish to you!" Illustrated with drawings by Walter Kiyabu. 337 pp. Map endpapers.

    Condition: Very good in orange cloth with brown lettering - a tight and sturdy copy - no dustjacket..

    Book ID: 79975
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  • CHUM: JUDITH ANNE. by Lockwood, Eleanor Stanley.
    Lockwood, Eleanor Stanley.

    Edition: First printing.

    Milwaukie: Bruce Publishing Company, (1939) dj. Hardcover first edition - An uncommon book for older children. Judith Anne was orphaned at age two, and grew up in her aunt's house - an aunt who did not like her at all - and so she invents Chum, an imaginary friend whom she can confide in. At twelve, she is sent to a convent school in Canada - and finds it unexpectedly delightful. For the first time, she can be a normal girl, sometimes rebellious, sometimes full of mischief, and sometimes loving. Illustrated with drawings by Frank Marasco. 262 pp.

    Condition: Very good in blue cloth in a fair only dust jacket, with large chips at the bottom of the spine and on the back cover of the dj (gift inscription dated in 1940). Scarce in dust jacket.

    Book ID: 70685
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  • LIGHT IN THE VALLEY: The Story of California's College of Notre Dame. by McNamee, Mary Dominica, S. N. D. de N.
    McNamee, Mary Dominica, S. N. D. de N.
    LIGHT IN THE VALLEY: The Story of California's College of Notre Dame.

    Edition: First edition.

    Berkeley, CA: Howell-North Books (1967) dj. Hardcover first edition - Centennial edition. The story of this Catholic women's college, founded in 1851 in San Jose, where the students were originally taught in Spanish, the language of their parents. In 1868 it beame the first chartered women's college in Californial in adition to he history of the college, this tells the stories of many of the early students. Illustrated with many black and white photographs. Notes, bibliography, index. ix, 338 pp.

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

    Book ID: 76267
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