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  • CATCH CALICO! by Aaron, Chester.
    Aaron, Chester.
    CATCH CALICO!

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1979.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Young adult novel set in rural Marin county in nothern California. 14 year old Louis must comes to terms with the death of his father, the frightening illness of his grandfather, and even with changes in the behavior of his cat Calico, who has rabies. 148 pp. ISBN: 0-525275517.

    Condition: Near fine in a good dust jacket. (some chipping and edgewear to the dj.)

    Book ID: 42205
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  • THE ASTONISHING LIFE OF OCTAVIAN NOTHING, Traitor to the Nation, Volume I: The Pox Party. by Anderson, M. T.
    Anderson, M. T.
    THE ASTONISHING LIFE OF OCTAVIAN NOTHING, Traitor to the Nation, Volume I: The Pox Party.

    Edition: First printing.

    Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press, 2006. dj. Hardcover first edition - National Book Award winner, NY Times Notable Book, Horn Book award winner and more. Although the two books in this series which follow the adventures of a young boy, an African slave who is at times the subject of a "scientific experiment", pampered and taught Latin and Greek at one point, brutalized at other times, have been classified as 'young adult,' they are incredibly well-written, emotionally complex, thoughtful and satisfying historical novels, ones which give a different picture of the American revolution, and ageless in their appeal. Very highly recommended. 351 pp plus an author's note. ISBN: 9780763636791.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 45281
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  • THE ASTONISHING LIFE OF OCTAVIAN NOTHING, Traitor to the Nation, Volume I: The Pox Party. by Anderson, M. T.
    Anderson, M. T.
    THE ASTONISHING LIFE OF OCTAVIAN NOTHING, Traitor to the Nation, Volume I: The Pox Party.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press, (2008.). First edition - National Book Award winner, NY Times Notable Book, Horn Book award winner and more. Although the two books in this series which follow the adventures of a young boy, an African slave who is at times the subject of a "scientific experiment", pampered and taught Latin and Greek at one point, brutalized at other times, have been classified as 'young adult,' they are incredibly well-written, emotionally complex, thoughtful and satisfying historical novels, ones which give a different picture of the American revolution, and ageless in their appeal. Very highly recommended. 353 pp plus an author's note and a conversation with the author. ISBN: 9780763636791.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 43623
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  • THE ASTONISHING LIFE OF OCTAVIAN NOTHING, Traitor to the Nation, Volume II: The Kingdom on the Waves. by Anderson, M. T.
    Anderson, M. T.
    THE ASTONISHING LIFE OF OCTAVIAN NOTHING, Traitor to the Nation, Volume II: The Kingdom on the Waves.

    Edition: First printing.

    Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press, (2008.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Sequel to his National Book Award winner. Although these two books which follow the adventures a young boy, an African slave who is at times the subject of a "scientific experiment", pampered and taught Latin and Greek at one point, brutalized at other times, have been classified as 'young adult,' they are incredibly well-written, emotionally complex, thoughtful and satisfying historical novels, ones which give a different picture of the American revolution, and ageless in their appeal. Very highly recommended. Slightly oversized. 561 pp plus author's historical note. ISBN: 978-0763629502.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 46448
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  • THE ASTONISHING LIFE OF OCTAVIAN NOTHING, Traitor to the Nation, Volume II: The Kingdom on the Waves. by Anderson, M. T.
    Anderson, M. T.
    THE ASTONISHING LIFE OF OCTAVIAN NOTHING, Traitor to the Nation, Volume II: The Kingdom on the Waves.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press, (2008.). SIGNED first edition - Sequel to his National Book Award winner. Although these two books which follow the adventures a young boy, an African slave who is at times the subject of a "scientific experiment", pampered and taught Latin and Greek at one point, brutalized at other times, have been classified as 'young adult,' they are incredibly well-written, emotionally complex, thoughtful and satisfying historical novels, ones which give a different picture of the American revolution, and ageless in their appeal. Very highly recommended. Slightly oversized. 561 pp plus author's note.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 42242
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  • THE ASTONISHING LIFE OF OCTAVIAN NOTHING, Traitor to the Nation, Volume II: The Kingdom on the Waves. by Anderson, M. T.
    Anderson, M. T.
    THE ASTONISHING LIFE OF OCTAVIAN NOTHING, Traitor to the Nation, Volume II: The Kingdom on the Waves.

    Edition: First printing.

    Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press, (2008.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Sequel to his National Book Award winner. Although these two books which follow the adventures a young boy, an African slave who is at times the subject of a "scientific experiment", pampered and taught Latin and Greek at one point, brutalized at other times, have been classified as 'young adult,' they are incredibly well-written, emotionally complex, thoughtful and satisfying historical novels, ones which give a different picture of the American revolution, and ageless in their appeal. Very highly recommended. Slightly oversized. 561 pp plus author's historical note. ISBN: 978-0763629502.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 57773
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  • THE ASTONISHING LIFE OF OCTAVIAN NOTHING, Traitor to the Nation, Volume II: The Kingdom on the Waves. by Anderson, M. T.
    Anderson, M. T.
    THE ASTONISHING LIFE OF OCTAVIAN NOTHING, Traitor to the Nation, Volume II: The Kingdom on the Waves.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press, (2008.). First edition - Sequel to his National Book Award winner. Although these two books which follow the adventures a young boy, an African slave who is at times the subject of a "scientific experiment", pampered and taught Latin and Greek at one point, brutalized at other times, have been classified as 'young adult,' they are incredibly well-written, emotionally complex, thoughtful and satisfying historical novels, ones which give a different picture of the American revolution, and ageless in their appeal. Very highly recommended. Slightly oversized. 561 pp plus author's note.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 46171
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  • THE ASTONISHING LIFE OF OCTAVIAN NOTHING, Traitor to the Nation, Volume II: The Kingdom on the Waves. by Anderson, M. T.
    Anderson, M. T.
    THE ASTONISHING LIFE OF OCTAVIAN NOTHING, Traitor to the Nation, Volume II: The Kingdom on the Waves.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press, (2008.). SIGNED first edition - Sequel to his National Book Award winner. Although these two books which follow the adventures a young boy, an African slave who is at times the subject of a "scientific experiment", pampered and taught Latin and Greek at one point, brutalized at other times, have been classified as 'young adult,' they are incredibly well-written, emotionally complex, thoughtful and satisfying historical novels, ones which give a different picture of the American revolution, and ageless in their appeal. Very highly recommended. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. Slightly oversized.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 80699
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  • TOMORROWLAND. by [Anthology, signed] Cart, Michael, editor.
    [Anthology, signed] Cart, Michael, editor.
    TOMORROWLAND.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scholastic, (1999) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An anthology of original stories for young adults which explore what the future - near and far - might be like. The contributors include Jon Scieszka, Rodman Philbrick, Ron Koertge, Lois Lowry, Katherine Paterson, Tor Seidler, Gloria Skurzynki, Jacqueline Woodson, James Cross Giblin & Cart himself. Edited and with an introduction by Michael Cart and SIGNED by Cart on the title page. Notes about the authors. 198 pp. ISBN: 0-590-376780.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated boards, in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 83096
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  • TOMORROWLAND. by [Anthology, signed] Cart, Michael, editor. Jacqueline Woodson, signed.
    [Anthology, signed] Cart, Michael, editor. Jacqueline Woodson, signed.
    TOMORROWLAND.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scholastic, (1999) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An anthology of original stories for young adults which explore what the future - near and far - might be like. The contributors include Jon Scieszka, Rodman Philbrick, Ron Koertge, Lois Lowry, Katherine Paterson, Tor Seidler, Gloria Skurzynki, Jacqueline Woodson, James Cross Giblin & Cart himself. Edited and with an introduction by Michael Cart and SIGNED by Cart on the title page. Also SIGNED by Woodson at her contribution "The Other Half of Me." Notes about the authors. 198 pp. ISBN: 0-590-376780.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated boards, in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 56461
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  • MALCOLM X FOR BEGINNERS by Aquina Doctor, Bernard.
    Aquina Doctor, Bernard.
    MALCOLM X FOR BEGINNERS

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    New York: Writers and Readers Publishing, (1992.). First edition - From the preface: "Today when it seems like most of the gains in the area of civil rights are being rolled back one by one, it is more important than ever to rediscover the impact of leaders like Malcolm X on our society. A graphic book written for young adults, illustrated throughout with the author's black and white drawings. ii, 186 pp. ISBN: 0-86316-146-4.

    Condition: Very good+ in glossy illustrated wrappers (corners slightly bumped.)

    Book ID: 53978
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  • CITY OF LIGHT, CITY OF DARK: A Comic Book Novel. by Avi. Art by Brian Floca.
    Avi. Art by Brian Floca.
    CITY OF LIGHT, CITY OF DARK: A Comic Book Novel.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Scholastic, (1993). SIGNED - Illustrated with black-and-white drawings by Brian Floca. SIGNED and dated on the title page. ISBN: 0-590-208586.

    Condition: Very good in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 63197
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  • THE DOUBT FACTORY. by Bacigalupi, Paolo.
    Bacigalupi, Paolo.
    THE DOUBT FACTORY.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York & Boston: Little Brown, (2014). SIGNED first edition - A young adult novel which explores the issue of how public information is distorted for monetary gain, nominated for the Edgar Award. SIGNED on the first page. 486 pp (Note: this advance issue has an error on the copyright page with a publication date of Oct 2015)

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 63920
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  • DOVE EXILED. by Bao, Karen.
    Bao, Karen.
    DOVE EXILED.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Viking, (2016). First edition - The author's second book, a sequel to 'Dove Arising,' continuing the story of Phaet Theta, who is now a fugitive. "Hiding in plain sight with her friend Wess family on the drowned planet Earth, Phaet discovers the rugged beauty of the world her ancestors once called home. All her life, shes been taught to fear the 'Earthbound,' and their generosity and kindness surprise and touch Phaet." 297 pp.

    Condition: Very good in glossy illustrated wrappers (some chipping at base of spine).

    Book ID: 84728
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  • DOVE ARISING. by Bao, Karen.
    Bao, Karen.
    DOVE ARISING.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (2015) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "Everything she knows, she learned on the Moon. . . Everything she has, she will sacrifice for her family.. . Everything she believes is a lie.. . . For Phaet Theta, everything is about to change." Young author's highly praised first novel. INSCRIBED on the title page. 324 pp.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80613
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  • DOVE ARISING. by Bao, Karen.
    Bao, Karen.
    DOVE ARISING.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (2015) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "Everything she knows, she learned on the Moon. . . Everything she has, she will sacrifice for her family.. . Everything she believes is a lie.. . . For Phaet Theta, everything is about to change." Young author's highly praised first novel. SIGNED on the title page. 324 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in fine dust jacket (some light toning).

    Book ID: 80643
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  • DOVE EXILED. by Bao, Karen.
    Bao, Karen.
    DOVE EXILED.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (2016) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's second book, a sequel to 'Dove Arising,' continuing the story of Phaet Theta, who is now a fugitive. "Hiding in plain sight with her friend Wess family on the drowned planet Earth, Phaet discovers the rugged beauty of the world her ancestors once called home. All her life, shes been taught to fear the 'Earthbound,' and their generosity and kindness surprise and touch Phaet." SIGNED on the title page and dated 3/12/16, in the year of publication. 297 pp. ISBN: 978-0451469021.

    Condition: Very near fine in fine dust jacket (some light toning).

    Book ID: 80644
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  • DOVE ARISING. by Bao, Karen.
    Bao, Karen.
    DOVE ARISING.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Viking, (2015). First edition - "Everything she knows, she learned on the Moon. . . Everything she has, she will sacrifice for her family.. . Everything she believes is a lie.. . . For Phaet Theta, everything is about to change." Young author's highly praised first novel. 324 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 62491
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  • LEFT HALF HARMON. by Barbour, Ralph Henry (1870-1944.)
    Barbour, Ralph Henry (1870-1944.)
    LEFT HALF HARMON.

    Edition: Reprint.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (c 1921). Hardcover - A rather uncommon football novel for young adults. Illustrated with a glossy frontispiece and three inserted plates by Leslie Crump (all plates are present, but the pages on the list of illustrations are incorrect) 312 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in illustrated brown cloth.

    Book ID: 66399
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  • ORBITAL RESONANCE by Barnes, John
    Barnes, John
    ORBITAL RESONANCE

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (1991) dj. Hardcover first edition - The third novel set in the near future by a writer whom Orson Scott Card and Poul Anderson compare to Heinlein. Nebula award finalist. The first of the four books in the "Century Next Door" series. 214 pp. ISBN: 0-312852061.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 79782
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  • PATTY'S STORY: Get Real!: Straight Talk About Drugs by Berger, Gilda.
    Berger, Gilda.
    PATTY'S STORY: Get Real!: Straight Talk About Drugs

    Edition: First printing.

    Brookfield, CT.: Milbrook Press, 1991, dj. Hardcover first edition - Photograhs By Barbara Kirk. Written for young adults, this tells the story (in her own words) of a young black woman, raised in a foster home and sexually abused by her foster father, who turned to drugs as an escape and is currently trying to rebuild her life. 63 pages. ISBN: 1-878841041.

    Condition: Ex-library with markings and missing front endpaper, but in a very good dj (spine label on dj)

    Book ID: 21939
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  • THE ANGEL FACTORY. by Blacker, Terence.
    Blacker, Terence.
    THE ANGEL FACTORY.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2002.). First edition - Life was almost too easy for Thomas Wisdom: he was popular at school, got good grades, had caring parents - until the day he opened a secret file on his father's computer. 216 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (very short tear to edge of cover.)

    Book ID: 52256
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  • ANTIGODDESS: The Goddess War, Book One. by Blake, Kendare.
    Blake, Kendare.
    ANTIGODDESS: The Goddess War, Book One.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (2013.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first book in a new series by this young adult author - "a riveting and chilling thriller which deftly blends ancient legends with modern horrors." SIGNED on the title page with the words "Old Gods never die." 333 pp. ISBN: 9780765334435.

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

    Book ID: 58179
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  • PRETTY DEAD. by Block, Francesca Lia.
    Block, Francesca Lia.
    PRETTY DEAD.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2009.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A young girl in Los Angeles seems to have it all -but the fires burning around the city bring to her the awareness that she is a vampire. SIGNED on the title page. 195 pp. ISBN: 9780061547850.

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

    Book ID: 57884
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  • HEARTS & OTHER BODY PARTS. by Bloom, Ira.
    Bloom, Ira.
    HEARTS & OTHER BODY PARTS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scholastic, (2017) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first young adult novel, a story about love, loyalty and monsters: "Sisters Esme, Katy, and Ronnie are smart, talented, and gorgeous, and better yet . . . all three are witches. They have high school wired until the arrival of two new students. . . .But while the magic is flying, only Norman seems to notice that students who wander off alone with Zack end up with crushed bones and memory loss. Or worse, missing entirely." SIGNED on the title page with the comment "Please enjoy" 342 pp. ISBN: 978-1338030730.

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

    Book ID: 69569
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  • THE HUMAN FLY and Other Stories. by Boyle, T. C.
    Boyle, T. C.
    THE HUMAN FLY and Other Stories.

    Edition: First thus- a trade paperback.

    New York: Speak / Penguin, (2005). SIGNED first edition - A collection of fifteen short stories, selected for their appeal to young adults, including the first book publication of "Almost Shooting an Elephant." Afterword by Boyle in which he discusses storytelling, and these stories. SIGNED on the title page. 180 pp. ISBN: 0-142403636.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 81891
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  • THE HUMAN FLY and Other Stories. by Boyle, T. C.
    Boyle, T. C.
    THE HUMAN FLY and Other Stories.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Speak / Penguin, (2005). First edition - A collection of fifteen short stories, selected for their appeal to young adults, including the first book publication of "Almost Shooting an Elephant." Afterword by Boyle in which he discusses storytelling, and these stories. 179 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 81892
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  • NORTH WORLD: Volume One: The Epic of Conrad. by Brown, Lars.
    Brown, Lars.
    NORTH WORLD: Volume One: The Epic of Conrad.

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

    Portland, OR Oni Press (2008). SIGNED first edition - " North World really isn't that different from our own, the biggest difference is the presense of mythical monsters, talking bears, arcane arts, and, of course, the heroes who stand ready to defend the innocent and helpless from these extraordinary threats! Conrad is one such hero and he's about to experience something scarier he's faced down: His ex-girlfriend's wedding." SIGNED and dated in the year of publication on the title page, Graphic novel illustrated in black and white. 160 pp. ISBN: 9781932664911.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 60755
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  • EPOCA: The Tree of Ecrof. by Bryant, Koby and Ivy Claire.
    Bryant, Koby and Ivy Claire.
    EPOCA: The Tree of Ecrof.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Braynt, Koby and Ivy Claire. Granity Studios, (2019). First edition - The first book in a new series created by basketball legend Kobe Bryant and written by Ivy Claire, a story of finding your strength against all odds. "Set in an alternate classical world dominated by sports and a magical power called grana, [this] takes place at the most elite sports academy in the land, where the best child-athletes are sent to hone their skills. When Rovi and Pretia arrive, each harboring a secret about themselves, they begin to suspect that something evil is at play at the school." Illustrated. 353 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers. An uncommon advance issue,.

    Book ID: 83055
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  • SOLEMN. by Buckhanon, Kalisha.
    Buckhanon, Kalisha.
    SOLEMN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (2016) dj. Hardcover first edition - The third novel by this award winning African American writer, a coming of age story which focuses on Solemn Redvine, as well as life in the small Mississippi town of Bledsoe. "Solemn's life changes when a baby who could be her half-sibling is born to her neighbor Pearletta Hassle, and she sees Pearletta's husband throw the baby into a well. The plot becomes more complicated when Pearletta disappears and Earl Redvine, Solemn's father, commits a robbery, landing Solemn in a group home. . . This standout novel is anchored by its vulnerable and brave heroine." (Publisher's Weekly) 296 pp. ISBN: 978-1250091598.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (toning to edges of textblock)

    Book ID: 78444
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