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  • SHIP OF FIRE. by Cadnum, Michael.
    Cadnum, Michael.
    SHIP OF FIRE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (2003) dj. Hardcover first edition - Adventure novel for young adults and older children based on actual events during Sir Francis Drake's raid on the Spanish port of Cadiz in 1587. 197 pp. ISBN: 0-670899070.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74503
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  • ST MICHAEL'S SCALES. by Connelly, Neil.
    Connelly, Neil.
    ST MICHAEL'S SCALES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scholastic, (2002) dj. First edition - Author's first novel - the story of a 16 year old boy who has spent his life feeling guilty because his twin brother had died shortly after birth. Han Nolan called this debut novel 'sad, tragic, yet beautiful.' 309 pp. ISBN: 0-439-194458.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 65392
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  • Connelly, Neil.
    ST MICHAEL'S SCALES.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Scholastic, 2002. First edition - Author's first novel - the story of a 16 year old boy who has spent his life feeling guilty because his twin brother had died shortly after birth. Han Nolan called this debut novel 'sad, tragic, yet beautiful.'

    Condition: Fine (as new) in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 27067
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  • Connelly, Neil.
    ST MICHAEL'S SCALES.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Scholastic, (2002). First edition - Author's first novel - the story of a 16 year old boy who has spent his life feeling guilty because his twin brother had died shortly after birth. Han Nolan called this debut novel 'sad, tragic, yet beautiful.'

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (an unread copy, but slight bump to edge.)

    Book ID: 27068
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  • TELL ME SOMETHING REAL. by Devlin, Calla.
    Devlin, Calla.
    TELL ME SOMETHING REAL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Atheneum, (2016) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, set in the late 1970s, the story of three sisters - "the neighbors call us brats" - who travel with their mother across the border from San Diego to Mexico for alternative treatments for her leukemia, but whose world is about to be shattered by a betrayal worse than cancer. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 290 pp. ISBN: 978-1-481461153.

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

    Book ID: 68672
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  • BRONX MASQUERADE. by Grimes, Nikki.
    Grimes, Nikki.
    BRONX MASQUERADE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Dial Press, 2002. SIGNED first edition - Young adult novel written in the voices of 18 teenagers as they learn to express themselves through poetry in an 'open mike' forum. Winner of the Coretta Scott King award. SIGNED on the title page and uncommon thus. 167 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 25735
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  • BRONX MASQUERADE. by Grimes, Nikki.
    Grimes, Nikki.
    BRONX MASQUERADE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Dial Press, 2002. SIGNED first edition - Young adult novel written in the voices of 18 teenagers as they learn to express themselves through poetry in an 'open mike' forum. Winner of the Coretta Scott King award. SIGNED on the title page with the words "Welcome to the Masquerade," and uncommon thus. 167 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 69447
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  • Hale, Janet Campbell.
    THE OWL'S SONG.

    Edition: Early printing.

    Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1974. dj. Hardcover - Native American author's highly praised first novel, the story of a young boy 's struggle to adjust to living in a society determined to erase his identity. ISBN: 0-385-050208.

    Condition: Ex-library, in illustrated library binding, usual markings, but overall tight and clean in a very good dustjacket.

    Book ID: 18719
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  • Hale, Janet Campbell.
    THE OWL'S SONG.

    Edition: First printing.

    Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1974. dj. Hardcover first edition - Native American author's highly praised first novel, the story of a young boy 's struggle to adjust to living in a society determined to erase his identity. An extremely difficult to find book in the first edition, especially in this good a condition. ISBN: 0-385-019440.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (some discoloration from binder's glue on endpapers)

    Book ID: 18752
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  • Hale, Janet Campbell.
    THE JAILING OF CECELIA CAPTURE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, 1985. dj. Hardcover first edition - The second novel by this highly praised young Couer d'Alene writer. ISBN: 0-394-543270.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 18753
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  • Hale, Janet Campbell.
    THE OWL'S SONG.

    Edition: Trade paperback - first thus.

    Garden City, New York: HarperPerennial, 1995. Native American author's highly praised first novel, originally published in 1974, the story of a young boy 's struggle to adjust to living in a society determined to erase his identity. ISBN: 0-06-097642x.

    Condition: Near fine (remainder line bottom edge.)

    Book ID: 18784
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  • THE OWL'S SONG. by Hale, Janet Campbell.
    Hale, Janet Campbell.
    THE OWL'S SONG.

    Edition: Paperback.

    New York: Avon, (1976). SIGNED - Native American author's highly praised first novel, the story of a young boy 's struggle to adjust to living in a society determined to erase his identity. INSCRIBED by the author on the half title page "For my friend --- with thanks" and dated in 1983. 144 pp. ISBN: 0-380-28738.

    Condition: Fair condition only (creasing to front cover, wear to spine) - but very uncommon signed.

    Book ID: 58380
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  • Hale, Janet Campbell.
    THE JAILING OF CECELIA CAPTURE.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, (1993.). The second novel by this highly praised young Couer d'Alene writer. 201 pp. ISBN: 0-8263-10036.

    Condition: Very good in glossy illustrated wrappers (crease on front cover.)

    Book ID: 41058
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  • Hale, Janet Campbell.
    THE OWL'S SONG.

    Edition: First printing.

    Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1974. dj. Hardcover first edition - Native American author's highly praised first novel, the story of a young boy 's struggle to adjust to living in a society determined to erase his identity. An extremely difficult to find book in the first edition, especially in this good a condition. ISBN: 0-385-019440.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dustjacket (some discoloration from binder's glue on endpapers, as is common with all copies, crease to back cover of dj, small nick at top of dj spine)

    Book ID: 24338
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  • ADVENTURES OF THE BLUE AVENGER. by Howe, Norma.
    Howe, Norma.
    ADVENTURES OF THE BLUE AVENGER.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (1999.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - Young adult novel about a young boy, who, in his lonliness after his father, a police officer, was killed began to draw cartoons of a super hero he called the Blue Avenger. On his 16th birthday, he decided to change his name to the Blue Avenger, and thus became an unlikely hero of San Pablo High School. SIGNED on the half title page. 230 pp, . ISBN: 0-8050-60626.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket (a new, unread copy.)

    Book ID: 51856
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  • UNDERGROUND MAN. by Meltzer, Milton.
    Meltzer, Milton.
    UNDERGROUND MAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    Scarsdale, New York: Bradbury Press, (1972_ dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Young adult novel by this Newbery and Wilder award winning writer: In 1835, Nineteen-year-old Josh Bowen becomes an abolitionist conductor (a "slave stealer") on the Underground Railroad, an act that leads to his trial and imprisonment. Author's afterword. While a novel, this is based in part on the fragmentary records of a young man who was imprisoned until the middle of the Civil War. SIGNED by the author on a blank preliminary page. Maps by Eros Keith. 220 pp. Wraparound dust jacket art by Ann Grifalconi. ISBN: 0-878880518.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dust jacket (bit of chipping to the top of the spine of the dj).

    Book ID: 64543
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  • SOMEWHERE IN THE DARKNESS. by Myers, Walter Dean
    Myers, Walter Dean
    SOMEWHERE IN THE DARKNESS.

    Edition: 3rd printing.

    New York: Scholastic, (1992.) dj. Hardcover - An award winning young adult novel: a father returns after an absence of many years and takes his son on a trip halfway across the country in a desperate attempt to show him who he was, and who he is. Winner of the Coretta Scott King award; a Newbery Honor book. Dust jacket painting by Peter Caras. 168 pp. ISBN: 0-590424114.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. Silver award stickers on dustjacket.

    Book ID: 42172
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  • Myers, Walter Dean.
    THE BEAST.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Scholastic, (2003.). SIGNED first edition - A moving young adult novel by this Newbery and Corretta Scott King award winning writer - the story of a black boy from Harlem, attending a prep school on a scholarship , who returns home at Christmas to discover that his Dominican girl friend has begun using drugs - the beast is the name given to the lure of drugs. SIGNED by the author on the title page.

    Condition: Fine (as new) in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 26773
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  • FALLEN ANGELS. by Myers, Walter Dean.
    Myers, Walter Dean.
    FALLEN ANGELS.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Scholastic, (1988.) dj. Hardcover - Powerful - and very highly praised - novel about the horrors of war as seen by a 17 year old black soldier during his tour of duty in Vietnam in 1967-8. Frontispiece map. 309 pp. ISBN: 0-590409425.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 57038
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  • FALLEN ANGELS. by Myers, Walter Dean.
    Myers, Walter Dean.
    FALLEN ANGELS.

    Edition: Paperback.

    New York: Scholastic, (c 1988.). Powerful - and very highly praised - novel about the horrors of war as seen by a 17 year old black soldier during his tour of duty in Vietnam in 1967-8. Frontispiece map. 309 pp. ISBN: 0-590409433.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 57040
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  • Myers, Walter Dean.
    THE BEAST.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Scholastic, (2003.). First edition - A moving young adult novel by this Newbery and Corretta Scott King award winning writer - the story of a black boy from Harlem, attending a prep school on a scholarship , who returns home at Christmas to discover that his Dominican girl friend has begun using drugs - the beast is the name given to the lure of drugs.

    Condition: Fine (as new) in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 29258
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  • SMALL STEPS. by Sachar, Louis.
    Sachar, Louis.
    SMALL STEPS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Delacorte, (2006.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Sequel to his award-winning book, 'Holes.' 257 pp. ISBN: 0-385-733143.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 53664
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  • SMALL STEPS. by Sachar, Louis.
    Sachar, Louis.
    SMALL STEPS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Delacorte, (2006.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Sequel to his Newbery and National book award-winning book, 'Holes.' SIGNED on the title page. 257 pp. ISBN: 0-385-733143.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 56607
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  • SMALL STEPS. by Sachar, Louis.
    Sachar, Louis.
    SMALL STEPS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Delacorte, (2006.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Sequel to his Newbery and National book award-winning book, 'Holes.' 257 pp. ISBN: 0-385-733143.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 51153
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  • BURIED ONIONS. by Soto, Gary.
    Soto, Gary.
    BURIED ONIONS.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, (1997.) dj. Hardcover - A young adult novel of a Mexican American kid trying to survive in a violence invested neighborhood in Fresno.SIGNED on the title page with the words "Best wishes." List of Spanish words, 148 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 53380
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  • BURIED ONIONS. by Soto, Gary.
    Soto, Gary.
    BURIED ONIONS.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, (1997.). SIGNED first edition - A young adult novel of a Mexican American kid trying to survive in a violence invested neighborhood in Fresno.SIGNED on the title page. List of Spanish words, 148 pp.

    Condition: Fine in printed wrappers. A rather uncommon advance issue.

    Book ID: 50624
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  • A MAP FOR WRECKED GIRLS. by Taylor, Jessica.
    Taylor, Jessica.
    A MAP FOR WRECKED GIRLS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dial Press, (2017). SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first book, a young adult novel about sisters, romance and survival. SIGNED on the title page. 361 pp. ISBN: 978-0735228115.

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

    Book ID: 73034
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  • THE INTRUDER. by Townsend, John Rowe.
    Townsend, John Rowe.
    THE INTRUDER.

    Edition: First US printing.

    Philadelphia: Lippincott, (1969.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Perhaps the best known young adult novel by this rather prolific author and academic (he also wrote an important study of English children's literature.) Winner of the 1971 Edgar Award for best juvenile mystery. Map, 220 pp.

    Condition: Fine in a good only dust jacket (edgewear to the dj, fading to the spine, original price of 4.50 still present.)

    Book ID: 51159
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