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Jamaica & Me

By: Atkins, Linda

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1998

Seller ID: 000020


Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. A true story of the time the author and Jamaica, a young girl, spent together. Shuffled from one institution to another, Atkins is able to keep track of her and tries to make Jamaica's life, which has been pretty awful on the streets of New York city, somewhat better. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Here Come the Marines!

By: Griffin, Alexander R.

Price: $5.06

Publisher: Howell, Soskin, Publishers: 1942

Seller ID: CH-01092


1942; HB. Binding is good, spine is tight but has spots on it. Some light wear along edges. 219 pages, slightly yellowed but otherwise fine. View more info

Minty: a Story of Young Harriet Tubman

By: Schroeder, Alan

Price: $13.80

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Dial Books For Young Readers: 1996

Seller ID: 003958


CORETTA SCOTT KING AWARD WINNER - In this touching, heartfelt portrayal of Harriet Tubman's childhood, the author and illustrator offer an unusual look at the little girl who would become one of America's greatest heroes. Although many readers know of Tubman's tireless work in establishing the Underground Railroad and her efforts in helping hundreds of slaves escape to freedom, they now meet her as a child. One who was stubborn and headstrong, but learned to follow the N... View more info

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Little House in the Big Woods

By: Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Price: $13.80

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row, Publishers: 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004080


First in the series, this is a book about living in a log house in Wisconsin in the 1800's. They lived in comparative wilderness with the woods all around, and wild animals of all types shared the woods with them. This is a reprint of the 1953 volume in which Garth Williams did the illustrations. Illustrated with William's wonderful imaginative drawings in black and white. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Life and Words of John F. Kennedy

By: Wood, James Playsted

Price: $9.20

Publisher: New York, NY, Scholastic Book Services: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003928


This book contains a short biography of John F. Kennedy, beginning before he was born, starting in the 1800s Ireland with his forebears. Numerous black & white pictures illustrate his life, and many of his ideas as President, and in earlier political posts, are included. The book is dedicated to "The Young People of America. " The front cover has a several diagonal bends at the lower right.; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info