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"Forest Exiles or, The Perils of a Peruvian Family Amid the Wilds of the Amazon"

By: "Reid, Captain Mayne (William Harvey?, illus.)"

Price: $18.95

Publisher: NY, 1889

Edition: (New edition)


"Tight, faded spine, age soiled exterior, mostly clean interior (Spots on page 261-264.), square. Softened spine ends. Original 19th century binding of red cloth, with spine and front cover decorated in black and gilt, endpapers decorated with brown on beige floral pattern. Includes ""A Memoir by R. H. Stoddard"". A popular Irish-American, 19th century author of boys adventure books, who was a favorite of Arthur Conan Doyle and Teddy Roosevelt. 360... View more info

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"Ninth Key (The Mediator, Book 2)"

By: "Cabot, Meg"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: HarperTeen,


Everything is going great for Suze. Her new life in California is a whirlwind of parties and excellent hair days. Tad Beaumont, the hottest boy in town, has even asked Suze out on her very first date. Suze is so excited that she's willing to ignore her misgivings about Tad... particularly the fact that he's not Jesse, whose ghostly status--not to mention apparent disinterest in her--make him unattainable. What Suze can't ignore, however, is the ghost of a murdered ... View more info

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"Return to Hawk's Hill (Incident at Hawk's Hill, Book 2)"

By: "Eckert, Allan W."

Price: $3.00

Publisher: "Little, Brown & Co.",


Since Incident at Hawk's Hill was published in 1971, legions of readers have written to the author to find out what happened to young Ben and the badger after the story ended. This compelling sequel picks up where the first Newbery Honor Book left off, sending Ben on another suspenseful survival adventure in the wild. How Ben is eventually reunited with his family, and in the process helps open the lines of communication and understanding between the whites and the neigh... View more info

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"The Ruins of Gorlan (The Ranger's Apprentice, Book 1)"

By: "Flanagan, John A."

Price: $8.99

Publisher: Puffin,


The international bestselling series with over 5 million copies sold in the U.S. "alone" They have always scared him in the past--the Rangers, with their dark cloaksand shadowy ways. The villagers believe the Rangers practice magic that makes them invisible to ordinary people. And now 15-year-old Will, always small for his age, has been chosen as a Ranger's apprentice. What he doesn't yet realize is that the Rangers are the protectors of the kingdom. Highly trai... View more info

"Tomorrow, When the War Began (The Tomorrow Series #1)"

By: "Marsden, John"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Laurel Leaf,


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"Twilight (The Mediator, Book 6)"

By: "Cabot, Meg"

Price: $4.50

Publisher: HarperTeen,


Suze has gotten used to ghosts. She's a mediator, after all, and communicating with the dead is all in a day's work. So she certainly never expected to fall in love with one: Jesse, a nineteenth- century hottie. But when she discovers that she has the power to determine who becomes a ghost in the first place, Suze begins to freak. It means she can alter the course of history ... andprevent Jesse's murder, keeping him from ever becoming a ghost -- and from ever meeting... View more info

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A Girl Named Disaster

By: "Farmer, Nancy"

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Orchard Books,


Orchard Classics is a collectible hardcover line of Newbery award-winning titles from the Orchard backlist that have fresh, beautiful new designs and include author prefaces and discussion guides. A GIRL NAMED DISASTER is the humorous and heartwrenching story of young girl who discovers her own courage and strength when she makes the dangerous journey from Mozambique to Zimbabwe. Nhamo is a Shona girl living in a traditional village in Mozambique in 1981. When her fa... View more info

Avalanche

By: "Roth, Arthur"

Price: $1.25

Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks,


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Brian's Winter

By: "Paulsen, Gary"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers,


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Choose Your Own Adventure: The Mystery of Chimney Rock

By: "Packard, Edward (Paul Granger, illus.)"

Price: $188.95

Publisher: "Sharon, CT", 1987

Edition: (1st Grey Castle edition)


"As new, appears unread, but has child's name written in black marker inside front cover. Library binding - illustrated cover with white background, Choose Your Own Adventure in red block with reverse lettering on front and spine. 1st printing of this large-print edition." View more info

Cold River (Signet)

By: "Judson, William"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Signet,


Fourteen-year-old Lizzy Allison and her younger brother Timothy are stranded in the frozen Adirondacks during one of the worst snowstorms of the century. Battling the untamed perils of nature, they embark on a heart-stopping journey of courage, strength, and endurance against all odds. View more info

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Darkest Hour (The Mediator #4)

By: "Cabot, Meg"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: HarperCollins,


When the nineteenth--century ghost of Maria de Silva wakes her up in the middle of the night, Suze knows this is no ordinary visitation -- and not just from the knife at her throat, either. In life, Maria was the fiancee of Jesse -- the same Jesse who was murdered a hundred and fifty years before. The same Jesse Suze is in love with. Maria threatens Suze: The backyard construction must cease. Suze has a pretty good idea what -- or rather, who -- Maria doesn't want ... View more info

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Deathwatch

By: "White, Robb"

Price: $1.00

Publisher: Laurel Leaf,


"An exciting novel of suspense, based on a fight to the finish between an honest and courageous young man and a cynical business tycoon who believes that anything can be had for a price."--Horn Book. An ALA Best of the Best Books for Young Adults, Edgar Allan Poe Mystery Writers Award, A New York Times Outstanding Book of the Year, New York Public Library--Books for the Teen Age. View more info

Don Sturdy and the Port of Lost Ships or Adrift in the Sargasso Sea

By: "Appleton, Victor"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: NY, c1926


"READING COPY. Tight. Faint age tanning of pages, severe sunning and age soil to spine. Light age soil to exterior page edges, occasional finger smudges on page margins, some spotting on covers. Slight tilt to spine. Softened spine ends are beginning to fray. Cover edges are rubbed and corners softened. No dust jacket. Owners name, address and ""1930"" in pencil on first free page. Sixth book in the ""Don Sturdy"" Series. Red cloth co... View more info