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"So, You Wanna Be a Writer?: How to Write, Get Published, and Maybe Even Make it Big!"

By: Hambleton, Vicki

Price: $4.45

Publisher: Beyond Words Publishing:

Seller ID: 9781582700434

ISBN: 1582700435

Condition: GOOD


This is a hip how-to handbook on writing and publishing for aspiring young writers. In a fun, informative style, the authors show kids how to practice and improve their writing, get published, and maybe even become famous in the process. The book contains practical advice and cool insights from real kid authors. Writer wannabes will learn: -- how to begin a career in writing-- ways to explore the genres of poetry, journalism, fiction, and nonfiction-- where to find inspiration for stories-- how to approach publishers and get published-- how to improve writing through creati... View more info

Success for Teens: Real Teens Talk About Using the Slight Edge

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Success Books:

Seller ID: 9780979034152

ISBN: 0979034159

Condition: very good


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Extraordinary Black Americans from Colonial to Contemporary Times (Extraordinary People)

By: "Altman, Susan"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Childrens Pr:

Seller ID: 9780516405810

ISBN: 0516405810

Condition: acceptable


This outstanding collection of short, easy-to-read biographies and historical events is designed to acquaint children of all races with the accomplishments of extraordinary people.Over 85 prominent black women and men are recognized for their achievements in education, science, literature, and more. View more info

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Warriors Don't Cry

By: "Beals, Melba Patitllo"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: N/A:

Seller ID: 9781416948827

ISBN: 1416948821

Condition: GOOD


An innocent teenager. An unexpected hero. In 1957, Melba Pattillo turned sixteen. That was also the year she became a warrior on the front lines of a civil rights firestorm. Following the landmark 1954 Supreme Court ruling, "Brown v. Board of Education, " Melba was one of nine teenagers chosen to integrate Little Rock's Central High School. Throughout her harrowing ordeal, Melba was taunted by her schoolmates and their parents, threatened by a lynch mob's rope, attacked with lighted sticks of dynamite, and injured by acid sprayed in her eyes. But through it all, she acted with di... View more info

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Warriors Don't Cry

By: "Beals, Melba Pattillo"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Simon Pulse:

Seller ID: 9780671899004

ISBN: 0671899007

Condition: GOOD


"You've gotta learn to defend yourself. Never let your enemy know what you are feeling." -- The soldier assigned to protect Melba "Please, God, let me learn how to stop being a warrior. Sometimes I just need to be a girl." -- Melba's diary, on her sixteenth birthday In 1957 Melba Pattillo turned sixteen. That was also the year she became a warrior on the front lines of a civil rights firestorm. Following the landmark 1954 Supreme Court ruling, "Brown v. Board Education, " she was one of nine teenagers chosen to integrate Little Rock's Central High School. This is her remarkable s... View more info

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We are Witnesses: five diaries of Teenagers Who died in the Holocaust

By: "Boas, Jacob"

Price: $5.95

Publisher: NY, 1996

Edition: (12th printing)

Seller ID: 10P003

ISBN: 059084475X

Condition: FINE


"As new - appears unread. ""all teenagers during WWII…lived in different parts of Europe…different lives. But they all had something in common: they were Jewish…they were five of the six million men, women, and children sentenced to death…""" View more info

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We Are Witnesses: Five Diaries Of Teenagers Who Died In The Holocaust

By: "Boas, Jacob"

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Square Fish:

Seller ID: 9780312535674

ISBN: 0312535678

Condition: GOOD


The five diarists in this book did not survive the war. But their words did. Each diary reveals one voice, one teenager coping with the impossible. We see David Rubinowicz struggling against fear and terror. Yitzhak Rudashevski shows us how Jews clung to culture, to learning, and to hope, until there was no hope at all. Moshe Ze'ev Flinker is the voice of religion, constantly seeking answers from God for relentless tragedy. Eva Heyman demonstrates the unquenchable hunger for life that sustained her until the very last moment. And finally, Anne Frank reveals the largest truth they all left for ... View more info

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Trapped: The True Story of a Pioneer Girl

By: "Boeve, Eunice"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: "Unionville, NY", 1997

Edition: "(3rd printing, revised)"

Seller ID: 6-7T011

ISBN: 0880921609

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! The true story of 12-year-old Virginia Reed who, with her family and the Donner family, was trapped for the winter in the Sierra Mountains in 1846 while traveling from Illinois to their new home in California. True facts with fictional dialog." View more info

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Scholastic Pocket Thesaurus (Scholastic Reference)

By: "Bollard, John, K., John Bollard"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Scholastic Reference:

Seller ID: 9780439620376

ISBN: 0439620376

Condition: GOOD


The successful Scholastic Student Thesaurus is now available in convenient pocket-sized paperback and is now called the Scholastic Pocket Thesaurus. Perfect for students on the go The Scholastic Pocket Thesaurus is an innovative, easy-to-use title created for the many kids who get frustrated when they try to use a thesaurus. If they look up a word and "it's not there," many students will give up rather than turn to the indexes in the back of their books to redirect their searches. The Scholastic Pocket Thesaurus's innovative same-page index solves this problem. View more info

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"Changes in You and Me: A Book About Puberty, Mostly for Girls"

By: "Bourgeois, Paulette, Wolfish, Martin, Martyn, Kim"

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing:

Seller ID: 9780836228151

ISBN: 0836228154

Condition: GOOD


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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens: The Ultimate Teenage Success Guide

By: "Covey, Sean"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Fireside:

Seller ID: 9780684856094

ISBN: 0684856093

Condition: GOOD


Being a teenager is both wonderful and challenging. In The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens, author Sean Covey applies the timeless principles of the 7 Habits to teens and the tough issues and life-changing decisions they face. In an entertaining style, Covey provides a step-by-step guide to help teens improve self-image, build friendships, resist peer pressure, achieve their goals, get along with their parents, and much more. In addition, this book is stuffed with cartoons, clever ideas, great quotes, and incredible stories about real teens from all over the world. The 7 Habits of Highly Ef... View more info

Mosby: Gray Ghost of the Confederacy

By: "Daniels, Jonathan (Albert Orbaan, illus.)"

Price: $18.95

Publisher: "Philadelphia, PA", 1959

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 6-7T024

Condition: GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean and square. Grey cloth with red lettering. Exterior, side page edges are rough cut. Softened spine ends, owner's name on front endpaper, #5 written on top exterior pages edges (grade 5?), foxing to end papers. Colorful dust jacket is present but seriously worn - light age soil, 1/2"" square missing from bottom corner, all edges are rubbed with small rips (which have been stabilized on the inside with clear tape).""From the moment John Singleton Mosby organized his band of Confederate raiders the men of the Union Army lived in terror of this guerilla... View more info

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True Survival Stories

By: "Dowswell, Paul"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: "London, UK", 2003

Edition: (1st US edition)

Seller ID: 97T010

ISBN: 0794500935

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! ""From shark attacks and blazing airships to exploding spacecraft and sinking submarines, these are real stories of people who have stared death in the face and lived to tell the tale…""" View more info

Top Tens: A Book of Lists

By: "Earle, Emily"

Price: $5.36

Publisher: NY, 1999

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 67P040

ISBN: 0439086434

Condition: FINE


"As new, unread but has ""Waz-up"" stamp on bottom of page edges. ""Have you seen the Top 10 movies of all time? Do you know the Top 10 ways to kill time in Study Hall? These lists - and many, many more - are in this totally cool book of Top Tens!""" View more info

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Living With Dyslexia (Living With Health Challenges)

By: "Eboch, Chris"

Price: $8.90

Publisher: Abdo Pub Co:

Seller ID: 9781624032448

ISBN: 1624032443

Condition: very good


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100 Award-winning Science Fair Projects

By: "Editor-Jeanette, Glen Vecchione; Green"

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Sterling:

Seller ID: 9780439318419

ISBN: 0439318416

Condition: GOOD


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"It's Perfectly Normal: Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex, and Sexual Health (The Family Library)"

By: "Harris, Robie H."

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Candlewick:

Seller ID: 9780763624330

ISBN: 0763624330

Condition: GOOD


"Alternately playful and realistic, Emberley's . . . art reinforcesHarris's message that bodies come in all sizes, shapes, and colors -- and that each variation is 'perfectly normal.'" -- PUBLISHERS WEEKLY (starred review) When young people have questions about sex, real answers can be hard to find. Providing accurate, unbiased answers to nearly every imaginable question, from conception and puberty to birth control and AIDS, IT'S PERFECTLY NORMAL offers young people the information they need -- now more than ever -- to make responsible decisions and to stay healthy. Already used as a ... View more info

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"Its Perfectly Normal : Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex, and Sexual Health"

By: "HARRIS, ROBIE H., EMBERLEY, MICHAEL"

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Candlewick Pr:

Seller ID: 9781564021595

ISBN: 1564021599

Condition: GOOD


When children wonder about sex, where will they go for the answers? Providing accurate, lucid, unbiased answers to nearly every conceivable question children may have about sexuality, IT'S PERFECTLY NORMAL is here to help. From conception and puberty to birth control and AIDS, it is a refreshingly open and thorough presentation of the facts of sex--both biological and psychological--which children need now more than ever. Throughout, two cartoon characters, a curious bird, and a squeamish bee reflect the diverse feelings children often have about sex. Packed with warm, age-appropriate illustra... View more info

What life was like (The Nature Company discoveries library)

By: "Hart, George"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Time Life Books:

Seller ID: 9780737010077

ISBN: 073701007X

Condition: GOOD


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Farewell to Manzanar

By: "Houston, Jeanne, D., James Houston"

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Ember:

Seller ID: 9780307976079

ISBN: 0307976076

Condition: GOOD


Jeanne Wakatsuki was seven years old in 1942 when her family was uprooted from their home and sent to live at Manzanar internment camp--with 10,000 other Japanese Americans. Along with searchlight towers and armed guards, Manzanar ludicrously featured cheerleaders, Boy Scouts, sock hops, baton twirling lessons and a dance band called the Jive Bombers who would play any popular song except the nation's #1 hit: "Don't Fence Me In." Farewell to Manzanar is the true story of one spirited Japanese- American family's attempt to survive the indignities of forced detention . . . and of a native-born A... View more info