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Land of Hope (Ellis Island)

By: "Nixon, Joan Lowery"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Laurel Leaf:

Seller ID: 9780440215974

ISBN: 0440215978

Condition: GOOD


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If I Should Die Before I Wake

By: "Nolan, Han"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers:

Seller ID: 9780152046798

ISBN: 0152046798

Condition: GOOD


Hilary hates Jews. As part of a neo-Nazi gang in her town, she's finally found a sense of belonging. But when she's critically injured in an accident, everything changes.Somehow, in her mind, she has become Chana, a Jewish girl fighting for her own life in the ghettos and concentration camps of World War II.Han Nolan offers powerful insight into one young woman's survival through the Holocaust and another's journey out of hatred and self-loathing.Reader's guide and an interview with the author included. View more info

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By: "O'Dell, Scott"

Price: $1.60

Publisher: Laurel Leaf:

Seller ID: 9780440999041

ISBN: 0440999049

Condition: GOOD


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Island of the Blue Dolphins

By: "O'Dell, Scott"

Price: $2.75

Publisher: Laurel-Leaf Books:

Seller ID: 9780440940005

ISBN: 0440940001

Condition: GOOD


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Lyddie (Puffin Books)

By: "Paterson, Katherine"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Puffin:

Seller ID: 9780140349818

ISBN: 0140349812

Condition: GOOD


Written by Newbery Medalist, National Book Award winner, and Laura Ingalls Wilder medal recipient Katherine Paterson When Lyddie and her younger btoher are hired out as servants to help pay off their family's farm debts, Lyddie is determined to find a way to reunite her family once again. Hearing about all the money a girl can make working at the textile mills in Lowell, Massachusetts, she maked her way there, only to find that her dreams of retuning home may never come true. View more info

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A Break with Charity: A Story about the Salem Witch Trials

By: "Rinaldi, Ann"

Price: $4.50

Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers:

Seller ID: 9780152046828

ISBN: 0152046828

Condition: GOOD


Susanna desperately wants to join the circle of girls who meet every week at the parsonage. What she doesn't realize is that the girls are about to set off a torrent of false accusations leading to the imprisonment and execution of countless innocent people. Susanna faces a painful choice. Should she keep quiet and let the witch-hunt panic continue, or should she "break charity" with the group--and risk having her own family members named as witches? Reader's guide included. View more info

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Escape from Warsaw (Original title: The Silver Sword)

By: "Serraillier, Ian"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 9780590437158

ISBN: 0590437151

Condition: GOOD


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Diary of an Early American boy: Noah Blake 1805

By: "Sloane, Eric"

Price: $12.11

Publisher: NY, Ballantine: 1974

Edition: (11th printing)

Seller ID: 4DT094

ISBN: 0345321006

Condition: FINE


"As new-gift quality! ""Part of the diary of Noah Blake, who was 15 in 1805, part a re-creation of the life that youngster in his circumstances would have lived-is a loving tribute to a vanished way of life…illustrated profusely with Sloane's pen-and-ink drawings""" View more info

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The Witch of Blackbird Pond

By: "Speare, Elizabeth George"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers:

Seller ID: 9780547550299

ISBN: 0547550294

Condition: GOOD


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Let the Circle Be Unbroken

By: "Taylor, Mildred D."

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Viking Penguin:

Seller ID: 9780590981958

ISBN: 0590981951

Condition: GOOD


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Blue Fingers: A Ninja's Tale

By: "Whitesel, Cheryl Aylward"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Clarion Books:

Seller ID: 9780618381395

ISBN: 0618381392

Condition: very good


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"Lady of Ch'iao Kuo: Warrior of the South, Southern China, A.D. 531 (The Royal Diaries)"

By: "Yep, Laurence"

Price: $6.45

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.:

Seller ID: 9780439164832

ISBN: 0439164834

Condition: very good


The Royal Diaries proudly presents two-time Newbery Honor author Laurence Yep, whose stunning diary of sixteen-year-old Lady of Ch'iao Kuo takes readers on a remarkable adventure to Southern China in the sixth century A.D. A born leader, Lady of Ch'iao Kuo, also known as Princess Redbird, is both courageous and keenly intelligent. View more info

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The Devil's Arithmetic

By: "YOLEN, JANE"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Puffin:

Seller ID: 9780140345353

ISBN: 0140345353

Condition: GOOD


This critically acclaimed novel by award-winning author Jane Yolen is now available in a beautifully designed new edition. Hannah dreads going to her family's Passover Seder--she's tired of hearing her relatives talk about the past. But when she opens the front door to symbolically welcome the prophet Elijah, she's transported to a Polish village in the year 1942, where she becomes caught up in the tragedy of the time. "Readers will come away with a sense of tragic history that both disturbs and compels." --Booklist View more info