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A History of the United States

By: Adams, Charles Kendall and Trent , William P.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Allyn and Bacon: 1913

Edition: Revised Edition.

Seller ID: 009785

Condition: Fair


566 pp. Binding loose, a few pages detached but laid in. Preliminary blank pages filled with pencil notes. A few scattered pencil notes within text. Spine edges rubbed, dark gray cloth covers rubbed and titling partly gone. Brownish stain in center of pp. 46 to 71. Still satisfactory as a reading or reference copy. Frontispiece shows Gilbert Stuart's oval portrait of George Washington. Manny pastel colored maps of US. This is a genuine high-school textbook circa 1913, no... View more info

A History of the United States

By: Adams, Charles Kendall and Trent , William P.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Allyn and Bacon: 1922

Edition: Revised Edition.

Seller ID: 010052

Condition: Good


572 pp. plus 50 pp. additional appendices and index. Rear endpapers cracked, but textblock still loosely attached. Pencil diagram on rear endpaper, otherwise nearly clean. PP. 96-97 has brownish stain from a pressed flower. Light speckling of disclored dots on front cover. Dark gray cloth covers rubbed and spine titling mostly gone. Later edition that covers US presidential admilnistrations through Harding. Frontispiece shows Gilbert Stuart's oval portrait of George Wash... View more info

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College Prowler: Florida State University Off the Record

By: Bist, Richard

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pa., College Prowler Inc: 2005

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 006074

ISBN: 1596580496

Condition: Good


138 pp., several additional pages for notes. Some rippling of text and dampstains on edges. OK as reading copy. An informal, uncensored report on Florida State by a cross-section of students on campus. Provides a feeling of campus life and atmosphere. FSU rates high for friendliness, low for cultural and entertainment attractions in Tallahassee. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall View more info

The Nongraded Primary School: A Case Study

By: Glogau, Lillian and Fessel, Murray

Price: $7.00

Publisher: West Nyack NY, Parker Publishing Co.: 1967

Edition: 2nd Printing.

Seller ID: 010209

Condition: Very Good


294 pp. Small chips in jacket's fore edge, slight chipping in a bit of text block fore edge (about one-eighth inch.) Text clean. No markings. With photos and numerous charts, tables and examples of teaching materials. A field report by school admilnistrators on an experiment in converting a Long Island, N.Y., primary school into a nongraded environment for a year (1964-65). Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in View more info

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The Homeschooling Handbook: From Preschool to High School, A Parent's Guide (Prima Home Learning Library)

By: Griffith, Mary

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Rocklin Calif, Prima Publishing: 1997

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010247

ISBN: 0761501924

Condition: Good +


291 pp. Front cover curled, with sticker remains, pale yellow highlighting on about 10 pages, rest of text clean, spine uncreased. Comprehensive introducion to homeschooling, factors to considr, and extensive appendix of resources, including textbooks and advocacy groups. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In View more info

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Somebody Else's Kids

By: Hayden, Torey L.

Price: $3.19

Publisher: NY, Avon Books: 1986

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 004896

ISBN: 038059949X

Condition: Very Good


333 pp. Light toning, rubbing along bottom margin of front cover, light spine creasing. Still sturdy, no markings. An engaging account about teaching 4 kids deemed "unteachable" in a special ed class. View more info

West Jefferson High School Alumni Directory

By: Jefferson Parish Public Schools

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harris Connect: 2008

Edition: 50th Anniversary Edition.

Seller ID: 010062

Condition: Fine


207 pp. Close to new, faint red ink line on top edge, near spine. No other markings. Tight binding, square. Scarlet front cover includes photographs of tuba player, prom king & queen and football helmet with skull symbol. A compendium of lists of graduates of the classes of 1957 through 2007 of West Jefferson High School in Harvey, Louisiana. Includes a few pages of school history and alumni resources, and student photos. Directory is organized alphabeticallty by name (a... View more info

The Odyssey of an American School System: Volusia County Schools, 1854-2000

By: Langlotz, Patricia Callan, et. Al.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: DeLand, Florida, Volusia County Schools: 2000

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 006085

Condition: Good


238 pp. Light dampness rippling along bottom margin of text; light dampness staining rear inside cover. Moderate wear on spine top. No markings or writing. A comprehensive history of Volusia County's public schools, past and present. (Volusia encompasses Daytona Beach and DeLand Florida) Many historical b&w photos of century-old school houses. Chapter 2 may be of greatest interest: A list and description of former schools no longer in operation. Current buildings and the... View more info

Scouting Through

By: Lewis, William Dodge and Rowland, Albert Lindsay

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Chicago, John C. Winston Co.: 1930

Seller ID: 009793

Condition: Very Good


448 pp., plus index, dictionary and suggested reading lists. Lightly rubbed spots and soil on spine, small dark stain on rear cover. Previous owner's name in ink script on pictorial endpaper. Text clean. Several pastel color illustrations throughout. Front grayish green cover has a pictorial design showing an Indian brave kneeling and tending a campfire, against an orange sun. Book VI, designed for sixth-grade students, in the Winston "Silent Reader" series. An a... View more info

Twenty Tellable Tales: Audience Participation Folktales for the Beginning Storyteller

By: MacDonald, Margaret Read

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Bronx, New York, H W Wilson Co.: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005688

ISBN: 082420719X

Condition: Good +


220 pp., with bibliography. Ex-library book has discards stamping and first blank page excised, but no circulation card or envelope. Mylar over dust jacket. Sturdy and clean. Stories for reading aloud to young children, and detailed pointers for each one on how to make an effective presentation. View more info

A History of the American People

By: McLaughhlin, Andrew C.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, D. Appleton & Co.: 1904

Edition: 3rd Printing.

Seller ID: 009969

Condition: Good +


587 pp., plus advertising matter in rear. Index. Frontispiece is a colored map of US. Also contains scores of b&w illustrations, mostly busts of major leaders., and many regional maps. Brown cloth cover has just light wear, with bumping of corners. Light pencil notes on endpapers and frontispiece map. Nearly all text pages clean, a few marginal notes in pencil. A history textbook for high school students. McLaughlin notes in his preface that his history primarily is a po... View more info

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Gift from the Hills: Miss Lucy Morgan's Story of Her Unique Penland School

By: Morgan, Lucy

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C., The University of North Carolina Press: 1971

Edition: Enlarged Edition, 1st Printing.

Inscription: By Author

Seller ID: 009347

ISBN: 0807811653

Condition: Very Good


331 pp. Some rippling to cover and first dozen pages but no dampstains. Author's sig in shaky but legible ink on half title page. Legette Blythe is co-author. Text clean, bright; spine uncreased. Includes 20 pp. historical photos and a 16-page epilogue added in 1971. An engaging first-person account of a teacher who goes into the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina and sets out to preserve hand-weaving and dyeing techniques that were being threatened by industrializat... View more info

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True Notebooks: A Writer's Year at Juvenile Hall

By: Salzman, Mark

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Vintage (Random House): 2004

Edition: 9th Printing.

Seller ID: 009248

ISBN: 0375727612

Condition: Fine


330 pp. Close to new, lightly read. No markings. Spine uncreased. The writer recounts a year of teaching a writing class at Central Juvenile Hall in Los Angeles. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall View more info

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Exploring Harry Potter: Beacham's Sourcebooks for Teaching Young Adult Fiction

By: Schafer, Elizabeth D.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Osprey, Fl., Beacham Pub Corp: 2000

Edition: 1st American Edition.

Seller ID: 005892

ISBN: 0933833571

Condition: Good


479 pp., bibliography, glossary, timeline and other reference aids. Firm binding, dj crinkled along top edge. Light dampstaining. No markings. An overview of Potter novels up to and including "The Prisoner of Azkaban." Suggested lesson plans and teaching points for using the books in English classes. Author is a professor of literature. Dust jacket note: "NOT Approved by J.K. Rowling." Also has useful information for the Potter collector. Size: 8vo -- 9 i... View more info

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The Graywolf Annual Five: Multi-cultural Literacy: Opening the American Mind

By: Simonson, Rick and Walker, Scott, Eds.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: St. Paul, Minnesota, Greywolf Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003280

ISBN: 1555971148

Condition: Near Fine


188 pp. A collection of 13 essays about ways to structure education to recognize the diversity of the American population. Contributors include James Baldwinn, Carlos Fuentes, Michelle Cliff, Wendell Berry and others. Includes a checklist of terms and titles that test one's multicultural literacy. View more info

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A Century and Beyond: The History of Purdue University

By: Topping, Robert W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: West Lafayette, Indiana, Purdue University Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 010034

ISBN: 0911198954

Condition: Very Good


417 pp. wilth 32 glossy b&w historical photos, mostly showing Purdue administrators of past decades. Index. Color frontispiece photo of John Purdue. Bright gilt titling on gray cloth. Would be near fine except for spine slant. No markings or highlighting. A 1988 bill of sale from Purdue U. Press is laid in. A readable, more or less objective history of Purdue, beginning with a detailed introduction to the Land Grant Act and university growth in America's rural regions. M... View more info

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One L

By: Turow, Scott

Price: $2.85

Publisher: NY, Warner Books: 1988

Seller ID: 001145

ISBN: 0446351709

Condition: Very Good


273 pp. Previous owner's name in small ink letters on inside cover. Lower cover corner dogeared. Otherwise clean, fresh. Author Scott Turow recalls his first challenging year at Harvard Law School. View more info

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The Good Negress

By: Verdelle, A. J.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, HarperCollins: 1996

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 009714

ISBN: 0060976837

Condition: Fine


298 pp. Close to new. No markings or spine creasing. When 12-year-old Denise Palms, raised in rural Virginia by her grandmother, is called home to Detroit to care for her expectant mother, two older brothers, and stepfather, she encounters an uncompromising teacher who demands that she excel. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall View more info

Anatomy of a Book Controversy

By: Wayne Homstad

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Bloomington Ind., Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation: 1995

Seller ID: 010050

ISBN: 0873674820

Condition: Good +


145 pp. Library stampings and card envelope on inside cover. Some crinkling of acetate on cover, binding reinforced with clear tape. Book still sturdy. Text clean. A high school English teacher examines a controversy that arose in 1987 in a midwestern school district, after a middle school teacher assigned the novel "Go Ask Alice" to her seventh-grade class. The novel, purportedly based on a teenaged girl's drug use problems recorded in her diary, had been challe... View more info