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The Life and Work of Diego Rivera by Adam Schaefer

 

"Briefly examines the life and work of the twentieth-century Mexican painter, describing and giving examples of his art." Hardback book in good/very good condition. New this sold for $26.00; asking for $7.00ppd.
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Art in Story: Teaching Art History to Elementary School Children by Marianne Saccardi

 

Paperback, name blacked out but otherwise in good to very good condition; 1997 edition, new this sold for $35.00; asking for $10.00ppd.
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History of Art for Young People by Janson and Janson

 

From an Amazon review by L.S.: "... aimed at anyone in an early (young) stage of fine art study. The book begins in prehistory and travels through to post-modernism, covering not only the art and artists, but the historical events that influenced the way the art developed. The text is very readable, with lots of key definitions, tables and line-illustrations right in the margins.There are four date based charts that organize the key achievements in Religion, Politics Science, Architecture and Art, emphasizing that art does not develop in a vacuum. Illustrations are well chosen with a fair number of color plates and sharp black and white pictures. Every page has some sort of visual aid, which makes it a pretty pleasant read for students. "

 

Hardback, ex-school, 3rd edition. Some pencil underlining throughout, overall a good reading copy; asking for $8.00ppd.
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Set of two books: Mark Kistler's Imagination Station: Learn How to Draw in 3-D with Public Television's Favorite Drawing Teacher plus Drawing in 3-D by Mark Kistler

 

These are both large paperbacks. Fewer than a dozen of some 72 practice pages in IS have been drawn on, mostly in pencil; otherwise, the books are in good condition. These books sell new for $18.99 and $19.99; asking for $12.00ppd for the set.
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Young at Art: Easy Art Lessons for Educators by Merideth Ferrell and Ellen Gabehart

 

For teachers, home school instructors, and parents. Spiral bound paperback with plastic covers in good/very good condition with illustrations in color and black and white. Contains 25 lessons for grades K – 5; asking for $9.00ppd.
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Origami: The Art and Fun of Japanese Paper Folding by Fumiaki Shingu

 

“This full color book which features dozens of specially commissioned origami projects, provides the perfect guide for beginners and experts alike. You'll find easy to follow step by step diagrams as well as a photograph of each completed piece to help you create perfect origami. In addition, folding techniques are clearly explained and illustrated.â€

 

Spiral bound paperback expanded edition in very good condition; asking for $6.00ppd.
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Set of two: Roar!: A Christian Family Guide to the Chronicles of Narnia

 

Hefty paperback, black mark on bottom edge, in good/very good condition with no writing. This sold new for $19.99 and the Kindle version sells now for $12.79.

 

plus Jotham's Journey: A Storybook for Advent by Arnold Ytreeide

 

Paperback, very well used in okay condition. New sold for $13.99. Asking for $12.00ppd for the set of two books. NOW $11.00ppd.
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Roar!: A Christian Family Guide to the Chronicles of Narnia

 

“Roar! A Christian Family Guide to the Chronicles of Narnia is a beautiful volume that unveils a fun-filled world based on intriguing Bible insights for every Narniac! There’s something for everyone—from elementary aged children to their parents. Packed with fun activities, a “Narniac’s Creed,†tips on speaking like a British schoolboy, games, trivia, and more, it’s built on solid teaching: chapter by chapter discussion guides, conversation starters for parents and kids, and Bible parallels that will surprise even the most studious Christian. Now you can get the most out of Narnia—even if you don’t own a wardrobe!â€

 

Hefty paperback, slight cover wear, black mark on bottom, in good or better condition. This sold new for $19.99 and the Kindle version sells now for $12.79. Asking for $7.00ppd.
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The Christmas Mystery by Jostein Gaarder

 

From Publishers Weekly: “Even grownups enjoy a bedtime story every now and then, especially one that combines, as does this one, the sophistication of a novel with the whimsy of a fairy tale. … Set in an unnamed town in present-day Norway, it tells the story of Joachim, a young boy who finds a faded, handmade Advent calendar in a bookstore on the eve of December first, and begs his father to let him take it home. The next morning, when he opens the calendar's first door, Joachim discovers not just the expected picture but also a tightly folded piece of paper, the first installment of the fantastic tale of a little girl's journey through time and space to be present at the Nativity. Soon the girl's story is making unexpected intrusions into Joachim's own life, and he races to solve the mystery of the calendar before Christmas Eve. … in the end it is Gaarder's frank, friendly voice and the adorable character he has created in the inquisitive, enthusiastic Joachim that stay in the reader's mind.†Copyright 1996 Reed Business Information, Inc.

 

This is the abridged British version illustrated by Sarah Gibb. Paperback, sticker residue on back cover, otherwise in good or better condition. Asking for $7.00ppd.
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Heroes of the Bible by Olive Beaupre Miller

 

Hardback with dust jacket in mylar cover, inscribed with name, 1940 edition. More than 100 illustrations by Mariel Wilhoite, 29 in color. Some speckling due to age, but overall in very good condition. This was re-released in hardback in 2005 for $57.95; asking for $16.00ppd. NOW $14.00ppd. NOW $12.00ppd.
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Saint George and the Dragon: A Mummer's Play by John Langstaff with woodcuts by David Gentleman

 

Hardback, 1st edition. Dust jacket has slight stains but the book is in very good condition. Asking for $9.00ppd. NOW $8.00ppd. NOW $6.00ppd.
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Set of two books: The Bible Story by Philip Turner, illustrated by Brian Wildsmith

 

"Young children can read for the first time about Adam and Eve, Noah's Ark, Moses, David and Goliath, and the life and resurrection of Jesus. Philip Turner has retold these stories with great imagination and clarity and presents the Bible story in chronological order, as a consecutive narrative, giving the reader a clear outline of the Bible as a whole. Brian Wildsmith has brought these stories to life with vivid illustrations, capturing the atmosphere with pictures of bold intensity." Large paperback, new this sold for $9.95

 

Plus Miss Lea's Bible Stories for Children by Rosemary Lea, illustrated by Stephen Sechrist

 

This is a hard back book. The cover has a little shelf wear, but otherwise the book is in excellent condition. This sells for $14.95 new. Asking for $10.00ppd for the set of two books.
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How Should We Then Live?: The Rise and Decline of Western Thought and Culture by Francis Schaeffer

 

This is a hardback book with a dust jacket; copyright date is 1976. The dust jacket has some wear; however, the book itself is in good condition. Book is inscribed and has highlighting throughout. The new paperback version sells for $21.99; asking $10.00ppd.
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Some of My Best Friends Are Books: Guiding Gifted Readers, 2nd ed., by Judith Wynn Halsted

 

Paperback, some shelf wear, overall in good condition. Original cost was $26.95; asking for $8.00ppd.
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Set of four Waldorf books:

 

You are Your Child’s First Teacher by Rahima Baldwin Dancy

 

Paperback, c. 1988, in good or better condition, sold new for $12.95.

 

plus Waldorf Schools: Kindergarten and Early Grades, ed. by Ruth Pusch

 

Paperback in very good condition, sold new for $13.00.

 

plus Lifeways: Working with Family Questions by Gudrun Davy and Bons Voors

 

Paperback, ex-lib, definite cover wear but interior pages are in good condition with no writing. Original price was $26.00.

 

plus Waldorf Main Lesson book. New, blue, 8 blank pages interspersed in 16 lined pages. I believe this is from Mercurius. Asking for $15.00ppd for the set of four books.
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Mapping Inner Space: Learning and Teaching Visual Mapping by Nancy Margulies

 

“Learn how to use visual note-taking to capture information through stroke-by-stroke exercises and how to apply this teaching strategy to group processes and curriculum planning.†From an Amazon review: “The author's enthusiasm for mind mapping is infectious and makes the reader feel that anyone can use this technique to organize their thoughts and be creative at the same time. The use of humor and a wealth of examples makes the process of learning mind mapping effortless. The liberal use of color and pictures in the mindmaps appeals to the kid in all of us who can not resist doodling with that magic marker.â€

 

Paperback from Zephyr Press, slight cover wear but overall in good or better condition with no writing. New this sold for $32.00; asking for $9.00ppd.
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Homeschooling and the Voyage of Self-Discovery by David H. Albert

 

Paperback in excellent, like new condition. New this costs $17.95; asking for $9.00ppd. NOW $6.00ppd. NOW $5.00ppd.
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The following books are $5.00ppd each.

 

Homeschooling and inspirational books:

 

Home Learning Year by Year by Rebecca Rupp, pbk, very good condition.
Put Your Heart on Paper: Staying Connected In A Loose-Ends World by Henriette Anne Klauser, pbk, very good condition.

 

Books about books:

 

Under the Chinaberry Tree by Ann Ruethling and Patti Pitcher, pbk, good condition.
Great Books about Things Kids Love by Kathleen Odean, pbk, very good condition.
Great Books for Girls by Kathleen Odean, pbk, good condition.
Great Books for Boys by Kathleen Odean, pbk, very good condition.
Great Books for High School Kids by Rick Ayers, pbk, very good condition.
Reading for the Love of it by Michele Landsberg, pbk, good condition.
Choosing Books for Kids by Joanne Oppenheim et al., pbk, good condition.
Books that Build Character by William Kilpatrick et al., pbk, good condition.
Let’s Hear it for the Girls! by Baumeister and Smith, pbk, very good condition.
Once Upon a Heroine by Cooper-Mullin and Coye, pbk, very good condition.
Valerie and Walter’s Best Books for Children by Lewis and Mayes, pbk, good condition.

 

Parenting books:

 

Raising a Daughter by Jeanne and Don Elium, pbk, very good condition.
The Essence of Parenting by Anne Johnson and Vic Goodman, pbk, very good condition.
Why Can’t I be the Parent I Want to Be? by Charles Elliott and Laura Smith, pbk, very good condition.
Our Children are Watching by Susan Collins, pbk, very good condition.
The Roller-Coaster Years by Charlene Giannetti et al., pbk, very good condition.
Quantity Time by Steffen Krachmer, pbk, very good condition.
Spiritual Parenting by Hugh and Gayle Prather, hdbk, good condition.

 

Books about Movies:

 

Video Hound’s Family Video Retriever, pbk, good condition.
Inside KidVid by Loretta MacAlpine, pbk, good condition.
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Set of two books: Winning Chess Openings by Yasser Seirawan

 

Paperback, ex-lib, excellent condition with no writing inside.

 

plus Play Winning Chess by Yasser Seirawan

 

Paperback, ex-lib, back cover is bent, interior pages are in good condition with no writing. Asking for $14.00ppd for the set. NOW $12.00ppd. NOW $10.00ppd.
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Fun Reads:

 

Wren to the Rescue by Sherwood Smith

 

From School Library Journal: “Grade 6-10-- Solidly constructed and divertingly revealed, the fantasy world Wren inhabits is full of magic, royalty, strange beasts, and engaging characters. From the first page when Tess announces to her friend Wren that she is a princess in hiding because of danger from evil Andreus, readers are enmeshed in the concerns of the kingdom of Meldrith. As Andreus' powerful magic ensnares Tess, Wren sets out to rescue her, accompanied an apprentice magician, and later by others. Magic is integral to the plot yet there are rules that are followed in a logical way throughout.â€

 

Hardback with dust jacket, inscribed, in very good condition. Original price was $15.95; asking for $7.00ppd.
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Set of two books: The Original Picture Puzzle: Can You Spot the Differences? plus The Ultimate Picture Puzzle: Can You Spot the Differences?

 

From an Amazon review: “For the most part the puzzles involve two pictures of the same thing, with the second picture having a number of changes from the first picture. The changes can range from simple things like a person added to the picture to hard to spot things like a shirt being a different color. There are also several "cut up puzzles" in which the editors took a photo, cut it into 4, 6, 12 or 18 pieces, rearranged the pieces, numbered them, and you have to figure out the correct order of the pieces to solve the puzzle. There are also some puzzles with six pictures, five of which are identical and you have to find the one that is different.â€

 

These are from Life Magazine and sell for $10.99 and $11.99 respectively. They are good at stretching the brain in a fun way. Paperbacks in very good condition; asking for $8.00ppd for the set.
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Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis

 

Hardback, name printed on page edges and a few smudges inside, overall in good condition. A new paperback sells for $6.99 plus shipping; asking for $6.00ppd for this hardback. NOW $5.00ppd.
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The Dragonriders of Pern by Anne McCaffrey

 

Thick hardback with dust jacket includes Dragonflight, Dragonquest, and The White Dragon. Jacket shows some wear but the book is in good condition. Asking for $10.00ppd
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Set of three books in the Mage Winds trilogy by Mercedes Lackey

 

Hardbacks with dust jackets in very good condition: Winds of Fate, Winds of Change (first edition) and Winds of Fury (first edition).

 

Paperbacks of these now sell for $7.99 each; asking for $20.00ppd for this set of three hardback books.
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Prices include postage within the US only. These come from a non-smoking and no pet home. I would prefer to be paid by a money order (in which case I will ship immediately) but will also accept a personal check (in which case I will ship once your check clears). Sorry, but I do not take PayPal (though we can discuss PayPal paid gift cards if this is your only option). If you would like insurance, add an additional $2.05.

 

Feel free to email with questions. If you are serious about purchasing, please give your name and address in confirmation. Email me at kareni29@ yahoo.com (take out the space).

 

Thank you for looking.



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