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The Secret Footprints

By: Alvarez, Julia

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 2000

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5143


This copy has been boldly SIGNED by Julia Alvarez on the title page. The talented author's first illustrated book for children. In this lyrically written leegend, Julia Alvarez introduces us to the magical ciguapas, and a brave and bold young one named Guapa, the only one who isn't afraid of humans. How Guapa's curiosity nearly costs the tribe their freedom makes for a captivating and entertaining tale. Together with Fabian Negrin's radiant paintings, this story of the c... View more info

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The Big Bazoohley

By: Carey, Peter

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Henry Holt and Co. (BYR): 1995

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8591


This copy of "The Big Bazoohley" has been SIGNED by Peter Carey on the title page! Carey says about the book: "One night in Toronto, my son Sam sleepwalked out of our hotel room. We were sound asleep and didn't hear him knocking. That's how 'The Big Bazoohley' was born. The book is scarier, happier, and funnier than the real adventure. This is Peter Carey's first book for children. A small green remainder marking is present on the top edge. View more info

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The House of the Scorpion

By: Farmer, Nancy

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Athenium: 2002

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 4733


Winner of the 2002 National Book Award for Young People's Literarture. Around every turn in this vivid, futuristic adventure is a new, heart-stopping surprise. Dustjacket praise from Ursala K. Le Guin "It is a pleasure to read science fiction that's full of warm, strong characters...It's a pleasure to read "The House of the Scorpion." View more info

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New Guys Around the Block

By: Guy, Rosa

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5136


This copy has been SIGNED by Rosa Guy on the title page. "New Guys Around the Block," like its highly praised companion novel, "The Disappearance," is a gripping mystery as well as an intimately realistic look at life in the inner city today. View more info

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The Disappearance

By: Guy, Rosa

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5137


This copy has been SIGNED by Rosa Guy on the title page! A powerful, suspenseful novel, "The Disappearance" is a tragedy about criminals and victims, especially the young black male, who is often forced to hide his pain under his blackness. View more info

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Interference Powder

By: Korelitz, Jean Hanff

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Tarrytown, NY, Marshall Cavendish: 2003

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7815


This copy of "Interference Powder" has been INSCRIBED/SIGNED... "For Sara with best wishes, Jean Hanff Korelitz" on the title page. The talented author's first book for young readers. View more info

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The Forgotten Helper

By: Moore, Lorrie

Price: $135.00

Publisher: NY, Kipling Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4048


This is a beautiful copy of the author's scarce children's book that has been SIGNED by Lorrie Moore on the title page! Here, the talented author turned her finely-honed pen to a children's story. With wit and tenderness, Lorrie Moore tells the story of Aben, Santa's most talented and most difficult elf. The illustrations and original concept by T. Lewis. View more info

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I Know Some Things: Stories About Childhood By Contemporary Writers

By: Moore, Lorrie (Editor)

Price: $55.00

Publisher: NY, Faber & Faber: 1992

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4586


This copy has been SIGNED by Lorrie Moore on the title page. "When writers of fiction have made the effort to explore the mottled landscape of a child's secrets and understanding, they have often created stories of ferocious poignanc," writes Lorrie Moore in her introduction to this dazzling collection of stories about childhood. View more info

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Who's Got Game? The Ant or the Grasshopper?

By: Morrison, Toni & Slade

Price: $95.00

Publisher: NY, Scribner: 2003

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4208


The first in a series of six books co-authored by the Award-winning author and her son. This copy has been SIGNED by both Toni Morrison and Slade Morrison on the title page! The creators of "Who's Got Game" were inspired by the wonder of Aesop's Fables—their vitality, their endless demand for new interpretations. View more info

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The Book of Mean People

By: Morrison, Toni & Slade

Price: $110.00

Publisher: NY, Hyperion: 2002

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4209


The second children's book co-authored by this award-winning author and her son. This copy has been SIGNED by both Toni Morrison and Slade Morrison on the title page! Their story offers a humorous look at how children interpret daily events. Sometimes people are mean intentionally, sometimes not. But this wise cheld figures out how to rise above all meaness in the end. View more info

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The Big Box

By: Morrison, Toni & Slade

Price: $195.00

Publisher: NY, Hyperion: 1999

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5007


This copy has been SIGNED by Toni Morrison & Slade Morrison on the title page! The award-winning author's first story for children - written with her son - Slade Morrison. In "The Big Box", parents, teaches, and other adults determine the boundaries of personal freedom for Patty and Mickey and Liza Sue, three feisty kids "who just can't handle their freedom. View more info

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The Book of Mean People

By: Morrison, Toni & Slade

Price: $125.00

Publisher: NY, Hyperion: 2002

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 6685


The second children's book co-authored by this award-winning author and her son. This copy has been SIGNED by both Toni Morrison and Slade Morrison on the title page! Their story offers a humorous look at how children interpret daily events. Sometimes people are mean intentionally, sometimes not. But this wise cheld figures out how to rise above all meaness in the end. View more info

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Trickster and the Fainting Birds

By: Norman, Howard

Price: $175.00

Publisher: NY, Gulliver Books/harcourt Brace: 1999

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed By Author and Illustrator

Seller ID: 3776


This copy has been SIGNED by BOTH Howard Norman and Tom Pohrt on the title page. With spare grace and lively wit, acclaimed author Howard Norman offers readers seven Algonquian stories of the outrageous antics of this singular maverick. Tom Pohrt's richly detailed paintings invite us to follow where Trickster leads - across frozen lakes and thawing marshes, into ash storms and lightning-singed tree stumps, on a journey that carries us from trouble, to laughter, and final... View more info

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Where The Chill Came From (Cree Windigo Tales and Journeys)

By: Norman, Howard

Price: $65.00

Publisher: San Francisco, North Point Press: 1982

Edition: Simultaneous Wraps Issue

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3784


This copy has been SIGNED by Howard Norman on the title page. This is the simultaneous wraps issue with dustjacket of the author's translation of these tales from the Northland. Mr. Norman has lived and travelled extensively in the subartic regions of Canada west of Hudson Bay, collecting and translating from Cree these thirty-one tales of confrontation with Windigos. View more info

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How Glooskap Outwits The Ice Giants and Other Tales of the Maritime Indians

By: Norman, Howard

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, Joy Street Books/Little Brown: 1989

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3787


This copy has been SIGNED by Howard Norman on the title page. Out of the rich storytelling tradition of the Maritime Indians steps the giant Glooskap who first creates human beings and then travels amon them - from the Bay of Fundy to the shores of New England. Here are six unusual tales, full of wit and wisdom, that aptly capture the rich mystical world of this mythic giant. Wood engravings by Michael McCurdy. Unobtrusive remainder mark accounts for the NF grading. View more info

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Who-Paddled-Backward-With-Trout

By: Norman, Howard

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Boston, Joy Street Books/Little Brown: 1987

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3790


This copy has been SIGNED by Howard Norman on the title page. If you could choose a new name, what would it be? This is the dilemma facing one Cree Indian boy whose parents have named him, much to his dismay, Trout-With-Flattened-Nose. "I want a name I can be proud of," he tells them, runnung from the village. "I'll be back when I've thought of one!" Beautiful jacket - the bottom edge is marred by rubbing. However, the jacket is attractive. View more info

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The Girl Who Dreamed Only Geese and Other Tales of the Far North

By: Norman, Howard

Price: $85.00

Publisher: NY, Gulliver Books/harcourt Brace: 1997

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed By Author and Illustrator

Seller ID: 6578


The book has been lavishly illustrated throughout by Caldecott Award winners Leo and Diane Dillon. This copy has been SIGNED by Howard Norman and both illustrators, Diane Dillon and Leo Dillon on the half-title page. By turns wild, mischievous, funny, and serious, Howard Norman's masterful retellings of ten Inuit tales introduce a seagull who longs to be human, an orphaned boy taken in by giants, a hunter caught by the puffins he pursues, and a young girl who alone has ... View more info

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The Boat of Dreams

By: Preston, Richard

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Touchstone (Simon & Schuster): 2003

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5937


This copy has been SIGNED by Richard Preston on the title page! Written by the author just for one person, a life-long friend who was dying of breast cancer. He had nothing to give his friend except a story. He wrote it in a white heat, racing against her illness, in the hope of lifting her spirits and helping her to laugh and be moved. It is a Christmas Story (from the author of "The Hot Zone") which brings laughter, surprises, and tears and tells through an unf... View more info

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The Boat of Dreams

By: Preston, Richard

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Touchstone (Simon & Schuster): 2003

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6865


This copy has been INSCRIBED "To .....Good luck, and remember to dream... Richard Preston Christmas 2003." on the title page! Written by the author just for one person, a life-long friend who was dying of breast cancer. He had nothing to give his friend except a story. He wrote it in a white heat, racing against her illness, in the hope of lifting her spirits and helping her to laugh and be moved. It is a Christmas Story (from the author of "The Hot Zone... View more info

Cats, Cats, and More Cats

By: Spencer, Jeanette; Roen, Gary

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Unionville, New York, U.S.A., Royal Fireworks Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Authors

Seller ID: 5469


This copy has been SIGNED by both Jeanette Spencer & Gary Roen on the title page! Nothing in your life is more mysterious and miraculous than your cat, who is related to the even more miraculous and mysterious cats whose stories are told in this purrrfect volume. View more info