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Product Description: Immediately following the Civil War, Billy, a fifteen-year-old runaway, sets out for the gold fields of Virginia City in treacherous Montana Territory. Good fortune for Billy is not so much about finding gold, though, as it is about finding his father...read more

Hardcover:

9780689865794 | Simon & Schuster, February 7, 2006, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: With the Civil War ended and Reconstruction begun, fifteen-year-old Billy resolves to make the dangerous and challenging journey West in search of real fortune--his true father.

Paperback:

9780689865800 | Simon & Schuster Merchandise &, September 6, 2012, cover price $10.99 | About this edition: Immediately following the Civil War, Billy, a fifteen-year-old runaway, sets out for the gold fields of Virginia City in treacherous Montana Territory.

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Retells the story of Rachel Carson, a pioneering environmentalist who wrote and published ""Silent Spring,"" the revolutionary book pointing out the dangerous effects of chemicals on the living world.

Paperback:

9780823431939 | Reprint edition (Holiday House, July 1, 2014), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: In celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of Silent Spring, here is a biography of the pioneering environmentalist.

School and Library:

9780823423705 | Holiday House, February 20, 2012, cover price $17.95

Prebinding:

9780606373807 | Turtleback Books, July 1, 2014, cover price $18.40 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: This collection of similes from A to Z is as zany as a chigger chased around a stump. It includes rib-tickling folk expressions from Americans of all walks of life and all parts of the country in a bodacious tribute to both our country's diversity and pioneer heritage...read more
By Laurie Lawlor and Ethan Long (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780823423897 | Nov edition (Holiday House, July 1, 2011), cover price $7.95 | About this edition: This collection of similes from A to Z is as zany as a chigger chased around a stump.

School and Library:

9780823422296 | Holiday House, February 11, 2010, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: This collection of similes from A to Z is as zany as a chigger chased around a stump.

Emmet, a fifteen-year-old orphan, learns hard lessons about survival when he sails from England in 1577 as a servant aboard the Golden Hind--the ship of his cousin, the explorer and pirate Francis Drake--on its three-year circumnavigation of the world.

Hardcover:

9780689865770 | Simon & Schuster, July 1, 2005, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Emmet, a fifteen-year-old orphan, learns hard lessons about survival when he sails from England in 1577 as a servant aboard the Golden Hind--the ship of his cousin, the explorer and pirate Francis Drake--on its three-year circumnavigation of the world.

Paperback:

9780689865787 | Reprint edition (Aladdin Paperbacks, May 22, 2007), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Emmet, a fifteen-year-old orphan, learns hard lessons about survival when he sails from England in 1577 as a servant aboard the Golden Hind--the ship of his cousin, the explorer and pirate Francis Drake--on its three-year circumnavigation of the world.

Prebinding:

9781439561065 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, October 10, 2008), cover price $14.99
9781417823703 | Turtleback Books, April 1, 2008, cover price $16.00

The author describes the year she spent living in the wetlands of Wisconsin, relating her experiences through each season.

Hardcover:

9780299214609 | Univ of Wisconsin Pr, October 1, 2005, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: The author describes the year she spent living in the wetlands of Wisconsin, relating her experiences through each season.

Paperback:

9780299214647 | 1 edition (Univ of Wisconsin Pr, January 23, 2007), cover price $19.95

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Library:

9781424207718 | Fitzgerald Books, January 1, 2007, cover price $16.92

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The future Bard of Avon, Will Shakespeare, while carousing with his friends, wooing women, and sneaking off to see plays, finds himself torn between two women--Anne Whateley, with whom his best friend is in love, and Anne Hathaway, with whom he has had romantic entanglements.

Hardcover:

9780823419012 | Holiday House, July 31, 2006, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: After falling in love, eighteen-year-old Will Shakespeare, a bored apprentice in his father's glove business and often in trouble for various misdeeds, vows to live an upstanding life and pursue his passion for writing.

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Sixty of Edward Curtis' photographs are included in this story of his life and the Native American cultures he studied early in the twentieth century, creating what is still the most extensive and informative collection of its kind.

Hardcover:

9780802782885 | Walker & Co, September 1, 1994, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Sixty of Edward Curtis' photographs are included in this story of his life and the Native American cultures he studied early in the twentieth century, creating what is still the most extensive and informative collection of its kind

Paperback:

9780803280465 | Bison Books, September 29, 2005, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Sixty of Edward Curtis' photographs are included in this story of his life and the Native American cultures he studied early in the twentieth century, creating what is still the most extensive and informative collection of its kind.

Library:

9780802782892 | Walker & Co, September 1, 1994, cover price $20.85 | About this edition: Sixty of Edward Curtis' photographs are included in this story of his life and the Native American cultures he studied early in the twentieth century, creating what is still the most extensive and informative collection of its kind

In 1863, fifteen-year-old Private Allen of South Carolina, captured at the Battle of Gettysburg, decides to switch his allegiance to the Union and is sent to fight 'savages' in Dakota Territory, where he confronts his prejudices and learns what heroism really means.

Hardcover:

9780809205820 | Jamestown Pubns, May 1, 2000, cover price $17.24 | About this edition: In 1863, fifteen-year-old Private Allen of South Carolina, captured at the Battle of Gettysburg, decides to switch his allegiance to the Union and is sent to fight 'savages' in Dakota Territory, where he confronts his prejudices and learns what heroism really means.

Paperback:

9780769634258 | Carson Dellosa Pub Co Inc, April 15, 2004, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: In 1863, fifteen-year-old Private Allen of South Carolina, captured at the Battle of Gettysburg, decides to switch his allegiance to the Union and is sent to fight 'savages' in Dakota Territory, where he confronts his prejudices and learns what heroism really means.

Reinforced:

9780606329415 | Demco Media, December 27, 2004, cover price $14.40 | About this edition: In 1863, fifteen-year-old Private Allen of South Carolina, captured at the Battle of Gettysburg, decides to switch his allegiance to the Union and is sent to fight 'savages' in Dakota Territory, where he confronts his prejudices and learns what heroism really means.
9780606218801 | Demco Media, July 1, 2001, cover price $22.30 | About this edition: In 1863, fifteen-year-old Private Allen of South Carolina, captured at the Battle of Gettysburg, decides to switch his allegiance to the Union and is sent to fight 'savages' in Dakota Territory, where he confronts his prejudices and learns what heroism really means.

Prebinding:

9781417669417 | Turtleback Books, April 1, 2004, cover price $14.80 | About this edition: In 1863, fifteen-year-old Private Allen of South Carolina, captured at the Battle of Gettysburg, decides to switch his allegiance to the Union and is sent to fight 'savages' in Dakota Territory, where he confronts his prejudices and learns what heroism really means.
9780613369046 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 2001, cover price $21.70 | About this edition: In 1863, fifteen-year-old Private Allen of South Carolina, captured at the Battle of Gettysburg, decides to switch his allegiance to the Union and is sent to fight 'savages' in Dakota Territory, where he confronts his prejudices and learns what heroism really means.

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Set in the Indiana frontier in 1820, Beansie protests having to attend the crowded one-room schoolhouse and makes his case that he'd rather spend his time in the wild outdoors, but after just one day, Beansie becomes enlightened and looks forward to the many things he will come to learn in the years ahead.
By Ronald Himler (illustrator) and Laurie Lawlor

Hardcover:

9780823418121 | 1 edition (Holiday House, March 1, 2004), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Living on the nineteenth-century Indiana frontier with his parents and irritable older sister Louise, six-year-old Beansie dreads his first day of school, but his resilience surprises even his sister.

Dreaming of adventure in her small hometown of 1910 Luck, Wisconsin, Madeline 'Moe' McDonohugh considers running away with a band of gypsies or her mother's glamorous cousins, until her father buys the town's first car

Paperback:

9780671537166 | Minstrel Books, July 1, 1996, cover price $3.99 | About this edition: Dreaming of adventure in her small hometown of 1910 Luck, Wisconsin, Madeline 'Moe' McDonohugh considers running away with a band of gypsies or her mother's glamorous cousins, until her father buys the town's first car

Reinforced:

9780606101639 | Demco Media, July 1, 1996, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: Dreaming of adventure in her small hometown of 1910 Luck, Wisconsin, Madeline 'Moe' McDonohugh considers running away with a band of gypsies or her mother's glamorous cousins, until her father buys the town's first car

Prebinding:

9780613133975 | Turtleback Books, December 1, 2003, cover price $11.80 | About this edition: Dreaming of adventure in her small hometown of 1910 Luck, Wisconsin, Madeline 'Moe' McDonohugh considers running away with a band of gypsies or her mother's glamorous cousins, until her father buys the town's first car

When sisters Erna and Alfreda Anderson set sail for America to join their father in Chicago, they have no idea what the fate of the luxury liner Titanic will be.

Prebinding:

9780613512282 | Turtleback Books, December 1, 2003, cover price $12.80 | About this edition: When sisters Erna and Alfreda Anderson set sail for America to join their father in Chicago, they have no idea what the fate of the luxury liner Titanic will be.

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Harriet 'Duck' Scott runs into many difficulties and adventures on a wagon train with her family headed for Oregon Territory.

Prebinding:

9780613512305 | Turtleback Books, July 1, 2003, cover price $12.60 | About this edition: Harriet 'Duck' Scott runs into many difficulties and adventures on a wagon train with her family headed for Oregon Territory.

Eleven-year-old Su-Na and her family emigrate from Korea to Hawaii hoping to find prosperity and good fortune, but racism and poor job prospects force the family to move on to California.

Reinforced:

9780606242189 | Demco Media, December 1, 2002, cover price $13.45 | About this edition: Eleven-year-old Su-Na and her family emigrate from Korea to Hawaii hoping to find prosperity and good fortune, but racism and poor job prospects force the family to move on to California.

Prebinding:

9780613450898 | Turtleback Books, August 1, 2002, cover price $14.05 | About this edition: Eleven-year-old Su-Na and her family emigrate from Korea to Hawaii hoping to find prosperity and good fortune, but racism and poor job prospects force the family to move on to California.

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An enthralling true account, drawn from the writings of John Ledyard, who accompanied Captain James Cook on his third and final expedition, vibrantly recreates the thrilling events of this legendary voyage, including the discovery of the Hawaiian Islands, the dangerous journey along the Alaskan coast, and life on the high seas.

Hardcover:

9780823415755 | Holiday House, October 1, 2002, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Based on the writings of John Ledyard, an American cook on the ship Resolution, tells of explorer James Cook's final voyage in search of the Northwest Passage, discovery of the Hawaiian Islands, and murder.
9780823415755 | Holiday House, October 1, 2002, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Based on the writings of John Ledyard, an American cook on the ship Resolution, tells of explorer James Cook's final voyage in search of the Northwest Passage, discovery of the Hawaiian Islands, and murder.

Madame Sarah Kemble Knight and her young identical twin servants face certain peril as they make their way through hostile Indian territory and menacing woods on a journey from Boston to New Haven, Connecticut.

Hardcover:

9780671039233 | Aladdin Paperbacks, December 1, 2000, cover price $9.00 | About this edition: As war with the French and Indians begins in 1704, Madame Sarah Kemble Knight is instructed to bring twin servant girls Hester and Philena on a perilous journey by horse from Boston to New Haven, Connecticut.

Reinforced:

9780606240635, titled "Horseback on the Boston Post Road: 1704" | Demco Media, September 1, 2002, cover price $13.41 | About this edition: Madame Sarah Kemble Knight and her young identical twin servants face certain peril as they make their way through hostile Indian territory and menacing woods on a journey from Boston to New Haven, Connecticut.

The World's Fair in 1893 Chicago and its wonders dazzle and frighten Dora Pomeroy as her family works and she takes care of her sisters, but circumstances affecting her family change her perspective of life at the turn of the century.

Reinforced:

9780606242172 | Demco Media, September 1, 2002, cover price $13.45 | About this edition: The World's Fair in 1893 Chicago and its wonders dazzle and frighten Dora Pomeroy as her family works and she takes care of her sisters, but circumstances affecting her family change her perspective of life at the turn of the century.

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Madame Sarah Kemble Knight and her young identical twin servants face certain peril as they make their way through hostile Indian territory and menacing woods on a journey from Boston to New Haven, Connecticut.

Prebinding:

9780613503235 | Turtleback Books, August 1, 2002, cover price $14.75 | About this edition: Madame Sarah Kemble Knight and her young identical twin servants face certain peril as they make their way through hostile Indian territory and menacing woods on a journey from Boston to New Haven, Connecticut.

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Eleven-year-old Su-Na and her family immigrate from Korea to the island of Hawaii hoping to find prosperity and good fortune, but racism and poor job prospects force the family to move on to California. Reprint.

Paperback:

9780743436311 | Aladdin Paperbacks, August 1, 2002, cover price $4.99 | About this edition: Eleven-year-old Su-Na and her family emigrate from Korea to Hawaii hoping to find prosperity and good fortune, but racism and poor job prospects force the family to move on to California.

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The World's Fair in 1893 Chicago and its wonders dazzle and frighten Dora Pomeroy as her family works and she takes care of her sisters, but circumstances affecting her family change her perspective of life at the turn of the century.

Hardcover:

9780671039240, titled "Exploring the Chicago World's Fair, 1893" | Pocket Books, March 1, 2001, cover price $9.00 | About this edition: After moving to Chicago so their father can work for Buffalo Bill's Wild West show, twelve-year-old Dora and her three younger sisters find jobs and amusement at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition, while also worrying about their family's poverty.

Paperback:

9780743436304, titled "Exploring the Chicago World's Fair, 1893" | Reprint edition (Aladdin Paperbacks, May 1, 2002), cover price $4.99 | About this edition: The World's Fair in 1893 Chicago and its wonders dazzle and frighten Dora Pomeroy as her family works and she takes care of her sisters, but circumstances affecting her family change her perspective of life at the turn of the century.

Prebinding:

9780613450362, titled "Exploring the Chicago World's Fair 1893" | Turtleback Books, August 1, 2002, cover price $13.50 | About this edition: The World's Fair in 1893 Chicago and its wonders dazzle and frighten Dora Pomeroy as her family works and she takes care of her sisters, but circumstances affecting her family change her perspective of life at the turn of the century.

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Based on the true story from 1850 of a party of gold prospectors who were unlucky enough to have taken the wrong shortcut through Death Valley, but fortunate to have brought an ox with them who was as courageous as he was faithful.
By Laurie Lawlor and John Winch (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780823416080 | Holiday House, March 1, 2002, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: In 1850, a faithful ox helps a group of travelers survive their trip through Death Valley.

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In 1775, while traveling with her family from Virginia to Kentucky, Elizabeth reads Gulliver's Travels to the children and keeps a journal of their adventures, but a true test arises when her bratty little sister Martha disappears.

Hardcover:

9780671015534, titled "Adventure on the Wilderness Road, 1775" | Aladdin Paperbacks, February 1, 1999, cover price $9.00 | About this edition: In 1775, while traveling with her family from Virginia to Kentucky, and joined by another family along the way, eleven-year-old Elizabeth reads Gulliver's Travels to the children and keeps a journal of their adventures, which include a runaway slave, encounters with Cherokees, and a near-fatal accident.

Paperback:

9780671775681 | Aladdin Paperbacks, May 1, 2001, cover price $4.50 | About this edition: In 1775, while traveling with her family from Virginia to Kentucky, Elizabeth reads Gulliver's Travels to the children and keeps a journal of their adventures, but a true test arises when her bratty little sister Martha disappears.

Reinforced:

9780606210157, titled "Adventure on the Wilderness Road, 1775" | Demco Media, February 1, 2002, cover price $12.87 | About this edition: In 1775, while traveling with her family from Virginia to Kentucky, Elizabeth reads Gulliver's Travels to the children and keeps a journal of their adventures, but a true test arises when her bratty little sister Martha disappears.

Running away from her family to escape an arranged marriage, sixteen-year-old Rosita Treviäno, along with her younger stepsister, Maria Alvarez, leaves Mexico aboard a steamboat from the colony of Texas heading toward the Gulf of Mexico.

Paperback:

9780743436229 | Aladdin Paperbacks, November 1, 2001, cover price $4.50 | About this edition: Running away from her family to escape an arranged marriage, sixteen-year-old Rosita Treviäno, along with her younger stepsister, Maria Alvarez, leaves Mexico aboard a steamboat from the colony of Texas heading toward the Gulf of Mexico.

Reinforced:

9780606221344, titled "Down the Rio Grande 1829" | Demco Media, February 1, 2002, cover price $12.87 | About this edition: Running away from her family to escape an arranged marriage, sixteen-year-old Rosita Treviäno, along with her younger stepsister, Maria Alvarez, leaves Mexico aboard a steamboat from the colony of Texas heading toward the Gulf of Mexico.

Abigail Garrett and her younger sister, Hannah, cross the Atlantic aboard the Arbella to the New World in search of freedom from religious persecution.

Hardcover:

9780671015527 | Aladdin Paperbacks, January 1, 1999, cover price $9.00 | About this edition: Abigail Garrett and her younger sister, Hannah, cross the Atlantic aboard the Arbella to the New World in search of freedom from religious persecution

Reinforced:

9780606209755 | Demco Media, February 1, 2002, cover price $12.87 | About this edition: Abigail Garrett and her younger sister, Hannah, cross the Atlantic aboard the Arbella to the New World in search of freedom from religious persecution.

Prebinding:

9780613371704 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 2001, cover price $12.70 | About this edition: Abigail Garrett and her younger sister, Hannah, cross the Atlantic aboard the Arbella to the New World in search of freedom from religious persecution.

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Madame Sarah Kemple Knight and her young identical twin servants face certain peril as they make their way through hostile Indian territory and manacing woods on a journey from Boston to New Haven, Connecticut. Reprint.

Paperback:

9780743436267 | Reprint edition (Aladdin Paperbacks, February 1, 2002), cover price $4.99 | About this edition: Madame Sarah Kemble Knight and her young identical twin servants face certain peril as they make their way through hostile Indian territory and menacing woods on a journey from Boston to New Haven, Connecticut.

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