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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Having a daughter who floats, the king and queen use stones and a heavy crown to keep her weighted down to the ground, but when she gets her hands on a balloon one afternoon and then takes off her heavy accessories, the young royal gets the ride of her life...read more

Prebinding:

9780606384551 | Reprint edition (Turtleback Books, March 1, 2016), cover price $18.40 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: It's snowman season in the neighborhood, but the Spotlighters discover that someone's not just playing! They find a curious iron figurine hidden inside one of the snowmen. Who was hiding it--and why? When a stranger comes looking for it, it's clear the Spotlight Club has another mystery to solve...read more

Paperback:

9780807577059 | Reprint edition (Albert Whitman & Co, September 1, 2013), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: It's snowman season in the neighborhood, but the Spotlighters discover that someone's not just playing!

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Product Description: The Spotlight Clubbers are helping out at the local bookmobile and they have a mystery to solve. "'This is our mystery so far,' said Cindy. And she read: 1. P. Nelson Edward. He said he doesn't know Olga Ratchett. But he does. And she is very mad at him...read more

Paperback:

9780807576854, titled "Mystery of the Bewitched Bookmobile: Mystery of the Bewitched Bookmobile" | Albert Whitman & Co, March 1, 2013, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: The Spotlight Clubbers are helping out at the local bookmobile and they have a mystery to solve.

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Product Description: The Spotlight Clubbers create stone rubbings of Civil War-era tombstones for a summer school class on the Civil War. Cindy has chosen the tombstone of Serafina Winslow, who died in 1862. Then, at the neighborhood yard sale, Cindy locates a box of interesting-looking old photos and frames and miscellaneous papers...read more

School and Library:

9780807576953, titled "Mystery at Blue Ridge Cemetery: Mystery at Blue Ridge Cemetery" | Albert Whitman & Co, March 1, 2013, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: The Spotlight Clubbers create stone rubbings of Civil War-era tombstones for a summer school class on the Civil War.

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Product Description: Nach dem sogenannten Limited-Boom steht die Abwicklung gescheiterter Limiteds mit Verwaltungssitz in Deutschland im Blickpunkt der juristischen Diskussion. Dabei spielt insbesondere die Frage eine Rolle, wem das in Deutschland belegene Vermögen einer gelöschten Limited zuzuordnen ist...read more

Paperback:

9783631619391 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, January 19, 2012, cover price $78.95 | About this edition: Nach dem sogenannten Limited-Boom steht die Abwicklung gescheiterter Limiteds mit Verwaltungssitz in Deutschland im Blickpunkt der juristischen Diskussion.

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A trilogy of classic tales for all ages featuring a little boy named Treehorn includes The Shrinking of Treehorn, in which a young boy who believes he is shrinking has difficulty convincing his parents and friends of his problem; Treehorn's Wish, in which he uses a genie and his wishes to turn his birthday upside down; and Treehorn's Treasure, in which the leaves on a backyard tree are transformed into dollar bills.
By Edward Gorey (illustrator) and Florence Parry Heide

Hardcover:

9780810959941 | Harry N Abrams Inc, June 1, 2006, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Collects the stories of Treehorn, a boy to whom very strange things keep happening which adults, from his parents to the meter reader, do not seem to think are noteworthy.

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Product Description: The Treehorn Trilogy contains three well-loved stories chronicling the trials of Treehorn, a young boy with a talent for getting into and out of (and sometimes right back into) unusual situations. The Shrinking of Treehorn finds him growing down instead of growing up; in Treehorn’s Treasure, he puts a creative spin on an adage spoken by his father; and a genie adds some befuddlement to the boy’s birthday in Treehorn’s Wish...read more
By Edward Gorey (illustrator) and Florence Parry Heide

Hardcover:

9780764959585 | Box edition (Pomegranate, September 15, 2011), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The Treehorn Trilogy contains three well-loved stories chronicling the trials of Treehorn, a young boy with a talent for getting into and out of (and sometimes right back into) unusual situations.

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Product Description: Know someone who’s starting school? Getting a new job? Going to the in-laws’ for the first time? For anyone on the brink of something scary, this gift edition of a hilarious classic is the perfect antidote.You’re skating downhill, but you don’t know how to stop...read more
By Jules Feiffer (illustrator) and Florence Parry Heide

Paperback:

9780763655907 | Reprint edition (Candlewick Pr, July 12, 2011), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Know someone who’s starting school?

School and Library:

9780763621476 | Candlewick Pr, September 1, 2003, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: A list of scary things includes 'roller skating down hill when you haven't learned how to stop, getting hugged by somebody you don't like, and finding out your best friend has a best friend who isn't you.
9780763612221 | Candlewick Pr, October 1, 2000, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: A list of scary things includes 'roller skating down hill when you haven't learned how to stop, getting hugged by somebody you don't like, and finding out your best friend has a best friend who isn't you.

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Product Description: Dillweed's Revenge: A Deadly Dose of Magic, by Heide, Florence Parry
By Carson Ellis (illustrator) and Florence Parry Heide

School and Library:

9780152063948 | Harcourt Childrens Books, September 6, 2010, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Dillweed's Revenge: A Deadly Dose of Magic, by Heide, Florence Parry

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When his father finally says he can get a pet, George, a little boy who has everything, searches high and low for the perfect companion--with hilarious results!
By Tony Auth (illustrator) and Florence Parry Heide

Hardcover:

9780124167506, titled "Leukemia Markers" | Academic Pr, October 1, 1981, cover price $76.00 | also contains Leukemia Markers

School and Library:

9780763622855 | Candlewick Pr, April 10, 2007, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: George's father finally agrees to let him have a pet and that's when all the trouble begins.

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A list of scary things includes 'roller skating down hill when you haven't learned how to stop, getting hugged by somebody you don't like, and finding out your best friend has a best friend who isn't you.'
By Jules Feiffer (illustrator) and Florence Parry Heide

Hardcover:

9788484881575 | Serres Ediciones Sl, September 30, 2004, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: A list of scary things includes 'roller skating down hill when you haven't learned how to stop, getting hugged by somebody you don't like, and finding out your best friend has a best friend who isn't you.

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Theodore the elephant has hurt his leg on the way to visit his cousin at the other end of the forest. What should he do? The other animals in the forest are more than willing to help Theodore - by giving him plenty of advice. After all, that's what friends are for.

Paperback:

9781844281671 | New edition (Gardners Books, July 5, 2004), cover price $8.40 | About this edition: Theodore the elephant has hurt his leg on the way to visit his cousin at the other end of the forest.

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All of Theodore the elephant's friends give him advice, but none can solve his problem until the opossum announces friends are to help, not just to give advice. Reprint.

Paperback:

9780763626464 | Reprint edition (Candlewick Pr, February 13, 2007), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: All of Theodore the elephant's friends give him advice about how to reach his cousin at the end of the forest despite his hurt leg, but none of it works.
9780590034227 | Scholastic Paperbacks, June 1, 1971, cover price $2.25 | About this edition: "Kids will take comfort in this endearing -- and enduring -- tale of friends helping friends.

School and Library:

9780763613976 | 1 edition (Candlewick Pr, April 1, 2003), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: All the elephant's friends give him advice, but none can solve his problem until the opossum announces friends are to help, not just to give advice.

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Sami, a ten-year-old boy living with his family in war-torn Beirut, Lebanon, yearns for the day when he can live a normal, peaceful life, safe from the devastation of war.

Paperback:

9780618229987 | Pap/cas edition (Clarion Books, March 1, 2002), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: A ten-year-old Lebanese boy goes to school, helps his mother with chores, plays with his friends, and lives with his family in a basement chelter when bombings occur and fighting begins on his street.

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Ishaq, the son of the chief translator to the Caliph of ancient Baghdad, travels the world in search of precious books and manuscripts and brings them back to the great library known as the House of Wisdom. 15,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780789425621 | Dk Ink, September 1, 1999, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Ishaq travels the world in search of precious books and brings them back to the House of Wisdom

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Vignettes of children whose less than desirable behavior is masked in insidious but acceptable ways

Hardcover:

9780688038922 | William Morrow & Co, September 1, 1985, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Vignettes of children whose less than desirable behavior is masked in insidious but acceptable ways

Paperback:

9780688166731 | Reprint edition (Beech Tree Books, April 1, 1999), cover price $4.95 | About this edition: Vignettes of children whose less than desirable behavior is masked in insidious but acceptable ways
9780440404637 | Reprint edition (Yearling Books, July 1, 1994), cover price $3.99 | About this edition: Vignettes of children whose less than desirable behavior is masked in insidious but acceptable ways

Library:

9780688038939 | 1 edition (William Morrow & Co, September 1, 1985), cover price $14.93 | About this edition: Vignettes of children whose less than desirable behavior is masked in insidious but acceptable ways

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An ebullient sprite leads the way through fourteen original, playful poems for very young readers about the nature of time, covering such subject matter as time zones, time travel, wasting time, and past, present, and future.

School and Library:

9780395866122 | Clarion Books, March 1, 1999, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: A collection of poems about the many aspects of time, including 'The Time Machine,' 'Wasting Time,' and 'Time Zones'

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When Lucita's great-uncle Armando comes to live with them, he teaches her many truths about life

Library:

9780688121082 | Lothrop Lee & Shepard, March 1, 1998, cover price $14.93 | About this edition: When Lucita's great-uncle Armando comes to live with them, he teaches her many truths about life

A collection of poems about surviving daily life presented from a child's point of view

School and Library:

9780531094716 | Orchard Books, March 1, 1996, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A collection of poems about surviving daily life presented from a child's point of view

Library:

9780531087718 | Orchard Books, March 1, 1996, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: A collection of poems about surviving daily life presented from a child's point of view

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Sami, a ten-year-old boy living with his family in war-torn Beirut, Lebanon, yearns for the day when he can live a normal, peaceful life, safe from the devastation of war

Prebinding:

9780613719568 | Turtleback Books, September 1, 1995, cover price $17.15 | About this edition: A ten-year-old Lebanese boy goes to school, helps his mother with chores, plays with his friends, and lives with his family in a basement shelter when bombings occur and fighting begins on his street.

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Sami, a ten-year-old boy living with his family in war-torn Beirut, Lebanon, yearns for the day when he can live a normal, peaceful life, safe from the devastation of war

Paperback:

9780395720851 | Houghton Mifflin, September 18, 1995, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: A ten-year-old Lebanese boy goes to school, helps his mother with chores, plays with his friends, and lives with his family in a basement shelter when bombings occur and fighting begins on his street.

School and Library:

9780395559642 | Clarion Books, April 20, 1992, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A ten-year-old Lebanese boy goes to school, helps his mother with chores, plays with his friends, and lives with his family in a basement shelter when bombings occur and fighting begins on his street.

Reinforced:

9780606081283 | Demco Media, September 1, 1995, cover price $15.77 | About this edition: A ten-year-old Lebanese boy goes to school, helps his mother with chores, plays with his friends, and lives with his family in a basement shelter when bombings occur and fighting begins on his street.

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A young Egyptian boy describes the city of Cairo as he goes about his daily work and waits for the evening to share a special surprise with his family

Hardcover:

9780688088941, titled "The Day of Ahmed's Secret" | Lothrop Lee & Shepard, August 1, 1990, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A young Egyptian boy describes the city of Cairo as he goes about his daily work and waits for the evening to share a special surprise with his family.

Paperback:

9780688140236, titled "The Day of Ahmed's Secret" | Harpercollins Childrens Books, April 1, 1995, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: A young Egyptian boy describes the city of Cairo as he goes about his daily work and waits for the evening to share a special surprise with his family

Library:

9780688088958, titled "The Day of Ahmed's Secret" | William Morrow & Co, August 1, 1990, cover price $15.89 | About this edition: A young Egyptian boy describes the city of Cairo as he goes about his daily work and waits for the evening to share a special surprise with his family.

Product Description: "If you want to pretend you're shrinking, that's all right," said Treehorn's mother, "as long as you don't do it at the table." But Treehorn wasn't pretending. He really was shrinking. Hilarious complications result as he becomes more minuscule by the moment...read more

Paperback:

9780807202159 | Pap/cas edition (Listening Library, October 1, 1994), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: "If you want to pretend you're shrinking, that's all right," said Treehorn's mother, "as long as you don't do it at the table.
9780823409754, titled "The Shrinking of Treehorn" | Reprint edition (Holiday House, September 1, 1992), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: A boy discovers he is shrinking but does not know the cause or cure.

School and Library:

9780823401895, titled "The Shrinking of Treehorn" | Holiday House, June 1, 1971, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A boy discovers he is shrinking but does not know the cause or cure.

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Beasley, a rather portly hippopotamus, is afraid that he is too huge to be good at anything, until he enters a contest he simply cannot lose.

School and Library:

9780316354448 | Little Brown & Co, April 1, 1994, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A young hippopotamus worries that he is too big to be good at anything, but with the help of Aunt Emerald he learns that 'You can always find something to be good at, you just have to find out what it is.

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Timothy Twinge, a fearful worrier, discovers his own bravery after meeting an unusual visitor.

Hardcover:

9780688107628 | Lothrop Lee & Shepard, August 1, 1993, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Timothy Twinge worries about just about everything, including exploding grocery bags, refrigerator monsters, and late-night meltdowns, but he finally learns to overcome his fears

Library:

9780688107635 | Lothrop Lee & Shepard, August 1, 1993, cover price $13.93 | About this edition: Timothy Twinge worries about just about everything, including exploding grocery bags, refrigerator monsters, and late-night meltdowns, but he finally learns to overcome his fears

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