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Product Description: Set in 1918, Dear Frank offers the reader a glimpse of life in the Boston area during the waning days of World War I. Young Andrew, writing to his older brother, Frank, a serviceman fighting overseas, is intent on keeping his brother abreast of all that is going on around him, especially the Boston Red Sox, led by the young, hard-hitting Babe Ruth...read more

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9781468115215 | Createspace Independent Pub, February 23, 2012, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Set in 1918, Dear Frank offers the reader a glimpse of life in the Boston area during the waning days of World War I.

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Product Description: W. Nikola-Lisa chronicles his life on the road as a children's book author. Although the stories in this collection reveal a wide variety of characters and settings, the central core revolves around the weird and wacky: a kiss on the hand from a first grader, a brief run-in with Benny the Bull, a case--or two--of mistaken identity...read more

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9781453667392 | Createspace Independent Pub, January 21, 2011, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: W.

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Product Description: A multifaceted biography of twelve talented people that introduces readers to the eight ways people can be smart and the realization that intelligence is _not about how smart you are, but how you are smart._
By W. Nikola-Lisa and Sean Qualls (illustrator)

Paperback:

9781600604447 | Lee & Low Books, September 1, 2009, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: A multifaceted biography of twelve talented people that introduces readers to the eight ways people can be smart and the realization that intelligence is _not about how smart you are, but how you are smart.

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9781584302544 | Lee & Low Books, May 1, 2006, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: 'Through direct quotations, verse, and prose, presents the achievements of a diverse group of people who illustrate Dr.

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Product Description: In a series of simple, evocative images, W. Nikola-Lisa takes readers on a journey toward the Nativity, with a black baby Jesus as its centerpiece. Synthia Saint James's vibrant colorblock paintings capture the mystery and anticipation of this journey and of the birth of a newborn king...read more
By W. Nikola-Lisa and Synthia Saint James (illustrator)

Paperback:

9781442402249 | Atheneum, June 8, 2009, cover price $10.99 | About this edition: In a series of simple, evocative images, W.

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9780689816734 | Atheneum, October 1, 2000, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Describes the plum-purple sky, yew-green hills, silver strands of moonlight, and other colorful things which provide the setting for the birth of a black baby Jesus.

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At a medieval monastery, orphaned Simon, who is apprenticing in illumination, dreams of the day he can create his own pictures, but finds he must first complete a strange and unusual assignment that Father Anselm has given him.
By Bonnie Christensen (illustrator) and W. Nikola-Lisa

School and Library:

9780618496426 | Houghton Mifflin, May 14, 2007, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: At a medieval monastery, orphaned Simon, who is apprenticing in illumination, dreams of the day he can create his own pictures, but finds he must first complete a strange and unusual assignment that Father Anselm has given him.

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In a rap-style prose poem, a racially mixed group of children discovers the virtues of racial diversity as well as the basic identity of all humans

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9780613044486, titled "La alegria de ser tu y yo/Bein' With You This Way" | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $19.60 | About this edition: A playground rap that introduces young readers to how people are different yet the same.

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An African American boy enjoys a summer day on his family's farm, milking the cows, fishing, and having fun.
By W. Nikola-Lisa and Don Tate (illustrator)

School and Library:

9781584300342 | 1 edition (Lee & Low Books, February 1, 2002), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: An African American boy enjoys a summer day on his family's farm, milking the cows, fishing, and having fun.

Prebinding:

9781417669905, titled "Summer Sun Risin'" | Turtleback Books, February 1, 2005, cover price $18.40 | About this edition: An African American boy enjoys a summer day on his family's farm, milking the cows, fishing, and having fun.

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An alphabet story in verse about a Latino boy and his remarkable teacher who can teach an astronaut how to float in space and instruct a ballet dancer how to land with grace.
By Felipe Galindo (illustrator) and W. Nikola-Lisa

Hardcover:

9781584301639 | Lee & Low Books, August 1, 2004, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: An alphabet story in verse about a Latino boy and his remarkable teacher who can teach an astronaut how to float in space and instruct a ballet dancer how to land with grace.

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Using his hands to paint turkeys, a young boy gets overly inspired and creates the most colorful turkeys ever to be seen, but when the turkeys come to life and he notices that hungry Fox is stalking near by, the young boy has to find a way to save his colorful creations from harm.
By W. Nikola-Lisa and Ken Wilson-Max (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780786819522 | Hyperion, August 1, 2004, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: When a sly, hungry fox threatens a flock of turkeys, the young artist who drew the birds must find a way to save them.

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. In a rap-style prose poem, a racially-mixed group of children, enjoying a sunny day at the playground, discovers the virtues of racial diversity and, at the same time, the basic identity of all human beings.

Hardcover:

9781591124276, titled "Bein With You This Way" | Har/com edition (Live Oak Media, January 1, 2003), cover price $29.95
9780874995466, titled "Bein' With You This Way" | Har/cas edition (Live Oak Media, September 1, 1999), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: An African American girl visits the park and rounds up a group of her friends for an afternoon of fun and playground games.

Paperback:

9781591125990, titled "Bein With You This Way" | Pck edition (Live Oak Media, January 1, 2003), cover price $47.95 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.
9781591124009, titled "Bein With You This Way" | Pap/com edition (Live Oak Media, January 1, 2003), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: An African American girl visits the park and rounds up a group of her friends for an afternoon of fun and playground games.
9780874995459, titled "Bein' With You This Way" | Pap/cas edition (Live Oak Media, September 1, 1999), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: An African American girl visits the park and rounds up a group of her friends for an afternoon of fun and playground games.
9781880000267, titled "Bein' With You This Way" | Lee & Low Books, September 1, 1995, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: In a rap-style prose poem, a racially mixed group of children enjoying a sunny day at the playground discovers the virtues of racial diversity and, at the same time, the basic identity of all human beings

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9781880000052, titled "Bein' With You This Way" | Lee & Low Books, March 1, 1994, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: In a rap-style prose poem, a racially mixed group of children enjoying a sunny day at the playground discovers the virtues of racial diversity and, at the same time, the basic identity of all human beings

Prebinding:

9780785780021, titled "Bein' With You This Way" | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $19.60 | About this edition: In a rap-style prose poem, a racially mixed group of children enjoying a sunny day at the playground discovers the virtues of racial diversity and, at the same time, the basic identity of all human beings

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Enhanced with full-color illustrations, a holiday tale offers readers a charming poem as all the animals come from far and away to celebrate the joyous arrival of Baby Jesus in the manger in Bethlehem.
By W. Nikola-Lisa and Jill Weber (illustrator)

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9780823416271 | Holiday House, August 1, 2002, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A simple rhymed retelling of the Nativity story.

An expanded version, set in the South, of the Aesop fable in which a fox tries to get some turkeys out of a tree using a series of dancing moves.
By Aesop, W. Nikola-Lisa and Marcia Sewall (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780689826214 | Atheneum, October 1, 2001, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: An expanded version, set in the South, of the Aesop fable in which a fox tries to get some turkeys out of a tree using a series of dancing moves.

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Ten acclaimed children's book illustrators representing varied ethnic and cultural backgrounds offer a stunning visual celebration of America's diversity by introducing youngsters to opposites, from high and low to rough and smooth.

School and Library:

9781584300281 | Lee & Low Books, May 1, 2001, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Ten children's book illustrators representing different ethnic and cultural backrgrounds offer a celebration of America's diversity by introducing opposites, from high and low to young and old, in English and Spanish.

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Grandma Moses's journal excerpts along with lyrical text provide an insight to the life and times of this celebrated American artist, enhanced with full-color reproductions of her simple yet wonderful folk art paintings. 10,000 first printing.

Paperback:

9780061096266, titled "The Gravity of Shadows: A Novel" | Harpercollins, June 1, 1999, cover price $6.50 | also contains The Gravity of Shadows: A Novel | About this edition: New York art dealer Will Sumner comes to the South Florida mansion of reclusive millionaire Andrew Stevenson to appraise a horde of priceless art treasures, only to find himself caught up in a deadly web of political intrigue and murder

School and Library:

9780805062434 | Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, October 15, 2000, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: A collection of paintings and memoirs by the American folk artist describing the seasons and their related activities in rural upstate New York.

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Bold illustrations bring the wild characters of this lively tale to life as a little boy tries to top his friends in an animal drawing counting contest. By the creator of I Had a Hippopotamus.
By Hector Viveros Lee (illustrator) and W. Nikola-Lisa

School and Library:

9781880000991 | Lee & Low Books, October 1, 2000, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Children drawing animals on the ground at the park compete to see who has the most impressive one, from a fish with one fin to a horse with ten heads.

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A rhythmic tale about different updated fairy tale characters who attend a hip-hop Halloween ball.
By W. Nikola-Lisa and Mike Reed (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780618070343 | Reprint edition (Houghton Mifflin, August 26, 2000), cover price $6.95 | About this edition: A rhythmic tale about different fairy tale characters who attend a hip-hop Halloween ball

Miscellaneous:

9780547349732 | Houghton Mifflin, August 26, 2000, cover price $6.95

School and Library:

9780395730959 | Houghton Mifflin, September 29, 1997, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A rhythmic tale about different fairy tale characters who attend a hip-hop Halloween ball

Reinforced:

9780606220804, titled "Shake D'Em Halloween Bones" | Demco Media, February 1, 2002, cover price $14.70 | also contains Shake Dem Halloween Bones | About this edition: A rhythmic tale about different fairy tale characters who attend a hip-hop Halloween ball

Paperback:

9781595191250 | Pap/com edition (Live Oak Media, November 30, 1999), cover price $47.95

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Product Description: A playground rap that introduces young readers to how people are different yet the same.
By Michael Bryant (illustrator) and W. Nikola-Lisa

Hardcover:

9780874995503 | Har/cas edition (Live Oak Media, September 1, 1999), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: A playground rap that introduces young readers to how people are different yet the same.

School and Library:

9781880000359 | Lee & Low Books, March 1, 1996, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A playground rap that introduces young readers to how people are different yet the same.

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By Michael Bryant (illustrator) and W. Nikola-Lisa

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9780874995510 | Pck edition (Live Oak Media, September 1, 1999), cover price $49.95

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By Michael Bryant (illustrator) and W. Nikola-Lisa

Paperback:

9780874995473 | Pck edition (Live Oak Media, September 1, 1999), cover price $49.95

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Product Description: Based on a Medieval Book of Hours, this book describes the monthly activities of rural peasants in England during the Middle Ages. Rhyming couplets banner the top of each page while a paragraph for each month elaborates on the daily chores, showing the round of seasons in the farm year...read more
By Christopher Manson (illustrator) and W. Nikola-Lisa

Paperback:

9781442402256 | Atheneum, June 8, 2009, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Based on a Medieval Book of Hours, this book describes the monthly activities of rural peasants in England during the Middle Ages.

School and Library:

9780689800207 | Atheneum, October 1, 1997, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Presents farm activities, month by month, in England during the Middle Ages

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Fourteen important children's book illustrators--including Enrique O. Sanchez, Anna Rich, Yoriko Ito, and others--representing diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds offer a stunning visual celebration of America's beauty, wonders, contrasts, and diversity.

School and Library:

9781880000373 | Lee & Low Books, June 1, 1997, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Rhythmic text and illustrations by fourteen different African-, Hispanic-, Asian-, and Native-American artists evoke the characteristics of the landscape of the United States.

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A child imagines everything and everyone on her grandfather's farm settling down at nightfall, in a soothing bedtime story complemented by glowing, full-color artwork. Reprint. PW.
By Jamichael Henterly (illustrator) and W. Nikola-Lisa

Paperback:

9780140562286 | Reprint edition (Puffin, May 1, 1997), cover price $4.99 | About this edition: A child imagines everything and everyone on her grandfather's farm settling down at nightfall

School and Library:

9780525446873 | Dutton Childrens Books, January 1, 1991, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: A child imagines everything and everyone on her grandfather's farm settling down at nightfall

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In a zany tale filled with wordplay, rhymes, and riddles, a man lives in a topsy-turvy world where the city is May, the month is Boston, babies fly, his socks simmer in a pot, and his chair dashes up the chimney.
By Jessica Clerk (illustrator) and W. Nikola-Lisa

Hardcover:

9780525453994 | Dutton Childrens Books, April 1, 1997, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Recounts some of the strange upside-down events that happened in 'the month of Boston, In the wonderful city of May'

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One hole in the road sets the town in commotion as people come from far and near in an attempt to fix the street, in an amusing counting book with vibrant, full-color illustrations.
By W. Nikola-Lisa and Dan Yaccarino (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780805042856 | Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, September 1, 1996, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Introduces the numbers one through ten while describing the people and machinery involved in fixing a hole in the road

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