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Product Description: Vintage children's book

Paperback:

9780590034340 | Scholastic Paperbacks, December 1, 1987, cover price $2.95 | About this edition: Vintage children's book

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Presents six tales about Spider, including those which explain how he got a thin waist and a bald head and why he lives in ceilings and dark corners

Paperback:

9780316051071 | Reissue edition (Little Brown & Co, November 2, 1992), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Presents six tales about Spider, including those which explain how he got a thin waist and a bald head and why he lives in ceilings and dark corners

Reinforced:

9780606022286 | Demco Media, November 1, 1992, cover price $18.05 | About this edition: Presents six tales about Spider, including those which explain how he got a thin waist and a bald head and why he lives in ceilings and dark corners

Prebinding:

9780833595287 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $19.65 | About this edition: Presents six tales about Spider, including those which explain how he got a thin waist and a bald head and why he lives in ceilings and dark corners

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A collection of nearly sixty fables from Aesop includes such familiar ones as 'The Grasshopper and the Ants,' 'The North Wind and the Sun,' 'Androcles and the Lion,' 'The Troublesome Dog,' and 'The Fox and the Stork.' 35,000 first printing.
By J. Pinkney and Jerry Pinkney (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781587170003 | Chronicle Books Llc, September 1, 2000, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: A collection of nearly sixty fables from Aesop, including such familiar ones as 'The Grasshopper and the Ants,' 'The North Wind and the Sun,' 'Androcles and the Lion,' 'The Troublesome Dog,' and 'The Fox and the Stork.

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This inspirational story, told by a grandfather to his granddaughter, weaves together the past and the present by detailing Orleans Finger's experience on the Underground Railroad, which forever changed his life. 25,000 first printing.
By Ann Grifalconi and Jerry Pinkney (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780786818570 | Jump at the Sun, April 1, 2007, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: A little girl's grandfather recalls how he escaped from slavery with the help of a man who was a member of the Underground Railroad and how he planted an apple orchard in remembrance.

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Chaos results when a dream tells all the children and animals of the world that they should do whatever they want without fear of adult reprisal, and it is up to Albidaro, Guardian of Children, and Olara, Guardian of Animals, to put everyone back where they are supposed to be.

Hardcover:

9780803719873 | Phyllis Fogelman Books, October 1, 2000, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Chaos results when a dream tells all the children and animals of the world that they should do whatever they want without fear of adult reprisal.

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Eight-year-old Ernestine returns to visit relatives on the North Carolina farm where she was born
By Jerry Pinkney (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780803711686 | Dial Books for Young Readers, September 1, 1992, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Eight-year-old Ernestine returns to visit relatives on the North Carolina farm where she was born

Paperback:

9780140565478 | Puffin, June 1, 1999, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Eight-year-old Ernestine returns to visit relatives on the North Carolina farm where she was born

Library:

9780803711693 | Dial Books for Young Readers, September 1, 1992, cover price $14.89 | About this edition: Eight-year-old Ernestine returns to visit relatives on the North Carolina farm where she was born

Reinforced:

9780606167734 | Demco Media, April 1, 1999, cover price $15.85 | About this edition: Eight-year-old Ernestine returns to visit relatives on the North Carolina farm where she was born

Prebinding:

9781439555378 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, October 1, 2008), cover price $15.99

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Presents the story of Bob Lemmons, a cowboy who is famous for his ability to track and corral wild horses by running with wild herds until they accept him and then challenging the head stallion for leadership.
By Julius Lester and Jerry Pinkney (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780803717879 | Dial Books for Young Readers, May 1, 1998, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: A Black cowboy is so in tune with wild mustangs that they accept him into the herd, thus enabling him singlehandedly to take them to the corral

Library:

9780803717886 | Dial Books for Young Readers, May 1, 1998, cover price $16.89 | About this edition: A Black cowboy is so in tune with wild mustangs that they accept him into the herd, thus enabling him singlehandedly to take them to the corral

Childhood memoirs of three black women--grandmother, mother, and daughter--who grew up between the 1880's and the 1950's.
By Jerry Pinkney (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780064461344 | Reprint edition (Harpercollins Childrens Books, January 1, 1993), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: A grandmother, a mother, and a daughter provide insight into the struggle of Black people to survive

Reinforced:

9780606025577 | Demco Media, January 1, 1993, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: A grandmother, a mother, and a daughter provide insight into the struggle of Black people to survive

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By Jerry Pinkney (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780803741348 | Dial Books for Young Readers, October 18, 2016, cover price $17.99

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A selection of psalms, retold, chosen because they reflect David's life and faith
By Colin Eisler and Jerry Pinkney (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780803710580 | Dial Books for Young Readers, September 1, 1992, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: A selection of psalms, retold, chosen because they reflect David's life and faith

Library:

9780803710597 | Dial Books for Young Readers, September 1, 1992, cover price $16.89 | About this edition: A selection of psalms, retold, chosen because they reflect David's life and faith

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As a great wall of dust moves across their drought-stricken farm, a family's distress is relieved by a young man called Drylongso, who literally blows into their lives with the storm
By Virginia Hamilton and Jerry Pinkney (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780152015879 | Houghton Mifflin, May 1, 1997, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: As a great wall of dust moves across their drought-stricken farm, a family's distress is relieved by a young man called Drylongso, who literally blows into their lives with the storm

School and Library:

9780152242411 | Harcourt Childrens Books, October 1, 1992, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: As a great wall of dust moves across their drought-stricken farm, a family's distress is relieved by a young man called Drylongso, who literally blows into their lives with the storm

Reinforced:

9780606112833 | Demco Media, May 1, 1997, cover price $19.20 | About this edition: As a great wall of dust moves across their drought-stricken farm, a family's distress is relieved by a young man called Drylongso, who literally blows into their lives with the storm

Prebinding:

9780613023474 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $20.85 | About this edition: As a great wall of dust moves across their drought-stricken farm, a family's distress is relieved by a young man called Drylongso, who literally blows into their lives with the storm

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Product Description: Brand NEW. We ship worldwide

Paperback:

9788431671648, titled "Fabulas de Esopo / Aesop's Fables" | Rep tra edition (Vicens-Vives Editorial S.A., June 30, 2007), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Brand NEW.

On a hot summer day a young girl has a fantastic dream about her horse Haygirl, who is about to give birth.

Hardcover:

9780060214821 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, March 1, 1998, cover price $15.00 | also contains Fundamentals of Homeschooling: Notes on Successful Family Living | About this edition: On a hot summer day a young girl has a fantastic dream about her horse Haygirl, who is about to give birth.

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By Joyce Cooper Arkhurst (other contributor) and Jerry Pinkney (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780316203814 | Little Brown & Co, May 1, 2012, cover price $3.99

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Describes the causes and effects of tornadoes, blizzards, hurricanes, and thunderstorms and looks at the efforts of scientists to predict and lessen the severity of dangerous storms

Paperback:

9780316203456 | Little Brown & Co, November 6, 2012, cover price $4.99 | About this edition: Describes the causes and effects of tornadoes, blizzards, hurricanes, and thunderstorms and looks at the efforts of scientists to predict and lessen the severity of dangerous storms

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Complete with a CD of Billie Holiday's classic song, this picture book tells the tale of a struggling family's move from the rural South to the urban North during the 1930s Great Migration era through accessible text and detailed illustrations for young readers of all ages.
By Billie Holiday and Jerry Pinkney (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780060287979 | Amistad Pr, December 1, 2003, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: A swing spiritual based on the proverb 'God blessed the child that's got his own.

Library:

9780060294878 | Amistad Pr, January 1, 2004, cover price $17.89 | About this edition: A swing spiritual based on the proverb 'God blessed the child that's got his own.

Product Description: There's a place in this 1950s southern town where all are welcome, no matter what their skin color...and 'Tricia Ann knows exactly how to get there. To her, it's someplace special and she's bursting to go by herself. When her grandmother sees that she's ready to take such a big step, 'Tricia Ann hurries to catch the bus heading downtown...read more
By Jerry Pinkney (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780689818851 | Atheneum, September 1, 2001, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: In segregated 1950s Nashville, a young African American girl braves a series of indignities and obstacles to get to one of the few integrated places in town: the public library.

Prebinding:

9781439593745 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $15.99 | also contains Goin' Someplace Special, Goin' Someplace Special | About this edition: There's a place in this 1950s southern town where all are welcome, no matter what their skin color.
9780606121668 | Reprint edition (Turtleback Books, January 6, 2009), cover price $18.40 | also contains Goin' Someplace Special

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Agreeing to investigate allegations that a baseball superstar for the Chicago Cubs has developed a gambling problem, former sportswriter Jimmy Drover learns that several people stand to benefit from the athlete's downfall--or death. Reprint.

Paperback:

9780380719099, titled "Drover and the Designated Hitter" | Reprint edition (Avon Books, March 1, 1995), cover price $4.99 | also contains Drover and the Designated Hitter | About this edition: Agreeing to investigate allegations that a baseball superstar for the Chicago Cubs has developed a gambling problem, former sportswriter Jimmy Drover learns that several people stand to benefit from the athlete's downfall--or death.

School and Library:

9780316400817 | Little Brown & Co, April 7, 2015, cover price $18.00

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Not understanding what he is told about the riches he sees in Accra, a poor country farmer decides his simple life is better.
By Jerry Pinkney (illustrator) and Beth P. Wilson

Hardcover:

9780695804091 | Wilcox & Follett Book Co, May 1, 1974, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: Not understanding what he is told about the riches he sees in Accra, a poor country farmer decides his simple life is better.

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The stone lion on Zion street, proud and fierce, instills fear and admiration in those who see it in the cold city fog.
By Julia Fields and Jerry Pinkney (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780689716935 | Reprint edition (Aladdin Paperbacks, October 1, 1993), cover price $4.95 | About this edition: The stone lion on Zion Street, proud and fierce, instills fear and admiration in those who see it in the cold city fog

School and Library:

9780689504143 | Margaret K McElderry, March 1, 1988, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A story in verse about a group of children who let their imaginations go so far that they scare themselves

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By Crescent Dragonwagon and Jerry Pinkney (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780689826672 | Simon & Schuster, September 30, 2006, cover price $16.00

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Out of greed, Young Sam tries to duplicate the healing powers of the new hired hand at his Virginia saw mill, but when he ends up killing a woman instead of curing her, he learns to repent his old ways. Reprint.
By Jerry Pinkney (illustrator) and Robert D. San Souci

Paperback:

9780142404508 | 1 edition (Puffin, December 29, 2005), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Old Sam hires a man to help out at his saw mill, and the hired hand also teaches Sam's lazy son a lesson about how to treat people.

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Old Sam hires a man to help out at his saw mill, and the hired hand also teaches Sam's lazy son a lesson about how to treat people
By Jerry Pinkney (illustrator) and Robert D. San Souci

Hardcover:

9780803712966 | Dial Books for Young Readers, May 1, 1997, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Old Sam hires a man to help out at his saw mill, and the hired hand also teaches Sam's lazy son a lesson about how to treat people

While out hiking, a family comes upon the site of an old house and finds some clues about the people that once lived there

Reinforced:

9780606053501 | Demco Media, September 1, 1993, cover price $11.15 | also contains Home Place | About this edition: While out hiking, a family comes upon the site of an old house and finds some clues about the people that once lived there
9780606123396 | Reprint edition (Demco Media, September 1, 1993), cover price $15.81 | also contains Home Place | About this edition: While out hiking, a family comes upon the site of an old house and finds some clues about the people that once lived there

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An old witch-woman gives a basket of eggs to true-hearted Blanche, who discovers that the eggs possess wonderful magical qualities when they reward her valor while punishing the behavior of her cruel sister, Rose.

Hardcover:

9780803719910, titled "Los Huevos Parlantes / The Talking Eggs: Cuento Popular Del Sur De Los Estados Unidos" | Dial Books for Young Readers, June 1, 1996, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: A Southern folktale in which kind Blanche, following the instructions of an old witch, gains riches, while her greedy sister makes fun of the old woman and is duly rewarded.

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