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Product Description: Ten-year-old Kenny (Kenji in Japanese) worships his older brother, Mickey (Mitsuo), a baseball hero whose outstanding performance on the Asahi baseball team has given him fame and popularity. Despite Kenny's suspected heart condition, he is determined to practice secretly with Mickey so he, too, can one day try out for the Asahi...read more

Hardcover:

9781770498808 | Tundra Books, March 1, 2016, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Ten-year-old Kenny (Kenji in Japanese) worships his older brother, Mickey (Mitsuo), a baseball hero whose outstanding performance on the Asahi baseball team has given him fame and popularity.

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Product Description: ''This book is a moving and powerful collection of teachers' work that holds the possibility of inspiring and changing new teachers' practice.''--Kathy Schultz, Dean and Professor, School of Education, Mills College''For teachers oppressed by state-imposed regulation, for those preparing to teach and just entering the schools, the stories in this book are lifelines to the future...read more
By Ellen Schwartz (editor)

Paperback:

9780807755396 | Teachers College Pr, June 15, 2014, cover price $33.95 | About this edition: ''This book is a moving and powerful collection of teachers' work that holds the possibility of inspiring and changing new teachers' practice.

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Product Description: Take a dash of colorful characters, a pinch of danger, and generous scoops of adventure and you have a terrific culinary mystery for young readers.Five cousins are looking forward to their annual vacation at their grandmother’s cottage...read more

Hardcover:

9780887769597 | Tundra Books, September 13, 2011, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Take a dash of colorful characters, a pinch of danger, and generous scoops of adventure and you have a terrific culinary mystery for young readers.

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Product Description: Gwen lives for dancing. When she has the chance to take an intensive - and expensive - course far from home, she knows her parents will object. She also knows that she can usually convince her father to support her. She raises the subject when they're together skiing, but the discussion turns into an angry confrontation that is cut short by a sudden dreadful avalanche that almost kills her dad...read more

Paperback:

9780887769580 | 1 edition (Tundra Books, October 12, 2010), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Gwen lives for dancing.

Miscellaneous:

9781770492295 | Tundra Books, October 12, 2010, cover price $9.95

Miscellaneous:

9781554694501 | Orca Book Pub, October 1, 2010, cover price $2.99

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.
By Ben Hodson (illustrator) and Ellen Schwartz

Paperback:

9780887765988 | Tundra Books, May 1, 2003, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Presents the history of yoga, different styles, yoga benefits, concerns, cautions, misconceptions, equipment, and basic postures, as well as information for those with physical disabilities, and tips on yoga as a part of a lifestyle.

Prebinding:

9781439536094 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, August 11, 2008), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.
9780613710053 | Turtleback Books, May 1, 2003, cover price $20.80 | About this edition: Presents the history of yoga, different styles, yoga benefits, concerns, cautions, misconceptions, equipment, and basic postures, as well as information for those with physical disabilities, and tips on yoga as a part of a lifestyle.

When she befriends her elderly Japanese neighbor, Mrs. Naka, Abby learns how to make origami birds, which comes in handy when her new friend has an accident and is in need of comfort.

Hardcover:

9781896580869 | Tradewind Books, October 30, 2007, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: When she befriends her elderly Japanese neighbor, Mrs.

Prebinding:

9781435256484 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 25, 2008), cover price $20.95 | also contains Abby's Birds

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Product Description: Giving birth to Jacob was supposed to be the happiest moment in Ellen's life, but for her and her husband Jeff, the joyful moment turned into their worst nightmare when they learned Jacob had Canavan Disease: a devastating cerebral degenerative disease of infancy...read more

Hardcover:

9781552638507 | Key Porter Books, April 28, 2007, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Giving birth to Jacob was supposed to be the happiest moment in Ellen's life, but for her and her husband Jeff, the joyful moment turned into their worst nightmare when they learned Jacob had Canavan Disease: a devastating cerebral degenerative disease of infancy.

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Yossi and his family--newly arrived in Montreal from their village in Russia--are finding it hard to scrape by with enough money to live, but Yossi still wants to play hockey with the boys down the street, even though he doesn't have skates.

Paperback:

9781551434926 | Orca Book Pub, November 30, 2006, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Yossi and his family--newly arrived in Montreal from their village in Russia--are finding it hard to scrape by with enough money to live, but Yossi still wants to play hockey with the boys down the street, even though he doesn't have skates.

Miscellaneous:

9781554697847 | Orca Book Pub, September 1, 2006, cover price $2.99

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A powerful novel of racial tension, baseball, and Jackie Robinson takes readers to 1947 Brooklyn where nine-year-old Joey Sexton--a Yankees fan who is of mixed race--must live with his white, Jewish relatives after his mother dies. Original.

Paperback:

9780887767654 | Tundra Books, May 9, 2006, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: When his mother dies in 1947, ten-year-old Joey--an avid baseball fan who is half Jewish and half African-American--goes to live with his estranged relatives, where he tries to earn his grandfather's love but has a hard time feeling accepted.

Prebinding:

9781417757220 | Turtleback Books, April 1, 2006, cover price $19.60 | About this edition: When his mother dies in 1947, ten-year-old Joey--an avid baseball fan who is half Jewish and half African-American--goes to live with his estranged relatives, where he tries to earn his grandfather's love but has a hard time feeling accepted.

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Introduces vegetarianism by describing the different types of vegetarians and the core foods consumed by each type, and provides recipes and advice for those new to the lifestyle.

Paperback:

9780887765889, titled "I'm a Vegetarian: Amazing Facts and Ideas for Healthy Vegetarians" | Tundra Books, March 1, 2002, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Introduces vegetarianism by describing the different types of vegetarians and the core foods consumed by each type, and provides recipes and advice for those new to the lifestyle.

Prebinding:

9780613511544, titled "I'm a Vegetarian: Amazing Facts and Ideas for Healthy Vegetarians" | Turtleback Books, December 1, 2002, cover price $20.85 | About this edition: Introduces vegetarianism by describing the different types of vegetarians and the core foods consumed by each type, and provides recipes and advice for those new to the lifestyle.

After Starshine gets into a fight with her friend, Julie Wong, she wonders how she will convince 3,000 people to sign her petition to make the Fanged Vampire Spider the provincial spider of British Columbia without help.

Paperback:

9781896095608 | Polestar Pr, October 1, 2000, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: After Starshine gets into a fight with her friend, Julie Wong, she wonders how she will convince 3,000 people to sign her petition to make the Fanged Vampire Spider the provincial spider of British Columbia without help.

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A book that challenges the role of corporation in our lives laments the crass materialism of the advertising-driven culture, tracing its deletirous effects and providing specific advice on how to transcend it. Original. 25,000 first printing.

Paperback:

9781576750780 | Berrett-Koehler Pub, February 1, 2000, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A book that challenges the role of corporations in one's life laments the crass materialism of the advertising-driven culture, tracing its deletirous effects and providing specific advice on how to transcend it.

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When Jesse puts on a Star of David that belonged to his great-great grandfather, Yossi, while studying how his ancestors came to Canada, he enters Yossi's memories of how the people of a Jewish village escaped Russian soldiers.

Paperback:

9781551431437, titled "Jesse's Star" | Orca Book Pub, October 1, 2000, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: When Jesse puts on a Star of David that belonged to his great-great grandfather, Yossi, while studying how his ancestors came to Canada, he enters Yossi's memories of how the people of a Jewish village escaped Russian soldiers.

Miscellaneous:

9781554696505, titled "Jesse's Star" | Orca Book Pub, January 1, 2000, cover price $7.95

Reinforced:

9780606194761, titled "Jesse's Star" | Demco Media, February 1, 2001, cover price $13.60 | About this edition: When Jesse puts on a Star of David that belonged to his great-great grandfather, Yossi, while studying how his ancestors came to Canada, he enters Yossi's memories of how the people of a Jewish village escaped Russian soldiers.

Prebinding:

9780613336512, titled "Jesse's Star" | Turtleback Books, October 1, 2001, cover price $14.80 | About this edition: When Jesse puts on a Star of David that belonged to his great-great grandfather, Yossi, while studying how his ancestors came to Canada, he enters Yossi's memories of how the people of a Jewish village escaped Russian soldiers.

When Mr. Belinsky the bagel maker tries his hand at making fancy cookies and cakes, his loyal customers are disappointed, until he returns to creating his speciality.
By Stefan Czernecki (illustrator) and Ellen Schwartz

Hardcover:

9781896580142 | Tradewind Books, March 1, 2006, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: When Mr.

Paperback:

9781896580289 | Tradewind Books, March 1, 2006, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: When Mr.

School and Library:

9780881062564 | Talewinds, July 1, 1998, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: When Mr.
9780881062571 | Charlesbridge Pub Inc, March 1, 1998, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: When Mr.

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While working on a research project for the American Association of Arachnology, Starshine has many adventures, including a television audition, an encounter with a burglar, and her usual frustrations with her parents and little sister

Paperback:

9781896095134 | Polestar Pr, July 1, 1996, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: While working on a research project for the American Association of Arachnology, Starshine has many adventures, including a television audition, an encounter with a burglar, and her usual frustrations with her parents and little sister

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Product Description: Critics and kids can't get enough of Starshine Shapiro, the huge-hearted 12 year old with a bratty little sister, and hippie parents. " ... Schwartz has succeeded in creating completely believable, sympathetic and interesting characters who care deeply for each other and the world...read more

Paperback:

9780919591240 | Raincoast Book Dist Ltd, January 1, 1995, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Critics and kids can't get enough of Starshine Shapiro, the huge-hearted 12 year old with a bratty little sister, and hippie parents.

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Product Description: Critics and kids can't get enough of Starshine Shapiro, the huge-hearted 12-year-old with a bratty little sister and hippie parents.

Paperback:

9780919591028 | Polestar Pr, January 1, 1995, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Critics and kids can't get enough of Starshine Shapiro, the huge-hearted 12-year-old with a bratty little sister and hippie parents.

By Ellen Schwartz (editor)

Paperback:

9780919591257 | Raincoast Book Dist Ltd, October 1, 1988, cover price $12.95

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