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Product Description: Tate is overjoyed when a scrawny mutt turns up in the yard one day. She even persuades Mam and Pap to let her keep Sable, named for her dark, silky fur. But before long, the dog begins to cause trouble with the neighbors and Mam and Pap decide the dog must go...read more
By Marcia Sewall (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780805024166 | Henry Holt & Co, April 15, 1994, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Tate Marshall is delighted when a stray dog turns up in the yard one day, but Sable, named for her dark, silky fur, causes trouble with the neighbors and has to go

Paperback:

9780312376109 | 1 reprint edition (Square Fish, January 19, 2010), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Tate is overjoyed when a scrawny mutt turns up in the yard one day.
9780805057720 | Reprint edition (Henry Holt & Co, April 15, 1998), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Tate Marshall is delighted when a stray dog turns up in the yard one day, but Sable, named for her dark, silky fur, causes trouble with the neighbors and has to go

Reinforced:

9780606137553 | Reprint edition (Demco Media, March 1, 1998), cover price $16.89 | About this edition: Tate Marshall is delighted when a stray dog turns up in the yard one day, but Sable, named for her dark, silky fur, causes trouble with the neighbors and has to go

Prebinding:

9780613086899 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $19.60 | About this edition: Tate Marshall is delighted when a stray dog turns up in the yard one day, but Sable, named for her dark, silky fur, causes trouble with the neighbors and has to go

When her Grandma dies, seven-year-old Suzie goes to the funeral and is caught up in the rituals of death, experiencing a time of grief that draws the family together

Reinforced:

9780606291361 | Demco Media, September 1, 2003, cover price $16.89 | also contains Saying Good-Bye to Grandma | About this edition: Seven-year-old Suzie is curious and fearful about what Grandma's funeral will be like.

Prebinding:

9780833561169 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $18.40 | About this edition: Seven-year-old Suzie is curious and fearful about what Grandma's funeral will be like.

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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The struggle for survival during the early years of the Jamestown colony of Virginia--from meeting their Native American neighbors to coping with the hardships of their new environment--is presented in a colorfully illustrated picture book.

School and Library:

9780689818141 | Atheneum, May 1, 2001, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Discusses the settlers of Jamestown, Virginia, including John Smith, and the difficult early years in the colony.

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The children of Vinegar Lane discover that bad-tempered old Captain Snap has a wonderful secret.
By Roni Schotter and Marcia Sewall (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780531057971 | Orchard Books, February 1, 1989, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The children of Vinegar Lane always tease Captain Snap, a grouchy old eccentric, when he hobbles out of his junk-cluttered house, but when he does not appear one day they investigate, finding him in trouble and grateful for their help

Paperback:

9780531070383 | Reprint edition (Orchard Books, March 1, 1993), cover price $5.95 | About this edition: The children of Vinegar Lane always tease Captain Snap, a grouchy old eccentric, when he hobbles out of his junk-cluttered house, but when he does not appear one day they investigate, finding him in trouble and grateful for their help

School and Library:

9780531083970 | Orchard Books, February 1, 1989, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: The children of Vinegar Lane always tease Captain Snap, a grouchy old eccentric, when he hobbles out of his junk-cluttered house, but when he does not appear one day they investigate, finding him in trouble and grateful for their help

Prebinding:

9780785702696 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $14.10 | About this edition: The children of Vinegar Lane always tease Captain Snap, a grouchy old eccentric, when he hobbles out of his junk-cluttered house, but when he does not appear one day they investigate, finding him in trouble and grateful for their help

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Describes a typical Narragansett Nickommoh, or harvest celebration, as it has been performed by Native Americans since before the arrival of the first Pilgrims in New England.
By Jackie French Koller and Marcia Sewall (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780689810947 | Atheneum, September 1, 1999, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Describes a typical Narragansett Nickommoh, or harvest celebration, as it has been performed since before the arrival of the first Pilgrims in New England

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Product Description: Strange white folk one day shall come across the Great Sea and crowd red men off the earth -- so an old sachem warned our people many, many winters ago. * * * * It was scarcely three months after we settled at New Plymouth that several red men came to our village in friendship...read more

Paperback:

9780689821769 | Reprint edition (Aladdin Paperbacks, September 1, 1998), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: A Wampanoag warrior and a Pilgrim settler retell what led to King Philip's War

School and Library:

9780689317750 | Atheneum, October 1, 1995, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: As seen by a Wampanoag warrior and a Pilgrim settler, retells how their cultures first met and what led to King Philip's War

Reinforced:

9780606158701 | Demco Media, April 1, 1999, cover price $13.70 | About this edition: A Wampanoag warrior and a Pilgrim settler retell what led to King Philip's War

Prebinding:

9780613111638 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $13.55 | About this edition: Strange white folk one day shall come across the Great Sea and crowd red men off the earth -- so an old sachem warned our people many, many winters ago.

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A retelling of a Lincolnshire, England, tale, probably eighteenth-century, in which a dying child is made well by the spring rituals intended to placate the mischievous beings hiding in the earth

Hardcover:

9780395900130 | Houghton Mifflin, March 1, 1999, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: A retelling of a Lincolnshire, England, tale, probably eighteenth-century, in which a dying child is made well by the spring rituals intended to placate the mischievous beings hiding in the earth

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Explores the world of the Wampanoag Indians as they lived in New England prior to the arrival of the Europeans, describing their culture and customs

Paperback:

9780689816840 | Reprint edition (Aladdin Paperbacks, September 1, 1997), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: A poetic evocation of the lifestyle and traditional beliefs of the Wampanoag Indians.

School and Library:

9780689314070 | Atheneum, October 1, 1990, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: A poetic evocation of the lifestyle and traditional beliefs of the Wampanoag Indians.

Reinforced:

9780606127899 | Reprint edition (Demco Media, September 1, 1997), cover price $14.26 | About this edition: A poetic evocation of the lifestyle and traditional beliefs of the Wampanoag Indians.

Prebinding:

9780613056755 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 2001, cover price $14.30 | About this edition: A poetic evocation of the lifestyle and traditional beliefs of the Wampanoag Indians.

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Product Description: There's just no stopping little Willy. Determined to keep their farm going -- and to give his ailing grandfather a reason to live -- the ten-year-old boy hitches his dog, Searchlight, to the plow and harvests the whole potato crop...read more
By Marcia Sewall (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780395732472 | 30 anv edition (Houghton Mifflin School, June 30, 1997), cover price $9.40 | About this edition: There's just no stopping little Willy.

After the Coasties close the Madaket Station on Nantucket Island, Millie appoints herself warden, rescue squad, and sentry providing lifesaving services along the coast.
By Marcia Sewall (illustrator) and Frances Ward Weller

Paperback:

9780698117747 | Paper Star, July 1, 1999, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: After the Coasties close the Madaket Station on Nantucket Island, Millie appoints herself warden, rescue squad, and sentry providing lifesaving services along the coast.

School and Library:

9780399227851 | Philomel Books, March 1, 1997, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: After the Coasties close the Madaket Station on Nantucket Island, Millie appoints herself warden, rescue squad, and sentry providing lifesaving services along the coast

Prebinding:

9780613149662 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $13.55

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In spite of tremendous odds, a ten-year-old boy and his dog are determined to win a dogsled race and the five-hundred-dollar prize.

Paperback:

9788427932326 | 2 edition (Noguer Y Caralt Editores, December 1, 1996), cover price $12.99 | About this edition: In spite of tremendous odds, a ten-year-old boy and his dog are determined to win a dogsled race and the five-hundred-dollar prize.

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Chronicles, in text and illustrations, the day-to-day life of the early Pilgrims in the Plimoth Colony

Paperback:

9780689808616, titled "The Pilgrims of Plimoth: Struggle for Survival" | Aladdin Paperbacks, September 1, 1996, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Chronicles, in text and illustrations, the day-to-day life of the early Pilgrims in the Plimoth Colony

School and Library:

9780689312502 | Atheneum, January 1, 1987, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Chronicles, in text and illustrations, the day-to-day life of the early Pilgrims in the Plimouth Colony.

Reinforced:

9780606102841 | Demco Media, September 1, 1996, cover price $14.81 | About this edition: Chronicles, in text and illustrations, the day-to-day life of the early Pilgrims in the Plimoth Colony

Prebinding:

9780613004657 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $17.20 | About this edition: Chronicles, in text and illustrations, the day-to-day life of the early Pilgrims in the Plimoth Colony

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A young girl shares her painful experiences as the daughter of an alcoholic, with descriptions of what her father is like when he is and is not drinking, and explains how her family tries to help her father with his problem.

Hardcover:

9780395694275 | Clarion Books, August 1, 1996, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A little girl is frightened of her daddy when he's drunk, but with the support of his family and friends he enters a treatment program and resolves to stay sober

In spite of tremendous odds, a ten-year-old boy and his dog are determined to win a dogsled race and the five-hundred-dollar prize.
By Marcia Sewall (illustrator)

Reinforced:

9780606170192 | Demco Media, June 1, 1996, cover price $18.04 | About this edition: In spite of tremendous odds, a ten-year-old boy and his dog are determined to win a dogsled race and the five-hundred-dollar prize.

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Rosa's incorrigible grandfather uses a song to solve any problem, from scaring away goblins to getting rid of a pesky park keeper, in a heartwarming tale about the relationship between a young girl and her beloved grandfather.

Hardcover:

9780399227332 | Philomel Books, May 1, 1996, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Rosa's grandfather sings wherever he is, whether at the park, in the hospital, or at the seaside, and he teaches her to sing to overcome fear of the dark

Hoping to avoid the worry of caring for a valuable object, Miss Teaberry gives away the locket her cat finds in the garden, only to find herself enmeshed in a situation of escalating chaos
By Marcia Sewall (illustrator)

Reinforced:

9780606093392 | Demco Media, May 1, 1996, cover price $11.20 | About this edition: Hoping to avoid the worry of caring for a valuable object, Miss Teaberry gives away the locket her cat finds in the garden, only to find herself enmeshed in a situation of escalating chaos

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Bram and his family leave their small village in the Netherlands to build a new life amid the hustle and bustle of New York City. By the author and the illustrator of Nobody's Cat.
By Barbara M. Joosse and Marcia Sewall (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780395623374 | Clarion Books, April 1, 1995, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Bram and his family leave their small brick house in Holland and travel to a new life in New York City

A starving cat who has been living in the wild seeks food and shelter for her kittens and herself by going to the home of a learning disabled boy
By Barbara M. Joosse and Marcia Sewall (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780060208349 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, September 1, 1992, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: A starving cat who has been living in the wild seeks food and shelter for her kittens and herself by going to the home of a learning disabled boy

Library:

9780060208356 | Harpercollins, September 1, 1992, cover price $14.89 | About this edition: A starving cat who has been living in the wild seeks food and shelter for her kittens and herself by going to the home of a learning disabled boy

Follows the sea-faring adventures of Daisy, who rows her small boat between the mainland and an island, bringing people, goods, and services across the sea
By Marcia Sewall (illustrator) and Ruth Young

Hardcover:

9780531059210 | Orchard Books, March 1, 1991, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Daisy ferries to and from the island all day in her water taxi.

School and Library:

9780531085219 | Orchard Books, April 1, 1991, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Daisy ferries to and from the island all day in her water taxi.

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When Jack goes to sea, his parents watch as the tree planted at his birth reflects his fortunes and misfortunes

Hardcover:

9780060219154 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, May 1, 1979, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: When Jack goes to sea, his parents watch as the tree planted at his birth reflects his fortunes and misfortunes.

Paperback:

9780064432467 | Reprint edition (Harpercollins Childrens Books, March 1, 1991), cover price $4.50 | About this edition: When Jack goes to sea, his parents watch as the tree planted at his birth reflects his fortunes and misfortunes

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A young boy befriends an old violin maker who teaches him the beauty of music and friendship.
By Patricia Foley and Marcia Sewall (illustrator)

Library:

9780060218423 | Harpercollins, April 1, 1990, cover price $12.89 | About this edition: A kind, old violin maker befriends young John, whose only violin is crafted from a cigar box and rubber bands, and agrees to teach him to play on a lovely handmade wooden instrument

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The almonds in an old, mended, but magic crock produce a delicious, nourishing marzipan moon nightly for a poor parish priest until a visiting bishop decides the miraculous almonds need a more fitting home.

Paperback:

9780152529635 | Reissue edition (Houghton Mifflin, December 1, 1988), cover price $3.95 | About this edition: A poor priest receives a magic clay crock that grants his simple wish for a marzipan moon, but a pompous bishop, who learns of the miracle, unwittingly breaks the magic spell

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Illustrated rhythmic verses catalogue a variety of animals and their activities. Based on an old chant.

School and Library:

9780316781916 | Joy st Books, May 1, 1988, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Illustrated rhythmic verses catalogue a variety of animals and their activities.

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An illustrated version of a traditional 'penny rhyme' describing some unusual sights.

Hardcover:

9780871130532 | Atlantic Monthly Pr, April 1, 1986, cover price $3.98 | About this edition: An illustrated version of a traditional 'penny rhyme' describing some unusual sights.

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