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Product Description: When Jane Sutcliffe sets out to write a book about William Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre, in her own words, she runs into a problem: Will's words keep popping up all over the place! What's an author to do? After all, Will is responsible for such familiar phrases as "what's done is done" and "too much of a good thing...read more
By John Shelley (illustrator)

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9781580896382 | Charlesbridge Pub Inc, March 22, 2016, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: When Jane Sutcliffe sets out to write a book about William Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre, in her own words, she runs into a problem: Will's words keep popping up all over the place!

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Product Description: Rap, bap, tap. Late one winter night, a boy wakes to strange noises. There's a bear in his yard! The bear leads him to a forest, where the snow has grown muddy and the trees have sprouted buds. The frost is melting--crinkle, crackle, CRACK...read more
By John Shelley (illustrator)

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9780823429523 | Holiday House, January 1, 2015, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Rap, bap, tap.

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Product Description: No one wanted the "giant." The hulking block of marble lay in the work yard, rained on, hacked at, and abandoned—until a young Michelangelo saw his David in it. This is the story of how a neglected, discarded stone became a masterpiece for all time...read more
By John Shelley (illustrator)

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9781580892957 | Charlesbridge Pub Inc, April 8, 2014, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: No one wanted the "giant.

Sometimes we all need a little reminder.Ten-year-old Mary McHugh’s world is shattered when her father is injured in a mining accident in the late 1800’s. After losing his leg, Mary’s father falls into a deep depression. He no longer plays the piano or has interest in carving the intricate wooden "Reminders" that he has always made to remind the family of the milestones they shared together. To make matters worse, the family may need to leave their home in Cripple Creek, Colorado in order to make ends meet.Mary’s love for her father and her desire to get life back to "normal" push her to take a chance that restores her father’s spirit and brings her family a new life, strengthened by the hardships they have endured.
By John Shelley (illustrator)

Paperback:

9781580893213 | Reprint edition (Charlesbridge Pub Inc, February 1, 2013), cover price $6.95

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9781580893206 | New edition (Charlesbridge Pub Inc, July 1, 2009), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Sometimes we all need a little reminder.

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Product Description: If you take your trick-or-treat sack and venture into the dark woods on Halloween night, you'll find cat bones, rat bones, and bat bones - and all are looking at YOU! "Take care! Beware! Despair! the bone creatures cry. "You can bet you've just met your worst nightmare!" What will you do? Cry? Sigh? NO! Because you're too tough / to worry about stuff / like the rattle / and prattle / of bones! Told in unmetered rhymed verse, this Halloween adventure is a real treat...read more
By John Shelley (illustrator)

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9780823423248 | Holiday House, July 1, 2012, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: If you take your trick-or-treat sack and venture into the dark woods on Halloween night, you'll find cat bones, rat bones, and bat bones - and all are looking at YOU!

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Product Description: Originally published by Barron’s more than two decades ago, Claire Smallman’s child-friendly narrative tells kids about their bodies and how they work. For many seasons following its first publication, Outside-In was popular with parents and kids...read more
By John Shelley (illustrator) and Clare Smallman

Hardcover:

9780764162817 | Ltf edition (Barrons Juveniles, April 1, 2010), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Originally published by Barron’s more than two decades ago, Claire Smallman’s child-friendly narrative tells kids about their bodies and how they work.

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9781435271647 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, May 9, 2008), cover price $12.99

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Product Description: Lights at night...footsteps...strange sightings... Bella is smack in the middle of a mystery!The old lighthouse right near Sea Inn is supposed to be abandoned, but someone --or something --has been there recently. With the help of her old friend, Trudy, and a couple of new friends, Bella uncovers a long-kept secret...read more

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9781435271654 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, May 9, 2008), cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Lights at night.

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Sibling rivalry develops when a family adopts a new brother, forcing the older son to retreat into a world of fantasy, but the new siblings finally bond when they pull a boat from a tree after a damaging windstorm.

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9781932425499 | Front Street Inc, March 1, 2007, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Having dreamed of sailing to Bongadongo since the day his younger brother was adopted, a boy finally has his means of escape but cannot make use of it without his brother's help.

Bella Baxter gets her classmates to help her stage a protest against the unfair treatment of chickens, but when things don't go as planned, Bella could be left out in the cold with the chickens. Original.

Paperback:

9780689862830 | Aladdin Paperbacks, December 30, 2006, cover price $3.99 | About this edition: Bella Baxter gets her classmates to help her stage a protest against the unfair treatment of chickens, but when things don't go as planned, Bella could be left out in the cold with the chickens.

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Seeing lights on at night and footsteps on the dusty floor, Bella is certain that someone has been roaming around the abandoned Sea Inn and decides to get to the bottom of the mystery with the help of her trusty sidekick, Trudy, and a few new helpful friends. Original.

Paperback:

9780689862823 | Aladdin Paperbacks, April 11, 2006, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: When someone or something is visiting the old abandoned lighthouse near Sea Inn, Bella and her friends are determined to figure out what is going on.

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Product Description: Key Concepts 1 & 2 expose students to the material they will encounter in college-including discipline-based lectures, academic vocabulary from the Academic Word List, and structured speaking activities. Students gain valuable academic knowledge and essential note-taking skills necessary for success in college...read more

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9780618382439 | Houghton Mifflin College Div, November 30, 2005, cover price $38.95 | About this edition: Key Concepts 1 & 2 expose students to the material they will encounter in college-including discipline-based lectures, academic vocabulary from the Academic Word List, and structured speaking activities.

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When she learns that Dr. Frederick is coming from England to stay at the Sea Inn, Bella is excited and so decides to decorate his room with an assortment of special flora for his arrival, but when she accidentally lays poison ivy all over his sheets, Bella must quickly remedy the situation before the famous botanist's vacation is ruined! Original.

Paperback:

9780689862816 | Aladdin Paperbacks, November 22, 2005, cover price $3.99 | About this edition: When she learns that Dr.

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Aware that her parents' investment in a New England bed-and-breakfast is going to take a lot of work before any visitors can come to stay, Bella does her best to lend a hand where she can, but when little progress is made, Bella turns to the local librarian who gives her helpful advice as well as lends a helping hand with a hammer and some nails. Original.

Paperback:

9780689862809 | Aladdin Paperbacks, May 17, 2005, cover price $3.99 | About this edition: Bella's parent's investment in a New England bed-and-breakfast literally stinks thanks to a newly resident skunk, and seven-year-old Bella decides to learn about repairs at the town library so she can help.

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Product Description: Every kid's dream is to be named as the most valuable player. But how many ever dream that the game is a race around the world (no flying allowed) in just forty days? That's the challenge Adam faces in the great Global game. As the player for the Magellan Voyage Project, he competes against others for a four-million dollar prize! Trackers with blowguns and a nefarious baron don't make things easy...read more
By Douglas Evans and John Shelley (illustrator)

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9781590786253, titled "MVP: Magellan Voyage Project" | Reprint edition (Front Street Inc, January 1, 2008), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Every kid's dream is to be named as the most valuable player.

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9781932425130, titled "MVP: Magellan Voyage Project" | 1 edition (Front Street Inc, October 31, 2004), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Twelve-year-old Adam Story is challenged by the deposed ruler of Babababad and his mongoose companion to become the first youngster to travel around the world in forty days without an adult.

King Smelly Feet refuses to wash his feet because every time he does his feet get dirty and smelly again, which bothers the Queen, Royal Servants, and even the children.
By Hiawyn Oram and John Shelley (illustrator)

Paperback:

9781842702437 | Andersen Pr Ltd, March 1, 2004, cover price $8.99 | About this edition: King Smelly Feet refuses to wash his feet because every time he does his feet get dirty and smelly again, which bothers the Queen, Royal Servants, and even the children.

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Young Paquito Pinzon is keeping a dragon in a matchbox, but when the dragon gets loose, it grows to gigantic proportions.
By John Shelley (illustrator) and Val Willis

Hardcover:

9780374367015 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, May 1, 1993, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Bobby takes his matchbox containing an awesome secret to school, where the class slowly and horrifyingly becomes involved with the contents.

While visiting the seashore, Bobby Bell stumbles upon a mysterious bottle containing a lovely, tiny mermaid, who quickly grows to her full size
By John Shelley (illustrator) and Val Willis

Hardcover:

9780374351946 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, October 1, 1991, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Bobby finds a mermaid and takes her to the school swim meet, with humorous results.

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Bobby Bell discovers a witch in his room and takes her to school where she causes a number of problems.
By John Shelley (contributor) and Val Willis

Hardcover:

9780374373092 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, September 1, 1990, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: All the kids at school have amazing things--from a rabbit munching lettuce in a box, to a birthday cake hidden inside a desk--but no one can match Bobby Bell and the extraordinary surprise in his wardrobe

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Bobby takes his matchbox containing an awesome secret to school, where the class slowly and horrifyingly becomes involved with the contents.

Hardcover:

9780374366032 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, April 1, 1988, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Bobby Bell hides a secret in a matchbox, but things get out of hand when his teacher takes it away from him and the secret escapes

Paperback:

9780374465933 | Ill edition (Sunburst, July 1, 1990), cover price $4.95 | About this edition: Bobby Bell hides a secret in a matchbox, but things get out of hand when his teacher takes it away from him and the secret escapes

Reinforced:

9780606045346 | Demco Media, July 1, 1990, cover price $11.15 | About this edition: Bobby Bell hides a secret in a matchbox, but things get out of hand when his teacher takes it away from him and the secret escapes

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Product Description: How to program in Fortran 77. Introduces the essential features of Fortran 77, as well as the elements of good programming style, including structured programming principles. Material is clearly written and organized in easy stages, presenting only those features which are most needed...read more

Paperback:

9780471923787 | 2 sub edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, December 1, 1989), cover price $65.99 | About this edition: How to program in Fortran 77.

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