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Hardcover:

9780060147716 | Harpercollins, November 1, 1977, cover price $8.95

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Young Mark Twain pursues two murderers and the formulators of a Confederate plot to discredit Abe Lincoln in this mystery story told by his fifteen-year-old friend

School and Library:

9780027936704 | Simon & Schuster, April 1, 1982, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: In the summer of 1864, a teen-age boy meets reporter Mark Twain in San Franciso after a murder, and agrees to help him get the story.

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Charley Sabini, who thinks with his head, meets Chris Pomeroy, who thinks with her feelings, and the result is a friendship which is a surprise to both of them.

Hardcover:

9780060267322 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, April 1, 1982, cover price $12.50 | About this edition: Charley Sabini, an excellent student from a large and loving family, finds his idealistic life disrupted after he meets unstable Chris Pomeroy

Library:

9780060267339 | Harpercollins, April 1, 1982, cover price $12.89 | About this edition: Charley Sabini, an excellent student from a large and loving family, finds his idealistic life disrupted after he meets unstable Chris Pomeroy

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The human community of a half-submerged city on the planet of Harmony struggles to conquer the giant Seadragon plaguing them, in the author's first novel first published in 1973.

Hardcover:

9780060560287 | Reissue edition (Harpercollins Childrens Books, January 1, 2004), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: A boy and his people, colonists on the planet Harmony, try to save their way of life.

Paperback:

9780060560294 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, January 1, 2004, cover price $10.01 | About this edition: A boy and his people, colonists on the planet Harmony, try to save their way of life.
9780064401357 | Trophy Pr, March 1, 1983, cover price $3.50 | About this edition: The human community of a half-submerged city on the planet of Harmony struggles to conquer the giant Seadragon plaguing them
9780380001934 | Avon Books, January 1, 1983, cover price $1.25 | also contains The Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids

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After his best friend, Marsh, is killed in a car accident, Sean suspects that someone deliberately tampered with the brakes, but the police will not believe him because of an incident in his past

Hardcover:

9780688024178 | William Morrow & Co, September 1, 1983, cover price $1.98 | About this edition: After his best friend, Marsh, is killed in a car accident, Sean suspects that someone deliberately tampered with the breaks, but the police will not believe him because of an incident in his past

Paperback:

9780380698448 | Reprint edition (Flare, February 1, 1985), cover price $2.50 | About this edition: After his best friend, Marsh, is killed in a car accident, Sean suspects that someone deliberately tampered with the brakes, but the police will not believe him because of an incident in his past

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Tom Sawyer, a fireman in Civil War San Francisco, Duke, a street urchin, and Mark Twain, a reporter, investigate a suspicious explosion at a local chemical plant

School and Library:

9780688038618 | William Morrow & Co, October 1, 1984, cover price $10.75 | About this edition: The fifteen-year-old narrator relates how, with his help, cub reporter, Mark Twain, and fire fighter, Tom Sawyer, uncover the plot of a deranged Southern arsonist in San Francisco during the Civil War.

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To free her clan from slavery at underwater forges, the dragon princess Shimmer and her human companion Thorn combat the Dragon King's jealousy and treachery.

Hardcover:

9780060267483 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, April 1, 1985, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: The dragon princess, Shimmer, fights the High King and his supernatural creatures in order to free the dragons from slavery

Paperback:

9780064404860 | Reprint edition (Trophy Pr, September 1, 1993), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Dragon princess Shimmer and the humans Thorn and Indigo journey to an underwater world in their struggle to save the ancestral home of the dragons in the Inland Sea

Library:

9780060267513 | Harpercollins, April 10, 1985, cover price $12.89 | About this edition: To free her clan from slavery at underwater forges, the dragon princess Shimmer and her human companion Thorn combat the Dragon King's jealousy and treachery.

Reinforced:

9780606052429 | Demco Media, September 1, 1993, cover price $15.65 | About this edition: Dragon princess Shimmer and the humans Thorn and Indigo journey to an underwater world in their struggle to save the ancestral home of the dragons in the Inland Sea

Prebinding:

9780785709237 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $14.55 | About this edition: Dragon princess Shimmer and the humans Thorn and Indigo journey to an underwater world in their struggle to save the ancestral home of the dragons in the Inland Sea

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In the far future on the distant aquatic planet, Carefree, someone is sabotaging a small company specializing in biogenetic engineering, and Rob Sawyer, the sixteen-year-old son of the company's owner, is blamed for a series of destructive accidents

Hardcover:

9780877958314 | Arbor House Pub Co, November 1, 1986, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: In the far future on the distant aquatic planet, Carefree, someone is sabotaging a small company specializing in biogenetic engineering, and Rob Sawyer, the sixteen-year-old son of the company's owner, is blamed for a series of destructive accidents

Paperback:

9780451150554 | Reprint edition (New Amer Library, November 1, 1987), cover price $2.95 | About this edition: In the far future on the distant aquatic planet, Carefree, someone is sabotaging a small company specializing in biogenetic engineering, and Rob Sawyer, the sixteen-year-old son of the company's owner, is blamed for a series of destructive accidents

Provides information on accommodations, dining, sights and attractions, shopping, and entertainment and nightlife

Paperback:

9780028600512, titled "Frommer''s Comprehensive Travel Guide Philadelphia" | 8th edition (Frommer, January 1, 1995), cover price $12.95 | also contains Frommer''s Comprehensive Travel Guide Philadelphia | About this edition: Provides information on accommodations, dining, sights and attractions, shopping, and entertainment and nightlife
9780064403368 | Reprint edition (Harpercollins Childrens Books, September 1, 1990), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: When her gambling father becomes laid up in hospital, Casey leaves behind their seedy California hotel and goes to live with her grandmother in San Francisco's Chinatown where she learns to appreciate rich Chinese heritage
9780440912309 | Laurel Leaf, April 15, 1978, cover price $3.25 | About this edition: When her gambling father becomes laid up in hospital, Casey leaves behind their seedy California hotel and goes to live with her grandmother in San Francisco's Chinatown where she learns to appreciate rich Chinese heritage

Library:

9781424204342 | Fitzgerald Books, January 1, 2007, cover price $24.62 | About this edition: Twelve-year-old Casey is waiting for the day that Barney, her father, hits it big - 'cause when that horse comes in, he tells her, it's the penthouse suite.
9780060267438 | Harpercollins, March 1, 1977, cover price $16.89 | About this edition: A twelve-year-old girl who knows little about her Chinese heritage is sent to live with her grandmother in San Francisco's Chinatown.

Reinforced:

9780606046343 | Demco Media, September 1, 1990, cover price $15.64 | About this edition: When her gambling father becomes laid up in hospital, Casey leaves behind their seedy California hotel and goes to live with her grandmother in San Francisco's Chinatown where she learns to appreciate rich Chinese heritage

Prebinding:

9781439547946 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, August 11, 2008), cover price $15.99
9780808595823 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $17.20 | About this edition: When her gambling father becomes laid up in hospital, Casey leaves behind their seedy California hotel and goes to live with her grandmother in San Francisco's Chinatown where she learns to appreciate rich Chinese heritage

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Presents seventeen Chinese-American folktales, accompanied by informative introductory material about the stories
By Wiesner David (illustrator) and Laurence Yep

Hardcover:

9780060224707 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, October 1, 1991, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A retelling of seventeen Chinese American folktales from a variety of Chinese communities in the United States.

Library:

9780060224714 | Harpercollins, October 1, 1991, cover price $14.89 | About this edition: A retelling of seventeen Chinese American folktales from a variety of Chinese communities in the United States.

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Fifteen-year-old Joan Lee and her family find the adjustment hard when they move from Ohio to West Virginia in the 1920's

Hardcover:

9780688093655 | William Morrow & Co, May 1, 1991, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Fifteen-year-old Joan Lee and her family find the adjustment hard when they move from Ohio to West Virginia in the 1920s

Paperback:

9780140360035 | Reprint edition (Puffin, August 1, 1992), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Fifteen-year-old Joan Lee and her family find the adjustment hard when they move from Ohio to West Virginia in the 1920's

Reinforced:

9780606017473 | Demco Media, August 1, 1992, cover price $14.10 | About this edition: Fifteen-year-old Joan Lee and her family find the adjustment hard when they move from Ohio to West Virginia in the 1920's

Prebinding:

9780833586629 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $14.15 | About this edition: Fifteen-year-old Joan Lee and her family find the adjustment hard when they move from Ohio to West Virginia in the 1920's

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Includes short stories, poems, and excerpts from plays that relate what it is like growing up Asian American
By Laurence Yep (editor)

Hardcover:

9780060214944 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, June 1, 1993, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Includes short stories, poems, and excerpts from plays that relate what it is like growing up Asian American

Paperback:

9780064406031 | Trophy Pr, September 1, 1995, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Includes short stories, poems, and excerpts from plays that relate what it is like growing up Asian American

Library:

9780060214951 | Harpercollins, June 1, 1993, cover price $15.89 | About this edition: Includes short stories, poems, and excerpts from plays that relate what it is like growing up Asian American

Prebinding:

9780785776376 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $18.40 | About this edition: Includes short stories, poems, and excerpts from plays that relate what it is like growing up Asian American

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To save herself and her husband from an evil king, Shell agrees to bring him three wonders
By Yang Ming-Yi (illustrator) and Laurence Yep

Hardcover:

9780803713949 | Dial Books for Young Readers, September 1, 1993, cover price $13.99 | About this edition: To save herself and her husband from an evil king, Shell agrees to bring him three wonders

Library:

9780803713956, titled "The Shell Woman and the King: A Chinese Folktale" | Dial Books for Young Readers, September 1, 1993, cover price $13.89 | About this edition: To save herself and her husband from an evil king, Shell agrees to bring him three wonders

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Shimmer, a dragon princess, joins forces with two humans, a monkey wizard, and the witch Civet, as they battle to protect the Dragon's Cauldron from the evil Boneless King and to restore the long-lost dragon realm of the Inland Sea

Hardcover:

9780060267537 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, May 1, 1991, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A dragon named Shimmer, a monkey wizard, a reformed witch, and two humans go on a quest to mend the magic cauldron needed to repair the dragon's home.

Paperback:

9780064403986 | Reprint edition (Trophy Pr, January 1, 1994), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: A dragon named Shimmer, a monkey wizard, a reformed witch, and two humans go on a quest to mend the magic cauldron needed to repair the dragon's home.

Library:

9780060267544 | Harpercollins, May 1, 1991, cover price $16.89 | About this edition: A dragon named Shimmer, a monkey wizard, a reformed witch, and two humans go on a quest to mend the magic cauldron needed to repair the dragon's home.

Reinforced:

9780606058148 | Demco Media, January 1, 1994, cover price $16.80 | About this edition: A dragon named Shimmer, a monkey wizard, a reformed witch, and two humans go on a quest to mend the magic cauldron needed to repair the dragon's home.

Prebinding:

9780785723158 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $16.85 | About this edition: A dragon named Shimmer, a monkey wizard, a reformed witch, and two humans go on a quest to mend the magic cauldron needed to repair the dragon's home.

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Honesty and resourcefulness triumph over greed and evil as a boy takes desperate measures to save himself and his neighbors from the malevolent magic of the dreaded ku snake.
By Jean Tseng, Mou-Sien Tseng (illustrator) and Laurence Yep

School and Library:

9780590461689 | Scholastic, February 1, 1994, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: An honest young boy tries to get rid of an ever-increasing number of snakes that have come with the bowlful of silver coins he found.

Describes the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima in 1945 to end World War II

Library:

9780394927107 | Random House Inc, July 1, 1994, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Describes the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima in 1945 to end World War II

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Yue, a Chinese merchant, discovers the wisdom in passing along kindness, when Bear Face, the huge hairy man Yue has befriended, saves his life
By Robert Van Nutt (illustrator) and Laurence Yep

Hardcover:

9780816734542 | Troll Communications Llc, August 1, 1994, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Yue, a Chinese merchant, discovers the wisdom in passing along kindness, when Bear Face, the huge hairy man Yue has befriended, saves his life

Paperback:

9780816734559 | Troll Communications Llc, December 1, 1996, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: Yue, a Chinese merchant, discovers the wisdom in passing along kindness, when Bear Face, the huge hairy man Yue has befriended, saves his life

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When he accidentally kills a Manchu, a fifteen-year-old Chinese boy is sent to America to join his father, an uncle, and other Chinese working to build a tunnel for the transcontinental railroad through the Sierra Nevada mountains in 1867

Hardcover:

9780060229719, titled "Dragon's Gate" | Harpercollins Childrens Books, October 1, 1993, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: When he accidentally kills a Manchu, a fifteen-year-old Chinese boy is sent to America to join his father, an uncle, and other Chinese working to build a tunnel for the transcontinental railroad through the Sierra Nevada mountains in 1867.

Paperback:

9780064404891, titled "Dragon's Gate" | Harpercollins Childrens Books, May 1, 1995, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: When he accidentally kills a Manchu, a fifteen-year-old Chinese boy is sent to America to join his father, an uncle, and other Chinese working to build a tunnel for the transcontinental railroad through the Sierra Nevada mountains in 1867

Library:

9780060229726, titled "Dragon's Gate" | Harpercollins, October 1, 1993, cover price $14.89 | About this edition: When he accidentally kills a Manchu, a fifteen-year-old Chinese boy is sent to America to join his father, an uncle, and other Chinese working to build a tunnel for the transcontinental railroad through the Sierra Nevada mountains in 1867.

Reinforced:

9780606074452, titled "Dragon's Gate" | Demco Media, May 1, 1995, cover price $15.65 | About this edition: When he accidentally kills a Manchu, a fifteen-year-old Chinese boy is sent to America to join his father, an uncle, and other Chinese working to build a tunnel for the transcontinental railroad through the Sierra Nevada mountains in 1867

Prebinding:

9780785761549, titled "Dragon's Gate" | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $17.20 | About this edition: When he accidentally kills a Manchu, a fifteen-year-old Chinese boy is sent to America to join his father, an uncle, and other Chinese working to build a tunnel for the transcontinental railroad through the Sierra Nevada mountains in 1867

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Product Description: A lively Chinese folktale finds the brave Sung on a moonlit walk, encountering a scary ghost that he tricks into revealing its secret weakness. Reprint. AB. K. SLJ. H.
By Isadore Seltzer (illustrator) and Laurence Yep

Hardcover:

9780816730308 | Troll Communications Llc, September 1, 1993, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Sung, a brave man who is not afraid of ghosts, meets one on a dark road and tricks it into revealing its secret weakness

Paperback:

9780816730315 | Reissue edition (Troll Communications Llc, September 1, 1995), cover price $4.95 | About this edition: Sung, a brave man who is not afraid of ghosts, meets one on a dark road and tricks it into revealing its secret weakness

Reinforced:

9780606078382 | Demco Media, September 1, 1995, cover price $12.37 | About this edition: Sung, a brave man who is not afraid of ghosts, meets one on a dark road and tricks it into revealing its secret weakness

Prebinding:

9780785786146 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $12.35 | About this edition: A lively Chinese folktale finds the brave Sung on a moonlit walk, encountering a scary ghost that he tricks into revealing its secret weakness.

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Includes short stories, poems, and excerpts from plays that relate what it is like growing up Asian American (view table of contents)
By Laurence Yep (editor)

Reinforced:

9780606084604 | Demco Media, September 1, 1995, cover price $15.65 | About this edition: Includes short stories, poems, and excerpts from plays that relate what it is like growing up Asian American

Describes the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, particularly as it affects Sachi, who becomes one of the Hiroshima Maidens

School and Library:

9780590208321 | Scholastic, May 1, 1995, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Describes the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, particularly as it affects Sachi, who becomes one of the Hiroshima Maidens

Reinforced:

9780606094146 | Demco Media, May 1, 1996, cover price $13.60 | About this edition: Describes the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, particularly as it affects Sachi, who becomes one of the Hiroshima Maidens

When she refuses to share her food with a beggar, an old woman finds herself transformed into various animals, until she learns a lesson about greed
By Robert Roth (illustrator) and Laurence Yep

Hardcover:

9780816734641 | Troll Communications Llc, September 1, 1995, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: When she refuses to share her food with a beggar, an old woman finds herself transformed into various animals, until she learns a lesson about greed

Paperback:

9780816734658 | Bridgewater Books, December 1, 1996, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: When she refuses to share her food with a beggar, an old woman finds herself transformed into various animals, until she learns a lesson about greed

Reinforced:

9780606103459 | Demco Media, December 1, 1996, cover price $11.15 | About this edition: When she refuses to share her food with a beggar, an old woman finds herself transformed into various animals, until she learns a lesson about greed

Offers a collection of folktales, from Brazil, China, India, Japan, and other countries, that involve dreams and dreaming
By Isadore Seltzer (illustrator) and Laurence Yep

Hardcover:

9780816734986 | Bridgewater Books, March 1, 1995, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Offers a collection of folktales, from Brazil, China, India, Japan, and other countries, that involve dreams and dreaming

Paperback:

9780816734993 | Troll Communications Llc, December 1, 1996, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Offers a collection of folktales, from Brazil, China, India, Japan, and other countries, that involve dreams and dreaming

Reinforced:

9780606103480 | Demco Media, December 1, 1996, cover price $12.20 | About this edition: Offers a collection of folktales, from Brazil, China, India, Japan, and other countries, that involve dreams and dreaming

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Teddy finds that his imagination has gotten him into trouble once more, when he buys his younger brother Bobby an alligator for his birthday

Hardcover:

9780786800599 | Hyperion, May 1, 1995, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Teddy finds that his imagination has gotten him into trouble once more, when he buys his younger brother Bobby an alligator for his birthday

Paperback:

9780786811601 | Reprint edition (Disney Pr, May 1, 1997), cover price $4.50 | About this edition: Teddy finds that his imagination has gotten him into trouble once more, when he buys his younger brother Bobby an alligator for his birthday

School and Library:

9780786812776 | Hyperion, April 1, 1997, cover price $4.50

Library:

9780786820832 | Disney Pr, May 1, 1995, cover price $13.99 | About this edition: Teddy finds that his imagination has gotten him into trouble once more, when he buys his younger brother Bobby an alligator for his birthday

Reinforced:

9780606110013 | Reprint edition (Demco Media, May 1, 1997), cover price $11.76 | About this edition: Teddy finds that his imagination has gotten him into trouble once more, when he buys his younger brother Bobby an alligator for his birthday

Prebinding:

9780613023566 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $12.40 | About this edition: Teddy finds that his imagination has gotten him into trouble once more, when he buys his younger brother Bobby an alligator for his birthday

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