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From: Julie in MN (
Subject:         Fs: Us History - 50 States, Tall Tales, Literature Book Basket
Date: August 17, 2013 at 4:58 pm PST

----------------------SELLER NOTES
Any form of payment is fine.
I ask $2.53 towards shipping, which is the lowest Media Mail price (unless you suspect your book is lightweight & would be cheaper via 1st class). I pay any postage over that, no matter how many books you get, even if it takes 2-3 boxes.
Tracking is an additional 90 cents, which I will pay if your purchase is over $50.
I can provide receipt showing package was indeed shipped, and I will refund if I have overlooked anything, but any other insurance is buyer's option (1.95 for $50, 2.45 for $100).

Nonsmoking home.
Minimum $5 plus shipping.

STATES (some books will be on the history part)
$5 - Kids Learn America! Bringing geography to life with people, places & history, by Gordon & Snow. Two to four pages on each state, plus two pages on each region (capital worksheet, area map). This is the previous edition with gray border but still nice, 0913589586.

$5 - The Scrambled States of America, by Laurie Keller. Large softcover, like new, 0805068317

$7 – A is for America, An American Alphabet, by Scillian & Carroll. Sleeping Bear Press, with large picture-book illustrations, and text for younger & older kids. Hardcover with dust jacket, nice condition, 1585360155

$4 - Treasure Hunt Across America, search for over 500 people, places, and things in all 50 states. Oversized, a couple bends from use, 0439557321

$9 (heavy) - Our Fifty States, by National Geographic. Each state has 4 pages of photos, timeline, map, state facts, and text. Hardcover, nice, 0792264029

$5 - United States Geography, Maps for the Overhead, 10 color transparencies, mini-lessons, & activities that teach essential map skills, by Finch, Scholastic. 0439553105

$5 - Don't Know Much About the 50 States, by Kenneth C. Davis. Picture-book style with trivia on each state. Hardcover, nice condition, 0060286075.

$10 - US History Map Activities, by Marvin Scott, Walch Publishing. 0825143497, was $24.99 (high school level)

$3 - The World at her Fingertips, the story of Helen Keller, by Dash, longer chapter book with 2 sections of photos, 0590907166

$3 - Who Was Helen Keller? by Thompson. Lots of pen-n-ink illustrations throughout. Like new, 0448431440

$2 - Helen Keller, Courage in the Dark, by Hurwitz, step 4 book/reading paragraphs, nice condition, 0679877053

$5 - Helen Keller autobiography. Pretty little hardcover. (1880-1901+)

$2 - Balto and the Great Race, by Kimmel. Alaska 1925. A sled dog who delivered medicine for diphtheria when the train was snowbound. Fairly easy chapter book with b&w illustrations (not a stepping stone early reader), 0439161444
$2 – The True Story of Balto, Step Into Reading book, 0394896955. A sled dog who delivered medicine fpr diphtheria when the train was snowbound.

$4 - ...If you lived in the Alaska Territory, by Levinson, nice condition 0590744496

$3 - Alaska ABC Book, by Kreeger & Cartwright, name written inside & some evidence of use but basically good, 0933914016

$1 – The Year of Miss Agnes, by Kirkpatrick Hill. Alaskan school teacher. Aging paperback but no rips.
$3 – The Year of Miss Agnes, by Kirkpatrick Hill. Alaskan school teacher. Name inside but otherwise nice condition, 0689851243

$4 – Minuk, Ashes in the Pathway, Yupik, Alaska, 1890, by Kirkpatrick Hill, Girls of Many Lands series by American Girl, 1584855207

$2 – Julie of the Wolves, by Jean Craighead George. Simple pocket paperback edition, 0590134701

$1 - California book (no map), from Which Way USA series

$2 - Colorado, hardcover. "From Sea to Shining Sea" series. New.

$3.50 – The Secret School, by Avi. A girl wants an education, so she keeps a school open herself. Nice condition, 0152046992 (pre-Depression era, Colorado)

$6 - C is for Colorado, by Gayle Corbett Shirley, hardcover with pink/mauve cover, good condition, 0937959855
$3 - Tales, Trails & Tommyknockers, Stories from Colorado's Past, by Friggens, nice condition softcover

$3 - Strange But True, Colorado, Weird Tales of the Wild West, by Hafnor, nice condition softcover

$3 - Travel & Learn, Florida, by Sally Schofer Mathews, 1883114101, lots of info & activities. My son received new from grandparents & I see no writing.

$3 - Florida puzzle book & map, from Which Way USA series. My ds did about 4 of the activities in pencil, out of about a dozen. Map is 18" x 24" with state info like cities, bodies of water, plus some dates and facts.

$4.50 - ABC's of Hawaii, by Asta & Donovan, hardcover, nice, 0896103463

$1 VHS – Hawaii, Restored original cut with 20 extra minutes. Stars Julie Andrews and Richard Harris, 1966, 3 hours 10 min.

$2.50 – Journey to the Bottomless Pit, The Story of Stephen Bishop & Mammoth Cave, by Elizabeth Mitchell. Kentucky 1838, 17-year-old slave & tour guide who did a lot of the exploring and recording of the cave, with only candlelight. Chapter book, 100 pages, recommended grades 4-8, nice condition, 0439826403
Some learning connections here:

-------Maine – hey I liked this book!
$2.50 - Blueberries for Sal, by McCloskey. Softcover, Scholastic (Maine)
$3.50 - Blueberries for Sal, by McCloskey. Softcover, Picture Puffin Pub. (Maine)
$6 - Blueberries for Sal, by McCloskey. Hardcover, Viking Press 0670175919
$14 (heavy) - The World of Robert McCloskey: Make Way for Ducklings, One Morning in Maine, & Lentil. Large format hardcover with all 3 McCloskey stories. Slight wear at corners but otherwise nice (no dust jacket).

$5 - The Michigan Counting Book, Count Your Way Across the USA series, hardcover

$3 – Passport Club Traveler’s Log for Minnesota State Parks. Does have stain at bottom of back cover, but lots of pages to describe state park travels. I think it was about 14.95

$5 - M is for Minnesota, hardcover, by Butler.

$2 – Saint Paul To Color, oversized pages, 0940890011

$3 – 2004 Minnesota Weatherguide Environment Calendar, from Kare 11 News. These cost about $20 with shipping. Even though it’s the wrong year, each date has rise/set sun, rise/set moon, normal max/min temps, record high/low, precipitation/snow, and the amount of daylight that day. Most of these things probably won’t be different in 2012.

$3 – Meet Kirsten, 1854, American Girl series, colorful cover of kittens and field work. Small corner bend but otherwise nice condition, looks like a 2005 printing, 0937295019
$3 – Happy Birthday Kirsten, 1854, American Girl series, colorful cover with 5 girls quilting. Nice condition, looks like a 2004 printing, 0937295337

$5 - Jane Gibbs, Little Bird That Was Caught, by Anne E. Neuberger. This is a true story in the form of a children's chapter book, but it explains the history of a lot of field trip we've been on. Jane was more-or-less kidnapped by a missionary couple moving from New York to Minnesota in 1834. The couple is not remembered very fondly by Jane, even though they were missionaries. However, she was very fond of missionary Gideon Pond (Bloomington, MN) as well as the Dakota people. The Pond-Dakota mission site in Bloomington & the Gibbs farm/museum in St. Paul are Minnesota field trips with their histories in this book. This book is in the Minn. Historical Society bookstores and says reading level 8-14. Nice condition, 0934294615

$4 - Courage at Indian Deep, by Jane Resh Thomas. Chapter book, a boy tries to help a ship signaling for help in a blizzard, off Lake Superior. Nice condition, 0395556996

e-mail me for longer MN book list
$3 - Missouri, "Hello USA" series. Small but colorful hardcover, 0822527103. This printing has "Missouri" & photo double-printed on cover, but inside printing is perfect.

$3 - M is For Montana, by Gayle Corbett Shirley, softcover with dedication inside front cover, 0937959324

$1 - Nebraska Family Activities Book, 385 Gold Rush Byway

-------New York
$3.50 - From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, by e.l. konigsburg. Newberry medal, but probably not for early elementary, theme is 2 elementary kids running away to live in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, featuring several New York City details. Nice condition, 0689711816

$4 - My New York, New Anniversary Edition, by Kathy Jakobsen. Illustrations of major landmarks and events, includes fold-out pages for a very large effect. Oversized hardcover with dust jacket, nice, 0316927112

-------North Dakota
$3 - North Dakota puzzle book & map, from Which Way USA series. My ds did about 2 of the activities in pencil, out of about a dozen. Map is 18" x 24" with state info like cities, bodies of water, plus some dates and facts.

------Ohio (see Maine for Lentil)
$2 - Johnny Appleseed, by Demuth, All Aboard Reading book. Name inside & slight evidence of use but basically good, 044841130x

$4 - Johnny Appleseed, A tall tale retold and illustrated by Steven Kellogg. Hardcover with small library sticker on dustjacket.

$3.50 - Johnny Appleseed, A poem by Reeve Lindbergh. Has a bend across cover & title page but basically good, 0316526347
$4 - Johnny Appleseed, A poem by Reeve Lindbergh. Nice condition, 0316526347

$3.50 - Apples to Oregon, by Hopkinson & Carpenter, Being the (slightly) true narrative of how a brave pioneer father brought apples, peaches, pears, plums, grapes, and cherries (and children) across the plains. Picture book style with a longish story told by a little girl. 0439800110

$3 – The Story of Chocolate, Usborne Young Reading series, by Katie Daynes. Early chapter book with tons of goofy illustrations. This is by no means just about Hershey, PA, but there is a mention along the way. One child’s thumbprint on title page, otherwise nice, 079450759x

-------South Dakota
$5 - South Dakota, An Alphabetical Scrapbook, by Jodi Latza. Large photos for each letter, short poem (With thick, woolly coats / they’re really quite hairy. BISON live in a heard / and graze on the prairie), and an info sentence at the bottom of each page. Hardcover in nice condition, 0967348528

$3 - Texas Geodoodles, Learning about Texas through step-by-step drawings, grades 3-6, by Schwartz, The Learning Works, c. 2000.

$5 - Texas, from the State Shapes series, by Erik Brown. These books have board covers that are shaped like the state on one side, and paper pages. Like new, 1579121020

$3 - Pecos Bill, by Steven Kellogg, nice condition

$1 VHS: Davy Crockett, told by Nicolas Cage, Rabbit Ears prod.

$2.50 - Misty of Chincoteague, by Marguerite Henry, Newberry Honor. Older Aladdin version, white paper with illustrations, 0689714920

$3 - A Day No Pigs Would Die, by Robert Newton Peck. Shaker boy in Vermont taking over manly responsibilities. Probably best for teens, since there are various animal deaths and near the end a forced pig mating, but Progeny Press does sell a Christian guide for this. Pocket paperback, 0679853065

$5 - Snowflake Bentley (born 1865), by Martin, hardcover with dust jacket, nice, 0395861624 (Vermont)

--------West Virginia (also ECC)
$6 – The Relatives Came, by Rylant, oversized hardcover with dust jacket. Caldecott honor book, has dedication written inside but otherwise nice, 0689845081 (West Virginia)

$3 - A Yellowstone ABC, by Cyd Martin. This is paper & looks inexpensive at first, but is actually very pretty & has quite a bit of info. Nice condition, just one bend on back corner.

$2 - Yellowstone Park, Kids Discover Magazine

-------LEGENDS / TALL TALES – also see 50 states
$2 - The Bunyans, by Audrey Wood, story about after Paul Bunyan supposedly married, illustrated by David Shannon (of "No, David!"), large format paperback, 0439192811

$1.50 - Paul Bunyan Storybook, by Landoll Inc. Simple children's hardcover storybook. Slight corner dings but otherwise bright orange cover, 1569873860

$1 - Paul Bunyan coloring book, MN forestry, about a dozen pages, new.
$2 - Mike Fink, by Steven Kellogg, 0590473522
$6 - American Tall Tales, by Mary Pope Osborne, wood engravings by McCurdy, tall hardcover in nice condition, 0679800891

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