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From: Kareni (184.76.51.125)
Subject:         Misc: Linnea, Country Diary, Roar!: Guide to Narnia, Heroes of the Bible, Beechick, Waldorf, chess, fun reads, more
Date: January 11, 2014 at 3:10 pm PST

I can take a money order or personal check with hold but do not take paypal. (If paypal is your only option, we can discuss paypal paid gift cards.)

I also have ads on the PreK-2, 7-12, and Misc. boards.

Please see my History ad for a list of free books!
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Linnea in Monet’s Garden by Christina Bjork and Lena Andersen

From Publisher’s Weekly: “Linnea, a fresh-faced European girl with a mop of black hair and a white smock, gives a solid lesson in art history in the gentlest way, through a first-person account. Her story is like a scrapbook, reliving a trip she took to Paris and Giverny to learn about Monet's water-lily paintings. Airy, light-filled watercolors showing Linnea in Monet's environment are juxtaposed with period photographs of the artist and reproductions of the paintings themselves. The focus is always on the specific. Monet's brushstrokes are examined (Linnea terms them "splotchy"). A section is devoted to expressionism: "Even stone walls could shimmer sometimes." Also included are Monet's biography, a family tree and a brief guide to Paris. But, it is the sense of being there, and Linnea's own enthusiasm, that carries the book.” Ages 7-up. Copyright 1987 Reed Business Information, Inc.

Hardback in good or better condition. The newest release of this book is selling for $16.99; asking for $8.00ppd. NOW $7.00ppd.
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The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady by Edith Holden

This is a facsimile reproduction of a naturalist's diary for the year 1906. Edith Holden recorded
in words and paintings the flora and fauna of the British countryside through the changing seasons of the year. It is a great book to browse in if you are interested in doing a nature study; particularly valuable if you are a Charlotte Mason homeschooler.

Small paperback, ex-lib, inscription blacked out on title page, in good condition. This copy originally sold for $9.95; asking $5.00ppd.
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Read-n-Draw: Following Directions, Book 2, Grades 4-6, by Randy Womack

20 Reproducible activities and answer keys. Paperback in good condition. Most activities require a straight edge and compass. Asking for $6.00ppd.
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Set of two: Roar!: A Christian Family Guide to the Chronicles of Narnia

Hefty paperback, black mark on bottom edge, in good/very good condition with no writing. This sold new for $19.99 and the Kindle version sells now for $12.79.

plus Jotham's Journey: A Storybook for Advent by Arnold Ytreeide

Paperback, very well used in okay condition. New sold for $13.99. Asking for $12.00ppd for the set of two books.
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Heroes of the Bible by Olive Beaupre Miller

Hardback with dust jacket in mylar cover, inscribed with name, 1940 edition. More than 100 illustrations by Mariel Wilhoite, 29 in color. Some speckling due to age, but overall in very good condition. This was re-released in hardback in 2005 for $57.95; asking for $16.00ppd. NOW $14.00ppd.
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Saint George and the Dragon: A Mummer's Play by John Langstaff with woodcuts by David Gentleman

Hardback, 1st edition. Dust jacket has slight stains but the book is in very good condition. Asking for $9.00ppd. NOW $8.00ppd. NOW $6.00ppd.
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Saint Joan, the Girl Soldier by Louis de Wohl

This is a hardback book in dust jacket from the Vision Books series. Illustrations are by Harry Barton. The dust jacket is in poor condition; the book shows discoloration due to age but no writing. The binding is strong. Copyright 1957. A new paperback costs $9.95; asking for $6.00ppd for this hardback copy. NOW $5.00ppd.
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Miss Lea's Bible Stories for Children by Rosemary Lea, illustrated by Stephen Sechrist

This is a hard back book. The cover has a little shelf wear, but otherwise the book is in excellent condition. This sells for $14.95 new. Asking for $8.00ppd. NOW $5.00ppd.
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You Can Teach Your Child Successfully: Grades 4 - 8 by Ruth Beechick

Paperback in very good condition. New this now sells for $14.00; asking for $7.00ppd.
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Set of two books by Temple Grandin

Thinking in Pictures: My Life with Autism – Paperback in very good condition; this sells for $15.00.

plus Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships (co-author Sean Barron) – Hardback in very good condition; this sells for $24.95.

Asking for $14.00ppd for the set of two books. NOW $12.00ppd.
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Evaluating For Excellence: A Handbook For Evaluating Student Progress by Teresa Moon

Large paperback, slight cover wear plus some staining along edge, inside pages are in very good condition with no marks. This sold new for $17.95; asking for $8.00ppd.
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Two books by Bev Bos: Before the Basics: Creating Conversations with Children

plus Together We’re Better: Establishing a Coactive Learning Environment

Wonderful books for those teaching preschoolers and kindergarteners. Large paperbacks, second is inscribed by author, minimal highlighting and a few notes. Out of print, original costs were $12.50 and $17.95; asking for $10.00ppd for the set.
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Set of two Waldorf books: You are Your Child’s First Teacher by Rahima Baldwin Dancy

Paperback, c. 1988, in good or better condition, sold new for $12.95.

plus Lifeways: Working with Family Questions by Gudrun Davy and Bons Voors

Paperback, ex-lib, definite cover wear but interior pages are in good condition with no writing. Original price was $26.00. Asking for $12.00ppd for the set of two books.
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Homeschooling and the Voyage of Self-Discovery by David H. Albert

Paperback in excellent, like new condition. New this costs $17.95; asking for $9.00ppd. NOW $6.00ppd. NOW $5.00ppd.
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Set of two books: Winning Chess Openings by Yasser Seirawan

Paperback, ex-lib, excellent condition with no writing inside.

plus Play Winning Chess by Yasser Seirawan

Paperback, ex-lib, back cover is bent, interior pages are in good condition with no writing. Asking for $14.00ppd for the set. NOW $12.00ppd.
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Set of two books: The Original Picture Puzzle: Can You Spot the Differences? plus The Ultimate Picture Puzzle: Can You Spot the Differences?

From an Amazon review: “For the most part the puzzles involve two pictures of the same thing, with the second picture having a number of changes from the first picture. The changes can range from simple things like a person added to the picture to hard to spot things like a shirt being a different color. There are also several "cut up puzzles" in which the editors took a photo, cut it into 4, 6, 12 or 18 pieces, rearranged the pieces, numbered them, and you have to figure out the correct order of the pieces to solve the puzzle. There are also some puzzles with six pictures, five of which are identical and you have to find the one that is different.”

These are from Life Magazine and sell for $10.99 and $11.99 respectively. They are good at stretching the brain in a fun way. Paperbacks in very good condition; asking for $8.00ppd for the set.
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Brian’s Hunt by Gary Paulsen

“Millions of readers of Hatchet, The River, Brian’s Winter, and Brian’s Return know that Brian Robeson is at home in the Canadian wilderness. He has stood up to the challenge of surviving alone in the woods. He prefers being on his own in the natural world to civilization.

When Brian finds a dog one night, a dog that is wounded and whimpering, he senses danger. The dog is badly hurt, and as Brian cares for it, he worries about his Cree friends who live north of his camp. His instincts tell him to head north, quickly. With his new companion at his side, and with a terrible, growing sense of unease, he sets out to learn what happened. He sets out on the hunt.” Hardback in very good condition, asking for $7.00ppd.
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The Story of Dimmalimm written and illustrated by Gudmund Thorsteinsson

A popular children's book in Iceland features a young girl who loves swans. Hardback picture book in good or better condition. Asking for $7.00ppd. NOW $5.00ppd.
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Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis

Hardback, name printed on page edges and a few smudges inside, overall in good condition. A new paperback sells for $6.99 plus shipping; asking for $6.00ppd for this hardback. NOW $5.00ppd.
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The Ocean Within by V. M. Caldwell

Hardback (ex-school) with slight dent in the spine; otherwise, in very good condition. This was a Chinaberry recommendation at one time. It sells for $15.25 in hardback and $6.95 in paper. Asking $6.00ppd. NOW $5.00ppd.
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Prices include postage within the US only. These come from a non-smoking and no pet home. I would prefer to be paid by a money order (in which case I will ship immediately) but will also accept a personal check (in which case I will ship once your check clears). Sorry, but I do not take paypal (though we can discuss paypal paid gift cards if this is your only option). If you would like insurance, add an additional $1.95.

Feel free to email with questions. If you are serious about purchasing, please give your name and address in confirmation. Email me at kareni29@ yahoo.com (take out the space).

Thank you for looking.


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