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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.) Please see my History ad for a list of free books! ScienceSaurus: A Student Handbook “…addresses key science topics including: scientific investigation; working in the lab; life science; earth science; physical science; natural resources and the environment; science, technology, and society. An ideal resource in science class, during lab time, and at home. ScienceSaurus also includes a handy almanac with tables, charts and graphs, testtaking and researching skills, science timelines and glossaries, and more.” For grades 68 from Great Source (publishers of Write Source), c. 2002. Thick paperback, exschool lib, in very good condition. New this cost $29.65; asking for $11.00ppd. “ (Grades 612) is accessible to many middle school students while still challenging enough for high school students. It introduces classic problems like the fourcolor map, the division of irregular areas into equal parts, and magic squares and number mazes.” Each of the 50 problems is laid out with one problem per page. Full solutions are provided. New this sold for $14.95; paperback in very good condition. plus Thought Provokers by Doug Rohrer “provides 47 warmup activities for the secondary classroom. Wellpaced hints intrigue students while they develop their problemsolving and criticalthinking skills. Presented as one humorously illustrated problem per page.” These are both paperbacks from Key Curriculum Press in very good condition. Asking for $14.00ppd for the set. From an Amazon review: "Martin Gardner takes a look at paradoxes and makes them very easy to understand, entertaining, and highly absorbing. He takes the reader from the easiest to understand (the liar's paradox) to the more difficult, including mathematical ones. He describes paradoxes that entertained the ancient Greeks; paradoxes in the Bible; and paradoxes created by modern writers and comedians. Most of the paradoxes are covered in one or two pages, and each comes with cartoon illustrations to make them easy to understand. The book is both serious and delightfully funny." Paperback, small stain on inside front cover, overall in good condition. New this sold for $15.95, now out of print. Asking for $7.00ppd. “This fresh and lively approach to mathematicsappealing even to those who are intimidated by the world of numbersunlocks the pleasures, mysteries, and practical applications of hundreds of mathematical concepts.“ For grades nine and up. These are paperbacks, exlibrary, in good (Joy) and very good (More Joy) condition. The list price for each is $10.95; asking for $10.00ppd for the set of two books. “Whether one is adjusting the settings of a camera, doing financial planning, or just talking about the weather, everyone is involved in mathematics every day. Theoni Pappas explores some of the many areas in which one least expects to find math stuff. Readers learn how computers get stressed out, how epaper works, and how codes and numbers affect the body. Pappas demystifies mathematics.” List price is $12.95; paperback, exlibrary in very good condition. plus The Man Who Counted: A Collection of Mathematical Adventures by Malba Tahan From Library Journal: First published in Brazil in 1949 by the mathematician Julio de Melo e Sousa (Tahan is the imaginary Arab author he claimed to have translated), it is a series of delightful "Arabian nights"style tales, with each story built around a classic mathematical puzzle. The puzzles fit into the stories so naturally that they are a necessary part of the fantasy. The hero is a Persian mathematician and mystic named Beremiz who uses his powers of calculation like a magic wand to amaze and entertain people, settle disputes, find justice and, finally, win the heart of a beautiful princess. Reading the stories is as much fun as trying to solve the puzzles. For adults and children.  Amy Brunvand, Fort Lewis Coll. Lib., Durango, Col. Paperback, exlibrary, slight coffee (?) stain on many pages; okay condition. This sells new for $16.95. Asking for $11.00ppd for the two books. “… contains provocative investigations to captivate older students. Together, families unlock the mystery of algebra with entertaining, nonthreatening activities. …Using this book will increase student readiness for high school mathematics course work. Parents will learn the answers to: Are there ways to help my children without being a math expert? and What are the implications of taking or not taking eighth grade algebra? Grades 58.” Large paperback, exschool library, cover wear but inside pages are in good condition with no writing. New this lists for $20.95; asking for $10.00ppd. “In her second book, Kiss My Math, McKellar empowers a new crop of girls to tackle the next level of mathematics: prealgebra. Stepping up not only the math but the sass and style, McKellar helps mathphobic teenagers moving up into high school chill out and finally "get" negative numbers, variables, absolute values, exponents, and more. As she did so effectively in Math Doesn't Suck, McKellar uses personality quizzes, reader polls, reallife testimonials, and stories from her own lifein addition to clear instruction, helpful tips, and practice problemsrevealing why prealgebra is easier, more relevant, and more glamorous than girls think. McKellar is clearly reaching her audience: parents, teachers, and especially girls are asking for more.” Hardback with dust jacket, no marks, overall in very good condition. New the hardback was $24.95 and the paperback now sells for $16.00; asking for $11.00ppd. NOW $10.00ppd. "Functions and Graphs" provides instruction in transferring formulas and data into geometrical form. Thus, drawing graphs is shown to be one way to "see" formulas and functions and to observe the ways in which they change. "The Method of Coordinates" is a way of transferring geometric images into formulas, a method for describing pictures by numbers and letters denoting constants and variables. This skill is fundamental to the study of calculus and other mathematical topics. Teachers of mathematics will find here a fresh understanding of the subject and a valuable path to the These are both paperbacks in very good condition with no writing. New they sell for $32.95 and $34.95. Asking for $15.00ppd for the set. NOW $13.00ppd. This is from Great Source publishers who state, "Algebra to Go covers key and often complex math topics in a way that’s easily understandable, providing ”goto“ algebra support for students in the classroom and at home. Its detailed explanations, easytofollow charts and graphs, and clear, numerous examples help students understand and retain algebraic concepts. Paperback, name on and small tear in cover; otherwise, in good condition. New this sells for $28.75. plus Modern Algebra, Structure and Method, Book 1, Rev. Ed., by Dolciani and Wooton Hardback in excellent condition, includes answers to oddnumbered exercises. ISBN: Hardback, copyright 2000 (The Classic). Well used with wear on cover and some interior pages, but still has lots of life left. ISBN: 0395977231. When new this sold for over $120.00; asking for $35.00ppd. NOW $32.00ppd. Hardback, copyright 1977, very good condition, ISBN: 0395245796. Asking for $35.00ppd. NOW $32.00ppd. Hardback, name written on sides and inside, about 20 pages have pencil and pen marks, includes Answers to Select Problems. Book is still usable, overall in good condition. Sold new for over $70.00; asking for $20.00ppd. NOW $18.00ppd. Large paperback, exlib, top edges of some pages have a slight wrinkle due to water exposure but overall book is in good condition with no writing. This sells new for $24.50; asking for $12.00ppd. NOW $11.00ppd. "This new version now contains answers to all of the over 600 stimulating questions. Walker covers the entirety of nakedeye physics by exploring problems of the everyday world. He focuses on the flight of Frisbees, sounds of thunder, rainbows, sand dunes, soap bubbles, etc., and uses such familiar objects as rubber bands, eggs, tea pots, and Coke bottles. Many references to outside sources guide the way through the problems. Now the inclusion of answers provides immediate feedback, making this an extraordinary approach in applying all of physics to problems of the real world." Paperback, not the latest edition, in good/very good condition. Asking $7.00ppd. The Write Stuff Adventure: Exploring the Art of Writing by Dean Rea This is an oversized paperback, exlib, with lots of great writing projects and idea; it is intended for grades 5 and up. New it sells for $19.99, it is in good condition; asking for $9.00ppd. NOW $8.00ppd. Spiral bound, exlib, cover is creased but interior pages are in good condition with no writing. Original price was $21.95; asking for $10.00ppd. NOW $9.00ppd. For grades 7 and up, large red paperback, over 600 pages, c. 1995. One page has a few marks, overall in very good condition. Contains Review Tests, Cumulative Reviews and Cumulative Tests. Includes all answers. Asking for $13.00ppd. For grades 7 and up, early edition, pbk, exlib. Student book shows a lot of wear but is intact and has no writing while Teacher’s Guide is in very good condition. Asking for $8.00ppd for the set). NOW $7.00ppd. This is from Great Source for grades 6 through 8. It "empowers students with the tools and strategies they need to become better learners in every subject areafrom English, history, and geography, to science and mathematics. The Reader's Handbook helps students: * develop an indepth understanding of Before, During, and After reading * build essential reading skills and strategies for comprehending different * learn and apply key reading strategies and comprehension tools including Red paperback, c. 2002, with over 700 pages in good/very good condition. The publisher sells this for $29.10. plus Reader's Handbook  Student Applications Book, Grade 8 Large paperback covered in contact paper, exschool, in good/very good condition. The publisher sells this for $11.35; asking for $18.00ppd for the set of two books. From an Amazon review: “This is the writing resource that I wish I had been introduced to back in high school when writing essays and term papers. It is accessible for high school students but can also provide guidance for those out of school.” Hardback, c. 1996, slight cover wear but overall in good or better condition with no writing inside. Original price was $35.35; asking for $12.00ppd. Vocabulary Cartoons 2 by Burchers plus Tooth and Nail: A Novel Approach to the SAT by Elster and Elliot plus Hot Words for the SAT, 3rd ed., by Linda Carnevale Paperback in very good condition with no writing. This sells new for $20.00. plus Painless Grammar by Rebecca Elliott Paperback, shelf wear on cover but inside pages are in very good condition with no writing. Sold new for $8.95. Asking for $12.00ppd for the two books. ""They Say / I Say" shows that writing well means mastering some key rhetorical moves, the most important of which involves summarizing what others have said ("they say") to set up one’s own argument ("I say"). In addition to explaining the basic moves, this book provides writing templates that show students explicitly how to make these moves in their own writing." Paperback, c. 2006, in good/very good condition with no marks. New this sold for $23.45. Asking for $8.00ppd. This is a great writing handbook for high school and college aged students from Great Source (who also publish Writers Inc). It is a hardback (copyright 1997) that is filled with great resources. Exschool, some cover wear, but overall in good/very good condition with no marks. Amazon sells this for $27.39; I’m asking for $13.00ppd. NOW $12.00ppd. This is a great writing handbook for high school and college aged students from Great Source (who also publish Writers Inc). It is a paperback (copyright date 1997) that is filled with great resources. Slight cover wear but overall in good/very good condition with no marks. New the publisher is selling this for $37.60. plus The Elements of Style, 3rd ed., by Strunk and White Small paperback, yellowed pages, some cover wear, but overall in good condition. I’m asking for $16.00ppd for the two books. NOW $14.00ppd. “The Pocket Muse is your key to finding writing inspiration when and where you want it. It includes hundreds of thought provoking prompts, exercises and illustrations that immediately help you: Get started writing, Overcome writer's block, Develop a writing habit, Think more creatively, Master style, revision and other elements of the craft. The rich variety of exercises will help you to create entire stories or focus on a single aspect of your writing. It will also encourage you to think about how you write in new and surprising ways. The Pocket Muse is truly a unique book, both fun and effective. It will teach, cheer and inspire you as never before.” Hardback, original price was $19.99; the paperback sells for $12.99. Asking for $10.00ppd for this hardback in very good condition. NOW $9.00ppd. Romeo and Juliet (Barron’s Simply Shakespeare); retails for $8.99. plus A Midsummer Night’s Dream (SparkNotes No Fear Shakespeare); retails for $5.95. Both paperbacks are in very good condition with no writing. Asking for $7.00ppd for these two paperbacks. From Library Journal: “This new verse translation and adaptation of Euripides' earliest surviving classic, Alcestis (438 B.C.E.), was British Poet Laureate Hughes's last translation before his death in 1998. Ironically, the character Death plays a prominent part in the drama. In order to let her husband, King Admetos, live, queen Alcestis gives up her young life in a bargain arranged by Apollo with Death. The tragic outcome is thwarted when Heracles visits the palace without knowing of Alcestis's death. After learning of Admetos's bereavement, Heracles, in gratitude, decides to rescue Alcestis from Death in a wrestling match. His success reunites the royal couple. … Hughes's poetic style is full of beauty and pathos. Highly recommended …” Mingming Shen Kuo, Ball State Univ. Lib., Muncie, IN Copyright 1999 Reed Business Information, Inc. Hardback with dust jacket, very good condition. Original price was $20.00 and the paperback From the publisher: "Edited by Millicent Lenz—renowned for her study of Pullman’s work—this is the first book to place His Dark Materials in critical perspective. The fourteen diverse essays within offer literary and historical analysis as well as approaches from such disciplines as theology, storytelling, and linguistics." New paperback, still in plastic wrap, sells new for $27.95; asking for $14.00ppd. NOW $9.00ppd. NOW $8.00ppd. Prices include postage within the US only. These come from a nonsmoking 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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