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From: Kareni (184.76.51.125)
Subject:         History and FREE books: American, World, Hakim, Sutcliff, Gov't, Lies My Teacher Told Me, Women in the Material World, more
Date: December 12, 2013 at 11:06 am 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.)
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One FREE with each $15.00 purchase:

Boomerang!: Children's Audiomagazine about Big Ideas, Issue 43 on cassette; OR
Rip-Roaring Russell by Johanna Hurwitz, pbk, vgc; OR
Lightning by Jeanne Bendick, pbk, rough; OR
Buki Designs (item 505) for ages 7 to 12, pbk (pages separated), okay; OR
Molly Moon's Incredible Book of Hypnotism by Georgia Byng, pbk, good; OR
The Last Battle by C. S. Lewis (Narnia, Book 7), pbk, vgc; OR
Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli, pbk, good; OR
The Worry Website by Jacqueline Wilson, pbk, exc; OR
Girls Out Late by Jacqueline Wilson, pbk, vgc; OR
A Small Civil War by John Neufeld, pbk, good; OR
Elle Woods, Blonde Love by Natalie Standiford, pbk, new; OR
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by Shakespeare, pbk, vgc; OR
L'Etranger by Albert Camus, pbk, good; OR
La roja insignia del valor by Stephen Crane (Spanish version of The Red Badge
of Courage), hdbk, some water damage; OR
English Grammar for Students of Spanish, 5th ed. (also 6th), by Emily Spinelli, pbk, good; OR
Grace (Eventually): Thoughts on Faith by Anne Lamott, pbk, good
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One FREE with each $40.00 purchase:

Lial's Introductory Algebra, 7th ed., pbk, okay; OR
Lial’s Precalculus, 2nd ed., hdbk, well worn by still usable; OR
Saxon Math 76, 2nd ed., hdbk, vgc
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Two books by Rosemary Sutcliff: Black Ships Before Troy: The Story of the Iliad

"The late Rosemary Sutcliff always knew how to humanize the epic heroes without diminishing their power. Now, with the same kind of lyrical prose that distinguished her Arthurian trilogy, she takes on Homer's Iliad. People whose names we all know--Helen, Hector, Achilles, Odysseus, etc.--are all woven into one great story, with the jealous gods taking sides in the Greeks' 10-year siege of the city of Troy." Hardback with library binding, ex-lib, in very good condition.

plus Sun Horse, Moon Horse

Illustrations by Shirley Felts. A young boy in pre-Roman England becomes chieftain of his tribe and learns just how much he must sacrifice for his people. Tells the story of the White Horse of Uffington. Out of print title, hardback, ex-lib, first US edition, in good condition. Asking for $11.00ppd for the set of two books.
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Set of four History of US books by Joy Hakim:

From Colonies to Country (Vol. 3); War, Terrible War (Vol. 6); and War, Peace and All That Jazz (Vol. 9). These are all first edition paperbacks in good/very good condition. Plus The New Nation (Vol. 4) which is a second edition paperback in good/very good condition. Asking for $15.00ppd for the set of four books.
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Set of two: The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin with Related Readings plus Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass with Related Readings

These are both hardback books from the Glencoe Literature Library, ex-school, in very good condition with no markings. Asking for $10.00ppd for the set. NOW $9.00ppd.
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Set of two: The American Revolutionaries: A History in Their Own Words, 1750-1800 by Milton Metzer

From School Library Journal: “Once again Meltzer employs primary source material to make an era come alive. Here, he depicts the American Revolution from the point of view of its participants: its soldiers, its leaders, those who waited at home. Included are excerpts from letters, journals, reports, and official documents, all placed in context by Meltzer's concise and well written introductions which, in themselves, constitute a clear overview of American history from the 1750s to the 1780s. Through his choice of selections, Meltzer demonstrates the central point of view of the rebels, that they could not truly fulfill the promise of their immigration until they governed themselves. … This tells why one third of the colonies stood up to rebel, and it does so unforgettably.” Christine Behrmann, New York Public Library Copyright 1987 Reed Business Information, Inc.

Hardback with dust jacket in mylar, ex-library, good condition. New paperback price is $12.99.

plus Fifty-Five Fathers: The Story of the Constitutional Convention by Selma Williams

“Retells the story of the Philadelphia convention in 1787 drawing on the original notes of James Madison and on the diary of William Pierce.” Paperback, ex-library, in very good condition. Asking for $12.00ppd for this set of two books. NOW $11.00ppd.
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The Century for Young People by Peter Jennings and Todd Brewster

“Peter Jennings and Todd Brewster worked with researchers, reporters, and historians to document the most eventful hundred years in human history. This is a lavish chronicle including more than 200 photographs. A spectacular keepsake for a family's library...”

Hardback with dust jacket in very good condition; asking for $11.00ppd. NOW $10.00ppd.
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Set of four books: Bring History Alive!: A Sourcebook for Teaching United States History edited by Kirk Ankeney et al.

"A resource manual created by teachers and for teachers who wish to engage in an inquiry-based approach to historical knowledge and historical understanding." Oversized paperback in good/very good condition.

plus Lies My Teacher Told Me by James Loewen

Paperback in good condition with no writing. New this sold for $16.00.

plus Out of Many Document set by Abbott

This is a set of primary documents to accompany a study of American history. "The authors have carefully selected and edited more than 300 documents that relate directly to the themes and content of the text and organized them into five general categories: community, social history, government, culture and politics. Each document is two pages long and includes a brief introduction and study questions." They were designed to accompany Out of Many: A History of the American People, 4th ed.; however, they could be used as a standalone or to supplement any study of American history. Volume 1 has minimal highlighting and pen marks on less than ten pages. Volume 2 has no writing.

These two oversized paperbacks have some cover wear but are in good/very good condition; they retailed new for over $25.00 each. Asking for $35.00ppd for the set of four books. NOW $30.00ppd.
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Set of two books: The West in the World, 2nd Ed., by Dennis Sherman and Joyce Salisbury

"The West in the World relates the story of how the west has transformed – and been transformed by - the rest of the world. The authors examine the West’s contributions to the world and how the west has changed and embraced new ideas through contact with the people outside its center. Using a political / cultural framework the text weaves a strong thread of social history into the narrative by showing how civilizations grow and are shaped through the decisions and actions of real people. The authors bring history to life by using art and maps as a central feature of learning. They build discussions of art into the narrative to help students interpret artwork, and provide analytical map guides that reveal the connections between geography, politics, and other developments." Large paperback, cover wear but interior pages are in good condition with no writing.

plus The 100: A Ranking of the Most Influential Persons in History by Michael Hart

A local AP World History teacher assigns this as summer reading, so that students will have a familiarity with many of the major figures in world history. Later in the year, she has students compose their own top 10. This would be a great book for any world history study; it is an easy read with lots of fodder for discussion. Hardback with dust jacket, shows some shelf wear, front page has a stain, overall in good condition. Asking for $17.00ppd for the set.
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American Government: A Complete Coursebook by Wood and Sansone

Hardback (c. 2002), ex-school, in good/very good condition with no writing. This sells new for $30.63 on Amazon; asking for $15.00ppd.
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Women in the Material World by Menzel and D'Aluisio

"A collection of 375 full-color photographs, accompanied by candid first-person chronicles, statistics, and insights, reflects the status of women around the world, offering a rich portrait of the lives, aspirations, feelings, and beliefs of women from a wide range of cultures." Large paperback, sells for $25.00 new, in very good condition. A great book for a study of world cultures, cultural geography, and modern history. Asking for $10.00ppd.
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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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