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Tough Cookie

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Tough Cookie By David Wisniewski Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780688153373
Availability: Special Order
Published: HarperCollins - September 29th, 1999

A hilarious new picture book just begging to be read aloud, spoofs private eyes, cookies, and city life. Wisniewski's extraordinary cut paper illustrations are a perfect touch.


The Folk Keeper

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The Folk Keeper By Franny Billingsley Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780689844614
Availability: IN WAREHOUSE - Usually Ships in 3-7 Business Days
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - September 1st, 2001

Mysterious and enchanting. This strange tale of a young girl, who passes herself off as a boy, and who has special powers to hold house spirits at bay. She is also the catalyst in bringing an old mystery full circle.


Cereus Blooms at Night

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Cereus Blooms at Night: A Novel By Shani Mootoo Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780380731992
Availability: Backordered
Published: Harper Perennial - September 1st, 1999

A marvelously accomplished piece of storytelling, sweeping love, gender, the bitter sources of abuse and revenge, and a heady sweetness into its path. On a fictional Caribbean island, a nurse tells his eccentric patient's story, unraveling thickets of mystery.


The Boy Who Loved to Draw

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The Boy Who Loved to Draw: Benjamin West By Barbara Brenner, Olivier Dunrea (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Barbara Brenner, Olivier Dunrea (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780618310890
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Published: Clarion Books - June 23rd, 2003

The story of the boy who became the first great American Artist and a friends to the King of England. Several examples of his early works will amaze the reader for their depth and skill.


Alone at Ninety Foot

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Alone at Ninety Foot By Katherine Holubitsky Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781551432045
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Published: Orca Book Publishers - January 1st, 2001

Fourteen year old Pamela yearns to find peace and a normal life again after her mother's tragic death. In an often humorous telling of the events in HER life , and the possibility of her father remarrying, she finally finds in herself what she needs to go on with life. A very nice coming of age story set in British Columbia.


The Littlest Matryoshka

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The Littlest Matryoshka By Corinne Bliss, Kathryn Brown (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Corinne Bliss, Kathryn Brown (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780786801534
Availability: IN WAREHOUSE - Usually Ships in 3-7 Business Days
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 1st, 1999

A charming tale of a set of Russian nesting dolls--that follows from their creation in Russia, to a shop in America, where the smallest doll is lost--for awhile. Like Hans Christian Anderson's Steadfast Tin Soldier, this story can be read again and again.


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