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HOW TO BEAT COLLEGE TESTS A Practical Guide to Ease the Burden of Useless Courses

by Lewin, Michael Z.

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Published
1970
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Fine
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First Printing
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NZ$43.61

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NY: Dial, 1970. Author's first book? If not a very early title by a noted mystery writer. First Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine Dust Jacket.
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ELI'S SONG

by Killingsworth, Monte

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Published
1991
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Fine
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First Edition, First Printing
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9780689505270
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NZ$31.98

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NY: Margaret K McElderry, 1991. "Shipped off to relatives in Oregon while his father is touring with his rock band, twelve year old Eli comes to love the magnificent trees of a nearby forest and tries to prevent their imminent destruction." Authors first book. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine Dust Jacket.
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MY LIFE AS A GIRL

by Mosier, Elizabeth

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Published
1999
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As New
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First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780679890355
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NZ$36.35

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Random House Books for Young Readers, 1999. Light wrinklin to dj at lower back edge and a hint of shelf rubbing is all that keeps this dust jacket from being in fine condition. Book is in unread condition.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. As New/Near Fine.
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STUCK IN NEUTRAL

by Trueman, Terry

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First edition, First Printing
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9780060285197
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NZ$50.88

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NY: HarperCollins, 2000 Hard Cover. FINE in a Fine dustjacket. 2000 Printz Prize Honor Book, no award medal on dj. 116 pages, boards. Powerful first novel about a 14 year old boy named Shawn who fears his father is planning to kill him. Shawn has a special gift - he can remember everything he ever hears, perfectly and with… Read more
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PROFESSOR TWILL'S TRAVELS

by Gumpertz, Bob

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1968 Illustrated by Author. Hard Cover. Fine in a Near Fine, Price Clipped dust jacket. First Edition. Author's first book is a rollicking geography told in rhyme. In Publishers library binding, NOT a library discard. Old store stock in unread condition.
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THE WARRIOR AND THE WISE MAN

by Wisniewski, David

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First Edition, First Printing.
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NZ$87.23

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NY Lothrop 1989. Hard Cover. Fine in a Fine dustjacket. Caldecott Award winner's first book, illustrated with lovely papercut illustrations. Book is in unread condition.. First Edition, First Printing..
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LOOKING FOR ALASKA

by Green, John

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Published
2005
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NZ$254.42

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NY: Dutton, 2005. Softcover. Near Fine. First thus. Advanced Reading Copy of author's first book and the winner of the 2006 Printz Award. Light bumping to upper spine edge, very light rubbing to covers of book..
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THE REPAIR OF UNCLE TOE

by Chorao, Kay

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9780374362454
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NY Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1972. Hard Cover. First Printing. Fine in a Fine dustjacket. Author's first book. Illustrated by author..
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THE BEAR SEEDS

by Asendorf, James

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NZ$37.80

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Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1969. Hard Cover. First Edition. Fine in a near fine, clipped dj. Author's first book. In Little, Brown Library binding, NOT a library discard. Illustrated by Ingrid Fetz. Old store stock in unread condition. . Illus. by Ingrid Fetz.
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THE SHINING ROAD

by Scofield, Dorothy

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Longmans, Green & Co 1957 Hard Cover. First Edition. Near Fine in a near fine dj. Illustrated by Jeanne C. Manget Lower corners of book lightly bumped. Author's first book..
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The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963

by Curtis, Christopher Paul

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NZ$116.30

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New York: Delacorte, 1995 Hard Cover. Very Fine in a Very Fine dustjacket. First Edition, first printing. A very special first novel & a 1996 Newbery Honor Book and Coretta Scott King Honor book, no award medals on dustjacket. Book is in unread conditon. The Weird Watson family of Flint, MI travel to visit Grandma in Birmingham, Alabama… Read more
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IF SNOW FALLS

by Agee, Jon

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NY: Pantheon, 1982 Hard Cover. NEAR FINE in a NEAR FINE DUSTJACKET. FIRST EDITION. SIGNED by author. Spine of book slightly slanted. 34 pgs, boards. Cute miniature, a magical story for December - a story of a magical December.. .
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PICCOLINA AND THE EASTER BELLS

by Priolo, Pauline

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Little, Brown & Co. Boston 1962 Hard Cover. First Edition. Near Fine in a near fine, clipped dj. Illustrated by Rita Fava 48pgs, Author's first book.
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A TREAT IN A TROUT

by Booz, Elisabeth Benson, Illustrated by Author

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1955 Hard Cover. NEAR FINE in a Very Good Price Clipped dustjacket. First Edition. Author's first book is a story about two young children in a tiny French fishing village..
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ST. NICHOLAS AND THE TUB

by Burland, Brian

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Published
1964
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First Edition
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NZ$399.80

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NY: Holiday House, 1964. Hard Cover. Near Fine in a Very Good+ dustjacket. Light edge wear to dj and slight corner bumping to book. Small skinned spot on dj front cover. Author's first book is a children's book with charming illustrations by Joseph Low. Book is signed and inscribed by author to bookseller Bob Hale and his wife, dated… Read more
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GLADIATOR

by Watkins, Richard;Watkins, Richard Ross

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Published
1997
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First edition, First Printing
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9780395826560
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1997. Hard Cover. Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket. Illustrated with black and white illustrations. Author's first book. . First edition, First Printing.
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DO YOU KNOW ME

by Farmer, Nancy, Illustrated by Shelley Jackson

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Fine
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First edition, First Printing
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NY: Orchard Books, 1993 105 pages, reinforced boards. Story set in Zimbabwe, author's first book.. First edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine, Clipped Dustjacket.
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ONE BITE AT A TIME

by Irwin, Ann

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NY Franklin Watts 1973. Fine in a near fine, clipped dj. "Recounts the episodes in one day of a teen-agers life as she comes to terms with being overweight." Dj spine yellowed. Author's first book. Illustrated by Nena Allen. First edition.. Hard Cover.
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THE CLOUD FOREST

by North, Joan

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Published
1966
Edition
First American Edition
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NZ$109.04

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NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1966. Hard Cover. Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket. Dj slightly age darkened, else fine. Author's first book is the story of 12 year old boy adopted by a teacher who ends up being the only boy at an English boarding school. . First American Edition.
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JACK OF HEARTS

by French, Fiona

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NZ$65.42

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NY: HBW, 1970 Illustrated by author. Hard Cover. FIRST EDITION. Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket. Dj has one closed edge tear. 24 pages, boards. A pack of cards comes to life in a setting of courtly splendor. Minor corner & edgewear. .
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