• A Book for Black-Eyed Susan (Tales of Young Americans)

    By Judy Young

    Our Price: $16.95
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781585364633
    • Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press
    • Published: March 2011
    While traveling along the Oregon Trail, ten-year-old Cora and her newborn baby sister suffer the loss of their mother and are separated, but Cora stitches a book to tell the dark-eyed baby of their journey and family.
  • America's White Table

    By Margot Theis Raven

    Our Price: $16.95
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781585362165
    • Publisher: SLEEPING BEAR PRESS
    • Published: April 2005
    As a special gift to her Uncle John, Katie and her sisters are asked to help set the white table for dinner as their mother explains the significance of each item placed on it and how the white table is a symbol for and remembrance to service members fallen, missing, or held captive in the line of duty.
  • And the Soldiers Sang

    By J. Patrick Lewis

    Our Price: $19.99
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781568462202
    • Publisher: Creative Editions
    • Published: August 2011
    A young Welsh soldier fights along the Western Front during World War I, experiencing the horrors of trench warfare before participating in the fame Christmas Truce of 1914. Color illus. (Ages: 6-9).
  • Beware!: R.L. Stine Picks His Favorite Scary Stories

    By R.L. Stine

    Our Price: $17.99
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780066238425
    • Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS
    • Published: August 2002
    A selection of unsettling stories by such authors as Ray Bradbury, William Sleator, Edward Gorey, Roald Dahl, Jane Yolen, and Mr. Stine himself.
  • Canterbury Tales

    By Geoffrey Chaucer

    Our Price: $26.99
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780688062019
    • Publisher: LOTHROP
    • Published: August 1988
    A collection of tales from Chaucer's classic work, including: the Prologue to the Nun's Priest's Tale; The Nun's Priest's Tale; The Pardoner's Prologue; The Pardoner's Tale; The Wife of Bath's Prologue; The Wife of Bath's Tale; The Frankllin's Prologue; and The Franklin's Tale.
  • Dinotopia: A Land Apart from Time - The 20th Anniversary Edition

    By James Gurney

    Our Price: $30.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781606600221
    • Publisher: Calla Editions
    • Published: September 2011
    In 1860, when uncharted territories still exist on the globe, scientist Arthur Denison and his young son, will, embark on a voyage of exploration. In the middle of the ocean, a terrible storm wrecks their ship and they find themselves washed up on a mysterious island called Dinotopia, where humans and dinosaurs have coexisted for thousands of years. Beloved by a generation of readers, James Gurney’s original illustrated story returns in this unabridged 20th anniversary volume. The artwork has been reproduced from new plates digitally scanned from the original transparencies. With additional material, i.e., behind-the-scenes sketches and photos. Color illus. 182p. (Ages: 8 & up).
  • God Bless the Child

    By Billie Holiday

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780060287979
    • Publisher: Harpercollins Childrens Books
    • Published: 2004
    A swing spiritual based on the proverb "God blessed the child that's got his own."
  • Grim Death and Bill the Electrocuted Criminal

    By Mike Mignola

    Our Price: $12.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781250077684
    • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
    • Published: February 2017
  • Matisse: The King of Color

    By Henri Matisse

    Our Price: $8.50
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780764160479
    • Publisher: BARRON'S
    • Published: September 2007
    (Anholt's Artists.) After Henri Matisse becomes ill, a young nurse takes care of him and the pair strike up a friendship. When they cross paths again years later, Matisse is inspired to create a brand new project which results in the Matisse Chapel that still stands in southern France. (Ages 5-8.)
  • Norse Myths: Tales of Odin, Thor and Loki

    By Kevin Crossley-Holland

    Our Price: $27.99
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780763695002
    • Publisher: Candlewick Studio
    • Published: October 2017
  • Nutcracker

    By E.T.A. Hoffmann

    Our Price: $12.50 - $24.99
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780385348645
    • Publisher: Crown
    • Published: November 2012
    "A classic, new and complete. One of the ten best illustrated children's books of the year."-- New York Times Book ReviewThe tale of Nutcracker, written by E.T.A. Hoffmann in 1816, has fascinated and inspired artists, composers, and audiences for almost two hundred years. It has retained its freshness because it appeals to the sense of wonder we all share.Maurice Sendak designed brilliant sets and costumes for the Pacific Northwest Ballet's Christmas production of Nutcracker and created even more magnificent pictures especially for this book. He joined with the eminent translator Ralph Manheim to produce this illustrated edition of Hoffmann's wonderful tale, destined to become a classic for all ages.The world of Nutcracker is a world of pleasures. Maurice Sendak's art illuminates the delights of Hoffmann's story in this rich and tantalizing treasure.
  • Terrible Things: An Allegory of the Holocaust

    By Eve Bunting

    Our Price: $16.95
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780827603257
    • Published: July 1989
    In this allegory, the author's reaction to the Holocaust, the animals of the forest are carried away, one type after another, by the Terrible Things, not realizing that if perhaps they would all stick together and not look the other way, such terrible things might not happen.
  • The Butterfly

    By Patricia Polacco

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780399231704
    • Publisher: Philomel
    • Published: April 2000
    A story of two girls' friendship and bravery while hiding from the Nazis during the French Resistance is based on the author's aunt's own experiences. 40,000 first printing.
  • The Old African

    By Julius Lester

    Our Price: $6.95
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780803725645
    • Publisher: DIAL BOOKS
    • Published: September 2005
    An elderly slave uses the power of his mind to ease the suffering of his fellow slaves and eventually lead them back to Africa. Based on an actual incident from black history.
  • The Secret of the Village Fool

    By Rebecca Upjohn

    Our Price: $18.95
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781926920757
    • Publisher: Second Story Press
    • Published: September 2012
    Anton, laughed at and called a fool in his small village, proves himself a hero when he hides a Jewish family from the Nazis during the Holocaust.