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AESOP'S FABLES, ???????????????????
1 ??????????????????? AESOP'S FABLES
Kodansha English Library 4770022220 / 9784770022226 Paperback Bunk Very Good 

Price: 500.00 JPY
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LITTLE WOMEN, Alcott, Louisa May
2 Alcott, Louisa May LITTLE WOMEN
Harpercollins Pb 2010 0007350996 / 9780007350995 Paperback Very Good 
A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: Louisa May Alcott's story about the four March sisters who learn the hard lessons of poverty and of growing up in New England during the Civil War. 
Price: 300.00 JPY
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3 Alexander, Lloyd TIME CAT: THE REMARKABLE JOURNEYS OF JASON AND GARETH
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) 2003 0805072705 / 9780805072709 Hardcover Very Good/Very Good 
A read copy, but spine unblemished, no markings throughout. Here's the book that started it all-Lloyd Alexander's first fantasy for you ng readers-back in hardcover! Gareth's definitely not an ordinary cat. For one thing, he can talk. For an other, he's got the power to travel through time- "Anywhere, any time, any country, any century," Gareth tells Jason. And in the wink of a very special cat's eye, they're off. From ancient Egypt to Ja pan, the land of young Leonardo da Vinci to the town of a woman accused of witchcraft, Jason and Gareth are whisked from place to place and friend to foe. Full of fun, excitement, and a good dose of history, here's a fantastic tale that grabs the imagination and takes it far and wide, on the adventure of not one but nine amazing lifetimes. 
Price: 800.00 JPY
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THE IMPORTANCE OF THOMAS EDISON, Anderson, Kelly C.
4 Anderson, Kelly C. THE IMPORTANCE OF THOMAS EDISON
Lucent Books 1994 1560060417 / 9781560060413 Hardback Very Good 
A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Discusses the life and many accomplishments of the famed inventor Thomas Edison. 
Price: 700.00 JPY
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TWISTED, Anderson, Laurie Halse
5 Anderson, Laurie Halse TWISTED
Thorndike Press 2007 0786298855 / 9780786298853 1st Edition Hardcover As New 
A crisp clean first edition no markings throughout, not an ex-lib: Grade 9 Up-Socially inept Tyler Miller thinks his senior year of high school is going to be a year like no other. After being sentenced to a summer of character building physical labor following a graffiti prank, his reputation at school receives a boost, as do his muscles. Enter super-popular Bethany Milbury, sister of his tormentor, Chip, and daughter of his father's boss. Tyler's newfound physique has attracted her interest and infuriated Chip, leading to ongoing conflicts at school. Likewise, Tyler's inability to meet his volatile father's demands to be an asset, not a liability adds increasing tension. All too quickly, Tyler's life spirals out of control. In the wake of an incident at a wild party that Bethany has invited him to attend, he is left feeling completely isolated at school and alienated at home, a victim of twisted perception. Tyler must tackle the complex issues of integrity, personal responsibility, and identity on his own as he struggles to understand what it means to be a man. His once humorous voice now only conveys naked vulnerability. With gripping scenes and a rousing ending, Anderson authentically portrays Tyler's emotional instability as he contemplates darker and darker solutions to his situation. Readers will rejoice in Tyler's proclamation, I'm not the problem here…I'm tired of feeling like I am. Teenage concerns with sex, alcohol, grades, and family are all tackled with honesty and candor. Once again, Anderson's taut, confident writing will cause this story to linger long after the book is set down. 
Price: 1800.00 JPY
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6 Anderson, M.T. THIRSTY
Candlewick 2003 0763620149 / 9780763620141 Paperback Very Good 
Signed by the author with an inscription on title page. "Entertaining, disturbing, memorable, and sophisticated, this mortality tal e will continue to haunt after the last pages are turned." - SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL All Chris really wants is to be a normal kid, to hang out with his friends, avoid his parents, and get a date with Rebecca Schwartz. Unfortunately, Chris appears to be turning into a vampire. So while his hometown performs an ancient ritual that keeps Tch'muchgar, the Vampire Lord, locked in another world, Chris desperately tries to save himself from his own vampiric fate. He needs help, but whom can he trust? A savagely funny tale of terror, teen angst, suspense, and satire from celebrated FEED author M. T. Anderson. 
Price: 800.00 JPY
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TAN LINES: SAND, SURF, AND SECRETS; RAYS, ROMANCE, AND RIVALRY; BEACHES, BO YS, AND BETRAYAL, Applegate, Katherine
7 Applegate, Katherine TAN LINES: SAND, SURF, AND SECRETS; RAYS, ROMANCE, AND RIVALRY; BEACHES, BO YS, AND BETRAYAL
Simon Pulse 2008 1416961348 / 9781416961345 Paperback Very Good 
A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: After Katherine Applegate graduated from college, she spent time waiting ta bles, typing (badly), watering plants, wandering randomly from one place to the next with her boyfriend, and just generally wasting her time. When she grew sufficiently tired of performing brain-dead minimum-wage work, she de cided it was time to become a famous writer. Anyway, a writer. Writing prov ed to be an ideal career choice, as it involved neither physical exertion n or uncomfortable clothing, and required no social skills. Ms. Applegate has written more than one hundred books under her own name and a variety of pseudonyms. She has no children, is active in no organizations, and has never been invited to address a joint session of Congress. She does, however, have an evil, foot-biting cat named Dick, and she still enjoys wandering randomly from one place to the next with her boyfriend. 
Price: 500.00 JPY
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THE UNKNOWN, Author, No
8 Author, No THE UNKNOWN
Troll 1998 0816747377 / 9780816747375 Paperback Near Fine 

Price: 400.00 JPY
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CRISPIN: THE CROSS OF LEAD, Avi
9 Avi CRISPIN: THE CROSS OF LEAD
SIMON SCHUSTER CHILDRENS BOO 2003 0689837747 / 9780689837746 Paperback Very Good 

Price: 450.00 JPY
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10 Avi NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH: A DOCUMENTARY NOVEL
Avon Flare Books 1993 038071907X / 9780380719075 Paperback Very Good 
Patriotism or practical joke? Harrison, NH -- Ninth-grade student Philip Malloy was suspended from school for singing along to The Star-Spangled Banner in his homeroom, causing wha t his teacher, Margaret Narwin, called "a disturbance." But was he standing up for his patriotic ideals, only to be squelched by the school system? Wa s Ms. Narwin simply trying to be a good teacher? Or could it all be just a misunderstanding gone bad -- very bad? What is the truth here? Can it ever be known? Heroism, hoax, or mistake, what happened at Harrison High changes everything for everyone in ways no one -- least of all Philip -- could have ever predicted. 
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THE MAN WHO WAS POE, Avi
11 Avi THE MAN WHO WAS POE
HarperTeen 1991 0380711923 / 9780380711925 Paperback Very Good 
"The writing is that of a true master...a suspenseful, thought-provoking no vel that combines mystery with historical fiction." 
Price: 450.00 JPY
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12 Bacigalupi, Paolo THE DROWNED CITIES
Little, Brown Books for Youn 2013 0316056227 / 9780316056229 Hardback Very Good/Very Good 
A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. This thrilling companion to Paolo Bacigalupi's bestselling award-winner Shi p Breaker and Tool of War is a haunting and powerful story of loyalty, surv ival, and heart-pounding adventure. In a dark future America where violence, terror, and grief touch everyone, young refugees Mahlia and Mouse have managed to leave behind the war-torn l ands of the Drowned Cities by escaping into the jungle outskirts. But when they discover a wounded half-man--a bioengineered war beast named Tool--who is being hunted by a vengeful band of soldiers, their fragile existence qu ickly collapses. One is taken prisoner by merciless soldier boys, and the o ther is faced with an impossible decision: Risk everything to save a friend , or flee to a place where freedom might finally be possible. "Suzanne Collins may have put dystopian literature on the YA map with The H unger Games...but Bacigalupi is one of the genre's masters, employing inven tively terrifying details in equally imaginative story lines." --Los Angele s Times A 2012 Los Angeles Public Library Best Teen BookA 2013 YALSA Best Fiction f or Young Adults BookA 2013 CBC at Bank Street College Best Children's Books of the Year BookA 2013 Capitol Choices Noteworthy Titles for Children and Teens Book A Junior Library Guild SelectionA 2014 Tennessee Volunteer Book Award Nominee 
Price: 600.00 JPY
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MOSES IN EGYPT, Banks, Lynne Reid
13 Banks, Lynne Reid MOSES IN EGYPT
Puffin 1998 0141302178 / 9780141302171 Paperback Very Good 
"My son, I have nothing I can give, but this chance that you may live." Wit h these words, a Hebrew mother places her infant son, Moses, in a basket an d sets him adrift on the Nile River. From his carefree days as a prince of Egypt to his flight into the desert, nothing can fully prepare Moses for wh at is to come. Lynne Reid Banks, author of the best-selling novel "The Indi an in the Cupboard," brings the timeless story of Moses to life in this spi rited retelling. Enriched with a full-color insert depicting characters and scenes from the film, this is a popular format that will enable older chil dren to experience the movie again and again. 
Price: 400.00 JPY
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14 Barker, Clive ABARAT (ABARAT)
HarperTrophy 2003 0064407330 / 9780064407335 Paperback Fine 
In Abarat, accomplished novelist and artist Clive Barker turns his consider able talents to creating a rich fantasy world for young adults. Candy Quackenbush is growing up in Chickentown, Minnesota, yearning for mor e--which she finds, quite unexpectedly, when a man with eight heads appears from nowhere in the middle of the prairie, being chased by something reall y monstrous. And so begins Candy's epic adventure to the islands of the Aba rat. Peopled by all manner of creatures, cultures, and customs, the islands should prove a fertile setting for the series that Barker is calling The B ooks of Abarat. Candy is an intelligent and likable heroine, and the many s upporting characters are deftly drawn, both in words and in the full-color interior art that Barker has produced to give the story an extra dimension. Abarat delivers the rich and imaginative storytelling that Barker is known for, with less overt horror or violence than one of his adult novels might include. However, Candy's path isn't an easy one, and young adult readers should appreciate the hard choices she must make along the way. 
Price: 1000.00 JPY
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LAND OF OZ, Baum, Frank L.
15 Baum, Frank L. LAND OF OZ
Del Rey 1985 0345335686 / 9780345335685 Paperback Very Good+ 
A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: Book 2 of L. Frank Baum's immortal OZ series, in which young Tip runs away from his guardian, the witch Mombi, taking with him Jack Pumpkinhead and th e wooden Saw-Horse, and flees to the Emerald City where he learns the incre dible secret of his past. About the Author L. Frank Baum is the author of 14 Oz books, as well as many other classics of American fantasy. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is the best known of his legendary books. 
Price: 400.00 JPY
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MAD ABOUT MADELINE, Bemelmans, Ludwig
16 Bemelmans, Ludwig MAD ABOUT MADELINE
Viking Juvenile 1993 0670851876 / 9780670851874 Hardcover Very Good/Very Good 
Here, collected in one volume for the first time ever, are all of the adven tures of the irrepressible Madeline, a little girl full of mischief and vit ality who is one of the world's most popular and cherished fictional charac ters. "Madeline," which was published in 1939, and its five sequels have be come true classics, loved by generations of readers. In each of these books , Bemelmans' humorous verse, his immortal characters--Miss Clavel, Pepito, the magician, and others--and his wonderful, whimsical drawings of Paris co mbine to create a joyous reading experience for people of all ages. 
Price: 3000.00 JPY
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GIRLS IN LOVE, Bennett, Cherie
17 Bennett, Cherie GIRLS IN LOVE
Scholastic 1996 0590880306 / 9780590880305 Paperback Very Good 
Tara, Erin, and Noelle are 17-year old best friends who live in Love, Michi gan, famous for its annual Winterfest. As the celebration heats up, Noelle trains to be a figure skating star, and Tara and Erin meet two handsome, co ol athletes. The girls learn that love can be a winter sport, too! 
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18 Berger, Melvin FOOD PROCESSING (INDUSTRY AT WORK)
Franklin Watts Ltd 1977 0531013367 / 9780531013366 Hardcover, Ex- Very Good/No DJ 
Describes various kinds of food processing and career opportunities associa ted with these activities. 
Price: 2000.00 JPY
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19 Blackman, Malorie NOUGHTS & CROSSES
Corgi 2006 0552555703 / 9780552555708 Paperback Very Good 
Two young people are forced to make a stand in this thought-provoking look at racism and prejudice in an alternate society. Sephy is a Cross -- a member of the dark-skinned ruling class. Callum is a Nought -- a "colourless" member of the underclass who were once slaves to t he Crosses. The two have been friends since early childhood, but that's as far as it can go. In their world, Noughts and Crosses simply don't mix. Aga inst a background of prejudice and distrust, intensely highlighted by viole nt terrorist activity, a romance builds between Sephy and Callum -- a roman ce that is to lead both of them into terrible danger. Can they possibly fin d a way to be together? In this gripping, stimulating and totally absorbing novel, black and white are right and wrong. 
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20 BLAIR, CYNTHIA BANANA SPLIT AFFAIR
Fawcett 1984 044970033X / 9780449700334 Paperback Good 

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