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Items By Category: All Categories: Children's and Juvenile Books
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1.   Abbott, Jane D., Illustrated by: Harriet Roosevelt Richards
Highacres
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Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers , 1920 New York
Book. Book condition: Good. Poor. Hardcover 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall "Highacres is a school story, full of the enthusiasm and joyous spirit of youth. It tells how Jerry Travis, a fourteen-year-old girl, is transplanted from her one-room mountain village school to a big city institution. During the year many pleasant and exciting events occur apart from Caesar and Geometry. There is another attractive girl, Gyp Wesley, Jerry's own age, who becomes her beloved chum. With Gyp, she has unusual times and adventures, especially through the discovery of a secret stairway in the school which leads to a locked room This becomes the meeting place of their secret society. Here, also, a wonderful letter is found which affects Jerry's whole future. A thread of romance, a mystery in Jerry's life concerning her mother, and that mother's struggle to keep her child 'in the garden she has made for her, ' hold the interest of the reader and pleasantly color the story until the very happy ending." 303 pages + 13 pages of advertisements.

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2.   Haweis, Rev. H. R., Illustrated by: Haweis, M. E.
Pet; or, Pastimes and Penalties
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Publisher: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 0 New York
Book. Book condition: Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Pet explores the life of a little girl in 1870s America. Fifty illustrations by M. E. Haweis. 315 pages + 6 page listing of book for the young. Book is in GOOD condition; expected wear for a book of this age and genre, but no serious flaws. No dust jacket; decorated cover (see photo).

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3.   Kellogg, Vernon, Illustrated by: Winter, Milo
Nuova or The New Bee: A Story for Children from Five to Fifty
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Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1920 Boston, MA
Book. Book condition: Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall With songs by Charlotte Kellogg. "Most of what I have written about bees is true; what is not, does not pretend to be. Some of the true part sounds almost like a description of what human life might in some respects be, if certain social movements of to-day were followed out to their logical extreme. I suppose that in this likeness lies the moral of the book." Fifteen full-page illustrations, including full-color frontispiece. 150 pages. Book is in GOOD condition. No dust jacket.

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4.   Leslie, Mrs. Madeline
Howard and His Teacher, The Sister's Influence, and Other Stories
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Publisher: Shepard, Clark and Brown, 1859 Boston, MA
Book. Book condition: Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall This book contains five mid-nineteenth century stories intended for juvenile readers. Published shortly before the outbreak of the Civil War, the stories have strong moral themes and offer an interesting look and childhood and home life of over 150 years ago. Illustrated with several full-page engravings. 244 pages. Book is in GOOD condition; this is an antiquarian copy and not a modern reprint. No dust jacket.

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5.   Swan, Annie S.
Jack's Year of Trial
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Publisher: T. Nelson and Sons, 1890 London
Book. Book condition: Fair to Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Upon the death of his father, Jack and his mother are forced to move in with his aunt and uncle in another town. 149 pages. Book is in FAIR to GOOD condition; wear to cover over spine and at bottom of spine; text pages clean. No dust jacket.

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