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Items in the Books category might be assigned on reading lists, but are not in and of themselves “educational.” Here you’ll find biographies, fiction, non-fiction, children’s books, and other such publications.

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  • Oh, the Thinks You Can Think (Hardback)

    Oh, the Thinks You Can Think (Hardback)

    $3.25

    There are many reasons that beginning readers may love this book, but perhaps the nonsensical words will have the most appeal.

  • Fox in Socks (Hardback)

    Fox in Socks (Hardback)

    $3.25

    "Take it SLOWLY. This book is DANGEROUS!" warns the author at the beginning of the book. That's because it's a rhyming, "Tongue Twister for Super Children."

  • Artemis Fowl #5: The Lost Colony (Hardback)

    Artemis Fowl #5: The Lost Colony (Hardback)

    $2.59

    Artemis Fowl is a genius and used his brilliance in criminal undertakings. But in this adventure, Fowl becomes involved with time-traveling demons who threaten the existence of both humans and fairies.

  • Book in Dust Jacket - Eyewitness Visual Dictionaries: The Visual Dictionary of Dinosaurs (Hardback)

    Eyewitness Visual Dictionaries: The Visual Dictionary of Dinosaurs (Hardback)

    $4.99

    "Come explore Dinosaurs from the inside out! This visual dictionary looks at the innter workings of dinosaurs of all kinds, including stegosaurs, iguanodons, theropods, carnosaurs, sauropods, hadrosaurs, ankylosuars, and much more." — From the back cover

  • Hoops: Poems (Paperback)

    Hoops: Poems (Paperback)

    $10.99

    "[Jackson's] lines seem to throb and pulse with the rhythms of the city and the game. ... Jackson reminds readers that even in the decay of the city, there is much to see, to remember, much to appreciate." — Library Journal

  • The Educated Child: A Parent's Guide from Preschool Through Eighth Grade (Hardback)

    The Educated Child: A Parent's Guide from Preschool Through Eighth Grade (Hardback)

    $6.99

    "If you care about the education of a child, you need this book. Comprehensive and easy to use, it will inform, empower, and encourage you." — From the Dust Jacket

  • The Best Advice Ever for Teachers (Hardback)

    The Best Advice Ever for Teachers (Hardback)

    $2.59

    "Teachers at all educational levels will find advice for attaining a greater understanding of themselves and their students." — From the Dust Jacket

  • Making the Most of College: Students Speak Their Minds (Hardback)

    Making the Most of College: Students Speak Their Minds (Hardback)

    $3.49

    "Making the Most of College is an excellent book which will be of practical help to students and teachers alike. It shows close attention to the ways students learn; what they tell the interviewers, the author's own experience, and that of other teachers together provide a rich account of the college experience. I will buy the book and use it, and be grateful to Richard Light for his sensitivity and creativity as a teacher, and a teacher of teachers." — Martin Trow, University of California, Berkely

  • Les Miserables - Abridged Version with Movie Photos (Paperback)

    Les Miserables - Abridged Version with Movie Photos (Paperback)

    $2.99

    "It has therefore been desirable and possible to abridge the novel, to dispense with numerous lengthy digressions and to eliminate many a phrase, a sentence, a paragraph. By means of such cutting there emerges more clearly the moving, heroic life of a simple and good man." — James K. Robinson, Abridging Editor

  • The Red Badge of Courage and Other Writings (Paperback)

    The Red Badge of Courage and Other Writings (Paperback)

    $3.75

    "Whereas some writers find the ultimate meaning of life in wholeness or peace, or in some image of organized social life, or in religious belief, Crane finds it in the behavior and the emotions of an individual in the midst of violence. When one has sensed Crane's almost mystical attraction to war and extreme individual terror, one may well conclude that the emotions involved were more important to Crane than the moral or spiritual significance of overcoming fear." — Richard Chase, Editor, in the Introduction

  • Great Illustrated Classics: Gulliver's Travels (Hardback)

    Great Illustrated Classics: Gulliver's Travels (Hardback)

    $4.98

    Young readers will enjoy this special adaptation of the classic tale by Jonathan Swift. Adventure awaits Dr. Lemuel Gulliver after he is shipwrecked on a distant island populated by miniature people!

  • Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl (Hardback)

    Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl (Hardback)

    $7.99

    "Anne's diary is an appropriate monument to her fine spirit and to the spirits of those who have worked and are working still for peace. Reading it is a rich and rewarding experience." — Eleanor Roosevelt in the Introduction

  • Where the Red Fern Grows (Paperback)

    Where the Red Fern Grows (Paperback) [798]

    $1.49

    "An exciting tale of love and adventure you'll never forget." — From the Back Cover

  • The Scarlet Letter (Hardback)

    The Scarlet Letter (Hardback)

    $2.16

    "Read The Scarlet Letter and enter a subtle world of beauty, cruelty, justice, and mystery. It is unlike any book you have ever read." — From the Dust Jacket

  • The Scarlet Letter (Paperback) + CliffsNotes

    The Scarlet Letter (Paperback) + CliffsNotes

    $1.49

    "Nathaniel Hawthorne was a New Englander, born in Salem, Massachusetts in 1804. He was a descendant of one of New England's earliest settlers, William Hawthorne, and of William's son John, a notorious judge in the Salem witch trials." — From "Biographical Note" (page vii)

  • A Landoll Classic: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Paperback)

    A Landoll Classic: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Paperback)

    $1.99

    Mark Twain's classic tale of the adventures of youth on the Mississippi River has been retold for today's young audience.

  • A Landoll Classic: White Fang (Paperback)

    A Landoll Classic: White Fang (Paperback)

    $1.99

    Jack London's classic tale of the rough life of dogs in the Yukon has been retold for younger readers.

  • Treasure Island (Paperback)

    A Landoll Classic: Treasure Island (Paperback)

    $1.99

    "I was asked by Dr. Livesey, Squire Trelawney, and the rest of the survivors to record the story of Treasure Island. They wanted me to tell the whole tale from start to finish, leaving out only the exact location of the island, for there is buried treasure still there." — Opening of Chapter 1, "The Captain"

  • The Republic of Plato (Paperback)

    The Republic of Plato (Paperback)

    $6.98

    "This version aims at conveying to the English reader as much as possible of the thought of the Republic in the most convenient and least misleading form." — Francis MacDonald Cornford, Translator

  • Artemis Fowl #3: The Eternity Code (Paperback)

    Artemis Fowl #3: The Eternity Code (Paperback)

    $1.95

    Artemis's mother wants him to stop his criminal activity, but he has one last job. 'Something that my mother would not approve of. I don't think the fairy folk would like it much either. So I shall not tell them,' writes Artemis in his diary. — From the Prologue

  • Artemis Fowl #2: The Arctic Incident (Paperback)

    Artemis Fowl #2: The Arctic Incident (Paperback)

    $1.95

    "This hugely anticipated follow-up to the international best-seller Artemis Fowl takes readers on another thrilling interspecies adventure full of magic, humor, and heart." — From the Back Cover

  • Artemis Fowl #1: Artemis Fowl (Paperback)

    Artemis Fowl #1: Artemis Fowl (Paperback)

    $1.95

    "The story began several years ago at the dawn of the twenty-first century. Artemis Fowl had devised a plan to restore his family's fortune. A plan that could topple civilizations and plunge the planet into a cross-species war. He was only twelve years old at the time..." — From the Prologue

  • Shakespeare: Four Tragedies (Paperback)

    Shakespeare: Four Tragedies (Paperback)

    $3.99

    "The four tragedies in this volume are linked in a number of thematic ways. They all confront the nature of evil, as Shakespeare's classical tragedies generally do not. Human failure is often measured in terms of good and evil." — David Bevington, Editor

  • Signet Classic Shakespeare: Four Great Comedies (Paperback

    Signet Classic Shakespeare: Four Great Comedies (Paperback)

    $3.99

    "'Comedies,' as one of Shakespeare's contemporaries wrote, 'begin in trouble and end in peace.' This is certainly true of the four masterworks selected for this collection." — From the back cover

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