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From: Library Lady (
Subject:         Biographies COFA, Messner, Garrard - all new listings
Date: December 2, 2012 at 2:15 pm PST

Shipping is $3.25 for the first book and $.50 for each additional book.
Media mail. If you purchase a large number of books from my lists, I
will weigh your books and give you a shipping cost based upon the
weight. I recommend shipping insurance; I will pack carefully but can’t
guarantee the postal system’s service. All books are in good to very
good condition, some excellent. Ex-library books will have stickers and

HC – hardcover; PB - paperback

I accept Paypal or a money order.
Thanks for looking.

Childhood of Famous Americans
Hardcover – HC; paperback – PB
Published by Bobbs-Merrill

Woodrow Wilson, Boy President – Helen Albee Monsell, HC, ex-library, c.
1950, 1959 printing - $3.50

Jim Bowie, Boy with a Hunting Knife – Gertrude Hecker Winders, c. 1953,
HC, ex-library, cover wear, binding fine - $3

Bernard Baruch, Boy from South Carolina – Joanne Landers Henry, HC, c.
1971, ex-library - $3.50

Brigham Young, Covered Wagon Boy – Polly Carver Jordan, HC, ex-library,
c. 1962 - $3.50

Clyde Beatty, Boy Animal Trainer – Katharine Wilkie, HC, ex-library, c.
1968 - $3.50

Adlai Stevenson, Young Ambassador – Martha Eads Ward, HC, ex-library, c.
1967, dust jacket with some wear along edge - $3.50

F.W. Woolworth, Five and Ten Boy – Elisabeth P. Myers, HC, ex-library,
c. 1962 - $3.50

Frances Willard, Girl Crusader – Miriam E. Mason, HC, ex-library, c.
1964 - $3.50

Frances Willard, Girl Crusader – Miriam E. Mason, HC, ex-library, c.
1964, gentle cover wear - $3

Kate Douglas Wiggin, The Little Schoolteacher – Miriam E. Mason, HC, ex-
library, c. 1958, 1962 printing - $3.50

Laura Ingalls Wilder, Young Pioneer – Beatrice Cormley, PB - $2.50

Christopher Columbus, Young Explorer – Kathleen Kudlinski, Childhood of
World Figures, PB - $2.50


Julian Messner biographies, upper elementary and up

Father Junipero Serra – Ivy Bolton, HC with dust jacket, ex-library, c.
1952, 1967 printing - $3.50

Miracle Man of Printing, Ottmar Mergenthaler – I.E. Levine, HC with dust
jacket, c. 1963, 1966 printing - $3.50


Garrard Publishing biographies
Middle elementary level

Roald Amundsen – Cateau DeLeeuw, World Explorer series, HC, ex-library
with dust jacket and mylar cover, c. 1965 - $3.25

James Cook – Adele DeLeeuw, World Explorer series, HC, ex-library with
dust jacket and mylar cover, c. 1963 - $3.25

Susan B. Anthony, Pioneer in Woman’s rights – Helen Stone Peterson,
Americans All series, HC, ex-library, cover shows soiling, pages clean
and binding good - $3


BANVARD – The Ingenious John Banfard – Nan Hayden Agle, HC, ex-library
with dust jacket and mylar cover, interesting American artist in the
early and mid 1800s - $2.75

BOLIVAR – Simon bolivar, Latin American Liberator – Frank De Varona, PB,
32 pages, middle and upper elementary - $2.50

BUNYAN – A Pilgrim Who Made Progress, The Life Story of John Bunyan,
Author of The Pilgrim’s Progress – William Deal, PB, 160 pages, upper
elementary and up - $2.75

COLUMBUS – A Man Named Columbus – Gertrude Norman, HC, ex-library, A See
and Read biography, early elementary, c. 1960, G.P. Putnam’s Sons -

GORING – Hermann Goring, Hitler’s Second-in-Command – Fred Ramen,
Holocaust Biographies series, HC, ex-library, upper elementary and up -

HANDEL – Handel, Who Knew What He Liked – M.T. Anderson, HC, with dust
jacket, picture book style, lovely illustrations - $3

MATZELIGER – Shoes for Everyone, A Story about Jan Matzeliger, PB, 64
pages, middle elementary, similar in length and style to Garrard
Discovery biographies - $2.50

REVERE – Mr. Revere and I (being an account of certain episodes in the
career of Paul Revere, Esq. as revealed by his horse) – Robert Lawson,
PB, Fun! - $2.50

ROOSEVELT – Don’t You Dare Shoot That Bear! A Story of Theodore
Roosevelt – Robert Quackenbush, PB, middle elementary - $2

RUDOLPH – Wilma Unlimited, How Wilma Rudolph Became the World’s Fastest
Woman – Kathleen Krull, PB, picture book - $1.25

SAINT PIUS X – Saint Pius X, The Farm Boy – Walter Diethelm, HC, c.
1956, upper elementary and up - $3

SELKIRK – Marooned, The Strange but True Adventures of Alexander
Selkirk, the Real Robinson Crusoe – Robert Kraske – HC, ex-library with
dust jacket and mylar cover, very interesting! - $3

SHAKESPEARE – The Usborne World of Shakespeare with over 50 internet
links, PB - $3.25

SITTING BULL – Sitting Bull – Kathie Billingslea Smith, PB, simple
biography - $1.25

WASHINGTON – George Washington, Frontier Colonel – Sterling North, PB,
upper elementary and up - $3

WRIGHT – The Wright Brothers – Margaret Hudson, PB, very simple
biography - $1.50

Hall’s Living Library

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