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From: Kareni (
Subject:         Foreign and misc: Latin, Greek, Spanish, Italian, German, Portuguese, Right-Brained, Chess, Art, reading comp, Organized Student, more
Date: February 28, 2013 at 11:41 am PST

See my list of FREE books in my History ad. I have other ads on the PreK-2 and 3-6 boards; feel free to combine for free books.
How to Learn Any Language by Barry Farber

A very good read. Hardback with dust jacket in very good condition with no writing inside; asking for $6.00ppd (within the US only).
Set of two books: English Grammar for Students of Latin, 2nd ed., by Goldman and Szymanski

Paperback, ex-lib, very good condition with no writing. Newest edition retails for $19.95.

plus 38 Latin Stories, 4th rev. ed., by Groton and May

Paperback, ex-lib, good/very good condition with no writing. Newest edition retails for $19.00. Asking for $12.00ppd (within the US only) for these two books.
An Introduction to Greek by Crosby and Schaeffer

Hardback, c. 1928 (11th printing), good/very good condition. Dover has reissued this book in paperback and sells it for $18.95; asking for $9.00ppd (within the US only).
Cambridge Latin Course, Unit 2

This is the North American 3rd edition. Hardback with school label, slight rippling of pages, a few stray pencil marks. Overall in good condition. This retails for $35.00; asking for $14.00ppd (within the US only). NOW $12.00ppd. NOW $11.00ppd.
The Cat in the Hat Beginner Book Dictionary in Spanish by the Cat himself and P.D. Eastman

Fun dictionary for learners of Spanish. This is a hardback which retails for $15.00; it is in very good condition. Asking for $8.00ppd (within the US only). NOW $6.00ppd. NOW $5.00ppd.
Mi Nombre es Asher Lev by Chaim Potok (translated into Spanish by Horacio Gonzalez Trejo)

Hardback, ex-library book with library markings; mylar dust jacket, overall good condition. Asking for $8.00ppd (within the US only). NOW $6.00ppd. NOW $5.00ppd.
Fahrenheit 451 (en Espanol) by Ray Bradbury (Spanish translation por Alfredo Crespo)

Paperback is brand new and sells for $13.00. Asking for $7.00ppd (within the US only). I have two copies of this.
La Iliada by Homero

Paperback Spanish translation of Homer's The Odyssey from the Publisher Edimat Libros. No writing or underlining, some cover wear but overall in good condition. Asking for $5.00ppd (within the US only).
Beginner’s Italian and English Dictionary by NTC Publishing

“With 3,500 basic words and expressions, this bilingual dictionary is a perfect choice for beginning learners of Italian. Each entry contains a pronunciation key, grammatical information, the exact English or Italian equivalent, with an example sentence.”

Paperback in good condition; asking for $6.00ppd (within the US only).
L'uomo che piantava gli alberi by Jean Giono and Tullio Pericoli

This is the Italian version of The Man who Planted Trees. Black and white illustrations with the text then about 30 pages of color illustrations follow the story. Hardback, inscribed, corners are bumped otherwise it is in very good condition. Asking for $11.00ppd (within the US only). NOW $9.00ppd. NOW $7.00ppd.
I Pirati della Malesia by Emilio Salgari

This is an adventure novel written in 1896 by Salgari; in English it translates to The Pirates of Malaysia. Paperback with some cover wear but overall in good condition; full page color illustrations. Amazon has used copies selling for over $12.00; asking for $7.00ppd (within the US only).
Der Kleine Wassermann by Otfried Preussler

A summary from WorldCat: “The little water sprite grew up in a world of snakes, fishes and mussels. He has green hair and a red pointed cap. Every day, the waterman has great adventures until winter comes and the ice covers the mill fish pond.” Hardback in very good condition with frequent black and white illustrations; asking for $7.00ppd (within the US only).
Die Brüder Löwenherz by Astrid Lindgren

German translation by Anna-Liese Kornitzky of Lindgren's Broderna Lejonhjarta, The Brothers Lionheart. Some information from Amazon: "There's no one Karl Lion loves more than his older brother, Jonathan, who is brave, strong, and handsome - everything Karl believes he is not. Karl never wants to be parted from him. But Karl is sick, and knows he's going to die. To comfort him, Jonathan tells him stories of Nangiyala, the wonderful place he'll be going to when he dies, and where he will wait until Jonathan is ready to join him there. Then the unthinkable happens ...Jonathan is killed in an accident. Heartbroken, Karl longs for the day he'll be reunited with his brother. When the time comes, he finds Nangiyala just as wonderful as he'd imagined. However, Nangiyala is under threat. A cruel tyrant is determined to claim it as his own, and at his command is a terrible beast that is feared throughout the land. Karl must summon all of his courage to help his brother prepare for the battle that lies ahead ..."

Hardback book with dust jacket in very good condition; asking for $10.00ppd (within the US only).
A Praia mais Longinqua by Ursula K. Le Guin (tr. by Carlos Grifo Babo)

This is the Portuguese translation of Le Guin's The Farthest Shore. Paperback with no marks inside, slight cover wear but overall in very good condition. Asking for $8.00ppd (within the US only). NOW $7.00ppd.
Unicorns Are Real: A Right-Brained Approach to Learning by Barbara Meister Vitale

"This mega-best seller provides sixty-five practical, easy-to-follow lessons to develop the much ignored right-brain tendencies of children. These simple yet dramatically effective ideas and activities have helped thousands with learning difficulties. Includes an easy to administer screening checklist to determine hemisphere dominance. Engaging instructional activities that draw on the intuitive, non-verbal abilities of the right brain, a list of skills associated with each brain hemisphere and much more. All grades."

Oversized paperback, ex-lib, in good condition. Asking for $8.00ppd (within the US only).
The Private Eye: "5X" Looking/Thinking by Analogy - A Guide to Developing the Interdisciplinary Mind by Kerry Ruef

“K-16 through life. Profusely illustrated in black and white. This best-selling introduction to The Private Eye program will propel you and your students into worlds of wonder and intellectual growth. You’ll discover the drama and wonder of looking closely at the world, thinking by analogy, changing scale and theorizing and how The Private Eye’s simple "tools" produce "gifted" results. Whether you’re teaching science, language arts, art, math and/or social studies, you’ll be amazed at how students love the process: with a jeweler's loupe, everyday objects and The Private Eye’s simple questions you’ll accelerate and magnify thought as students write, draw, theorize and invent. … Over 200 lesson plans, ideas and ticklers to enrich the five core disciplines. This book takes the reader on a journey of discovery that incorporates science, art, literature, and creative thinking.” Dolores Choat, Science and Children (NSTA).

Large paperback, ex-lib, in very good condition. New this now sells for $24.95; asking for $12.00ppd (within the US only).
How to Talk to Children About Art by Francoise Barbe-Gall

“Anticipating how kids react to paintings by artists as diverse as Botticelli, Vermeer, Degas, Chagall, and Pollack, this resource for adults who want children to love and understand art prepares them for the types of questions kids ask. Providing parents and teachers with valuable tips for making any visit to a museum with children a success, this guide offers a great primer or refresher course on art history, allowing adults to confidently answer common questions, such as why some paintings are signed and others are not, some pictures are small and others are very large, and why the Dutch paint so much fruit. Questions and answers about 30 well-known paintings provide historical background, explain genres such as still life and portrait, and demystify religious and mythological themes. Color-coded tabs let adults flip to sections appropriate to the ages of their children (5–7 years, 8–10 years, 11–13+ years).”

Paperback, ex-lib, in very good condition. New this now sells for $18.95; asking for $9.00ppd (within the US only).
Set of two books: Semantic Mapping: Classroom Applications by Joan Heimlich and Susan Pittelman

Small paperback in good condition; it does have a few notes on the cover. From an Amazon reviewer, Dorcas: "The book might look insignificant, but it contains a powerhouse of graphic organizers that can be used throughout the curriculum. The book contains vivid examples of semantic mapping strategies for classroom application. The organization of the book makes it easy to use. The authors provide additional resources and references to aide in implementing the lessons. Each variation of the mapping strategy has a complete lesson plan, objectives, goals, and activities. It also has a step-by-step process for introducing the activities and a daily guide for engaging students in the learning process."

plus Promoting Active Reading Comprehension Strategies: A Resource Book for Teachers by Judith Irwin and Isabel Baker

From an Amazon reviewer, C. Jones: "If teaching comprehension is your "thing" you will love this detailed look at the components of comprehension. Irwin tackles each one of her aspects or dimensions of comprehension one by one and gives you many, MANY activities to improve comprehension in that area. If you have done everything you can think of to improve your students' comprehension and you are still not getting the results you want, try the methods in this book." Large paperback with a few notes and dog-eared pages inside; overall in good condition.
New this originally sold for $53.50. Asking for $20.00ppd for the set of two books. NOW $18.00ppd).
Homeschooling Your Struggling Learner by Kathy Kuhl

“Kathy Kuhl homeschooled her struggling learner for 4th-12th grades. After he graduated, she interviewed 64 homeschoolers with children with different learning problems, including autism, learning disabilities, AD/HD, and other conditions. She distills their wisdom while conveying her own experience and insights.”
Paperback, ex-lib, in very good condition. New this now sells for $19.95; asking for $10.00ppd (within the US only).
The Organized Student: Teaching Children the Skills for Success in School and Beyond by Donna Goldberg

“The overstuffed backpack, the missing homework, the unused planner, the test he didn't know about. Sound familiar? When the disorganized child meets the departmentalized structure of middle school, everything can fall apart. Even the academically successful child will start to falter if she misses deadlines, loses textbooks, or can't get to class on time. This practical book is full of hands-on strategies for helping parents identify and teach organizational skills.”

Paperback, ex-lib, some sticker residue on front cover, good condition. New this now sells for $14.95; asking for $7.00ppd (within the US only).
Lifeways: Working with Family Questions by Gudrun Davy and Bons Voors

Rudolf Steiner based; paperback, ex-lib, definite cover wear but interior pages are in good condition with no writing. Original prices was $26.00; asking for $7.00ppd (within the US only)
How Children Learn by John Holt

"This enduring classic offers teachers and parents deep, original insight into the nature of early learning. John Holt was the first to make clear that, for small children, “learning is as natural as breathing.” In this delightful yet profound book, he looks at how we learn to talk, to read, to count, and to reason, and how we can nurture and encourage these natural abilities in our children.”"

Paperback in very good condition; retails new for $16.00. Asking for $8.00ppd (within the US only). NOW $7.00ppd. NOW $6.00ppd.
Homeschooling and the Voyage of Self-Discovery by David H. Albert

Paperback in excellent, like new condition. New this costs $17.95; asking for $9.00ppd (within the US only). NOW $6.00ppd. NOW $5.00ppd.
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Homeschooler's Guide to Portfolios and Transcripts by Loretta Heuer

"Provides critical advice, examples, and resources for designing the most powerful and persuasive admissions presentations. This guide cuts through the veil of mystery that surrounds the admissions evaluation process to provide frank, practical, advice from public educators, home and alternative school specialists, and admissions professionals on such critical topics as:

When and how to start building a record.
Choosing the best medium to convey high school achievements
What records and documents must be included -- and what's better left out."

Large paperback, ex-lib, book is in very good condition with no writing; asking for $10.00ppd (within the US only).
The New Global Student: Skip the SAT, Save Thousands on Tuition, and Get a Truly International Education by Maya Frost

Paperback, ex-lib, very good condition. New this sells for $14.95; asking for $7.00ppd (within the US only).
Set of two books: Winning Chess Openings by Yasser Seirawan

Paperback, ex-lib, excellent condition with no writing inside.

plus Play Winning Chess by Yasser Seirawan

Paperback, ex-lib, back cover is bent, interior pages are in good condition with no writing. Asking for $14.00ppd (within the US only) for the set.
These come from a non-smoking and no pet home. I would prefer to be paid by a money order (in which case I will ship immediately) but will also accept a personal check (in which case I will ship once your check clears). Sorry, but I do not take paypal. If you would like insurance, add an additional $1.95.

Feel free to email with questions. If you are serious about purchasing, please give your name and address in confirmation. Email me at kareni29@ (take out the space).

Thank you for looking.

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