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From: Kareni (184.76.51.125)
Subject:         SALE ~ TAKE 20% OFF THE LISTED PRICES!!! ~ History, Mythology, primary docs and many FREE books
Date: June 10, 2013 at 9:00 pm PST

SALE ~ TAKE 20% OFF THE LISTED PRICES!!!

I also have ads on the PreK-2 and 3-6 boards. Feel free to combine for free books. I can take a money order or personal check (with hold) but NOT Paypal.
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One free with each $15.00 purchase:

Boomerang!: Children's Audiomagazine about Big Ideas, Issue 43 on cassette; OR
Purple, Green and Yellow by Robert Munsch, pbk, good; OR
Something Queer is Going On (a mystery) by Elizabeth Levy, pbk, good; OR
Rip-Roaring Russell by Johanna Hurwitz, pbk, vgc; OR
The Secret Cave (also titled: Twenty and Ten) by Claire Huchet Bishop, pbk, okay; OR
The Mouse and His Child by Russell Hoban, pbk, okay; OR
Knee-Knock Rise by Natalie Babbitt, pbk, good; OR
The Monster's Ring by Bruce Coville, pbk, vgc; OR
Where Do Babies Come From? by Margaret Sheffield; hdbk, good; OR
Lightning by Jeanne Bendick, pbk, rough; OR
Scholastic's A+ Junior Guide to Book Reports by Louise Colligan, pbk, good; OR
Scholastic's A+ Junior Guide to Giving a Speech by Louise Colligan, pbk, good; OR
Math for Smarty Pants by Marilyn Burns, pbk, good; OR
Toby Tyler or Ten Weeks with a Circus by James Otis, pbk, good; OR
The Eleventh Hour: A Curious Mystery by Graeme Base, hdbk, good; OR
Judy Moody Gets Famous! by Megan McDonald, pbk, vgc; OR
Molly Moon's Incredible Book of Hypnotism by Georgia Byng, pbk, good; OR
The Witch Family by Eleanor Estes, pbk, vgc; OR
Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli, pbk, good; OR
The Worry Website by Jacqueline Wilson, pbk, exc; OR
Girls Out Late by Jacqueline Wilson, pbk, vgc; OR
A Small Civil War by John Neufeld, pbk, good; OR
Elle Woods, Blonde Love by Natalie Standiford, pbk, new; OR
Stepping Heavenward by Mrs. E. Prentiss, pbk, vgc; OR
I Kissed Dating Goodbye by Joshua Harris, pbk, vgc; OR
Vocabulary Cartoons: SAT Word Power (Vocabutoons) by Sam Burchers, pbk, very used; OR
How to Read Literature Like a Professor by Thomas C. Foster, pbk, okay; OR
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by Shakespeare, pbk, vgc; OR
The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton, pbk, vgc; OR
O Pioneers! by Willa Cather, pbk, vgc; OR
Death in Venice by Thomas Mann, pbk, good; OR
La roja insignia del valor by Stephen Crane (Spanish version of The Red Badge of Courage), hdbk, some water damage; OR
Grace (Eventually): Thoughts on Faith by Anne Lamott, pbk, good
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One free with each $40.00 purchase:

Lial's Introductory Algebra, 7th ed., pbk, okay; OR
Saxon Math 76, 2nd ed., hdbk, vgc; OR
Conceptual Chemistry: Understanding Our World of Atoms and Molecules, 1st ed., by John Suchocki, hdbk, good
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The Way Editorial Cartoons Work: A MindSparks Guide to Teaching Students to Understand Cartoons

A Teacher’s Resource Booklet with Lesson Plans and Reproducible Student Activity Assignments. This set provides good practice for working with primary sources or for AP courses. Ex-lib, includes a set of transparencies, eight lessons each with two cartoons, very good condition, asking for $10.00ppd (within the US only).
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Inanna: From the Myths of Ancient Sumer by Kim Echlin

“Long before the Bible, the Koran, and Greek and Roman mythology, the people of Sumer recorded stories of their gods and kings on cuneiform tablets. The world’s oldest epic poem, the 4,000-year-old Epic of Gilgamesh, tells of a hero who was part god, part man. But a recent discovery uncovered another, equally intriguing hero — Gilgamesh’s powerful sister, the goddess Inanna. Inanna embodies the quest for growth. Her stories describe her growth from childish inexperience and youthful exuberance into maturity as she gains the power to create, to destroy, and to name. She is a goddess of spirit and wisdom who outwits and defies the powerful, falls in love with the shepherd Dumuzi, and, like Gilgamesh, dares to seek immortality. The people of Sumer associated her with the planet Venus — radiant, strong, mysterious. Using Sumerian scholarship as a guide, Kim Echlin offers a sensitive and knowledgeable translation of the Inanna stories. Accompanied by the exquisite illustrations of Linda Wolfsgruber, these tales will interest both students of history and myth and anyone who appreciates art and poetry.”

Hardback with dust jacket, ex-library, in very good condition. New this sells for $19.95; asking for $10.00ppd (within the US only).
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Empires Lost and Won: The Spanish Heritage in the Southwest by Albert Marrin

“Spiced with extensively footnoted primary sources, this vivid narrative is a historical journey across three centuries of struggle for control of the American Southwest. Marrin flexes his capable storytelling skills to paint a rich portrait of the cruel conquistadores who thirsted for gold, the Pueblo Indians whose cities were destroyed, and the traders and mountain men who walked a fine line between cultures. His telling is as lively as the best fiction writing; the psychological details he plucks from diaries, letters, and autobiographies help his historical figures leap to life; and the physical details he includes will grab the reader's attention (a vivid description of how mountain men made culinary use of an entire buffalo is a good example). The final chapters about the battles between the U.S. and Mexico's General Santa Anna are a welcome improvement over dry textbook accounts of the Alamo and the Mexican War. Randy Meyer”

Out of print hardback with dust jacket, ex-library, in very good condition. New this sold for $19.00; asking for $10.00ppd (within the US only).
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E. H. Gombrich’s A Little History of the World

Hardback, ex-lib, slight cover wear but overall in very good condition. New this sells for $25.00 while a new paperback sells for $14.95; asking for $10.00ppd (within the US only).
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The Century for Young People by Peter Jennings and Todd Brewster

“Peter Jennings and Todd Brewster worked with researchers, reporters, and historians to document the most eventful hundred years in human history. This is a lavish chronicle including more than 200 photographs. A spectacular keepsake for a family's library...”

Hardback with dust jacket in very good condition; asking for $11.00ppd (within the US only).
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Set of four books: Bring History Alive!: A Sourcebook for Teaching United States History edited by Kirk Ankeney et al.

"A resource manual created by teachers and for teachers who wish to engage in an inquiry-based approach to historical knowledge and historical understanding." Oversized paperback in good/very good condition.

plus Lies My Teacher Told Me by James Loewen

Paperback in good condition with no writing. New this sold for $16.00.

plus Out of Many Document set by Abbott

This is a set of primary documents to accompany a study of American history. "The authors have carefully selected and edited more than 300 documents that relate directly to the themes and content of the text and organized them into five general categories: community, social history, government, culture and politics. Each document is two pages long and includes a brief introduction and study questions." They were designed to accompany Out of Many: A History of the American People, 4th ed.; however, they could be used as a standalone or to supplement any study of American history. Volume 1 has minimal highlighting and pen marks on less than ten pages. Volume 2 has no writing.

These two oversized paperbacks have some cover wear but are in good/very good condition; they retailed new for over $25.00 each. Asking for $35.00ppd for the set of four books (within the US only).
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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@ yahoo.com (take out the space).

Thank you for looking.


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