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From: Diane (216.73.227.106)
Subject:         Living Biography books for sale
Date: December 4, 2013 at 10:38 pm PST

Enjoy browsing my lists. I homeschooled my 9 children and am now done. I still pick up good children's books when I come across them. Prices below do not include shipping, which would be added after I check your order for availability. After I return a total with shipping, please confirm within 24 hours. I take check, money order, or Paypal.
Letters preceding book titles merely indicate to me which version you are purchasing. If you have any questions please email me at diane.leverton@gmail.com.
All of these books are also available on my website at www.idobooks.net ~~Diane
African Americans
~~I, Charlotte Forten, Black And Free ($ 1.50) - Active in the freeing of slaves, Charlotte Forten became a teacher shortly after emancipation, by Polly Longsworth, Crowell Publishing, c1970, HB/DJ, Good Shape
~~Langston Hughes, Poet Of His People (african American) ($ 2.50) - 144 pages, with nice jacket, from small library, blue boards with black lettering, by Elisabeth P Myers, Garrard Publishing, c1970, HB/DJ, Black & White Illustrations, Good+ Shape
~~Heroes Of America, Benjamin Franklin ($ 2.00) - Glossy covers, similar to Great Illustrated Classics, by Jack Kelly, Baronet Books, Pictorial Hardback, B&W illustrations, Very good shape
~~Sojourner Truth, A Self Made Woman ($ 2.50) - 152 illustrated pages, x library with some wear, nice jacket, by Victoria Ortiz, J B Lippincott, c1974, HB/DJ, B&W Illustrations, Good Shape

~American
~~Benjamin Franklin, Printer And Patriot ($ 3.00) - From a grade school library, one check out, very nicely done, by Ruth Cromver Weir, Abingdon Press, c1955, Hardback, B&W illustrations, Good shape
~~Cheaper By The Dozen ($ 2.50) - Appears to be a library book from the jacket cover, but I find no stamps or pocket evidence, edge wear to boards and slight wear, by Frank and Ernestine Gilbreth, Thomas crowell, c1949, HB DJ, B&W Illustrations, Good Shape
~~Jesse James ($ 2.50) - 76 pages, x library with little wear, by John Ernst, Prentice Hall Publishing, c1976, HB/DJ, B&W Illustrations, Very Good Shape
~~The Importance Of Benjamin Franklin ($ 1.50) - 122 pages, x library, slight cover wear, tightly bound, clean pages, By Gail Stewart, Lucent Books, C1992, Pictorial Hardback, B&W Illustrations, Good Shape
Authors and Composers
~~A Hand Upon The Time (charles Dickens) ($ 2.00) - 181 page biography with photos, By Lettice Cooper, Pantheon Books, C1968, Library Binding, B&W Illustrations, Good shape
~~Beverly Cleary, A Girl From Yamhill ($ 2.00) - From library, very nice with jacket, by Beverly Cleary, William Morrow, c1988, HB/DJ, B&W Illustrations, Very Good Shape
~~John Lefarge, Gentle Jesuit ($ 3.50) - Size of a Landmark book; x library, but very very clean and tight, nice jacket, well bound, LaFarge was a newspaper editor who championed the cause of the persecuted, by Flora Strousse, P J Kennedy & Sons, c1967, HB/DJ, B&W Illustrations, Very Good Shape
~~Jules Verne, His Life ($ 4.00) - Very clean, tight ex library copy; very little wear. Nice., b Catherine O Peare, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, c1969, HB/DJ, B&W Illustrations, Very good shape
~~Kipling, Storyteller Of East And West** ($ 2.00) - 70 pages with glossary, x li with protected jacket, By Gloria Kamen, Atheneum, C1985, HB/DJ, B&W Illustrations, Very good shape
~~The Boys' Life Of Mark Twain ($ 3.00) - 351 pages, x li, some wear, protected jacket, tightly bound, clean pages, By Albert Bigelow Paine, Harper & Row, C1944, HB/DJ, Good- shape
~~The Man Who Created Narnia (c S Lewis) ($ 2.50) - 140 pages, fully illustrated, x library, By Michael Coren, Eerdmans Publishing, C1994, HB/DJ, B&W Illustrations, Very Good Shape
~~The Man Who Hated Sherlock Holmes ($ 3.00) - Very nice ex library book, slight edge wear to boards, very clean, By James Playsted Wood, Pantheon Books, C1965, Pictorial Hardback, B&W Illustrations, Good+ Shape

Credo Books; Catholic Digest Biography
None at this time

Explorers
~~He Sailed With Captain Cook ($ 2.00) - Historical fiction, same size as a Landmark, x li, slight wear, By Charles Borden, Macrae Smith Company, C1968, Pictorial Hardback, B&W Illustrations, Good+ shape
~~Lasalle, River Explorer ($ 3.00) - 128 pages, x li, durable binding, By Alberta Powell Graham, Abingdon Press, C1954, Library Binding, B&W illustrations, Good shape
~~Little Stories Of Famous Explorers ($ 3.50) - 206 pages, 8 stories with illustrations, by Laura Large, Platt & Munk, c1935, Hardback, B&W Illustrations, Very Good Shape
~~Marcus And Narcissa Whitman, Pioneers Of Oregon ($ 3.00) - x library with corner wear to boards, tightly bound, clean pages, illus by Daugherty, by James Daugherty, Viking Press, c1959, Pictorial Hardback, B&W illustrations, Good- Shape
~~Marcus Whitman The Great Command ($ 3.00) - Adult level reading, almost 400 pages, great biography, by Nard Jones, Binfords & Mort, Publishers, c1968, HB with DJ, Very good shape
~~My Travels With Capts. Lewis And Clark By George Shannon ($ 3.00) - 266 pages, written like a diary, by Kate McMullan, Joanna Cotler Books, c2004, HB/DJ, Good+ Shape
~~The Remarkable Voyages Of Captain Cook ($ 2.00) - Over sized book, 137 pages, x library, very nice, by Rhoda Blumberg, Bradbury Press, c1991, HB/DJ, B&W Illustrations, Very Good Shape
~~This Vast Land, A Young Man's Journal Of The Lewis And Clark Expedition ($ 2.50) - 292 pages, written like a diary, by Stephen Ambrose, Simon & Schuster, c2003, HB/DJ, Fair+ Shape

Immortals of History and Science
~~The Wright Brothers, Pioneers Of Power Flight ($ 3.00) - X library with typical markings, corners bumped, by Carroll Glines, Franklin Watts , c1968, Pictorial Hardback, B&W Illustrations, Good Shape
Messner Biography, etc
~~Black Hawk ($ 2.00) - EX library with fep removed in order to remove pocket; some cover wear, well bound, clean pages, by Arthur J Beckhard, Messner Publishing, c1957, Pictorial Hardback, B&W Illustrations, Good- Shape

Native Americans
~~Red Cloud ($ 3.50) - 141 pages with some glossy color illustrations, x library, by Shannon Garst, Follett Publishing, c1965, Pictorial Hardback, Color Illustrations, Very Good shape
~~Red Cloud ($ 3.00) - 141 pages, very clean ex library book, by Shannon Garst, Follett Publishing Company, c1965, Pictorial Hardback, Color Illustrations, Good+ Shape

North Star Books
~~First Steamboat On The Mississippi ($ 4.00) - Very nice ex library with jacket, by Sterling North, Houghton Mifflin, c1962, HB/DJ, Color Illustrations, Very good shape
~~The Mayo Brothers ($ 5.00) - Very nice x library edition; slight wear, By Helen Clapesattle, Houghton Mifflin Co, C1962, HB/DJ, B&W Illustrations, Good shape

Paperback
~~Belles On Their Toes (sequel To Cheaper By The Dozen) ($ 1.50) - 226 pages, By Frank & Ernistine Gilbreth, Bantam Books, Paperback, Excellent shape
~~Belles On Their Toes (sequel To Cheaper By The Dozen) ($ 1.50), By Frank Gilbreth, Jr, Bantam Books, Paperback, Very Good Shape
~~Ben And Me (ben Franklin) ($ 1.50) - Life of Ben Franklin through the eyes of a mouse, by Robert Lawson, Little, Brown & Company, Paperback, B&W Illustrations, Excellent shape
~~Benjamin Franklin ($ 1.00) - 185 pages, older edition in good reading shape, by Enid LaMonte Meadowcroft, Scholastic, Paperback, Black & White Illustrations, Good Shape
~~Cheaper By The Dozen ($ 1.50) - Story of the family of a great inventor, humorous, movie was based on book, by Frank Gilbreth Jr, Bantam Starfire, Paperback, Very Good shape
~~~In Their Own Words, Benjamin Franklin ($ 1.50) - 125 pages, very nicely done, by Peter and Connie Roop, Scholastic, Paperback, B&W Illustrations, Very Good Shape
~~In Their Own Words, Thomas Edison ($ 1.50) - 128 pages, very nice Scholastic series, by George Sullivan, Scholastic, Paperback, B&W Illustrations, Very Good Shape
~~Louisa May Alcott, Her Girlhood Diary ($ 1.50) - 40 pages, over sized book, By Cary Ryan, Troll, Paperback, Color illustrations, Very good shape
~~Magellan, And The Exploration Of South America ($ 1.50) - 32 information filled pages, Scholastic, Paperback, Color Illustrations, Very Good Shape
~~Meet Abraham Lincoln ($ 1.50) - Grades 2 and Up (New Landmark books), by Barbara Cary, Random House, Paperback, B&W Illustrations, Very Good Shape
~~Men Who Won The West ($ .50) - 96 pages, older edition, by Framklin Folsom, Scholastic, Paperback, Color Illustrations, Fair+ Shape
~~On The Banks Of Big Elk Creek (martha Finley Bio) ($ 1.50) - 156 page biography on Martha Finley, author of the Elsie books, by Barbara Zahn, Full Quart Press, Paperback, Good Shape
~~Retreat To Glory, The Story Of Sam Houston ($ 2.00) - Quite over sized copy, pocket in front, well bound and clean, By Jean Lee Latham, Harper & Rowe, Paperback, B&W Illustrations, Good+ Shape
~~Scholastic Encyclopedia Of Women In The United States ($ 2.50) - 206 pages, by Sheila Keenan, Scholastic, Paperback, Color Illustrations, Very Good Shape
~~Story Of The Trapp Family Singers ($ 1.50) - 312 pages, By Maria Trapp, Image Books, Paperback, Good shape
~~The Adventures Of George Washington ($ 1.00) - Older edition, x library with light wear 72 pages, by Mickie Davidson, Scholastic, Paperback, B&W Illustrations, Good- Shape
~~The Story Of Helen Keller ($ 1.50) - Older edition with almost no wear, by Lorena Hickok, Scholastic, Paperback, B&W Illustrations, Very Good Shape
~~The Wright Brothers, How They Invented The Airplane ($ 2.00) - Large, over sized edition RL5, 128 pages, by Russell Freedman, Scholastic, Paperback, Black & White Illustrations, Excellent Shape
~~Undaunted Courage (lewis And Clark) ($ 2.00) - List is $16. High school or adult, about 500 pages, illustrations and maps, By Stephen Ambrose, Touchstone Publishing, Paperback, B&W illustrations, Excellent shape
~~Who Was Ben Franklin? ($ 1.50) - 105 pages, RL 3.2, by Dennis Fradin, Grosset & Dunlap, Paperback, B&W Illustrations, Very Good Shape
~~Who Was Harriet Tubman? ($ 1.50) - 106 pages, RL 3, by Yona Zeldis McDonough, Grosset & Dunlap, Paperback, Black & White Illustrations, Excellent shape
~~Who Was Harry Houdini? ($ 1.50) - 105 pages, extremely nice copy, by Tui T Sutherland, Grosset & Dunlap, Paperback, B&W Illustrations, Excellent shape
~~Who Was Harry Houdini? ($ 1.50) - RL3.4, 105 nicely done pages, by Tui Sutherland, Grosset & Dunlap, Paperback, B&W Illustrations, Very Good Shape


People from Other Countries
~~He Served Two Masters (cortez & Montezuma) ($ 2.00) - The Story of the Conquest of Mexico, Landmark size book, x library with light wear, by Adolf Haller, Pantheon, c1962, Pictorial Hardback, B&W Illustrations, Good Shape
~~My Sergei ($ 1.00) - story of the skaing pair, husband died, Ekaterina Gordeeva, Warner Books, 1996, HB DJ, center picutres, V Good
~~Nelson Mandela** ($ 1.00) - South Africa's Silent Voice of Protest, glossy boards, 135 pages, By Jim Hargrove, Children's Press, C1989, Pictorial Hardback, B&W illustrations, Very good shape
~~The Magic Man, Life Of Robert Houdin ($ 1.00) - x li, the man whose name Harry Houdini borrowed!, 170 pages, tricks, E. G. Edmonds, Thomas Nelson, 1973, HB DJ, b&w illus, V Good
~~Zlata's Diary*** ($ 1.00) - Like new hardback copy, By Zlata Filipovic, Viking Press, C1994, HB/DJ, Color illustrations, Excellent shape
Piper Books
None at this time
Presidents
~~Abe Lincoln Gets His Chance ($ 2.00) - Slightly discolored pages due to age, by Frances Cavanah, Rand McNally Publishers, c1959, Hardback, B&W illustrations, Good shape
~~Abe Lincoln Gets His Chance ($ 2.00) - Privately owned, slightly yellowed pages, by Frances Cavanah, Weekly Reader, c1959, HB w/DJ, B&W illustrations, Good+ shape
~~Abe Lincoln Grows Up (hb Dj) ($ 3.00) - x library with extremely nice jacket, clear tape for reinforcement at spine, very clean, James Daugherty Illustrations., by Carl Sandburg, Harcourt Brace, c1956, HB/DJ, B&W Illustrations, Good+ Shape
~~Abraham Lincoln, Humble And Great ($ 2.00) - 154 pages, probably intended as a school reader, some page tears and wear, but nicely done, by James S Tippett, Beckley Cardy Conmpany, c1951, Hardback, Color Illustrations, Good- Shape
~~Life And Times Of Washington ($ 1.00) - Way oversized, 75 pages, lots of pictures, by Mario Orlandi, Curtis Publishing, c1967, Pictorial hardback, Color illustrations, Very good shape
~~True Story Of John Fitzgerald Kennedy ($ 2.00) - 142 pages, NOT ex library, By John Reidy, Children's Press, C1967, Pictorial Hardback, B&W Illustrations, Very Good Shape
Putnam Lives to Remember
~~John Adams ($ 3.00) - 223 pages, cover wear at edges at corners, binding is good; pages clean, x library with typical markings, by Alfrted Steinberg, Putnam, c1969, Pictorial Hardback, Good- Shape

Putnam Sports Shelf
~~Mickey Mantle Of The Yankees** ($ 2.00) - Putnam Sports Shelf x li some wear, By Gene Schoor, Putnam Publishing, C1958, Pictorial Hardback, B&W Illustrations, Good- shape
~~Roberto Clemente: Batting King ($ 2.00) - 190 pages, x library, corner wear, by Arnold Hano, Putnam, c1973, Pictorial Hardback, Good- Shape
~~The Johnny Unitas Story ($ 1.00) - 183 pages with photos, x li, By Lee Green, Putnam Publishing, C1962, Pictorial Hardback, B&W Illustrations, Good- shape
Scientists and Inventors
~~Story Of Albert Schweitzer ($ 2.00) - 221 illustrated pages, very clean and tight, size of a Landmark book, from very small school, by Jo Manton, Abelard-Schuman Publishers, c1955, Hardback, B&W Illustrations, Very Good Shape
~~Story Of Albert Schweitzer ($ 2.00) - Size of a Landmark, clean ex library copy, tightly bound, by Jo Manton, Abelard-Schuman Pub., c1955, Pictorial Hardback, B&W illustrations, Good Shape
~~The Radium Woman, A Life Of Marie Curie ($ 2.00) - x library, edge wear to boards, typical library markings, 181 pages, by Eleanor Doorly, Roy Publishers, c not stated, Library Binding, Black & White Illustrations, Good- Shape
~~True Story Of Albert Schweitzer, Humanitarian ($ 2.00) - Clean and tight, ex library with a few stamps, By John Merrett, Children's Press, C1965, Pictorial Hardback, Color Illustrations, Good+ shape
Signature
~~Story Of Buffalo Bill ($ 2.00) - Boards have wear, but binding is tight and pages clean, By Enid Lamonte Meadowcroft, Grosset & Dunlap, C1952, Library Binding, B&W illustrations, Good- shape
~~Story Of Davy Crockett ($ 3.00) - Weekly Reader Edition, privately owned copy, By Enid Lamonte Meadowcroft, Grosset & Dunlap, C1952, Pictorial Hardback, B&W Illustrations, Very Good Shape
~~Story Of Davy Crockett (pict) ($ 4.00) - Nice privately owned copy, by Enid Lamonte Meadowcroft, Weekly Reader, c1952, Pictorial Hardback, B&W illustrations, Very good shape
~~Story Of Davy Crockett ($ 3.00) - Privately owned copy, clean and tight, slight board wear, By Enid Lamonte Meadowcroft, Grosset & Dunlap, C1952, Pictorial Hardback, B&W Illustrations, Good+ Shape
~~Story Of Dwight D Eisenhower ($ 4.00) - Tan boards, privately owned copy, well bound and clean, by Enid Lamonte Medowcroft, Grosset & Dunlap, c1956, Hardback, B&W Illustrations, Good+ Shape
~~The Story Of Buffalo Bill (dj) ($ 4.00) - Nice privately owned copy with jacket; jacket has about ¼ missing from bottom of front; book itself is very nice, by Edmund Collier, Grosset & Dunlap, c1952, HB/DJ, B&W Illustrations, Good Shape
~~~The Story Of Thomas Jefferson (dj) ($ 5.00) - Privately owned copy; jacket has some tears, book is very nice, by Earl Schenck Miers, Grosset & Dunlap, c1955, HB/DJ, B&W Illustrations, Good+ Shape
~~The Story Of Robert E Lee ($ 3.50) - x library with slight wear and typical markings, by Iris Vinton, Grosset & Dunlap, c1952, Hardback, Black & White Illustrations, Good Shape
Sports
~~Henry Aaron, Quiet Superstar ($ 2.00) - 202 pages, very clean, x library, similar in size to a Landmark Book, by Al Hirshberg, Putnam Publishing, c1969, Pictorial Hardback, B&W Illustrations, Good Shape
~~Lou Gehrig ($ 3.00) - 186 pages, similar to a Landmark book in size, by Grank Graham, Putnam Sports Shelf, c1942, Pictorial Hardback, Black & White Illustrations, Good Shape

Visual Biography
None at this time.
Women
~~Dear, Dear Livy The Story Of Mark Twain's Wife ($ 4.00) - Very nice ex library copy, 192 pages, by Adrien Stoutenburg, Scribners, c1963, HB/DJ, Good+ Shape
~~Harriet Beecher Stowe, Woman With A Cause ($ 3.00) - 188 pages, x library, edge wear to boards, clean and well bound, similar in size to a Landmark book, by Winifred E Wise, Putnam Publishing, c1965, Pictorial Hardback, Good- Shape
~~Heroes Of America, Eleanor Roosevelt ($ 2.00) - Glossy covers, similar to Great Illustrated Classics, by Shannon Donnelly, Baronet Books, Pictorial Hardback, B&W illustrations, Very good shape
~~Jane Addams, World Neighbor ($ 2.00) - 128 clean, bright pages, x li with edge wear to boards, By Miriam Gilbert, Abingdon Press, C1960, Hardback, B&W Illustrations, Good- shape
~~Juliette Low ($ 3.00) - 185 pages, size of a Landmark book, x li, sturdy and clean, By Mildred Mastin Pace, Charles Scribner, C1947, Hardback, B&W Illustrations, Good shape
~~Mary Mcleod Bethune ($ 2.00) - 268 pages, clean and tight, by Emma Gelders Sterne, Alfred A Knopf, c1957, Library Binding, B&W Illustrations, Good Shape



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