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Fun Wherever We Are
by Helen M. Robinson

- 1962 - 1st grade? primer featuring Dick and Jane.
$15.00

Good times with Our Friends
by William S. Gray

- 1948 - 1st grade? primer featuring Dick and Jane. (hardcover)
$18.00

Our New Friends
by William S. Gray

- 1940 - 2nd grade? primer featuring Dick and Jane. (hardcover)
$14.00

Friends and Neighbors
by William S. Gray

- 1941 - 2nd grade? primer. (hardcover)
$10.00


The New Friends and Neighbors
by William S. Gray

- 1956 - 2nd grade? primer. (hardcover)
$3.00
(Warning: pages 5-64 missing. Rest of pages are in good condition - might be nice for scrapbooking or for pictures to frame)


The New More Friends and Neighbors
by William S. Gray

- 1956 - 2nd grade? primer. (hardcover)
$7.00 (although cover is pretty worn and inside cover is written on, the pages themselves are in good shape.)


The New What Next
by William S. Gray

- 1959 - A 2nd? grade "Curriculum Foundation Series" reader. (hardcover)
$8.00


My Little Red Story Book
by Odille Ousley

- 1949 - A pre-primer "Ginn Basic Reader" (hardcover)
$5.00

My Little Red Story Book
by Odille Ousley

- 1964 - A pre-primer "Ginn Basic Reader"
$10.00
(although cover shows a lot of wear and writing on inside front cover, pages are in good condition)

The Little White House
by Odille Ousley

- 1949 - 2nd grade? "Ginn Basic Reader" (hardcover)
$10.00

We are Neighbors
by Odille Ousley

- 1961 - 2nd grade "Ginn Basic Reader" (hardcover)
$8.00

Around the Corner
by Odille Ousley

- 1964 - 2nd grade "Ginn Basic Reader" (hardcover)
$8.00

Finding New Neighbors
by David H. Russell

- 1964 - 3rd grade "Ginn Basic Reader" (hardcover)
$10.00

Friends Far and Near
by David H. Russell

- 1964 - 3rd grade "Ginn Basic Reader" (hardcover)
$7.00

Trails to Treasure
by David H. Russell

- 1961 - 5th grade "Ginn Basic Reader" (hardcover)
$7.00

Wings to Adventure
by David H. Russell

- 1961 - 6th grade "Ginn Basic Reader" (hardcover)
$5.00

On the Way to Storyland
by Gerald Yoakam

- 1940 - The Laidlaw Basic Readers Primer (1st grade?) featuring Jack and Nancy. (hardcover)
$15.00

Stories We Like
by Gerald Yoakam

- 1947 - 2nd grade? reader from Laidlaw Basic Readers (hardcover)
$8.00

The Laidlaw Basic Readers Book Four
by Gerald Yoakam

- 1941 - Fourth grade reader. (hardcover)
$5.00

The Laidlaw Readers Book Six
by Herman Dressel

- 1928 - Sixth grade reader. (hardcover)
$7.00

Fact and Story Readers Book five
by Henry Suzzallo

- 1934 - A 5th grade level reader. (hardcover)
$7.00

Three of Us
by Guy L. Bond

- 1954 - A Billy, Jane, and Ann reader from the "Developmental Reading Series" of books. First Level Pre-Primer.
$5.00

Many Surprises
by Guy L. Bond

- 1954 - A Billy, Jane, and Ann "Basic Primer" (1st grade?) reader from the "Developmental Reading Series" of books. (hardcover)
$10.00

Along the Way
by Gertrude Hildreth

- 1940 - Easy Growth in Reading series Second reader level one. (hardcover)
$7.00

Everyday Friends
by Julia Hahn

- 1935 - A first grade reader in the "Child Development Readers" series. (hardcover)
$11.00

School and Play
by Seward E. Daw

- 1948 - primer in the "Successful Living" series of readers. (hardcover)
$12.00

Something to See
by Mabel O'Donnell

- 1970 - A "Kathy and Mark" Basic Reader. (1st grade level?)
$7.00

On With the Circus!
by John McInnes

- 1973 - A Venture Book early reader, probably 1st grade level? Featuring Judy Peters, child circus star.
$3.00

Under the Sky
by Mabel O'Donnell

- 1951 - An Alice and Jerry pre-primer.
$3.00
(back cover and last page missing)

The New Wishing Well
by Mabel O'Donnell

- 1951 - 1st grade? reader in the Alice and Jerry series of books. (hardcover)
$15.00

If I Were Going
by Mabel O'Donnell

- 1943 - 3rd grade? reader in the Alice and Jerry series of books. (hardcover)
$15.00

If I Were Going
by Mabel O'Donnell

- 1936 - 4th grade? reader in the Alice and Jerry series of books. (hardcover)
$10.00

Tales to Read
by Harold G. Shane

- 1961 - A "Gateways to Reading Treasures Co-Basal Literary Reader" by Laidlaw Bros. Publishers. (hardcover)
$8.00

On Top of the Hill
by Leo C. Fay

- 1965 - A 3rd? grade reader in the Curriculum Enrichment Series. (hardcover)
$12.00

Good Times Together
by Arthur I. Gates

- 1960 - A 3rd grade level reader in the "MacMillan Readers" series of books. (hardcover)
$5.00

The Elson Readers book two
by William H. Elson

- 1929 - 2nd or 3rd grade reader. (hardcover)
$2.00 (Warning: pages thru 14 missing, and some other pages in the book torn - might be nice for scrapbooking or for pictures to frame

Book Trails to Enchanted Lands
- 1946 - A 4th? grade level reader put out by Child Development Inc. (hardcover)
$5.00

Swamp March
by Edward G. Summers

- 1968 - An older kids' reader (5th? 6th grade?) in the Reading Incentive Series of books. (hardcover)
$5.00

Billy's Neighbors
by Alta McIntire

- 1957 - A Follett Publishing Company 2nd grade? reader. (hardcover)
$5.00

It Happened One Day
by Miriam Blanton Huber

- 1962 - A 2nd? grade reader in the "Wonder-Story books, Peterson Basic Reading Program". (hardcover)
$7.00

My First Book to Read
by Margaret B. Parke

- 1957 - Fun poems to read for 5 to 7 year olds. (hardcover)
$7.00 (writing inside front cover, but pages in good shape)

Phonics We Use
by Lyons and Carnahan

- 1951 - Vintage phonics workbook in excellent condition!
$12.00

Sounds of Laughter
by Bill Martin, Jr.

- 1966 - 1st grade? reader in the "Sounds of Language" series . (hardcover)
$4.00

Sounds After Dark
by Bill Martin, Jr.

- 1974 - 2nd grade? reader in the the "Sounds of Language" series. (hardcover)
$4.00


Six in A Mix
by Eugene P. Williams

- 1971 - A 1st or 2nd grade reader in the "Linguistic Readers" series. (hardcover)
$6.00


To Market, To Market
by Scott, Foresman and Company

- 1976 - A "Reading Unlimited Level 4" reader. (hardcover)
$6.00

 


Keep-Well Stories For Little Folks
by May Farinholt Jones, M.D.

- 1916 - A collection of interesting stories which teach lessons about how to keep healthy. (hardcover)
$10.00

The Girl Next Door
by Dorothy Baruch and Elizabeth Montgomery

- 1948 - Fourth grade reader from the Health and Personal Development Series. (hardcover)
$6.00

Growing Big and Strong
by J. Mace Andress

- 1939 - A "Ginn and Company" Health textbook, perhaps 3rd grade level. (hardcover)
$5.00 (2 copies)

Seven Or So
by W. W. Bauer, M.D.

- 1957 - Book Two of the Basic Health and Safety Program. Includes the teacher's section in front. (hardcover)
$4.00

Science Stories Book Two
by Wilbur L. Beauchamp

- 1935 - A "Cirriculum Foundation series" science story reader. 2nd grade level? (hardcover)
$4.00

How Do We Know?
by Wilbur L. Beauchamp

- 1945 - A 2nd? grade level science reader. (hardcover)
$4.00

Health Problems
by Dean F. Smiley, W.W. Charters, Ruth M. Strang

- 1935 - A "Health and Growth Series" textbook for maybe 5th grade level? (hardcover)
$5.00

A Visit to Toyland
by Sullivan Press

- 1966 - A Sullivan Associates Reader, Sullivan Storybook 12. Perhaps 3rd grade level? (hardcover)
$4.00

The Spider
by Eileen Saville Taylor

- 1958 - An early reader focusing on what a spider is like. In the series of "Look Books - Nature Activity Readers" from England.
$6.00

The Hedgehog
by Eileen Saville Taylor

- 1958 - An early reader focusing on what a hedgehog is like. In the series of "Look Books - Nature Activity Readers" from England.
$6.00

Pioneer Children of America
by Caroline D. Emerson

- 1959 - History of pioneer days from a child's perspective.
(hardcover)
$4.00

Ranger Don
by Robert Whitehead

- 1978 - #1 in the "Ranger Don" series of early readers..
(hardcover)
$12.00

Ranger Don and the Forest Fire
by Robert Whitehead

- 1978 - #2 in the "Ranger Don" series of early readers..
(hardcover)
$10.00

Ranger Don and Indian Cave
by Robert Whitehead

- 1978 - #4 in the "Ranger Don" series of early readers.
(hardcover)
$7.00

 


The Original Guckert's Chords for the Ukulele at Sight
- 1917 - ...without notes or teacher. Put out by the Union Music Company, Toledo, Ohio.
$12.00


John Thompson's Easiest Piano Course part one
by The Willis Music Co. of Cincinnati, OH

- 1955 - A charming early piano lesson book containing simple songs to play.
$5.00

New Music Horizons
by Silver Burdett Company

- 1944 - Adorably and colorfully illustrated song and music book. (hardcover)
$4.00


New Educational Music Course Second Reader
by James M. McLaughlin

- 1906 - Put out by Ginn and Company, this is filled with simple music for a variety of songs for young children. (hardcover)
$5.00


Primary and Calisthenic Songs with Musical Drills
by S. C. Hanson

- 1891 - A song and music book of 112 pages of children's songs. (hardcover)
$9.00


Text Books of Art Education book 7
by Hugo B. Froehlich

- 1905 - Art textbook for 7th graders. (hardcover)
$6.00 (a few pages have some cutouts - not many, and some have pictures colored in)


Pictures Every Child Should Know
by Dolores Bacon

- 1913 - An extensive guide to many famous paintings. (hardcover)
$6.00

Shaw's New History of English and American Literature
- 1884 - An in-depth look at some of the greatest works in history. (hardcover)
$5.00 (cover is pretty worn, but pages in good condition)

Mace's School History of the United States
by William H. Mace

- 1922 - Covers the periods from 1492-1919. (hardcover)
$7.00 (cover is pretty worn, but pages in good condition)

Laboratory Manual of General Chemistry
R. P. Williams

- 1888 - 100 chemistry experiments to try! Along with handwritten notes from a student name Grace Scripps who did them, in 1895!
(hardcover)
$8.00

Plane Geometry Work Book
by Theodore Herberg

- 1931 - Lots of diagrams, equations and formulas. Never been written in!
$10.00


I Am Here
by Muriel Stanek

- 1974 - Book 1 in Group A of the "Experimental Development Program Enrichment Books For Children" early reader. (hardcover)
$4.00


Read-It-Yourself 1
by Elin McCoy

- 1975 - "The New Macmillan Reading Program" school reader, featuring colorful illustrations and cool 1970s photographs with easy-reading text! Book A.
$4.00


Who Can?
by Florence Parry Heide

- 1975 - "The New Macmillan Reading Program" school reader, featuring colorful illustrations with easy-reading text!
$4.00


Rookie Reader
Boxed Set
by Scholastic Books

- 2003 - A collection of four "Rookie Readers" for beginning (kindergarten?) readers. Inluded are: "Car Wash Kid", "All Kinds of Kids", "Moving Day", & "What Can I Be?"
$4.00

 

 

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