Description: Good in Good jacket. This biography of William Shakespeare "is an attempt to show (him) as his contemporaries saw him, rather than as the gigantic and legendary figure he has become since. He was once life size and this is an attempt at a life size portrait. "The book is not a literary biography. It does not concern that part of Shakespeare that was immortal and for all time. It concerns only the part of him that was mortal and belonged to the Elizabethan age. His plays are not discussed as ... Read More
Description: Very Good. This comprehensive guide, written by world-caliber mountain bike racers who alos enjoy riding for fun and fitness, covers the basics of mountain biking and much more. There is information on developing your own fitness program; finding a bike to fit your budget; what to take with you on the trail; taking the kids along; the importance of stretching and massage; how to stay upright in tricky terrain; trail etiquette; night riding; mountain bike polo; and more. Read More
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company, New York, NY, U.S.A.
Date published: 1995
Description: Very Good in Very Good jacket. Very minimal shelf wear & teeny nick on dust jacket. From Booklist: "It's 1946, and 12-year-old Mandy is still reeling from the shock of losing her father in the war when her family moves to a new town. Adjusting to a new home and school proves difficult, and Mandy's growing bitterness and resentment are increasingly aimed at her great-aunt Bess, with whom the family is staying. To make matters worse, Aunt Bess has made Mandy responsible for her flock of sheep, a ... Read More
Description: Parnall, Peter. Very Good. Very slight wear. This Newberry Honor Book and ALA Notable Children's Book deals with such questions as life, death, and acceptance. From Horn Book: "A poignant, understated, rather brave story of a very real child, set against a background of Navajo traditions and contemporary Indian life. Fine expressive drawings match the simplicity of the story." Indian life. Fine expressive drawings match the simplicity of the story." Read More
Description: Dianov, Alisher (illustrator) Good in Good jacket. There is an approximately 1" tear on backstrip & corresponding tear on dust jacket. Inside is clean & tight. Melanie's grandfather goes in search of someone who can rescue her from her blindness, with surprising results. Read More