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Deschooling Our Lives

By: N/A

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Gabriola Island, BC, Canada, New Society Publishers: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 34603800

ISBN: 0865713421

Condition: Very Good


0865713421 150 pages. Includes contributions from some of the most inspiring and challenging thinkers about education, as well as a survey of the most promising alternatives to compulsory schooling: community learning networks, homeschooling, democratic/free schools, and more. Includes works by John Holt, Ivan Illich, John Taylor Gatto, and others. Couple of markings to contents else clean and bright with minimal wear. Very nice copy. View more info

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Traditional Games of England, Scotland, and Ireland

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 132A7036

ISBN: 0500273162

Condition: Good


0500273162 531 pages. "In this extraordinary Victorian compilation, more than 800 children's games are described, with their rules, their local variants, and the tunes and songs that go with them." - from back cover. Usual library markings. Average wear. Binding sound. Solid working copy. View more info

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The Dandelion - Examining Your Environment

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Toronto, Holt, Rinehart & Winston of Canada: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 132A0130

ISBN: 003922290X

Condition: Fair


003922290X 76 pages. A wonderful text for teaching students about the dandelion. Includes a variety of fascinating exercises which will really get kids thinking, not just about dandelions, but about plants and life in general. Usual library markings. Average wear. Sound working copy. View more info

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How to Draw Wild Animals

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: UK, Troddy Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 132A1289

ISBN: 1853613606

Condition: Good


1853613606 "From a wonderful new step-by-step series of books which, using simple diagrams and shapes, allows young people to make complete pictures which would have otherwise been too difficult." - from back board. beUnmarked. Moderate wear. Binding sound. A quality copy. View more info

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And the Children Played

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Tundra Books: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 137G4031

ISBN: 0887760562

Condition: Good


0887760562 174 pages. Black and white photos. "For 10 years they charmed creditors and conned truant officers to stay in their house and to keep their children out of school... An offbeat story of kids who educated themselves and parents with guts and humour who decided happiness comes first." - from dust jacket. Gift greetings upon front free endpaper otherwise book clean and unmarked. Above-average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-gra... View more info

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The Mother's Rule; Or, The Right Way and the Wrong Way

By: Arthur, T.S.: Editor

Price: $79.95

Publisher: New York, John W. Lovell Company: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 441C8863

Condition: Fair


300 pages. "How vastly important it is for mothers to feel deeply a higher regard for their duties - to feel deeply the immense responsibilities that rest upon them! It is through their ministrations that the world grows worse or better." - from Preface. Above-average wear and soiling. Binding intact. Prior owner's name atop second first blank leaf. A worthy vintage copy from the days long before political correctness and feminism. View more info

How Did We Find Out About Blood? (How Did We Find Out Series)

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, Walker & Co (Lib): 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 13204393

ISBN: 0802766498

Condition: Good


0802766498 For ages 10 and up. Unravels the mystery of the blood's function in the body. Usual library markings. Average wear. Solid working copy. View more info

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Charting the Universe - Book 1: The U. Of Illinois Astronomy Program

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Harper & Row: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 132A5834

Condition: Good


87 pages. Line drawings plus black and white illustrations. School stamps else unmarked with average wear. View more info

L'Histoire De L'Automobile - 5E

By: Author Unknown

Price: $59.95

Publisher: France, Editions Casterman: 1968

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 25700757

Condition: Good


60 pages. Texte in French language. Pictorially presents the history of the automobile for younger readers. Very informative. Contents clean and unmarked. Moderate wear to illustrated boards. View more info

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The British Columbia Readers: Second Reader

By: Author(s) Not Stated

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Toronto, W.J. Gage & Co.: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 467C7969

Condition: Good


224 pages. Charming two-colour illustrations throughout. A wonderful collection of over sixty stories including: The Paper Boy; Little Fuzzy; Belling the Cat; Frogs at School; Sir Cleges and the Cherries. Decorated front free endpaper bears ink stamp of Point Grey Kerrisdale School and is nearly detached. Small opening at bottom of front hinge. Somewhat above-average wear to decorated olive-green boards. Few light pencil markings to contents and front board. A ple... View more info

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Grow B.C. - a Teacher's Handbook on British Columbia's Agriculture, Fish and Food Business

By: B.C. Government

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Province of B.C.: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 152A9554

ISBN: 0772622744

Condition: Good


0772622744 195 pages. Glossary. Contact List. Illustrated. Provides an excellent overview of the food production industries in B.C. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Sound copy. View more info

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Medieval People (People in period)

By: Bagley, J. J.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London, David & Charles: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 113A9473

ISBN: 0713410469

Condition: Good


0713410469 72 pages. Index. Abundantly illustrated in black and white. Usual library markings. Moderate wear. Front free endpaper removed. View more info

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Teachers Manual to Accompany Wide Open Windows

By: Barrett, Franklin L.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Toronto, The Copp Clark Co. Limited: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 467G0570

Condition: Good


283 pages. Prior owner's details neatly upon front free endpaper. Minimal light pencil markings to contents. Binding intact. A sound vintage working copy. View more info

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Science Stories - Book Two: Curriculum Foundation Series

By: Beauchamp, Wilbur L.; Fogg, Harriet M.; Gray, William S.

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, Scott, Foresman and Company: 1945

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 467C8968

Condition: Good


176 pages. Vocabulary. Notes for teachers. Many charming color illustrations. Originally published in 1935 - this copy may be a 1945 reprint. Chapters include: Weather; Living Things; Land and Water; Sun, Moon, and Stars; Making Work Easy. Average wear - few markings, tears, etc. Binding intact. A sound working copy of this excellent homeschooling text. View more info

New Laboratory Experiments in Practical Chemistry: To Accompany Black and Conant's "New Practical Chemistry"

By: Black, Newton Henry

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, Macmillan & Co Ltd: 1946

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 41702288

Condition: Fair


193 pages. Primarily intended for introductory students. Author has long experience introducing chemistry to new students. Modest quantity of markings. A little more than average wear. Decent working copy. View more info

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The Blodgett Readers By Grades: Book Two

By: Blodgett, Frances E.; Blodgett, Andrew B.

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, Ginn and Company: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 468C7602

Condition: Fair


173 pages. Originally published in 1905. Charming black and white illustrations. Above-average but not excessive wear. Binding intact. Some markings. Decorated reddish-brown cloth-covered boards. A sound working copy of this lovely vintage reader. View more info

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The Blodgett Readers By Grades: Book Three (3)

By: Blodgett, Frances E.; Blodgett, Andrew B.

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, Ginn and Company: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 468C7603

Condition: Fair


221 pages. Originally published in 1906. Charming black and white illustrations. Above-average but not excessive wear. Binding intact. Some markings. Decorated reddish-brown cloth-covered boards. A sound working copy of this lovely vintage reader. View more info

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Mathematics for Canadians: Book III (3, Three) - Authorized In the Province of Alberta

By: Bowers, H.; Miller, N.;Rourke, R.E.K.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, J.M. Dent & Sons (Canada) Ltd. And The Macmillan Company of Canada Limited: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 615A1983

Condition: Very Good


365 pages. Topics include: Review of basic skills; Graphs; Ratio, Proportion, and Variation; Factoring; Applications of Factoring - Fractions; Indices; Equations and Problems; Square Roots; Rational and Irrational Numbers; Quadratic Equations; Systems of Equations; Logarithms; plus answers. Very clean and unmarked with slight wear. Tight and square. This book appears to have never seen a student's hand. A splendid copy! View more info

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Servant or Master? A Casebook of Mass Media

By: Braithwaite, Max

Price: $39.95

Publisher: The Book Society of Canada Limited: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 234A7548

ISBN: 0772550085

Condition: Good


0772550085 136 pages. Although the subject matter is now dated, the concepts presented herein remain most valuable for educating readers, young and old, on how to see through the disinformation which constitutes much of today's big media. School stamp inside front cover else clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Sound copy. View more info

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The Training of the Human Plant

By: Burbank, Luther

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, The Century Co.: 1907

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 34603864

Condition: Good


99 pages. Frontis illustration of author. Originally published in 1906, this simple yet profound work will be of immense interest and value to parents deciding whether or not to homeschool their children. Luther Burbank was and remains the world's champion plant breeder, having single-handedly increased the world's food supply by many percent. In this work he applies his wondrous knowledge of raising plants to the nurture of children. The best-seller "The Secret... View more info