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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


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


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


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

Community Canada - Full Colour Edition

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Toronto, Oxford University Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 54508904


0195409248 344 pages including index. Introduces junior high school students to history from pre-contact Native peoples to pioneer life in the 1850s. Students begin with a study of their own community history and then explore the early communities of Native Peoples, New France, and Upper Canada. Includes carefully developed skill-building activities that introduce students to the basic techniques of historical research and analysis. Small faint erasure to front endpa... View more info

Wings of Wonder (Revised)

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, Holt, Rinehart & Winston: 1976

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 34603268


0039241408 216 pages. School stamps upon front endpaper. Few markings to contents else moderate wear. Nice solid copy. View more info

Ships and Boats - Flyers Transport Series

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Zigzag Publishing Ltd.: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 54508626


1874647097 24 pages. Filled with fascinating facts and action-packed pictures of ships and boats including: ferries, fishing vessels, floating hotels, cargo carriers, warships, sailboats, speed boats, and more. Discusses oars and paddles. An excellent and fun volume for young learners. View more info

National Gardening Association Guide to Kids' Gardening

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, John Wiley & Sons: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 34603961


0915873001 145 pages including index. "...Contains crucial information for a successful garden and is packed with ideas about making the project exciting and fun for youngsters." - Not Man Apart, Newsmagazine of Friends of the Earth. Many black and white illustrations. Prior owner's details atop front flyleaf else unmarked with moderate wear. Sound 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


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


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

Explorers All

By: Anthony, Barbara K.; Barnes, Marcillene

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, The Fideler Company: 1954

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 34604122


112 pages. Illustrated yellow boards. Lovely black and white illustrations. Introduces young readers to the great North American explorers. Prior owner's name upon illustrated front endpaper else unmarked. Average wear. Solid copy of this nice reference. 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


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


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

More Children's Arts and Crafts ("Australian Women's Weekly" Home Library)

By: Australi

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Sydney,, NSW, Australia, Whitecap Books: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 54508340


0949892726 128 pages including index. "We've gathered the most educational, effective and enjoyable activities for our second Children's Art and Crafts book. It's a helpful resource for parents, carers, teachers, playgroup organisers and others who work with children. Use the pictures in this book as a guide; encourage children to experiment and create, rather than copy. And keep in mind that the value of a child's art lies in the doing and not in the end result&... View more info

Wonderful Things to Make for Kids ("Australian Women's Weekly" Home Library)

By: Australian Womens Weekly

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Sydney,, NSW, Australia, Whitecap Books Ltd: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 54508341


0949892378 128 pages, including index. This glossy, colourful volume show how to make such things as: bright and breezy raincoats, crazy slippers, soft cuddly toys, a wooden rocking horse, delicious novelty party cakes, fancy dress costumes, a moon sleeping bag, and much more. As new condition but for tiny nick at bottom of cover fold. View more info

Junior Arithmetic - Grade Five: Authorized By The Minister of Education of Ontario

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, The Educational Book Company, Limited: 1939

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 41702609


128 pages. Chapters are entitled: Exploring with Numbers; Dividing with Easy Numbers; Dividing with Harder Numbers; Adding and Subtracting Easy Fractions; Learning About Measures and Weights. Some pencil markings to contents. Average wear. Binding intact. Prior owner's details neatly in upper corner of brown illustrated front cover. Nice working copy of this very practical work which is abundantly illustrated in black and white. 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


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

Everyday Arithmetic - Grade Five

By: Author Unknown

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, W.J. Gage & Co., Limited: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41702057


128 pages. An illustrated Canadian school text. Title page and pages 1 and 2 removed so we cannot report author's name or publishing date. 1946 date stamp upon illustrated front cover. Remains a delightful learning tool. 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


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


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


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