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First edition of this extensive volume on translators, translating and works of translation. Octavo, original boards, near fine in a very good dust jacket.
First edition of the New Directions edition of this early Nabokov novel. Near fine in a good dust jacket with some wear to the front panel. Jacket design by Griselda Ohannessian and Charles Kaplan. Octavo, original boards. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with one small chip to the verso of the dust jacket. Dust jacket portrait of Nabokov by Halsman. Jacket design by Robert L.
An excellent example. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with some chips to the crown and foot of the spine. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket with some wear to the front panel. First British edition of Nabokovs first collection of public prose, interviews, and articles. Back cover photograph by Philippe Halsman. Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket with some light wear to the spine. First edition of this annotated compendium of the Nabokov-Wilson letters.
Octaovo, original cloth. Jacket design by Paul Bacon. Advanced edition of the first edition of this short novel by the author of Lolita. Octavo, original wrappers. Very good in a very good dust jacket. First American edition of this collection of short stories originally published in Russian. Translated by Dmitri Nabokov and Simon Karlinksy. Photographic portrait of Nabokov on the rear panel by Halsman. A very clean example. Near fine in a very good price-clipped dust jacket with some rubbing to the extremities. Jacket portrait of Nabokov by Halsman. Octavo, original half cloth over boards.
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Cover photograph of Nabokov by Leonie Finlay. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket with a touch of wear. First issue with the price of francs on the rear panel of each volume. Octavo, 2 volumes, original green wrappers.
In near fine condition with light rubbing, some toning to Volume One and retaining the remnant of a price sticker to the rear panel of Volume Two. Octavo, original half cloth, red topstain. Fine in a very good price-clipped dust jacket.
First edition of this short novel by the author of Lolita. Fine in a very good dust jacket. First edition of this early Nabokov novel, which tells the tragic story of a man destroyed by his own genius and of the hopeless efforts of the wife who loves him to save him from himself. Jacket design by John Curtis. First edition of this collection of stories.
Near fine in a fine dust jacket. Octavo, original pictorial cloth. Signed by the jacket designer Chip Kidd on the back flap of the jacket. Illustrated throughout with photographs of the original index cards that comprised the unfinished manuscript with accompanying printed annotations. Introduction by Dmitri Nabokov. Jacket design by Chip Kidd. A nice example. Fine in a near fine dust jacket that shows light wear. First British edition of this inventive and richly derisive story of Hermann, a man who undertakes the perfect crime—his own murder.
Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a touch of rubbing. Photographic portrait of Nabokov by J. Schlemmer on rear panel. First edition. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket with light wear to the crown of the spine. First British edition of this early Nabokov novel. Jacket design by George Mayhew. Photograph of Nabokov on the rear panel by Philippe Halsman.
First American edition of this inventive and richly derisive story of Hermann, a man who undertakes the perfect crime—his own murder. New York Times bestselling author Andy Griffiths invites readers to come hang out with him and his friend Terry in their Story Treehouse—the sixth book in the illustrated chapter book New York Times bestselling author Andy Griffiths invites readers to come hang out with him and his friend Terry in their Story Treehouse -the fifth book in the illustrated middle-grade series filled with Andy and Terry's signature slapstick humor!
New York Times bestselling author Andy Griffiths invites readers to come hang out with him and his friend Terry in their Story Treehouse—the fourth book in the illustrated middle-grade series filled with Andy and Terry's signature slapstick humor! Andy and Terry are once again inviting readers to come hang out with them in their astonishing story treehouse it used to be 13 stories, then 26 stories, but they keep expanding. And this year The sequel that Publishers Weekly said "can't arrive soon enough" is here!
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Andy and Terry live in a treehouse. But it's not just any old treehouse, it's the most amazing treehouse in the world! Tiffany, Laurel, and I are scheduled to go last, which gives me more time to sweat and worry. Mikey is backstage with us, but Tiffany does not know why. I tell her he came because he is my pal. Getting him aside, I check to make sure he has the script. At , Mrs. Whitcomb, the drama club coach, comes back to wish us luck.
According to my mother, the idea is that you're not going to get your wish anyway, so you wish for the thing you don't want and you may get the thing you do want instead. I suddenly wonder if this is what I have been doing wrong all my life. On the other hand, Tiffany is standing next to me, so that is one wish that is continuing to come true. Laurel, who is standing on the other side of me, whispers, "I'm scared.
Hilarious and poignant. An upbeat and reassuring novel that encourages preteens and teens to celebrate their individuality. Addie is tall, brainy, and outspoken. And Joe is gay. After years of insults, the Gang of Five is determined to stop name-calling at their school. Finally, they are going to stand up and be seen—not as the one-word jokes their classmates have tried to reduce them to, but as the full, complicated human beings they are just beginning to discover they truly are. Could you see another character narrating the novel instead? How would the novel be different with another narrator?
How is Bobby wise beyond his years? Part of the story is written in prose and part of it is in a play format. Do you like this style of writing? Did it help you to learn more about the characters as you were reading? Why do you think the author chose to withhold this information about Bobby until halfway through the story? These losses have shaped their personalities and have affected each of them differently. Discuss how this is so. Do you find her frustrating, or refreshingly honest? Would you be friends with Addie if you had the opportunity?
Can you sympathize with Ms. Wyman regarding her feelings toward Addie? Do you think that Ms. Wyman was once a little like Addie when she was younger? And how is Addie ultimately like Ms. However, they are guilty of calling people names themselves. Cite examples throughout the book where they fall into this trap. Do you think they realize that they are name-callers?
Is name-calling a natural part of who we are or is it learned? Can name-calling ever be a positive thing? Kellerman, Addie and Ms. Wyman, Joe and Colin. How does each relationship demonstrate how people who seem outwardly very different can actually be very much alike? How do the families help to define each character?
How is this eye-opening and ultimately inspiring for Bobby? Wyman, Mr. Can you think of other examples where something has been lost, but something much bigger has been won? What surprised you about the ending of the story? Can you try to predict how your circle of friends at school will end up one day? Why or why not? Who and why? Does being gay or not affect your opinion?
What do you think of her position? Do you agree or disagree with the position of the principal, Mr. Is it better for fiction to reflect the way things are or point the way to how things could be? If not, what gets in the way of making this possible? What are their strengths and how do these strengths help them? What assumptions do you make about groups or types of people? Did you know that in the past, people were jailed or even killed for calling people names? Research historical situations where this was an outcome of name-calling.
When has name-calling been used to oppress people? Provide current examples involving celebrities, members of the media, politicians, or local figures by reading the newspaper or scanning the Internet for several days or a week.
Most of these stories are simple, more or less obvious tales of slight emotional impact, but constructed artfully and with exceptionally rich vocabulary and phrasing. Signed by the jacket designer Chip Kidd on the back flap of the jacket. New York, NY, U. Dine and Dash c. The book is in fair condition. Something strange is going on at the Dew Drop Inn.
Why and when were these political parties launched, and what do they stand for? What party would you join? How would you promote the party? Design several potential election posters with different logos and share them with your classmates. Do they reveal anything surprising? Did you have any preconceived notions about that time in their lives, only to find out that they were actually very different? An excellent resource is www. It may be reproduced in its entirety or excerpted for these purposes.
See All Customer Reviews. Shop Teen Books. Add to Wishlist. USD 8. Sign in to Purchase Instantly. Overview "If thirteen is supposed to be an unlucky number About the Author. James Howe is the author of more than ninety books for young readers. Show More. Average Review. Write a Review. Related Searches. Bunnicula: A Rabbit-Tale of Mystery. Is he or isn't he a vampire?
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