Many of our customers love tried-and-true vintage books -- those which reflect old-fashioned values, innocence in worldview, a simpler lifestyle, or a detailed approach to fine illustrations. We've created this category for them! Please note that many of these titles are published prior to the mid-70s and may provide a health risk to young children. If you are a book collector, or you need more information about titles in this category, please feel free to contact HSLB!
On a remote mountainside where men seldom, if ever, come, a great black bear led her two young cubs out of the cave where they had been born. All that spring and the following summer she kept careful watch as her fuzzy cubs romper around the mountainside. They learned the elements of survival - a...
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The world under a microscope! Spectacular images show butterflies, bees, mosquitoes, ticks, and many other creatures -- some of them magnified thousands of times their actual size. Children will see the sole of a housefly's foot, the eyes of a tsetse fly, the bumpy skin of a greenbottle maggot,...
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Cyrano is a master of bird imitations. When a talent show recruits him, he performs with professional flair, but is unable to fill the last requirement of his engagement: Cyrano cannot make a crow call. Or so he thinks as he goes squawking out of the television studio. Don Freeman acknowledges th...
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An Englishman's two voyages carry him to Lilliput, a land of people six inches high, and Brobdingnag, a land of giants. Includes a brief biography of the author and a discussion of Gulliver's Travels as a satire.
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Considered the greatest satire ever written in English, Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels chronicles the fantastic voyages of Lemuel Gulliver, principally to four marvelous realms: Lilliput, where the people are six inches tall; Brobdingnag, a land inhabited by giants; Laputa, a wondrous flying...
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An account of John F. Kennedy's career as commander of a PT boat in the South Pacific in World War II. Describes the ordeal of the crew of PT-109 after is was sunk by a Japanese destroyer. Illustrated.
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When cancer unexpectedly struck down Beverly Butler's guide dog, Una, it hurt to imagine antoher dog taking her place. Yet it was because of what Una and three other dedicated dogs before her had given her in terms of independence and dignity that made getting a new dog as certain as sunrise. B...
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The editors present over 35 canoeing adventures, historical and contemporary, that reflect a wide range of female experience, responses, and types of travelers. Yet these varied accounts have common themes of building self-reliance and awareness and finding community in the company of other women...
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Robert Frost loved humanity and the world, in spite of its imperfections. His poems sang of people and of his love of life. Neither the tragedies nor the disappointments in his life made him a bitter poet, and his words will continue to bring inspiration and happiness to millions of people in c...
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Sam Houston has been called an American Giant, the Great Designer, Colossus in Buckskin, the Tallest Texan, and the Empire Builder. He was certainly one of the most colorful and influential men in the history of Texas and the United States. Before coming to Texas, he served as Governor of Tenne...
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This travel scrapbook includes eight souvenirs— each an authentic reproduction that is removable from the book (NOTE: 2 of the souvenirs are missing). Readers can imagine a turn-of-the-20th-century cruise aboard the S.S. Londonia.
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When her horse runs away with her across the desert, Miss Mallard, the famous ducktective, finds herself at a forbidding ranch where she must spend the night despite mysterious warnings about her safety.
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The great American writer Ernest Hemingway, had this to say about Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn: "All modern, literature, stems from this one book." In this quintessential American novel, Tom Sawyer's best friend, Huckleberry Finn, travels down the Mississippi River on a raft with a slave named J...
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This title explores the era of the Aztecs, and uses essential facts and engaging imagery to give the reader an understanding of this period in history. The reader will learn about significant people, events and places, as well as everyday lives and customs, of this ancient civilization.
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Caught in the midst of England's War of the Roses, young Dick Shelton's loyalties are torn between a guardian who betrays him and the leader of the secret fellowship, "The Black Arrow". The Houses of York and Lancaster are locked in a brutal struggle for England's crown and the fate of the kingdo...
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