homeschool books, homeschooling resources, home school library builder
Printable version 
SEARCH


Want To Find Out About Future HSLB Sales? Sign Up Here!
Email:


Categories
ALL ITEMS

NEW ARRIVALS

FICTION

NON-FICTION

ART

ACTIVITY BOOKS

AWARD WINNERS

CLASSIC LITERATURE

FOR THE HOMESCHOOL TEACHER

HOLIDAYS & SEASONS

INSPIRATIONAL

SCIENCE

STORY BOOKS

SEARCH BY CURRICULUM

SEARCH BY AGE

SEARCH GEOGRAPHICALLY

VINTAGE & HARD-TO-FIND BOOKS



Shopping Cart
Cart is empty
 

View cart
Checkout
Wish list
Orders history
Bonuses


Member Sign-In
Username

Password

Log in 
Register 
Forgot password?

If Javascript is disabled in your browser click here



Specials
Gift certificates
Special offers


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!

 

VINTAGE & HARD-TO-FIND BOOKS
Sort by: Sort direction Product Price Default

Ancient Greeks (Small World - c. 1982)
See details
Ancient Greeks (Small World - c. 1982)
Author: Pluckrose, Henry
Reading Level: K-5
Type: Ex-Library Hardcover
Condition: Good/Very Good

A brief introduction to the history and civilization of the people of ancient Greece. Colorfully illustrated by Ivan Lapper and John Flynn.

Our price: $4.99
Quantity

Buy Now



Black Beauty (Children's Classics)
See details
Black Beauty (Children's Classics)
Author: Sewell, Anna
Reading Level: GR 3-9
Type: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good

A horse in nineteenth-century England recounts his experiences with both good and bad masters

NOTE: From the Children's Classics series

Our price: $7.99
Quantity

Buy Now



Bruegel (The Colour Library of Art - oversized)
See details
Bruegel (The Colour Library of Art - oversized)
Author: Kay, Marguerite
Reading Level: GR 5-12
Type: Ex-Library Hardcover
Condition: Like New

Little is known about Peter Bruegel the Elder, the man who became the most famous painter of peasant life. At a time when Italian art was concentrating on mannered and exquisite mythological subjects, Bruegel looked at the men and women around him in the Netherlands. He saw them as they were, n...

Retail: $29.99
Our price: $14.99 save 50%
Quantity

Buy Now



Decoying the Yanks: Jackson's Valley Campaign (Time Life Books - The Civil War Series - Volume 6 - oversized)
See details
Decoying the Yanks: Jackson's Valley Campaign (Time Life Books - The Civil War Series - Volume 6 - oversized)
Author: Time-Life Books
Reading Level: GR 5-12
Type: Hardcover
Condition: Like New

After an initial chapter which briefly describes Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson's life, the book covers the 1862 Shenandoah Valley Campaign, starting with Jackson taking command of the Valley District in November 1861.

Our price: $9.99
Quantity

Buy Now



Heidi (Children's Classics)
See details
Heidi (Children's Classics)
Author: Spyri, Johanna
Reading Level: GR 3-9
Type: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good

Orphaned Heidi lives with her gruff but caring grandfather on the side of Swiss mountain, where she befriends young Peter the goat-herd. She leads an idyllic life, until she is forced to leave the mountain she has always known to go and live with a sickly girl in the city. Will Heidi ever see her...

Our price: $7.99
Quantity

Buy Now



John Henry: An American Legend (copyright 1965)
See details
John Henry: An American Legend (copyright 1965)
Author: Keats, Ezra Jack
Reading Level: K-5
Type: Ex-Library Hardcover
Condition: Very Good

The legendary steel-driving man who was born, and died, with a hammer in his hand comes to life in this dramatic tale of heroism and destiny. Each page seems to radiate the vital force that led John Henry to challenge a steam drill to a rock-drilling contest—and win.

Retail: $14.50
Our price: $9.99 save 31%
Quantity

Buy Now



One Step to America (c. 1958)
See details
One Step to America (c. 1958)
Author: Whitmore, Elizabeth B.
Reading Level: GR 3-9
Type: Ex-Library Hardcover
Condition: Very Good

The train rushed westward from New York bringing Sigurd, his mother, brothers and sisters to Ohio. This was no ordinary trip. The train was carrying Sig and his family on the last leg of the journey from Germany where they had lived all their lives. Now the family was going to live in America ...

Our price: $4.99
Quantity

Buy Now



Roger Emerson's Kidskits Thanksgiving Treasure (staplebound with accompaniment cassette tape)
See details
Roger Emerson's Kidskits Thanksgiving Treasure (staplebound with accompaniment cassette tape)
Author: Emerson, Roger and Mari
Reading Level: K-5
Type: Softcover
Condition: Very Good

What a wonderful way to help young people realize the importance of being thankful! This delightful 15-minute kit includes everything you need to share this lesson with your students.

In the play, a wise teacher helps her class discover the real meaning of Thanksgiving Day -- not ju...

Retail: $30.00
Our price: $9.99 save 67%
Quantity

Buy Now



Silas Marner: The Weaver of Raveloe (National Classics Series)
See details
Silas Marner: The Weaver of Raveloe (National Classics Series)
Author: Eliot, George
Reading Level: GR 5-12
Type: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good

Although the shortest of George Eliot's novels, Silas Marner is one of her most admired and loved works. It tells the sad story of the unjustly exiled Silas Marner - a handloom linen weaver of Raveloe in the agricultural heartland of England - and how he is restored to life by the unlikely means...

Our price: $8.99
Quantity

Buy Now



The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Children's Classics)
See details
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Children's Classics)
Author: Twain, Mark
Reading Level: GR 3-9
Type: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good

The famous story of a small boy who lives on the banks of the Mississippi River. With his friend Huckleberry Finn he skips school and gets into lots of scrapes. His biggest adventure comes on a picnic when he and his friend Becky go off to explore some caves and are lost underground.


Our price: $7.99
Quantity

Buy Now



The American Claimant AND Pudd'nhead Wilson (Nelson Doubleday Complete Novels of Mark Twain Series)
See details
The American Claimant AND Pudd'nhead Wilson (Nelson Doubleday Complete Novels of Mark Twain Series)
Author: Twain, Mark
Reading Level: GR 5-12
Type: Hardcover
Condition: Good/Very Good

'The American Claimant' is arguably Mark Twain's finest comic novel, although its reputation remains obscure. It is a surreal and farcical comedy of paradox and mistaken identity…and Twain additionally claimed it to be the only fiction book ever written which doesn't mention the weather!
<...

Our price: $7.99
Quantity

Buy Now



The Arabian Nights
See details
The Arabian Nights
Author: Holland, Rupert S. (ed.)
Reading Level: GR 5-12
Type: Ex-Library Hardcover
Condition: Good

Fourteen tales from the Arabian Nights, edited by Rupert S. Holland. There is one color plate -- "The Prince and Princess escape from the Sultan of Cashmere."

Grosset & Dunlap publishers -- circa 1939

Our price: $10.00
Quantity

Buy Now



The Blockade: Runners and Raiders (Time Life Books - The Civil War Series - Volume 3 - oversized)
See details
The Blockade: Runners and Raiders (Time Life Books - The Civil War Series - Volume 3 - oversized)
Author: Time-Life Books
Reading Level: GR 5-12
Type: Hardcover
Condition: Like New

The South never had extensive maritime investments. When the American Civil War broke out and the Union blockade started becoming effective, the Confederacy turned to small, fast ships to smuggle out cotton and bring in goods from Cuba and the Bahamas. Several fighting ships were built to hunt do...

Our price: $9.99
Quantity

Buy Now



The Coastal War: Chesapeake Bay to Rio Grande (Time Life Books - The Civil War Series - Volume 9 - oversized)
See details
The Coastal War: Chesapeake Bay to Rio Grande (Time Life Books - The Civil War Series - Volume 9 - oversized)
Author: Time-Life Books
Reading Level: GR 5-12
Type: Hardcover
Condition: Like New

This volume of the Civil War series looks at the Federal efforts to capture footholds in Florida,
Alabama, South Carolina and North Carolina. Amphibious landings in New Orleans and New Bern,
NC, would contribute to the Federal victory in the War as the Confederacy was slowly strangled...

Our price: $9.99
Quantity

Buy Now



The Gilded Age (Nelson Doubleday Complete Novels of Mark Twain Series)
See details
The Gilded Age (Nelson Doubleday Complete Novels of Mark Twain Series)
Author: Twain, Mark
Reading Level: GR 5-12
Type: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good

The classic collaborative work of Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner that satirized the era of political greed and corruption following the American Civil War. This period is often referred to as "The Gilded Age" because of this book. The corruption and greed that was typical of the era is exem...

Our price: $8.99
Quantity

Buy Now



The Great Physician: The Method of Jesus with Individuals (copyright 1937)
See details
The Great Physician: The Method of Jesus with Individuals (copyright 1937)
Author: Morgan, G. Campbell
Reading Level: GR 9-12
Type: Hardcover with Dust Jacket
Condition: Very Good

From the Forward: "Our Lord referred to his work as that of the Physician . . . Healing all manner of disease applies to the spiritual as well as the mental and physical . . . our business is of bringing the sin-sick face to face with the One Healer. To do this demands some knowledge of His Meth...

Our price: $9.99
Quantity

Buy Now



The House of the Seven Gables (National Classics Series)
See details
The House of the Seven Gables (National Classics Series)
Author: Hawthorne, Nathaniel
Reading Level: GR 5-12
Type: Hardcover
Condition: Good/Very Good

The House of the Seven Gables is one of Hawthorne's defining works, a vivid depiction of American life and values replete with brilliantly etched characters. The tale of a cursed house with a "mysterious and terrible past" and the generations linked to it, Hawthorne's chronicle of the Maule and P...

Our price: $8.99
Quantity

Buy Now



The Little Lame Prince and The Adventures of a Brownie(Children's Classics)
See details
The Little Lame Prince and The Adventures of a Brownie(Children's Classics)
Author: Mulock, Dinah Mariad
Reading Level: GR 3-9
Type: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good

A touching coming-of-age story of a young prince. He becomes lame on the way to his christening after he is dropped by a careless nurse. Later, the death of his parents leaves him at the mercy of his cruel uncle who keeps him hidden away in an isolated tower. However, a strange turn of events bri...

Our price: $7.99
Quantity

Buy Now



The Story of Louisa May Alcott (copyright 1955)
See details
The Story of Louisa May Alcott (copyright 1955)
Author: Howard, Joan
Reading Level: GR 3-9
Type: Ex-Library Hardcover
Condition: Good/Very Good

A chapter book biography of the woman most famous for writing Little Women. Illustrated by Flora Smith with black-and-white line drawings.

Our price: $8.00
Quantity

Buy Now



Tom Sawyer (Nelson Doubleday Complete Novels of Mark Twain Series)
See details
Tom Sawyer (Nelson Doubleday Complete Novels of Mark Twain Series)
Author: Twain, Mark
Reading Level: GR 5-12
Type: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good

One of the most endearing characters in American fiction, Tom Sawyer would rather be having fun than going to school and church. This is always getting him into trouble, out of which he finds unusual solutions. One of the great scenes in this book has Tom persuading his friends to help him whitew...

Our price: $8.99
Quantity

Buy Now



Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (Children's Classics)
See details
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (Children's Classics)
Author: Verne, Jules
Reading Level: GR 3-9
Type: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good

Professor Aronnax, his faithful servant, Conseil, and the Canadian harpooner, Ned Land, begin an extremely hazardous voyage to rid the seas of a little-known and terrifying sea monster. However, the "monster" turns out to be a giant submarine, commanded by the mysterious Captain Nemo, by whom the...

Our price: $7.99
Quantity

Buy Now



Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (National Classics Series)
See details
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (National Classics Series)
Author: Verne, Jules
Reading Level: GR 3-9
Type: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good

Professor Aronnax, his faithful servant, Conseil, and the Canadian harpooner, Ned Land, begin an extremely hazardous voyage to rid the seas of a little-known and terrifying sea monster. However, the "monster" turns out to be a giant submarine, commanded by the mysterious Captain Nemo, by whom the...

Our price: $8.99
Quantity

Buy Now



Yorktown (Events of the Revolution series - c. 1975)
See details
Yorktown (Events of the Revolution series - c. 1975)
Author: Lee, Susan
Reading Level: GR 3-6
Type: Ex-Library Hardcover
Condition: Like New

Chronicles the execution of Washington's plan that trapped Cornwallis at Yorktown and won the Revolution for the Americans.

Retail: $16.95
Our price: $5.99 save 65%
Quantity

Buy Now



 
 
 
Users online:  14 unregistered customer(s)
Copyright © 2005-2017 Homeschool Library Builder