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The Strange Likeness (Judy Bolton Mysteries)
Margaret Sutton, Kate Duvall, ...

Applewood Books, 2012

Back after 45 years, Margaret Sutton’s young detective, Judy Bolton, returns for her 39th mystery adventure. At the end of book #38, The Secret of the Sand Castle, the author gave the title of the next book in the series, The Strange Likeness. However, the series was canceled, and the promised book was not written…until now. Beloved author Margaret Sutton (1903–2001) published her first Judy Bolton mysteries in 1932. The original series ...


Haunted Attic (Judy Bolton Mysteries)
Margaret Sutton

Applewood Books, 1994

The Boltons move into a large rambling house reputed to be haunted. Even the brave Judy is thoroughly frightened by the eerie "crying ghost."


The Sinister Signpost (Hardy Boys, Book 15)
Franklin W. Dixon

Applewood Books, 2004

Originally published in 1936, this 15th book in the Hardy Boys series continues the Applewood reissues of these nostalgic classics.


A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital (Civil War)
John Jones

Applewood Books, 2008

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Wild Apples
Henry Thoreau

Applewood Books, 1989

Wild Apples begins with a short history of the apple tree, tracing its path from ancient Greece to America. Thoreau saw the apple as a perfect mirror of man and eloquently lamented where they both were heading.


George Washington's Farewell Address (Little Books of Wisdom)
George Washington

Applewood Books, 1999

On September 17,1796, George Washington announced that he would leave the presidency. His famous farewell address encapsulates a view of the Union, the Constitution, and good citizenship that is an important part of American political thought today.


Goops and How to Be Them: A Manual of Manners for Polite Infants Inculcating Many Juvenile Virtues, etc.
Gelett Burgess

Applewood Books, 2005

The Goops they lick their fingers,/And the Goops they lick their knives, /They spill their broth on the tablecloth -/Oh, they lead disgusting lives! The rhymes and drawings in this hilarious introduction to manners for children still amuse and educate 100 years later, providing lessons valuable today and shedding light on turn-of-the-century American mores.


The Path of the Law (Little Books of Wisdom)
Oliver Holmes Jr.

Applewood Books, 2006

The Path of the Law is the single most important essay about law ever written. The perfect gift for anyone who ever entered law school, it defines the responsibilities of the legal profession from one of law's greatest practitioners.


Key into the Language of America
Roger Williams

Applewood Books, 1997

A discourse on the languages of Native Americans encountered by the early settlers written by Roger Williams, who was forced to leave Massachusetts and established Rhode Island. This early linguistic treatise gives rare insight into the early contact between Europeans and Native Americans.


Robert's Rules of Order: Pocket Manual of Rules of Order for Deliberative Assemblies (Little Books of Wisdom)
Henry Robert

Applewood Books, 2008

This definitive guide to parliamentary procedure is used daily by private, governmental, business and social organizations large and small.


My Captivity Among the Sioux (American Experience Series)
Fanny Kelly

Applewood Books, 2005

Originally published in 1874, this is the story of Fanny Kelly's capture and captivity by the Oglala Sioux while she was emigrating to the far West from Kansas in the mid-19th century.


Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Little Books of Wisdom)
Eleanor Roosevelt et al.

Applewood Books, 2001

In 1948, Eleanor Roosevelt served as chairwoman of the United Nations committee to create this declaration of moral conscience, now used by Amnesty International as their founding document. This hardcover edition contains the international document in six languages: English, Spanish, French, Chinese, Russian, and Arabic.


A Little Maid of Ticonderoga
Alice Curtis

Applewood Books, 1997

The story of Faith Carew and her adventures in aiding Colonel Ethan Allen in his efforts to take Fort Ticonderoga.


Articles of Confederation (Little Books of Wisdom)

Applewood Books, 2006

The Articles of Confederation were passed by the Continental Congress in 1777, but were not ratified by the states until 1781. This first governing document of America put the new country in good stead, but it had some shortcomings, including the creation of a weak central government. It was replaced by the U.S. Constitution in 1789.


A Little Maid of Old Maine
Alice Curtis

Applewood Books, 1999

This is a true story of the brave effort of two girls to bring help to a little settlement on the Maine coast at the time of the War of the Revolution. This event is referred to in history as the "Lexington of the Seas," because it was the first naval battle after the encounter in Lexington, Massachusetts. Readers will be touched by the courage of Rebecca and Anna Weston as they journey through the forest after the powder that was to make ...


Redeemed Captive
John Williams

Applewood Books, 1987

When a party of French and Indians attacked Deerfield, Mass., in 1704, 49 people were killed, including Reverend Williams's wife and two of their children. Williams's life was spared but he was taken captive. This is the story of the massacre and William's eventual release in his own words.


Ronald Reagan (Quote Book) (Great American Quote Books)
Ronald Reagan

Applewood Books, 2013

Includes some 100 quotations about freedom, faith, war, government, and politics from America's 40th president, whose words have inspired many. The book features a classic portrait of ""the Great Communicator"" on the front cover with his signature printed below in gold foil.


Governor William Bradford's Letter Book

Applewood Books, 2002

Gathered during Plymouth Colony's crucial first decade, Bradford's Letter Book served as a sourcebook for the Governor's well-known history, ""Of Plymouth Plantation."" This intriguing set of letters and documents offers us valuable first-hand acquaintance with the leadership of New England's first plantation. From this collection, we can better appreciate the complex reality that lies behind our idealized image of ""the Pilgrim Fathers."" Here ...



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