Tuesday, April 01, 2014

PJA Used Book Sale 2014

I bought a lot of books. During the last few hours of the sale, they allow you to fill a grocery bag with as many books as possible for $10. I ended up packing that sucker with 32 books. 32 books, ladies and gentlemen.

  1. Mosasaurus: Mighty Ruler of the Sea
  2. The Octonauts & the Sea of Shade
  3. Jewish Days and Holidays
  4. Flotsam
  5. American Tall Tales [one of my favorites, the illustrations are most excellent]
  6. Paul Bunyan and His Blue Ox
  7. Pip Squeak Book Collection (3)
  8. The Digging-est Dog
  9. Great Day for Up
  10. Down on the Farm with Grover
  11. A Day in the Life of Oscar the Grouch
  12. The Bobbsey Twins at School
  13. Superman: Darkseid's Revenge
  14. The Magic School Bus: Wet All Over
  15. The Magic School Bus: Hops Home
  16. The Magic School Bus: Ups and Downs
  17. The Magic School Bus: Inside Ralphie
  18. Pickle-Chiffon Pie
  19. Yummers
  20. It's a… It's a… It's a Mitzvah
  21. Bunnicula
  22. Not-So-Perfect Rosie
  23. A Jigsaw Jones Mystery: The Case of the Vanishing Painting
  24. A Jigsaw Jones Mystery: The Case of the Glow-in-the-Dark Ghost
  25. Dinosaur Cove: Attack of the Tyrannosaurus
  26. The Kids of Einstein Elementary: The Last Dinosaur
  27. Horrible Harry and the Dungeon
  28. Horrible Harry in Room 2B
  29. Persnickity
  30. More Spaghetti, I Say!
  31. Peter Potts
  32. Very Funny, Charlie Brown
  33. Bed-Knob and Broomstick
  34. The Boxcar Children: Tree House Mystery
  35. Rascal
  36. The Tushy Book
  37. Meet the Superhero Squad
  38. Caps for Sale
  39. Frogs
  40. Edward the Emu
  41. The Amazing Bone
  42. Armadillo Rodeo
  43. The Mine-o-saur
  44. The Wednesday Wars
  45. The Bridge to Terabithia
  46. The Red Umbrella
  47. Harriet the Spy
  48. My Life with the Lincolns
  49. Snow 
  50. Then Came You
  51. Body Surfing 
  52. The Postmistress 
  53. Water for Elephants 
  54. Canada 
  55. Waiting 
  56. What the Night Knows
  57. The Sunday Philosophy Club
  58. The Wednesday Sisters 
  59. Villages
  60. The Abstinence Teacher 
  61. The Stupidest Angel 
  62. The Keepers of Truth
  63. D. H. Thoreau: A Writer's Journal 
  64. Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe 
  65. Seabiscuit
  66. The Time for Decision
  67. The Fall 
  68. Star Wars: The Clone Wars (In Eye-Popping 3-D)
  69. Donald Duck's Toy Sailboat
  70. Madeline's Rescue
  71. Dumbo
  72. Space Cat
  73. Dinosaur Valentine
  74. Dinosaurs!
  75. There's a Nightmare in my Closet
  76. The Chanukkah Guest
  77. The Secret Chicken Club
  78. Miss Rumphius
  79. The Little Pig Who Listened
  80. How I Captured a Dinosaur
  81. National Geographic: Great Migrations
After hearing a discussion about the old books donated for the sale, I checked a few of the ones I brought home. It turns out I bought a First American Edition of Albert Camus' The Fall (value range $50-$200), a First Edition of Sumner Welles' The Time for Decision (value range $40-$250), and a First Edition of Pickle-Chiffon Pie (value range $30-$50). Old books are really cool.

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