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The Value Of Determination, The Story Of Helen Keller

By: Johnson, Ann Donegan

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Value Communications: 1976

Edition: 2nd

Seller ID: 30740

ISBN: 0916392074

Condition: Very Good


Summary: focuses on Helen Keller's determination to hear, see, and speak and her equal determination to help others with handicaps similar to her own. This series is now out-of-print and the publisher is no longer in business. Loved by teachers and parents alike still today. ValueTales is a series of simple biographical children's books published primarily by the now-defunct Value Communications, Inc. In La Jolla, California. The forty-three books were written by Dr. Spencer Johnson and Ann Donegan Johnson, and illustrated by Stephen Pileggi. Each book gave a simplified biography of a historic... View more info

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The Value Of Love, The Story Of Johnny Appleseed

By: Johnson, Ann Donegan

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Value Communications: 1979

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30368

ISBN: 091639235x

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Summary: A biography of John Chapman whose distribution of appleseeds and trees across the Midwest made him a legend and left us a legacy we can still enjoy today. Ages 4-8. ValueTales is a series of simple biographical children's books published primarily by the now-defunct Value Communications, Inc. In La Jolla, California. The forty-three books were written by Dr. Spencer Johnson and Ann Donegan Johnson, and illustrated by Stephen Pileggi. Each book gave a simplified biography of a historical figure as an allegory, illustrating the value of a positive characteristic. Each volume was a white... View more info

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The Value Of Determination, The Story Of Helen Keller

By: Johnson, Ann Donegan

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Value Communications: 1976

Edition: 2nd

Seller ID: 30370

ISBN: 0916392074

Condition: Near Fine


Summary: focuses on Helen Keller's determination to hear, see, and speak and her equal determination to help others with handicaps similar to her own. ValueTales is a series of simple biographical children's books published primarily by the now-defunct Value Communications, Inc. In La Jolla, California. The forty-three books were written by Dr. Spencer Johnson and Ann Donegan Johnson, and illustrated by Stephen Pileggi. Each book gave a simplified biography of a historical figure as an allegory, illustrating the value of a positive characteristic. Each volume was a white pictorial glossy hardb... View more info

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The Value Of Fairness, The Story Of Nellie Bly

By: Johnson, Ann Donegan

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Value Communications: 1977

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30373

ISBN: 0916392163

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Summary: demonstrates the value of fairness in the life of the turn-of-the-century journalist (Elizabeth Cochran) , whose pen name was Nellie Bly. ValueTales is a series of simple biographical children's books published primarily by the now-defunct Value Communications, Inc. In La Jolla, California. The forty-three books were written by Dr. Spencer Johnson and Ann Donegan Johnson, and illustrated by Stephen Pileggi. Each book gave a simplified biography of a historical figure as an allegory, illustrating the value of a positive characteristic. Each volume was a white pictorial glossy hardback ... View more info

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The Value Of Truth And Trust, The Story Of Cochise

By: Johnson, Ann Donegan

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Value Communications: 1977

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30375

ISBN: 0916392104

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


This tale is about a trustworthy person, Cochise. The story is based on events in his life. This series is now out-of-print and the publisher is no longer in business. Loved by teachers and parents alike still today. ValueTales is a series of simple biographical children's books published primarily by the now-defunct Value Communications, Inc. In La Jolla, California. The forty-three books were written by Dr. Spencer Johnson and Ann Donegan Johnson, and illustrated by Stephen Pileggi. Each book gave a simplified biography of a historical figure as an allegory, illustrating the value of a posit... View more info

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The Value Of Responsibility, The Story Of Ralph Bunche

By: Johnson, Ann Donegan

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Value Communications: 1978

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30378

ISBN: 0916392295

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


An American political scientist, academic, and diplomat who received the 1950 Nobel Peace Prize for his late 1940s mediation in Palestine. He was the first African American and person of color to be so honored in the history of the prize. He was involved in the formation and administration of the United Nations. In 1963, he was awarded the Medal of Freedom by President John F. Kennedy. As a Harvard student (where he was the first Negro to receive a Ph. D in political science) in order to help with living expenses, Bunche worked part-time for a bookstore. One day the owner called him into the o... View more info

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The Value Of Friendship, The Story Of Jane Addams

By: Johnson, Ann Donegan

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Value Communications: 1979

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 25876

ISBN: 0916392457

Condition: Very Good+


Summary: emphasizes the social changes effected by Jane Addams as she worked to improve the lot of the poor people who were her friends. One in a series of works which demonstrates the importance of various values. ValueTales is a series of simple biographical children's books published primarily by the now-defunct Value Communications, Inc. In La Jolla, California. The forty-three books were written by Dr. Spencer Johnson and Ann Donegan Johnson, and illustrated by Stephen Pileggi. Each book gave a simplified biography of a historical figure as an allegory, illustrating the value of a positiv... View more info

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The Value Of Respect, The Story Of Abraham Lincoln

By: Johnson, Ann Donegan

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Value Communications: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31928

ISBN: 0916392147

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Summary: A brief biography emphasizing the importance of respect in his life. This series is now out-of-print and the publisher is no longer in business. Loved by teachers and parents alike still today. ValueTales is a series of simple biographical children's books published primarily by the now-defunct Value Communications, Inc. In La Jolla, California. The forty-three books were written by Dr. Spencer Johnson and Ann Donegan Johnson, and illustrated by Stephen Pileggi. Each book gave a simplified biography of a historical figure as an allegory, illustrating the value of a positive characteri... View more info

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The Value Of Giving, The Story Of Beethoven

By: Johnson, Ann Donegan

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Value Communications: 1979

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31929

ISBN: 0916392341

Condition: Near Fine


Summary: a brief biography of ludwig van beethoven, emphasizing the importance of giving in his life. One in a series of works which demonstrate the importance of various values. ; Value Tales Series; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 63 pages; 31929 View more info

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The Value Of Love, The Story Of Johnny Appleseed

By: Johnson, Ann Donegan

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Value Communications: 1979

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31932

ISBN: 091639235X

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Summary: A biography of John Chapman whose distribution of appleseeds and trees across the Midwest made him a legend and left us a legacy we can still enjoy today. Ages 4-8. ValueTales is a series of simple biographical children's books published primarily by the now-defunct Value Communications, Inc. In La Jolla, California. The forty-three books were written by Dr. Spencer Johnson and Ann Donegan Johnson, and illustrated by Stephen Pileggi. Each book gave a simplified biography of a historical figure as an allegory, illustrating the value of a positive characteristic. Each volume was a white... View more info

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The Value Of Determination, The Story Of Helen Keller

By: Johnson, Ann Donegan

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Value Communications: 1976

Edition: 2nd

Seller ID: 31934

ISBN: 0916392074

Condition: Near Fine


Summary: focuses on Helen Keller's determination to hear, see, and speak and her equal determination to help others with handicaps similar to her own. ValueTales is a series of simple biographical children's books published primarily by the now-defunct Value Communications, Inc. In La Jolla, California. The forty-three books were written by Dr. Spencer Johnson and Ann Donegan Johnson, and illustrated by Stephen Pileggi. Each book gave a simplified biography of a historical figure as an allegory, illustrating the value of a positive characteristic. Each volume was a white pictorial glossy hardb... View more info

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The Value Of Helping, The Story Of Harriet Tubman

By: Johnson, Ann Donegan

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Value Communications: 1979

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31936

ISBN: 0916392414

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Describes the helpful work of Harriet Tubman in aiding slaves to flee the South, helping the Union army during the Civil War, and in establishing homes for the old and needy after the war. ValueTales is a series of simple biographical children's books published primarily by the now-defunct Value Communications, Inc. In La Jolla, California. The forty-three books were written by Dr. Spencer Johnson and Ann Donegan Johnson, and illustrated by Stephen Pileggi. Each book gave a simplified biography of a historical figure as an allegory, illustrating the value of a positive characteristic. Each vol... View more info

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The Value Of Responsibility, The Story Of Ralph Bunche

By: Johnson, Ann Donegan

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Value Communications: 1978

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31940

ISBN: 0916392295

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


An American political scientist, academic, and diplomat who received the 1950 Nobel Peace Prize for his late 1940s mediation in Palestine. He was involved in the formation and administration of the United Nations. In 1963, he was awarded the Medal of Freedom by President John F. Kennedy. To help with living expenses, Bunche worked part-time for a bookstore. One day the owner called him into the office and said, "Folks tell me you're a Negro. I don't give a damn, but are you?" Bunche asked, "What did you think?" and the owner said, "I couldn't see you clear enough." Valu... View more info

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The Value Of Fantasy, The Story Of Hans Christian Andersen

By: Johnson, Spencer

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Value Communications: 1979

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 18380

ISBN: 0916392430

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Summary: a brief biography of the 19th-century Danish author of many well-known fairy tales which stresses the value of personal fantasies and imagination. ValueTales is a series of simple biographical children's books published primarily by the now-defunct Value Communications, Inc. In La Jolla, California. The forty-three books were written by Dr. Spencer Johnson and Ann Donegan Johnson, and illustrated by Stephen Pileggi. Each book gave a simplified biography of a historical figure as an allegory, illustrating the value of a positive characteristic. Each volume was a white pictorial glossy ... View more info

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The Value Of Understanding, The Story Of Margaret Mead

By: Johnson, Spencer

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Value Communications: 1979

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30363

ISBN: 0916392376

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Summary: A biography, stressing understanding and tolerance, of an anthopologist who did extensive studies of primitive cultures. ValueTales is a series of simple biographical children's books published primarily by the now-defunct Value Communications, Inc. In La Jolla, California. The forty-three books were written by Dr. Spencer Johnson and Ann Donegan Johnson, and illustrated by Stephen Pileggi. Each book gave a simplified biography of a historical figure as an allegory, illustrating the value of a positive characteristic. Each volume was a white pictorial glossy hardback book around 60 pa... View more info

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The Value Of Sharing, The Story Of The Mayo Brothers

By: Johnson, Spencer

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Value Communications: 1978

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30365

ISBN: 0916392287

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Summary: The Mayo brothers, knowing the importance of sharing, enter a career in which they can share their knowledge, skills, and money with sick people and other doctors. The Mayo Clinic was their contribution to society. ValueTales is a series of simple biographical children's books published primarily by the now-defunct Value Communications, Inc. In La Jolla, California. The forty-three books were written by Dr. Spencer Johnson and Ann Donegan Johnson, and illustrated by Stephen Pileggi. Each book gave a simplified biography of a historical figure as an allegory, illustrating the value of ... View more info

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The Value Of Humor, The Story Of Will Rogers

By: Johnson, Spencer

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Value Communications: 1976

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30367

ISBN: 0916392058

Condition: Very Good+


Summary: One in a series of works which demonstrate the importance of various values. This series is now out-of-print and the publisher is no longer in business. Loved by teachers and parents alike still today. ValueTales is a series of simple biographical children's books published primarily by the now-defunct Value Communications, Inc. In La Jolla, California. The forty-three books were written by Dr. Spencer Johnson and Ann Donegan Johnson, and illustrated by Stephen Pileggi. Each book gave a simplified biography of a historical figure as an allegory, illustrating the value of a positive ch... View more info

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The Value Of Kindness, The Story Of Elizabeth Fry

By: Johnson, Spencer

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Value Communications: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30369

ISBN: 0916392090

Condition: Near Fine


Summary: Discusses the work of the English woman whose pioneering efforts in improving the lot of prisoners were based on the premise that prisoners' behavior would improve if they were treated more kindly. This series is now out-of-print and the publisher is no longer in business. Loved by teachers and parents alike still today. ValueTales is a series of simple biographical children's books published primarily by the now-defunct Value Communications, Inc. In La Jolla, California. The forty-three books were written by Dr. Spencer Johnson and Ann Donegan Johnson, and illustrated by Stephen Pile... View more info

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The Value Of Curiosity, The Story Of Christopher Columbus

By: Johnson, Spencer

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Value Communications: 1977

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30377

ISBN: 0916392139

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


This tale is about Christopher Columbus, whose curiosity led to the discovery of the New World and is based on events in his life. This series is now out-of-print and the publisher is no longer in business. Loved by teachers and parents alike still today. ValueTales is a series of simple biographical children's books published primarily by the now-defunct Value Communications, Inc. In La Jolla, California. The forty-three books were written by Dr. Spencer Johnson and Ann Donegan Johnson, and illustrated by Stephen Pileggi. Each book gave a simplified biography of a historical figure as an alle... View more info

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The Value Of Sharing, The Story Of The Mayo Brothers

By: Johnson, Spencer

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Value Communications: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 29711

ISBN: ; 0916392287

Condition: Very Good


Summary: The Mayo brothers, knowing the importance of sharing, enter a career in which they can share their knowledge, skills, and money with sick people and other doctors. Other titles in this series also available . White boards. ; Value Tales Series; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 29711 View more info