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Autographed Children's Books by Deborah Hopkinson



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Deborah Hopkinson

Deborah Hopkinson grew up in Lowell, Massachusetts. Her New England childhood has brought her settings for stories but the plots themselves are woven from her passion for learning about the past. Deborah and her family live near Portland, Oregon.

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A Boy Called Dickens Hardcover Picture Book

A Boy Called Dickens

The tale of twelve-year-old Charles Dickens who, despite poverty and long hours of factory work, still has time to discover and share the stories of other residents of 1824 London. Readers will be drawn into the winding streets of London, where they will learn how Dickens got the inspiration for many of his characters. Includes author's note about Dickens' life and some of the books he wrote. Hardcover Picture Book. Ages 4 - 7.
Autographed bookplate by Deborah Hopkinson.

A Boy Called Dickens
RH7323 $17.99
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10 in. Guinea Pig Hand Puppet

Guinea Pig Puppet

Guinea Pig puppet is the best starter pet ever! Also known as a cavi, this furry friend has movable mouth and legs. Happiest when cage-free and cradled in your hands, share the puppet antics with your animal loving pals. Hand Puppet is 10" long.

Guinea Pig Puppet
FM3070 $29.95
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Beatrix Potter and the Unfortunate Tale of a Borrowed Guinea Pig Hardcover Picture Book.

Beatrix Potter

This story stars a young Beatrix Potter, creator of The Tale of Peter Rabbit and many other classic children's books. Master of the historical fiction picture book, Deborah Hopkinson takes readers back to Victorian England and the home of budding young artist and animal lover Beatrix Potter. When Beatrix brings home her neighbor's pet guinea pig so that she can practice painting it, well . . . it dies! Now what? Written in the form of a "picture letter", this charming, hilarious, and mostly true tale is a wonderful introduction to a beloved author/illustrator and perfect for Common Core curriculums. An author's note includes photographs and more information about Beatrix Potter's life and work. Hardcover Picture Book with dedication page. All Ages.
Autographed bookplate by Deborah Hopkinson.

Beatrix Potter & the Unfortunate Tale of a Borrowed Guinea Pig
RH3258 $17.99
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Titanic Hardcover Chapter Book

Titanic

Deborah Hopkinson weaves together the voices and stories of real Titanic survivors and witnesses to the disaster -- from the stewardess Violet Jessop to Captain Arthur Rostron of the Carpathia, who came to the rescue of the sinking ship. This gripping story, which follows the Titanic and its passengers from the ship's celebrated launch at Belfast to her cataclysmic icy end, is sure to thrill and move readers. Hardcover Chapter Book. Ages 8 & up
Autographed bookplate by Deborah Hopkinson.

Titanic
SC6749 $17.99
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Dive! Hardcover Chapter Book

Dive!

Following the attack on Pearl Harbor, the US entered World War II in December 1941 with only 44 Naval submarines -- many of them dating from the 1920s. With the Pacific battleship fleet decimated after Pearl Harbor, it was up to the feisty and heroic sailors aboard the US submarines to stop the Japanese invasion across the Pacific. Hardcover Chapter Book. Ages 8 & up
Autographed bookplate by Deborah Hopkinson.

Dive!
SC5582 $17.99
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D-Day Hardcover Chapter Book

D-Day

The WWII invasion known as D-Day was the largest military endeavor in history. By June 6, 1944, Hitler and his allies had a strong grip on the European continent, where Nazi Germany was engaged in the mass extermination of the Jewish people. The goal of D-Day was the total defeat of Hitler's regime, and the defense of free democracies everywhere. Knowing they had to breach the French coast, the US, Great Britain, and Canada planned for the impossible. Hardcover Chapter Book. Ages 8 & up
Autographed bookplate by Deborah Hopkinson.

D-Day
SC2480 $16.95
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Sweet Land of Liberty Hardcover Picture Book

Sweet Land of Liberty

On Easter Sunday 1939, Marian Anderson performed at the foot of the Lincoln Memorial in front of a crown of over 75,000 people. The person largely responsible for putting her there was a white man, Oscar Chapman, Assistant Secretary of the Interior under President Frankllin Delano Roosevelt. Deborah Hopkinson's inspiring text, accompanied by Leonard Jenkins's remarkable paintings, reminds us that things that happen to us as children can change our lives in unexpected ways. Sometimes we go on to change other lives. And every once in a while, we might even change history. Hardcover Picture Book. Ages 4 - 8.
Autographed bookplate by Deborah Hopkinson.

Sweet Land of Liberty
BT3955 $16.95
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Stagecoach Sal Hardcover Picture Book

Stagecoach Sal

Sal sure can sing. But she can also catch a fish with her bare hands, ride a wild bronc, and drive a stagecoach. And she's nobody's fool. When Sal makes her first stagecoach journey alone to deliver mail, her ma is nervous. Will Sal be able to brave the wild frontier alone? And what about Poetic Pete, the wiliest stagecoach robber in the West? Sal may have some unexpected tricks up her sleeve. Hardcover Picture Book. Ages 4 - 7.
Autographed bookplate by Deborah Hopkinson.

Stagecoach Sal
HC1498 $16.99
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Apples to Oregon Hardcover Picture Book

Apples to Oregon

When Papa decides to pull up roots and move from Iowa to Oregon, he can't bear to leave his precious apple trees behind. Or his peaches, plums, grapes, cherries, and pears. Oh, and he takes his family along too. But the trail is cruel -- first there's a river to cross that's wider than Texas...and then there are hailstones as big as plums...and there's even a drought, sure to crisp the cherries. Those poor pippins! Luckily Delicious (the nonedible apple of Daddy's eye) is strong -- as young 'uns raised on apples are -- and won't let anything stop her father's darling saps from tasting the sweet Oregon soil. Hardcover Picture Book. Ages 6 - 7.
Autographed bookplate by Deborah Hopkinson.

Apples to Oregon
SS7691 $17.99
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Saving Strawberry Farm Hardcover Picture Book

Saving Strawberry Farm

In the hot, mean summer of 1933, a penny is enough to buy caramels or red hots or peppermint sticks or licorice strings. Is it enough to buy Miss Elsie's Strawberry Farm? There's only one way to find out. Davey takes a deep breath and shouts, "One penny for Strawberry Farm!" Set in the Great Depression, Rachel Isadora's illustrations brings Davey's Midwestern town to life as friends and neighbors plan to save the farm the only way they can --with a secret penny auction! Hardcover Picture Book. Ages 4 & up.
Autographed bookplate by Deborah Hopkinson.

Saving Strawberry Farm
HC4002 $17.99
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