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"The Adventures of Sylvie & The Magic Trunk"

"The Adventures of Sylvie & The Magic Trunk"

This delightful children's book tells the story of a young girl named Sylvie who uses her talent as a ventriloquist to entertain her family and friends!

 

Written by Sylvia Fletcher

Ballots, Bloomers & Marmalade: Elizabeth Smith Miller

Ballots, Bloomers & Marmalade: Elizabeth Smith Miller

Elizabeth Smith Miller was a modern woman in an era when being either modern or feminine was cause for criticism. She concerned herself with the traditional elements of 19 th-century American life: her book, In The Kitchen , became a staple in...

Cousins of Reform: Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Gerrit Smith

Cousins of Reform: Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Gerrit Smith

Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Gerrit Smith were first cousins born 18 years apart, but they shared a devotion to social reform that placed them together in a very small group of strong-willed people who helped to shape the second half of the 19th...

Don't Eat Your Broccoli!

Don't Eat Your Broccoli!

This little girl just won't eat her broccoli. Then her big sister tells her the strangest story she has ever heard! The whole family stars as this children's tale unfolds with lots of giggles and a surprise ending!

Don't take a bath!

Don't take a bath!

It’s time for this little boy’s bubble bath! But his older brother and sister can remember taking bubble baths in the past, and they have one thing to say to him: “Don’t take a bath!” Will he listen to them, or will...

Furniture Refinishing in a Class By Yourself

Furniture Refinishing in a Class By Yourself

- Do you have new, unfinished furniture and want to complete the job yourself?
- Has a small drop-leaf stand ever caught your eye at an estate sale?
- Have you always admired that ladder-back chair in your grandmother's attic?

Goin' Up The Country

Goin' Up The Country

Susan and Dan are newly married, and on their way to Northern Maine to join the back-to-the-land movement of the early '70s. They'll soon encounter people--and a land--they will remember for the rest of their lives.

Greene Smith and the WildLife

Greene Smith and the WildLife

The all-too-brief life of Greene Smith is a story of trials and triumphs. From his lifelong struggle to please a strict father, to his brush with death in the brutal Battle of the Crater during the Civil War, to his pioneering work in the...

In Our Own Words

In Our Own Words

As the Morrisville College Journalism Department introduces its first four-year degree, this book looks back on its origins as one of the top two-year college journalism programs in the country. ALL PROFITS BENEFIT THE MSC JOURNALISM DEPARTMENT.

Making It Count: From A to Z, The Life and Times of Art Zimmer

Making It Count: From A to Z, The Life and Times of Art Zimmer

An autobiography of Central New York enterpreneur Art Zimmer, as told to Lois Gridley. 6 x 9, 288 pages.

Practical Dreamer: Gerrit Smith & the Crusade for Social Reform

Practical Dreamer: Gerrit Smith & the Crusade for Social Reform

The first biography of Gerrit Smith in more than 75 years. This Central New York resident used his family fortune to aid those who traveled the Underground Railroad. [Paperback; Will mail after April 10]

Sylvie & The Magic Trunk: Smoulder the Stega-Dragon

Sylvie & The Magic Trunk: Smoulder the Stega-Dragon

Sylvie is a young ventriloquist with a big dream: winning the school talent show. But when she gets to the stage, she can’t find her friend, Smoulder the Stega-Dragon! Before their hilarious performance is over, Sylvie and Smoulder will...

Up The Hill: A Tale of Colgate University

Up The Hill: A Tale of Colgate University

From two members of the Colgate University class of 2005 comes this charming tale of life at historic Colgate University in Hamilton, NY. A perfect gift for anyone who has come to know and love the outstanding academic institution.

Whatever It Takes: The Tactics of Gerrit Smith

Whatever It Takes: The Tactics of Gerrit Smith

The opponents of slavery dedicated their lives to the cause of abolition. Whatever It Takes is the story of how they did what they did—and why their work remains unfinished even today.

When We Get to Heaven: Runaway Slaves on the Road to Peterboro

When We Get to Heaven: Runaway Slaves on the Road to Peterboro

The compelling story of slavery in America, including first-person accounts from slaves in the South, on the road of freedom, and in Peterboro, NY, the new location of the National Abolition Hall of Fame.