George and Sylvia Givens, a frustrated teacher and a game-for-anything wife and mother, opened Boonshire Books in 1976 in an old gas station on Boonsboro road. After clearing away the fumes and cobwebs and covering up the oil stains with remnant carpeting, they began a legacy that has since gone through many incarnations.
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The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives
by Dashka Slater
"I loved how this book covered everything from the economic situation in Oakland to the transgender community. If you want to teach, learn or become more empathetic. . . . read this!"
Multiple Best Book listings and awards. A YA book for all ages
2236 Lakeside Drive
Givens Books and Little Dickens has one of the largest toy selections for children and adults. Browse our toys above, or come by our store to see the fun in person.
Looking for more than toys? We are Virginia's largest selection of Teaching Supplies, Toys, New & Used books all under one roof. We have three other websites to make shopping for books and educations supplies fast and easy.
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