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130 Results
Poppy —Avi, 1937-

Poppy the deer mouse urges her family to move next to a field of corn big enough to feed them all forever, but Mr. Ocax, a terrifying owl, has other ideas.

The true confessions of Charlotte Doyle —Avi, 1937-

As the lone "young lady" on a transatlantic voyage in 1832, Charlotte learns that the captain is murderous and the crew rebellious.

Crispin : at the edge of the world —Avi, 1937-

Branded as traitors by the king's authorities, Crispin and his guardian, Bear, flee to coastal towns in fourteenth-century England, where they perform a musical juggling act and bond as a family after befriending a disfi...

Prairie school —Avi, 1937-

In 1880, Noah's aunt teaches the reluctant nine-year-old how to read as they explore the Colorado prairie together, Noah pushing Aunt Dora in her wheelchair.

Crispin : the end of time —Avi, 1937-

As Crispin tries to fulfill Bear's dream of moving to Iceland, he must leave Troth behind at a convent that needs a healer but, after falling in with thieves posing as musicians, he makes a new friend, Owen, and together...

Gold rush girl —Avi, 1937- author.

Victoria (Tory) Blaisdell longs to live a life as adventurous and independent as that of her heroine, Jane Eyre. When Tory's father loses his job and decides to seek a share of the newly discovered gold in California, To...

The button war : a tale of the Great War —Avi, 1937- author.

Patryk and Jurek are as much friends as rivals in the small Russian-occupied Polish village where they live. When, in August 1914, Patryk finds an old button on the forest floor, Jurek becomes wildly jealous. Not long af...

Poppy's return —Avi, 1937-

Poppy, accompanied by her troublesome son Junior, his skunk friend, and Uncle Ereth the porcupine, responds to a summons to return to her ancestral home, Gray House, to save the mice there from destruction by a bulldozer...

The player king —Avi, 1937- author.

In 1486 England, a penniless kitchen boy named Lambert Simnel is told by a mysterious friar that he, Lambert, is actually Prince Edward, the true King of England, setting him on a dangerous course to regain the throne. B...

Crispin : the cross of lead —Avi, 1937- author.

Falsely accused of theft and murder, an orphaned peasant boy in fourteenth-century England flees his village and meets a larger-than-life juggler who holds a dangerous secret.

Ragweed —Avi, 1937-

Ragweed, a young country mouse, leaves his family and travels to the big city, where he finds excitement and danger and sees cats for the first time.

Ereth's birthday —Avi, 1937-

Feeling neglected on his birthday, Ereth, the cantankerous old porcupine, sets out looking for his favorite treat and instead finds himself acting as "mother" to three young fox kits.

Ragweed & Poppy —Avi, 1937- author.

Ragweed, independent and newly citified, boards a freight train out of Amperville, leaving his dear friends behind. On the train, he meets Lotar, a most bothersome young raccoon, who greatly complicates his journey. But ...

Abigail takes the wheel —Avi, 1937-

When the first mate of the freight boat Neptune falls ill, it is up to Abigail, the captain's daughter, to steer the ship up the Hudson River from New Jersey to New York City.

Something upstairs —Avi, 1937-

When he moves from Los Angeles to Providence, Rhode Island, Kenny discovers that his new house is haunted by the spirit of a black slave boy who asks Kenny to return with him to the early nineteenth century and prevent h...

The end of the world and beyond : continues The unexpected life of Oliver Cromwell Pitts : being an absolutely accurate autobiographical account of my follies, fortune & fate written by himself —Avi, 1937- author.

After his thievery conviction in 1724, Oliver Cromwell Pitts is sent from England across the Atlantic to America where he is enslaved on a tobacco farm, never giving up on finding his sister, Charity, brought to the colo...

The good dog —Avi, 1937-

McKinley, a malamute, is torn between the domestic world of his human family and the wild world of Lupin, a wolf that is trying to recruit dogs to replenish the dwindling wolf pack.

Poppy and Rye —Avi, 1937-

When their home next to a brook is destroyed by beavers, a large family of golden mice is aided by Poppy the deer mouse and her grumpy porcupine friend, who in the process forges a relationship with the son he had abando...

Old wolf : a fable —Avi, 1937-

"A wolf and bird must fight the starving time and find food, while a human boy learns to hunt"--Provided by publisher.

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