131 Results
131 Results
Poppy —Avi, 1937-
Book
1995
14 available of 17 items

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.

Ragweed & Poppy —Avi, 1937- author.
Book
2020
3 available of 5 items

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 ...

The true confessions of Charlotte Doyle —Avi, 1937-
Book
1990
15 available of 18 items

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

Prairie school —Avi, 1937-
Book
2001
13 available of 15 items

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 cross of lead —Avi, 1937- author.
Book
2002
31 available of 34 items

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.

The secret school —Avi, 1937-
Book
2001
10 available of 11 items

In 1925, fourteen-year-old Ida Bidson secretly takes over as the teacher when the one-room schoolhouse in her remote Colorado area closes unexpectedly.

Gold rush girl —Avi, 1937- author.
Book
2020
0 available of 2 items

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, T...

Acting out : six one-act plays! : six Newbery stars!
Book
2008
3 available of 3 items

Six original one-act plays for middle graders written by six Newbery winning authors.

A beginning, a muddle, and an end : the right way to write writing —Avi, 1937-
Book
2008
3 available of 3 items

Avon the snail decides to become a writer with the help of his friend Edward the ant, which leads them into a series of adventures involving close encounters with an anteater, a crow, a tree frog, and a hungry fish.

Poppy's return —Avi, 1937-
Book
2005
5 available of 7 items

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 fighting ground —Avi, 1937-
Book
1984
1 available of 1 items

Thirteen-year-old Jonathan goes off to fight in the Revolutionary War and discovers the real war is being fought within himself.

Poppy and Rye —Avi, 1937-
Book
1998
9 available of 11 items

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...

The good dog —Avi, 1937-
Book On CD
2003
0 available of 2 items

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.

Don't you know there's a war on? —Avi, 1937-
Book
2001
8 available of 8 items

In wartime Brooklyn in 1943, eleven-year-old Howie Crispers mounts a campaign to save his favorite teacher from being fired.

Sophia's war : a tale of the Revolution —Avi, 1937-
Book
2012
8 available of 8 items

In 1776, after witnessing the execution of Nathan Hale in New York City, newly occupied by the British army, young Sophia Calderwood resolves to do all she can to help the American cause, including becoming a spy.

Ragweed —Avi, 1937-
Book
1999
5 available of 6 items

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.

The end of the beginning : being the adventures of a small snail (and an even smaller ant) —Avi, 1937-
Book
2004
1 available of 3 items

Avon the snail and Edward, a take-charge ant, set off together on a journey to an undetermined destination in search of unspecified adventures.

The most important thing : stories about sons, fathers, and grandfathers —Avi, 1937- author.
Book
2016
12 available of 12 items

"One of the most beloved writers of our time presents seven short stories exploring the vital ties between fathers and sons. Luke sees the ghost of his father but can't figure out what Dad wants him to do. Paul takes a c...

The button war : a tale of the Great War —Avi, 1937- author.
Book
2018
9 available of 9 items

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...

The escape from home —Avi, 1937-
Book
1996
1 available of 2 items

Driven from their impoverished Irish village, fifteen-year-old Maura and her younger brother meet their landlord's runaway son in Liverpool while all three wait for a ship to America; their fates continue to intertwine o...

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