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The dogs of winter —Pyron, Bobbie.
Book
2012
7 available of 8 items

Brought to Moscow in 1990s Russia by his mother's abusive boyfriend, five-year-old Mishka is forced by a gang of homeless children to lie and steal until he finds comfort and love with a pack of dogs. Includes historical...

The black circle —Carman, Patrick.
Book On CD
2009
4 available of 5 items

In the first 39 Clues book, Amy and Dan Cahill discovered that they're part of one of the most powerful families in human history. Passing up the hush money, the siblings set out to uncover the 39 clues which would revea...

Angel on the square —Whelan, Gloria.
Book
2001
4 available of 5 items

In 1913 Russia, twelve-year-old Katya eagerly anticipates leaving her St. Petersburg home, though not her older cousin Misha, to join her mother, a lady in waiting in the household of Tsar Nicholas II, but the ensuing ye...

Uncle Vova's tree —Polacco, Patricia.
Book
1989
2 available of 4 items

Grandparents, aunts and uncles, and children gather at a farm house to celebrate Christmas in the Russian tradition.

Martha —Spirin, Gennadii.
Book
2005
4 available of 4 items

The author relates how he and his Moscow family rescued Martha, a crow with a broken wing, and how she joined their household.

The deadly race to space : Russia —Hunt, Elizabeth Singer, author.
Book
2008
4 available of 4 items

"On the eve of the first manned mission to Mars, Secret Agent Jack Stalwart learns that the mission's chief rocket engineer has disappeared. When he finds out that engineer is his father, Jack vows the kidnapper is going...

The diamond horse —Gregg, Stacy, author.
Book
2016
6 available of 9 items

Anna Orlov might be the luckiest girl in the world. She is the daughter of a Russian Count and lives in a snowbound palace that is the home to a menagerie of wonderful animals; tigers, wolfhounds, and - of course - horse...

Starlight Grey : a story from Russia —Flannigan, Liz.
Book
2013
7 available of 7 items

Ivan, the only one of three brothers willing to fulfill their father's last request, is rewarded with a silver bridle that will call a magical horse from the Russian plains, which helps transform him from a short, plain,...

Leo Tolstoy's War & peace —Wang, Jack, 1972- author.
Book
2016
1 available of 1 items

Presents Tolstoy's story of four Russian families caught up in the Napoleonic Wars condensed to twelve words, and accompanied by hand-felted illustrations.

Nikolai, the only bear —Joosse, Barbara M.
Book
2005
2 available of 2 items

Nikolai, a bear who lives in the orphanage in Novosibirsk, Russia, does not seem to fit in until the day some visitors arrive from America.

Pipaluk and the whales —Himmelman, John.
Book
2001
6 available of 7 items

Pipaluk and her father enlist the aid of their villagers and even the government to help save a group of whales stranded in a frozen inlet, but only Pipa can figure out a way to finally lead the whales back out to sea.

Luba and the wren —Polacco, Patricia.
Book
1999
2 available of 3 items

In this variation on the story of "The Fisherman and His Wife," a young Ukrainian girl must repeatedly return to the wren she has rescued to relay her parents' increasingly greedy demands.

Darkus rising —West, Tracey, 1965-
Book
2009
4 available of 4 items

Masquerade has a new plan to stop the Bakugan Battle Brawlers, and Alice has a secret that sends them on a mission to Moscow.

The secret countess —Ibbotson, Eva, author.
Book
2019
3 available of 3 items

Masha and the bear : a story from Russia —Don, Lari.
Book
2013
8 available of 9 items

Held captive in the woods by a bear, a young Russian girl cleverly finds a way to return safely home to her family.

The enormous carrot —Vagin, Vladimir Vasilʹevich, 1937-
Book
1998
4 available of 7 items

A group learns the value of teamwork as one animal after another joins in the effort to pull a giant carrot out of the ground. Based on a Russian folktale.

The blackbird girls —Blankman, Anne, author.
Book
2020
1 available of 4 items

"On a spring morning, neighbors Valentina Kaplan and Oksana Savchenko wake up to an angry red sky. A reactor at the nuclear power plant where their fathers work--Chernobyl--has exploded. Before they know it, the two girl...

Grandma Chickenlegs —McCaughrean, Geraldine.
Book
2000
3 available of 4 items

In this variation of the traditional Baba Yaga story, a young girl must rely on the advice of her dead mother and her special doll when her wicked stepmother sends her to get a needle from Grandma Chickenlegs.

Babushka Baba Yaga —Polacco, Patricia.
Book
1993
3 available of 3 items

The villagers are afraid of her, so the legendary Baba Yaga disguises herself as an old woman in order to know the joys of being a grandmother.

The giant carrot —Peck, Jan.
Book
1998
8 available of 9 items

Little Isabelle surprises her family with her unique way of helping a carrot seed grow and of getting the huge vegetable from the ground. Includes a recipe for carrot pudding.

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