129 Results
129 Results
Poppy —Avi, 1937-
16 available of 19 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.

The true confessions of Charlotte Doyle —Avi, 1937-
17 available of 19 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-
14 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.

The button war : a tale of the Great War —Avi, 1937- author.
7 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...

Ragweed —Avi, 1937-
4 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-
2 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.

Old wolf : a fable —Avi, 1937-
15 available of 16 items

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

School of the dead —Avi, 1937- author.
15 available of 15 items

For most of Tony Gilbert's life, he has thought of his uncle as "Weird Uncle Charlie." That is, until Uncle Charlie moves in with Tony and his family. Uncle Charlie is still odd, of course-- talking about spirits and o...

A beginning, a muddle, and an end : the right way to write writing —Avi, 1937-
2 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 and Ereth —Avi, 1937-
8 available of 8 items

After a long, hard winter in Dimwood forest, Poppy the deer mouse finds new adventure thrust upon her while rescuing Ereth the porcupine from the mud.

Something upstairs —Avi, 1937-
3 available of 3 items

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...

Strange happenings : five tales of transformation —Avi, 1937-
6 available of 7 items

Five original stories where strange changes occur, from a boy and a cat changing places and a young man learning the price of selfishness to an invisible princess finding herself.

Sophia's war : a tale of the Revolution —Avi, 1937-
6 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.

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.
7 available of 8 items

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...

Murder at midnight —Avi, 1937-
6 available of 6 items

Falsely accused of plotting to overthrow King Claudio, scholarly Mangus the magician, along with his street-smart servant boy, Fabrizio, face deadly consequences unless they can track down the real traitor by the stroke ...

The good dog —Avi, 1937-
Book On CD
1 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.

The most important thing : stories about sons, fathers, and grandfathers —Avi, 1937- author.
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 player king —Avi, 1937- author.
9 available of 9 items

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...

Catch you later, traitor —Avi, 1937- author.
5 available of 6 items

The Collison's are an ordinary family, and Pete's a normal kid ... until the FBI show up at his door and accuse him and his family of being Communists. Set in 1951, during the Red Scare - when the cold war was really beg...

Perloo the bold —Avi, 1937-
4 available of 4 items

Perloo, a peaceful scholar who has been chosen to succeed Jolaine as leader of the furry underground people called the Montmers, finds himself in danger when Jolaine dies and her evil son seizes control of the burrow.

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