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War is over —Almond, David, 1951- author.
Book
2020
4 available of 5 items

It's 1918, and war is everywhere. John's dad is fighting in the trenches far away in France. His mum works in the munitions factory just along the road. His teacher says that John is fighting, too, that he is at war with...

The dam —Almond, David, 1951- author.
Book
2018
8 available of 8 items

Kielder Water is a wild and beautiful place, rich in folk music and legend. Years ago, before a great dam was built to fill the valley with water, there were farms and homesteads in that valley and musicians who livened ...

The color of the sun —Almond, David, 1951- author.
Book
2019
3 available of 3 items

"One hot summer morning, only weeks after his father's death, Davie steps out his front door into the familiar streets of the Tyneside town that has always been his home. But this seemingly ordinary day takes on an air o...

Skellig the owl man
DVD
2010
3 available of 3 items

Young Michael hates his dilapidated new home, he's worried about his sick baby sister, and he's bullied at school. But life changes when he stumbles upon 'Skellig' hiding out in a backyard shed, and quickly realizes that...

The boy who swam with piranhas —Almond, David, 1951-
Book
2013
16 available of 19 items

Stanley Potts's uncle Ernie has developed an over-the-top fascination with canning fish in the house, and life at 69 Fish Quay Lane has turned barmy. But there's darkness in the madness, and when Uncle Ernie's obsession ...

Kate, the cat and the moon —Almond, David, 1951-
Book
2005
6 available of 6 items

After being awakened by a white cat, Kate becomes a cat herself and the two of them wander on a nighttime journey.

My name is Mina —Almond, David, 1951-
Book
2011
11 available of 11 items

Creative, intelligent, nine-year-old Mina keeps a journal in her own disorderly way that reveals how her mind is growing into something extraordinary, especially after she begins homeschooling under the direction of her ...

Skellig —Almond, David, 1951-
Book
2000
9 available of 9 items

Unhappy about his baby sister's illness and the chaos of moving into a dilapidated old house, Michael retreats to the garage and finds a mysterious stranger who is something like a bird and something like an angel.

Kit's wilderness —Almond, David, 1951-
Book
1999
20 available of 20 items

Thirteen-year-old Kit goes to live with his grandfather in the decaying coal mining town of Stoneygate, England, and finds both the old man and the town haunted by ghosts of the past.

Raven summer —Almond, David, 1951-
Book
2011
3 available of 3 items

Led to an abandoned baby by a raven, fourteen-year-old Liam seems fated to meet two foster children who have experienced the world's violence in very different ways as he struggles to understand war, family problems, and...

Heaven Eyes —Almond, David, 1951-
Book
2001
8 available of 8 items

Having escaped from their orphanage on a raft, Erin, January, and Mouse float down into another world of abandoned warehouses and factories, meeting a strange old man and an even stranger girl with webbed fingers and lit...

A song for Ella Grey —Almond, David, 1951-
Book
2015
14 available of 14 items

Claire witnesses a love so dramatic it is as if Ella Grey has been captured and taken from her, but the loss of her best friend to the arms of Orpheus is nothing compared to the loss she feels when Ella is taken from the...

Mouse bird snake wolf —Almond, David, 1951- author.
Book
2013
5 available of 5 items

Secret heart —Almond, David, 1951-
Book
2002
5 available of 5 items

Living with his mother in a small village on the edge of the suburbs, shy, often inarticulate, Joe Maloney frequently dreams of a beautiful, elusive tiger whose significance begins to be clear after he befriends a young ...

The tale of Angelino Brown —Almond, David, 1951- author.
Book
2018
6 available of 6 items

When Bert discovers a tiny boy angel in his pocket, he takes the angel home to his wife and they happily raise him as their own son.

The tightrope walkers —Almond, David, 1951-
Book
2015
8 available of 8 items

The boy who climbed into the moon —Almond, David, 1951-
Book
2010
1 available of 1 items

Helped by a very long ladder, some unusual acquaintances, two rather worried parents, and a great deal of community spirit, a young English boy makes an astonishing discovery when he embarks on a mission to prove that th...

The fire-eaters —Almond, David, 1951-
Book
2004
2 available of 2 items

In 1962 England, despite observing his father's illness and the suffering of the fire-eating Mr. McNulty, as well as enduring abuse at school and the stress of the Cuban Missile Crisis, Bobby Burns and his family and fri...

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