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Poppy —Avi, 1937-
Book
1995
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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.

Crispin : the cross of lead —Avi, 1937- author.
Book
2002
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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.

Acting out : six one-act plays! : six Newbery stars!
Book
2008
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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
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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.

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

Sophia's war : a tale of the Revolution —Avi, 1937-
Book
2012
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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 & Poppy —Avi, 1937- author.
Book
2020
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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 ...

Poppy and Rye —Avi, 1937-
Book
1998
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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...

Poppy's return —Avi, 1937-
Book
2005
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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 end of the beginning : being the adventures of a small snail (and an even smaller ant) —Avi, 1937-
Book
2004
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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-
Book
2015
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"A wolf and bird must fight the starving time and find food, while a human boy learns to hunt"--Provided by publisher.

The button war : a tale of the Great War —Avi, 1937- author.
Book
2018
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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 player king —Avi, 1937- author.
Book
2017
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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...

School of the dead —Avi, 1937- author.
Book
2017
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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...

Murder at midnight —Avi, 1937-
Book
2009
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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 ...

Catch you later, traitor —Avi, 1937- author.
Book
2015
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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...

Poppy and Ereth —Avi, 1937-
Book
2009
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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.

Strange happenings : five tales of transformation —Avi, 1937-
Book
2006
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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.

Romeo and Juliet--together (and alive!) at last —Avi, 1937-
Book
1987
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The eighth grade's plan to get two reluctant "lovers" together by means of a classroom production of Shakespeare's play has some very unexpected results.

Crispin the cross of lead —Avi, 1937-
Large Print
2003
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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.

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