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Ragweed & Poppy —Avi, 1937- author.
Book
2020
1 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 ...

Crispin : the cross of lead —Avi, 1937- author.
Book
2002
31 available of 33 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.

Gold rush girl —Avi, 1937- author.
Book
2020
3 available of 4 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, To...

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 player king —Avi, 1937- author.
Book
2017
8 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...

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

The button war : a tale of the Great War —Avi, 1937- author.
Book
2020
2 available of 2 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 player king —Avi, 1937- author.
Book On CD
2018
0 available of 1 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...

The button war : a tale of the Great War —Avi, 1937- author.
Large Print
2018
1 available of 1 items

When World War I descends upon a tiny Polish village, seven boys launch their own deadly battle for the right to be crowned king of the land.

City of orphans —Avi, 1937- author.
Book
2012
5 available of 5 items

In 1893 New York, thirteen-year-old Maks, a newsboy, teams up with Willa, a homeless girl, to clear his older sister, Emma, from charges that she stole from the brand new Waldorf Hotel, where she works. Includes historic...

Who was that masked man, anyway? —Avi, 1937- author.
Book
2014
6 available of 6 items

In the early forties when nearly everyone else is thinking about World War II, sixth-grader Frankie Wattleson gets in trouble at home and at school because of his preoccupation with his favorite radio programs.

Catch you later, traitor —Avi, 1937- author.
Book
2015
6 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...

The unexpected life of Oliver Cromwell Pitts : being an absolutely accurate autobiographical account of my follies, fortunes & fate, written by Himself —Avi, 1937- author.
Book
2017
5 available of 5 items

In 1724 England, twelve-year-old Oliver Cromwell Pitts embarks on a journey from his seaside home in Melcombe Regis to London to find his father and his older sister, a journey filled with thieves, adventurers, and treac...

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.
Book
2019
8 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...

Poppy —Avi, 1937- author.
EBook
2018

Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Winner * ALA Notable Book * ALA Booklist Editors' Choice * School Library Journal Best Book This exciting story is richly visual. The underlying messages, to challenge unjust authority and to...

The Unexpected Life of Oliver Cromwell Pitts Being an Absolutely Accurate Autobiographical Account of My Follies, Fortune, and Fate —Avi, 1937- author.
EBook
2017

High adventure from a master storyteller about one boy's attempt to fend for himself among cruel orphan masters, corrupt magistrates, and conniving thieves. In the seaside town of Melcombe Regis, England, 1724, Oliver Cr...

The unexpected life of Oliver Cromwell Pitts : being an absolutely accurate autobiographical account of my follies, fortunes & fate written by himself —Avi, 1937- author.
Book
2018
3 available of 3 items

In 1724 England, twelve-year-old Oliver Cromwell Pitts embarks on a journey from his seaside home in Melcombe Regis to London to find his father and his older sister, a journey filled with thieves, adventurers, and treac...

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