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Amazing Grace —Hoffman, Mary, 1945- author.

Although a classmate says that she cannot play Peter Pan in the school play because she is black, Grace discovers that she can do anything she sets her mind to do.

The great big book of feelings —Hoffman, Mary, 1945-

Explores the host of emotions that children can feel, including happiness, sadness, anger, loneliness, fear, and embarrassment.

Welcome to the family —Hoffman, Mary, 1945-

This book takes one element of The Great Big Book of Families -- the arrival of new members into a family -- and explores all the different ways a baby or child can become part of the clan, including natural birth within...

The great big brain book —Hoffman, Mary, 1945- author.

COMPANION TO: THE GREAT BIG BOOK OF LIFE, ISBN 9781786033666. Find out how our brains work, how they control the rest of the body and how they change over time. From how they create our memories, to how they help us lear...

Invisible blood : seventeen crime stories from today's finest crime writers

Open the files on an anthology of seventeen new crime stories to probe the brutal and complex hearts of criminals, and unravel the strangest of mysteries. Watch as a secretive group of intelligence community officers tra...

City of stars —Hoffman, Mary, 1945-

Fifteen-year-old Georgia, who loves horses as much as she hates her bullying stepbrother, buys a figurine of a winged horse and finds it has magical powers that transport her from present-day London to the sixteenth-cent...

The dot --and more stories to make you feel good

The dot: Vashti doesn't think she can draw, but her teacher encourages her to "just make a mark and see where it takes you."

The great big body book —Hoffman, Mary, 1945- author.

"The fourth book in this internationally best-selling series explores lots of aspects of the body including birth, growth, ageing, senses, the brain, and genetics, but from a family standpoint rather than a straight non-...

The falconer's knot : a tale of poison, bloodshed, and passion —Hoffman, Mary, 1945-

Silvano and Chiara, teens sent to live in a friary and nunnery in Renaissance Italy, are drawn to one another and dream of a future together, but when murders are committed in the friary, they must discover who is behind...

The great big book of life —Hoffman, Mary, 1945- author.

"Aren't humans amazing? It's incredible to think that all of us started out life as a tiny dot. Find out how we change as we grow from babies to children to teenagers to adults, and what happens when people get old."--Fr...

A first book of fairy tales —Hoffman, Mary, 1945-

Offers a collection of classic fairy tales, such as "Cinderella" and "Jack and the Beanstalk" along with lesser known tales, including "The Fisherman and his Wife."

A first book of myths : myths and legends for the very young from around the world —Hoffman, Mary, 1945- author.

Simplified retellings of Greek and Roman myths, including those about Icarus, the boy whose father made him wings, and King Midas, who had the golden touch.

Seven wonders of the ancient world —Hoffman, Mary, 1945-

Describes the architectural achievements of the ancient world known as the Seven Wonders of the World. Discusses Callimachus, The Pyramids at Giza, The Hanging Garden of Babylon, The Colossus of Rhodes, The Mausoleum at ...

Princess Grace —Hoffman, Mary, 1945-

Grace wants to participate in her community festival's princess float, but first she must decide what sort of a princess she wants to be--from an African princess in kente cloth robes to a floaty pink fairy tale princess...

A twist in the tail : animal stories from around the world —Hoffman, Mary, 1945-

Retellings of ten traditional animal tales from around the world.

The twelve dancing princesses —Hoffman, Mary, 1945-

To win a bride and a kingdom, a soldier endeavors to discover why the dancing shoes of the king's twelve daughters are worn to pieces every morning.

Queen Guinevere and other stories from the court of King Arthur —Hoffman, Mary, 1945- author.

Dramatic retellings of stories from Arthurian legend, from the perspectives of Guinevere, Igrayne, Nimue, and the other women whose actions drive the legends through love, hate, enchantment, and tragedy.

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