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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." Amazing Grace: Grace's classmates discourage her from trying out for Peter Pan in the school pl...

A first Bible story book —Hoffman, Mary, 1945-

A collection of simple retellings of stories from both the Old and New Testaments.

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 barefoot book of brother and sister tales —Hoffman, Mary, 1945-

A collection of folktales from various cultures illuminate the father-son relationship.

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

Retellings of ten traditional animal tales from around the world.

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.

Monkey. —Hoffman, Mary, 1945-

Shows the monkey in its natural surroundings and describes its life and struggle for survival.

The colour of home —Hoffman, Mary, 1945-

Hassan, newly-arrived in the United States and feeling homesick, paints a picture at school that shows his old home in Somalia as well as the reason his family had to leave.

Dracula's daughter —Hoffman, Mary, 1945-

A family adopt the baby on their doorstep and enjoy bringing her up, though her teeth grow in sharp and pointed until Dracula comes to claim her for his own.

Henry's baby —Hoffman, Mary, 1945-

When Henry has the "in" crowd from school over to his house, he worries that his baby brother will ruin the afternoon.

Miss Nelson has a field day --and more school adventure stories.

Miss Nelson Has a Field Day (Viola Swamp decides to whip the football team into shape when they can't win a game); Miss Nelson Is Back (the kids miss their teacher when Viola Swamp takes over for Miss Nelson); The Day Ji...

Stravaganza : city of masks —Hoffman, Mary, 1945-

While sick in bed with cancer, Lucien begins making journeys to a place in a parallel world that resembles Venice, Italy, and he becomes caught up in the political intrigues surrounding the Duchessa who rules the city.

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

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.

Parables : stories Jesus told —Hoffman, Mary, 1945-

Introduces and retells eight of the parables told by Jesus.

City of ships —Hoffman, Mary, 1945-

Feeling inferior to her talented twin brother, teenaged Isabel is transported to a parallel world that resembles the Italian Renaissance city-state of Ravenna, where she tries to save the city from attack by the fierce G...

The three wise women —Hoffman, Mary, 1945-

Three wise women follow a bright star to find a very special newborn baby in a stable, where each of them is able in her own way to give the child a gift.

Boundless Grace —Hoffman, Mary, 1945-

Grace is invited for a visit with her father and his new family in Africa.

Grace and family —Hoffman, Mary, 1945-

For Grace, family means Ma, Nana and a cat called Paw-Paw, so when Papa invites her to visit him in The Gambia, she dreams of finding a fairy-tale family straight out of her story books. But, as Nana reminds her, famili...

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