The Button War A Tale of the Great War

Renowned, award-winning author Avi pens a stark, unflinching tale of ordinary boys living in wartime as tensions—and desperations—mount among them.Twelve-year-old...

The Book Without Words A Fable of Medieval Magic

Hiding from a cadaverous stalker in 1046 England, Thorston races to unleash the magical charms from the diabolical Book Without Words. Suddenly—with success almost in his...

What Do Fish Have to Do With Anything? And Other Stories

Eve is haunted by her dead cats, Willie is not content to turn a blind eye to suffering, and Maria carries on lengthy conversations with a silent caller. Theirs are the odd, but...

Night Journeys

In this colonial adventure tale, set on the Pennsylvania-New Jersey border in 1768, Everett Shinn is enlisted in a search for two runaway indentured servants. Eager for adventure...

Who Was That Masked Man, Anyway?

A fast-paced, madcap adventure—with a fresh new cover treatment—from the always surprising raconteur, Avi! It's the spring of 1945 in Brooklyn, and while WWII rages...

The Player King

From Newbery Award-winning author Avi comes the gripping and amazingly true tale of a boy plucked from the gutter to become the King of England. England, 1486. King Henry VII has...

Catch You Later, Traitor

From Newbery Medalist Avi comes the thrilling and suspenseful story of an ordinary American family who fall under suspicion. It's 1951, and twelve-year-old Pete Collison is a...

Crispin: The End of Time

Born in 14th-century England, Crispin has embarked on one adventure after another since learning that he, once known only as “Asta’s son,” has a much grander destiny than...

Beyond the Western Sea Book Two-Lord Kirkle's Money

On a cold January day in 1851, twelve-year-old Patrick O’Connell huddles on the deck of the Robert Peel. He is leaving his impoverished home behind in Ireland, while in America,...

The Man Who Was Poe

This dark, spooky tale of suspense is a superb way to introduce young adults to one of early America’s greatest writers. Masterfully imitating the macabre tone of Poe’s...

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