Most widely held works about Avi
Most widely held works by Avi
Crispin : at the edge of the world by Avi ( Book )
20 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,943 libraries worldwide
Branded as traitors by the king's authorities, Crispin and his guardian, Bear, flee to coastal towns in fourteenth-century England, where they perform a musical juggling act and bond as a family after befriending a disfigured girl.
Crispin : the cross of lead by Avi ( Book )
44 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 4,834 libraries worldwide
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.
The true confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi ( Book )
74 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 4,162 libraries worldwide
As the only passenger, and the only female, on a transatlantic voyage in 1832, thirteen-year-old Charlotte finds herself caught between a murderous captain and a mutinous crew.
The seer of shadows by Avi ( Book )
18 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 3,831 libraries worldwide
In New York City in 1872, fourteen-year-old Horace, a photographer's apprentice, becomes entangled in a plot to create fraudulent spirit photographs, but when Horace accidentally frees the real ghost of a dead girl bent on revenge, his life takes a frightening turn.
Nothing but the truth : a documentary novel by Avi ( Book )
29 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 3,682 libraries worldwide
A ninth-grader's suspension for singing "The Star-Spangled Banner" during homeroom becomes a national news story.
The Traitors' Gate by Avi ( Book )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 3,553 libraries worldwide
When his father is arrested as a debtor in 1849 London, fourteen-year-old John Huffman must take on unexpected responsibilities, from asking a distant relative for help to determining why people are spying on him and his family.
Poppy by Avi ( Book )
47 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 3,084 libraries worldwide
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.
Murder at midnight by Avi ( Book )
12 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,931 libraries worldwide
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 of midnight.
Hard gold : the Colorado gold rush of 1859, a tale of the Old West by Avi ( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 2,683 libraries worldwide
Determined to find his nineteen-year-old uncle and best friend, Jesse, who left for Colorado to find enough gold to pay the mortgage and save the family's Iowa farm, twelve-year-old Early Whittcomb joins up with a barber, his wife, and his daughter on a wagon train heading for the gold fields near Pike's Peak in 1858.
The fighting ground by Avi ( Book )
33 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,436 libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year-old Jonathan goes off to fight in the Revolutionary War and discovers the real war is being fought within himself.
The barn by Avi ( Book )
17 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 2,387 libraries worldwide
In an effort to fulfill their dying father's last request, nine-year-old Ben and his brother and sister construct a barn on their land in the Oregon Territory.
The secret school by Avi ( Book )
19 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 2,367 libraries worldwide
In 1925, fourteen-year-old Ida Bidson secretly takes over as the teacher when the one-room schoolhouse in her remote Colorado area closes unexpectedly.
Ragweed by Avi ( Book )
20 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and German and held by 2,260 libraries worldwide
Ragweed, a young country mouse, leaves his family and travels to the big city, where he finds excitement and danger and sees cats for the first time.
Windcatcher by Avi ( Book )
23 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and German and held by 2,260 libraries worldwide
While learning to sail during a visit to his grandmother's at the Connecticut shore, eleven-year-old Tony becomes excited about the rumors of sunken treasure in the area and starts following a couple who seem to be making a mysterious search for something.
The book without words : a fable of medieval magic by Avi ( Book )
24 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 2,228 libraries worldwide
The Book Without Words appears to be a volume of blank parchment pages. But for a green-eyed reader filled with great desire, it may reveal the forgotten magical arts of making gold and achieving immortality. For generations, its magic has been protected from those who would exploit it. But on a terrible day of death and destruction, the Book Without Words falls into the hands of a desperate boy.
The good dog by Avi ( Book )
23 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and German and held by 2,040 libraries worldwide
McKinley, a malamute, is torn between the domestic world of his human family and the wild world of Lupin, a wolf that is trying to recruit dogs to replenish the dwindling wolf pack.
Wolf rider : a tale of terror by Avi ( Book )
29 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and Danish and held by 2,025 libraries worldwide
After receiving an apparent crank call from a man claiming to have committed murder, fifteen-year-old Andy finds his close relationship with his father crumbling as he struggles to make everyone believe him.
Something upstairs : a tale of ghosts by Avi ( Book )
33 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,018 libraries worldwide
When he moves from Los Angeles to Providence, Rhode Island, Kenny discovers that his new house is haunted by the spirit of a black slave boy who asks Kenny to return with him to the early nineteenth century and prevent his murder by slave traders.
Poppy and Rye by Avi ( Book )
25 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,009 libraries worldwide
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 abandoned.
S.O.R. losers by Avi ( Book )
26 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and Danish and held by 1,930 libraries worldwide
Each member of the South Orange River seventh-grade soccer team has qualities of excellence, but not on the soccer field.
Adventure and adventurers Adventure stories American Revolution (1775-1783) Animals Audiobooks Children's audiobooks Children's stories, American Colorado Connecticut Detective and mystery stories Dogs Emigration and immigration England England--London Families Fathers and sons Fiction Friendship Ghosts Ghost stories Gold mines and mining Great Britain High schools History Identity (Philosophical concept) Indentured servants Italy Juvenile works Magicians Mice Middle Ages New York (State)--New York Orphans Owls Parent and child Photography Porcupines Poverty Rats Renaissance Revenge Sailing Schools Sea stories Spy stories Swindlers and swindling Teacher-student relationships United States Voyages and travels World War (1939-1945)
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griech. Namensform Eïbi 1937-
Wortis, Avi 1937-
Wortis, Avi, 1937-
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