WorldCat Identities

Avi 1937-

Overview
Works: 350 works in 1,957 publications in 7 languages and 149,947 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Fantasy fiction  Ghost stories  Horror fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction  Paranormal fiction  Young adult works 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.A953, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Avi
  • Presenting Avi by Susan P Bloom( Book )
  • Avi by Lois Markham( Book )
  • Avi by Michael A Sommers( Book )
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  • Avi by Jill C Wheeler( Book )
 
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The true confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi( Book )

99 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 6,016 WorldCat member 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
Crispin : the cross of lead by Avi( Book )

48 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 5,723 WorldCat member 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
Crispin : at the edge of the world by Avi( Book )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 4,803 WorldCat member 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
Nothing but the truth : a documentary novel by Avi( Book )

25 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 4,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ninth-grader's suspension for singing "The Star-Spangled Banner" during homeroom becomes a national news story
The seer of shadows by Avi( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 4,063 WorldCat member 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
Poppy by Avi( Book )

35 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,817 WorldCat member 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
The Traitors' Gate by Avi( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 3,037 WorldCat member 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
Murder at midnight by Avi( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 3,035 WorldCat member 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 )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 2,726 WorldCat member 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 )

20 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and held by 2,721 WorldCat member 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 )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 2,438 WorldCat member 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 good dog by Avi( Book )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 2,414 WorldCat member 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
Poppy and Rye by Avi( Book )

29 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,337 WorldCat member 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. -- Sequel to: Poppy
The secret school by Avi( Book )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 2,273 WorldCat member 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
Midnight magic by Avi( Book )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 2,212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Italy in 1491, Mangus the magician and his apprentice are summoned to the castle of Duke Claudio to determine if his daughter is indeed being haunted by a ghost
Ereth's birthday by Avi( Book )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 2,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feeling neglected on his birthday, Ereth, the cantankerous old porcupine, sets out looking for his favorite treat and instead finds himself acting as "mother" to three young fox kits
Wolf rider : a tale of terror by Avi( Book )

26 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and Danish and held by 2,129 WorldCat member 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 )

23 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Kenny Huldorf's family moves into a 1789 row house, Kenny meets the ghost of Caleb, a 16-year-old slave. According to records from the period, Caleb killed himself in the little attic room in Kenny's house. But Caleb says otherwise and involves Kenny in a centuries old mystery that could leave him trapped in the past forever. A Camelot reformat. The house is very, very old-built in 1789. In the kitchen there's a door that opens to a narrow flight of stairs that corkscrew up to a tiny bedroom. If you're curious, you may want to find this place and sleep there some night-even if you know that strange noises may awaken you. But that's not all. In the dark of night, you'll see a white glow, almost shiny, and two hands will rise from a dark stain on the floor ... followed by two arms ... a head ... then a neck. The humanlike shape, radiating a soft, pale, pulsing light, will reach out to you ... beckoning. DO NOT FOLLOW ... or you may be trapped forever in the unknown horror of this haunted room!
Blue heron by Avi( Book )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 2,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While spending the month of August on the Massachusetts shore with her father, stepmother, and their new baby, almost thirteen-year-old Maggie finds beauty in and draws strength from a great blue heron, even as the family around her unravels
The book without words : a fable of medieval magic by Avi( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,925 WorldCat member 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
 
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Crispin : the cross of lead
Alternative Names
Aifei 1937-

Avi Amerikaans schrijver

Avi amerikansk författare

Avi amerikansk skribent

Avi écrivain américain

Avi yhdysvaltalainen kirjailija

Äywi 1937-

Edward Irving Wortis US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Eïbi 1937-

Wortis, Avi.

Wortis, Avi 1937-

Wortis, Edmund I. 1937-

Wortis, Edward Irving.

Wortis, Edward Irving 1937-

Wortis, Irving.

Wortis, Irving 1937-

Wortis, Irving Edward 1937-

Wotis, Edward Erwin 1937-

Yifei 1937-

آوی نویسنده آمریکایی

ۋوتىس, ئېدۋارد ئېرۋىن 1937-

보티스, 애비 1937-

보티스, 에드워드 어빙 1937-

아비 1937-

애비 1937-

에드워드 워티스

에이비 1937-

워티스, 애비 1937-

워티스, 에드워드 어빙 1937-

アヴィ

艾非

Languages
English (429)

Chinese (25)

German (15)

Japanese (2)

Danish (1)

Spanish (1)

Korean (1)

Covers
Crispin : the cross of leadCrispin : at the edge of the worldNothing but the truth : a documentary novelThe seer of shadowsPoppyThe Traitors' GateMurder at midnightHard gold : the Colorado gold rush of 1859, a tale of the Old West