WorldCat Identities

Avi 1937-

Overview
Works: 374 works in 1,531 publications in 5 languages and 149,703 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Fantasy fiction  Occult fiction  Historical fiction  Young adult works  Nature stories  Love stories  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: Illustrator, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.A953, [FIC]
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The true confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi ( Book )
59 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 5,914 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 )
32 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and Greek, Modern and held by 5,799 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 )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 5,008 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. -- Sequel to: Crispin, the cross of lead
Nothing but the truth : a documentary novel by Avi ( Book )
28 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,727 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 )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 4,043 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 )
25 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 3,886 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 )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 3,148 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 )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 3,042 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 2,862 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 2004 in English and held by 2,837 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 2,590 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 )
21 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 2,439 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
Midnight magic by Avi ( Book )
15 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 2,383 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 has indeed seen by a ghost
Wolf rider : a tale of terror by Avi ( Book )
23 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 2,334 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
Poppy and Rye by Avi ( Book )
21 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and Japanese and held by 2,298 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 2,289 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
Blue heron by Avi ( Book )
11 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 2,281 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
S.O.R. losers by Avi ( Book )
20 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Each member of the South Orange River seventh-grade soccer team has qualities of excellence, but not on the soccer field
Something upstairs : a tale of ghosts by Avi ( Book )
20 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When he moves from Los Angeles to Providence, Rhode Island, Kenny discovers that his new home 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
The book without words : a fable of medieval magic by Avi ( Book )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 2,186 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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Alternative Names
Eïbi 1937-
Wortis, Avi.
Wortis, Avi, 1937-
Wortis, Avi 1937- Wirklicher Name
Wortis, Edmund I. 1937-
Wortis, Edward Irving.
Wortis, Edward Irving, 1937-
Wortis, Irving.
Wortis, Irving, 1937-
Wortis, Irving Edward 1937-
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Languages
English (382)
Japanese (2)
Danish (1)
Greek, Modern (1)
Korean (1)
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