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Avi 1937-

Overview
Works: 360 works in 1,777 publications in 16 languages and 149,655 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Horror tales  Detective and mystery fiction  Interviews  Historical fiction  Young adult works  Adventure stories  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.A953, [FIC]
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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 )
  • Avi by Margaret Speaker-Yuan( Book )
  • Avi by Jill C Wheeler( Book )
 
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The true confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi( Book )

108 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 6,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the lone "young lady" on a transatlantic voyage in 1832, Charlotte learns that the captain is murderous and the crew rebellious
Crispin : the cross of lead by Avi( Book )

37 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 5,677 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 )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 4,831 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 )

27 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 4,592 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 2009 in English and Dutch and held by 4,179 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 )

37 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 3,844 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 )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 3,106 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 3,059 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
The fighting ground by Avi( Book )

19 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 2,749 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
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 2,747 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 escape from home by Avi( Book )

42 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and German and held by 2,605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Driven from their impoverished Irish village, fifteen-year-old Maura and her younger brother meet their landlord's runaway son in Liverpool while all three wait for a ship to America; their fates continue to intertwine on board ship and in the New World
The barn by Avi( Book )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,518 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 )

25 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and German and held by 2,454 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 )

21 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,358 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
Midnight magic by Avi( Book )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fantasy-roman fra det mystisk-magiske kongerige Pergamontio anno 1491
The secret school by Avi( Book )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 2,312 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
Wolf rider : a tale of terror by Avi( Book )

30 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 2,225 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 )

26 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,161 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
Ereth's birthday by Avi( Book )

23 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and German and held by 2,160 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
Blue heron by Avi( Book )

14 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 2,149 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
 
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Crispin : the cross of lead
Alternative Names
Avi amerikansk frfattare

Avi amerikansk skribent

Avi crivain amricain

Edward Irving Wortis US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Ebi 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-

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Crispin : the cross of leadCrispin : at the edge of the worldNothing but the truth : a documentary novelThe seer of shadowsPoppyThe Traitors' GateMurder at midnightThe fighting ground