Hoffman, Mary 1945-
Most widely held works about Mary Hoffman
Most widely held works by Mary Hoffman
Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman ( Book )
47 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 4,057 libraries worldwide
Although classmates say that she cannot play Peter Pan in the school play because she is black and a girl, Grace discovers that she can do anything she sets her mind to do.
Boundless Grace by Mary Hoffman ( Book )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,954 libraries worldwide
Grace is invited for a visit with her father and his new family in Africa.
Stravaganza : city of masks by Mary Hoffman ( Book )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,660 libraries worldwide
While sick in bed with cancer, Lucien begins making journeys to Belleza, a place in a parallel world resembling Renaissance Venice, and becomes caught up in the political intrigues surrounding the Duchessa who rules the city.
Starring Grace by Mary Hoffman ( Book )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 1,380 libraries worldwide
Grace and her friends have all sorts of adventures during their summer vacation--going to the circus, taking an imaginary safari, making friends with an elderly neighbor, pretending to be astronauts, and calling the paramedics when her grandmother has an accident.
Stravaganza : city of stars by Mary Hoffman ( Book )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,352 libraries worldwide
Fifteen-year-old Georgia, who loves horses as much as she hates her bullying stepbrother, buys a figurine of a winged horse and finds it has magical powers that transport her from present-day London to the sixteenth-century world of Talia where, in the city of Remora, similar to Sienna, Italy, she finds danger and intrigue as well as friendship and a chance to perfect her riding skills.
The falconer's knot by Mary Hoffman ( Book )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,189 libraries worldwide
Silvano and Chiara, teens sent to live in a friary and a nunnery in Renaissance Italy, are drawn to one another and dream of a future together, but when murders are committed in the friary, they must discover who is behind the crimes before they can realize their love.
Stravaganza : city of flowers by Mary Hoffman ( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,139 libraries worldwide
Seventeen-year-old Sky joins Georgia and the other Stravagante, "who travel between worlds and do what is required," when he leaves London for Giglia, a city similar to Renaissance Florence, and becomes involved in ancient feuds and palace intrigue.
An angel just like me by Mary Hoffman ( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 1,125 libraries worldwide
An African-American child wonders why all Christmas tree angels look alike and sets out to find an angel that looks just like him.
Princess Grace by Mary Hoffman ( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,003 libraries worldwide
Grace wants to participate in her community festival's princess float, but first she must decide what sort of a princess she wants to be--from an African princess in kente cloth robes to a floaty pink fairy tale princess.
Parables : stories Jesus told by Mary Hoffman ( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 988 libraries worldwide
Introduces and retells eight of the parables told by Jesus.
The color of home by Mary Hoffman ( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 839 libraries worldwide
Hassan, newly-arrived in the United States and feeling homesick, paints a picture at school that shows his old home in Somalia as well as the reason his family had to leave.
Encore, Grace by Mary Hoffman ( Book )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 813 libraries worldwide
Grace and her group of friends, the Famous Five, face a variety of changes, including a new girl in class, taking part in the Christmas play, losing a dear friend, and challenging the grown-ups in their lives.
Sun, moon, and stars by Mary Hoffman ( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 768 libraries worldwide
Discusses the stories which people from the ancient world told to explain their understanding of what they could see in the sky.
Henry's baby by Mary Hoffman ( Book )
3 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and Portuguese and held by 768 libraries worldwide
When Henry has the "in" crowd from school over to his house, he worries that his baby brother will ruin the afternoon.
Stravaganza : city of secrets by Mary Hoffman ( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 712 libraries worldwide
Seventeen-year-old Matt, painfully dyslexic and insecure, discovers that he can travel between worlds after being transported to Talia, where he joins Luciano and other Stravaganti in trying to prevent the di Chimici family's breakthrough into our world.
Bravo, Grace by Mary Hoffman ( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 708 libraries worldwide
Grace, while standing up to the school bully once and for all, practices for her role as Peter Pan in the new class play, asks Nana for advice about boys, and learns the most exciting news--she is going to have a sibling.
The great big book of families by Mary Hoffman ( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 699 libraries worldwide
Features illustrations and descriptions of different types of families and how their lives are similar and different.
Earth, fire, water, air by Mary Hoffman ( Book )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and German and held by 690 libraries worldwide
The ancient philosophy of the world as made up of four elements--earth, fire, water, and air--becomes a contemporary entreaty for respect for the natural world and our place in it.
A first Bible story book by Mary Hoffman ( Book )
14 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 667 libraries worldwide
A collection of simple retellings of stories from both the Old and New Testaments.
The four-legged ghosts by Mary Hoffman ( Book )
6 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 643 libraries worldwide
Despite Carrie's asthma, her parents present her brother Alex with a pet mouse, but the mouse has magic powers and creates havoc by summoning up the ghosts of all the animals that have ever lived in the house.
Adventure and adventurers Adventure stories Africa African Americans Angels Audiobooks Bible stories, English Brothers and sisters Children's audiobooks Children's stories, English Christmas Determination (Personality trait) Discrimination Fairy tales Families Fiction Folklore Friendship Grace (Fictitious character : Hoffman) Grandmothers History Horses Identity (Philosophical concept) Identity (Psychology) Imagination Italy Jesus Christ Juvenile works Love stories Mothers and daughters Murder Mythology Parables, Biblical Perseverance (Ethics) Peter Pan (Fictitious character) Pictorial works Play Princesses Religious life Renaissance School children Schools Self-confidence Somalia Somali Americans Space and time Stepfamilies Summer Theater Young adult works
Hoffman, Mary Margaret, 1945-
Hoffmann, Mary 1945-
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