An Interview With Avi

Avi is the 2003 Newbery Medal award winning author of Crispin: A Cross of Lead, and widely acclaimed for his works of historical fiction for middle grade readers. In this...

The Button War A Tale of the Great War

Renowned, award-winning author Avi pens a stark, unflinching tale of ordinary boys living in wartime as tensions—and desperations—mount among them.Twelve-year-old...

The Book Without Words A Fable of Medieval Magic

Hiding from a cadaverous stalker in 1046 England, Thorston races to unleash the magical charms from the diabolical Book Without Words. Suddenly—with success almost in his...

What Do Fish Have to Do With Anything? And Other Stories

Eve is haunted by her dead cats, Willie is not content to turn a blind eye to suffering, and Maria carries on lengthy conversations with a silent caller. Theirs are the odd, but...

Night Journeys

In this colonial adventure tale, set on the Pennsylvania-New Jersey border in 1768, Everett Shinn is enlisted in a search for two runaway indentured servants. Eager for adventure...

Who Was That Masked Man, Anyway?

A fast-paced, madcap adventure—with a fresh new cover treatment—from the always surprising raconteur, Avi! It's the spring of 1945 in Brooklyn, and while WWII rages...

The End of the World and Beyond

In this sequel to The Unexpected Life of Oliver Cromwell Pitts by Newbery Medalist Avi, Oliver's adventures take him to the 18th-century American colonies, where he is forced to...

Ragweed

Ragweed the mouse is four months old and anxious to see the world. So he says goodbye to his family and friends in the Woodlands and, following the advice of a friendly vole,...

Beyond the Western Sea Book One-Escape From Home

In December 1850, the dark hours before dawn make 12-year-old Patrick O’Connell shiver. He lives with his mother and older sister in a wet and drafty shack. Patrick has been the...

The Barn

Benjamin was nine years old in the spring of 1855 when his father met with the accident that changed Benjamin’s life. Called home from boarding school, his first sight of his...

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