The Player King

From Newbery Award-winning author Avi comes the gripping and amazingly true tale of a boy plucked from the gutter to become the King of England. England, 1486. King Henry VII has...

Catch You Later, Traitor

From Newbery Medalist Avi comes the thrilling and suspenseful story of an ordinary American family who fall under suspicion. It's 1951, and twelve-year-old Pete Collison is a...

The Man Who Was Poe

This dark, spooky tale of suspense is a superb way to introduce young adults to one of early America’s greatest writers. Masterfully imitating the macabre tone of Poe’s...

Crispin: The End of Time

Born in 14th-century England, Crispin has embarked on one adventure after another since learning that he, once known only as “Asta’s son,” has a much grander destiny than...

Nothing but the Truth

When Philip Malloy starts humming along to his school's daily playing of the Star Spangled Banner, his insistence on continuing to do so even after his teacher, Miss Margaret...

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...

Blue Heron

Maggie Lavchek believes in magic. Magic doesn’t change things. It keeps them the same. Maybe that’s what she was hoping as the plane she had taken from her home in Seattle,...

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...

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,...

Sophia's War A Tale of the Revolution

Acclaimed children's author Avi's many accolades include a Newbery Medal and Boston Globe-Horn Book Award. Inspired by true stories from the American Revolution, Sophia's War...

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