Book List:13 titles

  • When barbarians invade Rome, Miranda the cat and her daughter Punka must find a safe place to hide from the chaos. They make their way through the burning city, collecting motherless kittens as they go. At last they reach the Colosseum--but even ther...


  • In the heart of Brooklyn, New York, there is an alley that is the most beautiful place to live in the whole wide world. Or so Connie Ives believes. The alley is the perfect location to sharpen Connie's swinging skills, hold practices for the Alley Co...


  • Nobody believed Hugsy Goode when he prophesied that a tunnel lay beneath the alley until--generations later--Nicholas (alias Copin) and Timothy (alias Tornid) decide to explore. And lo and behold, right under the vine-covered hole outside the house w...


  • There has never been a museum in Cranbury...until now. Among its treasures are the first bike each of the Moffat kids rode, stardust from a meteor that fell to earth, a beautiful painting made by Sylvie, and-most spectacularly-Rufus, the Waxworks Boy...


  • You've never met anyone quite like Rufus Moffat. He gets things done, but he gets them done his way. When he wants to check out library books, Rufus teaches himself to write...even though he doesn't yet know how to read. When food is scarce, he pla...



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    Kim Chu borrows her father's umbrella without his permission and, when it disappears from the library, she and her best friend follow a mysterious stranger to South Ferry and then onto a Staten Island ferryboat...


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    Meet Pinky, a furious black kitten who adopts the Pye family. The Pyes have some of the smartest pets around -- there's Ginger the intellectual dog, and Gracie the clever old cat -- but Pinky is more than smart enough to earn a place in the Pyes' hea...






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    Meet the marvelous Pyes -- There is Mrs. Pye, the youngest mother in town; Mr. Pye, a famous bird man, who handles all the nation's important bird problems; Rachel Pye, who is so reasonable she can make unreasonable ideas sound like good on...


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    "I've got a hundred dresses." Nobody can believe it -- Wanda wears the same old blue dress every day. "A hundred dresses -- all lined up!" If Wanda really does have a hundred dresses, she's certainly keeping them hidden....but why? ...


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    Jane is neither the youngest nor the oldest, and so she calls herself the middle Moffat. And she's always in the middle of all the fun, whether it's a fast and furious card game with the oldest inhabitant of Cranbury, or playing the old pump organ an...


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    Meet the Moffats. There is Sylvie, the oldest, the cleverest, and -- most days at least -- the responsible one; Joey, who though only twelve is the man of the house...sometimes; Janey, who has a terrific upside-down way of looking at the world; And R...