Book List:35 titles
  • A sweet story for anyone who's ever dreamed of having a pet pig Emmett loves pigs and has all the toy pigs any kid could dream of. But Emmett wants a real pig. He lives in a New York City apartment, so Emmett’s family says that he can’t keep o...


  • Brilliantly and sympathetically written, this is the sometimes happy, many times troubled story of Morgan Connor and something of the story of her gentle and kind but incapable father and of young Ned and Julie. It is the story of the transition from...


  • The events of his mother's death and his father's resultant alcoholism descend upon 14-year-old Orin Woodward. This strong-willed, intelligently thoughtful youngster assesses the events that have catapulted him into an adult dimension, and takes char...


  • A Brother's WarTom Rigby didn't think that anything could ever come between him and his twin, Jack. But things begin to change when Tom learns that they are not allowed to play with their friend Aaron anymore because he's a slave. Tom is upset, but J...


  • Eleven-year-old Thomas talks his grandfather into driving all the way across Florida to meet Coco Grimes, an old man who remembers Negro League baseball, but the actual encounter proves to be bittersweet...



  • It is a long time ago in a village near Germany's Black Forest, and Erich, a foundling, has been left in the care of the good and charitable Frau Goddhart. Or, at least the publicly good and charitable Frau Goddhart; at home it's quite another story....



  • "Grandfather and Thomas, who [first] appeared in Storm in the Night, return in a liberally illustrated beginning chapter book. They begin the day by fishing for trout, and finish it with a game of cards (Go fish) and a story. Stolz evokes the spirit ...








  • Aunt Linzy hasn’t left Chicago in forty years. But now she's coming to see Thomas and Grandfather for visit -- a long visit. Grandfather can still remember how he and his sister-in-law Linzy used to bicker constantly. She doesn't like fishing or...


  • The three previously published books of Stolz combined in this volume follow the adventures of Bob and Ozzie, two amiable and adventure-prone mice, and of July, a verbose and vain housecat, as they set out into the wide world...




  • On an August day in 1598 six people, including Queen Elizabeth, a wealthy cloth merchant, a scullery maid, two schoolboys, and an overworked apprentice, attend London's Bartholomew's Fair and come away with unforgettable experiences....


  • Storm in the night. Thunder like mountains blowing up.Lightning licking the navy-blue sky.Rain streaming down the windows,babbling in the downspouts.And Grandfather? . . .And Thomas? . . .And Ringo, the cat?They were in the dark.Too early to go to be...



  • Fifteen-year-old Cormac, longing to fulfill his artistic inclinations, leaves his family farm in ninth-century Ireland and joins a monastery, where he creates an illuminated manuscript to be treasured by generations to come....



  • What made Martin Hastings, the ‘bully’ of A Dog on Barkham Street, behave the way he did? Martin resolves problems of his own in ‘a sensitive study of a lonely, frustrated boy. The [family] relationships are exceptionally well drawn.’ —BL.B...


  • Reformed bully Martin Hastings fantasizes about heroic adventures as an explorer and a sports star, until his new circle of friends and growing self-confidence at home make real life as exciting as his daydreams....



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    What is Quentin Corn to do? His life on the farm goes from dull to terrifying when poor Quentin learns that he's about to be barbecued. So the quick-witted pig runs away disguised as a boy! Luckily Quentin finds work as a handyman's helper and fin...



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    Living in New York City -- in Greenwich Village -- should be exciting. Franny dreams of being rich and becoming a ballerina. She doesn't get to share her dreams with too many friends because she must take care of her little brother while her mother w...






  • A NURSE’S LIFE: ON AND OFF DUTY Nurse Honey Kirkwood’s cheerful outlook on life made the hospital “routine” a pleasant, humane way to help her fellowsmen. When off duty, Honey’s attractive face and ready smile mad her irresistible -- tha...




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    More than anything in the world Edward wanted a dog. And second only to that was his desire to be free of the constant plaguing of Martin Hastings, the bully of Barkham Street. Then into the heart of both these problems came Uncle Josh, an unabashed ...


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    Three nurses in their last year of hospital training ponder the future of their professional and personal lives. Gretchen Benis was a little plump by some standards, but she was the kind of girl who usually set her own standards, and if she want...