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  • Galileo

    Leonard Everett Fisher

    Hardcover (Atheneum, April 30, 1992)
    Chronicles the life of a brilliant Italian mathematician, physicist, and astronomer, who was forced to renounce his inventions and discoveries because they challenged the authority of the Church.
  • Westward Ho! or, the Voyages and Adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh, Knight, of Burrough, in the County of Devon~ in the Reign of Her Most Glorious Majesty Queen Elizabeth

    Charles Kingsley, N.C. Wyeth

    Hardcover (Atheneum, Sept. 30, 1992)
    The magnificent paintings of N. C. Wyeth complement an action-packed saga of romance and seafaring adventure set against the dramatic backdrop of Elizabethan England, the battle of the Spanish Armada, and the exploration of North America.
  • Struggle for a Continent: The French and Indian Wars, 1690-1760

    Albert Marrin

    Hardcover (Atheneum, Oct. 1, 1987)
    An account of the savage conflict which raged on and off for seventy years as the French and the British struggled to control the continent of North America.
  • Wilfred to the Rescue

    Alan MacDonald, Lizzie Sanders

    Hardcover (Atheneum, April 4, 2006)
    A brand-new story from Brambly Hedge, based on the enchantingworld created by Jill Barklem.Brambly Hedge has flooded, and it is dangerous to go outside. Instead, little mice, Wilfred and Primrose, are playing indoors with the Vole children. But then, young Sissy Vole goes missing...Is Wilfred brave enough to take charge of a daring, secret rescue?
  • Country Crossing

    Jim Aylesworth, Ted Rand

    Hardcover (Atheneum, March 30, 1991)
    Recreates the sights and sounds at a country crossing one summer night, as an old car patiently awaits the passing of a long and noisy freight train
  • Coyote Dreams


    Hardcover (Atheneum, Oct. 31, 1988)
    A pack of coyotes invades a suburban garden and transforms it into a nighttime desert landscape, luring a watching child to join the pack and participate in coyote dancing, singing, and tale-telling
  • Yesterday's Horses

    Jean Slaughter Doty

    Hardcover (Atheneum, May 1, 1985)
    The discovery of a live foal from a breed of prehistoric wild horse thought extinct for thousands of years, enables a Wyoming verterinarian to develop a serum for a deadly new virus
  • Joshua, the Czar, and the Chicken Bone Wish

    Barbara Girion, Richard Cuffari

    Library Binding (Atheneum, Dec. 1, 1978)
    His new friendship with an elderly man who lives in a nursing home and calls himself the Czar of Markovo helps a clumsy fourth-grader gain selfconfidence
  • Dancing at the Rascal Fair

    Ivan Doig

    Hardcover (Atheneum, Sept. 30, 1987)
    From a Scottish port, nineteen-year-olds Angus McCaskill and Rob Barclay embark on a new life in America as homesteaders in Montana, in this novel of the uncertainties of friendship and love
  • Drums

    James Boyd, N. C. Wyeth

    Hardcover (Atheneum, Oct. 30, 1995)
    North Carolina-born Johnny Fraser is torn between his lifelong loyalty to the British Crown and the exciting talk of independence passing among his neighbors, and he joins the fight for freedom aboard the Bonhomme Richard.
  • Red Bird of Ireland

    Sondra Gordon Langford

    Hardcover (Atheneum, Feb. 1, 1983)
    The pleasant rhythm of life changes abruptly for thirteen-year-old Aderyn when her father, unjustly accused in the political upheavals of 19th century Ireland, is forced to leave his family behind and flee to the New World.
  • Robinson Crusoe

    Daniel Defoe, Timothy Meis, N.C. Wyeth

    Hardcover (Atheneum, Feb. 1, 2003)
    Offers an abridged version of this adventure classic about a sailor marooned on a deserted island, enhanced with full-color illustrations.