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  • Fang

    Barbara Shook Hazen

    Hardcover (Atheneum, Sept. 30, 1987)
    Although he is big and looks fierce, Fang the dog is afraid of so many things that he is even afraid of himself
  • Confessions of An Advertising Man

    David Ogilvy

    Hardcover (Atheneum, Jan. 1, 1963)
  • Sleeping Beauty

    Mercer Mayer

    Hardcover (Atheneum, Aug. 1, 1994)
    The author/artist has embellished this folktale of the princess who sleeps under an evil spell for 100 years with some details of his own.
  • How the Amazon Queen Fought the Prince of Egypt

    Tamara Bower

    Hardcover (Atheneum, March 22, 2005)
    Serpot, ruler of a land where women live free, without men, leads her Amazon warriors in battle against Prince Pedikhons of Egypt, who has come to see for himself if women can equal men, even in battle.
  • Euphonia and the Flood

    Mary Calhoun, Simms Taback

    Hardcover (Atheneum, Aug. 1, 1976)
    Curious to see where the flood is going, an old woman packs her broom and pig into her boat and sets out to follow it.
  • Glass Stones And Crown

    Anne Rockwell

    Hardcover (Atheneum, March 15, 1968)
  • Shadow Spinner

    Susan Fletcher

    Hardcover (Atheneum, May 1, 1998)
    When Shahrazad, the Arabian Nights heroine, begins running out of stories, Marjan, a crippled serving girl, provides her with a new but incomplete tale, for which she must face dangerous trials in order to learn the ending. Jr Lib Guild.
  • Aztec

    Gary Jennings

    Hardcover (Atheneum, Oct. 1, 1980)
    The epic tale of an Aztec survivor of the Spanish conquest and his times as a warrior, scribe, travelling merchant, confidant of Motecuhzoma II, and envoy to the invading Spaniards
  • The Grey King Hardcover Gold Newberry Medal

    Susan Cooper

    Hardcover (Atheneum, March 15, 1977)
    he Grey King, won the Newbery Medal in 1976. The prize is awarded yearly by the American Library Association for outstanding contribution to Children's Literature. It is perhaps a testament to the whole series that the award was made (The Dark Is Rising had been the only runner-up in 1974). The Grey King particularly looks at the human cost of the battle between the Dark and the Light. It is a powerful mix which explores the emotions of destiny, friendship love and loss.
  • Marie Louise's Heyday

    Natalie Savage Carlson, Jose Aruego, Ariane Dewey

    Hardcover (Atheneum, Aug. 1, 1975)
    Marie Louise babysits for five possum children and, while finding it an exhausting experience, realizes it is not without rewards.
  • Black Indians: A Hidden Heritage

    William Loren Katz

    Hardcover (Atheneum, June 30, 1986)
    Traces the history of relations between blacks and American Indians, and the existence of black Indians, from the earliest foreign landings through pioneer days.
  • Ordinary Things: Poems from a Walk in Early Spring

    Ralph Fletcher, Walter Lyon Krudop

    Hardcover (Atheneum, April 1, 1997)
    A collection of poems recall the sights and feelings experienced on a springtime walk--from home, through the woods, and back again.