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  • Diary of the Boy King Tutankhamen

    June Reig

    Library Binding (Atheneum, Dec. 1, 1978)
    A fictionalized diary kept by Tutankhamen during his ninth year, the year he became King of Egypt, about 1334 B.C.
  • Children on Troublemaker Street

    Astrid Lindgren

    Library Binding (Atheneum, June 1, 1970)
    One fun-filled year in the life of three high-spirited Swedish children
  • There's a Monster Under My Bed

    James Howe, David S. Rose

    Hardcover (Atheneum, May 31, 1986)
    Simon is sure there are monsters under his bed in the night--he can even hear them breathing.
  • The Boy's King Arthur: Sir Thomas Malory's History of King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table

    Thomas Malory, Sidney Lanier, N.C. Wyeth

    Hardcover (Atheneum, Sept. 30, 1989)
    Relates the chivalrous and romantic deeds of King Arthur, Lancelot, Gareth, Tristram, Galahad, and other knights of the Round Table
  • The Watcher

    James Howe

    Paperback (Atheneum, June 1, 1999)
    A mysterious girl, dubbed The Watcher, spins tales of rescue from her lonely perch above the beach. She closely observes the actions of two people she has never met: a fourteen-year-old boy whose family seems perfect and a handsome eighteen-year-old lifeguard. Their lives become intertwined -- and their troubling truths are revealed.
  • Lizard Lying in the Sun

    Berniece Freschet, Glen Rounds

    Library Binding (Atheneum, Aug. 1, 1975)
    A lizard has several close calls while sunning himself on a rock.
  • Scorpion Man: Exploring the World of Scorpions

    Laurence Pringle, Gary A. Polis

    Hardcover (Atheneum, Nov. 1, 1994)
    A photographic account of the work of a wildlife biologist who specializes in scorpions.
  • The Werewolf Club Meets Dorkula

    Daniel Pinkwater, Jill Pinkwater

    Hardcover (Atheneum, July 1, 2001)
    Ralf, Norm, Lucy, and Billy are about to meet the weirdest vampire ever, Dorkula, in the third installment to The Werewolf Club series. Simultaneous.
  • The Werewolf Club Meets the Hound of the Basketballs

    Daniel Pinkwater, Jill Pinkwater

    Hardcover (Atheneum, Oct. 1, 2001)
    Even a child who is pure of heart And does his homework neatly May become a wolf when the wolfsbane blooms And the moon is full completely What's small and round and smells like knackwurst, and is very, very scary? The Werewolf Club is about to find out! After a stop at the Local Yokel Diner to eat jitterbugs (you don't want to know), the young werewolves are off to Basketball Hall, the ancestral home of their teacher Mr. Talbot's uncle, Hugo Basketball. Generations of Basketballs have been cursed by their servants, the peculiar Barrymores, (it's so hard to get good help) not to mention by the monstrous Hound of the Basketballs. Who better to vanquish the frightful hound, Hugo figures, than a pack of werewolves? So, with the moon full (and their bellies full of knackwurst and sauerkraut), our intrepid heroes are once again risking their young lives to rid the world of evil. But what about the haunted pastrami?
  • Plains Warrior: Chief Quanah Parker and the Comanches

    Albert Marrin

    Hardcover (Atheneum, May 1, 1996)
    A biography of the legendary Comanche leader profiles the son of a white woman, who fiercely defended tribal lands against those who tried to seize them and who, after being moved with his people to a reservation, fought for the recognition and decent treatment of his tribe.
  • We Are Having a Baby

    Vicki Holland

    Paperback (Atheneum, Nov. 1, 1978)
    A baby boy's arrival into a family is told in photographs from the viewpoint of his four-year-old sister.
  • Tehanu

    Ursula K. Le Guin

    Hardcover (Atheneum, March 28, 1990)
    When Sparrowhawk, the Archmage of Earthsea, returns from the dark land stripped of his magic powers, he finds refuge with the aging widow Tenar and a crippled girl child who carries an unknown destiny.