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Books published by publisher Atheneum

  • Pity the Nation: The Abduction of Lebanon

    Robert Fisk

    Hardcover (Atheneum, Nov. 1, 1990)
    Gives a detailed, first hand account of the long, brutal Lebanese civil war and shows how Western shortsightedness and arrogance have exacerbated the conflict
  • The Rose Beyond the Wall

    Kristi Holl

    Library Binding (Atheneum, Sept. 1, 1985)
    Rachel's family brings Grandma home to live her final days, and everyone, including Rachel and Grandma herself, must find a path to acceptance
  • Eucalyptus Wings

    J. Alison James, Demi

    Hardcover (Atheneum, Oct. 1, 1995)
    Wishing that she could fly just like the spinning silver-blue eucalyptus leaves near her home, Kiria, with the help of her friend Mica, finds a coccoon and concocts a mysterious potion that enables them to fly.
  • Angel Face Book and CD

    Sarah Weeks, David Diaz

    Hardcover (Atheneum, April 1, 2002)
    When her young son gets lost in the woods while picking berries, a worried mother recruits Old Crow to help her look for the boy and bring him safely back to her, in a tale that includes a bonus CD performed by the author.
  • 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 Iron Road: A Portrait of American Railroading

    Richard F. Snow

    Hardcover (Atheneum, Nov. 1, 1978)
    A history of American railroading with a commentary on its status today.
  • Brothers and Sisters: Modern Stories by Black Americans

    Arnold Adoff

    Hardcover (Atheneum, )
  • Aunt Lulu

    Daniel Manus Pinkwater

    Library Binding (Atheneum, Nov. 1, 1988)
    Tired of working as a librarian in Alaska, Aunt Lulu takes her sled and her fourteen Huskies and moves to Parsippany, New Jersey.
  • Beast

    Donna Jo Napoli, Rafal Olbinski

    Hardcover (Atheneum, Nov. 1, 2000)
    Orasmyn, a Persian prince, makes a terrible mistake that sets an old curse free and causes him to be turned into a lion, thus he must leave his kingdom before his transformation is discovered and seek redemption in the outside world. Jr Lib Guild. 10,000 first printing.
  • Young Years: Best Loved Stories and Poems for Little Children

    Agusta Baker

    Library Binding (Atheneum, July 1, 1977)
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  • The Nose Tree

    Warwick Hutton

    Library Binding (Atheneum, Oct. 1, 1981)
    Three soldiers returning from war are given magical gifts by a small, ugly man and are tricked by a neighboring king's daughter, who turns out to be a witch
  • Slobcat

    Paul Geraghty

    Hardcover (Atheneum, Aug. 1, 1991)
    Although the family thinks of him as a very lazy cat, Slobcat has a secret life when no one is looking