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Avi was born in 1937, in the city of New York and raised in Brooklyn. He began his writing career as a playwright, and didn't start writing childrens books until he had kids of his own. (Bowker Author Biography)
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The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle 5,870 copies, 138 reviews
Crispin: The Cross of Lead 4,582 copies, 121 reviews
The Secret School 2,120 copies, 26 reviews
Poppy 2,111 copies, 49 reviews
Nothing but the Truth 2,082 copies, 42 reviews
Midnight Magic 1,479 copies, 16 reviews
The Fighting Ground 1,223 copies, 10 reviews
Ragweed 973 copies, 7 reviews
The Seer of Shadows 934 copies, 48 reviews
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The Good Dog 871 copies, 10 reviews
Perloo the Bold 848 copies, 7 reviews
Don't You Know There's A War On? 772 copies, 14 reviews
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At the Edge of the World 719 copies, 12 reviews
Something Upstairs 676 copies, 14 reviews
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Bright Shadow 560 copies, 12 reviews
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The Escape From Home 500 copies, 5 reviews
City of Orphans 410 copies, 14 reviews
Night Journeys 357 copies, 1 review
Wolf Rider 349 copies, 8 reviews
City of Light, City of Dark 340 copies, 18 reviews
"Who Was That Masked Man, Anyway?" 337 copies, 10 reviews
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Captain Grey 301 copies, 3 reviews
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No More Magic 229 copies, 1 review
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Old Wolf 208 copies, 3 reviews
Poppy and Ereth 172 copies, 3 reviews
A Place Called Ugly 160 copies, 3 reviews
A Beginning, a Muddle, and an End 151 copies, 14 reviews
Catch You Later, Traitor 147 copies, 22 reviews
Silent Movie 145 copies, 18 reviews
The Mayor of Central Park 131 copies, 3 reviews
Encounter at Easton 123 copies, 2 reviews
Man from the Sky 118 copies, 2 reviews
Smuggler's Island 107 copies, 1 review
The Player King 90 copies, 3 reviews
School of the Dead 87 copies, 4 reviews
Best Shorts: Favorite Stories for Sharing (Editor; Contributor; Introduction) 84 copies, 5 reviews
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Punch With Judy 51 copies, 1 review
Gold Rush Girl 44 copies, 13 reviews
Second Sight : Stories for a New Millennium (Contributor) 35 copies, 1 review
The End of the World and Beyond 27 copies, 2 reviews
Loyalty 26 copies
City of Magic 2 copies
Old Wolf 1 copy
Skyfire 1 copy
Bored Tom {novelette} 1 copy, 1 review
Robinson Crusoe (Foreword, some editions) 21,423 copies, 286 reviews
The Call of the Wild (Introduction, some editions) 16,754 copies, 286 reviews
Guys Write for Guys Read (Contributor) 701 copies, 13 reviews
Half-Minute Horrors (Contributor) 244 copies, 20 reviews
Tripping Over the Lunch Lady and Other School Stories (Contributor) 216 copies, 4 reviews
The Color of Absence: 12 Stories About Loss and Hope (Contributor) 88 copies, 5 reviews
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911: The Book of Help (Contributor) 44 copies, 1 review
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