Christy's Picks

Christy was born and raised in Vermont. After living out West for ten years she returned to the Green Mountain State to raise her family. Christy loves Vermont, especially all of the farms and delicious food (one of her life’s passions is eating). Her favorite children’s book authors
are William Steig and Chris Van Allsburg. Her favorite grown-up authors include Charles Bukowski, Edward Abbey, and Jeannette Walls.

Watership Down by Richard Adams

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Christy
Two brothers lead a band of bunnies to a safe place after humans destroy their home. This is a fast-paced adventure story that is about freedom and ethics as much as it is about talking rabbits trying to find a safe place to call home.
Watership Down: A Novel Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780743277709
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Published: Scribner - November 1st, 2005

Watership Down (Scribner Classics) Cover Image
By Richard Adams, Aldo Galli (Illustrator)
$29.99
ISBN: 9781442444058
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - October 23rd, 2012

Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis

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Christy
Part historical fiction, part mystery, this is the wonderful story of Bud Caldwell -- an orphan who sets out to find his father based on the clues his mother has left for him.
Bud, Not Buddy: (Newbery Medal Winner) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780440413288
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Published: Yearling - January 8th, 2002

From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L. Konigsburg

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Christy
Eleven-year-old Claudia runs away to teach her parents a lesson in "Claudia appreciation." She brings along her miserly younger brother, who funds their plan to run away to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. They stay in the museum but soon find themselves wrapped up in a big mystery.
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780689711817
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - April 1st, 1998

Queen of the Falls by Chris Van Allsburg

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Christy

This is Chris Van Allsburg's first and only work of nonfiction. It tells
the story of Annie Edson Taylor, who seeking fame and fortune, decides
to be the first person to go over Niagara Falls in a handmade wooden
barrel.

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$18.99
ISBN: 9780547315812
Availability: Not in Stock. Backordered at the Warehouse.
Published: Clarion Books - April 4th, 2011

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