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Best shorts : favorite short stories for sharing / edited by Avi ; afterword by Katherine Paterson ; [illustrations by Chris Raschka].

Avi, 1937- (Added Author). Paterson, Katherine. (Added Author). Raschka, Christopher, (illustrator.).
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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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North Webster Comm. PL - North Webster YA BES (Text) 72436000077737 Young Adult Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 0618476032 :
  • ISBN: 9780618476032
  • ISBN: 9780618476039
  • Physical Description: 397 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2006.

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Formatted Contents Note:
Rogue wave / by Theodore Taylor -- The caller / by Robert D. San Souci -- Scout's honor / by Avi -- The dog of Pompeii / by Louis Untermeyer -- Lafff / by Lensey Namioka -- Rip Van Winkle / by Washington Irving -- Nuts / by Natalie Babbitt -- Flight of the swan / by Marian Flandrick Bray -- Ho-Ichi the Earless / by Rafe Martin -- The lady who put salt in her coffee / by Lucrecia Hale -- The town cats / by Lloyd Alexander -- Zlatah the goat / by Isaac Bashevis Singer -- To starch a spook / by Andrew Benedict -- The night of the pomegranate / by Tim Wynne-Jones -- The librarian and the robbers / by Margaret Mahy -- The woman in the snow / by Patricia McKissack -- The binnacle boy / by Paul Fleischman -- The baby in the night deposit box / by Megan Whalen Turner -- The circuit / by Francisco Jimenez -- The Widow Carey's chickens / by Gerald Hausman -- The special powers of Blossom Culp / by Richard Peck -- A white heron / by Sarah Orne Jewett -- Jimmy takes vanishing lessons / by Walter R. Brooks -- The lady or the tiger? / by Frank Stockton.
Subject: Children's stories
Short stories.

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