Strange Happenings

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Strange Happenings

Five Tales of Transformation

By Avi

Harcourt Children's Books, Hardcover, 9780152057909, 160pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2006

Description
Children become cats and birds, a once-invisible young woman pieces herself back together, and the identity of a mysterious baseball mascot is uncovered--all within this eclectic collection from master storyteller Avi. By turns chilling, ethereal, and surreal, these thought-provoking tales are sure to engage anyone who has ever wondered what it would be like to become someone--or something--else.


About the Author
AVI has written many enormously popular novels for middle grade and teen readers, including "The End of the Beginning;" the Newbery Medal-winning "Crispin: The Cross of Lead;" and two Newbery Honor Books, "Nothing But the Truth: A Documentary Novel "and "The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle." He lives in Denver, Colorado.