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The collected works of Gretchen Oyster —Fagan, Cary, author.

"Who is Gretchen Oyster? The discovery of a series of mysterious handmade postcards distracts Hartley from trouble at home. Hartley Staples, near-graduate of middle school, is grappling with the fact that his older broth...

King Mouse —Fagan, Cary, author.

A sweet, thoughtful tale of friendship, sharing and play, King Mouse begins when a mouse comes upon a tiny crown in the grass. The mouse puts the crown on his head, and when a bear subsequently comes upon him and asks if...

Maurice and his dictionary a true story —Fagan, Cary, author.
Graphic Novel
2020
Availability: 7 of 9

"On May 10, 1940, the Nazi Army invaded Belgium, setting into motion the refugee story of Cary Fagan's father, Maurice. Maurice was only 12 at the time, and he and his family had no idea they would never again return to ...

What are you doing, Benny? —Fagan, Cary, author.

"Benny's little brother is really good at a lot of things--making potions and paper airplanes, building forts, putting on puppet shows, even petting the neighbor's cat (he has a special way of scratching her just behind ...

The student —Fagan, Cary, author.

"Set in Toronto, this short novel is a portrait of two pivotal times in the life of Miriam Moscowitz. The first section describes her experiences as a bright young university student in the 1950s and recounts the discrim...

Son of Happy —Fagan, Cary, author.

"The boy in this story never wants to go to his friends' birthday parties, because Happy the Clown is always there. And Happy is ... his dad. He wishes his dad had a regular job, like all the other kids' parents. He didn...

Wolfie & fly —Fagan, Cary, author.

"Wolfie and Fly is an early chapter book at its simplest and best. Our heroine, Renata Wolfman (Wolfie) does everything by herself. Friends just get in the way, and she only has time for facts and reading. But friendship...

Little blue chair —Fagan, Cary, author.

A charming, beautifully illustrated read-aloud that follows the adventures of a little chair, beginning as the seat of a small child who loves books and circling back to that child's child many years (and bottoms) later"...

Mr. Tempkin climbs a tree —Fagan, Cary, author.

When elderly Mr. Tempkin's plan to thwart the squirrels that have been raiding his birdfeeder goes awry, his neighbor Marky learns how special a friendship can be.

A cage went in search of a bird —Fagan, Cary, author.

"Is there someone out there for everyone? Two lonely souls find each other in this unusual tale of friendship and belonging from award-winning comic writer Cary Fagan. In her North American debut, illustrator Banafsheh E...

The old world and other stories —Fagan, Cary, author.

"Stirred by a series of found photographs, critically acclaimed author Cary Fagan brilliantly imagines the lost stories behind them."-- Provided by publisher.

The market wedding —Fagan, Cary, author.

Morris the fishmonger falls in love with Minnie, the milliner whose cart is across the street from his in the turn-of-the-century Kensington Market in Toronto, and even though his plan for a fine wedding backfires, all e...

A bird's eye —Fagan, Cary, author.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2014

Growing up in a Jewish neighbourhood in the 1930s, young Benjamin Kleeman falls in love. Hiding his new passions from his parents the long-suffering Bella, an Italian immigrant, and Jacob, a talented but failed inventor...

The hollow under the tree —Fagan, Cary, author.

"When a circus train derails in Toronto in 1925, a lion escapes and finds shelter in High Park, a four-hundred-acre park in the west end of the city. No one knows about the creature except for Sadie Menken, the feisty da...

Mort Ziff is not dead —Fagan, Cary, author.

"A humorous coming-of-age middle-grade novel set in 1960s Florida. Battling obxious siblings, sunburns, and a corporate millionaire, Norman is determined to help an old comedian save his career. It's the winter of 1965. ...

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