Jancsi is overjoyed to hear that his cousin from Budapest is coming to spend the summer on his father's ranch on the Hungarian plains. But their summer proves more adventurous than he had hoped when headstrong Kate arrives, as together they share horseback races across the plains, country fairs and festivals, and a dangerous run-in with the gypsies.<P><P> In vividly detailed scenes and beautiful illustrations, this Newbery Award-winning author presents an unforgettable world and characters who will be remembered forever.<P> Newbery Honor Book
This sequel to The Good Master continues the story of young Jancsi and his cousin Kate, as they take care of the family farm when Jancsi's father is called off to fight in the Great War. <P><P> A Newbery Honor book.
Yielding to the command of their gods, the Huns and Magyars, led by Attila, stalk the white stag in a search for the promised land that takes them from Asia to Europe.<P><P> Newbery Medal Winner
Four city-bred children find themselves on their own in an unheated New England farmhouse in this captivating tale by the author of The Velveteen Rabbit. With their father gone on a business trip and their mother assisting a faraway relative, Kay, Garry, Caroline, and Martin must rely on themselves--and each other--to solve the day-to-day challenges of a chilly country winter.Margery Williams Bianco's Depression-era novel offers young readers an inspiring tale of the value of self-reliance as well as the importance of family ties. The 1937 Newbery Medal-winning Honor Book is enhanced by charming black-and-white illustrations.
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