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Hoffman, Mary 1945-

Overview
Works: 470 works in 1,367 publications in 10 languages and 53,715 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Drama  Young adult works  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Fantasy fiction  Historical fiction  Christmas stories  Picture books 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Contributor, Photographer
Classifications: HQ744, E
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Mary Hoffman
Publications by Mary Hoffman
Most widely held works by Mary Hoffman
Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman( Book )
71 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 4,995 libraries worldwide
Although a classmate says that she cannot play Peter Pan in the school play because she is black, Grace discovers that she can do anything she sets her mind to do
Boundless Grace by Mary Hoffman( Book )
17 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 2,143 libraries worldwide
Grace is invited with her father and his new family in Africa
Stravaganza : city of masks by Mary Hoffman( Book )
31 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,868 libraries worldwide
While sick in bed with cancer, Lucien begins making journeys to a place in a parallel world that resembles Venice, Italy, and he becomes caught up in the political intrigues surrounding the Duchessa who rules the city
Stravaganza : city of stars by Mary Hoffman( Book )
28 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,459 libraries worldwide
Fifteen-year-old Georgia, who loves horses as much a she hates her bullying stepbrother, buys a figurine of a winged horse and finds it has magical powers that transport her from present-day London to the 16th century world of Talia where, in the city of Remora, similar to Sienna, Italy, she finds danger and intrigue as well as friendship and a chance to perfect her riding skills
The great big book of families by Mary Hoffman( Book )
12 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,316 libraries worldwide
Features illustrations and descriptions of different types of families and how their lives are similar and different
Stravaganza : city of flowers by Mary Hoffman( Book )
22 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,252 libraries worldwide
Seventeen-year-old Sky joins Georgia and the other Stravagante, "who travel between worlds and do what is required," when he leaves London for Giglia, a city similar to Renaissance Florence, and becomes involved in ancient feuds and palace intrigue
Starring Grace by Mary Hoffman( Book )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 1,227 libraries worldwide
Grace and her friends have all sorts of adventures during their summer vacation--going to the circus, taking an imaginary safari, making friends with an elderly neighbor, pretending to be astronauts, and calling the paramedics when her grandmother has a
An angel just like me by Mary Hoffman( Book )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 1,170 libraries worldwide
An African-American child wonders why all Christmas tree angels look alike and sets out to find an angel that looks just like him
Princess Grace by Mary Hoffman( Book )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,160 libraries worldwide
Grace wants to participate in her community festival's princess float, but first she must decide what sort of a princess she wants to be--from an African princess in kente cloth robes to a floaty pink fairy tale princess
The falconer's knot by Mary Hoffman( Book )
25 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,124 libraries worldwide
Silvano and Chiara, teens sent to live in a friary and a nunnery in Renaissance Italy, are drawn to one another and dream of a future together, but when murders are committed in the friary, they must discover who is behind the crimes before they can realize their love
Parables : stories Jesus told by Mary Hoffman( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and German and held by 987 libraries worldwide
Introduces and retells eight of the parables told by Jesus
Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman( file )
14 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 952 libraries worldwide
Although a classmate says that she cannot play Peter Pan in the school play because she is black, Grace discovers that she can do anything she sets her mind to do
A first Bible story book by Mary Hoffman( Book )
18 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 909 libraries worldwide
A collection of simple retellings of stories from both the Old and New Testaments
Stravaganza : city of secrets by Mary Hoffman( Book )
14 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 885 libraries worldwide
Seventeen-year-old Matt, painfully dyslexic and insecure, discovers that he can travel between worlds after being transported to Talia, where he joins Luciano and other Stravaganti in trying to prevent the di Chimici family's breakthrough into our world
Grace at Christmas by Mary Hoffman( Book )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 821 libraries worldwide
When her grandmother takes in a stranded family at Christmas, Grace is reluctant to share her favorite holiday with strangers, even though the visiting family includes a "real live ballerina."
Encore, Grace! by Mary Hoffman( Book )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 782 libraries worldwide
Grace and her group of friends, the Famous Five, face a variety of changes, including meeting a new girl in class, taking part in the Christmas play, losing a dear friend, and challenging the grown-ups in their lives
Sun, moon, and stars by Mary Hoffman( Book )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in Spanish and English and held by 725 libraries worldwide
Discusses the stories which people from the ancient world told to explain their understanding of what they could see in the sky
Bravo, Grace! by Mary Hoffman( Book )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 676 libraries worldwide
Grace, while standing up to the school bully once and for all, practices for her role as Peter Pan in the new class play, asks Nana for advice about boys, and learns the most exciting news--she is going to have a sibling
Stravaganza : city of swords by Mary Hoffman( Book )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 337 libraries worldwide
When desperately unhappy Laura, who secretly performs self-mutilation, finds her talisman and transports to Fortezza, a parallel world that resembles the Italian Renaissance city-state of Lucca, she faces battles on the field and of the heart
Los colores de casa by Mary Hoffman( Book )
3 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Hassan, newly-arrived in the United States and feeling homesick, paints a picture at school that shows his old home in Somalia as well as the reason his family had to leave
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Lassiter, Mary

Hoffman, Margaret 1945-
Hoffman, Maria (1945- ).
Hoffman, Mary
Hoffman, Mary Margaret 1945-
Hoffmann, Mary 1945-
Hofmane, Mērija 1945-
Hūfmān, Mārī 1945-
Huofuman, Mali 1945-
Lassiter Mary 1945-....
Mali Huofuman 1945-
Mary Hoffman britisk skribent
Mary Hoffman Brits schrijfster
Mary Hoffman Brits schrijver
Mary Hoffman brittisk författare
Mary Hoffman écrivaine britannique
Mary Hoffman englische Kinderbuchautorin
Mary Hoffman scrittrice inglese
Mērija Hofmane
Мэри Хоффман
האפמאן, מרי 1945-
הופמן, מרי 1945-
ホフマン, メアリー
文 瑪莉 · 霍夫曼 1945-
霍夫曼 文 瑪莉 1945-
Languages
English (284)
Spanish (18)
Chinese (10)
French (5)
Urdu (3)
German (2)
Japanese (2)
Bengali (1)
Arabic (1)
Gujarati (1)
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