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Hoffman, Mary 1945-

Overview
Works: 454 works in 1,136 publications in 12 languages and 54,598 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Drama  History  Young adult works  Pictorial works  Folklore  Fantasy fiction  Christmas stories  Picture books 
Roles: Creator, Editor, Narrator
Classifications: PZ7.H67562, [FIC]
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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 )
41 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 4,468 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 )
16 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 2,189 libraries worldwide
Grace is invited for a visit with her father and his new family in Africa
Stravaganza : city of masks by Mary Hoffman( Book )
19 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 2,086 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 )
22 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 1,691 libraries worldwide
Fifteen-year-old Georgia, who loves horses as much as 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 sixteenth-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
Stravaganza : city of flowers by Mary Hoffman( Book )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,436 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
The falconer's knot by Mary Hoffman( Book )
16 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 1,319 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
Starring Grace by Mary Hoffman( Book )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 1,317 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 an accident
The great big book of families by Mary Hoffman( Book )
15 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,261 libraries worldwide
What is a family? Once, it was said to be a father, mother, boy, girl, cat and dog living in a house with a garden. But as times have changed, families have changed, too, and now there are almost as many kinds of families as colours of the rainbow - from a mum and dad or single parent to two mums or two dads, from a mixed-race family to children with different mums and dads, from families with a disabled member to those with a mum or dad in prison
An angel just like me by Mary Hoffman( Book )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 1,238 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
The color of home by Mary Hoffman( Book )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,224 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
Princess Grace by Mary Hoffman( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,144 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
Parables : stories Jesus told by Mary Hoffman( Book )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,039 libraries worldwide
Introduces and retells eight of the parables told by Jesus
Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 992 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
Encore, Grace! by Mary Hoffman( Book )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 856 libraries worldwide
Grace and her group of friends, the Famous Five, face a variety of changes, including 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 )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 832 libraries worldwide
Discusses the stories which people from the ancient world told to explain their understanding of what they could see in the sky
A first Bible story book by Mary Hoffman( Book )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 802 libraries worldwide
A collection of simple retellings of stories from both the Old and New Testaments
Stravaganza : city of ships by Mary Hoffman( Book )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 777 libraries worldwide
Feeling inferior to her talented twin brother, teenaged Isabel is transported to a parallel world that resembles the Italian Renaissance city-state of Ravenna, where she tries to save the city from attack by the fierce Gate people
Grace at Christmas by Mary Hoffman( Book )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 775 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."
A twist in the tail : animal stories from around the world by Mary Hoffman( Book )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 745 libraries worldwide
Retellings of ten traditional animal tales from around the world
Bravo, Grace! by Mary Hoffman( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 725 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
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Lassiter, Mary

Hoffman, Margaret, 1945-
Hoffman, Mary
Hoffman, Mary Margaret, 1945-
Hoffmann, Mary 1945-
Hofmane, Mērija, 1945-
Hūfmān, Mārī, 1945-
Lassiter, Mary, 1945-
האפמאן, מרי, 1945-
ホフマン, メアリー
Languages
English (227)
Spanish (7)
German (4)
Chinese (4)
Italian (3)
French (2)
Catalan (2)
Arabic (2)
Dutch (2)
Urdu (1)
Slovenian (1)
Korean (1)
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