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Little Frances Rosalie awaits the arrival of Uncle Ambrose with his eloquent fiddle and songs about angels, but when he does not show up for Christmas Eve, Frances Rosalie prays for a miracle to bring him home--a miracle that turns out to be a great, black dog.

School and Library:

9780399231339 | Philomel Books, September 1, 1998, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: On a snowy Christmas eve in the late 1800s, Frances and her family wait and worry when beloved Uncle Ambrose, who has a crippled leg, does not come home as expected

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Troubled because he cannot communicate better with his father, eleven-year-old Jonno finds unexpected help from a colorful Scottish bagpiper he meets while visiting Cape Cod

Hardcover:

9780027926118 | Atheneum, April 1, 1987, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Troubled because he cannot communicate better with his father, eleven-year-old Jonno finds unexpected help from a colorful Scottish bagpiper he meets while visiting Cape Cod

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Uncle Hugo comes to the rescue on Halloween when Ben needs a gorilla to complete his Tarzan costume.

Hardcover:

9780027925319 | Atheneum, September 1, 1991, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Dressed up as Tarzan for Halloween, Ben feels his costume is somehow incomplete without an ape to accompany him, so he calls up his actor Uncle Hugo for some last-minute help

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Having left her friends and beloved animals behind in Puerto Rico, young Ria’s visit to New York hasn’t been a lot of fun until she meets Mrs. Blum who takes her to the festival of St. Francis Day where people from all over the city bring their pets to the cathedral to be blessed. 15,000 first printing.
By Loren Long (illustrator) and Frances Ward Weller

School and Library:

9780399236303 | Philomel Books, August 1, 2003, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: A young girl who misses her former home and her animal friends left behind in Puerto Rico makes new friends at the blessing of the animals at a cathedral in New York City on the Feast of St.

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As a young girl leans over a railing and stares out into the water ahead, she dreams of seeing a whale, in a charming tale complemented by beautiful, full-color illustrations. Reissue. SLJ. PW.
By Ted Lewin (illustrator) and Frances Ward Weller

Paperback:

9780698116771, titled "I Wonder If I'll See a Whale" | Reprint edition (Paper Star, July 1, 1998), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Aboard a whale-watching boat, a youngster observes the activities of a humpback whale, and learns about the characteristics of whales found off the New England coast
9780399228360 | Sandcastle, April 1, 1995, cover price $5.95 | also contains The Judas Kiss: Treason and Betrayal in Six Modern Irish Novels | About this edition: Aboard a whale-watching boat, a youngster observes the activities of a humpback whale, and learns about the characteristics of whales found off the New England coast

School and Library:

9780399214745, titled "I Wonder If I'll See a Whale" | Philomel Books, March 1, 1991, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Aboard a whale-watching boat, a youngster observes the activities of a humpback whale, and learns about the characteristics of whales found off the New England coast

Reinforced:

9780606076920, titled "I Wonder If I'll See a Whale" | Demco Media, April 1, 1995, cover price $13.53 | About this edition: Aboard a whale-watching boat, a youngster observes the activities of a humpback whale, and learns about the characteristics of whales found off the New England coast

After the Coasties close the Madaket Station on Nantucket Island, Millie appoints herself warden, rescue squad, and sentry providing lifesaving services along the coast.
By Marcia Sewall (illustrator) and Frances Ward Weller

Paperback:

9780698117747 | Paper Star, July 1, 1999, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: After the Coasties close the Madaket Station on Nantucket Island, Millie appoints herself warden, rescue squad, and sentry providing lifesaving services along the coast.

School and Library:

9780399227851 | Philomel Books, March 1, 1997, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: After the Coasties close the Madaket Station on Nantucket Island, Millie appoints herself warden, rescue squad, and sentry providing lifesaving services along the coast

Prebinding:

9780613149662 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $13.55

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Matthew Wheelock, Jerusha's great-great grandfather, creates an enduring legacy for his descendants as he clears his fields and uses the stones to create a marvelous stone wall.
By Ted Lewin (illustrator) and Frances Ward Weller

School and Library:

9780027926125 | Atheneum, September 1, 1992, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Matthew Wheelock builds a stone wall around his New England fields, and it becomes a symbol for generations of his family

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Zach's dog Riptide loves the sea and proves himself worthy of being the nineteenth lifeguard on Cape Cod's Nauset Beach.

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9780606067010 | Demco Media, April 1, 1994, cover price $15.85 | also contains Riptide | About this edition: Relates the story of a dog named Riptide, whose love for the beach is not welcomed by the Cape Cod beach patrol until a stormy day when sirens wail and Riptide lives up to his name

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