WorldCat Identities

Curry, Jane Louise

Overview
Works: 61 works in 194 publications in 3 languages and 14,627 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Folklore  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Legends  Time-travel fiction  Braille books 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.C936, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jane Louise Curry
The Black Canary by Jane Louise Curry( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the child of two musicians, twelve-year-old James has no interest in music until he discovers a portal to seventeenth-century London in his uncle's basement, and finds himself in a situation where his beautiful voice and the fact that he is biracial might serve him well
The Egyptian box by Jane Louise Curry( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and French and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tee is happy to find that the ancient Egyptian box she inherits holds a spirit who will serve her, until she notices changes in her servant's appearance and behavior
A Stolen life by Jane Louise Curry( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1758 in Scotland, teenaged Jamesina MacKenzie finds her courage and resolution severely tested when she is abducted by "spiriters" and, after a harrowing voyage across the Atlantic, sold as a bond slave to a Virginia planter
The Christmas knight by Jane Louise Curry( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An impoverished knight finds a miracle when his cherry tree blooms on Christmas Day, but greedy servants get in his way when he tries to take the fruit to the King
Moon window by Jane Louise Curry( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While staying with her elderly relative at Winterbloom, Jo tries to solve the mysteries that haunt this strange old house situated in the midst of New Hampshire woods
Back in the beforetime : tales of the California Indians by Jane Louise Curry( Book )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of twenty-two legends about the creation of the world from a variety of California Indian tribes
What the Dickens! by Jane Louise Curry( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1842, eleven-year-old twins, whose father runs a boat on the Juniata Canal in Pennsylvania, learn of a Harrisburg bookseller's plan to steal Charles Dickens's newly finished novel while Dickens himself is touring the U.S
The ice ghosts mystery by Jane Louise Curry( Book )

10 editions published between 1972 and 2001 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The three Bird children become involved in a plot that could be literally earth shaking when they fly to Austria with their mother in search of the missing Mr. Bird
The Lotus cup by Jane Louise Curry( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though two boys are paying attention to her, a seventeen-year-old in East Liverpool, Ohio, is painfully shy until she discovers in herself the eye, hand, and heart of a potter
The Bassumtyte treasure by Jane Louise Curry( Book )

10 editions published between 1978 and 1981 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When he goes to live with his cousin at the family's ancestral home, a ten-year-old boy finds a secret room and clues that could help unravel the riddle of the family treasure
Hold up the sky : and other Indian tales from Texas and the Southern Plains by Jane Louise Curry( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells twenty-six tales from Native Americans whose traditional lands were in Texas and the Southern Plains, and provides a brief introduction to the history of each tribe
The big Smith snatch by Jane Louise Curry( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and German and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When their pregnant mother gets sick on the eve of their move from California to Pennsylvania, the four younger Smith children find themselves in the custody of the city leaving their twelve-year-old sister Boo, with the help of eccentric old Auntie Moss, to somehow trace their whereabouts and get the family back together again
Robin Hood and his Merry Men by Jane Louise Curry( Book )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the life and adventures of Robin Hood, who, with his band of followers, lived in Sherwood Forest as an outlaw dedicated to fighting tyranny
Down from the lonely mountain : California Indian tales by Jane Louise Curry( Book )

8 editions published between 1965 and 2000 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legends of the making of California, the theft of Dawn and fire, coyote tales
Little little sister by Jane Louise Curry( Book )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Sister, a tiny girl who grows from an apple seed, helps her brother get home safely each time he strays on an errand in the wide world
Poor Tom's ghost by Jane Louise Curry( Book )

6 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When they inherit a house built in 1603, a contemporary London family is drawn into a real Shakespearian tragedy
Turtle Island : tales of the Algonquian nations by Jane Louise Curry( Book )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of twenty tales from the different tribes that are part of the Algonquian peoples who lived from the Middle Atlantic States up through eastern Canada
The wonderful sky boat : and other Native American tales of the Southeast( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales from familiar peoples such as the Cherokee, Choctaw, Seminole, and Cree are here, as well as from less well-known tribes. Jane Curry has also provided helpful notes "About the Southeastern Tribes," "About the Storytellers," and "About the Stories."--
Robin Hood in the greenwood by Jane Louise Curry( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts further adventures of Robin Hood, the English hero who lived as an outlaw with his followers in Sherwood Forest and dedicated his life to fighting tyranny
Ghost Lane by Jane Louise Curry( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three children in an English village face danger as they try to track down the criminals responsible for burglaries in a strange old house
 
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The Black Canary
Alternative Names
Curry, J. L. 1932-

Curry, Jane

Curry, Jane L. 1932-

Jane Louise Curry Amerikaans schrijfster

Jane Louise Curry écrivaine américaine

Jane Louise Curry escritora estadounidense

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Languages
English (86)

German (3)

French (2)

Covers
The Egyptian boxA Stolen lifeThe Christmas knightMoon windowBack in the beforetime : tales of the California IndiansThe ice ghosts mysteryHold up the sky : and other Indian tales from Texas and the Southern PlainsRobin Hood and his Merry Men