WorldCat Identities

Orgel, Doris

Overview
Works: 99 works in 287 publications in 3 languages and 20,927 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Legends  Folklore  Young adult works  Picture books 
Roles: Author, Translator, Adapter, Creator, Editor
Classifications: PZ8.1.O59, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Doris Orgel
Daniel half human : and the good Nazi by David Chotjewitz( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1933, best friends Daniel and Armin admire Hitler, but as anti-Semitism buoys Hitler to power, Daniel learns he is half Jewish, threatening the friendship even as life in their beloved Hamburg, Germany, is becoming nightmarish. Also details Daniel and Armin's reunion in 1945 in interspersed chapters
The Bremen town musicians and other animal tales from Grimm by Doris Orgel( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of six tales from the Brothers Grimm, all featuring animal characters, is brought to life for contemporary audiences
The spaghetti party by Doris Orgel( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annie tells her friends to "come as you are"--And they do!
Two crows counting by Doris Orgel( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two crows, one big and one small, count things they see from one to ten and then back down again
Button soup by Doris Orgel( Book )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this modern version of the French folktale "Stone Soup," Rag-Tag Meg shows the neighborhood how to make a delicious pot of soup starting with only water and an old wooden button
She'll be coming around the mountain by Emily Coplon( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new version of the song "She'll Be Coming Round the Mountain" depicts a boisterous family celebration
The flower of Sheba by Doris Orgel( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the Old Testament story in which Sheba visits Solomon to test his wisdom and recounts the traditional explanation in which he passes her final test with the aid of a bee
Whiskers, once and always by Doris Orgel( Book )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in German and English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her beloved cat Whiskers dies, Rebecca finds it difficult at first to vent her anger and accept her mother's comfort
The lion and the mouse : and other Aesop's fables by Doris Orgel( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents twelve brief animal tales with specific morals which are attributed to a wise Greek slave named Aesop
Midnight soup and a witch's hat by Doris Orgel( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having anticipated a whole week with her father in Oregon, Becky arrives to find that she has to share her dad with his friend Rosellen and her spoiled six-year-old daughter
We goddesses : Athena, Aphrodite, Hera by Doris Orgel( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three Greek goddesses, Athena, Aphrodite, and Hera, tell their own stories. Includes information about Greek society and religion
The mouse who wanted to marry by Doris Orgel( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After asking the sun, a cloud, the wind, and a wall to marry her, a mouse finds just the right husband
A certain magic by Doris Orgel( Book )

6 editions published between 1975 and 1980 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The discovery of an old copy book belonging to her aunt leads eleven-year-old Jenny on an unusual search into the past
Nero Corleone : a cat's story by Elke Heidenreich( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bold and self-serving tom cat reigns supreme both in the farmyard in Italy where he was born and later in the comfortable home in Germany to which a vacationing couple takes him and his helpless sister. Don Nero is an amazing cat that dominates everybody and every situation in his home. Nero lives on a farm somewhere in Italy and has supreme reign over every other animal on the farm, until he visits a young German couple high on the hill that treats him like a king, but when he moves in with the new family he becomes the neighborhood bully all over again
Nobodies & somebodies by Doris Orgel( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifth graders Laura, Janet, and Vero will do anything to be popular until they realize that the price they might have to pay is their self-respect and friendship
Merry merry Fibruary by Doris Orgel( Book )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The funniest things occur in the month of Fibruary--fish go peopling, snow turns to ice cream, and babies are delivered by rocket
Dwarf Long-Nose by Wilhelm Hauff( Book )

3 editions published between 1960 and 1979 in English and German and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After unwisely insulting a disagreeable old woman in the market, Jakob is persuaded to help carry her purchases home and unknowingly falls under a spell that lasts seven years and drastically changes his appearance
Doctor All-Knowing : a folk tale from the Brothers Grimm by Doris Orgel( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desperate to provide enough food for himself and his daughter, a poor man sets himself up as Doctor All-Knowing and is soon called upon by a rich man to find a thief
Next time I will : an old English tale by Doris Orgel( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In attempting to follow his mother's instructions, a good-hearted boy always does the right thing at the wrong time
Ariadne, awake! by Doris Orgel( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen-year-old Ariadne, princess of Crete, helps her beloved Theseus escape death in the labyrinth of the monstrous Minotaur
 
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Daniel half human : and the good Nazi
Alternative Names
Adelberg, Doris 1929-

Doris Orgel Amerikaans schrijfster

Doris Orgel Austrian American translator and writer

Doris Orgel Austrian writer

Doris Orgel US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin und Übersetzerin

오겔, 도리스 1929-

オーゲル, D

オーゲル, ドリス

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The Bremen town musicians and other animal tales from GrimmThe spaghetti partyTwo crows countingButton soupShe'll be coming around the mountainThe flower of ShebaThe lion and the mouse : and other Aesop's fablesWe goddesses : Athena, Aphrodite, Hera