WorldCat Identities

Borten, Helen

Overview
Works: 43 works in 157 publications in 3 languages and 5,773 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Literature  Poetry  Fiction  Picture books  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Other
Classifications: QB633, 525.35
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Helen Borten
Halloween by Helen Borten( Book )

8 editions published between 1965 and 2007 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the origin, customs, and history of Halloween. Grades 2-4
What makes day and night by Franklyn M Branley( Book )

8 editions published between 1961 and 1972 in English and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple explanation of how the rotation of the earth causes night and day
Do you see what I see? by Helen Borten( Book )

16 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses lines, shapes and colors (the basic elements of visual composition) and the emotional responses they evoke
The sun, our nearest star by Franklyn M Branley( Book )

3 editions published between 1961 and 1963 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains in simple terms the size and distance of the sun and its important relationship to growing things
The moon seems to change by Franklyn M Branley( Book )

5 editions published between 1960 and 1970 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the size, distance from the earth, and physical characteristics of the moon. Explains the reasons for the phases of the moon
Do you hear what I hear? by Helen Borten( Book )

16 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A picture book to stimulate interest in the variety of sounds in the environment
Rain & hail by Franklyn M Branley( Book )

3 editions published between 1963 and 1970 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple explanation of the water cycle, clouds, water vapor, condensation, evaporation, rain, and hail
Purim by Molly Cone( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story and customs of the gayest of Jewish holidays which celebrates how Queen Esther saved her people from the wicked Haman
A picture has a special look by Helen Borten( Book )

14 editions published between 1961 and 1965 in 3 languages and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A description of the special effects that can be achieved when making a picture by using different materials, such as pencil, ink, water colors, oils. Grades 3-5
The first book of festivals around the world by Alma Kehoe Reck( Book )

1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author describes various festivals around the world, including the Befana Fair, Carnival at Arequipa, Doll Festival, May Day Festival, Midsummer Eve in Finland, Candy Festival, Festival of the Moon's Birthday, Pony-penning, Halloween, and the Festival of Posadas
The first book of language and how to use it by Mauree Applegate( Book )

1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the forms and uses of the parts of speech. Grades 5-7
Do you know what I know? by Helen Borten( Book )

6 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief rhymes describe how a child experiences the world through his five senses
Do you move as I do? by Helen Borten( Book )

10 editions published between 1963 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poetic work in which the world is sen as a never-ending ballet, showing various types of movement in the human environment. Explains how movement and feelings are connected
The jungle by Helen Borten( Book )

5 editions published between 1968 and 2018 in English and French and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briefly describes the plant and animal life, thunder storms, smells, and movements in a tropical rain forest during a typical day
The first book of the Supreme Court by Harold Coy( )

2 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An "introduction to one of America's great institutions, and an explanation of why the Supreme Court acts as one of the strongest fortresses to safeguard democracy."
Do you go where I go? by Helen Borten( Book )

3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Copycat by Helen Borten( Book )

8 editions published between 1962 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poor Copycat imitates his fellow farm animals because he thinks no one needs him as he is
Little Don Pedro by Helen Holland Graham( Book )

1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Big-Feather by Joseph Longstreth( Book )

4 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little Indian boy wants to earn a big feather in his headband like all the other braves in his tribe. He is told by the Chief Great-Eagle that he must do something to deserve it. So the little Indian boy makes some poor choices, but when he makes the right choice he is then rewarded with a big feather
Where does your garden grow? by Augusta R Goldin( Book )

2 editions published between 1967 and 1970 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains simply what soil, topsoil and humus are, and how humus is formed
 
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Audience level: 0.22 (from 0.14 for Halloween ... to 0.38 for Little Big ...)

Alternative Names
Borten, Helen Jacobson 1930-

ボーテン, ヘレン

Languages
English (109)

French (3)

Chinese (2)