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Konigsburg, E. L.

Overview
Works: 157 works in 1,009 publications in 15 languages and 54,928 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Historical fiction  Short stories  Paranormal fiction  Children's audiobooks  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.K8352, FIC
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Most widely held works by E. L Konigsburg
From the mixed-up files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L Konigsburg( Book )

174 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 8,760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having run away with her younger brother to live in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, twelve-year-old Claudia strives to keep things in order in their new home and to become a changed person and a heroine to herself
The view from Saturday by E. L Konigsburg( Book )

67 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 5,884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four students, with their own individual stories, develop a special bond and attract the attention of their teacher, a paraplegic, who chooses them to represent their sixth-grade class in the Academic Bowl competition. Mrs. Eva Marie Olinski always gave good answers. Whenever she was asked how she had selected her team for the Academic Bowl, she chose one of several good answers. Most often she said that the four members of her team had skills that balanced one another. That was reasonable. Sometimes she said that she knew her team would practice. That was accurate. To the district superintendent of schools, she gave a bad answer, but she did that only once, only to him, and if that answer was not good, her reason for giving it was. The fact was that Mrs. Olinski did not know how she had chosen her team, and the further fact was that she didn't know that she didn't know until she did know. Of course, that is true of most things you do not know up to and including the very last second before you do. And for Mrs. Olinski that was not until Bowl Day was over and so was the work of her four sixth graders. They called themselves The Souls. They told Mrs. Olinski that they were The Souls long before they were a team, but she told them that they were a team as soon as they became The Souls. Then after a while, teacher and team agreed that they were arguing chicken-or-egg. Whichever way it began -- chicken-or-egg, team-or-The Souls -- it definitely ended with an egg. Definitely, an egg
Jennifer, Hecate, Macbeth, William McKinley, and me, Elizabeth by E. L Konigsburg( Book )

85 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two fifth-grade girls, one of whom is the first black child in a middle-income suburb, play at being apprentice witches
The mysterious edge of the heroic world by E. L Konigsburg( Book )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After moving to St. Malo, Florida, Amedeo, a precocious sixth-grader who dreams of someday making both an important discovery and a new friend, unites with a like-minded classmate to sort through the belongings of an eccentric, pretentious, and intriguing neighbor
Silent to the bone by E. L Konigsburg( Book )

43 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 3,251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When he is wrongly accused of gravely injuring his baby half-sister, thirteen-year-old Branwell loses his power of speech and only his friend Connor is able to reach him and uncover the truth about what really happened
The outcasts of 19 Schuyler Place by E. L Konigsburg( Book )

19 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Upon leaving an oppressive summer camp, twelve-year-old Margaret Rose Kane spearheads a campaign to preserve three unique towers her great-uncles have been building in their backyard for more than forty years
From the mixed-up files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L Konigsburg( Recording )

51 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having run away with her younger brother to live in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, twelve-year-old Claudia strives to keep things in order in their new home and to become a changed person and a heroine to herself
A proud taste for scarlet and miniver by E. L Konigsburg( Book )

33 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleanor of Aquitaine is in Heaven, waiting to learn whether or not her second husband, King Henry II of England, will be able to join her. Henry had died even before Eleanor, but he still had not won admission into Heaven. Waiting with Eleanor are Henry's mother, Matilda-Empress, and William the Marshal. A chance encounter with Abbot Suger, an old friend of Eleanor's from the time of her first marriage, starts the four of them remembering times past. Each person in turn tells a part of Eleanor's life, vividly illustrating the excitement of living in twelfth-century England and France, and especially the excitement of being Eleanor. Wife of two kings, mother of two others, Richard the Lion Heart and John, she set the tone of court life for her times, sponsored poets and musicians, established the legend of King Arthur as a romantic feature of English literature, set the Rules of Courtly Love, and helped rule a kingdom that spanned from Scotland to the Pyrenees. And she did all this in a time when a king could keep his queen a prisoner -- and did!
Throwing shadows by E. L Konigsburg( Book )

19 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in English and held by 1,524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five short stories in which young people gain a sense of self
The second Mrs. Gioconda by E. L Konigsburg( Book )

28 editions published between 1975 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 1,507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates, from the point of view of his servant Salai, how Leonardo da Vinci came to paint the Mona Lisa
Up from Jericho Tel by E. L Konigsburg( Book )

15 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 1,497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spirit of a dead actress turns two children invisible and sends them out among a group of colorful street performers to search for a missing necklace
T-backs, t-shirts, COAT, and suit by E. L Konigsburg( Book )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 1,406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spending the summer in Florida with her stepfather's sister who operates a "meals-on-wheels" van, twelve-year-old Chloë and her aunt become involved in a controversy surrounding the wearing of T-back bathing suits
Father's arcane daughter by E. L Konigsburg( Book )

32 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kidnapped seventeen years before, a man's daughter by a former marriage appears at his new home in Pittsburgh and affects the entire family
About the B'nai Bagels by E. L Konigsburg( Book )

23 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 1,374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mark Setzer tells about his troubles in general and in particular his misfortunes on the little league team managed by his mother and coached by his brother
The view from Saturday by E. L Konigsburg( Recording )

32 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four students, with their own individual stories, develop a special bond and attract the attention of their teacher, a paraplegic, who chooses them to represent their sixth-grade class in the Academic Bowl competition
Journey to an 800 number by E. L Konigsburg( Book )

18 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 1,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bo learns about kindness, love, loyalty, appearances, and pretense from the unusual characters he meets when he is sent to live with his father after his mother decides to remarry
Altogether, one at a time by E. L Konigsburg( Book )

22 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in English and held by 1,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four short stories deal with how things can be both bad and good; nothing is ever all one or the other
(George) by E. L Konigsburg( Book )

25 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When twelve-year-old Benjamin refuses to see what is going on in his chemistry lab, the little man who lives inside of him must finally speak out in public for the safety of all concerned
The dragon in the ghetto caper by E. L Konigsburg( Book )

14 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Determined to be a famous detective, Andy goes to the ghetto where he encounters crime for the first time, only to discover he is on the wrong side in the case
Samuel Todd's book of great inventions by E. L Konigsburg( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samuel Todd shows readers some inventions that make his day easier and better, including velcro, a thermos bottle, training wheels, backpacks, and mittens
 
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The view from Saturday
Alternative Names
E. L. Konigsburg Amerikaans schrijfster (1930-2013)

E・L・カニグズバーグ

E.L.柯尼斯柏格

Elaine Lobl Konigsburg auteur d'ouvrages pour la jeunesse

Kaniguzubāgu, E. L. 1930-

Kaniguzubāgu, E. L. 1930-2013

Kenisibaige 1930-2013

Konigsburg, E. L. 1930-...

Konigsburg E. L. 1930-2013

Konigsburg, E. L. (Elaine Loble)

Konigsburg, Elaine

Konigsburg, Elaine 1930-

Konigsburg, Elaine 1930-2013

Konigsburg, Elaine Lobl.

Konigsburg, Elaine Lobl 1930-

Konigsburg, Elaine Lobl 1930-2013

Konigsburg, Elaine Loble

Lobl, Elaine

Lobl, Elaine 1930-

Lobl, Elaine 1930-2013

ئې. ل. كونىگسبېرگ 1930-

ئې. ل. كونىگسبېرگ 1930-2013

코닉스버그, E. L. 1930-

코닉스버그, E. L. 1930-2013

カニグズバーグ, E. L.

カニグズバーグ, エレイン・ロウブル

柯尼斯伯格 1930-2013

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The view from SaturdayJennifer, Hecate, Macbeth, William McKinley, and me, ElizabethThe mysterious edge of the heroic worldSilent to the boneThe outcasts of 19 Schuyler PlaceFrom the mixed-up files of Mrs. Basil E. FrankweilerA proud taste for scarlet and miniverThrowing shadows