WorldCat Identities

Koering, Ursula

Overview
Works: 68 works in 135 publications in 2 languages and 5,064 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Literature  Legends  Detective and mystery fiction  Folklore 
Roles: Illustrator, Author
Classifications: PZ7.C6272, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ursula Koering
This boy Cody by Leon Wilson( Book )

4 editions published between 1950 and 1964 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the mountains of Tennessee, "the author spins out the story of Cody, triumphantly ten, who on his birthday boasts that he's a 'ring-tailed tooter' and can lick anything. In spite of the taunts of his sister Omalia, seven, Cody feels his oats, throwing his ten years of exuberance into a house-raising with his parents, Milt and Callie, Omalia, and the neighbors; into a bee tracing; a spooky, spoofing dream-adventure; a day with head tickling riddles; and a house warming."--Kirkus
The first book of Eskimos by Franklin Folsom( Book )

1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first book of Negroes by Langston Hughes( Book )

2 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This famous Negro poet tells of the life and culture of the negro people in Africa and America through the story of the experiences of a little negro boy who lives in New York
Why the North Star stands still : and other Indian legends by William R Palmer( Book )

4 editions published between 1957 and 1973 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-five Paiute Indian legends. Grades 4-6
Kimo and Madame Pele : the story of a volcanic eruption by Virginia Nielsen( Book )

3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When their village is threatened by a volcanic eruption, a young Hawaiian boy and his grandmother do not evacuate as the scientists advise them to, for the grandmother feels that her friend Madame Pele is only turning in her sleep and will not harm them
Ginnie and the mystery house by Catherine Woolley( Book )

2 editions published between 1957 and 1958 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ginnie and her friends befriend a strange old lady who lives in a rundown old house and is obviously afraid of something or someone
The first book of Indians by Franklin Folsom( Book )

1 edition published in 1950 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What clothes the Indians wore, what they ate, the games they played, their houses, etc.--how the Indians used to live and how they live now."
The trolley car family by Eleanor Clymer( Book )

9 editions published between 1947 and 1987 in English and French and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the Parker family who live in a trolley car
The long year by Ester Wier( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his father's refusal to let him keep the young wolf he saved from starvation climaxes the changes and injustices a thirteen-year-old boy feels in his once secure world, he retreats to the mountains with his half-wild pet where he realizes the greatest changes are within himself
This boy Cody and his friends by Leon Wilson( Book )

5 editions published between 1952 and 1996 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten-year-old Cody finds his head full of tunes, but he has nothing to play them on, so he goes to his Uncle Jeff, learns to make a fiddle, and then finds it harder to play a fiddle than to make one. Set in the mountains of middle Tennessee
Trucks at work by Mary Elting( Book )

8 editions published between 1946 and 1962 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The picture story of Alaska by Hester O'Neill( Book )

5 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Petar's treasure : they came from Dalmatia by Clara Ingram Judson( Book )

6 editions published between 1945 and 1958 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Petar and his family emigrate from the Dalmatian coast of Yugoslavia to the Mississippi gulf coast. Petar goes to school, learns English, works in a shrimp factory and finds a treasure
The winners by Ester Wier( Book )

3 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An awkward young boy who has been called a born loser learns from adventures with his new friends in the Florida Everglades that a person with self-confidence and a desire to learn from past mistakes will be a winner in the end
Helicopters at work by Mary Elting( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the varied uses of helicopters for scientific research, fire fighting, pest control, rescue operations, drilling and pipelining, sight-seeing, and others
The smallest monster in the world by William MacKellar( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No one but eight-year-old Wullie Watson, a two hundred and fifty-year-old kelpie, and a young paleontology professor believe that Maggie, a prehistoric monster, really lives in the lake near Wullie's Scottish Highlands home
Molly's Hannibal by Robert Willis( Book )

2 editions published between 1957 and 1958 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hannibal was the burro which pulled Butte, Molly Flynn's family's canal boat. Money was scarce on the canal in the 1870's but Molly coveted a beautiful china doll she'd seen at Mr. Higgins' store in Watertown earlier. Just when the doll was within reach, Hannibal became ill. The cost of the veterinary was the price of the doll and for a while it seemed Molly could not have both. "--Kirkus
The magic whistle by Martha C King( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because his father is off work on strike, ten-year-old Rod gets a silver whistle instead of a bicycle. But the instrument has a particular magic that makes things happen
The star of Bethlehem by Marian King( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the littlest Star begins to grow, he realizes he is to be the Star of Bethlehem, and his new friend, the Circle of Light, becomes the Christ Child's halo
Slappy Hooper, the wonderful sign painter by Arna Bontemps( Book )

2 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slappy Hooper, an incredible artist, is so good his paintings come to life, but he gets into trouble because of his all-too-realistic signs. Features working-class heroes
 
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Languages
English (62)

French (1)