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Albert Whitman & Company

Overview
Works: 106 works in 125 publications in 1 language and 23,848 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Biography  Picture books  Graphic novels  Autobiographies  Humorous fiction  History  Comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: PZ7.W244, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Albert Whitman & Company
Small steps : the year I got polio by Peg Kehret( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1,647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author describes her battle against polio when she was thirteen and her efforts to overcome its debilitating effects
Lulu and the duck in the park by Hilary McKay( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1,464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl who loves animals brings an abandoned duck egg to school, even though her teacher has banned her from bringing animals to school ever again
My body is private by Linda Walvoord( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1,426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mother-child conversation introduces the topic of sexual abuse and ways to keep one's body private
Hana's suitcase : a true story by Karen Levine( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1,386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of a Czech girl who died in the Holocaust, told in alternating chapters with an account of how the curator of a Japanese Holocaust center learned about her life after Hana's suitcase was sent to her
The giant yo-yo mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Aldens help a friend of their grandfather's to build the world's largest yo-yo, they soon discover that more than one person is trying to prevent them from finishing the job--and for more than one reason
When I feel sad by Cornelia Spelman( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young guinea pig describes situations that make him sad, how it feels to be sad, and how he can feel better
The Seattle puzzle by Gertrude Chandler Warner( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Alden children accompany their grandfather on a trip to Seattle, they discover clues throughout the city, seemingly planted just for them
The Alphabet War : a story about dyslexia by Diane Burton Robb( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learning to read is a great struggle for Adam, but with expert help, hard work, and belief in himself, he wins "The Alphabet War." Includes information about dyslexia
The creature in Ogopogo Lake by Gertrude Chandler Warner( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Aldens visit Grandfather's friend at the Ogopogo Retreat and aided by puzzling clues, embark on a treasure hunt to prevent the retreat from being sold
White socks only by Evelyn Coleman( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grandma tells the story about her first trip alone into town during the days when segregation still existed in Mississippi. An elderly African American tells her granddaughter about her childhood in the segregated South. There was a "White's Only" sign on a nearby fountain, but that didn't bother this child--after all, she was wearing her clean white socks. Evelyn Coleman combines memories of her Southern childhood with magical realism to create a story that resonates with power. Tyrone Geter's full-color illustrations convey great feeling and emotion
Losing Uncle Tim by MaryKate Jordan( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his beloved Uncle Tim dies of AIDS, Daniel struggles to find reassurance and understanding and finds that his favorite grown-up has left him a legacy of joy and courage
The yellow house mystery by Rob M Worley( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry, Jessie, Violet and Benny Alden discover that a mystery surrounds the run-down yellow house on Surprise Island. The children find a letter and other clues that could lead them on the trail of a man who vanished from the house
The year comes round : Haiku through the seasons by Sid Farrar( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents haiku poetry about nature and the seasons
Guantanamo boy by Anna Perera( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six months after the events of September 11, 2001, Khalid, a Muslim fifteen-year-old boy from England, is kidnapped during a family trip to Pakistan and imprisoned in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where he is held for two years suffering interrogations, water-boarding, isolation, and more for reasons unknown to him. A fictional story inspired by real events. Suggested level: secondary
Polar bear, why is your world melting? by Robert E Wells( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn why the Earth is heating up and threatening the polar bears
Rapunzel by Alison Sage( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the German folktale in which a beautiful girl with long golden hair is kept imprisoned in a lonely tower by a witch
The poisoned house by Michael Ford( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the widowed master of an elegant house in Victorian-era London slips slowly into madness and his tyrannical housekeeper takes on more power, a ghostly presence distracts a teenaged maidservant with clues to a deadly secret
Heart on fire : Susan B. Anthony votes for president by Ann Malaspina( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the suffragist Susan B. Anthony's first trip to the ballot box on November 5, 1872, her subsequent arrest, and trial
Rope burn by Jan Siebold( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While working on a writing assignment at his new school, Richard learns the meaning of various proverbs and how to express his feelings about his parents' divorce
Surprise Island by Gertrude Chandler Warner( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The children are spending the summer on their own private island but there is a mysterious stranger on the island
 
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My body is privateHana's suitcase : a true storyThe giant yo-yo mysteryWhen I feel sadThe Seattle puzzleThe Alphabet War : a story about dyslexiaThe creature in Ogopogo LakeWhite socks only
Alternative Names
Whitman & Company

Whitman (Albert) & Company

Languages
English (25)