WorldCat Identities

Howell, Troy

Overview
Works: 86 works in 226 publications in 2 languages and 33,240 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Young adult works  Fairy tales  Historical fiction  Biography  Domestic fiction  High interest-low vocabulary books  Novels 
Roles: Illustrator, Author
Classifications: PZ7.B934, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Troy Howell
Favorite Greek myths by Mary Pope Osborne( Book )

6 editions published between 1959 and 1995 in English and held by 1,795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells twelve tales from Greek mythology, including the stories of King Midas, Echo and Narcissus, the Golden Apples, and Cupid and Psyche
The night swimmers by Betsy Cromer Byars( Book )

15 editions published between 1980 and 1990 in English and French and held by 1,695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Littérature de jeunesse en langue anglaise
The one-eyed giant by Mary Pope Osborne( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 1,639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells a part of the Odyssey in which King Odysseus fights the cyclops
The comeback dog by Jane Resh Thomas( Book )

14 editions published between 1981 and 1996 in French and English and held by 1,590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daniel, a Midwestern farm boy, finds a battered dog in a ditch and nurses it back to health, but is disappointed when the dog doesn't immediately respond to his gestures of affection
The land of the dead by Mary Pope Osborne( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of part of the Odyssey in which Odysseus and his fleet continue their journey and encounter giant cannibals, a beautiful witch, and the Land of the Dead
The gray-eyed goddess by Mary Pope Osborne( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells a part of the Odyssey in which Ithaca, his wife, Penelope, and their son, Telemachus, are desperately warding off the men who want to marry her. Then a visit from a mysterious stranger gives Telemachus the courage to confront the suitors, and to search for his long-lost father
Sirens and sea monsters by Mary Pope Osborne( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells a part of the Odyssey in which Odysseus and his men, returning from the Land of the Dead determined to sail home to Ithaca, encounter Scylla, the six-headed monster, and Charybdis, the deadly whirlpool
Favorite Norse myths by Mary Pope Osborne( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 1,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of rarely retold tales from the "Elder Edda" and the "Younger Edda," two six-hundred-year-old Norse manuscripts
Favorite medieval tales by Mary Pope Osborne( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 1,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of well-known tales from medieval Europe, including "Beowulf," "The Sword in the Stone," "The Song of Roland," and "The Island of the Lost Children."
The smuggler's treasure by Sarah Masters Buckey( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sent to live with relatives in New Orleans during the War of 1812, eleven-year-old Elisabet determines to find a smuggler's treasure to ransom her imprisoned father
Mermaid tales from around the world by Mary Pope Osborne( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of twelve mermaid tales from around the world, featuring such sources as France, Greece, and North Africa
Return to Ithaca / by Mary Pope Osborne ; with artwork by Troy Howell by Mary Pope Osborne( Book )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells part of Homer's Odyssey in which Odysseus, with the help of the goddess Athena, plans to get revenge on those who have plagued his wife and son during his absence
Neela, victory song by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1939, twelve-year-old Neela meets a young freedom fighter at her sister's wedding and soon after must rely on his help when her father fails to return home from a march in Calcutta against British occupation
Kathleen : the Celtic knot by Siobhán Parkinson( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Dubliner Kathleen Delaney is given the chance to take Irish dancing lessons in 1937 and discovers she has a talent for it
Fox in a trap by Jane Resh Thomas( Book )

6 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daniel looks forward to helping his Uncle Peter set traps for the foxes that have been plaguing the family farm, until the discovery of a severed fox paw makes him seriously question what he and his uncle are doing
Samantha's special talent by Sarah Masters Buckey( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samantha organizes a talent show to support the Library, but wonders what her special talent is
The ugly duckling by Rachel Isadora( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ugly duckling spends an unhappy year ostracized by the other animals before he grows into a beautiful swan
Jean Laffite : the pirate who saved America by Susan Goldman Rubin( Book )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A high-action portrait of the infamous historical pirate who pursued high-seas ambitions as a youth before settling down in New Orleans. Describes how he became a respected businessman, made pivotal contributions to the War of 1812 and exposed a British invasion plot
Anne of Green Gables by L. M Montgomery( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Anne, an eleven-year-old orphan, is mistakenly sent to live with a middle-aged brother and sister on a Prince Edward Island farm she endears herself to them
The secret garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Book )

6 editions published between 1966 and 2002 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten-year-old Mary comes to live in a lonely house on the Yorkshire moors and discovers an invalid cousin and the mysteries of a locked garden
 
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Favorite Greek myths
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The night swimmersThe one-eyed giantThe comeback dogThe land of the deadThe gray-eyed goddessSirens and sea monstersFavorite Norse mythsFavorite medieval tales