WorldCat Identities

Owens, Gail

Overview
Works: 98 works in 269 publications in 4 languages and 41,321 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery fiction  Paranormal fiction  Young adult works 
Roles: Compiler, Illustrator, Author
Classifications: PZ7.H9574, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gail Owens
Encyclopedia Brown and the case of the mysterious handprints by Donald J Sobol( Book )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and Chinese and held by 2,788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America's Sherlock Holmes in sneakers continues his war on crime in ten more cases, the solutions to which are found in the back of the book
Encyclopedia Brown and the case of the disgusting sneakers by Donald J Sobol( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 2,489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America's Sherlock Holmes in sneakers continues his war on crime in ten more cases, the solutions to which are found in the back of the book
Encyclopedia Brown and the case of the treasure hunt by Donald J Sobol( Book )

19 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 2,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America's Sherlock Holmes in sneakers continues his war on crime in ten more cases, the solutions to which are found in the back of the book
The hot & cold summer by Johanna Hurwitz( Book )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two inseparable ten-year-old boys discover there is room in their friendship for another person and it really doesn't matter that she is a girl
The Cybil war by Betsy Cromer Byars( Book )

7 editions published between 1981 and 1990 in English and held by 1,805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simon learns some hard lessons about good and bad friendships when his good friend Tony's stories involve him in some very troublesome and complicated situations
I had a friend named Peter : talking to children about the death of a friend by Janice Cohn( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 1,088 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Betsy learns about the death of a friend, her parents and kindergarten teacher answer questions about dying, funerals, and the burial process
Julia and the hand of God by Eleanor Cameron( Book )

3 editions published between 1977 and 1989 in English and held by 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of crises lead 11-year-old Julia to see her family in a different light and help her reaffirm her ambition to be a writer
Hurray for Ali Baba Bernstein by Johanna Hurwitz( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The further adventures and misadventures of nine-year-old Ali Baba Bernstein
That Julia Redfern by Eleanor Cameron( Book )

8 editions published between 1982 and 1989 in English and Spanish and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family loss and other unexpected, even strange occurrences cannot dampen for long the spirits of the irrepressible Julia. Sequel to "Julia's Magic."
Hail, hail, Camp Timberwood by Ellen Conford( Book )

2 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the experiences of 13-year-old Melanie as she tries to cope with the traumas and pleasures of her first year at summer camp
The cat next door by Betty Ren Wright( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Grandma dies the annual visit to her summer cabin is not the same but the cat next door remembers how things used to be and cheers a grieving grandchild
Angie's first case by Donald J Sobol( Book )

6 editions published in 1981 in English and French and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Angie, while tracking a gang of teenage thieves to help her sister who is a police officer, becomes dangerously involved with counterfeiters
Julia's magic by Eleanor Cameron( Book )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in English and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A broken perfume bottle and the threat of losing their home cause a crisis in the Redfern family that shakes Julia's belief in magic
The up & down spring by Johanna Hurwitz( Book )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While vacationing at Bolivia's house in Ithaca, New York, eleven-year-old Rory tries to hide his fear of flying after Bolivia suggests a trip in her uncle's airplane
Vinegar pancakes and vanishing cream by Bonnie Pryor( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1996 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surrounded by siblings who are either athletic, smart, or cute, Martin wonders who he is while enduring a wild camping trip, disasters in the kitchen, and other family escapades
Witch's sister by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor( Book )

8 editions published between 1970 and 2002 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book Description: Lynn suspects her sister Judith is being taught witchcraft by old Mrs. Tuggle who lives next door. Lynn and her friend Mouse try to prove Mrs. Tuggle's guilt, but after no luck, they give up--until one night when Mrs. Tuggle comes over to babysit Lynn's little brother, Stevie. Can Lynn save Stevie from being sacrificed?
The witch herself by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor( Book )

7 editions published between 1978 and 1993 in English and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As more people fall under Mrs. Tuggle's spells, Lynn and Mouse grow more desperate in their efforts to find a way to stop the old woman's evil
The down & up fall by Johanna Hurwitz( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bolivia looks forward to the new experiences as she starts middle school while spending six months with her great-aunt and uncle, but her friends Rory and Derek want to keep Bolivia all to themselves
Good-bye, Sammy by Liza Ketchum( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child misses his lost toy rabbit even though his mother buys him a new rabbit
Witch water by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor( Book )

7 editions published between 1977 and 1993 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book Description: Lynn and her best friend, Mouse, are sure that their neighbor Mrs. Tuggle is a witch. And they know it's gone beyond being just a game. Mrs. Tuggle is after Mouse, preying on Mouse's emotional turmoil after separation of her parents. But Lynn is determined to protect Mouse and expose the witch's dark secrets. Soon Lynn is sure Mouse is being followed by nine crows sent by Mrs. Tuggle. Even worse, Mouse feels herself being drawn against her will to the old woman's house on the hill. Can Lynn and Mouse withstand the evil witch's powers?
 
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Encyclopedia Brown and the case of the mysterious handprints
Alternative Names
オーウェン, ゲイル

Languages
English (124)

Spanish (3)

French (2)

Chinese (1)

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Encyclopedia Brown and the case of the disgusting sneakersEncyclopedia Brown and the case of the treasure huntThe hot & cold summerThe Cybil warI had a friend named Peter : talking to children about the death of a friendThat Julia RedfernThe up & down springVinegar pancakes and vanishing cream