WorldCat Identities

Owens, Gail

Overview
Works: 109 works in 329 publications in 6 languages and 36,082 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery fiction  Paranormal fiction  Humorous fiction  Historical fiction  Romance fiction  Domestic fiction  Biographies  Puzzles and games 
Roles: 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 )

18 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and Chinese and held by 2,736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ten-year-old detective continues his war on crime in Idaville through ten more cases, for which the reader is invited to guess the solution before it is revealed
Encyclopedia Brown and the case of the disgusting sneakers by Donald J Sobol( Book )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 2,454 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 2,262 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 Cybil war by Betsy Byars( Book )

8 editions published between 1981 and 1990 in English and held by 1,623 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
The hot & cold summer by Johanna Hurwitz( Book )

14 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,617 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
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 975 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
The adventures of Ali Baba Bernstein by Johanna Hurwitz( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight-year-old David is convinced that his life will be more adventurous when he changes his name to Ali Baba
Hail, hail, Camp Timberwood by Ellen Conford( Book )

3 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 783 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
Angie's first case by Donald J Sobol( Book )

8 editions published in 1981 in English and French and held by 766 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
The cat next door by Betty Ren Wright( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 745 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
That Julia Redfern by Eleanor Cameron( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family loss and other unexpected, even strange occurrences cannot dampen for long the spirits of the irrepressible Julia
Julia's magic by Eleanor Cameron( Book )

8 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in English and Spanish and held by 695 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 )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 676 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
Ella of all of a kind family by Sydney Taylor( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Jules comes to see her after his return from the war, Ella finds it difficult to have some time alone with him
Vinegar pancakes and vanishing cream by Bonnie Pryor( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1996 in English and held by 614 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 )

11 editions published between 1970 and 2002 in English and held by 597 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 595 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 )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 548 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
A horse for X.Y.Z. by Louise Moeri( Book )

6 editions published between 1977 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a twelve-year-old girl seizes a chance to ride a spirited horse, her ride becomes more than she anticipated
I'm the big sister now by Michelle Emmert( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in Japanese and English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine-year-old Michelle describes the joys, loving times, difficulties, and other special situations involved in living with her older sister Amy Emmert, who was born severely disabled with cerebral palsy
 
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Encyclopedia Brown and the case of the disgusting sneakers
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Encyclopedia Brown and the case of the disgusting sneakersEncyclopedia Brown and the case of the treasure huntThe Cybil warThe hot & cold summerI had a friend named Peter : talking to children about the death of a friendThe adventures of Ali Baba BernsteinThe up & down springVinegar pancakes and vanishing cream
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