WorldCat Identities

Owens, Gail

Overview
Works: 97 works in 271 publications in 5 languages and 40,863 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 2,769 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 )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 2,485 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 2,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book #17
The Cybil war by Betsy Cromer Byars( Book )

7 editions published between 1981 and 1990 in English and held by 1,793 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 )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,791 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 1,077 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 1,020 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 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 1982 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the experiences of 13-year-old Melanie as she copes 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 837 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 803 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 763 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 735 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 669 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 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lynn's growing conviction that her sister is learning witchcraft from a neighbor reaches its peak when Lynn, her sister, and brother are left for a weekend in the neighbor's charge
The witch herself by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor( Book )

7 editions published between 1978 and 1993 in English and held by 652 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 )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 635 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 608 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 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lynn is more than ever convinced that their neighbor, Mrs. Tuggle, is involved in witchcraft but finds it difficult to convince her family of the old woman's evil
 
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Encyclopedia Brown and the case of the mysterious handprints
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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 friendThat Julia RedfernThe up & down springVinegar pancakes and vanishing cream