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Houghton Mifflin Company

Overview
Works: 4,633 works in 8,925 publications in 1 language and 232,061 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  History  Christmas stories  Paranormal fiction  Biography  Action and adventure fiction  Humorous fiction  Dictionaries 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, Editor, Printer, Producer, Other
Classifications: PZ7.V266, E
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Most widely held works by Houghton Mifflin Company
The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 5,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A magical train ride on Christmas Eve takes a boy to the North Pole to receive a special gift from Santa Claus
Grandfather's journey by Allen Say( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 4,444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Japanese American man recounts his grandfather's journey to America which he later also undertakes, and the feelings of being torn by a love for two different countries
Snowflake Bentley by Jacqueline Briggs Martin( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 4,328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of a self-taught scientist who photographed thousands of individual snowflakes in order to study their unique formations. Snow in Vermont is as common as dirt. Why would anyone want ot photograph it? From the time he was a small boy, Wilson Bentley thinks of ice crystals as small miracles, and he determines that one day his camera will capture for others their extraordinary beauty. Often misunderstood in his time, he took pictures that even today reveal two important truths about snowflakes: first, that no two are alike, and second, that each one is startlingly beautiful. HIs story gives children insight into a soul who had not only a scientist's vision and perserverance, but a clear passion for the wonders of nature.--Publisher information
Black and white by David Macaulay( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 4,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four brief "stories" about parents, trains, and cows, or is it really all one story? The author recommends careful inspection of words and pictures to both minimize and enhance confusion
Castle by David Macaulay( Book )

3 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and held by 3,959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Text and detailed drawings follow the planning and construction of a "typical" castle and adjoining town in thirteenth-century Wales."--Title page verso
The American Heritage college dictionary( Book )

23 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 3,734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This new Fourth Edition of The American Heritage College Dictionary presents the very best that a college dictionary can offer. Every aspect of the Dictionary has been updated and revised. It bears the same hallmarks that have distinguished the American Heritage name for decades: an accessible and readable defining style, an attractive page design, and over 2,500 photographs and drawings that enhance the definitions and invite browsing."--Jacket
Cathedral : the story of its construction by David Macaulay( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 3,626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and detailed drawings follow the planning and construction of a magnificent Gothic cathedral in the imaginary French town of Chutreaux during the thirteenth century
Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell( Book )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 3,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gripping story of young Karana, an Indian girl who survives by herself for eighteen years on a deserted island off the California coast. A quiet acceptance of fate characterizes her ordeal
The witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare( Book )

2 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 3,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kit Tyler must leave behind shimmering Caribbean islands to join the stern Puritan community of her relatives. She soon feels caged, until she meets the old woman known as the Witch of Blackbird Pond. But when their friendship is discovered, Kit herself is accused of witchcraft!
The garden of Abdul Gasazi by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 2,986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the dog he is caring for runs away from Alan into the forbidden garden of a retired dog-hating magician, a spell seems to be cast over the contrary dog
Two bad ants by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 2,975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When two bad ants desert from their colony, they experience a dangerous adventure that convinces them to return to their former safety
Ira sleeps over by Bernard Waber( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 2,879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little boy is excited at the prospect of spending the night at his friend's house but worries how he'll get along without his teddy bear
The mysteries of Harris Burdick by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 2,854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a series of loosely related drawings each accompanied by a title and a caption which the reader may use to make up his or her own story
The boy of the three-year nap by Dianne Snyder( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 2,848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor Japanese woman maneuvers events to change the lazy habits of her son
The widow's broom by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 2,752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A witch's worn-out broom serves a widow well, until her neighbors decide the thing is wicked and dangerous
Just a dream by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 2,734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When he has a dream about a future Earth devastated by pollution, Walter begins to understand the importance of taking care of the environment
Sheep in a jeep by Nancy Shaw( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 2,684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Records the misadventures of a group of sheep that go riding in a jeep
The biggest bear by Lynd Ward( Book )

1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 2,646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny goes hunting for a bearskin to hang on his family's barn and returns with a small bundle of trouble
The stranger by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 2,566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The enigmatic origins of the stranger Farmer Bailey hits with his truck and brings home to recuperate seem to have a mysterious relation to the changing season
The sweetest fig by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 2,550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"These figs are very special," the woman whispered. "They can make your dreams come true." -- Thus Monsieur Bibot, the cold-hearted dentist, was given two ordinary-looking figs as payment for extracting a tooth from an old woman's mouth. Monsieur Bibot refused to believe such nonsense and proceeded to eat one of the figs for a bedtime snack. Although it was possibly the finest, sweetest fig he had ever tasted, it wasn't until the next morning that Monsieur Bibot realized it indeed had the power to make his dreams come true. While dragging his poor dog, Marcel, out for his walk, he discovered that his strange dream from the night before was becoming all too real. Determined to make good use of the second fig, Monsieur Bibot learns to control is dreams. But can he control Marcel? Once again Chris Van Allsburg explores the mysterious territory between fantasy and reality in an uncanny tale that will intrigue readers of all ages
 
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The Polar Express
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Grandfather's journeySnowflake BentleyBlack and whiteCastleThe American Heritage college dictionaryCathedral : the story of its constructionIsland of the Blue DolphinsThe witch of Blackbird Pond
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