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Houghton Mifflin Company

Overview
Works: 5,438 works in 8,869 publications in 1 language and 165,119 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Dictionaries  Folklore  Biography  Miscellanea  Terms and phrases  Christmas stories  Pictorial works  Humorous stories 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, 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 )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 5,134 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
The American heritage student's dictionary( Book )

36 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 4,639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated reference book including an A-Z vocabulary listing, a thesaurus, and special sections on synonyms, word histories, vocabulary builders, and phonics
Grandfather's journey by Allen Say( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 4,489 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
Black and white by David Macaulay( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 4,342 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
The American Heritage college dictionary( Book )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 3,892 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 3,738 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
Castle by David Macaulay( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 3,608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and detailed drawings follow the planning and construction of a "typical" castle and adjoining town in thirteenth-century Wales
What do you do with a tail like this? by Steve Jenkins( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 3,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animals can do amazing things with their ears, eyes, mouths, noses, feet, and tails. Some of the skills are highlighed in this interactive guessing book. What bird has blue feet and what does he do with them that's special?
The garden of Abdul Gasazi by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 3,029 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
The boy of the three-year nap by Dianne Snyder( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 2,960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor Japanese woman maneuvers events to change the lazy habits of her son
Bill Peet : an autobiography by Bill Peet( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2,932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The well-known author and illustrator relates the story of his life and work
The mysteries of Harris Burdick by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 2,870 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. An introduction provides a back story about the source of the drawings
The biggest bear by Lynd Ward( Book )

1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 2,671 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
Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel by Virginia Lee Burton( Book )

2 editions published between 1939 and 1967 in English and held by 2,481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After working together for many years, Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel, Mary Anne, are told that their services are no longer needed. Not one to give up easily, Mike proposes that he and Mary Anne will excavate the basement for the new town hall in only one day. The whole town gathers around the work site to see how this indomitable pair will fare in their race against time. The brightly colored, charming crayon drawings add to the cheerfulness of presentation. And, Mike Mulligan proves that, although dated, his steam shovel is still useful
Roget's II : the new thesaurus by Peter Mark Roget( Book )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 2,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alphabetical listing of words and synonyms, including definitions
Swan Lake by Mark Helprin( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1,831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young prince and his beloved Odette struggle to protect themselves and their infant daughter from the evil Von Rothbart in this adaptation of the classic ballet
Why the sun and the moon live in the sky : an African folktale by Elphinstone Dayrell( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 1,831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An African folktale tells how the sun and water once lived on earth as friends, but because the sun failed to build his house large enough, he and his wife, the moon, were driven into the sky when the water came to visit them
Anastasia at this address by Lois Lowry( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 1,439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ready for romance, thirteen-year-old Anastasia answers an ad in the personals with an exaggerated description of herself but soon runs into trouble when the unknown man turns up at a friend's wedding
Anastasia, absolutely by Lois Lowry( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 1,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More adventures of thirteen-year-old Anastasia Krupnick as she tries to deal with a new dog, her school values class, and a personal moral dilemma
The Houghton Mifflin dictionary of geography : places and peoples of the world( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Containing over 10,000 entries, The Houghton Mifflin Dictionary of Geography puts the world and its peoples at your fingertips." "The geographic entries provide detailed capsule histories for nations, regions, empires, and major cities from early historical times to the present. In addition, the Dictionary also covers physical geography, with entries for mountain ranges and peaks, deserts, major bodies of water, and other physical features around the globe." "The Houghton Mifflin Dictionary of Geography is the only geographic dictionary that also includes entries for peoples and languages of the world, answering questions such as, Are the people of Slovakia Slavaks of Slovakians? Who are the Mdewakantons? The Huis? Do Cambodians speak Cambodian?" "Major changes in recent world history are reflected in entries for Bosnia, Chechnya, Eritrea, European Union, Myanmar, Russian Federation and South Africa, to name only a few."--Jacket
 
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The American heritage student's dictionaryGrandfather's journeyBlack and whiteThe American Heritage college dictionaryCathedral : the story of its constructionCastleWhat do you do with a tail like this?The garden of Abdul Gasazi