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Houghton Mifflin Company

Overview
Works: 5,219 works in 9,109 publications in 1 language and 187,112 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Dictionaries  History  Folklore  Biography  Reference works  Action and adventure fiction  Paranormal fiction  Choose-your-own stories 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, Editor, Printer, Producer, Other, Author
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 5,057 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 4,478 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 4,335 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 4,275 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 )

4 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and held by 4,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

17 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 3,813 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 3,685 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 3,282 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 3,063 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 3,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Ira sleeps over by Bernard Waber( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 2,931 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 boy of the three-year nap by Dianne Snyder( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 2,897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor Japanese woman maneuvers events to change the lazy habits of her son
The mysteries of Harris Burdick by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 2,835 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 biggest bear by Lynd Ward( Book )

1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 2,695 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. One track of sound disc has page-turn signals
Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel by Virginia Lee Burton( Book )

3 editions published between 1939 and 1967 in English and held by 2,446 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 )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 2,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alphabetical listing of words and synonyms, including definitions
The giant jam sandwich by John Vernon Lord( Book )

5 editions published between 1972 and 2000 in English and held by 1,815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When four million wasps fly into their village, the citizens of Itching Down devise a way of getting rid of them
The American heritage children's dictionary( Book )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 1,799 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
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 1,792 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
Swan Lake by Mark Helprin( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1,766 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
 
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controlled identityHoughton, Mifflin and Company

controlled identityHoughton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company

Clarion Books, a Houghton Mifflin Company imprint.

Houghton Mifflin.

Houghton, Mifflin & Company

Houghton Mifflin Co.

Houghton Mifflin Comp.

Houghton Mifflin Company

Houghton Mifflin Company/Clarion Books.

Houghton Mifflin Company/Ticknor & Fields.

Mariner Books/Houghton Mifflin Company.

Ticknor & Fields.

Ticknor & Fields a Houghton Mifflin Company.

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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