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Houghton Mifflin Company

Overview
Works: 5,101 works in 9,056 publications in 1 language and 239,303 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Popular works  History  Christmas stories  Paranormal fiction  Biography  Action and adventure fiction  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, Editor, Printer, Producer, Correspondent, Other, Recipient
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 5,146 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 4,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Japanese American man recounts his grandfather's journey to America, which he later also undertakes, and describes 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
Black and white by David Macaulay( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 4,197 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
Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel by Virginia Lee Burton( Book )

5 editions published between 1939 and 1967 in English and held by 4,130 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
Castle by David Macaulay( Book )

3 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and held by 3,942 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 )

24 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 3,724 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
The way things work by David Macaulay( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 3,669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and numerous detailed illustrations introduce and explain the scientific principles and workings of hundreds of machines. Includes new material about digital technology
Cathedral : the story of its construction by David Macaulay( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 3,608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based loosely on the buillding of Chatres cathedral, the drawings explain wonderfully clearly the mechanics of it all
Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell( Book )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 3,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Records the courage and self-reliance of an Indian girl who lived alone for eighteen years on an isolated island off the California coast when her tribe migrated and she was left behind
The witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare( Book )

2 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 2,999 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 2,978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Two bad ants by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 2,966 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 2,854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little boy is excited at the prospect of spending the night at his friend's house but worries about how he will 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 2,849 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 2,834 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 2,728 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 2,709 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 2,679 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 2,640 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
 
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Audience level: 0.11 (from 0.07 for Snowflake ... to 0.91 for A. B. Guth ...)

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The Polar Express
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Grandfather's journeySnowflake BentleyBlack and whiteMike Mulligan and his steam shovelCastleThe American Heritage college dictionaryThe way things workCathedral : the story of its construction
Alternative Names

controlled identityHoughton, Mifflin and Company

controlled identityHoughton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company

Houghton Mifflin

Houghton, Mifflin & Company

Houghton Mifflin Company

Houghton Mifflin Company Boston

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English (90)