WorldCat Identities

Allen, Thomas B. (Thomas Burt) 1928-2004

Overview
Works: 60 works in 165 publications in 5 languages and 14,951 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  History 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Performer
Classifications: PZ7.V3273, E
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Most widely held works about Thomas B Allen
 
Most widely held works by Thomas B Allen
Going West by Jean Van Leeuwen( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and held by 1,378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a family's emigration by prairie schooner from the East, across the plains to Kansas
The most beautiful place in the world by Ann Cameron( Book )

38 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Growing up with his grandmother in a small Guatemalan town, seven-year-old Juan discovers the value of hard work, the joy of learning, and the location of the most beautiful place in the world
In coal country by Judith Hendershot( Book )

10 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 1,347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child growing up in a coal mining community finds both excitement and hard work, in a life deeply affected by the local industry
Across the wide dark sea : the mayflower journey by Jean Van Leeuwen( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 1,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy and his family endure a difficult nine-week journey across the ocean and survive the first winter at Plymouth Plantation in Massachusetts
Climbing Kansas mountains by George Shannon( Book )

9 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy and his father share the magic of climbing the "Kansas mountains."
Laura Ingalls Wilder by Gwenda Blair( Book )

5 editions published between 1980 and 1983 in English and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief biography of the author of the Little House books which were based on her own experiences living with her family on the frontier in the late 19th century
The days before now : an autobiographical note by Joan W Blos( Book )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The celebrated children's book writer describes the scenes of her childhood, in New York City and on Long Island, and how she lived as an adult
Littlejim by Gloria Houston( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Littlejim, a bookish boy living in a rural North Carolina community in the early years of the twentieth century, hopes to win a newspaper essay contest and thus gain the respect of his stern father
The Random House Book of Sports Stories( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of sports stories by such authors as Ernest Hemingway, Ring Lardner, and John Updike
Poems for youth by Emily Dickinson( Book )

5 editions published between 1934 and 1996 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of seventy-eight poems which highlight the seasons, the passage of time, and living life itself and which were written by one of America's foremost poets
The secret garden by James Howe( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: Frances Hodgson Burnett's beloved classic is adapted for beginning readers in this colorfully illustrated version. The spoiled orphan Mary Lennox leaves India to live with her cold uncle in his dreary mansion in England. When Mary hears of a secret garden kept locked for ten years, she is determined to find it and tend it back to life. With the help of her uncle's sickly son and a boy who knows all about nature, Mary secretly transforms the garden - and all of their lives
Nobody plays with a cabbage by Meindert De Jong( Book )

5 editions published between 1962 and 1963 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jim's garden starts out filled with beans, broccoli, corn, carrots and cabbages, but after dogs, cats and chickens have taken their toll, one cabbage is left which grows and grows and shelters all kinds of animals
On Granddaddy's farm by Thomas B Allen( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author relates the events from the 1930s when he and his cousins spent summers on their grandparents' farm in the hills of Tennessee
Time to go by Beverly Fiday( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As he and his family prepare to leave, a child takes one last look at their farm home
Never fear, Flip the Dip is here by Philip Hanft( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flip, upset about not being able to play baseball very well, acquires selfconfidence and sports skills from Buster, a former minor league ballplayer
Up the tracks to Grandma's by Judith Hendershot( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl helps her grandmother with her daily chores and takes care of her house and garden while she is in town helping Aunt Katy
Where does the night hide? by Nancy White Carlstrom( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a trip to town with her mama, a little girl finds many dark places where pieces of the night are hiding, in the cracks of market stalls, under the sidewalk grate, and in the fur of a mother cat
Grandma's general store : the Ark by Dorothy Carter( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1930s when their parents go north to Philadelphia to find work, five-year-old Pearl and seven-year-old Prince must stay behind with their grandmother in Florida and help her run her small store
Walking to the creek by David Williams( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A walk to the creek behind their grandparents' farm is an occasion for twins to explore the wonder and special beauty of nature
Littlejim's dreams by Gloria Houston( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1920 in the mountains of western North Carolina, fourteen-year-old Jim Houston sees his hopes of continuing his education fade when his mother becomes seriously ill and his logger father must deal with the underhanded dealings of outside businessmen
 
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Going West
Alternative Names
Allen, Thomas B.

Allen, Thomas B. 1928-

Allen, Thomas B. 1928-2004

Allen, Thomas Burt 1928-

Allen, Thomas Burt 1928-2004

Thomas B. Allen Amerikaans kunstschilder (-2004)

앨런, 토마스 B

トマス・B・アレン

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The most beautiful place in the worldIn coal countryAcross the wide dark sea : the mayflower journeyClimbing Kansas mountainsThe days before now : an autobiographical noteLittlejimThe Random House Book of Sports StoriesPoems for youth