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Napoli, Donna Jo 1948-

Overview
Works: 229 works in 1,099 publications in 8 languages and 72,462 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Literature  Novels  Young adult works  Fairy tales  Historical fiction  Picture books  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: PZ7.N15, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Donna Jo Napoli
 
Most widely held works by Donna Jo Napoli
The king of Mulberry Street by Donna Jo Napoli( Book )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and Japanese and held by 3,542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1892, Dom, a nine-year old stowaway from Naples, Italy, arrives in New York and must learn to survive the perils of street life in the big city
Alligator bayou by Donna Jo Napoli( Book )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 2,796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen-year-old Calogero Scalise and his Sicilian uncles and cousin live in small-town Louisiana in 1898, when Jim Crow laws rule and anti-immigration sentiment is strong, so despite his attempts to be polite and to follow American customs, disaster dogs his family at every turn
Bound by Donna Jo Napoli( Book )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a novel based on Chinese Cinderella tales, fourteen-year-old stepchild Xing-Xing endures a life of neglect and servitude, as her stepmother cruelly mutilates her own child's feet so that she alone might marry well
Language matters : a guide to everyday questions about language by Donna Jo Napoli( )

30 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in English and held by 2,398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Both general readers and students of language and linguistics at any level. Book jacket
Mogo, the third warthog by Donna Jo Napoli( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 2,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mogo is cast out of his burrow to make room for a new litter, he learns how to survive and as an unlikely friendship with a young baboon blooms, Mogo finds the joy of friendship and love
Ugly by Donna Jo Napoli( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the rest of the ducks turn on her little duckling, Ugly, because he isn't like them, Mother Duck sadly leaves him behind in order to protect her other children. With the help of some new friends, Ugly makes his way alone, but he doesn't know where he's going or what he's looking for
Stones in water by Donna Jo Napoli( Book )

29 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being taken by German soldiers from a local movie theater along with other Italian boys including his Jewish friend, Roberto is forced to work in Germany, escapes into the Ukrainian winter, before desperately trying to make his way back home to Venice
Sly the Sleuth and the pet mysteries by Donna Jo Napoli( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 1,911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sly the Sleuth, also known as Sylvia, solves three mysteries for her friends and neighbors, all involving pets, through her detective agency, Sleuth for Hire
Treasury of Greek mythology : classic stories of gods, goddesses, heroes & monsters by Donna Jo Napoli( Book )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and held by 1,899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the mighty Zeus, King of the Gods, to the beautiful Aphrodite, Goddess of Love and Beauty, the tales in this volume will take you from the birth of the Olympian gods to the action-packed Trojan War. As you journey through the pages of this book, you'll find: stories of gods, goddesses, heroes, and monsters; artwork that brings the stories and the characters vividly to life; a family tree of the gods and goddesses; sidebars that put stories into historical and cultural context; a map of Greece and the Mediterranean that helps put the stories into geographic context; a cast of characters, listing fast facts about each profiled god, goddess, and hero; and a Find Out More section for those who want to dig deeper and discover more
Beast by Donna Jo Napoli( Book )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 1,660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orasmyn is a young Persian prince with all the privileges and responsibilities his royal position holds. But when he falters and makes a single wrong decision, his pride angers a pari -- a fairy -- who sets an ancient curse into motion, crucially changing his life on the worst day possible, and forcing him to leave his beloved Persia and his precious family in order to escape death at his father's unwitting hands. With all the cunning he can muster from his human memories and his new beastly instincts, Orasmyn makes his way to India and back, across Europe to France, in search of redemption and forgiveness. Beast is his story. A French beauty named Belle is his redeemer. And then you know the rest. But this is before the rest. This is the story of Beast
Zel by Donna Jo Napoli( Book )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the fairy tale Rapunzel, the story is told in alternating chapters from the point of view of Zel, her mother, and the nobleman who pursues her, and delves into the psychological motivations of each of the characters
Treasury of Egyptian mythology : classic stories of gods, goddesses, monsters & mortals by Donna Jo Napoli( Book )

13 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and Chinese and held by 1,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From powerful Ra, God of Radiance to the tender and protective Aset, Devoted Wife and Mother, the tales in this volume will take you from the creation of the earth and sky to lengthy battles between gods. As you journey through the pages of this book you'll find: stories of gods, goddesses, monsters, and mortals; artwork that brings the stories and characters to life; fact boxes that put the stories into historical and cultural context; a map of Egypt that puts stories into geographic context; a cast of characters, listing fast facts, including Greek names, titles, and symbols for each character; and a Find Out More section for those who want to dig deeper and discover more!
Albert by Donna Jo Napoli( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One day when Albert is at his window, two cardinals come to build a nest in his hand, an event that changes his life
Three days by Donna Jo Napoli( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and German and held by 1,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her father suddenly dies while on a business trip leaving her alone on an Italian highway, eleven-year-old Jackie worries what will happen when she is picked up by two men with unknown motives
Daughter of Venice by Donna Jo Napoli( Book )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 1,295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frustrated with the restrictions her gender imposes on her life, fourteen-year-old Donata, disguised as a boy, sneaks out of her noble family's house to roam the streets of late sixteenth-century Venice and then must confront the repercussions of her actions
Fish Girl by Donna Jo Napoli( Book )

13 editions published in 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fish Girl, a young mermaid living in a boardwalk aquarium, has never interacted with anyone beyond the walls of her tank until a chance encounter with an ordinary girl, Livia. Their growing friendship inspires Fish Girl's longing for freedom, independence, and a life beyond the aquarium tank"--
Hush : an Irish princess' tale by Donna Jo Napoli( Book )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen-year-old Melkorka, an Irish princess, is kidnapped by Russian slave traders and not only learns how to survive but to challenge some of the brutality of her captors, who are fascinated by her apparent muteness and the possibility that she is enchanted
Mama Miti : Wangari Maathai and the trees of Kenya by Donna Jo Napoli( Book )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Wangari Maathai, who in 1977 founded the Green Belt Movement, an African grassroots organization, and in 2004 was the first African woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize
The prince of the pond : otherwise known as De Fawg Pin by Donna Jo Napoli( Book )

17 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having been turned into a frog by a hag, a frog-prince makes the best of his new life as he mates, raises a family, and instills a new kind of thinkging into this frog family
Treasury of Norse mythology : stories of intrigue, trickery, love, and revenge by Donna Jo Napoli( Book )

13 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and Chinese and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Classic stories and dazzling illustrations of gods, goddesses, heroes and monsters come to life in a stunning tableau of Norse myths, including those of the thunder god Thor, the one-eyed god and Allfather Odin, and the trickster god Loki. The lyrical storytelling of award-winning author Donna Jo Napoli dramatizes the timeless tales of ancient Scandinavia. This book is the third in the trilogy that includes the popular National Geographic Treasury of Greek Mythology and National Geographic Treasury of Egyptian Mythology."--
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The king of Mulberry Street
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Alligator bayouBoundLanguage matters : a guide to everyday questions about languageMogo, the third warthogUglyStones in waterSly the Sleuth and the pet mysteriesTreasury of Greek mythology : classic stories of gods, goddesses, heroes & monsters
Alternative Names
Donna Jo Napoli

Donna Jo Napoli American children's writer and linguist

Donna Jo Napoli Amerikaans taalkundige

Donna Jo Napoli écrivaine américaine

Donna Jo Napoli US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin

Donna Napoli

Jo Napoli Donna

Napoli, Donna J. 1948-

נפולי, דונה ג'ו 1948-

나폴리, 도나 조 1948-

ドナ・ジョー・ナポリ

ナポリ, ドナ・ジョー

Languages
English (245)

German (12)

Japanese (7)

Chinese (6)

Danish (2)

Persian (2)

French (1)

Dutch (1)