WorldCat Identities

Amoss, Berthe

Overview
Works: 45 works in 98 publications in 1 language and 5,186 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Handbooks and manuals  Young adult works  History  Folklore  Fairy tales  Suspense fiction  Picture books 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.A5177, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Berthe Amoss
Writing and illustrating children's books for publication : two perspectives by Berthe Amoss( Book )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines writing and publishing children's books from two perspectives: from that of an author/illustrator and that of an editor and publisher
Tom in the middle by Berthe Amoss( Book )

6 editions published between 1968 and 1988 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom has a little brother who follows him everywhere and hurts his toys and books, and an older brother who can do almost everything and won't let Tom play with his things
Secret lives by Berthe Amoss( Book )

9 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Addie living with her straitlaced aunts in New Orleans unravels the mystery of her dead mother's past
Lost magic by Berthe Amoss( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Middle Ages, orphaned Ceridwen learns the art of herbal healing and gains the protection of the local lord until she is accused of witchcraft
The mockingbird song by Berthe Amoss( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unable to get along with her new stepmother, eleven-year-old Lindy goes to live with the elderly lady next door, returning only after the birth of a baby sister, an event which softens hurt and angry feelings
The children's writer's reference by Berthe Amoss( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides age-specific guidance for authors writing children's literature
Old Hasdrubal and the pirates by Berthe Amoss( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An old bayou fisherman tells how his great-great-grandfather wrestled an alligator, rescued a captive maid from pirates, and became the hero of the Battle of New Orleans
Ten steps to publishing children's books : how to develop, revise & sell all kinds of books for children by Berthe Amoss( Book )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old Hannibal and the hurricane by Berthe Amoss( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On board the ship Sally Sue, Old Hannibal is describing for his friends the great hurricane he once endured, when they run into another one
The marvelous catch of Old Hannibal by Berthe Amoss( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On his way to shore with a boatload of fish, Old Hannibal is swallowed by a Galathesis Scolapacus
The very worst thing by Berthe Amoss( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy endures an uncomfortable first day at a new school
The mysterious prowler by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little boy assembles the clues to the mysterious prowler: he has a round nose, he rides a bicycle with a patched tire, and he squeaks instead of talks
The chalk cross by Berthe Amoss( Book )

4 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl living in nineteenth century New Orleans struggles between her growing familiarity with voodoo and the precepts of the church
The great sea monster : or, A book by you by Berthe Amoss( Book )

9 editions published between 1975 and 1993 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accompanying the story about a boy captured by an octopus while fishing are suggestions for writing and illustrating your own story
The Cajun gingerbread boy by Berthe Amoss( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic tale is set in Louisiana where the gingerbread boy is baked by a Cajun mawmaw and meets his fate with a hungry crocodile. On the last page is a recipe for Cajun gingerbread boys
By the sea by Berthe Amoss( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No one on the beach but the dog notices when a little boy is lifted into the sky by his kite but everyone notices when he comes down
What did you lose, Santa? by Berthe Amoss( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Santa searches high and low before he finds the "Peace on Earth" banner he plans to trail behind his sleigh
Mischief and malice by Berthe Amoss( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In pre-World War II New Orleans, fourteen-year-old Addie goes to live with her Aunt Tootsie and Uncle Henry. She finds a mystery in the giant armoire filled with family heirlooms. It hides a terrible secret that could hurt her longtime friend, Tom, and his father, who just returned after several years
It's not your birthday by Berthe Amoss( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When big brother gets presents on his birthday, his little brother is unhappy when he doesn't get some too
The Loup Garou by Berthe Amoss( Book )

2 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 18th-century Nova Scotia as the English attempt to force out the French, one family draws upon its knowledge of the legendary werewolf, loup-garou
 
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Writing and illustrating children's books for publication : two perspectives
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Lost magicThe children's writer's referenceTen steps to publishing children's books : how to develop, revise & sell all kinds of books for childrenThe chalk crossThe Cajun gingerbread boyThe Loup Garou