WorldCat Identities

Yolen, Jane

Works: 1,239 works in 4,188 publications in 8 languages and 325,385 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Stories in rhyme  Picture books  History  Young adult works  Fantasy fiction  Adventure stories  Nature stories  Fairy tales 
Roles: Author, Editor, Narrator, Adapter, Other, Creator, Signer, Author of introduction, Actor, Compiler, Bibliographic antecedent, Redactor
Classifications: PZ7.Y78, E
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Jane Yolen
Owl moon by Jane Yolen( Book )

62 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 5,595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a winter's night under a full moon, a father and daughter trek into the woods to see the Great Horned Owl
How do dinosaurs say good night? by Jane Yolen( Book )

61 editions published between 1976 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 4,617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mother and child ponder the different ways a dinosaur can say goodnight, from slamming his tail and pouting to giving a big hug and kiss
The devil's arithmetic by Jane Yolen( Book )

54 editions published between 1988 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 4,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hannah resents stories of her Jewish heritage and of the past until, when opening the door during a Passover Seder, she finds herself in Poland during World War II where she experiences the horrors of a concentration camp, and learns why she-- and we--need to remember the past. This critically acclaimed novel by award-winning author Jane Yolen is now available in a beautifully designed new edition. Hannah dreads going to her family's Passover Seder -- she's tired of hearing her relatives talk about the past. But when she opens the front door to symbolically welcome the prophet Elijah, she's transported to a Polish village in the year 1942, where she becomes caught up in the tragedy of the time
How do dinosaurs get well soon? by Jane Yolen( Book )

44 editions published between 2003 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 3,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes what a young dinosaur should do in order to quickly get over being sick
How do dinosaurs eat their food? by Jane Yolen( Recording )

28 editions published between 2005 and 2019 in English and Chinese and held by 3,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how a dinosaur eats, with no rude noises and while sitting very still
How do dinosaurs go to school? by Jane Yolen( Book )

38 editions published between 2007 and 2019 in English and Arabic and held by 2,839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how little dinosaurs should behave during a typical school day
The emperor and the kite by Jane Yolen( Book )

44 editions published between 1967 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the emperor is imprisoned in a high tower, his smallest daughter, whom he has always ignored, uses her kite to save him
Prince across the water by Jane Yolen( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 2,415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1746, a year after the Scottish clans have rallied to the call of their exiled prince, Charles Stuart, to take up arms against England's tyranny, fourteen-year-old, epileptic Duncan MacDonald and his cousin, Ewan, run away to join the fight at Culloden and discover the harsh reality of war
How do dinosaurs say I love you? by Jane Yolen( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 2,333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parents and children can never have enough ways to say "I love you"--And now, America's favorite dinosaurs are giving families a funny book, perfect for bedtime, storytime, anytime. Even when little dinosaurs are naughty, it's important to remind them that no matter what they do, they are always loved. In this book, readers will laugh aloud as parents cope with the typical antics of childhood, but in the end, hugs and kisses show your little one how much you care
The Rogues by Jane Yolen( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his family is evicted from their Scottish farm, fifteen-year-old Roddy forms an unlikely friendship with a notorious rogue who helps him outwit a tyrant landlord in order to find a family treasure and make his way to America
Briar Rose by Jane Yolen( Book )

36 editions published between 1992 and 2019 in English and held by 2,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American journalist is trapped in Nazi Germany in this variation on the Sleeping Beauty theme
My Uncle Emily by Jane Yolen( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 2,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billedbog. In 1881 Amherst, Massachusetts, six-year-old Gilbert finds it both challenging and wonderful to spend time with his aunt, the reclusive poet Emily Dickinson, who lives next door
Foiled by Jane Yolen( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aliera is a star at fencing, but at school no one notices her--until her new lab partner Avery begins flirting with her. Aliera's mother just bought her a foil from a garage sale, and it has a strange jewel attached to the hilt. Will Aliera's first date be ruined when magical creatures try to steal her foil?
Favorite folktales from around the world by Jane Yolen( Book )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 2,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of folktales drawn from over forty cultures and traditions includes classic tales from the Brothers Grimm, as well as lesser-known stories
Encounter by Jane Yolen( Book )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 2,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Taino Indian boy on the island of San Salvador recounts the landing of Columbus and his men in 1492
Jason and the Gorgon's blood by Jane Yolen( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jason, who will grow up to become the head of the Argonauts, leads five other boys on a dangerous quest to save the kingdom of Iolcus, learning along the way what it means to be in command
The perfect wizard : Hans Christian Andersen by Jane Yolen( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the famous Danish writer of fairy tales, interspersed with excerpts from his stories
Sleeping ugly by Jane Yolen( Book )

24 editions published between 1981 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When beautiful Princess Miserella, Plain Jane, and a fairy fall under a sleeping spell, a prince undoes the spell in a surprising way
How do dinosaurs say I'm mad? by Jane Yolen( Book )

15 editions published between 2013 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations and rhyming text explore some of the things that dinosaurs might do when they are angry--and how they should control their tempers
Heart's blood by Jane Yolen( Book )

21 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 1,821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jakkin, now a free dragon trainer, has his plans abruptly changed when he is asked to infiltrate rebel forces taking hold on the planet
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Audience level: 0.11 (from 0.00 for Prince acr ... to 0.77 for Holding on ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Owl moon
How do dinosaurs say good night?The devil's arithmeticHow do dinosaurs get well soon?How do dinosaurs eat their food?How do dinosaurs go to school?The emperor and the kitePrince across the waterHow do dinosaurs say I love you?
Alternative Names
Jane Yolen

Jane Yolen Amerikaans schrijfster

Jane Yolen amerikansk författare

Jane Yolen amerikansk skribent

Jane Yolen Autorka fantastických knížek pro děti i dospělé.

Jane Yolen écrivaine américaine

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Stemple, Jane H. Yolen.

Stemple, Jane H. Yolen 1939-

Stemple, Jane H. Yolen (Jane Hyatt Yolen), 1939-

Yolen, Jane 1939-

Yolen, Jane H.

Yolen, Jane H. 1939-

Yolen Jane Hyatt

Yolen, Jane Hyatt 1939-

Джейн Йолен

ג'יין יולן

יולן, ג׳יין 1939-

יולן, ג׳יין. טיג מרק

욜런, 제인 1939-

욜렌, 제인 1939-

제인 욜런


ヨーレン, ジェイン

ヨーレン, ジェーン


约伦简 1939-

English (530)

French (15)

Spanish (11)

Chinese (8)

German (7)

Italian (3)

Arabic (1)

Korean (1)