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Oppenheim, Joanne

Overview
Works: 172 works in 498 publications in 7 languages and 26,038 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Stories in rhyme  High interest-low vocabulary books  Biographies  Personal correspondence  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Records and correspondence  Personal narratives  Literature 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: PZ8.3.O615, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Joanne Oppenheim
 
Most widely held works by Joanne Oppenheim
Dear Miss Breed : true stories of the Japanese American incarceration during World War II and a librarian who made a difference by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early 1940s, Clara Breed was the children's librarian at the San Diego Public Library. But she was also friend to dozens of Japanese American children and teens when war broke out in December of 1941. The story of what happened to these American citizens is told through letters that her young friends wrote to Miss Breed during their internment. This librarian and humanitarian served as a lifeline to these imprisoned young people, and was brave enough to speak out against a shameful chapter in American history
Have you seen birds? by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )

45 editions published between 1968 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple description of different types of birds--how they sound and what they do
"Not now!" said the cow by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 1,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this story based on "The Little Red Hen," a little black crow asks his animal friends to help with the planting of some corn seed
Have you seen trees? by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )

7 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in English and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poetic introduction to the world of trees in all their variety
Eency Weency Spider by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After climbing the water spout, Eency Weency Spider meets Little Miss Muffet, Humpty Dumpty, and Little Jackie Horner
Show-and-tell frog by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Allie finds a frog for show-and-tell, but he disappears before she can take him to school
The Prince's bedtime by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )

28 editions published between 2005 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Prince refuses to go to bed each night, people come from near and far with "cures," but an old woman knows the best way of putting children to sleep
Do you like cats? by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple rhyming text and illustrations present different kinds of cats and their behavior
"Uh-oh!" said the crow by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a dark and windy night, the animals in the barn are frightened by strange noises above them and think there might be a ghost in the barn with them
Have you seen bugs? by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes in verse a variety of bugs and how they look, behave, and improve our lives
The miracle of the first Poinsettia : a Mexican Christmas story by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of a Mexican legend that describes the origin of the Poinsettia plant. In this version, a young girl has nothing to give the Christ child, but when the weeds she carries in her hands miraculously transform into red flowers, she now has the perfect gift
The Christmas Witch : an Italian legend by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the traditional Italian tale of the poor peasant woman who, long ago, set out to find the Christ Child and wanders to this day, carrying a sack of gifts to give to good children at Christmas
Follow that fish by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While trying to reel in a big fish, a child is pulled into the sea and has a series of underwater adventures with various marine animals
Could it be? by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surrounded by the many sounds of spring, a hibernating bear is late in waking up, until he hears one very special sound
Choosing books for kids : choosing the right book for the right child at the right time by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )

5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How do you make a bubble? by William H Hooks( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This simple rhyming text poses questions about how to do a variety of things and provides the answers
James will never die by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In their pretend games, an older brother always seems to come out on top
Row, row, row your boat by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While singing "Row, Row, Row Your Boat" in the bathtub, a boy becomes the skipper of several imaginary vessels
Black Hawk : frontier warrior by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )

4 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of the Sauk Indian leader who struggled in vain to prevent the Americans from claiming the rich farmland near the Mississippi River in Illinois
The elementary school handbook : making the most of your child's education by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )

6 editions published in 1989 in English and Spanish and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bank Street's complete parent guide to K-6." Advises parents to create and enjoy a partnership between their child, the school, and themselves
 
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Dear Miss Breed : true stories of the Japanese American incarceration during World War II and a librarian who made a difference
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Have you seen birds?"Not now!" said the cowHave you seen trees?Eency Weency SpiderShow-and-tell frogThe Prince's bedtimeDo you like cats?"Uh-oh!" said the crow
Alternative Names
Oppenheim, Joanne

Oppenheim, Joanne F

Oppenheim, Joanne F. 1934-

אפנהיים, ג'ואן

אפענהיים, ג'ואן

אפפנהים, ג'ואן

오펜하임, 조앤 1934-

オッペンハイム, ジョアンヌ

オッペンハイム, ジョーン

Languages
English (168)

Spanish (9)

French (4)

Chinese (3)

Catalan (1)

Arabic (1)

Dutch (1)