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Spirn, Michele

Overview
Works: 87 works in 148 publications in 3 languages and 9,049 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Guidebooks  Young adult works  Christmas stories  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.S757, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michele Spirn
The Know-Nothings talk turkey by Michele Spirn( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four friends celebrate Thanksgiving in their own silly way
I am the turkey by Michele Spirn( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Chinese and English and held by 1,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mark does not want to play the turkey in the second grade Thanksgiving play, but then he ends up saving the day
A know-nothing Halloween by Michele Spirn( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 1,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four easily confused friends find their own way to celebrate Halloween
The Know-Nothings by Michele Spirn( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 1,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four friends called The Know-Nothings, because they don't know very much, decide to make lunch
A Know-Nothing birthday by Michele Spirn( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four foolish friends called The Know-Nothings have a birthday celebration
Octopuses by Michele Spirn( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the surprisingly intelligent behavior octopuses display as they survive--and play--in a harsh environment
New Year by Michele Spirn( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how countries around the world traditionally celebrate the New Year, including rowdy parties, special feasts, and spiritual ceremonies and covering such countries as Brazil, China, and England
Birth by Michele Spirn( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how people in various countries around the world celebrate the birth of babies
Missing by Michele Spirn( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven-year-old Sam lies so often that when his father is kidnapped, no one believes him and Sam, along with his best friend Josh, try to solve the crime themselves
Poison plate by Michele Spirn( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mark first becomes the foster child of restaurant owners, he thinks they just want free help, but when he is wrongfully accused of trying to sabotage the business he is determined to find the true culprit
The Nutcracker by A Minnekaev( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After hearing how her toy nutcracker got his ugly face, ten-year-old Clara helps break the spell he is under and watches him turn into a handsome prince
Mysterious people : a chapter book by Michele Spirn( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces four people whose lives are partially unknown to historians--Queen Nefertiti of Egypt, Kaspar Hauser, Ishi of the Yahi tribe, and Otzi the frozen mummy
All washed up by Michele Spirn( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in Spanish and English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Camped in the wilderness of the Arabian Peninsula, as Eliza frantically searches for a birthday present for Debbie, she and Darwin face a flash flood and have a close encounter with a hungry animal
A man can be ... by Susan Kempler( Book )

3 editions published between 1981 and 1985 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and photographs illustrate the emotions and characteristics of a man
Race to the Sea by Michele Spirn( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a trip to Iceland, the Thornberry family becomes involved with stopping a lava flow and with helping some baby puffins
The know-nothings by Michele Spirn( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four friends called The Know-Nothings, because they don't know very much, decide to make lunch
The Bridges in London by Michele Spirn( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When they accompany their parents to London, fourteen-year-old Robin and her twelve-year-old sister, Joanna, find themselves involved in a series of mysteries as they tour the city with Robin's English pen pal. Includes a glossary and a brief guide to London
The boy who liked green by Michele Spirn( Recording )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fat Cat by Michele Spirn( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because of his weight, a girl has problems getting her cat to the pet show
The Bridges in Paris by Michele Spirn( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While their parents are at a conference, sisters Robin and Jo are left to see the sights of Paris in the care of a secretive woman and the girls find themselves involved in a sequence of mysterious events
 
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The Know-Nothings talk turkey
Alternative Names
Spirn, M. S.

Spirn, M. Sobel

Spirn, Michele

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I am the turkeyA know-nothing HalloweenThe Know-NothingsA Know-Nothing birthdayOctopusesNew YearBirthMissing