WorldCat Identities

Rinkoff, Barbara

Overview
Works: 31 works in 91 publications in 2 languages and 3,848 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Code and cipher stories  History  Biography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.R477, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Barbara Rinkoff
A map is a picture by Barbara Rinkoff( Book )

5 editions published between 1962 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to map reading, including key, scale, and different kinds of maps
Birthday parties around the world by Barbara Rinkoff( Book )

4 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briefly explains birthday customs, then surveys celebrations, toys, games, music, food, and decorations in twenty-three countries, including old-fashioned America. Includes information on mail-order shopping
The family Christmas book by Barbara Rinkoff( Book )

5 editions published between 1960 and 1969 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An extensive collection of ideas and suggestions on celebrating the Christmas holiday, including information on decorations, parties, festive dishes, games and gifts
The case of the stolen code book by Barbara Rinkoff( Book )

4 editions published between 1971 and 1974 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When he is not asked to join the Secret Agents Club, the new boy next door sets out to prove he would be a worthy member. Includes the codes of the Secret Agents' Club Code Book
Elbert, the mind reader by Barbara Rinkoff( Book )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1972 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new filling proves to be a radio receiver that can also tune in on people's thoughts, and a boy too small for the football team saves the big game
The watchers by Barbara Rinkoff( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A loner, Chris has enough problems at home and at school without the uninvited company of the new boy downstairs
Red light says stop! by Barbara Rinkoff( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses ways people communicate without talking, such as body language, Morse code, maps, smoke signals, and pantomime
No pushing, no ducking : safety in the water by Barbara Rinkoff( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two children learn the importance of the safety rules applying to swimming and boating
Guess what trees do by Barbara Rinkoff( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes trees and the many ways they benefit man
The pretzel hero; a story of old Vienna by Barbara Rinkoff( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts how the pretzel maker's apprentice helped save Vienna from the Turks in 1529
Name: Johnny Pierce by Barbara Rinkoff( Book )

17 editions published between 1969 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When he finds himself in serious trouble with the police on a stolen car charge, fifteen-year-old Johnny Pierce tries to analyze the reasons for his predicament
The remarkable Ramsey by Barbara Rinkoff( Book )

7 editions published between 1965 and 1985 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A charming little chapter book about a boy named Charlie and his talking Dog, Ramsey! Charlie is a very shy boy, who does not like to be noticed and has a difficult time even talking to other people. He is adopted by a talking dog, who helps him overcome his struggles, to become a more out-going person."--Goodreads
Guess what rocks do by Barbara Rinkoff( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the characteristics, uses, and scientific and practical value of rocks and minerals with a discussion of beliefs and customs concerning them and suggestions for collecting
The dragon's handbook by Barbara Rinkoff( Book )

5 editions published in 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fantasy
A guy can be wrong by Barbara Rinkoff( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carlos already had his summer vacation planned and didn't appreciate having the settlement house arrange for him to spend two weeks with a family in the suburbs
Rutherford T. finds 21 B by Barbara Rinkoff( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While looking for his homeroom, a six-year-old boy makes many new friends on his first day of school
The troublesome tuba by Barbara Rinkoff( Book )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1983 in German and English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When he decides to play the cumbersome and troublesome tuba in the school orchestra, Glen wins the approval and encouragement of his older brother, as well as the coveted honor of playing his own composition on stage
Tricksters and trappers : how some animals capture their food by Barbara Rinkoff( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the unique methods used by many animals in their constant search for food
Headed for trouble by Barbara Rinkoff( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deserted by his alcoholic father, a thirteen-year-old boy refuses to adjust to the welfare home to which he is sent
Sandra's view : the towers of Riverdale, New York by Barbara Rinkoff( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in Undetermined and English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl tells what it's like to live in New York City with her family and dachshund, Lady
 
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English (52)

German (16)