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Macmillan Publishing Company

Works: 1,497 works in 2,198 publications in 1 language and 39,507 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  History  Quotations  Biography  Encyclopedias  Maps  Nursery rhymes  Scientific atlases 
Roles: Publisher, Correspondent, isb, Other
Classifications: PZ7.B78, E
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Most widely held works by Macmillan Publishing Company
Caddie Woodlawn by Carol Ryrie Brink( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 2,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of an eleven-year-old tomboy growing up on the Wisconsin frontier in the mid-nineteenth century
John Marshall: a life in law by Leonard Baker( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 1,478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comprehensive biography of John Marshall, soldier, lawyer, diplomat, and fourth Chief Justice of the United States
The Moon Lady by Amy Tan( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Once a year the Moon Lady will grant a wish. It is the Chinese Moon Festival and Ying-ying is very excited about seeing the Moon Lady. What should be her secret wish? Should it be to ask for a rabbit moon cake, to fly like a dragonfly, or to be one of the boys swimming from a raft? By nightfall Ying-ying knows what her wish will be--and it's one which comes straight from the heart"--Page 4 of cover
The Macmillan illustrated encyclopedia of dinosaurs and prehistoric animals : a visual who's who of prehistoric life by Douglas Dixon( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 1,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes over 600 species which are arranged in evolutionary sequence and includes full-color paintings
Count and see by Tana Hoban( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 1,295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs of common objects and events illustrate the numbers one through one hundred
If all the seas were one sea by Janina Domanska( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 1,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Speculates on what would happen if all the world's trees were one tree and all the world's seas were one sea
Atlas of the 1990 census by Mark T Mattson( )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 1,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the past decade much attention has been directed at the rapidly changing demographics of the United States. However, not until the completion of the 1990 census has it been clear as to how much change has occurred or what can be speculated for the future. Although the census was originally designed as a dry, strictly functional tool to determine how many seats each state is allotted in the United States House of Representatives, it has become a comprehensive source of useful and interesting information of the population and its various aspects such as sex, age, income, education, race, and ethnicity. The Atlas of the 1990 Census is the first work to bring together a remarkable range of 1990 census statistics in an appealing and visually stimulating compilation of 200 four-color maps and 80 tables. Drawing on the massive computer-based data files of the Census Bureau, Mattson has generated maps and tables for almost all quantifiable census variables in various degrees of detail - state, regions of the country, and county. Data from both the 1980 and 1990 census are provided, which affords the reader increased comprehension of the percent change maps and tables that are also included. In addition, based on previous census statistics and trends, Mattson has formulated graphic projections of many population variables. The Atlas is organized into six sections:. Population - covers such traditional census statistics as population density, population distribution and growth, components of population change, and population projections for the next century. This section also includes more specialized population variables such as gender composition, age distribution, and vital statistics, which covers data on births, deaths, infant mortality, and abortion. Households - contains information on all aspects of households such as number, size, characteristics of households, and families. The accompanying text alerts the reader to the emergence of numerous nontraditional households, householders, and families. The incipient trend toward single-parent and female headed households is also illuminated in this section. Housing - includes data on housing value, sales prices, changes in housing values, home sales, housing occupancy and vacancy, and characteristics of home buyers and new homes. This section highlights a complete examination of changes in housing values by county between 1980 and 1990. Race and Ethnicity - covers both immigration statistics and the spatial distribution of prevalent ethnic groups in the United States, such as African Americans, Hispanics, Asian Americans, and Native Americans. This section conveys the changing nature of immigration into the United States. Unlike previous years, throughout the 1980s, 86.5 percent of all new arrivals came from either Central America, Mexico, South America, or an Asian country. Economy - looks at everything from personal per capita income to how people generate income. This section explains that although personal per capita income rose throughout the 1980s, it is expected to decrease throughout both the 1990s and the next century. Education - examines the number and distribution of American school-age children for both 1990 and to the year 2000. In addition to the maps, tables, and text, the Atlas includes county and metro locator maps for all regions of the United States and a glossary that makes census terms accessible to the general reader. With its scope, detail, authority, and strong visual appeal, the Atlas of the 1990 Census stands alone as a source of information and as a research instrument. This innovative work will intrigue and enlighten everyone from the experienced geographer to the student to the general reader. It is a valuable addition to all school, public, and academic libraries
Half a moon and one whole star by Crescent Dragonwagon( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 1,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The summer night is full of wonderful sounds and scents as Susan falls asleep
The Macmillan book of Greek gods and heroes by Alice Low( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recreates the popular myths of ancient Greece, including the legend of Odysseus
The Macmillan dictionary of quotations( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alphabetical compilation of over 20,000 thematic and biographical entries with key-word and biographical indexes
Turtle in July by Marilyn Singer( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated collection about the activities of particular animals in each month of the year
The sign in Mendel's window by Mildred Phillips( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a stranger comes to Kosnov and accuses Mendel the butcher of stealing his money, the whole town joins in to show the police who is really guilty
Hilary Knight's the twelve days of Christmas by Hilary Knight( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book Description: More and more gifts arrive from a young bear's true love on each of the twelve days of Christmas
Nettie's trip South by Ann Warren Turner( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ten-year-old northern girl encounters the ugly realities of slavery when she visits Richmond, Virginia, and sees a slave auction
Home place by Crescent Dragonwagon( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While out hiking, a family comes upon the site of an old house and finds some clues about the people that once lived there
The sleeping beauty by Mercer Mayer( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy and proud King sees his marriage and family threatened due to the continuous curses of an offended fairy. But thanks to the other fairies and fate, the Kingdom is eventually restored due to acts of courage and forgiveness
Shapes and things by Tana Hoban( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs, created without a camera, of familiar household objects
The way home by Judith Benét Richardson( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unable to convince her baby to leave the beach where they have spent the day playing, a mother elephant uses inventive means to draw her young one away to home and safety
The Macmillan book of business and economic quotations by Michael Jackman( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The correspondence of Henry James and the House of Macmillan, 1877-1914 : "all the links in the chain" by Henry James( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The House of Macmillan in London published twenty-seven titles by Henry James and three editions of his work - more than any other publisher. This comprehensive collection of correspondence between James and the firm, painstakingly edited by Rayburn S. Moore, contains 318 letters written between 1877 and 1914, most of them between James and Frederick Macmillan, son of the founding senior partner and a dominant force in the publishing house. Moore also includes correspondence between James and other members of the company, including Alexander Macmillan and George A. Macmillan. James's first book with the company was a collection of critical essays, French Poets and Novelists, published in 1878. Over the next twelve years Macmillan published fifteen of James's works, including the novels The Europeans, The Portrait of a Lady, The Bostonians, and The Tragic Muse, as well as a critical study of Hawthorne, several volumes of stories and novellas, and in 1883 the first collected edition of his fiction, in fourteen volumes. Even after his partial break with the company in 1890, James continued to appear on its list from time to time. From 1908 through 1909 Macmillan published the so-called New York Edition of James's novels and tales and in 1920 Percy Lubbock's two-volume edition of his letters. From 1921 through 1923 the company brought out a thirty-five-volume edition of James's works, the most complete collection to date. The focus of the correspondence between James and his publisher is usually on business concerns - royalty terms, dates of publication, format, type, and other technical matters. James's letters combine recurrent worry over money with fastidiousness regarding details, self-deprecating humor, and a willingness to help others. His publisher's replies reveal a combination of courtesy, generosity, social grace, and business acumen. Many of the letters, especially those to and from Frederick Macmillan, are based on friendship and concern more personal matters. They contain frequent references to James's visits to Macmillan's homes and with his American wife, Georgiana Warrin Macmillan, who was also James's good friend. These letters give details of numerous social activities and occasionally impart literary gossip about mutual friends and acquaintances. The reader of these letters, almost three hundred of which are here published in full for the first time, thus learns a great deal not only about the publishing world but also about the broader cultural milieu of the period. Rayburn Moore's full and informative annotations and excellent introduction set the correspondence in context and enhance the value of the book
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English (57)

The Moon LadyThe Macmillan illustrated encyclopedia of dinosaurs and prehistoric animals : a visual who's who of prehistoric lifeCount and seeIf all the seas were one seaAtlas of the 1990 censusHalf a moon and one whole starThe Macmillan book of Greek gods and heroesThe Macmillan dictionary of quotations