WorldCat Identities

Porte, Barbara Ann

Overview
Works: 38 works in 109 publications in 2 languages and 15,936 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.P7995, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Barbara Ann Porte
 
Most widely held works by Barbara Ann Porte
Harry in trouble by Barbara Ann Porte( Book )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and held by 1,519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry is upset about losing his library card three times in a row, but feels better when he learns that his father and his friend Dorcas sometimes lose things
Harry's pony by Barbara Ann Porte( Book )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 1,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Harry wins a pony in a contest, his friends try to find a way to help him keep it, but it is his aunt and her friends who come up with a solution
Harry's dog by Barbara Ann Porte( Book )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry wants very much to keep Girl, his new dog, even though his father is allergic to dogs
Harry's birthday by Barbara Ann Porte( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry, who is hoping to get a cowboy hat for his birthday, is quite surprised when he opens all the presents at his party
Harry gets an uncle by Barbara Ann Porte( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry is worried about being the ring boy at his aunt Rose's wedding, after he hears his friend Dorcas tell horror stories about what went wrong at her uncle Fred's wedding
Harry's visit by Barbara Ann Porte( Book )

9 editions published between 1930 and 1992 in English and French and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Expecting he won't have a good time, Harry visits his parents' friends
Harry's mom by Barbara Ann Porte( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even though Harry's mother died when he was one, he still has loving family members who can tell him how brave and wonderful she was
Tale of a tadpole by Barbara Ann Porte( Book )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francine and her family watch as their pet tadpole Fred gradually changes into what they think is a frog until Grandpa tells them Fred is a toad that should be living in the backyard
Ruthann and her pig by Barbara Ann Porte( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While visiting his cousin Ruthann in the country, Frank decides that her pet pig Henry Brown would be the perfect companion to ride with him on the school bus for protection against wild older kids
The take-along dog by Barbara Ann Porte( Book )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because Mother does not like dogs, Sam and Abigail must take Benton with them everywhere, including trying to sneak him into the movies, the library, and the swimming pool
Fat Fanny, Beanpole Bertha, and the boys by Barbara Ann Porte( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Bertha's father vanishes in the Bermuda Triangle, and Fanny's theater agent parents are secretly divorced, the girls decide to teach Fanny's triplet brothers to tap-dance to raise money
I only made up the roses by Barbara Ann Porte( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventeen-year-old Cydra presents a portrait of her family whose history spans three continents
Something terrible happened : a novel by Barbara Ann Porte( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Gillian is sent away from her mother who is dying of AIDS to live with her relatives in Tennessee
"Leave that cricket be, Alan Lee" by Barbara Ann Porte( Book )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alan Lee tries to catch the singing cricket in his mother's office
Chickens! chickens! by Barbara Ann Porte( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man who loves to draw chickens fortunately meets and marries a woman who not only appreciates his art, but also find a way to put it to good use
When Grandma almost fell off the mountain & other stories by Barbara Ann Porte( Book )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grandma tells surprising and unusual stories about a vacation she took with her family when she was a little girl
Ma Jiang and the orange ants by Barbara Ann Porte( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her father and brother are called away to war, Ma Jiang finds a unique way to trap the orange ants that her mother sells in order to make a living. Capturing and selling orange ants (thus named because they prey on insects that eat oranges) to the owners of orange groves has been the livelihood of the Ma family for many years. One day, though, the men in the family are taken away to serve in the emperor's army and no one is left to search for the ants in the high trees and wild bamboo; neither Jiang nor her mother knows how. Jiang's mother weaves to support them, but her meager earnings aren't enough to feed them or Bao, the baby of the family. When all seems lost, it is clever Jiang who finds the answer to their dilemma in Bao's sticky little fingers, and gets the Ma's back into the orange ant business
A turkey drive and other tales by Barbara Ann Porte( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sister and brother who enjoy storytelling like their father and art like their mother join in making up stories about different pictures around their house
If you ever get lost : the adventures of Julia and Evan by Barbara Ann Porte( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julia and her younger brother Eric share several adventures, including getting lost at a marathon race, going grocery shopping, helping to catch two thieves at a pet store, and learning to speak Spanish
When Aunt Lucy rode a mule & other stories by Barbara Ann Porte( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When two sisters go to see their aunt, she tells them stories about her adventures as a young girl visiting her grandparents in the mountains
 
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Harry's pony
Alternative Names
Porte, Barbara

Porte-Thomas, Barbara Ann

Thomas, Barbara Ann Porte-

Languages
English (76)

French (4)

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Harry's ponyHarry's birthdayHarry gets an uncleTale of a tadpoleFat Fanny, Beanpole Bertha, and the boysSomething terrible happened : a novelChickens! chickens!Ma Jiang and the orange ants