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O'Connor, Barbara

Overview
Works: 34 works in 212 publications in 5 languages and 16,705 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Biography  Domestic fiction  Biographies  Children's audiobooks  Adventure stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Braille books 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.O217, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Barbara O'Connor
How to steal a dog : a novel by Barbara O'Connor( Book )

29 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living in the family car in their small North Carolina town after their father leaves them virtually penniless, Georgina, desperate to improve their situation and unwilling to accept her overworked mother's calls for patience, persuades her younger brother to help her in an elaborate scheme to get money by stealing a dog and then claiming the reward that the owners are bound to offer
The fantastic secret of Owen Jester by Barbara O'Connor( Book )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Owen captures an enormous bullfrog, names it Tooley Graham, then has to release it, he and two friends try to use a small submarine that fell from a passing train to search for Tooley in the Carter, Georgia, pond it came from, while avoiding nosy neighbor Viola
Wish by Barbara O'Connor( Book )

8 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and Korean and held by 1,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A story about a girl who, with the help of the dog of her dreams, discovers that family doesn't always have to be related--they are simply people who love you for who you are"--
Fame and glory in Freedom, Georgia by Barbara O'Connor( Book )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unpopular sixth-grader Burdette "Bird" Weaver persuades the new boy at school, whom everyone thinks is mean and dumb, to be her partner for a spelling bee that might win her everything she's ever wanted
The small adventure of Popeye and Elvis by Barbara O'Connor( Book )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Fayette, South Carolina, the highlight of Popeye's summer is learning vocabulary words with his grandmother until a motor home gets stuck nearby and Elvis, the oldest boy living inside, joins Popeye in finding the source of strange boats floating down the creek
Greetings from nowhere by Barbara O'Connor( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In North Carolina's Great Smoky Mountains, a troubled boy and his mother, a happy family seeking adventure, a man and his lonely daughter, and the widow who must sell the run-down motel that has been her home for decades, meet and are transformed by their shared experiences
Me and Rupert Goody by Barbara O'Connor( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven-year-old Jennalee is jealous when a slow-thinking black man arrives in her Smoky Mountains community and claims to be the son of Uncle Beau, the owner of the general store and Jennalee's only friend
On the road to Mr. Mineo's by Barbara O'Connor( Book )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherman, a one-legged pigeon, sets everyone aflutter in a small southern town
The world at his fingertips : a story about Louis Braille by Barbara O'Connor( )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the nineteenth-century Frenchman, accidentally blinded as a child, who created the dot system of reading and writing that is now used by the blind throughout the world
Moonpie and Ivy by Barbara O'Connor( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Pearl feels hurt, confused, and unwanted when her wild, irresponsible mother leaves her with Aunt Ivy in a little country house in Georgia and then disappears
Beethoven in Paradise by Barbara O'Connor( Book )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin longs to be a musician, and with the encouragement of two very different friends, he eventually is able to defy his mean-hearted father and accept himself and the talent within him
Mammolina : a story about Maria Montessori by Barbara O'Connor( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life and achievements of the Italian woman doctor who developed a revolutionary method of educating children
Taking care of Moses by Barbara O'Connor( Book )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When dissension erupts in the town of Foley, South Carolina, after a baby is left on the steps of the Rock of Ages Baptist Church, eleven-year-old Randall must decide whether or not to keep secret his knowledge of who the foundling's mother is
Leonardo da Vinci : Renaissance genius by Barbara O'Connor( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the notable Italian Renaissance artist, scientist, and inventor
Katherine Dunham : pioneer of black dance by Barbara O'Connor( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Katherine Dunham, emphasizing her childhood, her love of anthropology and dance, and the creation of her unique dance style
Barefoot dancer : the story of Isadora Duncan by Barbara O'Connor( Book )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life of the modern dancer who created a spontaneous, free-form dance style accompanied by literary readings and non-dance music
Wonderland by Barbara O'Connor( Book )

3 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her mother uproots them again to another home and takes a job as housekeeper, ten-year-old Mavis is determined to find a best friend in Landry, Alabama, where the summer also holds the promise of friendship and change for a sad man, a stray dog, and a timid girl
How to steal a dog by Barbara O'Connor( Recording )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living in the family car in their small North Carolina town after their father leaves them virtually penniless, Georgina, desperate to improve their situation and unwilling to accept her overworked mother's calls for patience, persuades her younger brother to help her in an elaborate scheme to get money by stealing a dog and then claiming the reward that the owners are bound to offer
The soldiers' voice : the story of Ernie Pyle by Barbara O'Connor( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of a young journalist and his time spent during World War II
Fame and glory in Freedom, Georgia by Barbara O'Connor( Recording )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unpopular sixth-grader Burdette "Bird" Weaver persuades the new boy at school, whom everyone thinks is mean and dumb, to be her partner for a spelling bee that might win her everything she's ever wanted
 
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How to steal a dog : a novel
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The fantastic secret of Owen JesterFame and glory in Freedom, GeorgiaThe small adventure of Popeye and ElvisGreetings from nowhereMe and Rupert GoodyThe world at his fingertips : a story about Louis BrailleMoonpie and IvyBeethoven in Paradise
Alternative Names
Barbara O'Connor American writer

Barbara O'Connor écrivaine américaine

O'Connor, Barbara

O'Connor, Barbara, 1958-

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