WorldCat Identities

Payne, C. F.

Overview
Works: 50 works in 136 publications in 3 languages and 23,608 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Biography  Stories in rhyme  Biographies  History  Picture books  Pictorial works  Baseball stories 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Other
Classifications: PZ7.T7363, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by C. F Payne
Molly's surprise : a Christmas story by Valerie Tripp( Book )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though serving in an English hospital during WWII, Molly's father finds away to make the family Christmas very special
Molly learns a lesson : a school story by Valerie Tripp( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 2,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Molly is determined that the third-grade girls will win her school's Lend-a-Hand Contest to help the war effort. Instead, they choose an idea that Molly knows will never work out. So she talks two friends into planning their own project and keeping it a secret from the rest of the girls in the class
The remarkable Farkle McBride by John Lithgow( Book )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The musical prodigy Farkle McBride tries a number of instruments before discovering that conducting the orchestra makes him happy
Meet Molly : an American girl by Valerie Tripp( Book )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 1,559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While her father is away fighting in World War II, Molly finds her life full of change as she eats terrible vegetables from the victory garden and plans revenge on her brother for ruining her Halloween
Mighty Jackie : the strike out queen by Marissa Moss( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1931, seventeen-year-old Jackie Mitchell pitches against Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig in an exhibition game, becoming the first professional female pitcher in baseball history
Mousetronaut : based on a (partially) true story by Mark E Kelly( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small but plucky mouse named Mike is sure that he can help the Space Shuttle astronauts, and ends up saving the whole mission. Includes facts about NASA and space travel
Micawber by John Lithgow( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and French and held by 1,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Micawber, a squirrel fascinated by art, leaves a museum with an art student and secretly uses her supplies to make his own paintings
Shoeless Joe & Black Betsy by Phil Bildner( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 1,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shoeless Joe Jackson, said by some to be the greatest baseball player ever, goes into a hitting slump just before he is to start his minor league career, so he asks his friend to make him a special bat to help him hit
To dare mighty things : the life of Theodore Roosevelt by Doreen Rappaport( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

President Theodore Roosevelt is known as "the man with a plan," the "rough rider." His figure stands tall in American history; his legacy stretching him to larger-than-life proportions. But before his rise to fame, he was just "Teedie," a boy with ambitious dreams to change the world, and the conviction to see his imaginings brought to fruition. As an American president, he left an impressive mark upon his country. He promised a "square deal" to all citizens, he tamed big businesses, and protected the nation's wildlife and natural beauty. His leadership assured that he would always be remembered, and his robust spirit now dares others to do mighty things
Pop's bridge by Eve Bunting( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert and his friend Charlie are proud of their fathers, who are working on the construction of San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge
Brave Harriet : the first woman to fly the English Channel by Marissa Moss( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first American woman to have received a pilot's license describes her April 1912 solo flight across the English Channel, the first such flight by any woman
Hide-and-squeak by Heather Vogel Frederick( Book )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mouse baby leads his father on a merry game of hide-and-squeak at bedtime
Turkey Bowl by Phil Bildner( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethan looks forward to the Thanksgiving Day when he and his friends are finally old enough to play in the annual family football game, but that day arrives full of snow and icy roads
Miss Mary reporting : the true story of sportswriter Mary Garber by Sue Macy( Book )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the career of Mary Garber, who "was a sportswriter for fifty-six years and was the first woman to receive the Associated Press Sports Editors Red Smith Award, presented for major contributions in sports journalism. And now, every year the Association of Women in Sports Media presents the Mary Garber Pioneer Award in her honor to a role model for women in sports media"--Amazon.com
Casey at the bat : a ballad of the republic sung in the year 1888 by Ernest Lawrence Thayer( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated version of the famous poem
Mousetronaut goes to Mars by Mark E Kelly( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mouse stowaway on NASA's first human mission to Mars becomes a hero when one of the landing craft's engines fails. Includes facts about Mars
Late for school by Steve Martin( Book )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy will do almost anything to avoid being late to school yet again
True heart by Marissa Moss( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the turn of the century, a young woman who works on the railroad accomplishes her yearning ambition to become an engineer when a male engineer is injured and can't drive his train
The legend of the curse of the Bambino by Dan Shaughnessy( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It all started on January 5, 1920, a fateful day in baseball history, when the Boston Red Sox traded Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees for a mere pile of cash. That's when, some say, the Red Sox's reversal of fortune began. Before Ruth was traded, the Red Sox had been the best team in baseball, winning five of fifteen World Series. Since then, the Yankees have had twenty-six World Series to their credit. The Red Sox have come painstakingly close over those decades, but not close enough. Could it be that Babe Ruth took revenge on the team that traded him so long ago-making the Red Sox wait a torturous eighty-six years before they could win another World Series
Mickey Mantle : the Commerce Comet by Jonah Winter( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life and baseball career of the legend, discussing the records he set and some he still holds
 
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Molly's surprise : a Christmas story
Alternative Names
Payne, C. F.

Payne, Chris F.

Payne, Chris F. 1954-

Payne, Chris Fox 1956-

Languages
English (93)

German (2)

French (1)

Covers
Molly learns a lesson : a school storyThe remarkable Farkle McBrideMeet Molly : an American girlMighty Jackie : the strike out queenMicawberShoeless Joe & Black BetsyPop's bridgeBrave Harriet : the first woman to fly the English Channel