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Holiday House (Firm)

Overview
Works: 104 works in 130 publications in 2 languages and 50,910 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biographies  Picture books  Literature  Fairy tales  History  Autobiographies  Christmas fiction  Hanukkah stories 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: PR6039.H52, E
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Most widely held works about Holiday House (Firm)
 
Most widely held works by Holiday House (Firm)
Little Red Riding Hood by Trina Schart Hyman( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 2,627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On her way to deliver a basket of food to her sick grandmother, Elisabeth encounters a sly wolf
Hershel and the Hanukkah goblins by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 2,434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates how Hershel outwits the goblins that haunt the old synagogue and prevent the village people from celebrating Hanukkah
Rain makes applesauce by Julian Scheer( Book )

3 editions published between 1964 and 2019 in English and held by 2,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nonsense book with detailed illustrations
Patrick : patron saint of Ireland by Tomie DePaola( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 1,796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Patrick's life, from his noble birth in Britain, to his being captured and taken to Ireland by a group of bandits, to the "dreams" that led him to convert the Irish people to the Christian faith. DePaola also retells several well-known legends, including the story of how Patrick got rid of all the snakes in Ireland
An early American Christmas by Tomie DePaola( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1,587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The inhabitants of a New England village never make much fuss about Christmas until a new family moves in and celebrates the holiday in a special way
The carbon diaries 2017 by Saci Lloyd( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2017, two years after England introduces carbon dioxide rationing to combat climatic change, Laura chronicles her first year at a London university as natural disasters and political upheaval disrupt her studies
Lafayette and the American Revolution by Russell Freedman( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of Marquis de Lafayette, a young French nobleman, who helped bring victory at Yorktown and became a lifelong friend of George Washington
The kitchen knight : a tale of King Arthur by Margaret Hodges( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1,377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the Arthurian legend of how Sir Gareth becomes a knight and rescues the lady imprisoned by the fearsome Red Knight of the Red Plain
The golden sandal : a Middle Eastern Cinderella story by Rebecca Hickox( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Iraqi version of the Cinderella story in which a kind and beautiful girl who is mistreated by her stepmother and stepsister finds a husband with the help of a magic fish
Francis, the poor man of Assisi by Tomie DePaola( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 1,295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the wealthy young Italian who gave away all his possessions to become a wandering preacher and protector of animals
The shrinking of Treehorn by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 1,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy discovers he is shrinking but does not know the cause or cure
A child's Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Welsh poet recalls the celebration of Christmas in Wales and the feelings it evoked in him as a child
Punxsutawney Phyllis by Susanna Leonard Hill( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although she can predict the weather much better than the boys in her family, no one thinks that Phyllis the groundhog has a chance of replacing the aging Punxsutawney Phil when Groundhog Day's official groundhog retires
Freedom Summer : the 1964 struggle for civil rights in Mississippi by Susan Goldman Rubin( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the civil rights crusade in Mississippi 50 years ago that brought on shocking violence and the beginning of a new political order
Celebrations by Myra Cohn Livingston( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems on the holidays of the year
Basketball belles : how two teams and one scrappy player put women's hoops on the map by Sue Macy( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raised on a cattle ranch, Agnes Morley was sent to Stanford University to learn to be a lady. Yet in no time she exchanged her breeches and spurs for bloomers and a basketball; and in April 1896 she made history. In a heart-pounding game against the University of California at Berkeley, Agnes led her team to victory in the first-ever intercollegiate women's basketball game, earning national attention and putting women's basketball on the map
The water of life : a tale from the Brothers Grimm by Barbara Rogasky( Book )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in Greek, Modern and English and held by 1,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prince searching for the Water of Life to cure his dying father finds an enchanted castle, a lovely princess, and treachery from his older brothers
Irena Sendler and the children of the Warsaw Ghetto by Susan Goldman Rubin( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using toolboxes, ambulances, and other ingenious measures, Irena Sendler defied the Nazis and risked her own life by saving and then hiding Jewish children. Her secret list of the children's real identities was kept safe, buried in two jars under a tree in war-torn Warsaw. An inspiring story of courage and compassion, this biography includes a list of resources, source notes, and an index
A circle of seasons by Myra Cohn Livingston( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thirteen-stanza poem following the cycle of the seasons
 
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Hershel and the Hanukkah goblinsRain makes applesaucePatrick : patron saint of IrelandAn early American ChristmasThe carbon diaries 2017Lafayette and the American RevolutionThe kitchen knight : a tale of King ArthurThe golden sandal : a Middle Eastern Cinderella story
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