WorldCat Identities

Ackerman, Karen 1951-

Overview
Works: 36 works in 123 publications in 4 languages and 13,136 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Poetry  History  Stories in rhyme  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author, Collector
Classifications: PZ7.A1824, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Karen Ackerman
 
Most widely held works by Karen Ackerman
Song and dance man by Karen Ackerman( Book )

30 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 5,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grandpa entertains his three grandchildren with a magic trick, a song, and a tap dance, while he relives his days in vaudeville
The night crossing by Karen Ackerman( Book )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 1,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1938, having begun to feel the persecution that all Jews are experiencing in their Austrian city, Clara and her family escape over the mountains into Switzerland
The leaves in October by Karen Ackerman( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After her mother leaves them, nine-year-old Livvy struggles to understand and forgive as her father loses his job and takes her and her younger brother to live in a shelter for homeless people
By the dawn's early light by Karen Ackerman( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because mom works the night shift, grandmother must spend nights with the family's 2 young children. A young girl and her brother stay with their grandmother while their mother works at night
Araminta's paint box by Karen Ackerman( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: When her family moves to California in 1847, Araminta and her paint box become separated, but through a series of new owners, the box finds its way across the country and back to its owner. The paint box changes hands as it travels across the U.S.--from a Dutch farmer to a gambler, from a young bride to a Mormon family--taking readers on a journey across the newly settled country. Full color
A brighter garden by Emily Dickinson( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated collection of poems by the famous nineteenth-century poet concentrating on humans and nature and the interconnectivity between the seasons and human lifecycles
I know a place by Karen Ackerman( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child describes a place where all the rooms have warmth, comfort, and love, and it turns out to be home
The tin heart by Karen Ackerman( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the onset of the Civil War causes a rift between their fathers, Mahaley and Flora find a way to preserve their friendship
The sleeping porch by Karen Ackerman( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rainstorm sends a family from their long-awaited first house, with all of its leaks, onto the sleeping porch to enjoy the pleasures of the summer night
Bingleman's midway by Karen Ackerman( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a young boy who cannot resist the lure of a carnival when it visits his small midwestern town
When mama retires by Karen Ackerman( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry, Will, and Charley learn to do things around the house when Mama considers retiring from housework and becoming a wartime riveter
The Banshee by Karen Ackerman( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At night the Banshee comes to a village in search of a lonely soul to keep her company
Flannery Row by Karen Ackerman( Book )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commander Ahab Flannery is once again setting out to sea but not before he says goodbye to his twenty-six alphabetically arranged children
Al amanecer by Karen Ackerman( Book )

6 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in Spanish and English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl and her brother stay with their grandmother while their mother works at night
This old house by Karen Ackerman( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although an old house appears abandoned, an owl, squirrels, mice, rabbits, and many other wild creatures have made it their home
Just like Max by Karen Ackerman( Book )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Great-uncle Max, the tailor, becomes sick and can no longer sew, nephew Aaron becomes his "hands" and together they create something special
Moveable Mabeline by Karen Ackerman( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transfixed by the sight of a marvelous doll in a shop window, Isobel and Mimi dare to hope that their parents will buy it for them
The broken boy by Karen Ackerman( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solly recounts his friendship with a mentally disturbed boy
Bean's big day by Karen Ackerman( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the moment the telegraph in the general store taps out a message that a man is coming to Bean to choose someone to be in a picture show, folks are talking and dreaming about the big day
Song and dance man by Karen Ackerman( Recording )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his three grandchildren come to visit Grandpa, they follow him up the stairs to the attic, where he entertains them with songs, jokes, and dance from his vaudeville days
 
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Song and dance man
Alternative Names
Ackerman, K.

Karen Ackerman Amerikaans schrijfster

Karen Ackerman amerikansk författare

Karen Ackerman amerikansk skribent

Karen Ackerman author

애커맨, 카렌

アッカーマン, カレン

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The night crossingThe leaves in OctoberBy the dawn's early lightAraminta's paint boxA brighter gardenThe tin heartBingleman's midwayAl amanecerBean's big day