WorldCat Identities

Ackerman, Karen 1951-

Overview
Works: 36 works in 139 publications in 4 languages and 12,888 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Poetry  Historical fiction  History  Ghost stories  Stories in rhyme  Music  Songs 
Roles: Author, Editor
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 )

36 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 5,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grandpa demonstrates for his visiting grandchildren some of the songs, dances, and jokes he performed when he was a vaudeville entertainer
The night crossing by Karen Ackerman( Book )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 1,061 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
A brighter garden by Emily Dickinson( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 666 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
By the dawn's early light by Karen Ackerman( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 657 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 648 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
The leaves in October by Karen Ackerman( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 644 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
I know a place by Karen Ackerman( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 518 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 )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 425 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 359 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 355 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 299 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
Flannery Row by Karen Ackerman( Book )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 283 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
The Banshee by Karen Ackerman( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in Spanish and English and held by 271 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 250 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 239 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 210 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
Bean's big day by Karen Ackerman( Book )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 170 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
The broken boy by Karen Ackerman( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solly recounts his friendship with a mentally disturbed boy
Song and dance man by Karen Ackerman( Recording )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grandpa demonstrates for his visiting grandchildren some of the songs, dances, and jokes he performed when he was a vaudeville entertainer
 
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Song and dance man
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The night crossingA brighter gardenBy the dawn's early lightAraminta's paint boxThe leaves in OctoberThe tin heartBingleman's midwayAl amanecerBean's big day
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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