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Harcourt Brace & Company

Overview
Works: 1,305 works in 2,052 publications in 1 language and 45,133 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Fairy tales  Folklore  Domestic fiction  Historical fiction  Stories in rhyme  Fantasy fiction  Nursery rhymes 
Roles: Publisher, Printer, Correspondent
Classifications: PR6045.O72, E
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Most widely held works by Harcourt Brace & Company
To market, to market by Anne Miranda( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1,941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Starting with the nursery rhyme about buying a fat pig at market, this tale goes on to describe a series of unruly animals that run amok, evading capture and preventing the narrator from cooking lunch
Coyote : a trickster tale from the American Southwest by Gerald McDermott( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1,702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coyote, who has a nose for trouble, insists that the crows teach him how to fly, but the experience ends in disaster for him
Lives of the writers : comedies, tragedies (and what the neighbors thought) by Kathleen Krull( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1,660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives of twenty writers, ranging from Dickens, the Brontes, and Poe to Twain, Sandburg, and Langston Hughes, are profiled in this humorous and informative collection
Vein of iron by Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow( Book )

1 edition published in 1935 in English and held by 1,639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the historic Great Valley of Virginia, the story centers on the love and marriage of Ada Fincastle, daughter of a Scotch-Irish family whose strength and courage across three generations reflect America's heritage from the earliest days
Lives of the artists : masterpieces, messes (and what the neighbors thought) by Kathleen Krull( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the lives and discusses the humor and tragedy of artists of the sixteenth century to the twentieth century, including Georgia O'Keeffe, Salvador Dali, and Pablo Picasso
The ballad of the pirate queens by Jane Yolen( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two women who sailed with Calico Jack Rackham and his pirates in the early 1700s do their best to defend their ship while the men on board are busy drinking
The bride of the Innisfallen, and other stories by Eudora Welty( Book )

1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 1,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For contents, see Author Catalog
The Moffats by Eleanor Estes( Book )

2 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 1,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the adventures and misadventures of the four Moffat children living with their widowed mother in a yellow house on New Dollar Street in the small town of Cranbury, Connecticut
The three billy goats Gruff by Peter Christen Asbjørnsen( Book )

1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 1,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three clever billy goats outwit a big ugly troll that lives under the bridge they must cross on their way up the mountain
The white deer by James Thurber( Book )

1 edition published in 1945 in English and held by 1,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this mock fairy tale, a princess (who may or may not be a white deer) appears at the court of King Clode and sends his 3 sons on impossible tasks through the enchanted forest in competition for her hand
Jump on over! : the adventures of Brer Rabbit and his family by Van Dyke Parks( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of five tales in which Brer Rabbit outwits Brer Fox, Brer Wolf, and Brer Bear in order to ensure his family's survival during a drought
In this our life by Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow( Book )

1 edition published in 1941 in English and held by 983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A father gives the best years of his life in the service of others
The house that Drac built by Judy Sierra( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Halloween version of a familiar cumulative rhyme, the inhabitants of a haunted house get increasingly agitated until a group of children sets things straight
Dodsworth; a novel by Sinclair Lewis( Book )

2 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged American retires and he and his wife go to Europe where they find a new set of values and relationships
The education of H*Y*M*A*N K*A*P*L*A*N by Leo Rosten( Book )

1 edition published in 1937 in English and held by 908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newly emigrated Hyman Kaplan struggles to learn English under the guidance of long-suffering Mr. Parkhill in an adult language class in New York City. Hyman's ingenuity eventually leads him to triumph over grammatical rules, as he and his fellow immigrants reveal their dreams of America are more than a linguistic challenge
Many moons by James Thurber( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though many try, only the court jester is able to fulfill Princess Lenore's wish for the moon
Ape in a cape : an alphabet of odd animals by Fritz Eichenberg( Book )

1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An assortment of animals introduce the letters of the alphabet
A haunted house : and other short stories by Virginia Woolf( Book )

1 edition published in 1944 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some are character sketches or studies of relationships between people
Orlando; a biography by Virginia Woolf( Book )

1 edition published in 1928 in English and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orlando doubles as first an Elizabethan nobleman and then as a Victorian heroine who undergoes all the transitions of history in this novel that examines sex roles and social mores
Bright and early Thursday evening : a tangled tale by Audrey Wood( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rhyming nonsense tale featuring a series of impossible occurrences, such as a bald-headed baby with hair hanging over its eyes and an egg-laying rooster
 
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Audience level: 0.19 (from 0.10 for To market, ... to 0.99 for Naomi Lane ...)

To market, to market
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Coyote : a trickster tale from the American SouthwestLives of the writers : comedies, tragedies (and what the neighbors thought)Lives of the artists : masterpieces, messes (and what the neighbors thought)The ballad of the pirate queensThe MoffatsJump on over! : the adventures of Brer Rabbit and his familyThe house that Drac builtMany moons
Alternative Names

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