WorldCat Identities

Holub, Joan

Overview
Works: 655 works in 2,012 publications in 4 languages and 126,711 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Biographies  Stories in rhyme  Mythological fiction  Literature  Humorous fiction  Fantasy fiction  High interest-low vocabulary books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.H7427, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Joan Holub
Bed, bats, & beyond by Joan Holub( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The brothers and sister of a young bat with insomnia try to help him fall asleep before the sun goes down and another bat day begins
Groundhog weather school by Joan Holub( Book )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 2,656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Groundhog realizes he needs helpers all over the country to accurately forecast the weather, he establishes a school to teach young groundhogs how to properly determine when spring will arrive
The man who named the clouds by Joan Holub( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 2,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How did the clouds get their names? The story of Luke Howard and his interest in the weather with a modern day student's weather journals added in
Athena the brain by Joan Holub( Book )

23 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first book of the Goddess Girls series stars Athena, who discovers that her intelligence has immortal value. Athena always knew she was smart and special, but she didn't realize that she was a goddess! When she's whisked away to Mount Olympus Academy, she worries about fitting in and dealing with her dad--who just happens to be Zeus. Luckily, she meets the Goddess Girls--and finds the best friends she's ever had
Breakout at the bug lab by Ruth Horowitz( Book )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a giant cockroach named Max escapes from their mother's bug laboratory, Leo and his brother receive help from a mysterious stranger who advises them to think like a bug in order to recapture the runaway roach
Little Red writing by Joan Holub( Book )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 1,507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once upon a time, in pencil school, a brave little red pencil sets out to write an exciting story with nouns and adverbs and everything. But first she has to face the ravenous pencil sharpener, the Wolf 3000
Persephone the phony by Joan Holub( Book )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite the warnings of her friends at Mount Olympus Academy, Persephone befriends bad-boy Hades, but following her mother's advice to "go along to get along" complicates her relationships with all of them
Aphrodite the beauty by Joan Holub( Book )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 1,455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After giving Athena a makeover Aphrodite becomes jealous of her friend, but she focuses on figuring out how to help a mortal win a race against Atalanta, which will result in either their marriage or his death
Artemis the brave by Joan Holub( Book )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While protecting egotistical transfer student Orion, Artemis makes a mistake that later provides her with the chance that she has both hoped for and dreaded, to prove her courage to herself and others at Mount Olympus Academy
My first book of sign language by Joan Holub( Book )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 1,295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pictures of children demonstrate the forming in sign language of alphabetically arranged words, accompanied by illustrations of the words themselves
Artemis the loyal by Joan Holub( Book )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's time for the annual Olympic Games, and the four goddessgirls are not happy! It's boys only--and the girls at MOA are not pleased. Led by Artemis, Athena, Persphone and Aphrodite, the ladies of Mount Olympus hatch a plan to get Zeus to open up the games to everyone. Will they succeed--or end up watching from the sidelines again?"--Publisher
Shampoodle by Joan Holub( Book )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhyming text describes a dog grooming establishment on picture day and the uproar some curious kittens cause when they try to explore
Zeus and the Thunderbolt of Doom by Joan Holub( Book )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When ten-year-old Zeus is kidnapped, he discovers he can defend himself with a magical thunderbolt
Zero the hero by Joan Holub( Book )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zero believes that he is a hero, but the counting numbers think he is worthless until they get into trouble with some Roman numerals, and only Zero can help
The 100th day of school by Angela Shelf Medearis( Book )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The children learn 100 spelling words, plant 100 seeds, bake 100 cookies, and "do everything the 100 way" to celebrate this special day
Athena the wise by Joan Holub( Book )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 1,240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Athena isn't the only new kid at Mount Olympus! When a mortal named Heracles transfers to the Academy, Athena understands what he's going through. She started there a few months ago herself. Not only does Heracles need help fitting in, he also has to complete twelve 'labors' or be kicked out of school!"--Page 4 of cover
Who was Johnny Appleseed? by Joan Holub( Book )

8 editions published in 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about the real man behind the legend
Pumpkin countdown by Joan Holub( Book )

14 editions published between 2012 and 2020 in English and Turkish and held by 1,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's time to pick pumpkins! Mrs. Blue's class is on its way to the pumpkin patch. Count down from 20 name tags to 12 animals in the petting zoo. Next count 8 orange pumpkins, tall. 7 yellow pumpkins, bumpy. 6 pumpkins, green and white. And lots that are just right! Finally, the day is done and the children line up 2-by-2 and sing 1 final pumpkin song as they head back to school!
Mighty dads by Joan Holub( Book )

11 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Told in simple rhyming text, hard-working construction vehicle fathers guide and encourage their children
Who was Babe Ruth? by Joan Holub( Book )

7 editions published in 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life of the legendary baseball player, from his impoverished childhood, to his famous trade to the Yankees
 
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Bed, bats, & beyond
Covers
Groundhog weather schoolThe man who named the cloudsAthena the brainBreakout at the bug labPersephone the phonyAphrodite the beautyArtemis the braveMy first book of sign language
Alternative Names
Holub, Joan 1956-

Joan Holub American writer

Joan Holub Amerikaans schrijfster

Joan Holub escriptora estatunidenca

Joan Holub escritora estadounidense

Joan Holub scrittrice statunitense

Joan Holub shkrimtare amerikane

Joan Holub yhdysvaltalainen kirjailija

הולוב, ג'ואן

할럽, 조안 1956-

호럽, 조앤 1956-

홀럽, 조안 1956-

홀럽, 조앤 1956-

ホルブ, ジョーン

Languages
English (220)

French (4)

Spanish (3)

Turkish (1)