WorldCat Identities

Backes, Nick

Overview
Works: 40 works in 166 publications in 3 languages and 18,205 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Historical fiction  History  Christmas stories 
Roles: Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.T7363, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Nick Backes
Changes for Molly : a winter story by Valerie Tripp( Book )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 2,951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Molly's excitement at performing in a big show is exceeded only by the announcement that her father is returning home from the war
Molly saves the day : a summer story by Valerie Tripp( Book )

28 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and held by 2,870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Molly conquers her fear of swimming underwater when she and the other campers at Camp Gowonagin divide into two teams to play Color War
Meet Molly : an American girl by Valerie Tripp( Book )

18 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in English and held by 2,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, Molly finds her life full of change as she eats terrible vegetables from the victory garden and plans revenge on her brother for ruining her Halloween
Happy birthday, Molly! : a springtime story by Valerie Tripp( Book )

18 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an English girl comes to stay a Molly's during World War II, she and Molly learn to bridge their differences and ultimately enjoy a wonderful, mutual birthday party
Molly learns a lesson : a school story by Valerie Tripp( Book )

14 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 1,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Molly is determined that the third-grade girls will win her school's Lend-a-Hand Contest to help the war effort. Instead, they choose an idea that Molly knows will never work out. So she talks two friends into planning their own project and keeping it a secret from the rest of the girls in the class
Brave Emily : 1944 by Valerie Tripp( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Molly befriends a war refugee named Emily Bennett, who struggles to overcome shyness
Molly takes flight by Valerie Tripp( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Molly feels that everything in her life has changed when her father goes off to England to help wounded soldiers and her beloved aunt joins the Women's Airforce Service Pilots. Includes a section on women pilots in the armed services, and a project related to the story
Molly's surprise : a Christmas story by Valerie Tripp( Book )

16 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even though he is away serving in an English hospital during World War II, Molly's father finds a way to make the family Christmas very special
Molly and the movie star by Valerie Tripp( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Molly is eager to meet a famous movie star at a War Bond rally, until she cannot find the money that her class had collected to buy a bond. Includes information on movies during World War II and a recipe for popcorn
Molly marches on by Valerie Tripp( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Molly is sure that she will find the surprise at the end of the overnight nature hike at Camp Gowonagin, but then she finds her own secret surprise
Molly's puppy tale by Valerie Tripp( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1945, ten-year-old Molly does not want to share her puppy Bennett with her brother but finds she might need to change her mind
Molly's A+ partner by Valerie Tripp( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten-year-old Molly and her friend Susan have different ideas about how to present their school report on George Washington. Includes historical notes on George Washington and a recipe for cherry-nut cupcakes
Molly's story collection by Valerie Tripp( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the adventures of Molly McIntire, a girl growing up during the difficult days of World War II
Molly's short story collection by Valerie Tripp( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of five short stories featuring nine-year-old Molly McIntire, growing up in Illinois in 1944 during World War II as she takes a much-needed trip to her grandparents' farm, collects money for the war effort, teams up with her friend Susan to write a report on George Washington, tries to care for her new puppy, and takes a nature hike ending in a surprise. Each story includes a non-fiction essay about the culture and customs of the time
Alissa, Princess of Arcadia by Jillian Ross( Book )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A strange old wizard helps Alissa solve a mysterious riddle and save her kingdom
Alissa and the castle ghost by Jillian Ross( Book )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Princess Alissa hunts a ghost as she tries to right a long-ago injustice
Alissa and the dungeons of Grimrock by Jillian Ross( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alissa must free her wizard friend, Balin, when he is captured by an evil sorcerer
Molly : story collection by Valerie Tripp( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Molly's six-book series is bound in one volume. "It's 1944, and Molly McIntire's world is at war. Dad is overseas helping wounded soldiers, and Mom's working for the Red Cross. Molly must count on her own true-blue resourcefulness, zest, and zeal to rally hope on the home front."--Cover, p.4
Our new baby by Pleasant T Rowland( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhyming text and illustrations that include a bottle that empties, a zipper that zips, and a toy that squeaks show what is involved in taking care of a baby
Have a Molly Halloween( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book has easy-to-follow directions and full-color photography for 37 sweet and spooky Halloween crafts, costumes, and snacks. Patterns also provided
 
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Changes for Molly : a winter story
Alternative Names
バックス, ニック

Languages
English (140)

Japanese (1)

French (1)

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Molly saves the day : a summer storyMeet Molly : an American girlHappy birthday, Molly! : a springtime storyMolly learns a lesson : a school storyBrave Emily : 1944Molly takes flightMolly's surprise : a Christmas storyMolly and the movie star