Juvenile Collection (Library of Congress)
Most widely held works by Juvenile Collection (Library of Congress)
Lon Po Po : a Red-Riding Hood story from China by Ed Young ( Book )
3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 4,101 libraries worldwide
Three sisters staying home alone are endangered by a hungry wolf who is disguised as their grandmother.
The whipping boy by Sid Fleischman ( Book )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 4,009 libraries worldwide
A bratty prince and his whipping boy have many adventures when they inadvertently trade places after becoming involved with dangerous outlaws.
Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary ( Book )
4 editions published in 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,780 libraries worldwide
In his letters to his favorite author, ten-year-old Leigh reveals his problems in coping with his parents' divorce, being the new boy in school, and generally finding his own place in the world.
Hey, Al by Arthur Yorinks ( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 3,760 libraries worldwide
A city janitor and his treasured canine companion are transported by a large colorful bird to an island in the sky, where their comfortable paradise existence threatens to turn them into birds as well. Al, a janitor, and his faithful dog, Eddie, live in a single room on the West Side. They eat together, they work together, they do everything together. So what's the problem? Their room is crowded and cramped; their life is an endless struggle. Al and Eddie are practically at each others throats when a large and mysterious bird offers them a new life in paradise. After some debate, they decide to accept. Transported to a gorgeous island in the sky, Al and Eddie are soon living a life of ease and luxury. But they come to find that the grass can be a little too green on the other side. After a dramatic, nearly tragic escape from their paradise prison, both man and dog agree: there really is no place like home.
Mufaro's beautiful daughters : an African tale by John Steptoe ( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 3,640 libraries worldwide
Mufaro's two beautiful daughters, one bad-tempered, one kind and sweet, go before the king, who is choosing a wife.
The relatives came by Cynthia Rylant ( Book )
4 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in English and held by 3,159 libraries worldwide
The relatives come to visit from Virginia and everyone has a wonderful time.
The patchwork quilt by Valerie Flournoy ( Book )
4 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in English and held by 3,100 libraries worldwide
Using scraps cut from the family's old clothing, Tanya helps her grandmother and mother make a beautiful quilt that tells the story of her family's life.
On my honor by Marion Dane Bauer ( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 2,924 libraries worldwide
When his best friend drowns while they are both swimming in a treacherous river that they had promised never to go near, Joel is devastated and terrified at having to tell both sets of parents the terrible consequences of their disobedience.
Charlotte's web by E. B White ( Book )
2 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 2,881 libraries worldwide
When he discovers that he is destined to be someone's dinner, Wilbur the pig is desolate until his spider friend Charlotte decides to help him.
Knots on a counting rope by Bill Martin ( Book )
3 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,716 libraries worldwide
A grandfather and his blind grandson, Boy-Strength-of-Blue-Horses, reminisce about the young boy's birth, his first horse, and an exciting horse race.
The story of Jumping Mouse : a native American legend by John Steptoe ( Book )
2 editions published between 1984 and 1992 in English and held by 2,683 libraries worldwide
The gifts of Magic Frog and his own hopeful and unselfish spirit bring Jumping Mouse finally to the Far-Off Land where no mouse goes hungry.
The stranger by Chris Van Allsburg ( Book )
3 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 2,497 libraries worldwide
The enigmatic origins of the stranger Farmer Bailey hits with his truck and brings home to recuperate seem to have a mysterious relation to the changing season.
Color zoo by Lois Ehlert ( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2,415 libraries worldwide
Introduces colors and shapes with illustrations of shapes on die-cut pages that form animal faces when placed on top of one another.
The friendship by Mildred D Taylor ( Book )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 2,400 libraries worldwide
Four children witness a confrontation between an elderly black man and a white storekeeper in rural Mississippi in the 1930s.
Brave Irene by William Steig ( Book )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 2,348 libraries worldwide
Plucky Irene, a dressmaker's daughter, braves a fierce snowstorm to deliver a new gown to the duchess in time for the ball.
A fine white dust by Cynthia Rylant ( Book )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 2,330 libraries worldwide
The visit of the traveling Preacher Man to his small North Carolina town gives new impetus to thirteen-year-old Peter's struggle to reconcile his own deeply felt religious belief with the beliefs and non-beliefs of his family and friends.
Dear Mili : an old tale by Wilhelm Grimm ( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 2,297 libraries worldwide
In order to save her daughter from a terrible war, the mother sends her into the forest telling her to return in three days. She meets St. Joseph who cares for her for three days, which in reality is thirty years.
Many waters by Madeleine L'Engle ( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 2,277 libraries worldwide
The fifteen-year-old Murry twins, Sandy and Dennys, are accidentally sent back to a strange Biblical time period, in which mythical beasts roam the desert and a man named Noah is building a boat in preparation for a great flood.
Flossie & the fox by Pat McKissack ( Book )
4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 2,219 libraries worldwide
A wily fox, notorious for stealing eggs, meets his match when he encounters a bold little girl in the woods who insists upon proof that he is a fox before she will be frightened.
Make way for Sam Houston by Jean Fritz ( Book )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 2,216 libraries worldwide
Traces the life of the soldier who led the fight for Texas' independence from Mexico, served as governor and senator, and opposed secession during the Civil War.
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