WorldCat Identities

Juvenile Collection (Library of Congress)

Overview
Works: 322 works in 406 publications in 2 languages and 143,428 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Adventure stories  Folklore  Legends  Biography  Fairy tales  Pictorial works  Picture books  Stories, plots, etc 
Classifications: PZ7.R982, [FIC]
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Most widely held works by Juvenile Collection (Library of Congress)
The whipping boy by Sid Fleischman ( Book )
6 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and Chinese and held by 4,489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A bratty prince and his whipping boy have many adventures when they inadvertently trade places after becomming involved with dangerous outlaws
Lon Po Po : a Red-Riding Hood story from China by Ed Young ( Book )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 4,312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three sisters staying home alone are endangered by a hungery wolf who is disguised as their grandmother
Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary ( Book )
3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 4,037 WorldCat member 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 )
3 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and held by 3,885 WorldCat member 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 3,783 WorldCat member 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 3,532 WorldCat member 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 3,267 WorldCat member 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 history
On my honor by Marion Dane Bauer ( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 2,949 WorldCat member 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
Knots on a counting rope by Bill Martin ( Book )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 2,796 WorldCat member 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 2,744 WorldCat member 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 2,648 WorldCat member 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 2,491 WorldCat member 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 2,442 WorldCat member 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 in 1986 in English and held by 2,400 WorldCat member 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
Flossie & the fox by Pat McKissack ( Book )
4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 2,337 WorldCat member 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
A fine white dust by Cynthia Rylant ( Book )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 2,299 WorldCat member 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 2,292 WorldCat member 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 2,272 WorldCat member 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
Make way for Sam Houston by Jean Fritz ( Book )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 2,267 WorldCat member 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
The alphabet theatre proudly presents the Z was zapped : a play in twenty-six acts by Chris Van Allsburg ( Book )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 2,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Depicts how A was in an avalanche, B was badly bitten, C was cut to ribbons, and the other letters of the alphabet suffered similar mishaps
 
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Audience level: 0.06 (from 0.06 for Lon Po Po ... to 0.07 for The whippi ...)
Alternative Names
Children's Book Collection (Library of Congress)
Library of Congress. Juvenile Collection
Languages
English (47)
Chinese (1)
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