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Juvenile Collection (Library of Congress)

Overview
Works: 356 works in 481 publications in 2 languages and 138,364 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Fantasy fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Adventure stories  Folklore  Fairy tales  Biography  History 
Roles: Other
Classifications: PZ7.R982, E
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Most widely held works by Juvenile Collection (Library of Congress)
The whipping boy by Sid Fleischman( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and Chinese and held by 4,412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bratty prince and his whipping boy have many adventures when they inadvertently trade places after becoming involved with dangerous outlaws
Lon Po Po : a Red-Riding Hood story from China by Ed Young( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 4,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three sisters staying home alone are endangered by a hungry wolf who is disguised as their grandmother
Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 3,982 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
Mufaro's beautiful daughters : an African tale by John Steptoe( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 3,823 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
Hey, Al by Arthur Yorinks( Book )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and held by 3,683 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
The relatives came by Cynthia Rylant( Book )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in English and held by 3,398 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 3,114 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 life
A tree is nice by Janice May Udry( Book )

1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 2,721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briefly describes the value of a tree
On my honor by Marion Dane Bauer( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 2,701 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 )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 2,613 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 in 1984 in English and held by 2,586 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 2,573 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 weather. Grades K-3
Color zoo by Lois Ehlert( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2,419 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
Brave Irene by William Steig( Recording )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and held by 2,369 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
The friendship by Mildred D Taylor( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in English and held by 2,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four children witness a confrontation between an elderly black man and a white storekeeper in rural Mississippi in the 1930s
Flossie & the fox by Pat McKissack( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 2,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flossie carefully stores her straw doll in a hollow tree stump when Big Mama calls her away from play. She wants Flossie to deliver eggs to "Miz Viola over at the McCutchin Place. Seem like they been troubled by a fox. Miz Viola's chickens be so scared, they can't even now lay a stone." Flossie has never seen a fox, but sets off through the shady, cool woods. When she meets the fox, she doesn't recognize him, and so introduces herself
Dear Mili : an old tale by Wilhelm Grimm( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 2,105 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
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 2,095 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
A fine white dust by Cynthia Rylant( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 2,094 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
Make way for Sam Houston by Jean Fritz( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 2,053 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
 
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The whipping boy
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Lon Po Po : a Red-Riding Hood story from ChinaDear Mr. HenshawMufaro's beautiful daughters : an African taleHey, AlThe relatives cameThe patchwork quiltA tree is niceOn my honor
Alternative Names
Children's Book Collection (Library of Congress)

Library of Congress. Juvenile Collection

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