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Juvenile Collection (Library of Congress)

Overview
Works: 317 works in 417 publications in 2 languages and 137,059 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Folklore  Fantasy fiction  Adventure stories  Action and adventure fiction  Children's audiobooks  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 4,501 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 )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 4,220 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 )

5 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 4,036 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 3,813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Mufaro's beautiful daughters : an African tale by John Steptoe( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 3,801 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. Mufaro was a happy man. Everyone agreed that his two daughters were very beautiful. Nyasha was kind and considerate as well as beautiful, but everyone -- except Mufaro -- knew that Manyara was selfish, badtempered, and spoiled. When the king decided to take a wife and invited "The Most Worthy and Beautiful Daughters in the Land" to appear before him, Mufaro declared proudly that only the king could choose between Nyasha and Manyara. Manyara, of course, didn't agree, and set out to make certain that she would be chosen
The relatives came by Cynthia Rylant( Book )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in English and held by 3,494 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 3,160 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
On my honor by Marion Dane Bauer( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 2,805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weighed down by guilt, Joel searches for the courage to tell the truth about the disappearance--and apparent drowning--of his best friend Tony while the boys are playing near the treacherous, and forbidden, Vermillion River
Knots on a counting rope by Bill Martin( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 2,683 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 )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 2,652 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 2,616 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 2,451 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 )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in English and held by 2,371 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 )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and held by 2,361 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 2,257 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
Many waters by Madeleine L'Engle( Book )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in English and held by 2,226 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
Dear Mili : an old tale by Wilhelm Grimm( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 2,183 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
A fine white dust by Cynthia Rylant( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 2,175 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 2,131 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 tales of Uncle Remus : the adventures of Brer Rabbit by Julius Lester( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 2,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the Afro-American tales about the adventures and misadventures of Brer Rabbit and his friends and enemies
 
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The whipping boy
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Children's Book Collection (Library of Congress)

Library of Congress. Juvenile Collection

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Lon Po Po : a Red-Riding Hood story from ChinaDear Mr. HenshawHey, AlMufaro's beautiful daughters : an African taleThe relatives cameThe patchwork quiltOn my honorKnots on a counting rope