WorldCat Identities

Juvenile Collection (Library of Congress)

Overview
Works: 1,217 works in 1,403 publications in 2 languages and 357,842 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Fairy tales  Fables  Folk tales  Fantasy fiction  Christmas fiction  Christmas stories  Folklore 
Roles: Other
Classifications: PZ7.R982, E
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Most widely held works by Juvenile Collection (Library of Congress)
The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 5,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A magical train ride on Christmas Eve takes a boy to the North Pole to receive a special gift from Santa Claus
The whipping boy by Sid Fleischman( Book )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and Chinese and held by 4,277 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. A shout comes echoing up the stairway "Fetch the whipping boy!" A young orphan named Jemmy rouses from his sleep. "Ain't I already been whipped twice today? Gaw! What's the prince done now? It was forbidden to spank, thrash, or whack the heir to the throne. Jemmy had been plucked from the streets to serve as whipping boy to the arrogant and spiteful Prince Brat. Dreaming of running away, Jemmy finds himself trapped in Prince Brat's own dream--at once brash and perilous. In this briskly told tale of high adventure, taut with suspense and rich with colorful characters, the whipping boy and Prince Brat must at last confront each other
Lon Po Po : a Red-Riding Hood story from China by H. Edwin Young( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 4,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three sisters staying home alone are endangered by a hungry wolf who is disguised as their grandmother
Fables by Arnold Lobel( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 3,998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty original fables about an array of animal characters from crocodile to ostrich
Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 3,945 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 3,786 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
A visit to William Blake's inn : poems for innocent and experienced travelers by Nancy Willard( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 3,714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems describing the curious menagerie of guests who arrive at William Blake's inn. Inspired by William Blake's Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience, this delightful collection of poetry for children brings to life Blake's imaginary inn and its unusual guests
Hey, Al by Arthur Yorinks( Book )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and held by 3,629 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
Arrow to the sun : a Pueblo Indian tale. by Gerald McDermott( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 3,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the Pueblo Indian myth which explains how the spirit of the Lord of the Sun was brought to the world of men
Castle by David Macaulay( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 3,424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and detailed drawings follow the planning and construction of a "typical" castle and adjoining town in thirteenth-century Wales
A chair for my mother by Vera B Williams( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 3,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child, her waitress mother, and her grandmother save dimes to buy a comfortable armchair after all their furniture is lost in a fire
The relatives came by Cynthia Rylant( Book )

7 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in English and held by 3,321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The relatives come to visit from Virginia and everyone has a wonderful time
The girl who loved wild horses by Paul Goble( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 3,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though she is fond of her people, a girl prefers to live among the wild horses where she is truly happy and free
A story, a story; an African tale by Gail E Haley( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 3,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts how most African folk tales came to be called "Spider Stories."
The patchwork quilt by Valerie Flournoy( Book )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in English and held by 3,071 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
Frog and toad together by Arnold Lobel( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 2,993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five further adventures of two best friends as they share cookies, plant a garden, and test their bravery
Outside over there by Maurice Sendak( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 2,960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While her father is away at sea and her mother occupied, Ida's little sister is stolen by goblins. In order to rescue her baby sister, Ida must travel to where the goblins reside and cleverly use her horn to play them to sleep
Little bear by Else Holmelund Minarik( Book )

1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 2,953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Bear's four adventures include taking a trip to the moon and having a birthday party
When I was young in the mountains by Cynthia Rylant( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 2,917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reminiscences of the pleasures of life in the mountains as a child
Once a mouse ... A fable cut in wood by Marcia Brown( Book )

2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 2,821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hermit transforms a mouse into a cat, then a dog, and finally a tiger
 
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The Polar Express
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The whipping boyLon Po Po : a Red-Riding Hood story from ChinaFablesDear Mr. HenshawMufaro's beautiful daughters : an African taleA visit to William Blake's inn : poems for innocent and experienced travelersHey, AlArrow to the sun : a Pueblo Indian tale.
Alternative Names
Children's Book Collection (Library of Congress)

Library of Congress. Juvenile Collection

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