WorldCat Identities

Juvenile Collection (Library of Congress)

Overview
Works: 1,231 works in 1,418 publications in 2 languages and 354,349 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
Publication Timeline
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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 5,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A magical train ride on Christmas Eve takes a boy to the North Pole where he is chosen to receive the first gift of Christmas
The whipping boy by Sid Fleischman( Book )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and Chinese and held by 4,280 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 H. Edwin Young( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 4,265 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 3,999 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 3,789 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 3,717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems describing the curious menagerie of guests who arrive at William Blake's inn
Hey, Al by Arthur Yorinks( Book )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and held by 3,627 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. After a dramatic, nearly tragic escape from their paradise prison, both man and dog agree: there really is no place like home
Arrow to the sun : a Pueblo Indian tale. by Gerald McDermott( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 3,461 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 3,421 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 3,371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joint effort replaces an armchair after all 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 3,317 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 3,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Indian girl who loved horses so much she left her family to live among the wild horses
A story, a story; an African tale by Gail E Haley( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 3,080 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 3,073 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 2,989 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 2,958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With Papa off to sea and Mama despondent, Ida must go outside over there to rescue her baby sister from goblins who steal her to be a goblin's bride--Résumé de l'éditeur
Little bear by Else Holmelund Minarik( Book )

1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 2,955 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 2,908 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 2,819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As it changes from mouse, to cat, to dog, to tiger, a hermit's pet also becomes increasingly vain
 
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Audience level: 0.11 (from 0.09 for Dear Mr. H ... to 0.14 for Hey, Al / ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
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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