WorldCat Identities

Jones, Jan Naimo

Overview
Works: 105 works in 224 publications in 1 language and 12,102 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery fiction  Sports stories  History  Literature  Biographies  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.K23, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jan Naimo Jones
Make a wish, Molly by Barbara Cohen( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Molly, who recently emigrated with her family from Russia to New Jersey, learns about birthday parties and who her real friends are
Maker of machines : a story about Eli Whitney by Barbara Mitchell( )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the inventor of many items but whose application of standardized parts to production was a major influence in the development of industry
The kitten caper by Carolyn Keene( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nancy Drew and her friends interview their neighbor Terry Smith who takes in stray cats and kittens and finds homes for them. When Cottonball and Coco go missing, it's up to Nancy to find them
The apple bandit by Carolyn Keene( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nancy and her friends try to find the thief who is stealing apples from the Kids Apple Festival. Vanishing Fruit? No Way! Nancy and her friends are off on an apple-picking adventure! They are headed to the Kids Apple Festival, where they will pick apples, go on a hayride, and work their way through a cornstalk maze. Bess is excited about the applesauce-eating contest -- after all, apples are her favorite food! And the winner gets a whole basket of River Heights Reds -- a brand new type of apple! But when the basket -- and all the apples in it -- vanishes, Nancy knows she has to get to the core of this mystery. Can she figure out who the bad apple is, or is this festival on the verge of an apple emergency?
The dollhouse mystery by Carolyn Keene( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nancy is accused of stealing some furniture from an antique dollhouse. Can she use her detective skills to prove that she is not a thief?
Farmland innovator : a story about Cyrus McCormick by Catherine A Welch( )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cyrus McCormick patented and manufactured the reaper, an important 19th century invention that dramatically improved the efficiency of wheat farming. While McCormick did not invent the reaper solely by himself, he did refine and popularize it. His company eventually became the International Harvester Company." --
The singing suspects by Carolyn Keene( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There's nothing better than tickets to an Eric Stanley concert -- at least that's what Nancy, George, and Bess think. That's why they enter the River Heights Singing Contest! First prize is a set of front-row seats to Eric's next show! Nancy and her friends practice hard for their performance and pick the perfect name for their gropu - The Spy Girlz. For a final touch, Riley McArthur even lets them borrow a pair of sunglasses that once belonged to Eric Stanley himself! But when the glasses go missing, the Spy Girlz might be out of the competition without even singing a note. This is one mega mystery that only a rock-star detective has a chance of cracking
Zoo clue by Carolyn Keene( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nancy and her friends are on a class trip to the zoo. Everyone brought a camera and is excited because their teacher has announced a Best Photo contest. Whoever takes the best picture at the zoo wins a prize! The trip is going great until a flowerbed outside the monkey cage is wrecked and Nancy's class is blamed! The zookeeper is mad and says they might have to leave the zoo if someone doesn't come forward. Nancy is upset. Is one of Nancy's classmates a crook, or is someone else digging up trouble?
The bunny-hop hoax by Carolyn Keene( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nancy tries to prove that the class pet Bun is not the one wrecking the class's Spring Fair projects. Nancy's friends are sad because the class hamster has gone missing. Poor Nibbles. But then Katie brings in a bunny named Bun Franklin to be the new class pet! Everyone is thrilled, and now they can began preparing for the Spring Fair. But soon enough somone starts wrecking the class's Spring Fair projects, and everyone thinks it must be Bun Franklin! Mrs. Reynolds is afraid he can't stay. But Nancy is sure it's not Bun -- how can she prove it? It takes a lot of clue hunting and sleuthing for Nancy to realize that what she's uncovered just may solve two mysteries at once!
Candy is dandy by Carolyn Keene( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nancy's class visit to Zuckerman's Zonked Candy Factory turns mysterious when the secret formula for the perfect candy disappears
The crazy carnival case by Carolyn Keene( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nancy and friends enjoy food, games, and fun at the local carnival, until they find out about some practical jokes that may put a damper on the concert scheduled for later in the day
The Chinese New Year mystery by Carolyn Keene( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nancy is determined to find the dragon costume for the Chinese New Year's celebration at school
The scarytales sleepover by Carolyn Keene( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventure is brewing at Scarytales, a creepy old house where story, book villains like the Big Bad Wolf, Captain Hook, and the mean stepsisters from "Cinderella" come to life. So when Nancy, Bess, George, Katie Zaleski, and her parrot, Lester, go to their friend Amara's Scarytales sleepover party, they're sure to have a great time. But the fun really turns scary when strange things start to happen and Lester disappears from his cage. Even the villains of Scarytales are spooked! Could the troublemaker be Amara's pesky little cousin Ernest, the grouchy troll with a plan tip his sleeve, or the wicked witch who threatens to pop Lester into her bubbling brew? Can Nancy solve this creepy case before Amara's birthday is ruined?
Space case by Carolyn Keene( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hoping to solve the mystery behind a missing jelly-bean jar and win a free week to space camp, eight-year-old Nancy Drew carefully follows one clue after another
The secret in the spooky woods by Carolyn Keene( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rumor has it that the woods in River Heights park are haunted! Ther have been eerie noises and unexplained lights coming from there lately
The snow queen's surprise by Carolyn Keene( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now that Nancy's friend Rebecca Ramirez gets to play the part of the Snow Queen in a play, she seems to be able to turn people and things into ice, but Nancy wonders if it is all just a trick
Strike-out scare by Carolyn Keene( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nancy Drew must try to find Bess's missing baseball bat which Bess believes brings her good luck as a hitter
Lady Daisy by Dick King-Smith( Book )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine-year-old Ned faces a lot of teasing when he decides to keep a Victorian doll that speaks only to him
The dashing dog mystery by Carolyn Keene( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nancy and her labrador puppy are enjoying the holiday party at the Dashing Dog salon. They even win a raffle prize, a dog collar with rhinestones shaped like bones. But then the collar vanishes! There are a number of suspects, but to solve this case, Nancy has to be sure that she's barking up the right tree!
Third-grade reporter by Carolyn Keene( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nancy investigates when reporter Alice Stone's visit to Sandburg Elementary School is sabotaged
 
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Maker of machines : a story about Eli WhitneyThe kitten caperThe apple banditThe dollhouse mysteryFarmland innovator : a story about Cyrus McCormickThe singing suspectsZoo clueThe bunny-hop hoax
Alternative Names
Jones, Jan

Jones, Jan N.

Languages
English (93)