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Larson, Kirby

Overview
Works: 65 works in 253 publications in 4 languages and 31,326 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Young adult works  Anecdotes  Historical fiction  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Picture books  Action and adventure fiction  Diary fiction 
Roles: Author, Narrator
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Most widely held works about Kirby Larson
 
Most widely held works by Kirby Larson
Hattie Big Sky by Kirby Larson( Book )

32 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 5,505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After inheriting her uncle's homesteading claim in Montana, sixteen-year-old orphan Hattie Brooks travels from Iowa in 1917 to make a home for herself and encounters some unexpected problems related to the war being fought in Europe
Two Bobbies : a true story of Hurricane Katrina, friendship, and survival by Kirby Larson( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 4,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bobbi (the dog) and Bob Cat are the best of friends. When their hometown of New Orleans was struck by Hurricane Katrina, many lost everything. Bobbi and Bob Cat only survived by staying together. This is the story of their remarkable friendship
Nubs : the true story of a mutt, a marine & a miracle by Brian Dennis( Book )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 3,372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a wild dog who befriended Marine Major Brian Dennis in Iraq, and, when they were separated, trekked seventy miles through the desert winter to rejoin his friend
Dash by Kirby Larson( Book )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 1,398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her family is forced into an internment camp, Mitsi Kashino is separated from her home, her classmates, and her beloved dog Dash; and as her family begins to come apart around her, Mitsi clings to her one connection to the outer world--the letters from the kindly neighbor who is caring for Dash
The fences between us : the diary of Piper Davis by Kirby Larson( Book )

7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen-year-old Piper Davis records in her diary her experiences beginning in December 1941 when her brother joins the Navy, the United States goes to war, she attempts to document her life through photography, and her father--the pastor for a Japanese Baptist Church in Seattle--follows his congregants to an Idaho internment camp, taking her along with him. Includes historical notes
Hattie ever after by Kirby Larson( Book )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1919, seventeen-year-old Hattie leaves the Montana prairie--and her sweetheart Charlie--to become a female reporter in San Francisco
Hattie Big Sky by Kirby Larson( Recording )

22 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After inheriting her uncle's homesteading claim in Montana, sixteen-year-old orphan Hattie Brooks travels from Iowa in 1917 to make a home for herself and encounters some unexpected problems related to the war being fought in Europe. Alone in the world, teen-aged Hattie is driven to prove up on her uncle's homesteading claim. For years, sixteen-year-old Hattie's been shuttled between relatives. Tired of being Hattie Here-and-There, she courageously leaves Iowa to prove up on her late uncle's homestead claim near Vida, Montana. With a stubborn stick-to-itiveness, Hattie faces frost, drought and blizzards. Despite many hardships, Hattie forges ahead, sharing her adventures with her friends--especially Charlie, fighting in France--through letters and articles for her hometown paper. Her backbreaking quest for a home is lightened by her neighbors, the Muellers. But she feels threatened by pressure to be a "Loyal" American, forbidding friendships with folks of German descent. Despite everything, Hattie's determined to stay until a tragedy causes her to discover the true meaning of home
The friendship doll by Kirby Larson( Book )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Throughout the twentieth century, Miss Kanagawa, one of fifty-eight dolls made to serve as ambassadors from Japan to the United States, travels the country learning to love while changing the lives of those who need her
Duke by Kirby Larson( Book )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With World War II raging and his father fighting overseas in Europe, eleven-year-old Hobie Hanson is determined to do his part to help his family and his country, even if it means giving up his beloved German shepherd, Duke. Hoping to help end the war and bring his dad home faster, Hobie decides to donate Duke to Dogs for Defense, an organization that urges Americans to "loan" their pets to the military to act as sentries, mine sniffers, and patrol dogs. Hobie immediately regrets his decision and tries everything he can to get Duke back, even jeopardizing his friendship with the new boy at school. But when his father is taken prisoner by the Germans, Hobie realizes he must let Duke go and reach deep within himself to be brave. Will Hobie ever see Duke, or his father, again?
Audacity Jones to the rescue by Kirby Larson( Book )

5 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1910, Audacity Jones is an eleven-year-old orphan living a monotonous life at Miss Maisie's School for Wayward Girls, and wondering why nothing exciting ever happens--but when the mysterious Commodore Crutchfield whisks her away to Washington D.C., she finds herself involved in a sinister and dangerous plot against the president of the United States
Second grade pig pals by Kirby Larson( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Second grader Quinn tries to earn a gold star on the bulletin board for National Pig Day and regain her friendship with a new student following a mix-up
Liberty by Kirby Larson( Book )

4 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1940s New Orleans, Fish Elliot is a polio-survivor with a knack for inventing and building things, and his African American neighbor Olympia is a girl with a talent for messing things up, but they are united in an effort to save a starving stray dog they call Liberty--and when Liberty is caged by a nasty farmer, they find an unlikely ally in a German prisoner of war, Erich, who is not much older than the two children
The magic kerchief by Kirby Larson( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sharp-tongued and lonely Griselda gets a magic kerchief from a mysterious stranger, and when she wears it she can speak only kind words to the people she meets
Bitty Baby at the ballet by Kirby Larson( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this story, a little girl and her Bitty Baby doll are getting ready for a ballet recital. To calm her pre-performance jitters, the little girl tells Bitty Baby a story about a bunny who overcomes stage fright to win a hopping contest."--Provided by publisher
Princess Bitty Baby by Kirby Larson( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this story, a little girl and her Bitty Baby doll are all ready for bed and can't wait for a bedtime story. So the girl tells one of her own--about Princess Bitty Baby, a dragon, and an enchanted frog--and discovers the power of her own storytelling
Bitty Baby the brave by Kirby Larson( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A little girl and her Bitty Baby doll encounter a scary noise in Grammy and Grampa's basement. After an imaginary jungle adventure involving a gorilla, a boa, and an elephant, Bitty Baby and the little girl learn that friends can help you face your fears."--Provided by publisher
Bitty Baby loves the snow by Kirby Larson( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this story, a little girl wants to build a snowman with her brother--but he's too busy sledding. So instead, she tells her Bitty Baby doll a story about Bitty Baby and a polar bear and how they learn to play together. By the time her brother shows up, she no longer needs help, and he admires the snow caterpillar she has built!"
Bitty Baby and me by Kirby Larson( Book )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A little girl introduces her new doll, Bitty Baby, to her family, including her prickly big sister. At nap time, the little girl tells Bitty Baby a story about a magical mermaid adventure - but the best magic of all is the creative way the girl makes her wish come true and gets her older sister to play with her."--Provided by publisher
Audacity Jones steals the show by Kirby Larson( Book )

3 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Audacity Jones and her best friend, Bimmy, are on their way to New York City, with Cypher, who is now a detective in the Pinkerton National Detective Agency, and their assignment involves Harry Houdini and the illusion he is planning--and it will take all of Audie's skills, and the help of her clever cat Min, to prevent the performance from being sabotaged
 
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Hattie Big Sky
Alternative Names
Kirby Larson Amerikaans schrijfster

Kirby Larson auteure de littérature d'enfance américaine

Kirby Larson escritora de literatura infantil estadounidense

Lane, Kirby Larson

کیربی لارسون نویسنده آمریکایی

ラーソン, カービー

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Two Bobbies : a true story of Hurricane Katrina, friendship, and survivalNubs : the true story of a mutt, a marine & a miracleThe fences between us : the diary of Piper DavisHattie Big SkyThe friendship dollSecond grade pig palsThe magic kerchief