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Floca, Brian

Overview
Works: 85 works in 242 publications in 1 language and 50,194 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Fairy tales  Picture books  History  Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Poetry  Fantasy comic books, strips, etc  Adventure stories 
Roles: Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.A953, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Brian Floca
Lightship by Brian Floca ( Book )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 3,881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the Publisher: You may never have heard of a lightship. Once, lightships anchored on waters across America, on the oceans and in the Great Lakes, floating where lighthouses could not be built. Smaller than most ships, but more steadfast, too, they held their spots, through calm and storm, to guide sailors toward safe waters. In these pages one lightship and her crew (and cat) again hold their place. The crew goes again from bow to stern, from keel to mast, to run their engines, shine their lights, and sound their horns. They run the small ship that guides the large ships. They are the crew (and cat) that work to make the ocean safe, that hold their place, so other ships can sail. Come aboard!
Poppy by Avi ( Book )
20 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Poppy the deer mouse urges her family to move next to a field of corn big enough to feed them all forever, but Mr. Ocax, a terrifying owl, has other ideas
The true gift : a Christmas story by Patricia MacLachlan ( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 3,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While spending Christmas at their grandparents' farm, Lily becomes convinced that her younger brother Liam is right about White Cow being lonely and helps him seek a companion for her, leaving little time for Christmas preparations or reading
Poppy and Rye by Avi ( Book )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 2,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When their home next to a brook is destroyed by beavers, a large family of golden mice is aided by Poppy the deer mouse and her grumpy porcupine friend, who in the process forges a relationship with the son he had abandoned
Moonshot : the flight of Apollo 11 by Brian Floca ( Book )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 2,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Here is the story of the Apollo 11 mission to the Moon -- a story of leaving and returning during the summer of 1969, and a story of home, seen whole, from far away by steady astronauts in their great machines
Ereth's birthday by Avi ( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 2,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Feeling neglected on his birthday, Ereth, the cantankerous old porcupine, sets out looking for his favorite treat and instead finds himself acting as "mother" to three young fox kits
Ragweed by Avi ( Book )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 2,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ragweed, a young country mouse, leaves his family and travels to the big city, where he finds excitement and danger and sees cats for the first time
Marty McGuire by Kate Messner ( Book )
8 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 2,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When tomboy Marty is cast as the princess in the third-grade play, she learns about improvisation, which helps her become more adaptable
Bartleby of the big, bad bayou by Phyllis Shalant ( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After making a dangerous voyage down the Mississippi from New York, Bartleby, who had started life as a pet turtle, and his alligator friend Seezer must learn to survive in their true bayou home
Ballet for Martha : making Appalachian Spring by Jan Greenberg ( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story behind the creation of "Appalachian Spring, " describing Aaron Copland's composition, Martha Graham's intense choreography and Isamu Noguchi's set design--Résumé de l'éditeur
Five trucks by Brian Floca ( Book )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 1,675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Five different trucks do five different jobs to get an airplane ready for takeoff
Poppy's return by Avi ( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Poppy, accompanied by her troublesome son Junior, his skunk friend, and Uncle Ereth the porcupine, responds to a summons to return to her ancenstral home. Gray House, to save the mice there from destruction by a bulldozer
City of light, city of dark : a comic book novel by Avi ( Book )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 1,592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Asterel races against time to locate a token which will prevent the Kurbs from freezing the city
The Hinky Pink : an old tale by Megan McDonald ( Book )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Summoned to the Great Castle of Firenze to create a special dress for Princess Isabella Caramella Gorgonzola, Anabel, a talented seamstress, is at first delighted but then increasingly despairing as time passes and her efforts are continually subverted by an unseen sprite
The racecar alphabet by Brian Floca ( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An exciting day at the races highlights the letters of the alphabet as a variety of automobiles burn fuel speeding through the curves of the track
The mayor of Central Park by Avi ( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oscar Westerwit, a squirrel who loves baseball and Broadway musicals, fights back when a gangster rat named Big Daddy Duds and his thugs move uptown in the year 1900, invade Central Park, and evict Oscar and his animal friends from their homes
Poppy and Ereth by Avi ( Book )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a long, hard winter in Dimwood forest, Poppy the deer mouse finds new adventure thrust upon her while rescuing Ereth the porcupine from the mud
Sports! sports! sports! : a poetry collection ( Book )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of poems celebrating the joy and anguish of baseball, basketball, football, ice hockey, soccer, skating, swimming, and running races
Let's fly a kite by Stuart J Murphy ( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two squabbling siblings learn about symmetry when their babysitter helps them build and fly a kite
Marty McGuire by Kate Messner ( Recording )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With help from her Grandma Barb, Marty builds a habitat for worms in her school cafeteria as part of the Save the Earth Project
 
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Alternative Names
フロッカ, B
Languages
English (142)
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