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Dial Books for Young Readers

Overview
Works: 118 works in 141 publications in 1 language and 57,688 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Literature  Humorous fiction  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction  Drama  Stories in rhyme 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: PZ7.N6715, E
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Most widely held works about Dial Books for Young Readers
 
Most widely held works by Dial Books for Young Readers
Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 3,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although two classmates says that she cannot play Peter Pan in the school play because she is a girl and black, Grace discovers that she can do anything she sets her mind to do
The day Jimmy's boa ate the wash by Trinka Hakes Noble( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 2,895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jimmy's boa constrictor wreaks havoc on the class trip to a farm
One cool friend by Toni Buzzeo( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elliot, a very proper young man, feels a kinship with the penguins at the aquarium and wants to take one home with him
Brother eagle, sister sky : a message from Chief Seattle by Seattle( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 2,684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Suquamish Indian chief describes his people's respect and love for the earth, and concern for its destruction
Three times lucky by Sheila Turnage( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2,679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Washed ashore as a baby in tiny Tupelo Landing, North Carolina, Mo LoBeau, now eleven, and her best friend Dale turn detective when the amnesiac Colonel, owner of a café and co-parent of Mo with his cook, Miss Lana, seems implicated in a murder
The war that saved my life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 2,627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nine-year-old Ada has never left her one-room apartment. Her mother is too humiliated by Ada's twisted foot to let her outside. So when her little brother Jamie is shipped out of London to escape the war, Ada doesn't waste a minute--she sneaks out to join him. So begins a new adventure of Ada, and for Susan Smith, the woman who is forced to take the two kids in. As Ada teaches herself to ride a pony, learns to read, and watches for German spies, she begins to trust Susan--and Susan begins to love Ada and Jamie. But in the end, will their bond be enough to hold them together through wartime? Or will Ada and her brother fall back into the cruel hands of their mother?"--Publisher's description
Sam and the tigers : a new telling of Little Black Sambo by Julius Lester( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1,969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the adventures of a little boy named Sam when he matches wits with several tigers that want to eat him
The island of the skog by Steven Kellogg( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 1,644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To escape the dangers of urban life, Jenny and her friends sail away to an island, only to be faced with a new problem--its single inhabitant--the Skog
Dory Fantasmagory by Abby Hanlon( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1,603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dory, the youngest in her family, is a girl with a very active imagination, and she spends the summer playing with her imaginary friend, pretending to be a dog, battling monsters, and generally driving her family nuts
No jumping on the bed! by Tedd Arnold( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1,600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter lives near the top floor of a tall apartment building, where one night his habit of jumping on his bed leads to a tumultous fall through floor after floor, collecting occupants all the way down. Walter has been told not to jump on the bed, but he just can't resist. Higher and higher he bounces until the floor cracks and down he tumbles, bed and all, into the apartment below. And so begins the most exciting nighttime adventure of Walter's life. This wild and giddy book has been enthralling children for many years. Now it has been edited for an even younger audience, but it hasn't lost any of its humor and glee
Shy Charles by Rosemary Wells( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1,587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Being painfully timid and shy does not keep a young mouse from rescuing his babysitter in an emergency situation, although after becoming a hero he still says zero
Seven candles for Kwanzaa by Andrea Davis Pinkney( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 1,586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the origins and practices of Kwanzaa--a seven-day commemoration of an ancient African harvest ritual. The book explains the origins, language, and daily themes of this warm and festive holiday. Each domestic scene is framed in a border of traditional African patterns. Details and human interactions in each drawing speak to the core meaning of the holiday--that of honoring one's family, community, and heritage
You can't take a balloon into the Metropolitan Museum by Jacqueline Preiss Weitzman( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1,450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this wordless story, a young girl and her grandmother view works inside the Metropolitan Museum of Art, while the balloon she has been forced to leave outside floats around New York City causing a series of mishaps that mirror scenes in the museum's artworks
Portraits of Hispanic American heroes by Juan Felipe Herrera( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An inspiring tribute to Hispanic Americans who have made a positive impact on the world. This visually stunning book showcases twenty Hispanic and Latino American men and women who have made outstanding contributions to the arts, politics, science, humanitarianism, and athletics. Gorgeous portraits complement sparkling biographies of Cesar Chavez, Sonia Sotomayor, Ellen Ochoa, Roberto Clemente, and many more. Complete with timelines and famous quotes, this tome is a magnificent homage to those who have shaped our nation. In this volume: Adelina Otero-Warren, Bernardo de Galvez, Cesar Chavez, David Farragut, Dennis Chavez, Desi Arnaz, Dolores Huerta, Ellen Ochoa, Helen Rodriguez Trias, Hero Street USA, Ignacio Lozano, Jaime Escalante, Joan Baez, Judy Baca, Julia de Burgos, Luis Alvarez, Rita Moreno, Roberte Clemente, Sonia Sotomayor, and Tomas Rivera"--
The midnight farm by Reeve Lindbergh( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 1,263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secrets of the dark are revealed in this poem describing a farm at midnight
Back home by Gloria Jean Pinkney( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight-year-old Ernestine returns to visit relatives on the North Carolina farm where she was born
My family for the war by Anne C Voorhoeve( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before the start of World War II, ten-year-old Ziska Mangold, who has Jewish ancestors but has been raised as a Protestant, is taken out of Nazi Germany on one of the Kindertransport trains, to live in London with a Jewish family, where she learns about Judaism and endures the hardships of war while attempting to keep in touch with her parents, who are trying to survive in Holland
Rabbit makes a monkey of lion : a Swahili tale by Verna Aardema( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of his friends Bush-rat and Turtle, smart and nimble Rabbit makes a fool of the mighty but slow-witted king of the forest
Under the egg by Laura Marx Fitzgerald( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Her grandfather's dying words lead thirteen-year-old Theodora Tenpenny to a valuable, hidden painting she fears may be stolen, but it is her search for answers in her Greenwich Village neighborhood that brings a real treasure
Violet the pilot by Steve Breen( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Young Violet's only friend is her dog, Orville, until one of her homemade flying machines takes her to the rescue of a Boy Scout troop in trouble."--Title page verso
 
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Amazing Grace
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The day Jimmy's boa ate the washBrother eagle, sister sky : a message from Chief SeattleSam and the tigers : a new telling of Little Black SamboThe island of the skogNo jumping on the bed!Shy CharlesSeven candles for KwanzaaYou can't take a balloon into the Metropolitan Museum
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