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Dial Books for Young Readers

Overview
Works: 90 works in 104 publications in 1 language and 46,184 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Humorous fiction  History  Picture books  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction  Legends  Tall tales  Folklore 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: PZ8.1.L434, 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
John Henry by Julius Lester( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 3,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain--Résumé de l'éditeur
One cool friend by Toni Buzzeo( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,815 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 2,806 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 2,650 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 )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 2,322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young disabled girl and her brother are evacuated from London to the English countryside during World War II, where they find life to be much sweeter away from their abusive mother
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 2,113 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
No jumping on the bed! by Tedd Arnold( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1,686 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
Seven candles for Kwanzaa by Andrea Davis Pinkney( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1,638 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
Dory Fantasmagory by Abby Hanlon( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1,440 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
The midnight farm by Reeve Lindbergh( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 1,388 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 1,327 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 1,244 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 1,210 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
Portraits of Hispanic American heroes by Juan Felipe Herrera( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1,177 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"--
Yonder by Tony Johnston( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the plum tree changes in the passing seasons so do the lives of a three-generation farm family
Under the egg by Laura Marx Fitzgerald( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1,101 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
The boy who held back the sea by Lenny Hort( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 1,075 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By blocking a leaking hole in the dyke, a young boy saves his town from destruction. Suggested level: primary
Animal alphabet by Bert Kitchen( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reader is invited to guess the identity of twenty-six unusual animals illustrating the letter of the alphabet
Waiting for the evening star by Rosemary Wells( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Growing up between 1909 and 1917, Berty enjoys the slow-rolling wheel of time on his Vermont farm and cannot understand his older brother's desire to see other parts of the world
Violet the pilot by Steve Breen( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 941 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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John Henry
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Brother eagle, sister sky : a message from Chief SeattleSam and the tigers : a new telling of Little Black SamboNo jumping on the bed!Seven candles for KwanzaaThe midnight farmBack homeRabbit makes a monkey of lion : a Swahili taleThe boy who held back the sea