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Dial Books for Young Readers

Overview
Works: 96 works in 111 publications in 1 language and 46,165 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Legends  Humorous fiction  Tall tales  Folklore  Poetry  Young adult works  History 
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 3,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,854 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. On a momentous visit to the aquarium, Elliot discovers his dream pet: a penguin. It's just proper enough for a straight-laced boy like him. And when he asks his father if he may have one (please and thank you), his father says yes. Elliot should have realized that Dad probably thought he meant a stuffed penguin and not a real one . .
Brother eagle, sister sky : a message from Chief Seattle by Seattle( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 2,792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Suquamish Indian chief describes his people's respect and love for the earth, and concern for its destruction
No jumping on the bed! by Tedd Arnold( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1,672 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 1,634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the origins and practices of Kwanzaa, the seven-day festival during which people of African descent rejoice in their ancestral values
Dory Fantasmagory by Abby Hanlon( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1,483 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 1,365 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 1,316 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 1,237 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
Portraits of Hispanic American heroes by Juan Felipe Herrera( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1,210 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"--
Rabbit makes a monkey of lion : a Swahili tale by Verna Aardema( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1,198 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 1,127 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
Yonder by Tony Johnston( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the plum tree changes in the passing seasons so do the lives of a three-generation farm family
The boy who held back the sea by Lenny Hort( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 1,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By blocking a leaking hole in the dike, a young boy saves his town from destruction
Animal alphabet by Bert Kitchen( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reader is invited to guess the identity of twenty-six unusual animals illustrating the letter of the alphabet
Violet the pilot by Steve Breen( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,015 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
Waiting for the evening star by Rosemary Wells( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 987 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
 
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John Henry
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Brother eagle, sister sky : a message from Chief SeattleNo jumping on the bed!Seven candles for KwanzaaThe midnight farmBack homeRabbit makes a monkey of lion : a Swahili taleThe boy who held back the seaAnimal alphabetViolet the pilot