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Dial Books for Young Readers

Overview
Works: 113 works in 131 publications in 1 language and 55,349 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Detective and mystery fiction  Humorous fiction  Literature  History  Action and adventure fiction  Stories in rhyme  Folklore 
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
The day Jimmy's boa ate the wash by Trinka H Noble( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 2,935 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 2,859 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 2,730 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 2,667 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 2,545 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 2,012 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 1,670 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
No jumping on the bed! by Tedd Arnold( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1,638 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
Shy Charles by Rosemary Wells( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1,617 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 )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1,599 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 1,551 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
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
The midnight farm by Reeve Lindbergh( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 1,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secrets of the dark are revealed in this poem describing a farm at midnight
Portraits of Hispanic American heroes by Juan Felipe Herrera( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1,254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Twenty Hispanic American artists, scientists, athletes, activists and political leaders are profiled in this stunning picture book, complete with inspirational quotes and distinctive expressionist portraits"--
Back home by Gloria Jean Pinkney( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1,251 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 1,212 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 1,149 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 1,105 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
I know a wee piggy by Kim Norman( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cumulative, rhyming tale of an ordinary pig who leaps out of his boy's arms at a state fair and wallows in color after color, turning himself into a work of art
Violet the pilot by Steve Breen( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,068 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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Brother 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 MuseumThe midnight farm
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