WorldCat Identities

English, Karen

Overview
Works: 49 works in 166 publications in 3 languages and 23,113 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  High interest-low vocabulary books  Humorous fiction  History  Historical fiction  Picture books  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.E7232, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Karen English
Nikki & Deja : birthday blues by Karen English( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 3,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As her eighth birthday approaches, Deja's biggest concern is whether her father will attend her party, until her aunt is called away on business and a classmate schedules a "just because party" on the same afternoon
Nikki and Deja : the newsy news newsletter by Karen English( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 2,872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Nikki and her best friend Deja start a newsletter about what is happening on their street and in their school, they focus more on writing exciting stories than on finding the truth
Nikki & Deja by Karen English( Book )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 2,503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an arrogant new girl comes to school, third-graders and best friends Nikki and Deja decide to form a club that would exclude her but find the results not what they expected
Francie by Karen English( Book )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the sixteen-year-old boy whom she tutors in reading is accused of attempting to murder a white man, Francie gets herself in serious trouble for her efforts at friendship
Hot day on Abbott Avenue by Karen English( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After having a fight, two friends spend the day ignoring each other, until the lure of a game of jump rope helps them to forget about being mad
It all comes down to this by Karen English( Book )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the summer of 1965, Sophie's family becomes the first African Americans to move into their upper middle-class neighborhood in Los Angeles. When riots erupt in nearby Watts, she learns that life and her own place in it are a lot more complicated than they had seemed"--
Dog days by Karen English( Book )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gavin wants to make a good impression at Carver Elementary, where no one knows he excels at soccer and skateboarding, but an annoying big sister, a bully, and his great aunt's Pomeranian are not helping
Skateboard party by Karen English( Book )

9 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Richard can't wait to show off his skills at a friend's skateboard birthday party, but a note home from his teacher threatens to ruin his plans"--
Neeny coming, Neeny going by Karen English( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essie eagerly awaits the visit of her cousin but feels disheartened after her arrival because Neeny is no longer interested in life on the island from which she moved
Speak to me : (and I will listen between the lines) by Karen English( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes events of one day at a San Francisco Bay Area school as perceived by different second-graders, from the observations of first to arrive on the playground to the walk home
Nadia's hands by Karen English( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Pakistani-American girl takes part in her aunt's traditional Pakistani wedding
Don't feed the geckos! by Karen English( Book )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Bernardo comes to live with Carlos temporarily, taking over his top bunk, his spot on the school soccer team, and even his Papi's attention, Carlos knows he is not happy, but worse, Bernardo starts messing with Carlos's pet geckos, so Carlos tries to see past his cousin's annoying ways and keep the peace for his family's sake
Nikki and Deja : election madness by Karen English( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Carver Elementary holds school-wide elections for the first time, third-grader Deja puts all her efforts into running for school president, ignoring her best friend Nikki's problems
Trouble next door by Karen English( Book )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Third grader Calvin is dealing with his next door neighbors moving away--and the school bully moving in. Meanwhile, competition at the school science fair is heating up, and Calvin must decide what to do when his data doesn't prove his theory"--
Nikki & Deja : wedding drama by Karen English( Book )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ms. Shelby's third-grade girls are so excited about her upcoming wedding that they start a wedding planning competition, which drives a wedge between best friends Nikki and Deja, the two whose names were drawn to attend the event
The baby on the way by Karen English( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy asks his grandmother if she was ever a baby, she tells him the story of how she was born
Nikki & Deja : substitute trouble by Karen English( Book )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While Ms. Shelby-Ortiz is recovering from an injury, substitute Mr. Willow takes over Nikki and Deja's third-grade class with disastrous results
Speak English for us, Marisol! by Karen English( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marisol, who is bilingual, is sometimes overwhelmed when her Spanish-speaking family members and neighbors need her to translate for them
Strawberry moon by Karen English( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While driving to Auntie Dot's house, Junie tells her children about spending fifth grade there during her parent's separation many years earlier, when finding a best friend seemed almost as important as seeing her mother again
The new kid by Karen English( Book )

5 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Third-grader Gavin and his friends aren't sure what to make of the new boy in their class, Khufu. He doesn't look or act like other kids. When Gavin's bike goes missing, they think Khufu stole it, but did he?"--
 
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Nikki & Deja : birthday blues
Languages
English (105)

French (2)

German (1)

Covers
Nikki and Deja : the newsy news newsletterNikki & DejaFrancieHot day on Abbott AvenueNeeny coming, Neeny goingSpeak to me : (and I will listen between the lines)Nadia's handsNikki and Deja : election madness