WorldCat Identities

Palen, Debbie

Overview
Works: 58 works in 146 publications in 3 languages and 12,040 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Science fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Riddles  Readers (Publications)  Life skills guides  Folklore  Braille books 
Roles: Illustrator, Author
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Debbie Palen
The period book : everything you don't want to ask (but need to know) by Karen Gravelle( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 1,889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains what happens at the onset of menstruation, discussing what to wear, going to the gynecologist, and how to handle various problems.Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary
On the dog by J. C Greenburg( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When ten-year-old Andrew invents a shrinking machine, he does not expect to be sucked into the machine along with his cousin Judy, only to end up in a dog's nose
In the bathroom by J. C Greenburg( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being shrunk by a shrinking machine and ending up on a dog having a bubble bath, Alexander, his cousin Judy, and a tiny robot try to survive encounters with insects, soapy bubbles, and bathtub and toilet drains
In the kitchen by J. C Greenburg( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being shrunk by a shrinking machine, Alexander, his cousin Judy, and Thudd the robot encounter drain flies, a cockroach, and worse as they work their way through Mrs. Scuttle's house toward safety
How not to start third grade by Cathy Hapka( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first day of school becomes chaotic when third-grader Will's younger brother, Steve, arrives for kindergarten. Will should be excited to start third grade. But his little brother, Steve, is starting kindergarten. The same laugh-out-loud writing and hilarious illustrations that brought us How Not to Babysit Your Brother now portray the tribulations and embarrassments of starting school with a very troublesome little brother. School will never be the same!
In the garden by J. C Greenburg( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrew, his cousin Judy, and Thudd the robot, having been shrunk by a shrinking machine, encounter many terrifying creatures, including Mrs. Scuttle, as they try to reach the Atom Sucker before it explodes
How not to babysit your brother by Cathy Hapka( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Grandma falls asleep, Will finds himself responsible for his little brother Steve and discovers the hard way what not to do when in charge
The Gingerbread kid goes to school by Joan Holub( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The principal bakes a gingerbread kid and puts on eyes, a nose, and a mouth, after which the gingerbread kid runs away. Can they catch him?
Riddles and more riddles! by Bennett Cerf( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of riddles, such as "When is a cook bad? When she beats an egg." and "What kind of coat should be put on when it is wet? A coat of paint."
The kids' allowance book by Amy Nathan( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to all aspects of allowances, including how to get one, how to save it, and how to use it wisely
How not to run for class president by Cathy Hapka( Book )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Third-grader Will's little brother Steve enthusiastically manages Will's campaign for class president, despite Will's total lack of interest in running"--
Girl talk : staying strong, feeling good, sticking together by Judith Harlan( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers hints, clues, and suggestions which can empower girls to shape the world into the image of their own best hopes
How to start kindergarten by Cathy Hapka( Book )

2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Steve befriends David, the new kid at school, he tells David to do what he does, but his plan backfires when David begins copying everything, from Steve's clothes to his lunch
The Girls' Life guide to growing up by Karen Bokram( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compiles the best advice from "Girls' Life Magazine" about growing up, friends, family, crushes, school, and body image
¡Juega conmigo! by Anna Prokos( )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in Spanish and English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He snarls and snaps at everyone in the yard. But will Bulldog back down or bark back when confronted?
El libro del período : todo lo que no to atreves preguntar (pero necesitas saber) by Karen Gravelle( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in Spanish and English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains what happens at the onset of menstruation, discussing what to wear, going to the gynecologist, and how to handle various problems
The clean team by Anna Prokos( )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Neat Nick notices the messy trail Sloppy Joe is leaving behind, he tries to convince him to stop littering
Keep the buttered side up : food superstitions from around the world by Kathlyn Gay( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of superstitions about food, including source notes
How to deal with bullies superhero style : response to bullying by Wiley Blevins( Book )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zach is a kid just like you and me, but when Zach sees others being teased or bullied, he imagines himself as a superhero and comes to the rescue. With powerful words like "No teasing! No hitting! That's just wrong!," Zach helps his friends learn to use words for good and not to fight back or say mean things. Includes glossary, as well as questions to self-check comprehension
The period book : a girl's guide to growing up by Karen Gravelle( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains what happens at the onset of menstruation, discussing what to wear, going to the gynecologist, and how to handle various problems
 
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The period book : everything you don't want to ask (but need to know)
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On the dogIn the bathroomIn the kitchenHow not to start third gradeIn the gardenHow not to babysit your brotherThe Gingerbread kid goes to schoolRiddles and more riddles!
Alternative Names
팔렌, 데비

パレン, デビー

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