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Keenan, Sheila

Overview
Works: 76 works in 220 publications in 2 languages and 17,885 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Literature  Graphic novels  Comic books, strips, etc  High interest-low vocabulary books  Readers (Publications)  Fiction  Picture books  Stories in rhyme 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: UG405, 623.19429
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sheila Keenan
Castle by David Macaulay( Book )

14 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 1,446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the planning, construction, and ultimate testing in battle of a typical fortress with adjoining town built by the English during the Middle Ages
Toilet : how it works by David Macaulay( Book )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 1,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a tour of the bathroom and the sewer system, from the family toilets to municipal water treatment plants
O, say can you see? : American symbols and landmarks by Sheila Keenan( Book )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There are stars-and-stripes T-shirts. There are Statue of Liberty pencil sharpeners. There's an eagle on our money and Uncle Sam Halloween costumes. Symbols are everywhere ... but where do they come from? What do they mean? How does something become a symbol?This celebration of twenty of America's important places, interesting objects, and inspiring words is for the youngest Americans. Each symbol is decribed on a two-page spread that is decorated with fun, bright pastels. Plymouth Rock, the White House, Ellis Island, Mount Rushmore, the flag, the eagle, Uncle Sam, the national anthem. Reveals the exciting stories behind the many symbols, landmarks, and documents that have shaped American history, including Plymouth Rock, the White House, Ellis Island, the flag, Uncle Sam, the National Anthem, and the Pledge of Allegiance
Dogs of war by Sheila Keenan( Book )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three fictional stories, told in graphic novel format, about soldiers in World War I, World War II, and the Vietnam War who were aided by combat dogs. Based on true stories
Eye : how it works by David Macaulay( Book )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2018 in English and held by 1,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces young readers to the nature and structure of the eye and the process through which the eye and the brain work together to create vision
Jet plane : how it works by David Macaulay( Book )

17 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 1,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces young readers to the mechanical science of jet planes that recreates an airplane ride while explaining how powerful engines, specially designed wings, and cockpit controls work together to enable a jet's flight
Scholastic encyclopedia of women in the United States by Sheila Keenan( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 1,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief illustrated articles profile significant women in American history, including Abigail Adams, Molly Pitcher, and Nellie Bly
Gods, goddesses, and monsters : an encyclopedia of world mythology by Sheila Keenan( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and Korean and held by 933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the characters and themes of the myths of peoples from Asia to Africa to North and South America
Animals in the house : a history of pets and people by Sheila Keenan( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of pets through the ages and the people who kept them, including famous pets and pet owners
Goosebumps : scary summer by R. L Stine( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Graphic novel adaptations of three of R.L. Stine's Goosebumps books originally published in 1994 and 1995
How we got to now : six innovations that made the modern world by Steven Johnson( Book )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2018 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Young Readers adaptation of the New York Times Bestselling book where author, Steven Johnson, walks readers through the history and impact of six inventions that influence the modern world."--
Greetings from the 50 states : how they got their names by Sheila Keenan( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story behind each state's name and nickname is told in this informative book providing historical facts, fun trivia, and a helpful geography lesson
What time is it? : a book of math riddles by Sheila Keenan( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations and rhyming questions and answers demonstrate how to tell time
The biggest fish by Sheila Keenan( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mayor's contest to find the biggest fish in Littletown is won in an unexpected way
Ben Franklin thinks big by Sheila Keenan( Book )

5 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the life and accomplishments of the statesman, scientist, inventor, and Founding Father of the United States
What is the story of Frankenstein? by Sheila Keenan( Book )

3 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Your favorite characters are now part of the Who HQ library! One of the most iconic monsters of all time comes to life in our What Is the Story Of? series. From his origins in Mary Shelley's 1818 novel, through his many movie portrayals in the twentieth century, Frankenstein is one of the most recognizable characters in the world. His iconic look is a go-to Halloween costume for kids and adults alike. But how did the mad scientist and his creation become so popular? Author Sheila Keenan explains his spooky origin story, the history of the movies, and what lies ahead for this monstrous creature"--
More or less a mess! by Sheila Keenan( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl uses sorting and classifying skills to tackle the huge mess in her room. Includes related activities and games
As the crow flies by Sheila Keenan( Book )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhyming text describes the noisy, funny, and sometimes annoying behavior of crows
John F. Kennedy the Brave by Sheila Keenan( Book )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When he was a young boy, John Fitzgerald Kennedy wondered about what happened in the world. He wanted to change the world when he grew up, and he did just that! --Publisher
Scholastic book of outstanding Americans by Sheila Keenan( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief biographies of nearly 500 men and women who shaped United States history including, for each, a photograph or picture, birth and death dates, and a brief essay describing why that person is notable
 
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Dogs of war
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Dogs of warScholastic encyclopedia of women in the United StatesGods, goddesses, and monsters : an encyclopedia of world mythologyAnimals in the house : a history of pets and peopleGoosebumps : scary summerGreetings from the 50 states : how they got their namesWhat time is it? : a book of math riddlesThe biggest fish
Languages
English (123)

Korean (1)