WorldCat Identities

Dowell, Frances O'Roark

Overview
Works: 54 works in 299 publications in 3 languages and 28,441 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Fantasy fiction  History  Young adult works  Historical fiction  Children's audiobooks  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3562.I5123, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Frances O'Roark Dowell
Shooting the moon by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Book )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 4,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her brother is sent to fight in Vietnam, twelve-year-old Jamie begins to reconsider the army world that she has grown up in
Falling in by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 2,951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Middle-schooler Isabelle Bean follows a mouse's squeak into a closet and falls into a parallel universe where the children believe she is the witch they have feared for years, finally come to devour them
Dovey Coe by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Book )

21 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When accused of murder in her North Carolina mountain town in 1928, Dovey Coe, a strong-willed twelve-year-old girl, comes to a new understanding of others, including her deaf brother
Chicken boy by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Book )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and German and held by 2,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since the death of his mother, Tobin's family life and school life have been in disarray, but after he starts raising chickens with his seventh-grade classmate, Henry, everything starts to fall into place
Where I'd like to be by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Book )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 1,945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of foster children build a home of their own
The secret language of girls by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Book )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marilyn and Kate have been friends since nursery school, but when Marylin becomes a middle school cheerleader and Kate begins to develop other interests, their relationship is put to the test
Phineas L. MacGuire erupts! : the first experiment by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Book )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourth-grade science whiz Phineas MacGuire is forced to team up with the new boy in class on a science fair project, but the boy's quirky personality causes Phineas to wonder if they have any chance of winning
The kind of friends we used to be by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Book )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-olds Kate and Marylin, friends since preschool, draw further apart as Marylin becomes involved in student government and cheerleading, while Kate wants to play guitar and write songs, and both develop unlikely friendships with other girls and boys
The second life of Abigail Walker by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Book )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bullied by two mean girls in her sixth-grade class, a lonely, plump girl gains self-confidence and makes new friends after a mysterious fox gently bites her
Ten miles past normal by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Book )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because living with "modern-hippy" parents on a goat farm means fourteen-year-old Janie Gorman cannot have a normal high school life, she tries joining Jam Band, making friends with Monster, and spending time with elderly former civil rights workers
Phineas L. MacGuire-- gets slimed! by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Book )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his new best friend, Ben, decides to run for class president, fourth-grade science whiz Phineas MacGuire reluctantly agrees to be his campaign manager in exchange for help with his latest experiment--cultivating exhibits for a mold museum
Phineas L. MacGuire-- blasts off! by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hoping to earn money to attend Space Camp, fourth-grade science whiz Phineas MacGuire gets a job as a dog walker, then enlists the aid of his friends Ben and Aretha to help with experiments using the dog's "slobber."
Anybody shining by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Book )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a series of letters to her cousin, twelve-year-old Arie Mae relates her life in a mountain valley of North Carolina in the 1920s
Trouble the water by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Book )

6 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the segregated south of Kentucky in 1953, twelve-year-olds Callie, who is black, and Wendell, who is white, are brought together by an old dog that is clearly seeking something or someone, but they not only face prejudice, they find trouble at a haunted cabin in the woods
The sound of your voice, only really far away by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Book )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best friends Marylin and Kate compete for limited school resources when Kate helps her boyfriend seek funding for the Audio Lab, while Marylin covers her interest in the student body president by claiming she only wants his support for new cheerleading uniforms
Phineas L. MacGuire ... gets cooking! by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Book )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Phineas has a new chore of cooking dinner every night, but his kitchen experiments take a turn for the worse when the school bully takes a huge liking to Phineas's brownies"--
Sam the Man & the chicken plan by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Book )

5 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When seven-year-old Sam Graham, eager for some spending money, volunteers to look after a neighbor's chickens, the experience inspires him to get his own chicken--a special bird named Helga
Shooting the moon by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Recording )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her brother is sent to fight in Vietnam, twelve-year-old Jamie begins to reconsider the army world that she has grown up in.--
Falling in by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Recording )

9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Middle-schooler Isabelle Bean follows a mouse's squeak into a closet and falls into a parallel universe where the children believe she is the witch they have feared for years, finally come to devour them
Chicken boy by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Recording )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since the death of his mother, Tobin's family life and school life have been in disarray, but after he starts raising chickens with his seventh-grade classmate, Henry, everything starts to fall into place
 
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Alternative Names
Frances O'Roark Dowell American writer

O'Roark Dowell Frances

도웰, 프랜시스 오록 1964-

Languages
English (191)

German (9)

Chinese (3)

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Falling inDovey CoeChicken boyWhere I'd like to beThe secret language of girlsPhineas L. MacGuire erupts! : the first experimentThe kind of friends we used to beTen miles past normal