WorldCat Identities

Bierhorst, Jane Byers

Overview
Works: 17 works in 21 publications in 2 languages and 10,978 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Legends  Tall tales  Folklore  Humorous fiction  Folk tales  History  Portraits 
Roles: Typographer, Book designer, Other
Classifications: PZ8.1.L434, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jane Byers Bierhorst
John Henry by Julius Lester( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 3,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain--Résumé de l'éditeur
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 2,123 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
Further tales of Uncle Remus : the misadventures of Brer Rabbit, Brer Fox, Brer Wolf, the Doodang, and other creatures by Julius Lester( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the classic Afro-American tales relating the adventures and misadventures of Brer Rabbit and his friends and enemies
The boy who held back the sea by Lenny Hort( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 1,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By blocking a leaking hole in the dyke, a young boy saves his town from destruction. Suggested level: primary
Thumbelina by Amy Ehrlich( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's classic fairy tale about a girl who is only one inch tall
The fools of Chelm and their history by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even though they were poor, the people of Chelm were content with their lives until the Council of Sages made them aware of their problems
My Noah's ark : story and pictures by M. B Goffstein( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An old woman fondly remembers a lifetime of experiences related to a carved representation of Noah's ark she has had since childhood
Rotten Island by William Steig( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rotten Island has always been a paradise for nasty creatures, until one awful day a beautiful flower begins to grow, threatening to spoil the island forever
A hidden magic by Vivian Vande Velde( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lost in a magic forest and separated from her prince, Princess Jennifer seeks help from a kindly young sorcerer in battling an evil witch
December's travels by Mischa Damjan( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After hearing the North Wind's tales, the boy December isn't as enthusiastic about his month until a trip to some of the other months make him appreciate his own
Return of Crazy Horse by William Kotzwinkle( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the efforts of Korczak Ziolkowski to carve a monument to Crazy Horse, Sioux Chief, out of Thunderhead Mountain in the Black Hills of South Dakota
Max and Ruby's first Greek Myth : Pandora's box by Rosemary Wells( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ruby tries to stop her younger brother Max from sneaking into her room and snooping by reading him an altered version of "Pandora's Box."
Black rainbow : legends of the Incas and myths of ancient Peru by John Bierhorst( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two piano tuners by M. B Goffstein( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Debbie doesn't particularly want to be a great piano player--just one of the best piano tuners
Four masterworks of American Indian literature: Quetzalcoatl( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The darkness and the light: photogr by Doris Ulmann( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Daughter of earth : a Roman myth by Gerald McDermott( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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John Henry
Languages
English (18)

German (2)

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Sam and the tigers : a new telling of Little Black SamboFurther tales of Uncle Remus : the misadventures of Brer Rabbit, Brer Fox, Brer Wolf, the Doodang, and other creaturesThe boy who held back the seaRotten IslandMax and Ruby's first Greek Myth : Pandora's box