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Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers (Firm)

Overview
Works: 55 works in 62 publications in 1 language and 48,621 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Young adult works  Stories in rhyme  Science fiction  Fantasy fiction  Biography  Biographies  History 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: PZ7.D629, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers (Firm)
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 3,427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A told B, and B told C, I'll meet you at the top of the coconut tree. In this lively alphabet rhyme, all the letters of the alphabet race each other up the cocunut tree. Will there be enough room? Oh, no - Chicka Chicka Boom! Boom! The well-known authors of Barn Dance and Knots on a Counting Rope have created a rhythmic alphabet chant that rolls along on waves of fun. Lois Ehlert's rainbow of bright, bold, cheerful colors makes the merry parade of letters unforgettable
The Field Guide by Tony DiTerlizzi( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 2,952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Grace children go to stay at their Great Aunt Lucinda's worn Victorian house, they discover a field guide to fairies and other creatures and begin to have some unusual experiences
Aristotle and Dante discover the secrets of the universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz( Book )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 2,764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aristotle is an angry teen with a brother in prison. Dante is a know-it-all who has an unusual way of looking at the world. When the two meet at the swimming pool, they seem to have nothing in common. But as the loners start spending time together, they discover that they share a special friendship -- the kind that changes lives and lasts a lifetime. And it is through this friendship that Ari and Dante will learn the most important truths about themselves and the kind of people they want to be
Duck for President by Doreen Cronin( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2,533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Duck gets tired of working for Farmer Brown, his political ambition eventually leads to his being elected President
The faithful friend by Robert D San Souci( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 2,357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the traditional tale from the French West Indies in which two friends, Clement and Hippolyte, encounter love, zombies, and danger on the island of Martinique
Scythe by Neal Shusterman( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 2,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a world where disease has been eliminated, the only way to die is to be randomly killed (gleaned) by professional reapers (scythes). Citra and Rowan are teenagers who have been selected to be scythe's apprentices, and despite wanting nothing to do with the vocation they must learn the art of killing and come to understand the necessity of what they do. Only one of them will be chosen as a scythe's apprentice. And when it becomes clear that the winning apprentice's first task will be to glean the loser, Citra and Rowan are pitted against one another in a fight for their lives
Uncle Jed's barbershop by Margaree King Mitchell( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 1,886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite serious obstacles and setbacks Sarah Jean's Uncle Jed, the only black barber in the county, pursues his dream of saving enough money to open his own barbershop
I, too, am America by Langston Hughes( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1,816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the popular poem by one of the central figures in the Harlem Renaissance, highlighting the courage and dignity of the African American Pullman porters in the early twentieth century
The keeping quilt by Patricia Polaco( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1,789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A homemade quilt ties together the lives of four generations of an immigrant Jewish family, remaining a symbol of their enduring love and faith
Better Nate than ever by Tim Federle( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eighth-grader who dreams of performing in a Broadway musical concocts a plan to run away to New York and audition for the role of Elliot in the musical version of "E.T."
Caught by Margaret Peterson Haddix( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1,696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Jonah and Katherine travel to early 1900s Switzerland and Serbia to return Albert Einstein's daughter, Lieserl, to history, her mother Mileva grasps entirely too much about time travel and has no intention of letting her daughter go
I dissent : Ruth Bader Ginsburg makes her mark by Debbie Levy( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 1,611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has spent a lifetime disagreeing: disagreeing with inequality, arguing against unfair treatment, and standing up for what's right for people everywhere. This biographical picture book about the Notorious RBG tells the justice's story through the lens of her many famous dissents, or disagreements
Draw! by Raúl Colón( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1,570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this wordless picture book, a boy who is confined to his room fills his sketch pad with lions and elephants, then imagines himself on a safari
Our 50 states : a family adventure across America by Lynne Cheney( Book )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 1,561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Each of the fifty states is represented by important people, ideas, and events in the history of the United States"--Provided by publisher
The search for WondLa by Tony DiTerlizzi( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living in isolation with a robot on what appears to be an alien world populated with bizarre life forms, a twelve-year-old human girl called Eva Nine sets out on a journey to find others like her. Features "augmented reality" pages, in which readers with a webcam can access additional information about Eva Nine's world
One of those hideous books where the mother dies by Sonya Sones( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen-year-old Ruby Milliken leaves her best friend, her boyfriend, her aunt, and her mother's grave in Boston and reluctantly flies to Los Angeles to live with her father, a famous movie star who divorced her mother before Ruby was born
Queen Victoria's bathing machine by Gloria Whelan( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by a true story, when Queen Victoria is unable to go swimming without her subjects glimpsing her in a swimming suit, her husband, Prince Albert, comes up with an innovative solution so his wife can indulge in the healthy exercise
Night flight : Amelia Earhart crosses the Atlantic by Robert Burleigh( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of Amelia Earhart's dangerous 1932 flight across the Atlantic Ocean from Newfoundland to Ireland, in which she survived bad weather and a malfunctioning airplane, includes a brief biography of the aviator
Mama Miti : Wangari Maathai and the trees of Kenya by Donna Jo Napoli( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,088 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Wangari Maathai, who in 1977 founded the Green Belt Movement, an African grassroots organization, and in 2004 was the first African woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize
Putting makeup on the fat boy by B Wright( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen-year-old Carlos Duarte is on the verge of realizing his dream of becoming a famous make-up artist, but first he must face his jealous boss at a Macy's cosmetics counter, his sister's abusive boyfriend, and his crush on a punk-rocker classmate
 
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The Field GuideDuck for PresidentThe faithful friendUncle Jed's barbershopThe keeping quiltOur 50 states : a family adventure across AmericaThe search for WondLaOne of those hideous books where the mother dies
Alternative Names
Simon & Schuster BFYR (Firm)

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (Firm)

Languages
English (26)