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Atheneum (New York, N.Y.)

Overview
Works: 224 works in 253 publications in 1 language and 53,749 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  History  Fantasy fiction  Stories in rhyme  Folk tales  Poetry  Historical fiction  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Publisher, Recipient, Correspondent
Classifications: PZ7.V816, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about N.Y.) Atheneum (New York
 
Most widely held works by N.Y.) Atheneum (New York
Breach of faith : the fall of Richard Nixon by Theodore H White( Book )

3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 3,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book describes Richard Nixon's rise and fall in politics
A story, a story : an African tale by Gail E Haley( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 3,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Many African stories are called "Spider stories". This book is about how that came to be. And it tells that long, long ago there were no stories on earth for children to hear. All stories belonged to Nyame, the Sky god. Ananse, the Spider man, wanted to buy some of these stories, so he spun a web up to the sky and went to bargain with the Sky god. The price the Sky god asked was Osebo, the leopard-of-the-terrible-teeth, Mmboro the hornet who-stings-like-fire and Mmoatia the fairy whom-man-never-see. This book is about how Ananse paid the price
From the mixed-up files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L Konigsburg( Book )

2 editions published between 1967 and 1973 in English and held by 2,723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having run away with her younger brother to live in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, twelve-year-old Claudia strives to keep things in order in their new home and to become a changed person and a heroine to herself
May I bring a friend? by Beatrice Schenk De Regniers( Book )

3 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 2,720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A well-mannered little boy has permission to bring his animal friends to visit the king and queen
Alexander, who used to be rich last Sunday by Judith Viorst( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 2,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although Alexander and his money are quickly parted, he comes to realize all the things that can be done with a dollar
The tenth good thing about Barney by Judith Viorst( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 1,995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an attempt to overcome his grief, a boy tries to think of the ten best things about his dead cat
The farthest shore by Ursula K Le Guin( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 1,871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young prince joins forces with a master wizard on a journey to discover a cause and remedy for the loss of magic in Earthsea
The tombs of Atuan by Ursula K Le Guin( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 1,741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arha's isolated existence as high priestess in the tombs of Atuan is jarred by a thief who seeks a special treasure
My mama says there aren't any zombies, ghosts, vampires, creatures, demons, monsters, fiends, goblins, or things by Judith Viorst( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 1,620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If his mother has made other important mistakes, can Nick trust her word that there are no goblins and such lurking around in the night?
The Witches of Worm by Zilpha Keatley Snyder( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 1,546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lonely twelve-year-old is convinced that the cat she finds is possessed by a witch and is responsible for her own strange behavior
The good-bye book by Judith Viorst( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1,512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child, on the verge of being left behind by parents who are going out for the evening, comes up with a variety of pleas and excuses
All but Alice by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1,484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventh grader Alice decides that the only way to stave off personal and social disasters is to be part of the crowd, especially the "in" crowd, no matter how boring and, potentially, difficult
Mice twice by Joseph Low( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1,292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A round of uneasy hospitality results when Mouse and Dog arrive at Cat's house for dinner
Language and silence : essays on language, literature, and the inhuman by George Steiner( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 1,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tutankhamen's gift by Robert Sabuda( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief biography of the young pharoah whose magnificent tomb was discovered in the 1920's
Tree by leaf by Cynthia Voigt( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A father's return home following World War I creates problems for his family, especially for twelve year old Clothilde who struggles to accept his horrible disfigurement and opposes her mother's plan to sell Clothide's land a peninsula off the coast of Maine, to help pay the family's expenses
The cat's purr by Ashley Bryan( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cat and Rat are friends, but when Rat tricks Cat and plays the cat drum, which only cats may play, Cat ends up swallowing the drum, and that is how he got his purr
The story of Christmas : a picture book by Felix Hoffmann( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern text and drawings retell the story of the birth of Jesus Christ
Cats and bats and things with wings by Conrad Aiken( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 16 poems about various animals from the common cat to the uncommon mandrill
The glorious Mother Goose( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of nursery rhymes, including those about Humpty Dumpty, Jack and Jill, Little Jack Horner, and Little Miss Muffet
 
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Audience Level
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Audience Level
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Audience level: 0.14 (from 0.09 for Alexander, ... to 0.85 for Hiram Coll ...)

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From the mixed-up files of Mrs. Basil E. FrankweilerMay I bring a friend?Alexander, who used to be rich last SundayThe tenth good thing about BarneyThe farthest shoreThe tombs of AtuanMy mama says there aren't any zombies, ghosts, vampires, creatures, demons, monsters, fiends, goblins, or thingsThe Witches of Worm
Alternative Names
Atheneum.

Atheneum Publishers.

New York, Atheneum

Languages
English (30)