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Atheneum (New York, N.Y.)

Overview
Works: 134 works in 147 publications in 1 language and 33,201 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  History  Stories in rhyme  Biography  Folklore  Illustrated works  Fantasy fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Publisher, Recipient, Correspondent
Classifications: PR4479, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Atheneum (New York, N.Y.)
 
Most widely held works by Atheneum (New York, N.Y.)
Breach of faith : the fall of Richard Nixon by Theodore H White( Book )

3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 3,207 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 3,128 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
May I bring a friend? by Beatrice Schenk De Regniers( Book )

3 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 2,837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A well-mannered little boy has permission to bring his animal friends to visit the king and queen
The farthest shore by Ursula K Le Guin( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 1,948 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 1,839 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
All but Alice by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1,575 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 1,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A round of uneasy hospitality results when Mouse and Dog arrive at Cat's house for dinner
Tutankhamen's gift by Robert Sabuda( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1,214 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 957 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 944 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 )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 16 poems about various animals from the common cat to the uncommon mandrill
The rime of the ancient mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this illustrated edition of the classic poem, a sailor recounts the terrible fate that befell his ship when he shot down an albatross
The forgetful wishing well : poems for young people by X. J Kennedy( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventy poems deal with the challenges of growing up, curious beasts and birds, city life, and other subjects both realistic and fanciful
Red Riding Hood : retold in verse for boys and girls to read themselves by Beatrice Schenk De Regniers( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells in verse the adventures of a little girl who meets a wolf in the forest on her way to visit her grandmother
The happy owls : a legend by Celestino Piatti( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legend about the wisdom of the owl and the lack of it by some barnyard fowl
The gorilla did it by Barbara Shook Hazen( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gorilla not only wakes a little boy up, but it messes up his room and makes his mother angry
Mother Goose and nursery rhymes by Philip Reed( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some favorite Mother Goose verses presented here with new woodcut engravings by Phillip Reed
And it rained by Ellen Raskin( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every afternoon in the rain forest the pig, the parrot, and the potto meet for tea; and every afternoon a rainstorm spoils their party until the potto has an idea
The moving target by W. S Merwin( Book )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A story, a story : an African tale
Alternative Names
Atheneum Publishers.

New York, Atheneum

Languages
English (29)

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May I bring a friend?The farthest shoreThe tombs of AtuanAll but AliceTutankhamen's giftTree by leafThe cat's purr