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Atheneum (New York, N.Y.)

Overview
Works: 173 works in 191 publications in 1 language and 45,389 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Poetry  Fantasy fiction  History  Stories in rhyme  Young adult works  Biography  Illustrated works  Folklore 
Roles: Publisher, Recipient, Correspondent
Classifications: PR4479, E
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 3,181 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 3,125 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 2,823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A well-mannered little boy has permission to bring his animal friends to visit the king and queen
The tenth good thing about Barney by Judith Viorst( )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 2,124 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 1,931 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 1,825 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 1,692 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 good-bye book by Judith Viorst( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1,598 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 1,550 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 1,338 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 1,198 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 947 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 929 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 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 779 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 727 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 714 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 713 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 679 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 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gorilla not only wakes up a little boy, but it also messes up his room and makes his mother angry
 
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A story, a story : an African tale
Alternative Names
Atheneum.

Atheneum Publishers.

New York, Atheneum

Languages
English (29)

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May I bring a friend?The 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 good-bye bookAll but AliceTutankhamen's gift