Most widely held works about Mordicai Gerstein
Most widely held works by Mordicai Gerstein
The man who walked between the towers by Mordicai Gerstein ( Book )
22 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 3,978 libraries worldwide
A lyrical evocation of Philippe Petit's 1974 tightrope walk between the World Trade Center towers.
Carolinda Clatter by Mordicai Gerstein ( Book )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Korean and held by 2,342 libraries worldwide
The excessively quiet town of Pupickton and the sleeping lovesick giant upon which it was built, are both awakened by the joyful noise of a little girl's songs.
The old country by Mordicai Gerstein ( Book )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,341 libraries worldwide
A grandmother tells her story of being tricked into exchanging her young body with that of a fox and trying to get it back while a war tore apart her home and her country.
Applesauce season by Eden Ross Lipson ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2,326 libraries worldwide
A child recounts a family's annual applesauce-making ritual, from buying apples at a farmer's market, through cooking and milling the fruit, to eating the finished product on potato pancakes, gingerbread, or even plain.
The mountains of Tibet by Mordicai Gerstein ( Book )
13 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,528 libraries worldwide
After dying, a Tibetan woodcutter is given the choice of going to heaven or to live another life anywhere in the universe.
A book by Mordicai Gerstein ( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,330 libraries worldwide
"Once in a book by Mordecai Gerstein ... there lived a family of characters." This is the tale of one little girl's search for her own story.
The wild boy by Mordicai Gerstein ( Book )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 1,314 libraries worldwide
Relates the story of a boy who grew up like a wild animal in the forests of France and was later captured and studied by doctors in Paris, but never became completely civilized.
What Charlie heard by Mordicai Gerstein ( Book )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and Korean and held by 1,167 libraries worldwide
Describes the life of American composer Charles Ives, who wrote music which expressed all the sounds he heard in the world, but which was not well received during his lifetime.
Frankenstein moved in on the fourth floor by Elizabeth Levy ( Book )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 1,138 libraries worldwide
Robert and Sam suspect their weird new neighbor is really Frankenstein.
Dracula is a pain in the neck by Elizabeth Levy ( Book )
4 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in English and held by 1,046 libraries worldwide
Robert fears that his plastic Dracula doll is responsible for spooky doings at his sleep-away camp. Is Dracula haunting Camp Hunter Creek? Kids started calling Robert a vampire because he brought his Dracula doll to camp. Now Robert is afraid their teasing made the real Dracula angry. Weird things have been happening. Unearthly howling noises have been heard after sundown. Even the counselors are getting spooked. Then one night Robert and his older brother, Sam, see something that chills their very bones. Is the most famous vampire of them all really haunting Camp Hunter Creek? And if he is, will Robert be his next victim?
The story of May by Mordicai Gerstein ( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1,028 libraries worldwide
The month of May travels to meet her father December, and meets all of her relatives, the other months of the year, on the way.
Three samurai cats : a story from Japan by Eric A Kimmel ( Book )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,022 libraries worldwide
An adaptation of a Japanese folktale in which a feudal lord seeks a samurai cat to rid his castle of a savage rat, but soon discovers that violence is not always the best way to accomplish things.
Arnold of the Ducks by Mordicai Gerstein ( Book )
5 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 982 libraries worldwide
Mistaken for a fish by a nearsighted pelican and deposited with a family of ducks, young Arnold learns to swim, fly, and eat like a duck until his curiosity finally leads him back to his human family.
The sun's day by Mordicai Gerstein ( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 933 libraries worldwide
An hour-by-hour description of the activities that take place as the sun rises, moves through the sky, and finally sets.
The jar of fools : eight Hanukkah stories from Chelm by Eric A Kimmel ( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 890 libraries worldwide
Drawing on traditional Jewish folklore, these Hanukkah stories relate the antics of the people of Chelm, thought--perhaps incorrectly--to be a town of fools.
Something queer at the library : a mystery by Elizabeth Levy ( Book )
2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 869 libraries worldwide
Gwen and Jill's discovery of some mutilated library books strangely links up with a dog show in which they have entered their dog.
The white ram : a story of Abraham and Isaac by Mordicai Gerstein ( Book )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 853 libraries worldwide
A white ram, made on the sixth day of creation, waits patiently in the garden of Eden until the time is right, then runs to save a certain child in fulfillment of God's plan.
A hare-raising tail by Elizabeth Levy ( Book )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 835 libraries worldwide
After Fletcher, a salami-loving basset hound, is wrongly accused of eating a pet rabbit, he and his sidekick, Jasper the flea, must find the true culprit before Fletcher is sent back to the dog pound.
There are rocks in my socks, " said the ox to the fox by Patricia Thomas ( Book )
3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 796 libraries worldwide
An ox gets himself into ridiculous situations made worse when he listens to the advice of his friend the fox.
The seal mother by Mordicai Gerstein ( Book )
5 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 758 libraries worldwide
A seal sheds her skin and becomes a beautiful woman, but even after marrying and bearing a son she longs to return to her seal family in the sea.
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