WorldCat Identities

Yolen, Jane

Overview
Works: 858 works in 2,784 publications in 7 languages and 314,767 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Children's audiobooks  Young adult works  Adventure stories  Nature stories  Stories in rhyme  Picture books  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Editor, Signer, Creator, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Adapter, Other
Classifications: PZ7.Y78, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jane Yolen
Owl moon by Jane Yolen( Book )

44 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 5,654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a winter's night under a full moon, a father and daughter trek into the woods to see the Great Horned Owl
How do dinosaurs say goodnight? by Jane Yolen( Book )

53 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 4,503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mother and child ponder the different ways a dinosaur can say goodnight, from slamming his tail and pouting to giving a big hug and kiss
The devil's arithmetic by Jane Yolen( Book )

40 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 3,932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hannah resents stories of her Jewish heritage and of the past until, when opening the door during a Passover Seder, she finds herself in Poland during World War II where she experiences the horrors of a concentration camp, and learns why she-- and we--need to remember the past
How do dinosaurs get well soon? by Jane Yolen( Book )

35 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

3 yrs+
How do dinosaurs eat their food? by Jane Yolen( Recording )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 3,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how a dinosaur eats, with no rude noises and while sitting very still
How do dinosaurs go to school? by Jane Yolen( Book )

41 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 3,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how little dinosaurs should behave during a typical school day
Prince across the water by Jane Yolen( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 2,573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1746, a year after the Scottish clans have rallied to the call of their exiled prince, Charles Stuart, to take up arms against England's tyranny, fourteen-year-old, epileptic Duncan MacDonald and his cousin, Ewan, run away to join the fight at Culloden and discover the harsh reality of war
The Rogues by Jane Yolen( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 2,532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his family is evicted from their Scottish farm, fifteen-year-old Roddy forms an unlikely friendship with a notorious rogue who helps him outwit a tyrant landlord in order to find a family treasure and make his way to America
Briar Rose by Jane Yolen( Book )

20 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 2,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American journalist is trapped in Nazi Germany in this variation on the Sleeping Beauty theme
My Uncle Emily by Jane Yolen( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 2,258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1881 Amherst, Massachusetts, six-year-old Gilbert finds it both challenging and wonderful to spend time with his aunt, the reclusive poet Emily Dickinson, who lives next door
How do dinosaurs say I love you? by Jane Yolen( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 2,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parents and children can never have enough ways to say "I love you"--And now, America's favorite dinosaurs are giving families a funny book, perfect for bedtime, storytime, anytime. Even when little dinosaurs are naughty, it's important to remind them that no matter what they do, they are always loved. In this book, readers will laugh aloud as parents cope with the typical antics of childhood, but in the end, hugs and kisses show your little one how much you care
The emperor and the kite by Jane Yolen( Book )

12 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the emperor is imprisoned in a high tower, his smallest daughter, whom he has always ignored, uses her kite to save him
Encounter by Jane Yolen( Book )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 2,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Taino Indian boy on the island of San Salvador recounts the landing of Columbus and his men in 1492
Foiled by Jane Yolen( Book )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 2,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aliera is a star at fencing, but at school no one notices her--until her new lab partner Avery begins flirting with her. Aliera's mother just bought her a foil from a garage sale, and it has a strange jewel attached to the hilt. Will Aliera's first date be ruined when magical creatures try to steal her foil?
Favorite folktales from around the world by Jane Yolen( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 2,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of folktales drawn from over forty cultures and traditions includes classic tales from the Brothers Grimm, as well as lesser-known stories
Sword of the rightful king : a novel of King Arthur by Jane Yolen( Book )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 2,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Merlinnus the magician devises a way for King Arthur to prove himself the rightful king of England--pulling a sword from a stone--but trouble arises when someone else removes the sword first
Sleeping ugly by Jane Yolen( Book )

18 editions published between 1981 and 1997 in English and held by 2,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When beautiful Princess Miserella, Plain Jane, and a fairy fall under a sleeping spell, a prince undoes the spell in a surprising way
The perfect wizard : Hans Christian Andersen by Jane Yolen( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the famous Danish writer of fairy tales, interspersed with excerpts from his stories
Girl in a cage by Jane Yolen( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and Chinese and held by 1,984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As English armies invade Scotland in 1306, eleven-year-old Princess Marjorie, daughter of the newly crowned Scottish king, Robert the Bruce, is captured by England's King Edward Longshanks and held in a cage on public display
Jason and the Gorgon's blood by Jane Yolen( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jason, who will grow up to become the head of the Argonauts, leads five other boys on a dangerous quest to save the kingdom of Iolcus, learning along the way what it means to be in command
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Owl moon
Alternative Names
Jane Yolen Amerikaans schrijfster

Jane Yolen Amerikaans schrijver

Jane Yolen amerikansk författare

Jane Yolen amerikansk skribent

Jane Yolen écrivaine américaine

Jane Yolen US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin

Stemple, Jane H. Yolen.

Stemple, Jane H. Yolen 1939-

Stemple, Jane H. Yolen (Jane Hyatt Yolen), 1939-

Yolen, Jane 1939-

Yolen, Jane H.

Yolen, Jane H. 1939-

Yolen, Jane Hyatt 1939-

יולן, ג׳יין, 1939-

יולן, ג׳יין. טיג, מרק

욜런, 제인 1939-

ジェイン・ヨーレン

ヨーレン, ジェイン

ヨーレン, ジェーン

约伦简

约伦简 1939-

Languages
English (361)

French (22)

Chinese (13)

Spanish (12)

German (7)

Korean (3)

Japanese (2)

Covers
How do dinosaurs say goodnight?The devil's arithmeticHow do dinosaurs get well soon?How do dinosaurs eat their food?How do dinosaurs go to school?Prince across the waterThe RoguesBriar Rose