WorldCat Identities

Burch, Robert 1925-

Overview
Works: 64 works in 188 publications in 5 languages and 11,330 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Christmas stories 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.B894, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Ida Early comes over the mountain by Robert Burch( Book )

16 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in English and French and held by 2,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tough times in rural Georgia during the Depression take a lively turn when spirited Ida Early arrives to keep house for the Suttons
Queenie Peavy by Robert Burch( Book )

28 editions published between 1966 and 2002 in English and Japanese and held by 1,928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tormented by taunts that her father is in prison, thirteen-year-old Queenie retaliates by causing a lot of trouble until she discovers something important about her father and herself
Christmas with Ida Early by Robert Burch( Book )

9 editions published between 1983 and 1990 in English and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ida Early, who keeps house for the Sutton family in rural Georgia during the Depression, becomes the unwitting target of the children's matchmaking schemes during the holiday season
Skinny by Robert Burch( Book )

18 editions published between 1964 and 1993 in English and Danish and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eleven-year-old orphan temporarily working at Miss Bessie's hotel hopes arrangements can be made to enable him to stay there instead of being sent to an orphans' home
Renfroe's Christmas by Robert Burch( Book )

7 editions published between 1958 and 1993 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight-year-old Renfro learns that spontaneous giving is more satisfying than receiving any of the material objects he desired for Christmas
Joey's cat by Robert Burch( Book )

3 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joey's cat successfully protects her kittens in the garage but still thinks they would be better off in the house whether Joey's mother wants them there or not
Hut School and the wartime home-front heroes by Robert Burch( Book )

3 editions published between 1974 and 1992 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the impact of World War II on a sixth grade class in Georgia
Doodle and the go-cart by Robert Burch( Book )

3 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A farm boy's dream of owning a go-cart almost becomes a reality until he decides the price is too high
Wilkin's ghost by Robert Burch( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy living in rural Georgia in 1935 befriends an accused teenage thief he believes is innocent
D.J.'s worst enemy by Robert Burch( Book )

7 editions published between 1965 and 1993 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the mischievous teasing and fibbing that make D.J. his own worst enemy bring serious injury to his brother and sister, D.J. decides to become a real member of the family
King Kong and other poets by Robert Burch( Book )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shy new girl makes a place for herself in her sixth grade class by writing poems
Two that were tough by Robert Burch( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An old man and a wild gray chicken survive the years, each valuing his freedom above all else
The jolly witch by Robert Burch( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unappreciated by her somber fellow witches, young, pretty, and jolly Cluny tries a new life with some somber human beings
Tyler, Wilkin, and Skee by Robert Burch( Book )

8 editions published between 1963 and 1990 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles one year in the lives of three brothers growing up on a farm during the depression
The hunting trip by Robert Burch( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although the man's young wife keeps him from shooting at any of the animals they see, they both agree it was a very successful hunting trip
The Whitman kick by Robert Burch( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newly enlisted into the Army during World War II, a seventeen-year-old boy reminisces about his school days and his relationship with one special girl
Simon and the game of chance by Robert Burch( Book )

5 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen-year-old Simon feels his devoutly religious father is too strict with him and the rest of the family, but during the year his mother is in the sanitarium, Simon learns to understand both himself and his father
A funny place to live by Robert Burch( Book )

2 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lost in the woods, Trudy and Vic turn down offers to share the homes of many woodland animals, and instead keep searching for their own house
Queenie Peavy by Robert Burch( Recording )

5 editions published in 1972 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tormented by taunts that her father is in prison, thirteen-year-old Queenie retaliates by causing a lot of trouble until she discovers something important about her father and herself
The traveling bird by Robert Burch( Book )

4 editions published in 1959 in German and English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The parakeet Dave receives as a gift not only talks but realizes that Dave would rather have had a dog and sets about helping him find one
 
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Audience level: 0.16 (from 0.11 for Ida Early ... to 1.00 for Robert Bur ...)

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Alternative Names
Burch, R. 1925-2007

Burch, R. J. 1925-2007

Burch, Robert J. 1925-

Burch, Robert J. 1925-2007

Burch, Robert Joseph 1925-2007

Robert Burch

Robert J. Burch American children's writer

Robert J. Burch Amerikaans schrijver (1925-2007)

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Languages
English (127)

German (2)

Danish (2)

French (1)

Japanese (1)

Covers
Queenie PeavyChristmas with Ida EarlyRenfroe's ChristmasD.J.'s worst enemyTyler, Wilkin, and SkeeQueenie Peavy