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Houghton Mifflin Company

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Works: 4,789 works in 8,561 publications in 1 language and 188,540 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Dictionaries  Picture books  History  Folklore  Biography  Paranormal fiction  Reference works  Action and adventure fiction 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, Editor, Printer, Producer, Author, Other
Classifications: PZ7.V266, E
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The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 5,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Late on Christmas Eve, after the town has gone to sleep, a boy boards a mysterious train that waits for him: the Polar Express bound for the North Pole. When he arrives there, Santa offers him any gift he desires. The boy modestly asks for one bell from the reindeer's harness. It turns out to be a very special gift, for only believers in Santa can hear it ring
Grandfather's journey by Allen Say( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 4,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Japanese American man recounts his grandfather's journey to America which he later also undertakes, and the feelings of being torn by a love for two different countries
Snowflake Bentley by Jacqueline Briggs Martin( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 4,346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of a self-taught scientist who photographed thousands of individual snowflakes in order to study their unique formations
Black and white by David Macaulay( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 4,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four brief "stories" about parents, trains, and cows, or is it really all one story? The author recommends careful inspection of words and pictures to both minimize and enhance confusion
Castle by David Macaulay( Book )

3 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and held by 3,995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Text and detailed drawings follow the planning and construction of a "typical" castle and adjoining town in thirteenth-century Wales."--Title page verso
The American Heritage college dictionary( Book )

19 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This new Fourth Edition of The American Heritage College Dictionary presents the very best that a college dictionary can offer. Every aspect of the Dictionary has been updated and revised. It bears the same hallmarks that have distinguished the American Heritage name for decades: an accessible and readable defining style, an attractive page design, and over 2,500 photographs and drawings that enhance the definitions and invite browsing."--Jacket
Cathedral : the story of its construction by David Macaulay( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 3,676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and detailed drawings follow the planning and construction of a magnificent Gothic cathedral in the imaginary French town of Chutreaux during the thirteenth century. The craftsmen were the master quarryman, the master stone cutter, the master sculptor, the master mortar maker, the master mason, the master carpenter, the master blacksmith, the master roofer, and the master glass maker
Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell( Book )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 3,250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Records the courage and self-reliance of an Indian girl who lived alone for eighteen years on an isolated island off the California coast when her tribe emigrated and she was left behind
The witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare( Book )

1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 3,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kit Tyler must leave behind shimmering Caribbean islands to join the stern Puritan community of her relatives. She soon feels caged, until she meets the old woman known as the Witch of Blackbird Pond. But when their friendship is discovered, Kit herself is accused of witchcraft!
The garden of Abdul Gasazi by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 3,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the dog he is caring for runs away from Alan into the forbidden garden of a retired dog-hating magician, a spell seems to be cast over the contrary dog
Ira sleeps over by Bernard Waber( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 2,929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little boy is excited at the prospect of spending the night at his friend's house but worries how he'll get along without his teddy bear
The boy of the three-year nap by Dianne Snyder( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 2,883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor Japanese woman maneuvers events to change the lazy habits of her son
The mysteries of Harris Burdick by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 2,863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a series of loosely related drawings each accompanied by a title and a caption which the reader may use to make up his or her own story. An introduction provides a back story about the source of the drawings
Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel by Virginia Lee Burton( Book )

4 editions published between 1939 and 1967 in English and held by 2,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After working together for many years, Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel, Mary Anne, are told that their services are no longer needed. Not one to give up easily, Mike proposes that he and Mary Anne will excavate the basement for the new town hall in only one day. The whole town gathers around the work site to see how this indomitable pair will fare in their race against time. The brightly colored, charming crayon drawings add to the cheerfulness of presentation. And, Mike Mulligan proves that, although dated, his steam shovel is still useful
Roget's II : the new thesaurus by Peter Mark Roget( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 1,983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alphabetical listing of words and synonyms, including definitions
The giant jam sandwich by John Vernon Lord( Book )

5 editions published between 1972 and 2000 in English and held by 1,803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One hot summer in Itching Down, Four million wasps flew into town." The poor townspeople try everything, but it soon seems as though the menacing swarm will completely overrun Itching Down. That is until the baker comes up with an extraordinary plan to rid the town of wasps, once and for all
The American heritage children's dictionary( Book )

16 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated reference book including an A-Z vocabulary listing, a thesaurus, and special sections on synonyms, word histories, vocabulary builders, and phonics
Why the sun and the moon live in the sky : an African folktale by Elphinstone Dayrell( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 1,785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An African folktale tells how the sun and water once lived on earth as friends, but because the sun failed to build his house large enough, he and his wife, the moon, were driven into the sky when the water came to visit them
Swan Lake by Mark Helprin( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1,754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young prince and his beloved Odette struggle to protect themselves and their infant daughter from the evil Von Rothbart in this adaptation of the classic ballet
 
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Grandfather's journeySnowflake BentleyBlack and whiteCastleThe American Heritage college dictionaryCathedral : the story of its constructionIsland of the Blue DolphinsThe witch of Blackbird Pond