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Houghton Mifflin Company

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Works: 4,635 works in 8,761 publications in 1 language and 160,236 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Dictionaries  Folklore  Reference works  Poetry  Miscellanea  Bibliography‡vCatalogs  Young adult works  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, Printer, Producer, Other
Classifications: PZ7.O237, E
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Grandfather's journey by Allen Say( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 4,508 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
Black and white by David Macaulay( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 4,340 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
The American Heritage college dictionary( Book )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 3,851 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 3,731 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 3,327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gripping story of young Karana, an Indian girl who survives by herself for eighteen years on a deserted island off the California coast. A quiet acceptance of fate characterizes her ordeal
What do you do with a tail like this? by Steve Jenkins( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 3,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animals can do amazing things with their ears, eyes, mouths, noses, feet, and tails. Some of the skills are highlighed in this interactive guessing book. What bird has blue feet and what does he do with them that's special?
The garden of Abdul Gasazi by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 3,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In de geheimzinnige tuin van Abdul Gasazi kan van alles gebeuren. Als Alan er de weggelopen hond gaat zoeken, is die niet meer te vinden
The boy of the three-year nap by Dianne Snyder( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 2,928 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 2,849 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
The biggest bear by Lynd Ward( Book )

1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 2,679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny goes hunting for a bearskin to hang on his family's barn and returns with a small bundle of trouble
Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel by Virginia Lee Burton( Book )

2 editions published between 1939 and 1967 in English and held by 2,474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel, Mary Ann, lose their jobs to the gasoline, electric, and diesel motor shovels, they go to a little country town where they find that one new job leads to another
Roget's II : the new thesaurus by Peter Mark Roget( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 2,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alphabetical listing of words and synonyms, including definitions
The American heritage children's dictionary( Book )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 1,929 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 1,819 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 1,797 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
Kermit the hermit by Bill Peet( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1,446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a mean, selfish crab is rescued by a boy, the crab searches for a way to repay the kindness
Cock-a-doodle Dudley by Bill Peet( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dudley the rooster's ability to make the sun rise with his crowing is questioned by a spiteful goose, whose malice almost destroys the popular rooster
Anastasia, absolutely by Lois Lowry( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 1,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More adventures of thirteen-year-old Anastasia Krupnik as she tries to deal with a new dog, her school values class, and a personal moral dilemma
The Houghton Mifflin dictionary of geography : places and peoples of the world( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Containing over 10,000 entries, The Houghton Mifflin Dictionary of Geography puts the world and its peoples at your fingertips." "The geographic entries provide detailed capsule histories for nations, regions, empires, and major cities from early historical times to the present. In addition, the Dictionary also covers physical geography, with entries for mountain ranges and peaks, deserts, major bodies of water, and other physical features around the globe." "The Houghton Mifflin Dictionary of Geography is the only geographic dictionary that also includes entries for peoples and languages of the world, answering questions such as, Are the people of Slovakia Slavaks of Slovakians? Who are the Mdewakantons? The Huis? Do Cambodians speak Cambodian?" "Major changes in recent world history are reflected in entries for Bosnia, Chechnya, Eritrea, European Union, Myanmar, Russian Federation and South Africa, to name only a few."--Jacket
 
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Black and whiteThe American Heritage college dictionaryCathedral : the story of its constructionIsland of the Blue DolphinsWhat do you do with a tail like this?The garden of Abdul GasaziThe boy of the three-year napThe mysteries of Harris Burdick