Most widely held works about Mary GrandPré
Most widely held works by Mary GrandPré
Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone by J. K Rowling ( Book )
54 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 5,451 libraries worldwide
Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry.
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J. K Rowling ( Book )
33 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 5,158 libraries worldwide
When the Chamber of Secrets is opened again at the Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry, second-year student Harry Potter finds himself in danger from a dark power that has once more been released on the school.
Harry Potter and the goblet of fire by J. K Rowling ( Book )
32 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 5,145 libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old Harry Potter joins the Weasleys at the Quidditch World Cup, then enters his fourth year at Hogwarts Academy where he is mysteriously entered in an unusual contest that challenges his wizarding skills, friendships and character, amid signs that an old enemy is growing stronger.
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J. K Rowling ( Book )
35 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 5,013 libraries worldwide
When the government of the magic world and authorities at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry refuse to believe in the growing threat of a freshly revived Lord Voldemort, fifteen-year-old Harry Potter finds support from his loyal friends in facing the evil wizard and other new terrors.
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J. K Rowling ( Book )
29 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 4,853 libraries worldwide
"The War Against Voldemort is not going well; even Muggle governments are noticing. Ron scans the obituary pages of the Daily Prophet, looking for familiar names. Dumbledore is absent from Hogwarts for long stretches of time, and the Order of the Phoenix has already suffered losses. And yet ... As in all wars, life goes on. Sixth-year students learn to Apparate-and lose a few eyebrows in the process. The Weasley twins expand their business. Teenagers flirt and fight and fall in love. Classes are never straightforward, though Harry receives some extraordinary help from the mysterious Half-Blood Prince. So it's the home front that takes center stage in the multilayered sixth installment of the story of Harry Potter. Here at Hogwarts, Harry will search for the full and complex story of the boy who became Lord Voldemort - and thereby find what may be his only vulnerability." -- Book jacket.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K Rowling ( Book )
25 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 4,452 libraries worldwide
Burdened with the dark, dangerous, and seemingly impossible task of locating and destroying Voldemort's remaining Horcruxes, Harry, feeling alone and uncertain about his future, struggles to find the inner strength he needs to follow the path set out before him.
Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban by J. K Rowling ( Book )
20 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 1,281 libraries worldwide
During his third year at Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry, Harry Potter must confront the devious and dangerous wizard responsible for his parents' deaths.
The sea chest by Toni Buzzeo ( Book )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,146 libraries worldwide
A young girl listens as her great-aunt, a lighthouse keeper's daughter, tells of her childhood living on a Maine island, and of the infant that washed ashore after a storm.
Lucia and the light by Phyllis Root ( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 933 libraries worldwide
One winter in the Far North the sun disappears and Lucia, accompanied by her milk-white cat, braves the freezing cold and trolls who want to eat her, trying to find the sun and bring it back.
Chin Yu Min and the ginger cat by Jennifer Armstrong ( Book )
5 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 910 libraries worldwide
Through her friendship with a ginger cat, a haughty Chinese widow learns to be humble and to provide for herself.
The carnival of the animals by Camille Saint-Saëns : new verses by Jack Prelutsky by Jack Prelutsky ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 773 libraries worldwide
America's first Children's Poet Laureate and the illustrator of the Harry Potter books team up in a volume of rollicking original verses set to Saint-Saëns' classical composition that is complemented by a CD recording of the music and Prelutsky's readings.
Plum : poems by Tony Mitton ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 739 libraries worldwide
A collection of poems, including "Mrs. Bhattarchaya's Chapati Zap Machine," "The Snake and the Apple," and "Freak Cat-flea."
The blue shoe : a tale of thievery, villainy, sorcery, and shoes by Rod Townley ( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 711 libraries worldwide
A mysterious stranger commissions a single, valuable shoe from a humble cobbler, changing the cobbler's life and the life of his young apprentice forever.
The House of Wisdom by Florence Parry Heide ( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 711 libraries worldwide
Ishaq, the son of the chief translator to the Caliph of ancient Baghdad, travels the world in search of precious books and manuscripts and brings them back to the great library known as the House of Wisdom.
Aunt Claire's yellow beehive hair by Deborah Blumenthal ( Book )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 613 libraries worldwide
A girl, seeking her connection to family past and present, creates a special book in tribute and remembrance, leaving blank pages for future memories.
The thread of life : twelve old Italian tales by Domenico Vittorini ( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 577 libraries worldwide
A collection of a dozen Italian folktales includes stories of good and evil, jealousy and justice, silliness and cunning, all with a memorable moral at the end.
The vegetables go to bed by Christopher King ( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 526 libraries worldwide
The tomatoes, carrots, spinach plants, and other vegetables in the garden prepare to go to bed, each in its own fashion.
The purple snerd by Rozanne Lanczak Williams ( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 524 libraries worldwide
When an imaginary creature appears under the porch, Fern looks in her book to determine its name, decides it's a purple snerd, and spends the day playing with it.
Sweep dreams by Nancy Willard ( Book )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 519 libraries worldwide
A man who loves a magical, dancing broom learns how to make her happy, finds her after she is stolen, and finally sets her free and hopes that she will someday return home.
Pockets by Jennifer Armstrong ( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 461 libraries worldwide
A stranger arrives at a remote village and becomes the tailor, sewing magical embroidered scenes into the pockets of their plain clothes, which transforms their humdrum lives forever. The somber, hard-working people of an isolated town on the plains ply through life in the drabbest of gray clothes--until, in the linings of their pockets, they begin to discover lavishly embroidered pictures of far-away places, sewn there by a mysterious young woman who has recently arrived and taken up work as the town's seamstress. Exploring these stitched visions--of proud ships and sparkling oceans, of golden towers and distant cities, of buccaneers, sea serpents, and gold--the austere townspeople find themselves transformed. A husband and wife suddenly fall in love again, brightly colored flags appear on rooftops, houses are painted in azure and crimson, dances are held ...
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