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Rocco, John

Overview
Works: 54 works in 156 publications in 6 languages and 17,830 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Fairy tales  Adventure stories, American  Fantasy fiction, American  Biography  Paranormal fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Illustrator, Other
Classifications: PZ7.R5818,
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about John Rocco
 
Most widely held works by John Rocco
Blackout by John Rocco( Book )

20 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a busy family's activities come to a halt because of a blackout, they find they enjoy spending time together and not being too busy for once
The lightning thief by Rick Riordan( Book )

2 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 1,557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Percy Jackson's Greek Gods, the son of Poseidon adds his own magic--and sarcastic asides--to the classics and gives readers his personal take on a who's who of the ancients, from Apollo to Zeus. If you like lots of lying, stealing, backstabbing, and cannibalism, then read on, because it definitely was a Golden Age for all that. Whether you are new to Greek mythology or well versed in it, this highly entertaining volume will make the ancient stories both relevant and impossible to forget"--P. [4] of cover
The flint heart : a fairy story by Katherine Paterson( Book )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A magical amulet brings power and despair to those who touch it
How to train a train by Jason Carter Eaton( Book )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A whimsical guide to training a "pet train" instructs young enthusiasts about important issues including where trains live, what they like to eat, and how to get them to perform the best train tricks
Percy Jackson's Greek heroes by Rick Riordan( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Who cut off Medusa's head? Who was raised by a she-bear? Who tamed Pegasus? It takes a demigod to know, and Percy Jackson can fill you in on the all the daring deeds of Perseus, Atalanta, Bellerophon, and the rest of the major Greek heroes. Told in the funny, irreverent style readers have come to expect from Percy -- Provided by publisher
Boy, were we wrong about the solar system! by Kathleen V Kudlinski( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An informative look at how scientific theories have changed over time concerning the solar system
Super Hair-o and the barber of doom by John Rocco( Book )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy fears that he has lost his super powers after a villain captures him and cuts the hair that he believes is the source of his strength
Wolf! wolf! by John Rocco( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A crafty old wolf finds a peaceful way to satisfy his hunger in this alternate version of "The Boy Who Cried Wolf," told from the wolf's point of view and set in Asia
Alice by Whoopi Goldberg( Book )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice and her two friends (one of whom is an invisible rabbit) have an adventure-filled trip to 4444 44th Street to collect a prize she hopes will bring her wealth, fame, and lots of friends
Return to Exile by E. J Patten( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the eve of his twelfth birthday, Sky, who has studied traps, puzzles, science, and the secret lore of the Hunters of Legend, realizes his destiny as a monster hunter
Moonpowder by John Rocco( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even though Eli is the "fixer of all things fixable," one thing he cannot fix is his bad dreams, until one night when Mr. Moon appears and asks him to come fix the Moonpowder factory, where sweet dreams are created
Dead reckonings : the life and times of the Grateful Dead( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection brings together articles, reviews, interviews, and photographs to document the Grateful Dead from their beginnings as '60s avatars of the Haight Ashbury scene to their status as rock and roll entrepreneurs in the '90s.--Adapted from publisher description
The legend thief by E. J Patten( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Skye must continue to fight monsters and discovers that the other Hunters want him dead
Another E.E. Cummings by E. E Cummings( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here is an eye-opening selection of Cummings's most avant-garde poetry and prose. Cummings was a pioneer in sound and concrete poetry. He worked with the traditional form of the sonnet until he made it all his own through linguistic and typographic inventions that have never been properly recognized. His prose is no less experimental; he wrote memoirs, essays, and fiction that are constantly provocative and often radically experimental
Swim that rock by John Rocco( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his dad goes missing in a fishing-boat accident, fourteen-year-old Jake refuses to think he may have lost his father forever. But suddenly, nothing seems certain in Jake's future, and now his family's diner may be repossessed by loan sharks. In Narragansett Bay, scrabbling out a living as a quahogger isn't easy, but with the help of some local clammers, Jake is determined to work hard and earn enough money to ensure his family's security and save the diner in time
Fu finds the way by John Rocco( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a boy who fights a warrior--and the unexpected courage found in a pot of tea
The Frank Zappa companion : four decades of commentary( Book )

7 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The '60s produced many creative new musicians, but none was more inspirational, controversial, scatological, or creative than Frank Zappa. Beginning with his band, The Mothers of Invention, Zappa created music in a wide range of styles, from tape montage to light jazz to heavy metal rock to lovingly recreated doo-wop to satirical operas ... all in his own unique style. Zappa was an agent provocateur - always pushing the envelope, amazing his fans while infuriating his critics. This book collects articles, reviews, interviews, and the full text of Zappa's famous testimony against the labeling of records before the United States Senate. It is a must for fan and foe alike!
The Doors companion : four decades of commentary( Book )

7 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the first collection of articles, interviews, and reviews to cover the group's entire career, including newspaper accounts of the famous concert in Miami, as well as other concerts; extensive interviews with Morrison and the other group members; and even Morrison's own poetry and works by other writers, including Charles Baudelaire and Antonin Artaud, that influenced his thinking."--Back cover
The Nirvana companion : two decades of commentary : a chronicle of the end of punk( Book )

8 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To demonstrate how Nirvana heralded the rebirth and then the death of punk, this collection surveys the band from the first article ever written on them to appraisals of the impact of Kurt Cobain's death. This is the first collection of writing on Nirvana derived from a variety of sources, and it includes extensive interviews with the band members, concert reviews, and critical assessments of the music
Blackout by John Rocco( Recording )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a busy family's activities come to a halt because of a blackout, they find they enjoy spending time together and not being too busy for once
 
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Alternative Names
John Rocco Amerikaans illustrator

Rocco, Christopher John 1967-

Rocco, John M.

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The flint heart : a fairy storyBoy, were we wrong about the solar system!Wolf! wolf!AliceReturn to ExileMoonpowderDead reckonings : the life and times of the Grateful DeadAnother E.E. Cummings