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O'Brien, Robert C.

Overview
Works: 110 works in 427 publications in 6 languages and 16,920 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Fantasy fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Young adult works 
Roles: Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Adapter, Singer, Dedicatee
Classifications: PZ7.O135, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Robert C O'Brien
Publications by Robert C O'Brien
Publications by Robert C O'Brien, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Robert C O'Brien
Mrs. Frisby and the rats of NIMH by Robert C O'Brien( Book )
84 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 6,827 libraries worldwide
Overview: Mrs. Frisby, a widowed mouse with four small children, must move her family to their summer quarters immediately, or face almost certain death. But her youngest son, Timothy, lies ill with pneumonia and must not be moved. Fortunately, she encounters the rats of NIMH, an extraordinary breed of highly intelligent creatures, who come up with a brilliant solution to her dilemma
Z for Zachariah by Robert C O'Brien( Book )
73 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 3,242 libraries worldwide
Seemingly the only person left alive after the holocaust of a war, a young girl is relieved to see a man arrive into her valley until she realizes that he is a tyrant and she must somehow escape
Mrs. Frisby and the rats of NIMH by Robert C O'Brien( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in English and held by 1,460 libraries worldwide
Having no one to help her with her problems, a widowed mouse visits the rats whose former imprisonment in a laboratory made them wise and long lived
The silver crown by Robert C O'Brien( Book )
16 editions published between 1968 and 2006 in English and held by 1,089 libraries worldwide
On her tenth birthday, Ellen wakes up to find a silver crown on her pillow; a few minutes later her house burns up, her parents disappear, and she is launched on an adventure involving a trek through the woods, a castle full of brainwashed captives, and the powerful Hieronymus Machine which wants her crown
Z for Zachariah by Robert C O'Brien( file )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 824 libraries worldwide
The unthinkable has finally happened. A nuclear holocaust has destroyed civilization. For one whole year, 16 year-old Ann Burden has lived alone on her family's farm, somehow sheltered from the radiation in the valley. As she hears the final radio station go off the air she believes she is the only person left alive. But when Ann sees smoke from a faraway campfire, she knows there is at least one other survivor. Soon an incredible figure wearing a green suit and carrying an oxygen tank appears on the road. With the intruder in her valley, she makes a chilling discovery; there are worse things than being alone
The silver crown by Robert C O'Brien( file )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 724 libraries worldwide
On her tenth birthday, Ellen wakes up to find a silver crown on her pillow; a few minutes later her house burns up, her parents disappear, and she is launched on an adventure involving a trek through the woods, a castle full of brainwashed captives, and the powerful Hieronymus Machine which wants her crown
A report from Group 17 by Robert C O'Brien( Book )
10 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 549 libraries worldwide
Tale of intrigue and suspense involving DNA manipulation, gene mechanics, and the larger implications of biological warfare, espionage, kidnapping and murder. Set in Washington, D.C., the Russians have bought a villa upriver from Mount Vernon and the result pits Fergus O'Neil, a brilliant young virologist against Helmuth Schutz, a former Nazi scientist now working for the Russians
Mrs Frisby and the Rats of Nimh by Robert C O'Brien( Book )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 386 libraries worldwide
Having no one to help her with her problems, a widowed mouse visits the rats whose former imprisonment in a laboratory made them wise and long lived
La senora Frisby y las ratas de NIMH by Robert C O'Brien( Book )
15 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 360 libraries worldwide
Having no one to help her with her problems, a widowed mouse visits the rats whose former imprisonment in a laboratory made them wise and long lived
The secret of NIMH by Robert C O'Brien( Book )
9 editions published between 1971 and 1995 in English and French and held by 239 libraries worldwide
Having no one to help her with her problems, a widowed mouse visits the rats whose former imprisonment in a laboratory made them wise and long lived
Mrs. Frisby and the rats of NIMH ( visu )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Mrs. Frisby, a field mouse, must get her home out of the way of a farmer's plow. How she solves her dilemma make a delightful combination of fantasy and science fiction
Topo-secret by Robert C O'Brien( Book )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Prereading activities -- Study guide -- Vocabulary activities -- Writing activities -- Research project -- Comprehension quizzes -- Unit exams -- Detailed answer key
Z wie Zacharias by Robert C O'Brien( Book )
18 editions published between 1977 and 1997 in German and Undetermined and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Ann Burden believes, after living alone for a year, that she is the only survivor of a nuclear war which has destroyed most the world. However, she encounters John Loomis. As time wears on, Loomis becomes too domineering and she is faced with a new challenge in survival
Mrs. Frisby and the rats of NIMH by Robert C O'Brien( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Having no one to help her with her problems, a widowed mouse visits the rats whose former imprisonment in a laboratory made them wise and long lived
La corona d'argento by Robert C O'Brien( Book )
2 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in Italian and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Mrs. Frisby and the rats of NIMH by Robert C O'Brien( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1970 and 1981 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Having no one to help her with her problems, a widowed mouse visits the rats whose former imprisonment in a laboratory made them wise and long lived
La couronne d'argent by Robert C O'Brien( Book )
6 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in French and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Roman d'aventure - voyage
The Secret of NIMH by Don Bluth( visu )
8 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 25 libraries worldwide
A mother mouse goes on a journey to find a secret that will save her family and home from the farmer's plow
Secret of NIMH double feature ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
The secret of NIMH: Mrs. Brisby is a mild-mannered mother mouse with a plan to move her house and home to save her family from Farmer Fitzgibbons' plow. But when Mrs. Brisby discovers the secret of NIMH, it could change her life forver! The secret of NIMH: Timmy to the rescue: Timmy Brisby, the youngest son of Jonathan Brisby, is called upon to save the mice-folk of Thorn Valley from the evil NIMH
Shi yan shu di mi mi ji di by Robert C O'Brien( Book )
2 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in Chinese and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Having no one to help her with her problems, a widowed mouse visits the rats whose former imprisonment in a laboratory made them wise and long lived
 
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Alternative Names
Conly, Robert Lesley.
Conly, Robert Leslie
オブライエン, ロバート・C
Languages
English (254)
German (19)
Spanish (15)
French (7)
Italian (3)
Chinese (2)
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