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Koering, Ursula

Overview
Works: 64 works in 109 publications in 2 languages and 5,273 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Legends  Folklore  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.C6272, FIC
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Publications about Ursula Koering
Publications by Ursula Koering
Most widely held works by Ursula Koering
The first book of Eskimos by Franklin Folsom( Book )
2 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 292 libraries worldwide
Explains all about Eskimos, from their origins to the ways in which they live, in easy to understand language
This boy Cody by Leon Wilson( Book )
4 editions published between 1950 and 1964 in English and held by 275 libraries worldwide
Set in the mountains of Tennessee, "the author spins out the story of Cody, triumphantly ten, who on his birthday boasts that he's a 'ring-tailed tooter' and can lick anything. In spite of the taunts of his sister Omalia, seven, Cody feels his oats, throwing his ten years of exuberance into a house-raising with his parents, Milt and Callie, Omalia, and the neighbors; into a bee tracing; a spooky, spoofing dream-adventure; a day with head tickling riddles; and a house warming."--Kirkus
The first book of Negroes by Langston Hughes( Book )
4 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
This famous Negro poet tells of the life and culture of the negro people in Africa and America through the story of the experiences of a little negro boy who lives in New York
Ginnie and the mystery house by Catherine Woolley( Book )
1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 219 libraries worldwide
Ginnie and her friends befriend a strange old lady who lives in a rundown old house and is obviously afraid of something or someone
The first book of Indians by Franklin Folsom( Book )
1 edition published in 1950 in English and held by 211 libraries worldwide
The trolley car family by Eleanor Clymer( Book )
8 editions published between 1947 and 1987 in English and French and held by 211 libraries worldwide
The story of the Parker family who live in a trolley car
Kimo and Madame Pele : the story of a volcanic eruption by Virginia Nielsen( Book )
2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 197 libraries worldwide
When their village is threatened by a volcanic eruption, a young Hawaiian boy and his grandmother do not evacuate as the scientists advise them to, for the grandmother feels that her friend Madame Pele is only turning in her sleep and will not harm them
Why the North Star stands still : and other Indian legends by William R Palmer( Book )
3 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
Twenty-five Paiute Indian legends. Grades 4-6
This boy Cody and his friends by Leon Wilson( Book )
4 editions published between 1952 and 1996 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
Ten-year-old Cody finds his head full of tunes, but he has nothing to play them on, so he goes to his Uncle Jeff, learns to make a fiddle, and then finds it harder to play a fiddle than to make one. Set in the mountains of middle Tennessee
The long year by Ester Wier( Book )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 177 libraries worldwide
When his father's refusal to let him keep the young wolf he saved from starvation climaxes the changes and injustices a thirteen-year-old boy feels in his once secure world, he retreats to the mountains with his half-wild pet where he realizes the greatest changes are within himself
Trucks at work by Mary Elting( Book )
5 editions published between 1946 and 1962 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
The picture story of Alaska by Hester O'Neill( Book )
3 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
The smallest monster in the world by William MacKellar( Book )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
No one but eight-year-old Wullie Watson, a two hundred and fifty-year-old kelpie, and a young paleontology professor believe that Maggie, a prehistoric monster, really lives in the lake near Wullie's Scottish Highlands home
Helicopters at work by Mary Elting( Book )
1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
Examines the varied uses of helicopters for scientific research, fire fighting, pest control, rescue operations, drilling and pipelining, sight-seeing, and others
The winners by Ester Wier( Book )
2 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
An awkward young boy who has been called a born loser learns from adventures with his new friends in the Florida Everglades that a person with self-confidence and a desire to learn from past mistakes will be a winner in the end
Petar's treasure : they came from Dalmatia by Clara Ingram Judson( Book )
5 editions published between 1945 and 1958 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
Petar and his family emigrate from the Dalmatian coast of Yugoslavia to the Mississippi gulf coast. Petar goes to school, learns English, works in a shrimp factory and finds a treasure
The magic whistle by Martha C King( Book )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
Because his father is off work on strike, ten-year-old Rod gets a silver whistle instead of a bicycle. But the instrument has a particular magic that makes things happen
Molly's Hannibal by Robert Willis( Book )
2 editions published between 1957 and 1958 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
"Hannibal was the burro which pulled Butte, Molly Flynn's family's canal boat. Money was scarce on the canal in the 1870's but Molly coveted a beautiful china doll she'd seen at Mr. Higgins' store in Watertown earlier. Just when the doll was within reach, Hannibal became ill. The cost of the veterinary was the price of the doll and for a while it seemed Molly could not have both. "--Kirkus
The star of Bethlehem by Marian King( Book )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
As the littlest Star begins to grow, he realizes he is to be the Star of Bethlehem, and his new friend, the Circle of Light, becomes the Christ Child's halo
Slappy Hooper, the wonderful sign painter by Arna Bontemps( Book )
2 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Slappy Hooper, an incredible artist, is so good his paintings come to life, but he gets into trouble because of his all-too-realistic signs. Features working-class heroes
 
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English (52)
French (1)
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