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Owens, Gail

Overview
Works: 112 works in 291 publications in 3 languages and 49,473 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery stories  Parodies, imitations, etc  Humorous stories 
Roles: Illustrator, Compiler
Classifications: PZ7.S68524, [FIC]
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Publications about Gail Owens
Publications by Gail Owens
Most widely held works by Gail Owens
Encyclopedia Brown and the case of the mysterious handprints by Donald J Sobol( Book )
17 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and Chinese and held by 5,093 libraries worldwide
The ten-year-old detective continues his war on crime in Idaville through ten more cases, for which the reader is invited to guess the solution before it is revealed
Encyclopedia Brown and the case of the treasure hunt by Donald J Sobol( Book )
19 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 2,512 libraries worldwide
America's Sherlock Holmes in sneakers continues his war on crime in ten more cases, the solutions to which are found in the back of the book
The Cybil war by Betsy Cromer Byars( Book )
8 editions published between 1981 and 1990 in English and held by 1,972 libraries worldwide
Simon learns some hard lessons about good and bad friendships when his good friend Tony's stories involved him in some very troublesome situations
The hot & cold summer by Johanna Hurwitz( Book )
12 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 1,969 libraries worldwide
Two inseparable ten-year-old boys discover there is room in their friendship for another person and it really doesn't matter that she is a girl
The adventures of Ali Baba Bernstein by Johanna Hurwitz( Book )
11 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in English and French and held by 1,773 libraries worldwide
Eight-year-old David is convinced that his life will be more adventurous when he changes his name to Ali Baba
Addie across the prairie by Laurie Lawlor( Book )
6 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and held by 1,451 libraries worldwide
Unhappy to leave her home and friends, Addie reluctantly accompanies her family to the Dakota Territory and slowly begins to adjust to life on the prairie
I had a friend named Peter : talking to children about the death of a friend by Janice Cohn( Book )
3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 1,185 libraries worldwide
When Betsy learns about the death of a friend, her parents and kindergarten teacher answer questions about dying, funerals, and the burial process
Julia and the hand of God by Eleanor Cameron( Book )
4 editions published between 1977 and 1989 in English and held by 1,126 libraries worldwide
A series of crises lead 11-year-old Julia to see her family in a different light and help her reaffirm her ambition to be a writer
Hurray for Ali Baba Bernstein by Johanna Hurwitz( Book )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 1,013 libraries worldwide
The further adventures and misadventures of nine-year-old Ali Baba Bernstein
Hail, hail, Camp Timberwood by Ellen Conford( Book )
2 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 928 libraries worldwide
Relates the experiences of 13-year-old Melanie as she tries to cope with the traumas and pleasures of her first year at summer camp
The cat next door by Betty Ren Wright( Book )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 922 libraries worldwide
After Grandma dies the annual visit to her summer cabin is not the same but the cat next door remembers how things used to be and cheers a grieving grandchild
That Julia Redfern by Eleanor Cameron( Book )
5 editions published between 1982 and 1989 in English and held by 908 libraries worldwide
Family loss and other unexpected, even strange occurrences cannot dampen for long the spirits of the irrepressible Julia. Sequel to "Julia's Magic."
Angie's first case by Donald J Sobol( Book )
6 editions published in 1981 in English and French and held by 897 libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Angie, while tracking a gang of teenage thieves to help her sister who is a police officer, becomes dangerously involved with counterfeiters
Ella of all of a kind family by Sydney Taylor( Book )
4 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 883 libraries worldwide
When Jules comes to see her after his return from the war, Ella finds it difficult to have some time alone with him
Julia's magic by Eleanor Cameron( Book )
6 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in English and held by 847 libraries worldwide
A broken perfume bottle and the threat of losing their home causes a crisis in the Redfern family that shakes Julia's belief in magic
The up & down spring by Johanna Hurwitz( Book )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 837 libraries worldwide
While vacationing at Bolivia's house in Ithaca, New York, eleven-year-old Rory tries to hide his fear of flying after Bolivia suggests a trip in her uncle's airplane
Sprout and the dogsitter by Jenifer Wayne( Book )
8 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 823 libraries worldwide
Sprout joins a party of carol singers on Christmas Eve but before the evening is over loses both them and his new coat
Stinker's return by Pamela F Service( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 758 libraries worldwide
Alien agent Tsynq Yr, still inhabiting the body of a skunk, returns to Earth and enlists Jonathan and Karen's help in finding a souvenir from Washington, D.C., for a threatening space despot. Sequel to "Stinker from Space."
Encyclopedia Brown cracks the case by Donald J Sobol( Book )
5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 749 libraries worldwide
America's Sherlock Holmes in sneakers continues his war on crime in ten more cases, the solutions to which are found in the back of the book
The down & up fall by Johanna Hurwitz( Book )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 742 libraries worldwide
Bolivia looks forward to the new experiences as she starts middle school while spending six months with her great-aunt and uncle, but her friends Rory and Derek want to keep Bolivia all to themselves
 
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Alternative Names
オーウェン, ゲイル
Languages
English (127)
Chinese (2)
French (2)
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