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Oppenheim, Joanne

Overview
Works: 138 works in 397 publications in 9 languages and 28,148 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Records and correspondence  Stories in rhyme  Biographies  Personal correspondence  Personal narratives  Christmas stories  Lists 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PZ8.3.O615, E
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Joanne Oppenheim
Publications by Joanne Oppenheim
Most widely held works about Joanne Oppenheim
 
Most widely held works by Joanne Oppenheim
Dear Miss Breed : true stories of the Japanese American incarceration during World War II and a librarian who made a difference by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,566 libraries worldwide
In the early 1940s, Clara Breed was the children's librarian at the San Diego Public Library. But she was also friend to dozens of Japanese American children and teens when war broke out in December of 1941. The story of what happened to these American citizens is told through letters that her young friends wrote to Miss Breed during their internment. This librarian and humanitarian served as a lifeline to these imprisoned young people, and was brave enough to speak out against a shameful chapter in American history
Have you seen birds? by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )
34 editions published between 1968 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,231 libraries worldwide
A simple description of different types of birds--how they sound and what they do
"Not now!" said the cow by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )
11 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and French and held by 1,131 libraries worldwide
In this story based on "The Little Red Hen," a little black crow asks his animal friends to help with the planting of some corn seed
The miracle of the first Poinsettia : a Mexican Christmas story by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )
18 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,118 libraries worldwide
A retelling of a Mexican legend that describes the origin of the Poinsettia plant. In this version, a young girl has nothing to give the Christ child, but when the weeds she carries in her hands miraculously transform into red flowers, she now has the perfect gift
Show-and-tell frog by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 1,020 libraries worldwide
Allie finds a frog for show-and-tell, but he disappears before she can take him to school
Have you seen trees? by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )
5 editions published between 1967 and 1999 in English and held by 1,017 libraries worldwide
Poetic introduction to the world of trees in all their variety
The Prince's bedtime by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )
20 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 986 libraries worldwide
When the Prince refuses to go to bed each night, people come from near and far with "cures," but an old woman knows the best way of putting children to sleep
Eency Weency Spider by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and held by 977 libraries worldwide
After climbing the water spout, Eency Weency Spider meets Little Miss Muffet, Humpty Dumpty, and Little Jackie Horner
Do you like cats? by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 945 libraries worldwide
Simple rhyming text and illustrations present different kinds of cats and their behavior
"Uh-oh!" said the crow by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 901 libraries worldwide
On a dark and windy night, the animals in the barn are frightened by strange noises above them and think there might be a ghost in the barn with them
Have you seen bugs? by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )
14 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 886 libraries worldwide
Describes in verse a variety of bugs and how they look, behave, and improve our lives
The Christmas Witch : an Italian legend by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 853 libraries worldwide
Retells the traditional Italian tale of the poor peasant woman who, long ago, set out to find the Christ Child and wanders to this day, carrying a sack of gifts to give to good children at Christmas
Could it be? by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 840 libraries worldwide
Surrounded by the many sounds of spring, a hibernating bear is late in waking up, until he hears one very special sound
Follow that fish by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 836 libraries worldwide
While trying to reel in a big fish, a child is pulled into the sea and has a series of underwater adventures with various marine animals
Choosing books for kids : choosing the right book for the right child at the right time by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )
5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 662 libraries worldwide
James will never die by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 581 libraries worldwide
In their pretend games, an older brother always seems to come out on top
The elementary school handbook : making the most of your child's education by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )
4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 564 libraries worldwide
"Bank Street's complete parent guide to K-6." Advises parents to create and enjoy a partnership between their child, the school, and themselves
How do you make a bubble? by William H Hooks( Book )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 559 libraries worldwide
This simple rhyming text poses questions about how to do a variety of things and provides the answers
Black Hawk : frontier warrior by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )
3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 537 libraries worldwide
Traces the life of the Sauk Indian leader who struggled in vain to prevent the Americans from claiming the rich farmland near the Mississippi River in Illinois
Row, row, row your boat by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 514 libraries worldwide
While singing "Row, Row, Row Your Boat" in the bathtub, a boy becomes the skipper of several imaginary vessels
 
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Alternative Names
Oppenheim, Joanne
Oppenheim, Joanne F. 1934-
אפנהיים, ג'ואן
אפענהיים, ג'ואן
אפפנהים, ג'ואן
오펜하임, 조앤
オッペンハイム, ジョアンヌ
オッペンハイム, ジョーン
Languages
English (145)
Spanish (12)
French (6)
Arabic (3)
Japanese (2)
Chinese (1)
Portuguese (1)
Catalan (1)
Dutch (1)
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