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Oppenheim, Joanne

Overview
Works: 143 works in 354 publications in 6 languages and 29,511 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Records and correspondence  Christmas stories  Lists  Bibliography  Picture books  Legends  Pictorial works 
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 )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and Japanese and held by 1,575 libraries worldwide
Provides the story of life in a Japanese internment camp during World War II through the correspondence of the children in the camp to their librarian, Miss Clara Breed, who worked on their behalf to show the injustice of their imprisonment
Have you seen birds? by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )
33 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,270 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 )
10 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and French and held by 1,194 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
Show-and-tell frog by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 1,109 libraries worldwide
Allie finds a frog for show-and-tell, but he disappears before she can take him to school
Eency Weency Spider by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and held by 1,070 libraries worldwide
After climbing the water spout, Eency Weency Spider meets Little Miss Muffet, Humpty Dumpty, and Little Jackie Horner
Have you seen trees? by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )
5 editions published between 1967 and 1999 in English and held by 1,063 libraries worldwide
Poetic introduction to the world of trees in all their variety
Do you like cats? by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,037 libraries worldwide
Simple rhyming text and illustrations present different kinds of cats and their behavior
Have you seen bugs? by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )
14 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 975 libraries worldwide
Describes in verse a variety of bugs and how they look, behave, and improve our lives
"Uh-oh!" said the crow by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 971 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
The Christmas Witch : an Italian legend by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 914 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 911 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 )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 904 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
The miracle of the first Poinsettia : a Mexican Christmas story by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 821 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 hand miraculously transform into red flowers, she then has the perfect gift
The Prince's bedtime by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 810 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
Choosing books for kids : choosing the right book for the right child at the right time by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 709 libraries worldwide
How do you make a bubble? by William H Hooks( Book )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 701 libraries worldwide
This simple rhyming text poses questions about how to do a variety of things and provides the answers
James will never die by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 624 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 615 libraries worldwide
Row, row, row your boat by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 590 libraries worldwide
While singing "Row, Row, Row Your Boat" in the bathtub, a boy becomes the skipper of several imaginary vessels
The donkey's tale by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 557 libraries worldwide
A rhymed retelling of the traditional fable about the poor man and his son who, on their way to market to sell their donkey, try to take the advice of everyone they meet
 
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Alternative Names
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 (129)
Chinese (4)
Spanish (4)
French (3)
Arabic (3)
Japanese (2)
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