skip to content

Yolen, Jane

Works: 925 works in 2,554 publications in 5 languages and 305,978 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Young adult works  Biography  Fantasy comic books, strips, etc  Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Folklore  Drama 
Roles: Compiler, Narrator, Editor, Creator, Signer, Author of introduction, Adapter, Other, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PZ7.Y78, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
Publications about Jane Yolen
Publications by Jane Yolen
Most widely held works by Jane Yolen
Owl moon by Jane Yolen( Book )
28 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 5,493 libraries worldwide
On a winter's night under a full moon, a father and daughter trek into the woods to see the Great Horned Owl
The devil's arithmetic by Jane Yolen( Book )
40 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 3,922 libraries worldwide
Hannah resents stories of her Jewish heritage and of the past until, when opening the door during a Passover Seder, she finds herself in Poland during World War II where she experiences the horrors of a concentration camp, and learns why she-- and we--need to remember the past. This critically acclaimed novel by award-winning author Jane Yolen is now available in a beautifully designed new edition. Hannah dreads going to her family's Passover Seder -- she's tired of hearing her relatives talk about the past. But when she opens the front door to symbolically welcome the prophet Elijah, she's transported to a Polish village in the year 1942, where she becomes caught up in the tragedy of the time
How do dinosaurs say goodnight? by Jane Yolen( Book )
39 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in English and held by 3,811 libraries worldwide
Mother and child ponder the different ways a dinosaur can say goodnight, from slamming his tail and pouting to giving a big hug and kiss
How do dinosaurs get well soon? by Jane Yolen( Book )
22 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 3,380 libraries worldwide
Describes what a young dinosaur should do in order to quickly get over being sick
How do dinosaurs eat their food? by Jane Yolen( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 3,116 libraries worldwide
Describes how a dinosaur eats, with no rude noises and while sitting very still
How do dinosaurs go to school? by Jane Yolen( Book )
30 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,832 libraries worldwide
Explains how little dinosaurs should behave during a typical school day
Prince across the water by Jane Yolen( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 2,700 libraries worldwide
In 1746, a year after the Scottish clans have rallied to the call of their exiled prince, Charles Stuart, to take up arms against England's tyranny, fourteen-year-old, epileptic Duncan MacDonald and his cousin, Ewan, run away to join the fight at Culloden and discover the harsh reality of war
The emperor and the kite by Jane Yolen( Book )
26 editions published between 1967 and 1998 in English and held by 2,617 libraries worldwide
When the emperor is imprisoned in a high tower, his smallest daughter, whom he has always ignored, uses her kite to save him
The Rogues by Jane Yolen( Book )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 2,616 libraries worldwide
After his family is evicted from their Scottish farm, fifteen-year-old Roddy forms an unlikely friendship with a notorious rogue who helps him outwit a tyrant landlord in order to find a family treasure and make his way to America
Briar Rose by Jane Yolen( Book )
25 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 2,380 libraries worldwide
An American journalist is trapped in Nazi Germany in this variation on the Sleeping Beauty theme
My Uncle Emily by Jane Yolen( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 2,258 libraries worldwide
In 1881 Amherst, Massachusetts, six-year-old Gilbert finds it both challenging and wonderful to spend time with his aunt, the reclusive poet Emily Dickinson, who lives next door
Heart's blood by Jane Yolen( Book )
15 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 2,162 libraries worldwide
Jakkin, now a free dragon trainer, has his plans abruptly changed when he is asked to infiltrate rebel forces taking hold on the planet
Sleeping ugly by Jane Yolen( Book )
21 editions published between 1981 and 1997 in English and held by 2,097 libraries worldwide
When beautiful Princess Miserella, Plain Jane, and a fairy fall under a sleeping spell, a prince undoes the spell in a surprising way
Sword of the rightful king : a novel of King Arthur by Jane Yolen( Book )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 2,096 libraries worldwide
Merlinnus the magician devises a way for King Arthur to prove himself the rightful king of England--pulling a sword from a stone--but trouble arises when someone else removes the sword first
Girl in a cage by Jane Yolen( Book )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and Chinese and held by 2,094 libraries worldwide
As English armies invade Scotland in 1306, eleven-year-old Princess Marjorie, daughter of the newly crowned Scottish king, Robert the Bruce, is captured by England's King Edward Longshanks and held in a cage on public display
Favorite folktales from around the world ( Book )
6 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 2,047 libraries worldwide
This collection of folktales drawn from over forty cultures and traditions includes classic tales from the Brothers Grimm, as well as lesser-known stories
Jason and the Gorgon's blood by Jane Yolen( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 2,046 libraries worldwide
Jason, who will grow up to become the head of the Argonauts, leads five other boys on a dangerous quest to save the kingdom of Iolcus, learning along the way what it means to be in command
The perfect wizard : Hans Christian Andersen by Jane Yolen( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 2,037 libraries worldwide
A biography of the famous Danish writer of fairy tales, interspersed with excerpts from his stories
Foiled by Jane Yolen( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2,018 libraries worldwide
Aliera is a star at fencing, but at school no one notices her--until her new lab partner Avery begins flirting with her. Aliera's mother just bought her a foil from a garage sale, and it has a strange jewel attached to the hilt. Will Aliera's first date be ruined when magical creatures try to steal her foil?
A sending of dragons by Jane Yolen( Book )
20 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 1,966 libraries worldwide
Falsely accused of sabotage, Jakkin and Akki are left to certain death in the wilderness of the planet Austar IV but, with the aid of five baby dragons, manage not only to survive but also to gain unusual powers and insights
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Alternative Names
Stemple, Jane H. Yolen.
Stemple, Jane H. Yolen, 1939-
Stemple, Jane H. Yolen (Jane Hyatt Yolen)
Yolen, Jane, 1939-
Yolen, Jane H.
Yolen, Jane H., 1939-
Yolen, Jane Hyatt, 1939-
יולן, ג׳יין. טיג, מרק
ヨーレン, ジェイン
ヨーレン, ジェーン
English (379)
Spanish (5)
Chinese (3)
German (1)
Hebrew (1)
Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.