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Houghton Mifflin Company

Works: 5,082 works in 8,820 publications in 1 language and 169,369 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Dictionaries  History  Folklore  Biography  Paranormal fiction  Reference works  Poetry  Stories in rhyme 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, Printer, Producer, Other, Author
Classifications: PZ7.O237, FIC
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Grandfather's journey by Allen Say( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 4,500 libraries worldwide
A Japanese American man recounts his grandfather's journey to America which he later also undertakes, and the feelings of being torn by a love for two different countries
Snowflake Bentley by Jacqueline Briggs Martin( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 4,356 libraries worldwide
A biography of a self-taught scientist who photographed thousands of individual snowflakes in order to study their unique formations
Black and white by David Macaulay( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 4,308 libraries worldwide
Four brief "stories" about parents, trains, and cows, or is it really all one story? The author recommends careful inspection of words and pictures to both minimize and enhance confusion
Castle by David Macaulay( Book )
4 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and held by 4,025 libraries worldwide
In this first-ever standalone full-color edition, Castle is lavishly reborn in digitally finished drawings rendered with felt-tip markers and colored pencils. Factual and artistic details shine in light of newly researched information. With characteristic zest and wit. Architecture enthusiasts of all ages will marvel at the staggering possibilities of human imagination and ingenuity
The American Heritage college dictionary ( Book )
17 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 3,839 libraries worldwide
"This new Fourth Edition of The American Heritage College Dictionary presents the very best that a college dictionary can offer. Every aspect of the Dictionary has been updated and revised. It bears the same hallmarks that have distinguished the American Heritage name for decades: an accessible and readable defining style, an attractive page design, and over 2,500 photographs and drawings that enhance the definitions and invite browsing."--Jacket
Cathedral : the story of its construction by David Macaulay( Book )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 3,704 libraries worldwide
Text and detailed drawings follow the planning and construction of a magnificent Gothic cathedral in the imaginary French town of Chutreaux during the thirteenth century
Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell( Book )
1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 3,314 libraries worldwide
The gripping story of young Karana, an Indian girl who survives by herself for eighteen years on a deserted island off the California coast. A quiet acceptance of fate characterizes her ordeal
What do you do with a tail like this? by Steve Jenkins( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 3,184 libraries worldwide
Animals can do amazing things with their ears, eyes, mouths, noses, feet, and tails. Some of the skills are highlighted in this interactive guessing book. What bird has blue feet and what does he do with them that's special?
The witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare( Book )
2 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 3,052 libraries worldwide
Kit Tyler must leave behind shimmering Caribbean islands to join the stern Puritan community of her relatives. She soon feels caged, until she meets the old woman known as the Witch of Blackbird Pond. But when their friendship is discovered, Kit herself is accused of witchcraft!
The garden of Abdul Gasazi by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 3,016 libraries worldwide
When the dog he is caring for runs away from Alan into the forbidden garden of a retired dog-hating magician, a spell seems to be cast over the contrary dog
The boy of the three-year nap by Dianne Snyder( Book )
3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 2,914 libraries worldwide
A poor Japanese woman maneuvers events to change the lazy habits of her son
The mysteries of Harris Burdick by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 2,887 libraries worldwide
Presents a series of loosely related drawings each accompanied by a title and a caption which the reader may use to make up his or her own story
The biggest bear by Lynd Ward( Book )
1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 2,714 libraries worldwide
Johnny goes hunting for a bearskin to hang on his family's barn and returns with a small bundle of trouble
Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel by Virginia Lee Burton( Book )
2 editions published between 1939 and 1967 in English and held by 2,463 libraries worldwide
After working together for many years, Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel, Mary Anne, are told that their services are no longer needed. Not one to give up easily, Mike proposes that he and Mary Anne will excavate the basement for the new town hall in only one day. The whole town gathers around the work site to see how this indomitable pair will fare in their race against time. The brightly colored, charming crayon drawings add to the cheerfulness of presentation. And, Mike Mulligan proves that, although dated, his steam shovel is still useful
Roget's II : the new thesaurus by Peter Mark Roget( Book )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 2,014 libraries worldwide
An alphabetical listing of words and synonyms, including definitions
The giant jam sandwich by John Vernon Lord( Book )
5 editions published between 1972 and 2000 in English and held by 1,849 libraries worldwide
When four million wasps fly into their village, the citizens of Itching Down devise a way of getting rid of them
The American heritage children's dictionary ( Book )
11 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 1,827 libraries worldwide
An illustrated reference book including an A-Z vocabulary listing, a thesaurus, and special sections on synonyms, word histories, vocabulary builders, and phonics
Why the sun and the moon live in the sky : an African folktale by Elphinstone Dayrell( Book )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 1,810 libraries worldwide
An African folktale tells how the sun and water once lived on earth as friends, but because the sun failed to build his house large enough, he and his wife, the moon, were driven into the sky when the water came to visit them
Swan Lake by Mark Helprin( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1,784 libraries worldwide
A young prince and his beloved Odette struggle to protect themselves and their infant daughter from the evil Von Rothbart in this adaptation of the classic ballet
The Houghton Mifflin dictionary of geography : places and peoples of the world ( Book )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 560 libraries worldwide
"Containing over 10,000 entries, The Houghton Mifflin Dictionary of Geography puts the world and its peoples at your fingertips." "The geographic entries provide detailed capsule histories for nations, regions, empires, and major cities from early historical times to the present. In addition, the Dictionary also covers physical geography, with entries for mountain ranges and peaks, deserts, major bodies of water, and other physical features around the globe." "The Houghton Mifflin Dictionary of Geography is the only geographic dictionary that also includes entries for peoples and languages of the world, answering questions such as, Are the people of Slovakia Slavaks of Slovakians? Who are the Mdewakantons? The Huis? Do Cambodians speak Cambodian?" "Major changes in recent world history are reflected in entries for Bosnia, Chechnya, Eritrea, European Union, Myanmar, Russian Federation and South Africa, to name only a few."--Jacket
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