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Allen, Thomas B. (Thomas Burt) 1928-2004

Overview
Works: 72 works in 169 publications in 2 languages and 24,550 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Biography 
Roles: Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.V3273, [E]
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Publications by Thomas B Allen
Publications by Thomas B Allen, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Thomas B Allen
 
Most widely held works by Thomas B Allen
The chalk box kid by Clyde Robert Bulla( Book )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 2,158 libraries worldwide
Nine-year-old Gregory's house does not have room for a garden, but he creates a surprising and very different garden in an unusual place
Blackberries in the dark by Mavis Jukes( Book )
24 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,119 libraries worldwide
Nine-year-old Austin visits his grandmother the summer after his grandfather dies and together they try to come to terms with their loss
Going West by Jean Van Leeuwen( Book )
2 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and held by 1,457 libraries worldwide
Follows a family's emigration by prairie schooner from the East, across the plains to Kansas
In coal country by Judith Hendershot( Book )
6 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 1,401 libraries worldwide
A child growing up in a coal mining community finds both excitement and hard work, in a life deeply affected by the local industry
The most beautiful place in the world by Ann Cameron( Book )
13 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 1,236 libraries worldwide
Growing up with his grandmother in a small Guatemalan town, seven-year-old Juan discovers the value of hard work, the joy of learning, and the location of the most beautiful place in the world
Across the wide dark sea : The mayflower journey by Jean Van Leeuwen( Book )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 1,231 libraries worldwide
A boy and his family endure a difficult nine-week journey across the ocean and survive the first winter at Plymouth Plantation in Massachusetts
Summer wheels by Eve Bunting( Book )
2 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 1,145 libraries worldwide
The Bicycle Man fixes up old bicycles and offers both his friendship and the use of the bikes to the neighborhood kids
Climbing Kansas mountains by George Shannon( Book )
4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 902 libraries worldwide
A young boy and his father share the magic of climbing the "Kansas mountains."
Goodbye, Charles Lindbergh : based on a true story by Louise Borden( Book )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 840 libraries worldwide
A farm boy meets his hero, Colonel Charles Lindbergh, when he lands his bi-plane in a field near Canton, Mississippi, in 1929
Laura Ingalls Wilder by Gwenda Blair( Book )
3 editions published between 1981 and 1983 in English and held by 807 libraries worldwide
A brief biography of the author of the Little House books which were based on her own experiences living with her family on the fontier in the late 19th century
Littlejim by Gloria Houston( Book )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 765 libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Littlejim, a bookish boy living in a rural North Carolina community in the early years of the twentieth century, hopes to win a newspaper essay contest and thus gain the respect of his stern father
The days before now : an autobiographical note by Joan W Blos( Book )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 760 libraries worldwide
The celebrated children's book writer describes the scenes of her childhood, in New York City and on Long Island, and how she lived as an adult
A place called Freedom by Scott R Sanders( Book )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 685 libraries worldwide
After being set free from slavery in 1832, young James Starman and his family journey from Tennessee to Indiana to start a new life and over the years they are joined by so many blacks that they start their own town
Littlejim's gift : an Appalachian Christmas Story by Gloria Houston( Book )
4 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 665 libraries worldwide
While hoping to convince his stern father that he will soon be a man, almost-eleven-year-old Littlejim uses his hard-earned savings for his sister's Christmas gift
The Random House book of sports stories ( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 550 libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of sports stories by such authors as Ernest Hemingway, Ring Lardner, and John Updike
The secret garden by James Howe( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 485 libraries worldwide
Overview: Frances Hodgson Burnett's beloved classic is adapted for beginning readers in this colorfully illustrated version. The spoiled orphan Mary Lennox leaves India to live with her cold uncle in his dreary mansion in England. When Mary hears of a secret garden kept locked for ten years, she is determined to find it and tend it back to life. With the help of her uncle's sickly son and a boy who knows all about nature, Mary secretly transforms the garden - and all of their lives
Good-bye for today : the diary of a young girl at sea by Peter Roop( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 481 libraries worldwide
Nine-year-old Laura writes in her journal about the boredom, excitement, and danger that she and her family face while sailing from Japan to the Arctic seas aboard the whaling ship captained by her father
Mountain Valor by Gloria Houston( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 462 libraries worldwide
With her father and brothers gone to serve in the Civil War and her mother sick, teenage Valor ignores what is proper behavior for a girl and fights to defend her North Carolina mountain farm
On Granddaddy's farm by Thomas B Allen( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 435 libraries worldwide
The author relates the events from the 1930s when he and his cousins spent summers on their grandparents' farm in the hills of Tennessee
Nobody plays with a cabbage by Meindert De Jong( Book )
4 editions published between 1962 and 1963 in English and held by 434 libraries worldwide
Jim's garden starts out filled with beans, broccoli, corn, carrots and cabbages, but after dogs, cats and chickens have taken their toll, one cabbage is left which grows and grows and shelters all kinds of animals
 
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