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Spirn, Michele

Overview
Works: 89 works in 141 publications in 1 language and 9,372 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Christmas stories  Guidebooks  Young adult works  Fairy tales  Toy and movable books  Pictorial works 
Classifications: PZ7.S757, [E]
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Publications about Michele Spirn
Publications by Michele Spirn
Most widely held works by Michele Spirn
The Know-Nothings talk turkey by Michele Spirn( Book )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 2,617 libraries worldwide
Four friends celebrate Thanksgiving in their own silly way
I am the turkey by Michele Spirn( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 1,213 libraries worldwide
Mark does not want to play the turkey in the second grade Thanksgiving play, but then he ends up saving the day
A know-nothing Halloween by Michele Spirn( Book )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 1,146 libraries worldwide
Four easily confused friends find their own way to celebrate Halloween
A Know-Nothing birthday by Michele Spirn( Book )
3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 854 libraries worldwide
Four foolish friends called The Know-Nothings have a birthday celebration
Octopuses by Michele Spirn( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 651 libraries worldwide
Discusses the surprisingly intelligent behavior octopuses display as they survive--and play--in a harsh environment
New Year by Michele Spirn( Book )
2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 379 libraries worldwide
Describes how countries around the world traditionally celebrate the New Year, including rowdy parties, special feasts, and spiritual ceremonies and covering such countries as Brazil, China, and England
Missing by Michele Spirn( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 325 libraries worldwide
Eleven-year-old Sam lies so often that when his father is kidnapped, no one believes him and Sam, along with his best friend Josh, try to solve the crime themselves
Poison plate by Michele Spirn( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 312 libraries worldwide
When Mark first becomes the foster child of restaurant owners, he thinks they just want free help, but when he is wrongfully accused of trying to sabotage the business he is determined to find the true culprit
Birth by Michele Spirn( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 270 libraries worldwide
Describes how people in various countries around the world celebrate the birth of babies
The nutcracker by Geraldine McCaughrean( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
Based on Tchaikovsky's popular ballet, this enchanting retelling features Palin's highly stylized illustrations, reminiscent of Norman Rockwell. Full color
Mysterious people : a chapter book by Michele Spirn( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 196 libraries worldwide
Introduces four people whose lives are partially unknown to historians--Queen Nefertiti of Egypt, Kaspar Hauser, Ishi of the Yahi tribe, and Otzi the frozen mummy
All washed up by Michele Spirn( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
Camped in the wilderness of the Arabian Peninsula, as Eliza frantically searches for a birthday present for Debbie, she and Darwin face a flash flood and have a close encounter with a hungry animal
A man can be ... by Susan Kempler( Book )
3 editions published between 1981 and 1985 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
Text and photographs illustrate the emotions and characteristics of a man
Race to the Sea by Michele Spirn( Book )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
During a trip to Iceland, the Thornberry family becomes involved with stopping a lava flow and with helping some baby puffins
The know-nothings by Michele Spirn( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Four friends called The Know-Nothings, because they don't know very much, decide to make lunch
The Bridges in London by Michele Spirn( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
When they accompany their parents to London, fourteen-year-old Robin and her twelve-year-old sister, Joanna, find themselves involved in a series of mysteries as they tour the city with Robin's English pen pal. Includes a glossary and a brief guide to London
The boy who liked green by Michele Spirn( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
The Bridges in Paris by Michele Spirn( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
While their parents are at a conference, sisters Robin and Jo are left to see the sights of Paris in the care of a secretive woman and the girls find themselves involved in a sequence of mysterious events
Fat Cat by Michele Spirn( Book )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Because of his weight, a girl has problems getting her cat to the pet show
The balloon that ran away by Michele Spirn( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Ann buys a blue balloon but it escapes from her and goes on many adventures before she finds it again
 
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Alternative Names
Spirn, M. S.
Spirn, M. Sobel
Spirn, Michele
Spirn Michele Sobel
Languages
English (59)
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