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Coerr, Eleanor

Overview
Works: 73 works in 360 publications in 6 languages and 22,341 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Biography  Picture books  Drama  Personal narratives 
Classifications: PZ7.C6567, [E]
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Publications about Eleanor Coerr
Publications by Eleanor Coerr
Publications by Eleanor Coerr, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Eleanor Coerr
 
Most widely held works by Eleanor Coerr
Sadako and the thousand paper cranes by Eleanor Coerr( Book )
73 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in English and held by 4,822 libraries worldwide
Based on the life of a real little girl who lived in Japan from 1943 to 1955. She was in Hiroshima when the atom bomb was dropped on that city in an attempt to end World War II. Ten years later she died as a result of radiation from the bomb. Her courage made Sadako a heroine to the children in Japan.; Selected reading materials.; Class set Year 6; Japan fiction
The big balloon race by Eleanor Coerr( Book )
17 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 2,795 libraries worldwide
Ariel almost causes her famous mother to lose a balloon race and then helps her win it
The Josefina story quilt by Eleanor Coerr( Book )
20 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 2,141 libraries worldwide
While traveling west with her family in 1850, a young girl makes a patchwork quilt chronicling the experiences of the journey and reserves a special patch for her pet hen Josefina
Sadako by Eleanor Coerr( Book )
23 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 1,817 libraries worldwide
Hospitalized with the dreaded atom bomb disease, leukemia, a child in Hiroshima races against time to fold one thousand paper cranes to verify the legend that by doing so a sick person will become healthy
Buffalo Bill and the Pony Express by Eleanor Coerr( Book )
7 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 1,443 libraries worldwide
Sixteen-year-old Bill finds adventure when he becomes a rider for the Pony Express (though his letters home never hint at the dangers he encounters)
Sadako and the thousand paper cranes by Eleanor Coerr( Sound Recording )
33 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,342 libraries worldwide
Hospitalized with the dreaded atom bomb disease, leukemia, a child in Hiroshima races against time to fold one thousand paper cranes to verify the legend that by doing so a sick person will become healthy
Mieko and the fifth treasure by Eleanor Coerr( Book )
18 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 1,338 libraries worldwide
Staying with her grandparents after the atomic bomb has been dropped on Nagasaki, ten-year-old Mieko feels that the happiness in her heart has departed forever and she will no longer be able to produce a beautiful drawing for the contest at school
Chang's paper pony by Eleanor Coerr( Book )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 1,268 libraries worldwide
In San Francisco during the 1850's gold rush, Chang, the son of Chinese immigrants, wants a pony but cannot afford one until his friend Big Pete finds a solution
The Josefina story quilt by Eleanor Coerr( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 549 libraries worldwide
While traveling west with her family in 1850, a young girl makes a patchwork quilt chronicling the experiences of the journey and reserves a special patch for her pet hen Josefina
The big balloon race by Eleanor Coerr( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 526 libraries worldwide
Ariel almost causes her famous mother to lose a balloon race and then helps her win it
Lady with a torch : how the Statue of Liberty was born by Eleanor Coerr( Book )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 405 libraries worldwide
Describes how the French sculptor Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi realized his dream of building the giant Statue of Liberty
Josefina y la colcha de retazos by Eleanor Coerr( Book )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 396 libraries worldwide
While traveling west with her family in 1850, a young girl makes a patchwork quilt chronicling the experiences of the journey and reserves a special patch for her pet hen Josefina
Jane Goodall by Eleanor Coerr( Book )
1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 368 libraries worldwide
A biography of the woman whose childhood love of wildlife led her into the African bush to study chimpanzees and into later becoming a world-famous ethologist
The bell ringer and the pirates by Eleanor Coerr( Book )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 335 libraries worldwide
An Indian boy rings the Mission bells to warn of danger and signal safety when pirates attack
S is for silver : a Nevada alphabet by Eleanor Coerr( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 317 libraries worldwide
Brief rhymes for each letter of the alphabet, accompanied by longer explanatory text, present features of Nevada
Circus day in Japan by Eleanor Coerr( Book )
10 editions published between 1953 and 2010 in English and Japanese and held by 311 libraries worldwide
A Japanese brother and sister take a train from the farm where they live into the city to go to their first circus, where they delight in the jugglers, the trapeze artists, and the big white elephant
Sadako and the thousand paper cranes by Eleanor Coerr( visu )
10 editions published between 1977 and 1991 in English and held by 287 libraries worldwide
Animated version of the true story of Sadako Sasaki, a young Japanese girl who developed leukemia from radiation caused by the bombing of Hiroshima. While hospitalized, her closest friend reminded her of the Japanese legend that if she folded a thousand paper cranes, the gods might grant her wish to be well again. With hope and determination, Sadako began folding
The mixed-up mystery smell by Eleanor Coerr( Book )
2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 269 libraries worldwide
Youthful detectives investigate the mystery of the mixed-up smell surrounding a formerly empty old house that is rumored to be haunted
Sadako y las mil grullas de papel by Eleanor Coerr( Book )
16 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 267 libraries worldwide
Hospitalized with the dreaded atom bomb disease, leukemia, a child in Hiroshima races against time to fold one thousand paper cranes to verify the legend that by doing so a sick person will become healthy
Gigi, a baby whale borrowed for science and returned to the sea by Eleanor Coerr( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 250 libraries worldwide
An account of a gray whale calf taken from its mother for study in a sheltered environment before being returned to the sea
 
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Alternative Names
Coerr, Eleanor
Coerr, Eleanor Beatrice 1922-
Hicks Eleanor B.
コア, エリナー
Languages
English (248)
Spanish (18)
German (2)
Japanese (1)
Swedish (1)
Dutch (1)
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