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Coerr, Eleanor

Overview
Works: 55 works in 381 publications in 15 languages and 21,934 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Biography  Motion pictures  Children's audiobooks  Children's films  Nonfiction films  Short films  Drama 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.C6567,
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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 )
126 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 5,097 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
The big balloon race by Eleanor Coerr( Book )
21 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and Swedish and held by 2,756 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 )
23 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 2,498 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 )
28 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 1,781 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 1,436 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 )
32 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,291 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 )
19 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 1,237 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 1,220 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 521 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 )
18 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 502 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 387 libraries worldwide
Describes how the French sculptor Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi realized his dream of building the giant Statue of Liberty
Jane Goodall by Eleanor Coerr( Book )
1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 358 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
S is for silver : a Nevada alphabet by Eleanor Coerr( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 323 libraries worldwide
Brief rhymes for each letter of the alphabet, accompanied by longer explanatory text, present features of Nevada
The bell ringer and the pirates by Eleanor Coerr( Book )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 321 libraries worldwide
An Indian boy rings the Mission bells to warn of danger and signal safety when pirates attack
Circus day in Japan by Eleanor Coerr( Book )
10 editions published between 1953 and 2010 in English and Japanese and held by 299 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
The mixed-up mystery smell by Eleanor Coerr( Book )
2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 258 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 and the thousand paper cranes by Eleanor Coerr( visu )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 250 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
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 245 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
Biography of a kangaroo by Eleanor Coerr( Book )
1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 187 libraries worldwide
Describes the experiences, from birth to mating, of a young kangaroo living in the Australian bush
Biography of a giant panda by Eleanor Coerr( Book )
1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
Details the giant panda's life cycle in its natural habitat in the mountains of China
 
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Alternative Names
Coerr, Eleanor
Coerr, Eleanor Beatrice 1922-
Eleanor Coerr Canadees schrijfster (1922-2010)
Eleanor Coerr Canadian-American children's writer
Hicks Eleanor B.
エレノア・コア
コア, エリナー
Languages
English (263)
Spanish (22)
French (11)
German (4)
Chinese (4)
Japanese (3)
Swedish (3)
Catalan (3)
Korean (1)
Persian (1)
Galician (1)
Arabic (1)
Basque (1)
Dutch (1)
Thai (1)
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