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Carris, Joan Davenport

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Works: 56 works in 172 publications in 3 languages and 12,403 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Study guides 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.C2347, FIC
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Publications about Joan Davenport Carris
Publications by Joan Davenport Carris
Most widely held works about Joan Davenport Carris
 
Most widely held works by Joan Davenport Carris
SAT success : Peterson's study guide to English and math skills for college entrance examinations, SAT, ACT, and PSAT by Joan Davenport Carris( Book )
21 editions published between 1982 and 1999 in English and held by 1,343 libraries worldwide
A guide for preparing for college entrance examinations, with lessons in verbal and math skills and practice tests
Welcome to the Bed & Biscuit by Joan Davenport Carris( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 859 libraries worldwide
The family animals at the Bed and Biscuit begin to feel slighted when Dr. Bender returns from a fire with something that occupies the time usually reserved for them
Wild times at the Bed & Biscuit by Joan Davenport Carris( Book )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 795 libraries worldwide
Dr. Adam Bender, the veterinarian at the Bed and Biscuit, accepts four sick animals from the wildlife shelter for treatment and tries to make them feel at home, with the help of the domestic animals already there
Pets, vets, and Marty Howard by Joan Davenport Carris( Book )
4 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 780 libraries worldwide
While working after school in a veterinarian's office, Marty Howard discovers that caring for animals can be just as frustrating as it is rewarding
Panic plan for the SAT by Joan Davenport Carris( Book )
13 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 760 libraries worldwide
A guide for mastering the Scholastic Aptitude Test in two weeks or less includes practice questions and advice on time management and test-taking skills
Aunt Morbelia and the screaming skulls by Joan Davenport Carris( Book )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and French and held by 719 libraries worldwide
The peaceful life of a boy with dyslexia is interrupted when his great-aunt, who has a morbid fascination with ghosts and death omens, moves in
Peterson's success with words by Joan Davenport Carris( Book )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 644 libraries worldwide
A workbook for building vocabulary, with definitions, usage examples, and exercises in such areas as foreign words, words with prefixes, medical terms, and antonyms. Includes a unit on standardized tests such as the PSAT and SAT
When the boys ran the house by Joan Davenport Carris( Book )
7 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 589 libraries worldwide
When their mother is taken ill while their father is out of town, four brothers ranging in age from two to twelve decide to take over the responsibilities of running the household
Hedgehogs in the closet by Joan Davenport Carris( Book )
3 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 506 libraries worldwide
Unhappy with his family's move to England, eleven-year-old Nick slowly begins to thrive in the very British setting of his new home and school
Witch-cat by Joan Davenport Carris( Book )
6 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 495 libraries worldwide
A down-to-earth girl is made to see that she is a witch through the efforts of a magical cat
Just a little ham by Joan Davenport Carris( Book )
8 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 473 libraries worldwide
A family's pet pig delights them with her intelligence and enthusiastic personality, until her independence leads her to such bad habits they are afraid they've created a monster
Rusty Timmons' first million by Joan Davenport Carris( Book )
3 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 399 libraries worldwide
Hoping that his awesome moneymaking scheme, a summer youth employment service, will help win back his old friend Dan, seventh-grader Rusty finds instead that it leads to an unexpected new friendship with bossy Ruthann Miller
The greatest idea ever by Joan Davenport Carris( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 397 libraries worldwide
Fourth grade is a time of turmoil for the irrepressible Gus, whose imaginative ideas constantly get him into trouble as he tries to train his new dog, organizes a school art show, and battles his enemy Nanny Vincent
Beware the ravens, Aunt Morbelia by Joan Davenport Carris( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 391 libraries worldwide
Todd Fearing, his aunt Morbelia, and his friend Jeff are shadowed by mysterious characters when they visit London and their ancestral home
The revolt of 10-X by Joan Davenport Carris( Book )
4 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in French and English and held by 360 libraries worldwide
A teenage girl uses a home computer she and her father built before his death to vent her grief and frustration
Magic at the Bed and Biscuit by Joan Davenport Carris( Book )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 351 libraries worldwide
The family of animals at the Bed and Biscuit are expected to welcome and help protect Malicia, a mean-spirited city chicken who tours with a magic show, but all are afraid of her temper and powers
Stolen bones : a novel by Joan Davenport Carris( Book )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 333 libraries worldwide
While spending the summer with his paleontologist mother at the dig in Montana headed by his surly grandfather, eleven-year-old Alec tries to solve the mystery surrounding some missing fossils
A ghost of a chance : a novel by Joan Davenport Carris( Book )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 264 libraries worldwide
Punch and his friends spend a summer in North Carolina looking at dolphins, hunting for Blackbeard's buried treasure, and watching out for the famed pirate's ghost
Vocabulary by Joan Davenport Carris( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 240 libraries worldwide
Provides definitions of more than 360 words frequently found on the SAT and ACT tests, test taking strategies, vocabulary building exercises, and a three day study plan. This new volume of our SAT Flash books offers nuts and bolts skill building exercises for both the SAT and the ACT assessment, key vocabulary concepts plus more than 500 commonly tested words. Students will reach for this book in any stage of their preparation to quickly and easily brush up on key concepts often forgotten, but crucial to test success. Sneak peek at upcoming changes to the SAT and ACT
Howling for home by Joan Davenport Carris( Book )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 223 libraries worldwide
Dissatisfied at having to eat dry food, sleep in the laundry room, and wear a collar, Beau, a newly adopted puppy, decides to run away
 
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Alternative Names
Carris, Joan
Carris, Joan D.
Carris Joan Davenport
Davenport Carris, Joan
Languages
English (100)
French (6)
Finnish (2)
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