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O'Connor, Barbara

Overview
Works: 19 works in 117 publications in 4 languages and 12,139 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Adventure stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Classifications: PZ7.O217, [FIC]
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Publications about Barbara O'Connor
Publications by Barbara O'Connor
Most widely held works by Barbara O'Connor
How to steal a dog : a novel by Barbara O'Connor( Book )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 2,402 libraries worldwide
Living in the family car in their small North Carolina town after their father leaves them virtually penniless, Georgina, desperate to improve their situation and unwilling to accept her overworked mother's calls for patience, persuades her younger brother to help her in an elaborate scheme to get money by stealing a dog and then claiming the reward that the owners are bound to offer
The fantastic secret of Owen Jester by Barbara O'Connor( Book )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,817 libraries worldwide
After Owen captures an enormous bullfrog, names it Tooley Graham, then has to release it, he and two friends try to use a small submarine that fell from a passing train to search for Tooley in the Carter, Georgia, pond it came from, while avoiding nosy neighbor Viola
Fame and glory in Freedom, Georgia by Barbara O'Connor( Book )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,435 libraries worldwide
Unpopular sixth-grader Burdette "Bird" Weaver persuades the new boy at school, whom everyone thinks is mean and dumb, to be her partner for a spelling bee that might win her everything she's ever wanted
The small adventure of Popeye and Elvis by Barbara O'Connor( Book )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,297 libraries worldwide
In Fayette, South Carolina, the highlight of Popeye's summer is learning vocabulary words with his grandmother until a motor home gets stuck nearby and Elvis, the oldest boy living inside, joins Popeye in finding the source of strange boats floating down the creek
Me and Rupert Goody by Barbara O'Connor( Book )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 1,042 libraries worldwide
Eleven-year-old Jennalee is jealous when a slow-thinking black man arrives in her Smoky Mountains community and claims to be the son of Uncle Beau, the owner of the general store and Jennalee's only friend
Greetings from nowhere by Barbara O'Connor( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 960 libraries worldwide
In North Carolina's Great Smoky Mountains, a troubled boy and his mother, a happy family seeking adventure, a man and his lonely daughter, and the widow who must sell the run-down motel that has been her home for decades, meet and are transformed by their shared experiences
On the road to Mr. Mineo's by Barbara O'Connor( Book )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 846 libraries worldwide
Sherman, a one-legged pigeon, sets everyone aflutter in a small southern town
Taking care of Moses by Barbara O'Connor( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 542 libraries worldwide
When dissension erupts in the town of Foley, South Carolina, after a baby is left on the steps of the Rock of Ages Baptist Church, eleven-year-old Randall must decide whether or not to keep secret his knowledge of who the foundling's mother is
Beethoven in Paradise by Barbara O'Connor( Book )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 537 libraries worldwide
Martin longs to be a musician, and with the encouragement of two very different friends, he eventually is able to defy his mean-hearted father and accept himself and the talent within him
Fame and glory in Freedom, Georgia by Barbara O'Connor( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 268 libraries worldwide
Unpopular sixth-grader Burdette "Bird" Weaver persuades the new boy at school, whom everyone thinks is mean and dumb, to be her partner for a spelling bee that might win her everything she's ever wanted
The small adventure of Popeye and Elvis by Barbara O'Connor( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 241 libraries worldwide
In Fayette, South Carolina, the highlight of Popeye's summer is learning vocabulary words with his grandmother until a motor home gets stuck nearby and Elvis, the oldest boy living inside, joins Popeye in finding the source of strange boats floating down the creek
The fantastic secret of Owen Jester by Barbara O'Connor( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 230 libraries worldwide
After Owen captures an enormous bullfrog, names it Tooley Graham, then has to release it, he and two friends try to use a small submarine that fell from a passing train to search for Tooley in the Carter, Georgia, pond it came from, while avoiding nosy neighbor Viola
How to steal a dog by Barbara O'Connor( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 218 libraries worldwide
Living in the family car in their small North Carolina town after their father leaves them virtually penniless, Georgina, desperate to improve their situation and unwilling to accept her overworked mother's calls for patience, persuades her younger brother to help her in an elaborate scheme to get money by stealing a dog and then claiming the reward that the owners are bound to offer
On the road to Mr. Mineo's by Barbara O'Connor( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
Sherman, a one-legged pigeon, sets everyone aflutter in a small southern town
Como salir de un apuro by Barbara O'Connor( Book )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Living in the family car in their small North Carolina town after their father leaves them virtually penniless, Georgina, desperate to improve their situation and unwilling to accept her overworked mother's calls for patience, persuades her younger brother to help her in an elaborate scheme to get money by stealing a dog and then claiming the reward that the owners are bound to offer
The menehune and the nene by Susan Yamashita( Book )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
By the time four menehunes decide what to do with the nene egg they find, it hatches and the nene (goose) soon grows large enough to save them from an erupting volcano
Beethoven in paradise by Barbara O'Connor( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Martin longs to be a musician, and with the encouragement of two very different friends, he eventually is able to defy his mean-hearted father and accept himself and the talent within him
Come rubare un cane by Barbara O'Connor( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in Italian and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Beethoven au paradis by Barbara O'Connor( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in French and held by 1 library worldwide
Martin longs to be a musician, and with the encouragement of two very different friends, he eventually is able to defy his mean-hearted father and accept himself and the talent within him
 
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Alternative Names
オコーナー, バーバラ
Languages
English (111)
Spanish (3)
Italian (1)
French (1)
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