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O'Connor, Barbara

Overview
Works: 29 works in 120 publications in 3 languages and 13,814 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  Children's audiobooks  Adventure stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.O217,
Publication Timeline
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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 )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 2,443 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 )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,853 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 )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,377 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 )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,281 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 )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 968 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 2015 in English and held by 951 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 854 libraries worldwide
Sherman, a one-legged pigeon, sets everyone aflutter in a small southern town
Mammolina : a story about Maria Montessori by Barbara O'Connor( Book )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 471 libraries worldwide
Describes the life and achievements of the Italian woman doctor who developed a revolutionary method of educating children
Leonardo da Vinci : Renaissance genius by Barbara O'Connor( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 441 libraries worldwide
A biography of the notable Italian Renaissance artist, scientist, and inventor
Katherine Dunham : pioneer of black dance by Barbara O'Connor( Book )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 408 libraries worldwide
A biography of Katherine Dunham, emphasizing her childhood, her love of anthropology and dance, and the creation of her unique dance style
Barefoot dancer : the story of Isadora Duncan by Barbara O'Connor( Book )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 387 libraries worldwide
Describes the life of the modern dancer who created a spontaneous, free-form dance style accompanied by literary readings and non-dance music
The world at his fingertips : a story about Louis Braille by Barbara O'Connor( Book )
4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 339 libraries worldwide
A biography of the nineteenth-century Frenchman, accidentally blinded as a child, who created the dot system of reading and writing that is now used by the blind throughout the world
Fame and glory in Freedom, Georgia by Barbara O'Connor( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 248 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 soldiers' voice : the story of Ernie Pyle by Barbara O'Connor( Book )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 242 libraries worldwide
A biography of a young journalist and his time spent during World War II
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 231 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 226 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 221 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 134 libraries worldwide
Sherman, a one-legged pigeon, sets everyone aflutter in a small southern town
Beethoven in Paradise by Barbara O'Connor( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 87 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. Some strong language
Como salir de un apuro by Barbara O'Connor( Book )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 63 libraries worldwide
"Georgina está desesperada. Como su familia no puede pagar el alquiler, de un día para otro se encuentra viviendo en un coche junto a su madre y su hermano. Su nueva vida la averguenza, así que Georgina quiere ayudar a su madre para conseguir dinero. Para ello se le ocurre robar un perro y pedir un rescate por él. Pronto se dará cuenta de que no es tan buena idea."--Publisher's description
 
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Alternative Names
Barbara O'Connor American writer
Барбара О'Коннор
オコーナー, バーバラ
Languages
English (105)
Spanish (2)
Chinese (1)
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