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Barkan, Joanne

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Works: 217 works in 307 publications in 1 language and 11,000 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Biography  Toy and movable books 
Roles: Creator
Classifications: PZ7.B25039, [E]
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Publications about Joanne Barkan
Publications by Joanne Barkan
Most widely held works by Joanne Barkan
A tale of two sitters by Joanne Barkan( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 746 libraries worldwide
When David enlists Joe's aid in babysitting, Wishbone escapes from his noisy home and imagines himself as Charles Darnay, a young Frenchman who, despite great danger, returns to France during the Revolution to help a friend
A pup in King Arthur's Court by Joanne Barkan( Book )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 642 libraries worldwide
Joe and David publish a sports newsletter using new technology that will be better than the existing paper. The idea of new being better than old reminds Wishbone of A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
That fat hat by Joanne Barkan( Book )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 541 libraries worldwide
When Lou Lou, a individualistic cat, decides to wear a very large hat to lunch, her more conformist friend is very upset
Creatures that glow by Joanne Barkan( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 392 libraries worldwide
Introduces animals and plants that produce their own light, from sea pens and fireflies to mushrooms. Includes photographs that glow in the dark
Visions of emancipation : the Italian workers' movement since 1945 by Joanne Barkan( Book )
8 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 358 libraries worldwide
Rocks, rocks big & small by Joanne Barkan( Book )
2 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 348 libraries worldwide
An introduction to rocks, their origins, and their evolution
Abraham Lincoln and President's Day by Joanne Barkan( Book )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and held by 337 libraries worldwide
Discusses the accomplishments of Abraham Lincoln and why he deserves to be recognized on Presidents' Day
What is velocity? by Joanne Barkan( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 325 libraries worldwide
Colorful photos and simple text encourage children to read on their own as they learn the meaning of velocity and that it is measured by an object's speed and direction
What is density? by Joanne Barkan( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 306 libraries worldwide
Explains what density is, using examples from a birthday party--such as a room filling with people, a floating balloon, and the bubbles in a cup of soda--to illustrate the concept
Fire, fire burning bright by Joanne Barkan( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 285 libraries worldwide
A simple introduction to the origins, properties, uses, and dangers of fire
Big fire trucks by Joanne Barkan( Book )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 257 libraries worldwide
A very scary Jack-o'-Lantern by Joanne Barkan( Book )
6 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 256 libraries worldwide
Tricks and treats abound in four books that are full of spooky, glow-in-the-dark surprises. Turn off the lights and ghosts, skeletons, bats, spiders, mummies and other creepy creatures glow brightly in the dark
Water, water everywhere by Joanne Barkan( Book )
2 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
Explains the origins and uses of water
Air, air all around by Joanne Barkan( Book )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 227 libraries worldwide
Describes, in simple text, the properties and uses of air, where air is found, and why it's essential to life
Jim Henson presents The Christmas toy by Joanne Barkan( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 219 libraries worldwide
The Christmas Eve adventures of the toys in the playroom, all gifts from previous Christmases
Big wheels by Joanne Barkan( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
Introduces a variety of working vehicles and their purpose. Includes bulldozers, cement mixers, snow plows, and other large-wheeled vehicles
Anna Marie's blanket by Joanne Barkan( Book )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
A little girl's blanket resents her going off to nursery school and leaving it behind until she assigns it the job of looking after all her other toys while she's away
Little Cricket's song by Joanne Barkan( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 193 libraries worldwide
A young cricket learns to sing with the help of his mother and several other night animals
A very scary haunted house by Joanne Barkan( Book )
3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
Elinor visits her favorite great-aunt and thinks maybe the house is haunted. Pages glow in the dark
A very scary ghost story by Joanne Barkan( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
Here's a spine-tingling story just right for reading with the lights down low! And with the lights out - children will scare themselves silly watching the pictures glow in the dark
 
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