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Backes, Nick

Overview
Works: 36 works in 160 publications in 3 languages and 18,265 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Historical fiction  History  Christmas stories 
Roles: Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.T7363, FIC
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Publications about Nick Backes
Publications by Nick Backes
Most widely held works by Nick Backes
Changes for Molly : a winter story by Valerie Tripp( Book )
12 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 2,959 libraries worldwide
Molly's excitement at performing in a big show is exceeded only by the announcement that her father is returning home from the war
Molly saves the day : a summer story by Valerie Tripp( Book )
26 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 2,875 libraries worldwide
Molly conquers her fear of swimming underwater when she and the other campers at Camp Gowonagin divide into two teams to play Color War
Meet Molly : an American girl by Valerie Tripp( Book )
18 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in English and held by 2,164 libraries worldwide
During World War II, Molly finds her life full of change as she eats terrible vegetables from the victory garden and plans revenge on her brother for ruining her Halloween
Happy birthday, Molly! : a springtime story by Valerie Tripp( Book )
19 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,824 libraries worldwide
"When an English girl comes to stay at Molly's during World War II, she and Molly learn to bridge their differences and ultimately enjoy a wonderful, mutual birthday party"--Title page verso
Molly learns a lesson : a school story by Valerie Tripp( Book )
14 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 1,341 libraries worldwide
During World War II, nine-year-old Molly goes to school and with her friends tries to aid the war effort
Brave Emily : 1944 by Valerie Tripp( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,269 libraries worldwide
Molly befriends a war refugee named Emily Bennett, who struggles to overcome shyness
Molly takes flight by Valerie Tripp( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,155 libraries worldwide
Molly feels that everything in her life has changed when her father goes off to England to help wounded soldiers and her beloved aunt joins the Women's Airforce Service Pilots. Includes a section on women pilots in the armed services, and a project related to the story
Molly's surprise : a Christmas story by Valerie Tripp( Book )
16 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 923 libraries worldwide
Even though he is away serving in an English army hospital in World War II, Molly's father finds a way to make the family Christmas very special
Molly and the movie star by Valerie Tripp( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 855 libraries worldwide
Molly is eager to meet a famous movie star at a War Bond rally, until she cannot find the money that her class had collected to buy a bond. Includes information on movies during World War II and a recipe for popcorn
Molly marches on by Valerie Tripp( Book )
5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 660 libraries worldwide
Molly is sure that she will find the surprise at the end of the overnight nature hike at Camp Gowonagin. but then she finds her own secret surprise
Molly's puppy tale by Valerie Tripp( Book )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 624 libraries worldwide
In 1945, ten-year-old Molly does not want to share her puppy Bennett with her brother but finds she might need to change her mind
Molly's A+ partner by Valerie Tripp( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 569 libraries worldwide
Ten-year-old Molly and her friend Susan have different ideas about how to present their school report on George Washington. Includes historical notes on George Washington and a recipe for cherry-nut cupcakes
Molly's story collection by Valerie Tripp( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 240 libraries worldwide
Relates the adventures of Molly McIntire, a girl growing up during the difficult days of World War II
Molly's short story collection by Valerie Tripp( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 239 libraries worldwide
A collection of five short stories featuring nine-year-old Molly McIntire, growing up in Illinois in 1944 during World War II as she takes a much-needed trip to her grandparents' farm, collects money for the war effort, teams up with her friend Susan to write a report on George Washington, tries to care for her new puppy, and takes a nature hike ending in a surprise. Each story includes a non-fiction essay about the culture and customs of the time
Alissa, Princess of Arcadia by Jillian Ross( Book )
2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
A strange old wizard helps Alissa solve a mysterious riddle and save her kingdom
Alissa and the castle ghost by Jillian Ross( Book )
2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
Princess Alissa hunts a ghost as she tries to right a long-ago injustice
Molly : story collection by Valerie Tripp( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Molly's six-book series is bound in one volume. "It's 1944, and Molly McIntire's world is at war. Dad is overseas helping wounded soldiers, and Mom's working for the Red Cross. Molly must count on her own true-blue resourcefulness, zest, and zeal to rally hope on the home front."--Cover, p.4
Alissa and the dungeons of Grimrock by Jillian Ross( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Alissa must free her wizard friend, Balin, when he is captured by an evil sorcerer
Our new baby by Pleasant T Rowland( Book )
5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Rhyming text and illustrations that include a bottle that empties, a zipper that zips, and a toy that squeaks show what is involved in taking care of a baby
Have a Molly Halloween ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Book has easy-to-follow directions and full-color photography for 37 sweet and spooky Halloween crafts, costumes, and snacks. Patterns also provided
 
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Alternative Names
バックス, ニック
Languages
English (138)
Japanese (1)
French (1)
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