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Larson, Kirby

Overview
Works: 50 works in 189 publications in 4 languages and 29,080 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Young adult works  Anecdotes  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Children's audiobooks  Historical fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Narrator
Classifications: SF426.5, FIC
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Publications about Kirby Larson
Publications by Kirby Larson
Most widely held works about Kirby Larson
 
Most widely held works by Kirby Larson
Hattie Big Sky by Kirby Larson( Book )
26 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 5,542 libraries worldwide
After inheriting her uncle's homesteading claim in Montana, sixteen-year-old orphan Hattie Brooks travels from Iowa in 1917 to make a home for herself and encounters some unexpected problems related to the war being fought in Europe
Two Bobbies : a true story of Hurricane Katrina, friendship, and survival by Kirby Larson( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 4,066 libraries worldwide
Bobbi (the dog) and Bob Cat are the best of friends. When their hometown of New Orleans was struck by Hurricane Katrina, many lost everything. Bobbi and Bob Cat only survived by staying together. This is the story of their remarkable friendship
Nubs : the true story of a mutt, a marine & a miracle by Brian Dennis( Book )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 3,348 libraries worldwide
The story of a wild dog who befriended Marine Major Brian Dennis in Iraq, and, when they were separated, trekked seventy miles through the desert winter to rejoin his friend
The fences between us : the diary of Piper Davis by Kirby Larson( Book )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,326 libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year-old Piper Davis records in her diary her experiences beginning in December 1941 when her brother joins the Navy, the United States goes to war, she attempts to document her life through photography, and her father--the pastor for a Japanese Baptist Church in Seattle--follows his congregants to an Idaho internment camp, taking her along with him. Includes historical notes
Hattie ever after by Kirby Larson( Book )
6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,254 libraries worldwide
In 1919, seventeen-year-old Hattie leaves the Montana prairie--and her sweetheart Charlie--to become a female reporter in San Francisco
Dash by Kirby Larson( Book )
6 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 1,175 libraries worldwide
When her family is forced into an internment camp, Mitsi Kashino is separated from her home, her classmates, and her beloved dog Dash; and as her family begins to come apart around her, Mitsi clings to her one connection to the outer world--the letters from the kindly neighbor who is caring for Dash
Hattie Big Sky by Kirby Larson( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,106 libraries worldwide
After inheriting her uncle's homesteading claim in Montana, sixteen-year-old orphan Hattie Brooks travels from Iowa in 1917 to make a home for herself and encounters some unexpected problems related to the war being fought in Europe
The friendship doll by Kirby Larson( Book )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,058 libraries worldwide
Throughout the twentieth century, Miss Kanagawa, one of fifty-eight dolls made to serve as ambassadors from Japan to the United States, travels the country learning to love while changing the lives of those who need her
Duke by Kirby Larson( Book )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 980 libraries worldwide
In 1944 Hobie Hanson's father is flying B-24s in Europe, so Hobie decides to donate his beloved German shepherd, Duke, to Dogs for Defense in the hope that it will help end the war sooner--but when he learns that Duke is being trained for combat he is shocked, frightened and determined to get his dog back
Audacity Jones to the rescue by Kirby Larson( Book )
3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 849 libraries worldwide
In 1910, Audacity Jones is an eleven-year-old orphan living a monotonous life at Miss Maisie's School for Wayward Girls, and wondering why nothing exciting ever happens--but when the mysterious Commodore Crutchfield whisks her away to Washington D.C., she finds herself involved in a sinister and dangerous plot against the president of the United States
Second grade pig pals by Kirby Larson( Book )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 615 libraries worldwide
Second grader Quinn tries to earn a gold star on the bulletin board for National Pig Day and regain her friendship with a new student following a mix-up
The magic kerchief by Kirby Larson( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 598 libraries worldwide
Sharp-tongued and lonely Griselda gets a magic kerchief from a mysterious stranger, and when she wears it she can speak only kind words to the people she meets
Hattie ever after by Kirby Larson( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 478 libraries worldwide
In 1919, seventeen-year-old Hattie leaves the Montana prairie--and her sweetheart Charlie--to become a female reporter in San Francisco
Bitty Baby at the ballet by Kirby Larson( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 448 libraries worldwide
"In this story, a little girl and her Bitty Baby doll are getting ready for a ballet recital. To calm her pre-performance jitters, the little girl tells Bitty Baby a story about a bunny who overcomes stage fright to win a hopping contest."--Provided by publisher
Princess Bitty Baby by Kirby Larson( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 447 libraries worldwide
"In this story, a little girl and her Bitty Baby doll are all ready for bed and can't wait for a bedtime story. So the girl tells one of her own--about Princess Bitty Baby, a dragon, and an enchanted frog--and discovers the power of her own storytelling
Bitty Baby the brave by Kirby Larson( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 441 libraries worldwide
"A little girl and her Bitty Baby doll encounter a scary noise in Grammy and Grampa's basement. After an imaginary jungle adventure involving a gorilla, a boa, and an elephant, Bitty Baby and the little girl learn that friends can help you face your fears."--Provided by publisher
Bitty Baby loves the snow by Kirby Larson( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 435 libraries worldwide
"In this story, a little girl wants to build a snowman with her brother--but he's too busy sledding. So instead, she tells her Bitty Baby doll a story about Bitty Baby and a polar bear and how they learn to play together. By the time her brother shows up, she no longer needs help, and he admires the snow caterpillar she has built!"
Bitty Baby and me by Kirby Larson( Book )
8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 421 libraries worldwide
"A little girl introduces her new doll, Bitty Baby, to her family, including her prickly big sister. At nap time, the little girl tells Bitty Baby a story about a magical mermaid adventure - but the best magic of all is the creative way the girl makes her wish come true and gets her older sister to play with her."--Provided by publisher
The fences between us : Seattle, Washington, 1941 : the diary of Piper Davis by Kirby Larson( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 420 libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year-old Piper Davis records in her diary her experiences beginning in December 1941 when her brother joins the Navy, the United States goes to war, she attempts to document her life through photography, and her father--the pastor for a Japanese Baptist Church in Seattle--follows his congregants to an Idaho internment camp, taking her along with him. Includes historical notes
Lucky dog : twelve tales of rescued dogs ( Book )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 372 libraries worldwide
A collection of stories about the Pawley Rescue Center, where rescued dogs find their way into hearts and homes
 
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Alternative Names
Kirby Larson Amerikaans schrijfster
Lane, Kirby Larson
کیربی لارسون نویسنده آمریکایی
ラーソン, カービー
Languages
English (115)
Chinese (5)
Japanese (2)
Vietnamese (1)
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