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Friend, Catherine

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Works: 34 works in 83 publications in 1 language and 6,499 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  History  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3556.R5662, E
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Publications about Catherine Friend
Publications by Catherine Friend
Most widely held works by Catherine Friend
The perfect nest by Catherine Friend( Book )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 2,086 libraries worldwide
Jack the cat gets much more than he bargained for when he decides to build the perfect nest to attract the perfect chicken
Barn boot blues by Catherine Friend( Book )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 432 libraries worldwide
When her parents swap urban life in Minneapolis for rural life on a farm 100 miles away, twelve-year-old Taylor feels as if she is living on another planet
Eddie the raccoon by Catherine Friend( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 365 libraries worldwide
Four brief, simple stories feature Eddie the raccoon engaging in a variety of activities
Silly Ruby by Catherine Friend( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 329 libraries worldwide
Four stories about the antics of a silly sheep named Ruby as she plays in the dirt, eats a cow's corn, makes too much noise, and knocks apples from a tree
Funny Ruby by Catherine Friend( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 299 libraries worldwide
Four stories about the antics of a silly sheep named Ruby as she picks flowers, jumps, eats hay, and plays with a friend
My head is full of colors by Catherine Friend( Book )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 242 libraries worldwide
Each morning when Maria wakes up, she finds her hair is full of colors, books, animals, or people
The Sawfin Stickleback : a very fishy story by Catherine Friend( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 161 libraries worldwide
People still talk about the time Katie and her little brother Mark almost caught the gigantic Sawfin Stickleback while ice fishing with their grandfather
Eddie and Little Skunk by Catherine Friend( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
A learn-to-read story about a raccoon
No eggs for Eddie by Catherine Friend( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
A learn-to-read story about a racoon
Eddie in a jam by Catherine Friend( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
A learn-to-read story about a racoon
A pirate's heart by Catherine Friend( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Eddie digs a hole by Catherine Friend( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
A learn-to-read story about a raccoon
The Spanish pearl by Catherine Friend( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
When Kate Vincent and her partner travel to Spain, Kate is accidentally transported back in time ... way back in time ... to 1085. Kate is captured by a band of mercenary soldiers and becomes an unwitting pawn in the violent conflict between the Catholic kings and the Islamic Moors. In her struggle to stay alive and return to the future, Kate must flee exotic harems, filthy dungeons, and treacherous Moorish courts. But when a sword-brandishing woman with an astonishing secret sweeps into Kate's life, Kate is suddenly torn between two women, and between two centuries
Yuck! by Catherine Friend( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Ruby the sheep smiles when Jane pats her, until Ruby gives Jane a yucky lick on the cheek
The crown of Valencia by Catherine Friend( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Barn boot blues by Catherine Friend( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Meet Taylor McNamara. She's twelve. She's a city girl. But her parents have just moved her onto a sheep farm in the middle of nowhere. She's trying to get into the spirit of farming, but things aren't going very well. Meet the farm animals: 40 chickens, 20 sheep, 10 ducks, and 4 goats, one of which can pee on his own head. Taylor's job is to collect eggs every morning, which she can only do using an umbrella to catch the chicken poop
Ruby jumps by Catherine Friend( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Ruby eats hay by Catherine Friend( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
A learn-to-read story about what happens when Ruby the sheep and Kate the cow eat hay
Hit by a farm how I learned to stop worrying and love the barn by Catherine Friend( file )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
"Farms have fences. People have boundaries. Mine began crumbling the day I knelt behind a male sheep, reached between his legs, and squeezed his testicles....Janet, the instructor of this course on raising sheep, had indicated it was my turn. 'Grab his testicles here, around the widest part.' Right, no problem. At that very moment all my friends were attending a writing conference. They were warm, clean, and not feeling up a ram with sixteen-inch testicles....Wincing, I reached between the ram's back legs with my thumb and forefinger. 'Don't pinch him,' Janet cried." Hit by a Farm is a hilarious recounting of Catherine's attempt to become a farmer; it is also a coming-of(middle)-age story of a woman trying to close the divide between who she wants to be, and who she really is. After helping Melissa fulfill her dream, Catherine eventually finds a way to recapture her own. By turns funny and moving, Hit by a Farm is a crash course in both living off and living with the land that wi
 
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