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Dial Books for Young Readers

Overview
Works: 62 works in 74 publications in 1 language and 47,328 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Legends  Poetry  Young adult works  History  Historical fiction  War stories  Bildungsromans 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: PZ8.1.L434, [E]
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Publications about Dial Books for Young Readers
Publications by Dial Books for Young Readers
Most widely held works about Dial Books for Young Readers
 
Most widely held works by Dial Books for Young Readers
John Henry by Julius Lester( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 3,187 libraries worldwide
Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain
Savvy by Ingrid Law( Book )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 3,129 libraries worldwide
Recounts the adventures of Mibs Beaumont, whose thirteenth birthday has revealed her "savvy"--A magical power unique to each member of her family--just as her father is injured in a terrible accident
Brother eagle, sister sky : a message from Chief Seattle by Seattle( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 2,864 libraries worldwide
A Suquamish Indian chief describes his people's respect and love for the earth, and concern for its destruction
Goldilocks and the three bears by James Marshall( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 2,749 libraries worldwide
Three bears return home from a walk to find a little girl asleep in baby bear's bed
One cool friend by Toni Buzzeo( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,723 libraries worldwide
Elliot, a very proper young man, feels a kinship with the penguins at the aquarium and wants to take one home with him
Three times lucky by Sheila Turnage( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2,523 libraries worldwide
Washed ashore as a baby in tiny Tupelo Landing, North Carolina, Mo LoBeau, now eleven, and her best friend Dale turn detective when the amnesiac Colonel, owner of a café and co-parent of Mo with his cook, Miss Lana, seems implicated in a murder
The year of the perfect Christmas tree : an Appalachian story by Gloria Houston( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 2,318 libraries worldwide
Ruthie and her mother wonder how they will fulfill their obligation of getting the perfect Christmas tree to the town for the holiday celebration, since Papa has left the Appalachian area to go to war
Sam and the tigers : a new telling of Little Black Sambo by Julius Lester( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2,186 libraries worldwide
Follows the adventures of a little boy named Sam when he matches wits with several tigers that want to eat him
No jumping on the bed! by Tedd Arnold( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1,741 libraries worldwide
Walter lives near the top floor of a tall apartment building, where one night his habit of jumping on his bed leads to a tumultuous fall through floor after floor, collecting occupants all the way down
Red Riding Hood by James Marshall( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1,710 libraries worldwide
A little girl meets a hungry wolf in the forest on her way to visit her grandmother
Seven candles for Kwanzaa by Andrea Davis Pinkney( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1,668 libraries worldwide
Describes the origins and practices of Kwanzaa, the seven-day festival during which people of African descent rejoice in their ancestral values
The midnight farm by Reeve Lindbergh( Book )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 1,456 libraries worldwide
Secrets of the dark are revealed in this poem describing a farm at midnight
Back home by Gloria Jean Pinkney( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1,371 libraries worldwide
Eight-year-old Ernestine returns to visit relatives on the North Carolina farm where she was born
Rabbit makes a monkey of lion : a Swahili tale by Verna Aardema( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1,264 libraries worldwide
A secret joke almost leads to disaster in this comic Sudanese folktale. A Swahili tale of a wily little rabbit outwitting the big brawny lion
My family for the war by Anne C Voorhoeve( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1,257 libraries worldwide
Before the start of World War II, ten-year-old Ziska Mangold, who has Jewish ancestors but has been raised as a Protestant, is taken out of Nazi Germany on one of the Kindertransport trains, to live in London with a Jewish family, where she learns about Judaism and endures the hardships of war while attempting to keep in touch with her parents, who are trying to survive in Holland
Yonder by Tony Johnston( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1,193 libraries worldwide
As the plum tree changes in the passing seasons so do the lives of a three-generation farm family
The boy who held back the sea by Lenny Hort( Book )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 1,119 libraries worldwide
By blocking a leaking hole in the dike, a young boy saves his town from destruction
Animal alphabet by Bert Kitchen( Book )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1,091 libraries worldwide
The reader is invited to guess the identity of twenty-six unusual animals illustrating the letter of the alphabet
Forest of dreams by Rosemary Wells( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1,048 libraries worldwide
A child praises God for the beauty of nature
Waiting for the evening star by Rosemary Wells( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1,033 libraries worldwide
Growing up between 1909 and 1917, Berty enjoys the slow-rolling wheel of time on his Vermont farm and cannot understand his older brother's desire to see other parts of the world
 
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