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Dial Books for Young Readers

Overview
Works: 106 works in 121 publications in 1 language and 49,280 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Humorous fiction  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction  Folklore  Poetry  Pastoral poetry 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: PZ7.N6715, 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
The day Jimmy's boa ate the wash by Trinka Hakes Noble( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 2,911 libraries worldwide
Jimmy's boa constrictor wreaks havoc on the class trip to a farm
One cool friend by Toni Buzzeo( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,855 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
Brother eagle, sister sky : a message from Chief Seattle by Seattle( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 2,757 libraries worldwide
A Suquamish Indian chief describes his people's respect and love for the earth, and concern for its destruction
Three times lucky by Sheila Turnage( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2,686 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 war that saved my life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 2,473 libraries worldwide
A young disabled girl and her brother are evacuated from London to the English countryside during World War II, where they find life to be much sweeter away from their abusive mother
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 2,039 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 1,640 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 tumultous fall through floor after floor, collecting occupants all the way down
Seven candles for Kwanzaa by Andrea Davis Pinkney( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1,615 libraries worldwide
Describes the origins and practices of Kwanzaa, the seven-day festival during which people of African descent rejoice in their ancestral values
Dory Fantasmagory by Abby Hanlon( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1,521 libraries worldwide
Dory, the youngest in her family, is a girl with a very active imagination, and she spends the summer playing with her imaginary friend, pretending to be a dog, battling monsters, and generally driving her family nuts
The midnight farm by Reeve Lindbergh( Book )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 1,341 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 1,286 libraries worldwide
Eight-year-old Ernestine returns to visit relatives on the North Carolina farm where she was born
Portraits of Hispanic American heroes by Juan Felipe Herrera( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1,231 libraries worldwide
"An inspiring tribute to Hispanic Americans who have made a positive impact on the world. This visually stunning book showcases twenty Hispanic and Latino American men and women who have made outstanding contributions to the arts, politics, science, humanitarianism, and athletics. Gorgeous portraits complement sparkling biographies of Cesar Chavez, Sonia Sotomayor, Ellen Ochoa, Roberto Clemente, and many more. Complete with timelines and famous quotes, this tome is a magnificent homage to those who have shaped our nation. In this volume: Adelina Otero-Warren, Bernardo de Galvez, Cesar Chavez, David Farragut, Dennis Chavez, Desi Arnaz, Dolores Huerta, Ellen Ochoa, Helen Rodriguez Trias, Hero Street USA, Ignacio Lozano, Jaime Escalante, Joan Baez, Judy Baca, Julia de Burgos, Luis Alvarez, Rita Moreno, Roberte Clemente, Sonia Sotomayor, and Tomas Rivera"--
My family for the war by Anne C Voorhoeve( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1,229 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
Rabbit makes a monkey of lion : a Swahili tale by Verna Aardema( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1,170 libraries worldwide
With the help of his friends Bush-rat and Turtle, smart and nimble Rabbit makes a fool of the mighty but slow-witted king of the forest
I know a wee piggy by Kim Norman( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1,136 libraries worldwide
A cumulative, rhyming tale of an ordinary pig who leaps out of his boy's arms at a state fair and wallows in color after color, turning himself into a work of art
Under the egg by Laura Marx Fitzgerald( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,118 libraries worldwide
Her grandfather's dying words lead thirteen-year-old Theodora Tenpenny to a valuable, hidden painting she fears may be stolen, but it is her search for answers in her Greenwich Village neighborhood that brings a real treasure
Yonder by Tony Johnston( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1,070 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 1,055 libraries worldwide
By blocking a leaking hole in the dyke, a young boy saves his town from destruction. Suggested level: primary
Violet the pilot by Steve Breen( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,037 libraries worldwide
"Young Violet's only friend is her dog, Orville, until one of her homemade flying machines takes her to the rescue of a Boy Scout troop in trouble."--Title page verso
Animal alphabet by Bert Kitchen( Book )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1,022 libraries worldwide
The reader is invited to guess the identity of twenty-six unusual animals illustrating the letter of the alphabet
 
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