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Dial Books for Young Readers

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Works: 66 works in 76 publications in 1 language and 55,061 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Poetry  Legends  History  Historical fiction  Young adult works  War stories  Pictorial works 
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
The talking eggs : a folktale from the American South by Robert D San Souci( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 3,413 libraries worldwide
A Southern folktale in which kind Blanche, following the instructions of an old witch, gains riches, while her greedy sister makes fun of the old woman and is duly rewarded
John Henry by Julius Lester( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 3,168 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 3,094 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 2,895 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 2,755 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 )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2,581 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 2,382 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 2,332 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 2,218 libraries worldwide
Follows the adventures of a little boy named Sam when he matches wits with several tigers that want to eat him. Suggested level: primary
No jumping on the bed! by Tedd Arnold( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1,729 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
Red Riding Hood by James Marshall( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1,717 libraries worldwide
A little girl meets a hungry wolf in the forest on her way to visit her grandmother
Soul looks back in wonder by Tom Feelings( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1,698 libraries worldwide
Artwork and poems by Maya Angelou, Langston Hughes, and Askia Touré portray the creativity, strength, and beauty of their African American heritage. After completing the stunning art for Soul Looks Back In Wonder, Tom Feelings approached stellar authors Maya Angelou, Margaret Walker, Walter Dean Myers, Lucille Clifton, among others. They wrote these inspired poems to pass on the heritage of strength, beauty, and creativity to today's African Americans--especially young people
Seven candles for Kwanzaa by Andrea Davis Pinkney( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1,660 libraries worldwide
Describes the origins and practices of Kwanzaa--a seven-day commemoration of an ancient African harvest ritual. The book explains the origins, language, and daily themes of this warm and festive holiday. Each domestic scene is framed in a border of traditional African patterns. Details and human interactions in each drawing speak to the core meaning of the holiday--that of honoring one's family, community, and heritage
From slave ship to freedom road by Julius Lester( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1,489 libraries worldwide
Paintings by Rod Brown and text by Julius Lester vividly tell the story of slavery in America
The midnight farm by Reeve Lindbergh( Book )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 1,485 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 1,382 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 1,285 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
My family for the war by Anne C Voorhoeve( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1,226 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 1,222 libraries worldwide
As the plum tree changes in the passing seasons so do the lives of a three-generation farm family
The bobbin girl by Emily Arnold McCully( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1,144 libraries worldwide
A ten-year-old bobbin girl working in a textile mill in Lowell, Massachusetts, in the 1830s, must make a difficult decision--will she participate in the first workers' strike in Lowell?
 
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