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Dial Books for Young Readers

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Works: 104 works in 118 publications in 1 language and 49,440 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Humorous fiction  History  Historical fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Poetry  Folklore  Young adult works 
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 2,965 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 2,862 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. On a momentous visit to the aquarium, Elliot discovers his dream pet: a penguin. It's just proper enough for a straight-laced boy like him. And when he asks his father if he may have one (please and thank you), his father says yes. Elliot should have realized that Dad probably thought he meant a stuffed penguin and not a real one
Brother eagle, sister sky : a message from Chief Seattle by Seattle( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 2,792 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 2,710 libraries worldwide
A hilarious Southern debut with the kind of characters you meet once in a lifetime Rising sixth grader Miss Moses LoBeau lives in the small town of Tupelo Landing, NC, where everyone's business is fair game and no secret is sacred. She washed ashore in a hurricane eleven years ago, and she's been making waves ever since. Although Mo hopes someday to find her upstream mother, she's found a home with the Colonel--a cafe owner with a forgotten past of his own--and Miss Lana, the fabulous cafe hostess. She will protect those she loves with every bit of her strong will and tough attitude. So when a lawman comes to town asking about a murder, Mo and her best friend, Dale Earnhardt Johnson III, set out to uncover the truth in hopes of saving the only family Mo has ever known. Full of wisdom, humor, and grit, this timeless yarn will melt the heart of even the sternest Yankee
The war that saved my life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 2,447 libraries worldwide
"Nine-year-old Ada has never left her one-room apartment. Her mother is too humiliated by Ada's twisted foot to let her outside. So when her little brother Jamie is shipped out of London to escape the war, Ada doesn't waste a minute--she sneaks out to join him. So begins a new adventure of Ada, and for Susan Smith, the woman who is forced to take the two kids in. As Ada teaches herself to ride a pony, learns to read, and watches for German spies, she begins to trust Susan--and Susan begins to love Ada and Jamie. But in the end, will their bond be enough to hold them together through wartime? Or will Ada and her brother fall back into the cruel hands of their mother?"--Publisher's description
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 2,077 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 1,667 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 1,631 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 1,498 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 1,359 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 1,314 libraries worldwide
Eight-year-old Ernestine returns to visit relatives on the North Carolina farm where she was born
My family for the war by Anne C Voorhoeve( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1,238 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
Portraits of Hispanic American heroes by Juan Felipe Herrera( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1,218 libraries worldwide
"Twenty Hispanic American artists, scientists, athletes, activists and political leaders are profiled in this stunning picture book, complete with inspirational quotes and distinctive expressionist portraits"--
Rabbit makes a monkey of lion : a Swahili tale by Verna Aardema( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1,192 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
Yonder by Tony Johnston( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1,091 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 1,065 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 1,037 libraries worldwide
The reader is invited to guess the identity of twenty-six unusual animals illustrating the letter of the alphabet
Violet the pilot by Steve Breen( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,018 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
 
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