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Dial Books for Young Readers

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Works: 73 works in 85 publications in 1 language and 43,203 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Legends  Folklore  Poetry  Young adult works  History  Historical fiction  War stories  Biography 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: PZ8.1.L434, E
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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 )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 3,173 libraries worldwide
Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain--Résumé de l'éditeur
Brother eagle, sister sky : a message from Chief Seattle by Seattle( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 2,851 libraries worldwide
A Squawmish Indian chief describes his people's respect and love for the earth, and concern for its destruction
One cool friend by Toni Buzzeo( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,771 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 2,615 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
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 2,152 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 1,724 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 1,647 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 1,434 libraries worldwide
Secrets of the dark are revealed in this poem describing a farm at midnight
Dory Fantasmagory by Abby Hanlon( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1,357 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
Back home by Gloria Jean Pinkney( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1,349 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 1,260 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 1,245 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 1,154 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 1,096 libraries worldwide
By blocking a leaking hole in the dyke, a young boy saves his town from destruction. Suggested level: primary
Animal alphabet by Bert Kitchen( Book )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1,073 libraries worldwide
The reader is invited to guess the identity of twenty-six unusual animals illustrating the letter of the alphabet
Portraits of Hispanic American heroes by Juan Felipe Herrera( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1,069 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"--
Under the egg by Laura Marx Fitzgerald( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1,053 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
Forest of dreams by Rosemary Wells( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1,030 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 1,013 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
Violet the pilot by Steve Breen( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 903 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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