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Comport, Sally Wern

Overview
Works: 70 works in 172 publications in 4 languages and 19,549 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  Young adult works  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Horror tales 
Roles: Illustrator, Editor, Author
Classifications: PZ7.S1947,
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Publications about Sally Wern Comport
Publications by Sally Wern Comport
Most widely held works by Sally Wern Comport
Night wings by Joseph Bruchac( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 2,287 libraries worldwide
Overview: My dream from last night haunts me. I am still running, still trying to hide from something I cannot see. I know that it sees me with eyes that can pierce the darkness. I know that it hungers to take my life. Paul has always believed in the power of dreams. He knows that they are often warnings. Warnings that should be taken very seriously. Now his nightmare visions of a predatory winged creature are becoming all too real. And though Paul has always depended on the wisdom of his Abenaki ancestors' stories to guide his footsteps, no monster tale could have prepared him for what he is about to encounter, alone, at the top of one of the most dangerous mountains in the world
How to disappear completely and never be found by Sara Nickerson( Book )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,458 libraries worldwide
With a swimming medal, the key to a mansion, and a comic book about a half-man/half-rat as her only clues, a twelve-year-old girl seeks the true story of her father's mysterious death four years earlier near an island in the Pacific Northwest
The dark pond by Joseph Bruchac( Book )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,126 libraries worldwide
After he feels a mysterious pull drawing him toward a dark, shadowy pond in the woods surrounding North Mountains School, Armie looks to the tales of his Shawnee ancestors for guidance about the dangerous monster lurking in the water
Brave Margaret : an Irish adventure by Robert D San Souci( Book )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 1,114 libraries worldwide
In this retelling of an Irish folktale, a brave young woman battles a sea serpent and rescues her true love from a giant. Margaret has a brave heart. Margaret has a brave heart. She dreams of adventure and longs to travel to distant lands, so when a tall ship appears in the harbor, headed north to the Kingdoms of the Cold, Margaret won't be left behind. But adventures are perilous things. Soon Margaret must face a ferocious sea serpent and even worse dangers. And she must discover the truth about an old woman with strange powers and mysterious plans, or she'll never find a way to bring herself and her true love safely home
Bearwalker by Joseph Bruchac( Book )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,066 libraries worldwide
Although the littlest student in his class, thirteen-year-old Baron Braun calls upon the strength and wisdom of his Mohawk ancestors to face both man and beast when he tries to get help for his classmates, who are being terrorized during a school field trip in the Adirondacks
The return of Skeleton Man by Joseph Bruchac( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 988 libraries worldwide
When Molly and her parents attend a conference at Mohonk Mountain House, Molly begins to fear that she is being watched by the very man who kidnapped and tried to kill them all the previous year
The story of Thanksgiving by Robert Merrill Bartlett( Book )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 988 libraries worldwide
Relates the history and customs of Thanksgiving, from the harvest festivals of the ancient world and the first Thanksgiving in colonial America to today's celebrations
Whisper in the dark by Joseph Bruchac( Book )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 879 libraries worldwide
An ancient and terrifying Narragansett Indian legend begins to come true for Maddy, a teenage long-distance runner whose recovery from the accident that killed her parents has stunned everyone, including her guardian aunt
Vampire State Building by Elizabeth Levy( Book )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 781 libraries worldwide
Eleven-year-old Sam Bamford's on-line chess pal is in New York to play in a tournament, but Sam's sister and cousin are wary because Vlad has pointy teeth, comes from Romania, and admits to keeping secrets
The black paw by Heather Vogel Frederick( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 733 libraries worldwide
Two fifth-graders who are the targets of bullies and a mouse spy who has not only lost her job but is also on a mobster rat's hit list, meet at Washington D.C.'s International Spy Museum and go under cover to help each other out
The great expedition of Lewis and Clark : by Private Reubin Field, member of the Corps of Discovery by Judith Edwards( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 687 libraries worldwide
An account, told in the words of one participant, of the difficulties and wonders that were part of the Lewis and Clark expedition to explore the land obtained as part of the Louisiana Purchase
Hanging off Jefferson's nose : growing up on Mount Rushmore by Tina Nichols Coury( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 687 libraries worldwide
Lincoln Borglum was the son of Gutzon Borglum, the man who dreamed up the idea of carving four presidents' faces into the rockface of Mount Rushmore. The younger Borglum was the man who actually completed the project, and this is his story
Who's saying what in Jamestown, Thomas Savage? by Jean Fritz( Book )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 653 libraries worldwide
A biography of Thomas Savage, one of the early colonists of Jamestown, Virginia, who was sent to live among the Indians in order to learn their language and become an interpreter
First kids by Kathryn Gibbs Davis( Book )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 572 libraries worldwide
Discusses what life is like in the White House and presents anecdotes about the children of presidents Lincoln, Grant, Theodore Roosevelt, Coolidge, Kennedy, and Clinton
For your paws only by Heather Vogel Frederick( Book )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 566 libraries worldwide
In Book 2 of the Spy Mice series, adventure is in store when a secret agent mouse and her fifth-grade friends travel to New York City. Glory Goldenleaf, spy mouse extraordinaire, is assigned her first solo Silver Skateboard mission?to tail the evil rat Roquefort Dupont all the way to the Big Apple. He?s paws-deep in a diabolical plot that could affect the international rodent community, and Glory?s determined to find out what it is. Joining Glory in the big city is fifth-grader Oz Levinson, who?s a finalist in a junior bake-off contest. He and his friend D.B. will be competing against the best bakers in the country on live TV! But when Glory gets mouse-napped in Manhattan, Oz and D.B. need to stage a rescue mission. It will take all of their spy skills to save their favorite mouse, stop the rats? dastardly scheme?and pull off the perfect dessert
American poetry ( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 556 libraries worldwide
Contains a collection of poetry that spans two centuries and provides a diverse point of view of American life. American Poetry offers a collection of 26 verses by our finest poets, all with their unique perspective on the land they loved and accompanied by remarkable paintings that enhance the meaning of the words. Here, beautifully illustrated, are such unforgettable works
Treasure Island by Catherine Nichols( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 452 libraries worldwide
A brief, simplified retelling of the episode in "Treasure Island" during which Jim Hawkins gives Squire Tralawney a packet left behind by a sea captain staying at Jim's parents' inn, and which pirates are trying to find
Love will see you through : Martin Luther King Jr.'s six guiding beliefs (as told by his niece) by Angela Farris Watkins( Book )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 436 libraries worldwide
The niece of Martin Luther King Jr. reveals six timeless and universal principles that encompass the civil rights leader's greatest legacy, reinforcing the truth that "the universe honors love."
Treasure Island by Catherine Nichols( Book )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 405 libraries worldwide
A brief, simplified retelling of the episode in "Treasure Island" during which Jim Hawkins and his friends set sail in search of a pirate's treasure, and Jim meets Long John Silver, who he soon learns is not a friend at all
Hamlet by Adam McKeown( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 395 libraries worldwide
A prose retelling of Shakespeare's play about treachery and murder in the kingdom of Denmark. Includes background information, character summary, and commonly asked questions
 
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Alternative Names
Komporta, Sallija Verna
Wern Comport, Sally
Languages
English (81)
Italian (4)
Swedish (2)
Spanish (1)
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