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Dowell, Frances O'Roark

Overview
Works: 63 works in 336 publications in 5 languages and 28,850 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Historical fiction  Young adult works  Bildungsromans  History  Thrillers (Fiction)  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3562.I5123, FIC
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Publications about Frances O'Roark Dowell
Publications by Frances O'Roark Dowell
Most widely held works by Frances O'Roark Dowell
Shooting the moon by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Book )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,271 libraries worldwide
When her brother is sent to fight in Vietnam, twelve-year-old Jamie begins to reconsider the army world that she has grown up in
Dovey Coe by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Book )
21 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,031 libraries worldwide
When accused of murder in her North Carolina mountain town in 1928, Dovey Coe, a stronged-willed twelve-year-old girl, comes to a new understanding of others, including her deaf brother
Chicken boy by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Book )
20 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and German and held by 2,003 libraries worldwide
Since the death of his mother, Tobin's family life and school life have been in disarray, but after he starts raising chickens with his seventh-grade classmate, Henry, everything starts to fall into place
Where I'd like to be by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Book )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 1,872 libraries worldwide
A group of foster children build a home of their own
The secret language of girls by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Book )
20 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,754 libraries worldwide
Marylin and Kate have been friends since nursery school, but when Marylin becomes a middle school cheerleader and Kate begins to develop other interests, their relationship is put to the test
Phineas L. MacGuire erupts! : the first experiment by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Book )
18 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,524 libraries worldwide
Fourth-grade science whiz Phineas MacGuire is forced to team up with the new boy in class on a science fair project, but the boy's quirky personality causes Phineas to wonder if they have any chance of winning
The kind of friends we used to be by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Book )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,327 libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-olds Kate and Marylin, friends since preschool, draw further apart as Marylin becomes involved in student government and cheerleading, while Kate wants to play guitar and write songs, and both develop unlikely friendships with other girls and boys
The second life of Abigail Walker by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Book )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,278 libraries worldwide
Bullied by two mean girls in her sixth-grade class, a lonely, plump girl gains self-confidence and makes new friends after a mysterious fox gently bites her
Ten miles past normal by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Book )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,002 libraries worldwide
Because living with "modern-hippy" parents on a goat farm means fourteen-year-old Janie Gorman cannot have a normal high school life, she tries joining Jam Band, making friends with Monster, and spending time with elderly former civil rights workers
Phineas L. MacGuire-- blasts off! by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Book )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 836 libraries worldwide
Hoping to earn money to attend Space Camp, fourth-grade science whiz Phineas MacGuire gets a job as a dog walker, then enlists the aid of his friends Ben and Aretha to help with experiments using the dog's "slobber."
Trouble the water by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Book )
7 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 789 libraries worldwide
In the segregated south of Kentucky in 1953, twelve-year-olds Callie, who is black, and Wendell, who is white, are brought together by an old dog that is clearly seeking something or someone, but they not only face prejudice, they find trouble at a haunted cabin in the woods
Sam the man & the rutabaga plan by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Book )
4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 551 libraries worldwide
"Sam the Man is not a vegetable man. But when a school project has him paired up with the worst of all the vegetables--the rutabaga--he soon will learn that it's not half bad. And as he grows fond of his new little friend, Sam the Man will have to come up with a plan on how to keep him happy before he rots!"--
Shooting the moon by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 382 libraries worldwide
When her brother is sent to fight in Vietnam, twelve-year-old Jamie begins to reconsider the army world that she has grown up in
Chicken boy by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 357 libraries worldwide
Since the death of his mother, Tobin's family life and school life have been in disarray, but after he starts raising chickens with his seventh-grade classmate, Henry, everything starts to fall into place
Sam the man & the chicken plan by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Book )
3 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Sam the Man wants to earn some money and he s got a cluck-worthy plan in this endearing chapter book that s the first in a new series from Frances O Roark Dowell. Sam the Man needs a job. His sister gets twenty bucks a pop for mowing people s lawns. But seven-year-olds aren t allowed to mow lawns, so Sam decides to ask his next door neighbor if she needs help doing other chores. It turns out she ll pay him a whole dollar each time he can convince her dad, Mr. Stockfish, to join him for a daily walk. But it turns out that getting Mr. Stockfish to leave the living room isn t easy. AND a dollar a pop isn t going to cut it. So when Mrs. Kerner, another neighbor, asks if Sam would like to watch her chickens, Sam jumps on the task. Watching chickens is more fun than he expects, and comes with an added bonus: it turns out that visiting the chickens is the one thing that can coax Mr. Stockfish out of the house. But what does a seven-year-old do with all the money he s earning? It s not enough for a bike, and too much for candy. But wait! It s just enough for a chicken of his own the kind that lays BLUE eggs! Soon he has a whole waiting list of kids who want to buy a blue egg. And what does Sam plan on doing with his new fortune? Buy Mr. Stockfish his own chicken, of course!
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1 edition published in 2010 in Korean and held by 1 library worldwide
The sound of your voice, only really far away : Secret language of girls trilogy bk. 3 by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in Undetermined and held by 1 library worldwide
Best friends Marylin and Ka te compete for limited school resources when Kate helps her boyfriend seek funding for the Audio Lab, while Marylin covers her interest in the student body president by claiming she only wants his support for new cheerleading uniforms
Phineas L. MacGuire...gets cooking! : Phineas L. MacGuire bk. 4 by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in Undetermined and held by 1 library worldwide
"Phineas has a new chore of cooking dinner every night, but his kitchen experiments take a turn for the worse when the school bully takes a huge liking to Phineas's brownies"--
 
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Alternative Names
Frances O'Roark Dowell American writer
Frances O'Roark Dowell escritora estadounidense
O'Roark Dowell Frances
도웰, 프랜시스 오록 1964-
Languages
English (161)
German (9)
Polish (4)
Chinese (2)
Korean (1)
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