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Dowell, Frances O'Roark

Overview
Works: 48 works in 262 publications in 3 languages and 26,968 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Fantasy fiction  Young adult works  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.D75455, [FIC]
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Publications about Frances O'Roark Dowell
Publications by Frances O'Roark Dowell
Most widely held works about Frances O'Roark Dowell
 
Most widely held works by Frances O'Roark Dowell
Shooting the moon by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Book )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 4,415 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
Falling in by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 2,950 libraries worldwide
Middle-schooler Isabelle Bean follows a mouse's squeak into a closet and falls into a parallel universe where the children believe she is the witch they have feared for years, finally come to devour them
Dovey Coe by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Book )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 2,208 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 )
18 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and German and held by 2,207 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 )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 2,031 libraries worldwide
A group of foster children build a home of their own
The secret language of girls by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Book )
19 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Polish and held by 1,830 libraries worldwide
Marilyn 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 )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 1,567 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 )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 1,292 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 )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,233 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 )
8 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,072 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-- gets slimed! by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Book )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 996 libraries worldwide
When his new best friend, Ben, decides to run for class president, fourth-grade science whiz Phineas MacGuire reluctantly agrees to be his campaign manager in exchange for help with his latest experiment--cultivating exhibits for a mold museum
Phineas L. MacGuire-- blasts off ! by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 792 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."
The sound of your voice, only really far away by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Book )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 597 libraries worldwide
Best friends Marylin and Kate 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
Anybody shining by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Book )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 568 libraries worldwide
In a series of letters to her cousin, twelve-year-old Arie Mae relates her life in a mountain valley of North Carolina in the 1920s
Shooting the moon by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 468 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
The secret language of girls by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 422 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
Chicken boy by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 400 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
Falling in by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Sound Recording )
9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 388 libraries worldwide
Middle-schooler Isabelle Bean follows a mouse's squeak into a closet and falls into a parallel universe where the children believe she is the witch they have feared for years, finally come to devour them
The kind of friends we used to be by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Sound Recording )
9 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 334 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
Where I'd like to be by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 271 libraries worldwide
A group of foster children build a home of their own
 
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Alternative Names
O'Roark Dowell Frances
Languages
English (196)
German (4)
Polish (4)
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