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Roaring Brook Press

Works: 33 works in 47 publications in 1 language and 45,231 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Picture books  Humorous fiction  Biography  Stories in rhyme  Young adult works  Biographies  Historical fiction 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: PZ7.R6413, E
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Publications about Roaring Brook Press
Publications by Roaring Brook Press
Most widely held works by Roaring Brook Press
My friend Rabbit by Eric Rohmann( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 4,078 libraries worldwide
Something always seems to go wrong when Rabbit is around, but Mouse lets him play with his toy plane anyway because he is his good friend
A Sick Day for Amos McGee by Philip Christian Stead( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2018 in English and held by 4,042 libraries worldwide
Amos McGee, a friendly zookeeper, always made time to visit his good friends: the elephant, the tortoise, the penguin, the rhinoceros, and the owl. But one day, he woke with the sniffles and the sneezes. Though he didn't make it into the zoo that day, he did receive some unexpected guests. -- From book jacket
The man who walked between the towers by Mordicai Gerstein( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 3,539 libraries worldwide
A lyrical evocation of Philippe Petit's 1974 tightrope walk between the World Trade Center towers
Grandpa Green by Lane Smith( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2,928 libraries worldwide
A child explores the ordinary life of his extraordinary great-grandfather, as expressed in his topiary garden
Bomb : the race to build--and steal--the world's most dangerous weapon by Steve Sheinkin( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,850 libraries worldwide
Recounts the scientific discoveries that enabled atom splitting, the military intelligence operations that occurred in rival countries, and the work of brilliant scientists hidden at Los Alamos
Green by Laura Vaccaro Seeger( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2,529 libraries worldwide
Illustrations and simple, rhyming text explore the many shades of the color green
Revolver by Marcus Sedgwick( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2,289 libraries worldwide
Finland, 1910: Fifteen-year-old Sig is shocked to see a hole in the frozen lake outside his family's cabin and to find his father's corpse nearby. Why did Einar steer his dog sled across the lake instead of taking the safer land route? Sig's sister and stepmother go for help, leaving Sig alone with Einar's body in the cabin. Soon after, an armed stranger barges in, demanding a share of Einar's stolen gold from when the two men knew each other during the Alaska Gold Rush
Bear has a story to tell by Philip Christian Stead( Book )
2 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 2,038 libraries worldwide
Bear, with the help of his animal friends, remembers the story he had hoped to tell before the onset of winter
Underground by Shane Evans( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,972 libraries worldwide
"A family silently crawls along the ground. They run barefoot through unlit woods, sleep beneath bushes, take shelter in a kind stranger's home. Where are they heading? They are heading for Freedom by way of the Underground Railroad."--Publisher description
The Port Chicago 50 : disaster, mutiny, and the fight for civil rights by Steve Sheinkin( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1,839 libraries worldwide
On July 17, 1944, a massive explosion rocked the segregated Navy base at Port Chicago, California, killing more than 300 sailors who were at the docks, critically injuring off-duty men in their bunks, and shattering windows up to a mile away. On August 9th, 244 men refused to go back to work until unsafe and unfair conditions at the docks were addressed. When the dust settled, fifty were charged with mutiny, facing decades in jail and even execution. This is a story of the prejudice that faced black men and women in America's armed forces during World War II, and a nuanced look at those who gave their lives in service of a country where they lacked the most basic rights
Ballet for Martha : making Appalachian Spring by Jan Greenberg( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,768 libraries worldwide
Tells the story behind the creation of "Appalachian Spring," describing Aaron Copland's composition and Martha Graham's intense choreography
Bad Kitty vs. Uncle Murray : the uproar at the front door by Nick Bruel( Book )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 1,691 libraries worldwide
Bumbling Uncle Murray pet sits while Bad Kitty's owners are away for a week. How will Bad Kitty survive?
Bad kitty meets the baby by Nick Bruel( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,666 libraries worldwide
Bad kitty is not pleased when a baby joins her family. Includes fun facts and tips for training a cat to perform tricks
Bootleg : murder, moonshine, and the lawless years of prohibition by Karen Blumenthal( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1,583 libraries worldwide
For more than a decade starting in 1920, millions of regular Americans ignored the law of the land. Parents became bootleggers, kids smuggled illegal alcohol, and outlaws became celebrities. It wasn't supposed to be that way, of course. When Congress passed the Eighteenth Amendment, prohibiting the sale and manufacture of alcohol in the United States, supporters believed it would create a better, stronger nation. Instead it began an era of lawlessness, when famous gangsters like Al Capone rose to fame, and many reconsidered their concept of right and wrong. This is the story of those years in American history--the story of prohibition
America is under attack : September 11, 2001 : the day the towers fell by Don Brown( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,551 libraries worldwide
Narrates the terrorist attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001, from the plane hijackings to the collapse of the World Trade Center
The notorious Benedict Arnold : a true story of adventure, heroism, & treachery by Steve Sheinkin( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,469 libraries worldwide
An introduction to the life of Benedict Arnold that highlights not only the traitorous actions that made him legendary, but also his heroic involvement in the American Revolution
A book by Mordicai Gerstein( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1,397 libraries worldwide
Among a family who lives in a book, the youngest daughter is the only one who doesn't have a story to belong to, so she sets out among fairy tales, adventures, mysteries, histories, science fiction, and others to track down her story
Giant squid by Candace Fleming( Book )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 1,305 libraries worldwide
"A nonfiction picture book exploring the mysterious life of the elusive giant squid"--
The iridescence of birds : a book about Henri Matisse by Patricia MacLachlan( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1,259 libraries worldwide
If you were a boy named Henri Matisse who lived in a dreary town in northern France, what would your life be like? Would it be full of color and art? Full of lines and dancing figures? Find out in this beautiful, unusual picture book about one of the world's most famous and influential artists by acclaimed author and Newbery Medal-winning Patricia MacLachlan and innovative illustrator Hadley Hooper
90 miles to Havana by Enrique Flores-Galbis( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,248 libraries worldwide
When unrest hits the streets of Havana, Cuba, Julian's parents must make the heartbreaking decision to send him and his two brothers away to Miami via the Pedro Pan operation. But when the boys get to Miami, they are thrust into a world where bullies seem to run rampant and it's not always clear how best to protect themselves.--Résumé de l'éditeur
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