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Burns, Rebecca

Overview
Works: 23 works in 100 publications in 1 language and 3,125 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Children's audiobooks  History  Short stories  Records and correspondence  Biography  Fictional autobiographies  Psychological fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Author
Classifications: PS1017, FIC
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Publications about Rebecca Burns
Publications by Rebecca Burns
Most widely held works by Rebecca Burns
Little women by Louisa May Alcott( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 387 libraries worldwide
Based on Louisa May Alcott's own Yankee childhood, Little Women is the lively portrait of beloved matriarch Marmee March and her four daughters : domestic Meg, headstrong Jo, sensitive Beth, and artistic Amy. While their father is serving as a chaplain in the Union Army during the Civil War, Marmee is left to raise her daughters alone in New England. Although mired in poverty, the genteel and refiened family nonetheless surnvives through snow and sisterly squabbles, love and laughter, pranks and plays, and illnesses and courtships
Letters of a woman homesteader by Elinore Pruitt Stewart( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 367 libraries worldwide
First-person account of life on the American frontier. Elinore Pruitte Stewart took up homesteading in Burnt Fork, Wyoming, in 1909, to prove that a woman could ranch. Her captivating letters, sent to a former employer in Denver, reveal the isolation, the beauty, and the joy of working the prairie
A little princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 302 libraries worldwide
Sara Crewe, ten years old, leads a delightful life. Her father, a British officer, provides her with all of the comfort his wealth and charm allow. When he dies, a cold-hearted schoolmistress turns Sara into a drudge. How does she cope?
The jungle book by Rudyard Kipling( file )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 287 libraries worldwide
Presents the adventures of Mowgli, a boy reared by a pack of wolves, and the wild animals of the jungle
Pollyanna by Eleanor H Porter( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 227 libraries worldwide
When orphaned eleven-year-old Pollyanna comes to live with austere and wealthy Aunt Polly, her philosophy of gladness brings happiness to her aunt and other unhappy members of the community
Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 197 libraries worldwide
The novel tells the story of Carrie Meeber, a Midwestern country girl who moves to Chicago. She meets a salesman, Charles Rouet, and after a period of unemployment becomes his mistress. Soon, however, she becomes disillusioned with him and takes up with his friend George Hurstwood, a middle-aged, married restaurant manager. He embezzles money and elopes with Carrie to New York, where he opens a saloon which fails. Their liaison continues for some three years, until Carrie is forced by their impoverishment to work as a chorus girl to support them. Though she makes an impression in a small part and begins what is to become a successful career, she fails to find happiness
Cinderella, Rumpelstiltskin and other stories by Charles Perrault( file )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
Through the ages children have been enthralled by Cinderella, the glass slipper, and the evil stepmother! Also includes: Sleeping Beauty, Little Red Riding Hood, Rumpelstiltskin, Little Tom Thumb, Rapunzel, Hansel and Grethel, and Snow White
The man in lower ten by Mary Roberts Rinehart( file )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
When a man is murdered in his berth aboard a train, the clues point to three completely different suspects
The man who would be king [& other stories] by Rudyard Kipling( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
A collection of the English author's best-known stories
Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi( file )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
This is the classic tale of the mischievous puppet who longs to be a flesh-and-blood little boy. The heartwarming story ranges from highest adventure to deepest despair, with many lessons to be learned in between. These are the trials Pinocchio must endure on his way to becoming a real little boy
The ugly duckling and other stories by H. C Andersen( file )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
This is a touching tale of one duck's quest to fit in. Author Hans Christian Andersen proves that real beauty is on the inside, and teaches listeners many more important lessons in over five hours of his other moving stories
The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum( file )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
Most of us remember The wizard of Oz as the film starring Judy Garland and Bert Lahr. But the film was based on an immensely popular early 20th century Oz series. In these novels, Oz is the utopian land beyond the rainbow where threats are turned back with valor and ingenuity. Their success is due to the way they induce children to look for the element of wonder in the world around them
Five little Peppers and how they grew by Margaret Sidney( file )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
Fatherless children, happy in spite of their impoverished condition, want to surprise their mother on her birthday. But how can they when they have no money?
The after house by Mary Roberts Rinehart( file )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
Young Ralph Leslie longed for a long sea voyage having just come out of the hospital, but when the passengers start being killed aboard the Ella, he begins to think otherwise
Snow White and other stories by Jacob Grimm( file )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Collected and published by the Brothers Grimm in the early 1800s, "Snow White" is a classic and timeless tale. The jealous queen's multiple attempts to take the beautiful Snow White's life are foiled by the sympathetic dwarfs. Eventually, Snow White gets her happily ever after with the prince, while the queen receives her comeuppance. Included in this book are twenty more tales from the Grimm Brothers' collection and by Charles Perrault
The circular staircase by Mary Roberts Rinehart( file )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
The Circular Staircase is perhaps Mary Roberts Rinehart's most famous story. Wealthy spinster Rachel Innes is persuaded by her niece and nephew Gertrude and Halsey to take a house in the country for the summer. Rachel is unaware that the house holds a secret, and soon unexplained happenings and murder follow
The Leavenworth case by Anna Katharine Green( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Horatio Leaven-worth is a New York merchant whose material wealth is matched by his eminence in the community and reputation for good works. He is also the guardian of two striking nieces who share his Fifth Avenue mansion. Mary, her uncle's favorite, Is to inherit his fortune at his death. As this mystery opens, that lamentable event has just occurred. Leavenworth has been shot to death and circumstances point to one of his young wards
The window at the White Cat by Mary Roberts Rinehart( file )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
A beautiful girl seeks the help of an attorney when her father vanishes. Soon, her aunt also disappears from a locked house in the dead of the night. The search leads to the infamous White Cat, a nightclub frequented by crooked politicians ... and now, murder
The tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Peter disobeys his mother by going into Mr. McGregor's garden and almost gets caught
Snow White and other stories by Charles Perrault( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
The tale of Snow White, the seven dwarfs, the magic mirror, and the poisoned apple, along with twenty other stories, in this collection of classic tales from Charles Perrault and the Brothers Grimm
 
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Alternative Names
Burns, Rebecca C.
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English (97)
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