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Burns, Rebecca

Overview
Works: 22 works in 271 publications in 1 language and 5,658 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Children's audiobooks  History  Records and correspondence  Biography  Film soundtracks  Drama  Psychological fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, 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 )
21 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 614 libraries worldwide
This story of a wife and her four daughters living outside Boston during the Civil War has captivated readers for decades. Louisa May Alcott's classic heroines offer something with which every reader can identify. Jo's independence, Meg's resourcefulness, Beth's sweetness, and Amy's impetuousness resonant in the girls through countless adventures and the everyday struggles of life during the Civil War
The jungle book by Rudyard Kipling( Sound Recording )
23 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and held by 604 libraries worldwide
When young little Mowgli's parents are run out of their camp by a formidable Bengal tiger, the toddler scampers to safety alone in the cave of a Seeonee wolf pack. Thereafter forest animals succor Mowgli and through his wits and their kindness, he reaches adulthood
A little princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 539 libraries worldwide
Sara Crewe, a privileged pupil at Miss Minchin's London school, is left in poverty when her father dies but is later rescued by a mysterious benefactor
The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 429 libraries worldwide
"A world league classic." (Denise Rees, Los Angeles, CA)
Cinderella, Rumpelstiltskin and other stories by Charles Perrault( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 382 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 Gretel; and Snow White
Letters of a woman homesteader by Elinore Pruitt Stewart( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 375 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
Pollyanna by Eleanor H Porter( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 330 libraries worldwide
Pollyanna, an expert at her favorite 'Glad Game' of always looking at the bright side of her numerous trials, is one of the most popular and enduring characters in all of children's literature. As Pollyanna arrives in Beldingsville to live with her strict, dutiful maiden aunt, she exclaims, 'Oh, Aunt Polly, I don't know how to be glad enough that you let me come to live with you!'. From that point she begins to bring cheer into everybody's life, including the sick and the lonely
The ugly duckling and other stories by H. C Andersen( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 312 libraries worldwide
Sixteen of Andersen's famous tales
Five little Peppers and how they grew by Margaret Sidney( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 301 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?
Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 286 libraries worldwide
When 18-year-old Carrie Meeber arrives in 1890s Chicago she cannot know what awaits. Beautiful, and alone, she experiences the bitterness of temptation as she sets her sights on a better life
The man in lower ten by Mary Roberts Rinehart( file )
18 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 269 libraries worldwide
A man is murdered on a train between Washington and Pittsburgh. The evidence thoroughly and absolutely incriminates three entirely different people. But only one of them can be guilty. And it is left to Miss Cornelia Van Gorder to figure out which one. This frightening legal thriller from one of America's master writers, arguably the greatest American mystery writer of her generation, is the first of Miss Cornelia Van Gorder's adventures
Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 229 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 circular staircase by Mary Roberts Rinehart( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 197 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 man who would be king : and other stories by Rudyard Kipling( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 192 libraries worldwide
Kipling, a Nobel Prize winner, tells the story of two Englishmen, with twenty rifle and two donkeys, setting off from India into the wild unknown to win a kingdom. Added to the adventure are a surprise ending and an authentic picture of the wild east in the 19th century
The window at the White Cat by Mary Roberts Rinehart( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
A beautiful girl seeks the help of an attorney when her father vanishes. Before long, her aunt also disappears from a locked house in the dead of night. The search leads to the White Cat, an infamous establishment frequented by crooked politicians. And then -- murder
The after house by Mary Roberts Rinehart( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
Just out of the hospital and totally out of funds, Ralph Leslie jumped at the chance to sign aboard millionaire Marshall Turner's luxurious super-yacht as steward to the passengers lodged in its after house. His job was easy sailing until one sultry summer night, when the dream voyage suddenly became a nightmare of blood and terror. One ship's officer was thrown overboard. Another was hacked to death with an ax. The killer struck again and again, and the Ella was awash in a wave of panic that engulfed passengers and crew alike. Only one hand aboard, ex-landlubber Leslie, seemed enough in control to stay the bloody hand of the murderer. But he'd have to stay alive to do it, and that wasn't going to be easy
Snow White and other stories by Jacob Grimm( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
Relive 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
The Leavenworth case by Anna Katharine Green( file )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 93 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 tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Peter disobeys his mother by going into Mr. McGregor's garden and almost gets caught
Secrets of the heart by Al Lacy( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Burns, Rebecca C.
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English (267)
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