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Burns, Rebecca

Overview
Works: 63 works in 268 publications in 1 language and 6,409 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  History  Short stories  Records and correspondence  Biography  Autobiographical fiction  Psychological fiction  Adventure stories 
Roles: Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PZ7.M768, [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 )
17 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 631 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
A little princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 573 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( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 498 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
The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 461 libraries worldwide
"A world league classic." (Denise Rees, Los Angeles, CA)
Cinderella, Rumpelstiltskin and other stories by Charles Perrault( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 433 libraries worldwide
Through the ages children have been enthralled by Cinderella, the glass slipper, and the evil stepmother!
Letters of a woman homesteader by Elinore Pruitt Stewart( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 377 libraries worldwide
First-person account of life on the American frontier. Elinore Pruitt 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 )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 326 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
The wonderful wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 297 libraries worldwide
After a cyclone transports her to the land of Oz, Dorothy must seek out the great wizard in order to return to Kansas
Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 284 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
Five little Peppers and how they grew by Margaret Sidney( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 279 libraries worldwide
A fatherless family, happy in spite of its impoverished condition, is befriended by a very rich gentleman
The man in lower ten by Mary Roberts Rinehart( file )
16 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 252 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 )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 234 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( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 233 libraries worldwide
Sixteen of Andersen's famous tales
The circular staircase by Mary Roberts Rinehart( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 207 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 [& other stories] by Rudyard Kipling( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 180 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 after house by Mary Roberts Rinehart( file )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 169 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
The window at the White Cat by Mary Roberts Rinehart( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 150 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
Snow White and other stories by Jacob Grimm( file )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 130 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 from Charles Perrault and the Brothers Grimm
Anne of Green Gables by L. M Montgomery( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
Anne, an eleven-year-old orphan, is sent by mistake to live with a lonely, middle-aged brother and sister on a Prince Edward Island farm and proceeds to make an indelible impression on everyone around her
The jungle book by Rudyard Kipling( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
Presents the adventures of Mowgli, a boy reared by a pack of wolves and other animals of the jungle
 
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Alternative Names
Burns, Rebecca C.
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English (211)
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