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Burns, Rebecca

Overview
Works: 64 works in 271 publications in 1 language and 6,435 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  History  Short stories  Records and correspondence  Biography  Autobiographical fiction  Psychological fiction  Adventure stories 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Author
Classifications: PZ7.M768, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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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 629 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the joys and sorrows of the four March sisters as they grow into young ladies in nineteenth-century New England
A little princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 578 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 501 libraries worldwide
Presents the adventures of Mowgli, a boy reared by a pack of wolves, and the wild animals of the jungle
The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 455 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 440 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 )
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 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 )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 328 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 wonderful wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 295 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 286 libraries worldwide
The driving forces of our culture---restless idealism, glamorous material seductions, and spiritual innocence---are revealed in Theodore Dreiser's transformation of the conventional "fallen woman" story into a genuinely original work of imaginative fiction
Five little Peppers and how they grew by Margaret Sidney( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 274 libraries worldwide
In New England in the late nineteenth-century, a fatherless family, happy in spite of its impoverished condition, is befriended by a very rich gentleman and his young son
The man in lower ten by Mary Roberts Rinehart( file )
16 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 258 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. Vividly imagined, The Man in Lower Ten combines adventure, suspense, horror, and mystery at breakneck speed
Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 240 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 )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 239 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 212 libraries worldwide
Miss Cornelia Van Gorder takes a summer house with her niece and nephew. A series of eerie events follow as a criminal tries to retrieve stolen securities hidden in the house and the aunt attempts to solve the mystery
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 184 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 172 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 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
The window at the White Cat by Mary Roberts Rinehart( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 153 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
Snow White and other stories by Jacob Grimm( file )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 133 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 84 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 79 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 (212)
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