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Atheneum (New York, N.Y.)

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Works: 62 works in 71 publications in 1 language and 29,050 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  History  Folklore  Biography  Music  Young adult works  Stories in rhyme 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: PZ8.3.D443,
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Publications about Atheneum (New York, N.Y.)
Publications by Atheneum (New York, N.Y.)
Most widely held works about Atheneum (New York, N.Y.)
 
Most widely held works by Atheneum (New York, N.Y.)
Breach of faith : the fall of Richard Nixon by Theodore H White( Book )
2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 3,239 libraries worldwide
This book describes Richard Nixon's rise and fall in politics
A story, a story : an African tale by Gail E Haley( Book )
2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 3,120 libraries worldwide
Many African stories are called "Spider stories". This book is about how that came to be. And it tells that long, long ago there were no stories on earth for children to hear. All stories belonged to Nyame, the Sky god. Ananse, the Spider man, wanted to buy some of these stories, so he spun a web up to the sky and went to bargain with the Sky god. The price the Sky god asked was Osebo, the leopard-of-the-terrible-teeth, Mmboro the hornet who-stings-like-fire and Mmoatia the fairy whom-man-never-see. This book is about how Ananse paid the price
May I bring a friend? by Beatrice Schenk De Regniers( Book )
3 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 2,851 libraries worldwide
A well-mannered little boy has permission to bring his animal friends to visit the king and queen
All but Alice by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1,613 libraries worldwide
Seventh grader Alice decides that the only way to stave off personal and social disasters is to be part of the crowd, especially the "in" crowd, no matter how boring and, potentially, difficult
Mice twice by Joseph Low( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1,361 libraries worldwide
A round of uneasy hospitality results when Mouse and Dog arrive at Cat's house for dinner
Tutankhamen's gift by Robert Sabuda( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1,219 libraries worldwide
Brief biography of the young pharoah whose magnificent tomb was discovered in the 1920's
Tree by leaf by Cynthia Voigt( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 976 libraries worldwide
A father's return home following World War I creates problems for his family, especially for twelve-year-old Clothilde, who struggles to accept his horrible disfigurement and opposes her mother's plan to sell Clothilde's land, a peninsula off the coast of Maine, to help pay the family's expenses
The cat's purr by Ashley Bryan( Book )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 959 libraries worldwide
Cat and Rat are friends, but when Rat tricks Cat and plays the cat drum, which only cats may play, Cat ends up swallowing the drum, and that is how he got his purr
The story of Christmas : a picture book by Felix Hoffmann( Book )
1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 893 libraries worldwide
Modern text and drawings retell the story of the birth of Jesus Christ
Cats and bats and things with wings by Conrad Aiken( Book )
1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 818 libraries worldwide
A collection of 16 poems about various animals from the common cat to the uncommon mandrill
The rime of the ancient mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge( Book )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 742 libraries worldwide
In this illustrated edition of the classic poem, a sailor recounts the terrible fate that befell his ship when he shot down an albatross
The forgetful wishing well : poems for young people by X. J Kennedy( Book )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 728 libraries worldwide
Seventy poems deal with the challenges of growing up, curious beasts and birds, city life, and other subjects both realistic and fanciful
Red Riding Hood : retold in verse for boys and girls to read themselves by Beatrice Schenk De Regniers( Book )
1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 720 libraries worldwide
Retells in verse the adventures of a little girl who meets a wolf in the forest on her way to visit her grandmother
The happy owls : a legend by Celestino Piatti( Book )
1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 698 libraries worldwide
The legend about the wisdom of the owl and the lack of it by some barnyard fowl
The gorilla did it by Barbara Shook Hazen( Book )
1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 687 libraries worldwide
A gorilla not only wakes a little boy up, but it messes up his room and makes his mother angry
And it rained by Ellen Raskin( Book )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 598 libraries worldwide
Every afternoon in the rain forest the pig, the parrot, and the potto meet for tea; and every afternoon a rainstorm spoils their party until the potto has an idea
Mother Goose and nursery rhymes by Philip Reed( Book )
2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 592 libraries worldwide
Some favorite Mother Goose verses presented here with new woodcut engravings by Phillip Reed
I'm going to sing : Black American spirituals by Ashley Bryan( score )
2 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 560 libraries worldwide
A collection of Black American spirituals
Tales for the telling : Irish folk & fairy stories by Edna O'Brien( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 553 libraries worldwide
A collection of twelve folk and fairy tales from Ireland, including "The Magic Apples," "The Swan Bride," and "Paddy the Piper."
Hurry, hurry, Mary dear! by N. M Bodecker( Book )
1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 536 libraries worldwide
More of the Danish author's nonsense rhymes complete with his own drawings
 
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New York, Atheneum
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