WorldCat Identities

Coerr, Eleanor

Overview
Works: 65 works in 365 publications in 12 languages and 22,395 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Biography  Picture books  Drama  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.C6567, [E]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Eleanor Coerr
 
Most widely held works by Eleanor Coerr
Sadako and the thousand paper cranes by Eleanor Coerr( Book )

106 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 5,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hospitalized with the dreaded atom bomb disease, leukemia, a child in Hiroshima races against time to fold one thousand paper cranes to verify the legend that by doing so a sick person will become healthy
The big balloon race by Eleanor Coerr( Book )

19 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and Swedish and held by 2,807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ariel almost causes her famous mother to lose a balloon race and then helps her win it
The Josefina story quilt by Eleanor Coerr( Book )

20 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 2,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While traveling west with her family in 1850, a young girl makes a patchwork quilt chronicling the experiences of the journey and reserves a special patch for her pet hen Josefina
Sadako by Eleanor Coerr( Book )

27 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 1,826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hospitalized with the dreaded atom bomb disease, leukemia, a child in Hiroshima races against time to fold one thousand paper cranes to verify the legend that by doing so a sick person will become healthy
Buffalo Bill and the Pony Express by Eleanor Coerr( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 1,471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen-year-old Bill finds adventure when he becomes a rider for the Pony Express (though his letters home never hint at the dangers he encounters)
Sadako and the thousand paper cranes by Eleanor Coerr( Recording )

33 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hospitalized with the dreaded atom bomb disease, Leukemia, a child in Hiroshima races against time to fold one thousand paper cranes to verify the legend that by doing so a sick person will become healthy
Mieko and the fifth treasure by Eleanor Coerr( Book )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 1,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Staying with her grandparents after the atomic bomb has been dropped on Nagasaki, ten-year-old Mieko feels that the happiness in her heart has departed forever and she will no longer be able to produce a beautiful drawing for the contest at school
Chang's paper pony by Eleanor Coerr( Book )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 1,264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In San Francisco during the 1850's gold rush, Chang, the son of Chinese immigrants, wants a pony but cannot afford one until his friend Big Pete finds a solution
The Josefina story quilt by Eleanor Coerr( Recording )

14 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While traveling west with her family in 1850, a young girl makes a patchwork quilt chronicling the experiences of the journey and reserves a special patch for her pet hen Josefina
The big balloon race by Eleanor Coerr( Recording )

16 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ariel almost causes her famous mother to lose a balloon race and then helps her win it
Lady with a torch : how the Statue of Liberty was born by Eleanor Coerr( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how the French sculptor Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi realized his dream of building the giant Statue of Liberty
Josefina y la colcha de retazos by Eleanor Coerr( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While traveling west with her family in 1850, a young girl makes a patchwork quilt chronicling the experiences of the journey and reserves a special patch for her pet hen Josefina
Jane Goodall by Eleanor Coerr( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the woman whose childhood love of wildlife led her into the African bush to study chimpanzees and into later becoming a world-famous ethologist
The bell ringer and the pirates by Eleanor Coerr( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Indian boy rings the Mission bells to warn of danger and signal safety when pirates attack
S is for silver : a Nevada alphabet by Eleanor Coerr( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief rhymes for each letter of the alphabet, accompanied by longer explanatory text, present features of Nevada
Circus day in Japan by Eleanor Coerr( Book )

10 editions published between 1953 and 2010 in English and Japanese and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Japanese brother and sister take a train from the farm where they live into the city to go to their first circus, where they delight in the jugglers, the trapeze artists, and the big white elephant
Sadako and the thousand paper cranes by Eleanor Coerr( Visual )

11 editions published between 1977 and 1991 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animated version of the true story of Sadako Sasaki, a young Japanese girl who developed leukemia from radiation caused by the bombing of Hiroshima. While hospitalized, her closest friend reminded her of the Japanese legend that if she folded a thousand paper cranes, the gods might grant her wish to be well again. With hope and determination, Sadako began folding
The mixed-up mystery smell by Eleanor Coerr( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Youthful detectives investigate the mystery of the mixed-up smell surrounding a formerly empty old house that is rumored to be haunted
Gigi, a baby whale borrowed for science and returned to the sea by Eleanor Coerr( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of a gray whale calf taken from its mother for study in a sheltered environment before being returned to the sea
Biography of a kangaroo by Eleanor Coerr( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the experiences, from birth to mating, of a young kangaroo living in the Australian bush
 
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Alternative Names
Coerr, Eleanor

Coerr, Eleanor Beatrice 1922-

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The big balloon raceThe Josefina story quiltSadakoBuffalo Bill and the Pony ExpressSadako and the thousand paper cranesMieko and the fifth treasureChang's paper ponyThe Josefina story quilt