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Gillis, Jennifer Blizin 1950-

Overview
Works: 111 works in 185 publications in 2 languages and 14,231 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography  High interest-low vocabulary books  Fiction  Local history  Military history 
Roles: Author, Thesis advisor
Classifications: E467.1.L4, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jennifer Blizin Gillis
Robert E. Lee : Confederate commander by Jennifer Blizin Gillis( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the life and military career of Confederate general, Robert E. Lee
Las Posadas by Jennifer Blizin Gillis( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A basic introduction to the Las Posadas holiday
St. Patrick's Day by Jennifer Blizin Gillis( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turn the pages of this book to find out who Saint Patrick was, why people honor him on March 17, and how this holiday became an American tradition
Can it live here? by Jennifer Blizin Gillis( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This nonfiction reader reviews short vowel sounds
The world's dirtiest machines by Jennifer Blizin Gillis( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover some machines that do heavy, dirty work
Halloween by Jennifer Blizin Gillis( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents background information on the origins and traditions of customs related to the celebration of Halloween
Dan the ant by Jennifer Blizin Gillis( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fun story that teaches kids the "short-a" vowel sound
Christmas by Jennifer Blizin Gillis( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briefly describes some of the activities and customs associated with Christmas
Hanukkah by Jennifer Blizin Gillis( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in Spanish and English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple introduction to the symbols, celebration, and traditions of Hanukkah
Hamsters by Jennifer Blizin Gillis( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book describes hamsters as pets and explains how to take care of a hamster
Two Nice Mice by Jennifer Blizin Gillis( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of bugs ride their bicycles to the new restaurant in town, "Two Nice Mice," and try the special of the day. Includes simple facts about restaurants, a recipe for Nice Mice treats, and word list
Ballroom dancing for fun! by Jennifer Blizin Gillis( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features bold, full-color photos, informative text, and all sorts of fun facts about ballroom dancing. A quick reference guide, timeline of important events, instructions on basic skills, biographies of notable people, and glossary are included
Farm machines by Jennifer Blizin Gillis( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the purpose of farm machinery and what it does to make farming easier
Goldfish by Jennifer Blizin Gillis( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book describes goldfish as pets and explains how to take care of goldfish
Mercy Otis Warren : author and historian by Jennifer Blizin Gillis( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about a women who used her writing skills to support independence and record history at the birth of our nation
Butterfly gardens by Jennifer Blizin Gillis( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the things and people that may be seen in a butterfly conservatory, and discusses how butterflies are farmed, raised, and controlled inside the gardens
Planetariums by Jennifer Blizin Gillis( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses what to expect when visiting a planetarium, the exhibits, who works there, the star theater, seeing the stars, behind the scenes and traveling planetariums
Aquariums by Jennifer Blizin Gillis( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes some of the people and things children might encounter during a visit to an aquarium that houses freshwater and saltwater fish and creatures
Museums by Jennifer Blizin Gillis( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the kinds of things one might see while visiting a museum
Battlefields by Jennifer Blizin Gillis( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about touring a battlefield, including a visitor center, maps and models, fortifications, earthworks, weapons and monuments, and suggested battlefields to visit
 
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Audience level: 0.22 (from 0.10 for Farm machi ... to 0.50 for Christmas ...)

Robert E. Lee : Confederate commander
Alternative Names
Blizin Gillis, Jennifer 1950-

Gillis, Jennifer B.

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Las PosadasSt. Patrick's DayCan it live here?The world's dirtiest machinesHalloweenDan the antChristmasHanukkah