WorldCat Identities

Justus, May 1898-1989

Overview
Works: 81 works in 152 publications in 1 language and 4,544 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.J986, FIC
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Most widely held works about May Justus
 
Most widely held works by May Justus
The complete peddler's pack : games, songs, rhymes, and riddles from mountain folklore by May Justus( Book )

5 editions published between 1967 and 1998 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of nonsense rhymes, riddles, and games that the author learned while growing up in the Great Smoky Mountains
New boy in school by May Justus( Book )

3 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his family moves from Louisiana to Tennessee, seven-year-old Lennie discovers he is the only black person in his classroom
Eben and the rattlesnake by May Justus( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hoe used to kill the rattler swelled to the size of a giant log from the snake's poison and it became downright tiresome telling the story to people who came to see the corn crib built from it
Surprise for Perky Pup by May Justus( Book )

2 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When he is hit on the head while sleeping, Perky Pup becomes convinced that someone doesn't like him and soon has all the other dogs roaring in sympathy
A new home for Billy by May Justus( Book )

3 editions published between 1966 and 2004 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an African-American family who moves from a crowded tenement to a small house in the country. Billy and his family encounter prejudice but eventually find neighbors who have overcome racial differences
Jumping Johnny outwits Skedaddle by May Justus( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young mountain boy's high-jumping mule proves its worth on a stormy night ride to fetch a doctor
You're sure silly, Billy! by May Justus( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy's boners cause trouble in adventures with a runaway pig and a bean pot
Holidays in No-End Hollow by May Justus( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four short stories tell how Thanksgiving, Christmas, a housewarming, and a school's birthday are celebrated in Tennessee's Great Smoky Mountains
Tales from near-side and far by May Justus( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four stories set in Tennessee's Great Smoky Mountains tell about a troublesome pup, a peddler named Step-Along, a pet mule, and a boy who knew how to use his legs
It happened in No-End Hollow by May Justus( Book )

3 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This retelling of three traditional tales from the Great Smoky Mountain region of Tennessee includes "Old Ben Bailey Meets his Match," "Little Lihu's Lucky Day," and "Don't Be a Silly-Billy."
The other side of the mountain by May Justus( Book )

5 editions published between 1931 and 1957 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl, Glory, and her brother who live in Tennessee have never been on the other side of the mountain. This is the story of how they get there and what they do when they are there
Smoky Mountain sampler; [stories] by May Justus( Book )

2 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of folk tales from the Great Smoky Mountains
Children of the Great Smoky Mountains by May Justus( Book )

2 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peddler's pack by May Justus( Book )

1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A book of play-party games, songs, rhymes, and riddles" that the author learned while growing up in the Great Smoky Mountains
Winds a'blowing by May Justus( Book )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lester and his hound pup by May Justus( Book )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells of a mountain boy's encounters with cruel Mr. Barker when he rescues two dogs that Barker has ill-treated
Use your head, Hildy by May Justus( Book )

2 editions published between 1956 and 1967 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Then came Mr. Billy Barker by May Justus( Book )

1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The animals got along fine until Mr. Barker came along; then it became a contest of wits
Tale of a pig by May Justus( Book )

7 editions published between 1963 and 1964 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Big Log Mountain by May Justus( Book )

1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Justus, M. 1898-1989

May Justus Amerikaans onderwijzeres (1898-1989)

May Justus amerikansk författare och lärare

May Justus amerikansk skribent og lærar

May Justus amerikansk skribent og lærer

May Justus author, teacher

Languages
English (52)