WorldCat Identities

Unwin, Nora S. (Nora Spicer) 1907-1982

Overview
Works: 113 works in 275 publications in 3 languages and 15,392 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  Fantasy fiction  History  Fairy tales  Guidebooks  Young adult works  Historical fiction  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.B934, FIC
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Most widely held works by Nora S Unwin
Amos Fortune : free man by Elizabeth Yates( Book )

31 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 3,615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Amos Fortune was only fifteen years old, he was captured by slave traders and brought to Massachusetts, where he was sold at auction. Although his freedom had been taken, Amos never lost his dignity and courage. For 45 years, Amos worked as a slave and dreamed of freedom. And, at age 60, he finally began to see those dreams come true
Peter Pan by J. M Barrie( Book )

15 editions published between 1950 and 1969 in English and held by 1,363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of the three Darling children in Never-Never Land with Peter Pan, the boy who would not grow up
An inheritance of poetry by Gladys L Adshead( Book )

5 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 1,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of English and American poetry for all moods and all ages
Mountain born by Elizabeth Yates( Book )

12 editions published between 1943 and 1993 in English and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy in a family of sheep farmers raises a black lamb to be the leader of the flock
Carolina's courage by Elizabeth Yates( Book )

7 editions published between 1964 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It takes courage to leave a familiat town, a comfortable homestead, and personal belongings and ole friends. It takes courage to live in a small wagon, traveling barely a hundred miles a week through Indian territory. But it takes a special, out-of-the-ordinary courage to give up the dearest treasure of the heart
The white gate : adventures in the imagination of a child by Mary Ellen Chase( Book )

1 edition published in 1954 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reminiscences of her childhood in Maine
Footnotes on nature by John Kieran( Book )

4 editions published between 1947 and 1952 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarah Whitcher's story by Elizabeth Yates( Book )

7 editions published between 1971 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the search for and adventures of a young girl lost in a New Hampshire forest in the pioneer days. Based on a true incident
The princess and the goblin by George MacDonald( Book )

4 editions published between 1951 and 1970 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little princess is protected by her silver-haired great-grandmother and by her friend Curdie who knows how to frighten the goblin miners who live beneath the castle
The secret garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Book )

6 editions published between 1938 and 1962 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Lennox is a spoiled, middle-class, self-centred child who has been recently orphaned. She is accepted into the quiet and remote country house of an uncle, who has almost completely withdrawn into himself after the death of his wife. Mary gradually becomes drawn into the hidden side of the house: why does she hear the crying of a unseen child? Why is there an overgrown, walled garden, its door long locked?
Prudence Crandall, woman of courage by Elizabeth Yates( Book )

1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Connecticut schoolteacher opens her school to a young Negro scholar and is subjected to persecution and imprisonment for her action
Two too many by Nora S Unwin( Book )

5 editions published between 1962 and 1972 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two frightened kittens take a wild ride with a witch who is determined to win the Grand Race over the moon. Grades 2-4
The doll who came alive by Enys Tregarthen( Book )

7 editions published between 1942 and 1973 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English girl loves her wooden Dutch doll so much that it comes to life
An Easter story by Elizabeth Yates( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The traditions and customs of Easter--rabbits, eggs, flowery hats, and ham--and the religious significance drawn from Hebrew history and the Resurrection are revealed in a story which shows a young girl how joy and suffering are a part of every life
The princess and Curdie by George MacDonald( Book )

2 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Curdie, a miner's son, is entrusted with the weighty task of saving the king, the princess, and consequently the kingdom. He is directed in his efforts by a mysterious fairy queen who provides monstrous but gentle creatures to aid him
The next fine day by Elizabeth Yates( Book )

2 editions published between 1962 and 1963 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Each spring for hundreds of years, the herons have returned to Chilham, England, but only now have they become important to Kent. Their departure this fall marks the beginning of a new life for his mother, who has closed her heart to love, and for Kent, who thinks of himself as Nobody."
Proud Pumpkin by Nora S Unwin( Book )

3 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A proud young pumpkin on the vine wants to live forever, but he has many adventures ahead of him during which he questions this wish
Summer green by Elizabeth Coatsworth( Book )

1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A book of children's songs and poems
The good rain by Alice E Goudey( Book )

3 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes what the lack of rain can mean both to the city child and the country child
The Christmas story by Elizabeth Yates( Book )

8 editions published between 1949 and 1951 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accounts from the Old and New Testaments recounting the conception and birth of Jesus
 
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Amos Fortune : free man
Alternative Names
Nora S. Unwin artista brit√°nica

Nora S. Unwin British artist and creator of US children's picture books

Nora S. Unwin Brits kunstenares (1907-1982)

Spicer Unwin, Nora 1907-1982

Unwin, Nora Spicer, 1907-

Unwin, Nora Spicer 1907-1982

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Mountain bornCarolina's courageSarah Whitcher's story