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Rohmer, Harriet

Overview
Works: 70 works in 271 publications in 5 languages and 17,831 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Folklore  Fiction  Legends  Biography  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator
Classifications: E184.S75, 306.8508968
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Harriet Rohmer
Family pictures by Carmen Lomas Garza( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 1,899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Con pinturas y texto bilingüe la pintora nos cuenta de su niñez en una comunidad hispana en el sur de Texas
In my family by Carmen Lomas Garza( Book )

26 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author describes, in bilingual text and illustrations, her experiences growing up in an Hispanic community in Texas
El sombrero del Tío Nacho = Uncle Nacho's hat by Harriet Rohmer( Book )

21 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bilingual folk tale from Nicaragua about a well-meaning man who can't figure out how to make changes in his life until his niece, Ambrosia, show him how
Magic windows by Carmen Lomas Garza( Book )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 1,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Spanish and English, Carmen Lomas Garza portrays her family's Mexican customs through cut-paper work
Heroes of the environment : true stories of people who are helping to protect our planet by Harriet Rohmer( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Korean and held by 1,272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This inspiring book presents the true stories of 12 people, most of them teenagers or younger adults, from across North America who have done great things for the environment. Heroes include a teenage girl who figured out how to remove an industrial pollutant from the Ohio River, a Mexican superstar wrestler who works to protect turtles and whales, and a teenage boy from Rhode Island who helped his community and his state develop effective e-waste recycling programs. Plenty of photographs and illustrations bring each compelling story vividly to life
The woman who outshone the sun : the legend of Lucia Zenteno = La mujer que brillaba aún más que el sol : la leyenda de Lucía Zenteno by Alejandro Cruz Martinez( Book )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 1,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the Zapotec legend of Lucia Zenteno, a beautiful woman with magical powers who is exiled from a mountain village and takes its water away in punishment
The invisible hunters : a legend from the Miskito Indians of Nicaragua = Los cazadores invisibles : una leyenda de los indios miskitos de Nicaragua by Harriet Rohmer( Book )

21 editions published between 1987 and 1993 in English and Spanish and held by 1,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Miskito Indian legend set in seventeenth-century Nicaragua illustrates the impact of the first European traders on traditional life
Brother Anansi and the cattle ranch by James De Sauza( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and Spanish and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bilingual folk tale in which Brother Anansi persuades Brother Tiger to go into the cattle-raising business
How we came to the fifth world : a creation story from ancient Mexico by Harriet Rohmer( Book )

13 editions published between 1976 and 1988 in English and Spanish and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Aztec myth recounting the creation and destruction of the world by the deities of the four great elements
Los meros meros remateros = Grandma and me at the flea by Juan Felipe Herrera( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Juanito accompanies his grandmother to a flea market in southern California, where he helps her and the other vendors and where they enjoy seeing old friends from their Mexican-American community
The legend of food mountain by Harriet Rohmer( Book )

16 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and Spanish and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Aztec legend recounting how a giant red ant helped the ancient god, Quetzalcoatl, bring corn to the first, hungry people of the earth
Atariba & Niguayona : a story from the Taino people of Puerto Rico by Harriet Rohmer( Book )

10 editions published between 1976 and 1988 in English and Spanish and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genfortælling af en gammel legende fra Taino-indianerne, Puerto Ricos urbefolkning
Mother Scorpion country : a legend from the Miskito Indians of Nicaragua = La tierra de la Madre Escorpión : una leyenda de los indios miskitos de Nicaragua by Harriet Rohmer( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brave young Miskito Indian follows his wife from the land of the living to the spirit world
Mr. Sugar came to town by Harriet Rohmer( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Sugar uses his truck of sweet goodies to lure Alicia and Alfredo away from nutritious foods, but Grandma Lupe is not fooled by him
Just like me : stories and self-portraits by fourteen artists( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen artists and picture book illustrators present self-portraits and brief descriptions that explore their varied ethnic origins, their work, and their feelings about themselves
The treasure of Guatavita = El tesoro de Guatavita by Harriet Rohmer( Book )

8 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The three-part story of Guatavita's treasure parallels stages of Colombian civilization
The mighty god Viracocha = El dios poderoso Viracocha by Harriet Rohmer( Book )

5 editions published between 1976 and 1985 in English and Spanish and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Aymara Indian legend relating how Viracocha, the creator of the world, repopulated the world after the great flood of antiquity
Land of the icy death = Tierra de la muerte glacial by Harriet Rohmer( Book )

5 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the story of Na Ha and how he destroyed the underwater creatures who terrorized the Yahgan Indians
Cuna song = Canción de los cunas by Harriet Rohmer( Book )

3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally from a Cuna Indian song, this legend describes the life and inhabitants of Uncle Shark's house below the sea
 
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Alternative Names
로머, 해리어트

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In my familyEl sombrero del Tío Nacho = Uncle Nacho's hatMagic windowsHeroes of the environment : true stories of people who are helping to protect our planetThe woman who outshone the sun : the legend of Lucia Zenteno = La mujer que brillaba aún más que el sol : la leyenda de Lucía ZentenoThe invisible hunters : a legend from the Miskito Indians of Nicaragua = Los cazadores invisibles : una leyenda de los indios miskitos de NicaraguaBrother Anansi and the cattle ranchHow we came to the fifth world : a creation story from ancient Mexico