WorldCat Identities

Patterson, Lillie

Overview
Works: 29 works in 88 publications in 1 language and 11,037 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Fiction  Folklore 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E185.97.K5, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lillie Patterson
Martin Luther King, Jr., and the freedom movement by Lillie Patterson( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Baptist minister, focusing on his leadership role in the civil rights movement
Frederick Douglass : freedom fighter by Lillie Patterson( Book )

11 editions published between 1965 and 1991 in English and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A profile of a freed slave and his fight for equality
Halloween by Lillie Patterson( Book )

6 editions published between 1963 and 1966 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the origin and celebration of Halloween from the ancient Celts and Romans to the present-day collection for UNICEF
Francis Scott Key : poet and patriot by Lillie Patterson( Book )

5 editions published between 1963 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Washington lawyer and amateur verse writer who composed the words of "The Star-Spangled Banner" during the War of 1812
Easter by Lillie Patterson( Book )

3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes why people celebrate Easter by presenting the story behind it, the customs and traditions, and the different ways in which it is observed
Booker T. Washington : leader of his people by Lillie Patterson( Book )

8 editions published between 1962 and 1991 in English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the black educator and organizer of Tuskegee Institute who spent his life working for equality for the people of his race
Christmas feasts and festivals by Lillie Patterson( Book )

6 editions published between 1963 and 1968 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of pagan and Christian rituals and festivities that eventually evolved into today's Christmas celebration
Benjamin Banneker, genius of early America by Lillie Patterson( Book )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the distinguished eighteenth-century black astronomer, farmer, mathematician, and surveyor whose accomplishments include having published a popular almanac and constructed the first completely American-made clock
Christmas in America by Lillie Patterson( Book )

4 editions published in 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of Christmas customs and celebrations in the United States from the simple ceremonies of the Pilgrims to the elaborate festivities of the present day
Martin Luther King, Jr.; man of peace by Lillie Patterson( Book )

8 editions published between 1969 and 1987 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the minister, orator, and crusader for equal civil rights who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964
Oprah Winfrey : talk show host and actress by Lillie Patterson( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of the dynamic actress and talk show host, from her humble beginnings in Mississippi to her achievements in broadcasting and film
Haunted houses on Halloween by Lillie Patterson( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells two folktales in which a young man becomes involved with a ghost and a clever hunter meets a mysterious cat
Sure hands, strong heart : the life of Daniel Hale Williams by Lillie Patterson( Book )

2 editions published between 1981 and 1995 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the black surgeon who, among other achievements, was the first to perform open heart surgery
Sequoyah : the Cherokee who captured words by Lillie Patterson( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Cherokee Indian who did what white scholars said could not be done when he invented a syllabary for writing the Cherokee language
Coretta Scott King by Lillie Patterson( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the wife of the slain civil rights leader, Martin Luther King, Jr
Birthdays by Lillie Patterson( Book )

2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes birthday customs from around the world
Christmas in Britain and Scandinavia by Lillie Patterson( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briefly traces the history of the Christmas celebration in Scandinavia and the British Isles and describes the holiday decorations, songs, customs, and foods of the particular countries
The jack-o'lantern trick by Lillie Patterson( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When unfriendly Indians threaten them and their home, two pioneer girls use their Halloween jack-o-lanterns to good advantage
Jenny, the Halloween spy by Lillie Patterson( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jenny's curiosity leads her into a world of fairies and elves and on a wild Halloween ride with the Devil and his headless hounds
The grouchy Santa by Lillie Patterson( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Grouch doesn't like Christmas and doesn't even believe in Santa Claus until Santa takes him around the world on Christmas Eve
 
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Martin Luther King, Jr., and the freedom movement
Languages
English (73)

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Frederick Douglass : freedom fighterFrancis Scott Key : poet and patriot