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Shaw, Janet Beeler 1937-

Overview
Works: 112 works in 438 publications in 1 language and 41,689 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Children's audiobooks  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works about Janet Beeler Shaw
 
Most widely held works by Janet Beeler Shaw
Kirsten learns a lesson : a school story by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )

28 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After immigrating from Sweden to join relatives in an American prairie community, Kirsten endures the ordeal of a strange school through a secret friendship with an Indian girl
Meet Kirsten, an American girl by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )

26 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine-year-old Kirsten and her family experience many hardships as they travel from Sweden to the Minnesota frontier in 1854
Changes for Kirsten : a winter story by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 3,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tough Minnesota winter brings many changes to Kirsten's frontier life, including the new responsibility of helping her brother Lars set his traps and a move into a new house for her family
Happy birthday, Kirsten! : a springtime story by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )

20 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 2,839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a Minnesota farm in the mid 1800's, the hard working members of the Larson family find time to celebrate Kirsten's tenth birthday
Kirsten saves the day : a summer story by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )

15 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 2,808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten-year-old Kirsten is proud and excited when she finds a bee tree full of honey, but she exposes herself to great danger by trying to harvest the honey by herself. Book 5
Kirsten's surprise : a Christmas story by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )

21 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kirsten and her family celebrate their first Christmas in their new home on Uncle Olav's farm in mid-nineteenth-century Minnesota
Meet Kaya : an American girl by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 2,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1764, when Kaya and her family reunite with other Nez Percé Indians to fish for the red salmon, she learns that bragging, even about her swift horse, can lead to trouble. Includes historical notes on the Nez Percé Indians
Kaya's escape : a survival story by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )

28 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the fall of 1764, after Kaya and her sister are kidnapped from their Nez Percé village by enemy horse raiders, she tries to find a way to escape back home. Includes historical notes on education and learning among the Nez Percé Indians
Kaya and Lone Dog : a friendship story by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )

17 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Still grieving over the death of her hero, and missing her stolen horse and kidnapped younger sister, Kaya tries to earn the trust of a lone and starving dog who is about to have puppies. Includes historical notes on Nez Percé children
Kaya's hero : a story of giving by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )

13 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1764, Kaya greatly admires a courageous and kind young woman in her Nez Percé village and wants to be worthy of her respect. Includes historical notes on the winter activities of the Nez Percé Indians, including ceremonies and crafts
Changes for Kaya : a story of courage by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )

15 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While looking for Steps High, the horse that had been stolen from her, Kaya faces danger from a sudden mountain fire. Includes historical notes on the Nez Percé Indians
Kaya shows the way : a sister story by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 2,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Kaya and her family join with other Nez Percé and Salish Indians to fish for the red salmon, she and her older sister hope to be reunited with their younger sister, who had been kidnapped some time before. Includes historical notes on the summer activities of the Nez Percé Indians
The silent stranger : a Kaya mystery by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 1,558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1765, the arrival of an injured stranger from another tribe, traveling alone and apparently unable to speak, arouses suspicion in Kaya's Nez Percé village. Includes glossary and historical notes on the Nez Percé Indians
Kirsten on the trail by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine-year-old Kirsten keeps her friendship with a Sioux Indian girl a secret until Kirsten's little brother becomes lost in the woods. Includes a section on Sioux Indians and a project related to the story
Kirsten and the new girl by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a new girl arrives at school, Kirsten is jealous, completely forgetting how scared and lonely she felt the year before when she was the new girl in school. Gives instructions for making a friendship pillow like those made in the 1850s
Kaya and the river girl by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kaya becomes jealous of a girl from another tribe until they are forced to work together in a dangerous situation. Includes historical notes on Indian trading along the Columbia River in 1764, as well as instructions for creating a petroglyph
Kaya : an American girl by Janet Beeler Shaw( )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Kaya, a Nez Percé Indian living in the 1700s
Kirsten snowbound! by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1856, Kirsten and her cousins look after the farm while the adults go to town for supplies, and everything is fine--until a blizzard surprises them
Kirsten and the Chippewa by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1854, ten-year-old Kirsten, living with her family in Minnesota, meets a raiding party of Ojibway Indians and finds unexpected help when her dog is in danger
Kirsten's promise by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten-year-old Kirsten regrets the promise she has made to a ragged boy she discovers alone near a wrecked covered wagon not far from her Minnesota home
 
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Changes for Kirsten : a winter story
Alternative Names
Beeler, Janet

Beeler, Janet 1937-

Beeler Shaw, Janet 1937-

Shaw, Janet

Shaw, Janet 1937-

Shaw, Janet Beeler

Languages
English (268)

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Meet Kirsten, an American girlChanges for Kirsten : a winter storyHappy birthday, Kirsten! : a springtime storyKirsten saves the day : a summer storyKirsten's surprise : a Christmas storyMeet Kaya : an American girlKaya's escape : a survival storyKaya and Lone Dog : a friendship story