WorldCat Identities

Stanek, Muriel

Overview
Works: 63 works in 139 publications in 1 language and 7,034 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Portraits  Biography  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author
Classifications: F548.9.V53, E
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Most widely held works by Muriel Stanek
I speak English for my mom by Muriel Stanek( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in English and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lupe, a young Mexican American, must translate for her mother who speaks only Spanish until Mrs. Gomez decides to learn English in order to get a better job
All alone after school by Muriel Stanek( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his mother must take a job and can't afford a babysitter, a young boy gradually develops confidence about staying home alone after school
My mom can't read by Muriel Stanek( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Tina asks her mother for help in first-grade reading, she discovers to her shock that her mother can't read. A concerned teacher helps them to find tutors and they both learn to read together
Don't hurt me, Mama by Muriel Stanek( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A kind and sensitive school nurse sees that a young victim of child abuse and her abusing mother get help
I won't go without a father by Muriel Stanek( Book )

3 editions published between 1972 and 1981 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because he has no father, Steve hesitates to go to the school open house to which fathers and mothers are invited
Starting school by Muriel Stanek( Book )

3 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The young narrator describes classroom activities during the first day of school
My little foster sister by Muriel Stanek( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An only child first rejects and then grows to accept and love her foster sister
Left, right, left, right! by Muriel Stanek( Book )

8 editions published between 1969 and 1980 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wearing Grandma's ring on her right hand helps Katie avoid many embarrassing mistakes about right and left
We came from Vietnam by Muriel Stanek( Book )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and black-and-white photographs describe the efforts of a Vietnamese refugee family to adjust to life in Chicago
Who's afraid of the dark? by Muriel Stanek( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of his family, Kenny learns to cope with his fear of the dark
Growl when you say R by Muriel Stanek( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robbie overcomes his speech problem with the help of a skillful teacher, hard work, and the discovery that he is not alone
Tall Tina by Muriel Stanek( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tina discovers the advantages and disadvantages of being tall
One, two, three for fun by Muriel Stanek( Book )

5 editions published between 1967 and 1971 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Playing children introduce the numbers from one to five
Questions children ask by Edith Bonhivert( Book )

11 editions published between 1956 and 1997 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Answers to questions children ask most frequently about themselves, everyday life, animals, plants, nature, space travel, and various other topics
How immigrants contributed to our culture by Muriel Stanek( Book )

4 editions published between 1968 and 1996 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the origin of various groups of immigrants in the United States, their reasons for coming, and their contributions to our culture
How people live in the big city by Muriel Stanek( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes a city and the activities of the people who live and work there
How people earn and use money by Muriel Stanek( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This introduction to the role of money in our society discusses earning and spending, credit, cost and value, savings, and the production of coins and bills
New in the city by Muriel Stanek( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although it happens slowly, Joey makes the difficult transition from life on his family's farm to life in a large city
I know a dairyman by Muriel Stanek( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A school class visits a dairy and learns how butter, cream, and milk are made
I know an airline pilot by Muriel Stanek( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A commercial pilot visits a Boys' Club, tells the members how he became a pilot, and flies one of the boys and his family from the west to the east coast
 
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