WorldCat Identities

Giff, Patricia Reilly

Overview
Works: 386 works in 1,866 publications in 9 languages and 132,025 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Historical fiction  Young adult works  Detective and mystery fiction  Christmas stories  Hanukkah stories  Interviews  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.G3626, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Patricia Reilly Giff
Pictures of Hollis Woods by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

42 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 4,616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A troublesome twelve-year-old orphan, staying with an elderly artist who needs her, remembers the only other time she was happy in a foster home, with a family that truly seemed to care about her
Lily's crossing by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

41 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 4,317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a summer spent at Rockaway Beach in 1944, Lily's friendship with a young Hungarian refugee causes her to see the war and her own world differently
Willow Run by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, after moving with her parents to Willow Run, Michigan, when her father gets a job in the B-24 bomber-building factory, eleven-year-old Meggie learns about different kinds of bravery from all of the people around her
Wild girl by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 3,931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When twelve-year-old Lidie leaves Brazil to join her father and brother on a horse ranch in New York, she has a hard time adjusting to her changed circumstances, as does a new horse that has come to the ranch
Spectacular stone soup by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

54 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 3,608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the kids in Ms. Rooney's class return to school after Christmas, one of them suspects he has found a magic ruler that makes wishes come true
A house of tailors by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 3,410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When thirteen-year-old Dina emigrates from Germany to America in 1871, her only wish is to return home as soon as she can, but as the months pass and she survives a multitude of hardships living with her uncle and his young wife and baby, she finds herself thinking of Brooklyn as her home
Nory Ryan's song by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

23 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a terrible blight attacks Ireland's potato crop in 1845, twelve-year-old Nory Ryan's courage and ingenuity help her family and neighbors survive
B-E-S-T friends by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

31 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each student in Ms. Rooney's room celebrates the December holidays by being a secret pal to a classmate
The candy corn contest by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

47 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard looks forward to the Candy Corn contest in Ms. Rooney's class, but he can't resist sneaking just a few pieces
The beast in Ms. Rooney's room by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

46 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 2,526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's September again. What does it mean for Richard "Beast" Best to be left back? It means being teased by his old friends while he's stuck facing the same old teacher in the same old classroom. He even has to take a special reading class with "babies" like Emily Arrow and Matthew Jackson. And just like last year, he can't help getting into trouble. But with the help of Mrs. Paris, the reading teacher, Beast starts to enjoy reading and just might find a way to help the second grade win the school banner for best class. Held back for a year in second grade, Richard can't seem to help getting into trouble, until he gets really interested in reading and helps his class in a special way
Fish face by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

36 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 2,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Making friends with the new girl in her class is hard for Emily after she replaces Emily as the fastest runner and steals her lucky unicorn
Eleven by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Sam, who can barely read, discovers an old newspaper clipping just before his eleventh birthday, it brings forth memories from his past, and, with the help of a new friend at school and the castle they are building for a school project, his questions are eventually answered
All the way home by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1941, circumstances bring together Brick, a boy from New York's apple country, and Mariel, a young girl made shy by her bout with polio, and the two make a journey to help Brick's elderly neighbors save their apple crop and to help Mariel learn about her past
Maggie's door by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the mid-1800s, Nory and her neighbor and friend, Sean, set out separately on a dangerous journey from famine-plagued Ireland, hoping to reach a better life in America
Purple climbing days by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

34 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of the meanest substitute teacher in the whole school, Richard "Beast" Best learns a lesson about fear
Today was a terrible day by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

26 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the humorous mishaps of a second grader who is learning to read
The Valentine star by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

26 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emily Arrow is excited about the prospect of making cards for Valentine's Day, but a fight with Sherri Dent puts a damper on her enthusiasm
Sunny-side up by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

25 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summer for Richard Best, nicknamed Beast, means facing the two ordeals of summer school and losing his best friend, who is moving to a distant state
Say "cheese" by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

18 editions published between 1985 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the close of the school year, Emily thinks about the fun she has had with her classmates
Good conversation! : a talk with Patricia Reilly Giff( Visual )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patricia Reilly Giff talks about her inspirations and shares some of her favorite writing spots. She reads from her work and takes the viewer into her own bookstore
 
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Pictures of Hollis Woods
Alternative Names
Giff, Patricia Reilly

Patricia Reilly Giff American children's writer

Patricia Reilly Giff Amerikaans schrijfster

Patricia Reilly Giff auteure de littérature d'enfance américaine

Patricia Reilly Giff escritora de literatura infantil estadounidense

Reilly Giff, Patricia 1933-

Reilly Giff Patricia 1935-....

Reilly, Patricia 1935-

پاتریشیا رایلی گیف نویسنده آمریکایی

기프, 패트리샤 라일리 1935-

기프, 패트리샤 레일리 1935

ギフ, パトリシア・ライリー

ギフ, パトリシア ライリ- 1935-

ギフ, パトリシア・ライリイ

Languages
English (440)

Spanish (52)

Chinese (10)

French (5)

Japanese (3)

Catalan (3)

German (2)

Korean (2)

Dutch (1)

Covers
Lily's crossingWillow RunWild girlSpectacular stone soupA house of tailorsNory Ryan's songB-E-S-T friendsThe candy corn contest