WorldCat Identities

Giff, Patricia Reilly

Overview
Works: 382 works in 1,823 publications in 9 languages and 132,486 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Historical fiction  Young adult works  Detective and mystery fiction  Biography  Christmas stories  Hanukkah stories  Interviews 
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 )

41 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 4,626 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 4,316 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 4,064 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 )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,924 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 3,637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mrs. Zachary wants her class to be people-helpers and prepare a Spectacular Stone Soup together. Stacy works hard to be helpful but no one seems to notice. Can a bunch of onions turn her into a people-helper?
A house of tailors by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 3,422 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 )

22 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,261 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
December secrets by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

32 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,708 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 )

45 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 2,543 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 )

44 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 2,541 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 )

34 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 2,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning reader
Eleven by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,079 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 )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,793 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 from Brooklyn back 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 1,768 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 1,677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of the meanest substitute teacher in the whole school, Richard "Beast" Best learns a lesson about fear
Laura Ingalls Wilder : growing up in the little house by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 1,588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the author of the "Little House" books, including the years of her marriage to Almanzo Wilder
Today was a terrible day by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

24 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,434 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 1,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Valentine's Day approaches and her class becomes busy making cards, Emily is worried about her fight with Sherri, who tells her, "You'll be sorry."
Say "cheese" by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

18 editions published between 1985 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,382 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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Lily's crossing
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

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Lily's crossingWillow RunWild girlSpectacular stone soupA house of tailorsNory Ryan's songDecember secretsThe candy corn contest