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Giff, Patricia Reilly

Overview
Works: 459 works in 2,067 publications in 8 languages and 129,783 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Historical fiction  Young adult works  Detective and mystery fiction  Biography  Ghost stories  Christmas stories  Hanukkah stories 
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 )

47 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 4,796 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 )

39 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 4,518 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. This year, as in other years, Lily has planned a spectacular summer in Rockaway, in her family's cozy house on stilts over the Atlantic Ocean. But by the summer of 1944, World War II has changed almost everyone's life. Lily's best friend, Margaret, and her family have moved to a wartime factory town, and worse, much worse, Lily's father is on his way overseas to the war. There's no one else Lily's age in Rockaway until Albert comes, a refugee from Hungary, a boy with a secret sewn into his coat. Albert has lost most of his family in the war; he's been through things Lily can't imagine. But when they join together to rescue and care for a kitten, they begin a special friendship. For Lily and Albert have their own secrets to share: they both have told lies, and Lily has told a lie that may cost Albert his life
Willow Run by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,086 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 4,025 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
A house of tailors by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 3,446 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 )

25 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,334 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
The case of the cool-itch kid by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

36 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and French and held by 2,738 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
The beast in Ms. Rooney's room by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

37 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 2,461 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
B-E-S-T friends by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

31 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

16 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,197 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
Fish face by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

29 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 2,136 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
Maggie's door by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

19 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,838 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
All the way home by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,791 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. 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
The candy corn contest by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

26 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 1,682 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
Laura Ingalls Wilder : growing up in the little house by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

16 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laura Ingalls Wilder grew up during the pioneer days of America. To the delight of millions of readers, she spent her adulthood recounting her girlhood memories in the form of her the Little House series, including The Little House on the Prairie. This is the true story of her life, and how she came to be known as one of the most important children's book authors of all time
The Valentine star by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

28 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,452 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."
Today was a terrible day by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

24 editions published between 1980 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 1,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the humorous mishaps of a second grader who is learning to read
Sunny-side up by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

27 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The kids in Ms. Rooney's class are off to tour Philadelphia. It's going to be a great trip, except that Mrs. Miller the Killer, the substitute teacher is coming along
Gingersnap by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her brother Rob, a Navy cook, goes missing in action during World War II, Jayna, desperate for family, leaves upstate New York and their cranky landlady, accompanied by a turtle and a ghost, to seek their grandmother, who Rob believes may live in Brooklyn. Includes soup recipes
The gift of the pirate queen by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

12 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in English and held by 1,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixth-grader Grace, her mother dead and her only sister ill with diabetes, learns to be brave like the pirate queen Grace O'Malley, whom her Irish cousin says she resembles
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Pictures of Hollis Woods
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Lily's crossingWillow RunWild girlA house of tailorsNory Ryan's songThe case of the cool-itch kidThe beast in Ms. Rooney's roomB-E-S-T friends
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-

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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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