WorldCat Identities

Giff, Patricia Reilly

Overview
Works: 328 works in 1,605 publications in 9 languages and 136,969 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Young adult works  Biography  Christmas stories  Hanukkah stories  Interviews  Children's audiobooks  Braille books 
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 )

36 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 4,668 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 )

28 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 4,433 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 )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,157 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 2011 in English and French and held by 3,926 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 )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and German and held by 3,564 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 )

20 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and Dutch and held by 3,394 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
Eleven by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,161 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 )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 1,931 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
The beast in Ms. Rooney's room by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

37 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 1,879 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
Maggie's door by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,863 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
December secrets by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

32 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,846 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 )

36 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,791 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
In the dinosaur's paw by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

32 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

34 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 1,736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning reader
Laura Ingalls Wilder : growing up in the little house by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 1,672 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 )

22 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,510 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 )

28 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,507 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."
The gift of the pirate queen by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

10 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in English and held by 1,468 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
Ronald Morgan goes to bat by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and held by 1,455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although he can't hit or catch, Ronald Morgan loves to play baseball
Lazy lions, lucky lambs by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

34 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

March is the worst month for Richard Best, it's report card time and if he doesn't get good grades he might be left back again
 
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Willow Run
Alternative Names
Giff, Patricia Reilly

Patricia Reilly Giff American children's writer

Reilly Giff, Patricia 1933-

Reilly Giff Patricia 1935-....

Reilly, Patricia 1935-

ギフ, パトリシア・ライリー

ギフ, パトリシア・ライリイ

Languages
English (321)

Spanish (53)

Catalan (17)

Dutch (17)

French (16)

German (8)

Chinese (6)

Persian (1)

Czech (1)

Covers
Lily's crossingWillow RunWild girlA house of tailorsNory Ryan's songElevenAll the way homeThe beast in Ms. Rooney's room