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Yates, Elizabeth 1905-2001

Overview
Works: 119 works in 466 publications in 6 languages and 21,306 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Fiction  Biographies  Short stories  Christian fiction  Children's audiobooks  History  Drama  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: E185.97.F73, FIC
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Amos Fortune : free man by Elizabeth Yates( Book )

74 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 5,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of the eighteenth-century African prince who, after being captured by slave traders, was brought to Massachusetts where he was a slave until he was able to buy his freedom at the age of sixty
Mountain born by Elizabeth Yates( Book )

17 editions published between 1943 and 1993 in English and Spanish and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy in a family of sheep farmers raises a black lamb to be the leader of the flock
Told under the Christmas tree : an umbrella book by Association for Childhood Education International( Book )

1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories and poems based on Christmas and Hanukkah
Carolina's courage by Elizabeth Yates( Book )

11 editions published between 1964 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It takes courage to leave a familiat town, a comfortable homestead, and personal belongings and ole friends. It takes courage to live in a small wagon, traveling barely a hundred miles a week through Indian territory. But it takes a special, out-of-the-ordinary courage to give up the dearest treasure of the heart
Prudence Crandall, woman of courage by Elizabeth Yates( Book )

10 editions published between 1955 and 2001 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Connecticut schoolteacher opens her school to a young Negro scholar and is subjected to persecution and imprisonment for her action
The seventh one by Elizabeth Yates( Book )

2 editions published between 1978 and 2003 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man passes through life possessing in turn seven dogs, each of whom offers him love in a different way
Sarah Whitcher's story by Elizabeth Yates( Book )

8 editions published between 1971 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the search for and adventures of a young girl lost in a New Hampshire forest in the pioneer days. Based on a true incident
Howard Thurman, portrait of a practical dreamer by Elizabeth Yates( Book )

5 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Howard Thurman is an unusual man and this book is his inspiring story. Born in Daytona Beach, Florida, at the turn of the century, he was the grandson of slaves. He is a minister and teacher whose life is characterized by the quest, in a world of divisive complexity, for the nuggets of common experience that bind brother to brother and man to man. His is a deeply personal faith; he a modern mystic who seeks not only insights into the nature of God, but ever richer experiences of God. (As written on the inside front cover.)
Someday you'll write by Elizabeth Yates( Book )

9 editions published between 1962 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author explains the tools of the writing trade, how the writer chooses a subject, develops the narrative, keeps the reader interested, and the discipline involved to become a writer
The lost Christmas star by Theodus Carroll( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After River Junction's Christmas tree loses its star, two children determine to identify the thief
Sir Gibbie by George MacDonald( Book )

9 editions published between 1963 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gibbie takes care of his father, a poor cobbler who was once a man of wealth, and then must flee to the countryside where he has many adventures
Skeezer; dog with a mission by Elizabeth Yates( Book )

6 editions published between 1973 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about a real dog who is helping to heal emotionally disturbed children
On that night by Elizabeth Yates( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Several people attending a simple Christmas Eve service and curiously touched by a legend about that special evening
Amos Fortune, free man by Elizabeth Yates( Recording )

24 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of the eighteenth-century African prince who, after being captured by slave traders, was brought to Massachusetts where he was a slave until he was able to buy his freedom at the age of sixty
Pebble in a pool, the widening circles of Dorothy Canfield Fisher's life by Elizabeth Yates( Book )

5 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Told under spacious skies by Association for Childhood Education International( Book )

1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nearby : a novel by Elizabeth Yates( Book )

11 editions published between 1947 and 1952 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sound friendships : the story of Willa and her hearing ear dog by Elizabeth Yates( Book )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a story about Willa, a lonely 24-year-old. At age 14, she lost her hearing from noise trauma - a prankster tied a firecracker to her pigtail. The bleak novel describes her isolation and her love of her hearing dog
The doll who came alive by Enys Tregarthen( Book )

7 editions published between 1942 and 1973 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English girl loves her wooden Dutch doll so much that it comes to life
A place for Peter by Elizabeth Yates( Book )

3 editions published between 1952 and 1994 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Peter's uncle is injured, he sends for help. Peter is sent and is finally given an opportunity to show his worth
 
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Amos Fortune : free man
Alternative Names

controlled identityMcGreal, Elizabeth Yates, 1905-2001

Elizabeth Yates American writer

Elizabeth Yates Amerikaans schrijfster (1905-2001)

Elizabeth Yates escritora estadounidense

Mac Greal Elizabeth 1905-2001

MacGreal Elizabeth 1905-2001

Mc Greal Elizabeth 1905-2001

McGreal Elizabeth 1905-2001

McGreal, Elizabeth Yates.

McGreal, Elizabeth Yates 1905-2001

Yates, Elisabeth 1905-2001

Yates, Elizabeth

Yates, Elizabeth McGreal, 1905-

ייטס, אליזבת

예이츠, 에리자베스 1905-

イェイツ, エリザベス

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Mountain bornCarolina's couragePrudence Crandall, woman of courageSarah Whitcher's storySomeday you'll writeAmos Fortune, free manPebble in a pool, the widening circles of Dorothy Canfield Fisher's lifeSound friendships : the story of Willa and her hearing ear dogA place for Peter