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Lenski, Lois 1893-1974

Overview
Works: 516 works in 1,741 publications in 15 languages and 67,141 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Railroad stories  Poetry  Board books  Biography  Autobiographies  Biographies  Bibliography‡vCatalogs 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.L54, FIC
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Most widely held works about Lois Lenski
 
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Most widely held works by Lois Lenski
Strawberry girl by Lois Lenski( Book )

79 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 5,747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1945, in Florida, ten-year-old Birdie Boyer and her family struggle to make their new farm prosper despite heat, droughts, cold snaps, and rowdy neighbors
Indian captive : the story of Mary Jemison by Lois Lenski( Book )

47 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in English and held by 3,331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictional retelling of the experiences of twelve-year-old Mary Jemison, who after being captured by a Shawnee war party during the French and Indian War, is rescued and subsequently adopted by two Seneca sisters with whom she ultimately chooses to stay
Betsy-Tacy by Maud Hart Lovelace( Book )

36 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wherever Betsy was, there was Tacy. These two five-year-olds became inseparable friends from alonst the first day Tacy moved into the house across from Betsy's on Hill street, in presumably a southern Minnesota town
Cowboy Small by Lois Lenski( Book )

58 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cowboy Small takes good care of his horse, rides the range, helps in the roundup, and rides a bucking bronco. On board pages
The little train by Lois Lenski( Book )

34 editions published between 1940 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 2,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Engineer Small at the throttle takes the little train on its run from Tiny Town to the big city
Betsy-Tacy and Tib by Maud Hart Lovelace( Book )

22 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in English and held by 1,858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Betsy-Tacy and Tib play pretend, think and talk about God and form a club
The little fire engine by Lois Lenski( Book )

42 editions published between 1946 and 2002 in 6 languages and held by 1,623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fireman Small and other fire fighters put out a fire at a house
The little auto by Lois Lenski( Book )

35 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Small has a little red auto. The story and pictures show Mr. Small taking care of this little auto
Prairie school by Lois Lenski( Book )

28 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a blizzard Miss Martin, the teacher, and some of the children are forced to stay in the school house. Grades 5-7
Papa Small by Lois Lenski( Book )

32 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the everyday activities of the Small family
The little airplane by Lois Lenski( Book )

24 editions published between 1937 and 2015 in English and Arabic and held by 1,439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pilot Small flies his airplane over the countryside, does a loopy-loop, makes an emergency landing, and finally returns safely to the hangar
Betsy and Tacy go over the big hill by Maud Hart Lovelace( Book )

16 editions published between 1942 and 2000 in English and held by 1,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Betsy, Tacy and Tib set out to elect Tib as the "Queen of Summer" and in the process meet new American immigrants and learn to be proud to be Americans, themselves
Policeman Small by Lois Lenski( Book )

18 editions published between 1962 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the many daily duties of a corner traffic cop
Betsy and Tacy go downtown by Maud Hart Lovelace( Book )

16 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in English and held by 1,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grades 4-6
The little farm by Lois Lenski( Book )

29 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Throughout the year Farmer Small does many chores from morning until night
Judy's journey by Lois Lenski( Book )

36 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jim Drummond and his family want a piece of land of their very own and the security that comes with it. Travelling as a migrant farm worker brings daughter Judy in contact with lots of people of different walks of life, color, and beliefs
The little sailboat by Lois Lenski( Book )

26 editions published between 1937 and 2018 in English and held by 1,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Small goes sailing, fishes from his boat, goes for an unexpected swim, and braves a storm on the way home
Cotton in my sack by Lois Lenski( Book )

16 editions published between 1949 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Regional story of Joanda who picks cotton with her brothers, sisters, and parents. Her work is important to the family--cotton in her sack means more money for things like groceries
I like winter by Lois Lenski( Book )

19 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poem telling what a child likes about winter--snow, skating, the many Christmas traditions, and Valentines
Now it's fall by Lois Lenski( Book )

15 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poem and illustrations celebrating aspects of fall--raking leaves, collecting nuts, returning to school, and celebrating Halloween
 
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Strawberry girl
Alternative Names
Lenski, L. 1893-1974

Lenski, Lois

Lois Lenski Amerikaans schrijfster (1893-1974)

Lois Lenski amerikansk författare

Lois Lenski amerikansk skribent

Lois Lenski auteure de littérature d'enfance américaine

Lois Lenski escritora de literatura infantil estadounidense

Rensukī, Roisu 1893-1974

لوئیس لنسکی

レンスキ 1893-1974

レンスキー, ロイス

ロイス・レンスキー

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Indian captive : the story of Mary JemisonBetsy-TacyCowboy SmallThe little trainBetsy-Tacy and TibThe little fire engineThe little autoPapa Small