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Lenski, Lois 1893-1974

Overview
Works: 560 works in 1,922 publications in 17 languages and 66,100 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Historical fiction  Biographies  Railroad stories  Action and adventure fiction  Board books  Biographical fiction  Readers (Publications) 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.L54, FIC
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Most widely held works by Lois Lenski
Strawberry girl by Lois Lenski( Book )

85 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 5,604 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 )

45 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in English and held by 3,196 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 )

39 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,533 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 )

62 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

49 editions published between 1940 and 2002 in 8 languages and held by 1,985 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 )

25 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in English and held by 1,678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Betsy-Tacy and Tib play pretend, think and talk about God, and form a club
Papa Small by Lois Lenski( Book )

38 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After working, playing, and resting during the week, the congenial Small family goes to church on Sunday and takes a ride in the car
The little fire engine by Lois Lenski( Book )

46 editions published between 1946 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fireman Small and his little fire engine answer a call, rescue a little girl, and save a house from burning down
The little auto by Lois Lenski( Book )

39 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

29 editions published between 1937 and 2015 in English and Arabic and held by 1,397 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
Prairie school by Lois Lenski( Book )

34 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a blizzard Miss Martin, the teacher, and some of the children are forced to stay in the school house
The little farm by Lois Lenski( Book )

32 editions published between 1942 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 1,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Throughout the year Farmer Small does many chores from morning until night
Policeman Small by Lois Lenski( Book )

20 editions published between 1962 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

17 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in English and held by 1,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Growng Up Betsy, Tacy, and Tib are twelve--old enough to do lots of things...even go downtown on their own. There they see their first horseless carriage, discover the joys of the public library, and see a real play at the Opera House. They even find themselves acting in one! Best of all, they help a lonely new friend feel at home in Deep Valley--the most wonderful place in the world to grow up. Ever since their first publication in the 1940s, the Betsy-Tacy stories have been loved by each generation of young readers
Judy's journey by Lois Lenski( Book )

33 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,151 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 )

33 editions published between 1937 and 2018 in English and Arabic and held by 1,065 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 )

17 editions published between 1949 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 984 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
Betsy and Tacy go over the big hill by Maud Hart Lovelace( Book )

16 editions published between 1942 and 2011 in English and held by 918 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
Blue Ridge Billy by Lois Lenski( Book )

19 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy, a lively mountain boy, dreams of the day he'll own the banjo hanging in the general store
I like winter by Lois Lenski( Book )

19 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poem telling what a child likes about winter -- snow, skating, the many Christmas traditions, and valentines
 
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Audience level: 0.18 (from 0.11 for Strawberry ... to 0.70 for Lois Lensk ...)

Strawberry girl
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Indian captive : the story of Mary JemisonBetsy-TacyCowboy SmallThe little trainBetsy-Tacy and TibPapa SmallThe little fire engineThe little auto
Alternative Names
Covey Lenski, Lois 1893-1974

Lenski, L. 1893-1974

Lenski, Lois

Lenski, Lois, 1893-

Lenski, Lois Covey 1893-1974

Lois Lenski

Lois Lenski Amerikaans schrijfster (1893-1974)

Lois Lenski amerikansk författare

Lois Lenski amerikansk skribent

Lois Lenski auteure de littérature d'enfance américaine

Lois Lenski escriptora de literatura infantil estatunidenca

Lois Lenski escritora de literatura infantil estadounidense

Lois Lenski scríbhneoir Meiriceánach

Lois Lenski shkrimtare për fëmijë amerikane

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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