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Lenski, Lois 1893-1974

Overview
Works: 515 works in 1,766 publications in 15 languages and 66,956 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Railroad stories  Poetry  Board books  Biography  Autobiographies  Biographies  Stories in rhyme 
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 )

81 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 5,702 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 )

44 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in English and held by 3,283 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 2,647 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 )

59 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,454 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 )

36 editions published between 1940 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 2,034 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 1,820 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 )

43 editions published between 1946 and 2002 in 6 languages and held by 1,628 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 1,515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

32 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,436 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
Prairie school by Lois Lenski( Book )

28 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,433 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 airplane by Lois Lenski( Book )

24 editions published between 1937 and 2015 in English and Arabic and held by 1,432 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 hanger
Policeman Small by Lois Lenski( Book )

18 editions published between 1962 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

17 editions published between 1942 and 2000 in English and held by 1,377 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
Betsy and Tacy go downtown by Maud Hart Lovelace( Book )

19 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in English and held by 1,338 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 1,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Throughout the year Farmer Small has many jobs to do - milking the cows, ploughing, harvesting, and selling his produce
Judy's journey by Lois Lenski( Book )

36 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,194 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 workers brings daughter Judy in contact with lots of people of different walks of life, color, and beliefs
The little sailboat by Lois Lenski( Book )

29 editions published between 1937 and 2018 in English and held by 1,084 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 1,017 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 )

20 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sleds and snowman and singing Christmas carols the joys of wintertime are celebrated in this eBook edition of the 1950 classic by award winner Lois Lenski. Rhyming text and simple illustrations make this festive time of year, from Christmas to Valentine's Day, come alive no matter what the season
Now it's fall by Lois Lenski( Book )

15 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 885 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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Audience level: 0.17 (from 0.11 for Strawberry ... to 0.72 for Lois Lensk ...)

Strawberry girl
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Indian captive : the story of Mary JemisonBetsy-TacyCowboy SmallThe little trainBetsy-Tacy and TibThe little fire engineThe little autoPapa Small
Alternative Names
Lenski, L. 1893-1974

Lenski, Lois

Lenski, Lois, 1893-

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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