Most widely held works about Ted Lewin
Most widely held works by Ted Lewin
The secret of the Indian by Lynne Reid Banks ( Book )
18 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 2,898 libraries worldwide
In this third book about Omri and his magic cupboard, Omri and his friend Patrick must risk grownups' discovering their secret when they find themselves in need of a friend's toy plastic doctors to save wounded people from the dangerous world of the Old West which the cupboard enables them to enter.
Peppe the lamplighter by Elisa Bartone ( Book )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 2,573 libraries worldwide
Peppe's father is upset when he learns that Peppe has taken a job lighting the gas street lamps in his New York City neighborhood.
The world's greatest elephant by Ralph Helfer ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2,198 libraries worldwide
Born on the same day in the same German town, Bram and his elephant, Modoc, grew up side by side. Their circus act brought them wide fame, but their incredible bond would also lead to a series of adventures with danger at every turn.
The day of Ahmed's secret by Florence Parry Heide ( Book )
13 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 1,809 libraries worldwide
A young Egyptian boy describes the city of Cairo as he goes about his daily work and waits for the evening to share a special surprise with his family.
Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell ( Book )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 1,682 libraries worldwide
Left alone on a beautiful but isolated island off the coast of California, a young Indian girl spends eighteen years, not only merely surviving through her enormous courage and self-reliance, but also finding a measure of happiness in her solitary life.
Cowboy country by Ann Herbert Scott ( Book )
3 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 1,598 libraries worldwide
An "old buckaroo" tells how he became a cowboy, what the work was like in the past, and how this life has changed.
The great pumpkin switch by Megan McDonald ( Book )
2 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 1,488 libraries worldwide
An old man tells his grandchildren how he and a friend accidentally smashed the pumpkin his sister was growing and had to find a replacement.
Soup for president by Robert Newton Peck ( Book )
7 editions published between 1978 and 1998 in English and held by 1,468 libraries worldwide
Everyone in Miss Kelly's class is excited about the upcoming election for school president. The good news is that Rob's best friend, Soup, is the boys' candidate, and the bad news is that the girls' candidate is Rob's sweetheart, Norma Jean Bissell. Soup is sure he's a cinch to win with Rob as his campaign manager and schemes up some exciting and dangerous advertising, never thinking about the consequences. As the days go by, Rob's still not certain whom to vote for, especially when he receives a secret note from Norma Jean. The only thing he's certain of is no matter which way he votes, he's going to be in big trouble!
One green apple by Eve Bunting ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,427 libraries worldwide
While on a school field trip to an orchard to make cider, a young immigrant named Farah gains self-confidence when the green apple she picks perfectly complements the other students' red apples.
Sami and the time of the troubles by Florence Parry Heide ( Book )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and Arabic and held by 1,310 libraries worldwide
A ten-year-old Lebanese boy goes to school, helps his mother with chores, plays with his friends, and lives with his family in a basement shelter when bombings occur and fighting begins on his street.
Bird watch : a book of poetry by Jane Yolen ( Book )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in English and held by 1,289 libraries worldwide
A collection of poems describing a variety of birds and their activities.
The search for Grissi by Mary Francis Shura ( Book )
7 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and held by 1,273 libraries worldwide
Eleven-year-old Peter feels uncomfortable at home and school after his family moves to Brooklyn, until his search for his sister's missing cat opens up a new life for him.
Market by Ted Lewin ( Book )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 1,263 libraries worldwide
Describes, in simple text and illustrations, the special characteristics of different types of markets throughout the world, from the Fulton Fish Market in New York to Durbar Square, Patan, where temples rise like pagodas behind the flute sellers.
Faithful elephants : a true story of animals, people, and war by Yukio Tsuchiya ( Book )
4 editions published between 1988 and 1997 in English and held by 1,236 libraries worldwide
Recounts how three elephants in a Tokyo zoo were put to death because of the war, focusing on the pain shared by the elephants and the keepers who must starve them.
Gorilla walk by Ted Lewin ( Book )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 1,207 libraries worldwide
Describes an expedition into the field in southern Uganda to observe mountain gorillas in their native habitat.
The potato man by Megan McDonald ( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1,206 libraries worldwide
Grandpa tells stories of the fruit and vegetable huckster in his childhood neighborhood, a man he learns to appreciate after a rocky start.
I wonder if I'll see a whale by Frances Ward Weller ( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1,175 libraries worldwide
Aboard a whale-watching boat, a youngster observes the activities of a humpback whale. Includes factual information on the characteristics of whales spotted off the New England coast.
A. Lincoln and me by Louise Borden ( Book )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,157 libraries worldwide
With the help of his teacher, a young boy realizes that he not only shares his birthday and similar physical appearance with Abraham Lincoln, but that he is like him in other ways as well.
I was a teenage professional wrestler by Ted Lewin ( Book )
10 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 986 libraries worldwide
The author-illustrator describes his early days supporting himself as a professional wrestler.
Mother Teresa, sister to the poor by Patricia Reilly Giff ( Book )
4 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 978 libraries worldwide
A biography emphasizing the early years of the nun who is world renowned for her work with the poor, sick, and uneducated in India and in other parts of the world.
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