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Winter, Jeanette

Overview
Works: 140 works in 470 publications in 9 languages and 49,563 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Biographies  Picture books  Fiction  Patterns  Upside-down books  History  Nursery rhymes  Rebuses 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.W7547, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jeanette Winter
Wangari's trees of peace : a true story from Africa by Jeanette Winter( Book )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2018 in English and held by 4,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This true story of Wangari Maathai, environmentalist and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, is a shining example of how one woman's passion, vision, and determination inspired great change
The librarian of Basra : a true story from Iraq by Jeanette Winter( Book )

41 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the true story of how Alia Baker, the librarian of the Basra library, and her friends managed to save the books of the library before the library was burned to the ground during the 2003 Iraq War
Follow the drinking gourd by Jeanette Winter( Book )

19 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and French and held by 2,670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By following the directions in a song, "The Drinking Gourd," taught them by an old sailor named Peg Leg Joe, runaway slaves journey north along the Underground Railroad to freedom in Canada
The watcher : Jane Goodall's life with the chimps by Jeanette Winter( Book )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book traces out the life and career of Jane Goodall as a watcher of English fauna to her adult work as scholar of animal behavior in Africa
Diego by Jonah Winter( Book )

27 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story written in English with Spanish underneath
My name is Georgia : a portrait by Jeanette Winter( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and Japanese and held by 1,611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents, in brief text and illustrations, the life of the painter who drew much of her inspiration from nature
Biblioburro : a true story from Colombia by Jeanette Winter( Book )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 1,584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After amassing piles of books, Luis, a voracious reader, dreams up a way to share his collection with 'faraway villages.' He starts with two burros--one for himself, one for books--and heads off. Tough terrain and menacing bandits challenge him along the way, but at last he reaches a remote town, where he holds a story hour and loans titles to eager kids before returning home to his wife and reading late into the night."--Amazon.com
Nasreen's secret school : a true story from Afghanistan by Jeanette Winter( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 1,379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story. After her parents are taken away by the Taliban, young Nasreen stops speaking. But as she spends time in a secret school, she slowly breaks out of her shell
Henri's scissors by Jeanette Winter( Book )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Henri Matisse was a boy, he drew pictures everywhere. And when he grew up, he became a famous artist whose paintings were beloved around the world. Then late in life, a serious illness confined Henri to just his bed and a wheelchair. But amazingly, from there he created some of his finest works, the enormous and breathtaking paper cut-outs."--Jacket flap
Day of the Dead by Tony Johnston( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes a Mexican family preparing for and celebrating the Day of the Dead
Mama : a true story in which a baby hippo loses his mama during the tsunami, but finds a new home and a new mama by Jeanette Winter( Book )

9 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A true story about a baby hippo who loses his mother during a tsunami, but finds a new home and a new mother
Eight hands round : a patchwork alphabet by Ann Whitford Paul( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and held by 1,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the letters of the alphabet with names of early American patchwork quilt patterns and explains the origins of the designs by describing the activity or occupation they derive from
Sebastian : a book about Bach by Jeanette Winter( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how Johann Sebastian Bach survived the sorrows of his childhood and composed the music the world has come to love
The house that Jack built by Jeanette Winter( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple rebus illustrations are used to present the familiar cumulative nursery rhyme about the antics that go on in the house built by an unsuspecting Jack
Malala, Iqbal : two stories of bravery by Jeanette Winter( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A lushly illustrated picture-book biography of two young Pakistani heroes, Malala Yousafzai and Iqbal Masih, from acclaimed nonfiction author/illustrator Jeanette Winter"--
September roses by Jeanette Winter( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Japanese and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On September 11, 2001, two sisters from South Africa find a good use for the roses they have grown when the flower show in New York City is canceled due to the attack on the World Trade Center
Josefina by Jeanette Winter( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A counting book inspired by Mexican folk artist Josefina Aguilar who makes painted clay figures
Calavera abecedario : a Day of the Dead alphabet book by Jeanette Winter( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every year Don Pedro and his family make paper-mache skeletons, or calavera, for Mexico's Day of the Dead holiday, and every letter of the alphabet gets its own unique bones
The world is not a rectangle : a portrait of architect Zaha Hadid by Jeanette Winter( Book )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of architect Zaha Hadid, who grew up in Baghdad and went on to design buildings all over the world. She became one of the most irreverent, controversial, and celebrated architects in the world. -- Publisher description
The secret project by Jonah Winter( Book )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The world's greatest scientists gather in a secret town in the desert to develop the atomic bomb."-
 
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Wangari's trees of peace : a true story from Africa
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윈터, 자넷

윈터, 지네트

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The librarian of Basra : a true story from IraqFollow the drinking gourdThe watcher : Jane Goodall's life with the chimpsDiegoMy name is Georgia : a portraitBiblioburro : a true story from ColombiaNasreen's secret school : a true story from AfghanistanDay of the Dead