WorldCat Identities

Lenski, Lois 1893-1974

Overview
Works: 558 works in 1,917 publications in 17 languages and 66,079 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 about Lois Lenski
 
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Strawberry girl by Lois Lenski( Book )

84 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 5,601 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 3,199 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 2,531 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 2,373 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 1,983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Engineer Small takes the little train on its run from Tinytown to the big city, passing farms, traveling over a bridge, and going though a tunnel along the way
Betsy-Tacy and Tib by Maud Hart Lovelace( Book )

25 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in English and held by 1,676 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 1,633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Papa Petit (Papa Small) told in both French and English
The little fire engine by Lois Lenski( Book )

45 editions published between 1946 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,618 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 1,467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This story tells all about Mr. Small and his tittle red auto, how he keeps it shining, how he rides out in it, how he fills it with gas, how he stops for red light signs, and how he parks it. In fact it tells everything about a little auto that very young boys and girls want to know
The little airplane by Lois Lenski( Book )

29 editions published between 1937 and 2015 in English and Arabic and held by 1,395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take flight with Pilot Small s classic aerial adventure now available as a board book! Tag along as Pilot Small takes his little red airplane up, up, up for a joyride! Newly simplified text, paired with Lois Lenski s bright and charming art, makes an irresistible choice for youngsters already reaching for the sky!
Prairie school by Lois Lenski( Book )

34 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,382 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 1,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

19 editions published between 1962 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,331 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 1,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The further adventures of 12-year-old Betsy, Tacy, and Tib as they explore the world beyond their neighborhood and discover the public library, see a real play, and make friends with the owners of the downtown hotel
Judy's journey by Lois Lenski( Book )

33 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,147 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 )

33 editions published between 1937 and 2018 in English and Arabic and held by 1,068 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 986 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 915 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
I like winter by Lois Lenski( Book )

19 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poem telling what a child likes about winter -- snow, skating, the many Christmas traditions, and valentines
Blue Ridge Billy by Lois Lenski( Book )

19 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Regional story of Billy Honeycutt, a boy living in the remote North Carolina mountains. He dreams of owning a fiddle and playing at the neighborhood dances
 
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Audience level: 0.18 (from 0.11 for Strawberry ... to 0.98 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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