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Walter, Mildred Pitts

Overview
Works: 51 works in 180 publications in 3 languages and 14,615 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Christmas stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E185.93.M6, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Mildred Pitts Walter
 
Most widely held works by Mildred Pitts Walter
Justin and the best biscuits in the world by Mildred Pitts Walter( Book )

31 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 2,651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suffering in a family full of females, ten-year-old Justin feels that cleaning and keeping house are women's work until he spends time on his beloved grandfather's ranch
Ty's one-man band by Mildred Pitts Walter( Book )

15 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in English and held by 1,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a hot, humdrum day Ty meets a man who, using a washboard, comb, spoons, and pail, fills the night with music
My mama needs me by Mildred Pitts Walter( Book )

14 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in French and English and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jason wants to help, but isn't sure that his mother needs him at all after she brings home a new baby from the hospital
Mississippi challenge by Mildred Pitts Walter( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the struggle for civil rights for the blacks in Mississippi, from the time of slavery to the signing of the Voting Rights Act in 1965
Brother to the wind by Mildred Pitts Walter( Book )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in Tibetan and English and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of Good Snake, a young African boy gets his dearest wish
Kwanzaa : a family affair by Mildred Pitts Walter( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the origins and symbols of Kwanzaa, the holiday that focuses on African American history, culture, and experiences, and offers suggestions for ways to celebrate this holiday
Have a happy-- : a novel by Mildred Pitts Walter( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Upset because his birthday falls on Christmas and will therefore be eclipsed as usual, and worried that there is less money because his father is out of work, eleven-year-old Chris takes solace in the carvings he is preparing for Kwanzaa, the Afro-American celebration of their cultural heritage
Suitcase by Mildred Pitts Walter( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite his love of drawing and his feelings of inadequacy as an athlete, sixth-grader Xander "Suitcase" Bingham works to become a baseball player to win the approval of his father
Two and too much by Mildred Pitts Walter( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven-year-old Brandon's attempt to take care of his two-year-old sister Gina results in one disaster after another
Second daughter : the story of a slave girl by Mildred Pitts Walter( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In late eighteenth-century Massachusetts, Aissa, the fictional younger sister of Elizabeth Freeman, relates how her sister gains freedom for herself and her family by bringing a suit against their owner in court. Through the eyes of a young slave in Massachusetts during the American Revolutionary War, this historical novel illustrates the effect of the new country's constitution on its slaves. Aissa (Second Daughter) places her older sister's quiet fight for freedom against the backdrop of the creation of the constitution. This novel contains unfamiliar references to American history
Mariah keeps cool by Mildred Pitts Walter( Book )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Mariah envisions a great summer competing as a diver and planning a surprise party for her sister Lynn but half-sister Denise proves a cloud in Mariah's sunny summer
Alec's primer by Mildred Pitts Walter( Book )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young slave's journey to freedom begins when a plantation owner's granddaughter teaches him how to read. Based on the childhood of Alec Turner (1845-1923) who escaped from slavery by joining the Union Army during the Civil War and later became a landowner in Vermont
The girl on the outside by Mildred Pitts Walter( Book )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictional recreation of the 1957 integration of Little Rock's Central High School, focusing on the experiences of two girl students, one white, the other black
Mariah loves rock by Mildred Pitts Walter( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As fifth grade comes to an end, Mariah, who idolizes a famous rock star, experiences many misgivings, as does every member of her family, about the arrival of a half sister who is coming to live with them
Trouble's child by Mildred Pitts Walter( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martha longs to leave her island home off the Louisiana coast and go to high school where she can learn more than the ways of her midwife grandmother and perhaps someday broaden the lives of the superstitious villagers
Because we are by Mildred Pitts Walter( Book )

3 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a misunderstanding with a white teacher, black honor student Emma is transferred from the integrated high school where she has excelled to a segregated school where she finds a different kind of challenge
Ray and the best family reunion ever by Mildred Pitts Walter( Book )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his family attends a reunion in Louisiana, eleven-year-old Ray learns about his Creole roots and about the circumstances that have kept him from ever meeting his father's father
Darkness by Mildred Pitts Walter( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A celebration of the many wonderful things that flourish in darkness
Lillie of Watts : a birthday discovery by Mildred Pitts Walter( Book )

7 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the weekend following a miserable birthday, things go from bad to worse for an eleven-year-old African-American girl living in Watts when she loses a valuable cat temporarily entrusted to her family's care
Lillie of Watts takes a giant step by Mildred Pitts Walter( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lillie's first year at Pelham Junior High in Watts is exciting but she faces a difficult decision when the African Culture Club tries to get Malcolm X's birthday declared a holiday
 
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Justin and the best biscuits in the world
Alternative Names
Pitts Walter, Mildred

Walter, Mildred

Languages
English (130)

French (10)

Tibetan (2)

Covers
Ty's one-man bandMy mama needs meMississippi challengeKwanzaa : a family affairHave a happy-- : a novelSuitcaseSecond daughter : the story of a slave girlMariah keeps cool