WorldCat Identities

Shimin, Symeon 1902-1984

Overview
Works: 88 works in 251 publications in 5 languages and 24,079 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Fantasy fiction  Biography  Picture books 
Roles: Illustrator, Author
Classifications: PZ7.K946, FIC
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Most widely held works about Symeon Shimin
 
Most widely held works by Symeon Shimin
Onion John by Joseph Krumgold( Book )

27 editions published between 1959 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 4,807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His friendship with the town odd-jobs man, Onion John, causes a conflict between Andy and his father
Zeely by Virginia Hamilton( Book )

29 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geeder's summer at her uncle's farm is made special because of her friendship with a very tall, composed woman who raises hogs and who closely resembles the magazine photograph of a Watutsi queen. An 11-year-old black city girl is lightly guided from her daydreams to reality by Zeely, who is as kind as she is tall and beautiful. An 11-year-old African American city girl is lightly guided from her daydreams to reality by Zeely, who is as kind as she is tall & beautiful. new 25th anniversary edition. "For Geeder, competent, self-possessed, six-and-a-half-foot Zeely Taylor becomes a romanticized idol. When Geeder finally meets Zeely, she gains a new perspective on daydreams and reality and a more realistic appreciation of Zeely's true character."
Sam by Ann Herbert Scott( Book )

12 editions published between 1967 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam is too small to share many things with his family, but Mother finds a job in the kitchen for which he is just right
Dance in the desert by Madeleine L'Engle( Book )

6 editions published between 1969 and 1996 in English and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes an encounter in the desert when the animals came to a caravan campfire and danced with a child because fear was absent
Listen, rabbit by Aileen Fisher( Book )

2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little boy's longing to be friends with a rabbit he sees often is expressed in this poignant poem
Coyote cry by Byrd Baylor( Book )

11 editions published between 1972 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a coyote steals one of his collie's pups to raise, a shepherd boy learns that wild creatures must follow their instincts
The wonderful story of how you were born by Sidonie Matsner Gruenberg( Book )

5 editions published between 1967 and 1970 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes birth, sexual development, the reproductive process, and the function of various sexual organs
Gorilla gorilla by Carol Fenner( Book )

3 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the birth and youth of a male gorilla in the East African highlands and his subsequent experiences living in a zoo
Hanukkah by Norma Simon( Book )

3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Jewish Festival of Lights is simply but eloquently explained. Its historic background is given together with its meaning for Jews today, whether in American, Israel, or elsewhere
Passover by Norma Simon( Book )

3 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the background and ritual of the Passover celebration
Marian Anderson by Tobi Tobias( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the black concert artist who ultimately triumphed in her struggle for recognition
Santiago by Pura Belpré( Book )

6 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in English and Spanish and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fortælling om drengen Santiago, der bor i New York og længes efter sit kæledyr, der befinder sig hos bedstemoren i Puerto Rico
Send Wendell by Genevieve Gray( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since the rest of the family is always too busy, six-year-old Wendell does the errands all the time until his uncle comes to visit
Why people are different colors by Julian May( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple discussion of the physical characteristics and probable origins of the races of the world
All except Sammy by Gladys Yessayan Cretan( Book )

3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An athletic boy feels left out of his musical family until he finds his own special talent
Petey by Tobi Tobias( Book )

3 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emily has enjoyed her pet gerbil for five years, but one day after school she finds Petey huddled up in a corner of his cage
One small blue bead by Byrd Baylor( Book )

6 editions published between 1965 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een jongen zorgt ervoor dat een oude man op zoek kan naar anderen van hun primitieve stam , die ver weg wonen
Before the Indians by Julian May( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briefly describes the earliest Indian civilizations on the North American continent and traces the evolution of their culture from prehistory to the arrival of the white settlers
All kinds of babies by Millicent E Selsam( Book )

7 editions published between 1967 and 1981 in English and French and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some babies don't look like their parents when they are born, but most do. Some are so small it seems incredible they will grow as large as their mother and father
The knee-baby by Mary Jarrell( Book )

2 editions published between 1973 and 1988 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trying to wait patiently for his turn on his mother's lap, a little boy dreams about what his grandmother might be doing
 
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Alternative Names
Shimin, J. Symeon

Šimin, Semen

Symeon Shimin

シミン, シミヨン

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