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Helbig, Alethea

Overview
Works: 31 works in 154 publications in 2 languages and 10,885 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Biography‡vDictionaries  Juvenile works  Lists  Bibliography  Reference works  Bio-bibliography‡vDictionaries  Abstracts  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bio-bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: PS374.C454, 016.810809282
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alethea Helbig
Dictionary of American children's fiction, 1859-1959 : books of recognized merit by Alethea K Helbig( Book )

53 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and German and held by 2,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Critical commentary on those books that have been singled out for awards or have been placed on citation lists
Dictionary of American children's fiction, 1960-1984 : recent books of recognized merit by Alethea Helbig( Book )

9 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comprehensive dictionary of American children's fiction from 1960 to 1984. Includes shorty synopsis and brief information on author
This land is our land : a guide to multicultural literature for children and young adults by Alethea Helbig( Book )

11 editions published in 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This annotated bibliography of recent works of fiction, oral tradition, and poetry about the experiences and traditions of African-Americans, Asian-Americans, Hispanic-Americans and Native-Americans provides a one-stop selection tool. Only those works mainly about minority characters are presented, and inclusion decisions were made based on literary values such as plotting, style and characterization. Only current works are included, and publication dates range from 1985 through 1993, with 60% published since 1990. Insightful critical appraisals are provided of 559 books, as well as information about an additional 188 recent books, and 90 works of earlier importance are cited to help identify the writer and amplify the information about the book. Each entry suggests a possible consumer group of the literature range from 3-15 and over, and grade levels kindergarten through 12th grade. The book is divided into ethnic group sections, with their respective categories of fiction, oral tradition and poetry. Each title entry provides author, title, publisher, publication year, isbn number, price, number of pages, intended age groups and grade level. Helpful subject, grade level, author, title and illustrator indexes are organized for easy use. Titles in the grade level and subject indexes are identified by ethnic group. (Mas)
Myths and hero tales : a cross-cultural guide to literature for children and young adults by Alethea Helbig( Book )

6 editions published in 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This one-stop cross-cultural selective guide to recent retellings of myths and hero tales for children and young adults will enable teachers and library media specialists to select comparative myths and tales from various, mostly non-European cultures. The focus is on stories from Native America, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Central and South America, and Oceania. The Guide contains extensively annotated entries on 189 books of retellings of myths and hero tales, both ancient and modern, from around the world published between 1985 and 1996. Represented are 1,455 stories suitable for use wit
Many peoples, one land : a guide to new multicultural literature for children and young adults by Alethea Helbig( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contains more than 500 annotated entries for books of poetry, fiction, and oral tradition from the four principal ethnic groups in the United States: Native, Africa, Hispanic, and Asian Americans. Superb cross-references
Dictionary of British children's fiction : books of recognized merit by Alethea Helbig( Book )

15 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictionary of American young adult fiction, 1997-2001 : books of recognized merit by Alethea Helbig( Book )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young adult readers have special needs and concerns, and librarians have become increasingly interested in selecting books suitable for them. This reference provides information about 290 books for young adults. These books received major awards between 1997 and 2001, reflect the voices of 242 different authors, and range from new to familiar themes.''Included are nearly 750 alphabetically arranged entries for individual works, authors, characters, and settings. Many of these books were originally written for adults but have become popular among younger readers. Entries for works provide plot summaries and critical assessments, while author entries focus on those aspects of the writers' lives most relevant to literature for young people. The reference is a valuable selection tool for librarians and teachers and a useful guide for students
Straight on till morning : poems of the imaginary world( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of nearly one hundred poems by modern English and American poets
Dusk to dawn : poems of night( Book )

3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems with nocturnal themes
Dictionary of children's fiction from Australia, Canada, India, New Zealand, and selected African countries : books of recognized merit by Alethea Helbig( Book )

7 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Phoenix Award of the Children's Literature Association, 1985-1989( Book )

5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Phoenix Award of the Children's Literature Association, 1990-1994 by Alethea Helbig( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Phoenix Award of the Children's Literature Association, 1995-1999( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nanabozhoo, giver of life( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictionary of American children's fiction : books of recognized merit( )

in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1859-1959 : books of recognized merit by Alethea Helbig( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1960-1984 : recent books of recognized merit by Alethea Helbig( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1990-1994 by Alethea Helbig( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cross-cultural guide to world myths and hero tales for children and young adults by Alethea Helbig( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Dictionary of American children's fiction, 1859-1959 : books of recognized merit1859-1959 : books of recognized merit
Alternative Names
Helbig, Alethea.

Helbig, Alethea K.

Helbig, Alethea K. 1928-

Languages
English (130)

German (1)

Covers
Dictionary of American children's fiction, 1960-1984 : recent books of recognized meritThis land is our land : a guide to multicultural literature for children and young adultsMyths and hero tales : a cross-cultural guide to literature for children and young adultsMany peoples, one land : a guide to new multicultural literature for children and young adultsDictionary of British children's fiction : books of recognized meritDictionary of American young adult fiction, 1997-2001 : books of recognized meritDictionary of children's fiction from Australia, Canada, India, New Zealand, and selected African countries : books of recognized meritThe Phoenix Award of the Children's Literature Association, 1985-1989