WorldCat Identities

Williams, Vera B.

Overview
Works: 88 works in 421 publications in 7 languages and 30,463 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Western stories  Children's audiobooks  Picture books  Big books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Other, Artist
Classifications: PZ7.W6685, E
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A chair for my mother by Vera B Williams( Book )

78 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 5,789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child, her waitress mother, and her grandmother save dimes to buy a comfortable armchair after all their furniture is lost in a fire. Suggested level: junior
"More more more" said the baby : 3 love stories by Vera B Williams( Book )

26 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 4,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three babies are caught up in the air and given loving attention by a father, grandmother, and mother
Three days on a river in a red canoe by Vera B Williams( Book )

17 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 2,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mother, Aunt Rosie, and two children make a three-day camping trip by canoe
Cherries and cherry pits by Vera B Williams( Book )

15 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and Chinese and held by 2,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bidemmi draws pictures and tells stories about cherries. Bidemmi makes up a series of stories from her vivid imagination and illustrates each story with her crayons. Each story that she tells has something to do with cherries and the discarded cherry pits, but she never quite finishes any one story until she begins telling one that involves herself. In her last story she imagines herself eating cherries and planting the cherry pits until they grow into an entire grove of cherry trees, abundant enough to feed everyone from Nairobi to Brooklyn and from Toronto to St. Paul
Something special for me by Vera B Williams( Book )

27 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 2,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosa has difficulty choosing a special birthday present to buy with the coins her mother and grandmother have saved, until she hears a man playing beautiful music on an accordion
Music, music for everyone by Vera B Williams( Book )

24 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosa organizes her friends into the Oak Street Band in order to earn money her family needs because of her Grandma's illness ... Community, family and personal triumphs converge, making unforgettable music for everyone. And the money jar--in which the family saved their change to buy the big red chair and Rosa's accordion--is empty too. Leora, Mae, and Jenny often make music for Grandma. She says their playing makes her feel like a girl again, dancing at a party. And that is the beginning of Rosa's wonderful idea. A kaleidoscope of emotions--joy, sadness, merriment, and love--bursts from the pages of this exuberant book
Amber was brave, Essie was smart : the story of Amber and Essie told here in poems and pictures by Vera B Williams( Book )

22 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of poems tells how two sisters help each other deal with life while their mother is working and their father has been sent to jail
Stringbean's trip to the shining sea by Vera B Williams( Book )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and Chinese and held by 1,837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stringbean describes his trip to the west coast in a series of postcards
A chair for always by Vera B Williams( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosa is excited when her new cousin, Benji, is born, but when Grandma wants to remove a beloved armchair, Rosa puts her foot down and insists that the chair, just like Benji, is a member of the family
Scooter by Vera B Williams( Book )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and Japanese and held by 1,245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child's silver blue scooter helps her to adjust to her new home. Elana Rose tells of her event-filled first summer after moving with her mother to a new apartment, as new neighbors and friends become an important part of Elana Rose's life. A treasure of a book--touching, funny, and totally original--with a surprise climax. Two-color illustrations
Lucky song by Vera B Williams( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 1,213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The song a little girl hears describes her kite-flying adventure
Hooray for me! by Remy Charlip( Book )

7 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in English and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores an individual's relationship to family, friends, and even pets
Home at last by Vera B Williams( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After Lester is adopted from his foster home by Daddy Albert and Daddy Rich, he can't fall asleep in his new bed. What will it take to make Lester feel home at last?"--
It's a gingerbread house : bake it, build it, eat it! by Vera B Williams( Book )

2 editions published between 1978 and 1996 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple instructions for baking and constructing a gingerbread house
Long walks and intimate talks by Grace Paley( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chair for my mother by Vera B Williams( Recording )

25 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child, her waitress mother, and her grandmother save dimes to buy a comfortable armchair after all their furniture is lost in a fire
Amber was brave, Essie was smart : the story of Amber and Essie, told here in poems and pictures by Vera B Williams( Recording )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of poems tells how two sisters help each other deal with life while their mother is working and their father has been sent to jail
The great watermelon birthday by Vera B Williams( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One hundred children, each with a birthday on August 10, celebrate with a party in the park and form "The Club of 101 Children."
A chair for my mother : and other stories : Vera B. Williams audio collection by Vera B Williams( Recording )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Something special for me: Rosa has difficulty choosing a special birthday present to buy with the coins her mother and grandmother have saved, until she hears a man playing beautiful music on an accordion
Un sillon para mi mama = A chair for my mother by Vera B Williams( Recording )

5 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child, her waitress mother, and her grandmother save dimes to buy a comfortable armchair after all their furniture is lost in a fire
 
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Alternative Names
Baker, Vera

Vera Baker Williams US-amerikanische Kinderbuchautorin und Illustratorin

Vera Williams Amerikaans schrijfster (1927-2015)

Vera Williams amerikansk författare

Vera Williams amerikansk skribent

ورا ویلیامز نویسنده آمریکایی

윌리엄스, 베라 B. 1927-

ウィリアムズ, ベラ・B

ベラB. ウィリアムズ

Languages
English (247)

Spanish (37)

Chinese (15)

Japanese (7)

Korean (3)

French (2)

Danish (2)

Covers
"More more more" said the baby : 3 love storiesThree days on a river in a red canoeCherries and cherry pitsSomething special for meMusic, music for everyoneAmber was brave, Essie was smart : the story of Amber and Essie told here in poems and picturesStringbean's trip to the shining seaA chair for always