WorldCat Identities

Luenn, Nancy

Overview
Works: 28 works in 79 publications in 4 languages and 7,914 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Folklore  Fairy tales  Children's films  History  Bibliography  Academic theses 
Roles: Author, Contributor
Classifications: PZ7.L9766, E
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Most widely held works about Nancy Luenn
 
Most widely held works by Nancy Luenn
A gift for Abuelita : celebrating the Day of the Dead by Nancy Luenn( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and Spanish and held by 1,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After her beloved grandmother dies, Rosita hopes to be reunited with Abuelita as she prepares a gift to give her when her family celebrates the Day of the Dead. Rosita's grandmother lovingly teaches her to braid, make tortillas, and harvest the chiles from the garden. When her grandmother dies, Rosita is devastated. On the Day of the Dead, Rosita's family encourages her to make a special gift for Abuelita, whose spirit will be present. A heartwarming family story colorfully illustrated with cast-paper collages
Nessa's fish by Nancy Luenn( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in English and Spanish and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nessa's ingenuity and bravery save from animal poachers the fish she and her grandmother caught to feed everyone in their Eskimo camp
Otter play by Nancy Luenn( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child watches otters at play and mirrors their behavior
The dragon kite by Nancy Luenn( Book )

5 editions published between 1982 and 1993 in English and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A crafty thief constructs a magnificent kite which he hopes will enable him to reach the golden dolphins that adorn the roof of a nearby castle
Squish! : a wetland walk by Nancy Luenn( Book )

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

From splish to squish, the story and illustrations explore wetlands and all of the creatures that live there
Celebrations of light : a year of holidays around the world by Nancy Luenn( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes various festivals centered around light that are celebrated by different cultures throughout the year, including Candlemas, Bon Matsuri, Diwali, Hanukkah, Luciadagen, and Kwanza. Long ago, people found a way to light the darkness. They built fires to keep warm and cook their food. They lit torches to drive away danger. To help them see at night, they learned to make candles and lanterns. Light was so important in their lives that they came to use it in worship and in celebrations. From a Brazilian New Year's celebration to the African-American holiday of Kwanzaa, Celebrations of Light circles the year and the globe. The text and paintings highlight twelve festivals, showing the diverse ways in which people around the world use light as a major part of their celebrations. In each of these holidays, light plays a significant role, marking and brightening special days
Mother earth by Nancy Luenn( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and Vietnamese and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the gifts that the earth gives to us and the gifts that we can give back to her
Nessa's story by Nancy Luenn( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Inuit girl, who wishes she had something to contribute when the adults tell their stories in the gathering place, encounters the story of a lifetime when she finds a giant egg one day and is able to see what it hatches
Unicorn crossing by Nancy Luenn( Book )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and Dutch and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jenny hopes to fulfill her desire to see a real unicorn on her vacation when she helps old Mrs. Donovan pick roses one misty morning
Song for the ancient forest by Nancy Luenn( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raven warns against the destruction of the ancient forests, but no one listens except for a small child
Miser on the mountain : a Nisqually legend of Mount Rainier by Nancy Luenn( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the traditional Pacific Northwest Native American story of the man who climbs Mount Rainier to collect a valuable shell and discovers what is important in life
Arctic unicorn by Nancy Luenn( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living in a remote Eskimo village on Baffin Island, thirteen-year-old Kala finds her life disrupted by the arrival of a young hunter who has lived among the white men and her discovery that she has the special powers to make her a shaman
The ugly princess by Nancy Luenn( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A princess made extraordinarily ugly through sorcery learns the true meaning of beauty when it comes time for her to marry
Goldclimbers by Nancy Luenn( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living in a community that creates objects in gold, fifteen-year-old Aracco reluctantly sees no other future for himself but to be a master goldsmith like his father until he is selected to find a way to a legendary city whose streets are paved with gold
A Horse's tale : ten adventures in one hundred years( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nessa's fish by Nancy Luenn( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nessa's ingenuity and bravery save from animal poachers the fish she and her grandmother caught to feed everyone in their Eskimo camp
Nessa's fish by Nancy Luenn( Recording )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nessa's ingenuity and bravery save from animal poachers the fish she and her grandmother caught to feed everyone in their Eskimo camp
A Gift for Abuelita/Un Regalo para Abuelita : Celebrating the Day of the Dead/ En Celebracion del Dia de los Muertos by Nancy Luenn( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in Spanish and English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After her beloved grandmother dies, Rosita hopes to be reunited with Abuelita as she prepares a gift to give her when her family celebrates the Day of the Dead
An introductory survey of the role of Christian women from Christ to the present by Nancy Luenn( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lists of books for a high school student's reading by Ohio) Lakewood High School (Lakewood( Book )

1 edition published in 1946 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A gift for Abuelita : celebrating the Day of the DeadA Gift for Abuelita/Un Regalo para Abuelita : Celebrating the Day of the Dead/ En Celebracion del Dia de los Muertos
Alternative Names
Jones, Nancy E.

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Nessa's fishOtter playThe dragon kiteSquish! : a wetland walkCelebrations of light : a year of holidays around the worldMother earthNessa's storyUnicorn crossing