WorldCat Identities

Peck, Beth

Overview
Works: 39 works in 136 publications in 3 languages and 14,978 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Christmas stories  Domestic fiction  History  War stories  Historical fiction  Fictional autobiographies  Poetry  Picture books 
Roles: Illustrator, Author
Classifications: PS3505.A59, FIC
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Most widely held works by Beth Peck
How many days to America? : a Thanksgiving story by Eve Bunting( Book )

14 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 2,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Refugees from a Caribbean island embark on a dangerous boat trip to America where they have a special reason to celebrate Thanksgiving
A Christmas memory by Truman Capote( Book )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story from an author's childhood of lovingly making fruitcakes from scratch at Christmas-time with his elderly cousin, and has stood the test of time to become known as an American holiday classic
Dear Levi : letters from the Overland Trail by Elvira Woodruff( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Austin Ives writes letters to his younger brother describing his three-thousand-mile journey from their home in Pennsylvania to Oregon in 1851
The day before Christmas by Eve Bunting( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four years after the death of her mother, seven-year-old Allie goes with her grandfather to a performance of "The Nutcracker" on Christmas Eve, hears about the special day he had with her mother going to her first "Nutcracker," and shares his loving memory of her
Just like Josh Gibson by Angela Johnson( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl's grandmother tells her of her love for baseball and the day they let her play in the game even though she was a girl
The house on Maple Street by Bonnie Pryor( Book )

6 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the course of three hundred years, many people have passed by or lived on the spot now occupied by a house numbered 107 Maple Street
Matthew and Tilly by Rebecca C Jones( Book )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Like all good friends, Matthew and Tilly have an occasional tiff, but their friendship prevails despite their differences
The Thanksgiving visitor by Truman Capote( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy recalls his life with an elderly relative in rural Alabama in the 1930s and the lesson she taught him one Thanksgiving Day about dealing with a bully from school
If you lived at the time of Martin Luther King by Ellen Levine( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book focuses on the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s. Full-color art and an engaging question-and-answer format help children learn what it was like to participate in the Montgomery Bus Boycott, stage a sit-in at a lunch counter, join the famous March on Washington, and more
The silver whistle by Ann Tompert( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having generously aided the needy with money he'd earned to buy a silver whistle for a gift to the Christ Child on Christmas Eve, a Mexican boy approaches the manger in the cathedral in embarrassment, only to find that he has pleased the Baby Jesus after all
Bicycle madness by Jane Kurtz( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the late nineteenth century, Lillie gains friendship and help with a spelling bee from a neighbor, Frances Willard, who braves criticism to speak about women's rights and learn to ride a bicycle. Includes historical notes
Witch-cat by Joan Davenport Carris( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A down-to-earth girl is made to see that she is a witch through the efforts of a magical cat
The snow goose by Paul Gallico( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Against the backdrop of World War II, a friendship develops between a lonely crippled painter and a village girl, when together they minister to an injured snow goose
Grandmother and the runaway shadow by Liz Rosenberg( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates how Grandmother, accompanied by a mischievous shadow, emigrated from Russia to the United States
Abbie in stitches by Cynthia Cotten( Book )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Growing up in western New York State in the early 1800s, Abbie would much rather read than embroider a sampler, which her mother and teacher insist she do, but she works hard after thinking of just the right picture and saying to include. Contains facts about education in the early nineteenth century
Night outside by Patricia Wrightson( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two children in search of their pet budgerigar meet the unusual people of the streets and of the night
Jason rat-a-tat by Colby Rodowsky( Book )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jason's brother, sister, and parents all play baseball or soccer or tennis, but until his grandfather buys him a drum, Jason doesn't want to play anything
The ballad of the harp weaver by Edna St. Vincent Millay( Book )

3 editions published between 1922 and 1991 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A picture book version of the Millay poem, in which a poor boy's mother worries about giving him food and clothing for the winter
Sarah and the dragon by Bruce Coville( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Sarah is kidnapped by a dragon and taken to his castle in the clouds, it is up to her friend Oakhorn, the Unicorn, and her Aunt Mag to rescue her
Time of the bison by Ann Warren Turner( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven-year-old Scar Boy, one of a group of primitive cave dwellers, discovers that he has a gift for making pictures and becomes an apprentice to Painter of Caves
 
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How many days to America? : a Thanksgiving story
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A Christmas memoryDear Levi : letters from the Overland TrailThe day before ChristmasJust like Josh GibsonThe house on Maple StreetMatthew and TillyThe Thanksgiving visitorIf you lived at the time of Martin Luther King