WorldCat Identities

Little, Jean 1932-

Overview
Works: 401 works in 1,248 publications in 10 languages and 27,117 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Readers (Publications)  Biography  Poetry  Novels  Historical fiction  Biographies  Autobiographies  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Composer
Classifications: PZ7.L7225, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jean Little
Emma's yucky brother by Jean Little( Book )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 1,931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emma finds out how hard it is to be a big sister when her family adopts a four-year-old boy named Max
Hey world, here I am! by Jean Little( Book )

28 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems and brief vignettes from the perspective of a girl named Kate Bloomfield, reflecting her views on friendship, school, family life, and the world
Emma's magic winter by Jean Little( Book )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of her new friend who has magic boots just like her own, Emma overcomes her shyness and no longer hates reading out loud in school
Mine for keeps by Jean Little( Book )

38 editions published between 1962 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After spending five years in a cerebral palsy center, Sally is challenged to adjust to normal family and school life
Emma's strange pet by Jean Little( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 1,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emma is allergic to animals with fur, but because she and her adopted brother really want a pet, they decide to try a lizard. Grades K-3. 2003
From Anna by Jean Little( Book )

76 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the family moves from Germany to Canada in the 1930's, a nine-year-old girl discovers the reason for her awkwardness and apparent inability to do anything right
Mama's going to buy you a mockingbird by Jean Little( Book )

48 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Jeremy and Sarah learn to cope with their grief and drastically changed lifestyle during their father's battle with cancer, which forces their mother to sell their house and return to school full time
Different dragons by Jean Little( Book )

37 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Timid Ben learns how to deal with his fears when he spends the weekend with Aunt Rose and meets a big Labrador retriever named Gully
Pippin the Christmas pig by Jean Little( Book )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intimidated and dejected by the other animals' stories about the important gifts brought by their ancestors to the stable where Jesus was born, Pippin the pig performs an act of kindness and discovers the true meaning of Christmas giving
Home from far by Jean Little( Book )

14 editions published between 1962 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her twin brother is killed in an accident, Jenny, feeling that part of herself is gone, is convinced that she will never get over the loss
Lost and found by Jean Little( Book )

38 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in 7 languages and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lonely in a new town, Lucy finds a little dog and wants to keep him but her parents insist that she try to find the dog's owners
Look through my window by Jean Little( Book )

13 editions published between 1970 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Emily's parents move to an eighteen-room house so that her four unpredictable cousins can live with them, life for Emily, an only child, is never again the same
Listen for the singing by Jean Little( Book )

35 editions published between 1977 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the world around her braces itself for World War II, a young Canadian girl with impaired vision prepares to begin public high school
Take wing by Jean Little( Book )

6 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mother is hospitalized, everyone in the Ross household must finally face the long ignored problem that seven-year-old James is not a baby, a slow learner, or lazy, but mentally retarded
Spring begins in March by Jean Little( Book )

16 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adolescent girl learns to cope with problems at school and at home with her large family
Once upon a golden apple by Jean Little( Book )

23 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on a picnic, a father puts together familiar elements from various fairy tales and nursery rhymes until he comes up with a version his children like
Kate by Jean Little( Book )

11 editions published between 1971 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Product of a Jewish-Protestant marriage, Kate finds her dilemma over her religious leanings threatening her relationship with her best friend
Willow and Twig by Jean Little( Book )

19 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten-year-old Willow and her difficult little brother Twig, abandoned on the streets of Vancouver, take a chance and get in touch with a grandmother Willow barely remembers, crossing Canada to make a new home in the Ontario countryside with a peculiar group of people and animals
One to grow on by Jean Little( Book )

11 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Janie's family had reached the point where no one believed anything she said. But then godmother Tillie appeared at just the right time to save the summer--and Janie
His banner over me by Jean Little( Book )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The daughter of missionary parents stays in Canada with relatives while her parents head back to Taiwan
 
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Emma's yucky brother
Alternative Names
Jean Little Canadees schrijfster

Jean Little Canadian children's writer

Jean Little escritora de literatura infantil canadiense

Little, Flora Jean 1932-

Little, Jean

Джийн Литъл

리틀, 진

リトル, ジーン

Languages
English (456)

German (45)

French (19)

Dutch (15)

Japanese (11)

Danish (4)

Chinese (2)

Norwegian (2)

Norwegian (1)

Welsh (1)

Covers
Hey world, here I am!Emma's magic winterMine for keepsEmma's strange petFrom AnnaMama's going to buy you a mockingbirdDifferent dragonsPippin the Christmas pig