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McDonough, Yona Zeldis

Overview
Works: 57 works in 195 publications in 4 languages and 21,152 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Domestic fiction  Picture books  Biographies  Musical fiction  Humor 
Roles: Author, Creator, Editor
Classifications: PS1018, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Yona Zeldis McDonough
Louisa : the life of Louisa May Alcott by Yona Zeldis McDonough( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 1,980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louisa came from a family that was poor but freethinking, and she started teaching when she was only seventeen years old. But writing was her passion. This biography captures the life of a compassionate woman who left an indelible mark on literature for all ages
Who was Harriet Tubman? by Yona Zeldis McDonough( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the ninteenth-century woman who escaped slavery and helped many other slaves get to freedom on the Underground Railroad
Who was John F. Kennedy? by Yona Zeldis McDonough( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who was John F. Kennedy? A skinny, sickly boy always in the shadow of his older brother? A WWII hero who saved his shipwrecked crewmen in the Pacific Ocean? The first Catholic president, and also the youngest man ever elected? All of the above! Find out more about the real John F. Kennedy in this illustrated biography!
Who was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart? by Yona Zeldis McDonough( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 1,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the life and work of the prolific eighteenth-century Austrian composer who began life as a child prodigy, composing music at the age of five, and died a pauper at age thirty-five
Who was Rosa Parks? by Yona Zeldis McDonough( Book )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give her bus seat to a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama. This seemingly small act triggered civil rights protests across America and earned Rosa Parks the title OMother of the Civil Rights Movement. O This biography has blackand- white illustrations throughout
Who was Louis Armstrong? by Yona Zeldis McDonough( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If not for a stint in reform school, young Louis Armstrong might never have become a musician. It was a teacher at the Colored Waifs? Home who gave him a cornet, promoted him to band leader, and saw talent in the tough kid from the even tougher New Orleans neighborhood called Storyville. But it was Louis Armstrong?s own passion and genius that pushed jazz into new and exciting realms with his amazing, improvisational trumpet playing. His seventy-year life spanned a critical time in American music as well as black history
What was the Underground Railroad? by Yona Zeldis McDonough( Book )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"No one knows where the term Underground Railroad came from--there were no trains or tracks, only "conductors" who helped escaping slaves to freedom. Including real stories about "passengers" on the "Railroad," this book chronicles slaves' close calls with bounty hunters, exhausting struggles on the road, and what they sacrificed for freedom. With black-and-white illustrations throughout and a sixteen-page black-and-white photo insert, the Underground Railroad comes alive!"--
The doll shop downstairs by Yona Zeldis McDonough( Book )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When World War I breaks out, nine-year-old Anna thinks of a way to save her family's beloved New York City doll repair shop. Includes brief author's note about the history of the Madame Alexander doll, a glossary, and timeline
Anne Frank by Yona Zeldis McDonough( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of a Jewish girl who chronicled her day-to-day life in a diary as she hid in an attic in Nazi-occupied Holland for two years
Little author in the big woods : a biography of Laura Ingalls Wilder by Yona Zeldis McDonough( Book )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Many girls in elementary and middle school fall in love with the Little House books by Laura Ingalls Wilder. What they don't always realize is that Wilder's books are autobiographical. This narrative biography describes more of the details of the young Laura's real life as a young pioneer homesteading with her family on many adventurous journeys. This biography, complete with charming illustrations, points out the differences between the fictional series as well as the many similarities. It's a fascinating story of a much-celebrated writer"--
Peaceful protest : the life of Nelson Mandela by Yona Zeldis McDonough( Book )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the black South African leader who became a civil rights activist, political prisoner, and president of South Africa
Hammerin' Hank : the life of Hank Greenberg by Yona Zeldis McDonough( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet one of America's earliest Jewish-American heroes. The 1930s were a time when "outsiders" were not welcome in Major League Baseball. Henry Benjamin Greenberg began as one of those outsiders, but went on to become one of baseball's greatest right-handed batters. Hammerin' Hank dominated baseball from 1933 to 1948 and was eventually inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. But Hank Greenberg was more than an amazing athlete. While Jews had been playing baseball since the 1800s, Hammerin' Hank was baseball's first Jewish superstar
The Barbie chronicles by Yona Zeldis McDonough( Book )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and Japanese and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrating Barbie's fortieth birthday, a collection of witty commentary brings together the essays of Jane Smiley, Erica Jong, Anna Quindlen, Carol Shields, and a host of other Barbie-lovers and-haters
The cats in the doll shop by Yona Zeldis McDonough( Book )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With World War I raging in Europe, eleven-year-old Anna is thrilled to learn that her cousin Tania is coming from Russia to stay with Anna's family on the lower East Side of New York, and although Tania is shy and withdrawn when she arrives, her love of cats helps her adjust to her new family
The four temperaments by Yona Zeldis McDonough( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having concluded an affair with Ginny Valentine, an eager young ballet dancer, violinist Oscar Kornblatt invites Ginny to share Thanksgiving with his family, but when she falls in love with Oscar's married son, the family begins to crumble
Who was Sojourner Truth? by Yona Zeldis McDonough( Book )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Almost 100 years before Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat, Sojourner Truth was mistreated by a streetcar conductor. She took him to court--and won! Before she was Sojourner Truth, she was known simply as Belle. Born a slave in New York sometime around 1797, she was later sold and separated from her family. Even after she escaped from slavery, she knew her work was not yet done. She changed her name and traveled, inspiring everyone she met and sharing her story until her death in 1883 at age eighty-six. In this easy-to-read biography, Yona Zeldis McDonough continues to share that remarkable story"--
Sisters in strength : American women who made a difference by Yona Zeldis McDonough( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles ten women from different times and fields of endeavor whose lives are meant to serve as role models, including Pocahontas, Harriet Tubman, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, Clara Barton, Emily Dickinson, Mary Cassatt, Helen Keller, Eleanor Roosevelt, Amelia Earhart, and Margaret Mead
You were meant for me by Yona Zeldis McDonough( Book )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What do you do when you have to give up the person you love most' Thirty-five-year-old Miranda is not an impulsive person. She's been at Domestic Goddess magazine for eight years, she has great friends, and she's finally moving on after a breakup. Having a baby isn't even on her radar'until the day she discovers an abandoned newborn on the platform of a Brooklyn subway station. Rushing the little girl to the closest police station, Miranda hopes and prays she'll be all right and that a loving family will step forward to take her. Yet Miranda can't seem to get the baby off her mind and keeps coming up with excuses to go check on her, until finally a family court judge asks whether she'd like to be the baby's foster parent'maybe even adopt her. To her own surprise, Miranda jumps at the chance. But nothing could have prepared her for the ecstasy of new-mother love'or the heartbreak she faces when the baby's father surfaces ... CONVERSATION GUIDE INCLUDED
All the available light : a Marilyn Monroe reader by Yona Zeldis McDonough( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No star in any genre has affected the world as deeply or has lasted as long without fading as Marilyn Monroe. This thought-provoking and wide-ranging collection of essays examines the undiminished incandescence of Marilyn Monroe -- the impact she has had on our culture, the evolution of her legend since her death, and what she tells us now about our lives and times -- and includes previously unpublished work from some of America's best writers, such as: Joyce Carol Oates, Alice Elliot Dark, Albert Mobilo, Marge Piercy, Lore Segal, Lisa Shea, and many more. From her troubled family beginnings to the infamous $13 million auction held at Christie's in New York City, All the Available Light paints an unforgettable portrait of Marilyn as you've never seen her before. This extremely rare cover photo was taken c. 1954, on the set of The Seven Year Itch
The doll with the yellow star by Yona Zeldis McDonough( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When France falls to Germany at the start of World War II, nine-year-old Claudine must leave her beloved parents and friends to stay with relatives in America, accompanied by her doll, Violette
 
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Louisa : the life of Louisa May Alcott
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