WorldCat Identities

Polacco, Patricia

Overview
Works: 263 works in 1,173 publications in 6 languages and 107,630 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  History  Christmas fiction  Easter fiction  Historical fiction  Juvenile works  Hanukkah stories  Easter stories 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Narrator
Classifications: PS3566.O396, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Patricia Polacco
 
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Most widely held works by Patricia Polacco
The keeping quilt by Patricia Polacco( Book )

53 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A homemade quilt ties together the lives of four generations of an immigrant Jewish family, remaining a symbol of their enduring love and faith
Pink and Say by Patricia Polacco( Book )

27 editions published between 1994 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 3,950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Say Curtis describes his meeting with Pinkus Aylee, a black soldier, during the Civil War, and their capture by Southern troops. Based on a true story about the author's great-great-grandfather
Chicken Sunday by Patricia Polacco( Book )

39 editions published between 1992 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 3,496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To thank Miss Eula for her wonderful Sunday chicken dinners, three children sell decorated eggs to buy her a beautiful Easter hat
Thank you, Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco( Book )

29 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 3,407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At first, Trisha loves school, but her difficulty learning to read makes her feel dumb, until, in the fifth grade, a new teacher helps her understand and overcome her problem
Emma Kate by Patricia Polacco( Book )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 3,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emma Kate and her best friend, a toy elephant, share many activities, such as homework and soccer practice, and even have their tonsils out at the same time
Mrs. Katz and Tush by Patricia Polacco( Book )

39 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A long-lasting friendship develops between Larnel, a young African-American, and Mrs. Katz, a lonely Jewish widow, when Larnel presents Mrs. Katz with a scrawny kitten without a tail
Thunder cake by Patricia Polacco( Book )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in Korean and English and held by 2,508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grandma finds a way to dispel her grandchild's fear of thunderstorms
Rechenka's eggs by Patricia Polacco( Book )

21 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and held by 2,500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An injured goose rescued by Babushka, lays thirteen marvelously colored eggs for the Easter Festival in Moscva, then leaves behind one final miralce in egg form before returning to her own kind
Just plain fancy by Patricia Polacco( Book )

30 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 2,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naomi, an Amish girl whose elders have impressed upon her the importance of adhering to the simple ways of her people, is horrified when one of her hen eggs hatches into an extremely fancy bird
My rotten redheaded older brother by Patricia Polacco( Book )

24 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After losing running, climbing, throwing, and burping competitions to her obnoxious older brother, a young girl makes a wish on a falling star
The bee tree by Patricia Polacco( Book )

23 editions published between 1993 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 2,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To teach his daughter the value of books, a father leads a growing crowd in search of the tree where the bees keep all their honey
The butterfly by Patricia Polacco( Book )

9 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in English and Korean and held by 2,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Nazi occupation of France, Monique's mother hides a Jewish family in her basement and tries to help them escape to freedom
Babushka's doll by Patricia Polacco( Book )

28 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl gets a doll that turns out to be twice as rambunctious as her owner
Aunt Chip and the great Triple Creek dam affair by Patricia Polacco( Book )

13 editions published between 1966 and 2000 in English and Chinese and held by 1,812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aunt Chip saves the town of Triple Creek, where everyone has forgotten how to read because of the invasion of television
Mr. Lincoln's way by Patricia Polacco( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mr. Lincoln, "the coolest principal in the whole world," discovers that Eugene, the school bully, knows a lot about birds, he uses this interest to help Eugene overcome his intolerance
John Philip Duck by Patricia Polacco( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Depression, a young Memphis boy trains his pet duck to do tricks in the fountain of a grand hotel and ends up becoming the Duck Master of the Peabody Hotel
The trees of the dancing goats by Patricia Polacco( Book )

20 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 1,718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a scarlet fever epidemic one winter in Michigan, a Jewish family helps make Christmas special for their sick neighbors by making their own Hanukkah miracle
Babushka Baba Yaga by Patricia Polacco( Book )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2020 in 4 languages and held by 1,688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The villagers are afraid of her, so the legendary Baba Yaga disguises herself as an old woman in order to know the joys of being a grandmother. Baba Yaga is a witch famous throughout Russia for eating children, but this Babushka Baba Yaga is a lonely old woman who just wants a grandchild--to love. Full color
Junkyard wonders by Patricia Polacco( Book )

14 editions published between 2010 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 1,625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by a teacher who believes each of them is a genius, a class of special-needs students invents something that could convince the whole school they are justifiably proud to be "Junkyard Wonders."
Welcome Comfort by Patricia Polacco( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welcome Comfort, a lonely foster child, is assured by his friend the school custodian that there is a Santa Claus, but he does not discover the truth until one wondrous and surprising Christmas Eve
 
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Audience Level
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Audience Level
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  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.10 (from 0.00 for Emma Kate ... to 0.47 for Patricia P ...)

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Pink and SayChicken SundayThank you, Mr. FalkerEmma KateMrs. Katz and TushThunder cakeRechenka's eggsJust plain fancy
Alternative Names
Patricia Polacco Amerikaans schrijfster

Patricia Polacco amerikansk författare

Patricia Polacco amerikansk skribent

پاتريسيا پولاكو

폴라코, 패트리샤 1944-

폴라코, 퍼트리샤 1944-

パトリシア・ポラッコ

ポラッコ, パトリシア

Languages
English (406)

Chinese (18)

Spanish (12)

Korean (9)

Japanese (3)

German (1)