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Wyeth, Sharon Dennis

Overview
Works: 86 works in 185 publications in 1 language and 12,866 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Historical fiction  Young adult works  Children's television programs  Children's films  Educational television programs  Picture books  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.W9746, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Sharon Dennis Wyeth
 
Most widely held works by Sharon Dennis Wyeth
Freedom's wings by Sharon Dennis Wyeth( Book )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nine-year-old slave keeps a diary of his journey to freedom along the Underground Railroad in 1857
Something beautiful by Sharon Dennis Wyeth( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 1,480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When she goes looking for "something beautiful" in her city neighborhood, a young girl finds beauty in many different forms
Flying free by Sharon Dennis Wyeth( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1858, nine-year-old Corey Birdsong and his family, fugitive slaves from Kentucky, build a new life in Amherstburg, Canada, while still hoping to help those they left behind
Always my Dad by Sharon Dennis Wyeth( Book )

10 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although she does not get to see her father very often, a girl enjoys the time she and her brothers spend with him one summer while they are visiting their grandparents' farm. Though Dad moves around a lot and his jobs keep changing, a young girl and her brother hold fast to memories of his magical, unexpected visits in this portrait of an African-American family held together by a special bond of love. "This poignant, lyrical story captures the games children play; the anticipation and pleasure of seeing a mostly absent, yet loving parent; and the reality of having no control over what adults do, of never knowing what might happen next, and of parting. Regardless of circumstances, somehow it's always clear to this patient, wise-for-her-years girl that her father loves her. The etched watercolor, charcoal, colored-pencil, and lithograph-pencil art has a dreamy, statuesque quality."
Message in the sky by Sharon Dennis Wyeth( Book )

7 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten-year-old Corey Birdsong, a former slave, becomes a conductor on the Underground Railroad by helping to bring a mother and daughter, runaway slaves, to his family's Amherstburg, Ontario, farm in 1859
The granddaughter necklace by Sharon Dennis Wyeth( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mother shares with her daughter stories of the generations of women in their family as each individual has passed along the tales and a glittering necklace to her own daughter. Includes notes on the author's exploration of her ancestry
A piece of heaven by Sharon Dennis Wyeth( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen-year-old Haley holds her life together with the help of good people after her mother suffers a nervous breakdown and her brother is arrested
Tomboy trouble by Sharon Dennis Wyeth( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Georgia, an eight-year-old girl, cuts her hair very short and plays baseball the children in her new school ask her if she's a boy
Ginger Brown : too many houses by Sharon Dennis Wyeth( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her parents get a divorce, six-year-old Ginger lives for a while with each set of grandparents and begins to understand her mixed background and her new family situation
Vampire bugs : stories conjured from the past by Sharon Dennis Wyeth( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of African American tales, inspired by folktales, legends, and history, tells stories of voodoo magic and evil magicians, of men and women conjurers, and of children changed into bugs and birds
The world of Daughter McGuire by Sharon Dennis Wyeth( Book )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven-year-old Daughter, called a "zebra" by a boy at school because she is part black and part white, wonders exactly who and what she is
Orphea Proud by Sharon Dennis Wyeth( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While reciting her poetry at a club in Queens, New York, seventeen-year-old Orphea recounts her childhood in Pennsylvania, leaving after her parents and the girl she loves die, and learning about her family and herself while living with her great-aunts on a Virginia mountaintop
Once on this river by Sharon Dennis Wyeth( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on a trip with her mother from Madagascar to New York in 1760, eleven-year-old Monday learns the horrors of slavery and the truth about her "other" mother
Ginger Brown : the Nobody Boy by Sharon Dennis Wyeth( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ginger's summer at her grandparents' home in the country is enlivened by the appearance of a sad little boy who calls himself Nobody
Boys wanted! by Sharon Dennis Wyeth( Book )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Made heady by the intoxicating proximity of boys at a nearby school, Lisa, Shannon, Amy, and Palmer--boy-crazy seventh-graders in an all-girls school--decide to place an ad for pen pals in the boys' school newspaper
Too cute for words by Sharon Dennis Wyeth( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Consumed by the cuteness of Amy's pen pal, Jimmie Randolph III, Palmer single-mindedly pursues the boy, unmindful of the consequences it may have on the pen pals group
The winning stroke by Sharon Dennis Wyeth( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Will Kristy become a star swimmer?
Bread is for eating( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Bread is for eating, the love and hard work that goes into making a loaf of bread, from seeds to supermarket. Levar tries his hand at breadmaking and discusses the history of this very basic food
The stolen horse by Sharon Dennis Wyeth( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Arden first sees the black filly, Glory, she is shocked by her appearance. No one but Arden is sure that the filly can be gentled and brought back to health again
P.S. forget it! by Sharon Dennis Wyeth( Book )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The arrival of some strange letters affects the argument between two roommates about whose pen pal from the nearby boys' school is better
 
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Freedom's wings
Alternative Names
Dennis-Wyeth, Sharon

Languages
English (93)

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Something beautifulFlying freeAlways my DadMessage in the skyA piece of heavenTomboy troubleGinger Brown : too many housesVampire bugs : stories conjured from the past