WorldCat Identities

Riggio, Anita

Overview
Works: 26 works in 54 publications in 1 language and 5,731 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Fairy tales  Bibliography  Folklore 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ8.H295, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Anita Riggio
 
Most widely held works by Anita Riggio
The whispering cloth : a refugee's story by Pegi Deitz Shea( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Mai's grandmother teaches her to make the traditional Hmong pa ndau storycloth while they are living in a refugee camp in Thailand. Mai weaves her life and dreams into her pa ndau and when it comes time to sell it so that her family may leave the camp, she questions whether she will be able to do so
Hobie Hanson, greatest hero of the mall by Jamie Gilson( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his town is devastated by a flood, Hobie's fifth grade class is forced to meet every day in the shopping mall
Beware the Brindlebeast by Anita Riggio( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retelling of a humorous English Halloween tale in which an old woman is not afraid of the brindlebeast
Secret signs : along the Underground Railroad by Anita Riggio( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the barn used for hiding runaway slaves burns to the ground, Luke, who is deaf, finds a unique way to pass along information about the next safe haven
Coal mine peaches by Michelle Dionetti( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning with her grandfather's boyhood in Italy, a young girl describes his arrival in the United States and the life he lived with her grandmother and their children and grandchildren
A moon in my teacup by Anita Riggio( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eventful trip to Grandma and Grandpa's house a few days before Christmas proves exciting and magical
Smack dab in the middle by Anita Riggio( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosie is happy to be smack dab in the middle of her large family, but sometimes she feels neglected or ignored
Beethoven's cat by Elisabet McHugh( Book )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a very self-important modern cat named Ludwig discovers from an old book that he strongly resembles Ludwig van Beethoven's cat, he begins to suspect that he has become possessed by the spirit of the long-dead composer
Dad Gummit & Ma Foot by Karen Waggoner( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After fifty years of estrangement following a quarrel, two sweethearts finally get together again with the help of a cow and blackberry patch
Noah's wife by Marty Rhodes Figley( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the Biblical flood story focusing on Noah's wife and how preparations for the flood disrupted her life, but how she accepted these disruptions in trust and faith
Wake up, William! : story and pictures by Anita Riggio( Book )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William won't wake up, despite extremely strenuous efforts to rouse him from his sleep
Wiggie wins the West by Elisabet McHugh( Book )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A long car trip through the West provides the boastful cat Wiggie with many opportunities to save the human and animal members of his family, who sometimes do not realize how brave, selfless, and brilliant he is
Jumping Jenny by Bonnie Pryor( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year that Jenny starts kindergarten, she has a busy time in the classroom and at home trying to adjust to some grown-up changes
I eat dinner by Margery Facklam( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contrasts a child, eating dinner at a table with spoon and dish, with a cow, duck, beaver, and other animals who consume their food in quite different places and fashions
Gert & Frieda by Anita Riggio( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a cure for her boredom, Frieda suggests that Gert change her hat
Favorite fairy tales told in Norway by Virginia Haviland( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains Taper Tom, Land and the north wind, Boots, and the troll, among other stories. Grades 2-4
I go to sleep by Margery Facklam( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contrasts a child, preparing to go to bed after a story and a hug, with a mole, bat, horse, and other animals who sleep in quite different places
The apartment house by Julie Madeline Schmidt( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The colorful residents of an apartment house use their special talents to prepare a surprise birthday party for their manager, Mr. Wong
Lydia by Marty Rhodes Figley( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lydia loves purple, everything she has is purple but she also loves God. Can she love both?
Children's books, their creators and collectors( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[Segment 1] Four members of ABC (American Book Collectors of Childrens Literature), Ralph Edson, Verne Mahoney, Frank Gagliardi and Susan Aller talk about the various interests including Christmas books, pop up books, and Wanda Gay books.[segment 2] Esphyr Slobodkina, Avant Garde artist and children's book author and illustrator talks about how she got into children's illustration. [segment 3] University of Connecticut library director Norman Stevens talks about how the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center came into being and future plans for the center. [segment 4] Anita Riggio talks about her book Moon in My Teacup about growing up Catholic in New Jersey
 
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The whispering cloth : a refugee's story
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Beware the BrindlebeastSecret signs : along the Underground RailroadA moon in my teacupSmack dab in the middleNoah's wifeI eat dinnerFavorite fairy tales told in NorwayLydia