WorldCat Identities

Davis, Donald 1944-

Overview
Works: 96 works in 232 publications in 1 language and 7,670 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Folklore  Handbooks and manuals  Juvenile works  Humor  Biography  Short stories  Anecdotes  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PZ8.1.D289, 813.54
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Listening for the crack of dawn by Donald Davis( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A ... storyteller recalls the Appalachia of the 50's and the 60's"--Cover subtitle
The pig who went home on Sunday : an Appalachian folktale by Donald Davis( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Appalachian variant of "The Three Little Pigs," in which Mama Pig sends her three sons out into the world with good advice that only one of them heeds
Jack and the animals : an Appalachian folktale by Donald Davis( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Appalachian version of the traditional tale in which a boy and five elderly animals find their fortune in a robbers' den
Thirteen miles from Suncrest by Donald Davis( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy's diary chronicling the life of a rural North Carolina family in the 1910s. He writes about everyday things interspersed with news of the period: the invention of cars and planes, revolution in Nicaragua and the building of the Panama Canal. By the author of Listening for the Crack of Dawn
Telling your own stories : for family and classroom storytelling, public speaking, and personal journaling by Donald Davis( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is for people who think they have no stories to tell. It is "a set of baited fishhooks for you to use in a pond of stories that have probably been virtually untouched, and are uniquely yours."
Barking at a fox-fur coat by Donald Davis( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of tales based on the author's North Carolina family and rural upbringing
Jack always seeks his fortune : authentic Appalachian Jack tales by Donald Davis( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of thirteen Jack tales from the southern Appalachian Mountains, including "The Time Jack Told a Big Tale," "The Time Jack Cured the Doctor," and "The Time Jack Stole the Cows."
Listening for the crack of dawn by Donald Davis( Recording )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author grew up listening to his father and his uncle Frank tell stories of their boyhood, all the while taking in the details of his own childhood experience. These stories are funny and true, nostalgic and bittersweet
Southern Jack tales by Donald Davis( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of thirteen Jack tales from the southern Appalachian Mountains, including "The time Jack told a big tale," "The time Jack cured the doctor," and "The time Jack stole the cows."
Christmas at Grandma's by Donald Davis( Recording )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author tells about Christmases with family and friends, the stories her grandmother told, and the food they prepared
See Rock City : a story journey through Appalachia by Donald Davis( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story journey throught Appalachia
Miss Daisy by Donald Davis( Recording )

10 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eccentric fourth-grade schoolteacher and a widow-lady babysitter are the heroines in these recordings of Donald Davis's two all-time most-requested stories about growing up in North Carolina in the 1950's
Grandma's lap stories by Donald Davis( Recording )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donald Davis shares the tales told by his grandmother with a new generation
Mama learns to drive by Donald Davis( Recording )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acclaimed story teller Donald Davis recounts stories from his childhood and upbringing. Here, he tells how his mother first learned to drive in 1950s North Carolina, among several other witty, humorous tales
The Grand Canyon by Donald Davis( Recording )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous look at life in rural North Carolina, in the 1950s
A room of my own by Donald Davis( Recording )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy is distressed when his parents bring home a new baby with plans to put the child in his room, but it is not long before he realizes the benefits of being a big brother
Writing as a second language : from experience to story to prose by Donald Davis( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a method for teaching language that shifts away from separating writing and talking, integrating the spoken word into language education to make the transition to the "foreign" language of writing go more smoothly
Dr. York, Miss Winnie and the typhoid shot by Donald Davis( Recording )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By the time a child is seven or so he learns that there are certain promises a parent may not keep: We'll get a puppy soon. It's bedtime, you can finish that game up tomorrow. And especially, This won't hurt a bit!
Braces by Donald Davis( Recording )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents two humorous stories, the first of which deals with the pain and self-consciousness of wearing braces. In the second story, the author recalls a trip to Myrtle Beach with some friends, under the supposedly watchful eye of one friend's grandmother
Jack tales : more than a beanstalk by Donald Davis( Recording )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Chase collected a number of folk tales, known as Jack tales, from sources in North Carolina. These are retold by Donald Davis
 
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The pig who went home on Sunday : an Appalachian folktale
Alternative Names
Davis, Donald

Davis, Donald 1944-

Davis, Donald D. 1944-

Davis, Donald D. (Donald Douglas), 1944-

Donald Davis Amerikaans schrijver

Дональд Дэвис

دونالد دیویس نویسنده آمریکایی

ドナルド・デイヴィス (ストーリーテラー)

Languages
English (130)

Covers
The pig who went home on Sunday : an Appalachian folktaleJack and the animals : an Appalachian folktaleThirteen miles from SuncrestTelling your own stories : for family and classroom storytelling, public speaking, and personal journalingBarking at a fox-fur coatJack always seeks his fortune : authentic Appalachian Jack talesListening for the crack of dawnSouthern Jack tales