WorldCat Identities

Rosales, Melodye

Overview
Works: 31 works in 104 publications in 1 language and 17,324 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Poetry  Picture books  Christmas stories  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.P825, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Melodye Rosales
Meet Addy : an American girl by Connie Rose Porter( Book )

20 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1864, after her father and brother are sold to another owner, nine-year-old Addy Walker and her mother escape from their cruel life as slaves in North Carolina to freedom in Philadelphia
Addy learns a lesson : a school story by Connie Rose Porter( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine-year-old Addy Walker escapes from a cruel life of slavery to freedom during the Civil War
Addy's surprise : a Christmas story by Connie Rose Porter( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Addy and her mother forgo their Christmas plans to help the newly freed slaves arriving in Philadelphia during the Civil War
Beans on the roof by Betsy Cromer Byars( Book )

10 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 1,555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As each of the five members of the Bean family tries to write a "roof" poem, they come to realize just how nice it is to be a Bean
Jackson Jones and the puddle of thorns by Mary Quattlebaum( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his mother gives him a garden plot for his tenth birthday, Jackson Jones hopes to earn enough money to buy a basketball, but all he seems to get is trouble
Kwanzaa by Deborah M. Newton Chocolate( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 1,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the holiday in which Afro-Americans celebrate their roots and cultural heritage from Africa. How one American family celebrates the 7-day December holiday of Kwanzaa
Leola and the honeybears by Melodye Rosales( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An African American version of Goldilocks and the three bears
'Twas the night b'fore Christmas : an African-American version by Melodye Rosales( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a turn-of-the-century black family's encounter with St. Nick as he delivers his presents before flying off into the night
On the day I was born by Deborah M. Newton Chocolate( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An African American family greets a new baby in the home with welcoming rituals that go back to tribal Africa. An African American family greets a new baby in the home with welcoming rituals that go back to tribal Africa. Members of an extended African American family celebrate with joy and pride the birth of a first-born son
38 weeks till summer vacation by Mona Kerby( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Skinny Nora Jean Sampson and her friends at R.B. Nolen Elementary School are kept busy with a snake in the girls' bathroom, a scary Halloween fun house, and a pizza party in the library
A strawbeater's thanksgiving by Irene Smalls( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Determined to be the strawbeater during the corn shucking party, Jess, a small young slave boy, wrestles a bigger, stronger boy for the honor
Hopscotch love : a family treasury of love poems by Nikki Grimes( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of more than twenty poems speaking of different kinds of love
Irene Jennie and the Christmas masquerade : the Johnkankus by Irene Smalls( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a North Carolina plantation, a young slave girl's Christmas is brightened by the Johnkankus parade she witnesses as she waits for her parents to come home. In the times of slavery, young Irene Jennie hopes her parents, on loan to another plantation, will return for Christmas
Minnie saves the day by Melodye Rosales( Book )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hester Merriweather's grandmother gives her a handmade rag doll that proves to be very special indeed. Includes historical background on Chicago's African-American community during the 1930s
The mystery of the hard luck rodeo by Susan Saunders( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourth grader Tommy Price, Jr., and his friend Bonnie Sue, whose families work for area rodeos, investigate the mysterious occurrences that threaten to close down the Red Bluffs Rodeo and stop country singer Mel Jones from performing
The good witch : a Charles Perrault tale retold by Mary Lewis Wang( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A good witch rewards a helpful sister and a selfish sister in kind
Double dutch and the voodoo shoes : an urban folktale by Melodye Rosales( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two girls compete in a double dutch jump rope contest to prove who is the best jumper. Includes storytelling activities and a list of books on storytelling and folk tales
The twins strike back by Valerie Flournoy( )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tired of being teased about being twins, Ivy and May decide to take action on their eighth birthday
Stranger danger by Priscilla Larson( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses a Christian perspective to describe how to deal with strangers and avoid being molested
Corey's dad drinks too much by Anne Courtney( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses a Christian perspective to discuss alcoholism in a parent and how it can be treated
 
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Meet Addy : an American girl
Alternative Names
Rosales, Melodye

Languages
English (90)

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Addy learns a lesson : a school storyAddy's surprise : a Christmas storyBeans on the roofJackson Jones and the puddle of thornsLeola and the honeybears'Twas the night b'fore Christmas : an African-American versionOn the day I was bornA strawbeater's thanksgiving