WorldCat Identities

Rosales, Melodye

Overview
Works: 37 works in 136 publications in 1 language and 16,917 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Poetry  Christmas stories  Love poetry  Christmas fiction  Narrative poetry  Picture books 
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 )

25 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,269 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 )

9 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year 1864, young Addy & her mother try to escape slavery by fleeing to the North after her father is sold again & they are separated. After their escape from North Carolina to Philadelphia in the summer of 1864, Addy and her mother begin their new life as free people as her mother gets a paying job and Addy goes to school and learns a lesson in true friendship. Addy Walker is a proud, courageous girl growing up in 1864, during the midst of the Civil War. Addy's stories tell of her daring escape with her mother from slavery, and the challenges they face afterward as they try to reunite their family. But Addy's stories are about much more than hardship. They are full of the love and hope that help her get through the worst of times and keep her dreams alive! Addy starts her new life in Philadelphia. At school for the first time, she learns about reading and writing -- and more
Addy's surprise : a Christmas story by Connie Rose Porter( Book )

9 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Addy and her mother forego 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 )

12 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 1,453 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 )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 1,020 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 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the holiday in which Afro-Americans celebrate their roots and cultural heritage from Africa
Leola and the honeybears by Melodye Rosales( Book )

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

"With a large helping of rural Southern flavor, a classic nursery tale becomes a new adventure in an African-American version of Goldilocks and the three bears. Color illustrations throughout." -- From Lexile website
'Twas the night b'fore Christmas : an African-American version by Melodye Rosales( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 749 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 )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 533 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
A strawbeater's thanksgiving by Irene Smalls( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 517 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
38 weeks till summer vacation by Mona Kerby( Book )

9 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 499 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
Hopscotch love : a family treasury of love poems by Nikki Grimes( Book )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 491 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 )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 443 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 )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 410 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 374 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 169 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 87 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 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tired of being teased about being twins, Ivy and May decide to take action on their eighth birthday
Meet Addy by Connie Rose Porter( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine-year-old Addy Walker escapes from a cruel life of slavery to freedom during the Civil War
Meet Addy : an American girl, 1864 by Connie Rose Porter( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 12 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
 
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Meet Addy : an American girl Meet Addy Meet Addy : an American girl, 1864
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Addy learns a lesson : a school storyAddy's surprise : a Christmas storyBeans on the roofJackson Jones and the puddle of thornsKwanzaaLeola and the honeybears'Twas the night b'fore Christmas : an African-American versionOn the day I was born
Alternative Names
Rosales, Melodye

Languages
English (115)