WorldCat Identities

Smalls, Irene

Overview
Works: 38 works in 92 publications in 6 languages and 6,973 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Christmas stories  Picture books 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ8.3.S636, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Irene Smalls
Jonathan and his mommy by Irene Smalls( Book )

16 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a mother and son explore their neighborhood, they try various ways of walking--from giant steps and reggae steps to criss cross steps and backwards steps
Kevin and his dad by Irene Smalls( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kevin feels excitement, pride, pleasure, and love as he spends an entire day working and playing with his father. A simple, graceful text and illustrations infused with warmth and love make this story of a day a boy and his dad spend together a special reading experience. Young boys and their fathers will relish this book that celebrates the ordinary things dads and kids can do together. Full color
Irene and the big, fine nickel by Irene Smalls( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the adventures of a young girl, living in Harlem in the 1950s, on the morning that she finds a nickel in the street
A strawbeater's thanksgiving by Irene Smalls( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 518 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
My Nana and me by Irene Smalls( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl and her grandmother enjoy a day filled with tea parties, hide-and-seek, stories, and plenty of love
Irene Jennie and the Christmas masquerade : the Johnkankus by Irene Smalls( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 461 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
My Pop Pop and me by Irene Smalls( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy who loves to sniff the lemon whiff and to clink the dishes in the sink helps his Pop Pop bake a cake
Don't say ain't by Irene Smalls( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1957, a young girl is torn between life in the neighborhood she grew up in and fitting in at the school she now attends
Because you're lucky by Irene Smalls( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Kevin comes to live at his cousin Jonathan's house, both boys must make some big adjustments
Jenny Reen and the Jack Muh Lantern by Irene Smalls( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sister Louisa, who cares for Jenny Reen while her parents work in the field, warns the young slave girl about a monster, known from long-told tales, who comes out on Halloween
Dawn and the round to-it by Irene Smalls( Book )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl wants someone to play with her, but the members of her family are all too busy. When Dawn is promised by family members that they will play with her when they get around to it, she misunderstands and draws her own "round to-it."
I can't take a bath! by Irene Smalls( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this rhyming story, a young African American boy tries to avoid taking a bath but once inside the tub, he discovers that he likes it
Louise's gift : or What did she give me that for? by Irene Smalls( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louise is disappointed in Nana's gift and prediction for her future, but later comes to understand just how special she is
Father's Day blues : what do you do about Father's Day when all you have are mothers? by Irene Smalls( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cheryl Blues has to write an essay about Father's Day, but since she doesn't live with her father, she consults her grandmother, her aunt, and her mother about fathers
Ebony sea by Irene Smalls( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story based on accounts of an incident in South Carolina of Igbo resistance to slavery
Dawn's friends by Irene Smalls( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dawn, an African-American child, has many friends of different ethnic backgrounds who like to play games with her in the park
The alphabet witch by Irene Smalls( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Getting ready for bed by taking off clothing named from A to Z is time consuming for the sleepy witch Xerxes Zainy
Kevin and his dad by Irene Smalls( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kevin feels excitement, pride, pleasure, and love as he spends an entire day working and playing with his father. Done in rhyme
Pop Pop and Me and a Recipe by Irene Smalls( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy who loves to sniff the lemon whiff and to clink the dishes in the sink helps his Pop Pop bake a cake
Mother Goose cares about math and science educator resource guide( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Jonathan and his mommy
Alternative Names
Hector, Irene Smalls-

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Smalls, Irene

Languages
English (62)

Afrikaans (2)

Tswana (1)

Xhosa (1)

Sotho (1)

Zulu (1)

Covers
Kevin and his dadIrene and the big, fine nickelA strawbeater's thanksgivingMy Nana and meIrene Jennie and the Christmas masquerade : the JohnkankusMy Pop Pop and meDon't say ain'tBecause you're lucky