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Heiligman, Deborah

Overview
Works: 56 works in 195 publications in 4 languages and 25,794 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Fiction  Stories in rhyme  Picture books  History  Pictorial works  Board books  Big books 
Roles: Author
Classifications: QH31.D2, 576.82092
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Most widely held works about Deborah Heiligman
 
Most widely held works by Deborah Heiligman
Charles and Emma : the Darwins' leap of faith by Deborah Heiligman( Book )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 2,809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Charles Darwin published 'The origin of species, ' his revolutionary treatise on evolution, in 1859. Even today, the theory of evolution creates tension between the scientific and religious communities. This same debate raged within Darwin himself and played an important part in his marriage: Emma's faith gave Charles a lot to think about as he worked on his controversial theory. His wife's religious convictions made him rethink how the world would receive his ideas"--Publisher description
From caterpillar to butterfly by Deborah Heiligman( Book )

16 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While watching a caterpillar brought to school in a glass jar slowly change into a beautiful butterfly, the class and the reader learn the basics about the mystery of metamorphosis
The boy who loved math : the improbable life of Paul Erdős by Deborah Heiligman( Book )

10 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Growing up in Hungary during WWI, Erdos tried school but chafed at the rules and convinced his mother that he should study at home. He was fascinated by numbers from an early age, and by the time he was 20, he was known as The Magician from Budapest. Unable to do common tasks such as cooking, laundry, or driving, he spent his adult life flying around the world, staying with other mathematicians, and working collaboratively on challenging math problems
Fun dog, sun dog by Deborah Heiligman( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although Tinka the dog can be described in many ways, she is always the right kind of canine for her owner
Celebrate Thanksgiving by Deborah Heiligman( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While the world over people celebrate the harvest, Thanksgiving in the United States is a unique event. Includes recipe for "PhilPa's Cranberry & Peach Preserves."
Celebrate Easter by Deborah Heiligman( Book )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 1,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the customs related to the Christian holiday of Easter
Celebrate Christmas by Deborah Heiligman( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the meaning of and traditions surrounding the celebration of Christmas
Celebrate Halloween by Deborah Heiligman( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the origins of Halloween and how various countries celebrate it
Celebrate Hanukkah by Deborah Heiligman( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This offering from the Holidays around the World series introduces children to the Jewish Festival of Lights. Heiligman recounts the holiday's history and origins and describes how it is celebrated today--with candles, special foods such as potato latkes, and games such as dreidel. The main text is succinct and appropriate for reading aloud
Honeybees by Deborah Heiligman( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life of a honeybee, including all the jobs that are necessary to keep the hive working
Cool dog, school dog by Deborah Heiligman( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Tinka the dog follows her owner to school and creates havoc, the children discover a way to let her stay in the classroom and help
Celebrate Ramadan & Eid al-fitr by Deborah Heiligman( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the history of the Islamic holiday month of Ramadan and its ending celebration Eid al-fitr and describes the activities associated with them
Celebrate Diwali by Deborah Heiligman( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diwali is a major Indian holiday also know as The festival of lights which symbolize the triumph of good over evil. Includes recipe for "Vasu's Peda."
Celebrate Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur by Deborah Heiligman( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how the Jewish holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are celebrated around the world
The New York Public Library kid's guide to research by Deborah Heiligman( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides guidance on how to do research, including how to use libraries and their resources, the Internet, and other sources such as interviews and surveys
Celebrate Independence Day by Deborah Heiligman( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history and traditions involved in celebrating Independence Day on July 4th in the United States. Includes a brief description of some celebrations of independence in other countries of the world
Celebrate Passover by Deborah Heiligman( Book )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most celebrated holiday in the Jewish year, Passover commemorates the Exodus of Hebrew slaves from Egypt to freedom over 3,500 years ago. This colorful book explores the many forms that this weeklong celebration takes worldwide. Deborah Heiligman's rich text details the long lavish meals called seders, at which Exodus is recalled in ritual, prayer, song, and story. The historical significance of the food at these Passover feasts is also explained, and delicious recipes encourage readers to experience the full flavors of this internationally observed holiday. Rabbi Shira Stern's informative note provides parents and teachers with a historical and cultural background of the celebration of Passover
High hopes : a photobiography of John F. Kennedy by Deborah Heiligman( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs and text trace the life of President John F. Kennedy
Babies by Deborah Heiligman( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how babies look and act and how they change as they grow
Snow dog, go dog by Deborah Heiligman( Book )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Snow doesn't stop the Golden Retriever, Tinka. She runs and plays and sleds with her boy. But when her friend Millie the beagle shows up, off races Tinka. And she gets lost--till her boy finally rescues her
 
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Charles and Emma : the Darwins' leap of faith
Alternative Names
Deborah Heiligman American writer

Deborah Heiligman Amerikaans illustratrice

هيليجمان، ديبورا.

하일리그먼, 데보라 1958-

Languages
English (121)

Chinese (6)

Spanish (3)

Arabic (1)

Covers
From caterpillar to butterflyFun dog, sun dogCelebrate ThanksgivingCelebrate EasterCelebrate ChristmasCelebrate HalloweenCelebrate HanukkahHoneybees