WorldCat Identities

Williams, Karen Lynn

Overview
Works: 40 works in 117 publications in 4 languages and 12,998 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Children's television programs  Children's audiobooks  Children's films  Pictorial works  Educational television programs  Picture books 
Roles: Author
Classifications: HV1346.5.Z8, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Karen Lynn Williams
My name is Sangoel by Karen Lynn Williams( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 3,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a refugee from Sudan to the United States, Sangoel is frustrated that no one can pronounce his name correctly until he finds a clever way to solve the problem
Galimoto by Karen Lynn Williams( Book )

17 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walking through his village, a young African boy finds the materials to make a special toy
Four feet, two sandals by Karen Lynn Williams( Book )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young Afghani girls living in a refugee camp in Pakistan share a precious pair of sandals brought by relief workers. Includes author's note about refugees
A beach tail by Karen Lynn Williams( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his father tells him not to leave the lion he is drawing on the beach, a little boy starts making a very, very long tail--and a trail to follow back
When Africa was home by Karen Lynn Williams( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After returning to the United States, Peter's whole family misses the warmth and friendliness of their life in Africa; so Peter's father looks for another job there
Tap-tap by Karen Lynn Williams( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After selling oranges in the market, a Haitian mother and daughter have enough money to ride the tap-tap, a truck that picks up passengers and lets them off when they bang on the side of the vehicle
Painted dreams by Karen Lynn Williams( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because her Haitian family is too poor to be able to buy paints for her, eight-year-old Ti Marie finds her own way to create pictures that make the heart sing. Ti Marie dreams of being an artist. Whenever she gets some time away from watching her little sisters and helping Mama in their market stall, she finds a cement wall or a scrap of waste paper and lets her imagination soar. Using whatever she can find to make a mark--bits of red brick, charcoal, white rocks--Ti Marie makes beautiful art. If only she had real paint, brushes, and clean white canvas, what wonderful pictures she could paint then! But Mama says there is no money for such things. Still, Ti Marie finds a surprising way to make her dreams come true
Circles of hope by Karen Lynn Williams( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After many futile attempts to plant a tree in honor of his new baby sister, a young Haitian boy discovers the perfect solution
First grade king by Karen Lynn Williams( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the experiences first-grader Joey King has at school: making friends, learning to read, and dealing with the class bully
One thing I'm good at by Karen Lynn Williams( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julie, a middle child, feels overwhelmed by problems with her schoolwork, her teenage sister's moodiness, and her father's recent heart attack, all of which make her feel dumb and useless
Baseball and butterflies by Karen Lynn Williams( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the end of the third grade, Daniel finds his summer butterfly project threatened by his bratty little brother and his friends' obsession with baseball
Applebaum's garage by Karen Lynn Williams( Book )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his best friend Robbie starts acting strange and hanging around older boys, ten-year-old Jeremy spends more and more time next door with old Mr. Applebaum, whose ability to fix anything has filled his garage and yard with amazing junk
A real Christmas this year by Karen Lynn Williams( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Megan's efforts to provide a real Christmas for her multiply handicapped brother and the rest of the family cause problems with her best friend and some other schoolmates. Megan loves her little brother Kevin, but she still wishes for the kind of social and family life she could have if he weren't multi-handicapped. An accident causes her home life to become chaotic and unhappy again, but with determination and ingenuity--and in the true spirit of the season--Megan manages to make her Christmas dream come true
Beatrice's dream : a story of Kibera slum by Karen Lynn Williams( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There are approx 2.5 million slum dwellers in about 200 settlements in Nairobi representing 60% of the Nairobi population, and occupying just 6% of the land. Kibera houses almost 1 million of these people. Kibera is the biggest slum in Africa and one of the biggest in the world. Most all of the orphans in Kibera have lost their parents to AIDS
Galimoto( Visual )

8 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two 30-minute episodes of the popular TV show, Reading rainbow. Galimoto: Walking through his village, a young African boy finds the materials to make a special toy. -- Fox on the job: Fox tries to earn the money for a new bicycle in several different jobs
A beach tail by Karen Lynn Williams( Recording )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his father tells him not to leave the lion he is drawing on the beach, a little boy starts making a very, very long tail--and a trail to follow back
Tap-tap by Karen Lynn Williams( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After selling oranges in the market, a Haitian mother and daughter have enough money to ride the tap-tap, a truck that picks up passengers and lets them off when they bang on the side of the vehicle
Galimoto by Karen Lynn Williams( Recording )

7 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walking through his village, a young African boy finds the materials to make a special toy
Dark shines my love by Karen Lynn Williams( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The missing moon mystery by Karen Lynn Williams( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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My name is Sangoel
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Williams, Karen Lynn

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GalimotoFour feet, two sandalsA beach tailWhen Africa was homeTap-tapPainted dreamsCircles of hopeOne thing I'm good at