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Shea, Pegi Deitz

Overview
Works: 22 works in 60 publications in 1 language and 9,074 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  History  Picture books  Poetry  Psychological fiction  Young adult works  Pictorial works  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PE64.W5, B
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Most widely held works about Pegi Deitz Shea
 
Most widely held works by Pegi Deitz Shea
Noah Webster : weaver of words by Pegi Deitz Shea( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1,674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is an exploration of the life and work of Noah Webster, which discusses his promotion of a living American language and universal education for all, career as a newspaper publisher, and creation of America's first insurance company
Tangled threads : a Hmong girl's story by Pegi Deitz Shea( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After ten years in a refugee camp in Thailand, thirteen-year-old Mai Yang travels to Providence, Rhode Island, where her Americanized cousins introduce her to pizza, shopping, and beer, while her grandmother and new friends keep her connected to her Hmong heritage
Ten mice for Tet! by Pegi Deitz Shea( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A village of mice prepares for Tet, or Vietnamese New Year, as different numbers of mice give gifts, cook food, and celebrate in other traditional ways. Includes an afterword with facts about the holiday
The taxing case of the cows : a true story about suffrage by Iris Van Rynbach( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1800s, Abby and Julia Smith refused to pay an unfair property tax that they had no voice in establishing. When the authorities confiscated their cows, the Smiths bought them back at auction, year after year, attracting the attention of women's suffrage supporters across the country
The whispering cloth : a refugee's story by Pegi Deitz Shea( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Mai's grandmother teaches her to make the traditional Hmong pa'ndau storycloth while they are living in a refugee camp in Thailand. Mai weaves her life and dreams into her pa'ndau and when it comes time to sell it so that her family may leave the camp, she questions whether she will be able to do so
Patience Wright : America's first sculptor, and revolutionary spy by Pegi Deitz Shea( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Patience Lovell Wright, an artist, who became a spy for the colonies during the American revolution
Liberty rising : the story of the Statue of Liberty by Pegi Deitz Shea( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liberty should shine here on this island, Bartholdi decided, where she can welcome all to America. The story behind Liberty's construction and the visionaries who made it happen Liberty. The Statue of Liberty stands as a powerful symbol of freedom to all. But what is her story? How did she come to be? From conception to construction, each element of the Statue of Liberty has a fascinating story of its own: a face bearing the likeness of the creator's mother; a hand and a torch traveling alone to America; seventy train cars packed with pieces. This inspiring and beautifully illustrated picture book celebrates the visionaries behind the statue and the process by which they carried out the design and building of one of the world's most important monuments
New moon by Pegi Deitz Shea( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young child looks for the moon on a dark winter night
The impeachment process by Pegi Deitz Shea( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyzes the Constitution's provision for impeachment and chronicles how this law has been used throughout American history to remove elected officials from power
The carpet boy's gift by Pegi Deitz Shea( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yearning for freedom and schooling for himself and the other children who toil in a carpet factory in Pakistan to repay loans from the factory owner to their parents, Nadeem is inspired by a former carpet boy named Iqbal to lead the way
Bungalow fungalow by Pegi Deitz Shea( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen poems celebrate the fun of a summer vacation at the beach, through the eyes of a young boy
Ekaterina Gordeeva by Pegi Deitz Shea( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of skating star Ekaterina Gordeeva who, with her husband Sergei Grinkov, won two Olympic gold medals, and who, since his untimely death in 1995, skates alone
I see me! by Pegi Deitz Shea( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A very young child learns that different surfaces can display his or her reflection
The boy and the spell by Pegi Deitz Shea( Book )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sent to his bedroom for being naughty, a young boy throws a tantrum, injuring various objects in the room that later come to life to teach him a lesson. Based on the story from an opera by Maurice Ravel
Abe in arms by Pegi Deitz Shea( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abe, a senior in high school living with his wealthy adoptive parents, suddenly has flashbacks of war-torn Africa where he lost his family and friends to the violence. In therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder, Abe questions why he's still alive
Noah Webster : weaver of words by Pegi Deitz Shea( )

7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life and accomplishments of the American lexicographer, who wrote the first American dictionary, published the first daily newspaper, created the first American insurance company, and was responsible for the first copyright law
Children's books, their creators and collectors( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Segment 1] Christmas book collector Verne Mahoney talks about how she got into collecting Christmas books and showcases examples in her collection and how they reflect Christmas customs through the ages. [segment 2] Pegi Deitz Shea talks about her book The Whispering Cloth about Hmong refugees and how there stories are told through a woven cloth
Children's books, their creators and collectors( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Children's book collector Billie M. Levy visits with Pegi Deitz Shea and Iris Van Rynbach, authors of The taxing case of the cows : a true story about suffrage
Pegi Deitz Shea papers by Pegi Deitz Shea( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collection includes materials associated with both of the author's books. Materials for "Bungalow, Fungalow" and "The Whispering Cloth", originally titled "Stitches", include correspondence, research materials, photographs, manuscripts and galleys of the book, in addition to clippings, presentation and marketing materials
of The American Poetry Review by Pegi Deitz Shea( )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Comprises 1 item, 1 leaf correspondence
 
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Noah Webster : weaver of words
Alternative Names
Deitz Shea, Pegi

셰어, 페기 다이츠

시아, 페기 데이츠

Languages
English (58)

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Tangled threads : a Hmong girl's storyTen mice for Tet!The taxing case of the cows : a true story about suffrageThe whispering cloth : a refugee's storyPatience Wright : America's first sculptor, and revolutionary spyLiberty rising : the story of the Statue of LibertyNew moonThe impeachment process