WorldCat Identities

Wilson, Janet 1952-

Overview
Works: 74 works in 256 publications in 5 languages and 17,925 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Picture books  War poetry  Folklore  Poetry  Personal narratives‡vCanadian 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.D876, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Janet Wilson
How to be cool in the third grade by Betsy Duffey( Book )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 1,544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Robbie York is marked as a target by a bully at school, he decides that the only way to survive the third grade is by being cool
In Flanders fields : the story of the poem by John McCrae by Linda Granfield( Book )

26 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 1,213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the context for the writing of the famous poem by the Canadian medical officer who attended injured soldiers in Flanders during the First World War. The story of John McCrae's World War I poem interweaves the poet's words with information about the war, details of daily life in the trenches, accounts of McCrae's experience in his field hospital, and the circumstances that contributed to the poem's creation
Lighthouse : a story of remembrance by Robert N Munsch( Book )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After her grandfather's funeral, Sarah wakes her father in the middle of the night so they can go to the lighthouse her grandfather loved and remember other night-time visits there
The gadget war by Betsy Duffey( Book )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danville School's third grade class doesn't seem big enough for rival inventors Kelly Sparks and Albert Einstein Jones
The math wiz by Betsy Duffey( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in English and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marty Malone is great at math, but finds out that he needs more than just math to tackle third grade problems like PE and making friends
Jasper's day by Marjorie Blain Parker( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the last day of a beloved dog before he is put to sleep
Daniel's dog by Jo Ellen Bogart( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and French and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Black boy adjusts to the arrival of his new baby sister with the help of his imaginary dog Lucy
Selina and the bear paw quilt by Barbara Claassen Smucker( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and Japanese and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her Mennonite family moves to Upper Canada to avoid involvement in the Civil War, young Selina is given a special quilt to remember the grandmother she left behind
Amazing grace : the story of the hymn by Linda Granfield( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the events of the life of John Newton as a captain aboard a slave trade vessel and later as a clergyman that led to his writing the well-loved hymn, "Amazing Grace."
We celebrate the Harvest by Bobbie Kalman( Book )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrates harvest festivals from around the world including Thanksgiving, Sukkoth, Pongal, Honensai, and Harvest Home with stories, poems and recipes
At Grandpa's sugar bush by Margaret Carney( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and French and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alongside his grandfather, a young boy shares the work of sugaring--using the traditional method of tapping trees and collecting and boiling sap--and is rewarded with a delicious breakfast of pancakes and maple syrup
The ingenious Mr. Peale : painter, patriot, and man of science by Janet Wilson( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrates the life of the early American portrait painter who established the first public picture gallery in America and who pursued numerous other interests including natural history
Tiger flowers by Patricia Quinlan( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his uncle, Michael, dies of AIDS, Joel's dreams and thoughts of Michael keep his memory alive
Jess was the brave one by Jean Little( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even though she is older, Claire is not as brave as her sister Jess. Then one day, Jess's teddy bear is kidnapped by bullies, and Claire surprises herself by coming to the rescue
The biggest fish in the lake by Margaret Carney( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A girl and her grandfather goes fishing at the lake, where she catches the biggest fish all by herself
What's he doing now? by Patti Farmer( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the times come for Duck to leave the nest, learn to swim, start flying, and go south for the winter, he is reluctant to face the world, but he comes to realize that he can do these new things and be fine
Sarah May and the new red dress by Andrea Spalding( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of her friend the West Wind, Sarah May's practical and cheap new dress becomes the dress of her dreams
Gopher draws conclusions by Virginia Scribner( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Kevin wins an art contest using a drawing that Gopher had given him, Gopher must make a difficult choice between revenge and saving their friendship
Our earth : how kids are saving the planet by Janet Wilson( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles twelve children who have had an impact on the environment, from a Canadian girl who gave a major speech to a Malawian boy who brought electricity to his village and a Chinese boy who works to keep endangered animals from the market
One peace : true stories of young activists by Janet Wilson( Book )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides examples of positive action taken from the lives of child crusaders for peace
 
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How to be cool in the third grade
Alternative Names
Wilson, Janet Mary Ann Reid 1952-

Wilson, Janet Reid 1952-

윌슨, 자넷

윌슨, 재닛

ウィルソン, ジャネット

Languages
English (133)

French (6)

Spanish (3)

Japanese (2)

Dutch (2)

Covers
In Flanders fields : the story of the poem by John McCraeLighthouse : a story of remembranceThe gadget warThe math wizJasper's dayDaniel's dogSelina and the bear paw quiltAmazing grace : the story of the hymn