WorldCat Identities

Wilson, Janet 1952-

Overview
Works: 84 works in 309 publications in 3 languages and 17,512 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Picture books  War poetry  Biographies  Folklore  Poetry  Personal narratives‡vCanadian 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.D876, E
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 )

23 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,554 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 held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the famous poem and the context for the writing of the poem by the Canadian medical officer who attended injured soldiers in Flanders during the First World War
The gadget war by Betsy Duffey( Book )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danville School's third grade class doesn't seem big enough for rival inventors Kelly Sparks and Albert Einstein Jones
Lighthouse : a story of remembrance by Robert N Munsch( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 905 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 math wiz by Betsy Duffey( Book )

9 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in English and held by 860 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 )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Gentle pastels capture the love shared by a boy and his dog. This sensitive story speaks of acceptance, remembrance and the importance of cherishing life's every moment"--Résumé de l'éditeur
Daniel's dog by Jo Ellen Bogart( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and French and held by 663 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 )

8 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 654 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 )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 624 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."
At Grandpa's sugar bush by Margaret Carney( Book )

11 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and French and held by 576 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
One peace : true stories of young activists by Janet Wilson( Book )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides examples of positive action taken from the lives of child crusaders for peace
We celebrate the Harvest by Bobbie Kalman( Book )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the origins of Harvest celebrations, holidays, and traditions and how they differ throughout the world. Includes games, recipes, customs, and interesting facts from various countries
The ingenious Mr. Peale : painter, patriot, and man of science by Janet Wilson( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 483 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 )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 462 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 )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 437 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 )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What could be better than fishing with your grandpa? This evocative tale celebrates the special bond between a grandparent and grandchild as they share a love of nature" Cf. Our choice, 2002
What's he doing now? by Patti Farmer( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lewis finds out that his mother is going to have a baby and becomes afraid that he won't be special to his parents anymore. Soon, he discovers his important place in the family - and that being a big brother is fun! An ideal book for parents and children to share" Cf. Our choice, 1997-1998
Our earth : how kids are saving the planet by Janet Wilson( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 403 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
Sarah May and the new red dress by Andrea Spalding( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of her friend the West Wind, Sarah Mae's practical and cheap new dress becomes the dress of her dreams
Revenge of the small Small by Jean Little( Book )

9 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patsy is the youngest in her family, and her siblings don't always appreciate what she does for them
 
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How to be cool in the third grade
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In Flanders fields : the story of the poem by John McCraeThe gadget warLighthouse : a story of remembranceThe math wizJasper's dayDaniel's dogSelina and the bear paw quiltAmazing grace : the story of the hymn
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 (170)

French (6)

Spanish (1)