WorldCat Identities

LaFave, Kim

Overview
Works: 102 works in 321 publications in 5 languages and 12,904 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Poetry  Short stories  Baseball stories  Free verse  Braille books 
Roles: Instrumentalist, Illustrator, Author
Classifications: PZ7.E4758, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kim LaFave
Fire fighters by Paulette Bourgeois( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 1,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows fire fighters in action as they work to put out fires in an apartment building, at the seaside, and in the forest
Police officers by Paulette Bourgeois( Book )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the important job done in the community by police officers
Postal workers by Paulette Bourgeois( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how the postal system works by following a letter on its way to its destination, describing the jobs done by the many workers who contribute to the delivery of the mail
Garbage collectors by Paulette Bourgeois( Book )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and Arabic and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam and Mabel speculate about Mrs. Green's jogging until they discover she's chasing them and the load in their garbage truck
Shi-shi-etko by Nicola I Campbell( Book )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and French and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shi-shi-etko, a Native American girl, spends the last four days before she goes to residential school learning valuable lessons from her mother, father, and grandmother, and creating precious memories of home
Ben says goodbye by Sarah Ellis( Book )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Ben's best friend Peter moves away, Ben decides that he will move, too--into a "cave" under the kitchen table. Caveman Ben doesn't need any friends except his tame (stuffed) lion. He hunts for his food (thoughtfully left on a plate by Mom and Dad) and communicates in grunts. And in the safety of his cave he can imagine a world where friends control their own destinies and distance is no obstacle
Shin-chi's canoe by Nicola I Campbell( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Shin-chi and his sister go off to his first year of Residential School in a cattle truck, she warns him of all the things he must not do. The days are long, he is very lonely and always hungry, but he finds solace down at the river with a gift from his father, a tiny cedar canoe. It seems like a very long time until the salmon swim upriver again and he can finally go home
Ben over night by Sarah Ellis( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben loves to play at his best friend's house, but when it's time for a sleepover all Ben can think about is going home. Ben's brother and sister try some creative solutions to help their younger sibling get over his fear
Big Ben by Sarah Ellis( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poor Ben. His sister is a big kid in grade five and his brother is a big kid in grade three. Ben is just a little kid in preschool. He can't swin, he can't use chopsticks, he can't even see out the car window. And worst of all, today is report card day. More than anything, Ben wants to bring home a report, just like the older kids do. But there are no report cards in preschool. Every once in a while, however, older siblings remember what it was like to be the little one. And Ben is about to get his very own report card, grading him on all the activities that little brothers do best
When the rain comes by Alma Fullerton( Book )

4 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is time to plant the rice crop in Malini's Sri Lankan community, and the little girl is both excited and nervous to help for the first time. What if she does it wrong? Will she be responsible if the crop fails? When the oxcart rumbles in loaded with seedlings, she reluctantly agrees to watch the big, imposing animal while the driver takes a break. Suddenly, the skies go dark with monsoon rain. A flash flood pours down the road, separating Malini from the driver and her family. They are shouting for her to run for higher ground, but what about the rice? Summoning up courage she never dreamed she possessed, Malini resolves to save ox, cart, and seedlings, no matter what it takes.--Provided by Publisher
Bats about baseball by Jean Little( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little boy's grandmother is so wrapped up in baseball that she pays him scant attention
Amos's sweater by Janet Lunn( Book )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amos, an old sheep, is tired of having his wool cut off, and tries to take the sweater that has been made from it
A bumblebee sweater by Betty Waterton( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grandma knits a new sweater for Nellie's role as a bumblebee in the upcoming concert, but every time she wears the sweater, Nellie gets into a scrape
We'll all go sailing by Maggee Spicer( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Three intrepid sailors launch their boat, and find a colourful array of sea creatures. When their voyage is over, they make a book to record their discoveries" Cf. Our choice, 2002
Andrew, catch that cat! by Deanne Lee Bingham( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrew searches for his missing cat and turns the neighborhood upside down in the process
The bones book by Stephen Cumbaa( Book )

14 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how bones grow, fit, flex, and sometimes break, and examines the structure of the human skeleton and its role in protecting vital body parts. Includes projects, experiments, and a skeleton model
We'll all go exploring by Maggee Spicer( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three friends explore the world's forests, visiting different landscapes - pine and deciduous forests, mangrove swamps, tropical jungles and many more, leaving them as they found them
Un perro muy diferente by Dorothy Joan Harris( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jonathan has a very unusual dog. It likes to go to the park, watch TV, and eat toast crumbs. It's invisible
We'll all go flying by Maggee Spicer( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three friends take to the sky and count whatever they see, from helicopters to bats and everything in between. And when they finish, they tell their story as they invite everyone along on the next ride
The mare's egg : a New World folk tale by Carole Spray( Book )

2 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gullible settler in the New World believes a story of hatching a colt from a giant mare's egg
 
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Audience level: 0.19 (from 0.12 for Andrew, ca ... to 0.37 for Amos's swe ...)

Fire fighters
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Police officersPostal workersGarbage collectorsShi-shi-etkoShin-chi's canoeBen over nightBig BenBats about baseball
Alternative Names
Fave, Kim La

K‘im Rap‘abŭ 1955-

La Fave, Kim

La Fave, Kim 1955-

LaFave, Kim

Rap‘abŭ, K‘im 1955-

라파브, 킴

ラ・フェイブ, キム

Languages
English (132)

French (5)

Spanish (2)

Chinese (1)

Arabic (1)