WorldCat Identities

LaFave, Kim

Overview
Works: 98 works in 271 publications in 5 languages and 12,810 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Picture books  Baseball stories  Free verse  Braille books 
Roles: 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 )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 1,127 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 )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 996 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 )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 925 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 )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and French and held by 637 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
Shin-chi's canoe by Nicola I Campbell( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 522 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 )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 517 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
Ben says goodbye by Sarah Ellis( Book )

2 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 510 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
Big Ben by Sarah Ellis( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 448 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
Amos's sweater by Janet Louise Swoboda Lunn( Book )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and French and held by 397 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
Bats about baseball by Jean Little( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little boy's grandmother is so wrapped up in baseball that she pays him scant attention
A bumblebee sweater by Betty Waterton( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 336 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 )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As three intrepid sailors explore seas of many different hues, they find a colorful array of sea creatures as well, in a rhyming tale of color and sea life
Un perro muy diferente by Dorothy Joan Harris( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 256 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
Andrew, catch that cat! by Deanne Lee Bingham( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrew searches for his missing cat and turns the neighborhood upside down in the process
We'll all go exploring by Maggee Spicer( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 247 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. When they are through, the three friends leave the forests as they found them, so you too can visit one day
We'll all go flying by Maggee Spicer( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 233 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
When the rain comes by Alma Fullerton( Book )

3 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 222 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
The bones book by Stephen Cumbaa( Book )

10 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed to introduce children to their own skeleton and explain how it works with the rest of their body. Students will discover how bones fit together. Looks at why the brain is boss, the job of the heart, liver, lungs and stomach, the support staff (tibia, fibula, backbone and funny bone and their helpers, muscles, ligaments and tendons)
The mare's egg : a New World folk tale by Carole Spray( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 219 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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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 (108)

French (8)

Spanish (2)

Chinese (1)

Korean (1)

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Police officersPostal workersGarbage collectorsShi-shi-etkoShin-chi's canoeBen over nightBig BenAmos's sweater