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Deedy, Carmen Agra

Overview
Works: 37 works in 126 publications in 7 languages and 16,729 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  History  Folklore  Biography  Illustrated works  Biographies  Children's audiobooks  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.D3587, E
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Most widely held works about Carmen Agra Deedy
 
Most widely held works by Carmen Agra Deedy
The library dragon by Carmen Agra Deedy( Book )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and Korean and held by 2,681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Lotta Scales is a dragon who believes her job is to protect the school's library books from the children, but when she finally realizes that books are meant to be read, the dragon turns into Miss Lotty, librarian and storyteller
14 cows for America by Carmen Agra Deedy( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 2,400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In June of 2002, a ceremony begins in a village in western Kenya. Hundreds of Maasai surround an American diplomat to bestow a gift on the American people. The gift is as unsought and unexpected as it is extraordinary. A mere nine months have passed since the September 11 attacks, and hearts are raw. Tears flow freely as these legendary warriors offer their gift to a grieving people half a world away. Word of the gift will travel news wires around the globe. Many will be profoundly touched, but for Americans, this selfless gesture will have deeper meaning still. For a heartsick nation, the gift of fourteen cows emerges from the choking dust and darkness as a soft light of hope and friendship
Martina, the beautiful cockroach : a Cuban folktale by Carmen Agra Deedy( Book )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 2,386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Product Description: Carmen Agra Deedy delivers a deliciously inventive Cuban version of the beloved Martina folktale, complete with a dash of cafe cubano. Martina the beautiful cockroach doesn't know coffee beans about love and marriage. That's where her Cuban family comes in. While some of the Cucarachas offer her gifts to make her more attractive, only Abuela, her grandmother, gives her something really useful: un consejo increible, some shocking advice. You want me to do what? Martina gasps. At first, Martina is skeptical of her Abuela's unorthodox suggestion, but when suitor after suitor fails The Coffee Test, she wonders if a little green cockroach can ever find true love. Soon, only the gardener Perez, a tiny brown mouse, is left. But what will happen when Martina offers him cafe cubano? After reading this sweet and witty retelling of the Cuban folktale, you'll never look at a cockroach the same way again
The yellow star : the legend of King Christian X of Denmark by Carmen Agra Deedy( Book )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the story of King Christian X and the Danish resistance to the Nazis during World War II
The Cheshire Cheese cat : a Dickens of a tale by Carmen Agra Deedy( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A community of mice and a cheese-loving cat form an unlikely alliance at London's Cheshire Cheese, an inn where Charles Dickens finds inspiration and Queen Victoria makes an unexpected appearance
Martina, una cucarachita muy linda : un cuento cubano by Carmen Agra Deedy( Book )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this humorous retelling of a Cuban folktale, a cockroach interviews her suitors in order to decide whom to marry
Return of the library dragon by Carmen Agra Deedy( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Lotta Scales, a dragon also known as Miss Lotty the librarian, wants to retire from taking care of the school's library but will not willingly stand by and see her beloved books replaced by computers
Agatha's feather bed : not just another wild goose story by Carmen Agra Deedy( Book )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Agatha buys a new feather bed and six angry naked geese show up to get their feathers back, the incident reminds her to think about where things come from
The Cheshire Cheese cat : [a Dickens of a tale] by Carmen Agra Deedy( Recording )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A community of mice and a cheese-loving cat form an unlikely alliance at London's Cheshire Cheese, an inn where Charles Dickens finds inspiration and Queen Victoria makes an unexpected appearance
The rooster who would not be quiet! by Carmen Agra Deedy( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in Spanish and English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The mayor of the noisy city of La Paz institutes new laws forbidding all singing, but a brave little rooster decides he must sing, despite the progressively severe punishments he receives for continuing to crow. The silenced populace, invigorated by the rooster's bravery, ousts the tyrannical mayor and returns their city to its free and clamorous state"--
The secret of Old Zeb by Carmen Agra Deedy( Book )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disappointed when his parents go off to climb Mount Kilimanjaro and leave him behind with his Great Aunt Hortense, young Walter encounters mystery and intrigue when he meets Old Zeb, a shipbuilder with a secret dream
The last dance by Carmen Agra Deedy( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ninny and Bessie promise each other that if one of them dies the other will dance on the departed one's grave, and the promise helps their love endure even after death
Martina, the beautiful cockroach by Carmen Agra Deedy( Recording )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this humorous retelling of a Cuban folktale, a cockroach interviews her suitors in order to decide whom to marry
Tree man by Carmen Agra Deedy( Book )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three jungle animal friends with a love of trees have an unexpected Christmas "happening."
Growing up Cuban in Decatur, Georgia by Carmen Agra Deedy( Recording )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of twelve stories introducing the wise and witty Agra clan and the hilarious, often poignant collision of cultures they experience when they leave their Cuban home and emigrate to the United States
The library dragon by Carmen Agra Deedy( Recording )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Lotta Scales is a dragon who believes her job is to protect the school's library books from the children, but when she finally realizes that books are meant to be read, the dragon turns into Miss Lotty, librarian and storyteller
De gele ster : de legende van koning Christian X van Denemarken by Carmen Agra Deedy( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in Dutch and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moedige verzetsdaden van de Deense koning Christian X tegen de Duitsers die zijn land tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog bezet hielden. Voorzien van paginagrote realistische illustraties in sfeervolle kleuren. Vanaf ca. 9 jaar
The call of story : an American renaissance( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six internationally renowned storytellers, Syd Lieberman, Carmen Deedy, Rex Ellis, Dovie Thomason-Sickles, Donald Davis and Waddie Mitchell share both stories drawn from their lives as well as insights into the value of storytelling in our homes, our communities, our cultures, and our world
El misterio del Cheshire by Carmen Agra Deedy( Book )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Skilley es un gato callejero que vive en las rudas calles londinenses del siglo diecinueve. Un día decide comenzar una nueva vida como cazador de ratones en el Cheshire, una cantina local repleta de secretos. Ahí Skilley deberá confrontar a su propia naturaleza, crear distintas alianzas y ayudar a un personaje legendario que corre un grave peligro
Il gatto del Vecchio Formaggio : una storia degna di Dickens by Carmen Agra Deedy( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in Italian and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The library dragon
Alternative Names
Agra Deedy Carmen

Carmen Agra Deedy American children's writer, storyteller

Carmen Agra Deedy Amerikaans schrijfster

Carmen Agra Deedy نویسنده آمریکایی

데디, 카르멘 아그라

디디, 카르멘 애그라

カルメン・アグラ・ディーディ

ディーディ, カーメン・アグラ

Languages
English (80)

Spanish (15)

French (4)

Korean (2)

Danish (1)

Italian (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
14 cows for AmericaMartina, the beautiful cockroach : a Cuban folktaleThe yellow star : the legend of King Christian X of DenmarkThe Cheshire Cheese cat : a Dickens of a taleMartina, una cucarachita muy linda : un cuento cubanoAgatha's feather bed : not just another wild goose storyThe secret of Old ZebThe last dance