WorldCat Identities

Porter, Janice Lee

Overview
Works: 35 works in 110 publications in 2 languages and 11,762 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Fiction  History  Children's audiobooks  Legends  Folklore  Abstracts 
Roles: Illustrator, Author
Classifications: F785.N4, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Janice Lee Porter
 
Most widely held works by Janice Lee Porter
Aunt Clara Brown : official pioneer by Linda Lowery( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the freed slave who made her fortune in Colorado and used her money to bring other former slaves there to begin new lives
Kwanzaa by A. P Porter( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the origins and practices of Kwanzaa, an African-American holiday created to remind African Americans of their history and their cultural origins
Allen Jay and the Underground Railroad by Marlene Targ Brill( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts how Allen Jay, a young Quaker boy living in Ohio during the 1840s, helped a fleeing slave escape his master and make it to freedom through the Underground Railroad
Family by Isabell Monk( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hope's new and unusual dessert blends well with the traditional dishes prepared by her cousins and Aunt Poogee at their annual summer get-together
Hope by Isabell Monk( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a visit with her great-aunt, a young girl learns the story behind her name and learns to feel proud of her biracial heritage
Count your way through Greece by James Haskins( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A counting book that explores the many facets of Greece, including its geography, history, and culture
Pablo Picasso by Linda Lowery( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Pablo Picasso as he grows through his early days as an artist, his discovery of cubism, and his later years of sculpture and painting to become a famous artist
Blackberry stew by Isabell Monk( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her Grandpa Jack dies, Hope remembers the time she went with him to pick blackberries, and she realizes that he will continue to live in her and in her memories
Johnny Appleseed by Gwenyth Swain( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations and simple text tell the story of Johnny Appleseed
Colors of Mexico by Lynn Ainsworth Olawsky( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the different colors found in Mexico's nature and history
Colors of the Navajo by Emily Abbink( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses colors to focus on the history, culture, and physical surroundings of the Navajo Indians
Wilma Mankiller by Linda Lowery( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Wilma Mankiller and how as a young girl she found strength in her Cherokee heritage and grew up to become Chief Mankiller, leader of the Cherokee Nation from 1985-1995
The tale of La Llorona : a Mexican folktale by Linda Lowery( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Expands on a popular Mexican folktale about a ghost that haunts riverbanks at night, crying as she searches for her lost children
Bessie Coleman : daring to fly by Sally M Walker( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life and accomplishments of Bessie Coleman, who overcame racism and poverty to become the first African American woman pilot
The chocolate tree : a Mayan folktale by Linda Lowery( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the legend of Mayan king Kukulkan, who goes against his brother's wishes and gives his people an amazing chocolate tree
Colors of Australia by Lynn Ainsworth Olawsky( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses colors to focus on the history, physical features, and culture of Australia
Benjamin comes back by Amy Brandt( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in Undetermined and English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benjamin misses his mother after she drops him at day care, but thinking about coming back tomorrow reassures him that she will come back as well
Yuvi's candy tree by Lesley Simpson( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fleeing famine in her native Ethiopia, five-year-old Yuvi is sure she will have a candy tree when she arrives in Jerusalem
M is for Minnesota by Dori Hillestad Butler( Book )

9 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrated entries for each letter of the alphabet present information about the history, geography, natural resources, and important sights of Minnesota
When Katie was our teacher by Amy Brandt( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children in a day care center talk about missing a favorite teacher who got a new job
 
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Aunt Clara Brown : official pioneer
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Lee Porter, Janice

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KwanzaaAllen Jay and the Underground RailroadFamilyHopeCount your way through GreecePablo PicassoBlackberry stewJohnny Appleseed