WorldCat Identities

Swain, Gwenyth 1961-

Overview
Works: 59 works in 327 publications in 9 languages and 14,603 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography  Fiction  Choose-your-own stories  Pictorial works  Life skills guides  Picture books  Stories in rhyme 
Roles: Author
Classifications: F149.3, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gwenyth Swain
Smiling by Gwenyth Swain( Book )

42 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in 9 languages and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the importance of smiling to people all over the world
Celebrating by Gwenyth Swain( Book )

52 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrating explores the importance of celebration to people all over the world
Pennsylvania by Gwenyth Swain( Book )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the history, geography, people, industries, and environmental issues of Pennsylvania
Indiana by Gwenyth Swain( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the geography, history, economy, people, environmental issues, and interesting sites of Indiana
Carrying by Gwenyth Swain( Book )

45 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in 9 languages and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What do you carry? A rucksack of books or your baby brother? This picture book shows how people in different cultures practise the universal activity of carrying. The text emphasizes common bonds and shared experiences, while the pictures highlight the richness and variety of human cultures
Eating by Gwenyth Swain( Book )

41 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in 8 languages and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In photographs and rhyming text, describes the foods and eating customs of people around the world
Bookworks : making books by hand by Gwenyth Swain( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instructions for making paper, binding a book, and printing your own story, and the history of books from ancient clay tablets to modern artists' books
Riding to Washington by Gwenyth Swain( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A young white girl rides the bus with her father to the March on Washington in 1963--at which Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., would give his "I Have a Dream" speech. She comes to see that Dr. King's dream belongs not just to Blacks but to all Americans"--Provided by publisher
Hope and tears : Ellis Island voices by Gwenyth Swain( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters, diary entries, poems, monologues and dialogues created to illustrate the stories of people whose lives were touched by Ellis Island, once the United States' largest immigration station
World War I : an interactive history adventure by Gwenyth Swain( Book )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes World War I, using the reader's choices to reveal historical details from the perspectives of a Belgian resistance fighter, a British soldier, and an American Field Service volunteer
President of the Underground Railroad : a story about Levi Coffin by Gwenyth Swain( Book )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of a Quaker man from North Carolina whose fearless work on the Underground Railroad in Indiana and Ohio helped thousands of men and women escape the cruelty of slavery
The road to Seneca Falls : a story about Elizabeth Cady Stanton by Gwenyth Swain( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of suffragist Elizabeth Cady Stanton, one of the organizers of the country's first women's rights convention, which took place in Seneca Falls, New York, in 1848
I wonder as I wander by Gwenyth Swain( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this fictional account of the folk song's origin, a girl writes a song that expresses her feelings about Jesus while dealing with the loss of her mother and life on the roads of Appalachia after her father becomes an itinerant preacher
Chig and the second spread by Gwenyth Swain( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite her small stature, eight-year-old Chig makes large contributions to her southern Indiana community during the Great Depression
Johnny Appleseed by Gwenyth Swain( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations and simple text tell the story of Johnny Appleseed
Tigers by Gwenyth Swain( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and habitat of tigers
Civil rights pioneer : a story about Mary Church Terrell by Gwenyth Swain( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of a determined woman, who was born in Tennessee, educated in Ohio, and lived in Washington, D.C., where she worked to gain equal rights for herself and other African Americans
Get dressed! by Gwenyth Swain( Book )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book shows children dressed for activities in various cultures
Sojourner Truth by Gwenyth Swain( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life of Sojourner Truth, an abolitionist who was herself a former slave
Freedom seeker : a story about William Penn by Gwenyth Swain( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Penn, focusing on his life in England, his desire to have land in America and the establishment of Pennsylvania
 
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Riding to Washington
Alternative Names
스웨인, 기네스

Languages
English (138)

Chinese (23)

Turkish (20)

Vietnamese (18)

Arabic (18)

Urdu (17)

Panjabi (7)

Bengali (6)

Gujarati (5)

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CelebratingPennsylvaniaIndianaCarryingEatingBookworks : making books by handRiding to WashingtonPresident of the Underground Railroad : a story about Levi Coffin