WorldCat Identities

Swain, Gwenyth 1961-

Overview
Works: 72 works in 382 publications in 9 languages and 14,426 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Literature  History  Biography  Biographies  Fiction  Historical fiction  Choose-your-own stories  Pictorial works  Picture books 
Roles: Author, Other
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gwenyth Swain
The road to Seneca Falls : a story about Elizabeth Cady Stanton by Gwenyth Swain( )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 1,020 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
Sojourner Truth by Gwenyth Swain( )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life of Sojourner Truth, an abolitionist who was herself a former slave
Civil rights pioneer : a story about Mary Church Terrell by Gwenyth Swain( )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 821 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
Pennsylvania by Gwenyth Swain( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the history, geography, people, industries, and other highlights of Pennsylvania
Smiling by Gwenyth Swain( Book )

41 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in 9 languages and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Small world" er en serie billedbøker for de yngste som viser bilder av barn i ulike situasjoner fra over tjue land. Bøkene er i stort format, og er illustrert med fotografier i farger. Det er lite tekst, kun en linje pr side
Indiana by Gwenyth Swain( Book )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the geography, history, economy, people, environmental issues, and interesting sites of Indiana
World War I : an interactive history adventure by Gwenyth Swain( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 644 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
Celebrating by Gwenyth Swain( Book )

47 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 587 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
Carrying by Gwenyth Swain( Book )

49 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in 9 languages and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the importance of carrying things as well as babies and of lending a helping hand by sharing a load
Bookworks : making books by hand by Gwenyth Swain( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 565 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
Johnny Appleseed by Gwenyth Swain( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations and simple text tell the story of Johnny Appleseed
Hope and tears : Ellis Island voices by Gwenyth Swain( Book )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 515 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
Eating by Gwenyth Swain( Book )

39 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in 8 languages and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In photographs and rhyming text, describes the foods and eating customs of people around the world
Freedom seeker : a story about William Penn by Gwenyth Swain( )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 487 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
President of the Underground Railroad : a story about Levi Coffin by Gwenyth Swain( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 464 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
Documents of freedom : a look at the Declaration of Independence, the Bill of Rights, and the U.S. Constitution by Gwenyth Swain( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the origins and importance of the Declaration of Independence, the Bill of Rights, and the U.S. Constitution
Chig and the second spread by Gwenyth Swain( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 391 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
Tigers by Gwenyth Swain( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and habitat of tigers
 
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Sojourner Truth
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Sojourner TruthCivil rights pioneer : a story about Mary Church TerrellPennsylvaniaSmilingIndianaCelebratingRiding to WashingtonCarrying
Alternative Names
스웨인, 기네스

Languages
English (167)

Chinese (20)

Turkish (20)

Vietnamese (17)

Urdu (13)

Arabic (13)

Panjabi (8)

Bengali (6)

Gujarati (5)