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Diaz, David

Overview
Works: 169 works in 460 publications in 4 languages and 42,497 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Biographies  Poetry  Sea fiction  Literature  Cumulative tales  Christmas fiction  Biographical poetry 
Roles: Book designer, Illustrator, Photographer, Author, Other, Contributor, Composer, Reporter, Arranger
Classifications: PZ7.C8615, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Diaz
Smoky night by Eve Bunting( Book )

24 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 4,630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Los Angeles riots break out in the streets of their neighborhood, a young boy and his mother learn the values of getting along with others no matter what their background or nationality
The Wanderer by Sharon Creech( Book )

25 editions published between 2000 and 2020 in English and Slovenian and held by 3,946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen-year-old Sophie and her cousin Cody record their transatlantic crossing aboard the Wanderer, a forty-five foot sailboat, which, along with uncles and another cousin, is en route to visit their grandfather in England. Thirteen-year-old Sophie is the only girl amongst the surly crew of The Wanderer made up of her three uncles and two cousins. They sail across the Atlantic toward England, the land of Bompie, her grandfather. The sea calls to Sophie promising adventure and the chance to explore and discover. But the personal journey she takes brings her deeper into a forgotten past than she ever knew she could travel to. Sophie's thirteen-year-old cousin Cody isn't even sure why his father brought him along on this voyage. Everyone, including his dad, thinks he's nothing but a knuckle headed doofus. But behind all the goofing off, he wonders if he has the strength to prove himself to the crew and to his father. Through Sophie's and Cody's travel logs, the amazing experiences of these six wanderers and their perilous journey unfold. Stories of the past and the daily challenges to survive at sea swirl together as The Wanderer sails toward its destination, and its passengers search for their places in the world. -- From publisher
Wilma unlimited : how Wilma Rudolph became the world's fastest woman by Kathleen Krull( Book )

16 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 2,649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Wilma Rudolph, an African-American who overcame crippling polio as a child to become the first woman to win three gold medals in track during a single Olympics
The pot that Juan Built by Nancy Andrews-Goebel( Book )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 2,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cumulative rhyme summarizes the life's work of renowned Mexican potter, Juan Quezada. Additional information describes the process he uses to create his pots after the style of the Casas Grandes people
The little scarecrow boy by Margaret Wise Brown( Book )

22 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 1,923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early one morning, a little scarecrow whose father warns him that he is not fierce enough to frighten a crow goes out into the cornfield alone
Going home by Eve Bunting( Book )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 1,744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although a Mexican family comes to the United States to work as farm laborers so that their children will have opportunities, the parents still consider Mexico their home
The Castle Corona by Sharon Creech( Book )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 1,495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two orphaned peasant children discover a mysterious pouch, the contents of which lead them to the majestic Castle Corona, where their lives may be transformed forever
Martín de Porres : the rose in the desert by Gary D Schmidt( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Saint Martín de Porres--an endearing tale of perseverance, faith, and triumph over racial and economic prejudice
December by Eve Bunting( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 1,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A homeless family's luck changes after they help an old woman who has even less than they do at Christmas
César : sí, se puede! yes, we can! by Carmen T Bernier-Grand( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 1,346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stylized illustrations by a Caldecott Medalist accompany lyrical prose and poems in this celebration of the life of Cesar Chavez. This thoughtful and beautiful biography illuminates not only the events that made up the great labor leader's life, but also the ideals and inspiration that are his legacy
Me, Frida by Amy Novesky( Book )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 1,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Artist Frida Kahlo finds her own voice and style when her famous husband, Diego Rivera, is commissioned to paint a mural in San Francisco, California, in the 1930s and she finds herself exploring the city on her own
Diego : bigger than life by Carmen T Bernier-Grand( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The life and work of the artist Diego Rivera is told through chronological poems that capture salient points in his life"--Provided by publisher
The disappearing alphabet by Richard Wilbur( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 1,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of twenty-six short poems pondering what the world would be like if any letters of the alphabet should disappear
Maya's blanket by Monica Brown( Book )

8 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 1,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Maya has a special blanket that Grandma stitched with her own two hands. As Maya grows, her blanket becomes worn and frayed, so with Grandma's help, Maya makes it into a dress. Over time the dress is made into a skirt, a shawl, a scarf, a hair ribbon, and finally, a bookmark. Each item has special, magical, meaning for Maya; it animates her adventures, protects her, or helps her in some way. But when Maya loses her bookmark, she preserves her memories by creating a book about her adventures and love of these items. When Maya grows up, she shares her book Maya's Blanket/La manta de Maya with her own little daughter while snuggled under her own special blanket. Inspired by the traditional Yiddish folk song Hob Ikh Mir a Mantl (I had a Lttle Coat), this delightful story puts a child-focused, Latino spin on the tale of an item that is made into smaller and smaller items. Maya's Blanket/La manta de Maya charmingly brings to life this celebration creativity, recycling, and enduring family love. --
Neighborhood odes by Gary Soto( Book )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-one poems about growing up in an Hispanic neighborhood, highlighting the delights in such everyday items as sprinklers, the park, the library, and pomegranates
Counting ovejas by Sarah Weeks( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When increasing numbers of sheep in a rainbow of colors appear in a man's bedroom as he tries to fall asleep, he must resort to more and more elaborate means of removing them
Feliz Navidad : two stories celebrating Christmas by José Feliciano( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Feliz Navidad" is a bilingual song in Spanish and English--a perfect accompaniment to this book that teaches children about both a typical Caribbean parranda and a traditional winter Christmas feast in a fun, flip book format! Join the parranda--a Christmas caroling party with traditional songs, instruments, and lots of delicious food! Children will learn about this typical Caribbean celebration, where family, friends, and musicians surprise their neighbors with nighttime caroling, travel from house to house gathering more and more guests, and end the festivities with an outdoor cookout! From the Grammy Award-winning performer comes this bilingual book that brings the Christmas song to life, with scenes from a traditional Caribbean parranda and a fun Christmas caroling party. In full color
Pocahontas : princess of the New World by Kathleen Krull( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated introduction to the life of the Indian princess Pocahontas and her contact with English settlers, especially John Smith
Sharing the seasons : a book of poems( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 48 poems, 12 for each of the seasons
Yes! we are Latinos : poems and prose about the Latino experience by Alma Flor Ada( Book )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories about young Latino's immigrant experiences in the United States
 
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Smoky night
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The WandererWilma unlimited : how Wilma Rudolph became the world's fastest womanThe pot that Juan BuiltThe little scarecrow boyGoing homeThe Castle CoronaDecemberCésar : sí, se puede! yes, we can!
Alternative Names
David Díaz‏ 1960-

David Díaz American children's illustrator

David Díaz bibliotecariu estauxunidense

ديفيد دياز

디아스, 데이비드 1960-

디아즈, 데이비드 1960-

디아즈, 데이빗 1960-

ディアス, ディヴィッド

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