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Clayton, Elaine

Overview
Works: 29 works in 72 publications in 1 language and 13,432 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Poetry  Historical fiction  Humorous fiction  Picture books  Ghost stories  Christmas stories 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.M2762, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Elaine Clayton
The Georges and the Jewels by Jane Smiley( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 2,924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventh-grader Abby Lovitt grows up on her family's California horse ranch in the 1960s, learning to train the horses her father sells and trying to reconcile her strict religious upbringing with her own ideas about life
A good horse by Jane Smiley( Book )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On her family's California horse ranch in the 1960s, eighth-grader Abby Lovitt faces the possibility of giving up her beloved colt, Jack, when it comes to light that his dam might have been stolen
True Blue by Jane Smiley( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1960s California, eighth-grader Abby Lovitt has trouble with True Blue, the newest horse on her family's ranch, a beautiful dappled gray who is so often spooked, Abby wonders if he is haunted by the ghost of his deceased former owner
Six haunted hairdos by Gregory Maguire( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of their favorite teacher, two rival clubs, the all-boy Copycats and the all-girl Tattletales, stop trying to out-do each other long enough to help the ghosts of a baby elephant and a herd of mastodons that appear near their small Vermont town
Girl coming in for a landing : a novel in poems by April Halprin Wayland( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of over 100 poems recounting the ups and downs of one adolescent girl's school year
Five alien elves by Gregory Maguire( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The town of Hamlet has a very unusual Christmas when aliens crash land in their space ship, escalating the competition between rival clubs, the Copycats and the Tattletales
Three rotten eggs by Gregory Maguire( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The students of Miss Earth's class in rural Vermont experience an eventful spring when they become involved with a bullying new student, a competitive egg hunt, and genetically altered chicks
Four stupid cupids by Gregory Maguire( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The students' scheme to find a love match for their beloved teacher on Valentine's Day turns into a comedy of errors when four stupid cupids from Ancient Greece try to help
Pie in the Sky by Jane Smiley( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Abby Lovitt is put in charge of training the expensive and haughty horse Pie in the Sky when his owner refuses. While trying to get a hold on him, she must deal with the new challenges, both good and bad, that come with being a freshman in high school in 1970's Northern California"--
A couple of April Fools by Gregory Maguire( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At a Vermont elementary school, April Fools' Day takes on a sinister tone when a teacher goes missing and several suspects emerge, among them the teacher's fiance and a missing mutant chick
42 miles by Tracie Vaughn Zimmer( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As her thirteenth birthday approaches, JoEllen decides to bring together her two separate lives--one as Joey, who enjoys weekends with her father and other relatives on a farm, and another as Ellen, who lives with her mother in a Cincinnati apartment near her school and friends
Gee Whiz by Jane Smiley( Book )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soon after her yearling, Jack, begins working with professional trainers at a nearby ranch, Abby Lovitt takes responsibility for a very large, very smart, and very curious retired racehorse named Gee Whiz
Show and tell by Stephanie Greene( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Second grader Woody is having trouble with Miss Plunkett, the new student teacher who doesn't like his show-and-tell, and with Ethan, the kid who lives across the street
One final firecracker by Gregory Maguire( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A giant spider and several other odd creatures from the earlier books in the Hamlet Chronicles return as the small Vermont town celebrates a grammar school graduation, Miss Earth's wedding, and the Fourth of July
The boy with dinosaur hands by Al Carusone( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of eight spooky stories, including "It Will Grow Back Bigger," "Nightcrawler," and "The Space Behind the Piano."
Ella's trip to the museum by Elaine Clayton( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Ella visits a museum with her school group, she showsthem how to look at art in a magical way
A blue ribbon for Sugar by Elaine Clayton( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After nearly wearing out her old hobby horse, Sugar, Bonnie learns how to ride a real pony and participates in her first horse show
The yeoman's daring daughter and the Princes in the tower by Elaine Clayton( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1483, the daughter of a guard at the royal palace exchanges notes with two young princes who have been locked in the Tower of London by their uncle Richard, so he can become king
Making marks : discover the art of intuitive drawing by Elaine Clayton( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Do you remember being a child and the pure joy brought on by a box of crayons and piece of paper? Do you still find yourself sketching away every time you pick up a pencil? That's because drawing is a natural impulse that stays with us throughout our entire lives. Whether you are doodling in a notebook or carving your name in the sand, this simple, stream-of-consciousness activity is a window into your deepest, truest self. In Making Marks, you'll learn that every single line, smudge, or spot you make contains visual imagery with the power to heal the past, develop your sense of empathy, and reveal solutions and answers you never realized before. You don't need to have any specific experience or skills to benefit from this book; through simple steps and interactive exercises, people of all ages and artistic abilities can gain insight and learn to reconnect with their creative selves
Four stupid cupids by Gregory Maguire( Book )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The students' scheme to find a love match for their beloved teacher on Valentine's Day turns into a comedy of errors when four stupid cupids from Ancient Greece try to help
 
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The Georges and the Jewels
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A good horseTrue BlueSix haunted hairdosGirl coming in for a landing : a novel in poemsFive alien elvesThree rotten eggsFour stupid cupidsA couple of April Fools