WorldCat Identities

Boelts, Maribeth 1964-

Overview
Works: 83 works in 228 publications in 7 languages and 21,500 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Soccer stories  High interest-low vocabulary books  Pictorial works  Abstracts  Fairy tales 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.B6338, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Maribeth Boelts
Those shoes by Maribeth Boelts( Book )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeremy, who longs to have the black high tops that everyone at school seems to have but his grandmother cannot afford, is excited when he sees them for sale in a thrift shop and decides to buy them even though they are the wrong size
The firefighters' Thanksgiving by Maribeth Boelts( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 1,364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Calls to fires, an injured friend, and cooking disasters threaten to keep a group of fire fighters from enjoying Thanksgiving dinner
Happy like soccer by Maribeth Boelts( Book )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For soccer games Sierra rides a bus out of the city to fields that are nicer than the "lot" in her neighborhood, but so her auntie can be at her last game, she asks Coach Marco if the team might play in her neighborhood on a day her aunt does not work
Before you were mine by Maribeth Boelts( Book )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in Japanese and English and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy imagines what his rescued dog's life might have been like before he adopted him
Dogerella by Maribeth Boelts( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of her fairy dogmother, Dogerella attends Princess Bea's ball where she competes with other dogs to become the princess's royal pet
The PS brothers by Maribeth Boelts( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixth-graders Russell and Shawn, poor and picked on, work together scooping dog droppings to earn money for a Rottweiler puppy to protect them from bullies, but when they learn the puppies' owner is running an illegal dog-fighting ring, they are torn about how to respond
Dry days, wet nights by Maribeth Boelts( Book )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Bear wants to stop wetting his bed at night, and his mother patiently helps him realize that that will happen when the time is right
When it's the last day of school by Maribeth Boelts( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy tells how he will change his behavior on the last day of school
Little Bunny's pacifier plan by Maribeth Boelts( Book )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Bunny gradually learns to give up his pacifier
Little Bunny's preschool countdown by Maribeth Boelts( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

LB spends the summer dreading the first day of preschool, especially after his second-grade cousin makes him worry about what it will really be like
A kid's guide to staying safe around fire by Maribeth Boelts( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the dangers of a fire, what to do if caught in a fire, and how to plan an emergency exit for a family
A kid's guide to staying safe around water by Maribeth Boelts( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides advice on how to remain safe in and around swimming pools, lakes, and oceans
Sleeping Bootsie by Maribeth Boelts( Book )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A former stray, Bootsie is the beloved royal cat until a spell cast by a mean fairy causes her to fall into a deep sleep, and only "her happiest sound" will awaken her
A bike like Sergio's by Maribeth Boelts( Book )

4 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and Danish and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ruben feels like he is the only kid without a bike. His friend Sergio reminds him that his birthday is coming, but Ruben knows that the kinds of birthday gifts he and Sergio receive are not the same. After all, when Ruben's mom sends him to Sonny's corner store for groceries, sometimes she doesn't have enough money for everything on the list. So when Ruben sees a dollar bill fall out of someone's purse, he picks it up and puts it in his pocket. But when he gets home, he discovers it's not one dollar or even five or ten--it's a hundred-dollar bill, more than enough for a new bike just like Sergio's! But what about the crossed-off groceries? And what about the woman who lost her money?
You're a brother, Little Bunny by Maribeth Boelts( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in German and English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life isn't quite the same for Little Bunny after Baby Kale is born, but he learns to love being a big brother
Kids to the rescue! : first aid techniques for kids by Maribeth Boelts( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories illustrate fourteen common first aid problems, and show step-by-step illustrated instructions for handling these medical emergencies
A kid's guide to staying safe on bikes by Maribeth Boelts( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the different types of bicycles available for children, how to select the best fit, and safety tips for riding a bike
A kid's guide to staying safe at school by Maribeth Boelts( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains school safety, including tips on how to stay safe on the school bus, what to do about peer pressure and violence, and what to do about weapons at school
A kidʼs guide to staying safe on the streets by Maribeth Boelts( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses ways children can be safe around strangers, traffic, and other potentially dangerous situations
A kid's guide to staying safe at playgrounds by Maribeth Boelts( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers tips on how to keep safe at a playground, including using the swings, seesaws, and other equipment safely and not talking to strangers
 
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The firefighters' Thanksgiving
Alternative Names
Boelts, M. 1964-

Boelts, M. (Maribeth), 1964-

Boelts, Maribeth

볼츠, 마리베스 1964-

ボルツ, マリベス

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The firefighters' ThanksgivingBefore you were mineDogerellaThe PS brothersDry days, wet nightsWhen it's the last day of schoolLittle Bunny's pacifier planLittle Bunny's preschool countdown