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Mead, Alice

Overview
Works: 36 works in 114 publications in 5 languages and 9,223 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  History  Children's audiobooks  Folklore  Legends 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.M42, FIC
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Most widely held works about Alice Mead
 
Most widely held works by Alice Mead
Junebug by Alice Mead( Book )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inquisitive young boy who lives with his mother and younger sister in a rough housing project in New Haven, Connecticut, approaches his tenth birthday with a mixture of anticipation and worry
Soldier mom by Alice Mead( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and Japanese and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven-year-old Jasmyn gets a different perspective on life when her mother is sent to Saudi Arabia at the beginning of the Persian Gulf War, leaving her and her baby half brother behind in Maine in the care of her Mother's boyfriend. Jasmyn's single mother, an Army reservist, is sent to Saudi Arabia at the start of the Persian Gulf War. Jas soon finds herself in charge of running the house and caring for her baby brother. Jas can't understand why her mother has a job that forces her to leave her children. This novel portrays the situation faced by thousands of single parents who served in Operation Desert Storm. Jasmyn is horrified when her single mother is called up from the army reserves to go to Saudi Arabia at the start of the Persian Gulf War. Her mother is gone two days later, leaving Jasmyn with Jake, her mother's boyfriend and the father of her baby half brother. Suddenly Jas finds herself in charge of running the house and caring for the baby. Now there's no time for practice with her school basketball team. Jas can't understand why her mother has a job that forces her to leave her children. If only Jake were a more responsible adult. Feeling abandoned and overwhelmed, Jas wonders how much longer this can go on
Year of no rain by Alice Mead( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1999, when rebel soldiers come to their village in southern Sudan, Stephen and his friends escape but hope to be about to return again
Junebug and the Reverend by Alice Mead( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having moved out of the housing project and into a new home along with his mother and sister, ten-year-old Junebug discovers that bullies are everywhere and that the elderly can make great friends
Junebug in trouble by Alice Mead( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite having moved out of the rough housing project where he grew up, ten-year-old Junebug continues to encounter crime, gangs, and violence
Girl of Kosovo by Alice Mead( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and Indonesian and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although Zana, an eleven-year-old Albanian girl, experiences the turmoil and violence of the 1999 conflict in her native Kosovo, she remembers her father's admonition to not let her heart become filled with hate
Crossing the Starlight Bridge by Alice Mead( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine-year-old Rayanne's life turns upside down when her father leaves and she has to move off the Penobscot reservation and go to live with her grandmother
Isabella's above-ground pool by Alice Mead( Book )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine-year-old Isabella's motto is "I won't share 'cuz it's not fair," until a tornado destroys a neighbor's house and she realizes that the money she has earned to buy a swimming pool might be put to a better use
Adem's cross by Alice Mead( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seeing his sister being shot to death for reading a poem at a demonstration against Serbian control of largely Albanian Kosovo changes forever the life of thirteen-year-old Adem
Dawn and dusk by Alice Mead( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As thirteen-year-old Azad tries desperately to cling to the life he has known, the political situation in Iran during the war with Iraq finally forces his family to flee their home and seek safety elsewhere
Swimming to America by Alice Mead( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighth grader Linda Berati struggles to understand who she is within the context of her mother's secrecy about the family background, her discomfort with her old girlfriends, her involvement with the family problems of her Cuban-American friend Ramon, and an opportunity to attend a school for "free spirits" like herself
Madame Squidley and Beanie by Alice Mead( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten-year-old Beanie struggles with the start of a new school year, being excluded from the fifth grade in-crowd, and the extra burdens her mother's Chronic Fatigue Syndrome places on her
Billy and Emma by Alice Mead( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a robber steals Emma, one of a pair of macaws from the zoo, her partner, Billy, sets out to find her with the help of some other birds
Junebug by Alice Mead( Recording )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inquisitive young boy who lives with his mother and younger sister in a rough housing project in New Haven, Connecticut, approaches his tenth birthday with a mixture of anticipation and worry
Junebug and the Reverend by Alice Mead( Recording )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having moved out of the housing project and into a new home along with his mother and sister, ten-year-old Junebug discovers that bullies are everywhere and that the elderly can make great friends
Walking the edge by Alice Mead( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frustrated by his life of near-poverty and the unreliability of his divorced, drunken father, thirteen-year-old Scott throws himself into a science project raising clams to restock the bay of his Maine village
Year of no rain by Alice Mead( Recording )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1999, when rebel soldiers come to their village in southern Sudan, Stephen and his friends escape but hope to be able to return again
Girl of Kosovo by Alice Mead( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although Zana, an eleven-year-old Albanian girl, experiences the turmoil and violence of the 1999 conflict in her native Kosovo, she remembers her father's admonition to not let her heart become filled with hate
The giants of the Dawnland : eight ancient Wabanaki legends by Alice Mead( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gebrandmerkt by Alice Mead( Book )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in Dutch and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een jongen van Albanese afkomst lijdt onder de onderdrukking en terreur van de Serviërs in Kosovo en probeert na de dood van zijn vader en zusje te vluchten naar Albanië
 
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Soldier momYear of no rainJunebug and the ReverendJunebug in troubleGirl of KosovoCrossing the Starlight BridgeIsabella's above-ground poolAdem's cross