WorldCat Identities

Farnsworth, Bill

Overview
Works: 177 works in 458 publications in 1 language and 44,134 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Historical fiction  Biographies  Literature  History 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Contributor
Classifications: DS135.A93, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bill Farnsworth
The Anne Frank case : Simon Wiesenthal's search for the truth by Susan Goldman Rubin( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 3,460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1958, in Linz, Austria, demonstrators interrupted a performance of The Diary of Anne Frank, claiming that Anne Frank never existed. Determined to prove otherwise, Simon Wiesenthal, a Holocaust survivor, set out to find the Gestapo officer who arrested the Franks years before
Louis Sockalexis : Native American baseball pioneer by Bill Wise( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 2,251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A biography of Penobscot Indian Louis Sockalexis, who pursued his childhood love of baseball and eventually joined the Major Leagues, where he faced racism and discrimination with humility and courage as the first Native American to play professional baseball."--Provided by publisher
Meet Kaya : an American girl by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 2,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1764, when Kaya and her family reunite with other Nez Percé Indians to fish for the red salmon, she learns that bragging, even about her swift horse, can lead to trouble. Includes historical notes on the Nez Percé Indians
Kaya's escape : a survival story by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the fall of 1764, after Kaya and her sister are kidnapped from their Nez Percé village by enemy horse raiders, she tries to find a way to escape back home. Includes historial notes on education and learning among the Nez Percé Indians
Kaya and Lone Dog : a friendship story by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )

14 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Still grieving over the death of her hero, and missing her stolen horse and kidnapped younger sister, Kaya tries to earn the trust of a lone and starving dog who is about to have puppies. Includes historical notes on Nez Perce children
Kaya's hero : a story of giving by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 2,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1764, Kaya greatly admires a courageous and kind young woman in her Nez Percé village and wants to be worthy of her respect. Includes historical notes on the winter activities of the Nez Percé Indians, including ceremonies and crafts
Changes for Kaya : a story of courage by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )

16 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While looking for Steps High, the horse that had been stolen from her, Kaya faces danger from a sudden mountain fire. Includes historical notes on the Nez Percé Indians
Kaya shows the way : a sister story by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 1,945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Kaya and her family join with other Nez Percé and Salish Indians to fish for the red salmon, she and her older sister hope to be reunited with their younger sister, who had been kidnapped some time before. Includes historical notes on the summer activities of the Nez Percé Indians
Prairie school by Avi( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 1,489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1880, Noah's aunt teaches the reluctant nine-year-old how to read as they explore the Colorado prairie together, Noah pushing Aunt Dora in her wheelchair
Irena Sendler and the children of the Warsaw Ghetto by Susan Goldman Rubin( Book )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using toolboxes, ambulances, and other ingenious measures, Irena Sendler defied the Nazis and risked her own life by saving and then hiding Jewish children. Her secret list of the children's real identities was kept safe, buried in two jars under a tree in war-torn Warsaw. An inspiring story of courage and compassion, this biography includes a list of resources, source notes, and an index
Conestoga wagons by Richard Ammon( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how Conestoga wagons were built and driven as well as their historical significance and importance to the early American economy
The adventures of Vin Fiz by Clive Cussler( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten-year-old twins Casey and Lacey fly an enchanted, antique airplane, named the "Vin Fiz," across the United States and have several daring adventures along the way. Includes historical notes on the real "Vin Fiz," the name of the airplane that made the first transcontinental flight in 1911
Valley Forge by Richard Ammon( Book )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an illustrated account of the beginnings of the Revolutionary War, and tells the story of how George Washington transformed his army of ordinary citizens into an unbeatable fighting force over the course of a difficult winter at Valley Forge
The Christmas menorahs : how a town fought hate by Janice Cohn( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how people in Billings, Montana joined together to fight a series of hate crimes against a Jewish family
The flag with fifty-six stars : a gift from the survivors of Mauthausen by Susan Goldman Rubin( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On May 6, 1945, when members of the 11th Armored Division of the U.S. Army marched into the Mauthausen concentration camp, they were presented with an extraordinary gift. A group of prisoners, had surreptitiously pieced together a U.S. flag with an extra row of stars. Colonel Richard Seibel had the flag proudly flown over the camp as a symbol of freedom. This inspiring account of the liberation of one of the Third Reich's most infamous camps is a tribute to the humanity and hope preserved by the survivors. The paintings by Bill Farnsworth depict the events. Source notes, a bibliography, further resources, an index, and a reproduction of the actual flag are included
Heroes for civil rights by David A Adler( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whether marching, speaking, or simply going to school, brave men and women fought to advance social justice so that others could enjoy their rights. Adler's moving profiles and Farnsworth's evocative paintings honors these Americans who risked their own lives for freedom
Grandpa's music : a story about Alzheimer's by Alison Acheson( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although Alzheimer's disease makes it difficult for Callie's grandfather to remember things, his family keeps him occupied, and Callie's special task is to help him enjoy playing the piano and singing favorite songs
Buffalo song by Joseph Bruchac( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: The story of Salish Indian Walking Coyote and his efforts to save the vanishing buffalo herds from extinction in the United States during the 1870s and 1880s
Kaya and the river girl by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kaya becomes jealous of a girl from another tribe until they are forced to work together in a dangerous situation. Includes historical notes on Indian trading along the Columbia River in 1764, as well as instructions for creating a petroglyph
When Abraham talked to the trees by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abraham Lincoln loved words. In this book, young readers get a glimpse of a historical giant who had to struggle against the odds to learn the skills that they are developing
 
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The Anne Frank case : Simon Wiesenthal's search for the truth
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Louis Sockalexis : Native American baseball pioneerMeet Kaya : an American girlKaya's escape : a survival storyKaya and Lone Dog : a friendship storyKaya's hero : a story of givingChanges for Kaya : a story of courageKaya shows the way : a sister storyPrairie school
Alternative Names
Farnsworth, William

Farnsworth, William‏ 1958-

판스워드, 빌 1958-

판스워스, 빌 1958-

판즈워스, 빌 1958-

Languages
English (159)