WorldCat Identities

Farnsworth, Bill

Overview
Works: 142 works in 355 publications in 2 languages and 46,252 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  History  Historical fiction 
Roles: Illustrator, Author
Classifications: DS135.A93, FIC
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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 3,531 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
Meet Kaya : an American girl by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )

16 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2,356 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
Louis Sockalexis : Native American baseball pioneer by Bill Wise( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2,275 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
Kaya's escape : a survival story by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )

23 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the winter 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 historical notes on education and learning among the Nez Percé Indians
Kaya's hero : a story of giving by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )

11 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2,141 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
Kaya and Lone Dog : a friendship story by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )

13 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2,138 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 shows the way : a sister story by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 2,085 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
Changes for Kaya : a story of courage by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )

13 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2,082 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 Perce Indians
Prairie school by Avi( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 1,580 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
Conestoga wagons by Richard Ammon( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1,113 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
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 1,060 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
The Christmas menorahs : how a town fought hate by Janice Cohn( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 816 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 )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the United States liberated the Mauthausen concentration camp, they recieved an extraordinary gift, a flag of the United States made by the prisoners from scraps of cloth
Valley Forge by Richard Ammon( Book )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 803 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
Heroes for civil rights by David A Adler( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 741 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
When Abraham talked to the trees by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in Chinese and English and held by 732 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
Kaya and the river girl by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 711 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
Buffalo song by Joseph Bruchac( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 684 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
Abbie against the storm : the true story of a young heroine and a lighthouse by Marcia K Vaughan( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictionalized account of an incident in the life of a fourteen-year-old girl who tends her family's lighthouse during a fierce storm on the coast of Maine in the winter of 1856
 
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The Anne Frank case : Simon Wiesenthal's search for the truth
Alternative Names
Farnsworth, Bill

Farnsworth, William

판스워드, 빌

판스워스, 빌

판즈워스, 빌

Languages
English (135)

Chinese (4)

Covers
Meet Kaya : an American girlLouis Sockalexis : Native American baseball pioneerKaya's escape : a survival storyKaya's hero : a story of givingKaya and Lone Dog : a friendship storyKaya shows the way : a sister storyChanges for Kaya : a story of couragePrairie school