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McAliley, Susan

Overview
Works: 191 works in 601 publications in 2 languages and 68,404 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Historical fiction  Christmas stories  Railroad stories  Action and adventure fiction  Braille books 
Roles: Illustrator, Author
Classifications: PZ7.T7363, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Susan McAliley
Meet Josefina, an American girl by Valerie Tripp( Book )

32 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 3,488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine-year-old Josefina, the youngest of four sisters living in New Mexico in 1824, tries to help run the household after her mother dies
Josefina learns a lesson : a school story by Valerie Tripp( Book )

18 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josefina and her sisters distrust learning to read and write, as well as other changes their Ta Dolores is bringing to the household, because they fear they will lose their memories of their mother
Happy birthday, Josefina! : a springtime story by Valerie Tripp( Book )

21 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 2,626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josefina hopes to become a "curandera" or healer like Tía Magdalena, and she is tested just before her tenth birthday when a friend receives a potentially fatal snakebite
Meet Kaya : an American girl by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 2,382 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 )

20 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,242 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 historical 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 2,150 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 Percé children
Kaya's hero : a story of giving by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )

11 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

15 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 2,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1934, during the Depression, Kit's cantankerous uncle comes to live in the Cincinnati boardinghouse run by her parents, enlisting her aid in transcribing his complaining letters to the editor of the local newspaper and inspiring her to write a different kind of letter of her own
Kaya shows the way : a sister story by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,095 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 Josefina : a winter story by Valerie Tripp( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 2,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Tía Dolores, the beloved aunt who has cared for the Montoya family since the death of their mother, announces that she is planning to leave, Josefina and her sisters try to find a way to change her mind
Changes for Kit : a winter story, 1934 by Valerie Tripp( Book )

19 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 2,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1934, during the Depression, Kit's cantankerous uncle comes to live in the Cincinnati boardinghouse run by her parents, enlisting her aid in transcribing his complaining letters to the editor of the local newspaper, and inspiring her to write a different kind of letter of her own
Kit saves the day : a summer story, 1934 by Valerie Tripp( Book )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 2,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tired of doing chores and longing for adventure during the Great Depression, Kit meets a hobo and decides to hop a freight train
Happy birthday, Kit! : a springtime story, 1934 by Valerie Tripp( Book )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a visit to Cincinnati from rural Kentucky during the Great Depression, Aunt Millie impresses Kit with her money-saving cleverness. Includes information on life in America during the Great Depression
Meet Julie : an American girl by Megan McDonald( Book )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 1,943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1974, after Julie's parents divorce, she moves to a new San Francisco neighborhood where the school does not have a girls' basketball team, so she fights for the right to play on the boys' team
Julie tells her story by Megan McDonald( Book )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1974 at her new San Francisco school, nine-year-old Julie does not want to tell her class about her parents' divorce, or to tell her sister about messing up her school assignment, but when she breaks her finger playing basketball and her whole family rallies around her, she realizes the importance of telling the truth
Happy New Year, Julie by Megan McDonald( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first Christmas since Julie's parents' divorce is difficult for the whole family, but Julie finds comfort sharing the Chinese New Year traditions of her best friend, Ivy Ling, and thinking about new beginnings
Nellie's promise by Valerie Tripp( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 1,643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Nellie, a hardworking girl who has lost her parents and is trying to create a home for her sisters, Bridget and Jenny
Meet Rebecca : an American girl by Jacqueline Dembar Greene( Book )

13 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1914 New York City, nine-year-old Rebecca is determined to show her family that she is old enough to light the Shabbos candles and go to the movies
Julie's journey by Megan McDonald( Book )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1976 and the entire country is celebrating America's 200th birthday. Julie joins her cousins on a pioneer-style wagon train in honor of the Bicentennial. The journey is filled with adventures, challenges, and self-discovery as Julie faces her fears to make an important contribution to her country's birthday. The "Looking Back" section provides additional information about Bicentennial celebrations in the United States.--From publisher's description
Changes for Julie by Megan McDonald( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julie is in school detention for passing a note to Joy, a deaf student who has trouble understanding what their teacher is saying. Indignant, Julie decides to run for student body president so she can make changes to the detention system. But the other students are put off by Joy, her choice for vice president, and Julie worries that she'll have little chance of winning if she partners with someone who seems so different. With persistence and creative campaigning, Julie wins the students over--and wins the election without compromising her principles. The "Looking Back" section discusses the 1976 presidential election.--From publisher's description
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Meet Josefina, an American girl
Alternative Names
McAliley, Sue

Languages
English (256)

Spanish (12)

Covers
Josefina learns a lesson : a school storyHappy birthday, Josefina! : a springtime storyMeet 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 story