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Bierhorst, Jane Byers

Overview
Works: 35 works in 41 publications in 1 language and 23,567 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Folk tales  Humorous fiction  Picture books  Young adult works  Poetry  Literature  Sea fiction 
Roles: Typographer, Book designer, Illustrator, Other
Classifications: PZ8.1.H154, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jane Byers Bierhorst
The people could fly : American Black folktales by Virginia Hamilton( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 2,915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retold Afro-American folktales of animals, fantasy, the supernatural, and desire for freedom, born of the sorrow of the slaves, but passed on in hope
Sam and the tigers : a new telling of Little Black Sambo by Julius Lester( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1,969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the adventures of a little boy named Sam when he matches wits with several tigers that want to eat him
Amos & Boris by William Steig( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 1,749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amos the mouse and Boris the whale have little in common except that they are both mammals and save each other's lives
A Rose for Pinkerton by Steven Kellogg( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 1,713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pinkerton's family decides he needs a friend, but is a cat named Rose really suitable?
More tales of Uncle Remus : further adventures of Brer Rabbit, his friends, enemies, and others by Julius Lester( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1,427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the continuing adventures and misadventures of Brer Rabbit and his friends and enemies
In the trail of the wind : American Indian poems and ritual orations by John Bierhorst( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 1,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems and orations are from the North and South American Indian tribes
The Red swan : myths and tales of the American Indians( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 1,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains myths and tales from tribes such as the Mbaya, Yuki, Uitoto, Pit River, Omaha, Aztec, Jicarilla Apache, Okanagon, Nunviak Eskimo, Central Eskimo, Diegueno, Anambe, Tenetehara, Coos, Zuni, Seneca, Warrau, Hidatsa, Kwakiutl, Mohawk, Arapaho, Menominee, Yamana, Navajo, Tsimshian, Quechua, Greenland Eskimo, Smith Sound Eskimo, Blackfoot, Maya, Cheyenne, Crow, Mundurucu, Upper Cowlitz, Chippewa, Alabama, Onondaga, Makah, Quileute, Shawnee, Kamaiura, Iowa, Bororo, and Micmac
Further tales of Uncle Remus : the misadventures of Brer Rabbit, Brer Fox, Brer Wolf, the Doodang, and other creatures by Julius Lester( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the classic Afro-American tales relating the adventures and misadventures of Brer Rabbit and his friends and enemies
The boy who held back the sea by Lenny Hort( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 1,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By blocking a leaking hole in the dyke, a young boy saves his town from destruction. Suggested level: primary
Round buildings, square buildings & buildings that wiggle like a fish by Philip M Isaacson( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores various architectural styles around the world depicting churches, fortresses, bridges, air terminals, mills, cliff dwellings, tombs, and lighthouses of particular note
Sailing with the wind by Thomas Locker( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 1,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl discovers the ocean's majestic character when she joins her uncle on a sailing trip
The mare on the hill by Thomas Locker( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grandfather brings home a fearful mare to breed, hoping that his grandsons can teach her to trust people again
Thumbelina by Amy Ehrlich( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's classic fairy tale about a girl who is only one inch tall
The beast of Monsieur Racine by Tomi Ungerer( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Determined to catch the thief of his prize pears, a retired tax collector sets a trap in his garden and captures a beast unknown to modern science
Maurice Sendak's Really Rosie : starring the Nutshell Kids by Carole King( )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scenario and songs featuring Rosie and her neighborhood friends in Brooklyn who spend the day pretending to make a movie
The darkness and the light by Doris Ulmann( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fools of Chelm and their history by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even though they were poor, the people of Chelm were content with their lives until the Council of Sages made them aware of their problems
The fire plume : legends of the American Indians by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales of adventure and romance include warriors, magicians, chiefs, princesses, and forest beasts. They are excellent sources of legends for language arts curriculum in the schools and should stimulate all readers of Indian culture
My Noah's ark : story and pictures by M. B Goffstein( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An old woman fondly remembers a lifetime of experiences related to a carved representation of Noah's ark she has had since childhood
Rotten Island by William Steig( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rotten Island has always been a paradise for nasty creatures, until one awful day a beautiful flower begins to grow, threatenting to spoil the island forever
 
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The people could fly : American Black folktales
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Sam and the tigers : a new telling of Little Black SamboAmos & BorisA Rose for PinkertonMore tales of Uncle Remus : further adventures of Brer Rabbit, his friends, enemies, and othersFurther tales of Uncle Remus : the misadventures of Brer Rabbit, Brer Fox, Brer Wolf, the Doodang, and other creaturesThe boy who held back the seaRound buildings, square buildings & buildings that wiggle like a fishRotten Island
Languages
English (21)