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Literacy Volunteers of New York City

Overview
Works: 61 works in 107 publications in 1 language and 9,383 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Biography  Bildungsromans  Biographies  Humor  Horror tales  Popular works  Young adult works 
Classifications: PS3551.N27, 813.54
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Most widely held works by Literacy Volunteers of New York City
Selected from I know why the caged bird sings and the Heart of a woman by Maya Angelou( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the story of a spirited and gifted, but poor, Black girl growing up in the South in the 1930's. Tells how she came into her own, experiencing prejudice, family difficulties, and a relationship with a teacher who taught her to respect books, learning, and herself
Selected from Fatherhood and Time flies by Bill Cosby( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six pieces from two of the comedian's books. Fatherhood is about being a husband and a father; Time Flies is about growing older
Selected from One more time : a memoir by Carol Burnett( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains selections from her memoir which began as a letter to her three daughters
Selected from the godfather by Mario Puzo( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected from Kramer vs. Kramer by Avery Corman( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains a selection from Kramer vs. Kramer, a discussion of custody issues, list of resources, and a note to the reader
Selected from Love medicine by Louise Erdrich( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the story "The Red Convertible," a short history of native Americans and some background to the Vietnam War
Speaking out on health : an anthology( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains true stories by adult new readers about health problemsthey have faced, how they found help, and how they learned to cope with their problems
Selected from Carrie by Stephen King( Book )

3 editions published between 1974 and 1992 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the adult new reader, selections from the horror novel
Selected from contemporary American plays( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is an anthology of scenes from some of the best-known plays written from 1966 to the present
Bless me, Ultima by Rudolfo A Anaya( Book )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains selections from the novel, a discussion of the lifestyles of Chicano farmers, and information on the writer's life and his work
Selected from My turn at bat : the story of my life by Ted Williams( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected from the mambo kings play songs of love by Oscar Hijuelos( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the adult new reader, selections from the novel about Cuban-American musicians
Selected from Windmills of the gods by Sidney Sheldon( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected from Rashad : Vikes, mikes, and something on the backside by Ahmad Rashad( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rashad's own story about playing football with Minnesota Vikings, and becoming a TV sportscaster
Selected from It was on fire when I lay down on it by Robert Fulghum( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the adult new reader, selections from the original work of inspiring messages
Selected from the lost angel by Mary Higgins Clark( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A short story selected from the Lost Angel. It is a suspenseful story of Susan Ahearn's search for her kidnapped daughter, Jamie
Selected from Jaws by Peter Benchley( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everyone in Amity, Long Island was terrified by the killer shark. No one wanted to go swimming -- and no tourists were coming to the beach, Can Martin Brody, the police chief, and Quint, a tough old fisherman, capture and kill the deadly shark?
Selected from Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An excerpt from the novel tells of a cattle drive from Texas to Montana and shows how one man's dream to create an empire affects others. Includes background information about the author, the miniseries, and about life on the western frontier
Selected from the Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the adult new reader, selections from the novel on contemporary Chinese-American women
Selected from Giant steps by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes selections from the autobiography, a timeline, maps, and questions for the adult new reader
 
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