WorldCat Identities

Benoit, Renné

Overview
Works: 42 works in 120 publications in 3 languages and 6,481 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Biography  Biographies  History  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.S4984, 591.5
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Renné Benoit
Mooncakes by Loretta Seto( Book )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl celebrates the Chinese Moon Festival with her parents who tell her three legends about the moon while they eat mooncakes and drink tea
Tooling around : crafty creatures and the tools they use by Ellen Jackson( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents rhyming text with realistic nature artwork in an introduction to animals and the surprising tools used, from a dolphin that protects its nose with a sponge to a deer that bedecks its antlers with mud and grass
John F. Kennedy and the stormy sea by Howard Goldsmith( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an incident in the childhood of the man who would grow up to be the thirty-fifth president of the United States
Lily and the paper man by Rebecca Upjohn( Book )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Dutch and English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At first, Lily is afraid of the paper man whom she sees on the way home from school, but when winter comes and she sees that he has no warm clothes, she tells her mother and father that she has an idea
PoPo's lucky Chinese New Year by Virginia Loh-Hagan( Book )

3 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her Chinese grandmother comes to visit, a young Chinese-American girl learns of and participates in the customs and beliefs celebrating an authentic Chinese New Year
Thanksgiving : a harvest celebration by Julie Stiegemeyer( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The 102 travelers left the port of Plymouth, England, bound for the promise of a new beginning in a new world ..."
Clean sweep! : Frank Zamboni's ice machine by Monica Kulling( Book )

5 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of the inventor of the Zamboni ice-resurfacing machine recounts how the co-owner of a 1940s skating rink spent nine years designing and building machines that he hoped could safely and quickly shave down pits and grooves on ice
Birdie for now by Jean Little( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dickon Fielding is growing up. He is not as hyper as he used to be. Now that he and his mother have moved to a new neighborhood, he hopes to make friends of his own. And maybe, with the Human Society right on the other side of the fence, he will finally be able to have the dog he has always dreamed of
A year of borrowed men by Michelle Barker( Book )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When World War II borrows the men in six-year-old Gerda's family, the German government sends them three new men in return: Gabriel, Fermaine, and Albert, French prisoners of war who must sleep in an outbuilding and work the farm until the war is over. Gerda knows they are supposed to treat the men as enemies, but it doesn't seem fair. Can't they invite them into the warm house for one meal? What harm could it do to be friendly? Writing from her mother's childhood memories of Germany during World War II, Michelle Barker shares the story of one family's kindness in a time of widespread anger and suspicion
Goodbye to Griffith Street by Marilynn Reynolds( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John finds a special way to say goodbye to his friends on Griffith Street in a small mining town in the mid-1940s
Hat on, hat off by Theo Heras( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a little boy gets ready to go out with the help of his big sister, he keeps putting on and taking off knit hats at each stage of the process of getting dressed
Proud as a peacock, brave as a lion by Jane Barclay( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gentle and caring grandpa answers his grandson's questions about what it was like to serve in the war. As the two make a game of preparing for a memorial service, the child comes to understand the importance of the solemn occasion and the act of remembering
The secret of the village fool by Rebecca Upjohn( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anton, laughed at and called a fool in his small village, proves himself a hero when he hides a Jewish family from the Nazis during the Holocaust
Fraser bear : a cub's life by Maggie De Vries( Book )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows two black bear cubs, Fraser and his sister Samantha--named by a biologist's daughter--as they grow up and learn how to search for food, and the Pacific salmon who will one day return to the Fraser River where they hunt
Hand over hand by Alma Fullerton( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Who says girls can't fish? When Nina asks her grandfather to take her fishing with him on his old banca boat, his answer is always the same: "A boat is not the place for a girl." But Nina is determined to go. She knows that if her lolo will show her how to jig the lines, to set the hook, and to pull in a fish, hand over hand, she can prove to everyone in their Filipino fishing village that she deserves her turn in the boat, girl or no!"--
Boy in motion : Rick Hansen's story by Ainslie Manson( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Boy in Motion, you will meet the boy who loved to fish and play ball, and th young man who learned that as a paraplegic he did not have to leave behind fishing or ballgames or any of his other dreams ..." front flap
Tale of a great white fish : a sturgeon story by Maggie De Vries( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the adventures of Big Fish, a 177-year-old sturgeon living in British Columbia's Fraser River, who during her very long life endures and survives such catastrophes as rock slides, lake drainages, and sport fishermen
Fire pie trout by Melanie Mosher( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grace, who is afraid of many things, is apprehensive when her grandfather takes her fishing on a dark, foggy morning, but with a little creativity, Grace finds a way to face her fears
Discovering Emily by Jacqueline Pearce( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In nineteeth-century Canada, eight-year-old Emily struggles with her passion for nature and art because her family would prefer to grow up as a proper lady
 
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John F. Kennedy and the stormy sea
Alternative Names
Benoit, Renné

Languages
English (64)

Spanish (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
Lily and the paper manThanksgiving : a harvest celebrationBirdie for nowGoodbye to Griffith StreetProud as a peacock, brave as a lionFraser bear : a cub's lifeBoy in motion : Rick Hansen's storyTale of a great white fish : a sturgeon storyDiscovering Emily