WorldCat Identities

Merriam, Eve 1916-1992

Overview
Works: 191 works in 579 publications in 3 languages and 33,628 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Poetry  Biography  Fiction  Parodies, imitations, etc  History  Portraits 
Roles: Author, Compiler, Editor, Lyricist, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PS3525.E639, 811.54
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Most widely held works by Eve Merriam
Growing up female in America; ten lives by Eve Merriam( Book )

25 editions published between 1971 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten biographies of 19th century and early 20th century women, telling us what it means to be female in America
Halloween A B C by Eve Merriam( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in English and held by 1,612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poem for each letter of the alphabet introduces a different, spooky aspect of Halloween
Blackberry ink : poems by Eve Merriam( Book )

8 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in English and held by 1,327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of humorous and nonsense verses on various themes
The inner city Mother Goose by Eve Merriam( Book )

11 editions published between 1969 and 1996 in English and held by 1,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mother Goose rhymes were not always considered to be nonsensical fare for young children, originally these verses were written as social and politcal commentary. In 1969 when author Eve Merriam wanted to comment about social and political issues of the time, she turned to Mother Goose rhymes in a nod to their original purpose. Her resultant poems, inspired by traditional "nursery rhymes," depict the grim reality of inner city life, including such topics as crime, drug abuse, unemployment, and inadequate housing
12 ways to get to 11 by Eve Merriam( Book )

14 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 1,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses ordinary experiences to present twelve combinations of numbers that add up to eleven. Example: At the circus, six peanut shells and five pieces of popcorn
You be good & I'll be night : jump-on-the-bed poems by Eve Merriam( Book )

11 editions published between 1988 and 1997 in English and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty-five pages of brief, rhyming poems
The Christmas box by Eve Merriam( Book )

2 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eager to see all the presents, the family comes downstairs on Christmas morning to find just one long thin box under the tree
Mommies at work by Eve Merriam( Book )

14 editions published between 1955 and 1996 in English and held by 938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines many different jobs performed by working mothers, including counting money in banks and building bridges
Bam, bam, bam by Eve Merriam( Book )

9 editions published between 1966 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wrecking ball demolishes old houses and stores to make way for a skyscraper
It doesn't always have to rhyme by Eve Merriam( Book )

8 editions published between 1964 and 1975 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this collection of poems of assorted subjects "there are inner rhymes, the repeat of a beat, an inner chime, and all the rest."
Finding a poem by Eve Merriam( Book )

8 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holograph & typescript, typescript, correspondence, reviews, clippings, agreements and royalty statements, miscellaneous material
A poem for a pickle : funnybone verses by Eve Merriam( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of whimsical poems and word pictures about such special things as an electrical blackout, an ice cream fountain mountain, and a cat's eyes in the dark
Train leaves the station by Eve Merriam( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A toy train and its occupants make a journey that introduces the numbers one to ten
There is no rhyme for silver by Eve Merriam( Book )

8 editions published between 1962 and 1967 in English and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems for children
Chortles : new and selected wordplay poems by Eve Merriam( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems focusing on, unusual words and play on words
Higgle wiggle : happy rhymes by Eve Merriam( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short poems about various objects and animals, including mashed potatoes, keys, and a bird in a sweet gum tree
Where is everybody? : an animal alphabet by Eve Merriam( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous alphabet of animals engaged in human activities, including an alligator in the attic, a unicorn underwater, and an elephant riding on the escalator
Fresh paint : new poems by Eve Merriam( Book )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forty-five poems on subjects ranging from the squat mushroom to the new moon
Ten rosy roses by Eve Merriam( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and Japanese and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten rosy roses stand in a line until, one by one, ten children pick them
The wise woman and her secret by Eve Merriam( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although many try to force from the wise woman the secret of her wisdom, the truth is made clear only to a young girl who shows the capacity for wandering and wondering
 
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Audience level: 0.17 (from 0.11 for Blackberry ... to 1.00 for Papers, 19 ...)

12 ways to get to 11
Alternative Names
Eve Merriam American poet and writer

Eve Merriam Amerikaans schrijfster (1916-1992)

Moskovitz, Eva.

Moskowitz, Eve

メリアム, イヴ

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Halloween A B CBlackberry ink : poemsThe inner city Mother Goose12 ways to get to 11You be good & I'll be night : jump-on-the-bed poemsMommies at workBam, bam, bamTrain leaves the station