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Lenski, Lois 1893-1974

Overview
Works: 458 works in 1,548 publications in 17 languages and 68,465 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Poetry  Biography  Railroad stories  Bibliography  Picture books  History  Pictorial works  Board books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.L54, FIC
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Most widely held works about Lois Lenski
 
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Most widely held works by Lois Lenski
Strawberry girl by Lois Lenski( Book )

69 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 5,561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1945, in Florida, ten-year-old Birdie Boyer and her family struggle to make their new farm prosper despite heat, droughts, cold snaps, and rowdy neighbors
Indian captive: the story of Mary Jemison by Lois Lenski( Book )

34 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in English and held by 3,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictional retelling of the experiences of twelve-year-old Mary Jemison, who after being captured by a Shawnee war party during the French and Indian War, is rescued and subsequently adopted by two Seneca sisters with whom she ultimately chooses to stay
Betsy-Tacy by Maud Hart Lovelace( Book )

26 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and held by 2,686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wherever Betsy was, there was Tacy. These two five-year-olds became inseparable friends from alonst the first day Tacy moved into the house across from Betsy's on Hill street, in presumably a southern Minnesota town
Cowboy Small by Lois Lenski( Book )

49 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cowboy Small takes good care of his horse, rides the range, helps in the roundup, and rides a bucking bronco
The little train by Lois Lenski( Book )

31 editions published between 1940 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 2,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Engineer Small at the throttle takes the little train on its run from Tiny Town to the big city
Betsy-Tacy and Tib by Maud Hart Lovelace( Book )

18 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in English and held by 1,849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Betsy-Tacy and Tib play pretend, think and talk about God and form a club
The little fire engine by Lois Lenski( Book )

36 editions published between 1946 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 1,614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fireman Small and other fire fighters put out a fire at a house
Papa Small by Lois Lenski( Book )

33 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After working, playing, and resting during the week, the congenial Small family goes to church on Sunday and takes a ride in the car
Policeman Small by Lois Lenski( Book )

15 editions published between 1962 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the many daily duties of a corner traffic cop
The little airplane by Lois Lenski( Book )

18 editions published between 1937 and 2015 in English and Arabic and held by 1,430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take flight with Pilot Small s classic aerial adventure now available as a board book! Tag along as Pilot Small takes his little red airplane up, up, up for a joyride! Newly simplified text, paired with Lois Lenski s bright and charming art, makes an irresistible choice for youngsters already reaching for the sky!
Betsy and Tacy go over the big hill by Maud Hart Lovelace( Book )

15 editions published between 1942 and 2000 in English and held by 1,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Betsy, Tacy and Tib set out to elect Tib as the "Queen of Summer" and in the process meet new American immigrants and learn to be proud to be Americans, themselves
Prairie school by Lois Lenski( Book )

26 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a blizzard Miss Martin, the teacher, and some of the children are forced to stay in the school house. Grades 5-7
Betsy and Tacy go downtown by Maud Hart Lovelace( Book )

12 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in English and held by 1,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The further adventures of 12-year-old Betsy, Tacy, and Tib as they explore the world beyond their neighborhood and discover the public library, see a real play, and make friends with the owners of the downtown hotel
The little auto by Lois Lenski( Book )

31 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Small has a little red auto. The story and pictures show Mr. Small taking care of this little auto
The little farm by Lois Lenski( Book )

24 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in English and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Throughout the year Farmer Small does many chores from morning until night
Judy's journey by Lois Lenski( Book )

32 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judy's family are migrant laborers who follow the crops as they ripen from Alabama and Florida through Georgia and north to New Jersey in order to earn a meager living
Cotton in my sack by Lois Lenski( Book )

13 editions published between 1949 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Regional story of Joanda who picks cotton with her brothers, sisters, and parents. Her work is important to the family--cotton in her sack means more money for things like groceries
The little sailboat by Lois Lenski( Book )

27 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in English and held by 1,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Small goes sailing, fishes from his boat, goes for an unexpected swim, and braves a storm on the way home
I like winter by Lois Lenski( Book )

18 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poem telling what a child likes about winter -- snow, skating, the many Christmas traditions, and valentines
Now it's fall by Lois Lenski( Book )

15 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poem and illustrations celebrating aspects of fall--raking leaves, collecting nuts, returning to school, and celebrating Halloween
 
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Betsy-Tacy
Alternative Names
Lenski, L. 1893-1974

Lois Lenski Amerikaans schrijfster (1893-1974)

Lois Lenski amerikansk författare

Lois Lenski amerikansk skribent

Rensukī, Roisu 1893-1974

レンスキ 1893-1974

レンスキー, ロイス

ロイス・レンスキー

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Indian captive: the story of Mary JemisonBetsy-TacyCowboy SmallThe little trainBetsy-Tacy and TibThe little fire enginePapa SmallPoliceman Small