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Giff, Patricia Reilly

Overview
Works: 402 works in 1,611 publications in 5 languages and 138,495 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Young adult works  Biography  Christmas stories  Hanukkah stories  Interviews 
Roles: Creator
Classifications: PZ7.G3626, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Patricia Reilly Giff
Pictures of Hollis Woods by Patricia Reilly Giff ( Book )
28 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A troublesome twelve-year-old orphan, staying with an elderly artist who needs her, remembers the only other time she was happy in a foster home, with a family that truly seemed to care about her
Lily's crossing by Patricia Reilly Giff ( Book )
25 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During a summer spent at Rockaway Beach in 1944, Lily's friendship with a young Hungarian refugee causes her to see the war and her own world differently
Willow Run by Patricia Reilly Giff ( Book )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During World War II, after moving with her parents to Willow Run, Michigan, when her father gets a job in the B-24 bomber-building factory, eleven-year-old Meggie learns about different kinds of bravery from all of the people around her
Wild girl by Patricia Reilly Giff ( Book )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 3,964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When twelve-year-old Lidie leaves Brazil to join her father and brother on a horse ranch in New York, she has a hard time adjusting to her changed circumstances, as does a new horse that has come to the ranch
Nory Ryan's song by Patricia Reilly Giff ( Book )
23 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 3,575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a terrible blight attacks Ireland's potato crop in 1845, twelve-year-old Nory Ryan's courage and ingenuity help her family and neighbors survive
A house of tailors by Patricia Reilly Giff ( Book )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 3,555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When thirteen-year-old Dina emigrates from Germany to America in 1871, her only wish is to return home as soon as she can, but as the months pass and she survives a multitude of hardships living with her uncle and his young wife and baby, she finds herself thinking of Brooklyn as her home
Eleven by Patricia Reilly Giff ( Book )
13 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Sam, who can barely read, discovers an old newspaper clipping just before his eleventh birthday, it brings forth memories from his past, and, with the help of a new friend at school and the castle they are building for a school project, his questions are eventually answered
All the way home by Patricia Reilly Giff ( Book )
15 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 2,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1941, circumstances bring together Brick, a boy from New York's apple country, and Mariel, a young girl made shy by her bout with polio, and the two make a journey from Brooklyn back to help Brick's elderly neighbors save their apple crop and to help Mariel learn about her past
December secrets by Patricia Reilly Giff ( Book )
30 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Each student in Ms. Rooney's room celebrates the December holidays by being a secret pal to a classmate
The beast in Ms. Rooney's room by Patricia Reilly Giff ( Book )
21 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 1,923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's September again. What does it mean for Richard "Beast" Best to be left back? It means being teased by his old friends while he's stuck facing the same old teacher in the same old classroom. He even has to take a special reading class with "babies" like Emily Arrow and Matthew Jackson. And just like last year, he can't help getting into trouble. But with the help of Mrs. Paris, the reading teacher, Beast starts to enjoy reading and just might find a way to help the second grade win the school banner for best class. Held back for a year in second grade, Richard can't seem to help getting into trouble, until he gets really interested in reading and helps his class in a special way
In the dinosaur's paw by Patricia Reilly Giff ( Book )
32 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the kids in Ms. Rooney's class return to school after Christmas, one of them suspects he has found a magic ruler that makes wishes come true
The candy corn contest by Patricia Reilly Giff ( Book )
33 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Richard determines to win the Thanksgiving Candy Corn contest by guessing the correct number of candies in the jar but before he realizes what he's done he eats three big pieces. What will the teacher do when she finds out?
Maggie's door by Patricia Reilly Giff ( Book )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the mid-1800s, Nory and her neighbor and friend, Sean, set out separately on a dangerous journey from famine-plagued Ireland, hoping to reach a better life in America
Fish face by Patricia Reilly Giff ( Book )
28 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Making friends with the new girl in her class is hard for Emily after she replaces Emily as the fastest runner and steals her lucky unicorn
Laura Ingalls Wilder : growing up in the little house by Patricia Reilly Giff ( Book )
12 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 1,702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A biography of the author of the "Little House" books, including the years of her marriage to Almanzo Wilder
The gift of the pirate queen by Patricia Reilly Giff ( Book )
12 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sixth-grader Grace, her mother dead and her only sister ill with diabetes, learns to be brave like the Pirate Queen Grace O'Malley, whom her Irish cousin says she resembles
Fourth-grade celebrity by Patricia Reilly Giff ( Book )
25 editions published between 1923 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cassandra Eleanor Valentine searches for a way to become a celebrity in her school
Lazy lions, lucky lambs by Patricia Reilly Giff ( Book )
32 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
March is the worst month for Richard Best, it's report card time and if he doesn't get good grades he might be left back again
Today was a terrible day by Patricia Reilly Giff ( Book )
13 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the humorous mishaps of a second grader who is learning to read
Snaggle doodles by Patricia Reilly Giff ( Book )
27 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
April is invention month. "We're going to make our own inventions," says Ms. Rooney, "and work together in groups." Though Emily Arrow knows it's important for each group to think, listen, and share, she still wishes she were the leader of her invention group. Linda Lorca, the bossy leader, can't get anyone to cooperate. "Snaggle doodles," Emily says. If the group doesn't come up with an idea soon, they'll be the worst group in the class. Meanwhile, Emily is also busy thinking of a wedding present for Ms. Vincent, the student teacher. The wedding is only a few days away. Emily has a lot to do. Can she and her group learn to work together in time' From the Trade Paperback edition
 
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Alternative Names
Reilly Giff, Patricia 1933-
Reilly Giff, Patricia, 1935-
Reilly, Patricia, 1935-
ギフ, パトリシア・ライリー
ギフ, パトリシア・ライリイ
Languages
English (349)
Spanish (44)
Catalan (14)
French (5)
Chinese (1)
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