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Winter, Jeanette

Overview
Works: 121 works in 361 publications in 10 languages and 47,706 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Fiction  Patterns  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.W7547, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jeanette Winter
Wangari's trees of peace : a true story from Africa by Jeanette Winter( Book )

19 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This true story of Wangari Maathai, environmentalist and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, is a shining example of how one woman's passion, vision, and determination inspired great change
The librarian of Basra : a true story from Iraq by Jeanette Winter( Book )

30 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 2,650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alia Muhammad Baker is a librarian in Basra, Iraq. For fourteen years, the library where she works has been a meeting place for those who love books. Until now. Now war has come, and Alia fears that the library--along with the thirty thousand books within it--will be destroyed forever. In a war-stricken country where civilians--especially women--have little power, this true story about a librarian's struggle to save her community's priceless collection of books reminds us all how, throughout the world, the love of literature and the respect for knowledge know no boundaries
Follow the drinking gourd by Jeanette Winter( Book )

14 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and French and held by 2,609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By following the directions in a song, "The Drinking Gourd," taught them by an old sailor named Peg Leg Joe, runaway slaves journey north along the Underground Railroad to freedom in Canada
Diego by Jonah Winter( Book )

20 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the childhood of Diego Rivera and how it influenced his art
My name is Georgia : a portrait by Jeanette Winter( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and Japanese and held by 1,643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents, in brief text and illustrations, the life of the painter who drew much of her inspiration from nature
The watcher : Jane Goodall's life with the chimps by Jeanette Winter( Book )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book traces out the life and career of Jane Goodall as a watcher of English fauna to her adult work as scholar of animal behavior in Africa
Biblioburro : a true story from Colombia by Jeanette Winter( Book )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 1,481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After amassing piles of books, Luis, a voracious reader, dreams up a way to share his collection with 'faraway villages.' He starts with two burros--one for himself, one for books--and heads off. Tough terrain and menacing bandits challenge him along the way, but at last he reaches a remote town, where he holds a story hour and loans titles to eager kids before returning home to his wife and reading late into the night."--Amazon.com
Nasreen's secret school : a true story from Afghanistan by Jeanette Winter( Book )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 1,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story. After her parents are taken away by the Taliban, young Nasreen stops speaking. But as she spends time in a secret school, she slowly breaks out of her shell
Day of the Dead by Tony Johnston( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes a Mexican family preparing for and celebrating the Day of the Dead
Eight hands round : a patchwork alphabet by Ann Whitford Paul( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and held by 1,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the letters of the alphabet with names of early American patchwork quilt patterns and explains the origins of the designs by describing the activity or occupation they derive from
Henri's scissors by Jeanette Winter( Book )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Henri Matisse was a boy, he drew pictures everywhere. And when he grew up, he became a famous artist whose paintings were beloved around the world. Then late in life, a serious illness confined Henri to just his bed and a wheelchair. But amazingly, from there he created some of his finest works, the enormous and breathtaking paper cut-outs."--Jacket flap
Mama : a true story in which a baby hippo loses his mama during the tsunami, but finds a new home and a new mama by Jeanette Winter( Book )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Japanese and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A true story about a baby hippo who loses his mother during a tsunami, but finds a new home and a new mother
Sebastian : a book about Bach by Jeanette Winter( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 1,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how Johann Sebastian Bach survived the sorrows of his childhood and composed the music the world has come to love
The house that Jack built by Jeanette Winter( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple rebus illustrations are used to present the familiar cumulative nursery rhyme about the antics that go on in the house built by an unsuspecting Jack
September roses by Jeanette Winter( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Japanese and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On September 11, 2001, two sisters from South Africa find a good use for the roses they have grown when the flower show in New York City is canceled due to the attack on the World Trade Center
Josefina by Jeanette Winter( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A counting book inspired by Mexican folk artist Josefina Aguilar who makes painted clay figures
Malala, a brave girl from Pakistan/Iqbal, a brave boy from Pakistan by Jeanette Winter( Book )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Two stories of bravery in one beautiful book! Meet two brave young heroes of Pakistan who stood up for the right to freedom and education in this inspirational nonfiction picture book from acclaimed author-illustrator Jeanette Winter. One country: Pakistan. Two children: Iqbal Masih and Malala Yousafzai. Each was unafraid to speak out. He, against inhumane child slavery in the carpet trade. She, for the right of girls to attend school. Both were shot by those who disagreed with them--he in 1995, she in 2012. Iqbal was killed instantly; Malala miraculously survived and continues to speak out around the world. The stories of these two courageous children whose bravery transcended their youth are an inspiration to all"--
Calavera abecedario : a Day of the Dead alphabet book by Jeanette Winter( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every year Don Pedro and his family make paper-mache skeletons, or calavera, for Mexico's Day of the Dead holiday, and every letter of the alphabet gets its own unique bones
The Christmas Tree Ship by Jeanette Winter( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each winter Captain Herman fills his fishing schooner with Christmas trees, sails down Lake Michigan, and delivers the trees to the residents of Chicago
Klara's new world by Jeanette Winter( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Swedish family faces many hardships when they immigrate to America in search of a better life
 
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Wangari's trees of peace : a true story from Africa
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The librarian of Basra : a true story from IraqFollow the drinking gourdDiegoMy name is Georgia : a portraitThe watcher : Jane Goodall's life with the chimpsBiblioburro : a true story from ColombiaNasreen's secret school : a true story from AfghanistanDay of the Dead