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Winter, Jeanette

Overview
Works: 108 works in 328 publications in 10 languages and 46,824 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Fiction  Patterns  Anecdotes  Picture books 
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 )
16 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 4,000 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
Follow the drinking gourd by Jeanette Winter( Book )
16 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,658 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
The librarian of Basra : a true story from Iraq by Jeanette Winter( Book )
31 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the true story of how Alia Baker, the librarian of the Basra library, and her friends managed to save the books of the library before the library was burned to the ground during the 2003 Iraq War
The watcher : Jane Goodall's life with the chimps by Jeanette Winter( Book )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,851 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
Diego by Jonah Winter( Book )
19 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,742 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 1,657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents, in brief text and illustrations, the life of the painter who drew much of her inspiration from nature
Biblioburro : a true story from Colombia by Jeanette Winter( Book )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 1,426 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 )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 1,202 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 )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,191 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 1,179 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
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 )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,174 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 1,119 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 1,045 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
Henri's scissors by Jeanette Winter( Book )
9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,029 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
September roses by Jeanette Winter( Book )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Japanese and held by 983 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 )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A counting book inspired by Mexican folk artist Josefina Aguilar who makes painted clay figures
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 884 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 876 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 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Swedish family faces many hardships when they immigrate to America in search of a better life
The tale of Pale Male : a true story by Jeanette Winter( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Japanese and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The true story of two red-tailed hawks who nested on a tall apartment building on Fifth Avenue in New York City in 1993 and thereby attracted widespread attention from the public
 
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Alternative Names
ウィンター, ジャネット
ジャネット・ウィンター
Languages
English (130)
Spanish (19)
French (10)
Japanese (9)
Italian (4)
Chinese (2)
Catalan (1)
Greek, Modern (1)
Korean (1)
Dutch (1)
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