WorldCat Identities

Widener, Terry

Overview
Works: 45 works in 116 publications in 1 language and 24,760 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Fiction  History  Picture books  Baseball stories  Biographies  Poetry 
Roles: Illustrator
Classifications: GV865.P3, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Terry Widener
Satchel Paige : don't look back by David A Adler( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2,317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satchel Paige was one of the greatest pitchers in baseball. Take a look at his life and his struggle to be accepted into the major league
Joe Louis : America's fighter by David A Adler( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 2,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life story of Joe Louis, heavyweight champion boxer, with the complete history of his career in the ring
Lou Gehrig : the luckiest man by David A Adler( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 1,994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of the Yankees' star ballplayer, focusing on his character and his struggle with the terminal disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
America's champion swimmer : Gertrude Ederle by David A Adler( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life and accomplishments of Gertrude Ederle, the first woman to swim the English Channel and a figure in the early women's rights movement
The Babe & I by David A Adler( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 1,671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While helping his family make ends meet during the Depression by selling newspapers, a boy meets Babe Ruth
The firefighters' Thanksgiving by Maribeth Boelts( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 1,356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Calls to fires, an injured friend, and cooking disasters threaten to keep a group of fire fighters from enjoying Thanksgiving dinner
Girl wonder : a baseball story in nine innings by Deborah Hopkinson( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early 1900s, Alta Weiss, a young woman who knows from an early age that she loves baseball, finds a way to show that she can play, even though she is a girl
You never heard of Willie Mays?! by Jonah Winter( Book )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 1,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A visual profile of the record-setting baseball star traces his Birmingham childhood, achievements in the Negro Leagues, and fame as a center fielder for the Giants
If the shoe fits by Gary Soto( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being teased about his brand new loafers, Rigo puts them away for so long he grows out of them
Peg and the whale by Kenneth Oppel( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peg, a big strapping seven-year-old lass who has caught everything else in the sea, joins the crew of the whaling ship Viper and sets out to catch herself a whale
Roy makes a car by Mary E Lyons( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roy Tyle, the best mechanic in the state of Florida, can clean spark plugs just by looking at them, and he takes a two dollar bet that he can make an accident-proof car
The streak : how Joe DiMaggio became America's hero by Barb Rosenstock( Book )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the story of the legendary baseball star, his favorite bat, Betsy Ann, and the longest hitting streak in baseball history, which united the country on the brink of World War II
Steel Town by Jonah Winter( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Steel Town, it's always raining, freight trains come and go, the big furnace roars, and the steel mill never sleeps
Man o' War : best racehorse ever by Jennifer Guess McKerley( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the story of the famous racing thoroughbred that was named greatest horse of the twentieth century
When the fireflies come by Jonathan London( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baseball, ice cream, and fireflies are summer
The twins and the Bird of Darkness : a hero tale from the Caribbean by Robert D San Souci( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Bird of Darkness takes Princess Marie, twin brothers Soliday, who is brave and kind, and Salacota, who is cowardly, set off to fight the beast and rescue the princess
The Peter Yarrow songbook by Peter Yarrow( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Snuggle down sleepy and warm with this soothing collection of beloved lullabies"--Page 4 of cover
My Name Is James Madison Hemings by Jonah Winter( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winter and Widener tell the story of James Madison Hemings's childhood at Monticello, and, in doing so, illuminate the many contradictions in Jefferson's life and legacy. Though Jefferson lived in a mansion, Hemings and his siblings lived in a single room. While Jefferson doted on his white grandchildren, he never showed affection to his enslaved children. Though he kept the Hemings boys from hard field labor instead sending them to work in the carpentry shop Jefferson nevertheless listed the children in his Farm Book along with the sheep, hogs, and other property. Here is a profound and moving account of one family's history, which is also America's history
Favorite folk songs by Peter Yarrow( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Join Peter Yarrow and sing along with this treasury of simple but memorable songs that have been cherished for generations"--Page 4 of cover
Shoe magic by Nikki Grimes( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems describe the different shoes children wear, including sandals, running shoes, golf shoes, and workboots
 
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Audience level: 0.09 (from 0.00 for Satchel Pa ... to 0.18 for The twins ...)

Satchel Paige : don't look back
Languages
English (77)

Covers
Joe Louis : America's fighterLou Gehrig : the luckiest manAmerica's champion swimmer : Gertrude EderleThe Babe & IThe firefighters' ThanksgivingGirl wonder : a baseball story in nine inningsIf the shoe fitsPeg and the whale