Most widely held works about David Diaz
Most widely held works by David Diaz
Smoky night by Eve Bunting ( Book )
15 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 4,110 libraries worldwide
Daniel and his mother look out of their window at the smoky night below. There are looters on the street, fires in the distance. Daniel clutches his cat, Jasmine. But later, when they're forced to leave the apartment building, Jasmine can't be found. Mrs. Kim's cat is missing too. Where are they? They can't be with each other. Those cats don't get along...This story is about cats and people who couldn't get along until a night of rioting brings them together. Winner of Caldecott medal, 1995.
The Wanderer by Sharon Creech ( Book )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 3,478 libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year-old Sophie and her cousin Cody record their transatlantic crossing aboard the Wanderer, a forty-five foot sailboat, which, along with uncles and another cousin, is en route to visit their grandfather in England.
Wilma unlimited : how Wilma Rudolph became the world's fastest woman by Kathleen Krull ( Book )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 2,336 libraries worldwide
A biography of the African-American woman who overcame crippling polio as a child to become the first woman to win three gold medals in track in a single Olympics.
The pot that Juan Built by Nancy Andrews-Goebel ( Book )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,985 libraries worldwide
A cumulative rhyme summarizes the life's work of renowned Mexican potter, Juan Quezada. Additional information describes the process he uses to create his pots after the style of the Casas Grandes people.
Going home by Eve Bunting ( Book )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 1,793 libraries worldwide
Although a Mexican family comes to the United States to work as farm laborers so that their children will have opportunities, the parents still consider Mexico their home.
The little scarecrow boy by Margaret Wise Brown ( Book )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 1,786 libraries worldwide
Early one morning, a little scarecrow whose father warns him that he is not fierce enough to frighten a crow goes out into the cornfield alone.
December by Eve Bunting ( Book )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 1,564 libraries worldwide
A homeless family's luck changes after they help an old woman who has even less than they do at Christmas.
César : sí, se puede! yes, we can by Carmen T Bernier-Grand ( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 1,412 libraries worldwide
Stylized illustrations by a Caldecott Medalist accompany lyrical prose and poems in this celebration of the life of Cesar Chavez. This thoughtful and beautiful biography illuminates not only the events that made up the great labor leader's life, but also the ideals and inspiration that are his legacy.
The Castle Corona by Sharon Creech ( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,393 libraries worldwide
Two orphaned peasant children discover a mysterious pouch, the contents of which lead them to the majestic Castle Corona, where their lives may be transformed forever.
The disappearing alphabet by Richard Wilbur ( Book )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 1,199 libraries worldwide
A collection of twenty-six short poems pondering what the world would be like if any letters of the alphabet should disappear.
Diego : bigger than life by Carmen T Bernier-Grand ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1,125 libraries worldwide
"The life and work of the artist Diego Rivera is told through chronological poems that capture salient points in his life"--Provided by publisher.
Neighborhood odes by Gary Soto ( Book )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 1,080 libraries worldwide
Twenty-one poems about growing up in an Hispanic neighborhood, highlighting the delights in such everyday items as sprinklers, the park, the library, and pomegranates.
Counting ovejas by Sarah Weeks ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 847 libraries worldwide
When increasing numbers of sheep in a rainbow of colors appear in a man's bedroom as he tries to fall asleep, he must resort to more and more elaborate means of removing them. What do you do when you can't sleep? Count sheep in Spanish and English, of course! But what happens when those rascally sheep get a little too close for comfort? Well, if you're anything like the sleepy little hero in this clever tale, you might just tire yourself out trying to get rid of them!
Feliz Navidad : two stories celebrating Christmas by José Feliciano ( Book )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 840 libraries worldwide
"Feliz Navidad" is a bilingual song in Spanish and English--a perfect accompaniment to this book that teaches children about both a typical Caribbean parranda and a traditional winter Christmas feast in a fun, flip book format! Join the parranda--a Christmas caroling party with traditional songs, instruments, and lots of delicious food! Children will learn about this typical Caribbean celebration, where family, friends, and musicians surprise their neighbors with nighttime caroling, travel from house to house gathering more and more guests, and end the festivities with an outdoor cookout! From the Grammy Award-winning performer comes this bilingual book that brings the Christmas song to life, with scenes from a traditional Caribbean parranda and a fun Christmas caroling party. In full color.
Me, Frida by Amy Novesky ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 801 libraries worldwide
Artist Frida Kahlo finds her own voice and style when her famous husband, Diego Rivera, is commissioned to paint a mural in San Francisco, California, in the 1930s and she finds herself exploring the city on her own.
Pocahontas : princess of the New World by Kathleen Krull ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 744 libraries worldwide
An illustrated introduction to the life of the Indian princess Pocahontas and her contact with English settlers, especially John Smith.
Who's that baby? : new-baby songs by Sharon Creech ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 706 libraries worldwide
Short poems and songs reflect the life of a newborn baby, as he or she meets various relatives and learns about the world.
Jump rope magic by Afi Scruggs ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 701 libraries worldwide
Shameka and her jump rope rhymes bring joy to everyone, even Miss Minnie, the meanest person in the neighborhood.
The gospel Cinderella by Joyce Carol Thomas ( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 680 libraries worldwide
A variation on the traditional Cinderella story set in a Southern swamp and with a Great Gospel Convention instead of a ball.
The inner city Mother Goose by Eve Merriam ( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 679 libraries worldwide
Poems inspired by traditional nursery rhymes depict the grim reality of inner city life, including such topics as crime, drug abuse, unemployment, and inadequate housing.
African American track and field athletes Anxiety Attitude change Biography Brothers and sisters California--Los Angeles Cats Chavez, Cesar,--1927-1993 Children's poetry, American Christmas Compassion English language--Alphabet Families Fathers and sons Fiction Fire Grandfathers Hispanic Americans Homeless persons Interpersonal relations Italy Juvenile works Labor leaders Mexican American migrant agricultural laborers Mexican Americans Mexicans Mexico Migrant agricultural laborers Neighborliness Ocean travel Olympic athletes Orphans Poetry Pottery--Technique Public shelters Quezada, Juan Reconciliation Riots Rivera, Diego,--1886-1957 Rudolph, Wilma,--1940- Runners (Sports) Sailboats Sailing Scarecrows Texts Theft United States Violence Women Olympic athletes Women runners