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Shaw, Janet Beeler 1937-

Overview
Works: 109 works in 361 publications in 1 language and 41,376 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.S53423, [FIC]
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Publications about Janet Beeler Shaw
Publications by Janet Beeler Shaw
Most widely held works about Janet Beeler Shaw
 
Most widely held works by Janet Beeler Shaw
Kirsten learns a lesson : a school story by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )
19 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,136 libraries worldwide
After immigrating from Sweden to join relative in an American prairie community, Kristen endures the ordeal of a strange school through a secret friendship with an Indiana girl
Meet Kirsten, an American girl by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )
14 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,089 libraries worldwide
Nine-year-old Kirsten and her family experience many hardships as they travel from Sweden to the Minnesota frontier in 1854
Changes for Kirsten : a winter story by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )
14 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,967 libraries worldwide
A tough Minnesota winter brings many changes to Kirsten's frontier life, including the new responsibility of helping her brother Lars set his traps and a move into a new house for her family
Kirsten saves the day : a summer story by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )
14 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in English and held by 2,831 libraries worldwide
Ten-year-old Kirsten is proud and excited when she finds a bee tree full of honey, one of the natural treasures of her Minnesota frontier world, but she exposes herself to great danger by tryng to harvest the honey by herself
Kirsten's surprise : a Christmas story by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )
15 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,786 libraries worldwide
Kirsten and her family celebrate their first Christmas in their new home on Uncle Olav's farm in mid-nineteenth-century Minnesota
Happy birthday, Kirsten! : a springtime story by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )
12 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in English and held by 2,708 libraries worldwide
On a Minnesota farm in the mid 1800's, the hard working members of the Larson family find time to celebrate Kirsten's tenth birthday
Meet Kaya : an American girl by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 2,378 libraries worldwide
In 1764, when Kaya and her family reunite with other Nez Percé Indians to fish for the red salmon, she learns that bragging, even about her swift horse, can lead to trouble
Kaya's escape : a survival story by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )
21 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,284 libraries worldwide
In the fall of 1764, after Kaya and her sister are kidnapped from their Nez Perce village by enemy horse raiders, she tries to find a way to escape back home. Includes notes on education and learning among the Nez Perce Indians
Kaya's hero : a story of giving by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )
11 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2,176 libraries worldwide
In 1764, Kaya greatly admires a courageous and kind young woman in her Nez Percé village and wants to be worthy of her respect. Includes historical notes on the winter activities of the Nez Percé Indians, including ceremonies and crafts
Kaya and Lone Dog : a friendship story by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )
15 editions published in 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,149 libraries worldwide
Still grieving over the death of her hero, and missing her stolen horse and kidnapped younger sister, Kaya tries to earn the trust of a lone and starving dog who is about to have puppies
Changes for Kaya : a story of courage by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )
11 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2,127 libraries worldwide
While looking for Steps High, the horse that had been stolen for her, Kaya faces danger from a sudden mountain fire. Includes historical notes on the Nez Perce Indians
Kaya shows the way : a sister story by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 2,108 libraries worldwide
When Kaya and her family join with other Nez Perc
The silent stranger : a Kaya mystery by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 1,411 libraries worldwide
In 1765, the arrival of an injured stranger from another tribe, traveling alone and apparently unable to speak, arouses suspicion in Kaya's Nez Percé village. Includes glossary and historical notes on the Nez Percé Indians
Kirsten on the trail by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )
3 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 1,196 libraries worldwide
Nine-year-old Kirsten keeps her friendship with a Sioux Indian girl a secret until Kirsten's little brother becomes lost in the woods. Includes a section on Sioux Indians and a project related to the story
Kirsten and the new girl by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 873 libraries worldwide
When a new girl arrives at school, Kirsten is jealous, completely forgetting how scared and lonely she felt the year before when she was the new girl in school. Gives instructions for making a friendship pillow like those made in the 1850s
Kaya and the river girl by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 762 libraries worldwide
Kaya becomes jealous of a girl from another tribe until they are forced to work together in a dangerous situation. Includes historical notes on Indian trading along the Columbia River in 1764, as well as instructions for creating a petroglyph
Kaya an American girl by Janet Beeler Shaw( file )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 734 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of Kaya, a Nez Percé Indian living in the 1700s
Kirsten snowbound! by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 678 libraries worldwide
In 1856, Kirsten and her cousins look after the farm while the adults go to town for supplies, and everything is fine--until a blizzard surprises them
Kirsten's promise by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 631 libraries worldwide
Ten-year-old Kirsten regrets the promise she has made to a ragged boy she discovers alone near a wrecked covered wagon not far from her Minnesota home
Kirsten and the Chippewa by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 623 libraries worldwide
In 1854, ten-year-old Kirsten, living with her family in Minnesota, meets a raiding party of Ojibway Indians and finds unexpected help when her dog is in danger
 
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Beeler, Janet
Beeler, Janet 1937-
Beeler Shaw, Janet 1937-
Shaw, Janet
Shaw, Janet 1937-
Shaw, Janet Beeler
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English (191)
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