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Lenski, Lois 1893-1974

Overview
Works: 501 works in 1,629 publications in 16 languages and 67,864 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Poetry  Board books  Biography  Picture books  Railroad stories  Bibliography  History  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.L54, FIC
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Strawberry girl by Lois Lenski( Book )
71 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 5,533 libraries worldwide
In 1945, in Florida, ten-year-old Birdie Boyer and her family struggle to make their new farm prosper despite heat, droughts, cold snaps, and rowdy neighbors
Indian captive : the story of Mary Jemison by Lois Lenski( Book )
37 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in English and held by 3,168 libraries worldwide
A fictional retelling of the experiences of twelve-year-old Mary Jemison, who after being captured by a Shawnee war party during the French and Indian War, is rescued and subsequently adopted by two Seneca sisters with whom she ultimately chooses to stay
Betsy-Tacy by Maud Hart Lovelace( Book )
30 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,654 libraries worldwide
Wherever Betsy was, there was Tacy. These two five-year-olds became inseparable friends from the first day Tacy moved into the house across from Betsy's on Hill street, in presumably a southern Minnesota town
Cowboy Small by Lois Lenski( Book )
53 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,372 libraries worldwide
Cowboy Small takes good care of his horse, rides the range, helps in the roundup, and rides a bucking bronco
The little train by Lois Lenski( Book )
31 editions published between 1940 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 2,056 libraries worldwide
Engineer Small at the throttle takes the little train on its run from Tiny Town to the big city
Betsy-Tacy and Tib by Maud Hart Lovelace( Book )
21 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in English and held by 1,819 libraries worldwide
Betsy-Tacy and Tib play pretend, think and talk about God and form a club
The little fire engine by Lois Lenski( Book )
43 editions published between 1946 and 2001 in 6 languages and held by 1,623 libraries worldwide
Fireman Small and his little fire engine answer a call, rescue a little girl, and save a house from burning down
Papa Small by Lois Lenski( Book )
34 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,455 libraries worldwide
After working, playing, and resting during the week, the congenial Small family goes to church on Sunday and takes a ride in the car
Policeman Small by Lois Lenski( Book )
15 editions published between 1962 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,433 libraries worldwide
Describes the many daily duties of a corner traffic cop
The little airplane by Lois Lenski( Book )
20 editions published between 1937 and 2015 in English and Arabic and held by 1,429 libraries worldwide
Take flight with Pilot Small s classic aerial adventure now available as a board book! Tag along as Pilot Small takes his little red airplane up, up, up for a joyride! Newly simplified text, paired with Lois Lenski s bright and charming art, makes an irresistible choice for youngsters already reaching for the sky!
Betsy and Tacy go over the big hill by Maud Hart Lovelace( Book )
15 editions published between 1942 and 2000 in English and held by 1,378 libraries worldwide
Betsy, Tacy and Tib set out to elect Tib as the "Queen of Summer" and in the process meet new American immigrants and learn to be proud to be Americans, themselves
Prairie school by Lois Lenski( Book )
28 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,327 libraries worldwide
During a blizzard Miss Martin, the teacher, and some of the children are forced to stay in the school house. Grades 5-7
Betsy and Tacy go downtown by Maud Hart Lovelace( Book )
14 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in English and held by 1,324 libraries worldwide
Grades 4-6
The little auto by Lois Lenski( Book )
30 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,281 libraries worldwide
Mr. Small has a little red auto. The story and pictures show Mr. Small taking care of this little auto
The little farm by Lois Lenski( Book )
25 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in English and held by 1,178 libraries worldwide
Throughout the year Farmer Small does many chores from morning until night
Judy's journey by Lois Lenski( Book )
35 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,072 libraries worldwide
Judy's family are migrant laborers who follow the crops as they ripen from Alabama and Florida through Georgia and north to New Jersey in order to earn a meager living
The little sailboat by Lois Lenski( Book )
28 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in English and held by 1,045 libraries worldwide
Captain Small goes sailing, fishes from his boat, goes for an unexpected swim, and braves a storm on the way home
Cotton in my sack by Lois Lenski( Book )
13 editions published between 1949 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,040 libraries worldwide
Regional story of Joanda who picks cotton with her brothers, sisters, and parents. Her work is important to the family--cotton in her sack means more money for things like groceries
I like winter by Lois Lenski( Book )
17 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 921 libraries worldwide
A poem telling what a child likes about winter--snow, skating, the many Christmas traditions, and Valentines
Now it's fall by Lois Lenski( Book )
14 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 903 libraries worldwide
A poem and illustrations celebrating aspects of fall--raking leaves, collecting nuts, returning to school, and celebrating Halloween
 
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Alternative Names
Lenski, L. 1893-1974
Lenski, Lois
Lois Lenski Amerikaans schrijfster (1893-1974)
Lois Lenski amerikansk författare
Lois Lenski amerikansk skribent
Lois Lenski auteure de littérature d'enfance américaine
Lois Lenski escritora de literatura infantil estadounidense
Rensukī, Roisu 1893-1974
レンスキ 1893-1974
レンスキー, ロイス
ロイス・レンスキー
Languages
English (510)
Danish (17)
Arabic (12)
German (11)
Japanese (11)
French (10)
Swedish (8)
Burmese (6)
Spanish (3)
Thai (2)
Multiple languages (2)
Chinese (2)
Portuguese (1)
Norwegian (1)
Dutch (1)
Afrikaans (1)
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