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Lenski, Lois 1893-1974

Overview
Works: 447 works in 1,520 publications in 16 languages and 68,945 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Poetry  Biography  Picture books  Railroad stories  Drama  Board books  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 2013 in 7 languages and held by 5,906 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
Betsy-Tacy by Maud Hart Lovelace( Book )
44 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,742 libraries worldwide
Wherever Betsy was, there was Tacy. These two five-year-olds became inseparable friends from alonst the first day Tacy moved into the house across from Betsy's on Hill street, in presumably a southern Minnesota town
Indian captive: the story of Mary Jemison by Lois Lenski( Book )
48 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,504 libraries worldwide
A fictional retelling of the experiences of twelve-year-old Mary Jemison, who after beign 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
Cowboy Small by Lois Lenski( Book )
50 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,234 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 )
36 editions published between 1940 and 2002 in 7 languages and held by 2,138 libraries worldwide
Engineer Small at the throttle takes the little train on its run from Tiny Town to the big city
Papa Small by Lois Lenski( Book )
34 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,872 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
The little fire engine by Lois Lenski( Book )
35 editions published between 1946 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 1,646 libraries worldwide
Fireman Small and his little fire engine answer a call, rescue a little girl, and save a house from burning down
Betsy and Tacy go over the big hill by Maud Hart Lovelace( Book )
17 editions published between 1942 and 2000 in English and held by 1,571 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 )
24 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,516 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
Policeman Small by Lois Lenski( Book )
15 editions published between 1962 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,487 libraries worldwide
Describes the many daily duties of a corner traffic cop
Betsy and Tacy go downtown by Maud Hart Lovelace( Book )
13 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in English and held by 1,452 libraries worldwide
The further adventures of 12-year-old Betsy, Tacy, and Tib as they explore the world beyond their neighborhood and discover the public library, see a real play, and make friends with the owners of the downtown hotel
The little airplane by Lois Lenski( Book )
22 editions published between 1937 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,355 libraries worldwide
Pilot Small flies his airplane over the countryside, does a loopy-loop, makes an emergency landing, and finally returns safely to the hangar
The little auto by Lois Lenski( Book )
32 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,335 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 )
26 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,248 libraries worldwide
Throughout the year Farmer Small has many jobs to do - milking the cows, ploughing, harvesting, and selling his produce
Judy's journey by Lois Lenski( Book )
30 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,233 libraries worldwide
Jim Drummond and his family want a piece of land of their very own and the security that comes with it. Travelling as a migrant farm worker brings daughter Judy in contact with lots of people of different walks of life, color, and beliefs
Cotton in my sack by Lois Lenski( Book )
13 editions published between 1949 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,106 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
Now it's fall by Lois Lenski( Book )
16 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 979 libraries worldwide
A poem and illustrations celebrating aspects of fall--raking leaves, collecting nuts, returning to school, and celebrating Halloween
I like winter by Lois Lenski( Book )
16 editions published between 1950 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 975 libraries worldwide
A poem telling what a child likes about winter--snow, skating, the many Christmas traditions, and Valentines
Sing a song of people by Lois Lenski( Book )
21 editions published between 1965 and 1998 in English and held by 902 libraries worldwide
Depicts the pleasures of city life, people alone and in crowds, smiling and hurrying, on the sidewalk, bus, and subway
Lois Lenski's Christmas stories by Lois Lenski( Book )
4 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 875 libraries worldwide
Original Christmas play, stories, and poems which reflect the holiday celebration of particular historical periods, or ethnic or cultural groups, such as a 1640 Puritan Christmas, a sharecropper Christmas, a Bayou-French Christmas and others
 
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Alternative Names
Lenski, L. 1893-1974
Rensukī, Roisu 1893-1974
レンスキ 1893-1974
レンスキー, ロイス
Languages
English (480)
Japanese (32)
German (14)
Danish (14)
Swedish (13)
Arabic (9)
Burmese (5)
Spanish (4)
Afrikaans (4)
Thai (2)
Multiple languages (2)
Korean (2)
Chinese (2)
French (1)
Portuguese (1)
Norwegian (1)
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