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Lexau, Joan M.

Overview
Works: 62 works in 211 publications in 5 languages and 18,109 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Folklore  Picture books 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: PZ7.L5895, [E]
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Publications about Joan M Lexau
Publications by Joan M Lexau
Most widely held works by Joan M Lexau
Don't be my valentine by Joan M Lexau( Book )
14 editions published between 1985 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,137 libraries worldwide
Sam's mean valentine for Amy Lou goes astray at school and almost ruins the day for him and his friends
Crocodile and hen : a Bakongo folktale by Joan M Lexau( Book )
10 editions published between 1969 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,414 libraries worldwide
Crocodile is so confused by Hen calling him "brother" every time he gets ready to eat her that he finally goes searching for an explanation of how such a relationship can be
Striped ice cream by Joan M Lexau( Book )
15 editions published between 1968 and 1992 in English and French and held by 1,241 libraries worldwide
A seven-year-old Negro girl is resigned to the fact that her mother can not afford anything special for her birthday, but she does not understand why her older sisters and brother seem to turn against her--until the big day finally arrives
The rooftop mystery by Joan M Lexau( Book )
9 editions published between 1968 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 997 libraries worldwide
When Sam is asked to carry his sister's big doll to their new home on moving day, his errand results in embarrassment and mystery
The homework caper by Joan M Lexau( Book )
4 editions published between 1966 and 1985 in English and held by 874 libraries worldwide
When Bill's arithmetic homework disappears, he and his friend Ken set out to solve the mystery with the "help" of Ken's younger sister, Susan
Benjie by Joan M Lexau( Book )
11 editions published between 1964 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 691 libraries worldwide
A small boy overcomes his shyness to help his grandmother
The dog food caper by Joan M Lexau( Book )
6 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 668 libraries worldwide
When his neighbor finds dog food in strange places all over his house, Willy Nilly asks Miss Happ, a witch, to help solve the mystery
Trouble will find you by Joan M Lexau( Book )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 576 libraries worldwide
When his parents promise that he can get a puppy if he can stay out of trouble for just one day, Desmond "Diz" Aster tries his best, but a burglar almost spoils his efforts
I should have stayed in bed! by Joan M Lexau( Book )
11 editions published between 1965 and 1976 in English and held by 569 libraries worldwide
About the day everything goes wrong for Sam from the moment he gets out of bed. Grades 1-3
Benjie on his own by Joan M Lexau( Book )
4 editions published between 1970 and 1975 in English and held by 566 libraries worldwide
When his grandmother becomes quite ill, young Benjie discovers that the people in his big city neighborhood can be friendly and helpful after all
Me day by Joan M Lexau( Book )
2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 566 libraries worldwide
A young boy's day goes from good to bad as he begins to conclude that his divorced father forgot his birthday
Emily and the klunky baby and the next-door dog by Joan M Lexau( Book )
1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 487 libraries worldwide
Emily's bad day gets worse when, angry with her divorced mother, she runs away with the baby to live with Daddy
The poison ivy case by Joan M Lexau( Book )
2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 464 libraries worldwide
When Willy gets blamed for his sister's case of poison ivy, he consults a self-styled witch for help
I hate Red Rover by Joan M Lexau( Book )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 446 libraries worldwide
Jill does poorly with games at school until sharing her problem with Grampa helps her find a solution
I'll tell on you by Joan M Lexau( Book )
4 editions published between 1976 and 1982 in English and held by 430 libraries worldwide
After his dog bites the coach's daughter, a young boy doesn't tell anyone because he fears that it will keep him off of the team
Come! sit! stay! by Joan M Lexau( Book )
2 editions published between 1984 and 1994 in English and held by 428 libraries worldwide
Simple instructions on how to teach a dog to come, to sit, and to stay
Olaf reads by Joan M Lexau( Book )
12 editions published between 1961 and 1979 in English and held by 393 libraries worldwide
Who took the farmer's [hat]? by Joan L Nodset( Book )
13 editions published between 1963 and 1993 in English and held by 377 libraries worldwide
The wind blows away the farmer's hat and he finds it being used in a most surprising way
Archimedes takes a bath by Joan M Lexau( Book )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 345 libraries worldwide
Young Xanthius is given the job of seeing that absent minded Archimedes eats and bathes occasionally. His success has much to do with the formulation of Archimedes' Principle
The spider makes a web by Joan M Lexau( Book )
4 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 333 libraries worldwide
Traces the life cycle of a shamrock spider who spins her web under a blackberry bush
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Nodset, Joan L.

Lexau, Joan
Languages
English (117)
Danish (3)
Spanish (2)
German (1)
French (1)
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