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Shimin, Symeon 1902-

Overview
Works: 86 works in 224 publications in 5 languages and 23,742 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Biography 
Roles: Illustrator, Author
Classifications: PZ7.K946, [FIC]
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Publications about Symeon Shimin
Publications by Symeon Shimin
Publications by Symeon Shimin, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Symeon Shimin
 
Most widely held works by Symeon Shimin
Onion John by Joseph Krumgold( Book )
21 editions published between 1959 and 1991 in English and Swedish and held by 4,884 libraries worldwide
His friendship with the town odd-jobs man, Onion John, causes a conflict between Andy and his father
Zeely by Virginia Hamilton( Book )
33 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,353 libraries worldwide
Geeder's summer at her uncle's farm is made special because of her friendship with a very tall, composed woman who raises hogs and who closely resembles the magazine photograph of a Watutsi queen
Sam by Ann Herbert Scott( Book )
9 editions published between 1967 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,298 libraries worldwide
Sam is too small to share many things with his family, but Mother finds a job in the kitchen for which he is just right
Dance in the desert by Madeleine L'Engle( Book )
6 editions published between 1969 and 1988 in English and held by 929 libraries worldwide
Describes an encounter in the desert when the animals came to a caravan campfire and danced with a child because fear was absent
The wonderful story of how you were born by Sidonie Matsner Gruenberg( Book )
4 editions published between 1967 and 1970 in English and held by 716 libraries worldwide
Describes birth, sexual development, the reproductive process, and the function of various sexual organs
Coyote cry by Byrd Baylor( Book )
8 editions published between 1972 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 715 libraries worldwide
When a coyote steals one of his collie's pups to raise, a shepherd boy learns that wild creatures must follow their instincts
Gorilla gorilla by Carol Fenner( Book )
3 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 701 libraries worldwide
Describes the birth and youth of a male gorilla in the East African highlands and his subsequent experiences living in a zoo
Passover by Norma Simon( Book )
2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 594 libraries worldwide
Explains the background and ritual of the Passover celebration
Marian Anderson by Tobi Tobias( Book )
2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 555 libraries worldwide
A biography of the black concert artist who ultimately triumphed in her struggle for recognition
Santiago by Pura Belpré( Book )
7 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in English and Spanish and held by 540 libraries worldwide
More than anything else, Santiago wants Ernie to believe his stories about the beautiful pet hen he had to leave behind in Puerto Rico
Send Wendell by Genevieve Gray( Book )
1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 482 libraries worldwide
Since the rest of the family is always too busy, six-year-old Wendell does the errands all the time until his uncle comes to visit
Why people are different colors by Julian May( Book )
2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 480 libraries worldwide
A simple discussion of the physical characteristics and probable origins of the races of the world
All except Sammy by Gladys Yessayan Cretan( Book )
3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 460 libraries worldwide
An athletic boy feels left out of his musical family until he finds his own special talent
Petey by Tobi Tobias( Book )
3 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 433 libraries worldwide
Emily has enjoyed her pet gerbil for five years, but one day after school she finds Petey huddled up in a corner of his cage
Before the Indians by Julian May( Book )
2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 426 libraries worldwide
Briefly describes the earliest Indian civilizations on the North American continent and traces the evolution of their culture from prehistory to the arrival of the white settlers
One small blue bead by Byrd Baylor( Book )
5 editions published between 1965 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 413 libraries worldwide
A boy makes it possible for an old man in their primitive tribe to go in search of other men in far-off places
The knee-baby by Mary Jarrell( Book )
2 editions published between 1973 and 1988 in English and held by 401 libraries worldwide
Trying to wait patiently for his turn on his mother's lap, a little boy dreams about what his grandmother might be doing
All kinds of babies by Millicent E Selsam( Book )
7 editions published between 1967 and 1981 in English and French and held by 401 libraries worldwide
Some babies don't look like their parents when they are born, but most do. Some are so small it seems incredible they will grow as large as their mother and father
Sing, little mouse by Aileen Fisher( Book )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 389 libraries worldwide
A boy searches for a singing mouse and makes a promise to the white-footed mouse he captures that if the animal sings it will be freed
I wish there were two of me by Symeon Shimin( Book )
1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 371 libraries worldwide
A young girl dreams of the fun she could have if there were two of her
 
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Alternative Names
Shimin, J. Symeon
Šimin, Semen
Symeon Shimin
シミン, シミヨン
Languages
English (113)
French (2)
Japanese (2)
Spanish (2)
Swedish (1)
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