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Grifalconi, Ann

Works: 98 works in 240 publications in 3 languages and 33,410 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Folklore  Stories in rhyme  Poetry  Biography  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Woodcutter
Classifications: PZ8.3.C573, E
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Most widely held works by Ann Grifalconi
The village of round and square houses by Ann Grifalconi( Book )
15 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and Afrikaans and held by 3,007 libraries worldwide
A grandmother explains to her listeners why in their village on the side of a volcano the men live in square houses and the women in round ones
Everett Anderson's goodbye by Lucille Clifton( Book )
10 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,287 libraries worldwide
Everett Anderson has a difficult time coming to terms with his grief after his father dies
The midnight fox by Betsy Cromer Byars( Book )
11 editions published between 1968 and 1984 in English and held by 2,140 libraries worldwide
Tony dislikes spending the summer on his aunt's farm until he discovers a black fox in the forest and tracks her to her den
The jazz man by Mary Hays Weik( Book )
19 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,481 libraries worldwide
Nine-year-old Zeke, who lives in Harlem, listens to the wonderful music coming from the jazz musician's piano across the court and escapes for a while from the harsh realities that worry him
Patrol : an American soldier in Vietnam by Walter Dean Myers( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 1,423 libraries worldwide
A frightened American soldier faces combat in the lush forests of Vietnam
The village that vanished by Ann Grifalconi( Book )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,200 libraries worldwide
In southeastern Africa, a young Yao girl and her mother find a way for their fellow villagers to escape approaching slave traders. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Osa's pride by Ann Grifalconi( Book )
4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 931 libraries worldwide
Osa's grandmother tells her a tale about the sins of pride and helps Osa gain a better perspective on what things are important
The lion's whiskers : an Ethiopian folktale by Nancy Raines Day( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 911 libraries worldwide
In this tale from the Amhara people of Ethiopia, a patient woman uses her experience with a wild lion to win the love of her new stepson
The secret soldier : the story of Deborah Sampson by Ann McGovern( Book )
1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 868 libraries worldwide
A brief biography of the woman who disguised herself as a man and joined the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War
America forever new : a book of poems ( Book )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 840 libraries worldwide
A collection of poetry revealing the diversity of the land and people of the United States
Darkness and the butterfly by Ann Grifalconi( Book )
3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 837 libraries worldwide
Small Osa is fearless during the day, climbing trees or exploring the African valley where she lives, but at night she becomes afraid of the strange and terrifying things that might lie in the dark
Everett Anderson's nine month long by Lucille Clifton( Book )
4 editions published between 1978 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 823 libraries worldwide
A small boy and his family anticipate the birth of their newest member
Everett Anderson's friend by Lucille Clifton( Book )
9 editions published between 1976 and 1993 in English and held by 808 libraries worldwide
Having eagerly anticipated the new neighbors, a boy is disappointed to get a whole family of girls
Don't you turn back; poems by Langston Hughes( Book )
3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 797 libraries worldwide
Forty-five poems chosen from the work of the black poet, Langston Hughes, by Harlem fourth graders
Ain't nobody a stranger to me by Ann Grifalconi( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 797 libraries worldwide
A grandfather tells his granddaughter about his experience on the Underground Railroad and his escape from slavery
Everett Anderson's year by Lucille Clifton( Book )
3 editions published between 1974 and 1992 in English and held by 780 libraries worldwide
Chronicles, in verse, the month-to-month activities of seven-year-old Everett Anderson throughout the seasons of the year
In the Rainfield : who is the greatest? by Isaac Olaleye( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 669 libraries worldwide
When Wind, Fire, and Rain meet in the land of the Yoruba to decide which of them is the greatest, Wind and Fire make great shows of strength, but Rain demonstrates the power of gentleness
Everett Anderson's 1 2 3 by Lucille Clifton( Book )
5 editions published between 1977 and 2002 in English and held by 665 libraries worldwide
As a small boy's mother considers remarriage, he considers the numbers one, two, and three--sometimes they're lonely, sometimes crowded, but sometimes just right
Julio's magic by Arthur Dorros( Book )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 611 libraries worldwide
A young artist discovers the power of friendship when he helps his mentor win a prestigious wood-carving contest
Flyaway girl by Ann Grifalconi( Book )
2 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 584 libraries worldwide
Sent by her mother to the edge of the Niger to gather rushes for the Ceremony of Beginnings, Nsia encounters many distractions, until the ancestors' spirits guide her on her way to becoming a wise little woman. Curriculum terms: people distant in place. Suggested level: junior, primary
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Alternative Names
Ann Grifalconi American children's illustrator and writer
Ann Grifalconi Amerikaans schrijfster
English (107)
Chinese (1)
Afrikaans (1)
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