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Locker, Thomas 1937-2012

Overview
Works: 76 works in 199 publications in 3 languages and 28,638 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Poetry  History 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.L7945, [E]
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The first Thanksgiving by Jean Craighead George( Book )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and Korean and held by 2,298 libraries worldwide
Describes how the colonists aboard the Mayflower founded New Plymouth and celebrated their first harvest with a feast of thanksgiving
Thirteen moons on turtle's back : a Native American year of moons by Joseph Bruchac( Book )
14 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 1,952 libraries worldwide
Celebrates the seasons of the year through poems from the legends of such Native American tribes as the Cherokee, Cree, and Sioux
Where the river begins by Thomas Locker( Book )
8 editions published between 1984 and 1993 in English and Japanese and held by 1,667 libraries worldwide
Two young boys and their grandfather go on a camping trip to find the source of the river that flows by their home
Water dance by Thomas Locker( Book )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 1,482 libraries worldwide
Water speaks of its existence in such forms as storm clouds, mist, rainbows, and rivers. Includes factual information on the water cycle
The boy who held back the sea by Lenny Hort( Book )
15 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 1,392 libraries worldwide
By blocking a leaking hole in the dike, a young boy saves his town from destruction
Sailing with the wind by Thomas Locker( Book )
7 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 1,309 libraries worldwide
A young girl discovers the ocean's majestic character when she joins her uncle on a sailing trip
Family farm by Thomas Locker( Book )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and held by 1,276 libraries worldwide
A farm family nearly loses their home until they hit on the idea of raising and selling pumpkins and flowers to supplement their corn and milk sales
Sky tree : seeing science through art by Thomas Locker( Book )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 1,237 libraries worldwide
A tree stands on a hill by a river, its branches showing the seasons, filling with changing leaves, clouds, snow, birds, mist, fog, and the spring sun
The mare on the hill by Thomas Locker( Book )
6 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in English and held by 1,194 libraries worldwide
Grandfather brings home a fearful mare to breed, hoping that his grandsons can teach her to trust people again
Between earth & sky : legends of Native American sacred places by Joseph Bruchac( Book )
5 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 1,192 libraries worldwide
Through the guidance of his uncle and the retelling of various Native American legends, a young boy learns that everything living and inanimate has its place, should be considered sacred, and given respect
Cloud dance by Thomas Locker( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 1,132 libraries worldwide
Clouds of many shapes and sizes drift and dance across the sky. Includes factual information on the formation and different kinds of clouds
Grandfather's Christmas tree by Keith Strand( Book )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 977 libraries worldwide
A grandfather tells how the family's Christmas tradition of placing a carved wooden nest with a pair of geese and their babies in the large spruce tree started years ago when his parents first settled in Colorado
The earth under Sky Bear's feet : native American poems of the land by Joseph Bruchac( Book )
7 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 955 libraries worldwide
A retelling of twelve tales from various North American Indian cultures describing how Sky Bear, the Big Dipper, sees the earth from the sky
Washington Irving's Rip Van Winkle by Thomas Locker( Book )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 834 libraries worldwide
A man who sleeps for twenty years in the Catskill Mountains wakes to a much-changed world
The land of Gray Wolf by Thomas Locker( Book )
3 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and held by 790 libraries worldwide
Running Deer and his fellow tribesmen take special care of their land until they lose it to invading white settlers, who wear it out and leave it to recover on its own
Snow toward evening : a year in a river valley : nature poems by Josette Frank( Book )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 745 libraries worldwide
Thirteen poems for around the year by famous poets
Home : a journey through America ( Book )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 654 libraries worldwide
An anthology of poetry and prose by such writers as Carl Sandburg, Willa Cather, and Robert Frost, all celebrating aspects of the American landscape
The ugly duckling by Marianna Mayer( Book )
3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 651 libraries worldwide
An ugly duckling spends an unhappy year ostracized by the other animals before he grows into a beautiful swan
Mountain dance by Thomas Locker( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 631 libraries worldwide
A poetic description of various kinds of mountains and how they are formed. Includes factual information on mountains
To climb a waterfall by Jean Craighead George( Book )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and Korean and held by 601 libraries worldwide
Gives directions for climbing a waterfall, including where to rest and what to look for
 
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Alternative Names
ロッカー, トマス
Languages
English (121)
Korean (2)
Japanese (1)
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