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Polacco, Patricia

Overview
Works: 207 works in 958 publications in 6 languages and 108,629 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  History  Historical fiction  Christmas stories  Biography  Braille books  Christmas fiction  Study guides 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Narrator
Classifications: PS3566.O396, E
Publication Timeline
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Pink and Say by Patricia Polacco( Book )
23 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 4,038 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the frienship of Pink, a fifteen-year-old African-American Union soldier, and Say, his poor white comrade, as one nurses the other back to health from a battle wound and the two of them are imprisoned at Andersonville. Based on a true story
The keeping quilt by Patricia Polacco( Book )
32 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,976 libraries worldwide
A homemade quilt ties together the lives of four generations of an immigrant Jewish family, remaining a symbol of their enduring love and faith
Chicken Sunday by Patricia Polacco( Book )
36 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,591 libraries worldwide
To thank Miss Eula for her wonderful Sunday chicken dinners, three children sell decorated eggs to buy her a beautiful Easter hat
Thank you, Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco( Book )
24 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 3,431 libraries worldwide
At first, Trisha loves school, but her difficulty learning to read makes her feel dumb, until, in the fifth grade, a new teacher helps her understand and overcome her problem
Thunder cake by Patricia Polacco( Book )
31 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 3,421 libraries worldwide
Grandma finds away to dispel her grandchild's fear of thunderstorms
Emma Kate by Patricia Polacco( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 3,133 libraries worldwide
Emma Kate and her best friend, a toy elephant, share many activities, such as homework and soccer practice, and even have their tonsils out at the same time!
Mrs. Katz and Tush by Patricia Polacco( Book )
39 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,613 libraries worldwide
A long-lasting friendship develops between Larnel, a young African-American, and Mrs. Katz, a lonely Jewish widow, when Larnel presents Mrs. Katz with a scrawny kitten without a tail
Rechenka's eggs by Patricia Polacco( Book )
16 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and held by 2,530 libraries worldwide
An injured goose rescued by Babushka, having broken the painted eggs intended for the Easter Festival in Moscva, lays thirteen marvelously colored eggs to replace them, then leaves behind one final miracle in egg form before returning to her own kind
Just plain fancy by Patricia Polacco( Book )
26 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 2,422 libraries worldwide
Naomi, an Amish girl whose elders have impressed upon her the importance of adhering to the simple ways of her people, is horrified when one of her hen eggs hatches into an extremely fancy bird
My rotten redheaded older brother by Patricia Polacco( Book )
21 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,339 libraries worldwide
After losing running, climbing, throwing, and burping competitions to her obnoxious older brother, a young girl makes a wish on a falling star. Grades K-3
The bee tree by Patricia Polacco( Book )
16 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 2,288 libraries worldwide
To teach his daughter the value of books, a father leads a growing crowd in search of the tree where the bees keep all their honey
The butterfly by Patricia Polacco( Book )
11 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in English and Korean and held by 2,215 libraries worldwide
During the terrifying time when the Nazis have overrun Monique's French village, she wakes up one night to see a ghost sitting on her bed. The ghost turns out to be Sevrine, a Jewish girl whose family is being hidden in Monique's own cellar. They two become friends until they are discovered, leading to a nighttime flight. Based on the lives of the author's aunt and great aunt. Grades 3-6
Aunt Chip and the great Triple Creek dam affair by Patricia Polacco( Book )
13 editions published between 1966 and 2000 in English and Chinese and held by 1,906 libraries worldwide
Aunt Chip saves the town of Triple Creek, where everyone has forgotten how to read because of the invasion of television
John Philip Duck by Patricia Polacco( Book )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,798 libraries worldwide
During the Depression, a young Memphis boy trains his pet duck to do tricks in the fountain of a grand hotel and ends up becoming the Duck Master of the Peabody Hotel
Mr. Lincoln's way by Patricia Polacco( Book )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,798 libraries worldwide
When Mr. Lincoln, 'the coolest principal in the whole world, ' discovers that Eugene, the school bully, knows a lot about birds, he uses this interest to help Eugene overcome his intolerance
Babushka Baba Yaga by Patricia Polacco( Book )
15 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 1,767 libraries worldwide
The villagers are afraid of her, so the legendary Baba Yaga disguises herself as an old woman in order to know the joys of being a grandmother
The trees of the dancing goats by Patricia Polacco( Book )
17 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 1,747 libraries worldwide
During a scarlet fever epidemic one winter in Michigan, a Jewish family helps make Christmas special for their sick neighbors by making their own Hanukkah miracle. Based on a memory from the author's childhood
Welcome Comfort by Patricia Polacco( Book )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,707 libraries worldwide
Welcome Comfort, a lonely foster child, is assured by his friend the school custodian that there is a Santa Claus, but he does not discover the truth until one wonderous and surprising Christmas Eve
A Christmas tapestry by Patricia Polacco( Book )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,654 libraries worldwide
A tapestry that is being used to cover a hole in a church wall at Christmas brings together an elderly couple who was separated during World War II
 
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Alternative Names
Patricia Polacco Amerikaans schrijfster
Patricia Polacco amerikansk författare
Patricia Polacco amerikansk skribent
폴라코, 패트리샤 1944-
폴라코, 퍼트리샤 1944-
パトリシア・ポラッコ
ポラッコ, パトリシア
Languages
English (326)
Chinese (21)
Spanish (11)
Korean (10)
German (5)
Japanese (3)
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