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Polacco, Patricia

Overview
Works: 191 works in 792 publications in 6 languages and 106,106 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Children's films  Picture books  Portraits  Children's television programs  Animated films  Short films  Biography 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Narrator
Classifications: PS3566.O396, E
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Pink and Say by Patricia Polacco( Book )
19 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 4,038 libraries worldwide
Say Curtis describes his meeting with Pinkus Aylee, a black soldier, during the Civil War, and their capture by Southern troops. Based on a true story about the author's great-great-grandfather
The keeping quilt by Patricia Polacco( Book )
28 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,931 libraries worldwide
A homemade quilt ties together the lives of four generations of an immigrant Jewish family, remaining a symbol of their enduring love ad faith
Chicken Sunday by Patricia Polacco( Book )
27 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 3,618 libraries worldwide
To thank Miss Eula for her wonderful Sunday chicken dinners, three children sell decorated eggs to buy her a beautiful Easter hat
Thunder cake by Patricia Polacco( Book )
23 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,436 libraries worldwide
Grandma finds a way to dispel her grandchild's fear of thunderstorms
Thank you, Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco( Book )
17 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 3,345 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
Emma Kate by Patricia Polacco( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 3,145 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 )
35 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,615 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 2,548 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 )
25 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 2,479 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 )
18 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 2,360 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
The bee tree by Patricia Polacco( Book )
14 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and Korean and held by 2,289 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 )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and Korean and held by 2,196 libraries worldwide
During the Nazi occupation of France, Monique's mother hides a Jewish family in her basement and tries to help them escape to freedom. Based on a true story, this picture book tells of a little girl growing up in France during World War II who becomes aware that her family is hiding a Jewish family in the cellar. Since the Tall Boots--the Nazis--have marched into Monique's small French village, terrorizing it, nothing surprises her. Until the night Monique encounters "the little ghost" sitting at the end of her bed. When she turns out to be--not a ghost at all--but a young girl named Sevrine, who has been hiding from the Nazis in Monique's own basement, how could Monique not be surprised! Playing upstairs after dark, the two become friends until, in a terrifying moment, they are discovered, sending both of their families into a nighttime flight. In the tradition of Pink and Say, Patricia Polacco once again dips into her own family's history to reveal her Aunt Monique's true story of friendship from the French Resistance
Babushka's doll by Patricia Polacco( Book )
18 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,002 libraries worldwide
A little girl gets a doll that turns out to be twice as rambunctious as her owner
Aunt Chip and the great Triple Creek dam affair by Patricia Polacco( Book )
10 editions published between 1966 and 2000 in English and Chinese and held by 1,873 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 )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,806 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
Babushka Baba Yaga by Patricia Polacco( Book )
14 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,794 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
Mr. Lincoln's way by Patricia Polacco( Book )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Korean and held by 1,747 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
The trees of the dancing goats by Patricia Polacco( Book )
15 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 1,726 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 wondrous and surprising Christmas Eve
A Christmas tapestry by Patricia Polacco( Book )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 1,643 libraries worldwide
A tapestry that is being used to cover a hole in a church wall at Christmas brings together an elderly couple who were 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 (306)
Chinese (17)
Korean (10)
Spanish (8)
German (5)
Japanese (3)
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