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Minor, Wendell

Works: 151 works in 398 publications in 4 languages and 64,377 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Biography  Picture books  Stories in rhyme  History  Children's audiobooks  Toy and movable books  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Book designer, Narrator, Other
Classifications: PZ7.G2933, E
Publication Timeline
Publications about Wendell Minor
Publications by Wendell Minor
Most widely held works by Wendell Minor
The wolves are back by Jean Craighead George( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 3,859 libraries worldwide
For over a century, wolves were persecuted in the United States and nearly became extinct. Gradually reintroduced, they are thriving again in the West, much to the benefit of the ecosystem
Julie by Jean Craighead George( Book )
6 editions published between 1966 and 1996 in English and held by 3,111 libraries worldwide
When Julie returns to her father's Eskimo village, she struggles to find a way to save her beloved wolves in a changing Arctic world and she falls in love with a young Siberian man
Julie's wolf pack by Jean Craighead George( Book )
7 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 2,656 libraries worldwide
Continues the story of Julie and her wolves in which Kapu must protect his pack from famine and disease while uniting it under his new leadership
My reading life by Pat Conroy( Book )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,737 libraries worldwide
Bestselling author Pat Conroy acknowledges the books that have shaped him and celebrates the profound effect reading has had on his life. Pat Conroy, the beloved American storyteller, is a voracious reader. Starting as a childhood passion that bloomed into a life-long companion, reading has been Conroy?s portal to the world, both to the farthest corners of the globe and to the deepest chambers of the human soul. His interests range widely, from Milton to Tolkien, Philip Roth to Thucydides, encompassing poetry, history, philosophy, and any mesmerizing tale of his native South. He has for years kept notebooks in which he records words and expressions, over time creating a vast reservoir of playful turns of phrase, dazzling flashes of description, and snippets of delightful sound, all just for his love of language. But for Conroy reading is not simply a pleasure to be enjoyed in off-hours or a source of inspiration for his own writing. It would hardly be an exaggeration to claim that reading has saved his life, and if not his life then surely his sanity.?In My Reading Life, Conroy revisits a life of reading through an array of wonderful and often surprising anecdotes: sharing the pleasures of the local library?s vast cache with his mother when he was a boy, recounting his decades-long relationship with the English teacher who pointed him onto the path of letters, and describing a profoundly influential period he spent? in Paris, as well as reflecting on other pivotal people, places, and experiences. His story is a moving and personal one, girded by wisdom and an undeniable honesty. Anyone who not only enjoys the pleasures of reading but also believes in the power of books to shape a life will find here the greatest defense of that credo. From the Hardcover edition
The buffalo are back by Jean Craighead George( Book )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,688 libraries worldwide
The buffalo, an American icon once nearly extinct, has made a comeback. This stirring picture book tells the dramatic story, following bison from the Plains Indians to the cowboys, Teddy Roosevelt to the Dust Bowl, and from the brink of extinction to the majestic herds that now roam our national parks
Reaching for the moon by Buzz Aldrin( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 1,548 libraries worldwide
I Walked on the Moon. This is my journey. It didn't begin when I stepped on board Apollo 11 on July 16, 1969. It began the day I was born -- Edwin Eugene Aldrin Jr., whom everyone called Buzz. Becoming an astronaut took more than education, discipline, and physical strength. It took years of determination and believing that any goal is possible -- from riding a bike alone across the George Washington Bridge at age ten to making a footprint on the Moon. I always knew the Moon was within my reach -- and that I was ready to be part of the team that would achieve the first landing. But it was still hard to believe when I took my first step onto the Moon's surface. We all have our own dreams -- this is the story of how mine came true
Pumpkin heads! by Wendell Minor( Book )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,543 libraries worldwide
Le jour de l'Halloween, des têtes de citrouilles surgissent des endroits les plus inattendus. Grosses ou petites, effrayantes ou accueillantes, cow-boys ou sorcières, bonhommes de neige ou épouvantails, elles épient les visiteurs derrière les fenêtres, se promènent en charrette de foin, hantent les champs et... accueillent les enfants en quête de bonbons! -- Un très bel album pour s'imprégner de l'ambiance mystérieuse et légèrement inquiétante qui règne le soir de l'Halloween, alors que le soleil disparaît lentement à l'horizon et que le vent fait bruisser les feuilles mortes et les herbes longues de champs au sein desquelles se dresse la silhouette de demeures en bois que l'on croirait hantées. Des aquarelles soignées donnent effectivement vie avec brio à des scènes d'automne bucoliques et envoûtantes, qui accompagnent magnifiquement le texte court et bien rythmé. Un ouvrage qui alimentera l'imagination des jeunes bricoleurs et fera frissonner les aventuriers... [SDM]
The seashore book by Charlotte Zolotow( Book )
12 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in English and held by 1,427 libraries worldwide
A mother's words help a little boy imagine the sights and sounds of the seashore, even though he has never seen the ocean
Everglades by Jean Craighead George( Book )
4 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 1,330 libraries worldwide
Describes the Florida Everglades, the evolution of this unique area, and the impact humans have had on its once-abundant life forms
Ghost ship : a Cape Cod story by Mary Higgins Clark( Book )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,321 libraries worldwide
While visiting his grandmother on Cape Cod, nine-year-old Thomas encounters a ship's cabin boy from centuries past
Heartland by Diane Siebert( Book )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 1,320 libraries worldwide
Evokes the land, animals, and people of the Middle West in poetic text and illustrations
Snow Bear by Jean Craighead George( Book )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 1,299 libraries worldwide
Bessie and a polar bear cub named Snow Bear play on the ice, while her older brother and the mother bear watch to make sure that everyone is safe
Abe Lincoln remembers by Ann Warren Turner( Book )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 1,239 libraries worldwide
A simple description of the life of Abraham Lincoln, presented from his point of view
If you were a penguin by Wendell Minor( Book )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,226 libraries worldwide
Pictures and rhyming text present some of the many extraordinary things penguins can do. Includes facts about penguins as well as related websites
Night flight : Amelia Earhart crosses the Atlantic by Robert Burleigh( Book )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,197 libraries worldwide
An account of Amelia Earhart's dangerous 1932 flight across the Atlantic Ocean from Newfoundland to Ireland, in which she survived bad weather and a malfunctioning airplane. Includes a brief biography of the aviator
Look to the stars by Buzz Aldrin( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,073 libraries worldwide
Astronaut Buzz Aldrin takes readers on a journey through the history of space exploration, offering the perfect introduction to everything space related, including the development of the first rockets, America's space race with Russia, details of all the Apollo missions, and the space station
America the beautiful by Katharine Lee Bates( Book )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,052 libraries worldwide
An illustrated edition of the nineteenth-century poem, later set to music, celebrating the beauty of America
Arctic son by Jean Craighead George( Book )
3 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 1,049 libraries worldwide
A baby boy is given an Inupiat name to go with his English one and grows up learning the traditional ways of the Eskimo people living in the Arctic
Mojave by Diane Siebert( Book )
6 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 994 libraries worldwide
Evokes the land and animals of the Mohave Desert in poetic text and illustrations
Red fox running by Eve Bunting( Book )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and Korean and held by 988 libraries worldwide
Rhyming text follows the experiences of a red fox as it searches across a wintery landscape for food
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Alternative Names
Minor, Wendell 1944-
Minor, Wendell Gordon
Wendell Minor
마이너, 웬델
마이너, 웬들
マイナー, ウェンデル
マイノル, ウェンデル
English (130)
French (4)
Korean (1)
Czech (1)
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