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Davis, Donald 1944-

Overview
Works: 103 works in 250 publications in 1 language and 9,048 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Domestic fiction  Folklore  Handbooks and manuals  Children's audiobooks  Jack tales  Juvenile works  Humorous fiction  Humor 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PZ8.1.D289, 813.54
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Best American plays : supplementary volume, 1918-1958 by John Gassner( Book )
1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 1,381 libraries worldwide
Collection of 17 plays which did not appear in the editor's earlier Best plays collections covering the period, 1918-1958
The pig who went home on Sunday : an Appalachian folktale by Donald Davis( Book )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 602 libraries worldwide
An Appalachian variant of "The Three Little Pigs," in which Mama Pig sends her three sons out into the world with good advice that only one of them heeds
Listening for the crack of dawn by Donald Davis( Book )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 596 libraries worldwide
"A ... storyteller recalls the Appalachia of the 50's and the 60's"--Cover subtitle
Jack and the animals : an Appalachian folktale by Donald Davis( Book )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 548 libraries worldwide
An Appalachian version of the traditional tale in which a boy and five elderly animals find their fortune in a robbers' den
Thirteen miles from Suncrest by Donald Davis( Book )
4 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 370 libraries worldwide
A boy's diary chronicling the life of a rural North Carolina family in the 1910s. He writes about everyday things interspersed with news of the period: the invention of cars and planes, revolution in Nicaragua and the building of the Panama Canal. By the author of Listening for the Crack of Dawn
Telling your own stories : for family and classroom storytelling, public speaking, and personal journaling by Donald Davis( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 334 libraries worldwide
This is for people who think they have no stories to tell. It is "a set of baited fishhooks for you to use in a pond of stories that have probably been virtually untouched, and are uniquely yours."
Barking at a fox-fur coat by Donald Davis( Book )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 300 libraries worldwide
A collection of tales based on the author's North Carolina family and rural upbringing
Jack always seeks his fortune : authentic Appalachian Jack tales by Donald Davis( Book )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 272 libraries worldwide
A collection of thirteen Jack tales from the southern Appalachian Mountains, including "The Time Jack Told a Big Tale," "The Time Jack Cured the Doctor," and "The Time Jack Stole the Cows."
Listening for the crack of dawn by Donald Davis( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 227 libraries worldwide
The author grew up listening to his father and his uncle Frank tell stories of their boyhood, all the while taking in the details of his own childhood experience. These stories are funny and true, nostalgic and bittersweet
Southern Jack tales by Donald Davis( Book )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 216 libraries worldwide
A collection of thirteen Jack tales from the southern Appalachian Mountains, including "The time Jack told a big tale," "The time Jack cured the doctor," and "The time Jack stole the cows."
Christmas at Grandma's by Donald Davis( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 203 libraries worldwide
The author tells about Christmases with family and friends, the stories her grandmother told, and the food they prepared
See Rock City : a story journey through Appalachia by Donald Davis( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
A story journey throught Appalachia
Miss Daisy by Donald Davis( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
An eccentric fourth-grade schoolteacher and a widow-lady babysitter are the heroines in these recordings of Donald Davis's two all-time most-requested stories about growing up in North Carolina in the 1950's
Grandma's lap stories by Donald Davis( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
Donald Davis shares the tales told by his grandmother with a new generation
Mama learns to drive by Donald Davis( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
Acclaimed story teller Donald Davis recounts stories from his childhood and upbringing. Here, he tells how his mother first learned to drive in 1950s North Carolina, among several other witty, humorous tales
The Grand Canyon by Donald Davis( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 155 libraries worldwide
A humorous look at life in rural North Carolina, in the 1950s
A room of my own by Donald Davis( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
A young boy is distressed when his parents bring home a new baby with plans to put the child in his room, but it is not long before he realizes the benefits of being a big brother
Dr. York, Miss Winnie and the typhoid shot by Donald Davis( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
Despite parental reassurances, a typhoid shot hurt. It hurt even more when the children saw who would be administering the shot, Miss Winnie, a large dictatorial nurse. In "Tonsils, " young Davis comes face-to-face with a creature known as nurse-num
Writing as a second language : from experience to story to prose by Donald Davis( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
Presents a method for teaching language that shifts away from separating writing and talking, integrating the spoken word into language education to make the transition to the "foreign" language of writing go more smoothly
Braces by Donald Davis( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
Braces: A story about the pain and self-consciousness of getting braces, and about changes, sometimes exhilarating, sometimes confusing, that often come with them. Why I live at the beach: Recalls the time the author talked his mother into letting him go to Myrtle Beach with his friends under the supposedly watchful eye of his grandmother
 
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Alternative Names
Davis, Donald
Davis, Donald 1944-
Davis, Donald D. 1944-
Davis, Donald D. (Donald Douglas), 1944-
Donald Davis Amerikaans schrijver
Дональд Дэвис
دونالد دیویس نویسنده آمریکایی
ডোনাল্ড ডেভিস
ドナルド・デイヴィス (ストーリーテラー)
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English (136)
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