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Franco, Betsy

Overview
Works: 185 works in 291 publications in 4 languages and 22,178 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Stories in rhyme 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PS3556.R3325,
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Betsy Franco
Publications by Betsy Franco
Most widely held works by Betsy Franco
Mathematickles! by Betsy Franco( Book )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,459 libraries worldwide
A collection of poems written in the form of mathematical problems and grouped according to seasonal themes
You hear me? : poems and writing by teenage boys by Betsy (EDT) Franco( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,114 libraries worldwide
An anthology of stories, poems, and essays by adolescent boys on issues that concern them, including identity, girls, death, anger, appearance, and family
Bird songs by Betsy Franco( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,000 libraries worldwide
Throughout the day and into the night various birds sing their songs, beginning with the woodpecker who taps a pole ten times and counting down to the hummingbird who calls once
Bees, snails, & peacock tails : patterns & shapes-- naturally by Betsy Franco( Book )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 985 libraries worldwide
Come explore the hidden shapes and patterns in nature. The peacock's flashy tail is a masterpiece of color and shape. A buzzing beehive is built of tiny hexagons. Even a snake's skin is patterned with diamonds. Study a beehive and you will see the mathematical genius of the bee. Poet Betsy Franco and Caldecott Honor winner Steve Jenkins bring geometry to life in this lively, lyrical look at the shapes and patterns that can be found in the most unexpected places
Silly Sally by Betsy Franco( Book )
5 editions published in 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 933 libraries worldwide
A little boy finds different ways to make his baby sister smile
Going to Grandma's farm by Betsy Franco( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and English and held by 882 libraries worldwide
While traveling to visit Grandma on her farm, a family from the city uses various modes of transportation
Things I have to tell you : poems and writing by teenage girls ( Book )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 873 libraries worldwide
A collection of poems, stories, and essays written by girls twelve to eighteen years of age and revealing the secrets which enabled them to overcome the challenges they faced
Why the frog has big eyes by Betsy Franco( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 832 libraries worldwide
Presents a fable which explains how a staring contest caused frogs to have large eyes
A dazzling display of dogs by Betsy Franco( Book )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 788 libraries worldwide
A collection of visual poems celebrating all things canine--from obedience school, to backyard break outs, to flatulent Fidos
Falling hard : 100 love poems by teenagers ( Book )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 744 libraries worldwide
A collection of one hundred love poems written by teens
Zero is the leaves on the tree by Betsy Franco( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 737 libraries worldwide
This picture book beautifully explores the important math concept zero in a way that will inspire children to find zero everywhere--from the branches of a tree by day to the vast, starry sky by night
My pinkie finger by Betsy Franco( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 736 libraries worldwide
A child describes some of the ways that show how much he has grown
Counting our way to the 100th day! : 100 poems by Betsy Franco( Book )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 712 libraries worldwide
A collection of 100 poems on all kinds of subjects to be read or recited until the 100th day of school
Pond circle by Betsy Franco( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 666 libraries worldwide
In the pond by Anna's house, a food chain begins with algae, which is eaten by a mayfly nymph, which is eaten by a beetle, which is eaten by a bullfrog
Messing around on the monkey bars and other school poems for two voices by Betsy Franco( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 663 libraries worldwide
A collection of nineteen school-related poems designed to be read aloud by two voices, but also appropriate for one or many readers
Double play : monkeying around with addition by Betsy Franco( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 618 libraries worldwide
Monkey friends Jill and Jake play together at recess, and each game they play provides practice in doubling. Each page displays the matching addition problem
A curious collection of cats by Betsy Franco( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 598 libraries worldwide
16 entertaining visual concrete poems (poems that are typeset in the shape of their subjects) capture the distinctively entertaining habits and attitudes of cats
Grandpa's quilt by Betsy Franco( Book )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 585 libraries worldwide
Three children remake their grandpa's quilt so it will fit him better
Shells by Betsy Franco( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 526 libraries worldwide
Simple rhymes introduce different kinds of shells, from oyster shells and turtle shells to peanut and pasta shells
Summer beat by Betsy Franco( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 523 libraries worldwide
Two friends celebrate the sounds and sights of summer
 
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Languages
English (66)
Spanish (3)
Korean (1)
Chinese (1)
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