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Bowman, Leslie W.

Overview
Works: 21 works in 93 publications in 3 languages and 12,968 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Christmas stories 
Roles: Illustrator, Author
Classifications: PZ7.K6293, [FIC]
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Publications about Leslie W Bowman
Publications by Leslie W Bowman
Most widely held works by Leslie W Bowman
The Canada geese quilt by Natalie Kinsey-Warnock( Book )
9 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and held by 1,822 libraries worldwide
Worried that the coming of a new baby and her grandmother's serious illness will change the warm familiar life on her family's Vermont farm, ten-year-old Ariel combines her artistic talent with her grandmother's knowledge to make a very special quilt
A Christmas sonata by Gary Paulsen( Book )
8 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 1,667 libraries worldwide
When a little boy spends Christmas with his dying cousin, they discover that Santa really does exist
The cuckoo child by Dick King-Smith( Book )
5 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 1,332 libraries worldwide
With the unknowing help of his pet geese, eight-year-old Jack Daw decides to raise an ostrich on his father's farm
Night of the full moon by Gloria Whelan( Book )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 1,096 libraries worldwide
In 1840, Libby, living with her family on the Michigan frontier, finds herself inadvertently caught up in the forced evacuation of a group of Potawatomi Indians from their tribal lands
Hannah by Gloria Whelan( Book )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 1,045 libraries worldwide
"Nine-year-old Hannah, living on a farm in 1887 Michigan, is referred to as 'poor Hannah' because she is blind. In this brief historical novel, Hannah tells of a turning point in her life when Miss Robbin, the new teacher, comes to board with them and eventually persuades the family to let Hannah attend school. A touching, believable story with strong characterizations and sense of place."
The Christmas cup by Nancy Ruth Patterson( Book )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and held by 827 libraries worldwide
Eight-year-old Megan and her grandmother turn a worthless old cup to good use by saving money in it to buy a gift for a special person at Christmas
El Güero : a true adventure story by Elizabeth Borton de Treviño( Book )
15 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 644 libraries worldwide
His father's loyalty to the Mexican president deposed by Porfirio Diaz in 1876 forces a boy known as El Güero and his family into exile to the dangerous Baja California territory
The fiddler of the Northern Lights by Natalie Kinsey-Warnock( Book )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 637 libraries worldwide
Henry and Grandpa go in search of the fiddler whose music makes the Northern Lights dance
The berry-picking man by Jane Buchanan( Book )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 634 libraries worldwide
Nine-year-old Meggie resents spending time with a strange, smelly old man who calls her mother whenever he needs a ride, but when Christmas finds him in the hospital she knows what she must do
The night the bells rang by Natalie Kinsey-Warnock( Book )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 587 libraries worldwide
The last year of World War I is an eventful one for Vermont farm boy Mason as he helps with the chores, tries to get along with his little brother, and sees an older bully go off to the war
The copper lady by Alice Ross( Book )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 489 libraries worldwide
After helping Monsieur Bartholdi build the Statue of Liberty, a Parisian orphan stows away on the ship carrying the statue to America
The house in the snow by M. J Engh( Book )
5 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in English and held by 458 libraries worldwide
Nine boys outwit the invisible robbers who have inhabited the house in the snow for generations, by using the robbers' own cloaks of invisibility
Snow company by Marc Harshman( Book )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 443 libraries worldwide
Teddy and his family enjoy the excitement of unexpected company when their neighborhood is hit by the worst blizzard in twenty years
The fourth-grade four by Marilyn Levinson( Book )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 407 libraries worldwide
Afraid that his friends will tease him for wearing eyeglasses, fourth-grader Alex refuses to wear them anywhere except at home
Hello, Crow by Jeff Daniel Marion( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 376 libraries worldwide
Reminiscences of a boy about his brief relationship with a crow that lived for a while in the well house
Shadows by Dennis Haseley( Book )
2 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 370 libraries worldwide
Jamie's lonely life with his aunt and uncle in rural West Virginia changes when Grandpa comes to visit and teaches him to make shadow pictures
La dama de cobre by Alice Ross( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 88 libraries worldwide
After helping Monsieur Bartholdi build the Statue of Liberty, a Parisian orphan stows away on the ship carrying the statue to America
A name of honor by Kathleen McAlpin Blasi( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
A young girl growing up in Sicily in the early 1900's longs to fulfill her father's dream for his family and seek a new life in America
Winter's song by Claire Daniel( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
A little boy discovers the sounds of winter
Hannahs grösster Wunsch by Gloria Whelan( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in German and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Hannah, a blind girl living in Michigan in the late nineteenth century, doesn't go to school until a new teacher tells her about the Braille method of reading for the blind
 
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Alternative Names
Bowman, Leslie W.
Languages
English (88)
Spanish (2)
German (1)
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