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James, Betsy

Overview
Works: 81 works in 121 publications in 1 language and 9,865 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Young adult works  Fantasy fiction  Textbooks 
Roles: Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.J15357, [E]
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Publications about Betsy James
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Most widely held works by Betsy James
Flashlight by Betsy James( Book )
2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 1,149 libraries worldwide
Marie is afraid to sleep overnight in her grandparents' living room until her grandfather gives her a flashlight so that she can see in the dark
Mary Ann by Betsy James( Book )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 923 libraries worldwide
After her best friend Mary Ann moves away, Amy finds a praying mantis and names her Mary Ann
Tadpoles by Betsy James( Book )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 862 libraries worldwide
Molly likes her tadpoles better than her baby brother Davey but admires Davey's growth over a period of several months and compares it to the development of her tadpoles. Includes instructions for caring for tadpoles
The mud family by Betsy James( Book )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 609 libraries worldwide
A drought threatens to force Sosi's family to move from their canyon, unless she can bring rain with her dancing
The fireplug is first base by P. J Petersen( Book )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and held by 582 libraries worldwide
A small baseball player surprises his bigger teammates when he finally gets his chance at bat
My chair by Betsy James( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 579 libraries worldwide
A group of children celebrate their various chairs and their imaginations as they gather to welcome a new neighbor. On a sunny morning in the city, children gather in the park with their chairs. Tall chairs. Small chairs. Wiry chairs. Squashy chairs. Tires and boxes and sofas and swings, chairs with rockers and chairs with wheels. As the kids come together, they each say what they love about their chairs and show the places their dreams can take them. But why is everyone meeting in the park? And what's in the wrapped present that hides in every picture?
I hate company by P. J Petersen( Book )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 520 libraries worldwide
When his mother offers to share their apartment temporarily with an old friend and her three-year-old son, Dan finds himself resenting the loss of space, privacy, and peace and quiet
Long night dance by Betsy James( Book )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 515 libraries worldwide
Sixteen-year-old Kat, child of a scandalous, disastrous marriage between a Hill woman and an Upslope man, rescues a Rigi man from the sea during the week of the Long Night Dance and begins to realize a person's value does not come from his background nor appearance
He wakes me by Betsy James( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 508 libraries worldwide
A little girl describes her cat's life from his waking her in the morning to his putting her to sleep at night
Listening at the gate by Betsy James( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 488 libraries worldwide
After seventeen-year-old Kat leaves the Creek home of her mother's sister, she returns to Downshore and becomes embroiled in upheaval there and in the land of the Rigi, as well as in Nall's quest to go to the Gate
No more animals! by Lucia Monfried( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 402 libraries worldwide
Charlie has some unusual pets, but when he adds a skink to his collection his mother thinks he's gone too far
Dark heart by Betsy James( Book )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 370 libraries worldwide
Seventeen-year-old Kat's struggle to learn the ways of her dead mother's people in the hill country is complicated by her failure in the bear ceremony, a spiritual rite of passage, and her attraction to the blind outcast Raim
The dream stair by Betsy James( Book )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 365 libraries worldwide
A young child's night is filled with wonderful experiences traveling up and down the dream staircase
Blow away soon by Betsy James( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 328 libraries worldwide
While building a blow-away-soon for the wind, a little girl learns from her grandmother that some things are to let go of and some are to keep for a good long time
Word processing and beyond : the introductory computer book by Fred Stern( Book )
2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 298 libraries worldwide
Natalie underneath by Betsy James( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 290 libraries worldwide
Natalie and her brother Thomas enjoy being underneath various things as they play enthusiastically with their patient father
What's that room for? by Betsy James( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
Natalie tries to honor her mother's request to clean her room but finds it more fun to play with her clothes, toys, and her little brother, Thomas
The author and Squinty Gritt by Barbara Williams( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 207 libraries worldwide
Squinty Gritt, a second grader interested in cars, gains self-esteem when he enters a poster contest honoring a famous author's visit to his school
The red cloak by Betsy James( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 177 libraries worldwide
In this free retelling of an old Scottish ballad, Jan, who is convinced her friend Tam is not dead but has only disappeared, follows the advice of a wise old woman and with the help of a red cloak releases him from capture by elves
A history of New Mexico by Susan A Roberts( Book )
5 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
A textbook tracing the history of New Mexico's land and people from the Ice Age to the present
 
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Alternative Names
Džeimsa, Betsija
James, BJ
Languages
English (53)
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