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Kurtz, Jane

Overview
Works: 16 works in 53 publications in 2 languages and 9,748 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.K9626, [E]
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Publications about Jane Kurtz
Publications by Jane Kurtz
Most widely held works by Jane Kurtz
Water hole waiting by Jane Kurtz( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,623 libraries worldwide
A thirsty monkey waits as the larger animals drink from the water hole on the African savanna
Faraway home by Jane Kurtz( Book )
5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,335 libraries worldwide
Desta's father, who needs to return briefly to his Ethiopian homeland, describes what it was like for him to grow up there
Fire on the mountain by Jane Kurtz( Book )
12 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and Amharic and held by 1,028 libraries worldwide
A clever young shepherd boy uses his wits to gain a fortune for himself and his sister from a haughty rich man
Trouble by Jane Kurtz( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 970 libraries worldwide
A retelling of a traditional Eritrean tale in which a young goatherd disobeys his father by inadvertently trading away the board game that was supposed to keep him out of trouble
River friendly, river wild by Jane Kurtz( Book )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 941 libraries worldwide
A family experiences a renewed appreciation for home and community after they are evacuated during a spring flood and then return to survey the damage
Do kangaroos wear seat belts? by Jane Kurtz( Book )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 843 libraries worldwide
On a visit to the zoo, a little boy imagines what it would be like to be various animals, such as a hippopotamus or a penguin, and listens as his mother explains how all parents keep their young ones safe
In the small, small night by Jane Kurtz( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 733 libraries worldwide
Kofi can't sleep in his new home in the United States, so his older sister Abena soothes his fears about life in a different country by telling him two folk tales from their native Ghana about the nature of wisdom and perseverance
Rain romp : stomping away a grouchy day by Jane Kurtz( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 652 libraries worldwide
When she awakens to a gray day, a little girl is in a grouchy mood until she and her parents find a way to make it better
Only a pigeon by Jane Kurtz( Book )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 409 libraries worldwide
Ondu-ahlem carefully trains his pigeons and prepares them for the day when he and other Ethiopian boys test the homing instinct and loyalty of their precious birds
What Columbus found : it was orange, it was round by Jane Kurtz( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 409 libraries worldwide
A rhyming, illustrated story about how Columbus found America--along with the pumpkins that we grow and bake into pies today
Pulling the lion's tail by Jane Kurtz( Book )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 370 libraries worldwide
Her grandfather finds a clever way to help an impatient young Ethiopian girl get to know her father's new wife
I'm calling Molly by Jane Kurtz( Book )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and held by 327 libraries worldwide
Four-year-old Christopher, who has just learned to use the telephone, calls Molly using various ploys to persuade her to play with him, but she is busy with another friend
Almaz and the lion by Jane Kurtz( Book )
2 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
Do kangaroos wear seat belts? by Jane Kurtz( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Rain romp by Jane Kurtz( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
When she awakens to a gray day, a little girl is in a grouchy mood until she and her parents find a way to make it better
Water hole waiting by Lee Christiansen( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
On the right is an illustration from the cover of the book 'Water hole waiting', two primates in a tree branch looking towards the viewer. On the left is a grid of six boxes, each containing an illustration of a different animal, including hippos, a lioness, giraffe, crocodile, elephants, and a zebra
 
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English (51)
Amharic (1)
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