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Hopkinson, Deborah

Overview
Works: 89 works in 293 publications in 2 languages and 54,177 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Biography  Picture books  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Historical fiction  Medical fiction  War stories  Biographical fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3558.O6366, E
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Publications about Deborah Hopkinson
Publications by Deborah Hopkinson
Most widely held works by Deborah Hopkinson
Abe Lincoln crosses a creek : a tall, thin tale (introducing his forgotten frontier friend) by Deborah Hopkinson( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 4,211 libraries worldwide
In Knob Creek, Kentucky, in 1816, seven-year-old Abe Lincoln falls into a creek and is rescued by his best friend, Austin Gollaher
Apples to Oregon : being the (slightly) true narrative of how a brave pioneer father brought apples, peaches, pears, plums, grapes, and cherries (and children) across the plains by Deborah Hopkinson( Book )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Japanese and held by 3,025 libraries worldwide
A pioneer father transports his beloved fruit trees and his family to Oregon in the mid-nineteenth century. Based loosely on the life of Henderson Luelling
Sweet Clara and the freedom quilt by Deborah Hopkinson( Book )
15 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 2,866 libraries worldwide
A young slave stitches a quilt with a map pattern which guides her to freedom in the North
Up before daybreak : cotton and people in America by Deborah Hopkinson( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 2,782 libraries worldwide
Read about the importance of cotton in America's history and learn about the lives of people who picked it and worked with it
Home on the range : John A. Lomax and his cowboy songs by Deborah Hopkinson( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2,360 libraries worldwide
As a child, John Avery Lomax loved the songs he heard the cowboys singing along the nearby Chisholm Trail. He began writing them down at an early age. As John grew older, he traveled the country collecting and recording cowboy songs, helping to preserve many favorites
Stagecoach Sal : inspired by a true tale by Deborah Hopkinson( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2,207 libraries worldwide
When Sal drives a stagecoach alone for the first time to pick up and deliver mail, her mother is afraid she will meet local outlaw Poetic Pete, but Sal not only excels at roping, riding, and shooting, she is also an excellent singer
Titanic : voices from the disaster by Deborah Hopkinson( Book )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 2,155 libraries worldwide
On April 15, 1912, the magnificent ocean liner the RMS Titanic struck an iceberg and sank beneath the icy North Atlantic seas. Hopkinson weaves together archival photographs and the voices of real Titanic survivors and witnesses to the disaster to bring the horrors of that terrible night to life. There's nine-year-old Frankie Goldsmith; Violet Jessop, a young stewardess; Archibald Gracie, a well-to-do gentleman; Charlotte Collyer, a young mother on her way to start a new life; and others
Fannie in the kitchen by Deborah Hopkinson( Book )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 1,717 libraries worldwide
Fannie Farmer is a mother's helper in the Shaw house, where the daughter gives her the idea of writing down precise instructions for measuring and cooking, which eventually became one of the first modern cookbooks
Sky boys : how they built the Empire State Building by Deborah Hopkinson( Book )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 1,713 libraries worldwide
In 1931, a boy and his father watch as the world's tallest building, the Empire State Building, is constructed, step-by-step, near their Manhattan home
Under the quilt of night by Deborah Hopkinson( Book )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 1,673 libraries worldwide
A young girl flees from the farm where she has been worked as a slave and uses the Underground Railroad to escape to freedom in the north
A band of angels : a story inspired by the Jubilee Singers by Deborah Hopkinson( Book )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 1,652 libraries worldwide
The daughter of a slave forms a gospel singing group and goes on tour to raise money to save Fisk University
The Great Trouble : a mystery of London, the blue death, and a boy called Eel by Deborah Hopkinson( Book )
10 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 1,438 libraries worldwide
Eel, an orphan, and his best friend Florrie must help Dr. John Snow prove that cholera is spread through water, and not poisonous air, when an epidemic sweeps across their London neighborhood in 1854
A boy called Dickens by Deborah Hopkinson( Book )
11 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,400 libraries worldwide
Narrates the tale of twelve-year-old Charles Dickens who, despite poverty and long hours of factory work, still has time to discover and share the stories of other residents of 1824 London. Includes author's note about Dickens' life and some of the book she wrote
Girl wonder : a baseball story in nine innings by Deborah Hopkinson( Book )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,327 libraries worldwide
In the early 1900s, Alta Weiss, a young woman who knows from an early age that she loves baseball, finds a way to show that she can play, even though she is a girl
Shutting out the sky : life in the tenements of New York, 1880-1924 by Deborah Hopkinson( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1,233 libraries worldwide
Photographs and text document the experiences of five individuals who came to live in the Lower East Side of New York City as children or young adults from Belarus, Italy, Lithuania, and Romania at the turn of the twentieth century
Birdie's lighthouse by Deborah Hopkinson( Book )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and Japanese and held by 1,227 libraries worldwide
The diary of a ten-year-old girl who moves with her family in 1855 from a town on the Maine coast to rugged Turtle Island where her father is to be the lighthouse keeper. December 1, 1855. The sea is never still. Sometimes it roars so loud that it drowns our voices. Mama says there hasn't been a storm this fierce since the night I was born. She thinks it is too dangerous for me to go to the tower again. Yet what else can I do? I'm the lightkeeper now. On the tiny lighthouse island that is her family's new home, Birdie faithfully keeps a journal. She writes down everything: the change of seasons, the rhythms of the sea, and all that her father, the lightkeeper, is teaching her. But then one stormy night, her father is taken ill. Only Birdie knows how to keep the lighthouse's strong beam running. Will she be brave enough to guide the boats safely into harbor?
Hear my sorrow : the diary of Angela Denoto, a shirtwaist worker by Deborah Hopkinson( Book )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,035 libraries worldwide
Forced to drop out of school at the age of fourteen to help support her family, Angela, an Italian immigrant, works long hours for low wages in a garment factory, and becomes a participant in the shirtwaist worker strikes of 1909
Annie and Helen by Deborah Hopkinson( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 980 libraries worldwide
Describes the relationship between Helen Keller and her teacher, Annie Sullivan, and includes excerpts from letters written by Annie about her work with Helen
Knit your bit : a World War I story by Deborah Hopkinson( Book )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 936 libraries worldwide
When his father leaves to fight in World War I, Mikey joins the Central Park Knitting Bee to help knit clothing for soldiers overseas
Who was Charles Darwin? by Deborah Hopkinson( Book )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 845 libraries worldwide
An introduction to the life and accomplishments of the nineteenth-century British naturalist Charles Darwin
 
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Alternative Names
Deborah Hopkinson American writer of historical fiction for children
Deborah Hopkinson Amerikaans schrijfster
Deborah Hopkinson amerikansk författare
Deborah Hopkinson amerikansk skribent
홉킨스, 데보라
ホプキンソン, デボラ
Languages
English (133)
Japanese (5)
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