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Armstrong, Jennifer 1961-

Overview
Works: 136 works in 324 publications in 5 languages and 33,798 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  History  Personal narratives‡vPolish  Pictorial works  Anecdotes  Science fiction  Young adult works  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor
Classifications: PZ7.A73367, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Jennifer Armstrong
Publications by Jennifer Armstrong
Most widely held works by Jennifer Armstrong
In my hands : memories of a Holocaust rescuer by Irene Gut Opdyke( Book )
28 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 2,452 libraries worldwide
Recounts the experiences of the author who, as a young Polish girl, hid and saved Jews during the Holocaust
Shipwreck at the bottom of the world : the extraordinary true story of Shackleton and the Endurance by Jennifer Armstrong( Book )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 2,353 libraries worldwide
Describes the events of the 1914 Shackleton Antarctic expedition when, after being trapped in a frozen sea for nine months, their ship, Endurance, was finally crushed, forcing Shackleton and his men to make a very long and perilous journey across ice and stormy seas to reach inhabited land
The century for young people by Jennifer Armstrong( Book )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 1,798 libraries worldwide
An adaptation of the bestselling adult version of The Century, offering young Americans a unique look at the past 100 years, via not only archival material but through the eyes of the people who lived through it
Once upon a banana by Jennifer Armstrong( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,496 libraries worldwide
Everyday signs serve as captions for this pictorial tale of what happens after a man tosses a banana peel into the garbage can and misses
Photo by Brady : a picture of the Civil War by Jennifer Armstrong( Book )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,427 libraries worldwide
Retells the Civil War through the eyes of photographer Mathew Brady and other field photographers as they record a brutal and deadly time
The American story : 100 true tales from American history by Jennifer Armstrong( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,408 libraries worldwide
One hundred brief stories about real people and occurences in American history, arranged in chronological order by year from 1565 to 2000
Steal away by Jennifer Armstrong( Book )
4 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 1,402 libraries worldwide
In 1855 two thirteen-year-old girls, one white and one black, run away from a southern farm and make the difficult journey north to freedom, living to recount their story forty-one years later to two similar young girls. Susannah, who hates slavery, is given a slave when she moves to Virginia to live with her uncle and his family. Best Books for Young Teen Readers. Two unhappy 13-year-old girls -- one a slave, the other a white orphan -- disguise themselves as boys & run away. Bowker Authored Title code. Susannah, who hates slavery, is given a slave when she moves to Virginia to live with her uncle & his family
Shattered : stories of children and war by Jennifer Armstrong( Book )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 1,343 libraries worldwide
Critically acclaimed author Jennifer Armstrong brings together 12 powerful voices in young people's literature to explore the realities of war from a child's perspective. The settings vary widely--the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, an attempted coup in Venezuela, the American Civil War, crises in the Middle East--but the effects are largely the same. In war, no life is left untouched. In war, lives are shattered
The snowball by Jennifer Armstrong( Book )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 1,056 libraries worldwide
A small snowball gets bumped by a skier and rolls down the hill growing in size and picking up people as it goes. Watch out below! Here comes a giant snowball tumbling down a hill, picking up everything--and everybody--in its path! This Early Step into Reading Book tells a story of a huge snowball on a collision course with laughter. Full color. A snowball gathers up children as it rolls down a hill
The kindling by Jennifer Armstrong( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 956 libraries worldwide
In 2007, a small band of children have joined together in a Florida town, trying to survive in a world where it seems that all the adults have been killed off by a catastrophic virus
Magnus at the fire by Jennifer Armstrong( Book )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 954 libraries worldwide
When the Broadway Fire House acquires a motorized fire engine, Magnus the fire horse is not ready to retire
Chin Yu Min and the ginger cat by Jennifer Armstrong( Book )
5 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 914 libraries worldwide
Through her friendship with a ginger cat, a haughty Chinese widow learns to be humble and to provide for herself
Sunshine, moonshine by Jennifer Armstrong( Book )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 878 libraries worldwide
Illustrations and rhyming text follow the sun and moon as they shine on a young boy's day
Black-eyed Susan : a novel by Jennifer Armstrong( Book )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 852 libraries worldwide
Ten-year-old Susie and her father love living on the South Dakota prairie with its vast, uninterrupted views of land and sky, but Susie's mother greatly misses their old life in Ohio
What a song can do : 12 riffs on the power of music by Jennifer Armstrong( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 836 libraries worldwide
Twelve stories describe the power of music in young people's lives, from forming a community of individuals in a high school band to helping a young man connect to his Indian heritage through ancient songs
The keepers of the flame by Jennifer Armstrong( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 802 libraries worldwide
After a virus destroys most of the world's adult population, a group of children are delighted to discover a colony of adult survivors in a Florida shopping mall but soon find that they are not as friendly as they appear
Audubon : painter of birds in the wild frontier by Jennifer Armstrong( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 762 libraries worldwide
Briefly tells the story of this nineteenth-century painter and naturalist who is most famous for his detailed paintings of birds
The kiln by Jennifer Armstrong( Book )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 714 libraries worldwide
After a virus destroys most of the world's adult population, a band of children travels in search of an explanation for the dark mystery that forms the heart of their existence
Hugh can do by Jennifer Armstrong( Book )
4 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 699 libraries worldwide
Hugh, a poor but clever orphan, sets out to seek his fortune in the city but first he must find a way to pay the toll-taker at the bridge
Steal away by Jennifer Armstrong( file )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 615 libraries worldwide
In 1855 two thirteen-year-old girls, one white and one black, run away from a southern farm and make the difficult journey north to freedom, living to recount their story forty-one years later to two similar young girls
 
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Alternative Names
Jennifer Armstrong American children's writer
Дженнифер Армстронг
Languages
English (132)
German (3)
Polish (3)
French (1)
Dutch (1)
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