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Diaz, David

Overview
Works: 115 works in 263 publications in 5 languages and 42,491 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Biography  History  Picture books  Sea stories  Folklore 
Roles: Illustrator, Book designer, Reporter
Classifications: PZ7.C8615, [E]
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Publications about David Diaz
Publications by David Diaz
Most widely held works by David Diaz
Smoky night by Eve Bunting( Book )
15 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 4,727 libraries worldwide
When the Los Angeles riots break out in the streets of their neighborhood, a young boy and his mother learn the values of getting along with others no matter what their background or nationality
The Wanderer by Sharon Creech( Book )
16 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 4,345 libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year-old Sophie and her cousin Cody record their transatlantic crossing aboard the Wanderer, a forty-five foot sailboat, which, along with uncles and another cousin, is en route to visit their grandfather in England
Wilma unlimited : how Wilma Rudolph became the world's fastest woman by Kathleen Krull( Book )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 2,555 libraries worldwide
A biography of the African-American woman who overcame crippling polio as a child to become the first woman to win three gold medals in track in a single Olympics
The pot that Juan Built by Nancy Andrews-Goebel( Book )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 2,045 libraries worldwide
A cumulative rhyme summarizes the life's work of renowned Mexican potter, Juan Quezada. Additional information describes the process he uses to create his pots after the style of the Casas Grandes people
The little scarecrow boy by Margaret Wise Brown( Book )
14 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 1,948 libraries worldwide
Early one morning, a little scarecrow whose father warns him that he is not fierce enough to frighten a crow goes out into the cornfield alone
Going home by Eve Bunting( Book )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 1,881 libraries worldwide
Although a Mexican family comes to the United States to work as farm laborers so that their children will have opportunities, the parents still consider Mexico their home
The Castle Corona by Sharon Creech( Book )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,693 libraries worldwide
Pia und Enzio, 2 arme Waisenkinder, leben im Dorf bei einem griesgrämigen Meister. Eines Tages finden sie im Wald einen Beutel mit goldenen Medaillons. Im Schloss auf dem Berg leben König Guido, Königin Gabriella und ihre 3 Kinder. Während Pia und Enzio sich nichts sehnlicher wünschen als einmal das Schloss zu betreten, sind die Königskinder von ihren zahlreichen Verpflichtungen sehr gelangweilt. Die Schicksale beider Familien werden schon bald miteinander verbunden sein. - Dieser neue im Mittelalter spielende Roman der bekannten amerikanischen Kinderbuchautorin (vgl. u.a. BA 12/06, 7/06) ist durch seine beiden Handlungsstränge, die unaufhörlich aufeinander zulaufen, spannnend gestaltet. Die Sprache ist mit viel Wortwitz, Bilderreichtum, Sprichwörtern und Weisheiten lebendig und vielschichtig. Das Buch eignet sich gut zum Vorlesen für ältere Kinder (ab 8/9 Jahren) und bereitet dem Vorlesenden selber viel Vergnügen. Es wird wegen der Märchenmotive eher Mädchen ansprechen und setzt eine gewisse Leserfahrung voraus. Die farbig gestalteten Buchmalereien mit Vignetten weisen auf das Mittelalter hin. . - Die Schicksale zweier armer Waisenkinder aus dem Dorf und der Königsfamilie aus dem Schloss sind auf rätselhafte Weise miteinander verbunden. Die Geschichte spielt im Mittelalter. Ab 10
December by Eve Bunting( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 1,624 libraries worldwide
A homeless family's luck changes after they help an old woman who has even less than they do at Christmas
César : sí, se puede! yes, we can! by Carmen T Bernier-Grand( Book )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 1,448 libraries worldwide
Stylized illustrations by a Caldecott Medalist accompany lyrical prose and poems in this celebration of the life of Cesar Chavez. This thoughtful and beautiful biography illuminates not only the events that made up the great labor leader's life, but also the ideals and inspiration that are his legacy
The disappearing alphabet by Richard Wilbur( Book )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 1,243 libraries worldwide
A collection of twenty-six short poems pondering what the world would be like if any letters of the alphabet should disappear
Martín de Porres : the rose in the desert by Gary D Schmidt( Book )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,231 libraries worldwide
The story of Saint Martín de Porres--an endearing tale of perseverance, faith, and triumph over racial and economic prejudice
Diego : bigger than life by Carmen T Bernier-Grand( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,217 libraries worldwide
"The life and work of the artist Diego Rivera is told through chronological poems that capture salient points in his life"--Provided by publisher
Neighborhood odes : a poetry collection by Gary Soto( Book )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 1,182 libraries worldwide
Twenty-one poems about growing up in an Hispanic neighborhood, highlighting the delights in such everyday items as sprinklers, the park, the library, and pomegranates
Me, Frida by Amy Novesky( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,002 libraries worldwide
Artist Frida Kahlo finds her own voice and style when her famous husband, Diego Rivera, is commissioned to paint a mural in San Francisco, California, in the 1930s and she finds herself exploring the city on her own
Counting ovejas by Sarah Weeks( Book )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 964 libraries worldwide
When increasing numbers of sheep in a rainbow of colors appear in a man's bedroom as he tries to fall asleep, he must resort to more and more elaborate means of removing them. What do you do when you can't sleep? Count sheep in Spanish and English, of course! But what happens when those rascally sheep get a little too close for comfort? Well, if you're anything like the sleepy little hero in this clever tale, you might just tire yourself out trying to get rid of them!
Feliz Navidad : two stories celebrating Christmas by José Feliciano( Book )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 907 libraries worldwide
"Feliz Navidad" is a bilingual song in Spanish and English--a perfect accompaniment to this book that teaches children about both a typical Caribbean parranda and a traditional winter Christmas feast in a fun, flip book format! Join the parranda--a Christmas caroling party with traditional songs, instruments, and lots of delicious food! Children will learn about this typical Caribbean celebration, where family, friends, and musicians surprise their neighbors with nighttime caroling, travel from house to house gathering more and more guests, and end the festivities with an outdoor cookout! From the Grammy Award-winning performer comes this bilingual book that brings the Christmas song to life, with scenes from a traditional Caribbean parranda and a fun Christmas caroling party. In full color
Pocahontas : princess of the New World by Kathleen Krull( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 824 libraries worldwide
An illustrated introduction to the life of the Indian princess Pocahontas and her contact with English settlers, especially John Smith
Before you came by Patricia MacLachlan( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 792 libraries worldwide
A mother relates how she spent time before her child arrived, then passes on a gift of days paddling a red canoe, reading in a pillow-filled hammock until dark, and watching the moon rise at night
Sharing the seasons : a book of poems ( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 773 libraries worldwide
A collection of 48 poems, 12 for each of the seasons
The gospel Cinderella by Joyce Carol Thomas( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 705 libraries worldwide
A variation on the traditional Cinderella story set in a Southern swamp and with a Great Gospel Convention instead of a ball
 
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Alternative Names
ディアス, ディヴィッド
Languages
English (118)
Spanish (2)
German (2)
Korean (1)
Japanese (1)
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