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Mead, Alice

Overview
Works: 45 works in 112 publications in 4 languages and 10,313 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History 
Classifications: PZ7.M47887, [FIC]
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Publications about Alice Mead
Publications by Alice Mead
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Most widely held works by Alice Mead
Junebug by Alice Mead( Book )
11 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 1,923 libraries worldwide
An inquisitive young boy who lives with his mother and younger sister in a rough housing project in New Haven, Connecticut, approaches his tenth birthday with a mixture of anticipation and worry. Ten-year-old Reeve McClain, Jr.-Junebug-shuns the gangs and drug dealers who inhabit the projects where he lives, and dreams instead of being a ship's captain and sailing away. Then Junebug's mother gets a job offer that would mean a move-but the decision is not as easy as it seems
Soldier mom by Alice Mead( Book )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 924 libraries worldwide
Eleven-year-old Jasmyn gets a different perspective on life when her mother is sent to Saudi Arabia at the beginning of the Persian Gulf War, leaving her and her baby half brother behind in Maine in the care of her Mother's boyfriend
Year of no rain by Alice Mead( Book )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 905 libraries worldwide
In 1999, when rebel soldiers come to their village in southern Sudan, Stephen and his friends escape but hope to be able to return again
Junebug and the Reverend by Alice Mead( Book )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 879 libraries worldwide
Having moved out of the housing project and into a new home along with his mother and sister, ten-year-old Junebug discovers that bullies are everywhere and that the elderly can make great friends
Girl of Kosovo by Alice Mead( Book )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 874 libraries worldwide
Although Zana, an eleven-year-old Albanian girl, experiences the turmoil and violence of the 1999 conflict in her native Kosovo, she remembers her father's admonition to not let her heart become filled with hate
Junebug in trouble by Alice Mead( Book )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 857 libraries worldwide
Despite having moved out of the rough housing project where he grew up, ten-year-old Junebug continues to encounter crime, gangs, and violence
Crossing the Starlight Bridge by Alice Mead( Book )
4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 560 libraries worldwide
Nine-year-old Rayanne's life turns upside down when her father leaves and she has to move off the Penobscot reservation and go to live with her grandmother
Isabella's above-ground pool by Alice Mead( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 515 libraries worldwide
Nine-year-old Isabella's motto is "I won't share 'cuz it's not fair," until a tornado destroys a neighbor's house and she realizes that the money she has earned to buy a swimming pool might be put to a better use
Adem's cross by Alice Mead( Book )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and German and held by 502 libraries worldwide
Seeing his sister being shot to death for reading a poem at a demonstration against Serbian control of largely Albanian Kosovo changes forever the life of thirteen-year-old Adem
Dawn and dusk by Alice Mead( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 455 libraries worldwide
As thirteen-year-old Azad tries desperately to cling to the life he has known, the political situation in Iran during the war with Iraq finally forces his family to flee their home and seek safety elsewhere
Swimming to America by Alice Mead( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 366 libraries worldwide
Eighth grader Linda Berati struggles to understand who she is within the context of her mother's secrecy about the family background, her discomfort with her old girlfriends, her involvement with the family problems of her Cuban-American friend Ramon, and an opportunity to attend a school for "free spirits" like herself
Madame Squidley and Beanie by Alice Mead( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 343 libraries worldwide
Ten-year-old Beanie struggles with the start of a new school year, being excluded from the fifth grade in-crowd, and the extra burdens her mother's Chronic Fatigue Syndrome places on her
Billy and Emma by Alice Mead( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 279 libraries worldwide
When a robber steals Emma, one of a pair of macaws from the zoo, her partner, Billy, sets out to find her with the help of some other birds
Junebug by Alice Mead( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 214 libraries worldwide
An inquisitive young boy who lives with his mother and younger sister in a rough housing project in New Haven, Connecticut, approaches his tenth birthday with a mixture of anticipation and worry
Junebug and the Reverend by Alice Mead( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 211 libraries worldwide
Having moved out of the housing project and into a new home along with his mother and sister, ten-year-old Junebug discovers that bullies are everywhere and that the elderly can make great friends
Walking the edge by Alice Mead( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
Frustrated by his life of near-poverty and the unreliability of his divorced, drunken father, thirteen-year-old Scott throws himself into a science project raising clams to restock the bay of his Maine village
Year of no rain by Alice Mead( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
In 1999, when rebel soldiers come to their village in southern Sudan, Stephen and his friends escape but hope to be able to return again
Girl of Kosovo by Alice Mead( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Although Zana, an eleven-year-old Albanian girl, experiences the turmoil and violence of the 1999 conflict in her native Kosovo, she remembers her father's admonition to not let her heart become filled with hate
La croix d'Adem by Alice Mead( Book )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in French and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Roman - Kosovo (Yougoslavie) - guerre
Gebrandmerkt by Alice Mead( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in Dutch and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Een jongen van Albanese afkomst lijdt onder de onderdrukking en terreur van de Serviërs in Kosovo en probeert na de dood van zijn vader en zusje te vluchten naar Albanië
 
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English (75)
French (4)
German (2)
Dutch (1)
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