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Wong, Janet S.

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Works: 38 works in 69 publications in 1 language and 17,147 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Pictorial works 
Classifications: PZ7.W842115, [E]
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Publications about Janet S Wong
Publications by Janet S Wong
Most widely held works by Janet S Wong
The dumpster diver by Janet S Wong( Book )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 3,461 libraries worldwide
Once a month--every week in the summer--Steve the electrician dons special gear and, with the help of youngsters who live in his building, dives into a dumpster seeking useful objects that they can transform into imaginative new ones
Apple pie 4th of July by Janet S Wong( Book )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 1,681 libraries worldwide
A Chinese American child fears that the food her parents are preparing to sell on the Fourth of July will not be eaten
Buzz by Janet S Wong( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 1,328 libraries worldwide
As Mommy and Daddy begin their day and get ready for work, a child observes this morning routine at home as well as the buzzing of a busy bee outside the window
Minn and Jake by Janet S Wong( Book )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,110 libraries worldwide
Fifth-grader Minn, the tallest girl in school, begins a rocky friendship with Jake, a new student who is not only very short, but is also afraid of the worms and lizards that Minn likes to collect
This next New Year by Janet S Wong( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 970 libraries worldwide
A family prepares to celebrate the Lunar New Year and looks forward to the good luck they hope it will bring
Night garden : poems from the world of dreams by Janet S Wong( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 781 libraries worldwide
A collection of poems describing a variety of dreams, some familiar, some strange, some beautiful, and some on the darker side
Grump by Janet S Wong( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 708 libraries worldwide
A very tired and slightly grumpy Mommy falls asleep before Baby at naptime
Hide & seek by Janet S Wong( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 704 libraries worldwide
In this counting book, a child and parent play hide-and-seek while they bake cookies
You have to write by Janet S Wong( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 672 libraries worldwide
Encourages young writers to tell their own stories and become better writers
The trip back home by Janet S Wong( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 638 libraries worldwide
A young girl and her mother travel to Korea to visit their extended family
Behind the wheel : poems about driving by Janet S Wong( Book )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 637 libraries worldwide
Thirty-six poems look at various aspects of driving, including passing the written driver's test, being pulled over by a cop, and having an accident, and treat them as metaphors for life
Alex and the Wednesday chess club by Janet S Wong( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 606 libraries worldwide
Alex quits playing chess after losing a game to Uncle Hooya; but when other activities fail to satisfy him, he gives his favorite game another try by joining the chess club
Me and Rolly Maloo by Janet S Wong( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 503 libraries worldwide
An unpopular girl cheats on a math test when the most popular girl in school asks her to give her answers. Features graphic novel-style illustrations
Knock on wood : poems about superstitions by Janet S Wong( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 502 libraries worldwide
A collection of seventeen original poems about superstitions, including walking under a ladder, breaking a mirror, and knocking on wood. Includes notes about the superstitions
Minn and Jake's almost terrible summer by Janet S Wong( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 499 libraries worldwide
Ten-year-old Jake's summer starts off badly, goes downhill when his family visits Los Angeles, California, and his old friends are too busy for him, then gets even worse after he disagrees with Minn when her family joins his for a trip to Disneyland
Homegrown house by Janet S Wong( Book )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 475 libraries worldwide
A young girl describes her grandmother's comfortable, long-time home, and wishes that she and her parents could stay in the same house instead of moving so often
A suitcase of seaweed, and other poems by Janet S Wong( Book )
4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 453 libraries worldwide
A collection of poems that reflect the experiences of Asian Americans, particularly their family relationships
The rainbow hand : poems about mothers and children by Janet S Wong( Book )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 437 libraries worldwide
A collection of eighteen original poems about mothers and motherhood, including "Mother's Heart," "Old Mother Chung," and "The Pilot."
Twist : yoga poems by Janet S Wong( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 400 libraries worldwide
A collection of poems composed to inspire different yoga poses
Good luck gold and other poems by Janet S Wong( Book )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 354 libraries worldwide
Poems deal with the joys and sorrows of growing up Chinese American, and the prejudice which Chinese Americans sometimes face
 
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Alternative Names
Huang, Xiaozhu
黄小珠
Languages
English (55)
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