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McAliley, Susan

Works: 129 works in 471 publications in 2 languages and 69,165 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Christmas stories  Historical fiction  Railroad stories  Braille books  Basketball stories 
Roles: Illustrator, Author
Classifications: PZ7.T7363, FIC
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Publications about Susan McAliley
Publications by Susan McAliley
Most widely held works by Susan McAliley
Happy birthday, Felicity! : a springtime story by Valerie Tripp( Book )
33 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 4,717 libraries worldwide
On a visit to Cincinnati from rural Kentucky during the Great Depression, Aunt Millie impresses Kit with her money-saving cleverness. Includes information on life in America during the Great Depression
Felicity learns a lesson : a school story by Valerie Tripp( Book )
24 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 3,261 libraries worldwide
Josefina and her sisters distrust learning to read and write, as well as other changes their Tía Dolores is bringing to the household, because they fear they will lose their memories of their mother
Meet Kaya : an American girl by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )
15 editions published in 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,414 libraries worldwide
In 1764, when Kaya and her family reunite with other Nez Percé Indians to fish for the red salmon, she learns that bragging, even about her swift horse, can lead to trouble. Includes historical notes on the Nez Percé Indians
Kaya's escape : a survival story by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )
20 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,249 libraries worldwide
In the fall of 1764, after Kaya and her sister are kidnapped from their Nez PercGe village by enemy horse raiders, she tries to find a way to escape back home. Includes historical notes on education and learning among the Nez PercGe Indians
Kaya and Lone Dog : a friendship story by Janet Beeler Shaw( Book )
14 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2,152 libraries worldwide
Still grieving over the death of her hero, and missing her stolen horse and kidnapped younger sister, Kaya tries to earn the trust of a lone and starving dog about to have puppies
Changes for Kit : a winter story, 1934 by Valerie Tripp( Book )
16 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 2,051 libraries worldwide
In 1934, during the Depression, Kit's cantankerous uncle comes to live in the Cincinnati boardinghouse run by her parents, enlisting her aid in transcribing his complaining letters to the editor of the local newspaper and inspiring her to write a different kind of letter of her own
Kit saves the day : a summer story, 1934 by Valerie Tripp( Book )
15 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 2,042 libraries worldwide
Tired of doing chores and longing for adventure during the Great Depression, Kit meets a hobo and decides to hop a freight train
Meet Julie : an American girl by Megan McDonald( Book )
6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,928 libraries worldwide
In 1974, after Julie's parents divorce, she moves to a new San Francisco neighborhood where the school does not have a girls' basketball team, so she fights for the right to play on the boys' team
Julie tells her story by Megan McDonald( Book )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,714 libraries worldwide
In 1974 at her new San Francisco school, nine-year-old Julie does not want to tell her class about her parents' divorce, or to tell her sister about messing up her school assignment, but when she breaks her finger playing basketball and her whole family rallies around her, she realizes the importance of telling the truth
Happy New Year, Julie by Megan McDonald( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,690 libraries worldwide
The first Christmas since Julie's parents' divorce is difficult for the whole family, but Julie finds comfort sharing the Chinese New Year traditions of her best friend, Ivy Ling, and thinking about new beginnings
Changes for Julie by Megan McDonald( Book )
9 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,674 libraries worldwide
Julie is in school detention for passing a note to Joy, a deaf student who has trouble understanding what their teacher is saying. Indignant, Julie decides to run for student body president so she can make changes to the detention system. But the other students are put off by Joy, her choice for vice president, and Julie worries that she'll have little chance of winning if she partners with someone who seems so different. With persistence and creative campaigning, Julie wins the students over--and wins the election without compromising her principles
Julie's journey by Megan McDonald( Book )
7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,619 libraries worldwide
It's 1976 and the entire country is celebrating America's 200th birthday. Julie joins her cousins on a pioneer-style wagon train in honor of the Bicentennial. The journey is filled with adventures, challenges, and self-discovery as Julie faces her fears to make an important contribution to her country's birthday. The "Looking Back" section provides additional information about Bicentennial celebrations in the United States.--From publisher's description
Julie and the eagles by Megan McDonald( Book )
10 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,597 libraries worldwide
Julie and her best friend, Ivy, find a baby owl in Golden Gate Park--and it needs help. At a wildlife rescue center, Julie meets Shasta and Sierra, two bald eagles that will be caged for life, unless money is raised to release them back into the wild. For Earth Day, Julie thinks of a unique way to tell the public of the eagles' plight. The "Looking Back" section explores the beginning of the environmental movement.--From publisher's description
Meet Rebecca : an American girl by Jacqueline Dembar Greene( Book )
9 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,566 libraries worldwide
In 1914 New York City, nine-year-old Rebecca is determined to show her family that she is old enough to light the Shabbos candles and go to the movies
Nellie's promise by Valerie Tripp( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 1,521 libraries worldwide
Nellie O'Malley finally has a home again. She and her little sisters, Bridget and Jenny, are happily settling in with Samantha's family in New York City ..."
Candlelight for Rebecca by Jacqueline Dembar Greene( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,427 libraries worldwide
While Rebecca Rubin helps her building's ailing superintendent take care of his homing pigeons, she puzzles over what to do with the Christmas centerpiece her teacher insisted she make but which has no place in her Jewish home
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Alternative Names
McAliley, Sue
English (177)
Spanish (9)
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