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Lilly, Melinda

Overview
Works: 79 works in 148 publications in 2 languages and 10,517 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Folklore  History  Legends  Fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ8.1.L468, 535.4
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Publications about Melinda Lilly
Publications by Melinda Lilly
Most widely held works by Melinda Lilly
Me and my shadow by Melinda Lilly( file )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 324 libraries worldwide
Explains what shadows are and how to make them
Water and ice by Melinda Lilly( file )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 318 libraries worldwide
Simple text and illustrations describe the properties of water and ice
Rocks by Melinda Lilly( file )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 311 libraries worldwide
Simple text and illustrations describe the properties of the three types of rocks, sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic
Hot and cold by Melinda Lilly( file )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 306 libraries worldwide
Explains how to tell temperature, compares how various objects conduct heat, and explains what dew is
Energy by Melinda Lilly( file )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 305 libraries worldwide
Simple text and illustrations describe what energy is, focusing on static electrcity as one example
Sun and Moon by Melinda Lilly( file )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 283 libraries worldwide
Simple text and illustrations describe the properties of the Sun and the Moon
Spider and his son find wisdom : an Akan tale by Melinda Lilly( Book )
2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 275 libraries worldwide
While trying to gather up all the wisdom he thinks he has wasted on the villagers, Ananse the spider learns something new himself
The Boston Tea Party by Melinda Lilly( Book )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Spanish and English and held by 260 libraries worldwide
A simple description of the 1773 event known as the Boston Tea Party, at which American colonists dumped English tea into the sea rather than pay taxes on it
Knight by Melinda Lilly( Book )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 244 libraries worldwide
Presents some of the details of the training and life of a knight in the Middle Ages
Peasant by Melinda Lilly( Book )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 228 libraries worldwide
An introduction to the work and social life of peasants in Europe in the Middle Ages
Blacksmith by Melinda Lilly( Book )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 225 libraries worldwide
Describes the life and work of a blacksmith living in Europe during the Middle Ages
Warrior son of a warrior son : a Masai tale by Melinda Lilly( Book )
2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 219 libraries worldwide
A Masai folktale about how the tiny caterpillar outsmarts the other animals even though they are much bigger and stronger
Zimani's drum : a Malawian tale by Melinda Lilly( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 217 libraries worldwide
While out walking with his brother Cikungwa, blind Zimani has an encounter with Mkango the lion and tries to trick him before he has a chance to kill them
Princess by Melinda Lilly( Book )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
Presents some of the details of the life of a princess or queen in Europe in the Middle Ages
Wanyana and matchmaker frog : a Bagandan tale by Melinda Lilly( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
A frog repays Wanyana's kindness by helping her pick the right man to be her husband
Solid, liquid, and gas by Melinda Lilly( Book )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
A simple description of the different forms of matter and their characteristics
The Declaration of Independence by Melinda Lilly( Book )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 204 libraries worldwide
A simple introduction to Independence Day and the writing of the Declaration of Independence
Kwian and the lazy sun : a San Myth by Melinda Lilly( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 202 libraries worldwide
In order to have light, Kwian and the other children throw another villager, the lazy Kattenttu, into the sky where he becomes the sun
La serpiente y el dolor de muelas : mito maya by Melinda Lilly( Book )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in Spanish and held by 200 libraries worldwide
An old witch who lives in a cave in a volcano with a fiery snake uses her wits to keep the serpent from destroying her village
Pilgrim by Melinda Lilly( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
Introduces the way of life of the Christian pilgrim of the Middle Ages, looking at the foods one might have eaten, sights visited, and objects sought along the way
 
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Alternative Names
Thompson, Melinda Lilly
Languages
English (43)
Spanish (4)
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