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Lilly, Melinda

Overview
Works: 71 works in 159 publications in 2 languages and 10,878 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Folklore  History  Legends  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ8.1.L468, 398.2089963385
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Publications about Melinda Lilly
Publications by Melinda Lilly
Most widely held works by Melinda Lilly
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 264 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
Knight by Melinda Lilly( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 236 libraries worldwide
Presents some of the details of the training and life of a knight in the Middle Ages
Peasant by Melinda Lilly( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
An introduction to the work and social life of peasants in Europe in the Middle Ages
From slavery to freedom by Melinda Lilly( Book )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in Spanish and English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
Introduces the Underground Railroad, a group of people and places through which runaway slaves escaped to freedom before the Civil War
The Boston Tea Party by Melinda Lilly( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 219 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
Blacksmith by Melinda Lilly( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 217 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 216 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 214 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 )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 212 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 212 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 209 libraries worldwide
A simple description of the different forms of matter and their characteristics
The journey of Columbus by Melinda Lilly( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Spanish and English and held by 201 libraries worldwide
Briefly presents Christopher Columbus's 1492 journey from Spain into the unknown
Pilgrim by Melinda Lilly( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 185 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
Minstrel by Melinda Lilly( Book )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
An introduction to the music and life of a minstrel in Europe in the Middle Ages
Water and ice by Melinda Lilly( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Simple text and illustrations describe the properties of water and ice
Me and my shadow by Melinda Lilly( Book )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Explains what shadows are and how to make them
Rocks by Melinda Lilly( Book )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 114 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( Book )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Explains how to tell temperature, compares how various objects conduct heat, and explains what dew is
Sun and Moon by Melinda Lilly( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
Simple text and illustrations describe the properties of the Sun and the Moon
Energy by Melinda Lilly( Book )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Simple text and illustrations describe what energy is, focusing on static electrcity as one example
 
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Alternative Names
Thompson, Melinda Lilly
Languages
English (50)
Spanish (8)
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