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McGhee, Alison 1960-

Overview
Works: 90 works in 280 publications in 5 languages and 32,362 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Pictorial works  Young adult works 
Classifications: PZ7.M4784675, [E]
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Publications about Alison McGhee
Publications by Alison McGhee
Most widely held works by Alison McGhee
Bink & Gollie by Kate DiCamillo( Book )
13 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 4,022 libraries worldwide
Two roller-skating best friends--one tiny, one tall--share three comical adventures involving outrageously bright socks, an impromptu trek to the Andes, and a most unlikely marvelous companion
Mrs. Watson wants your teeth by Alison McGhee( Book )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 3,609 libraries worldwide
A first grader is frightened on her first day of school after hearing a rumor that her teacher is a 300-year-old alien with a purple tongue who steals baby teeth from her students
All rivers flow to the sea by Alison McGhee( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 2,005 libraries worldwide
After a car accident in the Adirondacks leaves her older sister Ivy brain-dead, seventeen-year-old Rose struggles with her grief and guilt as she slowly learns to let her sister go
Countdown to kindergarten by Alison McGhee( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 1,673 libraries worldwide
Ten days before the start of kindergarten, a preschooler can not tie her shoes by herself and fears the worst
Bink & Gollie, two for one by Kate DiCamillo( Book )
9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,545 libraries worldwide
"The state fair is in town, and now Bink and Gollie-utter opposites and best friends extraordinaire-must use teamwork and their gray matter while navigating its many wonders. Will the energetic Bink win the world's largest donut in the Whack-a-Duck game? Will the artistic Gollie wow the crowd in the talent show? As the undaunted duo steps into the mysterious tent of fortune-teller Madame Prunely, one prediction is crystal clear: this unlikely pair will always be the closest of pals"--
A very brave witch by Alison McGhee( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,517 libraries worldwide
A young witch describes what she does on Halloween, her favorite holiday
Only a witch can fly by Alison McGhee( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,341 libraries worldwide
A young girl who has always wanted to fly like a witch on a broom tries and tries again one special night, with her brother and black cat at her side and an owl watching over all
Julia Gillian (and the art of knowing) by Alison McGhee( Book )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,309 libraries worldwide
Nine-year-old Julia Gillian learns a lot about facing fear as she and her St. Bernard, Bigfoot, take long walks through their Minneapolis neighborhood one hot summer, and she seeks the courage to finish a book that could have an unhappy ending
Shadow baby by Alison McGhee( Book )
16 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,299 libraries worldwide
"Shadow Baby" is eleven-year-old Clara Winters' story. Clara, who lives with her no-frills mother Tara in the foothills of the Adirondacks, is obsessed by a need for family -- or at the very least the knowledge of one. She learns that she had a twin sister who died at birth; she knows she must have a father somewhere; she knows little bits and pieces about her mother's father, whom she's never met; and that's all she has. In her search for information and attention, Clara meets an elderly immigrant who lives in a trailer park on the outskirts of her town. Their relationship, along with Clara's overactive fantasy life, finally brings her to learn the truth about her history and to gain some knowledge about what it means to be a grown-up
Someday by Alison McGhee( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,295 libraries worldwide
A mother reflects on the all the milestones, from walking in a deep wood to holding someone else's hand, that her child will achieve during life
Snap : a novel by Alison McGhee( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 1,129 libraries worldwide
Eleven-year-old Edwina confronts old and new challenges when her longtime best friend Sally faces the inevitable death of the grandmother who raised her
Bye-bye, crib by Alison McGhee( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,054 libraries worldwide
A big boy and his best stuffed friend seek the courage to move to a gigantic new bed
Julia Gillian (and the quest for joy) by Alison McGhee( Book )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 861 libraries worldwide
Ten-year-old Julia Gillian's best friend is keeping secrets, their beloved lunch lady was replaced by a tyrant, and trumpet lessons prove difficult, making it hard for her to follow the music teacher's advice to "look for the joy."
Julia Gillian (and the dream of the dog) by Alison McGhee( Book )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 813 libraries worldwide
While trying to cope with more school work, including an assignment in her least favorite subject, reading, a sixth-grade girl faces her toughest challenge as her beloved dog--and lifelong companion--nears the end of his life
Making a friend by Alison McGhee( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 793 libraries worldwide
When the snow falls, a young boy makes a snowman that becomes his friend until the seasons change
Always by Alison McGhee( Book )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 782 libraries worldwide
A loyal dog promises to protect his young mistress and her home from any danger
Little boy by Alison McGhee( Book )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 775 libraries worldwide
A father reflects on how the future depends upon the all of the little things in his son's world, from his yellow drinking cup to a big cardboard box
So many days by Alison McGhee( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 760 libraries worldwide
Through rhythmic text, a parent reflects on the options and opportunities possible in a beloved child's future
Was it beautiful? : a novel by Alison McGhee( Book )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 691 libraries worldwide
In the past year, William's life has fallen apart. His musically-gifted son has lost his life ... and it looks as though his marriage and his job will be the next things to go
Song of middle C by Alison McGhee( Book )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 647 libraries worldwide
"Miss Kari, my piano teacher, tells me that true artistry takes great imagination. It also takes a lot of practice. The big day of my piano recital is almost here, and hoo boy, have I been practicing! I've even got the help of my lucky hat and shoes -- not to mention my lucky underwear."--Jacket
 
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Mac Ghee Alison
MacGhee Alison
MacGhee, Alison, 1960-
Mc Ghee Alison
Mc Ghee, Alison 1960-
マギー, アリスン
Languages
English (136)
French (4)
German (2)
Japanese (2)
Korean (2)
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