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McGhee, Alison 1960-

Overview
Works: 76 works in 337 publications in 12 languages and 36,042 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Humorous fiction  Adventure stories  High interest-low vocabulary books  Picture books  Children's audiobooks  Domestic fiction  Pictorial works  Young adult works 
Roles: Author, Narrator
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 )
31 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 4,769 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 unlkiely marvelous companion
Mrs. Watson wants your teeth by Alison McGhee( Book )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 3,604 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 2012 in English and German and held by 1,889 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
Bink & Gollie, two for one by Kate DiCamillo( Book )
12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,824 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"--
Countdown to kindergarten by Alison McGhee( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and French and held by 1,733 libraries worldwide
Ten days before the start of kindergarten, a preschooler can not tie her shoes by herself and fears the worst
A very brave witch by Alison McGhee( Book )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,612 libraries worldwide
A young witch describes what she does on Halloween, her favorite holiday
Someday by Alison McGhee( Book )
23 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,431 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
Only a witch can fly by Alison McGhee( Book )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 1,410 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 )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,317 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 )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,215 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
Bye-bye, crib by Alison McGhee( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,051 libraries worldwide
A big boy and his best stuffed friend seek the courage to move to a gigantic new bed
Snap : a novel by Alison McGhee( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,029 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
Always by Alison McGhee( Book )
13 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 879 libraries worldwide
A loyal dog promises to protect his young mistress and her home from any danger
Julia Gillian (and the quest for joy) by Alison McGhee( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and German and held by 878 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."
Making a friend by Alison McGhee( Book )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 842 libraries worldwide
When the snow falls, a young boy makes a snowman that becomes his friend until the seasons change
Julia Gillian (and the dream of the dog) by Alison McGhee( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and German and held by 824 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
Little boy by Alison McGhee( Book )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 791 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 )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in Korean and English and held by 769 libraries worldwide
Through rhythmic text, a parent reflects on the options and opportunities possible in a beloved child's future
The case of the missing donut by Alison McGhee( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 718 libraries worldwide
A little boy in a sheriff's hat and his dog deputy are bringing donuts home when the "Sheriff" is unable to resist getting rid of a slightly squished powdered donut, then wonders how everyone knows he ate it
Firefly Hollow by Alison McGhee( Book )
5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 711 libraries worldwide
Because their dreams of daring adventures go against the cautious teachings of their nations, Firefly and Cricket set out on their own, find a home with kindly Vole, and together help a grieving "miniature giant" named Peter
 
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Alison McGhee American novelist
Mac Ghee Alison
MacGhee Alison
MacGhee, Alison 1960-
Mc Ghee Alison
Mc Ghee, Alison 1960-
マギー, アリスン
Languages
English (141)
French (19)
German (16)
Chinese (6)
Spanish (3)
Korean (3)
Japanese (2)
Italian (2)
Polish (2)
Hebrew (1)
Dutch (1)
Norwegian (1)
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