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McGhee, Alison 1960-

Overview
Works: 82 works in 407 publications in 12 languages and 39,183 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Humorous fiction  Adventure stories  High interest-low vocabulary books  Picture books  Children's audiobooks  Domestic fiction  Fantasy fiction  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Narrator
Classifications: PZ7.D5455, FIC
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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 )
33 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 5,121 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 )
16 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 3,612 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 1,843 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 )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and French and held by 1,736 libraries worldwide
Ten days before the start of kindergarten, a preschooler cannot tie her shoes by herself and fears the worst
Someday by Alison McGhee( Book )
32 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 1,717 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
A very brave witch by Alison McGhee( Book )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,657 libraries worldwide
A young witch describes what she does on Halloween, her favorite holiday
Bink & Gollie, best friends forever by Kate DiCamillo( Book )
8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,594 libraries worldwide
Bink and Gollie's friendship remains strong, even in the face of Gollie's "royal blood," Bink's Stretch-O-Matic machine, and the pursuit of a world record
Only a witch can fly by Alison McGhee( Book )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 1,441 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 )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,276 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 )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,164 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
Firefly Hollow by Alison McGhee( Book )
9 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 1,155 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
Bye-bye, crib by Alison McGhee( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,045 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 1,001 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
Maybe a fox by Kathi Appelt( Book )
7 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 979 libraries worldwide
An otherworldly fox is born to help eleven-year-old Jules, who is grieving over the death of her sister
Always by Alison McGhee( Book )
16 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 877 libraries worldwide
How deep is the bond between a child and a beloved dog? And how far will a pet go to protect his dear friend? To the ends of the Earth...always
Julia Gillian (and the quest for joy) by Alison McGhee( Book )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and German and held by 868 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 )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 866 libraries worldwide
When the snow falls, a young boy makes a snowman that becomes his friend until the seasons change. Listen as you read along with this book and CD set
Julia Gillian (and the dream of the dog) by Alison McGhee( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 801 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 )
14 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 792 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 )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 775 libraries worldwide
Through rhythmic text, a parent reflects on the options and opportunities possible in a beloved child's future
 
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Alternative Names
Alison McGhee American novelist
Alison McGhee Amerikaans romanschrijfster
Mac Ghee, Alison
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맥기, 앨리슨 1960-
マギー, アリスン
Languages
English (160)
French (16)
German (13)
Japanese (10)
Chinese (9)
Spanish (7)
Korean (5)
Italian (2)
Polish (2)
Hebrew (1)
Dutch (1)
Norwegian (1)
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