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Leigh, Debra

Overview
Works: 19 works in 25 publications in 1 language and 941 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  History 
Roles: Narrator, Author
Classifications: QL696.S473, 598.47
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Publications about Debra Leigh
Publications by Debra Leigh
Most widely held works by Debra Leigh
The emperor's egg ( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 283 libraries worldwide
Describes the parental behavior of Emperor penguins, focusing on how the male keeps the egg warm until it hatches and how the parents care for the chick after it is born. The "Did you know?" segment follows the story and presents short facts about Emperor penguins
Living sunlight how plants bring the Earth to life ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
Introduces children to the importance of sunlight for growing plants, and describes why humans and animals depend on it to survive
When Mama comes home tonight When Papa comes home tonight ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
When Mama and Papa arrive home, they and their children enjoy a series of activities together before bedtime
Exploring communities ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Learn the differences between a rural and a suburban community, and what they share. Explore a variety of homes in a neighborhood and learn what other types of buildings make up a community
Harriet, you'll drive me wild! by Mem Fox( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Pesky Harriet has a series of mishaps while her loving but increasingly exasperated mother tries not to lose her temper
Exploring communities and geography ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Learn how geography shapes and molds daily life, whether in the mountains, the desert, a city, or near the ocean. Find out about the importance of land formation as well as different regions and climates
I love you the purplest ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Two young sons on a fishing expedition with their mother; each boy is angling to be tops with Mom. Clearly an experienced peacemaker, Mama offers just the right answers when the boys inquire which of them, for example, is the best rower: "Why, Julian, you took the deepest strokes. And Max, your strokes were fastest." As she tucks them into bed that night, they each pose the ultimate question: "Who do you love best?" She loves one the "bluest," the other the "reddest"; it is up to presiding adults to explain how these add up to the "purplest."
The memory string ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Still grieving for her mother and unable to accept her stepmother, Laura finds comfort in her memory string of buttons that represents her family history
Prairie dog pioneers ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
A young girl does not want to leave her home to become a pioneer on the Texas prairie. This Willa Cather Literary Award winning story is based on a true story
John Willy and Freddy McGee ( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Two guinea pigs escape from their safe but boring cage and have an adventure in the tunnels of the family's pool table
Exploring communities and its workers [sic] ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
From firemen and postal workers to mechanics and bankers, this program helps kids understand why people in a community work, and how that work provides products and services that community members need and want. Basic economic concepts are illustrated and explained through daily activities in the home and the community. Shows workers doing different jobs in their neighborhood, both indoor and outdoors
Exploring communities' ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Help students understand how and why communities make and enforce laws. Students learn how rules are linked to safety, that they are designed to support fairness, and that there are consequences for breaking them. This program helps students see that the rules of their classroom community are just as important as the rules in their town
Beep beep ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
A boy imagines that he is a variety of vehicles, from a jeep to a train
Exploring communities alike and different ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
How is a rural community different from a suburban community? What characteristics do cities and suburban areas share? This program explores the similarities and differences that make communities unique. Youngsters visit a variety of homes in a neighborhood and learn what other types of buildings make up a community
Two Chinese tales ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Presents an adaptation of a traditional Chinese tale, in which six sisters use their unique gifts to save their seventh sister from a dragon; and includes the story "Two of Everything"--Narrated by the author, Lily Toy Hong--in which a poor Chinese couple fall inside a brass pot that doubles anything it contains
Felix feels better & Felix and the Worrier ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Felix, a guinea pig, gets sick and visits the doctor. The Worrier visits Felix night after night to remind him of what might go wrong
Don't be silly, Mrs. Millie! ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
When Mrs. Millie says 'Hang up your goats, ' the fun begins for her kindergarten class in this hilarious adventure in wordplay
Voices of Greenway, a place we call home : [tenants' stories and photos compiled by Debra Leigh( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Impressions of a Balinese kecak Indonesian dance drama ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A presentation of a Balinese kecak, a combination of Balinese theatre, music and dance. Performed at St. Cloud State University
 
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