WorldCat Identities

Newman, Lesléa

Overview
Works: 83 works in 229 publications in 4 languages and 25,179 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Poetry  History  Pictorial works  Case studies  Picture books 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ8.3.N4655, [E]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Lesléa Newman
 
Most widely held works by Lesléa Newman
Heather has two mommies by Lesléa Newman( Book )

25 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Heather goes to playgroup, at first she feels bad because she has two mothers and no father, but then she learns that there are lots of different kinds of families and the most important thing is that all the people love each other
Hachiko waits by Lesléa Newman( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 1,518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Ueno's loyal Akita, Hachiko, waits for him at the train station every afternoon, and even after the professor has a fatal heart attack while at work, Hachiko faithfully continues to await his return until the day the dog dies. Based on a true story
The best cat in the world by Lesléa Newman( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in German and English and held by 1,393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy deals with the loss of his beloved cat Charlie, eventually accepting the arrival of another, very different cat
Cats, cats, cats! by Lesléa Newman( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At night when Mrs. Brown begins to snore, her sixty cats have fun galore
October mourning : a song for Matthew Shepard by Lesléa Newman( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates, from various points of view, events from the night of October 6, 1998, when twenty-one-year-old Matthew Shepard, a gay college student, was lured out of a Wyoming bar, savagely beaten, tied to a fence, and left to die
Runaway dreidel! by Lesléa Newman( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this rhyming tale in the style of "The Night before Christmas," a family's preparations for Chanukah are disrupted by a wildly spinning dreidel
Where is Bear? by Lesléa Newman( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The animals in the forest are playing hide-and-seek, but none of them can find Bear anywhere
Mommy, mama, and me by Lesléa Newman( Book )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A baby enjoys a number of fun activities with her two mothers
Fat chance by Lesléa Newman( Book )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a series of diary entries, thirteen-year-old Judi recounts her struggles to lose weight, hide her bulimia from her mother, find a boyfriend, and decide on a profession
Dogs, dogs, dogs! by Lesléa Newman( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A counting book featuring dogs engaged in various activities, from walking through the city all alone to slurping up a fallen ice cream cone
Skunk's spring surprise by Lesléa Newman( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After waking from her winter nap, Skunk worries that her friends have forgotten her but it turns out they have planned a spring surprise
Miss Tutu's star by Lesléa Newman( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Selena, who would rather twirl than walk, begins to study ballet and, after years of practice and a great deal of encouragement from Miss Tutu, finally makes her stage debut
Pigs, pigs, pigs! by Lesléa Newman( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A town prepares for and enjoys a visit with a large group of very entertaining pigs in this rhyming tale of hospitality
Too far away to touch by Lesléa Newman( Book )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zoe's favorite uncle Leonard takes her to a planetarium and explains that if he dies he will be like the stars, too far away to touch, close enough to see
Daddy, papa, and me by Lesléa Newman( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a toddler's daily activities with two loving fathers
A fire engine for Ruthie by Lesléa Newman( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ruthie's Nana suggests playing tea party and fashion show during their visit, but Ruthie is much more interested in the vehicles that a neighbor boy is playing with as they pass his house each day
The boy who cried fabulous by Lesléa Newman( Book )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy's fascination with everything he sees around him causes him to be late and upsets his parents, until they come to realize his special gift
The eight nights of Chanukah by Lesléa Newman( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wondrous days of Chanukah come to life through the eyes of a young child, whose family gathering grows bigger and bigger as the holiday progresses
Donovan's big day by Lesléa Newman( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the moment Donovan wakes in the morning, he painstakingly prepares for his special role in the wedding ceremony of his two mothers
A letter to Harvey Milk : short stories by Lesléa Newman( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This collection of stories offers a perspective on current issues of homosexuality and anti-Semitism and lends a voice to those experiencing growing pains and self-discovery. Newman's readers accompany her quirky Jewish characters through all kinds of experiences, from an initial lesbian sexual encounter to being sequestered in a college apartment after paranoid Holocaust flashbacks. In these stories, characters anxiously discover their lesbian identities while beginning to understand, and finally to embrace, their Jewish heritage."--Jacket
 
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Alternative Names
Lesléa Newman American writer

Lesléa Newman amerikansk författare

Lesléa Newman amerikansk skribent

Lesléa Newman US-amerikanische Autorin

Newman, Lesleá

Languages
English (92)

Italian (10)

Spanish (3)

German (3)

Covers
Hachiko waitsThe best cat in the worldCats, cats, cats!Runaway dreidel!Where is Bear?Mommy, mama, and meFat chanceDogs, dogs, dogs!