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Barbara Brenner

Autor/a de Wagon Wheels

93+ obres 8,178 Membres 81 Ressenyes

Sobre l'autor

Barbara Brenner was born on June 26, 1925, in Brooklyn, New York. Brenner attended Seton Hall College and Rutgers University from 1942-46, while also working as a copy editor at Prudential Insurance Company. Her freelance work as an artist's agent prepared her for a literary life. In 1957 she mostra'n més published her first book, Somebody's Slippers, Somebody's Shoes. She followed this book with an educational picture book entitled Barto Takes the Subway, designed to improve reading comprehension and sight vocabulary. Her artistic development continued when she began to collaborate with her husband, illustrator Fred Brenner, on The Flying Patchwork Quilt. Her next book, On the Frontier with Mr. Audubon, was selected by School Library Journal as The Best of the Best among children's books published over 26 seasons. One of her bestselling titles was Wagon Wheels (published in 1978), which deals with the trials and tribulations of a close-knit African American family. In 1986, Brenner was honored with the Pennsylvania School Librarians' Association's Outstanding Pennsylvania Author Award. Brenner's most celebrated book is a collection entitled Voices: Poetry and Art from around the World, for which she was chief editor. This book received an ALA Notable Book for Children mention and an ALA Best Book for Young Adults award. (Bowker Author Biography) mostra'n menys

Inclou aquests noms: Barbara Benner, Barbara Brenner


Obres de Barbara Brenner

Wagon Wheels (1978) 1,810 exemplars
Where's That Reptile? (1993) 533 exemplars
Thinking About Ants (1600) 280 exemplars
Where's That Fish? (1994) 271 exemplars
Beef Stew (1990) 243 exemplars
Chibi: A True Story from Japan (1996) 145 exemplars
Annie's Pet (1989) 123 exemplars
One Small Place in a Tree (2004) 108 exemplars
The Color Bear (1995) 98 exemplars
If You Were There in 1776 (1994) 97 exemplars
Baltimore Orioles (1974) 96 exemplars
The Color Wizard (1989) 69 exemplars
Hemi: A Mule (1973) 60 exemplars
Mr. Tall and Mr. Small (1966) 57 exemplars
Lion and Lamb Step Out (1990) 55 exemplars
Two Orphan Cubs (1989) 51 exemplars
Mystery of the Plumed Serpent (1981) 45 exemplars
Cunningham's Rooster (1975) 43 exemplars
Faces (1970) 34 exemplars
Lucky Dog (1977) 34 exemplars
One Small Place by the Sea (2004) 31 exemplars
Bodies (1973) 30 exemplars
The Five Pennies (1963) — Autor — 27 exemplars
Good Morning, Garden (2004) 26 exemplars
The Bank Street Book of Science Fiction (1989) — Editor — 23 exemplars
Group Soup (Carrotville, No. 3) (1992) 20 exemplars
A Bird in the Family (1962) 20 exemplars
The Bank Street Book of Fantasy (1989) — Editor — 18 exemplars
If You Were an Ant (1989) 17 exemplars
Bunny Tails (2005) 16 exemplars
The Flying Patchwork Quilt (1965) 15 exemplars
Stories to Remember: Noah's Ark [1989 TV episode] (1992) — Writer — 15 exemplars
The BANK STREET BOOK OF MYSTERY VOLUME #4 (1989) — Editor — 15 exemplars
Tracks (Spotlight books) (1975) 15 exemplars
Barto Takes the Subway (1962) 15 exemplars
A snake-lover's diary (1970) 14 exemplars
What the Elephant Told (2003) 9 exemplars
Amy's Doll (1963) 8 exemplars
Little One Inch (1977) 8 exemplars
A Killing Season (1981) 8 exemplars
The Falcon Sting (1988) 7 exemplars
Snow Parade (1989) 6 exemplars
The Gorilla Signs Love (1984) 5 exemplars
BANK STREET BOOK OF CREEPY TALES VOLUME #3, The (1989) — Editor — 4 exemplars
Lizard tails and cactus spines (1975) 4 exemplars
Nicky's Sister (1966) 4 exemplars
We're off to See the Lizard (1977) 3 exemplars
Pen Pal From Another Planet (1975) 3 exemplars
Love and Discipline (1750) 2 exemplars
Los tres cerditos 2 exemplars
A Dog I Know (1983) 2 exemplars
Summer of the Houseboat (1968) 1 exemplars
El León y el cordero (1992) 1 exemplars

Obres associades

Cricket Magazine, Vol. 6, No. 2, October 1978 (1978) — Col·laborador — 2 exemplars


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Independent Reading Level: Grades 2-4
Awards: ALA Notable Book for Children mention and an ALA Best Book for Young Adults
djlackey | Hi ha 6 ressenyes més | Apr 28, 2024 |
Before the famous American Revolution, the United States only existed as thirteen colonies. They were all in the Eastern part of the country and all of them were still ruled by England. The colony of Williamsburg, Virginia became one of the most prosperous of these thirteen colonies due to it's mild southern weather and rich soil.

This book depicts a slice of life during the early 1770's. With a simple question and answer format, readers can peer into this busy colony outpost and see what kind of people lived there, what they did for a living, and what their customs were.… (més)
PlumfieldCH | Hi ha 3 ressenyes més | Sep 21, 2023 |
A delightful story! This is a great nature study read aloud, or wonderful picture book that also shares a few Japanese words, with a provided pronunciation guide. The book is divided into two chapters as well for young readers.
MarySchubert | Hi ha 3 ressenyes més | Aug 24, 2022 |



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