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Newman, Lesléa

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Works: 118 works in 250 publications in 2 languages and 23,960 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Board books  Picture books  History  Poetry  Pictorial works  Case studies 
Classifications: PZ8.3.N4655, [E]
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Publications about Lesléa Newman
Publications by Lesléa Newman
Most widely held works by Lesléa Newman
Heather has two mommies by Lesléa Newman( Book )
18 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,648 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 )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,479 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; includes an author's note and glossary of Japanese words
The best cat in the world by Lesléa Newman( Book )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in German and English and held by 1,398 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 1,116 libraries worldwide
At night when Mrs. Brown begins to snore, her sixty cats have fun galore
Runaway dreidel! by Lesléa Newman( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 1,000 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
October mourning : a song for Matthew Shepard by Lesléa Newman( Book )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 907 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
Where is Bear? by Lesléa Newman( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 900 libraries worldwide
The animals in the forest are playing hide-and-seek, but none of them can find Bear anywhere
Fat chance by Lesléa Newman( Book )
8 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 852 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 boy friend, and decide on a profession
Pigs, pigs, pigs! by Lesléa Newman( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 740 libraries worldwide
A town prepares for and enjoys a visit with a large group of very entertaining pigs in this rhyming tale of hospitality
Mommy, mama, and me by Lesléa Newman( Book )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 737 libraries worldwide
A baby enjoys a number of fun activities with her two mothers
Dogs, dogs, dogs! by Lesléa Newman( Book )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 735 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
Too far away to touch by Lesléa Newman( Book )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 729 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
Skunk's spring surprise by Lesléa Newman( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 719 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
A fire engine for Ruthie by Lesléa Newman( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 680 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
Miss Tutu's star by Lesléa Newman( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 677 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
A letter to Harvey Milk short stories by Lesléa Newman( file )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 666 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."--BOOK JACKET
The boy who cried fabulous by Lesléa Newman( Book )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 597 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
Daddy, papa, and me by Lesléa Newman( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 596 libraries worldwide
The story of a toddler's daily activities with two loving fathers
The eight nights of Chanukah by Lesléa Newman( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 543 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
Matzo ball moon by Lesléa Newman( Book )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 543 libraries worldwide
Eleanor and her grandmother make matzo balls in preparation for the Passover meal
 
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Newman, Lesleá
Languages
English (89)
German (3)
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