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George Ella Lyon

Autor(a) de All the Water in the World

52+ Works 3,564 Membros 278 Críticas

About the Author

George Ella Lyon was born on April 25, 1949, in Harlan, Kentucky. She is an author who has published in many genre, including picture books, poetry, juvenile novels and articles. Her books often take place in Appalachia. She earned her B.A. at Centre College in Kentucky in 1971, her M.A. at the mostrar mais University of Arkansas in 1972 and her PhD at Indiana University - Bloomington in 1978. She first published in 1983, a poetry collection called Mountain. Aside from publishing, she also taught writing at a number of colleges, including the University of Kentucky, Centre College, Transylvania University, and Radford University. She has also acted as an executive committee member for the Women Writers Conference. She has also taught writing through workshops, conferences, and author visits. Her titles include Father Time and the Day Boxes, Sonny's House of Spies, Holding on to Zoe, All the Water in the World, With a Hammer for My Heart, and Where I'm From: Where Poems Come From. In 2014 her title Voices from the March on Washington made the Hot Civil Rights Titles List. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Obras por George Ella Lyon

All the Water in the World (2011) 609 exemplares
Together (1989) 462 exemplares
The Pirate of Kindergarten (2010) — Autor — 307 exemplares
Come a Tide (1990) 163 exemplares
Trucks Roll! (2006) 137 exemplares
Who Came Down That Road? (1992) 111 exemplares
Mother to Tigers (2003) 105 exemplares
Borrowed Children (1988) 100 exemplares
Weaving the Rainbow (2004) 97 exemplares
Book (1999) 93 exemplares
My Friend, the Starfinder (2008) 85 exemplares
Cecil's Story (1991) 71 exemplares
Planes Fly! (2013) 70 exemplares
Outside Inn (Orchard Paperbacks) (1981) 63 exemplares
Dreamplace (1993) 62 exemplares
A B Cedar: An Alphabet of Trees (1989) 55 exemplares
What Forest Knows (2014) 51 exemplares
Holding On to Zoe (2012) 44 exemplares
Here & Then (1994) 42 exemplares
Five Live Bongos (1994) 42 exemplares
Mama Is a Miner (1994) 42 exemplares
A regular rolling Noah (1986) 42 exemplares
The Stranger I Left Behind (1989) 39 exemplares
One Lucky Girl (2000) 36 exemplares
A Kentucky Christmas (2003) 33 exemplares
Sonny's House of Spies (2004) 32 exemplares
A Sign (1998) 30 exemplares
Father Time and the Day Boxes (1985) 27 exemplares
Basket (1990) 26 exemplares
Gina.Jamie.Father.Bear. (2002) 26 exemplares
Trains Run! (2019) 25 exemplares
A Day at Damp Camp (1996) 25 exemplares
A Traveling Cat (1998) 25 exemplares
ADA's Pal (1996) 24 exemplares
Sleepsong (2009) 22 exemplares
A Wordful Child (1996) 13 exemplares
No Dessert Forever! (2006) 13 exemplares
Don't You Remember? (2007) 12 exemplares
Time to Fly (2022) 12 exemplares
Catalpa (1993) 10 exemplares
She Let Herself Go: Poems (2012) 7 exemplares
Back to the Light: Poems (2021) 4 exemplares
Back (2010) 2 exemplares

Associated Works

Cries of the Spirit: A Celebration of Women's Spirituality (2000) — Contribuidor — 375 exemplares
Bloodroot: Reflections on Place by Appalachian Women Writers (1998) — Contribuidor — 46 exemplares
Sinister Wisdom 31 (1987) — Contribuidor — 7 exemplares
Vinegar and Char: Verse from the Southern Foodways Alliance (2018) — Contribuidor — 5 exemplares


Conhecimento Comum

Data de nascimento
Local de nascimento
Harlan County, Kentucky, USA
University of Arkansas
Indiana University



This book tells the story of a girl named Ginny in kindergarten who struggles with double vision. It's a good choice for young children, especially those in pre-K through second grade. It helps them understand that everyone sees things differently and shows how Ginny feels about her vision.
rachel.noordam | 68 outras críticas | Apr 17, 2024 |
I cannot read a book about union organizing without crying and this one is no different. While reading to my kids I was a little concerned about the violence this family was experiencing: a mom and her small children hide under a bed while corporate hired thugs rain bullets into their home. I realized though, since no one is hurt, this may be a great way to discuss the truth of gun violence, the risks people are willing to take to defend their families and co-workers and friends.
mslibrarynerd | 7 outras críticas | Jan 13, 2024 |
This is a well-written, uplifting story. A third-grade girl and her mom have a house built for them by their church and community. The girl, Sharonda, tells the story from her perspective with enthusiasm. I like this book, but I don't love it because it has no context. Young readers will want to know why Sharonda and her mom didn't have their own house in the first place, or why people are building a house for them, but this story doesn't go there. It's primarily about the excitement of watching the house get built by their kind, generous community.

At the end, we get a note from the author indicating that this story came from a Women's Build project, which is cool, but I kind of wanted more. The illustrations are realistic and arty, sort of Pinkney-esque.
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LibrarianDest | 11 outras críticas | Jan 3, 2024 |
Note: I accessed a digital review copy of this book through Edelweiss.
fernandie | 7 outras críticas | Sep 15, 2022 |



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