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Patricia Lee Gauch

Autor(a) de Christina Katerina and the Box

37+ Works 2,152 Membros 24 Reviews

About the Author

Author and editor Patricia Lee Gauch was born in Detroit, Michigan on January 3, 1934. She received a B. A. in English Literature from Miami University in Ohio, a M. A. in Teaching from Manhattanville College in Purchase, New York, and a Doctorate in English Literature from Drew University in mostrar mais Madison, New Jersey. Before she began writing children's books, she was a newspaper reporter for the Louisville Courier-Journal and freelanced for the Detroit Free Press. She has written over thirty children's books, which have received critical acclaim as well as numerous awards and citations. In 1985, she became the Editor-in-Chief of Philomel Books and was the editor for Caldecott Medal winners Owl Moon by Jane Yolen and Lon Po Po by Ed Young, as well as the Caldecott Honor winner Seven Blind Mice, also by Ed Young. She has taught children's literature at Rutgers University and Drew University and her reviews have appeared in The New York Times. She is currently the Vice-President and Editorial Director of Philomel Books and lives in Hyde Park, New York. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Obras de Patricia Lee Gauch

Christina Katerina and the Box (1971) 564 cópias, 6 resenhas
Dance, Tanya (1989) 319 cópias, 3 resenhas
Thunder at Gettysburg (1990) 260 cópias, 3 resenhas
Aaron and the Green Mountain Boys (1972) 155 cópias, 1 resenha
This Time, Tempe Wick? (1974) 87 cópias
Tanya and Emily in a Dance for Two (1994) 83 cópias, 3 resenhas
Bravo, Tanya (1992) 67 cópias, 1 resenha
Tanya and the Magic Wardrobe (1997) 59 cópias
The Little Friar Who Flew (1980) 48 cópias, 1 resenha
Noah (1994) 45 cópias, 2 resenhas
Tanya and the Red Shoes (2002) 43 cópias, 2 resenhas
Poppy's Puppet (1999) 26 cópias
Once upon Dinkelsbuhl (1977) 21 cópias
On to Widecombe Fair (1978) 20 cópias
Christina Katerina and the Great Bear Train (1990) 17 cópias, 1 resenha
Uncle Magic (1992) 16 cópias
The Knitting of Elizabeth Amelia (2009) 15 cópias, 1 resenha
Fridays (1979) — Autor — 13 cópias
The impossible Major Rogers (1977) 12 cópias
Tanya Steps Out (1996) 12 cópias
The Tanya Treasury (2002) 12 cópias
Kate Alone (1980) 10 cópias
Tanya Loved to Dance (1989) 7 cópias
Night Talks (1983) 7 cópias
Morelli's Game (1982) 5 cópias
The Green of Me (1978) 4 cópias
Grandpa and Me. (1972) 4 cópias
My old tree (1970) 4 cópias
A Secret House (1970) 3 cópias
Dance Tanya 2 cópias

Associated Works

The Little Engine That Could (1930) — Editor, algumas edições11,188 cópias, 193 resenhas
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 3, No. 11, July 1976 (1976) — Contribuinte — 3 cópias


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Loved this book about an spirited, independent-minded child and her developing friendship with another girl. The book showed girls being strangers to each other, and the anxiety of a type of competitiveness, without ginning up a lot of unnecessary hostility and girlhood rivalry. In short, a welcome departure from a lot of beginning-girl-friendship tales.[return][return]Plus, an excellent demonstration of imagination at work, and I loved the way the illustrations showed the girls dancing like animals.… (mais)
adaq | outras 2 resenhas | Dec 25, 2019 |
I like this story because it's so fresh. The little girl in the story is determined and imaginative. She goes on a journey while her father is at the hospital icking up Mom and her new baby sister and grandma is takinga nap with brother. She takes all her bears and her dog and without fear of the consequences leaves and crosses several blocks. At the end of the journey, she gets off her intended courses when a dog runs away with part of the train and you think this is the place for some nice, adult or animal to help a poor lost child. But no She remains calm and trusts her own sense of direction until she's back in familiar territory. i like the illustrations. Christina is wonderfully, realisticly unkempt and there are extra details that let you draw assumptions about other things which are happening in the story.… (mais)
aprille | Dec 14, 2019 |
This book is a great book about patiences. It can teach children that we may want to do certain things but it is not the time to do them yet one day they will get their chance.
Galiana.Carranza | 1 outra resenha | Nov 16, 2019 |
I felt a reflection of myself in this story, so being biased, I loved this story. the illustrations and story line were beautiful
Nicole.Hayden | 1 outra resenha | Oct 17, 2019 |



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