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Jean Little (1932–2020)

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Jean Little was born in Taiwan in 1932. She was born with a severe eye problem and is severely visually impaired. Little grew up in Ontario and graduated from the University of Toronto. A special "talking" computer assists her with her writing. She has a retired seeing-eye dog named Ritz and a new vis mere one named Pippa, with whom she travels. Little has written more than 50 children's books. Her childhood experiences inspired her to write books about children with physical disabilities or facing personal difficulties. She won a number of awards, including a Canadian Library Association (CLA) Book of the Year Medal and a Canada Council Children's Literature Award. Little has been writing children's books for over forty years. Listen for the Singing was the Canada Council Children's Literature Award winner in 1977. Mama's Going to Buy You a Mockingbird was the CLA Book of the Year in 1985. Little's first book, Mine for Keeps, won the Little Brown Children's Book Award in 1962 and was republished by Viking Penguin in 1995. Orphan at My Door: The Home Child Diary of Victoria Cope, won the 2001 CLA Book of the Year for Children Award. She awarded the Vicky Metcalf Award for Literature for Young People in 1974 for her entire body of work. She received the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal. She was named a member of the Order of Canada in 1993. Jean Little died on April 6, 2020, at the age of 88. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre

Omfatter også følgende navne: Jean Little, Jean Little, (Jean Little) Dear Canada

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Værker af Jean Little

From Anna (1972) 501 eksemplarer
Hey World, Here I Am! (1986) 419 eksemplarer
Mine for Keeps (1961) 287 eksemplarer
Emma's Yucky Brother (2001) 174 eksemplarer
Emma's Magic Winter (1998) 169 eksemplarer
Look Through My Window (1970) 163 eksemplarer
Emma's Strange Pet (2003) 153 eksemplarer
Different Dragons (1986) 148 eksemplarer
Dancing Through the Snow (2007) 136 eksemplarer
Pippin The Christmas Pig (1901) 131 eksemplarer
His Banner Over Me (1995) 128 eksemplarer
Kate (1971) 127 eksemplarer
Once Upon a Golden Apple (1991) 121 eksemplarer
Willow and Twig (2000) 112 eksemplarer
Listen for the Singing (1972) 104 eksemplarer
Stand in the Wind (1975) 102 eksemplarer
The Belonging Place (1763) 98 eksemplarer
Spring Begins in March (1600) 97 eksemplarer
Home from Far (1965) 82 eksemplarer
Lost and Found (1986) 82 eksemplarer
One to Grow On (1969) 67 eksemplarer
Jess Was the Brave One (1992) 65 eksemplarer
Stars Come Out Within (1600) 62 eksemplarer
Rescue Pup (2004) 48 eksemplarer
Somebody Else's Summer (2005) 47 eksemplarer
Forward, Shakespeare! (2005) 36 eksemplarer
The Birthday Girl (2004) 32 eksemplarer
Revenge of the Small Small (1992) 30 eksemplarer
Take Wing (1968) 28 eksemplarer
What Will The Robin Do Then? (1998) 27 eksemplarer
Birdie for Now (2002) 26 eksemplarer
The Sweetest One of All (2008) 24 eksemplarer
I Gave My Mom a Castle: Poems (2003) 22 eksemplarer
Wishes (2012) 20 eksemplarer
Dear Canada: A Time for Giving: Ten Tales of Christmas (2015) — Bidragyder — 18 eksemplarer
Gruntle Piggle Takes Off (1997) 16 eksemplarer
When the Pie Was Opened (1968) 13 eksemplarer
Bats about Baseball (1995) 13 eksemplarer
Jenny and the Hanukkah Queen (1995) 11 eksemplarer
On a Snowy Night (2013) 10 eksemplarer
Somebody to Surprise (4-in-1) (1994) — Forfatter — 9 eksemplarer
Harry's Hiccups (2018) 8 eksemplarer
Jean Little Collection (2001) 8 eksemplarer
I Know An Old Laddie (1999) 6 eksemplarer
Do Not Open Until Christmas (2014) 4 eksemplarer
A Long Way Home (2022) 4 eksemplarer
Brunis Weihnact (2004) 4 eksemplarer
It's A Wonderful World 2 eksemplarer
O Presente de Anna (2014) 1 eksemplar
En hund til Sally 1 eksemplar
Dans les yeux d'Anna (2023) 1 eksemplar
Schneeengel 1 eksemplar
Schneeengel 1 eksemplar

Associated Works

The Canadian Children's Treasury (1994) — Bidragyder — 56 eksemplarer
The Unseen: Scary Stories (1994) — Bidragyder — 33 eksemplarer
The Unexplained: A Haunted Canada Book (2008) — Bidragyder — 30 eksemplarer
Growing Up Stories (1995) — Bidragyder — 10 eksemplarer
A Story of Jean (1989) — Forord — 7 eksemplarer
Top Teen Stories (2004) — Bidragyder — 6 eksemplarer

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This review was written for LibraryThing Early Reviewers.
Having read a short biography of Jean Little it would seem that there is much of her personal story contained within this novel. Write what you know makes this a powerful story even 60 years later. The main character has cerebral palsy and has to adjust to returning home to attend her neighbourhood school. This was her first published novel and indeed deserves to be read by a new generation of children. I had a hard time getting into this one but after the first few chapters it's a great read.
 
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