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Leslea Newman

Forfatter af Hachiko Waits

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Leslea Newman has more than forty books to her credit
Image credit: Author Lesléa Newman at the 2017 Texas Book Festival. By Larry D. Moore, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=64094765

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Værker af Leslea Newman

Hachiko Waits (2004) 1,049 eksemplarer
Heather Has Two Mommies (1989) 955 eksemplarer
Mommy, Mama, and Me (2009) 429 eksemplarer
Daddy, Papa, and Me (2009) 333 eksemplarer
Sparkle Boy (2017) 280 eksemplarer
A Sweet Passover (2012) 188 eksemplarer
Ketzel, the Cat Who Composed (2015) 180 eksemplarer
Fat Chance (1994) 177 eksemplarer
Runaway Dreidel! (2002) 153 eksemplarer
The Femme Mystique (1995) — Redaktør; Bidragyder — 147 eksemplarer
The Boy Who Cried Fabulous (2004) 139 eksemplarer
Donovan's Big Day (2011) 120 eksemplarer
A fire engine for Ruthie (2004) 99 eksemplarer
The Best Cat in the World (2004) 98 eksemplarer
Girls Will Be Girls (2000) 95 eksemplarer
My Lover Is a Woman (1996) — Redaktør; Bidragyder — 90 eksemplarer
Matzo Ball Moon (1900) 89 eksemplarer
In Every Laugh a Tear (1992) 85 eksemplarer
Good Enough to Eat (1986) 83 eksemplarer
Cats, Cats, Cats! (2001) 83 eksemplarer
Felicia's favorite story (2002) 75 eksemplarer
Where Is Bear? (2004) 73 eksemplarer
Every Woman's Dream: Short Fiction (1994) 71 eksemplarer
Jailbait (2005) 71 eksemplarer
Secrets: Short Stories (1990) 64 eksemplarer
Too Far Away to Touch (1995) 62 eksemplarer
Pillow Talk: Lesbian Stories Between the Covers (1998) — Redaktør — 59 eksemplarer
Gloria Goes To Gay Pride (1991) 55 eksemplarer
My Name Is Aviva (Life Cycle) (1656) 52 eksemplarer
Remember That (1996) 48 eksemplarer
A Kiss on the Keppie (2012) 47 eksemplarer
The Eight Nights of Chanukah (2005) — Forfatter — 47 eksemplarer
Saturday Is Pattyday (1993) 45 eksemplarer
Skunk's Spring Surprise (2007) 40 eksemplarer
Belinda's Bouquet (1991) 37 eksemplarer
Hanukkah Delight! (2016) 36 eksemplarer
Pillow Talk II: More Lesbian Stories Between the Covers (2000) — Redaktør — 32 eksemplarer
Dogs, Dogs, Dogs! (2002) 32 eksemplarer
Miss Tutu's Star (2010) 32 eksemplarer
Love Me Like You Mean It (1987) 31 eksemplarer
Just Like Mama (2010) 31 eksemplarer
The Little Butch Book (1998) 31 eksemplarer
Bedroom Eyes: Stories of Lesbians in the Boudoir (2002) — Bidragyder; Redaktør — 27 eksemplarer
Pigs, Pigs, Pigs! (2003) 26 eksemplarer
Remembering Ethan (2020) 23 eksemplarer
Baby's Blessings (2019) 13 eksemplarer
123 Cats: A Cat Counting Book (2021) 13 eksemplarer
Sweet Dark Places (1991) 13 eksemplarer
As Babies Dream (2021) 12 eksemplarer
A Day at the Fair (2002) 12 eksemplarer
ABC Cats: An Alpha-Cat Book (2021) 11 eksemplarer
The Babka Sisters (2023) 10 eksemplarer
Signs of Love (2000) 10 eksemplarer
The Fairest in the Land (2023) 10 eksemplarer
Daddy's Song (2007) 8 eksemplarer
Nobody's Mother (2008) 7 eksemplarer
I Carry My Mother (2015) 7 eksemplarer
Joyful Song: A Naming Story (2024) 4 eksemplarer
I Can Be... Me! (2023) 3 eksemplarer
I Remember: Hachiko Speaks (2012) 2 eksemplarer
Just Like a Woman (2001) 2 eksemplarer
I Wish My Father (2021) 1 eksemplar
Secrets 1 eksemplar
Jailbait 1 eksemplar

Associated Works

Am I Blue? Coming Out from the Silence (1994) — Bidragyder — 811 eksemplarer
Women on Women: An Anthology of American Lesbian Short Fiction (1990) — Bidragyder — 251 eksemplarer
Bushfire: Stories of Lesbian Desire (1991) — Bidragyder — 151 eksemplarer
Lesbian Love Stories (1991) — Bidragyder — 141 eksemplarer
Xanadu (1993) — Bidragyder — 127 eksemplarer
America and I: Short Stories by American Jewish Women Writers (1990) — Bidragyder — 118 eksemplarer
Sportsdykes: Stories from on and Off the Field (1995) — Bidragyder — 94 eksemplarer
Lesbian Love Stories, Volume 2 (1991) — Bidragyder — 87 eksemplarer
Mentsh: On Being Jewish and Queer (2004) — Bidragyder — 71 eksemplarer
Heatwave: Women in Love and Lust (1995) — Bidragyder — 67 eksemplarer
Things Invisible to See: Gay and Lesbian Tales of Magic Realism (1998) — Bidragyder — 65 eksemplarer
Not the Only One: Lesbian and Gay Fiction for Teens (1995) — Bidragyder — 60 eksemplarer
Set in Stone (2001) — Bidragyder — 58 eksemplarer
No Voice Too Small: Fourteen Young Americans Making History (2020) — Bidragyder — 48 eksemplarer
Best Lesbian Love Stories 2003 (2003) — Bidragyder — 39 eksemplarer
Best Lesbian Love Stories 2004 (2004) — Bidragyder — 34 eksemplarer
Electric - Best Lesbian Erotic Fiction (1999) — Bidragyder — 32 eksemplarer
Women's Friendships: A Collection of Short Stories (1991) — Bidragyder — 22 eksemplarer
Electric 2: Best Lesbian Erotic Fiction (2003) — Bidragyder — 16 eksemplarer
Sinister Wisdom 27 (1984) — Bidragyder — 7 eksemplarer

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#632 in our old book database. Not rated.
 
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Based on a true story, Ketzel was discovered byMoshe Cotel who was a composer. One day, to take a break, Moshe wanted to clear his mind and then to listen to what he heard on the busy street where he lived. He heard a small, sad sound. coming from a construction site. There he found a tiny black and white kitten. He took the little kitten home and called him Ketzel.

The next day, he moved everything off the top of the piano and placed Ketzel on top. That day they received a letter in the mail from The Paris New Misic Review regarding a contest. The musical composition could be no longer than one minute. Knowing it would be difficult, Moshe didn't think it could be done.

He sat down to play, but could not contain what he thought was beautiful into 60 seconds. Then, Ketzel slowly walked on the piano keys, placing one six-towed paw on the keyboard. Walking acros the keys and pushing them down, she then jumped off the piano and stopped her journey on the keys. Moshe could not believe it! What he heard was astounding. Grabbing a pencil he wrote down the music he heard Ketzel produce. And, it only took 21 seconds to produce a lovely piece of music.

Sending the composition to the judges, he call it "Piece for Piano: Four Paws," written by Ketzel Cotel. The reply received in the mail told Moshe that while Ketzel did not win first, second, or even third place, he did indeed receive honorable mention. Ketzel received a certificate for his unique ability. Invited to the concert hall, Moshe hid Ketzel in his jacket and sat in the very last row of the concert hall.

When a young girl anounced she would play the piece by "Ketzel." The kitten loudly meowed at the sound of her name. She announced this twice and each time Ketzel meowed in response. Ketzel was a huge success. Her reward not only was a certificate, but a royalty check for $19.72. The money was used for cat food.

This was not the end of the story. Ketzel became famous and was played by young pianists hoping for a bright future. Mosh Cozel had a composition, made into a CD, and it was titled "Mews' Musis for Orchestra." and this was based on Ketzels lovey, short-piece of music. The CD was titled Don't Panic! 60 Seconds for Piano.

What a beautiful story of a tiny straggling kitty who climbed up on a piano and walked across various keys which then made a composition.
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