George Ella Lyon



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    Jun-2019

    We’ve already learned that trucks roll, planes fly, and boats float. Now, all aboard for the fourth book in George Ella Lyon’s transportation series, and this time learn all about trains! Train travels down the track— all day gone all night bac...

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    Sep-2015

    Set sail into the world of boats in this buoyant companion to Trucks Roll! and Planes Fly! Sails and engines paddles and oars make the trip from shore to shore. Boats float! From steamships to ghostships, to the little and big in-between ...

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    Nov-2014

    Stunning illustrations and poetic text fill the pages of this enchanting picture book that celebrates nature and its evocative, peaceful beauty. The forest sees every season, from the first snowflake to the blossoming flower buds. The forest sees ...

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    Jul-2013

    From the author of Trucks Roll!, an up-in-the-clouds exploration of all things airplane. World’s mighty big but there’s just one sky and it’s yours to travel. Planes fly! Take to the skies with this fun, rhyming book about all that p...

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    Sep-2012

    A celebration of holiday poetry, fiction, essays, recipes, and songs by more than sixty of the Bluegrass state's finest writers. Gathered here are writings from some of the legendary voices of Kentucky -- and the nation -- as well as original Christm...

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    Jul-2012

    After sixteen-year-old Jules has her baby, Zoe, it doesn’t matter anymore that her mother thinks she’s a drama queen, or that her father left them years ago, or even that Zoe’s father is gone, too. She and her baby make a family now; she doesn...

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    Mar-2012

    In this collection, Jacqueline Osherow gives us perfectly formed, musical poems that glide between the worlds of art, architecture, literature, and religion. Traveling through Europe, Tel Aviv, and New York, Osherow observes with a keen eye the detai...

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    Apr-2011

    Faucet well raincloud sea … from each of these comes water. But where does Water go? To find out, honey, turn the page, dive in with tongue or toes, with eyes and ears and nose -- and wonder...

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    Mar-2011

    The road is "just a trace through the woods," but "folks have been traveling it thousands of years." Each turn of the page reveals who and what preceded a young boy and his mother walking there, his questions and her answers leading them back through...

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    Jul-2010

    Doubles are good for lots of things -- double scoops of ice cream, double features at the movies. But double vision is NOT a good kind of double. In fact, it can make kindergarten kind of hard. Ginny sees double chairs at reading circle and double wo...

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    Nov-2009

    When Abby finds herself drifting in and out of events from the past, she enlists the help of her best friend, Harper, to figure out what to do. And though Harper is at first reluctant to believe the strange tale Abby tells, she cant ignore the messag...

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    Oct-2009

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    Jan-2009

    It's time. Bears, birds, cats, whales, oceans the earth itself must call it a day. Just the time to pick out this book, climb on a lap, and listen. Just the time to watch the light rise and fall at the corners of your eyes - to doze, to sigh, t...

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    Feb-2008

    Dazzled, a little girl listens to her old neighbor's story of following a falling star when he was a boy. He found it, too. He put it in her hands. But that's not all the starfinder has to tell. One day something found him. It's a stor...

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    Apr-2007

    "Trucks bring ice cream. Trucks bring blocks, books and bulldozers, dolls and socks." Through mountains and flatlands, past deserts and towns, the trucks are rolling With its rhyming text and bold illustrations, Trucks Roll invites kids along o...

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    Nov-2006

    Have you ever been blamed for mischief your brother has caused? Did you get mad? Well, so does the girl in this book about a brother who pesters, and a sister who objects -- big time. In their spirited words and pictures, favorite friends George ...

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    Jun-2004

    Aware of the fact that the members of his family don't talk to one another about any private family matters, Sonny begins a life of spying in his own home in order to learn what is going on and uncover the truth behind family secrets....

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    Mar-2004

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    Sep-2002

    Gina and Jamie share a strange bond since both of their mothers simply walked out of their lives, thus when both their fathers begin to act strangely, they decide to work together to get to the bottom of the unusual happenings taking place in their l...

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    Mar-2000

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    Apr-1999

    You never know what will fall from the sky...In this remarkable novel, George Ella Lyon creates characters rich and vibrant as the Kentucky landscape they call home, touching that secret place in all of us where we wait for love's transforming power....

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    Sep-1998

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    Mar-1998

    From the illustrator of More Than Anything Else, an autobiographical picture book traces an author's childhood journey, highlighting the important moments in her life that influenced her maturation and destiny as a writer....

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    Sep-1996

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    Mar-1996

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    Oct-1994

    Five spirited young music lovers bring down the house with their drumming, much to the dismay of their harassed parents. By the award-winning author of Who Came Down That Road? and the illustrator for Monster Soup. ...

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    Sep-1994

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    Mar-1994

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    1994

    Abby is taking the journey of a lifetime. Abby thought playing the part of a nurse named Eliza Hoskins in her parents' Civil War reenactment group might be fun. She even decided to write in her diary about the experience. What she didn't count on ...

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    Mar-1993

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    Aug-1991

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    Mar-1991

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    Mar-1990

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    Nov-1989

    " "I don't agree with all the choices people make," says the author. "You probably won't either. My job is to let them tell their stories." And so she does in these thirteen warm, funny, and sad short stories about people making hard decisions for th...

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    Sep-1989

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    1989

    Growing up is hard to do Sumi Mitchell is coping with many changes. Her brother has gone away to prep school, her beloved grandfather has passed away, and Sumi's mother has withdrawn from life, overcome with grief. Sumi's glad she still has her...

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    Mar-1988

    Having been forced to act as mother and housekeeper during Mama's illness, twelve-year-old Amanda has a holiday in Memphis, far removed from the Depression drudgery of her Kentucky mountain family, and finds her world expanding even as she grows to u...

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    Jan-1986

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