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Some writer! : the story of E. B. White / by Melissa Sweet.

Sweet, Melissa, 1956- (author,, illustrator.). White, Martha, 1954- (writer of afterword.).

Available copies

  • 12 of 18 copies available at Sage Library System.

Current holds

0 current holds with 18 total copies.

Summary:

"Some pig," Charlotte the spider's praise for Wilbur, is just one fondly remembered snippet from E. B. White's Charlotte's Web. In Some Writer!, the two-time Caldecott Honor winner Melissa Sweet mixes White's personal letters, photos, and family ephemera with her own exquisite artwork to tell his story, from his birth in 1899 to his death in 1985. Budding young writers will be fascinated and inspired by the journalist, New Yorker contributor, and children's book author who loved words his whole life. This authorized tribute is the first fully illustrated biography of E. B. White and includes an afterword by Martha White, E. B. White's granddaughter.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Athena Public Library JUV 921 WHI (Text) 37813000184583 Juvenile Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 04/30/2021 Available -
Baker County Library 818.5209 .W458s 2016 (Text) 37814003325017 JUV NON-FICTION - NEW Book None 09/14/2021 Checked out 04/30/2022
Baker County Library 818.5209 .W583s 2016 (Text) 37814003055747 JUV NON-FICTION Book None 12/28/2016 Checked out 04/30/2022
Baker Haines Branch 818.5209 .W458s 2016 (Text) 37814003419539 JUV NON-FICTION - NEW Book System_Only_3months 09/14/2021 Available -
Cascade Locks Library J 921 WHITE (Text) 33892100408625 Children's Non-Fiction Book None 10/26/2016 Available -
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande J 921 White, E (Text) 35178001636052 OBOB Display Book None 05/19/2017 Available -
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande J 921 White, E (Text) 35178001844003 OBOB Display Book Branch_Only_3months 05/13/2021 Checked out 11/06/2021
Echo Public Library PB X 921 SWE (Text) 37826000234513 Juvenile Non-Fiction Book None 09/30/2021 Available -
Hermiston Public Library J 921 WHI (Text) 37838000747451 Juvenile Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 10/28/2017 In transit -
Hood River County Library J 921 WHITE (Text) 33892100408633 Children's Non-Fiction Book None 10/25/2016 Checked out 10/21/2021
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780544319592
  • ISBN: 0544319591
  • ISBN: 9780358137290
  • ISBN: 0358137292
  • Physical Description: 161 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Oregon Battle of the Books 2021-2022, Grades 3-5.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 152-156) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
All's right with the world department -- Once more to the lake -- Years of wonder -- From sea to shining sea -- Answers to hard questions -- A time of enchantment -- Stuart Little -- Bad news -- Charlotte's Web -- The Elements of Style -- The Trumpet of the Swan -- What do our hearts treasure? -- Sentences we hated to come to the end of.
Summary, etc.:
"Some pig," Charlotte the spider's praise for Wilbur, is just one fondly remembered snippet from E. B. White's Charlotte's Web. In Some Writer!, the two-time Caldecott Honor winner Melissa Sweet mixes White's personal letters, photos, and family ephemera with her own exquisite artwork to tell his story, from his birth in 1899 to his death in 1985. Budding young writers will be fascinated and inspired by the journalist, New Yorker contributor, and children's book author who loved words his whole life. This authorized tribute is the first fully illustrated biography of E. B. White and includes an afterword by Martha White, E. B. White's granddaughter.
Subject: White, E. B. (Elwyn Brooks), 1899-1985 > Juvenile literature.
Authors, American > 20th century > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Children's stories > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Biographies.

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