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Frieda Wishinsky

Author of Albert Einstein (DK Biography)

96 Works 3,172 Members 61 Reviews

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Works by Frieda Wishinsky

Remembering the Titanic (2012) 242 copies
Oonga boonga (1990) 235 copies
Beware, Pirates! (2007) 83 copies
You're Mean, Lily Jean (1657) 82 copies
Nothing Scares Us (2000) 82 copies
Please, Louise! (2007) 69 copies
Crazy for Gold (2007) 65 copies
Yikes, Vikings! (2007) 55 copies
Danger, Dinosaurs! (2007) 45 copies
Just Mabel (2001) 44 copies
Queen of the Toilet Bowl (1864) 43 copies
Hurry, Freedom (2008) 34 copies
Each One Special (1998) 33 copies
Blob (2010) 33 copies
Flying High! (2007) 31 copies
A Whale Tale (2008) 28 copies
Pioneer Kids (2007) 28 copies
Give Maggie a Chance (2002) 20 copies
Far from Home (2008) 19 copies
Lost in the Snow (2008) 18 copies
SOS! Titanic! (2010) 17 copies
Avis Dolphin (2015) 15 copies
Construction Easy Reader (1997) 15 copies
The Queen's Secret (2010) 15 copies
Survival: Hurricane! (2016) 14 copies
Stop that Stagecoach! (2009) 13 copies
Survival: Ice Storm! (2016) 13 copies
Halifax Explodes! (2011) 12 copies
Survival: Avalanche! (2015) 11 copies
Farm Easy Reader (1997) 10 copies
Arctic Storm (2011) 10 copies
Dimples Delight (2005) 10 copies
Maggie Can't Wait (2009) 10 copies
A Flower is a Friend (2023) 9 copies
Survival: Shipwreck! (2015) 9 copies
A Quest in Time (2000) 7 copies
On the Case (2009) 7 copies
Airplanes Easy Reader (1997) 6 copies
A Trip By Train (2003) 5 copies
First Day (2003) 3 copies
Alfie, No! (2019) 2 copies
Dive In 1 copy
catastrophe 1 copy
Houses 1 copy
We Belong Here (2023) 1 copy
Super grand frère (2017) 1 copy
My Little House (2002) 1 copy
Tout sur Mme Côté (2004) 1 copy

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Birthdate
1948-07-14
Gender
female
Nationality
Canada
Birthplace
Munich, Germany (displaced person)
Places of residence
New York, New York, USA
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Education
CUNY, Brooklyn
Occupations
special education teacher
children's book author
biographer
Short biography
Frieda Wishinsky's parents emigrated to Canada from Europe after the end of World War II. She began writing as a child. She majored in international relations in university, and then enrolled in an M.S. program in special education. She became a special education teacher and has worked for more than 25 years in three countries. While on a two-month sabbatical with her husband in Eugene, Oregon, she began writing books for children and young adults. She found success with her first work, the picture book Oonga Boonga (1990), and has been a prolific author of more than 60 books since then, winning numerous awards

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Picture book about Emily Warren Roebling, follows her life from childhood through her graduation from law school at 56 years old. Book focuses on her contributions to the building of the Brooklyn Bridge, but the story is about her, not the bridge.
 
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Statistics

Works
96
Members
3,172
Popularity
#8,055
Rating
½ 3.6
Reviews
61
ISBNs
300
Languages
6

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