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Gerstein, Mordicai

Summary: "The world!" the newly born Hermes says. "It's even better than I expected! I love it! I want it all!" This book is filled with joy, exuberance, and humor. On his first day of life, Hermes manages to trick a turtle into surrendering its shell and a ram into surrendering its horns, thereby inventing the lyre, music, and song! He also manages to steal his brother Apollo's precious cows, but later...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 398.2 GER

Gerstein, Mordicai.

Summary: "Once in a book by Mordecai Gerstein ... there lived a family of characters." This is the tale of one little girl's search for her own story.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JE Ger

Gerstein, Mordicai.

Summary: After dying, a Tibetan woodcutter is given the choice of going to heaven or to live another life anywhere in the universe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper & Row 1987

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC GER

Gerstein, Mordicai.

Summary: Sylvie the cat persuades her boy to go into the darkness very late at night, where they are greeted by the shadows of roses and other flowers, and by nocturnal animals who whisper, "it's almost here.".

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE GER

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

2 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE GER

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE GER

Gerstein, Mordicai

Summary: "A picture book about the Greek god of the wild, shepherds, music, hunting and misrule, Pan."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 292 GER

Gerstein, Mordicai.

Summary: A grandmother tells her story of being tricked into exchanging her young body with that of a fox and trying to get it back while a war tore apart her home and her country.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD GER

Gerstein, Mordicai.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 1993

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE GER

Gerstein, Mordicai.

Summary: When he meets a family of hungry bears in the woods at the peak of maple sugaring time, Anytime Mapleson, who likes pancakes anytime, invites them home for some pancakes and maple syrup.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper & Row 1990

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE GER

Gerstein, Mordicai.

Summary: A lyrical evocation of Philippe Petit's 1974 tightrope walk between the World Trade Center towers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2003

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 791.3 GER

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 791.34 GER

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE 791.3 GER

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE GER

Gerstein, Mordicai.

Summary: When Mr. Portly finds a kitten, he and his wife raise her like a child, but unlike a typical child, Minifred the kitten does not like to follow rules at home or at school.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE GER

Rosenstock, Barbara.

Summary: Introduces the story of how President Theodore Roosevelt, on a camping trip with naturalist John Muir in Yosemite National Park, decided to support the conservation of national parks.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ROS

Kimmel, Eric A.

Summary: An adaptation of a Japanese folktale in which a feudal lord seeks a samurai cat to rid his castle of a savage rat, but soon discovers that violence is not always the best way to accomplish things.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2095 KIM

Lipson, Eden Ross.

Summary: In an urban setting, the story of how a family gets together to cook apples for applesauce. Includes a recipe for applesauce, to help you create your own traditions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JE LIP

Summary: Papa Bear takes Brother and Sister Bear out to find the perfect Christmas tree, and along the way they discover the true meaning of the holiday season. The Bears experience a series of seasonal lessons that help them stay safe and happy while steering them through the many adventures that life can hold. Learn how rewarding good manners can be; how to shine instead of worry; and why strangers...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: DVD JUV BER

Artist Not Provided

Summary: The cubs learn lessons from their parents and neighbors about the importance of Easter, helping others, and the value of the truth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Wonder 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV BER

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Join the Berenstain Bears, Papa, Mama, Brother and Sister, as they embark on many adventures. Brother and Sister learn simple life lessons and family values.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV BER

Kimmel, Eric A.

Summary: Drawing on traditional Jewish folklore, these Hanukkah stories relate the antics of the people of Chelm, thought--perhaps incorrectly--to be a town of fools.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: J FIC KIM