WorldCat Identities

Burton, Hester

Overview
Works: 71 works in 215 publications in 3 languages and 4,602 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Biography  Adventure stories 
Roles: Compiler, Composer
Classifications: PZ7.B953, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Hester Burton
Time of trial by Hester Burton ( Book )
21 editions published between 1963 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1801 when a London tenement collapses, Mr. Pargeter publishes a protest against conditions, and is twice found guilty of sedition, and is subsequently imprisoned. Moreover, Pargeter's bookshop is burned and his daughter Margaret must both make a new home for herself and prove herself worthy of her young suitors affections
In spite of all terror by Hester Burton ( Book )
14 editions published between 1968 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1940 a fifteen-year-old orphan girl from the London slums is evacuated to the country to live with an aristocratic family
The rebel by Hester Burton ( Book )
6 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disillusioned by the French Revolution, an idealistic eighteenth-century English student searches for a new cause through which to express his love of freedom
Beyond the weir bridge by Hester Burton ( Book )
3 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three young people in seventeenth-century England maintain their close friendship despite their political and religious differences, the tragedy of the Great Plague, and the two boys' rivalry for the girl's love
To Ravensrigg by Hester Burton ( Book )
6 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young English girl's quest for her real father's identity leads her to Liverpool and its slave trade
Castors away! by Hester Burton ( Book )
13 editions published between 1962 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It was the year of Trafalgar and Tom couldn't wait to leave childhood behind and join 'Nelson's' fleet, whatever his twin sister felt about being cooped up still at home
Kate Ryder by Hester Burton ( Book )
2 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in Undetermined and English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1646 a young English girl tries to cope with the many pressures, changes, and divided loyalties that the continuing Civil War imposes upon her family
No beat of drum by Hester Burton ( Book )
12 editions published between 1966 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recounts the fortunes of two youths and a girl convicted of minor crimes by the nineteenth-century English courts and sent to the island penal colony of Tasmania
The Henchmans at home by Hester Burton ( Book )
3 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The adventures of three children growing up in a Victorian household in England
Riders of the storm by Hester Burton ( Book )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A radical young man, teaching in a slum school in eighteenth-century Manchester during a time of great political unrest, is charged with conspiracy
The flood at Reedsmere by Hester Burton ( Book )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young boy and girl help rescue their neighbors during a flood, and participate in rebuilding the village when the ordeal is over
Barbara Bodichon, 1827-1891 by Hester Burton ( Book )
11 editions published between 1949 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Barbara Leigh Smith (1827-1891) was born in England. Her father was Benjamin Leigh Smith. Barbara became a doctor and was involved in getting the women's right to vote in England
Riders of the storm by Hester Burton ( Book )
3 editions published between 1972 and 1984 in English and German and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kate Rider by Hester Burton ( Book )
1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1646 a young English girl tries to cope with the many pressures, changes, and divided loyalties that the continuing Civil War imposes upon her family
The Henchmans at home by Hester Burton ( Book )
3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Coleridge and the Wordsworths by Hester Burton ( Book )
7 editions published between 1953 and 1958 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The great gale by Hester Burton ( Book )
6 editions published between 1960 and 1969 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young boy and girl help rescue their neighbors during a flood, and participate in rebuilding the village when the ordeal is over
Thomas by Hester Burton ( Book )
4 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in 3 languages and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Through the fire by Hester Burton ( Book )
3 editions published between 1969 and 1976 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A book of modern stories by Hester Burton ( Book )
8 editions published between 1959 and 1993 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Audience level: 0.12 (from 0.06 for The rebel ... to 0.76 for Barbara Bo ...)
Alternative Names
Burton, Hester, 1913-
Burton, Hester Wood-Hill, 1913-2000
Languages
English (118)
German (1)
Danish (1)