WorldCat Identities

Pfeffer, Susan Beth 1948-

Overview
Works: 127 works in 454 publications in 6 languages and 53,676 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Science fiction  Diary fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.P44855, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Susan Beth Pfeffer
 
Most widely held works by Susan Beth Pfeffer
Life as we knew it by Susan Beth Pfeffer( Book )

29 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 5,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through journal entries sixteen-year-old Miranda describes her family's struggle to survive after a meteor hits the moon, causing worldwide tsunamis, earthquakes, and volcanic eruptions
The dead and the gone by Susan Beth Pfeffer( Book )

25 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 4,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a meteor hits the moon and sets off a series of horrific climate changes, seventeen-year-old Alex Morales must take care of his sisters alone in the chaos of New York City
This world we live in by Susan Beth Pfeffer( Book )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the moon's gravitational pull increases, causing massive natural disasters on Earth, Miranda and her family struggle to survive in a world without cities or sunlight, and wonder if anyone else is still alive
Jo's story by Susan Beth Pfeffer( Book )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 1,818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a wealthy aunt offers to adopt one of the March girls, ten-year-old Jo decides the best thing to do is sacrifice herself. Tomboy Jo March would rather die than spend time with wealthy, proper Aunt March. She'd much rather race against the boys at school or star in all the swashbuckling plays she writes. But when Aunt March offers to adopt one of the March sisters to help ease the family money problems, Jo decides to make the ultimate sacrifice. She'll tear herself away from her sisters and parents--the family she dearly loves--if it means they'll have a better life. She's determined to become the perfect lady. Now Jo has to convince her family that she's sincere about her decision by taking on a role that may be too difficult to act
The year without Michael by Susan Beth Pfeffer( Book )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and French and held by 1,810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The remaining members of the Chapman family try to cope with the disappearance of fourteen-year-old Michael
Life as we knew it by Susan Beth Pfeffer( Recording )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through journal entries sixteen-year-old Miranda describes her family's struggle to survive after a meteor hits the moon, causing worldwide tsunamis, earthquakes, and volcanic eruptions
Kid power by Susan Beth Pfeffer( Book )

8 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven-year-old Janie advertises to do odd jobs in her neighborhood and receives so much business, she hires her friends and becomes manager of the Kid Power Agency
The shade of the moon by Susan Beth Pfeffer( Book )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jon Evans is one of the lucky ones--until he realizes that escaping his safe haven may be the only way to truly survive"--
What do you do when your mouth won't open? by Susan Beth Pfeffer( Book )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reesa's delight in winning the junior high school essay contest vanishes as soon as she learns she is expected to read her essay to an audience of 500 people
Amy's story by Susan Beth Pfeffer( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because she desperately wants to have her picture taken, ten-year-old Amy finds a way to accumulate the necessary five dollars but then decides to spend it in another way
Blood wounds by Susan Beth Pfeffer( Book )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Willa seems to have a perfect life as a member of a loving blended family until the estranged father she barely remembers murders his wife and children, then heads toward Willa and her mother
Meg's story by Susan Beth Pfeffer( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and Turkish and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When ten-year-old Meg receives an invitation to a friend's picnic but Jo does not, Meg must decide whether to decline in loyalty to her sister or to follow her heart and attend
This world we live in by Susan Beth Pfeffer( Recording )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the moon's gravitational pull increases, causing massive natural disasters on earth, Miranda and her family struggle to survive in a world without cities or sunlight, and wonder if anyone else in still alive
Twice taken by Susan Beth Pfeffer( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A support group of teenagers coping with family problems helps Amy to adjust after she's ordered to live with her mother following the discovery that her divorced father abducted her years ago
About David by Susan Beth Pfeffer( Book )

9 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her close friend since childhood murders his adoptive parents and kills himself, 17-year-old Lynn is haunted by the tragedy
Courage, Dana by Susan Beth Pfeffer( Book )

5 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After becoming a celebrity for saving a child's life, seventh-grader Dana finds herself in a situation at school that requires even more courage
Just between us by Susan Beth Pfeffer( Book )

7 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in English and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By becoming the subject of her mother's experiment for a class in behavior modification, Cass learns how to keep a secret. Then she learns a secret that traps her in a no-win situation between two friends
Dear dad, love Laurie by Susan Beth Pfeffer( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laurie's letters to her divorced father chronicle her year in the sixth grade and her efforts to enter her school's program for the gifted and talented
Kid power strikes back by Susan Beth Pfeffer( Book )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kid Power hits a slump when school begins but the coming winter gives twelve-year-old Janie new ideas on how to revive business. Sequel to "Kid Power."
Who were they really? : the true stories behind famous characters by Susan Beth Pfeffer( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a heavily illustrated, scrapbook format, readers will learn about the real-life people behind the beloved book characters they've come to know. From Christopher Robin and Peter Rabbit to Peter Pan's Lost Boys and Alice in Wonderland, award-winning author Susan Beth Pfeffer explores the real lives of the real people who inspired the creation of literature's greatest characters. There are even a few surprises about Mother Goose!
 
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Life as we knew it
Alternative Names

controlled identityReuben, Liz, 1948-

Susan Beth Pfeffer American writer

Susan Beth Pfeffer US-amerikanische Autorin

Languages
English (164)

German (8)

French (7)

Chinese (2)

Danish (2)

Turkish (2)

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The dead and the goneThis world we live inJo's storyThe year without MichaelLife as we knew itKid powerAmy's storyBlood wounds