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Herrick, Steven

Overview
Works: 66 works in 202 publications in 3 languages and 7,393 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Novels in verse  Poetry  History  Young adult works  Detective and mystery fiction  Christian fiction  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR9619.3.H39, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Steven Herrick
 
Most widely held works by Steven Herrick
Cold skin by Steven Herrick( Book )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Dutch and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a rural Australian coal mining town shortly after World War II, teenaged Eddie makes a startling discovery when he investigates the murder of a local high school girl
By the river by Steven Herrick( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Dutch and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fourteen-year-old describes, through prose poems, his life in a small Australian town in 1962, where, since their mother's death, he and his brother have been mainly on their own to learn about life, death, and love
The wolf by Steven Herrick( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen-year-old Lucy, living in the shadow of her violent father, experiences a night of tenderness, danger, and revelation as she and Jake, her fifteen-year-old neighbor, search for a legendary wolf in the Australian outback
The simple gift by Steven Herrick( Book )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and German and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I'm not proud. I'm sixteen, and soon to be homeless. Weary of his life with his alcoholic, abusive father, sixteen-year-old Billy packs a few belongings and hits the road, hoping for something better than what he left behind. He finds a home in an abandoned freight train outside a small town, where he falls in love with rich, restless Caitlin and befriends a fellow train resident, "Old Bill," who slowly reveals a tragic past. When Billy is given a gift that changes everything, he learns not only to how forge his own path in life, but the real meaning of family
Naked bunyip dancing by Steven Herrick( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This novel in verse follows the school year of Australian students in classroom 6C, as their unconventional teacher encourages them to discover their own strengths and talents and perform in a memorable concert
Love, ghosts, & facial hair by Steven Herrick( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack's got a lot on his mind: He's trying to figure out the mystery of the opposite sex, he can't stop wondering about facial hair, and he won't let go of his mother's ghost, even though she died seven years ago. Jack knows he can't hang on to the past forever, but what he doesn't know is how to let go. Then he meets Annabel. She's beautiful, smart, and she gets him. Suddenly love makes sense, and the future seems hopeful. And for the first time, Jack feels ready to leave the past where it belongs
A place like this by Steven Herrick( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack and Annabel have decided to put off university and drive around the country. It all seems wildly romantic, but when their car dies two days into the trip, they end up at George?s apple orchard. They figure it?s a temporary pit stop?and at first it is. But when Jack recognizes a familiar suffering in George?s family, he and Annabel decide to stay for a while. They?re not sure how to help, but they know they want to try ... This companion to Love, Ghosts, & Facial Hair captures the difficult search for identity in an isolated place
Black painted fingernails by Steven Herrick( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When James drives out west to do a teaching round, he has no idea that a girl with wild hair and flowing black dress will change his direction completely
De roep van de wolf by Steven Herrick( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jake's dad saw the wolf, before Jake was born. They say wolves don't live in this country, yet in the night Jake hears it howling, long and lonely. When Jake and Lucy hike to Sheldon Mountain in search of the wolf, Jake is out to prove his dad right or wrong; Lucy is escaping her father's cruelty. Both are tested physically, emotionally, spiritually, but what they find on that dangerous, dark mountain surprises them both. Suggested level: secondary
Do-wrong Ron by Steven Herrick( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story in verse about a do-wrong boy whose heart is in the right place
Slice : juicy moments from my impossible life by Steven Herrick( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Darcy can cope with parents, parties and punch-ups. He can handle his infatuation with the beautiful Audreyh, spending quality chess-time with his nerdy friend, Noah, even the misadventures of kayaking on a school excursion. He's a teenage boy, he can deal with it. If only he'd learn to keep his mouth closed."--Page 4 of cover
Pookie Aleera is not my boyfriend by Steven Herrick( Book )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a country town, in a school just like yours, the kids in Class 6A tell their stories. There's Mick, school captain and sometime trouble-maker, who wants to make the school a better place, while his younger brother Jacob just wants to fly. There's shy and lonely Laura who hopes to finally fit in with a circle of friends, wile Pete struggles to deal with his grandpa's sudden death. Popular Selina obsesses over class comedian Cameron, while Cameron obsesses over Anzac biscuits and Pookie Aleera - whoever that is! For new teacher Ms Arthur, it's another world, but for Mr Korsky, the school groundskeeper, he's seen it all before
Bleakboy and Hunter stand out in the rain by Steven Herrick( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some things are too big for a boy to solve. Jesse is an eleven-year-old boy tackling many problems in life, especially fitting in to a new school. Luckily he meets Kate. She has curly black hair, braces and an infectious smile. She wants to 'Save the Whales' and needs Jesse's help. But they haven't counted on Hunter, the school bully, who appears to enjoy hurling insults at random. With Hunter's catchphrase 'Ha!' echoing through the school, something or someone has to give. But will it be Jesse? Kate? Or is there more to Hunter than everyone thinks?
Water bombs : a book of poems for teenagers by Steven Herrick( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems written from a childhood and teenage perspective convey such experiences as the first day at school, a family shopping expedition, a football match and kissing. Suggested level: secondary
Rhyming boy by Steven Herrick( Book )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A novel about a young boy's search for his identity. Jayden Hayden doesn't have a dad - just a mum obsessed with Jayden Finch, the footballer and an embarrassing name that earns him ridicule and the nickname, Rhyming Boy. Then a school father-son event sends him on a quest to find his father. Could Jayden Finch be more than just a namesake? Jayden hopes that meeting his father will explain some of the differences between him and his mum, as well as giving him the chance to spend more time with the raven-haired Saskia. The two embark on an amusing but emotional search from which Jayden learns far more about himself than just who his father is."--Provided by publisher
Untangling spaghetti : selected poems by Steven Herrick( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of humorous poems celebrating the everyday lives of children. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Kissing annabel : love, ghosts, & facial hair and a place like this by Steven Herrick( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Rhyming adj. boy n by Steven Herrick( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A novel about a young boy's search for his identity. Jayden Hayden doesn't have a dad - just a mum obsessed with Jayden Finch, the footballer and an embarrassing name that earns him ridicule and the nickname, Rhyming Boy. Then a school father-son event sends him on a quest to find his father. Could Jayden Finch be more than just a namesake? Jayden hopes that meeting his father will explain some of the differences between him and his mum, as well as giving him the chance to spend more time with the raven-haired Saskia. The two embark on an amusing but emotional search from which Jayden learns far more about himself than just who his father is."--Provided by publisher
 
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The wolf
Alternative Names
Steven Herrick Australian poet

Steven Herrick schrijver uit Australië

Languages
English (104)

Dutch (8)

German (1)

Covers
By the riverThe wolfThe simple giftNaked bunyip dancingLove, ghosts, & facial hairA place like thisBlack painted fingernailsDe roep van de wolf