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Lawrence, Iain 1955-

Overview
Works: 52 works in 373 publications in 14 languages and 32,724 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Young adult works  Sea stories  Fantasy fiction  Children's audiobooks  War stories  Adventure stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.L43545, [FIC]
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Most widely held works about Iain Lawrence
 
Most widely held works by Iain Lawrence
The convicts by Iain Lawrence( Book )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 3,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His efforts to avenge his father's unjust imprisonment force thirteen-year-old Tom Tin into the streets of nineteenth-century London, but after he is convicted of murder, Tom is eventually sent to Australia where he has a surprise reunion
The castaways by Iain Lawrence( Book )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bad luck continues to follow Tom Tin and his mates as they find themselves aboard a formerly abandoned ship, are taught to be sailors by two black-hearted castaways they rescue, and sail to a Caribbean island where they make important new friends and enemies
The cannibals by Iain Lawrence( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 2,810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Tin and his friend Midgely--with assorted juvenile criminals--escape the ship taking them to serve their terms in Australia and head for a Pacific island, forgetting Tom's father's warnings about headhunters and cannibals
The wreckers by Iain Lawrence( Book )

39 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in 11 languages and held by 2,693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shipwrecked after a vicious storm, fourteen-year-old John Spencer attempts to save his father and himself while also dealing with an evil secret about the English coastal town where they are stranded
B for Buster by Iain Lawrence( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 2,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the spring of 1943, sixteen-year-old Kak, desperate to escape his abusive parents, lies about his age to enlist in the Canadian Air Force and soon finds himself based in England as part of a crew flying bombing raids over Germany
The séance by Iain Lawrence( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 2,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1926, magician Harry Houdini arrives in the city to perform magic and to expose fraudulent mediums but thirteen-year-old Scooter King, who works for his mother making her séances seem real, needs Houdini's help to solve a murder
The smugglers by Iain Lawrence( Book )

35 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 10 languages and held by 1,738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In eighteenth-century England, after his father buys a schooner called the Dragon, sixteen-year-old John sets out to sail it from Kent to London and becomes involved in a dangerous smuggling scheme
Lord of the Nutcracker men by Iain Lawrence( Book )

24 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English boy during World War I comes to believe that the battles he enacts with his toy soldiers control the war his father is fighting on the front
Ghost boy by Iain Lawrence( Book )

21 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 1,571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unhappy in a home seemingly devoid of love, a fourteen-year-old albino boy who thinks of himself as Harold the Ghost runs away to join the circus, where he works with the elephants and searches for a sense of who he is
The buccaneers by Iain Lawrence( Book )

29 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 1,337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the eighteenth century sixteen-year-old John Spencer sails from England in his schooner, the Dragon, to the Caribbean, where he and the crew encounter pirates, fierce storms, fever, and a strange man who some fear may be cursed
The lightkeeper's daughter by Iain Lawrence( Book )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When, after a four-year absence, seventeen-year-old Squid returns to her childhood home on a remote lighthouse island off British Columbia with her young daughter in tow, she and her parents try to come to terms with each other and the painful events of the past, especially the death of her older brother
The winter pony by Iain Lawrence( Book )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account--from the point of view of a pony--of what it was like to be part of Captain Robert Scott's 1910 expedition to reach the South Pole before rival Roald Amundsen
The giant-slayer by Iain Lawrence( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her eight-year-old neighbor is stricken with polio in 1955, eleven-year-old Laurie discovers that there is power in her imagination as she weaves a story during her visits with him and other patients confined to iron lung machines
The convicts by Iain Lawrence( )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His efforts to avenge his father's unjust imprisonment force thirteen-year-old Tom Tin into the streets of nineteenth-century London, but after he is convicted of murder, Tom is eventually sent to Australia where he has a surprise reunion
Gemini summer by Iain Lawrence( Book )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1965, Danny's grief over the death of his older brother Beau is eased when a stray puppy adopts him, but he soon realizes that Beau is somehow in the dog, and sets out to make his brother's dream of seeing a rocket launch at Cape Kennedy come true
The buccaneers by Iain Lawrence( )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the eighteenth century sixteen-year-old John Spencer sails from England in his schooner, the Dragon, to the Caribbean, where he and the crew encounter pirates, fierce storms, fever, and a strange man who some fear may be cursed
The séance by Iain Lawrence( )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1926, magician Harry Houdini arrives in the city to perform magic and to expose fradulent mediums but thirteen-year-old Scooter King, who works for his mother making her seances seem real, needs Houdini's help to solve a murder
The castaways by Iain Lawrence( )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bad luck continues to follow Tom Tin and his mates as they find themselves aboard a formerly abandoned ship, are taught to be sailors by two black-hearted castaways they rescue, and sail to a Caribbean island where they make important new friends and enemies
B for Buster by Iain Lawrence( )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the spring of 1943, sixteen-year-old Kak, desperate to escape his abusive parents, lies about his age to enlist in the Canadian Air Force and soon finds himself based in England as part of a crew flying bombing raids over Germany
Ghost boy by Iain Lawrence( )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unhappy in a home seemingly devoid of love, a fourteen-year-old albino boy who thinks of himself as Harold the Ghost runs away to join the circus, where he works with the elephants and searches for a sense of who he is
 
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Iain Lawrence Canadian children's writer

Lawrence, Iain Raymond Norman

Lawrence, Iain Raymond Norman, 1955-

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