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Moss, Alexandra

Overview
Works: 70 works in 123 publications in 3 languages and 3,090 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Diary fiction  Medical television programs  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Guidebooks 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.M8515, FIC
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Publications about Alexandra Moss
Publications by Alexandra Moss
Most widely held works by Alexandra Moss
Ellie's chance to dance by Alexandra Moss( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 324 libraries worldwide
After moving from Chicago to Oxford, England, ten-year-old Ellie worries about making new friends at school and caring for her mother who has multiple sclerosis, while also preparing to audition for the resident dancers training program at London's Royal Ballet School
Isabelle's perfect performance by Alexandra Moss( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 269 libraries worldwide
In their second term at the Royal Ballet School, Ellie and her friends prepare for an important appraisal of their dancing while also trying to get along with Isabelle, an unfriendly new girl
Lara's leap of faith by Alexandra Moss( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and French and held by 269 libraries worldwide
Ellie's first term at the Royal Ballet School is filled with excitement, hard work, homesickness, an unexpected chance to perform, and new friendships, tainted only by the rude and hateful behaviour of Lara, the girl she crashed into during their audition
Sleepless in America ( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 265 libraries worldwide
Examines the personal and societal consequences of insufficient sleep
Sophie's flight of fancy by Alexandra Moss( Book )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and French and held by 253 libraries worldwide
"Dear Diary, I'm a little nervous about returning to The Royal Ballet School after Half Term tomorrow. I'm so relieved that my appraisal was positive, and I can't wait to see all my ballet friends again, but I can't help wondering if anyone was assessed out! Everyone is so talented, I couldn't imagine it happening. But what would happen if someone was?" Ellie and her friends rally to support Sophie, their fellow Royal Ballet School student who has failed her dance assessment and must decide what to do once she leaves at the end of the term
Grace's show of strength by Alexandra Moss( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
In the last weeks of their first year at the Royal Ballet School, as they face exams and extra rehearsals for an end-of-year performance at the Royal Opera House, Ellie becomes very concerned about Grace's odd behavior
Kate's special secret by Alexandra Moss( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
During spring term at the Royal Ballet School, eleven-year-old Ellie learns some important lessons about friendship when an old friend comes to visit and a new one seems to be keeping a troubling secret
Boys or ballet? by Alexandra Moss( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 206 libraries worldwide
"Dear Diary, Guess what? The gorgeous Luke Bailey is now my boyfriend! I'm so into him - we spend all our spare time together! There's just one little problem: it's tough finding time for a boyfriend and ballet. Is it possible to have too much of a good thing?" Being with Luke consumes Ellie's time, but when she is cast in the Royal Opera House's Christmas ballet, juggling homework, friends, rehearsals, and a boyfriend becomes too difficult and she must make a heart-wrenching decision
New girl by Alexandra Moss( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 193 libraries worldwide
"Dear Diary, I've finally made it to Year 8! It's really exciting, but there's lots to get used to. A new dorm, a new ballet teacher, a new blue uniform instead of last year's pink. And no Sophie! his new girl Molly has taken her place - she might not be Sophie, but she's really cool. Oh, and I had a new partner in character class today. His name is Luke and he's very cute. . . . A cute new dance partner? That's something I can totally get used to . . ." Now in Year 8 at at the Royal Ballet School, Ellie tries to make the new girl in her class feel welcome while also learning how to deal with her new feelings for her classmate, Luke
The weight of the nation to win, we have to lose ; [surprising lessons about diets, food, and fat from the extraordinary HBO documentary series] by John Hoffman( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
The weight of the nation is out of control. We're fat and getting fatter. When more than two-thirds of adults are overweight or obese, there's no denying we have a serious problem. But whose fault is it? Americans are more health conscious than ever before. Since the 1970s the mortality rate from both cardiovascular disease and stroke has dropped dramatically. Stores have more healthy, low-fat food options; fewer Americans are smoking; and many people now regularly monitor their blood pressure and cholesterol levels. We can't blame our obesity epidemic on a big decline in personal responsibility or on our collective failure to stay on a diet. So what can we blame? HBO and the Institute of Medicine, part of the National Academy of Sciences, brings you the hard truth: there are powerful forces at work in the world and in our bodies that make it too easy to gain weight, too hard to lose it, and even harder to keep it off. But there's reason for hope and proven ways to overcome all these obstacles
Naomi's new step by Alexandra Moss( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Belle's best move by Alexandra Moss( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
I diari della Royal Ballet School : il sogno di Ellie by Alexandra Moss( Book )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in Italian and English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Ellie and her friends rally to support Sophie their fellow Royal Ballet School student who has failed her dance assessment and must decide what to do once she leaves at the end of the term
Ellie's chance to dance by Alexandra Moss( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
"Dear Diary, My first JA class today - WOW. It was sooo awesome. I can still hardly believe it. I, Ellie Brown, have taken a class at the actual Royal Ballet School! I can't stop saying it to myself!" When Ellie moves from Chicago to London, everything about her life changes - she has a new school, new friends, a new ballet teacher and, most exciting of all, the chance to study full-time at the world-famous Royal Ballet School . .
Lara's perfect performance by Alexandra Moss( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
"Dear Diary, Oops - better shut this journal up fast! Lara's just walked in - and glared at me of course. She'd be glaring at me worse than ever if she knew what I'd just written about her . . ." Ellie can't understand why Lara's being so mean - OK, so Ellie knocked her over in heir all-important Final Audition for The Royal Ballet School, but it was an accident! It looks like Lara will never forgive Ellie . . . Or could her black mood be hiding something else?
Kate's special secret by Alexandra Moss( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
"Dear Diary, I can't believe that this term has only just begun - there are already so many exciting things lined up! I can hardly imagine how amazing it would be to have a masterclass from an international superstar." Ellie and her friends are thrilled when they find out two world-famous dancers are giving a masterclass to six lucky Royal Ballet School pupils. But Kate's behaving strangely and her dancing is suffering. Surely she'd confide in her friends if something was seriously wrong?
Let's go ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Grace's show of strength by Alexandra Moss( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
"Dear Diary, The end-of-year performances have crept up on me! I've been so wrapped up in exams this week - and i's only just sinking in that our Linbury performance is A WEEK FROM TODAY! EEK!" Ellie's SO excited about the end-of-year performance - it's everyone's chance to shine on stage in the Grand Défilé, with the whole Royal Ballet School! And if that isn't enough, there's a ton of revision to get through. But Grace seems more stressed out than anyone else - and Ellie can't figure out what's wrong
The weight of the nation : surprising lessons about diets, food, and fat from the extraordinary HBO documentary series by John Hoffman( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
"Readers know America is getting fatter but might not know that 75% of us may be overweight or obese by 2018, that children are at risk for obesity and diabetes as never before, or that obesity is the number one cause of the rise in our nation's health care costs. They might also believe, like many Americans, that obesity results from a lack of self-control. But people today work harder and take better care of their health than ever before. So how could three-quarters of us somehow suddenly lack willpower when it comes to eating right and exercising? HBO, together with the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, has gathered the nation's foremost experts to explain how we got here and how we can overcome the forces that drive us to eat too much and move too little. --Is exercise enough to help most people maintain an ideal weight? --Could weighing too much during pregnancy set my child up for a lifetime of poor health? --Do "fat kids" ever grow out of it? --How do lack of sleep and too much stress contribute to weight gain? --Why can I eat the same amount as my friend, but I gain weight and she never does? HBO's four-part documentary series premieres in May 2012 and examines the serious health consequences of obesity, shows viewers how to help themselves and their children live healthier lives, looks at the obesity epidemic from every angle, and explores the growing epidemic of childhood obesity"--
I diari della Royal Ballet School : la prova di Grace by Alexandra Moss( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in Italian and held by 13 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
モス, アレクサンドラ
Languages
English (44)
Italian (12)
French (4)
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