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Wier, Ester

Overview
Works: 44 works in 119 publications in 6 languages and 4,255 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Adventure stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.W6358, FIC
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Publications about Ester Wier
Publications by Ester Wier
Publications by Ester Wier, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Ester Wier
 
Most widely held works by Ester Wier
The loner by Ester Wier( Book )
45 editions published between 1963 and 1999 in 6 languages and held by 1,440 libraries worldwide
A lonely boy who has no home and works as a migrant laborer makes friends with a sheep-raising family
The barrel by Ester Wier( Book )
8 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in English and German and held by 315 libraries worldwide
Chance Reedy comes home to backwoods Florida
The straggler; adventures of a sea bird by Ester Wier( Book )
1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 284 libraries worldwide
Recounts the first year in a gannet's life as it performs for the first time the tasks that will become patterns in an annual cycle
The space hut by Ester Wier( Book )
3 editions published between 1967 and 1975 in English and held by 214 libraries worldwide
When the city manager says his new tree hut is an eyesore and must come down, a boy, with the help of a mysterious stranger and a pet skunk, "fights city hall."
Gift of the mountains by Ester Wier( Book )
2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 209 libraries worldwide
When Indito, a young boy living on the dusty Mexican plains, discovers a bag of a gold pieces on the mountain his family and village regard as evil, things begin to go wrong leading him to doubt the value of his find until a series of events and a surprising gift prove the gold pieces truly to be a gift of the mountain
Action at Paradise Marsh by Ester Wier( Book )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 209 libraries worldwide
When the marsh, a haven for wildlife, is threatened by a housing development, a twelve-year-old boy makes a personal sacrifice to bring about a greater good
The long year by Ester Wier( Book )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 181 libraries worldwide
When his father's refusal to let him keep the young wolf he saved from starvation climaxes the changes and injustices a thirteen-year-old boy feels in his once secure world, he retreats to the mountains with his half-wild pet where he realizes the greatest changes are within himself
Easy does it by Ester Wier( Book )
1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
The wind chasers by Ester Wier( Book )
4 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
A ten-year-old attempts to teach his brothers to love the barren countryside in Arizona where his family homesteads
What every Air Force wife should know by Ester Wier( Book )
3 editions published between 1958 and 1966 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
The winners by Ester Wier( Book )
5 editions published between 1967 and 1971 in English and Finnish and held by 136 libraries worldwide
An awkward young boy who has been called a born loser learns from adventures with his new friends in the Florida Everglades that a person with self-confidence and a desire to learn from past mistakes will be a winner in the end
The Rumptydoolers by Ester Wier( Book )
2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Fifteen-year-old Whit learns about life and responsibility when after his parents' death he goes to live on a sheep farm in Arizona and eventually becomes a "Rumptydooler" or champion
The white oak by Ester Wier( Book )
1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
Traces the growth of a white oak from its beginning as an acorn through five hundred years of development
King of the mountain by Ester Wier( Book )
1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Eleven-year-old Orph Hastings comes to Fearful Valley and learns more about himself and his father as he faces the fear that his father may be an illegal trophy hunter
The hunting trail by Ester Wier( Book )
1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Traces the first three and a half years of a coyote's life as he struggles against the dangers posed by man and nature
Army social customs by Ester Wier( Book )
4 editions published between 1958 and 1960 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
The partners by Ester Wier( Book )
1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
A summer of friendship and a terrifying experience bring a boy and a girl a better understanding of themselves and their families
The answer book on naval social customs by Ester Wier( Book )
2 editions published between 1956 and 1957 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
The answer book on Air Force social customs, by Ester Wier and Dorothy Coffin Hickey. Illustrated by Grace W. Harrison by Ester Wier( Book )
5 editions published between 1957 and 1959 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
The loner by Ester Wier( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Ester Wier American children's writer
Ester Wier Amerikaans schrijfster (1910-2000)
Languages
English (76)
German (6)
Afrikaans (5)
Swedish (3)
Dutch (3)
Finnish (2)
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