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Geras, Adèle

Overview
Works: 217 works in 772 publications in 16 languages and 27,347 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Picture books  History  Stories, plots, etc  Folklore  Biography  Young adult works  Pictorial works 
Subject Headings: Authors, English  Women authors, English 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PR6057.E66, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Adèle Geras
Publications by Adèle Geras
Most widely held works about Adèle Geras
 
Most widely held works by Adèle Geras
Troy by Adèle Geras( Book )
27 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,842 libraries worldwide
Told from the point of view of the women of Troy, portrays the last weeks of the Trojan War, when women are sick of tending the wounded, men are tired of fighting, and bored gods and goddesses find ways to stir things up
My grandmother's stories : a collection of Jewish folk tales by Adèle Geras( Book )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 1,607 libraries worldwide
A Russian-Jewish grandmother tells her visiting granddaughter stories ranging from King Solomon, a Russian Czar, and Chelm, to a ghost who visits weddings
Little ballet star by Adèle Geras( Book )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 966 libraries worldwide
Tilly is thrilled when she gets to see her aunt perform in the ballet, "The Sleeping Beauty," especially because she gets to go backstage and even on the stage itself
Ithaka by Adèle Geras( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Turkish and held by 931 libraries worldwide
The island of Ithaka is overrun with uncouth suitors demanding that Penelope choose a new husband, as she patiently awaits the return of Odysseus from the Trojan War
Time for ballet by Adèle Geras( Book )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 849 libraries worldwide
Tilly, who loves ballet, plays the part of a cat in her class's dance recital
Cleopatra by Adèle Geras( Book )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 738 libraries worldwide
"Discover the world of Cleopatra through the diary of her handmaid Nefret"--Cover
A hidden life by Adèle Geras( file )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 718 libraries worldwide
Members of the Barrington family are shocked at the arbitrary and vindictive nature of their wealthy matriarch's will. While the palatial home goes to her prodigal step-grandson, hardworking Louise receives onlt the copyright to her grandfather's musty novels--long out of print and never popular. When she peruses one of these volumes, she discovers stories her beloved grandfather once read to her. But as she looks more closely, Louise becomes convinced the book's Japanese POW camp episodes are more fact than fiction--and could contain clues to secrets long since hidden
The hidden life by Adèle Geras( Book )
19 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 706 libraries worldwide
When Constance Barrington dies, she leaves behind a wealthy estate and a complex family network. But when the whole family gathers to hear her last will and testament, they are in for a terrible shock
The Great War : stories inspired by items from the First World War by Jim (ILT) Kay( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 693 libraries worldwide
Writers of this collection of short stories were inspired to write about the First World War by physical objects associated with the war
Sleep tight, Ginger Kitten by Adèle Geras( Book )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 665 libraries worldwide
A little kitten tries to find the most cozy place for a nap
Facing the light by Adèle Geras( Book )
48 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 13 languages and held by 620 libraries worldwide
Throwing a lavish party for her seventy-fifth birthday, Leonora invites numerous family members and a film crew that is working on a movie about her famous painter father, but the festivities are overshadowed by long-hidden family misdeeds. 15,000 first printing
The Random House book of opera stories by Adèle Geras( Book )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and Portuguese and held by 614 libraries worldwide
This beautiful collection captures all the thrills of a night at the opera.--
Made in heaven by Adèle Geras( Book )
18 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 588 libraries worldwide
A wedding isn't just about two people, it's about two families
Voyage by Adèle Geras( Book )
14 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and German and held by 524 libraries worldwide
Relates the experiences of a group of Jewish young people in the early twentieth century as they journey from their homes in Eastern Europe to the United States in search of a new life
The tower room by Adèle Geras( Book )
16 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 517 libraries worldwide
In a modern version of the Rapunzel fairy tale, Megan, who lives at a secluded girl's school where her foster mother is headmistress, falls in love for the first time with the young man her foster mother has chosen for herself
Watching the roses by Adèle Geras( Book )
13 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 462 libraries worldwide
After being raped at her eighteenth birthday party, an English girl, whose life resembles a modern version of the Sleeping Beauty fairy tale, withdraws into silent thoughts of her unusual family and the events that led to her trauma
Pictures of the night by Adèle Geras( Book )
12 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 441 libraries worldwide
In a modern version of the Snow White fairy tale, eighteen-year-old Bella is plagued by a series of mysterious accidents while singing with a small band in London and Paris during her summer break from school, and believes them to be caused by her jealous, malevolent stepmother
Apricots at midnight : and other stories from a patchwork quilt by Adèle Geras( Book )
9 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and held by 431 libraries worldwide
An elderly London dressmaker entertains a young relative with memories of the world of her youth, evoked by the scraps from elegant dresses that she has sewn into a patchwork quilt
Yesterday by Adèle Geras( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Author Adele Geras recounts her college years at Oxford during the Sixties, where she combined study with a keen interest in drama. Suggested level: secondary
 
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Alternative Names
Adèle Geras auteur d'ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Adèle Geras Brits schrijfster
Geras, Adéle, 1944-
Jerasu, Aderu 1944-
ג׳ראס, אדל
ג'רס, אדל
게라, 아델 1944-
게라스, 아델 1944-
제라스, 아델 1944-
제라스, 아델레 1944-
지러스, 아델 1944-
ジェラス, アデル
Languages
English (180)
German (20)
Dutch (15)
French (8)
Danish (4)
Polish (4)
Italian (3)
Spanish (3)
Hebrew (2)
Swedish (2)
Turkish (2)
Chinese (1)
Portuguese (1)
Serbian (1)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (1)
Finnish (1)
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