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MacLachlan, Patricia

Works: 219 works in 1,309 publications in 17 languages and 88,870 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Christmas stories  Drama  Poetry  Made-for-TV movies  Stories in rhyme  Western stories  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Performer, Author of introduction, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.M2225, FIC
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Publications about Patricia MacLachlan
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Sarah, plain and tall by Patricia MacLachlan( Book )
206 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in 14 languages and held by 8,377 libraries worldwide
A large print version of the award winning story of Anna, her brother Caleb, and Papa's new potential wife, Sarah from Maine
Skylark by Patricia MacLachlan( Book )
49 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 3,870 libraries worldwide
Sarah came to the prairie from Maine to marry Papa. But that summer, a drought turned the land dry and brown. Fires swept across the fields and coyotes came to the well in search of water. So Sarah took Anna and Caleb back east, where they would be safe. Papa stayed behind. He would not leave his land. Maine was beautiful, but Anna missed home, and Papa. And as the weeks went by, she began to wonder what would happen if the rains never came. Would she and Caleb and Sarah and Papa ever be a family again?
The true gift : a Christmas story by Patricia MacLachlan( Book )
12 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 3,312 libraries worldwide
While spending Christmas at their grandparents' farm, Lily becomes convinced that her younger brother Liam is right about White Cow being lonely and helps him seek a companion for her, leaving little time for Christmas preparations or reading
Journey by Patricia MacLachlan( Book )
45 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 3,053 libraries worldwide
Journey is eleven the summer his mother leaves him and his sister, Cat, with their grandparents. He is sad and angry, and spends the summer looking for the clues that will explain why she left. Journey searches photographs for answers. He looks for family resemblances in Grandma's slbums. Looking for happier times, he tries to put together the torn pieces of the pictures his mother shredded before her departure. And he also searches the photographs his grandfather takes as the older man attempts to provide Journey with a past. In the process, the boy learns to look and finds that, for him, the camera is a means of finding things his naked eye has missed--things like the inevitability of his mother's departure and the love that still binds his family. In this spare and remarkable novel, Patricia MacLachlan explores abandonment and the extraordinary means by which a family reassembles itself
Caleb's story by Patricia MacLachlan( Book )
29 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,026 libraries worldwide
The stranger lurking on the Witting family's prairie farm turns out to be their long-lost grandfather, whose presence plus prodding from Sarah forces Jacob to deal with his past
Baby by Patricia MacLachlan( Book )
53 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 11 languages and held by 3,014 libraries worldwide
Taking care of a baby left with them at the end of the tourist season helps a family come to terms with the death of their own infant son. Larkin's family welcomes Sophie into their home, caring for her and teaching her games and new words. They come to love this baby as their own, all the while knowing that eventually Sophie's mother will return one day to take her from them
More perfect than the moon by Patricia MacLachlan( Book )
24 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,809 libraries worldwide
Eight-year-old Cassie Witting is upset when she finds out that her mother, Sarah, is expecting a baby, but writing in the journal that belonged to her brother Caleb helps her sort out her feelings and understand that Sarah will always love her
All the places to love by Patricia MacLachlan( Book )
12 editions published between 1944 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 2,354 libraries worldwide
A young boy describes the favorite places that he shares with his family on his grandparents' farm and in the nearby countryside
Arthur, for the very first time by Patricia MacLachlan( Book )
35 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,199 libraries worldwide
Arthur spends a summer with his unconventional aunt and uncle and begins to look at life, his family, and himself differently
The facts and fictions of Minna Pratt by Patricia MacLachlan( Book )
29 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,093 libraries worldwide
An eleven-year-old cellist learns about life from her eccentric family, her first boyfriend, and the composer Mozart
Once I ate a pie by Patricia MacLachlan( Book )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,867 libraries worldwide
Thirteen dogs tell their stories in simple poems
Seven kisses in a row by Patricia MacLachlan( Book )
32 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,840 libraries worldwide
Emma learns to accept "different strokes for different folks" when her aunt and uncle come to take care of her and her brother
Through Grandpa's eyes by Patricia MacLachlan( Book )
22 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,732 libraries worldwide
A young boy learns a different way of seeing the world from his blind grandfather
Edward's eyes by Patricia MacLachlan( Book )
17 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,730 libraries worldwide
Edward is one of a large and close family that loves baseball, music, books, and each other, and when he unexpectedly dies and his parents donate his organs, his wonderful eyes go to a perfect recipient
Three Names by Patricia MacLachlan( Book )
12 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,680 libraries worldwide
Great-grandfather reminisces about going to school on the prairie with his dog, Three Names
Snowflakes fall by Patricia MacLachlan( Book )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,657 libraries worldwide
In this illustrated poem in honor of the victims of the 2012 shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, falling snowflakes celebrate the uniqueness of life, its precious, simple moments, and the strength of memory
Cassie Binegar by Patricia MacLachlan( Book )
20 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,618 libraries worldwide
During her family's first summer in a weathered old house by the sea, Cassie learns to accept change and to find her own space
Sarah plain and tall by Patricia MacLachlan( visu )
50 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,586 libraries worldwide
Sarah, plain and tall: In this heartwarming, enormously popular family film, a mail-order bride travels to Kansas in 1910 and teaches a lonely family to love again
Grandfather's dance by Patricia MacLachlan( Book )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,544 libraries worldwide
As her family gathers for the wedding of her sister Anna, fourth-grader Cassie Whiting sees the many changes brought about by everyday life and finds comfort in the love of those around her, especially her grandfather
Sarah, plain and tall ; Skylark ; Caleb's story by Patricia MacLachlan( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 689 libraries worldwide
"I will come by train. I will wear a yellow bonnet. I am plain and tall," Sarah writes Papa. And so begins the journey for Sarah, Papa, Anna and Caleb in Sarah, Plain and Tall. In Skylark, a drought turns the land dry and brown and Sarah takes Anna and Caleb back to the city as Papa stays behind. Will the family ever be reunited? Caleb's Story continues the saga of Sarah and her family on the prairie, this time narrated by Caleb, offering a new perspective
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Alternative Names
Mac Lachlan, Patricia
Mac Lachlan Patricia 1938-....
Mc Lachlan, Patricia
Mc Lachlan Patricia 1938-....
McLachlan, Patricia.
McLachlan Patricia 1938-....
Patricia MacLachlan American writer of children's books
Patricia MacLachlan Amerikaans schrijfster
Patricia MacLachlan amerikansk författare
Patricia MacLachlan amerikansk skribent
Patricia MacLachlan amerikkalainen kirjailija
Patricia MacLachlan auteur de livres pour enfants
Pritzkau, Patricia, 1938-
Патриция Маклахлан
מקלכלן, פטרישיה, 1938-
פטרישה מקלקלן
매클라클랜, 패트리샤 1938-
맥라클란, 퍼트리샤 1938-
맥클라렌, 패트리샤 1938-
マクラクラン, P
マクラクラン, パトリシア
マクラクラン, パトリシア 1938-
English (489)
French (37)
Spanish (36)
Chinese (27)
German (25)
Italian (24)
Japanese (15)
Dutch (12)
Hebrew (5)
Vietnamese (4)
Swedish (4)
Polish (3)
Korean (3)
Danish (2)
Norwegian (2)
Russian (1)
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