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Geras, Adèle

Overview
Works: 270 works in 682 publications in 3 languages and 28,255 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Picture books  History  Stories, plots, etc  Folklore  Pictorial works  Biography  Young adult works 
Subject Headings: Authors, English  Women authors, English 
Roles: Creator
Classifications: PZ7.G29354, [FIC]
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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 )
20 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 1,919 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 )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 1,624 libraries worldwide
Bavsi's Feast, The Faces of the Czar, The Golden Shoes, The Tablecloth, A Tangle of Wools, Saving the Pennies, The Garden of Talking Flowers, The Market of Miseries, An Overcrowded House, and A Phantom at the Wedding
Ithaka by Adèle Geras( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,031 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
Little ballet star by Adèle Geras( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,025 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
Time for ballet by Adèle Geras( Book )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 912 libraries worldwide
Tilly, who loves ballet, plays the part of a cat in her class's dance recital
Sleeping Beauty by Adèle Geras( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 855 libraries worldwide
Enraged at not being invited to the princess's christening, a wicked fairy casts a spell that dooms the princess to sleep for one hundred years
A hidden life by Adèle Geras( Computer File )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 750 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
Sleep tight, Ginger Kitten by Adèle Geras( Book )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 722 libraries worldwide
A little kitten tries to find the most cozy place for a nap
Cleopatra by Adèle Geras( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 710 libraries worldwide
"Discover the world of Cleopatra through the diary of her handmaid Nefret"--Cover
The tower room by Adèle Geras( Book )
14 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 590 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
The girls in the velvet frame by Adèle Geras( Book )
9 editions published between 1978 and 2001 in English and held by 573 libraries worldwide
In Jerusalem just before World War One five sisters send their photograph to a New York newspaper in hope of contacting their brother from whom they have not heard for one year
Voyage by Adèle Geras( Book )
12 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and held by 566 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
Watching the roses by Adèle Geras( Book )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 537 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
A hidden life by Adèle Geras( Book )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 526 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
Facing the light by Adèle Geras( Book )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 525 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 )
2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 520 libraries worldwide
This beautiful collection captures all the thrills of a night at the opera
Pictures of the night by Adèle Geras( Book )
11 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 494 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
Made in heaven by Adèle Geras( Book )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 475 libraries worldwide
A wedding isn't just about two people, it's about two families
Apricots at midnight : and other stories from a patchwork quilt by Adèle Geras( Book )
8 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and held by 463 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
The cats of Cuckoo Square : two stories by Adèle Geras( Book )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 455 libraries worldwide
Perkins is a wise old tabby cat with a problem of his own. His eight-year-old owner insists on doing his picture for a Paint your Pet competition
 
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Alternative Names
Geras, Adele.
Geras, Adéle, 1944-
Jerasu, Aderu 1944-
ג׳ראס, אדל
ジェラス, アデル
Languages
English (169)
Spanish (1)
Dutch (1)
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