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Cleaver, Vera

Overview
Works: 63 works in 332 publications in 9 languages and 18,714 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3553.L38, FIC
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Publications about Vera Cleaver
Publications by Vera Cleaver
Most widely held works about Vera Cleaver
 
Most widely held works by Vera Cleaver
Where the lilies bloom by Vera Cleaver( Book )
80 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 3,864 libraries worldwide
Mary Call has promised her dying father to keep her brother and sisters together forever on the mountain, and never to take any help from strangers. She is determined to keep her word. No matter what. At first she is sure she can manage. Romey, Ima Dean, and Devola help gather herbs to sell in town; the riches of the mountains will surely keep the family clothed and fed. But then winter comes, fast and furious, and Mary Call has to learn that the land where the lilies bloom is also a cruel and unforgiving place, and it may take more than a promise to keep her family together
Queen of hearts by Vera Cleaver( Book )
9 editions published between 1978 and 1987 in English and Finnish and held by 1,242 libraries worldwide
Although there is no love lost between them, twelve-year-old Wilma is her wilful and peppery grandmother's choice for a companion
Trial Valley by Vera Cleaver( Book )
14 editions published between 1977 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,159 libraries worldwide
The three Luther children, who have raised themselves since their father died, find an abandoned boy near their house in the Great Smoky Mountains
Hazel Rye by Vera Cleaver( Book )
10 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 1,070 libraries worldwide
An eleven-year-old girl, with no appreciation for land and growing things, finds her values beginning to change when she agrees to let an impoverished family live in a small house she owns, in exchange for working in the surrounding orange grove
Me too by Vera Cleaver( Book )
11 editions published between 1973 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,024 libraries worldwide
Hoping to expunge neighborhood prejudice and to do something everyone else has failed to do, a twelve year-old desperately tries to teach her retarded twin
Grover by Vera Cleaver( Book )
16 editions published between 1970 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 956 libraries worldwide
A ten-year-old boy adjusts to the changes in his life after his mother dies
The Kissimmee Kid by Vera Cleaver( Book )
6 editions published between 1981 and 1991 in English and held by 871 libraries worldwide
To add to the confusion life has already dealt her, 12-year-old Evelyn encounters some startling contradictions when she and her younger brother visit their sister and brother-in-law who live in Florida
Sugar Blue by Vera Cleaver( Book )
8 editions published between 1964 and 1986 in English and held by 848 libraries worldwide
Distinctly unenthusiastic when her four-year-old niece, Ella, comes for a prolonged visit, eleven-year-old Amy finds her relationship with the small girl gradually changing her view of herself and life in general
Dust of the earth by Vera Cleaver( Book )
9 editions published between 1975 and 1979 in English and held by 797 libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old Fern and her family face challenges and hardships when they move to a farm in South Dakota
Ellen Grae by Vera Cleaver( Book )
8 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and held by 772 libraries worldwide
A gentle recluse tells Ellen that as a child he saw both his parents die of rattlesnake bites in the swamp, and buried them there. No one else knows this terrible secret, and Ellen must decide whether to tell it
The whys and wherefores of Littabelle Lee by Vera Cleaver( Book )
9 editions published between 1973 and 1976 in English and held by 694 libraries worldwide
When adversity makes sixteen-year-old Littabelle sole support of her two aged grandparents, her desperate situation teaches her about law, human nature, and her future
A little destiny by Vera Cleaver( Book )
5 editions published between 1979 and 1982 in English and held by 691 libraries worldwide
Doubting that her father's death was purely accidental, 14-year-old Lucy and her family confront destitution and a formidable adversary in their small town
Belle Pruitt by Vera Cleaver( Book )
3 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 687 libraries worldwide
When her adored baby brother suddenly dies of pneumonia, eleven-year-old Belle is left to cope with the devastating effects on her family
Sweetly sings the donkey by Vera Cleaver( Book )
7 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and held by 674 libraries worldwide
When fourteen-year-old Lily and her family move to Florida, it falls to her to keep her family together and start a new life
I would rather be a turnip by Vera Cleaver( Book )
9 editions published between 1971 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 570 libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Annie gradually begins to understand the bigotry of the small town that makes her an outcast when her illegitimate eight-year-old nephew comes to live with her and her father
The mimosa tree by Vera Cleaver( Book )
8 editions published between 1970 and 1977 in English and held by 557 libraries worldwide
Shortly after the Proffitts arrive in the Chicago slums from North Carolina, the stepmother leaves the family and fourteen-year-old Marvella becomes the sole support for her blind father and the four younger children
Moon Lake angel : a novel by Vera Cleaver( Book )
7 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 494 libraries worldwide
Kitty Dale, whose mother does not want to deal with a child, or admit one into her new life, spends the summer with Aunt Petal and eventually learns to accept her mother's weaknesses
The Mock revolt by Vera Cleaver( Book )
11 editions published between 1971 and 1979 in English and held by 458 libraries worldwide
A thirteen-year-old boy who wants to escape his dull middle-class existence finds his way blocked by his involvement with a family of poor agricultural workers
Lady Ellen Grae by Vera Cleaver( Book )
4 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 440 libraries worldwide
Ellen Grae feels sure her father won't send her to stay with her aunt in Seattle if she proves she can be a "lady" and take care of herself
Delpha Green & company by Vera Cleaver( Book )
7 editions published between 1972 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 401 libraries worldwide
With the help of his thirteen-year-old daughter, a man who qualified for the ministry while serving a prison term founds an independent church that introduces hope to an apathetic, resigned community
 
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Alternative Names
Cleaver, V.
クリーバー, ベラ
Languages
English (208)
Spanish (8)
German (4)
French (3)
Catalan (3)
Korean (3)
Danish (2)
Chinese (1)
Finnish (1)
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