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Cleaver, Vera

Overview
Works: 73 works in 306 publications in 1 language and 20,358 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works 
Classifications: PZ7.C57926, [FIC]
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Publications by Vera Cleaver
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Most widely held works by Vera Cleaver
Where the lilies bloom by Vera Cleaver( Book )
51 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in English and held by 3,980 libraries worldwide
In the Great Smoky Mountains region, a fourteen-year-old girl struggles to keep her family together after her father dies
Queen of hearts by Vera Cleaver( Book )
8 editions published between 1978 and 1987 in English and held by 1,372 libraries worldwide
Although there is no love lost between them, twelve-year-old Wilma is her willful 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 1,266 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 )
9 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 1,176 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 )
12 editions published between 1973 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,107 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 )
15 editions published between 1970 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,045 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 971 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 955 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 872 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 845 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
Sweetly sings the donkey by Vera Cleaver( Book )
6 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and held by 773 libraries worldwide
When fourteen-year-old Lily and her family move to Florida, it falls to her to keep hear family together and start a new life
Belle Pruitt by Vera Cleaver( Book )
2 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 763 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
A little destiny by Vera Cleaver( Book )
4 editions published between 1979 and 1982 in English and held by 754 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
The whys and wherefores of Littabelle Lee by Vera Cleaver( Book )
9 editions published between 1973 and 1976 in English and held by 749 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
I would rather be a turnip by Vera Cleaver( Book )
8 editions published between 1971 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 630 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 604 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 )
3 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 567 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 )
9 editions published between 1971 and 1977 in English and held by 492 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 )
3 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 485 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 439 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 (194)
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