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Lasky, Kathryn

Works: 748 works in 2,052 publications in 8 languages and 162,561 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Biography  Historical fiction  Fantasy fiction  Biographical fiction  Diary fiction  Braille books  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: PZ7.L3274, FIC
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Publications about Kathryn Lasky
Publications by Kathryn Lasky
Most widely held works by Kathryn Lasky
A journey to the New World : the diary of Remember Patience Whipple by Kathryn Lasky( Book )
22 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 3,217 libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Mem presents a diary account of the trip she and her family made on the Mayflower in 1620 and their first year in the New World
The capture by Kathryn Lasky( Book )
43 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,171 libraries worldwide
The reader is introduced to Soren, a barn owl and the centerpiece of the series. When Soren is pushed from his family's nest by his older brother, he is rescued from certain death on the forest floor by agents from a mysterious school for orphaned owls, St. Aggie's. When Soren arrives at St. Aggie's, he suspects there is more to the school than meets the eye. He and his new friend, the clever and scrappy Gylfie, find out that St. Aggie's is actually a training camp where the school's leader can groom young owls to help achieve her goal
John Muir : America's first environmentalist by Kathryn Lasky( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 2,553 libraries worldwide
A biography of John Muir, naturalist and founder of the Sierra Club, whose travels, speeches and writings led directly to the creation of the Yosemite National Park in 1890 and other national parks that followed. From the meadows of Scotland to the farms of Wisconsin, from the swamps of Florida to the Alaskan tundra, John Muir loved the land. Born in 1838, he was a writer, a scholar, an inventor, a shepherd, a farmer, and an explorer, but above all, he was a naturalist. John Muir was particularly devoted to the high cliffs, waterfalls, and ancient giant sequoia trees that, through his careful influence, were set aside as the first national park in America - Yosemite. Here is the life story of the man who, moved by a commitment to wilderness everywhere, founded the Sierra Club in 1892, a conservation group that carries on his crucial work to this day
Marie Antoinette, princess of Versailles by Kathryn Lasky( Book )
16 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,515 libraries worldwide
In 1769, thirteen-year-old Maria Antonia Josepha Johanna, daughter of Empress Maria Theresa, begins a journal chronicling her life at the Austrian court and her preparations for her future role as queen of France. Includes information about the history of the period, a family tree, and contemporary portraits
Dreams in the golden country : the diary of Zipporah Feldman, a Jewish immigrant girl by Kathryn Lasky( Book )
18 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 2,487 libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Zippy, a Jewish immigrant from Russia, keeps a diary account of the first eighteen months of her family's life on the Lower East Side of New York City in 1903-1904
Sugaring time by Kathryn Lasky( Book )
15 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and held by 2,362 libraries worldwide
Text and photographs show how a family taps the sap from maple trees and processes it into maple syrup
Elizabeth I, red rose of the House of Tudor by Kathryn Lasky( Book )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 2,329 libraries worldwide
In a series of diary entries, Princess Elizabeth, the eleven-year-old daughter of King Henry VIII, celebrates holidays and birthdays, relives her mother's execution, revels in her studies, and agonizes over her father's health
The journey by Kathryn Lasky( Book )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 2,326 libraries worldwide
The Great Ga'Hoole tree is a mythic place where Soren, Gylfie, Twilight and Digger seek to find the means to fight the evil that infects the kngdom. There they will be tested in ways they never dreamed, but there they can learn to become true Ga'Hoolian owls--brave, wise, honest, true
The rescue by Kathryn Lasky( Book )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 2,184 libraries worldwide
"Even though Soren was kidnapped and taken to the St. Aegolius School for Orphaned Owls, he has longed to see his sister, Eglantine, again. Now Eglantine is back in Soren's life, but she's been through an ordeal too terrible for words. And Ezylryb, Soren's mentor, has disappeared ... In order to rescue him, Soren must embark upon a perilous quest."--Page 4 of cover
Christmas after all : the Great Depression diary of Minnie Swift by Kathryn Lasky( Book )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 2,181 libraries worldwide
In her fictionalized journal, eleven-year-old Minnie Swift recounts how her family dealt with the difficult times during the Depression and how an orphan from Texas changed their lives in Indianapolis just before Christmas 1932
The librarian who measured the earth by Kathryn Lasky( Book )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,167 libraries worldwide
Describes the life and work of Eratosthenes, the Greek geographer and astronomer who accurately measured the circumference of the Earth
The shattering by Kathryn Lasky( Book )
20 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,127 libraries worldwide
"Soren's sister, Eglantine, si falling under the spell of a strange nightly dream. Then, just as Soren notices her trancelike state, Eglantine disappears, and the dreams become a deadly waking nightmare that puts the Great Tree of Ga'Hoole in terrible danger."--Page 4 of cover
The siege by Kathryn Lasky( Book )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 2,089 libraries worldwide
"Enraged by his clash with Soren and driven by an all-consuming desire for power, Kludd and his group, the Pure Ones, launch an attack upon the Great Ga'Hoole Tree. The noble owls who live there must fight fiercely to protect their resources and defend their honor."--Page 4 of cover
Lone wolf by Kathryn Lasky( Book )
18 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,006 libraries worldwide
Abandoned by his pack, a baby wolf with a mysterious mark on his deformed paw survives and embarks on a journey that will change the world of the wolves of the Beyond
The burning by Kathryn Lasky( Book )
8 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,974 libraries worldwide
Soren and his band must fly to the mysterious Northern Kingdoms to find allies against the Pure Ones who are about to launch another deadly attack against the great tree. The Grand Battle begins with the search for allies in the Northern Kingdoms and ends in The Burning that will change all Owldom forever. Soren and his band are sent to the mysterious Northern Kingdoms to gather allies and learn the art of war in preparation for the coming cataclysmic battle against the sinister Pure Ones. Meanwhile, in the Southern Kingdoms, St. Aggies has fallen to the Pure Ones and they are using its resources to plan a final invasion of The Great Ga'Hoole Tree. With the future of all Owldom in the balance, the parliament of Ga'Hoole must decide whether or not to join forces with the brutal Skench and Sporn and the scattered remnants of St. Aggies who remain faithful to them. A great battle is on the way. A great Battle is on the horizon and drawing near. In preparation, Soren and his band must fly to the mysterious Northern Kingdoms to find allies and study the grim art of war. Meanwhile, St. Aggie's has fallen to the Pure Ones. If they are not stopped, they will launch another, more deadly attack against the great tree. And without allies from the north, Ga'Hoole will surely fall. Soren's mission must succeed. And the final battle must be won. The coming conflagration will demand wisdom, bravery, and sacrifice from all the owls of the great tree, and from Soren and the band, nothing less than heroism
Tumble bunnies by Kathryn Lasky( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1,960 libraries worldwide
Feeling untalented in the team sports scheduled for his school's Sports Spectacular, Clyde the rabbit develops his own event, a freestyle tumbling routine with a dazzling move called the "twirly burly."
The hatchling by Kathryn Lasky( Book )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,877 libraries worldwide
Nyroc, son of Kludd and Nyra, has been trained to evil, but when he hears legends of noble owls living in peace and this spark of light is nourished by friendship, he must choose whether to fulfill his destiny or deny it
The night journey by Kathryn Lasky( Book )
20 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 1,871 libraries worldwide
Rache ignores her parents' wishes and persuades her great-grandmother to relate the story of her escape from czarist Russia
The man who made time travel by Kathryn Lasky( Book )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,861 libraries worldwide
Describes the need for sailors to be able to determine their position at sea and the efforts of John Harrison, an eighteenth century man who spent his life refining instruments to enable them to do this
A time for courage : the suffragette diary of Kathleen Bowen by Kathryn Lasky( Book )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 1,770 libraries worldwide
A diary account of thirteen-year-old Kathleen Bowen's life in Washington, D.C. in 1917, as she juggles concerns about the national battle for women's suffrage, the war in Europe, and her own school work and family. Includes a historical note
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Knight, Kathryn Lasky

controlled identity Swann, E. L.

Kathryn Lasky Amerikaans schrijfster
Kathryn Lasky amerikansk författare
Kathryn Lasky amerikansk skribent
Kathryn Lasky écrivain américaine
Kathryn Lasky scrittrice statunitense
Kathryn Lasky US-amerikanische Autorin
Kathryn Laskyová
Knight, Kathryn, 1944-
Knight, Kathryn Lasky.
Knight, Kathryn Lasky 1944-
Laski, Kėtrin
Lasky, Kathryn, 1944-
Lasky Knight, Kathryn, 1944-
Swann, E. L.
Swann, E. L. 1944-
Кетрін Ласки
Ласки, Кэтрин
래스키, 캐스린
ラスキー, キャスリン
English (246)
Spanish (13)
French (12)
Chinese (5)
Korean (3)
Turkish (1)
Portuguese (1)
Arabic (1)
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