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Conford, Ellen

Overview
Works: 98 works in 332 publications in 4 languages and 35,105 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Humorous fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  High interest-low vocabulary books 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.C7593, FIC
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Publications about Ellen Conford
Publications by Ellen Conford
Publications by Ellen Conford, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Ellen Conford
A job for Jenny Archer by Ellen Conford( Book )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,351 libraries worldwide
Convinced that her family is poor because her parents refuse to get her a horse or a swimming pool, nine-year-old Jenny Archer follows her own path to making money, including a plunge into real estate that puts her house on the market
A case for Jenny Archer by Ellen Conford( Book )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 1,265 libraries worldwide
After reading three mysteries in a row, Jenny becomes convinced that the neighbors across the street are up to no good and decides to investigate
Annabel the actress, starring in "Gorilla my dreams" by Ellen Conford( Book )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 1,130 libraries worldwide
Though a little disppointed that her first acting part is to be a gorilla at a birthday party, Annabel determines to really get into the role
Annabel the actress, starring in Hound of the Barkervilles by Ellen Conford( Book )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,077 libraries worldwide
When Annabel, who wants to be a famous actress someday, has a part in a real play, she finds she must cope with a big dog and an unruly audience member
Me and the terrible two by Ellen Conford( Book )
16 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in English and held by 1,060 libraries worldwide
No one, Dorrie vows, can take the place of her best friend who has moved to Australia, so when twin boys move into the empty house next door, the war is on
What's cooking, Jenny Archer? by Ellen Conford( Book )
10 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 1,055 libraries worldwide
Follows the comic mishaps of Jenny Archer as she goes into business preparing lunches for friends at school
Jenny Archer, author by Ellen Conford( Book )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 1,034 libraries worldwide
Stymied by an assignment to write her autobiography, Jenny decides to enhance her life story by using her considerable imagination
Felicia the critic by Ellen Conford( Book )
14 editions published between 1973 and 1995 in English and held by 1,020 libraries worldwide
Felicia's constant criticizing gets her into trouble even though she tries to be constructive
Why me? by Ellen Conford( Book )
4 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in English and German and held by 986 libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old Hobie, hoping to sweep women off their feet in the manner of his spy novel hero, runs into complications when he encounters a girl who has studied the bestseller, "How to Make Men Crazy."
Seven days to a brand-new me by Ellen Conford( Book )
6 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in English and held by 918 libraries worldwide
A shy girl follows the suggestions in a self-help book to win the attentions of the handsome new boy whose locker is next to hers
We interrupt this semester for an important bulletin by Ellen Conford( Book )
10 editions published between 1979 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 891 libraries worldwide
Hoping to impress Chip, editor of the high school paper, Carrie takes up investigative reporting and soon finds herself in hot water
A royal pain by Ellen Conford( Book )
5 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and French and held by 880 libraries worldwide
A sixteen-year-old in Kansas, who discovers she is really a princess, is taken to a tiny European monarchy to assume her duties and marry a distasteful neighboring prince, and in the ensuing weeks tries to become such a "royal pain" that everyone will want to be rid of her
Dreams of victory by Ellen Conford( Book )
6 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 879 libraries worldwide
When her day dreams continually conflict with reality, Victory becomes convinced of her inferiority. Fortunately, a class essay gives her a new perspective
Annabel the actress, starring in "Just a little extra" by Ellen Conford( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 877 libraries worldwide
When she learns that a famous director is making a movie in her home town, ten-year-old Annabel is determined to get a part in it
Nibble, nibble, Jenny Archer by Ellen Conford( Book )
3 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 868 libraries worldwide
Jenny Archer is excited about making a television commercial for a new snack food, until she discovers that the food she liked so much was meant for gerbils
Dear Lovey Hart, I am desperate by Ellen Conford( Book )
7 editions published between 1975 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 867 libraries worldwide
When she takes on the advice column for her school newspaper, Carrie encounters more problems than she expects
And this is Laura by Ellen Conford( Book )
14 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in English and held by 857 libraries worldwide
The twelve-year-old member of a family of overachievers wishes she were special in some way too. Then she discovers she possesses psychic ability
 
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Alternative Names
Ellen Conford American children's writer
Ellen Conford Amerikaans schrijfster (1942-2015)
Ellen Conford escritora de literatura infantil estadounidense
Schaffer, Ellen 1942-2015
コンフォード, エレン
Languages
English (124)
Indonesian (2)
German (2)
French (2)
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