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Ure, Jean

Overview
Works: 319 works in 1,012 publications in 7 languages and 28,230 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Diary fiction  Young adult works  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Author, Translator, Illustrator, Narrator
Classifications: PZ7.U64, [FIC]
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Most widely held works by Jean Ure
See you Thursday by Jean Ure( Book )
18 editions published between 1981 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 935 libraries worldwide
Sixteen-year-old Marianne, lonely and uncomfortable at the expensive girls' school she attends, finds an unexpected friend in her mother's new lodger, Abe Shonfeld, a young piano teacher who has been blind since birth
The children next door by Jean Ure( Book )
10 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 799 libraries worldwide
Because she is shy and her parents worry that she has an overactive imagination, eleven-year-old Laura cannot ask straightforward questions about the two children she has heard playing in the yard next door
Skinny Melon and me by Jean Ure( Book )
18 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 788 libraries worldwide
Cherry keeps a diary about her parents' divorce, her new stepfather Roland Butter who draws rebuses for her, and the coming stepbrother or stepsister
What if they saw me now? by Jean Ure( Book )
20 editions published between 1982 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 669 libraries worldwide
Little does an athletic teen-aged boy realize as he goes to pick up his sister at ballet practice that his own life is going to take a new direction
Supermouse by Jean Ure( Book )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 662 libraries worldwide
When her pretty, talented, but willful younger sister becomes her rival for a role in a local show, eleven-year-old Nicola reluctantly steps aside but finds that her own special talents have not gone unnoticed
Plague by Jean Ure( Book )
7 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 646 libraries worldwide
Three teenagers attempt to survive on their own when a devastating plague sweeps London
If it weren't for Sebastian by Jean Ure( Book )
13 editions published between 1982 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 486 libraries worldwide
Maggie, the youngest daughter in a family of doctors, longing to know more about life outside the world of medicine, shocks her family by her decision to break with tradition and take a secretarial course
You win some, you lose some by Jean Ure( Book )
9 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 420 libraries worldwide
Jamie's decision to leave school and become a ballet dancer brings him problems but strengthens his character
One green leaf by Jean Ure( Book )
3 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 387 libraries worldwide
Four teenagers, inseparable friends for many years, try to deal with their conflicting, often devastating, emotions and fears when one of them becomes terminally ill
After Thursday by Jean Ure( Book )
8 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and held by 370 libraries worldwide
You two by Jean Ure( Book )
4 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 366 libraries worldwide
Due to changing family circumstances, eleven-year-old Elizabeth attends a new school, where she learns to adjust with the help of a classmate very different from herself
The other side of the fence by Jean Ure( Book )
4 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and held by 344 libraries worldwide
The timid son of a wealthy businessman and an abused sixteen-year-old girl lacking self-esteem flee from their respective homes, accidentally meet, and work out their problems while rooming together in a condemned building in London
The most important thing by Jean Ure( Book )
2 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 337 libraries worldwide
Once out of the shadow of her talented and spoiled sister, fourteen-year-old Nicola begins to seriously pursue ballet even though she has doubts about making a long-term commitment. A sequel to "Supermouse."
Fruit and nutcase by Jean Ure( Book )
13 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 321 libraries worldwide
Family fan club by Jean Ure( Book )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 320 libraries worldwide
Secret meeting : do you know who your friends are? by Jean Ure( Book )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 308 libraries worldwide
Passion flower by Jean Ure( Book )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 290 libraries worldwide
There's trouble ahead when Steph and Sam's father embarks on a spot of kidnapping. Parents! First they're together, then they're apart. For Stephanie, a cool fourteen year old, and Samantha, her ten-year-old sister, being stuck in the middle of their parent's problems is just what they need. Not. When Dad decides that what the girls really need is a summer holiday with him in Brighton, they jump at the chance. No rules, no hassle, no worries. But things never turn out the way you think, and Steph and Sam soon discover there's a lot more to being a family than they thought
Pumpkin pie by Jean Ure( Book )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 264 libraries worldwide
I never wanted food to turn into my enemy, but when Dad started calling me 'Plumpkin' i didn't feel I had any choice
Shrinking Violet by Jean Ure( Book )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 261 libraries worldwide
Violet doesn't have all of the friends that her twin sister Lily has so she gets a pen pal
The secret life of Sally Tomato by Jean Ure( Book )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 257 libraries worldwide
The youth Salvatore d'Amato lives in England, not in Italy. It is dificult for him to understand how parents can be so cruel to their children when they choose their names
 
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Alternative Names
Ure, Jean 1942-
Ure, Jean 1943-
Yūa, Jīn 1943-
ユーア, ジーン
ユーリ, ジャン
Languages
English (179)
Spanish (7)
German (2)
Japanese (2)
Welsh (2)
Czech (2)
Dutch (1)
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