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Speare, Elizabeth George

Overview
Works: 121 works in 719 publications in 14 languages and 30,774 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Historical fiction  Paranormal fiction  Drama  Children's audiobooks  Young adult works  Made-for-TV movies  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Performer
Classifications: PZ7.S7376, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Elizabeth George Speare
Publications by Elizabeth George Speare
Publications by Elizabeth George Speare, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Elizabeth George Speare
The witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare( Book )
179 editions published between 1957 and 2016 in 12 languages and held by 8,980 libraries worldwide
Kit Tyler must leave behind shimmering Caribbean islands to join the stern Puritan community of her relatives. She soon feels caged, until she meets the old woman known as the Witch of Blackbird Pond. But when their friendship is discovered, Kit herself is accused of witchcraft!
The sign of the beaver by Elizabeth George Speare( Book )
110 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 6,215 libraries worldwide
Left alone to guard the family's wilderness home in eighteenth-century Maine, a boy is hard-pressed to survive until local Indians teach him their skills. Until the day his father returns to their cabinnbsp in the Maine wilderness, twelve-year-old Matt must try to survive on his own. Although Matt is brave he's not prepared for an attack by swarming bees and he's astonished when he's rescued by an Indiann cheif and his grandson, Attean. As the oys come to know each other Attean learns to speak English while Matt becomes a skilled hunter. Though many months have passed, there's no sign of Matt's family. Then Attean asks Matt to join the Beaver tribe and move north. Should Matt abandon his hopes of ever seeing his family again and move on to a new life?
The bronze bow by Elizabeth George Speare( Book )
68 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 5,154 libraries worldwide
A young Jewish rebel is filled with hatred for the Romans and a desire to avenge his parents' deaths until Jesus teaches him love and understanding of others
Calico Captive by Elizabeth George Speare( Book )
24 editions published between 1957 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,391 libraries worldwide
A historical novel based on an actual narrative. In 1754, on the brink of the French and Indian war, young Miriam Willard and her older sister's family are captured in an Indian raid on Charleston, N.H., where they are held for ransom
The witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare( Sound Recording )
44 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,538 libraries worldwide
In 1687 in Connecticut, Kit Tyler, feeling out of place in the Puritan household of her aunt, befriends an old woman considered a witch by the community and suddenly finds herself standing trial for witchcraft
The sign of the beaver by Elizabeth George Speare( Sound Recording )
42 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,496 libraries worldwide
Left alone to guard the family's wilderness home ineighteeth-century Maine, a boy is hard-pressed to survive until local Indians teach hime thier skills
The bronze bow by Elizabeth George Speare( file )
51 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,478 libraries worldwide
When the Romans brutally kill Daniel bar Jamin's father, the young Palestinian searches for a leader to drive them out, but comes to realize that love may be a more powerful weapon than hate. Set in Galilee in the time of Jesus, this story tells of a young Jewish rebel who is won over to the gentle teachings of Jesus. "A dramatic, deeply felt narrative whose characters and message will long be remembered
Life in colonial America by Elizabeth George Speare( Book )
5 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 854 libraries worldwide
The story of how Americans lived from the first settlements at Jamestown to the Revolution
The calico captive by Elizabeth George Speare( file )
26 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 844 libraries worldwide
One early morning in 1754 an Indian raid on a small New Hampshire settlement shatters all young Miriam Willard's hopes and dreams. Forced to march north into Canada she will either be held captive by the Indians or sold into slavery to the French
The prospering by Elizabeth George Speare( Book )
9 editions published between 1966 and 2000 in German and English and held by 427 libraries worldwide
Youngest daughter of an 18th century New England pioneer family tells of the founding of the Stockbridge Indian mission
Child life in New England, 1790-1840 by Elizabeth George Speare( Book )
9 editions published between 1961 and 1973 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
The witch of Blackbird pond : and related readings by Elizabeth George Speare( Book )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
In 1687 a young girl from Barbados visits her puritan relatives in Connecticut and becomes the suspect in a witch hunt
The sign of the beaver / #588 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
Left alone to guard the family's wilderness home in eighteenth-century Maine, a thirteen-year-old boy is hard-pressed to survive until local Indians teach him their skills
A visit with Elizabeth George Speare ( visu )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Presents an interview with children's author Elizabeth Speare in which she talks about her background, research, and writing technique
The sign of the beaver ( visu )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year-old Matthew must defend his family's land claim in the Maine wilderness of 1768
A literature unit for the sign of the beaver by John Carratello( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
This literature unit is used with The Sign of the Beaver, by Elizabeth George Speare. Included are sample lesson plans, biographical sketch of the author, book summary, book report ideas and more
The anchor, a play in one act for four women by Elizabeth George Speare( Book )
1 edition published in 1953 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Qing tong gong by Si pi er( Book )
2 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in Chinese and English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
The Stranger : a one act play of Bible times by Elizabeth George Speare( Book )
1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Keeping the promise ( visu )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Left alone to guard the family's wilderness home in eighteenth-century Maine, a boy is hard-pressed to survive until local Indians teach him their skills
 
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Alternative Names
Elizabeth George Speare Amerikaans schrijfster (1908-1994)
Elizabeth George Speare amerikansk författare
Elizabeth George Speare amerikansk skribent
Elizabeth George Speare écrivaine américaine
Elizabeth George Speare escriptora estatunidenca
Elizabeth George Speare escritora estadounidense
Elizabeth George Speare scriitoare americană
Elizabeth George Speare yhdysvaltalainen kirjailija
George Speare, Elizabeth
George Speare, Elizabeth 1908-1994
Speare, Elisabeth G. 1908-1994
Speare, Elisabeth George
Speare, Elisabeth George 1908-1994
Speare, Elizabeth G. 1908-1994
Елізабет Спір
스피어, 엘리자베스 G. 1908-1994
스피어, 엘리자베스 조지 1908-1994
エリザベス・ジョージ・スピア アメリカ合衆国の児童文学作家
スピア, エリザベス
スピア, エリザベス ジョージ
Languages
English (497)
German (35)
Spanish (27)
Chinese (11)
Japanese (7)
Danish (6)
Dutch (5)
Finnish (4)
Afrikaans (3)
French (2)
Portuguese (2)
Norwegian (2)
Hebrew (1)
Russian (1)
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