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Anderson, Rachel 1943-

Works: 56 works in 203 publications in 10 languages and 4,927 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Young adult works  History  Pictorial works  Poetry  War stories 
Roles: Author, Other, Author of introduction
Classifications: PZ7.A5489, 823.914
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Publications about Rachel Anderson
Publications by Rachel Anderson
Most widely held works by Rachel Anderson
The bus people by Rachel Anderson( Book )
12 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 691 libraries worldwide
The lives of the passengers on Bertram's "fruit-cake bus" are shaped by the experiences and problems each has faced because of different disabilities. Suggested level: junior secondary
Black water by Rachel Anderson( Book )
8 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 485 libraries worldwide
Albert is an epileptic who lives a cloistered life with his mother in nineteenth-century England, and while she deludes herself searching for a miracle cure, Albert eventually begins to accept his condition and to become self-reliant
Paper faces by Rachel Anderson( Book )
8 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and Malay and held by 441 libraries worldwide
Although life in London during World War II has been difficult for Dot and her mother, the young girl is frightened by the changes that the end of the war brings, particularly the impending return of the father she has never known
Renard the fox by Rachel Anderson( Book )
5 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 343 libraries worldwide
This is the story of Renard the Fox. He'll eat anything or anyone. To get food, he'll trick, lie, and cheat. He's chased by the hounds, declared an outlaw, dyed bright yellow, left for dead. But he always has another trick up his sleeve. There's not a creature on earth as smart as Renard the Fox. At least that's what he says
The war orphan by Rachel Anderson( Book )
19 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 254 libraries worldwide
Simon leidt een zorgeloos bestaan totdat zijn ouders een Vietnamese oorlogswees adopteren. Van de ene op de andere dag heeft hij er een pleegbroer bij die zich door traumatische oorlogservaringen als een baby gedraagt. Vanaf ca. 14 jaar
Hello peanut! by Rachel Anderson( Book )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 221 libraries worldwide
A little girl asks about the status about the baby inside her mum until the baby is born
The purple heart throbs; the sub-literature of love by Rachel Anderson( Book )
5 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 202 libraries worldwide
The poacher's son by Rachel Anderson( Book )
5 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
This is a story about rural life in Britain just before the First World War. Arthur is the school dunce and is always being picked on by his teacher but away from the classroom his knowledge of nature and the country is remarkable. When Dad dies and Arthur has to support the family he uses his skills to keep the family alive, but poaching is illegal and Arthur worries about how long he will manage to evade capture and stay out of prison
Asylum by Rachel Anderson( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 128 libraries worldwide
"Set in an about-to-be-demolished high-rise block of flats, various characters have arrived from a variety of situations; their lives and their stories, interweave, change and affect each other, and travel towards deeply moving, often funny, happy and painful outcomes. At the core of the story are two asylum seekers: All fifteen-year-old Sunday wanted was a country that was democratic and respectful of human life. All eight-year-old Rosa wanted was somewhere safe, away from the bad things of the past. Through their eyes, ideas of Britain and belonging are explored."--Publisher's description
Best friends by Rachel Anderson( Book )
13 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 101 libraries worldwide
Jessy feels left out when her sister brings a new friend, Becky, home - especially when Becky isn't used to people with Down's Syndrome like Jessy - but then a friend for Jessy turns up unexpectedly
Ollie and the trainers by Rachel Anderson( Book )
7 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and Italian and held by 94 libraries worldwide
Ollie har ikke nogen træningssko - og han kan ikke læse. Men da Ollie's far køber et par sko til ham, viser det sig at det ikke er par almindelige træningssko. De kaldes "hemmelige læsere" og de hjælper Ollie med at lære at læse
The scavenger's tale by Rachel Anderson( Book )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and German and held by 93 libraries worldwide
Red moon by Rachel Anderson( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
Hamish is sensible, conscientious, and respectable, friends with the good boys, stays away from the bad ones. When his father is murdered in an act of random violence, Hamish's world turns upside down. Angry and alienated, Hamish begins to lose his tolerant beliefs and is drawn towards racist reactions. A move to France promises a much needed new beginning, but only builds Hamish's new attitudes. Then a boat with North-African refugees on board founders on the coast and Hamish encounters the sole survivor. Now his world is turned upside down again, caught between the violence of his past experiences and new realities unfolding in front of him
Hugo and the long red arm by Rachel Anderson( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Hugo's life is pretty good. There's only one thing spoiling it, smug Uncle Harold, who lives with Hugo's family. Then Hugo breaks his arm, and things go from bad to worse. But maybe his mum's invention can start to improve the situation. Suggested level: primary
When Mum went to work by Rachel Anderson( Book )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in Italian and English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
When their mother is offered a short-term job, Jessica, Ollie and Harry experience a series of mishaps involving Mrs Crabbe the child minder, the police, and Cousin Crystal. Suggested level: primary
Big Ben by Rachel Anderson( Book )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Joe's story by Rachel Anderson( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
"He didn't look me in the eye, so I knew he was lying. But I didn't want to believe it ..." Joe's family is different. It's small. Just him and his old Grandad and Grandad's dog. Joe likes it that way. And so does Grandad. The three of them get on well together. But then Grandad falls ill. Everything Joe has depended on begins slipping away - his security, his independence, all his hopes for the future, even the roof over his head
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Alternative Names
Anderson, Rachel
Anderson, Rachel S. 1943-
アンダーソン, レイチェル
English (77)
German (9)
Italian (5)
Catalan (5)
Spanish (2)
Dutch (2)
Malay (1)
Chinese (1)
Sinhalese (1)
Finnish (1)
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