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Gavin, Jamila

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Works: 100 works in 280 publications in 3 languages and 7,683 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Biography  Adventure stories  Pictorial works  History 
Roles: Creator
Classifications: PZ7.G2355, 823.914
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Our favorite stories by Jamila Gavin( Book )
13 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 927 libraries worldwide
Stories from real children and for real children everywhere
Coram boy by Jamila Gavin( Book )
19 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 849 libraries worldwide
In the mid-eighteenth century, an unsavoury character, Otis Gardiner and his simpleton son, Meshak become involved in the lives of a wealthy English family when that family's eldest son is disinherited because of his love of music. Known as the Coram man, Otis disposes of unwanted children and illegitimate offspring handed to him by distraught young women. These women pay him handsomely believing he is delivering their children to an orphanage. Suggested level: intermediate, secondary
The blood stone by Jamila Gavin( Book )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 675 libraries worldwide
In the early seventeenth century, young Venetian Filippo Veroneo travels from Venice to Afghanistan to rescue his imprisoned father, Geronimo, and stops in India to raise the ransom by selling his father's beautiful diamond to the ruler Shah Jehan, who later uses the stone as the model for the Taj Mahal
Fine feathered friend by Jamila Gavin( Book )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 403 libraries worldwide
In India, Raju is angry about spending two months on his aunt and uncle's farm while his family attends a wedding in England, but things looks much brighter after he becomes mother to a newly-hatched chick
Tales from India by Jamila Gavin( Book )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 377 libraries worldwide
Collection of Hindu tales, including the birth of the gods, tales of creation, and the arrival of humans, accompanied by exquisite artwork, which reflects the influence of both classical and contemporary Indian art
See no evil by Jamila Gavin( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 335 libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Nettie's sheltered and privileged life changes after her beloved tutor mysteriously disappears and Nettie, aided by the son of a household employee, begins to learn the truth about her father, whose wealth began with trafficking in illegal aliens
Three Indian princesses : the stories of Savitri, Damayanti and Sita by Jamila Gavin( Book )
4 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 214 libraries worldwide
Kamla and Kate by Jamila Gavin( Book )
8 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
The wheel of Surya by Jamila Gavin( Book )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 192 libraries worldwide
Book 1 of the Surya trilogy - Fleeing from their burnt-out village as a civil war rages in the Punjab, Marvinder and Jaspal are separated from their mother__
Deadly friend by Jamila Gavin( Book )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
The robber baron's daughter by Jamila Gavin( Book )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Nettie's sheltered and privileged life changes after her beloved tutor mysteriously disappears and Nettie, aided by the son of a household employee, begins to learn the truth about her father, whose wealth began with trafficking in illegal aliens
Three Indian goddesses : the stories of Kali, Sita/Lakshmi and Durga by Jamila Gavin( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
The wormholers by Jamila Gavin( Book )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
Grandpa Chatterji by Jamila Gavin( Book )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
Stories from the Hindu world by Jamila Gavin( Book )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
A collection of twelve Hindu myths about the creation of the world and the adventures of the gods and goddesses
The eye of the horse by Jamila Gavin( Book )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
Marvinder and Jaspal find adjsusting to life in England difficult and are torn between returning to India or working things through in England
School for princes : stories from the Panchatantra by Jamila Gavin( Book )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
A collection of centuries-old fables, including the stories a wise old man told to some young princes to help them grow up to be sensible men
Grandpa's Indian summer by Jamila Gavin( Book )
4 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 114 libraries worldwide
The track of the wind by Jamila Gavin( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
This final volume in THE WHEEL OF SURYA trilogy sees Jaspal and Marvinder reunited with their mother in India, but their fight for independence goes on, despite their father. In the CONTENTS series
Grandpa Chatterji's third eye by Jamila Gavin( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
A collection of humorous short stories about Grandpa Chatterji's behaviour when he comes to visit Neetu, Sanjay and family again
 
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Alternative Names
Gavin, J.
ガヴィン, ジャミラ
Languages
English (128)
Spanish (4)
German (3)
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