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Ross, Liza

Overview
Works: 116 works in 377 publications in 2 languages and 6,246 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  History  Political fiction  Psychological fiction  Autobiographical fiction  Chronology  Young adult works  Drama 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Adapter
Classifications: PS1017, [FIC]
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Publications about Liza Ross
Publications by Liza Ross
Most widely held works by Liza Ross
My teacher is an alien by Bruce Coville( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 489 libraries worldwide
Susan Simmons can tell that her new substitute teacher is really weird. But she doesn't know how weird until she catches him peeling off his face and realizes "Mr. Smith" is really an alien
Classic women's short stories ( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and German and held by 368 libraries worldwide
Five stories from influential women writers of the 19th century and the first decades of the 20th century. New Zealand-born Katherine Mansfield settled in England where she wrote a series of short stories that are widely recognised as among the finest of the 20th century for their economy, clarity, sensitivity and effect. "The Garden Party" is one of her most famous, while "Daughters of the Late Colonel" shows a wonderful sense of wit
Classic American poetry 65 favourite poems by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 347 libraries worldwide
Here are 60 poems by leading American artists, including Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Edgar Allan Poe, Emily Dickinson, Walt Whitman, Robert Frost and E.E. Cummings, as well as famous anonymous works such as "Frankie and Johnny."
The summer without men by Siri Hustvedt( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
Mia is forced to reexamine her life when her husband puts their marriage on "pause" after thirty years. She returns to the prairie town of her childhood, and is drawn into the lives of those around her
Anne of Green Gables by L. M Montgomery( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
Eleven-year-old orphan Anne Shirley has red hair, a vivid imagination and cannot stop talking. Quite a shock for old Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert who wanted a boy to help them on the farm. Anne is soon the talk of the town with her funny ways and endless adventures, but it is not long before she has won the hearts of everyone. This classic story is set in Canada at the beginning of the 20th century and is one of the most enduring favourites of children's literature
A far distant place by Danielle Thomas( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
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Little women by Louisa May Alcott( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 157 libraries worldwide
In this literary classic, Louisa May Alcott chronicles the lives of four sisters living outside Boston during the Civil War. The relatable heroines, through countless adventures, struggles, and tragedies, overcome character flaws as they grow up, grow closer, and better each other
The wonderful wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
After a cyclone transports her to the land of Oz, Dorothy must seek out the great Wizard in order to return to Kansas
The last time they met by Anita Shreve( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
This novel focuses on the relationship between childhood sweethearts Linda Fallon and poet Thomas Janes. We begin in the year 2000 at a writers' festival in Toronto, and are propelled backwards in time, via the politically repressive Nairobi, to the small town in Massachusetts for their school days in the 1960's. Along the way the novel delves deeply into the destructive nature of life and the need for forgiveness
Uncle Tom's cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
First published in 1852. The slaves Eliza and George make a desperate bid to escape to Canada, while Uncle Tom is sold to two successive and very different owners
A wedding in December [a novel] by Anita Shreve( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
At an inn in the Berkshire Mountains of Massachusetts, former schoolmates gather for a wedding. Nora, the owner of the inn, has reinvented herself following the death of her husband. Avery still hears echoes from a horrific event twenty six years ago. Agnes longs to tell a secret. Bridget, the mother of a fifteen year old boy, has agreed to marry Bill, an old high school lover whom she has recently re-met. Bill passionately wants this wedding and has brought everyone together for an astonishing weekend of revelation, forgiveness and redemption
Anne of Avonlea by L. M Montgomery( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
As her fans know, Anne Shirley is the flame-haired, vivacious and imaginative orphan who came to live with Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert in their home at Green Gables. Anne is now sixteen and a half and is about to start teaching at the very same school she herself attended
The awakening by Kate Chopin( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and German and held by 119 libraries worldwide
This is the moving and powerful story of Edna Pontellier, a beautiful young wife and mother who discovers her true feelings and identity through her love for Robert Lebrun, and in so doing challenges the bourgeois assumptions of her day. First published in 1899 in America, it prompted shock and outrage, but has since come to be recognised as a modern classic
The view from Castle Rock [stories] by Alice Munro( Computer File )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 119 libraries worldwide
A collections of stories about the Laidlaw family starting in the wilds of the Scottish Borders, their voyage to Canada, to stories set in Alice (Laidlaw) Munro's present time
More classic American short stories ( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
Classic American short stories
The amateur marriage [a novel] by Anne Tyler( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
Michael and Pauline seemed like the perfect couple - young, good-looking, made for each other. The moment she walked into his mother's grocery store in the Polish neighbourhood of Baltimore, he was smitten. And in the heat of World War II fervour, they were hastily wed. But they never should have married
Die for love by Elizabeth Peters( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1900 and 1999 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Jacqueline Kirby, assistant head librarian at Coldwater College in Nebraska, has decided to get away from the cold and doldrums by attending the Historical Romance Writers of the World conference in New York. It is everything she thought it would be and more, especially when a scandal columnist dies under mysterious circumstances and one of the most popular writers at the conference asks Jacqueline for help because she fears someone is trying to kill her
A is for alibi by Sue Grafton( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
The new client waiting in Kinsey Millhone's corridor is an old acquaintance, Nikki Fife, who's looking for help that only a detective can provide. For whoever killed her husband, it wasn't Nikki. But if his wife isn't the murderer, someone else is
Little women ; Little men ; Jo's boys by Louisa May Alcott( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the joys and sorrows of the four March sisters as they grow into young ladies in mid-nineteenth-century New England
The monsters of Templeton by Lauren Groff( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
The day 28-year-old Willie Upton returns to her hometown of Templeton, New York, in disgrace is the day an enormous monster surfaces in Lake Glimmerglass. So begins The Monster of Templeton, a novel of mystery, hubris, obsession, passion, and revenge spanning two centuries, where the dead rise up to tell their sides of the story and the living are haunted by the sins of the past
 
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German (2)
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