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Rankin, Emily

Overview
Works: 103 works in 355 publications in 1 language and 18,539 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Chick lit  Domestic fiction  Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Suspense fiction  Young adult works  High interest-low vocabulary books 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Director, Producer
Classifications: PS3553.A655, 813.54
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Publications about Emily Rankin
Publications by Emily Rankin
Most widely held works by Emily Rankin
The neighbor by Lisa Gardner( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,240 libraries worldwide
A young mother, blond and pretty, disappears without a trace from her South Boston home, leaving behind her four-year-old daughter as the only witness and her handsome, secretive husband as the prime suspect
The age of miracles by Karen Thompson Walker( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,189 libraries worldwide
Imagines the coming-of-age story of young Julia, whose world is thrown into upheaval when it is discovered that the Earth's rotation has suddenly begun to slow, posing a catastrophic threat to all life
Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 972 libraries worldwide
An angry, grieving seventeen-year-old musician facing expulsion from her prestigious Brooklyn private school travels to Paris to complete a school assignment and uncovers a diary written during the French revolution by a young actress attempting to help a tortured, imprisoned little boy--Louis Charles, the lost king of France
The lost gate by Orson Scott Card( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 967 libraries worldwide
Danny North knew from early childhood that his family was different--and that he was different from them. While his cousins were learning how to create the things that commoners called fairies, ghosts, golems, trolls, werewolves, and other such miracles that were the heritage of the North family, Danny worried that he would never show a talent. He grew up in an old house filled with dozens of cousins, aunts, and uncles, all ruled by his father. Their home, isolated in the mountains of western Virginia, holds many secrets, and many rules. There is a secret library with only a few dozen books, and Danny and his cousins are expected to become fluent in their strange language. While Danny's cousins are always free to create magic, they must never do it where outsiders might see. Unfortunately, secrets are kept from Danny as well. And that will lead to disaster
Piper Reed, Navy brat by Kimberly Willis Holt( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 934 libraries worldwide
Piper is sad about leaving her home and friends behind when her father, a Navy aircraft mechanic, is transferred yet again, but with help from her often-annoying sisters and a surprise from their parents, she finds happiness in their new home in Pensacola, Florida
Girls in white dresses by Jennifer Close( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 851 libraries worldwide
Attending an endless series of bridal showers for their friend Kristi, three bridesmaids struggle with private challenges, including Isabella's unhappiness at a job where she is nevertheless very successful, Mary's relationship with a man who prioritizes his mother, and Lauren's attraction to a man she despises
The gate thief by Orson Scott Card( Sound Recording )
9 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 678 libraries worldwide
Here on Earth, Danny North is still in high school, yet he holds in his heart and mind all the stolen outselves of thirteen centuries of gatemages. The Families still want to kill him if they can't control him--and they can't control him; he is far too powerful. On Westil, Wad is now nearly powerless--he lost everything to Danny in their struggle. Even if he can survive the revenge of his enemies, he must still somehow make peace with the Gatemage Daniel North, for when Danny took that power from Loki, he also took responsibility for the Great Gates. And when he comes face-to-face with the mages who call themselves Bel and Ishtoreth, he will understand just why Loki closed the gates all those centuries ago
Piper Reed, the great gypsy by Kimberly Willis Holt( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 659 libraries worldwide
Piper prepares for the Gypsy Club pet show, but finds it impossible to teach her new dog any tricks!
Ender in exile by Orson Scott Card( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 627 libraries worldwide
As Savior of Earth and a military genius, Ender is given the opportunity to live on Eros, at one of Earth Hegemony's training facilities, in isolation. Opting instead to leave his home planet and set out for the colonies, Ender enters into a life-changing adventure
The lost summer of Louisa May Alcott by Kelly O'Connor McNees( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 576 libraries worldwide
In the summer of 1855 and the notion of making a living as a writer is still a far-off dream for Louisa. The Alcott family, destitute as usual, moves to a generous uncle's empty house in Walpole, New Hampshire, for the summer. Here, a striking but pensive Louisa meets Joseph Singer. But just as she begins to open her heart, she discovers that Joseph may not be free to give his away. Their newfound love carries a steep price, and Louisa fears she may pay with the independence she has fought so hard to protect
Piper Reed gets a job by Kimberly Willis Holt( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 562 libraries worldwide
When she discovers the price of the coveted clubhouse, ten-year-old Piper and her fellow Gypsy Club members try to earn the money by creating a birthday-party-planning business
Special topics in calamity physics by Marisha Pessl( Sound Recording )
12 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 555 libraries worldwide
A darkly funny coming-of-age novel and a richly plotted suspense tale told through the distinctive voice of its heroine, Blue van Meer. After a childhood moving from one academic outpost to another with her father (a man prone to aphorisms and meteoric affairs), Blue is clever, deadpan, and possessed of a vast lexicon of literary, political, philosophical, and scientific knowledge--and is quite the cinéaste to boot. In her final year of high school at the élite (and unusual) St. Gallway School in Stockton, North Carolina, Blue falls in with a charismatic group of friends and their captivating teacher, Hannah Schneider. But when the drowning of one of Hannah's friends and the shocking death of Hannah herself lead to a confluence of mysteries, Blue is left to make sense of it all with only her gimlet-eyed instincts and cultural references to guide--or misguide--her.--From publisher description
Songs for the missing a novel by Stewart O'Nan( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 465 libraries worldwide
When popular high school student Kim Larsen suddenly disappears one summer day, it sends shockwaves through her close-knit community. As those closest to Kim round up search parties, plead desperately for information on newscasts, and hire private investigators, they cling to the hope of Kim's reappearance. Before long, however, they realize that coping with the unknown is the most enduring trial
Laddertop by Orson Scott Card( Book )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 454 libraries worldwide
Twenty-five years ago, the alien Givers came to Earth. They gave the human race the greatest technology ever seen -- four giant towers known as Ladders that rise 36,000 miles into space and culminate in space stations that power the entire planet. Then, for reasons unknown, the Givers disappeared. Due to the unique alien construction of the Laddertop space stations, only a skilled crew of children can perform the maintenance necessary to keep the stations up and running. Back on Earth, competition is fierce to enter Laddertop Academy. It is an honor few students will achieve. Robbi and Azure, two eleven-year-old girls who are the best of friends, are candidates for the Academy. They will become entangled in a dangerous mystery that may help them solve the riddle of the Givers ... if it doesn't destroy the Earth first!
The book of blood and shadow by Robin Wasserman( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 446 libraries worldwide
While working on a project translating letters from sixteenth-century Prague, high school senior Nora Kane discovers her best friend murdered with her boyfriend the apparent killer and is caught up in a dangerous web of secret societies and shadowy conspirators
Iggie's house by Judy Blume( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 366 libraries worldwide
When an African American family with three children moves into her white neighborhood, eleven-year-old Winnie learns the difference between being a good neighbor and being a good friend
Ruins by Orson Scott Card( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 332 libraries worldwide
Rigg, Umbo, and Param know that they can not trust the expendable Vadesh-a machine shaped like a human, created to deceive-but they are no longer certain that they can trust each other. A destructive force with deadly intentions is hurtling toward Garden. If Rigg, Umbo, and Param can't work together to alter the past, there will be no future
My life with the Lincolns by Gayle Brandeis( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 313 libraries worldwide
In 1966 Illinois, twelve-year-old Wilhelmina, convinced that she, her parents, and sisters are Abraham Lincoln's family reincarnated, determines to keep them from suffering the same fates, which is complicated when she and her father become involved in the Civil Rights Movement
The penny [a novel] by Joyce Meyer( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 310 libraries worldwide
Jenny Blake decides to pick up a penny embedded asphalt and consequently ends up stopping a robbery, getting a job, and meeting someone who changes her life forever--Miss Shaw. Their unexpected relationship transforms them both and brings new life to the people around them
Bloodroot by Amy Greene( file )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 309 libraries worldwide
Myra Lamb, a wild young girl with mysterious, haint blue eyes who grows up on remote Bloodroot Mountain. Her grandmother Byrdie Lamb, who protects Myra fiercely and passes down "the touch" that bewitches people and animals alike; the neighbor boy who longs for Myra yet is destined never to have her; the twin children Myra is forced to abandon but who never forget their mother's deep love; and John Odom, the man who tries to tame Myra and meets with shocking, violent disaster. Against the backdrop of a beautiful but often unforgiving country, these lives come together only to be torn apart as a dark, riveting mystery unfolds
 
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Alternative Names
Card, Emily Janice
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English (143)
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