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Marsden, Carolyn

Overview
Works: 19 works in 95 publications in 3 languages and 13,606 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Historical fiction  Young adult works  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3613.A77, FIC
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Most widely held works about Carolyn Marsden
 
Most widely held works by Carolyn Marsden
The Buddha's diamonds by Carolyn Marsden( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 3,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a storm sweeps in, Tinh's father tells him to tie up their fishing boat but the storm scares him and he runs away, but when the damage to the boat is discovered, Tinh realizes what he must do
Silk umbrellas by Carolyn Marsden( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 2,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven-year-old Noi worries that she will have to stop painting the silk umbrellas her family sells at the market near their Thai village and be forced to join her older sister in difficult work at a local factory instead
Moon runner by Carolyn Marsden( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 1,864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mina discovers that she can run faster than her athlete friend, Ruth, she thinks she must choose between running and friendship
The gold-threaded dress by Carolyn Marsden( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 1,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Oy and her Thai American family move to a new neighborhood, her third-grade classmates tease and exclude her because she is different
Take me with you by Carolyn Marsden( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raised in an Italian orphanage in the years following World War II, a biracial girl named Susanna and her best friend Pina want to be adopted but fear being separated
When heaven fell by Carolyn Marsden( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her grandmother reveals that the daughter that she had given up for adoption is coming from America to visit her Vietnamese family, nine-year-old Binh is convinced that her newly-discovered aunt is wealthy and will take care of all the family's needs
The jade dragon by Carolyn Marsden( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Chinese American girl torn between her family's traditional values and the more modern ones in her second grade classroom learns that friendship cannot be bought
The Quail Club by Carolyn Marsden( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now in fifth grade, Oy wants to do a Thai dance at the school talent show until Liliandra threatens to kick her out of their club if they do not perform an American-style skit together
Mama had to work on Christmas by Carolyn Marsden( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gloria's Christmas begins with frustration when she is forced to go to work with Mama, but by the end of the day, she appreciates her family and enjoys the holiday
Bird Springs by Carolyn Marsden( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When drought and his father's absence force them to leave the Navajo reservation at Bird Springs, ten-year-old Gregory, his mother, and sister move to a motel in Tucson, Arizona, where one of Gregory's teachers helps him confront his painful past
The White Zone by Carolyn Marsden( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As American bombs fall on Baghdad during the Iraq War, ten-year-old cousins Nouri and Talib witness the growing violence between Sunni and Shiite Muslims
Sahwira : an African friendship by Carolyn Marsden( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The strong friendship between two boys, one black and one white, who live on a mission in Rhodesia, begins to unravel as protests against white colonial rule intensify in 1964
My own revolution by Carolyn Marsden( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1960s Czechoslovakia, Patrik participates in and rebels against the communist regime, knowing that anyone could become an enemy in the blink of an eye
Starfields by Carolyn Marsden( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While big changes are coming to her Mexican village, nine-year-old Rosalba hears that the Mayan calendar predicts the end of the world in 2012 and she dreams of an ancient Mayan boy, eyes bound in a shamanistic ritual, who hints at what Rosalba can do
The gold-threaded dress by Carolyn Marsden( Recording )

6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Oy and her Thai American family move to a new neighborhood, her third-grade classmates tease and exclude her because she is different
The quail club by Carolyn Marsden( Recording )

7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oy lives In America now, but she loves to go to the back room of Pak's auto shop on Saturdays to learn traditional Thal dances. She loves it almost as much as being a member of the Quail Club five friends who gather after school to hatch and care for baby quail. When the teacher announces a talent show, Oy knows how proud her family and Pak would be to see her step onstage In her beautiful gold-threaded dress from Thailand. But bossy Liliandra vows to kick her out of the Quail Club if she won't team up for a very different kind of dance. Someone will be disappointed. But who?
Starfields by Carolyn Marsden( Recording )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosalba is a nine-year-old Mayan girl living in rural Mexico. Like her mother and grandmother, she weaves stories of her people onto blouses, ensuring that the age-old traditions continue. But new influences are entering her life. A ladina girl, visiting with her scientist father, passes on the astonishing news that the Mayan calendar predicts the end of the world in 2012. Rosalba's new friend tells her she must do something to help, but what?
Silk umbrellas by Carolyn Marsden( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Eleven-year-old Noi worries that she will have to stop painting the silk umbrellas her family sells at the market near their Thai village and be forced to join her older sister in difficult work at a local factory instead
 
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The Buddha's diamonds
Alternative Names
Carolyn Marsden American writer

Carolyn Marsden Amerikaans schrijfster

Carolyn Marsden escritora estadounidense

마스던, 캐롤린 1950-

キャロリン・マースデン

マーズデン, キャロリン

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Silk umbrellasMoon runnerThe gold-threaded dressTake me with youWhen heaven fellThe jade dragonThe Quail ClubMama had to work on Christmas