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Downham, Jenny

Overview
Works: 32 works in 302 publications in 23 languages and 8,809 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Drama  Romance films  Children's audiobooks  Bildungsromans  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Creator
Classifications: PR6104.O95, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Jenny Downham
 
Most widely held works by Jenny Downham
Before I die by Jenny Downham( Book )

142 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 22 languages and held by 3,749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tessa has just months to live. Fighting back against hospital visits, endless tests, drugs with excruciating side-effects, Tessa compiles a list. It?s her To Do Before I Die list. And number one is Sex. Released from the constraints of?normal? life, Tessa tastes new experiences to make her feel alive while her failing body struggles to keep up. Tessa?s feelings, her relationships with her father and brother, her estranged mother, her best friend, and her new boyfriend, all are painfully crystallised in the precious weeks before Tessa?s time finally runs out. From the Hardcover edition
You against me by Jenny Downham( Book )

45 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When eighteen-year-old Mikey's younger sister claims to have been raped and he seeks to avenge the crime, he meets Ellie, the sister of the accused, and befriends her, complicating the situation considerably for all of them
Unbecoming by Jenny Downham( Book )

28 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life has just become very complicated for seventeen-year-old Katie; her father walked out a year ago, her mother is stressed out, her brother is a "special needs" teenager, and she is caring for the maternal grandmother she has never met, who is suffering from Alzheimer's--and Katie has a secret of her own that she cannot reveal
Before I die by Jenny Downham( Recording )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Dutch and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A terminally ill teenaged girl makes and carries out a list of things to do before she dies
Unbecoming by Jenny Downham( Recording )

9 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A truly powerful multigenerational novel from international bestseller Jenny Downham that celebrates life in a way no other book has done before
Voor ik doodga by Ol Parker( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Als de 17-jarige Tessa te horen krijgt dat ze niet lang meer te leven heeft, stelt ze een lijst van dingen op die ze nog wil doen
Now is Good by Jenny Downham( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tessa is sixteen. Tessa is dying. But before that moment comes, she has an awful lot of Living to do ... So she makes a list of everything she wants to do before she dies. Number one is sex. Starting tonight. Heartbreaking, devastating, yet sparkling with life, this internationally bestselling novel celebrates what it is to be alive by confronting what its really like to die
16 sui de zui hou xin yuan by Jenny Downham( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in Chinese and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A terminally ill teenaged girl makes and carries out a list of things to do before she dies
Now is good by Dakota Fanning( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in German and Undetermined and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dakota Fanning stars in this teen weepie based on the novel 'Before I Die' by Jenny Downham. When 17-year-old Tessa (Fanning) is diagnosed with leukaemia, she draws up a 'bucket list' of all the things she wants to do before she dies, including losing her virginity and taking drugs. With the help of her friend Zoey (Kaya Scodelario), she determines to live each day as intensely as possible. But she soon realises that she has omitted something very important from her list: falling in love. And as she gets to know her new neighbour
Die Ungehörigkeit des Glücks Roman by Jenny Downham( )

5 editions published in 2016 in German and Undetermined and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katie (17) versteht nicht, warum ihre Mutter die Großmutter vehement ablehnt. Sie beginnt, sich mit ihrer Familiengeschichte auseinanderzusetzen und fertigt mit ihrer dementen Großmutter ein Erinnerungsbuch an
Obwohl es dir das Herz zerreißt by Jenny Downham( Book )

4 editions published in 2017 in German and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voor ik doodga by Jenny Downham( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in Dutch and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Als de 16-jarige Tessa (ik-figuur) te horen krijgt dat ze niet lang meer te leven heeft, stelt ze een lijst van dingen op die ze nog wil doen
Obwohl es dir das Herz zerreißt by Jenny Downham( )

2 editions published in 2017 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tu contro di me by Jenny Downham( )

1 edition published in 2011 in Italian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Due normali famiglie inglesi, una povera, i McKenzie, l'altra ricca, i Parker. Michael McKenzie è un ragazzo mite e sensibile. Lavora in un pub, ha due fratelli, una madre depressa e alcolizzata e un problema da risolvere: sua sorella Karyn è stata violentata da Tom Parker, che è stato arrestato ma subito messo in libertà vigilata grazie ai soldi e alle conoscenze del padre. Tom vuole vendicarsi, come minimo riempire Tom di botte facendosi aiutare da Jacko, il suo amico del cuore. Ma a casa dei Parker si festeggia il rilascio di Tom: non c'è nulla da fare. Eppure no, qualcosa c'è: lo sguardo che Michael scambia con Ellis, la sorella minore di Tom. È amore a prima vista, anche se Ellis non sa nulla di Michael, e lui nulla le rivela di sé. Cerca piuttosto di carpire informazioni su Tom, mentre Ellis deve fronteggiare la cattiveria delle compagne di scuola e Karyn va in crisi. Ma alla fine Ellis scopre chi è veramente il suo innamorato. Non c'è più tempo, è lei ora a dover prendere una decisione: quella di dire finalmente la verità, tutta la verità su quella maledetta storia che ha rovinato la sua famiglia e quella di Michael. Dall'autrice di Voglio vivere prima di morire, un nuovo romanzo di suspense e sentimenti che racconta in presa diretta gli adolescenti di oggi, mostrando come l'amore che nasce sia una cosa più grande di ogni dramma, una cosa che riesce anche, talora, a salvare ciò che sembra perduto in partenza
Bevor ich sterbe Belletristik. Lesung by Jenny Downham( Recording )

6 editions published in 2008 in German and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die 16-jährige Tessa weiss, dass sie bald sterben wird. Dabei möchte sie noch so viel erleben: den ersten Sex, einen Drogenrausch, das Baby ihrer schwangeren Freundin kennenlernen. Dabei stösst sie ihre Umwelt manchmal ganz schön vor den Kopf
Zanim umrę by Jenny Downham( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in Polish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Innan jag dör by Jenny Downham( Recording )

4 editions published in 2008 in Swedish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alla måste vi dö. Det vet vi. Men sextonåriga Tessa vet det bättre än någon annan. Hon har leukemi och bara några månader kvar att leva. Så hon gör en lista över saker hon vill uppleva innan hon dör. Högst upp på listan står att bli av med oskulden. Innan jag dör är en bok fylld av liv och stark livskänsla. Den handlar om att ta farväl till livet, men lika mycket om att leva det fullt ut. Utan sentimentalitet och med absolut närvaro skildrar Jenny Downham i sin uppmärksammade debutroman den unga Tessas sista månader i livet. Jenny Downham, född 1964, bor i östra London med sina två sönerInnan jag dör är hennes debutroman. [Elib]
Wo si zhi qian by Jenny Downham( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in Chinese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toi contre moi et si ton premier amour était aussi ton pire ennemi? : [roman] by Jenny Downham( )

2 editions published in 2011 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jij tegen mij by Jenny Downham( Recording )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Dutch and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een 15-jarig meisje, dochter van een alleenstaande bijstandsmoeder, beweert verkracht te zijn door een welgestelde jongen. Haar broer besluit wraak te nemen
 
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Before I die
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You against meBefore I die16 sui de zui hou xin yuanInnan jag dör
Alternative Names
Daunam, Dženi

Downham, Jenny, 1964-

Jenny Downham ancienne actrice, romancière

Jenny Downham britische Autorin

Jenny Downham Brits auteur

Jenny Downham escritora británica

Даунхэм, Дженни

Джени Даунам

Дженні Даунхем

ダウンハム, ジェニー

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