WorldCat Identities

Wersba, Barbara

Overview
Works: 70 works in 223 publications in 11 languages and 9,874 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Stories in rhyme  Young adult works 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.W473, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Barbara Wersba
 
Most widely held works by Barbara Wersba
Tunes for a small harmonica : a novel by Barbara Wersba( Book )

22 editions published between 1976 and 1996 in 6 languages and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rebellious New York teenager, having fallen in love with her poetry teacher, plans to rescue him from poverty
The dream watcher by Barbara Wersba( Book )

14 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in English and Dutch and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teenager considers himself the "All-American" failure until he meets an eccentric old lady who helps him to see the true value of being an individual
Fat, a love story by Barbara Wersba( Book )

12 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the summer she is sixteen, overweight Rita Formica falls in love with the most beautiful young man she's ever seen and is determined to win him at all costs
Walter : the story of a rat by Barbara Wersba( Book )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter, namesake of Sir Walter Scott and a rat that can read, lives in the home of Miss Amanda Pomeroy, a celebrated writer of children's books
Whistle me home by Barbara Wersba( Book )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventeen-year-old Noli feels as if she has found her soul mate when handsome, sensitive TJ moves to Sag Harbor, but even as their feelings deepen, individual secrets threaten their relationship
Run softly, go fast by Barbara Wersba( Book )

16 editions published between 1970 and 1991 in German and English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the diary kept by nineteen-year-old David which he hoped might help him analyze the strange relationship between himself and his father
Just be gorgeous : a novel by Barbara Wersba( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feeling unattractive, untalented, and misunderstood by her parents, a New York City teenager realizes that she is someone special through her friendship with a homeless street performer
Crazy Vanilla by Barbara Wersba( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in 4 languages and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sensitive, lonely fourteen-year-old boy and a strong, uniquely individual fifteen-year-old girl become friends unexpectedly when they discover they share both a love of animals and the ambition to become wildlife photographers
Beautiful losers by Barbara Wersba( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteen-year-old Rita, an overweight writer living in a Long Island town, is caught between love for her parents and love for Arnold, a man twice her age
Love is the crooked thing by Barbara Wersba( Book )

8 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventeen-year-old Rita Formica overcomes formidable obstacles to be reunited with her own true love
The carnival in my mind by Barbara Wersba( Book )

5 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in German and English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rich young man, ignored at home, finds love and comfort with an unorthodox would-be actress
The best place to live is the ceiling : a novel by Barbara Wersba( Book )

9 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lonely teenager from Queens impulsively flies off to Switzerland on another man's passport and finds his life turning into a James Bond adventure
The farewell kid : a novel by Barbara Wersba( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventeen-year-old Heidi Rosenbloom decides against college when she finishes high school and to devote herself to stray dogs instead; but the entrance of photographer Harvey Beaumont into her life adds another dimension
Do tigers ever bite kings? by Barbara Wersba( Book )

4 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The king finds the answer at the Queen's tiger hunt. A tale told in rhyme
You'll never guess the end by Barbara Wersba( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the middle of a small and largely unnoticed nervous breakdown, fifteen-year-old Joel tries to cope with the complications caused by his brother's sudden fame as a novelist, a devoted dog, and the kidnapping of his brother's former girlfriend
Wonderful me : a novel by Barbara Wersba( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen-year-old Heidi, a lonely child of divorced parents and a confirmed dog-lover, becomes entranced by a young man until she realizes that, for now, she must have her independence
Let me fall before I fly by Barbara Wersba( Book )

6 editions published between 1971 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy is inconsolable when the tiny circus disappears that he watched perform daily in the grass
The country of the heart by Barbara Wersba( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man describes the joys and anguish of his relationship with a famous woman poet who comes to his town to live as a recluse
Twenty-six starlings will fly through your mind by Barbara Wersba( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 26 letters of the alphabet are strung together into myriad words and images
The crystal child by Barbara Wersba( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy is haunted by, and later falls in love with, a crystal statue of a young girl of long ago
 
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Alternative Names
Barbara Wersba American author

Barbara Wersba Amerikaans auteur

Barbara Wersba US-amerikanische Autorin von Kinder- und Jugendbüchern

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