WorldCat Identities

Chambers, Aidan

Overview
Works: 307 works in 1,097 publications in 11 languages and 17,549 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Romance fiction  Young adult works  Bibliography  Bildungsromans  Science fiction  Short stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Correspondent
Classifications: PZ7.C3557, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Aidan Chambers
Postcards from no man's land by Aidan Chambers( Book )

61 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 2,751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alternates between two stories--contemporarily, seventeen-year-old Jacob visits a daunting Amsterdam at the request of his English grandmother--and historically, nineteen-year-old Geertrui relates her experience of British soldiers's attempts to liberate Holland from its German occupation
Dying to know you by Aidan Chambers( Book )

23 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Struggling through his dyslexia to try to fulfill his girlfriend Fiorella's request for a letter revealing his secret self, eighteen-year-old Karl asks Fiorella's favorite author for help, and he agrees only if Karl will submit to a series of interviews, which prove helpful to both men
Dance on my grave : a life and a death in four parts ... by Aidan Chambers( Book )

75 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hal's summer affair with Barry Goldman ends tragically when Hal discovers he is much more committed to the relationship than his friend
Introducing books to children by Aidan Chambers( Book )

37 editions published between 1973 and 1985 in English and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A book written to enable librarians and teachers to help children become avid and enthusiastic readers of literature
The present takers by Aidan Chambers( Book )

67 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucy is tormented by class bullies who demand that she bring them gifts
This is all : the pillow book of Cordelia Kenn by Aidan Chambers( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and Dutch and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cordelia Kenn recounts her life from age fifteen to twenty in a series of formats, such as letters, diaries, poems, and short stories, to be read in the future by her daughter
The toll bridge by Aidan Chambers( Book )

43 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taking a job as a toll-bridge collector to escape family pressures and discover who he is, seventeen-year-old Jan meets and befriends Adam and Tess and the three test their friendship as each faces a turning point in his and her life
Breaktime by Aidan Chambers( Book )

36 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classmate's challenge to prove that literature is ever related to real life spurs Ditto to chronicle his amazing life-changing adventures during spring break, but he leaves it up to his friend to decide if it is true, or just a story
Booktalk : occasional writing on literature and children by Aidan Chambers( Book )

16 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents ideas and descriptions of practical teaching experience that will be of invaluable help to everyone interested in literature, children and education
The reading environment : how adults help children enjoy books by Aidan Chambers( Book )

33 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intended for teachers, librarians and parents who work with children and reading, to help create a reading environment which makes children become willing, avid and thoughtful readers
Tell me : children, reading, and talk by Aidan Chambers( Book )

49 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helping children to talk well and listen well about books they have read.__
Seal secret by Aidan Chambers( Book )

33 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on vacation, a young boy endangers his own life when he sets out to release a captive seal
The reluctant reader by Aidan Chambers( Book )

10 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shades of dark by Aidan Chambers( Book )

8 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight original tales of the supernatural
The kissing game : short stories by Aidan Chambers( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of sixteen (16) short stories
A Haunt of ghosts( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of ten ghost stories by authors including Aidan Chambers, Joan Aiken, and Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Out of time by Aidan Chambers( Book )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of ten futuristic stories by writers of young adult fiction, including Robert Westall and Joan Aiken
Now I know : a novel by Aidan Chambers( Book )

24 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adolescent search for inner certainty in a shifting, shifty world
Nik : now I know : a novel by Aidan Chambers( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventeen-year-old Nik's investigation of Christianity's impact on contemporary life, inspired by a film project in which he is slated to appear as Jesus Christ, results in a bizarre modern crucifixion
Aidan Chambers( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Aidan Chambers talks about himself as a writer and about his novel 'Breaktime'
 
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Postcards from no man's land
Alternative Names
Aidan Chambers britischer Schriftsteller und Herausgeber

Aidan Chambers British children's writer

Aidan Chambers Brits schrijver

Aidan Chambers écrivain britannique

Aidan Chambers escritor de literatura infantil británico

Aidan Chambers scrittore inglese

Blacklin Malcom 1934-....

Chambers, A.

Chambers, Aidan

Chanbāzu, Eidan 1934-

Чемберс, Эйден

챔버즈, 애이든 1934-

체임버스, 에이단 1934-

エイダン・チェンバーズ

チェインバ-ズ, エイダン 1934-

チェインバーズ, エイダン

チェンバーズ, エイダン

Languages
English (326)

German (59)

Italian (43)

Dutch (36)

Spanish (23)

Chinese (20)

French (15)

Swedish (15)

Danish (7)

Japanese (4)

Korean (2)

Covers
Dance on my grave : a life and a death in four parts ...The present takersThis is all : the pillow book of Cordelia KennThe toll bridgeBreaktimeThe reading environment : how adults help children enjoy booksTell me : children, reading, and talkSeal secret