WorldCat Identities

Chambers, Aidan

Overview
Works: 307 works in 943 publications in 11 languages and 15,888 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Young adult works  Romance fiction  Bibliography  Short stories  Ghost stories  Science fiction  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 )

20 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,263 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 1,153 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
Introducing books to children by Aidan Chambers( Book )

27 editions published between 1973 and 1985 in English and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

56 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucy is tormented by class bullies who demand that she bring them gifts
Dance on my grave : a life and a death in four parts ... by Aidan Chambers( Book )

31 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 739 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
The toll bridge by Aidan Chambers( Book )

36 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 657 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
Booktalk : occasional writing on literature and children by Aidan Chambers( Book )

16 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reading environment : how adults help children enjoy books by Aidan Chambers( Book )

32 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 535 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 )

48 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.__
The reluctant reader by Aidan Chambers( Book )

10 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shades of dark by Aidan Chambers( Book )

8 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 408 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 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of sixteen (16) short stories
More ghost stories by Aidan Chambers( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of ghost stories, including both nineteenth and twentieth-century classics by Edgar Allen Poe, Oscar Wilde, and Agatha Christie, and new tales by Catherine Storr, William Trevor, and others
Out of time by Aidan Chambers( Book )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of ten futuristic stories by writers of young adult fiction, including Robert Westall and Joan Aiken
A Haunt of ghosts( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of ten ghost stories by authors including Aidan Chambers, Joan Aiken, and Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Je moet dansen op mijn graf : een leven en een dood in vier delen, honderdzeventien stukjes, zes doorlopende verslagen en twee krantenknipsels, met een paar grappen, een stuk of drie puzzels, wat voetnoten en af en toe een ramp om het verhaal te laten lopen by Aidan Chambers( Book )

45 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een 16-jarige jongen vertelt hoe hij ertoe is gekomen om te dansen op het graf van zijn overleden vriend
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' book of ghosts and hauntings by Aidan Chambers( Book )

12 editions published between 1973 and 1980 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kissing game : stories of defiance and flash fictions by Aidan Chambers( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of sixteen short stories for young adults which capture the "anguish, longing, pining, yearning, restlessness" of what it's like to have many of the responsibilities of being an adult, but almost none of the privileges. Suggested level: secondary
 
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Postcards from no man's land
Alternative Names
Aidan Chambers britischer Schriftsteller und Herausgeber

Aidan Chambers Brits schrijver

Aidan Chambers écrivain britannique

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 (257)

German (41)

Italian (29)

Dutch (24)

Chinese (17)

Swedish (12)

Spanish (12)

French (9)

Japanese (4)

Danish (3)

Korean (1)

Covers
This is all : the pillow book of Cordelia KennThe present takersDance on my grave : a life and a death in four parts ...The toll bridgeThe reading environment : how adults help children enjoy booksTell me : children, reading, and talkThe kissing game : short storiesMore ghost storiesThe Kissing game : stories of defiance and flash fictions