WorldCat Identities

Laiken, Deidre S.

Overview
Works: 54 works in 181 publications in 5 languages and 9,223 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Action and adventure fiction  Bildungsromans  Humorous fiction  Adventure stories  History  Sea stories  Historical fiction  Biography 
Roles: Author, Adapter
Classifications: PS1305, FIC
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Most widely held works by Deidre S Laiken
Treasure Island by Deidre S Laiken( Book )

29 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Young Jim Hawkins and his friends set sail for Treasure Island, hoping to find the buried loot of Captin Flint, fiercest of all the pirates. But, unknown to them, the crew of their own ship is made up of Flint's former crew, led by the evil one-legged pirated Long John Sliver. Once on the island Jim and his friends must find the buried treasure and escape before the pirates capture them. Robert Louis Stevenson's timeless tale of greed and gold remains the most exciting adventure story ever written."--Page 4 of cover
The adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Deidre S Laiken( Book )

13 editions published between 1979 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the adventures of a young boy and an escaped slave as they travel down the Mississippi River on a raft
The adventures of Tom Sawyer by Deidre S Laiken( Book )

6 editions published between 1979 and 1992 in English and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of a boy growing up in a nineteenth-century Mississippi River town as he plays hookey on an island, witnesses a crime, hunts for the pirates' treasure, and becomes lost in a cave
Heidi by Deidre S Laiken( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An orphan sent to live with her grandfather learns to love both the old man and the Swiss Alps and is homesick when she goes to the city to be a companion for an invalid
Lovestrong : a woman doctor's true story of marriage and medicine by Dorothy Greenbaum( Book )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts Dorothy Greenbaum's decision, at age twenty-three and with a six-month-old baby, to become a doctor and follows her and her family through the years of study to the setting up of practice in pediatrics
Listen to me, I'm angry by Deidre S Laiken( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Advice for teenagers on how to cope with their angry feelings and the anger of others directed toward them
Death among strangers by Deidre S Laiken( Book )

9 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and Japanese and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Speedwalking : the exercise alternative by Lilian Rowen( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daughters of divorce : the effects of parental divorce on women's lives by Deidre S Laiken( Book )

3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black Beauty by Anna Sewell( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A horse in nineteenth-century England recounts his experiences with both good and bad masters
The adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of a mischievous young boy and his friends growing up in a Mississippi River town in the nineteenth century. Presented in comic book format
Killing time in Buffalo : a novel by Deidre S Laiken( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and Japanese and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in Buffalo, N.Y., during the "love summer" of 1967 with its drug-induced frolicking, Renee and Fran, university students, have chosen to spend the summer in one of the run-down apartment buildings that face Days Park, a Haight-Ashbury for those who can't afford airfare to San Francisco. The two girls have swallowed whole the vague rhetoric of an escapist hippie generation to whom money is vulgar but shoplifting is a political act."--Publisher's Weekly
The adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classic story of the mischievous 19th-century boy in a Mississippi River town and his friends, Huck Finn and Becky Thatcher, as they run away from home, witness a murder, and find treasure in a cave
The sweet dreams love book : understanding your feelings by Deidre S Laiken( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

5 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in French and English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While going through the possessions of a deceased guest who owed them money, the mistress of the inn and her son find a treasure map that leads to a pirate fortune as well as great danger
Beautiful body building : weight training for women for fitness, strength and good looks by Deidre S Laiken( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn : an authoritative text, backgrounds and sources, criticism by Mark Twain( Book )

5 editions published between 1979 and 2008 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Huckleberry Finn escapes from his evil, drunken father who is trying to steal his treasures. Huck befriends Jim, a runaway slave and together they float towards freedom on a raft down the Mississippi River. They encounter thieves and murderers, con men and hucksters as they journey together
Pain-free, drug free menstruation by Deidre S Laiken( Book )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Killing time by Deidre S Laiken( Book )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El mago de Oz by Deidre S Laiken( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in Spanish and English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a cyclone transports her to the land of Oz, Dorothy must seek out the great wizard in order to return to Kansas
 
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Alternative Names
Laiken, Deidre

Laiken, Deirdre S.

ライケン, デイドラ・S

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The adventures of Huckleberry FinnBlack BeautyThe adventures of Tom SawyerTreasure IslandAdventures of Huckleberry Finn : an authoritative text, backgrounds and sources, criticismEl mago de Oz