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Laiken, Deidre S.

Overview
Works: 61 works in 247 publications in 6 languages and 9,422 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Action and adventure fiction  Bildungsromans  Humorous fiction  History  Adventure stories  Biography  Historical fiction  Sea stories 
Roles: Author, Adapter, Editor
Classifications: PS1305, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Deidre S Laiken
Black Beauty by Anna Sewell( Book )

22 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A horse in nineteenth-century England recounts his experiences with both good and bad masters
The adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Deidre S Laiken( Book )

6 editions published between 1979 and 1994 in English and held by 731 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
Treasure Island by Deidre S Laiken( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 660 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
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

31 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 651 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
The wizard of Oz by Deidre S Laiken( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dorothy, a farm girl from Kansas, is whisked away by a cyclone to a mysterious and magical land called Oz."--Page 4 of cover
Heidi by Deidre S Laiken( Book )

4 editions published between 1977 and 2002 in English and held by 618 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
The adventures of Tom Sawyer by Deidre S Laiken( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 572 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
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 537 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 )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Advice for teenagers on how to cope with their angry feelings and the anger of others directed toward them
The adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain( Book )

22 editions published between 1946 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 474 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
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain( Book )

17 editions published between 1979 and 2008 in English and French and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Huckleberry Finn excapes from his evil, drunken father who is trying to steal his treasure. 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. Mark Twain's timeless tale of friendship and adventure shows us a boy coming of age and learning about life's pains and pleasures!"--Book back cover
Death among strangers by Deidre S Laiken( Book )

10 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and Japanese and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heidi by Johanna Spyri( Book )

18 editions published between 1977 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of a young girl from the Swiss Alps whose life takes a dramatic turn when she must go to live in the city, leaving behind her grandfather and the mountains she loves
Speedwalking : the exercise alternative by Lilian Rowen( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum( Book )

17 editions published between 1952 and 2018 in English and French and held by 336 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
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 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black Beauty by Deidre S Laiken( Book )

2 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A horse in nineteenth-century England recounts his experiences with both good and bad masters
Killing time in Buffalo : a novel by Deidre S Laiken( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and Japanese and held by 185 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 Deidre S Laiken( Book )

4 editions published between 1979 and 2002 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the adventures of a mischievous young boy and his friends growing up in a Mississippi River town in the nineteenth century
The sweet dreams love book : understanding your feelings by Deidre S Laiken( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Laiken, Deidre

Laiken, Deirdre S.

ライケン, デイドラ・S

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