WorldCat Identities

Sachs, Marilyn

Overview
Works: 116 works in 554 publications in 12 languages and 29,655 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Psychological fiction  Young adult works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Correspondent, Recipient
Classifications: PZ7.S1187, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Marilyn Sachs
 
Most widely held works by Marilyn Sachs
The big book for peace by Ann Durell( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 1,996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wisdom of peace and the absurdity of fighting are demonstrated in seventeen stories and poems by outstanding authors of today such as Jean Fritz, Milton Meltzer, and Nancy Willard, illustrated by famous illustrators such as Paul Zelinsky, the Dillons, and Maurice Sendak
The bears' house by Marilyn Sachs( Book )

44 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although she sucks her thumb, smells bad, and loses herself in the make-believe world of the three bears' dollhouse, ten-year-old Fran knows how to take care of her baby sister better than anybody else
Veronica Ganz by Marilyn Sachs( Book )

33 editions published between 1940 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen-year-old Veronica manages to bully everyone in her class, except for shrimpy Peter Wedemeyer who keeps taunting and outsmarting her at every opportunity
The fat girl by Marilyn Sachs( Book )

45 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeff, a high school senior, becomes obsessed with creating a new, beautiful, person out of an unhappy fat girl, but when she begins to think independently, he loses control of the situation
A pocket full of seeds by Marilyn Sachs( Book )

25 editions published between 1934 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II in occupied France, a young Jewish girl returns from an overnight visit with a friend to find her family has disappeared
Fourteen by Marilyn Sachs( Book )

12 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having to contend with a suffering poet-father and an author-teacher mother who uses her daughter's life as material for her popular books, fourteen-year-old Rebecca finds her life is further disrupted by the new boy next door and his enigmatic family
Peter and Veronica by Marilyn Sachs( Book )

23 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A twelve-year-old Jewish boy struggles to maintain his friendship with his tomboy classmate, Veronica, despite the opposition of their parents and the disapproval of his other friends
Underdog by Marilyn Sachs( Book )

22 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lonely, confused, and in need of love in her new life with an aunt and uncle in San Francisco, a twelve-year-old orphan searches for her long-lost dog
The truth about Mary Rose by Marilyn Sachs( Book )

23 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven-year-old Mary Rose has always idolized the aunt she was named after until she discovers conflicting evidence about her aunt's heroism
Almost fifteen by Marilyn Sachs( Book )

26 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in 6 languages and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Worried by her parents lack of concern about family finances and her own lack of a boyfriend, Imo generates income from babysitting and gets a crush on the father of one of her charges
The four ugly cats in apartment 3D by Marilyn Sachs( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in English and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a neighbor in her apartment building dies, ten-year-old Lily tries to find homes for his four ugly, noisy cats
A secret friend by Marilyn Sachs( Book )

12 editions published between 1978 and 1988 in English and Swedish and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten-year-old Jessica loses her best friend, and in struggling to win her back finds out some important things about friendship
Call me Ruth by Marilyn Sachs( Book )

9 editions published between 1982 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The daughter of a Russian immigrant family, newly arrived in Manhattan in 1908, has conflicting feelings about her mother's increasingly radical union involvement
Dorrie's book by Marilyn Sachs( Book )

25 editions published between 1975 and 2000 in 7 languages and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An only child relates the trials and tribulations she experiences when her mother has triplets
What my sister remembered by Marilyn Sachs( Book )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While visiting her younger sister Mollie, Beth confronts painful memories of the sudden death of her parents and the subsequent adoption of the sisters by different families
Fran Ellen's house by Marilyn Sachs( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1997 in English and French and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Fran and her brother and sisters reunite with their mother after living with foster families for two years, Fran has a difficult time adjusting to her new life
Baby sister by Marilyn Sachs( Book )

7 editions published between 1986 and 1992 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen-year-old Penny enjoys living in the shadow of her idolized older sister, who is quirky, self-centered, impossible, and loved by everyone
Class pictures by Marilyn Sachs( Book )

5 editions published between 1980 and 1991 in English and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pat recalls her friendship with Lolly from the day they met in kindergarten until they graduated from high school
Amy and Laura by Marilyn Sachs( Book )

11 editions published between 1945 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sisters Amy and Laura learn a lot about both the good and bad parts of life when they must face changes and new responsibilities at home and in school
At the sound of the beep by Marilyn Sachs( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Distraught at the thought of their parents' divorcing, a brother and sister run away from home and take up residence in Golden Gate Park, where they encounter many homeless people and hear there is a murderer loose among them
 
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The big book for peace
Alternative Names
Marilyn Sachs American children's writer

Marilyn Sachs Amerikaans kinderboekenschrijfster (1927-2016)

Sachs, Marilyn Stickle 1927-

サックス, マリリン

Languages
English (204)

French (51)

German (41)

Dutch (23)

Swedish (18)

Spanish (9)

Danish (4)

Japanese (3)

Finnish (2)

Catalan (2)

Norwegian (2)

Basque (1)

Covers
The bears' houseVeronica GanzThe fat girlA pocket full of seedsPeter and VeronicaThe truth about Mary RoseThe four ugly cats in apartment 3DCall me Ruth