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Sachs, Marilyn

Works: 116 works in 540 publications in 12 languages and 30,559 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Psychological fiction  Young adult works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Correspondent, Recipient
Classifications: PZ7.S1187, FIC
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Marilyn Sachs
Most widely held works by Marilyn Sachs
The Big book for peace by Ann Durell( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and Spanish and held by 2,044 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 )

42 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grade level 4.2, Book #252, Points 2
Veronica Ganz by Marilyn Sachs( Book )

33 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,245 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 )

44 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,171 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 )

23 editions published between 1934 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,151 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
JoJo & Winnie : sister stories by Marilyn Sachs( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 1,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

JoJo suffers the trails of having a younger sister, the irrepressible Winnie
Fourteen by Marilyn Sachs( Book )

13 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having to contend with a suffering poet-father and an author-mother who uses her daughters'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 )

22 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 999 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
Almost fifteen by Marilyn Sachs( Book )

25 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in 6 languages and held by 893 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 )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in English and held by 890 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
Underdog by Marilyn Sachs( Book )

21 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 889 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 )

22 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 879 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
A secret friend by Marilyn Sachs( Book )

12 editions published between 1978 and 1988 in English and Swedish and held by 861 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 847 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 )

24 editions published between 1975 and 2000 in 7 languages and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Et enebarn fortæller, hvad det betyder for hende, da hendes mor får trillinger
Fran Ellen's house by Marilyn Sachs( Book )

8 editions published between 1987 and 1997 in French and English and held by 791 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 )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1992 in English and held by 760 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 710 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 706 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
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Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.17 (from 0.11 for The Big bo ... to 0.92 for Twee zusje ...)

The Big book for peace
Alternative Names
Sachs, Marilyn Stickle 1927-

サックス, マリリン

English (185)

French (49)

German (41)

Dutch (21)

Swedish (18)

Spanish (9)

Danish (4)

Japanese (3)

Finnish (2)

Catalan (2)

Norwegian (2)

Basque (1)

The bears' houseVeronica GanzThe fat girlA pocket full of seedsJoJo & Winnie : sister storiesPeter and VeronicaThe four ugly cats in apartment 3DThe truth about Mary Rose