WorldCat Identities

Cleaver, Bill

Overview
Works: 54 works in 280 publications in 7 languages and 16,245 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Performer
Classifications: PS3553.L38, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bill Cleaver
Where the lilies bloom by Vera Cleaver( Book )

64 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 3,899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Great Smoky Mountains region, a fourteen-year-old girl struggles to keep her family together after their father dies
Queen of hearts by Vera Cleaver( Book )

8 editions published between 1978 and 1987 in English and Finnish and held by 1,268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although there is no love lost between them, twelve-year-old Wilma is her willful and peppery grandmother's choice for a companion
Trial Valley by Vera Cleaver( Book )

12 editions published between 1977 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The three Luther children, who have raised themselves since their father died, find an abandoned boy near their house in the Great Smoky Mountains
Hazel Rye by Vera Cleaver( Book )

15 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in 4 languages and held by 1,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eleven-year-old girl, with no appreciation for land and growing things, finds her values beginning to change when she agrees to let an impoverished family live in a small house she owns, in exchange for working in the surrounding orange grove
Me too by Vera Cleaver( Book )

10 editions published between 1973 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hoping to expunge neighborhood prejudice and to do something everyone else has failed to do, a twelve year-old desperately tries to teach her retarded twin
Grover by Vera Cleaver( Book )

21 editions published between 1970 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ten-year-old boy adjusts to the changes in his life after his mother dies
The Kissimmee Kid by Vera Cleaver( Book )

6 editions published between 1981 and 1991 in English and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To add to the confusion life has already dealt her, 12-year-old Evelyn encounters some startling contradictions when she and her younger brother visit their sister and brother-in-law who live in Florida
Dust of the earth by Vera Cleaver( Book )

9 editions published between 1975 and 1979 in English and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen-year-old Fern and her family face challenges and hardships when they move to a farm in South Dakota
Ellen Grae by Vera Cleaver( Book )

7 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gentle recluse tells Ellen that as a child he saw both his parents die of rattlesnake bites in the swamp, and buried them there. No one else knows this terrible secret, and Ellen must decide whether to tell it
The whys and wherefores of Littabelle Lee by Vera Cleaver( Book )

9 editions published between 1973 and 1976 in English and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When adversity makes sixteen-year-old Littabelle sole support of her two aged grandparents, her desperate situation teaches her about law, human nature, and her future
A little destiny by Vera Cleaver( Book )

5 editions published between 1979 and 1982 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doubting that her father's death was purely accidental, 14-year-old Lucy and her family confront destitution and a formidable adversary in their small town
I would rather be a turnip by Vera Cleaver( Book )

8 editions published between 1971 and 1976 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Annie gradually begins to understand the bigotry of the small town that makes her an outcast when her illegitimate eight-year-old nephew comes to live with her and her father
The mimosa tree by Vera Cleaver( Book )

8 editions published between 1970 and 1977 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shortly after the Proffitts arrive in the Chicago slums from North Carolina, the stepmother leaves the family and fourteen-year-old Marvella becomes the sole support for her blind father and four younger children
The Mock revolt by Vera Cleaver( Book )

21 editions published between 1971 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thirteen-year-old boy who wants to escape his dull middle-class existence finds his way blocked by his involvement with a family of poor agricultural workers
Lady Ellen Grae by Vera Cleaver( Book )

3 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ellen Grae feels sure her father won't send her to stay with her aunt in Seattle if she proves she can be a "lady" and take care of herself
Delpha Green & company by Vera Cleaver( Book )

7 editions published between 1972 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of his thirteen-year-old daughter, a man who qualified for the ministry while serving a prison term founds an independent church that introduces hope to an apathetic, resigned community
Ellen Grae and Lady Ellen Grae by Vera Cleaver( Book )

7 editions published between 1967 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ellen Grae feels sure her father won't send her to stay with her aunt in Seattle if she proves she can be a "lady" and take care of herself
Celebrate reading!( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La mimosa by Vera Cleaver( Book )

8 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in Spanish and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shortly after the Proffitts arrive in the Chicago slums from North Carolina, the stepmother leaves the family and fourteen-year-old Marvella becomes the sole support for her blind father and the four younger children
Das schafft man, Littabelle! by Vera Cleaver( Book )

5 editions published between 1973 and 1978 in German and Undetermined and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Where the lilies bloom
Alternative Names
Cleaver, B..

Cleaver William J.

Cleaver William Joseph

Cleaver, William Joseph 1920-

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Languages
English (181)

Spanish (22)

German (19)

French (3)

Korean (2)

Finnish (2)

Chinese (1)

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