WorldCat Identities

Terris, Susan

Overview
Works: 57 works in 92 publications in 5 languages and 5,219 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Signer
Classifications: PZ7.T276, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Susan Terris
Nell's quilt by Susan Terris( Book )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Urged at the age of eighteen to marry a man she doesn't want, Nell delays the event by working on a quilt, slowly starving herself, and observing the unhappy lot of many women in turn-of-the century Massachusetts before arriving at a decision to rescue herself from the brink of death and take charge of her life
Wings and roots by Susan Terris( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the summer she works with polio victims, Jeannie meets a young climber who, like herself, needs to overcome a handicap and to understand the meaning of taking risks
The latchkey kids by Susan Terris( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven-year-old Callie tries to cope with her new responsibilities when the family's changed circumstances force them to move to a new San Francisco neighborhood and leave her in charge of her younger brother
Baby-snatcher by Susan Terris( Book )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and French and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During Laurel's thirteenth summer, she babysits the baby of a sculptor for whom she develops romantic feelings, only to make the shocking discovery that he is not what he seems to be
No scarlet ribbons by Susan Terris( Book )

2 editions published between 1981 and 1983 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finding life disappointingly ordinary after her mother remarries, 13-year-old Rachel tries to impose her view of family life on her step relatives
The drowning boy by Susan Terris( Book )

3 editions published between 1952 and 1975 in English and Dutch and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A twelve-year-old boy who feels he is considered a bungling idiot at home finds new self-confidence helping a six-year-old staying with a neighboring family
Octopus pie by Susan Terris( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven-year-old Kris relates the events in her household when her father brings home a live octopus
Amanda, the panda, and the redhead by Susan Terris( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Amanda's brother, the redhead, gets so much attention that no one answers her questions she decides to stop talking entirely
The chicken pox papers by Susan Terris( Book )

3 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When she contracts a case of chicken pox, a ten-year-old writes a series of letters that express her frustrations
Two P's in a pod by Susan Terris( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new girl decides to make Pru a leader in their sixth grade class and Pru enjoys her new popularity until she realizes the importance of being her own person
Author! Author! by Susan Terris( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No boys allowed by Susan Terris( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eight-year-old boy with four sisters is in need of boy's lib
Stage brat by Susan Terris( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Linnet Purcell learns a lot about the theater and herself when she is chosen to play the role of Peter Pan in a repertory production
Pickle by Susan Terris( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recently moved to San Francisco, a nine-year-old girl with a vivid imagination decides to prove herself to the neighborhood children by taking up their dare to visit the "witch" across the street
Tucker and the horse thief by Susan Terris( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 12-year-old girl, posing as a boy and abused and neglected by a father who has brought her to California to help him get rich in the aftermath of the gold rush, finds both warmth and uneasiness in a friendship with a Jewish boy who does not suspect she is a girl
Whirling rainbows by Susan Terris( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thirteen-year-old adopted Jewish girl of American Indian heritage seeks to find her real self at summer camp
The pencil families by Susan Terris( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After she discovers a dead body floating in the lagoon, ten-year-old Emily's life becomes even more exciting than the fantasies she creates for her "pencil families."
The upstairs witch and the downstairs witch by Susan Terris( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The neat upstairs witch and the messy downstairs witch family agree on the best way to prevent their house from being sold
Plague of frogs by Susan Terris( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Resentful of the sloppy, pregnant, sixteen-year-old who has come to stay in her home, Jo pulls a prank on her that has unexpected and terrifying results
The backwards boots by Susan Terris( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No one believed the boots Harold Henry fished from the sea were backwards boots, but everyone who put them on did such silly things as saddling the fence and painting the horse
 
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The latchkey kids
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Terris, Susan Dubinsky 1937-

テリス, スーザン

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The latchkey kidsBaby-snatcherThe chicken pox papers