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Shreve, Susan

Overview
Works: 90 works in 373 publications in 8 languages and 31,422 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Musical fiction  Psychological fiction  Romance fiction  Biography  Young adult works  Manuscripts  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3569.H74, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Susan Shreve
The flunking of Joshua T. Bates by Susan Shreve( Book )

18 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Driving home from the beach on Labor Day, Joshua receives some shocking news from his mother: he must repeat third grade
Queen of hearts : a novel by Susan Shreve( Book )

10 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and Danish and held by 1,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The beautiful Francesca Woodbine is the granddaughter of a prostitute and fortune-teller, and herself gifted with second sight. She is haunted with guilt and does not realize her own life is in danger
A country of strangers by Susan Shreve( Book )

9 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 1,303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You are the love of my life : a novel by Susan Shreve( Book )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Polish and held by 1,281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is 1973 and Watergate is on everyone's lips. Lucy Painter is a children's book illustrator and a single mother of two. She leaves New York and the married father of her children to live in a tightly knit Washington neighborhood in the house where she grew up and where she discovered her father's suicide. Lucy hopes for a fresh start, but her life is full of secrets: her children know nothing of her father's death or the identity of their own father. As the new neighbors enter their insular lives, her family's safety and stability become threatened. This is a story of how shame leads to secrets, secrets to lies, and how lies stand in the way of human connection
The gift of the girl who couldn't hear by Susan Shreve( Book )

12 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 1,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two friends, one of whom is deaf, help each other when tryouts are held for a seventh-grade production of "Annie."
Blister by Susan Shreve( Book )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a family tragedy occurs, ten-year-old Alyssa "Blister" Reed changes schools, moves to an apartment with her depressed mother while her father gets his own place, and tries to believe her grandmother, who tells her she is "elastic" and can handle it all
Daughters of the new world by Susan Shreve( Book )

11 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 1,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four generations of women deny the pull toward convention and define their independence through their art, careers, and inner strength. By the author of Queen of Hearts
The train home by Susan Shreve( Book )

9 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Washington to avenge the senseless slaughter of his brother, a young actor catches the eye of lovely Annie Blakemore, who, on instinct, follows him through the city
The visiting physician by Susan Shreve( Book )

8 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A suspense novel on a doctor who returns to work in a small town full of murky secrets, including a suspected kidnaping. But others think Dr. Helen Fielding herself has a secret. Years earlier in that town Fielding's two-year-old sister disappeared while in her care, never to be found again
Skin deep : Black women & White women write about race( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Candid, poignant, provocative, and informative, the essays and stories in "Skin deep" explore a wide spectrum of racial issues between black and white women, from self-identity and competition to childrearing and friendship. Eudora Welty contributes a bittersweet story of a one-hundred-year-old black woman whose spirit is as determined and strong as anything in nature
A student of living things by Susan Shreve( Book )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Struggling with frequent terrorist bombings in their near-future Washington, D.C., home, the Frayn family is shattered when one of its sons is shot, and the victim's sister, Claire, falls under the influence of a stranger who claims to know the killer
Joshua T. Bates takes charge by Susan Shreve( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven-year-old Joshua, worried about fitting in at school, feels awkward when the new student he is supposed to be helping becomes the target of the fifth grade's biggest bully. Sequel to "The Flunking of Joshua T. Bates."
Plum & jaggers : a novel by Susan Shreve( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Haunted by a terrorist explosion that killed his parents and driven to protect his orphaned younger siblings, a member of the comedy troupe Plum & Jaggers begins writing a dark and quirky series of sketches about a family comedy troupe and ends up questioning his sanity
Kiss me tomorrow by Susan Shreve( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Confused by all of the males in her life, thirteen-year-old Alyssa "Blister" Reed wants to help when her best friend Jonah's quest for popularity lands him in deep trouble, but his desire to make her his girlfriend gets in the way
Under the Watsons' porch by Susan Shreve( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Danish and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Ellie's boring summer becomes exciting when she develops a crush on her new next-door neighbor, an older boy with a troubled past, whom her parents have forbidden her to see
Goodbye, Amanda the good by Susan Shreve( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After three months as a nobody in junior high, Amanda finds her world changing when members of the popular and exclusive clique The Club set their sights on her for membership
Lucy Forever and Miss Rosetree, Shrinks by Susan Shreve( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1996 in English and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two sixth graders with a pretend psychiatry practice come upon a small mute child from an orphanage and determine they are going to use all their knowledge to help her to talk
Joshua T. Bates in trouble again by Susan Shreve( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After finally being promoted to fourth grade in the middle of the year, Joshua is so worried about the bully who rules the fourth grade boys that he makes some unwise decisions
Miracle play : a novel by Susan Shreve( Book )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This story of four generations of the Howell family from the 1930's to the present centers on Julia, who leaves home to become first an actress and then a Broadway playwright
Trout and me by Susan Shreve( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and German and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben's troubles at school get progressively worse when he starts hanging around Trout, a new boy in his fifth grade class, who is also labeled as learning disabled
 
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The gift of the girl who couldn't hear
Alternative Names
Richards Shreve, Susan

Shreve, Susan

Shreve, Susan 1939-

Shreve, Susan Richards

Shreve, Susan Richards 1939-

Susan Shreve Amerikaans schrijfster

Susan Shreve auteur d'ouvrages pour la jeunesse

Susan Shreve escritora estadounidense

シュリーブ, スーザン

スーザン・シュリーブ

Languages
English (179)

French (4)

Danish (4)

Spanish (4)

German (3)

Polish (2)

Japanese (1)

Dutch (1)

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The gift of the girl who couldn't hearBlisterDaughters of the new worldThe train homeThe visiting physicianSkin deep : Black women & White women write about raceA student of living thingsJoshua T. Bates takes charge