Thomas, Richard 1951-
Most widely held works about Richard Thomas
Most widely held works by Richard Thomas
Brian's winter by Gary Paulsen ( Recording )
15 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 1,059 libraries worldwide
Instead of being rescued from a plane crash, as in the author's book Hatchet, this story portrays what would have happened to Brian had he been forced to survive a winter in the wilderness with only his survival pack and hatchet.
Team of rivals the political genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 840 libraries worldwide
When the 1860 Republican National Convention chose Abraham Lincoln over three seasoned politicians, his rivals were shocked and humilated. Lincoln immediately went about mending fences by inviting them to join his cabinet. Historian Doris Kearns Godwin reveals how Lincoln brilliantly converted former political foes and used them to strengthen his presidency.
Theodore Boone kid lawyer by John Grisham ( Recording )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 828 libraries worldwide
With two attorneys for parents, thirteen-year-old Theodore Boone knows more about the law than most lawyers do. But when a high profile murder trial comes to his small town and Theo gets pulled into it, it's up to this amateur attorney to save the day.
Stephen King's It ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 813 libraries worldwide
It can be anything. A fanged monster that won't stay on the movie screen. Something ominous lurking in the basement. A malevolent force in a small New England town takes the shape of a clown, but It isn't clowning around. Instead, It terrifies youngsters with their innermost fears, bringing some to their untimely doom -- until a group of wily neighborhood kids fight back. Thirty years later the evil resurfaces: meaner, angrier, deadlier. And the friends who vividly remember the terrors of their youth reunite to make a desperate stand against It.
Taking Woodstock ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 811 libraries worldwide
In 1969, Elliot Tiber, an interior designer living in Greenwich Village, New York, has to move back upstate to help his parents run their dilapidated Catskills motel, The El Monaco. Upon hearing that a planned music and arts festival has lost its permit from the neighboring town of Wallkill, NY, Elliot calls producer Michael Lang at Woodstock Ventures to offer his family's motel to the promoters and generate business. Three weeks later half a million people are on their way to his neighbor's farm.
The homecoming a Christmas story ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 660 libraries worldwide
Set on a Depression Christmas Eve in 1933, this heart-tugging story centers around the Waltons, a rural family, as they prepare to celebrate Christmas together.
All quiet on the Western front ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1979 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 626 libraries worldwide
A realistic depiction of the lives of ordinary German soldiers facing the violence and boredom of war.
The Waltons. The complete first season ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 596 libraries worldwide
Five-disc set contains all 24 year-one episodes of the series about John-Boy Walton, a youth on the verge of manhood during the Great Depression.
The Christmas box ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 589 libraries worldwide
A family is trying to make ends meet. They accept a caretaker position in one of the grand old homes in town, whose owner seems a bit aloof. When the secrets of the Christmas box are revealed a valuable lesson is learned.
The Christmas box by Richard Paul Evans ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 546 libraries worldwide
"A touching story of a widow and the young family who moves in with her. Together they discover the first gift of Christmas and learn what Christmas is really about."--Container.
Roots: the next generations ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 535 libraries worldwide
Follows the Haley family from the post-Civil War era until the more contemporary but still turbulent time of the 1960s and '70s, when Alex himself begins his research into the discovery of his roots.
The Waltons. The complete second season ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 532 libraries worldwide
Five-disc set contains all 24 year-two episodes of the series about John-Boy Walton, a youth on the verge of manhood during the Great Depression.
The haymeadow by Gary Paulsen ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 502 libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old John comes of age and gains self-reliance during the summer he spends up in the Wyoming mountains tending his father's herd of sheep.
The prince of tides by Pat Conroy ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 488 libraries worldwide
Tom Wingo reveals his dysfunctional family's secrets to the psychiatrist of his suicidal twin sister.
Where the red fern grows [abridged by Wilson Rawls ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 453 libraries worldwide
The classic story of a boy and his two hunting dogs.
All quiet on the western front ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 416 libraries worldwide
In this realistic depiction of the lives of ordinary German soldiers Paul Baumer and his school chums are encouraged to enlist by their bombastic, slogan-chanting teacher, but they quickly learn that actual war is more gore than glory, as they crawl through mud, huddle in trenches, suffer the ordeal of frenzied hand-to-hand combat and dodge screaming shells during World War I.
The Waltons. The complete third season ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 414 libraries worldwide
Five-disc set contains all 24 year-three episodes of the series about John-Boy Walton, a youth on the verge of manhood during the Great Depression.
Manhunt [the twelve day chase for Lincoln's killer by James L Swanson ( Recording )
7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 412 libraries worldwide
Recounts the escape of John Wilkes Booth, Abraham Lincoln's assassin, and follows the intensive search for him from the streets of Washington, D.C., through the swamps of Maryland, into the forests of Virginia.
The Waltons. Season 6 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 374 libraries worldwide
Television series about the Walton family living on Walton's Mountain in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. This season is a big year for welcomes-- welcome back to John-Boy, visiting from New York, and to Grandma, finally home from the hospital. And welcome to the family for Mary Ellen and Curt's baby boy, John Curtis. But all that joy is set against the tragedy of events in the outside world. As the Fall of 1939 turns into the Spring of 1940, war rages in Europe-- and the Waltons are soon caught in its chilling grasp. Curt is called up for duty, soldiers train on Walton property, the first local enlistee dies, and British children flee the Blitz for the safety of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The Depression is ending-- but even tougher times lie ahead.
Lilly's big day and other stories by Kevin Henkes ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 373 libraries worldwide
Features nine of Henkes picture book stories featuring his mouse characters.
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