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Lord, Bette

Overview
Works: 72 works in 341 publications in 15 languages and 12,791 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Historical fiction  Baseball stories  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Editor, Creator, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS3562.O678, FIC
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Most widely held works by Bette Lord
In the year of the boar and Jackie Robinson by Bette Lord( Book )

34 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in English and held by 3,385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shirley Temple Wong sails from China to America with a heart full of dreams. Her new home is Brooklyn, New York. America is indeed a land full of wonders, but Shirley doesn't know any English, so it's hard to make friends. Then a miracle-baseball-happens. It is 1947, and Jackie Robinson, star of the Brooklyn Dodgers, is everyone's hero. Jackie Robinson is proving that a black man, the grandson of a slave, can make a difference in America and for Shirley as well, on the ball field and off, America becomes the land of opportunity
Spring Moon : a novel of China by Bette Lord( Book )

112 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 14 languages and held by 3,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel which follows Spring Moon, a member of an old Chinese family, from the late 19th century to the present, through the many changes in Chinese society and their effect on her life
Legacies : a Chinese mosaic by Bette Lord( Book )

25 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 2,561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents personal stories describing the Chinese experience during the last half of the century
The middle heart by Bette Lord( Book )

21 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 1,493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A historical novel on China in the form of a love triangle. It begins in the 1930s when three children make a vow of brotherhood. One is the son of a noble, the second a servant boy, the third a grave digger's daughter with whom the boys will fall in love. The novel follows their respective fortunes during the Communist Revolution--prison, power, prison--at once competing and helping each other. By the author of Spring Moon
Eighth moon : the true story of a young girl's life in Communist China by Sansan( Book )

14 editions published between 1964 and 1985 in English and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of a young girl's life (Sansan) in Communist China
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson by Bette Lord( Recording )

17 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1947, a Chinese child comes to Brooklyn where she becomes Americanized at school, in her apartment building, and by her love for baseball
The middle heart by Bette Lord( Recording )

6 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experiences of three close friends in 20th century China
Eighth moon : the true story of a young girl's life in Communist China by Bette Lord( Book )

4 editions published between 1964 and 1983 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legacies : a Chinese mosaic by Bette Lord( Recording )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the chronology of events during the "China Spring" demonstrations in 1989 through personal and reported accounts
Di ba ge yue liang by Bette Lord( Book )

4 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in Chinese and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une Mosaique chinoise by Bette Lord( Book )

4 editions published in 1990 in 3 languages and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il cuore di mezzo by Bette Lord( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in Italian and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frühlingsmond eine Familiensaga aus China by Bette Lord( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in German and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chūgoku no kanashii isan : kono yonjūnen no ken'etsunaki shōgen by Bette Lord( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in Japanese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der achte Mond : die Geschichte eines jungen Mädchens aus dem heutigen China by Tsung-tsai( Book )

4 editions published in 1967 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La huitième lune by Sansan( Book )

5 editions published in 1966 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Di ba ge yue liang by Tsung-tsai( Book )

2 editions published between 1964 and 1967 in Chinese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forårsmåne by Bette Lord( Book )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in Danish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson, by Bette Bao Lord by Bette Lord( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forårsmåne by Bette Lord( Recording )

2 editions published in 1990 in Danish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Bao Lord Bette

Bao Lord, Bette 1938-

Bette Bao Lord Chinees schrijfster

Bette Bao Lord Chinese-American writer

Lord Bette

Lord, Bette 1938-

Lord, Bette Bao

Lord, Bette Bao 1938-

לורד, בט באו

로드, 베트 바오

ロード, ベティ・パオ

包, 柏漪

包柏漪

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Spring Moon : a novel of ChinaLegacies : a Chinese mosaicThe middle heartIn the Year of the Boar and Jackie RobinsonIn the year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson, by Bette Bao Lord