WorldCat Identities

Ferris, Jean 1939-

Overview
Works: 45 works in 139 publications in 4 languages and 16,557 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Humorous fiction  Fairy tales  History  Children's audiobooks  Parodies, imitations, etc 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.F4174, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jean Ferris
Twice upon a Marigold by Jean Ferris( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 3,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a quiet, happy year in a small town, Queen Olympia regains her memory and initiates new plots and manipulations, as the residents of Zandelphia and Beaurivage, now ruled by Christian, Marigold, and Swithbert, feel the effects of her bad energy
Once upon a Marigold by Jean Ferris( Book )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man with a mysterious past and a penchant for inventing things leaves the troll who raised him, meets an unhappy princess he has loved from afar, and discovers a plot against her and her father
Of sound mind by Jean Ferris( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 1,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tired of interpreting for his deaf family and resentful of their reliance on him, high school senior Theo finds support and understanding from Ivy, a new student who also has a deaf parent
Love among the walnuts by Jean Ferris( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 1,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born and raised in isolation in a wealthy, eccentric family, Sandy is shocked when he, his parents, and their servants become victims of a vicious plot by his greedy uncles to incapacitate them and take their money
Invincible summer by Jean Ferris( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventeen-year-old Robin, in treatment for leukemia, falls in love with a boy who also has the disease, and together they attempt to survive their ordeal
Bad by Jean Ferris( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an attempt to please her friends, sixteen-year-old Dallas goes along with their plan to rob a convenience store and when her father refuses to allow her to come home, she is sentenced to six months in the Girls' Rehabilitation Center
Thrice upon a Marigold by Jean Ferris( Book )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Princess Poppy, the daughter of Queen Marigold and King Christian of Zandelphia-Beaurivage, is kidnapped by the kingdom's former torturer-in-chief and poisoner-in-chief, a ragtag group sets out to rescue her
Eight seconds by Jean Ferris( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteen-year-old John must confront his own sexuality when he goes to rodeo school and finds himself strangely attracted to an older boy who is smart, tough, complicated, gorgeous, and gay
Much ado about Grubstake by Jean Ferris( Book )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When two city folks arrive in the depressed mining town of Grubstake, Colorado, in 1888, sixteen-year-old orphaned Arley tries to discover why they want to buy the supposedly worthless mines in the area
Across the grain by Jean Ferris( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since his mother's death, a 17-year-old boy has difficulty dealing with his irresponsible older sister and eventually faces a choice of helping her or living his own life
Underground by Jean Ferris( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1839, Charlotte Brown is sold north to Kentucky, where she becomes a maid at Mammoth Cave Hotel, falls in love with one of the tour guides there, and gets involved in the Underground Railroad
All that glitters by Jean Ferris( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When he visits his father in the Florida Keys, sixteen-year-old Brian is befriended by a local captain who involves him in the search for a centuries-old sunken ship and gives him insight into several difficult personal relationships
Looking for home by Jean Ferris( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventeen-year-old Daphne makes major changes in her life when she becomes pregnant and assumes sole responsibility for herself and her child
Signs of life by Jean Ferris( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and Japanese and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hannah & her parents must come to grips with their grief over her twin's death while on vacation at the painted caves in Lascaux, France. Unable to grieve after the death of her twin sister, seventeen-year-old Hannah accompanies her parents to Lascaux, France, where she visits the caves and discovers an astonishing connection between herself and her prehistoric ancestors
The stainless steel rule by Jean Ferris( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kitty and Fran fear that they are losing their best friend Mary when she develops a dangerous infatuation for a domineering, manipulative boy
Relative strangers by Jean Ferris( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventeen-year-old Berkeley, who has never lived with her father, accepts his offer to accompany him to Europe as a graduation present and finds herself struggling to accept him as he really is and not as the ideal father she's always wanted
Amen, Moses Gardenia by Jean Ferris( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A high school girl with an unusual family and lifestyle feels she will never "fit in" with her fellow students and suffers from deep depression until a popular boy helps her to see the value of her special qualities
Once upon a Marigold by Jean Ferris( )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christian is gaga for Princess Marigold. He's just a commoner, though, and no match for royalty. Heck, he lives in a cave with a troll! And now he's discovered another reason to put his love-soggy heart on ice: Queen Olympia is scheming to take over the kingdom-and she'll bump off Marigold to do it! Can Chris foil her diabolical plans?
Into the wind by Jean Ferris( Book )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After her father is killed and their saloon burned down, sixteen-year-old Rosie is rescued by a young sea captain who turns out to be a pirate
Song of the sea by Jean Ferris( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Together, Rosie and Raider challenge the dangers of uncharted water during the War of 1812 and find true love
 
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Twice upon a Marigold
Alternative Names
Jean Ferris American children's writer

Jean Ferris Amerikaans schrijfster

フェリス, ジーン

Languages
English (103)

Japanese (3)

French (2)

Hebrew (1)

Covers
Once upon a MarigoldOf sound mindLove among the walnutsInvincible summerBadEight secondsMuch ado about GrubstakeAcross the grain