WorldCat Identities

Tamar, Erika

Overview
Works: 32 works in 121 publications in 2 languages and 9,466 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.T159, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Erika Tamar
The junkyard dog by Erika Tamar( Book )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 1,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the advice of her stepfather, eleven-year-old Katie takes on the job of feeding an abused junkyard dog and building it a doghouse for shelter during the hard winter
Alphabet City ballet by Erika Tamar( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living in a poor Puerto Rican family complicates life for ten- year-old Marisol when she realizes that pursuing her love for ballet may expose her brother to danger
The garden of happiness by Erika Tamar( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marisol and her neighbors turn a vacant New York City lot into a lush community garden. Marisol's seed, planted in a New York City cracked sidewalk, grows into a huge sunflower. A littered lot in New York's Alphabet City is transformed into a lush garden by people of the neighborhood. Young Marisol finds a small patch of her own, where she plants a large, flat seed. As it grows up and up, it surprises everyone and becomes the most special plant in the Garden of Happiness
Katherine's story : a Cape Light novel by Erika Tamar( Book )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1905, while pursuing her dreams of becoming an artist, the twelve-year-old daughter of the Cape Light lighthouse keeper learns the value of family, home, and friendship
Rose's story : a Cape Light novel by Erika Tamar( Book )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1906, mortified by her mother's suffragist activities that cause the family to move from New York City to Cape Light, fourteen-year-old Rose sees no value in her mother's feminist views until she tries to enter a horse-riding competition open only to boys
Lizabeth's story : a Cape Light novel by Erika Tamar( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a scarlet fever outbreak in 1906, thirteen-year-old Lizabeth must decide whether it is more important to be Strawberry Queen or to be at the bedside of her younger sister, who is ill
Soccer mania! by Erika Tamar( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine-year-old Pete and his friends, who enjoy playing pick-up soccer, get registered as an official team and discover the negative aspects of competition
Fair game by Erika Tamar( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in Italian and English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High school senior Laura Jean is shocked when the school jocks are accused of gang-raping a retarded girl and her boyfriend Scott appears to be involved
Venus and the Comets by Erika Tamar( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Venus's mother wants her to be a supermodel, but all Venus wants to do is play soccer, and so when she is scheduled to portray Cinderella at a toy store, Venus has an opportunity to show everyone what she really wants to be
Amanda's story : a Cape Light novel by Erika Tamar( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While living in Cape Light during the years 1904 to 1906, thirteen-year-old Amanda struggles to obey her widowed father's orders not to see the boy she loves, despite her angry resentment of her parent's courtship of a local widow
High cheekbones by Erika Tamar( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen-year-old Alice discovers there's a lot more to being a high fashion model than designer clothes and a glamorous lifestyle
The midnight train home by Erika Tamar( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When their mother can no longer care for them, eleven-year-old Deirdre and her brothers board the Orphans' Train for placement with families out West, but Deirdre, a talented singer, finds a different type of family when she joins a traveling vaudeville troupe. Includes a note on the Children's Aid Society which operated the orphan trains from 1854 to 1930
It happened at Cecilia's by Erika Tamar( Book )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ninth-grader Andy's relatively stable life with his father and his cat living above their Manhattan restaurant is threatened when his father falls in love and their restaurant is discovered by a restaurant critic, bringing the Mafia in for a cut of the increasing business
Good-bye, glamour girl by Erika Tamar( Book )

2 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Liesl, a Jewish refugee from Nazi-occupied Vienna, arrives in New York, she is determined to leave her European heritage behind and become as all-American, glamourous, and famous as her idol, the film star Rita Hayworth
Blues for Silk Garcia by Erika Tamar( Book )

4 editions published between 1983 and 1991 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen-year-old Linda, who resembles her father and has his gift for music, pursues the truth about her long-absent parent now that he has died, and her own interest in the guitar
The things I did last summer by Erika Tamar( Book )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A summer romance with an older woman gives seventeen-year-old Andy a hard lesson about physical love, spiritual love, and their consequences
Donnatalee : a mermaid adventure by Erika Tamar( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kate, a girl living in New York City, takes the subway to the beach, where she imagines being a mermaid, swimming with the fishes, and becoming queen of the sea
The truth about Kim O'Hara by Erika Tamar( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen-year-old Andy is often baffled by his girlfriend Kim's apparent coolness and rigidity until her tragic past is suddenly revealed
Out of control by Erika Tamar( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A talented singer's love turns to obsession when he starts dating the female guitarist in his rock band
The girls of lighthouse lane / Rose's story by Thomas Kinkade( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The junkyard dog
Languages
English (103)

Italian (3)

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Alphabet City balletThe garden of happinessKatherine's story : a Cape Light novelRose's story : a Cape Light novelLizabeth's story : a Cape Light novelSoccer mania!Fair gameVenus and the Comets