WorldCat Identities

Thesman, Jean

Overview
Works: 68 works in 149 publications in 3 languages and 12,161 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.T3525, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jean Thesman
The rain catchers by Jean Thesman( Book )

6 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 1,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Growing up in a house full of women, fourteen-year-old Grayling learns to deal with death, love, and the unanswered questions raised by her widowed mother's apparent abandonment
When the road ends by Jean Thesman( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sent to spend the summer in the country, three foster children and an older woman recovering from a serious accident are abandoned by their slovenly caretaker and must try to survive on their own
The ornament tree by Jean Thesman( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When fourteen-year-old Bonnie moves to her cousin's boardinghouse in Seattle in 1918, she learns about life from the boarders and progressive women who live and work there. Bonnie Shaster, fourteen and recently orphaned, arrives at her cousin Audra's Seattle boarding house in 1918 and struggles to find her place among a disorderly group of progressive ladies and outspoken gentlemen boarders, among them a handsome but embittered young man blinded in the Great War
Rachel Chance by Jean Thesman( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and Danish and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Rachel's illegitimate baby brother is kidnapped by a travelling band of revivalists in 1940, she sets out with her grandfather, a hired hand, and an eccentric neighbor in a desperate attempt to steal him back
Calling the swan by Jean Thesman( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Skylar goes to summer school and tentatively begins to make some friends, she finally starts to get over the loss of her older sister and its terrible effects on the whole family
Singer by Jean Thesman( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Danish and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imprisoned by her wicked and power-hungry mother, Lady Rhiannon, Gwenore escapes to a women's healing community, later changing her name and becoming nursemaid and protector to the children of the magical king of Lir, who is now married to Rhiannon
Appointment with a stranger by Jean Thesman( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deeply self-conscious about her severe asthma attacks, high school student Keller Parrish finds solace in the company of an attractive but mysterious boy at a remote pond, unaware that he is an insubstantial echo of a forty-year-old tragedy
Cattail moon by Jean Thesman( Book )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unable to deal with her mother's disregard of her interest in a musical career, fifteen-year-old Julia leaves Seattle to live with her father and grandmother near the Cascade mountains, where she encounters a ghost who helps her make important decisions about her future
The other ones by Jean Thesman( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High school sophomore Bridget Raynes has to decide whether or not to accept her powers of witchcraft, or abandon them and try to fit in as an ordinary teenager
The tree of bells by Jean Thesman( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While living in a boardinghouse managed by her mother and grandmother in Seattle in 1922, sixteen-year-old Clare decides her future at a time of limited opportunities for women
Molly Donnelly by Jean Thesman( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and Swedish and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Molly, who lives next door to a Japanese American family and whose cousin is a nurse in the Philippines, experiences many changes in her life when World War II breaks out
The last April dancers by Jean Thesman( Book )

6 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and Danish and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen-year-old Cat St.John tries to come to terms with the growing evidence of her father's mental illness and his eventual suicide
A sea so far by Jean Thesman( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After surviving the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fires, two teenage girls, a wealthy semi-invalid and her hired companion, travel together to Ireland and discover they share much in common, from a love of romance novels to grief over the loss of their mothers
The storyteller's daughter by Jean Thesman( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen-year-old Quinn, the middle child in a Depression-era working class family, learns some secrets about her beloved father, who has always been a source of strength and optimism for his family, friends, and neighbors
In the house of the Queen's beasts by Jean Thesman( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen-year-old Emily finds refuge in a tree house in the yard of her new home in Seattle and develops a friendship with a troubled girl
Summerspell by Jean Thesman( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While living with her sister, fifteen-year-old Jocelyn has trouble with her hateful brother-in-law and runs away to her family's summer cabin, where the unwanted presence of two boys complicates her plan of escape
Between by Jean Thesman( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sent to stay at a guest house near Puget Sound in 1941, Charlotte finds herself worried that she is losing her mind because of strange goings-on involving her adopted younger brother, a talking cat, a menacing couple of guests, and the mysterious woods nearby
Nothing grows here by Jean Thesman( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her father's death results in the loss of her house and garden and a move into a shabby apartment house, twelve-year-old Maryanne adjusts with the help of new friends and a new garden
The moonstones by Jean Thesman( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While helping her mother clean out the family home in Puget Sound, fifteen-year-old Jane must deal with her hateful aunt and difficult cousin Ricki, a romance that cannot last, and secrets from her mother's past
Rising tide by Jean Thesman( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1908, Kate and Ellen set up shop and begin to sell handmade Irish linens to a select San Francisco clientele
 
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The rain catchers
Alternative Names

controlled identityBradstreet, T. J.

Jean Thesman American writer

Jean Thesman Amerikaans schrijfster

Jean Thesman amerikansk författare

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When the road endsThe ornament treeRachel ChanceCalling the swanSingerCattail moonThe other onesThe tree of bells