WorldCat Identities

Schur, Maxine

Overview
Works: 42 works in 116 publications in 1 language and 11,066 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Drama  Teen films  Children's films  Made-for-TV movies  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Historical films  Biography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.S3964, FIC
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Most widely held works about Maxine Schur
 
Most widely held works by Maxine Schur
Samantha's surprise : a Christmas story by Maxine Schur( Book )

28 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The two weeks before Christmas are filled with activity as Samantha finishes her homemade presents and makes preparations for visiting relatives
Gullible Gus by Maxine Schur( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 2,682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tired of the teasing he gets for being the most gullible man in Texas, Cowboy Gus goes to Fibrock to find the biggest liar there in hopes of hearing a tall tale that is impossible for anyone--even him--to believe
The peddler's gift by Maxine Schur( Book )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy in turn-of-the-century rural Russia learns that appearances are often deceiving after he steals and then tries to return a dreidel (a four-sided spinning top) to the traveling peddler Shnook. Suggested level: primary
Samantha : an American girl by Susan S Adler( )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samantha Parkington is an orphan being raised by her wealthy grandmother at the start of a brand-new century, a time when new ideas and inventions are changing everyone's lives. Samantha's own world is filled with elegance and privilege, but she sees that not everyone's life is changing for the better--especially her friend Nellie, a servant girl who lives next door. Some people consider "mixing with servants" bold and improper. But for Samantha, a person's worth isn't measured by wealth. True friendship is what matters most
The circlemaker by Maxine Schur( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In mid-nineteenth century Russia, Mendel Cholinsky, a twelve-year-old Jewish boy tries to escape to America to avoid being taken into the Czar's army for twenty-five years of military service
When I left my village by Maxine Schur( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Ethiopian Jewish family leaves their oppressed mountain village to make a difficult and treacherous journey in the hope of reaching freedom in Israel
Day of delight : a Jewish Sabbath in Ethiopia by Maxine Schur( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts a young Ethiopian Jewish boy and his family, including their typical daily routine followed by preparation for and celebration of the Sabbath
Manners and mischief by Susan S Adler( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living with her rich grandmother, Samantha has the best of everything. But when she becomes friends with Nellie, she learns that life isn't so easy for everyone. Samantha is determined to help her new friend, but Nellie ends up helping her, too! Then Samantha tries to help decorate for Christmas, but is disappointed when her plans are being changed. Discover what happens to help make this Christmas even better than Samantha planned
Samantha's story collection by Susan S Adler( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of novels that chronicle the adventures of Samantha Parkington, an orphan girl who is being raised by her wealthy grandmother at the start of the twentieth century
Sacred shadows by Maxine Schur( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her German hometown becomes part of Poland after World War I, Lena, a young German Jew, struggles to come to terms with the anti-Semitism and anti-German hatred that seems to be growing around her. Suggested level: secondary
American Girl 4 film favorites : Kit Kittredge - an American girl ; Samantha - an American girl holiday ; Molly - an American girl on the home front ; Felicity - an American girl adventure( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samantha (2004). "Set in 1904, "American Girls" revolves around Samantha as she moves in with her grandmother and learns how to become a proper Victorian young lady."--Www.imdb.com
Hannah Szenes : a song of light by Maxine Schur( Book )

7 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Jewish heroine whose mission to help rescue European Jews in World War II cost her her life
There's a babirusa in my bathtub! : fact and fancy about curious creatures by Maxine Schur( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles a variety of little-known animals, including the babirusa, the dingo, and the okapi
Shnook the peddler by Maxine Schur( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy in turn-of-the-century rural Russia learns that appearances are often deceiving after he steals and then tries to return a dreidel to the traveling peddler Shnook
Samantha : an American Girl holiday( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samantha: an American girl holiday brings history boldly to life as it takes girls on a journey back to New York in 1904. Samantha's proper Grandmary is raising her to be a young lady, but her life starts changing the day she meets Nellie O'Malley, the servant girl next door. Though they come from different worlds, they become fast friends, facing happiness and sorrow, adventure and danger together. But nothing can prepare them for a life altering surprises that await them this holiday season
The story of Ruth by Maxine Schur( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a retelling of the Biblical story of Ruth, in simple text with illustrations, and is often read as part of the celebration of the holiday of Shavuot
Samantha : story collection by Susan S Adler( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samantha's six-book series is bound in one volume. Samantha Parkington finds her own way to define "a proper young lady" as America begins a brand-new century
Samantha's surprise, a Christmas story by Maxine Schur( Recording )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The two weeks before Christmas are filled with activity as Samantha finishes her homemade presents and makes preparations for visiting relatives
The marvelous maze by Maxine Schur( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a clever prince has a beautiful maze garden constructed and decrees that he will marry the princess who can find her way out, forty-three princesses try without success
Weka won't learn : and other stories for children by Maxine Schur( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight stories about New Zealand birds with stylized colour illustrations
 
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Samantha's surprise : a Christmas story
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Gullible GusThe peddler's giftThe circlemakerSamantha's story collectionSacred shadowsHannah Szenes : a song of lightThere's a babirusa in my bathtub! : fact and fancy about curious creaturesThe story of Ruth