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Schur, Maxine

Overview
Works: 54 works in 149 publications in 1 language and 10,925 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Christmas fiction  Tall tales  Drama  Teen films  Historical fiction  Children's films  Film adaptations  Made-for-TV movies 
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 3,092 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 2,646 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 Undetermined and held by 539 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( )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 538 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 )

6 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 498 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
Manners and mischief by Susan S Adler( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1904, nine-year-old Samantha, an orphan living with her wealthy grandmother, and her servant friend Nellie have a midnight adventure when they try to find out what has happened to the seamstress who suddenly left her job
When I left my village by Maxine Schur( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 358 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 349 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
Samantha's story collection by Susan S Adler( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 316 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
Hannah Szenes : a song of light by Maxine Schur( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 291 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
Sacred shadows by Maxine Schur( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 284 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
The story of Ruth by Maxine Schur( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 282 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
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 )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Felicity: an american girl adventure: set in Williamsburg in 1774, nine-year-old Felicity rescues a beautiful horse who is being beaten and starved by her cruel owner, becomes friends with the daughter of an English Loyalist, and learns about courage in a period of growing tensions between the colonists and the British governor in Williamsburg
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 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles a variety of little-known animals, including the babirusa, the dingo, and the okapi
Samantha : an American Girl holiday by Mia Farrow( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1904, well bred Samantha Parkington finds friendship with servant girl Nellie O'Malley when she comes to visit New York City
Shnook the peddler by Maxine Schur( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 154 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 : story collection by Susan S Adler( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 90 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 )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 43 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 41 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
Marielle in Paris by Maxine Schur( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marielle the mouse has worked her dressmaking magic for nine days and nine nights to create nine beautiful dresses for Madame Sooree's nine daughters. Finished at last, Marielle goes to bed, but when she wakes up, the dresses are gone! With no time to lose, Marielle must overcome her fear of heights to take a wild ride with her friend Pierre the pigeon to recover the missing party dresses, which have been scattered across Paris. Age 5+
 
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Samantha's surprise : a Christmas story
Covers
Gullible GusThe peddler's giftThe circlemakerSamantha's story collectionHannah Szenes : a song of lightSacred shadowsThe story of RuthThere's a babirusa in my bathtub! : fact and fancy about curious creatures
Languages
English (106)