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Duder, Tessa

Overview
Works: 107 works in 310 publications in 5 languages and 4,972 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  Short stories  Poetry  Picture books  Television programs  Anecdotes  Genealogy  History 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.D8645, 823.2
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In lane three, Alex Archer by Tessa Duder( Book )

8 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen-year-old Alex struggles to overcome personal trauma and hardship as she competes with her arch rival for a place on the New Zealand swimming team participating in the 1960 Olympic Games in Rome
Jellybean by Tessa Duder( Book )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and Dutch and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The only child of a single mother, Geraldine is tired of having to fit into her mother's busy orchestra schedule but things begin to change when she discovers a new friend and an ambition to be a conductor
Alex in Rome by Tessa Duder( Book )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a member of the New Zealand swimming team, fifteen-year-old Alex gets her first taste of independence as she faces the challenges of competition in the 1960 Olympic Games in Rome
Alex in winter by Tessa Duder( Book )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and Catalan and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tragedy has entered Alex's life, and during the long winter she tries to cope with grief and uncertainty about her future
Alex by Tessa Duder( Book )

20 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alexandra Archer is swimming to qualify for the Olympic Games in Rome - In the past year she has fallen in love and knows how it feels to lose - Alex faces intense competition and will have to swim the race of her life to achieve her dream
The word witch : the magical verse of Margaret Mahy by Margaret Mahy( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated selection of the poetry of Margaret Mahy, illustrated by David Elliot. Do you know about the Word Witch? Has she cast her spell over you? She can lasso with a limerick, haunt with a haiku and wrap you tight in a rhyme, quick as lightning. Her cauldron is a dictionary, her wand a mighty pen, and she stirs her words at midnight, making tempting treats for children, to please and tease and tantalise them with imaginary treasures and delectable dreams. She weaves words into adventures, sets verses wildly dancing, makes similes sing and stamp their feet and poems purr like pussycats who've eaten all the cream. Her name is Margaret Mahy. These are her spells
Night race to Kawau by Tessa Duder( Book )

11 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Sam is thrilled when she discovers that Dad has decided the whole family will be taking part in the night race to Kawau Island in their boat, Aratika. But what sounds like an exciting challenge goes drastically wrong when a gale suddenly blows up as night starts to fall, and Dad is knocked unconscious while trying to take the spinnaker down. Can Sam and her mother sail the Aratika through the gale and bring their family to safe harbour? Suggested level: secondary
Songs for Alex by Tessa Duder( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On her return to New Zealand after her success at the Rome Olympics, Alex has to make some serious decisions: about her future in swimming, her career and her feelings for Tom. Suggested level: secondary
Margaret Mahy : a writer's life by Tessa Duder( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book, fellow authorTessa Duder paints a fascinating literary portrait of one of the world’s best-loved children’s authors, providing an insightful summary and analysis of her life as a writer--it’s influences and it’s outcomes--throughout her richly textured career
Margaret Mahy a writer's life : a literary portrait of New Zealand's best-loved children's author by Tessa Duder( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book, fellow authorTessa Duder paints a fascinating literary portrait of one of the world's best-loved children's authors, providing an insightful summary and analysis of her life as a writer--it's influences and it's outcomes--throughout her richly textured career
Journey to Olympia : the story of the Olympic games by Tessa Duder( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From chariot to yacht racesm explore the fascinating 2,800 year old history of the world renowned Olympics"--Page 2 of cover
Carpet of dreams by Tessa Duder( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Sara goes to stay with her grandmother, she discovers a dusty old Turkish carpet in the attic. Mesmerised by beautiful animals woven into the carpet, she embarks upon a magical and dreamlike journey that takes her back through time and place, to ultimately discover the roots of her family. Suggested level: junior, primary
Is she still alive? : scintillating stories for women of a certain age-- by Tessa Duder( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen stories with older women given the starring role. Coping with sweeping changes in family and society values, they know about loss, ingratitude, yearning and grief, but also about loyalty, stamina, laughter and love
The Tiggie Tompson show by Tessa Duder( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Auckland during the 1990's, Tiggie Tompson is a teenage girl struggling to come to terms with herself. Tiggie thinks she's dumpy, plain and talentless, she knows that her parents and teachers think she's a loser and at school she's the butt of jokes. To make it worse her mother is a glamorous television journalist, with a famous face. At her new liberal school all she wants is to continue leading a quiet life. However, things don't turn out quite as she planned, Tiggie Tompson is about to be discovered. Suggested level: intermediate, secondary
Seduced by the sea : more stories from seafaring kiwis( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A second anthology of true sea stories, published to coincide with the second defence of the America's Cup in New Zealand, some of which have been previously published
Out of the deep : and other stories from New Zealand and the Pacific by Bruce Potter( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This anthology of 16 stories marks the 2 April 2007 celebration of Children's Book Day, and also the birthday of Hans Christian Andersen. Fifteen writers were invited to submit works for the book, and the majority of the stories have been written specifically for this project. The authors are drawn from New Zealand and around the Pacific, and these are stories of adventure, myth, mystery, history and legend, stories that reflect the diverse range of lives and lifestyles that the Pacific encompasses
Tiggie Tompson, all at sea by Tessa Duder( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tiggie has won the coveted television drama role of Eliza, an aristocratic young English woman who escapes abuse by way of a steerage passage to New Zealand in the mid-nineteenth century. But Tiggie is about to become embroiled in her own family drama, including unpleasant e-mails from an unknown half-brother in Australia, with unpleasant news about Tiggie's parents. Suggested level: secondary
Alex by Tessa Duder( Book )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen-year-old Alex struggles to overcome personal trauma and hardship as she competes with her arch rival for a place on the New Zealand swimming team participating in the 1960 Olympic Games in Rome. Suggested level: secondary
Hot mail by Tessa Duder( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jess and Dan met by accident on the Internet. Jess is 14, lonely and scared, on a year-long Pacific voyage with her mother, stepfather and crew. Dan is struggling with his own eccentric family and small-town life in Northland, N.Z. As Jess' yacht heads towards the South Pacific and the hurricane season, Dan and Jess have no idea how powerful their friendship will become. Suggested level: secondary
Spirit of Adventure by Tessa Duder( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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In lane three, Alex Archer
Alternative Names
Tessa Duder escritora neozelandesa

Tessa Duder New Zealand writer

Tessa Duder schrijfster uit Nieuw-Zeeland

Tessa Duder scriitoare neozeelandeză

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JellybeanAlex in RomeAlex in winterAlexThe word witch : the magical verse of Margaret MahyNight race to KawauSongs for AlexMargaret Mahy : a writer's life