WorldCat Identities

Wood, Jane Roberts 1929-

Overview
Works: 35 works in 131 publications in 3 languages and 10,906 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Diary fiction  Historical fiction  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3573.O5945, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Jane Roberts Wood
 
Most widely held works by Jane Roberts Wood
A place called Sweet Shrub by Jane Roberts Wood( Book )

18 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 1,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the sequel to The train to Estelline, Lucy and Josh move to Sweet Shrub, Arkansas, and discover that the surface tranquillity hides simmering tensions and unrest
Grace by Jane Roberts Wood( Book )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 1,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grace Gillian, abandoned by her husband but blessed by a "wild Irish streak," faces the end of World War II, along with her neighbors on Pine Street who are "bound together by their neighborhood and their Southern etiquette and separated by class, money, and family."--Jacket
Dance a little longer by Jane Roberts Wood( Book )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year is 1931 and the Arnolds have moved to Deere County in West Texas from East Texas; Josh is to be principal of the local school and Lucy will teach first grade. The Arnolds are not given a universal welcome; there is an element in town hostile to all educators and Josh's predecessor met with an unfortunate accident which resulted in his precipitous departure. But secure in their commitment to each other, to their son and to education, Josh and Lucy are determined to make a success of their new lives. Then a summer of grueling work clearing fields and preparing a new home gives way to unforeseen trials during the school year and a tragedy that threatens both their solid marriage and Lucy's sanity
Roseborough by Jane Roberts Wood( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recently widowed and struggling to find her fourteen-year-old runaway daughter, ice cream clerk Mary Lou signs up for a single-parenting class and soon finds the entire group enmeshed in her search
The train to Estelline : a novel by Jane Roberts Wood( Book )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in English and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1911, Lucinda Richards begins teaching in Estelline, Texas, where she finds much prejudice and ignorance in her one-room schoolhouse
Roseborough by Jane Roberts Wood( )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three weeks after Mary Lou's husband dies, her 14-year-old daughter runs away. Nearly paralyzed with grief, Mary Lou stays grounded through her job at the Dairy Queen. Then one day, she signs up for a single-parenting class. Armed with her newfound courage, she begins a comical, touching quest to find her daughter
Grace by Jane Roberts Wood( )

7 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As high school English teacher Grace Gillian looks out her upstairs window over Cold Springs, Texas, she feels change all around her. It is 1944; the men and boys of the town are enlisting and shipping out. The man Grace has loved her entire life is going away, but now the normally passive young woman decides to do something about it
Out the Summerhill Road : a novel by Jane Roberts Wood( )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1946 a young couple is brutally murdered. And, now, thirty-four years later, the rumor is that Jackson Morris, who had been the only person of interest in the murders, has come home. Or has he? When the four women of the Tuesday bridge club hear this rumor, their responses range from a reckless excitement to a shaky uneasiness. There's Isabel, compelling and passionate, who foolishly and inexplicably longs to see Jackson, her first love, again while the seemingly innocent Mary Martha prays that the sheriff will put Jackson's head in a noose. Although the eternally optimistic Sarah looks to the law to determine Jackson's fate, the fourth woman, an Irish immigrant and a misfit in Cold Springs, is guided by the spirit world, including a cat, in deciding his guilt or innocence. When a second murder occurs after Jackson's return, Cold Springs reacts with fear and paranoia while the women struggle to protect their friend's reputation and desperately try to find a murderer
The train to Estelline : the first novel in a trilogy by Jane Roberts Wood( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Seventeen-year-old Lucinda Richards begins her job as the new school teacher for the White Star school in West Texas."--Page 4 of cover
Out the Summerhill Road : a novel by Jane Roberts Wood( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Jane Roberts Wood comes a quietly riveting novel revealing the banal faces of evil in a small East Texas town. In 1946 a young couple is brutally murdered in Cold Springs. And, now, thirty-four years later, the rumor is that Jackson Morris, who had been the only person of interest in the murders, has come home. Or has he?
Out of Dallas : 14 stories( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mocha : the real doctor by Jane Roberts Wood( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mocha, a cat who lives at an animal clinic, makes nighttime doctor rounds there and helps the various animals
The train to Estelline by Jane Roberts Wood( Recording )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucy takes a job teaching fifteen students in a one-room schoolhouse in Texas. She is confronted by small-town prejudice, students too poor to own winter coats, and a bitter dispute between ranchers and railroaders. With the help of a mysterious man she begins to expand her world and to understand that sometimes heartache and happiness walk hand-in-hand
A place called Sweet Shrub by Jane Roberts Wood( Recording )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This tale captures the joy and heartache of the life of a young schoolmarm in the American South during World War I
Dance a little longer by Jane Roberts Wood( Recording )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a terrible tragedy strikes the Arnolds, the colorful characters of Meg, Bud, and Miriah try to help them recapture the joy in their lives
Seven stories by Jane Roberts Wood( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grace by Jane Roberts Wood( )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mocha, the clinical cat by Jane Roberts Wood( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mocha, an injured cat who finds a home at an animal clinic, makes nighttime doctor rounds there and helps the various animals
A Place Called Sweet Shrub #2 by Jane Roberts Wood( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

West Texas Book & Author Festival( Visual )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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