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Garland, Sherry

Overview
Works: 43 works in 96 publications in 2 languages and 17,024 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Picture books  Biography  Bildungsromans  Folklore  Historical fiction  Diary fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ8.1.G1668, FIC
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Most widely held works about Sherry Garland
 
Most widely held works by Sherry Garland
A line in the sand : the Alamo diary of Lucinda Lawrence, Gonzales, Texas, 1835 by Sherry Garland( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 2,391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the journal she receives for her twelfth birthday in 1835, Lucinda Lawrence describes the hardships her family and other residents of the "Texas colonies" endure when they decide to face the Mexicans in a fight for their freedom
The lotus seed by Sherry Garland( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 2,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Vietnamese girl saves a lotus seed and carries it with her everywhere to remember a brave emperor and the homeland that she has to flee
Valley of the Moon : the diary of Maria Rosalia de Milagros by Sherry Garland( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1845-1846 diary of thirteen-year-old Maria, servant to the wealthy Spanish family which took her in when her Indian mother died. Includes a historical note about the settlement and early history of California
Children of the dragon : selected tales from Vietnam by Sherry Garland( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 1,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated collection of Vietnamese folktales with explanatory notes following each story
My father's boat by Sherry Garland( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and Chinese and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Vietnamese-American boy spends a day with his father on his shrimp boat, listening as he describes how his own father fishes on the South China Sea
Voices of the Alamo by Sherry Garland( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the 1500s to the present, different voices and perspectives of men and women--Indian, Mexican, Spanish, Texan, and American--recount the history of the Alamo and its region
The silent storm by Sherry Garland( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen-year-old Alyssa has not spoken since seeing her parents die in a hurricane, and now, three years later, another storm threatens the home she shares with her grandfather on Galveston Island
Song of the buffalo boy by Sherry Garland( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shunned and mistreated because of her mixed heritage and determined to avoid an arranged marriage, seventeen-year-old Loi runs away to Ho Chi Minh City with the hope that she and the boy she loves will be able to go to the United States to find her American father
Shadow of the dragon by Sherry Garland( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High school sophomore Danny Vo tries to resolve the conflict between the values of his Vietnamese refugee family and his new American way of life
Why ducks sleep on one leg by Sherry Garland( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Vietnamese folktale explaining why ducks sleep on one leg
The buffalo soldier by Sherry Garland( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Realizing that his future lies in owning land, not just being free, a young man raised as a slave becomes a buffalo soldier--a member of an all-black cavalry regiment formed to protect white settlers from Indians, bandits, and outlaws, and that later fought in the Spanish American War. Includes historical note
In the shadow of the Alamo by Sherry Garland( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conscripted into the Mexican Army, fifteen-year-old Lorenzo Bonifacio makes some unexpected alliances and learns some harsh truths about General Santa Ana as the troops move toward the Battle of the Alamo
Summer sands by Sherry Garland( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a winter storm destroys the sand dunes that provide a home for plants and animals, a beach community bands together to restore the dunes
Indio by Sherry Garland( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen-year-old Ipa struggles to survive a brutal time of change as the Spanish begin the conquest of the native people along the Texas border
I never knew your name by Sherry Garland( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An observer laments the lonely life of a teenage suicide whose neighbors didn't even know his name
Cabin 102 by Sherry Garland( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Dusty has an overwhelming fear of drowning. While on a cruise to the Caribbean with his father, stepmother, and stepsisters, a cruise he did his best to avoid, Dusty discovers the ghost of Tahni, an Arawak Indian girl, in the cabin next door. Drowned in a hurricane in 1511, Tahni is trying to return to her island and her beloved husband. Through his friendship with Tahni, Dustry finally overcomes his fear of water by putting his concern for Tahni's well being ahead of his own fears
Vietnam, rebuilding a nation by Sherry Garland( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history, people, politics, culture, major cities, and other aspects of Vietnam
Writing for young adults by Sherry Garland( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides guidelines and examples on writing for the YA market with profiles of popular genres and current trends, tips on improving writing skills and effective research, and the dos and dont's of contacting publishers
Letters from the mountain by Sherry Garland( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teenage boy, sent for the summer to relatives in the mountains in order to remove him from gang influences, discovers life's really important values through his unlikely friendship with a boy whose family is dirt poor but who knows the importance of friendship, family, honor, and the re relationship between action and responsibility
Voices of the dust bowl by Sherry Garland( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voices from those who lived through the largest environmental catastrophe in American history. From 1931 to 1940, a combination of drought and soil erosion destroyed the fragile ecology and economy of the Great Plains. Evocative illustrations accompany poignant testimonies, including those of a farmer's wife, a banker, and a child who had never seen rain, to provide an emotionally charged account
 
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A line in the sand : the Alamo diary of Lucinda Lawrence, Gonzales, Texas, 1835
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The lotus seedValley of the Moon : the diary of Maria Rosalia de MilagrosChildren of the dragon : selected tales from VietnamMy father's boatVoices of the AlamoThe silent stormSong of the buffalo boyShadow of the dragon