WorldCat Identities

Marsden, John 1950-

Overview
Works: 459 works in 1,817 publications in 6 languages and 28,387 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  War fiction  Short stories  Epistolary fiction  Young adult works  Dystopias  Drama  Film adaptations  War films 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Narrator, Creator
Classifications: PR8269.A716, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Marsden
Letters from the inside by John Marsden( Book )

45 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The relationship between two teenage girls who become acquainted through letters intensifies as their correspondence reveals some of the terrible problems of their lives
Lost & found by Shaun Tan( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three stories explore how we lose and find what matters most to us, as a girl finds a bright spot in a dark world, a boy leads a strange, lost being home, and a group of peaceful creatures loses its home to cruel invaders
Darkness, be my friend by John Marsden( Book )

37 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As survivors of an enemy invasion of their homeland, Ellie and her friends return to Australia as guides for soldiers from New Zealand who plan an attack on the Wirrawee airfield
So much to tell you by John Marsden( Book )

55 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sent to a hospital by her mother, Marina, a disfigured Australian girl who refuses to speak, reveals her thoughts and feelings in a diary
Tomorrow, when the war began by John Marsden( Book )

11 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 1,191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Ellie and six of her friends return home from a camping trip deep in the bush, they find things hideously wrong -- their families gone, houses empty and abandoned, pets and stock dead. Gradually they begin to comprehend that their country has been invaded and everyone in the town has been taken prisoner. As the horrible reality of the situation becomes evident they have to make a life-and-death decision: to run back into the bush and hide, to give themselves up to be with their families, or to stay and try to fight. This reveting, tautly-drawn novel seems at times to be only a step away from today's headlines
A killing frost by John Marsden( Book )

23 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 1,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ellie and her friends, a small band of teenagers trying to survive in the Australian countryside, continue to resist the enemies who have invaded their country
The dead of night by John Marsden( Book )

18 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 1,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six determined Australian teenagers try to find their missing friends while continuing to resist the enemies who have invaded their country
The night is for hunting by John Marsden( Book )

34 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While trying to care for a group of abandoned young children, five Australian teenagers continue their struggle for survival and their resistance against the enemy invading their homeland
The other side of dawn by John Marsden( Book )

27 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ellie and her friends, five Australian teenagers who survived the enemy invasion of their country, use guerrilla tactics to support a major counterattack by New Zealand troops
Hamlet : a novel by John Marsden( Book )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grieving for the recent death of his beloved father and appalled by his mother's quick remarriage to his uncle, Hamlet, heir to the Danish throne, struggles with conflicting emotions, particularly after his father's ghost appeals to him to avenge his death
While I live by John Marsden( Book )

23 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Officially the war is over, but Ellie can not seem to escape it and resume a normal life especially after her parents are murdered and she becomes the ward of an unscrupulous lawyer who wants to acquire her family's property
Burning for revenge by John Marsden( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having been separated from the New Zealand rescue troops they were guiding, five Australian teenagers continue their resistance against the unknown enemy invading their homeland
Checkers by John Marsden( Book )

24 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Speaking from a mental hospital, a teenage girl recounts the tremendous media pressure that preceded the breaking scandal of her father's unethical business dealings
The rabbits by John Marsden( Book )

19 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about the invasion of Australia by white people and the gradual destruction of the original inhabitants and the environment upon which they depended; Picture fiction for older readers___
Burning for revenge by John Marsden( Book )

38 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having been separated from the New Zealand rescue troops they were guiding, five Australian teenagers continue their resistance against the unknown enemy invading their homeland
Winter by John Marsden( Book )

19 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and Korean and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

16 year old Winter has come home to Warriewood, the family farm she left as a four year old after the death of her parents. It soon becomes apparent that the couple who have been paid to manage the place, have been robbing it blind. But that is much easier to deal with than finding out the truth about how her mother died. Suggested level: secondary
Tomorrow, when the war began by John Marsden( Book )

12 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Ellie and her friends go camping, they have no idea they're leaving their old lives behind forever. Despite a less-than-tragic food shortage and a secret crush or two, everything goes as planned. But a week later, they return home to find their houses empty and their pets starving. Something has gone wrong--horribly wrong. Before long, they realize the country has been invaded, and the entire town has been captured--including their families and all their friends. Ellie and the other survivors face an impossible decision: They can flee for the mountains or surrender. Or they can fight
The third day, the frost by John Marsden( Book )

30 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rebel group manages to get a message to someone in New Zealand before falling into the clutches of the dreaded Major Harvey, and Ellie is set to face a firing squad until fate sends a bomb a Hack and a sacrifice
The dead of the night by John Marsden( Book )

38 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this sequel, the teenagers continue their guerilla resistance to the invaders, and pay a very high price for the courage it requires
Circle of flight by John Marsden( Book )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is a time of profound change for Ellie Linton. Enemies are everywhere. Some come crawling over the hills others drive in and knock on the front door. Sometimes her friends are there and sometimes they are not. Ellie fights every inch of the way. But when courage and imagination are not enough, when she is trapped and helpless, Ellie must face the end of life as she knows it, standing alone, sustained only by her own strength
 
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Lost & foundDarkness, be my friendSo much to tell youTomorrow, when the war beganA killing frostThe dead of nightThe night is for huntingThe other side of dawn
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마스든, 존 1950-

マーズデン, ジョン

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