WorldCat Identities

Marsden, John 1950-

Overview
Works: 303 works in 1,596 publications in 17 languages and 29,799 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Short stories  Young adult works  Drama  War stories  Film adaptations  War films  History  Allegories 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Narrator, Creator
Classifications: PZ7, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Marsden
Tomorrow, when the war began by John Marsden( Book )

48 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 1,931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven Australian teenagers return from a camping trip in the bush to discover that their country has been invaded and they must hide to stay alive. When Ellie and her friends return from a camping trip in the Australian bush, they find things hideously wrong--their families are gone. Gradually they begin to comprehend that their country has been invaded and everyone in their town has been taken prisoner. As the reality of the situation hits them, they must make a decision--run and hide, give themselves up and be with their families, or fight back
Letters from the inside by John Marsden( Book )

90 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 1,716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two teenage girls become penpals and over a period of time seem to get to know each other - but do they? Suggested level: secondary
A killing frost by John Marsden( Book )

34 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,435 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
Burning for revenge by John Marsden( Book )

53 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,423 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
Lost & found by Shaun Tan( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1,368 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
So much to tell you by John Marsden( Book )

68 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 1,350 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
The night is for hunting by John Marsden( Book )

50 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,320 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
Darkness, be my friend by John Marsden( Book )

32 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,289 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
The other side of dawn by John Marsden( Book )

41 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,220 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
The dead of night by John Marsden( Book )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 969 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
While I live by John Marsden( Book )

22 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Swedish and held by 780 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
Checkers by John Marsden( Book )

25 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 739 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 dead of night by John Marsden( Book )

73 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 724 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 rabbits by John Marsden( Book )

41 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses rabbits, a species introduced to Australia, to represent an allegory of the arrival of Europeans in Australia and the widespread environmental destruction caused by man throughout the continent. A sophisticated picture book
Hamlet : a novel by John Marsden( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 680 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
Winter by John Marsden( Book )

25 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orphaned at four years old, Australian sixteen-year-old Winter de Salis returns to her childhood home in an attempt to find out about her dead parents and her own past
Tomorrow, when the war began by John Marsden( Book )

9 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 490 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
Circle of flight by John Marsden( Book )

21 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ellie Chronicles, the follow-up to the Tomorrow Series, tells of post-invasion Australia as witnessed by teenage Ellie. In this final installment, Ellie's responsibility for her surrogate brother Gavin is threatened by both enemy forces and the government and she finds herself fighting both but on different fields of battle
Incurable by John Marsden( Book )

17 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Swedish and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ellie has struggled to put the war behind her and lead a normal life. Although what's normal about your parents having been murdered; trying to run a farm and go to school; and bringing up a young boy who's hiding terrible secrets about his past?
Tomorrow, when the war began by John Marsden( Recording )

40 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven Australian teenagers return from a camping trip in the bush to discover that their country has been invaded and they must hide to stay alive
 
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Marsden, John

마스든, 존 1950-

マーズデン, ジョン

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Letters from the insideA killing frostBurning for revengeLost & foundSo much to tell youThe night is for huntingDarkness, be my friendThe other side of dawn