WorldCat Identities

Harrison, Sue

Overview
Works: 75 works in 302 publications in 8 languages and 9,934 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Historical fiction  Juvenile works  History  Biography 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Performer
Classifications: PS3558.A6719, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sue Harrison
Mother earth, father sky by Sue Harrison( Book )

61 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 2,743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the last Ice Age, a young Indian woman embarks on a personal quest for survival and revenge
My sister the moon by Sue Harrison( Book )

23 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 1,778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of Kiin in love with one of Chagak's sons but promised to the other on the Aleutian Islands of nine thousand years ago
Brother Wind : a novel by Sue Harrison( Book )

24 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third and last volume of a prehistoric saga set in the Aleutian Islands. Kiin, a woman carver of the First Men tribe, is widowed when her husband is killed by Raven of the Walrus People. He takes Kiin with him to his village, but Samiq, chief hunter and brother of the murdered man, plots revenge. By the author of My Sister the Moon
Song of the river by Sue Harrison( Book )

27 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A historical novel on the Aleut people, who inhabited prehistoric Alaska. The hero is Chakliux, a trader of hunting dogs who becomes embroiled in tribal intrigues, leading to murder and the massacre of dogs. Lots of detail on the Aleut way of life
Cry of the wind by Sue Harrison( Book )

23 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel on the early Aleuts of Alaska. The heroine is K'os, a healing woman rendered infertile by a rape. The novel follows her campaign of revenge amid inter-tribal warfare
Call down the stars by Sue Harrison( Book )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Water Gourd and his granddaughter, Daughter, flee prehistoric Japan after their village is destroyed and fid shelter with the River People on the Alaskan coast
Ivory carver trilogy by Sue Harrison( )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A special three-in-one edition of Sue Harrison's mythic and memorable Ivory Carver Trilogy In Mother Earth Father Sky, it's 7056 BC, a time before history. On the first day that Chagak's womanhood is acknowledged within her Aleut tribe, she unexpectedly finds herself betrothed to Seal Stalker, the most promising young hunter in the village. A bright future lies ahead of Chagak'but in one violent moment, she loses her entire way of life. Left with her infant brother, Pup, and only a birdskin parka for warmth, Chagak sets out across the icy waters on a quest for survival and revenge. In My Sister the Moon, Gray Bird wanted only sons. His daughter, Kiin, would have been killed at birth to make way for a male heir if not for the tribal chief, Kayugh, who claimed the infant as a future wife for one of his two young sons. Sixteen years later, Kiin is caught between the two brothers: one to whom she is promised, the other whom she desires. But the evil spawned by her own family takes her far from her people to a place where savage cruelties, love, and fate will strengthen and change her, and lead her to her ultimate destiny. And in Brother Wind, in the tribe of the First Men, courageous, beautiful Kiin, an accomplished ivory carver, is finally content with her hard-won life, which includes twin sons and a loving warrior husband. When she is suddenly pulled back into her nightmarish former existence as slave to the Raven, shaman of the Walrus People, her husband's brother, Samiq, vows to bring her back to their tribe. Across the land, Kukutux, the wife of a Whale Hunter, finds the loss of her husband and the hostility of her clan too much to bear. The lives of Kiin, Samiq, and Kukutux, and the paths of their tribesmen will converge in a final dramatic confrontation that tests the strength of their hearts and spirits against the cruelty of man, nature, and fate
Sisu by Sue Harrison( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Wood Rye has diabetes, but convinces his friend Ulysses Jackson that the doctors have misdiagnosed him. With Jackson's help, he runs away from the hospital and hides in a forest in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. There, he battles with both his illness and the harsh wilderness in a struggle that could cost him his life
Mi hermana la luna by Sue Harrison( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Where the sky begins by Jill Creighton( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When twelve-year-old Jenkin's brother is in an accident and has to be taken to the hospital in a helicopter, Jenkin and his younger brother and sister head into the bush to find their father at his fishing camp. While on their way through the wilderness the children are pursued by their well-intentioned, but frightening, Uncle Donny. Grades 4-7
Ma soeur la Lune by Sue Harrison( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in French and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

7039 avant J.C. Au coeur de l'Alaska, les glaces emprisonnent les îles aléoutiennes et la faim règne partout. Dans ces circonstances, que vaut la vie d'une petite fille pour un père, soucieux d'avoir des héritiers mâles qui seront de futurs chasseurs?
Mother earth, father sky by Sue Harrison( Recording )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the migration of an ancient Native American tribe in Ice Age America. After a surprise attack kills everyone except Chagak and her young brother, they begin a journey in search of their grandfather that becomes a quest for survival and revenge. Bestseller 1990
Schwester Mond : Roman by Sue Harrison( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in German and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forts. von: "Vater Himmel, Mutter Erde". - Auf den Aleuten vor 9000 Jahren: Die schwangere Kiin vom Volk der Ersten Menschen wird von ihrem Bruder entführt. Er bringt sie zum Dorf der Walroßmenschen, um sie dort gegen Waren einzutauschen
Smallpox is dead by Arnold Sanderson( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voices of Michigan-- : an anthology of Michigan's finest new authors( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Au bout du ciel by Jill Creighton( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New Zealand natural foods cookery by Sue Harrison( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Natural foods cookery by Sue Harrison( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brother wind by Sue Harrison( Recording )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In prehistoric times, on the desolate Aleutian Islands, the lives of Kiin Kukutux and Samiq have intertwined destinies. The story builds to a final dramatic confrontation that presents a satisfying conclusion to the trilogy that began with "Mother Earth, Father Sky."
 
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Song of the river
Alternative Names
Harrison Sue

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ハリソン, スー

Languages
English (102)

Spanish (44)

German (24)

French (15)

Finnish (10)

Italian (5)

Dutch (4)

Danish (2)

Covers
My sister the moonBrother Wind : a novelSong of the riverCry of the windCall down the starsSisuMother earth, father skyVoices of Michigan-- : an anthology of Michigan's finest new authors