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Jordan, Sherryl

Overview
Works: 74 works in 289 publications in 8 languages and 8,312 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Young adult works  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.J7684, NZ823.2
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sherryl Jordan
The raging quiet by Sherryl Jordan( Book )

33 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suspicious of sixteen-year-old Marnie, a newcomer to their village, the residents accuse her of witchcraft when she discovers that the village madman is not crazy but deaf and she begins to communicate with him through hand gestures. Suggested level: senior secondary
The hunting of the last dragon by Sherryl Jordan( Book )

27 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In England in 1356, as a monk records his every word, a young peasant tells of his journey with a young Chinese noblewoman to St. Alfric's Cove and the lair of a dragon
Secret sacrament by Sherryl Jordan( Book )

21 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A disturbing incident when he is only seven years old foreshadows the role Gabriel will play in the relations between his Navorran people and the Shinali, a role which is solidified when he becomes an Elected One and trains to be a Healer
Winter of fire by Sherryl Jordan( Book )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A world destroyed by fire is saved from ice by a charismatic young woman who has powers beyond those of any living human being
Time of the eagle by Sherryl Jordan( Book )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Avala, the daughter of Gabriel Eshban Vala, dreams of becoming a healer like her mother, but she is instead destined to bring about the Time of the Eagle, in which tribes hunted by the Navoran director will unite and win their freedom
The juniper game by Sherryl Jordan( Book )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Juniper, a fifteen-year-old girl with telepathic powers, convinces her best friend Dylan to experiment with her powers
Wolf-woman by Sherryl Jordan( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When she is three-years-old, Tanith is taken from a den of wolves and lives for many years as the daughter of the chief of a warlike clan, until circumstances force her to choose between wolves and men
A time of darkness by Sherryl Jordan( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teenage boy with unusual powers faces the challenge of his life when he's transported to a primitive society
The Wednesday wizard by Sherryl Jordan( Book )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When apprentice wizard Denzil miscasts a spell, he finds himself transported from his medieval village to the twentieth century. After much mischief and mayhem, he manages to return to his own time and place
Rocco by Sherryl Jordan( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teenage boy with unusual powers faces the challenge of his life when he's transported to a primitive society
Finnigan & the pirates by Sherryl Jordan( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finnigan is a pirate boy, but he would really rather be a dancer
The silent one by Joy Cowley( Book )

6 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in 4 languages and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A deaf-mute boy who has tamed a huge white turtle becomes the target of the superstitious people of his small village
Ransomwood by Sherryl Jordan( Book )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Gwenifer gets half-wit Harry to take Jeffery's ox home so she can sneak into the woods with her lover, she has no idea the chain of events that she is setting in motion. The ox escapes and tramples Gwenifer's cousin Tilly nearly to death. The people of Grimblebury want someone to pay for the calamity and Harry is an easy target. Luckily for him the town magistrate Shem Wakeman is a wise man, and seeing that what happened was simply an unfortunate accident he decides to send Harry on a long journey to Ransomwood. The purpose of this journey is to gather the tears of a statue which are renowned for their healing power. These will then be brought back to Grimblebury in the hope that Tilly will be cured. As travelling to Ransomwood is an attractive alternative to hanging, Harry is happy to go. When Shem orders that Gwenifer also make the pilgrimage she feels relief. Ever since the accident, her life is falling apart. Jeffery has spurned her affections, her reputation around Grimblebury has been tarnished and her horrible uncle is threatening to marry her off to his awful widowed brother. Shem also has an ulterior motive for sending the pair to Ransomwood. His own mother Dorit is blind and since Shem's master Lord Roderick is travelling his lands, Shem is unable to take her to the weeping statue himself. Harry and Gwenifer will be able to ensure that Dorit arrives in Ransomwood safely. The three embark on a perilous journey and uncover a shocking secret, one that people will kill to keep from being revealed."--Scholastic website. Suggested level: secondary
The last summoner by Sherryl Jordan( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legend says only men can summon the Dragons but Ari has learnt the songs in a dream. The land is under attack and the king needs the dragons help. Ari and her blind grandfather uncover the moondust mirror and journey into the swamps to summon the dragons. Will the dragons answer Ari's call? Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Tanith by Sherryl Jordan( Book )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in German and English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When she is three-years-old, Tanith is taken from a den of wolves to live with the chief of a war-like clan, until, after many years, circumstances force her to choose between wolves and men
Fishtales : far-fetched and foul by Sherryl Jordan( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Blood and guts. Smelly bait, jagged hooks and buckets of slippery slime. Fishing isn't for the faint hearted, but who would have thought a baby eel would grow into a monster, or that terrifying tentacles would whip up from the deep? Beware! This collection of freaky and fascinating fish tales might give you the shivers"--Back cover
Wizard for a day by Sherryl Jordan( Book )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Denzil makes a miscalculation in a magic spell and traps his friend, Samantha, in another dimension
The wobbly tooth by Sherryl Jordan( Book )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in English and Khmer and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finnigan is a pirate boy, but he would really rather be a dancer
The silver dragon by Sherryl Jordan( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Apprentice wizard, Denzil, lives in Medieval times, and only knows books as rare and precious handmade objects. So when Denzil travels to the future and sees books made on machines, he wants to invent such a machine himself. But, as usual, Denzil's spell gets out of hand and he puts himself, and his friends from the future, in terrible danger. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Denzil's dilemma by Sherryl Jordan( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Apprentice wizard, Denzil, is in big trouble. Valvasor has found out about his wickedness. How can Denzil prove that he is not a liar and a thief and that he only borrowed the sacred charm. He remembers his friend Sam and casts a spell to bring her back into his century. Sam's arrival dressed like an angel causes more problems for Denzil. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
 
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The raging quiet
Alternative Names
Jordan, Sherryl 1949-

Jordan, Sheryl

Sherryl Jordan auteur uit Nieuw-Zeeland

Sherryl Jordan neuseeländische Jugendbuchautorin

Sherryl Jordan New Zealand author

Languages
English (131)

German (29)

Dutch (10)

French (7)

Danish (7)

Japanese (1)

Swedish (1)

Khmer (1)

Covers
The hunting of the last dragonSecret sacramentTime of the eagleThe juniper gameWolf-womanA time of darknessThe Wednesday wizardRocco