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Chevalier, Tracy

Overview
Works: 315 works in 2,151 publications in 25 languages and 52,644 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Biographical fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Bio-bibliography‡vDictionaries  Dictionaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bio-bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Narrator, Publishing director, Creator, Other, Redactor, Contributor
Classifications: PS3553.H4367, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Tracy Chevalier
Girl with a pearl earring by Tracy Chevalier( Book )

318 editions published between 1389 and 2018 in 24 languages and held by 7,596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A maid becomes a model for the 17th century Dutch painter, Vermeer. The woman, an artisan's daughter with a strong power of observation, describes his manner of work, his household and life of the day, including the rigid class system and religious bigotry
Remarkable creatures by Tracy Chevalier( Book )

101 editions published between 2009 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 4,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mary Anning uncovers an unusual fossilized skeleton in the cliffs near her home on the English coast, she sets the religious fathers on edge, the townspeople to vicious gossip, and the scientific world alight. Luckily, Mary finds an unlikely champion in prickly Elizabeth Philpot, and in the struggle to be recognized in the wider world, Mary and Elizabeth discover that friendship is their greatest ally
The lady and the unicorn by Tracy Chevalier( Book )

127 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 13 languages and held by 3,820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interweaves historical fact with fiction to explore the mystery behind the creation of the remarkable Lady and the Unicorn tapestries, woven at the end of the fifteenth century, which today hang in the Cluny Museum in Paris
The last runaway by Tracy Chevalier( Book )

64 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forced to leave England and struggling with illness in the wake of a family tragedy, Quaker Honor Bright is forced to rely on strangers in the harsh landscape of 1850 Ohio and is compelled to join the Underground Railroad network to help runaway slaves escape to freedom
Burning bright by Tracy Chevalier( Book )

73 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a sweeping and romantic tale set against the historical backdrop of William Blake's London
At the edge of the orchard by Tracy Chevalier( Book )

50 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 3,490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Settling in the swamps of early-nineteenth-century Ohio, the Goodenough family establish an apple orchard that begins a long family battle, and years later, as their youngest son wanders through Gold Rush California, his family's past makes an unexpected appearance
Falling angels by Tracy Chevalier( Book )

71 editions published between 2001 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in early 20th century London, Chevalier follows two girl as the changes in the century emerge
The virgin blue by Tracy Chevalier( Book )

101 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 2,588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet Ella Turner and Isabelle du Moulin-two women born centuries apart, yet tied together by a haunting family legacy. When Ella and her husband move to a small town in France, Ella hopes to brush up on her French, qualify to practice as a midwife, and start working on a family of her own. Village life turns out to be less idyllic than she expected, however, and a strange series of events propels her on a quest to uncover her family's French ancestry. As the novel unfolds-alternating between Ella's story and that of Isabelle du Moulin four hundred years earlier-a common thread emerges that pulls the lives of the two women together in a most mysterious way. Part detective story, part historical fiction, The Virgin Blue is a novel of passion and intrigue that compels readers to the very last page
New boy by Tracy Chevalier( Book )

19 editions published between 2017 and 2019 in English and Russian and held by 1,800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1970s, in a suburban D.C. schoolyard. Starting his fifth school in five years, Osei Kokote, a diplomat's son, hopes to survive his first day. He becomes friends with Dee, the most popular girl in school. But one student, Ian, is determined to destroy the budding friendship between the black boy and the golden girl
Burning bright by Tracy Chevalier( Recording )

43 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Burning bright" is a novel about the 18th-century English poet/painter William Blake and the children who sparked his "Songs of innocence" and "Songs of experience." In March of 1792, young Jem Kellaway and his family move from their small rural village in the Piddle Valley to the bustling city of London. Jem's father, a chairmaker, has agreed to hire on as a carpenter with Astley's Circus
Encyclopedia of the essay by Tracy Chevalier( Book )

23 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 1,576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This groundbreaking new source of international scope defines the essay as nonfictional prose texts of between one and 50 pages in length. The more than 500 entries by 275 contributors include entries on nationalities, various categories of essays such as generic (such as sermons, aphorisms), individual major works, notable writers, and periodicals that created a market for essays, and particularly famous or significant essays. The preface details the historical development of the essay, and the alphabetically arranged entries usually include biographical sketch, nationality, era, selected writings list, additional readings, and anthologies."--"Outstanding Reference Sources : the 1999 Selection of New Titles", American Libraries, May 1999. Comp. by the Reference Sources Committee, RUSA, ALA
Girl with a pearl earring by Tracy Chevalier( Recording )

75 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 1,518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through the eyes of sixteen-year-old Griet, the world of 1660s Holland comes dazzlingly alive in this richly imagined portrait of the young woman who inspired one of Vermeer's most celebrated paintings
Remarkable creatures : a novel by Tracy Chevalier( Recording )

33 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Growing up fascinated with the fossils she collected on the beach, Mary Anning blossomed into a skillful amateur archaeologist. When she discovers an intriguing fossilized skeleton, townspeople and religious authorities react viciously. Barred from the scientific community and in love with an unavailable man, Mary turns to Elizabeth Philpot, a London exile, for friendship. Together, they look to make their way in the evolving nineteenth century through archaeology and scientific discovery
At the edge of the orchard : a novel by Tracy Chevalier( Recording )

23 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Goodenough, whose family had originally settled in Connecticut from England brings his family to Ohio to carve out a new life for them in the Black Swamp in 1838. Fifteen years later their youngest son, Robert, who has been running west to escape his memories of the past, takes solace in a very different kind of tree--the redwoods and sequoias of California. But Robert's past catches up with him and he's forced to confront what he's running from and work out for himself that you can't run forever
The last runaway by Tracy Chevalier( Recording )

36 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forced to leave England and struggling with illness in the wake of a family tragedy, Quaker Honor Bright is forced to rely on strangers in the harsh landscape of 1850 Ohio and is compelled to join the Underground Railroad network to help runaway slaves escape to freedom
Falling angels by Tracy Chevalier( Recording )

29 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1901 London, as the precise social order of the Victorian era winds down and the forward-looking Edwardian order takes wing, three strangers meet in the city's tony Highgate Cemetery. Beautiful Lavinia revels in the elaborate trappings of the past. Plain Maude strives to shape the future. Simon Fields, a boy their age, is bound by poverty and professional to the cemetery. As they explore the prejudices and flaws of a changing time, they bring their very different families together and ultimately discover that their fates are intertwined
The lady and the unicorn by Tracy Chevalier( Recording )

31 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bewitching art experts and enthusiasts alike for centuries, the Lady and the Unicorn tapestries hang today in the Cluny Museum in Paris. In each, an elegant lady and a unicorn stand or sit on an island of grass surrounded by a rich background of animals and flowers. Little is known about them except that they were woven toward the end of the fifteenth century and bear the coat of arms of a wealthy family from Lyons. Chevalier weaves a story about the portrayals
Contemporary poets by James Vinson( Book )

20 editions published in 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains biographical entries, a list of separately published books, and an essay on each poet
Twentieth-century children's writers( Book )

19 editions published between 1983 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains biographies on over 800 of the most important children's writers of our era
The Great War : stories inspired by items from the First World War by Jim Kay( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writers of this collection of short stories were inspired to write about the First World War by physical objects associated with the war
 
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Alternative Names
Chevalier Tracy

Chevalier, Tracy 1962-

Ševalije, Trejsi.

Ševalije, Trejsi, 1962-

Ševaljē, Treisija 1962-

Shevalieh, Ṭreisi 1962-

Syuballie, T'ŭreisi

Tracy Chevalier Amerikaans schrijfster

Tracy Chevalier amerikansk författare

Tracy Chevalier amerikansk skribent

Tracy Chevalier écrivain américaine

Tracy Chevalier escriptora estatunidenca

Tracy Chevalier escritora estadounidense

Tracy Chevalier scrittrice statunitense

Tracy Chevalier US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin

Tracy Chevalier yhdysvaltalainen kirjailija

Трейси Шевалье

Трейсі Шевальє

Трејси Шевалие американска писателка

Шевалье, Трейси

Թրեյսի Շևալյե

טרייסי שבלייה

טרייסי שבלייה סופרת אמריקאית

שבליה, טריסי 1962-

שבלייה, טרייסי

שבלייה, טרייסי 1962-

שבלייה, טרייסי. ידין, ליטל

ترسی شوالیر نویسنده آمریکایی

슈발리에, 트레이시

슈발리에, 트레이시 1962-

트레이시 슈발리에

シュヴァリエ, トレイシー

トレイシー・シュヴァリエ

特蕾西·舍瓦利耶

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