WorldCat Identities

Bauer, Joan 1951-

Overview
Works: 45 works in 286 publications in 7 languages and 32,236 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Children's audiobooks  Legal stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.B344, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Joan Bauer
Hope was here by Joan Bauer( Book )

41 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 4,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When sixteen-year-old Hope and the aunt who has raised her move from Brooklyn to Mulhoney, Wisconsin, to work as waitress and cook in the Welcome Stairways diner, they become involved with the diner owner's political campaign to oust the town's corrupt mayor
Rules of the road by Joan Bauer( Book )

30 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 3,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen-year-old Jenna gets a job driving the elderly owner of a chain of successful shoe stores from Chicago to Texas to confront the son who is trying to force her to retire, and along the way Jenna hones her talents as a saleswoman and finds the strength to face her alcoholic father. Jenna Boller is the confident, smart, & moral heroine of this novel that deals with the effects of alcoholism on a family & a girl's growing friendship with a wealthy, elderly woman. Annotation. Meet Jenna Boller, star employee at Gladstone's Shoe Store in Chicago. Standing a gawky 5'11'' at 16 years old, Jenna is the kind of girl most likely to stand out in the crowd?for all the wrong reasons. But that doesn?t stop Madeline Gladstone, the president of Gladstone's Shoes 176 outlets in 37 states, from hiring Jenna to drive her cross country in a last ditch effort to stop Elden Gladstone from taking over his mother's company and turning a quality business into a shop-and-schlock empire. Now Jenna Boller shoe salesperson is about to become a shoe-store spy as she joins her crusty old employer for an eye-opening adventure that will teach them both the rules of the road-and the rules of life
Best foot forward by Joan Bauer( Book )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 3,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Between school and Al-Anon meetings, Jenna helps Mrs. Gladstone cope with escalating problems that result from the merger of Gladstone Shoes with Shoe Warehouse Corporation, while managing a new employee with a shoplifting record
Squashed by Joan Bauer( Book )

20 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 2,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As sixteen-year-old Ellie pursues her two goals--growing the biggest pumpkin in Iowa and losing twenty pounds herself--she strengthens her relationship with her father and meets a young man with interests similar to her own
Stand tall by Joan Bauer( Book )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and Korean and held by 2,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tree, a six-foot-three-inch twelve-year-old, copes with his parents' recent divorce and his failure as an athlete by helping his grandfather, a Vietnam vet and recent amputee, and Sophie, a new girl at school
Close to famous by Joan Bauer( Book )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 2,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Foster McFee and her mother escape from her mother's abusive boyfriend and end up in the small town of Culpepper, West Virginia, where they use their strengths and challenge themselves to build a new life, with the help of the friends they make there
Thwonk by Joan Bauer( Book )

23 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: Imagine having a personal cupid-an actual winged being-pop into your life and offer to make your dreams come true. The catch is he can help you in only one way: artistically, academically, or romantically. That's what happens to aspiring photographer Allison Jean (A.J.) McCreary. A.J. knows she should concentrate on getting into a top-notch art school. But she's spent five torturous months obsessed with handsome hunk, Peter Terris. Just one shot from the cupid's bow and thownk, A.J. will have the undying devotion of handsome Peter -- forever. A cupid doll comes to life and offers romantic assistance to A.J., a teenage photographer suffering from unrequited love
Almost home by Joan Bauer( Book )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixth-grader Sugar and her mother lose their beloved house and experience the harsh world of homelessness
Peeled by Joan Bauer( Book )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 1,691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an upstate New York farming community, high school reporter Hildy Biddle investigates a series of strange occurrences at a house rumored to be haunted
Backwater by Joan Bauer( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 1,595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While compiling a genealogy of her family of successful attorneys, sixteen-year-old history buff Ivy Breedlove treks into the mountain wilderness to interview a reclusive aunt with whom she identifies and who in turn helps her to truly know herself and her family
Sticks by Joan Bauer( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 1,407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of his grandmother, his dead father's best friend, and his own best friend, a math genius, ten-year-old Mickey prepares to compete in the most important pool championship of his life, despite his mother's reservations
Soar by Joan Bauer( Book )

4 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moving to Hillcrest, Ohio, when his adoptive father accepts a temporary job, twelve-year-old Jeremiah, a heart transplant recipient, has sixty days to find a baseball team to coach
Tell me by Joan Bauer( Book )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feeling scared and powerless when her father's anger escalates and her parents separate, twelve-year-old Anna spends the summer with her grandmother and decides to make a difference when she sees what seems to be a girl held against her will
Hope was here by Joan Bauer( Recording )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When sixteen-year-old Hope and the aunt who has raised her move from Brooklyn to Mulhoney, Wisconsin, to work as waitress and cook in the Welcome Stairways diner, they become involved with the diner owner's political campaign to oust the town's corrupt mayor
Stand tall by Joan Bauer( Recording )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tree, a six-foot-three-inch twelve-year-old, copes with his parents' recent divorce and his failure as an athlete by helping his grandfather, a Vietnam vet and recent amputee, and Sophie, a new girl at school
Peeled by Joan Bauer( Recording )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an upstate New York farming community, high school reporter Hildy Biddle investigates a series of strange occurrences at a house rumored to be haunted
Best foot forward by Joan Bauer( Recording )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Between school and Al-Anon meetings, Jenna helps Mrs. Gladstone cope with escalating problems that result from the merger of Gladstone Shoes with Shoe Warehouse Corporation, while managing a new employee with a shoplifting record
Soar by Joan Bauer( Recording )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moving to Hillcrest, Ohio, when his adoptive father accepts a temporary job, twelve-year-old Jeremiah, a heart transplant recipient, has sixty days to find a baseball team to coach
Tell me by Joan Bauer( Recording )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feeling scared and powerless when her father's anger escalates and her parents separate, twelve-year-old Anna spends the summer with her grandmother and decides to make a difference when she sees what seems to be a girl held against her will
Squashed by Joan Bauer( Recording )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a sixteen-year-old pursues her two goals--growing the biggest pumpkin in Iowa and losing twenty pounds herself--she strengthens her relationship with her father and meets a young man with interests similar to her own
 
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Alternative Names
Baehler-Bauer, Joan.

Bauer, Joan Baehler-.

Joan Bauer American children's writer

바우어, 조안 1951-

바우어, 조앤 1951-

バウアー, ジョーン

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Rules of the roadBest foot forwardSquashedStand tallClose to famousThwonkPeeledBackwater