WorldCat Identities

Jackson, Julian

Overview
Works: 25 works in 39 publications in 3 languages and 6,420 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History 
Roles: Author, Other
Classifications: D755.2, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Julian Jackson
Listen for the whippoorwill by Dave Jackson( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young slave girl on a Maryland plantation is led to freedom by Harriet Tubman
The chimney sweep's ransom by Dave Jackson( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While searching for his younger brother who has been "sold" to be trained as a chimney sweep in eighteenth-century London, thirteen-year-old Ned meets the itinerant preacher John Wesley whose message changes the lives of his entire family
The bandit of Ashley Downs by Dave Jackson( Book )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With God's love, Curly, a young nineteenth-century English boy convicted of armed robbery, reforms his ways after being sent to one of George Müller's orphan homes
The betrayer's fortune by Dave Jackson( Book )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in German and English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Antwerp, Belgium, in 1543, after his mother is arrested as a heretic, fifteen-year-old Adriaen Wens flees with the Anabaptist preacher Menno Simons and must decide whether to turn Simons in to save his mother from death
Shanghaied to China by Dave Jackson( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When he is taken aboard a ship bound for China, twelve-year-old Neil Thompson is befriended by Hudson Taylor and shares adventures with him during the voyage and in China, where Taylor sets up a mission
The drummer boy's battle by Dave Jackson( Book )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1854, after being wounded while serving as a drummer in the British army in the Crimean War, twelve-year-old Robbie Robinson is cared for by Florence Nightingale and becomes involved in her efforts to improve the medical care of the sick and wounded soldiers
The thieves of Tyburn Square by Dave Jackson( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1817 a teenage brother and sister are relieved from the abuses of Newgate Prison in London by the prison reform efforts of Quaker minister Elizabeth Fry
Danger on the flying trapeze by Dave Jackson( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When he and his mother join the Fourpaugh Circus in 1893, fourteen-year-old Casey Watkins is certain that their lives will change for the better, but the real change comes when they meet the charismatic evangelist D.L. Moody
Attack in the rye grass by Dave Jackson( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1843, twelve-year-old Perrin joins his aunt and uncle, well-known missionaries Dr. Marcus and Narcissa Whitman, in the Oregon Territory where they live with the Nez Perce and Cayuse Indians
The runaway's revenge by Dave Jackson( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen-year-old Hamilton Jones seeks revenge against the former captain of the ship on which his mother had been taken from Africa to slavery in the Colonies
Flight of the fugitives by Dave Jackson( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After coming to China to work as a missionary in the early 1930s, Gladys Aylward adopts several orphans and tries to save nearly a hundred more during the war between China and Japan
Abandoned on the wild frontier by Dave Jackson( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His friendship with Peter Cartwright, a Methodist circuit-rider evangelist, enables thirteen-year-old Gil to pursue his dream of locating his mother who was kidnapped by the Sauk Indians during the War of 1812
Traitor in the tower by Dave Jackson( Book )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1660, after his father is imprisoned in the Tower of London, Richard Winslow goes to stay with his uncle who is in charge of the Bedford jail and there meets and is helped by the Puritan preacher John Bunyan, author of Pilgrim's Progress
Trial-by-poison by Dave Jackson( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1888, change arrives in a small village in Calabar, Nigeria in the form of a courageous missionary named Mary
The Mayflower secret by Dave Jackson( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teenage Elizabeth Tilley, one of the colonists landing at New Plymouth on the Mayflower, sees her parents die from illness and wonders if God is punishing her for the terrible secret she carries
The fate of the yellow woodbee by Dave Jackson( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in Finnish and English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictionalized account of the five missionaries who carried God's word to the fierce Aucas, or Huaorani, of Ecuador in 1956
Defeat of the ghost riders by Dave Jackson( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her family moves to Daytona, Florida, from Statesboro, Georgia, after the Ku Klux Klan burns down her father's business, eight-year-old Celeste Key becomes one of the first students at Mary Bethune's new school for African-American girls
The gold miners' rescue by Dave Jackson( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adam Christian joins Dr. Sheldon Jackson in an exciting adventure to save the starving gold miners in the Yukon
Race for the record by Dave Jackson( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Alastair, a son of Christian missionaries on the Phillippine Islasnd of Palawan, finds a way for Joy Ridderhof to record the gospels in the native language
The fall of France : the Nazi invasion of 1940 by Julian Jackson( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new book by Julian Jackson, a leading historian of twentieth-century France, charts the breathtakingly rapid events that led to the defeat and surrender of one of the key Allied powers, setting in motion the traumatic years of the Occupation, the Vichy regime, and the rapid escalation of World War Two. - ;On 16 May 1940 an emergency meeting of the French High Command was called at the Quai d'Orsay in Paris. The German army had broken through the French lines on the River Meuse at Sedan and elsewhere, only five days after launching their attack. Churchill, who had been telephoned by Prime
 
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The chimney sweep's ransomThe bandit of Ashley DownsThe betrayer's fortuneShanghaied to ChinaThe drummer boy's battleThe thieves of Tyburn SquareDanger on the flying trapezeAttack in the rye grass