WorldCat Identities

Ellis, Sarah 1952-

Overview
Works: 72 works in 253 publications in 5 languages and 10,782 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Humorous fiction  History  Board books  Nature stories  Young adult works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.E4758, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sarah Ellis
Next-door neighbors by Sarah Ellis( Book )

10 editions published between 1986 and 1992 in English and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Her family's move to a new town in Canada leaves shy twelve-year-old Peggy feeling lonely and uncomfortable, until she befriends the unconventional George and the Chinese servant of her imperious neighbor Mrs. Manning
A family project by Sarah Ellis( Book )

28 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jessica and her family weren't really prepared for the difference baby Lucie would make in their lives
Pick-up sticks by Sarah Ellis( Book )

17 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and French and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen-year-old Polly's rebellion against her unmarried, fiercely independendent mother comes to a head when they must find a new apartment
The several lives of Orphan Jack by Sarah Ellis( Book )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and French and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When, at the age of twelve, he is sent out from the Opportunities School for Orphans and Foundlings to be a bookkeeper's apprentice, Jack finds his heretofore predictable life full of unusual adventures
Outside in by Sarah Ellis( Book )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lynn's own life is full with choir practice, school, shopping for the perfect jeans, and dealing with her free-spirited mother. Then one day her life is saved by a mysterious girl named Blossom, who introduces Lynn to her own world and family who are both more bizarre, yet somehow more sane, than Lynn. Blossom's own family is a small band of outcasts and eccentrics who live secretly in an ingenious bunker beneath a city reservoir. Lynn is enchanted and amazed. But when she inadvertently reveals their secret, she is forced to take measure of her own motives and lifestyle, as she figures out what it really means to be a family and a friend. This novel is smart, rich, engaging and insightful."--Provided from publisher
Back of beyond : stories of the supernatural by Sarah Ellis( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of twelve otherworldly stories which blend reality and unreality
Odd man out by Sarah Ellis( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While visiting his grandmother, Kip discovers his late father's secret notebooks, lists, and a confidential report that reveals a dangerous secret plan, but disaster strikes when he decides to reveal this information to others
Out of the blue by Sarah Ellis( Book )

17 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and French and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After discovering that she has a twentyfouryearold halfsister, twelveyearold Megan finds the welldefined edges of her life disappearing into confusion
The queen's feet by Sarah Ellis( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Queen Daisy's feet often misbehave by doing such things as wearing silly shoes, walking into a pond during lunch, and kicking a mean king in the ankle, until the queen and her advisors come up with a solution
Ben over night by Sarah Ellis( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben loves to play at his best friend's house, but when it's time for a sleepover all Ben can think about is going home. Ben's brother and sister try some creative solutions to help your younger sibling get over his fear
Ben says goodbye by Sarah Ellis( Book )

2 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Ben's best friend Peter moves away, Ben decides that he will move, too--into a "cave" under the kitchen table. Caveman Ben doesn't need any friends except his tame (stuffed) lion. He hunts for his food (thoughtfully left on a plate by Mom and Dad) and communicates in grunts. And in the safety of his cave he can imagine a world where friends control their own destinies and distance is no obstacle
Big Ben by Sarah Ellis( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poor Ben. His sister is a big kid in grade five and his brother is a big kid in grade three. Ben is just a little kid in preschool. He can't swin, he can't use chopsticks, he can't even see out the car window. And worst of all, today is report card day. More than anything, Ben wants to bring home a report, just like the older kids do. But there are no report cards in preschool. Every once in a while, however, older siblings remember what it was like to be the little one. And Ben is about to get his very own report card, grading him on all the activities that little brothers do best
Next stop! by Sarah Ellis( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Saturday Claire rides the bus and sits at the front so she can help the bus driver (who is her father)
From reader to writer : teaching writing through classic children's books by Sarah Ellis( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides anecdotes about sixteen children's authors, with information about their childhoods, reading habits, and sources of inspiration; and features a read-aloud passage and a writing activity based on each author's work
Salmon forest by David T Suzuki( Book )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a walk in the woods with her father, Kate learns about the life cycle of the sockeye salmon, as well as its place in the larger circle of life
A+ for Big Ben by Sarah Ellis( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben thinks he's too little to do anything until his older siblings produce his first report card, grading him on all the things little brothers do best
A prairie as wide as the sea : the immigrant diary of Ivy Weatherall by Sarah Ellis( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ivy Weatherall is just 11 years old when her family leaves England for the promised riches of Canada's expanding West. They've come to join her uncle for the available land, the lush harvests, and the opportunity for success. But in Milorie, Saskatchewan, their dreams crumble into dust when they reach Uncle Alf's small sod hut and discover that jobs are scarce, and that they can barely make ends meet. Ivy's relatives pack up and head back to England, but to Ivy, Canada is full of wonder and beginning to feel like home. There are challenges in her new life, but Ivy's feisty character and her sense of wonder for a prairie as wide as the sea make her adventure one that readers won't easily forget
The young writer's companion by Sarah Ellis( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Playful drawings and lots of write-in space make this journal fun and appealing. Includes story starters, bibliographies, anecdotes and quotes from famous writers for inspiration" Cf. Our choice, 2001
Waiting for Sophie by Sarah Ellis( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liam finds it hard to be patient while waiting for his sister to be born, then while waiting for her to grow up, so he builds something to speed up the process with the help of Nana-Downstairs
Days of toil and tears : the child labour diary of Flora Rutherford by Sarah Ellis( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and Polish and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flora works hard as a child mill labourer
 
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Next-door neighbors
Alternative Names
Ellis, S.

Ellis, Sarah

Sarah Ellis Canadian children's writer

Sarah Ellis Canadian writer

엘리스, 사라 1952-

エリス, サラ

Languages
English (145)

French (13)

Spanish (3)

Japanese (2)

Polish (1)

Covers
A family projectPick-up sticksThe several lives of Orphan JackBack of beyond : stories of the supernaturalOdd man outOut of the blueThe queen's feetBen over night