WorldCat Identities

Lawson, Julie 1947-

Overview
Works: 63 works in 201 publications in 2 languages and 6,595 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Ghost stories  Picture books  History  Fairy tales  Poetry 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ8.L439, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Julie Lawson
Emma and the silk train by Julie Lawson( Book )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emma loves to watch the high-speed silk trains as they roar past the station where her father works. When a silk train derails, a car breaks open and the silk inside is adrift on the river. Emma just might be able to fulfill her dream of having some silk for her own
The dragon's pearl by Julie Lawson( Book )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a terrible drought, a cheerful, dutiful son finds a magic pearl which forever changes his life and the lives of his mother and neighbors
Ghosts of the Titanic by Julie Lawson( Book )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alternates between the tales of Angus Seaton, the youngest crew member on a boat recovering bodies from the Titanic wreckage in 1912, and Kevin Messenger, a modern-day class clown in Victoria, British Columbia, who helps lay a victim's spirit to rest
Bear on the train by Julie Lawson( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and French and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Beautiful text combines with evocative illustrations to create an unusual tale of hibernation that hums with the rhythm of the rails. Oil paintings celebrate the Rocky Mountains and prairies" Cf. Our choice, 2000
The Klondike cat by Julie Lawson( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even though his father tells him that he is not allowed to take his cat with them on their journey to the Klondike where they are moving in search of gold, Noah cannot leave his beloved Shadow behind, but when Pa discovers her, Shadow demonstrates her hidden talents
Midnight in the mountains by Julie Lawson( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unable to sleep during her first night in the mountain cabin, a little girl listens to the sounds outside and recalls her snow-filled day
Destination gold! by Julie Lawson( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen-year old Ned Turner sets off for the goldfields of the Klondike in 1897 and encounters adventures
Arizona Charlie and the Klondike Kid by Julie Lawson( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Ben longs to be a Wild West star, but when he performs on stage with his idol, Arizona Charlie, things do not go as planned until Ben puts his lassoing skills to work
Goldstone by Julie Lawson( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the life of thirteen-year-old Karin, the daughter of Swedish immigrants living in a British Columbian railroad town in 1910, as she rejects her parent's old-country values, copes with her mother's death in an avalanche, and experiences the first stirrings of romantic love
Danger game by Julie Lawson( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While spending the summer with her cousins on Vancouver Island, sixteen-year-old Chelsea, driven to acts of pyromania in reaction to her parents' divorce and years of sexual abuse, finally gains the confidence to break her silence and confront her abuser
Too many suns by Julie Lawson( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In long-ago China when ten suns lived at the edge of the world, Youngest Brother saves one sun to light the world from the arrows of Yi, the Immortal Archer
A ribbon of shining steel : the railway diary of Kate Cameron by Julie Lawson( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kate's father is a builder for the Canadian Pacific Railway as it snakes it's way across the mountains and through the Fraser Canyon. Everyone is excited about the "Iron Horse", but building the railroad is a treacherous undertaking. Kate is always thinking about her father's saftey, and the Accident Hospital next door is a constant reminder of the hazards the railroad brings. There is tremendous excitement surrounding the creation of the transcontinental railroad despite the danger as Kate, her town, and all of Canada eagerly await its completion
Cougar cove by Julie Lawson( Book )

10 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While spending the summer on Vancouver Island, eleven-year-old Sam comes face-to-face with a wild cougar and her two cubs
Turns on a dime by Julie Lawson( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jo's friend Mack has "used her friendship terribly. If it wasn't for Michael, the new boy on her street, Jo wouldn't have a friend in the world. ... Part Two of the Goldstone trilogy."--Cover
Kate's castle by Julie Lawson( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This story is about a castle that a little girl named Kate built
No safe harbour : the Halifax explosion diary of Charlotte Blackburn by Julie Lawson( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and French and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictional story of the Halifax Explosion
White jade tiger by Julie Lawson( Book )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jasmine is not sure she likes the idea of being stuck in Victoria, British Columbia while her father goes to China. But on a field trip to Chinatown, she changes her mind. Passing through a doorway in Fan Tan Alley, she mysteriously finds herself in the Chinatown of the 1880s. Adventure begins with a new friend, a journey to the Fraser Canyon during the building of the Canadian Pacific Railway, and a search for a magical amulet from ancient times. But they are not the only ones searching for the white jade tiger
The ghost of Avalanche Mountain by Julie Lawson( Book )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Ashley wears the goldstone necklace her Aunt Jo has given her, a presence deep within the glacial mountains is awakened, and a boy named Jonathan begins to stalk her nights and days, seeking to reclaim the necklace
Where the river takes me : the Hudson's Bay Company diary of Jenna Sinclair by Julie Lawson( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl living at three different Hudson's Bay Company posts years for more adventure and freedom than the rules of mid-1800s HBC society allow. Motherless for years, and now orphaned when a hunting accident takes her father's life, Jenna Sinclair is in the care of her prim Aunt Grace, who always finds fault with Jenna's high spirits and tendency to break rules. Jenna finds kindred spirits in her Grandmother, one of the Home Guard Cree who lives near Fort Edmonton, and with her friend Suzanne. But even then, Jenna is still eager to have more freedom, and daydreams of finding Adventure with a capital A. Opportunity knocks after Jenna moves southwest with her newly-married aunt to Fort Colvile, and begs her aunt to let her attend a "real" school at Fort Victoria on Vancouver's Island. With a small brigade, she begins a sometimes harrowing journey down rivers and over mountains to her new life. But the teachers at the school are even stricter than her aunt, and she can't find friends as likeable as Suzanne. Ever restless, Jenna wants the kind of excitement worthy of being included in a novel. By sneaking outside the fort walls, spying on the Company officers, even visiting the forbidden Songhees village, she sometimes finds more than she bargained for. As Jenna faithfully records her observations of the world around her - bringing the reader "inside the walls" of three very different HBC posts - she makes surprising discoveries about herself, and about Heroes, Villains and the places where Adventure can truly be found
A morning to polish and keep by Julie Lawson( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Amy goes fishing and loses her first big catch, the day is spoiled. Or is it? By the end of the day, Amy has a real fish story to tell as well as a lasting memory
 
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Emma and the silk train
Alternative Names
Lawson, Julie

Lawson, Julie Rae 1947-

Languages
English (113)

French (3)

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The dragon's pearlGhosts of the TitanicBear on the trainThe Klondike catMidnight in the mountainsDestination gold!Arizona Charlie and the Klondike KidGoldstone