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Lawrence, Iain 1955-

Overview
Works: 63 works in 481 publications in 13 languages and 31,761 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Adventure stories  Action and adventure fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Young adult works  Children's audiobooks  Sea stories  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author, Narrator
Classifications: PS3612.A9, FIC
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Most widely held works about Iain Lawrence
 
Most widely held works by Iain Lawrence
The convicts by Iain Lawrence( Book )

23 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His efforts to avenge his father's unjust imprisonment force thirteen-year-old Tom Tin into the streets of nineteenth-century London, but after he is convicted of murder, Tom is eventually sent to Australia where he has a surprise reunion
The castaways by Iain Lawrence( Book )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and German and held by 2,949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bad luck continues to follow Tom Tin and his mates as they find themselves aboard a formerly abandoned ship, are taught to be sailors by two black-hearted castaways they rescue, and sail to a Caribbean island where they make important new friends and enemies
The cannibals by Iain Lawrence( Book )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and German and held by 2,729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Tin and his friend Midgely--with assorted juvenile criminals--escape the ship taking them to serve their terms in Australia and head for a Pacific island, forgetting Tom's father's warnings about headhunters and cannibals
The wreckers by Iain Lawrence( Book )

46 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 2,521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shipwrecked after a vicious storm, fourteen-year-old John Spencer attempts to save his father and himself while also dealing with an evil secret about the English coastal town where they are stranded
B for Buster by Iain Lawrence( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 2,230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the spring of 1943, sixteen-year-old Kak, desperate to escape his abusive parents, lies about his age to enlist in the Canadian Air Force and soon finds himself based in England as part of a crew flying bombing raids over Germany
The séance by Iain Lawrence( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1926, magician Harry Houdini arrives in the city to perform magic and to expose fraudulent mediums but thirteen-year-old Scooter King, who works for his mother making her séances seem real, needs Houdini's help to solve a murder
The smugglers by Iain Lawrence( Book )

39 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 11 languages and held by 1,591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In eighteenth-century England, after his father buys a schooner called the Dragon, sixteen-year-old John sets out to sail it from Kent to London and becomes involved in a dangerous smuggling scheme
Lord of the Nutcracker men by Iain Lawrence( Book )

26 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English boy during World War I comes to believe that the battles he enacts with his toy soldiers control the war his father is fighting on the front
Ghost boy by Iain Lawrence( Book )

25 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unhappy in a home seemingly devoid of love, a fourteen-year-old albino boy who thinks of himself as Harold the Ghost runs away to join the circus, where he works with the elephants and searches for a sense of who he is
The buccaneers by Iain Lawrence( Book )

35 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 9 languages and held by 1,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the eighteenth century sixteen-year-old John Spencer sails from England in his schooner, the Dragon, to the Caribbean, where he and the crew encounter pirates, fierce storms, fever, and a strange man who some fear may be cursed
The winter pony by Iain Lawrence( Book )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account--from the point of view of a pony--of what it was like to be part of Captain Robert Scott's 1910 expedition to reach the South Pole before rival Roald Amundsen
The lightkeeper's daughter by Iain Lawrence( Book )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When, after a four-year absence, seventeen-year-old Squid returns to her childhood home on a remote lighthouse island off British Columbia with her young daughter in tow, she and her parents try to come to terms with each other and the painful events of the past, especially the death of her older brother
The giant-slayer by Iain Lawrence( Book )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her eight-year-old neighbor is stricken with polio in 1955, eleven-year-old Laurie discovers that there is power in her imagination as she weaves a story during her visits with him and other patients confined to iron lung machines
The skeleton tree by Iain Lawrence( Book )

12 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Chris and Frank's sailing vessel sinks and they are stranded alone in the wilds of Alaska. They don't like each other at all, but to survive they must build a relationship"--
The convicts by Iain Lawrence( )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His efforts to avenge his father's unjust imprisonment force thirteen-year-old Tom Tin into the streets of nineteenth-century London, but after he is convicted of murder, Tom is eventually sent to Australia where he has a surprise reunion
Gemini summer by Iain Lawrence( Book )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1965, Danny's grief over the death of his older brother Beau is eased when a stray puppy adopts him, but he soon realizes that Beau is somehow in the dog, and sets out to make his brother's dream of seeing a rocket launch at Cape Kennedy come true
The buccaneers by Iain Lawrence( )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the eighteenth century sixteen-year-old John Spencer sails from England in his schooner, the Dragon, to the Caribbean, where he and the crew encounter pirates, fierce storms, fever, and a strange man who some fear may be cursed
The séance by Iain Lawrence( )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1926, magician Harry Houdini arrives in the city to perform magic and to expose fradulent mediums but thirteen-year-old Scooter King, who works for his mother making her seances seem real, needs Houdini's help to solve a murder
The castaways by Iain Lawrence( )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bad luck continues to follow Tom Tin and his mates as they find themselves aboard a formerly abandoned ship, are taught to be sailors by two black-hearted castaways they rescue, and sail to a Caribbean island where they make important new friends and enemies.--
Ghost boy by Iain Lawrence( )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unhappy in a home seemingly devoid of love, a fourteen-year-old albino boy who thinks of himself as Harold the Ghost runs away to join the circus, where he works with the elephants and searches for a sense of who he is
 
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Alternative Names
Iain Lawrence Canadees auteur van jeugdliteratuur

Iain Lawrence Canadian children's writer

Iain Lawrence escritor de literatura infantil canadiense

Lawrence, Iain Raymond Norman 1955-

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