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Dretzin, Julie

Works: 63 works in 260 publications in 1 language and 11,691 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  History  Bildungsromans  Chick lit  Children's audiobooks  Humorous fiction  Romance fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Actor
Classifications: PS3573.E3935, FIC
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Julie Dretzin
The green glass sea by Ellen Klages( )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1943, eleven-year-old Dewey Kerrigan lives with her scientist father in Los Alamos, New Mexico, as he works on a top secret government program, and befriends an aspiring artist who is a misfit just like her
Certain girls by Jennifer Weiner( Recording )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sequel to the bestselling novel, Good in Bed, finds author Cannie Shapiro 13 years after her debut novel became an overnight success. Cannie is about to learn that it's not easy to hide your past, especially when it's been in print. Now anonymously writing science fiction, seven pounds lighter, and enoying life as a soccer mom and doctor's wife, Cannie must deal with the consequences when her daughter Joy stumbles onto that first novel
Story time by Edward Bloor( )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George and Kate are promised the best education but instead face obsessed administrators, endless tests, and evil spirits when they are transferred to Whittaker Magnet School
Secrets to happiness by Sarah Dunn( )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recently divorced Holly Frick is still in love with her ex and woefully depressed, but that doesn't mean her friends will stop asking her for relationship advice. Her best friend is on the verge of having an affair, and another woman wants her help too--getting with Holly's ex! So what's a girl to do? Get two new men at once, of course--one a lovable dog, and the other a much younger lover
Heir to the glimmering world by Cynthia Ozick( )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ozick takes us to the outskirts of the Bronx in the 1930s, as New York fills with Europe"s ousted dreamers, turned overnight into refugees. Rose Meadows unknowingly enters this world when she answers an ambiguous want ad for an "assistant" to a Herr Mitwisser, the patriarch of a large, chaotic household. Rosie, orphaned at eighteen, has been living with her distant relative Bertram, who sparks her first erotic desires. But just as he begins to return her affection, his lover, a radical socialist named Ninel (Lenin spelled backward), turns her out. And so Rosie takes refuge from love among refugees of world upheaval
Whispers from the dead by Joan Lowery Nixon( )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After making contact with the spirit world during a near-death experience, Sarah moves to Houston with her parents and receives otherworldly messages about a murder committed in her house
The winning attitude! : what it takes to be a champion by Michelle Kwan( )

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

Suggests how to set goals and achieve your dreams, using such tools as discipline and maintaining a positive attitude
Jumping the nail by Eve Bunting( )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Elisa jumps the nail with her boyfriend Scooter, and survives, her friend Dru begins to see how deeply their feat has affected the emotionally fragile Elisa
White sands, red menace by Ellen Klages( )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living with the Gordons in their quiet desert town in New Mexico in 1946, Dewey is learning a lot from her science-obsessed adoptive family. Just as she begins to settle in and get comfortable, Dewey's long-lost mother re-emerges to take her away from the only stability she has ever really known in her young life. Grades 5-8. Sequel to "The green glass sea". 2009
Love me, love my broccoli by Julie Anne Peters( )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If eighth-grader Chloe isn't studying with her best friend, she's working for animal rights. Everything changes when Brett, a charming, hamburger-chomping footbball player asks her out
December stillness by Mary Downing Hahn( )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Under pressure from her high school teacher, a reluctant student decides to write a current events paper on the life of a homeless veteran she has seen in the library. Before writing about him, however, she must find a way to get to know him
Coyote dream by Jessica Davis Stein( )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introspective artist Ben Lonefeather is content raising the orphaned coyote pups he rescued after their mother was killed on the highway. Meanwhile, New Yorker Sarah Friedman hurries west on a business trip to buy American Indian art for her popular store. When Sarah's car stalls near the reservation, Ben comes to her aid. Offering her a place to stay, if only for a short time, Ben soon finds himself falling into a passionate tryst with Sarah
The kidnapping of Christina Lattimore by Joan Lowery Nixon( )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teenage girl is kidnapped, but when freed, is accused of masterminding the scheme to extort money from her wealthy grandmother
The center of everything by Laura Moriarty( Recording )

8 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of a 10-year-old math prodigy, Evelyn Bucknow. Living in Kansas with her single mother and deeply religious grandmother. Evelyn believes she is destined to marry Travis, the boy next door. But as she grows up, she experiences the heartbreak of a love not meant to be.--
Prep by Curtis Sittenfeld( Recording )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen-year-old Lee Fiora leaves Indiana to enroll at the prestigious Ault School in Massachusetts. Surrounded by beautiful and wealthy students, Lee immediately feels like an outsider. both repulsed and captivated by her classmates, she carve out a niche for herself. But everything falls apart when Lee's private thoughts become public information--leading to her ostracism
There's a girl in my hammerlock by Jerry Spinelli( Recording )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen-year-old Maisie joins her school's formerly all-male wrestling team and tries to last through the season, despite opposition from other students, her best friend, and her own teammates
Into the dark by Peter Abrahams( Recording )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen-year-old Sherlock Holmes aficionado Ingrid Levin-Hill tries to clear her grandfather's name when he is accused of murdering an environmental activist found dead on his farm
Angel on the square by Gloria Whelan( Recording )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2018 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1913 Russia, twelve-year-old Katya eagerly anticipates leaving her St. Petersburg home, though not her older cousin Misha, to join her mother, a lady in waiting in the household of Tsar Nicholas II, but the ensuing years bring world war, revolution, and undreamed of changes to her life
Fame and glory in Freedom, Georgia by Barbara O'Connor( Recording )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unpopular sixth-grader Burdette "Bird" Weaver persuades the new boy at school, whom everyone thinks is mean and dumb, to be her partner for a spelling bee that might win her everything she's ever wanted
The canning season by Polly Horvath( Recording )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While Ratchet Clark's life has never been precisely normal, her mother's decision to send her to visit two ancient great aunts in Maine for the summer is weird even by her family's standards. As the summer unfolds, her aunts fill Ratchet in on all the details of their memorable lives, including servants eaten by bears, a groom dumped at the altar, and their mother's gruesomely ingenious suicide
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Audience level: 0.10 (from 0.04 for Story time ... to 0.22 for The cannin ...)

Heir to the glimmering world
Jumping the nailLove me, love my broccoliThe center of everythingPrepThere's a girl in my hammerlockInto the darkAngel on the square
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