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Ward, Johanna

Works: 51 works in 331 publications in 2 languages and 6,127 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Children's audiobooks  History  Domestic fiction  Folklore  Drama  Bildungsromans  Romance fiction  Novels 
Roles: Narrator, Author
Classifications: PZ7.B934, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Johanna Ward
Work less, make more by Jennifer White( )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tired of holding your breath, waiting for exactly the right moment to arrive before you can start living the life you really want? When will it be safe for you to stop working so hard and feeling stressed out, burnt out, and generally dissatisfied with life? When you get married? Promoted? When your kids finish school? When you pay off your mortgage? When you retire? It's time to stop waiting and start living
The Arabian nights their best-known tales( )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of some of the best-known and best-loved tales, including "The Story of the Fisherman and the Genie," "The story of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves," and "The Story of Sinbad the Sailor."
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen( )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten-year-old Fanny Price, the child of a poor family, is sent to be raised by her wealthy uncle and his wife at their grand country manor, Mansfield Park
I, Juan de Pareja by Elizabeth Borton de Trevio( )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the era of Rembrandt, Rubens and Van Dyke, Spain had its own great painter-Diego Velsquez. His assistant: an African slave, Juan, who by helping his master in his studio becomes an artist himself. Self-taught by watching his master's technique, he is torn between the need to keep his secret-for such work as the creation of art is forbidden to slaves-and the desire to reveal
Heidi by Johanna Spyri( )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High in the Swiss Alps, Heidi, a five-year-old orphan, comes to live with her grandfather. His neighbors say he is a fierce old hermit, of whom they are all afraid. Heidi, however, proves to be a remarkable, unaffected child, who quickly charms her grandfather. In fact, for Heidi, nothing could be better than living with him. She enjoys a genuine enthusiasm for life: for the goats, which she helps Peter to tend; for the spring flowers on the Alm; for the thick slices of bread and cheese that her grandfather prepares for her; and for the simple hay bed that she occupies in the loft of his hut. However, her Aunt Dete doesn't understand, and it is a sad day when she takes Heidi to live in a strange city with a strange family who want a companion for their young invalid daughter named Klara. Heidi does her best to be a friend to Klara, but her longing for home becomes too much to bear
The secret garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett( )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Lennox a spoiled, ill-tempered, and unhealthy child, comes to live with her reclusive uncle in Misselthwaite Manor after the death of her parents. There she meets a hearty housekeeper and her spirited brother, a dour gardener, a cheerful robin, and her wilful, hysterical, and sickly cousin, Master Colin. With the help of the robin, Mary finds the door to a secret garden, neglected and hidden for years. When she decides to restore the garden in secret, the story becomes a charming journey into the places of the heart, where faith restores health, flowers refresh the spirit, and the magic of the garden, coming to life anew, brings health to Colin; and to Mary, happiness
Welcome, chaos by Kate Wilhelm( )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Lyle Taney took leave from her teaching job to live high in the mountains, researching the ways of eagles, she was just planning to write her next book. Lasater was an unscrupulous, skilled operative who thought he could maneuver her as he pleased. When the obscure government agent from an anonymous department tried to force Lyle to spy on her mysterious neighbors, she resisted. But the first step had been taken, involving her in a life-and-death struggle
The railway children by E Nisbet( )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When their father is sent away to prison, three London children move to the country where they keep busy preventing accidents on the nearby railway, making many new friends, and generally learning a good deal about themselves
Five children and it by Edith Nesbit( Recording )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Curious to see if people on the other side of the globe walk upside down, Robert, Anthea, Cyril, and Jane start digging a hole to Australia. They don't get too far, however, before they dig up a furry brown creature with bat's ears. It is a Psammead, an ancient Sand-fairy. The Sammyadd, as the children call it, grumpily tells them that he is obliged to grant their wishes, because making people's wishes come true is what Sand-fairies do. However, there is one catch: The wishes come undone at sunset. No matter how carefully the children plan, their wishes keep backfiring, and they realize that you have to be careful what you wish for--you may get it
Sole survivor [the true account of 133 days adrift] by Ruthanne Lum McCunn( )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On November 23, 1942, German U-boats torpedoed the British ship Benlomond, and it sank in the Atlantic in two minutes. The second steward, named Poon Lim, with no knowledge of the sea, managed to stay alive for 133 days on a small wooden raft
How to be a billionaire proven strategies from the titans of wealth by Martin S Fridson( )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to be a Billionaire looks at the careers, the methods, and the minds of self-made billionaires to distill the common keys to titanic accumulations of wealth. Each chapter explores a specific strategy and brings it to life through extended profiles of past and present masters of the art of making money. Learn from Sam Walton, founder of the Wal-Mart retail chain, how his supreme devotion to copying the methods of other successful discounters succeeded better than innovation
Why should extroverts make all the money? networking made easy for the introvert by Frederica J Balzano( )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shy people and introverts generally avoid actively propelling themselves into the public eye. They would much rather work quietly behind the scenes. But is that enough? In our age of increasing workplace competition and seemingly relentless self-promotion, some experts assert that it will be the more "extroverted" personality types; those who speak out at meetings and give charismatic presentations, for example, who will succeed in the business world. But why should extroverts make all the money?
The elusive Pimpernel by Emmuska Orczy Orczy( )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this sequel to The Scarlet Pimpernel, Sir Percy Blakeney's arch-enemy travels to England in pursuit of the impudent enemy of the French Republic. Monsieur Chauvelin devises a dastardly plot to annihilate, once and for all, both Sir Percy and his beautiful wife Marguerite. Lured to France, where the entire town of Boulogne is held hostage on their behalf, they seem to be hopelessly trapped. Will the Scarlet Pimpernel prevail?
Cousin Bette by Honor de Balzac( )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor relation nurses a terrible grudge against the family of her beautiful cousin
The lost girl by D. H Lawrence( )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journey of a woman caught between two worlds and two lives - one mired in dreary, industrial England and a life of convention, the other set in the vibrant Italian landscape holding the promise of sensual liberation
The enchanted castle by E Nesbit( )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jimmy, Gerald, and Cathy hope to find adventure when they set off to explore the woods, but they get far more than they bargained for when they discover the Enchanted Castle. At first, they seem to be in a fairy tale come true, until a friend turns invisible, thanks to a magic ring she can't remove. Adventure follows adventure as they seek to control the magic--but the magic has a will of its own, and it is all they can do to keep up
Jane Austen's Charlotte by Julia Barrett( )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the developing seaside town of Sanditon, it portrays a young woman from the countryside who is exposed to the sophistication and cynicism of resort life. Her name is Charlotte. With disarming charm and wit, she observes for us the array of quirky characters who reside in the booming resort-to-be. The innocent but keen-witted Charlotte quickly finds herself rather deeply involved in this uproarious little town. She can't help but get swept up in the antics of the Parkers and Denhams, even while she is vexed and perplexed by the droll Sidney Parker. But even the best efforts of this charming young lady may not be enough to save the budding resort town
La vagabonde by Colette( )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and French and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Largely autobiographical, La Vagabonde recalls Colette's own years as a dance-hall performer in turn-of-the-century Paris, where she takes the listener backstage and into the demimonde of Renée Néré, an aging dancer, mime, and failed writer, a woman who struggles to choose between freedom and love
A little princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Recording )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sara Crewe is the brightest, richest, and most generous girl in Miss Minchin's school for girls, and her father gives her everything she might desire. But when her beloved father dies, Sarah's friends and prized possessions are suddenly taken away, and she is banished to the attic and forced to work as a common drudge. Fed only crumbs, she still saves enough to feed her pet rat, and she tells wonderful stories to comfort Becky, the kitchen maid. Using her special ability to play make-believe, she transforms her hardships into an unforgettable adventure
I will repay by Emmuska Orczy Orczy( )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It has been ten years since Juliette de Marny's father asked her to swear revenge upon Déroulède for the death of her brother in a duel. At last she finds herself in Déroulède's house with an easy opportunity to betray him to the citizens of France for conspiring against the people. Juliette realizes, too late, that she is in love with Déroulède. Can the Scarlet Pimpernel rescue Déroulède from certain death by guillotine? Will Déroulède forgive Juliette for her betrayal of him? Romance and intrigue abound in this delightful swashbuckler
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Work less, make more
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The Arabian nights their best-known talesMansfield ParkI, Juan de ParejaHeidiThe secret gardenWelcome, chaosThe railway childrenFive children and it