WorldCat Identities

Birch, Thora

Works: 123 works in 393 publications in 4 languages and 14,920 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Comedy films  Comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Creator, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Thora Birch
Most widely held works by Thora Birch
American beauty by Sam Mendes( Visual )
89 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 3,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An emotionally & spiritually comatose suburban man decides "to hell with it all" and reverts to living as he did when he was happiest--as a carefree teenager. His desperately uptight wife and sullen daughter can only look on as he quits his corporate job to become a burger flipper, starts getting high with a strange new neighbor (whose parents are even stranger) and lusts after a pouty blonde teenager--his daughter's best friend
Patriot games by Phillip Noyce( Visual )
13 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 1,866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
His days as an intelligence agent behind him, former CIA analyst Jack Ryan has traveled to London to vacation with his wife and daughter. Meeting them outside Buckingham Palace, Ryan is caught in the middle of a terrorist attack on a member of the Royal Family. But Ryan's courageous act marks him as a target in the sights of the terrorists
Ghost world by Terry Zwigoff( Visual )
37 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"While their classmates head for college, Enid and Rebecca focus their energies on tormenting those around them! From a goofy convenience store clerk to an eccentric art teacher, these two saboteurs wreak havoc on all who cross their paths. But when they zero in on an oddball loner looking for Miss Right, their seemingly innocent meddling threatens to shatter one of their hearts ... and their lifelong friendship!"--Container
Hocus pocus by Kenny Ortega( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 1,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three witches are conjured up from the 17th century and set off to terrorize modern Salem. It is Halloween so no one seems to notice them except three kids
Alaska by Fraser C Heston( Visual )
14 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two teenagers challenge both nature and themselves on a death-defying mission through the arctic wilderness
Now and then by Lesli Linka Glatter( Visual )
14 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A heartwarming comedy about the childhood mischief of four best friends who reunite after twenty years
Silver City by John Sayles( Visual )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A private detective is hired to determine the identity of a corpse discovered during the filming of a political commercial. Along the way, he discovers a complex web of influence and corruption, involving high-stakes lobbyists, media conglomerates, environmental plunderers, and undocumented migrant workers
Dungeons & dragons by Courtney Solomon( Visual )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Princess Savina inherits the throne and the royal scepter, which has the power to command dragons. She decides all people should be equal. This doesn't sit well with Profion who leads a revolt against her
Homeless to Harvard the Liz Murray story ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Liz Murray was raised in poverty by drug-addicted parents. Though they loved her, they were unable to care for her and Liz ended up living on the streets by the age of 15. Profoundly affected by her mother's AIDS-related death, Liz forced herself to look at her future and make some significant changes. Her prospects were dismal, yet she turned her life around by going back to high school. While still homeless, Liz earned her diploma in two years. She went on to win a New York Times scholarship for needy students, which enabled her to attend Harvard University
All I want for Christmas by Robert Lieberman( Visual )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young girl wants to reunite her divorced parents during the holidays. Determined to carry out her plan, she seeks out the Santa Claus at Macy's to tell him what she truly hopes for
The dot --and more stories to make you feel good ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The dot: Vashti doesn't think she can draw, but her teacher encourages her to "just make a mark and see where it takes you." Amazing Grace: Grace's classmates discourage her from trying out for Peter Pan in the school play because she doesn't look the part. Brave Irene: When Mrs. Bobbins, the dressmaker, gets too sick to deliver her dress on time, her daughter Irene steps in and battles powerful winds and snow to prove that where there is a will, there is a way
Monkey trouble ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Familiekomedie over een meisje dat vriendschap sluit met een aapje. Het aapje is echter opgeleid tot zakkenroller en zijn vroegere baas wil hem terughebben
The dot by Peter Reynolds( Recording )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vashti believes that she cannot draw, but her art teacher's encouragement leads her to change her mind
The dot ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Vashti doesn't think she can draw, but her teacher encourages her to "just make a mark and see where it takes you." Vashti at first ventures one small and unremarkable dot, but is soon making big dots and small dots, red dots, blue dots, and purple dots. At the school art show, her entire collection of dots turns heads and wins praise"--Container insert
Night ride home ( Visual )
6 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A couple faces pain and anger when the son they love very much dies while riding with his sister
The dot-- and more stories for young artists ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Children are introduced to the imaginative world of art and how a picture can really be worth a thousand words in the lead story ART. Other stories include I Like Me, a celebration of self-esteem; The Dot, a journey of self-discovery and expression that will encourage everyone to explore his or her own creative spirit; Ish, Roman discovers that creativity is about a lot more than getting things just 'right'; and more
Petunia ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charlie finally finds a guy he's willing to break his 'no sex' vow for when he meets, and starts dating George McDougal. But George is hiding something from Charlie. Their relationship hits a complicated snag when George's wife returns unexpectedly from a long trip
Winter of frozen dreams ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the true-life story of Barbara Hoffman, a brilliant biochemistry student but also a notorious prostitute. When her distraught fiance leads police to a naked, bludgeoned corpse he helped her bury, it sets in motion an investigation that uncovers a sordid world of blackmail, lust, and deception
The hole ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four private school students sneak off for a couple days to an underground World War 2 bunker. When the holiday ends though, they find out that they've been locked inside the bunker with hardly any food, no water and no means of communication to the outside world. But a member of the party is deceiving the others and is to blame for all of terror that is happening to group
The pregnancy pact ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sidney Bloom, an online magazine journalist, returns to her hometown to investigate the sudden spike in teenage pregnancies at her old high school. Immediately, she comes up against Lorraine, the head of the local conservative values group and mother of pregnant, fifteen-year-old Sara. A media firestorm erupts when Time Magazine reports that the rise in pregnancies at the school is the result of a 'pregnancy pact'. Sidney soon realizes that all the attention is disguising the much larger issues
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Audience level: 0.16 (from 0.01 for The dot ... to 1.00 for Patriot ga ...)
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English (209)
Spanish (21)
German (15)
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