WorldCat Identities

Tahse, Martin

Overview
Works: 55 works in 95 publications in 2 languages and 1,925 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Fiction  Television programs  Historical films  Made-for-TV movies  Film adaptations  Children's films  Short films  Biography 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Martin Tahse
Words by heart( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama focused on the hardships endured by a black family living in the Midwest in the 20th century. With social progress still decades away, the family experiences open prejudice nearly everywhere they turn
The summer of the swans by Betsy Cromer Byars( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teenage girl gains new insight into herself and her family when her 5-year-old mentally handicapped brother gets lost
Thank you, Jackie Robinson( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy tries to get a baseball autographed by Jackie Robinson for an elderly African American cook who shares his love of baseball and the Dodgers
Trouble River by Betsy Cromer Byars( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of a boy, his grandmother, and his dog, rafting down a treacherous river to escape from renegade Indians who threaten their prairie cabin
After school specials( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series' issue-oriented storylines were adapted from young-adult novels and starred some of the most popular teen actors of the day. Includes: The 18th Emergency; Summer of the Swans; The Skating Rink; and Dear Lovey Hart
After school specials( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series' issue-oriented storylines were adapted from young-adult novels and starred some of the most popular teen actors of the day. Includes: Francesca Baby; Beat the Turtle Drum; The Pinballs; and Trouble River
A Matter of time( Visual )

2 editions published between 1982 and 1996 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sixteen-year-old girl develops a sense of self as she faces the fact that her mother is dying of cancer
After school specials( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series' issue-oriented storylines were adapted from young-adult novels and starred some of the most popular teen actors of the day. Includes: A Special Gift; The Gold Test; What Are Friends For; and Schoolboy Father
The Hoboken chicken emergency by Daniel Manus Pinkwater( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Bobowicz family asked their son Arthur to pick up a turkey for Thanksgiving, they weren't expecting him to bring home a 266-pound live chicken named Henrietta
A special gift( Visual )

4 editions published between 1979 and 1997 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teenage boy tries to cope with the difficulties of developing his skills as a dancer and at the same time maintain his identity as an athlete, in spite of the sexist role expectations of his friends and his father
After school specials( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrea's story : a hitchhiking tragedy( Visual )

2 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrea is raped while hitchhiking home. She finds it difficult to cope with her own emotional reactions and those of her family and friends as well as the dilemma of whether or not to testify
Which mother is mine?( Visual )

2 editions published between 1981 and 1999 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After spending most of her life in foster homes, a young girl must deal with the shock of her natural mother returning to claim her
After school specials( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of teenage dramas made for television
The skating rink( Visual )

4 editions published between 1975 and 1998 in English and Spanish and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tuck Faraday lives on a poor farm in the South. He also lives with a stutter, which sets him apart from the other kids. Tuck's father does the best he can with his meager farm, a new wife, and Tuck's two lazy brothers. As he watches a nearby deserted factory being transformed into an ice skating rink, Tuck is surprised when Pete, the new rink's manager, offers him a chance to learn how to skate. Tuck works the farm during the day and secretly skates at night hoping to surprise everyone on opening night-- doing something that doesn't require him to speak
Face at the edge of the world( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jed and Charlie were best friends. When Charlie commits suicide, Jed is devastated and sets out to solve the mystery of why Charlie would do such a thing. Eventually Jed unravels the pain and fear in Charlie's life, and is able to let go and say goodbye
What are friends for?( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl struggling to deal with her parents' divorce makes a new friend who is having even greater difficulty with the same problem
After school specials( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of teenage dramas made for television
Schoolboy father( Visual )

2 editions published between 1981 and 1996 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells a story about an unplanned, teenage pregnancy and the father's attempt to raise his child. Finally, he realizes that he should give the baby up for adoption
It's a mile from here to glory( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early McLaren, a teenager who is small for his age, becomes a long distance runner whose self-esteem is totally dependent on winning. A debilitating accident forces him to reassess his attitude with the help of a knowledgeable therapist
 
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