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Chiaverini, Jennifer

Summary: "The only legitimate child of Lord Byron, the most brilliant, revered, and scandalous of the Romantic poets, Ada was destined for fame long before her birth. Estranged from Ada's father, who was infamously "mad, bad, and dangerous to know," Ada's mathematician mother is determined to save her only child from her perilous Byron heritage. Banishing fairy tales and make-believe from the nursery,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2017

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Chiaverini, Jennifer

Summary: "The only legitimate child of Lord Byron, the most brilliant, revered, and scandalous of the Romantic poets, Ada was destined for fame long before her birth. Estranged from Ada's father, who was infamously "mad, bad, and dangerous to know," Ada's mathematician mother is determined to save her only child from her perilous Byron heritage. Banishing fairy tales and make-believe from the nursery,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Chiaverini, Jennifer.

Summary: In present-day Boston, a dedicated teacher in the Watertown public school system is stunned by somber holiday tidings. Sophia's music program has been sacrificed to budget cuts, and she worries not only about her impending unemployment but also about the consequences to her underprivileged students. At the church where she volunteers as music director, Sophia tries to forget her cares as she...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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Chiaverini, Jennifer.

Summary: "'The giving quilt' chronicles the week after Thanksgiving-- Quiltsgiving-- as residents of Elm Creek Manor find creative ways to answer the questions, 'Why do you give?'" -- from publisher's web site.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

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Chiaverini, Jennifer.

Summary: Master quilter Sylvia Compson discovers a stash of letters in the attic of Elm Creek Manor and traces a tale back to 1859. An escaped slave, Joanna, spent a brief period at Elm Creek Farm until she was captured and returned to bondage, leaving her son in the care of the Bergstrom family. If Sylvia is to determine the fate of Joanna and her son, she must rely on one important clue-- the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2009

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Chiaverini, Jennifer.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2007

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Chiaverini, Jennifer.

Summary: For the Elm Creek quilters, the day after Thanksgiving marks the start of the quilting season, a time to gather at Elm Creek Manor and spend the day stitching holiday gifts for loved ones. This year, in keeping with the season's spirit of gratitude, Master Quilter Sylvia Bergstrom Compson Cooper is eager to revive a cherished family tradition. A recent remodeling of the manor's kitchen...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2009

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Chiaverini, Jennifer.

Summary: In 1930, when Sylvia Bergstrom Compson was only a child, her mother passed away. Decades later, when several of her mother's hand-stitched heirloom quilts vanish, Sylvia resolves to find them. Traveling far and wide, she uncovers the surprising truth about her mother's romantic and ultimately tragic life.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2003

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Chiaverini, Jennifer.

Summary: The Elm Creek Quilters have begun a round robin--a quilt created by sewing concentric patchwork to a central block as it is passed around a circle of friends. Led by Sarah McClure, who came to Waterford, Pennsylvania, with her husband, Matt, a few years ago, the project is to be their gift to their beloved fellow quilter Sylvia Compson. But like the most delicate cross-stitch, their lives are...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2000

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Chiaverini, Jennifer.

Summary: Master quilter Sylvia Compson comes across an heirloom quilt that muddles her heritage. She's always believed her ancestors were active in the Underground Railroad--but perhaps she's been mistaken.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2002

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Chiaverini, Jennifer.

Summary: As the nation grapples with the strictures of Prohibition, Rosa Barclay lives on a Southern California rye farm with her volatile husband, John, who has lately found another source of income far outside the federal purview. Mother to eight children, Rosa mourns the loss of four who succumbed to the mysterious wasting disease that is now afflicting young Ana and Miguel. Two daughters born of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

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Chiaverini, Jennifer.

Summary: As the nation moves toward civil war, one resident of Creek's Crossing, Pennsylvania has her live irrevocably changed. Dorothea Granger is asked by her uncle--shortly before his violent death--to stitch an unusual quilt. When she learns the quilt contains hidden clues for the Underground Railroad, Dorothea makes a brave decision tol put her own life at risk to continue the work that cost her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2005

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Chiaverini, Jennifer.

Summary: In Creek's Crossing, Pennsylvania, in the years before the Civil War, Dorothea Granger agrees to sew an unusual quilt to fulfill her uncle's deathbed request, realizing later that the quilt pattern contains an Underground Railroad map.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2005

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Chiaverini, Jennifer

Summary: The only legitimate child of Lord Byron, the most brilliant, revered, and scandalous of the Romantic poets, Ada was destined for fame long before her birth. Estranged from Ada's father, who was infamously "mad, bad, and dangerous to know," Ada's mathematician mother is determined to save her only child from her perilous Byron heritage. Banishing fairy tales and make-believe from the nursery,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2017

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Chiaverini, Jennifer.

Summary: "New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Chiaverini celebrates Christmas, past and present, with a wondrous novel inspired by the classic poem "Christmas Bells," by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. I heard the bells on Christmas Day/ Their old familiar carols play/ And wild and sweet/ The words repeat/Of peace on earth, good-will to men! In 1860, the Henry Wadsworth Longfellow family...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2015

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Chiaverini, Jennifer.

Summary: It has been more than 50 years since master quilter Silvia Compson decked the halls of Elm Creek Manor, and with all her family gone, she intends to observe a quiet Christmas. But her young quilting partner Sarah McClure has other ideas.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

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Chiaverini, Jennifer.

Summary: Follows the Cross Country Quilters, a group of five friends, on their quest to complete the "challenge quilt" that is symbolic of each woman's personal goals.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2001

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Chiaverini, Jennifer.

Summary: Five women meet at quilt camp and embark upon a project together. Over the next year, each woman must tackle a personal difficulty before adding her segment to their shared quilt. Despite the challenges they face, the women draw strength from their newfound sisterhood.

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Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall 2001

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Chiaverini, Jennifer.

Summary: "The only legitimate child of Lord Byron, the most brilliant, revered, and scandalous of the Romantic poets, Ada was destined for fame long before her birth. Estranged from Ada's father, who was infamously "mad, bad, and dangerous to know," Ada's mathematician mother is determined to save her only child from her perilous Byron heritage. Banishing fairy tales and make-believe from the nursery,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2017

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Chiaverini, Jennifer.

Summary: "'The giving quilt' chronicles the week after Thanksgiving-- Quiltsgiving-- as residents of Elm Creek Manor find creative ways to answer the questions, 'Why do you give?'" -- from publisher's web site.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

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Chiaverini, Jennifer.

Summary: When the creative residents of Elm Creek gather the week after Thanksgiving to work on quilts for Project Linus, they respond to Sylvia's provocative questions to alleviate respective pesonal challenges and learn helpful lessons about the strength of human connections.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2012

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Chiaverini, Jennifer.

Summary: Kate Chase Sprague was born in 1840 in Cincinnati, Ohio, the second daughter to the second wife of a devout but ambitious lawyer. Her father, Salmon P. Chase, rose to prominence in the antebellum years and was appointed secretary of the treasury in Abraham Lincoln' s cabinet, while aspiring to even greater heights. Beautiful, intelligent, regal, and entrancing, young Kate Chase stepped into the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

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Chiaverini, Jennifer.

Summary: ‡aAs Sylvia, a late-in-life newlywed, has discovered, love can enter our lives at any age. Yet before she can truly delight in her present happiness, she must face the sorrow hidden in her past -- her own role in the tragic circumstances that left her estranged from her sister, Claudia, until it was too late to make amends. Vowing not to repeat the mistake with her new daughter-in-law, Amy, who...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

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Chiaverini, Jennifer.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Plume 2000

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