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Whelan, Gloria

Summary: Inspired by a true story, when Queen Victoria is unable to go swimming without her subjects glimpsing her in a swimming suit, her husband, Prince Albert, comes up with an innovative solution so his wife can indulge in the healthy exercise.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E WHELAN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE WHE

Whelan, Gloria

Summary: "In Depression-era northern Michigan, a young boy meets a teenager serving in the Civilian Conservation Corps, the work relief program established by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to employ millions of young men during the Great Depression"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WHE

Whelan, Gloria.

Summary: When thirteen-year-old Koly enters into an ill-fated arranged marriage, she must either suffer a destiny dictated by India's tradition or find the courage to oppose it.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD WHE

Whelan, Gloria.

Summary: Nellie and her mother pick berries all summer in order to make enough money so that Nellie can get a coat to wear to school in the winter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2002

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: E Whe

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WHE

Whelan, Gloria.

Summary: Left an orphan after the influenza epidemic in British East Africa in 1918, thirteen-year-old Rachel is tricked into assuming a deceased neighbor's identity to travel to England, where her only dream is to return to Africa and rebuild her parents' mission hospital.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC WHE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC WHE

Whelan, Gloria.

Summary: Twelve-year-old Mary and her older brother and sister tend the family farm on Michigan's Mackinac Island while their father is away fighting the British in the War of 1812.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollinsPublishers 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC WHE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC WHE

Whelan, Gloria.

Summary: A fictionalized account of Ernest Hemingway's sixteenth summer, during which love for his family, need for independence, and responsibility for decisions vie with each other, moving him from boyhood to manhood.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thunder Bay Press 1999

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC WHE

Whelan, Gloria.

Summary: Even though he is the runt of the litter from her father's prize sled-racing dog, ten-year-old Rachel plans to train her puppy to become a champion racer and determines to track him down when he mysteriously disappears.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1988

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE WHE

Whelan, Gloria.

Summary: In 1878, eleven-year-old Annabel and her parents survive a year of adventure which includes floating downriver in two shacks along with a group of Michigan lumbermen moving logs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC WHE

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Whelan 2002

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC WHE

Whelan, Gloria.

Summary: In Japan, as a provincial governor, his wife, and daughter Yuki, followed by 1,000 attendants, travel the historic Tokaido Road to the Shogun's palace in Edo, Yuki keeps up with her lessons by writing poems describing the journey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2008

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC WHE

Whelan, Gloria.

Summary: Ten years after the end of the Second World War, the town of Rolfen, West Germany, looks just as peaceful and beautiful as ever, until young Peter Liebig discovers a secret about his past that leads him to question everything, including the town's calm facade and his own sense of comfort and belonging.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JFIC Whe

Whelan, Gloria.

Summary: As Rosalind continues to straddle the proper English world of her family and the culture of 1920s India where they live, her support of Gandhi and his followers in opposing British rule grows and she considers trying to carry the rebels' message to Edward, Prince of Wales, during his visit.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC WHE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC WHE

Whelan, Gloria.

Summary: When Grandma dies, her five children and their children descend on her farmhouse to divide the possessions in an orderly manner and in hopes of making everyone happy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 1992

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC WHE

Whelan, Gloria.

Summary: After her father dies in the river they both love, twelve-year-old Lily struggles to come to terms with her loss, and in so doing, she helps a paraplegic former pilot accept his condition and move on with his life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.B. Eerdmans 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC WHE

Whelan, Gloria.

Summary: On a cold December night, Louis must decide whether to brave the treacherous Detroit River to take a slave family to freedom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2004

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC WHE

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WHE

Whelan, Gloria.

Contents: Keeping order -- Incomer -- Costumes -- Living together -- Travelogue -- It's going to be all right -- The ark -- Migrating -- When the children grow up -- Hautala country -- Icy miracles -- Keeping your place.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WHE

Whelan, Gloria.

Summary: After their mother dies of typhoid, Verna and her younger sister Carlie move with their father, a psychiatrist, and stern Aunt Maude to an asylum for the mentally ill in early-twentieth-century Michigan, where new ideas in the treatment of mental illness are being proposed, but old prejudices still hold sway.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Childrens Books 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC WHE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JFIC WHE

Whelan, Gloria.

Summary: When she sneaks away to visit her friend, a young girl living on the Michigan frontier is caught up in the forced evacuation of a group of Potawatomi Indians from their tribal lands in the 1840s.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1993

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC WHE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC WHE

Whelan, Gloria.

Summary: After her mother's death, 13-year-old Clair refuses to speak and her minister father moves them from their comfortable existence to the wilds of northern Michigan to start a small mission and to begin a new life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam 1979

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC WHE

Whelan, Gloria.

Summary: In the months leading up to the August 1991 coup attempt that resulted in the collapse of communism in the Soviet Union, a young dancer with the Kirov Ballet struggles to decide whether to defect while on an upcoming trip to Paris.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC WHE

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Whela

Whelan, Gloria.

Summary: In 1816, sixteen-year-old Mary O'Shea accepts her married sister's invitation to visit her in London and experiences much of the world beyond her beloved family farm on Mackinac Island.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1998

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Whelan 1998

Whelan, Gloria.

Summary: In 1838 the town of Marshall, Michigan, welcomes refugee slaves from Kentucky and risks breaking the law to help them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thunder Bay Press 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC WHE

Whelan, Gloria.

Summary: In 1934, thirteen-year-old Marya and her younger brother, Georgi, set out alone on a long and arduous journey into Siberia to find their mother after she and their father are exiled for opposing Stalin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC WHE

Whelan, Gloria.

Summary: After a day of picking cotton in late 1860, Ella May, a young slave, joins her friends Bobby and Sue at their second job of listening outside the windows of their master's house for useful information.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WHE

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