Imatge de l'autor

Carol Matas

Autor/a de Daniel's Story

68+ obres 4,923 Membres 63 Ressenyes 3 preferits

Sobre l'autor

Writer Carol Matas was born in Canada in 1949. Matas was an actress and currently teaches writing. Matas is best known for her historical adventures. These often feature young people caught up in the world's problems. "Daniel's Story," about a young Jewish boy in Nazi Germany, was short-listed for mostra'n més the 1993 Governor General's Award and the 1994 Ruth Schwartz Award and won the Silver Birch Award. Lisa won the Geoffrey Bilson Award and was a New York Times Book Review Notable of 1989. (Bowker Author Biography) mostra'n menys

Inclou aquests noms: Matas C, C. Matas, Carol Matas, Carol Matas

Crèdit de la imatge: Ruth Bonneville


Obres de Carol Matas

Daniel's Story (1993) 1,050 exemplars, 13 ressenyes
After the War (1996) 460 exemplars, 8 ressenyes
Of Two Minds (1995) 398 exemplars, 2 ressenyes
The War Within: A Novel of the Civil War (2001) 369 exemplars, 7 ressenyes
Greater Than Angels (1998) 315 exemplars, 5 ressenyes
More Minds (1996) 302 exemplars, 1 ressenya
Lisa (1987) 228 exemplars, 5 ressenyes
Jesper (1989) 168 exemplars, 1 ressenya
In My Enemy's House (1999) 148 exemplars, 1 ressenya
A Season for Miracles : Twelve Tales of Christmas (2006) — Col·laborador — 100 exemplars, 1 ressenya
Adventure in Legoland (1991) 97 exemplars, 1 ressenya
The Burning Time (1994) 71 exemplars, 1 ressenya
The Garden (1997) 70 exemplars
A Christmas to Remember: Tales of Comfort and Joy (2009) — Col·laborador — 57 exemplars, 2 ressenyes
Sworn Enemies (1993) 52 exemplars, 1 ressenya
Out of Their Minds (1998) 46 exemplars
Safari Adventure in Legoland (1993) 45 exemplars
Cloning Miranda (1999) 42 exemplars, 1 ressenya
Rosie in New York City: Gotcha! (2003) 37 exemplars, 2 ressenyes
The Whirlwind (2007) 35 exemplars, 1 ressenya
The Freak (1997) 34 exemplars
Sparks Fly Upward (2002) 33 exemplars, 1 ressenya
A Meeting of Minds (1999) 32 exemplars
Rebecca (2000) 31 exemplars
The Lost Locket (1994) 23 exemplars
The Dark Clone (2005) 16 exemplars
Past Crimes (2006) 16 exemplars
The Second Clone (2001) 15 exemplars
Ghosthunters: The Proof That Ghosts Exist (2008) 12 exemplars, 1 ressenya
Telling (2002) 11 exemplars
The Freak II: Visions (Bk. 2) (2007) 9 exemplars
The Edge of When (2011) 9 exemplars
The Primrose Path (1995) 8 exemplars
The Race (1991) 8 exemplars
The Freak III: Far (2008) 7 exemplars
Tucson Jo: Tucson, Arizona, 1882 (2014) 4 exemplars, 1 ressenya
DNA Dimension (1982) 3 exemplars
Yo y nadie más (1998) 3 exemplars
Jesper (1996) 3 exemplars
Play Ball (2004) 2 exemplars
A Struggle for Hope (2021) 2 exemplars
It's Up to Us (1991) 1 exemplars
La prisonnière du lendemain (1998) 1 exemplars
Daniels Story 1 exemplars
Freak Trilogy 1 exemplars

Obres associades

With All My Heart, With All My Mind: Thirteen Stories About Growing Up Jewish (1999) — Col·laborador — 54 exemplars, 1 ressenya
Dear Canada: A Time for Giving: Ten Tales of Christmas (2015) — Col·laborador — 22 exemplars
A/Cross Sections: New Manitoba Writing (2007) — Col·laborador — 1 exemplars


Coneixement comú

Nom normalitzat
Matas, Carol
Data de naixement
Lloc de naixement
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Llocs de residència
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
University of Western Ontario
Lynn Bennett


Ressenyes rating: Caution - Read With Care
Historical Fiction: 1940

Caitlyn Unruh rating on -
Read for school library. It contains some quite mature subject matter so did not pass it due to younger readers, but still an incredible read. A lovely book that shows true love in the face of great evil. I would say grade 9-11, depending on how sensitive you are. The main character escapes some men intent on raping her, though they do not succeed or use the word. Some violence you find in concentration camps, and doubt in God you can expect from people suffering in unimaginable ways, but as a person of faith, I would be hesitant to give it to too young of readers with faith because they may struggle with it before they are ready for it. That's why I say grade 9-11 ish… (més)
MamaBearLendingDen | Hi ha 4 ressenyes més | Jan 1, 2024 |
After leaving a displaced persons camp, 15-year-old Ruth returns to Poland to search for any surviving members of her family. Believing herself to be the only survivor in her family, Ruth agrees to join the Brichah to help lead a group of Jewish children to Palestine. Palestine is still under the British Mandate, and the British were not allowing Jewish refugees to immigrate legally. Ruth and her travel companions must risk their lives to reach their dream of Eretz Israel.

While all the characters and events are fictional, the author modeled them on real characters and events. I’ve read a fair amount about the Holocaust, but I was less familiar with the continued post-war violence against Jews who returned to Poland and against Jews who attempted to enter Palestine illegally since the British severely limited the number of legal immigrants. I learned something from this inspirational story of a teenager’s transition from captivity and fear to freedom and joy.… (més)
cbl_tn | Hi ha 7 ressenyes més | Jan 14, 2023 |



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