WorldCat Identities

Key, Alexander 1904-1979

Overview
Works: 88 works in 268 publications in 8 languages and 12,830 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Children's films  Action and adventure films  Drama  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Science fiction films  Anecdotes  Young adult works 
Roles: Author, Originator, Bibliographic antecedent, Illustrator, Conceptor
Classifications: PZ7.K51, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alexander Key
Race to Witch Mountain( Visual )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Bruno is a Las Vegas cab driver. Scientist Dr. Alex Friedman is one of his passengers. She is giving speeches about legitimate scientific theories of UFOs and outer space. The next day Jack notices Sara and Seth sitting in the back seat of his cab. He takes them to a run down house in the middle of nowhere, where they must obtain an object. Meanwhile, Major Henry Burke is searching for information pertaining to two aliens that landed days earlier. The children are captured by the U.S. government and taken to a secret facility. Now Jack and Alex must find and rescue the kids so they can continue with their mission
The forgotten door by Alexander Key( Book )

25 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy with amnesia is apparently from another planet
Escape to Witch Mountain by Alexander Key( Book )

20 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a mysterious man claims to be their uncle and acquires court custody, Tia and Tony, aware of his evil intent, run away to prevent him from enslaving their unusual powers and to try to find someone who may know something about them
Suwannee river : strange green land by Cecile Hulse Matschat( Book )

10 editions published between 1938 and 1954 in English and held by 1,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anecdote-filled, illustrated history of the river of Georgia and Florida; the appendix consists of an essay by Constance Lindsay Skinner entitled 'Rivers and American Folk.'
Escape to Witch Mountain by Alexander Key( Visual )

21 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Escape to Witch Mountain: Two orphan children escape from a scheming millionaire and discover they have come from another planet
Return from Witch Mountain( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in Turkish and English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tia and Tony are teenage sister and brother who possess extraordinary powers. They leave their safe refuge on Witch Mountain for a trip to Los Angeles. There, Tony is kidnapped by the evil Dr. Gannon and his spinster partner Letha. Tony is brainwashed into helping Gannon and Letha commit various crimes. It's up to Tia and a gang of juvenile delinquents to rescue Tony and prevent a major disaster
Return from Witch Mountain by Alexander Key( Book )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tia and Tony's visit to Earth is disrupted when Tony is kidnapped by a power-crazed doctor wishing to use the boy's special powers for his own evil purposes
The golden enemy by Alexander Key( Book )

3 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last bear in the world wants to destroy mankind because man killed his entire species for sport. A boy defies the advice of his elders to seek out the bear and communicate with it
Escape to Witch Mountain by Alexander Key( Recording )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an evil man claiming to be their uncle removes them from an orphanage, Tony and Tia, siblings with unusual powers, run away and try to find other people like themselves in hopes of learning something of their mysterious past
The wrath and the wind, a novel by Alexander Key( Book )

12 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical romance of Florida in the 1840's, during the slave-running days
The magic meadow by Alexander Key( Book )

2 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As five crippled children play games of imagining themselves in another beautiful world, one of the boys finds he can help the rest of them escape to a strange new place
Rivets and sprockets by Alexander Key( Book )

5 editions published between 1964 and 1967 in Spanish and English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sprockets and his new brother Rivets join Dr. Bailey and his son Jim on a trip to Mars to search for the Something
Jagger, the dog from elsewhere by Alexander Key( Book )

3 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A great white dog with the power to send and receive thought messages helps two young children escape death
The preposterous adventures of Swimmer by Alexander Key( Book )

2 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A talking river otter escapes from captivity, experiences perilous adventures with some cruel humans, and resolves the problems of various troubled people and animals
Flight to the lonesome place by Alexander Key( Book )

3 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy with a computerlike mind, a girl with occult powers, and a black boy, all fleeing from deadly enemies, find they can achieve complete safety only with the help of a disembodied voice named Marlowe
The sword of Aradel by Alexander Key( Book )

2 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A medieval boy and girl transport themselves 1000 years through time into modern New York City to find a magic sword
The incredible tide by Alexander Key( Book )

14 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After five years alone on a rocky island not knowing if anyone else survived the holocaust, a seventeen-year-old boy is rescued and finds his troubles are only beginning
The case of the vanishing boy by Alexander Key( Book )

3 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His memory gone, a mysterious youth knows only one thing: It's time to run. On a crowded commuter train, a young boy shakes with fear, unable to remember how he got there or where he's going. His memory is a total blank. He doesn't even know his name. But beside him is a blind girl, Ginny, who has a way of seeing deep within people's souls. Looking inside the boy's addled memory, she discovers that his name is Jan--and he has every reason to be afraid. When the train stops, Jan flees into the night, and the police come charging after him. No matter where he goes--a church, the woods, the back alleys of this cozy suburban town--the hunters keep getting closer. He has incredible powers, and the government wants to use them for evil purposes. As his memory returns, Jan will tame his powers and stop running. With Ginny's help, he will begin to fight back
The strange white doves; true mysteries of nature by Alexander Key( Book )

4 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the behavior of animals, an author discovers the limitless possibility of natureIn a wild stretch of countryside where only the toughest creatures can survive, an author witnesses a miracle: a white dove. His young companion chases after the bird, catching it easily with his bare hands'a second miracle. He takes it home as a pet, and there they find the third miracle of the day: the dove's mate, who traveled hundreds of miles to reunite with her vanished beloved. But how did she know where to find him'and what does her journey tell us about the mysteries of the wild' To the author, the miracle of the doves is too remarkable to be explained by instinct. He suspects they share a kind of telepathy, and he begins to see signs of other unspoken mysteries everywhere he looks'from insects on the ground to branches on the trees. Life is a mystery, but the answers await us if, like the doves, we know how to listen
Mystery of the sassafras chair by Alexander Key( Book )

4 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sassafras chair, whose wood seems to take on properties of the dead carpenter, aids a boy in revealing a murderer and a thief
 
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Alexander Key Amerikaans schrijver (1904-1979)

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Key, Alexander 1904-

Александр Ки

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