WorldCat Identities

Kidd, Ronald

Overview
Works: 160 works in 287 publications in 1 language and 19,624 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Historical fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Stories, plots, etc  Music  Young adult works  Drama 
Roles: Author, Adapter, Lyricist
Classifications: PZ7.K5315, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ronald Kidd
The year of the bomb by Ronald Kidd( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2,224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1955 California, as "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" is filmed in their hometown, thirteen-year-old Arnie discovers a real enemy when he and three friends go against a young government agent determined to find communists at a neaby university or on the movie set
Monkey town : the summer of the Scopes trial by Ronald Kidd( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her father hatches a plan to bring publicity to their small Tennessee town by arresting a local high school teacher for teaching about evolution, the resulting 1925 Scopes trial prompts fifteen-year-old Frances to rethink many of her beliefs about religion and truth, as well as her relationship with her father
Night on fire by Ronald Kidd( Book )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When thirteen-year-old Billie Sims learns that the Freedom Riders, a civil rights group protesting segregation on buses in the summer of 1961, will be traveling through Anniston, Alabama, she thinks change could be coming to her stubborn town. But what starts as angry grumbles soon turns to brutality, and Billie is forced to reconsider her own views"--
Disney's The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Ronald Kidd( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the tale of the hunchbacked bellringer of medieval Notre Dame, Quasimodo, whose love for the gypsy dancer, Esmeralda, had tragic consequences
Second fiddle : a Sizzle & Splat mystery by Ronald Kidd( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two members of the Pirelli Youth Orchestra find their lives in danger when they try to find the practical joker whose string of pranks includes destroying a $250,000 violin
The glitch : a computer fantasy by Ronald Kidd( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sixth-grade boy who hates computers is suddenly pulled into one and finds himself in the Computer Kingdom, where he has weird and dangerous adventures
Sizzle and Splat by Ronald Kidd( Book )

4 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two high school students, members of a prestigious youth orchestra, investigate the sabotage of an important benefit concert and the kidnapping of the orchestra association president
The nutcracker by Ronald Kidd( Book )

6 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young girl rescues her nutcracker from an attack by mice, the nutcracker becomes a prince and takes her to his magnificent castle
Sammy Carducci's guide to women by Ronald Kidd( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A four-foot-two sixth grader gets pointers from his handsome older brother on handling women, and tries them out on his classmates
Undercover Kid : tuna surprise by Ronald Kidd( Book )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Maggie Murphy's grandfather visits he brings many mysteries, including an invention that may help eight-year-old Maggie, who loves being a spy, to solve a neighborhood crime--who is stealing the tuna fish from outside Mr. Kling's shop?
Dunker by Ronald Kidd( Book )

3 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although he is famous for his many Dunker's Delight commercials, sixteen-year-old Bobby secretly wants to be just another normal kid on the high school basketball team
Look before you bounce by Ronald Kidd( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tigger's friends try to warn him to be careful as he bounces through the woods because he might hurt himself or someone else
Rainy day music by Ronald Kidd( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a rainy day, Steve and Blue discover things around the house that make music
Dreambender by Ronald Kidd( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeremy, a "dreambender," enters a dream of Callie, an unfulfilled "computer," and defies expectations and his assigned role to find her in reality so they can follow their own dreams
On Beale Street by Ronald Kidd( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Memphis in the 1950's, fifteen-year-old Johnny is introduced to the blues when he ventures to the infamous Beale Street and establishes a friendship with the up-and-coming young musician Elvis Presley
That's what friends are for by Ronald Kidd( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two inseparable thirteen-year-old friends confront death when one's illness is diagnosed as leukemia
On top of Old Smoky : a collection of songs and stories from Appalachia by Ronald Kidd( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of eleven traditional songs and three folk tales from Appalachia, including "The Frog He Went A'Courting," "I Gave My Love a Cherry," and "Jack and the Bean Tree."
Cake Mountain by Ronald Kidd( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ants find a giant cupcake and try to move it to their anthill
The Littlest Angel earns his halo by Ronald Kidd( Book )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1994 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The littlest angel tries to earn an new undented halo, but keeps getting into trouble. But he befriends a lonely newcomer
Chasing George Washington by Ronald Kidd( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When three students, feeling out of place during a White House tour, bump into a painting of George Washington, the President comes to life and leads them on an insider's tour, during which they meet many former residents
 
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Alternative Names
Kidd, Ron

Languages
English (70)

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Monkey town : the summer of the Scopes trialSecond fiddle : a Sizzle & Splat mysteryThe nutcrackerUndercover Kid : tuna surpriseLook before you bounceOn Beale StreetChasing George Washington